Acklington Mart, June 5

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 61 prime cattle including 16 cows, 1,330 sheep comprising 643 lambs, 494 hoggs and 193 cast ewes.

Cattle- A much sharper trade to average 193p.

Lim Hfrs- 235.5p, 221.5p The Brocks, 210.5p (2) Blagdon Burn, 209.5p Chibburn. Angus Steers- 213.5p Southside. Lim Strs- 211.5p, 210.5p Chibburn, 202.5p Earsdon East. Saler Strs- 1414, 1357, 1321 Causey Park. Lim Strs-1400 Chibburn. Lim Hfrs- 1385, 1205 The Brocks, 1220 Blagdon Burn.

Sim Hfrs- 1208 Eslington. Aged Angus Bull- 1146 Shipley Hill. Aged Sim Bull- 990 Eglingham Moor. Limousin Cows- 1202, 995 (155.5p 154.5p) Elyhaugh.

Lambs- More forward and lighter weights to average 246p (£103).

Beltex- 121, 118 (2) Nesbit, 119, 117 Low Hall 119 East House, 114 Redsteads. Texel- 112, 109.50 Lilburn, 112 Chester Hill, 111 Chevington Moor, 110 Yetlington. Suffolk- 112 Nesbit, 110 Widdrington. Beltex- 281 (2), 269p, 266p Nesbit, 271p Chevington Moor, 268p Pigdon. Texel- 263p Stonecroft, 261p East House, 260p, 259p Nesbit, 259p Lowsteads. Suffolk- 258p Boulmer, Redsteads.

Hoggs- A mixed show cheaper on the week.

Texels- 106 Black Heddon, 106, 100 Berry Hill. Suffolks- 106 Earsdon East, 101 Bilton, 96 Wooden.

Cast Ewes- Fewer about still a good trade.

Texels- 127 Redsteads, 124 Well Hill, 118, 102 Juries House. Suffolk- 114 Black Heddon, 109, 106 Birchwood, 100 Boulmer. Mules- 80 East House, 78, 76 Wingates. BF- 74 South Wingates, 71, 62 Birchwood. Tex Tups- 120 Low Hall, 109 Hillcrest.