Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

August 31

Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep and sold 840 lambs and 381 ewes.

Lamb numbers tighter due to harvesting duties but all classes in keen demand to reward selling vendors.

Leading prices per head: Suffolk: £90 South Ord, £85 Castlelaw and Lilburn Estates, £83 Wandon. Texel: £88 The Villa, Bowsden, £84 (x three) Ladykirk, £82 (x two) Lilburn Estates, £81 Wandon, £80 (x two) Lilburn Estates and Bewick Folly. Cheviot: £84 (x two), £80 South Charlton, £80 Humbleheugh.

Leading prices per kilo: Texel £197.4p Cockhall, 195p Kettleburn, 194.9p Cockhall, 187.7p Lorbottle, 186.7p Ladykirk, 186p Kettleburn. Cheviot: 200p, 195p, 186.7p South Charlton.

Ewes a decent show forward. Dearer on the week.

Leading Prices: Suffolk: £89 South Ord, £82 (x two) Great Ryle. Texel: £84 Fairlaw, £82 Bewick Folly, £80.50 Pasture Hill. Mule: £68.50 Pasture Hill, £66.50 Castlelaw, £64 Ladykirk, £63.50 Lilburn Estates. Cheviot: £66 South Charlton, £65.50 High Learchild.