Acklington Mart, May 1

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 84 prime cattle including 25 cows, 1,326 sheep comprising 912 hoggs and 405 cast ewes and nine lambs.

Cattle – Very similar.

Lim Strs- 1444 Howick Scar. Saler Strs- 1434, 1413 Causey Park. Angus Strs- 1435 Earsdon East. Lim Hfrs- 1484 Paxton Dene, 1415 Widdrington, 1408 The Brocks, 1374 Howick Scar. Lim Hfrs- 235.5p 225.5p Paxton Dene, 227.5p 223.5p Chibburn, 227.5p Widdrington. British Blue Hfrs- 219.5p Howick Scar, 215.5p Chibburn. Angus Hfrs- 217.5p Southside.

Cows- A good show selling well to an overall average of 123p.

Charolais- 1333 (146.5p) Low Burradon. Angus- 1110 (144.5p) Yetlington. Limousin 1056 (145.5p) The Brocks, 1010 (139.5p) Elyhaugh. Friesian 1075, 1015, 967 (125.5p 123.5p 120.5p) Cockle Park.

Hoggs- Fit types still good a good trade others very mixed.

Texels- 105, 104.50 Wooden 104.50 South Linden. Beltex- 103.50, 103 Wooden 103 Birchwood. Suffolks- 103 Brandon, 102 Tuthill, 101, 100.50 Berryhill. Cheviot- 101 Ferneybeds, 100 Southside. Charolais x- 101.50 Whitehouse Folly, 101 Morley, 100 Ulgham Fence. BF- 97.50, 93 Earsdon East, 96 Birchwood. Beltex- 227p High Learchild, 227p 218p Dykehead, 220p Hemscott Hill. Texel- 220p 217p Nesbit Cottages, 219p Intake, Doxford, 212p Ulgham Fence. BF- 212p Birchwood. Cheviot- 210p Mount Pleasant, Snitter.

Ewes- Another cracking trade but over fat types more hesitant.

Suffolks- 132 Yetlington Cottages, 120 Yetlington, 122 Tuthill 115, 100 Preston Mains, 109 Tosson Tower, 108 Howlett Hall, 108, 107 Glanton. Texels- 130 Preston Mains, 128 Delight, 123 Howlett Hall, 118 Nesbit Cotts, 118, 116 Longlea, 111 Yetlington. HB- 110 Nesbit 106 Boulmer. Charolais x- 106 Windyside, 102 Benridge, 100 Dyke Head, Morley. Cheviots- 106 Warton, 104 Preston Mains. Mules- 82 Swinhoe, 80 Fenrother, Howlett Hall. BF- 76 Blagdon Burn, 74 Benridge, 70 Dyke Head, Boulmer.