Acklington Mart, January 16

North East Livestock Sales sold 93 prime cattle including 35 cows and 2,159 sheep comprising 1,350 hoggs and 809 cast ewes at their weekly sale.

Cattle- A mixed show sold at rates better than anticipated for both Clean & OTM cattle.

Lim Hfrs: 235.5p, 228.5p The Brocks, 232.5p, 221.5p, 217.5p Start Up, 223.5p West Hall, 223.5p Blagdon Burn, 217.5p Stamford. Charolais Hfr- 217.5p Blagdon Burn. Lim Steers- 233.5p, 214.5p West Hall, 215.5p Chibburn, 214.5p Blagdon Burn. Lim Bulls- 199.5p Herds House, 193.5p (2) Elyhaugh. Sim Bull- 197.5p Herds House.

Top Prices: Lim Hfrs- 1488 Blagdon Burn, 1466, 1427 The Brocks, 1348 Start Up, 1300 Stamford.

Charolais Hfr- 1313 Blagdon Burn. Lim Steers-1450 West Hall, 1445, 1385 Blagdon Burn, 1409 Chibburn. Charolais Bulls- 1274 Low Burradon, 1235 Alnham. Lim Bulls- 1248 Herds House, 1219 Elyhaugh.

Cows: Limousin- 149.5p, 143.5p Amersidelaw, 132.5p, 130.5p Stamford. Angus- 149.5p, 130.5p, 126.5p Sheildykes, 126.5p Yetlington. Charolais- 127.5p (2) Low Burradon. Simmental- 127.5p West Hall. Top Prices: Charolais- 989, 966 Low Burradon. Simmental- 986 West Hall, 975 Sheildykes. Angus- 959, 931 Sheildykes. Limousin- 935 Amersidelaw, 935, 900 Stamford, 905 Abberwick.

Hoggs- Light export & Top quality good to sell. Heavy hoggs a similar trade.

Beltex- 96, 94, 90.50 Bygate, 90, 88.50 Pasture House, 88.50, 83.50 Low Espley, 87 Wooden, 86, 85.50, 84.50 Watch Currock. Texel- 88.50 (2), 85.50, 84 Wingates Moor, 87 Wooden, 86 Bygate, 85, 83 Homilton, 85 White House Folly. Charolais- 88.50, 86.50, 84.50 East Trewick, 88 Bygate, 86 Chillingham Newtown, 84.50 Wooden, 84.50 Howick Scar. Suffolk- 86.50, 85 Rugley, 85.50 Pasture House, 85 Boulmer Hall, 83 (2) Homilton, 83 Wooden. Half Bred- 87.50 Causey Park, 86 East Ditchburn. Cheviot- 85 East Ditchburn.

Leading Prices/Kg: Texel- 227p, 219p, 216p, 210p Wingates Moor, 218p White House Folly, 213p Norwoods, 206p Burradon Windyside, 201p Newham Hagg. Beltex- 221p, 214p Watch Currock, 221p, 220p Low Espley, 218p Wooden, 210p Lumbylaw, 200p Bygate. Charolais- 215p Chillingham Newtown, 206p Lumbylaw, 201p High Buston, Wooden, Watch Currock. Blue D’Maine- 201p Fenham Hill.

Ewes- Another strong entry of ewes, hill types & lean good to sell. Mules & fat heavy ewes similar on the week.

Suffolk Rams- 101, 83 Roseden (Lilburn Estates). Texel Ram- 97 East Trewick. Leicester Rams- 77, 75 Homilton. Texel Ewes- 109 Roseden (Lilburn Estates), 97, 80 South Acton, 85 High Trewhitt, 81 Howick Scar, 73 Field House. Suffolk- 91 Roseden (Lilburn Estates), 77, 75 Boulmer Hall, 73 Low Espley, 71 Field House, 69 Routin Lynn. Half Bred- 67 Berryhill, 67 White House. Cheviot- 53 Halterburn, 49 Routin Lynn, 47 Mount Pleasant. Mule- 49 Field House, 47 South Clarewood, 47 Tughall Grange. Blackface- 47 Boulmer Hall, 43, 37 South Wingates, 41 Routin Lynn, 35 (2) Harehope Farms. Leicester- 75 Low Espley.