Wooler Prime Sheep Show & Sale

19th June 2019

At Wooler on Wednesday 19th June Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Summer Show and Sale of Prime Lambs, with a superb show of 645 lambs forward.

The show was won by a pen of 5 outstanding Texel Cross Lambs weighing 47kgs achieving £115 from Mr C McAlpine, Auchencrow Mains and purchased by the Judge Mr B Gray.

Class 1 – Suffolk Cross Lambs
1st – Brockley Hall                                44kg    £94
2nd – Branton East Side                      47kg    £96
3rd – Springhill, Seahouses                 44kg    £94

Class 2 – Texel Cross Lambs
1st – Auchencrow Mains                     47kg    £115         Champion
2nd – Branton East Side                      42kg    £95
3rd – Brockley Hall                              43kg    £94

Class 3 – Continental Cross Lambs
1st – Chillingham Home Farm            38kg    £95.50      Reserve Champion
2nd – East Newburn                            40kg    £97
3rd – Chillingham Home Farm                        39kg    £93.50

Another buoyant trade, leaving other outlets behind

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £115, £100, £95 (2) Auchencrow Mains, £100, £96, West Longridge, £100, £95 (2) Branton East Side, £100 Low Middleton (R McDonald), and Huntington, £96.50 (3) Low Middleton, £96.50 East Newburn, £95.50, £95 Springhill, Seahouses, £95.50 Newstead, £95 Doune Brae. Suffolk: £100, £96 (2) Branton Eastside, £100, £93 Broadlaw, £96.50 Low Middleton, £95 Newstead, £94 Springhill, Seahouses, £94 (2), £93 (2) Brockley Hall. Beltex: £97, £96 East Newburn, £95.50, £94, £93.50 (2), £91 Chillingham Home Farm.

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 251.3p, 247.4p, 239.7p, 237.5p, 233.3p, 230.9p, 230.3p Chillingham Home Farm, 242.5p, 225.9p East Newburn. Texel: 244.7p, 230p Auchencrow Mains, 242.7p, 238.1p, 236.8p, 229.6p Huntington, 238p, 225p, 224.7p Springhill, Seahouses, 234.6p, 231.3p, 226.2p Branton East Side, 228.9p Shotton, 227.3p, 227.2p  Kettleburn, 226.8p Newstead, 225p Broadlaw, 224.4p Low Middleton. Suffolk: 218.8p Brockley Hall

Ewes, great trade, more needed for demand.
Leading Ewe Prices: Texel: £129, £95, £87 Shepherds Cottage, £127, £97 Black Heddon, £117, £101, £85 Todrig, £89 Auchencrow Mains. Suffolk: £113 Broadlaw, £95 Branton East Side, £95 Todrig, £91, £84 (2) Kypie. Half Bred: £83 Kypie. Greyfaced: £83 Branton East Side.

Ram:  Suffolk: £101 Brockley Hall