Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

9th August 2017

At Wooler on Wednesday 9th August 2017 Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep where they sold 969 Lambs and 207 Ewes and Rams

Lamb numbers similar and all classes again in very keen demand, more could easily be sold to vendor’s advantage.

Lambs per head: Beltex: £92.50, £90, £84 Henlaw, £92, £84 (2) Chillingham Home Farm. Suffolk: £92, £88 Low Middleton, £88 Kettleburn, £87 Brandon, £84.50 Wandon and Low Middleton. Texel: £90 Edlingham Newtown, Cockhall and Wandon, £89.50 Brackenside, £89, £88 Auchencrow Mains, £88 (2) Henlaw and Low Middleton, £87.50 Greenhead, Reston and Wandon. Cheviot: £80 South Charlton.

Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 255.6p, 215.4p, 212.8p Chillingham Home Farm, 236.8p, 236.6p, 224.3p (2), 215.6p Henlaw. Texel: 210.5p, 209.3p, 207.8p Cockhall, 210.3p East Newburn, 205.9p, 203.7p Wandon, 205.1p Lorbottle, 204.8p Brackenside. Suffolk: 204.7p Low Middleton.

Ewes simply very dear

Ewes: Texel: £123 The Villa, Bowsden, £105, £94 Chillingham Home Farm. Suffolk: £115, £96 Chillingham Home Farm, £97 Charlton Mires, £94, £92 West Longridge. Half Bred: £95 Brandon. Mule: £83, £80.50 Hedgeley Farms, £81.50, £81 West Longridge. Blackfaced: £64 Edlingham Demesne.