Acklington Mart, October 23

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 39 prime cattle and 2,478 sheep comprising 1,798 lambs and 680 ewes.

Cattle. Harder to find due to six-day standstill. A similar trade on the week.

Lim strs 1423, 1372, 1346, 1278, 1235 South East, BB x str 1252 Brotherwick, Lim x hfrs 1400, 1307 West Hall, 1318 South Bellshill, 1302, 1282, 1265 Nesbit, Lim x bulls 1410, 1196 Elyhaugh.

Lim x hfrs 217.5p South Bellshill, 215.5p, 209.5p (2), 207.5p West Hall, 213.5p Nesbit, AA x hfr 211.5p Warton, Lim x str 207.5, 206.5p, 205.5p South East, Lim bulls 197.5p Elyhaugh.

Cows. AA x 959, 939, 874, 866, 808 (119.5p, 118.5p, 115.5p, 114.5p (2)) Alnham, S Horn 948 (119.5p) Warton.

Lambs. Fewer about and a sharper trade. Overall £72.60, Average 160p, SQQ 168p.

Beltex 93, 82 Low Espley, 86.50, 83 Howick Scar, Tex 88 Intake, 87.50 South Bellshill, 86, 83 Thrunton, 85 Redsteads, 84, 83.50, 82.50 Wingates Moor, 83, 82 South Carter Moor, 82.50 Norwoods, 82 Park Farm.

Beltex 216p, 211p Low Espley, 206p, 193p South Broomford, 200p Stanton Town Head, 198p, 193p Herds House, 197p Howick Scar, 193p East Thirston, Tex Wingates Moor, Chev x 193p Cramond Hill.

Ewes. A large show with similar returns achieved.

Suff x 115, 104 Chester Hill, 90 Thrunton, Newton Barns, Tex 109, 90 Newton Barns, 107 Lilburn, 91 Burnhouse, Beltex 84 Low Espley, HB 72 Warton, 67, 65 Elilaw, Mule 67 Brotherwick, 61 Bothal Barns, Bygate, Chev 58 Hawdon Grange, Swale 49 Low Bleakhope, BF 40 Puncherton, Tex rams 100, 80 Yetlington, Beltex 90, 80 East Thirston, Suff 80 Low Espley.