Acklington Mart, May 28

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 59 prime cattle, 313 spring lambs, 473 hoggs and 254 ewes.

All classes dearer with butchers sorts in very short supply, more needed to supply demand.

Lim x strs 1436, 1412, 1360 Widdrington, 1382, 1364 Make Me Rich, Char x strs 1421, 1382 South Side, 1421, 1408 Warton, Lim x hfrs 1398 Paxton Dene, 1368 Make Me Rich, 1323, 1251, 1208 Bilton, 1281 Howick Scar, 1213 Ferneybeds, AA x bull 1295 Thrunton.

Lim x hfrs 237.5p Make Me Rich, 221.5p Ferneybeds, 220.5p Paxton Dene, 213.5p, 200.5p Bilton, AA x hfr 207.5p Causey Park, Lim x strs 208.5p Startup, 205.5p Widdrington, 202.5p Bilton, AA x strs 205.5p, 201.5p Causey Park, Char x strs 203.5p Warton, 201.5p South Side.

Cows. Good to sell to average £945 (134p). Stab 1239 (130.5p) Framhill, Char x 1071 (138.5p) Redsteads, Lim x 1031 (137.5p) Herds House, Sim x 1003 (169.5p) Herds House, AA x 923 (124.5p) Framhill, 891 (131.5p) Stamford.

Lambs. Trade remains difficult.

Beltex 102, 100, 99, 88, 81 Pigdon Cottages, 90 Herds House, Texel 88.50 Houndalee, 83 Middle Duddo, 82 West Hall, 80 Stone Croft, Suff x 89, 81, 80 Gallowmoor, Vend 90, 88, 80 South Lyham. Beltex 217p, 205p, 196p, 187p, 184p Pigdon Cottages, 193p, 191p, 181p Herds House, Tex 197p, 186p Houndalee, 193p Middle Duddo, 188p Stone Croft, 183p Chester Hill, 180p West Hall, Suff x 185p Gallowmoor.

Hoggs. Weight and flesh good to cash.

Suff x 105, 100, 95, 92, 91 South Rennington, 95, 92, 91 Braeside, 91 Doxford, Tex 97, 94, 91 Pasture House, 94 Ulgham Fence, 90 Mitford Steads, HB 97 Doxford.Tex 182p Wooden, 177p, 174p, 172p Loanend, 175p East Wingates, 173p Hartburn Grange, Hillcrest, Beltex 178p, 172p Glanton Town, Chev 175p Birchwood, Ber 172p Low Burradon.

Ewes. Another flying trade.

Tex 126 Cornhills, 126 Hillcrest, 122 South Broomford, 115, 112 South Linden, 114 Black Heddon, 112 Houndalee, 110 Wooden, East Wingates, Suff x 114 Black Heddon, 108 Lilburn Ests, 104 South Field, South Broomford, 102 Wooden, BDM 95 East Wingates, Ber 94 Low Burradon, Chev 89, 80 South Broomford, 83 Donkin Rigg, Mule 86, 84 Donkin Rigg, 80 West Hall, Newton Villa, Brotherwick, Llyn 80 Thistleyhaugh, HB 80 Causey Park, BF 75 Hartburn Grange, 68 Davyshiel, Swale 70 Donkin Rigg.

Rams. Tex 155 East Wingates, Suff x 145 South Field, 116 Felton Demesne, Llyn 124 Thistleyhaugh.