Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

17th January 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 17th January Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep where they sold 411 Hoggs and 87 Ewes and Rams.

Hoggs, quality still in high demand, overall average 188p

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £88.50, £86.50, £84 East Newburn, £88 Mayfield, £87, £82 Elwick, £86 (2) Springhill, Seahouses, £86, £83.50, £83, £82 (3) West Longridge, £84 Greenhead, Reston. Suffolk: £86.50 Mayfield. Beltex: £84, £82, £80 East Newburn.

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 207p, 197.7p Springhill, Seahouses, 200p, 192.9p, 190.7p, 182.4p, 182.2p, 181.5p, 181p West Longridge, 200p, 180p Elwick, 197.4p Eglingham Moor, 196.3p, 196.2p Lilburn Estates, 195.3p Greenhead, Reston. Beltex: 200p, 197.6p East Newburn.

Ewes, small show met a high trade

Leading prices per head: Texel: £110, £94 Black Heddon, £98.50 Mayfield, £88 Eglingham Moor. Suffolk: £96.50, £93 Mayfield, £92 Elwick. Charolais: £86 Agency Farm Trading. Mule: £80, £75 Mayfield, £80, £74.50 Kentstone Farms. Swaledale: £45 Eglingham Moor. Blackfaced: £43 West Rennington

Rams: Texel: £100 West Longridge. Bluefaced Leicester: £98 West Longridge.