Acklington Mart, November 14

North East Livestock Sales sold 82 Prime Cattle including 16 Cows & 3,547 sheep comprising 2,230 lambs & 1,317 cast ewes at their weekly sale.

Cattle- All classes again sold very well.

Lim Hfrs- 258.5p, 235.5p, 234.5p High Highlaws, 251.5p, 244.5p The Brocks, 235.5p Boulmer Hall, 233.5p Paxton Dene, 233.5p, 221.5p Nesbit, 228.5p Oakdene, 225.5p South Bellshill, 224.5p West Hall. Angus Hfr- 227.5p Boulmer Hall. Lim Steers- 240.5p, 219.5p Paxton Dene, 217.5p West Hall, 215.5p Proctor Steads, 215.5p East Coldside. Lim Bull- 204.5p Elyhaugh.

Top Prices: Lim Hfrs- 1578, 1452 Boulmer Hall, 1522, 1426 Nesbit, 1519 The Brocks, 1472 West Hall. Angus Hfr- 1456 Boulmer Hall. Lim Steers- 1570 West Hall, 1542 Proctor Steads, 1504 Berwick Hill, 1453, 1452 Paxton Dene, 1422 East Coldside. Hereford Steers- 1527 Creswell Farms.

Lim Bulls- 1334 Annsteads, 1202 Elyhaugh. Lim Cow- 1172 (138.5p) Widdrington. Sim Cow- 966 (128.5p) Herds House. Blue Cow- 946 (123.5p) Proctor Steads.

Lambs- A similar trade to average 181.6p/kg SQQ.

Beltex- 92, 90, 89 Glanton, 92, 89.50 Matfen Home Farms, 90, 88, 85 Ewesley, 88, 87.50 Herds House, 85 West High House. Texel- 90 Howick Scar, 89, 87.50 South Bellshill, 89 Howick Estates, 88.50 Matfen Home Farms, 86.50 Wingates Moor, 85 Newham Hall, 85 Airey Hill. Suffolk- 88 Widdrington, 87, 85.50 South Bellshill, 86.50 Birchwood Hall, 86 Duddo Hill, 85 East Coldside. Charolais- 88 Sunnyside, 87 Craigshouse, 85 (2) Burnhouses, 85 East Coldside. Half Bred- 86.50, 85 White House, 86.50, 85.50 South Acton.

Leading Prices/Kg: Beltex- 242p, 228p, 219p Glanton, 226.5p, 219p Herds House, 225.5p, 220.5p Ewesley, 224.5p, 213p Matfen Home Farms. Dutch Texel- 222p, 207p, 203p (2) West High House. Texel- 216p Wingates Moor, 211p, 209p Glanton, 211p, 205p Matfen Home Farms, 205p Shaw House. Charolais- 205p Whitton Glebe, 202p Ewesley, 200p Shaw House.

Ewes- Big heavy ewes still good to sell, Mules & Hill types harder to sell. Overall average £50.

Texel Rams- 117 White House Folly, 103 Thrunton. Texel- 107, 95 Annsteads, 97, 93 Rugley, 95, 93 (2) Cornhills, 93 Felton Demesne, 87 South Acton, 87 Houndalee, 86 Milbourne Town Farm, 85 Benridge Mill. Beltex- 100, 89 Annsteads, 97 Thunton, 87 South Acton, 83 Shaw House. Suffolk- 87 Rugley, 85 Thrunton Red House, 81 Bygate, 81, 77 Widdrington, 79 (2) Linhope, 77 (2) Chester Hill. Half Bred- 64 West Bolton, 63 Widdrington. Cheviot- 61 Ingram, 59 (3) Warton. Mule- 55 Whittle, 53 Annsteads. Blackface- 45 Newbiggen, 40 Ingram, 40 Benridge Mill.