Acklington Mart, June 25

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

June 25

North East Livestock Sales sold 39 prime cattle, nine cows, 1,128 spring lamb and 294 ewes.

Lambs. Lambs harder to cash, moving in line with national average.

Texel 87.50, 82.50 Blagdon Burn, 87, 84.50, 83.50, 83, 82 South Bellshill, 83 Widdrington, Char x 84, 83 Old Deanham, Vend 82.50 Stamford, Suff x 80 Nesbit.

Beltex 182p Nesbit, 179p, 174p, 170p Chevington Moor, Char x 175p Old Deanham, Texel 175p South Bellshill.

Ewes. Ewes another superb trade, all types wanted.

Suff x 112 Chevington Moor, 106 Redsteads, 104 Hoprig, 101 Field House, Texel 108 Houndalee, 102, 100 Chevington Moor, 100 Westhills, HB 94 South Side, BFL 86 Westhills, Chev 78 Davison Avenue, Mule 74 Hoprig, 74, 73 Field House, Swale 67 Donkin Rigg.

Rams. Texel 128 Embleton Steads, Dorset 98 Fowberry.

Cattle. Quality in high demand with all types sharper. Overall average 208p.

Lim x strs 1561, 1517, 1420 Blagdon Burn, 1498 East Coldside, 1400 Angerton Steads, Lim x hfrs 1490, 1365, 1357 Low Hall, 1401, 1360 Blagdon Burn, Sim x bulls 1184, 1167, 1125 Herds House.

Lim x hfrs 243p, 222.5p, 217.5p, 213.5p Low Hall, 239.5p (two) South Bellshill, 239.5p, 237.5p Blagdon Burn, 216.5p East Coldside, Lim x strs 211.5p Angerton Steads, 209.5p Blagdon Burn, 209.5p (two) Causey Park, 208.5p Startup.

Cows. A stronger show to achieve high returns. Overall average 136p.

AA x 1195, 1191, 1155, 1054 (147.5p, 146.5p, 145.5p, 139.5p) Birchwood Hall, Stab 1079, 1006 (145.5p, 137.5p) Framhill, Sim x 1018 (145.5p) Herds House.