Acklington Mart, February 5

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 71 prime cattle including 11 cows and 1,536 sheep comprising 1,059 hoggs and 477 cast ewes.

Cattle. Overall average 215p.

Lim hfrs 235.5p Stamford, 234.5p, 225.5p The Brocks, 229.5p, 222.5p Blagdon Burn, 227.5p, 222.5p Make Me Rich, Bel hfrs 227.5p Chibburn, 226.5p East Coldside, 225.5p Paxton Dene. Lim strs 232.5p, 224.5p Blagdon Burn, 219.5p Chibburn, 218.5p Stamford, 217.5p, 216.5p Causey Park.

Lim strs 1536 Chibburn, 1516, 1511 Earsdon East, Lim hfrs 1375 Stamford, 1366 Blagdon Burn, 1351, 1310 Chibburn, 1341 East Coldside, 1300 Make Me Rich, Lim bulls 1315 (215.5p) Ulgham, 1300 (207.5p) Herds House.

Hoggs. Another mixed show well sold. Overall average 186p, SQQ 194p.

Tex 118, 103 Gallows Hill, 106, 101 Corneyside, 105, 101, 100 Bankfoot, 103 Clifton, Beltex 110 Pasture House (Forster), 105.50, 105, 104 Park Farm, Suff x 103 Park Farm, 102.50 Widdrington, 100 Elilaw, Howick Estate, South Side, Doxford, Broom Hall.Texel 211p, 210p, 205p Corneyside, 211p Buston House, 211p, 206p Bankfoot, 210p East Wingates, Beltex 208p, 207p Park Farm, 208p East Thirston.

Ewes. Fat a touch easier, Lean dearer. Overall average £88.20.

Tex rams 155 White House Folly, 128 Gallows Hill, 122 Whittingham Grange, 112 Boulmer Hall, Suff ewes 118, 116 Clifton, 118 Nesbit, 118 Howick Estate, 116 Berryhill, Texel 115, 110 East Wingates, 115 Boulmer Hall, HB 112 Nesbit, Field House, 108 Lemmington Hill Head, Boulmer Hall, Chev 114 Glanton, Mule 95, 90 Howick, 94 Herds House, 90 Whittingham Grange, Field House, 89 Boulmer Hall, BF 76, 73 Yetlington, 75 Gallows Hill, 74 Debdon, 72 Duddo Hill, 71 Howick Scar.