Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

24th January 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 24th January Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep where they sold 490 Hoggs and Ewes

Hoggs, small show sold to high demand, more numbers could be sold to vendor’s advantage, sale topped at £96.50 for Texel hoggs from Tosson Tower. Average 184p SQQ 195p

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £96.50, £90 Tosson Tower, £95.50 Shepherds Cottage, £94, £91.50, £89 West Longridge, £93 Lochside, £91 Springhill, Seahouses, £89, £88.50 Kettleburn, £88.50 Fawdon. Suffolk: £91 Kettleburn, £88 West Longridge, £86.50 Fawdon Farms, £86 West Longridge. Beltex: £87, £85.50, £85 East Newburn.

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 212.5p East Newburn. Texel: 211.6p, 204.8p Springhill, Seahouses, 210.5p, 209p, 205.1p, 202.4p, 200p Tosson Tower, 203.4p Fawdon Farms, 202p Elwick, 200p West Longridge, 197p Village Farm, Seahouses, 195p Wandon. Suffolk: 200p West Longridge.

Ewes, sold to extreme rates. Average £80

Leading prices per head: Suffolk: £99 Lochside, £94 Primside, £89 Cresswell Farms, £84 Wandon. Texel: £97 Lochside, £96, £84.50, £82 Cresswell Farms, £95, £93.50 Primside. Mule: £75, £71 Primside, £66 Cresswell Farms and Kettleburn.

Rams: Bluefaced Leicester: £95 East Newburn.