Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

14th October 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 14th October Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1157 sheep comprising of 732 Lambs and 425 Cast Ewes and Rams

The Beltex Society held their annual prime lamb show and was ably judged by Doug Nicholson of Whitley Bay Butchers.

The Championship was awarded to Fiona Mellor, Annstead with a meaty pen of 5 weighing 44kg @ £128 purchased by the judge

1st – Annstead 44kg £128 Nicholson Butchers
2nd – Annstead 44kg £129 R Curle & Sons
3rd – Henlaw 42kg £118 R Curle & Sons

Another good show of smart export types were once again sold to a good premium, fewer store types forward resulted in an increased average of 208p, SQQ 216p

Sale average £94 @ 45kg

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Beltex: £129, £115, £110.50, £110, £107.50 Henlaw, £122, £116, £114 Annstead, £109, £107 Wandon, £108 Lilburn Estates. Texel: £114, £105.50, £100 Kettleburn, £110, £107, £105, £104 Whittle (Mavin), £109, £100 Wingates Moor, £109, £108, £105 (2), £104 Linden Hill Head, £106, £100 Little Bavington, £105 Lilburn Estates. Charolais: £100 Springhill, Seahouses. Mule: £86.50 Ladykirk. Suffolk: £97 Shawbraes, £96 Wandon and Kettleburn

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 307p, 288p, 281p, 273p, 265p, 259p Henlaw, 293p, 291p, 271p, 263p, 248p, 242p Annstead, 242p, 238p, 236p Wandon, 235p Lilburn Estates. Texel: 253p, 237p Kettleburn, 245p, 237p Linden Hill Head, 242p, 230p Wingates Moor, 240p, 230p Whittle, 231p Auchencrow Mains

Cast Ewes:

Ewe trade electric throughout, topped by a smashing pen of Beltex at £140 from Newham

Also catching the markets eye was a powerful pen of 21 Greyface Mule ewes from Mr R Carr, Little Bavington which went on to gain £86 a head, again more ewes can be sold to vendors advantage through Wooler Auction Mart, for further details please contact one of the team

Beltex: £140, £127, £110 East Newham. Texel: £139, £123, £117 Bothal Barns, £133, £129 Whittle, £119, £115 (3), £107 (2), £100 Linden Hill Head, £117, £113, £109 (2) Whittle, £101 Loanend, £101 Wandon. Suffolk: £119 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £107 East Newham, £105 North End, £105 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £97 Middle Ord, Springhill, Seahouses and Whittle. Charolais: £99 Wandon. Vendeen: £97 North Lyham. North Country Cheviot: £91 (2), £63, £61, £55 Linbriggs, £61 Biddlestone Town Foot. Greyface: £86 Little Bavington, £81 Kettleburn, £81 Springhill, Seahouses, £79 Bothal Barns.  Half Bred: £85, £75 North Lyham. Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Cheviot Mule: £77, £71 Biddlestone Townfoot, £77 Springhill, Seahouses. Easy Care: £77 Felkington, £69 Little Deans. Blackface: £59, £50 Biddlestone Town Foot