Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

15th January 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 15th January Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs and Ewes.

Good show forward, trade slightly sharper on the week

Topping the sale was a superb pen of 15 Texel Hoggs weighing 53kgs realising £120 from South Ditchburn

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £120, £110 South Ditchburn, £110, £109, £105, £101, £99 Newstead, £110, £100, £95 East Newburn, £110 Black Heddon, £105 (2) Brockley Hall, £99 Mayfield, £96, £95 Wandon. Suffolk: £105 Mayfield, £105 Wandon, £100, £95 South Dissington, £95.50 West Longridge, £90 Primside. Beltex: £100 East Newburn, £88 (2) Lilburn Estates

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 232.6p East Newburn, 225.6p, 220.8p, 217.3p, 215.2p, 212.5p Lilburn Estates. Texel: 226.4p, 220p  South Ditchburn, 225.4p, 215.7p Black Heddon, 219.2p, 211.4p Shipley Smallburn, 217.9p, 214.3p Primside, 217.9p Lilburn Estates, 214.3p, 212p South Dissington, 213.6p Brockley Hall, 213.6p, 211.1p, 211p Wandon, 213.6p West Longridge, 211.8p Newstead, 211.1p East Newburn. Suffolk: 208.2p Newstead.

Ewes, another superb trade, all types wanted

Texel: £141, £135, £131 Lochside, £123, £104 Primside, £119 Brackenside, £112 Wandon. Suffolk: £119 Primside, £118, £107 Brackenside, £114 Wandon, £111 Barmoor Red House, £109 Newstead, £109 Lochside, £107 8 Mordington. Charolais: £111, £106, £100 Wandon. Greyfaced: £97 Barmoor Red House, £95.50 Brackenside, £95 Primside, £88 8 Mordington, £87 East Newburn. North Country Cheviot: £94 Primside. Lleyn: £87 Shirlaw Hope. Blackfaced: £61 8 Mordington

Ram: Texel: £119 East Newburn