Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

July 27

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 1290 Lambs, 64 Hoggs and Young Sheep and 293 Ewes.

Lamb trade easier in keeping with national trends, quality again proving easy to cash. Lambs per Head: Beltex: £88, £87, £86 Henlaw. Texel: £85 Henlaw, £84 Kettleburn, £83 West Rennington, £82.50 Lorbottle, £82 Bewick Folly, £81.50 Bolton North Wing and Wandon, £80.50 Great Ryle, £80 Venchen and South Charlton. Suffolk: £78 Lorbottle.

Lambs per kg: Beltex: 204.8p, 191.2p Henlaw. Texel: 212.1p West Hall, 197.7p, 192.4p, 188.5p Henlaw, 192.6p Kettleburn, 192.4p Black Heddon, 192.3p West Rennington, 192.1p Dunstan Hill. Cheviot: 189.5p Linbrigs. Suffolk: 180p Reavley Greens.

Hoggs and Young Sheep sold to £75 for Texel’s from Bellstruther Farm. Ewes, again easily sold at dear late rates.

Ewes: Texel: £117, £87 Edlingham Newtown, £83 Village Farm, Seahouses. Bluefaced Leicester: £89.50, £84 Clennell, £86 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £87, £84.50 Chester Hill, £86, £83 Branton Eastside, £85 Edlingham Newtown, £83, £82 Walterstead. Cheviot: £77, £75, £70 Humbleheugh. Mule: £66 Greenhead, £65.50 Brockley Hall. Blackfaced: £60 (two) Clennell.