Acklington Mart, October 10

North East Livestock Sales sold 67 Prime Cattle including 25 Cast Cows and 3753 Sheep comprising 2273 Lambs and 1480 Ewes.

Cattle- Quality types in short supply, trade slightly easier on the week.

Lim Hfrs-235.5p, 223.5p, 221.5p Herds House. Charolais Hfrs- 226.5p (two) Thrunton, 224.5p, 217p Warton. Simmental Steers- 229.5p Causey Park. Lim Steers- 223.5p (two), 221.5p Blagdon Burn, 223.5p Ferney Beds, 215.5p Causey Park. Lim Bull- 193.5p Elyhaugh.

Top Prices: Lim Steers- 1542, 1447 Blagdon Burn, 1448 Burnhouses, 1437, 1405 Berwick Hill. Charolais Hfrs- 1386, 1205 Thrunton, 1236 East Coldside. Angus Hfr- 1280 East Coldside. Char Bull- 1351 Thrunton. Lim Cows- 1172 Follions, 1062 (131.5p) Preston Mains, 144.5p, 139.5p Abberwick, 133.5p White House Folly.

Lambs- A good show meeting a sharper trade, all classes dearer on the week to average 177p/kg.

Texel- 95.50, 86.50 Make Me Rich, 94.50, 89.50 Corneyside, 91 Newham Hagg, 90 South Bellshill, 90 South Side, 90 North Rennington, 89, 87.50 (two), 87 South Carter Moor, 87 Rosebrough, 87 St Margarets, 86.50 Wingates Moor. Suffolk- 94 Low Espley, 93 Thrunton Red House, 91 Sharperton Egde, 89, 86 South Bellshill, 87.50 North Rennington, 87 Longlea, 86.50, 86 Make Me Rich. Half Bred- 94, 89 Warton, 87.50 Elilaw. Beltex- 91 (two), 89, 86 Low Espley, 88, 86 Bothal Barns. Charolias- 88 Low Trewhitt, 86.50 Woodwell House, 86 (two) East Coldside.

Leading Prices/Kg: Texel- 215p, 213p, 210p, 201p Wingates Moor, 213p Corneyside, 209p East Link Hall, 209p, 200p Matfen Home Farms, 205p East Thirston, 203p South Side, 203p Colliery Farm, 202p Rosebrough, 202p St Margarets, 200p Norwoods, 199p South Carter Moor, 198p East Newham, 198p Low Espley, 198p Newton Red House, 197p Stanton Townhead. Beltex- 214p, 210p Herds House, 214p, 213p, 209p Matfen Home Farms, 211p, 203p Stanton Townhead, 210p Glanton, 207p, 202p Low Espley. Charolais- 196p High Learchild, 196p Rayheugh.

Ewes- A great increase in numbers forward, all classes less money.

Suffolk Ram- 100 Low Espley. Texel Rams- 73 Thistleyhaugh, 71 Newham Hagg, 70 Rosebrough. Texel Ewes- 97 Rosebrough, 93 West Stobswood, 85 Embleton Steads, 83 South Carter Moor, 81 Boathal Barns, 80 Newham Hagg, 79 Brinkheugh, 77 Make Me Rich, 77 Corneyside, 77 Milbourne High House, 77 Thrunton Red House. Suffolk- 83 Bolton P.O, 75 Sharperton Edge, 75 Linden Hill Head, 73 Haugh Head, 71 Lemmington Hill Head. Half Bred- 81 Warton, 75, 67, 65 West Bolton. Mule- 57 Chibburn, 55 Brinkheugh, 55 Bolam West House, 53 Make Me Rich, 53 Linden Hill Head, 53 Low Trewhitt, 51 Houndalee, 51 Milbourne High House. Cheviot- 46 Thompson Walls. Blackface- 41 Great Whittington, 37, 35 Coltpark Farms, 33 Birtley Shields.