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Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

April 12

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 69 Hoggs and 85 Ewes and Rams.

Hogg numbers short of requirements but all classes sold steadily well.

Hoggs per head: Texel: £90, £80, £79.50 East Newburn, £88 Low Middleton, £79.50 West Longridge. Mule: £80 East Newburn. Cheviot: £77.50 Hethpool. Blackfaced: £75 Hethpool, £70 West Longridge.

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 184.9p West Longridge. Cheviot: 184.5p Hethpool. Blackfaced: 168.5p Hethpool.

Ewes also short but dear.

Ewes: Texel: £107, £87 Marshall Meadows, £95 South Bellshill, £89 Low Middleton, £88 Springhill, Seahouses, £87 East Newburn. Suffolk: £99, £90 South Bellshill, £96 Marshall Meadows, £95, £90 Springhill, Seahouses, £91 Brandon White House, £90 Low Middleton. Mule: £80 Low Middleton, £79, £77 South Bellshill, £78 Springhill, Seahouses and Marshall Meadows. Cheviot: £76 Alnham.