Acklington Mart, July 23

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 60 prime cattle and cows. 2,472 sheep comprising 2,063 lambs and 409 cast ewes.

Cattle- fewer numbers but dearer with Butchers types short of requirements.

BB Hfrs- 237.5p, 215.5p Herds House. Lim Hfrs- 229.5p, 209.5p, 208.5p, 206.5p Boulmer. Char Hfrs-211.5p Ferneybeds 208.5p East Coldside.

Lim Bulls- 192.5p (2) Elyhaugh, 191.5p Blagdon Burn, Herds House. Lim Strs- 1430, 1365, 1323 Blagdon Burn, 1345 East Coldside. Char Strs- 1343, 1320 Southside.

Lim Hfrs- 1260 Burnhouses, 1243 Boulmer, 1222 East Coldside. Lim Bulls- 1322 Herds House, 1301, 1280 Elyhaugh, 1202 Blagdon Burn.

Angus Cows- 1164, 970, 927 (132.5p 123.5p 119.5p) Birchwood Hall.

Stabiliser Cow- 980 (121.5p) Framhill.

Aged Angus Bull- 1187 Framhill.

Lambs- Heavier still good to sell. Lightweights a fair bit cheaper.

Texels- 90, 87, 85 Brinkburn New Houses, 87, 86.50, 84.50 South Bellshill, 84, 83.50 Yetlington, 84 Craster.

Beltex- 89, 81 Annstead, 83.50 Woodwell, 83 Watch Currock, Howick Scar.

Charx- 83 East Trewick, South Carter Moor, 82.50, 81 Matfen Home Farm. B D’Maine, 82 Burnhouses, 81 East Coldside.

HB- 81.50 Warton. Beltex- 189p (3) 188p, 184p Annstead, 184p, 180p Matfen Home Farm, 180p Bothal Barns. Texel- 185p, 180p South Bellshill

Cast Ewes- Fat a touch easier, lean another good trade-Again keep selling before numbers arrive.

Texels- 119, 100 Preston Mains, 107, 102, 98 Annstead, 89, 86 Nesbit, South Carter Moor.

Beltex- 86 Matfen, 85 Newham Hagg, 84 (2) High Trewhitt. HB- 86 Nesbit.

Suff Ewes- 84 Preston Mains, 84 Rugley, 82 Field House. Mules- 71 Howick Scar, Matfen, 67 Wagtail. Cheviot- 79 The Lee.