Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

20th May 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 20th May Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams

Superb show of lambs again, with more heavy lambs needed to meet demand. Average 264p

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £125 Haugh Head, £125, £120, £118.50, £115, £111 Newstead, £124 Broadmeadows, £122.50 (2), £118 Cornhill Farm, £118.50 West Longridge, £115, £110 West Hall, £114 Edlingham Newtown, £112 (2) Marshal Meadows. Hampshire: £122 (2), £115 Haugh Head. Suffolk: £120, £119, £115, £111 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Beltex Cross: £119, £114 Chillingham Home Farm. Beltex: £115 Chillingham Home Farm

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 287.5p Chillingham Home Farm. Beltex Cross: 285p, 276.7p Chillingham Home Farm. Suffolk: 276.3p, 264.4p, 264.3p Lilburn Estates (Roseden), 263.8p Newstead. Texel: 275.7p, 270.3p East Newburn, 275p West Hall, 274.4p, 272.2p, 266.3p Cornhill Farm, 273.2p, 271.3p Marshal Meadows, 268.4p, 264.1p Broadmeadows, 265.9p, 264.4p, 264.3p Newstead. Hampshire: 250p Haugh Head

Hoggs, mixed show, returns similar

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Suffolk: £111, £105 The Peels. Charolais: £106 The Peels. North Country Cheviot: £102 Halterburn. Oxford: £100 East Fleetham. Texel: £95 East Fleetham, £90 Shawbraes. Greyface: £90 West Longridge

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Charolais: 205.8p The Peels. Suffolk: 205.5p, 201.9p The Peels. Texel: 200p Shawbraes. Easy Care: 200p Barmoor Red House

Ewes, another superb show, and trade for all types. Average £100

Texel: £138, £137, £129, £109 East Fleetham, £121, £113, £103 Linden Hill Head Farm, £111 The Villa, Bowsden, £105 Halterburn. Blue Texel: 120 East Fleetham. Suffolk: £115, £114, £107, £104 Lilburn Estates, £113, £105, £101 Brockley Hall, £104 East Fleetham. Bluefaced Leicester: £104 (2) Halterburn. Charolais: £93 East Fleetham. Greyface: £82 East Fleetham, £80 Broadmeadows. North Country Cheviot: £82 East Fleetham.

Rams: Suffolk: £107 Edlingham Newtown