Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

April 24

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store and grazing cattle at Wooler Mart with a tremendous trade throughout, seeing the day’s trading topping at £1170 from Dunstan Hill for a superb Limousin Steer. Topping the pence per kilo section was Fawdon Farms with an outstanding Charolais Steer at 263ppk and also from S Shell & Sons at Brandon with a pen of fabulous Charolais Steers.

Steers average 229.94p. Heifers average 227.19p. Leading Prices per head - Steers: Aberdeen Angus: £1060 (two), £1050, £990 Wandon, £1000 Fawdon Farms. Limousin: £1170, £1090, £1070, £1040 Dunstan Hill, £1050 Fawdon Farms. Luing: £1090, £990, £985 Lanton Estates, £940 Tower Martin. Simmental: £1130, £1105 Tower Martin, £1010 Lanton Estates. Charolais: £1155 Tower Martin, £1090, £1020, £1010 Brandon, £1080 (two) Fawdon Farms.

Leading prices per head - Heifers: Aberdeen Angus: £900 Tower Martin. Limousin: £965, £955, £950 Dunstan Hill, £960, £935 Fawdon Farms. Charolais: £1020, £940 Tower Martin, £1010, £950 Fawdon Farms.

Leading prices per kilo - Steers: Aberdeen Angus: 225p Shotton, 233p, 229p, 227p Wandon. Limousin: 258p, 251p, 248p, 244p Dunstan Hill, 257p, 242p Shotton, 251p Fawdon. Luing: 206p Tower Martin, 205p Lanton Estates. Simmental: 258p Shotton, 229p (two) Tower Martin, 228p Brandon, 226p Lanton Estates. Charolais: 263p, 251p Fawdon Farms, 263p, 259p, 242p Brandon.

Leading prices per kilo – Heifers: Limousin: 259p Fawdon Farms, 258p, 249p Shotton, 239p, 234p, 232p Dunstan Hill. Simmental: 258p Shotton. Charolais: 261p, 259p, 232p Fawdon Farms.

April 25

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Hoggs, a similar show with trade as expected.

Leading prices per head: Texel: £130, £117 Newstead, £101, £100.50 West Longridge, £97 Hoppen Hall. Mule: £102, £98.50 West Longridge. Suffolk: £99 West Longridge. Blackfaced: £92 West Longridge.

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 220p Hoppen Hall, 215p West Longridge, 214p Newstead. Blackfaced: 220p, 218p West Longridge. Suffolk: 215p West Longridge.

Ewes: Texel: £119 Cresswell Farms, £113, £101 Hoppen Hall, £103 Newstead, £99 The Villa, Bowsden. Suffolk: £123 Cresswell Farms, £121 Kettleburn, £107 Newstead. Mule: £89 West Longridge, Hoppen Hall and Cresswell Farms. Romney: £89 The Villa, Bowsden.

Rams: Texel: £115 Barelees.