At Wooler on Wednesday 8th April Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs and Ewes
Hoggs, met national trend
Topping at £104 three times, twice from R Purvis, Newham Hagg and secondly from A C Marvin, Whittle Farm, topping pence per kilo was A C Mavin, Whittle Farm
Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £104 (2) Newham Hagg, £104, £100, £99, £95.50, £95 Whittle Farm, £95 Fawdon Farms. Suffolk: £100, £94.50 Doxford Farm. Charolais: £98.50 Doxford Farm, £94.50 Southfield Farm. North Country Cheviot: £93.50 Biddlestone Home Farm. Half Bred: £93 Doxford Farm. Oxford: £91.50 (2) East Fleetham. Cheviot Mule: £90.50 Fawdon Farms. Greyface: £88.50 Fawdon Farms. Blackface: £87 Elwick
Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Texel: 229.9p, 226.1p Whittle Farm, 226.8p Newham Hagg, 213.1p East Fleetham, 212.5p Elwick. North Country Cheviot: 221.1p Newham Hagg. Oxford: 202.3p East Fleetham. Suffolk: 194.6p East Fleetham. Blackface: 193.3p Elwick. Greyface: 193.2p Fawdon Farms. Charolais: 189p Southfield Farm. Cheviot Mule: 182p Fawdon Farms.
Ewes, met a flying trade
Texel: £146, £145, £141 Castle Hills Farm, £130 Annstead Farm. Beltex: £140 (2) Annstead Farm. Suffolk: £137 Doxford Farm, £130, £125 (2) Low Hall, £120 Southfield Farm. Bluefaced Leicester: £127, £105 (2) Fawdon Farms. Blackface: £123 Fawdon Farms. Hampshire: £101 East Fleetham. North Country Cheviot: £100 Doxford Farm, £97 Fawdon Farms. Greyface: £94 Fawdon Farms