At Wooler on Wednesday 3rd June Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale selling 935 sheep comprising of 769 Lambs and 166 Cast Ewes and Hoggs
Lambs, a good show of lambs forward with new vendors and purchasers in attendance
Average SQQ – 259p heavy lambs 257p
Sale topped at £127.50 from P Brewis, Chesterhill to Worsley Butchers
Top price Beltex per kilo 303p from Chillingham Home Farm to Vivers Scotlamb, 102 consignment averaged £107, 282p per kilo
Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £125, £120 West Longridge (Worsley Butchers), £122.50 Springhill, Seahouses (A Traves & Son) Suffolk: £124 Nesbit (J & B Fitton) Charolais: £124, £121 Cornhill.
Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 303p, 288p, 286p Chillingham Home Farm, 296p, 286p, 281p Annstead. Charolais: 281p Cornhill Farm, 277.5p South Falaknowe.
Leading Hogg Prices per head: Hampshire: £115 Haugh Head. Suffolk: £111.50 Branton Eastside. Texel: £109 Shepherds Cottage, £105 Charlton Mires. Cheviot: £106 Coach House
Ewes, more lighter types forward, continentals and leaner types a touch dearer, thicker sorts similar
Beltex: £135 Annstead (Yorkshire Halal Meats), £120, £110 Shepherds Cottage (Yorkshire Halal Meats), £115 Branton Eastside. Suffolk: £100, £94, £93 Branton Eastside, £92 Gainslaw Hill. Mule: £80 West Longridge, £74 Broadmeadows. Cheviot: £90, £80 Milfield Demesne. Bluefaced Leicester: £90 Branton Eastside. Blackface: £66 Branton Eastside.