Wooler Primestock Sale

3rd June 2020

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.