Acklington mart, May 29

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 80 prime cattle including 12 cows, 1,152 sheep comprising 396 lambs, 417 hoggs and 339 cast ewes.

Cattle- Another mixed show and harder to sell. Average-186p overall.

Bel Hfrs- 215.5p Claywalls. Lim Hfrs- 211.5p Paxton Dene, 209.5p, 203.5p Elyhaugh, 203.5p Blagdon Burn. Lim Strs- 203.5p Chibburn. Lim Strs- 1330 Widdrington, 1323 Make Me Rich, 1320, 1300 Chibburn. Bel Hfr- 1233 Claywalls, 1206 Paxton Dene. Angus Cows- 950 (125.5p) Birchwood. Sim Cow- 922 East Coldside.

Lambs- Overall average £107 (254p)

Suffolk- 122 South Rennington, 126, 123, 116, South Bellshill, 114, 111 Gallowmoor. Texels- 126, 115.50 Brinkburn New Houses, 122 West Lane End, 121.50, 116, 115, 114 Yetlington, 118.50,111 North Middleton, 115.50 Lowsteads, Blagdon Burn. Beltex- 278p Woodwell 269p, 260p Herds House. Texels- 271p (2) 266p Stonecroft, 269p Blagdon Burn, 267p, 261p Lowsteads, 263p 262p (2) North Middleton. Suffolk- 265p 262p South Bellshill, 265p West Lane End.

Hoggs- Fit hoggs again good to sell.

Texels- 120, 105 (2) Milbourne High House, 118 High Trewhitt, 110 Hemscott Hill, 107 Craster. Suffolk- 120, 111, 109 Lookout, 108 Dene House, 105 North Shotton. Beltex- 111 Broome Park, 109.50 South Healey, 104 East Highridge.

Cast ewes- Same again-Lean and hill ewes very dear.

Texel- 115 Broome Park, 110 Newham Hagg, 100 (2) High Trewhitt. Suffolk- 110 South Rennington, 106 South Bellshill, 104 Craster Heugh. Mules- 82 Houndalee, 81 Duddo Hill, 80 Grange House, BF- 76, 72 Birtley Shields, 74 Slaterfield, 71 Craster, 70 Duddo Hill, 70 Hartburn Grange. Cheviots- 81 The Lee. Swales- 69 Flexigraze. Texel Rams- 120 South Acton, 102 High Trewhitt, 100 Unthank. Suffolk rams- 100 High House.