Wooler Primestock Sale

13th January 2021

At Wooler on Wednesday 13th January Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1505 sheep comprising of 1029 Hoggs and 476 Cast Ewes including 52 Rams

More commercial and plainer sorts on offer but all categories well sold to an overall average of 260p SQQ 268p

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £140 Greenhead, Reston, £140, £129, £127 (2) Springhill, Seahouses, £136, £130 Grange Moor, £130 South Falaknowe, Rugley and South Rennington, £127, £126.50 Little Bavington, £127 Branton East Side, £126 (2) Matfen Home Farm, £126 Berryhill (Redpath). Beltex: £140, £137, £126 (2) Grange Moor, £127 Doxford, £127, £123, £122 Matfen Home Farm, £121 East Ditchburn. Suffolk: £130 Springhill, Seahouses, £130, £124.50 Kettleburn, £130, £124 Doxford, £126 Rugley, £126 Berryhill (Redpath), £124.50 South Rennington and Branton East Side, £124 Brockley Hall. Charolais: £126.50 East Fleetham, £122 Holystone Estate, Cheviot: £124, £120 East Ditchburn, £117.50 Humbleheugh, £114.50 Birgham. Vendeen: £127, £124 North Lyham. Mule: £122 Springhill, Seahouses, £116.50 Rugley, £116 Kettleburn. Cheviot Mule: £117.50 Holystone

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 330p, 305p, 303p, 298p, 295p Matfen Home Farm, 295p East Ditchburn. Texel: 300p, 278p Grange Moor, 290p, 282p East Fleetham, 288p Rugley, 286p, 280p The Hagg, 286p, 284p Matfen Home Farm, 279p Black Heddon. Charolais: 290p East Fleetham. Vendeen: 288p, 281p North Lyham. Suffolk: 278p Rugley, 267p, 264p, 260p Berryhill (Skeen), 262p East Ditchburn. Cheviot: 272p, 264p East Ditchburn, 270p, 268p Humbleheugh, 263p Holystone Estate. Mule: 265p Rugley, 257p Fawdon Farms. Cheviot Mule: 253p Holystone Estate

Cast Ewes:

A plainer show of ewes on the week sold to a flyer again, with high demand for all classes, less top end ewes forward

Topping the trade at £145 on two occasions were two pens of Texel.x ewes from P G Perring & Son, Hoprig and A McGregor, South Falaknowe

Whilst a classy pen of 8 mule ewes from R W & K Telford, Branton Eastside achieved £115

Texel: £145, £133 South Falaknowe, £145, £141, £117 (2) Hoprig, £135, £121 Greenhead, Reston, £135, £127 South Lyham, £131 Chatton Park, £129 Matfen Home Farms, £127, £117 Pasture Hill. Suffolk: £137, £135, £119 Branton East Side, £131, £127 (2), £113 Hoprig, £127 Berryhill (Skeen), £125, £117 Greenhead, Reston, £117 Fawdon Farms, £117 Pasture Hill, £113 Kettleburn. Bluefaced Leicester: £133, £119 Branton East Side, £99 Fawdon Farms. Greyface: £115 Branton East Side, £113 South Lyham, £107 Edlingham Newtown, Matfen Home Farm, Pasture Hill, Hoprig and Springhill, Seahouses, £103 Fawdon Farms, £101 Greenhead, Reston. Half Bred: £109, £101 Berryhill (Redpath), £95 Doxford. Cheviot Mule: £105 Hoprig, £93 East Fleetham. Vendeen: £103 North Lyham. North Country Cheviot: £97, £85 (2) Holystone Estate, £95 Linhope (Hartside), £95 Springhill, Coldingham, £83 Reaveley. Easy Care: £83, £77, £75 Chatton Park. Blackface: £77 Holystone Estate, £75 Edlingham Newtown, £73 Fawdon Farms

Rams: Texel: £145, £139 Broadmeadows, £141, £107 Edlingham Newtown, £129, £125 Edlingham Demesne, £115, £113 Newham Hagg, £111 Branton Eastside, £109 Blossom Plantation. Bluefaced Leicester: £139 Edlingham Demesne, £105 Edlingham Newtown. North Country Cheviot: £111, £97 Linhope (Hartside), £97 Edlingham Demesne, £93 Milfield Demesne and Sourhope. Suffolk: £131, £103 Branton Eastside. Blackface: £107 Edlingham Newtown, £101 Edlingham Demesne. Dorset: £93 East Fleetham. Wensleydale: £87 Sanson Seal