Acklington Mart, July 3

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 54 prime cattle and 1,612 sheep comprising 1,259 lambs and 353 ewes.

Lambs- Easier, in line with trend. Average £86.50 (202p). Weight still in demand.

Beltex- 108.50, 95 Bothal Barns, 101, 97 Shaw House, 100.50, 97, 94 Nesbit, 96.50 Howick Scar.

Texel- 103.50 Craster, 102, 101 South Bellshill, 102, 99 Thrunton, 102, 99 Blagdon Burn, 100 Yetlington. Suffolk- 104 South Rennington, 98 Low Hall. Beltex- 220p 214p Annstead, 216p, 214p Nesbit, 215p 214p Shaw House, 213p 212p Bothal Barns. Texel- 212p (2) 210p 209p Chevington Moor, 211p Howick Scar, 210p South Bellshill. Suffolk x – 209p Widdrington, Redsteads, Nesbit. Charolais- 209p Swarland Fence, Chevington Moor.

Cast Ewes- Lean again very dear, overall average £79.70.

Texel- 110, 99 Embleton Steads, 108 Low Espley, 107 Blagdon Burn, 100 Weetslade. Beltex- 100 Shaw House, Catraw. Suffolks- 98, 90 Lowsteads, 93 Wagtail, 90 Chevington Moor. Cheviots- 88 Warton. BF- 70 Birchwood Hall. Mules- 83 Well Hill, 79 West Hall. Charolais- 98 (2) Maidens Hall.

Cattle- Another mixed show again averaging 190p.

Lim Hfrs- 234.5p 213.5p 212.5p Weetslade, 225.5p 202.5p Herds House, 209.5p Blagdon Burn, Elyhaugh. Lim Strs- 196.5p East Coldside. Lim Hfrs- 1463 Weetslade, 1324 Elyhaugh, 1265 Blagdon Burn 1200 Eslington. Lim Strs- 1345 Blagdon Burn. Charolais Cows- 1113, 1006, 920 (139.5p 119.5p) Low Burradon. Angus Cows- 867 (118.5p) Ingram, 832 (118.5p), 807 (127.5p) North Swinhoe.