Acklington Mart, October 2

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 62 prime cattle including 20 cows and 2,971 sheep, comprising 2,044 lambs and 927 ewes.

Cattle. More butchers cattle needed to meet demand.

Lim x str £1473 Howick Scar, 1363 Proctor Steads, 1355 Make Me Rich, Lim x hfr 1420 Proctor Steads, 1380 South Bellshill, 1366 Elyhaugh, 1334 Blagdon Burn, Char x hfr 1359, 1352 Thrunton. Lim x hfr 225.5p, 221.5p Blagdon Burn, 214.5p, 211.5p Elyhaugh, 212.5p Make Me Rich, 210.5p South Bellshill, Char x hfr 219.5p Thrunton, Lim x str 211.5p Burnhouse, 207.5p, 201.5p Howick Scar.

Cows. AA x £961 (114.5p) West Lane End, 926, 896, 837 (125.5p, 124.5p, 122.5p) Alnham, Lim x 931 (123.5p) Whitton Glebe, 888, 833, 816 (124.5p x 2, 120.5p) Make Me Rich, BB x 898, 896 (136.5p, 115.5p) Trewhitt Steads.

Aged Bulls. Lim x 1092 (111.5p) Make Me Rich, AA 969 (107.5p) Whitton Shield.

Lambs. Flesh good to sell, lots of leaner ones still appearing.

Suff x 85 East Trewick, Tex 84.50 South Bellshill, 84 Follions, 81.50 West Ridge, 81 South Carter Moor, Vend 84 South Lyham, Beltex 83.50, 82, 81 Annsteads.Beltex 181p, 178p, 176p Annsteads, 179p, 176p Stanton Town Head, 179p Low Espley, 177p Little Swinburne, Tex 176p South Bellshill, 175p Follions.

Ewes. Increased numbers with a large show of hill ewes.

Suff x 100 South Carter Moor, 95 Gallowmoor, 90 South Bellshill, 84 West Lane End, Tex 90, 82 Wingates Moor, 86 East Trewick, Beltex 80 Hemelspeth, BFL 75 Alnham, 70 Blackhalls, Llyn 74 Thistleyhaugh, Chev 74 South Broomford, Mule 72 East Newham, 66, 62 Haredene, 61 Stamford, Blackhalls, BF 57, 48 Shieldykes, 50 South Broomford, Swale 44, 43 Blackhalls, 42 Sweethope.