Acklington Mart, June 4

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 47 prime cattle, 403 spring lambs, 311 hoggs and 306 ewes.

Cattle. Another plainer show forward with butchers’ cattle needed to meet demand. Overall average 195p.

Lim x strs 1456 Widdrington, 1428, 1427 Startup, 1407 East Coldside, Lim x hfr 1263 Widdrington.Lim x hfrs 229.5p Make Me Rich, 215.5p Blagdon Burn, Annstead, 213.5p Widdrington, Lim x strs 209.5p Widdrington, 205.5p Startup, 200.5p East Coldside, Make Me Rich.

Lambs. A good show of mainly heavy lambs met a better trade on the week. Overall average £82.50.

Suff x 99, 90 South Rennington, 90 Gallowmoor, Brinkburn Newhouses, Texel 94, 92 St Margarets, 92 Low Steads, 90.50 South Carter Moor, 90 Nesbit, East Newham, Char 91 Burnhouse. Texel 196p, 190p Nesbit, 195p East Newham, Cramond Hill, 194p Stonecroft, 193p Chester Hill, 193p, 191p South Carter Moor, 192p St Margarets, 190p Low Steads, Char 191p Burnhouse.

Hoggs. Char 92.50, 90 Fenrother Lane, 89 Great Tosson, Beltex 92, 91.50, 90, 89, 87.50 Low Keith, Tex 91, 90, 87 Hipsburn.

Ewes. Still good to cash.

Tex 124, 108 Low Espley, 112 Annstead, Dunstan Square, 108 South Carter Moor, Beltex 113 Low Espley, 90 Hoprig, Suff x 109, 105, 99, 92 Brinkburn Newhouses, 107, 98, 95 Hoprig, 102 Widdrington, Mule 81 Donkin Rigg, 80 Stamford, 78 Great Tosson, Chev 79, 70 Castle Farm, BF 76, 72 Craster Heugh, 72 Gallows Hill, Swale 68, 62 Flexigraze.

Rams. Tex 136 South Carter Moor, 132 Hoprig, Beltex 136 South Carter Moor, 116 Gallows Hill.