Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

24th April 2019

At Wooler on Wednesday 24th April, Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep comprising Hoggs and Ewes.

More hoggs forward, returns similar on the week

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £94, £90, Newstead, £91 Blackcruik, £90 Greenhead, Reston, Shepherds Cottage, Barmoor Red House, Fawdon Farms and Craigs House, £86.50, £85 Springhill, Seahouses, £86 East Newburn and Shipley Smallburn. Suffolk: £92, £85 Fawdon Farms, £91.50 Craigs House, £89 Blackcruik. North Country Cheviot: £88.50, £87, £85, £82 South Ord. Greyfaced: £87 Fawdon Farms

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: North Country Cheviot: 202.4p, 201.1p, 197.7p, 197.6p South Ord. Texel: 202.2p, 190.7p Craigs House, 198.9p Springhill, Seahouses, 195.5p East Newburn, 195.3p Shipley Smallburn

Ewes – mixed show forward, big ewes easily sold

Leading Prices: Suffolk: £117 Fawdon Farms, £110, £90 Blackcruik, £92 Barelees, £89 Primside, £81 Bowmont Hill and Springhill, Seahouses. Texel: £100 Shepherds Cottage, £100, £80 Greenhead, Reston, £99 Black Heddon, £90 Primside, £87 (2) Barelees, £85, £81 Shipley Smallburn. Greyfaced: £80 Kettleburn, £75 East Newburn, £70 Primside. Half Bred: £71 Blackcruik. Jacob: £61, £50 Blackcruik. Blackfaced; £55 Fawdon Farms