Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

7th February 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 7th February Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep where they sold 465 Hoggs and Ewes

Hoggs, another quality show of hoggs sold to high rates, with an average of 206.6p.

Sale highlights were two pens of 18 Texel Cross Hoggs both 42.4kg achieving 230.6p per kilo at £98 from Messrs J Gregory & Sons, Springhill Farm, Seahouses.

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £104 East Newburn, £101, £90 Yetlington Lane. £98 (2), £90 Springhill, Seahouses, £95 (3) Kettleburn, £94 (3), £90 Elwick. Beltex: £99, £96.50, £96, £92.50 East Newburn. Suffolk: £94.50, £91 West Longridge, £93 Kettleburn, £91 Biddlestone Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: £89.50, £85 (3) Biddlestone Home Farm

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 230.6p (2), 225p Springhill, Seahouses, 223.7p Biddlestone Home Farm, 218.6p, 216.1p (2) Elwick, 214.3p, 210p Yetlington Lane, 207.8p Eglingham Moor. Beltex: 230.2p, 224.4p East Newburn. Suffolk: 212.4p, 207.1p, 206.8p, 204.7p West Longridge. North Country Cheviot: 207.3p, 202.4p Biddlestone Home Farm.

Ewes, similar trade for a similar show

Leading prices per head: Suffolk: £95 Lucker Hall, £95, £89 Holy Island, £75 Cheviot View. Texel: £93 Holy Island, £75 Barmoor Red House. Cheviot Mule: £93, £87 South Charlton. Cheviot: £77, £67 South Charlton. Mule: £69 Lucker Hall, £67 Barmoor Red House. Bluefaced Leicester: £73 Agency Farming. Blackfaced: £39 East Newburn.

Rams: Texel: £89 Cheviot View.