Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

May 3

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep. Sold three New Season Lambs 186 Hoggs and 281 Ewes and Rams.

Lambs per head: Texel: £84 Townhead Farm. Suffolk: £80 Townhead Farm.

Hoggs per head: Texel: £94 Auchencrow Mains, £89, £85.50 Shipley Smallburn, £85.50 Whiterig, £83.50 East Newburn, £82 Berryhill. Suffolk: £87 Venchen, £84.50 West Longridge, £83.50 Lorbottle, £81.50, £80 Venchen. Blackfaced: £83 Clennell, £74 West Longridge. Greyfaced: £82 East Newburn, £80, £75.50 West Longridge. Charolais: £78.50 Lorbottle. Beltex: £77 East Newburn. Herdwick: £69 Whiterig.

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 197p Lorbottle, 178p Auchencrow Mains, 177p East Newburn, 176p West Longridge. Charolais: 182.6p Lorbottle. Beltex: 175p, 173p East Newburn. Greyfaced: 171p, 165p East Newburn, 164p West Longridge. Suffolk: 168.8p Auchencrow Mains, 168.5p Berryhill, 168.5p Auchencrow Mains, 163.8p Lorbottle. Blackfaced: 167.4p West Longridge. Herdwick: 164.3p Whiterig.

Ewes, the show showing the sign of lambing time, but again dear. Ewes: Texel: £119 The Hagg, £105 Lochside, £104 Auchencrow Mains. Suffolk: £102 Wandon, £102 South Bellshill, £100 Wandon, £98 Lochside. Greyfaced: £78.50 Wandon, £77 West Longridge, £77 The Hagg. Charolais: £78.50 Islay Hill. Blackfaced: £64 The Hagg, £62 Lilburn Estates.

Rams: Suffolk: £115 Brockley Hall. Texel: £110 Wandon, £82, £69 (two) Milfield Demesne. Charolais: £102 Islay Hill.