Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

2nd September 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 2nd September Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1576 sheep comprising of 1143 Lambs and 433 Cast Ewes

Overall average 227p, SQQ 230p, Heavies 221p

Sale topped for heavy Beltex @ £133 Little Bavington

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £126, £119.50, £115 Little Bavington, £120, £115 South Carter Moor, £118, £115 (2) Whittle, £112.50 Matfen Home Farm, £110 Fawdon Farms, Tosson Tower and South Lyham. Beltex: £133, £121, £119.50, £115.50 Little Bavington, £123, £113 (2), £109.50 Annstead, £116, £112.50, £112 Matfen Home Farm. Suffolk: £107 Springhill, Seahouses, £101 Low Middleton, £100 South Lyham and Reaveley Greens

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 304p, 283p, 276p, 249p, 246p Annstead, 288p, 266p, 260p Little Bavington, 283p, 274p, 260p Matfen Home Farm. Texel: 261p, 243p South Carter Moor, 260p, 250p, 245p Matfen Home Farm, 254p Little Bavington, 253p Whittle, 244p, 240p Bewick Folly, 243p Henlaw, 241p Elwick

Cast Ewes:

Heavies in much shorter supply as many more leaner types have come forward, trade similar but less on paper to average £65

Texel: £110, £100 Lochside, £108 Wandon, £100 South Carter Moor and Hoprig. Suffolk: £108 Wandon, £100 Wellhill, £95 Springhill, Seahouses. Bluefaced Leicester: £90 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Mule: £80 Lochside, £75 Beanley, £74 Hoprig, £73 Brockley Hall. Lleyn: £79 Newton, £78 The Villa, Bowsden, £70 Kimmerston