Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 5:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:20 pm

April 19

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 180 Hoggs and 201 Ewes and Rams.

More hoggs forward but majority heavyweights trade well inline.

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Hoggs per head: Texel: £98.50, £97.50, £87.50 South Ditchburn, £91.50 Black Heddon, £86 Holy Island, £81, £80 East Newburn. Cheviot: £88.50, £87.50, £87 Holy Island. Suffolk: £81.50 Common Flat, £80 Berryhill and Newstead. Beltex: £80 East Newburn. Mule: £74 West Longridge. Blackfaced: £69 West Longridge.

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 187.5p, 181p East Newburn. Texel: 181.7p West Longridge and Lorbottle. Cheviot: 180.7p Holy Island.

Ewes a plain show but dear.

Ewes: Texel: £120, £92 Black Heddon, £119.50, £97 Lochside. Suffolk: £112 Lochside, £93.50 Springhill, Seahouses, £92 Berryhill. Mule: £79 Berryhill and Stamford, £78 Springhill, Seahouses.

Rams: Texel: £98 Lochside. Cheviot: £88.50 Reavley.