Wooler Primestock Sale

27th January 2021

At Wooler on Wednesday 27th January Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 856 sheep comprising of 520 Hoggs and 336 Cast Ewes and Rams

A strong ring of buyers for all classes, both hoggs and ewes needed to meet increasing demand.

Mainly commercials forward with more quality and heavies required.

Overall Average 250p SQQ 262p

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Beltex: £134, £130 South Rennington, £133 (38kg), £128 Glanton Town, £132, £124.50, £124 Pasture House (Forster), £125, £123 Doxford. Texel: £132, £124 Clarabad Mill, £130 Newham Hall, £130, £125 Hetton Law, £130 South Rennington, £127 Berryhill. Suffolk: £130 South Rennington, £125 (2), £124 Berryhill, £123, £120 Doxford, £120 Newham Hagg and Newstead. Cheviot Mule: £115 Springhill, Seahouses. Easy Care: £112.50, £110 (41kg) Newstead. Cheviot: £110 Springhill, Seahouses

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 350p, 285p Glanton Town, 303p Auchencrow Mains, 297p, 280p Pasture House. Texel: 291p Auchencrow Mains, 284p Murton Whitehouse, 283p Springhill, Seahouses, 280p Newham Hagg. Suffolk: 281p, 260p Murton Whitehouse, 264p (2) Auchencrow Mains

Cast Ewes:

A strong trade for a good show of ewes saw all classes keenly bid on.

Reaching a summit of £173 for a smashing pair of Texel.x ewes from Moor & Son Ltd, Nesbit

Whilst a powerful pen of 7 Blackface ewes from J Herdman, Edlingham Newtown achieved £85.

Texel: £173 Nesbit, £167, £121, £117 Newham Hall, £143, £137, £111, £107 Black Heddon, £133, £109 The Villa, Bowsden, £123 Murton Whitehouse, £109 Cresswell Farms, £105 Charlton Mires. Beltex: £119, £109, £105, £91 Glanton Town. Suffolk: £117, £97 Sunnyside, £109 Newham Hall, £109 Murton Whitehouse, £107 Edlingham Newtown and Charlton Mires, £105 Cresswell Farms, £89 Lilburn Estates. Half Bred: £107, £93 Nesbit, £89 Berryhill. Bluefaced Leicester: £105 Grindon Hill. North Country Cheviot: £99 Doxford, £83 Linbriggs. Dorset: £95, £83 Fowberry Farm. Cheviot Mule: £91, £89 Glanton Town. Greyface: £91 Edlingham Newtown, £89 Cresswell Farms, £87 Brockley Hall, £87 Goswick, Newham Hall, Bolton North Wing and Charlton Mires, £85 Grindon Hill, £85, £83 8 Mordington, £81 Lilburn Estates, £79 Murton Whitehouse. Romney: £89 (2), £73 Lanton Estates. Blackface: £85, £67 Edlingham Newtown, £83, £75 Grindon Hill

Rams: Charolais: £121 Linbriggs. Suffolk: £103 Goswick. Texel: £101 Linbriggs, £99 Allerdean Mill. Bluefaced Leicester: £97, £95 Grindon Hill, £87 Linbriggs. Blackface: £97, £77 Grindon Hill. North Country Cheviot: £95, £83 Linbriggs