Wooler Primestock Sale

18th November 2020

At Wooler on Wednesday 18th November Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1201 sheep comprising of 829 Lambs and 319 Cast Ewes and Rams and 53 Store Lambs

A decent show forward meeting a strong trade to average 223p SQQ 227p Heavies 213p

The sale was topped by Texels at £120 from R Carr, Little Bavington to Nicholson Butchers, Whitley Bay

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Texel: £120, £116, £114 Little Bavington, £116, £112, £110, £108.50 Linden Hill Head, £114, £110, £108.50, £107.50 South Carter Moor, £114 Village Farm, Seahouses, £113 Tritlington Hall, £109 Springhill, Seahouses. Beltex: £116 Linden Hill Head, £114, £112 Little Bavington, £112.50, £107 Wandon, £105.50 Huntington. Suffolk: £107.50, £100 Haugh Head, £106 Kettleburn, £105 West Longridge, £104 Shawbraes (Reston), £100 Lawfield and Wandon. Vendeen: £107.50, £103, £102 South Lyham. Berrichon: £107 Wandon. Hampshire: £103.50 Haugh Head

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 293p, 265p Huntington, 267p Linden Hill Head, 253p Seahouses Farm House, 238p Lilburn Estates. Texel: 253p Black Heddon, 252p, 241p, 235p Linden Hill Head, 252p, 246p, 243p, 232p Tritlington Hall, 252p, 248p, 245p, 231p Wingates Moor, 250p, 242p South Carter Moor, 243p Village Farm, Seahouses, 240p Springhill, Seahouses. Suffolk: 220p, 209p Sunnyside (Reston), 218p Lawfield

Store Lambs: £75, £74 Blossom Plantation

Cast Ewes:

A very plain show of ewes forward reflected by report. Greyface topped at £83 a head for a pen of 16 powerful ewes from T J Neill, Howtel Farm

Texel: £111 (2), £101, £100 Linden Hill Head, £111 (2), £100 (2) Black Heddon, £111 South Carter Moor, £107 Halterburn, £107 Springhill, Seahouses, £106, £100 South Lyham, £97 Auchencrow Mains. Suffolk: £97, £96, £85 Lawfield, £91 Haugh Head, £91 West Longridge, £87 Tritlington Hall, £87 Grants Bank and Springhill, Seahouses. Greyface: £83 Howtel, £81, £77 Barmoor Mill House, £80 West Longridge, £77 West Hall and Halterburn, £75 Waterside. Easy Care: £75, £74 Felkington. Jacob: £71 Upper Burnmouth. Blackface: £61 Grants Bank

Rams: Texel: £120 South Lyham. Berrichon: £107 Wandon. Lleyn: £105, £97 Cornhill Farm. Charolais: £90 Cornhill Farm