Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

4th March 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 4th March Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs, Ewes and Rams

Prime sheep, heavy show forward met a great trade

Average 229.87p SQQ 236.6p

Top price per head £140 from S Shell & Sons, Brandon

Topping the price per kilo was 256p for Beltex Hoggs from T A Woodcock, The Hagg

Sale average £110.12 all in

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £140, £131, £125 Brandon, £120, £116, £112 The Hagg. Suffolk: £135, £130 Brandon, £108.50 (2), £107.50 Elwick, £102 Wandon. Beltex: £112 Yeavering Cottage, £105 The Hagg. Easy Care: £100 Alnham. Greyface: £90 Branton Eastside. North Country Cheviot: £84 Alnham

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 256.1p The Hagg, 243.5p Yeavering Cottage. Texel: 248.9p, 240p, 236.7p The Hagg, 248.9p, 243.4p, 243.2p Elwick, 242.7p Brandon, 237.2p Wandon. Suffolk: 238.5p, 224p Elwick, 229.2p, 226.7p Wandon, 224.1p Brandon. Easy Care: 227.3p Alnham. North Country Cheviot: 215.4p Alnham. Blackface: 200p Alnham. Greyface: 200p Branton Eastside

Ewes, met an extreme rate

Topping at £175 (x3) from J S & P Fleming, Lochside

Ewes averaged £100.80

Texel: £175 (3) Lochside, £137 Newham Hagg, £129 Elwick. Suffolk: £139 Elwick, £131 Branton Eastside, £131 Fawdon Farms, £125 The Peels, £119 Lochside, £118, £113 Haugh Head. Lleyn: £123 Elwick. Greyface: £115, £112 The Peels, £113, £110 Fawdon Farms, £105 Haugh Head, £104 Ingram. Cheviot Mule: £114 Edlingham Demesne. North Country Cheviot: £109, £107, £105 Humbleheugh, £105 Edlingham Demesne, £100 Alnham. Blackface: £101, £95, £94, £92 Fawdon Farms, £96 Branton Eastside, £93 Edlingham Demesne. Bluefaced Leicester: £79 Alnham