Wooler Primestock Sale

12th August 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 12th August Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 2074 sheep comprising of 1701 Lambs and 373 Cast Ewes and Rams

Quality exports again meeting a super premium also heavies, leaner commercials easier

Overall average 213p Heavies 211p

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Sale was topped by some 3/4 Texel lambs at £120, £110, £109 South Carter Moor, £112.50, £112.50 Elwick, £108 Burradon Mains, £105.50 Edlingham Demesne, £105 Craigs House, £103 Low Middleton, £102 (2) Edlingham Newtown, £101 Bewick Folly. Beltex: £112, £110, £109.50 (2), £108, £107 Annstead, £108, £104.50 Nesbit, £105.50 (2) Wandon, £100 Hoppen Hall. Suffolk: £102, £101 (2) Kettleburn, £100 Edlingham Demesne, £99 Wandon. Cheviot Mule: £98 Reaveley.

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 280p, 271p, 270p, 268p Annstead, 253p Bewick Folly, 250p, 240p Huntington, 248p Hoppen Hall, 245p, 239p Chillingham Home Farm, 241p, 236p Lilburn Estates. Texel: 261p Edlingham Demesne, 257p, 255p, 251p Annstead, 249p, 240p Nesbit, 247p, 241p Elwick, 245p, 244p, 242p South Carter Moor, 237p Black Heddon

Cast Ewes:

All classes every bit as dear as previous weeks

Overall Average £78

Pure Suffolk: £133 Fawdon. Suffolk: £111, £108 Kettleburn, £106 Cresswell Farms, £104 Chillingham Home Farm, £102 Pasture Hill, £100 Middle Ord. Texel: £120 Middle Ord, £115 Bowmont Farming, £108 Pasture Hill, £106 South Carter Moor, £104, £98 Reaveley, £104 Shepherds Cottage. Cheviot Mule: £96 Pasture Hill, £84 Reaveley. North Country Cheviot: £90 Kettleburn, £89 Newton. Cheviot: £79.50 Bowmont Farming. Zwartble: £99 Ferneycastle. Romney: £79 Thompson Walls. Hill Blackface: £68 Newton, £67 Edlingham Demesne, £63 Newburn. Halfbred: £102 Nesbit. Mule: £89, £83 Pasture Hill, £83 Overacres, Newton and Kettleburn, £81 Kettleburn.