Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

11th March 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 11th March Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs and Ewes

Hoggs, a decent show for time of year, returns unprecedented

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Suffolk: £140 (2), £132 Brandon, £124 Kettleburn. Texel: £140 (2) Brandon, £130 (2), £125 Newham Hagg, £125 Kettleburn, £124 Biddlestone Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: £124.50, £120, £117 Biddlestone Home Farm. Greyface: £112 Shotton

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Texel: 254.5p (2) Brandon, 241.9p East Fleetham, 238.8p, 236.7p, 235.8p Shotton, 238.4p Doune Brae, 237.8p, 233.3p Newstead, 236p, 235.8p Newham Hagg, 234p Biddlestone Home Farm. Suffolk: 254.5p, 233.6p Brandon, 235.1p Doune Brae, 230p Newstead. North Country Cheviot: 236.4p Biddlestone Home Farm. Greyface: 235.6p Doune Brae

Ewes, less numbers forward, less quality, dearer with new buyers in operation

Suffolk: £165 Wrangham, £147 East Newburn, £124 Newstead, £118 East Fleetham. Texel: £157 East Newburn, £131, £129, £117 Newstead, £115 Hoppen Hall, £115 East Fleetham. Bluefaced Leicester: £117 Edlingham Newtown. Greyface: £109 Newstead, £98 Doune Brae, £98 Wrangham. Hampshire: £99 East Fleetham. Zwartble: £97 East Fleetham. Blackfaced: £93 Edlingham Newtown, £87, £83, 8 Mordington