Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

March 30

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep at Wooler Auction Mart.

Sold 151 Hoggs and 71 Ewes and Rams.

A small show of Hoggs, but all classes were keenly bid for resulting in Vendors receiving well inline returns.

Hoggs per Head: Texel £100, £92, £89 Ladykirk, £86, £85 Moorlaws, £85.50 Kettleburn. Suffolk: £97, £84 Newstead, £87 Craigs House. Mule: £87 Craigs House, £84 Moorlaws.

Hoggs per kg: Texel: 205.1p, 200p, 197.8p Ladykirk, 198.6p Kettleburn, 196.3p Eglingham Moor, 194.7p Moorlaws. Suffolk: 193.4p Moorlaws.

Ewes showed a major increase on the week, with more numbers needed.

Ewes: Suffolk: £122 Middle Ord, £116, £104 Kettleburn, £114 Lochside, £111 South Falaknowe, £103 Brandon White House. Texel: £119 Lochside, £116 Village Farm, Seahouses, £108 South Falaknowe, £107 Newstead, £100 West Moneylaws. Mule £97 Kettleburn, £93 Middle Ord, £92 Lochside.

Rams: Bluefaced Leicester: £105 Ladykirk.