Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

October 19

At Wooler on Wednesday, October 19, Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 631 lambs and 388 ewes and rams

Lamb numbers easier due to level of trade, vendors receiving returns above early week rates.

Lambs per head: Suffolk: £84, £80 Branton Eastside, £82, £78 Craigs House, £81.50 Castlelaw, £80 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Beltex: £83, £80 Ladykirk. Bluefaced Leicester: £80 Alwinton, £77.50 Branton Eastside. Texel: £78 Wandon, £77 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £76 (2) Lorbottle, £75.50 Branton Eastside, £75 Edlingham Newtown. Vendeen: £75, £73 Craigs House. Mule: £74.50 Edlingham Newtown.

Lambs per kg: Beltex: 200p, 193p, 187.5p, 185p (2) Ladykirk, 181.6p Lilburn Estates. Texel: 185.4p, 185p Lorbottle, 184.6p South Ord, 180.8p Todrig. Suffolk: 178.3p South Ord.

Ewes a plain show forward, rates similar.

Ewes: Suffolk: £86, £82 Low Middleton, £84.50 Wandon, £80 Bowmont Hill. Texel: £79, £77 Hillcrest Livestock, £76.50 Gatherick, £75 Smiddy Hill, £74.50 Wandon. Half Bred: £76 Brandon. Beltex: £72 Hillcrest Livestock. Mule: £64 West Longridge, £60.50 Low Middleton.

Rams: Texel: £100 Brandon White House.