Acklington Mart Prime Sale, November 28

North East Livestock Sales sold 51 prime cattle, including 14 cows and 2,485 sheep comprising 1,932 lambs and 553 cast ewes at their weekly sale.

Cattle: A mixed show, dearer on the week.

Lim Hfrs - 262.5p, 244.5p, 234.5p, 227.5p, 224.5p High Highlaws, 242.5p Paxton Dene, 220.5p Woodwell House. Blonde Hfr - 232.5p Woodwell House. Lim Steers - 235.5p, 229.5p Eslington, 220.5p Fenham Hill. Lim Bulls - 225.5p, 219.5p, 214.5p Herds House, 201.5p Elyhaugh.Top prices: Lim Steers - 1587, 1582, 1500 Eslington. Lim Hfrs - 1464, 1347, 1308 High Highlaws, 1362 Paxton Dene. Lim Bull - 1251 Herds House.

Cows: Dearer on the week to average 121p/kg.

Lim Cows - 142.5p, 131.5p Whitton Glebe, 136.5p, 133.5p Glanton, 125.5p Abberwick. Angus - 134.5p Yetlington. Top prices: Angus- 966 Yetlington. Limousin- 945, 944 Glanton, 932 Whitton Glebe, 924 Stonecroft.

Lambs - A touch easier however top export types dearer. SQQ 177p/kg.

Beltex - 96 Howick Scar, 93, 92, 91, 87 Low Espley, 88 Hillcrest, 88, 87.50 (2), 86.50, 85 Park Farm, 87.50, 87 Watch Currock, 85.50 Herds House, 85 Colliery Farm. Texel - 91 South Bellshill, 88 Bankfoot, 88 Low Espley, 87.50 Chevington Moor, 85.50 Stonecroft, 85 (2) Middleton Mill, 85 Corneyside. Charolais - 89.50 Low Hall, 86 Howick Scar, 86 Pigdon (Morley), 86 Park Farm. Suffolk - 85.50 Newham Hall, 85 White House, 85 South Bellshill.

Leading prices/kg: Beltex - 230p, 215p, 207p Watch Currock, 228p, 227p, 214p Low Espley, 224p Colliery Farm, 219p Herds House, 211p, 203p High Learchild, 210p, 209p Hemelspeth, 203p Hillcrest. Texel- 211p Paxton Dene, 210p Bankfoot, 209p Stonecroft, 208p Chevington Moor, 208p Middle Cawledge Park, 202p Wooden, 200p South Acton. Charolais- 201p Low Hall, 200p Howick Scar, 200p Newton Red House.

Ewes: Overall average £55.

Suffolk Rams - 113 Blagdon Burn, 105 Brotherwick, 87 Edlingham Demesne. Texel Ewes - 91 West Grange, 90 Pigdon (Morley), 90 Middleton Mill, 85 Plainfield, 81 Watch Currock, 80 Chevington Moor. Suffolk - 91, 84 (2) Tosson Tower, 87 Chevington Moor, 81 Corneyside, 81 Low Espley. Half-Bred - 87, 81 Nesbit. Mule - 52 Low Hall, 50 Redsteads, 49 South Bellshill. Cheviot - 55, 51 Linbrig. Blackface - 43 Westhills, 41 Garrett Lee, 39 Birchwood Hall.