Acklington Mart, August 28

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 59 cattle and 2,573 sheep comprising 2,091 lambs and 482 ewes.

Cattle – All classes in greater demand to average 200p.

Lim x Str - £1446, £1352 Make Me Rich, £1360 Tuthill. Char x Str - £1372, £1366 Ferneybeds. Lim x Hfr - £1418 Blagdon Burn, £1408, £1321 Howick Scar. Lim x Bulls - £1272, £1207 Elyhaugh.

Lim x Hfr – 244.5p, 218.5p Blagdon Burn, 226.5p, 223.5p Moorhouse, 223.5p, 222.5p Howick Scar.

Lim x Str – 215.5p Burnhouse, 212.5p Blagdon Burn. Lim x Bulls – 200.5p Elyhaugh.

Cows

Lim x - £859 (124.5p) Make Me Rich, £762 (119.5p) Intake. Frie - £773 (117.5p) Hauxley.

Lambs – Every bit as dear as last week’s buoyant trade to Average 164p, SQQ 170p.

Tex - £93 Homilton, £91.50 Craster Heugh, £90, £87 Brinkburn Newhouses, £90, £87 South Bellshill, £89 South Charlton(M Hall), £88.50 South Charlton. Btx - £89 Hemelspeth, £89(x2), £88.50 Biddlestone, £88 Annstead, £87.50, £86.50(x3) Corneyside. Chev - £89 East Ditchburn. Suff x - £86.50 Ferneybeds. Btx – 201p, 197p Stanton Townhead, 200p Hemelspeth, 198p Matfen Home Farm, 198p, 191p Annstead, 195p Low Town, 194p Park Farm, 191p Corneyside. Tex – 197p East Newham, 195p Linden Hill Head, 194p South Carter Moor.

Ewes – A stronger show of ewes with increased returns.

Tex - £115 Yetlington, £110 Pasture House, Springfield, £101 Herds House, £100 Biddlestone, £99 Linden Hill Head. Suff x - £106 Homilton, £100 Make Me Rich, Blagdon Burn. Chev - £89 South Charlton, £78 Warton, £76 Viewlaw. Mule - £74 Redsteads, Hoprig, £72 Linden Hill Head, £71 Maidens Hall, £70 Oakdene. BF - £61 Homilton, £60 Edlingham Demesne.