Acklington Mart, March 6

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 92 prime cattle including 18 cows and 1,445 sheep comprising 908 hoggs and 537 cast ewes at their weekly sale.

Cattle- Another mixed show of cattle, all classes a touch sharper.

Lim Hfrs- 238.5p, 235.5p, 233.5p Widdrington, 235.5p Herds House, 230.5p The Brocks, 230.5p, 224.5p Make Me Rich. Brit Blue Hfrs- 229.5p, 226.5p Widdrington. Charolais Hfrs- 225.5p Widdrington, 220.5p East Coldside. Lim Bulls- 195.5p, 192.5p Bilton, 192.5p Elyhaugh. Lim Steers- 1557 Make Me Rich, Saler Steer- 1451 Causey Park. Char Steer- 1428 Warton. Lim Hfrs- 1469, 1443, 1361 Widdrington, 1336 Make Me Rich, 1327 The Brocks. Brit Blue Hfrs- 1422 (2) Widdrington. Angus Hfr- 1346 Framhill. Simmental Hfrs- 1323, 1318 Eslington. Char Hfr- 1321 Widdrington. Lim Bulls- 1346, 1332, 1306 Bilton.

Cows- A mixed show, all classes sold well. More required to meet buyers demand.

Lim Cows- 164.5p The Brocks, 155.5p Widdrington, 143.5p Stamford. Angus- 131.5p Broxfield.

Charolais- 130.5p Amersidelaw. Charolais Bull- 130.5p Warton.

Top Prices: Charolais Bull- 1576 Warton. Stabiliser Bull- 1123 Framhill. Angus Bull- 1100 Park Farm. Lim Cows- 1223 The Brocks, 1156 Widdrington, 961 Stamford. Angus- 947 Broxfield.

Hoggs- Again a mixed show of flesh, met a flyer to average 201p/kg (SQQ 208.5p/kg). Beltex- 114, 112, 108 Birchwood Hall. Suffolk- 114, 104 Berryhill, 107.50, 105.50, 104.50, 101 Newlands Haugh, 102 East Ditchburn (Turner). Texel- 112, 104 Elsdonburn, 109.50, 108.50 Clarabad Mill, 106 (2), 105 (2), 104 Corneyside, 101.50 Whittingham Grange. Cheviot- 110, 106, 100 East Ditchburn. Half Bred- 106.50, 100 Doxford, 106, 100 Berryhill. Charolais- 100 Birchwood Hall.

Leading Prices/Kg: Beltex- 235p, 233p Watch Currock, 234p, 231p, 228p, 226p, 224p Glanton, 226p Hemelspeth. Texel- 238p Elsdonburn, 230p, 221p, 220p High Trewhitt, 226p St Margarets, 223p Stamford, 222p Lemmington Hill Head, 220p Norwoods, 220p Wooden, 220p South East (Lough). Cheviot- 218p, 215p Preston Mains, 216p, 213p (2) Lemmington Hill Head.

Suffolk- 216p Redsteads, 215p Stamford, 214p Wooden.

Ewes- Again good to sell, overall average £68.

Texel Rams- 131 Newham Hall, 115 Linden Hill Head. Suffolk Rams- 115 Linden Hill Head, 109 Birchwood Hall. Suffolk Ewes- 123, 109 Newlands Haugh, 101 Glanton, 99 Elilaw, 97 Howick Scar, 95 Whittingham Grange, 93 Newham Hall, 90 South Side. Texel- 119 Elsdonburn, 117 Allerdean Mill, 107 Linden Hill Head, 97 Berryhill, 95 Howick Estates, 90 Watch Currock. Half Bred- 83 South Side, 79 Berryhill. Mule- 75 (2), 74 Newton Villa, 75 Newham Hall, 74 (2) East Coldside, 74 South Clarewood, 73 Dyke Head, 73 Howick Estates, 73 Watch Currock, 73 Coltpark.

Cheviot- 71 Hipsburn, 67 South Side. Blackface- 65 Hipsburn, 65 Coltpark, 61 Dyke Head.