Acklington Mart, October 21

North East Livestock Sales sold 327 Store Cattle and 377 Store Lambs at their Autumn Show kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington Agriculture and The Simmental Cattle Society apply judged by J Vickers, South Rennington.

Show Results

Overall Champion – A Limousin steer sold for £1,300 from H Clark & Sons, Paxton Dene; 2nd prize steer - H Clark & Son, Paxton Dene sold for £1,280.

Prize heifer - Limousin Heifer from H Clark, Paxton Dene sold for £1,140; 2nd prize heifer - H Clark & Son Paxton Dene sold for £1230.

Prize simmental steer - J M Angus, Eglingham Moor sold for £1,220. 2nd prize simmental steer - J M Angus, Eglingham Moor sold for £1,200.

Older Cattle - sale highlight was a run of 27 Limousin cross cattle averaging £1,280 from Percy Farms.

Steers - Limousin Steers- 1460, 1410, 1400, 1380 (2), 1340 Percy Farms (Park Farm), 1300, 1280, 1260 (2) Paxton Dene. 1140 Eglingham Moor, 1040 (2) Lemmington Hill Head. Angus Steers- 1290, 1210 (2), 1200 Birchwood Hall. Charolais Steers- 1250, 1230 Sandylands, 1230, 1120 White House. Simmental Steers- 1220, 1200 Eglingham Moor, 1090 Whitton Glebe, 1000 Healycote.

Heifers - Limousin Hfrs- 1300, 1280, 1180, 1120 Park Farm, 1230, 1180, 1140 Paxton Dene, 1000 Stonecroft. Angus - 1260, 1040 South East, 1250, 1000 Hetton North, 1140 Birchwood Hall, 1020 White House.

Charolais - 1180 Hetton North, 1080 Redsteads, 1060 South East, 1040 White House. Brit Blue - 1020 Hauxley.

Calves - Lim Hfrs- 1200, 1080, 1060 Norwoods, 810 East Highridge, 790 Houndalee. Brit Blue Hfrs - 920, 890 Blackhalls. Charolais Hfrs- 900 Riplington, 830, 820 White House. Angus Steers- 980 Birchwood Hall, 960 Routin Lynn. Charolais Steers- 930 White House, 900 Riplington. Lim Steers- 880 East Highridge, 840 Houndalee. Lim Bulls- 940, 880 Whitton Glebe. Brit Blue Steers- 790 Hauxley.

Store lambs - Mainly smaller types forward yet all classes a strong trade. Texel- 69 North Rennington, 60 Causey Park, 59 Embleton Steads. Suffolk- 66.50 Causey Park, 59 Field House Cottage, 55 North Rennington. Cheviot- 56 Hawdon Grange, 53 Causey Park, 51 Field House Cottage. Blackface- 46, 42 Hawdon Grange.