Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

17th July 2019

At Wooler on Wednesday 17th July Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep comprising of Lambs and Ewes

A good show forward returns less, in line with national trade

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Suffolk: £90 Low Middleton (R McDonald) and Brockley Hall, £85 Shotton, £82 Edlingham Newtown. Texel: £85, £83 Low Middleton, £84.50 (2), £84 Henlaw, £84 Black Heddon and Edlingham Newtown, £83.50, £80 Bewick Folly, £82, £80 Kettleburn, £82 Village Farm, Seahouses, £80 Todrig and Primside. North Country Cheviot: £87 Humbleheugh. Beltex: £81.50, £80 (2) Chillingham Home Farm

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 209.7p, 209p, 204.1p, 200p (3) Chillingham Home Farm. Texel: 200p Black Heddon, 200p, 192p Henlaw, 198.8p Bewick Folly, 195p Yetlington Lane, 192.3p, 190.7p Village Farm, Seahouses, 188.6p Low Middleton, 186.9p  Auchencrow Mains, 186.6p Reavley Greens, 186p Kettleburn, 185.4p Primside. Suffolk: 191.5p Low Middleton (R McDonald)

Ewes, another superb trade, more numbers needed to meet demand

Leading Ewe Prices: Beltex: £115, £98 (2), £87 Wellhouse Farm. Texel: £97, £90, £89 (2), £80 Chillingham Home Farm, £85 Shepherds Cottage. Suffolk: £94, £92, £84 Edlingham Newtown.  North Country Cheviot: £83, £79 Humbleheugh. Lleyn: £81, £75 Lanton Estate. Greyfaced: £75 Edlingham Newtown, £72 West Longridge.