Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

16th September 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 16th September Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1417 sheep comprising of 1002 Lambs and 415 Cast Ewes and Rams

All classes sold well with less numbers forward due to breeding sales, heavy lambs again selling well, more leaner kinds presented

Overall average 214p, SQQ 216p

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £113.50, £105 South Carter Moor, £110, £109, £108, £107, £106.50 Whittle, £106 Overacres. Beltex: £113, £109 Henlaw, £104 Lilburn Estates, £100 Yetlington Lane, £98 Matfen Home Farms. Suffolk: £103, £100.50 Kettleburn, £99 Overacres, £98.50 Barmoor Red House.

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 266p (2), 245p, 241p Henlaw, 255p, 244p (2) Matfen Home Farms, 240p East Newburn, 238p Yetlington Lane. Texel: 254p, 237p, 235p, 231p Whittle, 247p, 244p South Carter Moor, 232p Matfen Home Farms, 230 Elwick

Cast Ewes:

Lots of lean ewes forward with weight in short supply

Trade similar, to average £60

Texel: £115 Edlingham Newtown, £100 Loanend. Suffolk: £110 Low Middleton, £110 Edlingham Newtown, £94 Kettleburn, £91 Gainslaw Hill. Lleyn: £90, £76 Elwick, £71 Loanend. Mule: £76 Edlingham Newtown, £75 West House. Bluefaced Leicester: £98 Edlingham Newtown. Romney: £67 Lanton Estates, £62 Felkington. Hill Blackface: £58 West Longridge