Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 04 April, 2019, 06:00

March 26

Harrison and Hetherington held its fortnightly sale of store cattle at Wooler Mart, with a small, but quality show forward.

Topping the day’s trading was £1005 for a pen of Aberdeen Angus steers from E Carse & Son, South Ord. Pence per kilo was topped by D Harvey & Son, Shotton, with a pen of Limousin steers at 272.7p.

Leading prices per head. Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1005, £940 South Ord, £900 Shotton. Simmental £840, £835 Shotton. Limousin £780 Shotton.

Leading prices per head. Heifers: Limousin £850 South Ord. Aberdeen Angus £845 South Ord, £800 Shotton

Leading prices per kilo. Steers: Limousin 272p Shotton. Simmental 272p, 222p Shotton. Aberdeen Angus 230p, 222p Shotton, 225p South Ord.

Leading prices per kilo. Heifers: Limousin 226p South Ord, 210p Shotton. Aberdeen Angus 209p Shotton, 207p South Ord.

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March 27

Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising hoggs, ewes and rams.

Good show forward. Average 202p SQQ 204p.

Leading hogg prices per head: Texel £94, £86, £82 (two) Hoppen Hall, £93, £90, £88 Elwick, £93, £92, £90, £89 Springhill, Seahouses, £82 Primside and East Newburn. Suffolk £80.50 Todrig. Greyfaced £80 East Newburn.

Leading hogg prices per kilo: Texel 221.4p, 216.9p, 216.5p Springhill, Seahouses, 216.3p, 206.9p, 200p Elwick, 207.8p, 202.5p, 193.8p, 190.7p Hoppen Hall. Hill Cheviot 189.5p Thompsons Walls.

Ewes, more forward, increased returns.

Beltex £133, £99 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Texel £119, £111 East Newburn, £103, £97 Primside, £88 Mid Edrom. Suffolk £118 Primside, £85 Mid Edrom. Easy Care £72, £71, £69, £61 Dowlaw. Blackfaced £67, £66, £64 Blakehope, £64 East Newburn. Greyfaced £63 Primside.