Acklington Mart, April 9

Livestock prices at Acklington Mart.
Livestock prices at Acklington Mart.

North East Livestock Sales sold 58 prime cattle and 1,157 sheep comprising 853 hoggs and 304 ewes.

Ewes. Another superb trade to achieve an overall average of £110.

Suffolk 150 South Broomford, Texel 150 Low Hall, 138 South Broomford, 136, 134, 128 Matfen Home Farm, 136, 124 (2) Pigdon Cottages, 134, 124 Unthank, 134 Chevington Moor, 128 Clifton Lane, Hillcrest, 128, 126 Fenham Hill, 124 Brinkburn Newhouses, 122 Make Me Rich, Suffolk x 146, 141 Fenham Hill, 139 Howlett Hall, 138 Make Me Rich, 136 Lowsteads, 136 Low Hall, 134, 128 Brinkburn Newhouses, 132 Cockhill, South Broomford, 128 Clifton Lane, Grange Moor, 124 Pigdon Cottages, 122 Matfen Home Farm, HB 118 Widdrington, Mule 118 East Newham, 117 Matfen Home Farm, 116 Howlett, 115 Make Me Rich, 112 Unthank, Cockhill, 110 West Hall, Framhill, Chev 100, 92 South Broomford, 96 Low Angerton, Swale 95 Flexigraze, BF 89 Unthank.

Rams. Bel 149 Unthank, 128 Woodwell, Dorset 128 Fowberry, BFL 134 Unthank, Rou 131 East Newham, Kerry 128 Dene House, Jacob 122 Hillcrest.

Hoggs. Similar trade on the week with more numbers forward.

Suff x 114, 101.50, 98.50 Brandon, 101.50 (2), 99 Low Hall, Texel 105 Brinkburn Newhouses, 103, 102.50, 102, 98, 96 South Acton, 99 Clifton Lane, 98, 96.50, 96 Hemscott Hill, 98 Beal Bank, 97.50 Earsdon East, Bel 99 High Trewhitt.

Beltex 214p, 205p Woodwell, 213p, 205p High Trewhitt, Texel 211p, 206p Clifton Lane, 207p Broome Hill, 204p, 202p Howick Scar, 203p Angerton Broomhouse, Chev 200p Low Angerton.

Cattle. Butchers cattle still good to sell, other types slightly easier.

Lim x hfrs 1433, 1321 Blagdon Burn, 1412 Nesbit, 1333 Startup, 1332, 1314 Bilton, Lim x strs 1398, 1356 Stamford, 1375, 1365, 1351 Startup, 1359, 1323 Eslington, 1307 Make Me Rich.

Lim x hfrs 229.5p, 224.5p, 213.5p Startup, 227.5p, 212.5p Blagdon Burn, 219.5p, 213.5p Nesbit, 215.5p Bilton, AA x hfr 215.5p South Side, Lim x strs 228.5p Startup, 213.5p, 209.5p Make Me Rich, 205.5p, 203.5p Eslington.

Cows. More numbers forward to see a strong trade continue. Overall average 124p.

Lim x 1054, 1047, 932 (143.5p, 135.5p, 129.5p) Stamford, 1002 (130.5p) Wingates Wholme, 925 (127.5p) West Lane End, BB x 1031 (125.5p) Make Me Rich, 948 (132.5p) Stamford, Char x 1021 (129.5p) Howick Seahouses, AA x 991 (131.5p) Percy Farms, Blonde bull 1141 (128.5p) Shaw House.