Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

January 19

Harrison and Hetherington held its fortnightly store sale. Sold 109 store cattle.

Buyers in abundance and although trade easier on the year, all classes were in keen demand.

Steers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1200, £1160, £1080, £1040 Abberwick and East Bolton, £1080, £1070, £1030, £1000 South Lyham. Limousin: £1120 (two), £1090 (two), £1000 Newstead. Charolais: £1110, £1080, £1000 Newstead.

Heifers per head: Charolais: £1040, £900 Newstead, £975 Great Ryle. Aberdeen Angus, £990, £960, £940 South Lyham. Limousin: £900 Campfield.

Steers per kg: Charolais: 247.3p, 238.2p, 237.9p, 237.1p, 223.4p Great Ryle. Limousin: 231.9p, 220.8p Shotton. Aberdeen Angus: 222.5p South Ord.Heifers per kg: Charolais Cross: 240.4p, 228.3p, 214.3p Great Ryle. Limousin: 216.2p Campfield, 213.3p Great Ryle. Aberdeen Angus: 205.4p South Ord.

January 20

Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep. Sold 545 hoggs and 581 ewes and tups.

Hoggs a smaller show, many plainer sorts forward, quality easily sold to be dearer on the week.

Hoggs per head: Suffolk: £100 Brockley Hall, £92 Branton Eastside and Castlelaw, £91 Mayfield, £90 Marigold, £87 Haugh Head, £86 Branton Eastside, £85 Brockley Hall. Texel: £94 Inland Pasture and Mindrum Farming Co, £91, £89.50 Mayfield, £90 Lickar Moor, £89 South Charlton, £88 Greenhead, Reston. Cheviot Mule: £88 South Charlton. Cheviot: £76 South Charlton.

Hoggs per kg: Texel: 195p Haugh Head, 190p Newstead, 188.2p Mindrum Farming Co and Springhill, Seahouses, 187p Springhill, Seahouses, 185p, 184.3p Inland Pasture, 184.3p Mindrum Farming Co, 181.8p Yetlington Lane, 180p Lickar Moor. Beltex: 189.5p Yetlington Lane. Vendeen: 187.8p Craigs House. Cheviot: 185.4p South Charlton. Suffolk: 181.2p Springhill, Seahouses, 180.2p Craigs House.

Ewes a good large show, but all classes slightly easier on the week.

Ewes: Texel: £113, £103 Black Heddon, £95 Auchencrow Mains, £86.50 Lochside, £85 Auchencrow Mains, £84.50 Greenhead, Reston, £84 Lickar Moor, £82 Cresswell Farms, £80 Falsidehill. Bluefaced Leicester: £83.50 Branton Eastside. Suffolk: £83, £82.50 Lochside, £82 Auchencrow Mains, £81.50 Ross Farm. Half Bred: £78 Brandon. Mule: £66.50 Branton Eastside, £63 West Newbiggin, North Lyham and Greenhead, Reston, £62.50 Tughall, £61 Haugh Head and Cresswell Farms. Blackfaced: £59 Branton Eastside.

Rams: Texel: £88 Lickar Moor, £85 Cresswell Farms. Beltex: £75 The Loan.