Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

21st October 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 21st October Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1128 sheep comprising of 753 Lambs and 375 Cast Ewes and Rams

Lambs, well fleshed and quality still good to sell, leaner plainer sorts easier in line with the national trend.

Overall average 196p SQQ 199p

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Beltex: £110 (2), £106, £100 Glanton Town, £100 (2), £99 Tritlington Hall, £100 Lilburn Estates, £97 Pasture Hill. Texel: £102, £100 South Carter Moor, £100 (2), £95 Blackadder Mains, £100 (2) Glanton Town, £95 Hoprig, West Longridge and North Swinhoe. Suffolk: £97, £94 Lawfield, £95, £94 Craigs House, £93 Yetlington Lane

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 250p (2), 236p, 230p Tritlington Hall, 250p (2), 249p, 244p, 237p Glanton Town, 124p, 230p Pasture Hill. Texel: 234p, 224p, 221p Glanton Town, 217p Tritlington Hall, 215p Lilburn Estates.

Cast Ewes:

A harder show of ewes sold well for what was forward, light and lean ewes plentiful and keenly sought after, less heavy sorts about which would be well short of buyer’s requirements

Texel: £131, £120, £80 Blackadder Mains, £103 South Carter Moor, £97 Auchencrow Mains, £93, £80 Primside, £93 Wandon. Suffolk: £97, £89 Haugh Head, £93 Auchencrow Mains, £91 Wandon, £89 Primside, £89 Fishwick. Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Fawdon Farms, £85 (2) Clennell. Hampshire: £85 Haugh Head. Zwartble: £83 Gatherick. Greyface: £83 Pasture Hill, £77, £75 West Longridge, £77 Haugh Head, £75 Brockley Hall, £75 Auchencrow Mains, £75 Newham Hagg, £73 Tritlington Mount. North Country Cheviot: £83 Newton Villa, £79, £73, £71 Linhope Farming (Hartside). Blackface: £75, £50 Clennell, £65 Fawdon Farms, £57 Haugh Head