Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

7th October 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 7th October Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1677 sheep comprising of 1154 Lambs and 523 Cast Ewes and Rams

Lambs, well fleshed and shape a great trade, leaner types again easier

Overall average 203p, SQQ 211p

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Beltex: £127, £111 Little Bavington, £116, £108 Linden Hill Head, £112 Bewick Folly, £111, £106 (2), £100 Henlaw, £100.50, £100 Tritlington. Texel: £107, £99 Bewick Folly, £103 Hoppen Hall, £103, £100 Tritlington, £100 Burradon Mains, £100 (2) Springhill, Seahouses. Suffolk: £100 Marigold Farming, £100 Springhill, Seahouses, £96.50 Low Middleton, £96, £95 Lawfield, £95.50 Brockley Hall. Vendeen: £95 North Lyham

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 283p, 236p Linden Hill Head, 271p, 265p, 255p, 244p Twizell, 270p, 261p Little Bavington, 270p Bewick Folly, 264p, 247p (2), 245p Matfen Estates, 263p, 245p, 244p Tritlington. Texel: 247p, 245p, 239p Tritlington, 245p Hoppen Hall, 241p Matfen Estates, 236p Linden Hill Head, 230p Low Middleton

Cast Ewes:

A strong show of ewes was matched by a superb trade

Sale topped by a fantastic Texel ewe from Mr A Grieve, North Cottage, Broadlaw which attained £155

More ewes could be sold to vendors advantage

Texel: £155 Broadlaw, £153, £147, £140 (2) Sydenham, £143, £115, £100 Linden Hill Head, £120, £107 Little Bavington, £115 Mordington, £109 Embleton Steads, £103 Plainfield. Suffolk: £105, £97 Low Middleton, £103, £93 Fawdon Farms, £101 Bowmont Hill, £101, £93 (2) Wrangham, £99 Marigold Farming, £93 South Lyham, £91 Brockley Hall. Beltex: £97 Wrangham. North Country Cheviot: £89, £73 Linhope Farming (Hartside). Greyface: £85 South Lyham, £85 Low Middleton, £79 8 Mordington, £79 West Hall, £77 Fawdon Farms, £75 Shotton, £75 Bowmont Hill, £75 Wrangham, £73 Brockley Hall. Cheviot Mule: £87, £81 Springhill, Seahouses. Half Bred: £73 Marigold Farming. Easy Care: £63 Embleton Steads. Blackface: £53, £49 West Longridge

Rams: Bluefaced Leicester: £107 Wrangham. Texel: £105 Hartside (A Hutcheon), £97 Plainfield. Suffolk: £103 Wrangham. North Country Cheviot: £97 Jethart (Larkhall), £95 Linhope Farming (Hartside)