Acklington Mart, September 4

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 74 prime cattle including 20 cows and 3,734 sheep, comprising 3,043 lambs and 691 ewes.

Cattle. Cattle prove to be another buoyant trade.

Limx str £1449, £1428, £1340 Blagdon Burn, 1362 Startup, 1321, 1300 Tuthill, 1312 South East, Char x hfr 1328, 1322 Thrunton, Limx hfr 1258, 1209 Make Me Rich, 1215 Follions, SD bull 1130 Lumbylaw, Lim x bull 1126 Oakdene. Lim hfr 225.5p, 212.5p, 211.5p Make Me Rich, 215.5p East Coldside, 212.5p, 210.5p Moorhouse, AAx hfr 212.5p Oakdene, Lim x str 217.5p East Coldside, 216.5p Blagdon Burn, 215.5p, 210.5p Tuthill, 211.5p Startup, SD bull 196.5p Lumbylaw.

Cows. AA 946, 943, 871, 842 (139.5p, 127.5p, 127.5p) Birchwood Hall, 869 (117.5p) Thrunton, Sim x 906 (115.5p) Blagdon Burn, Lim x 878 (139.5p) Follions.

Lambs. Quality and flesh still good to sell, everything else hard work.

Tex 90.50, 84.50 Howick Scar, 81.50, 81, 80 Brinkburn Newhouses, 80.50 South Bellshill, 80 Make Me Rich, Beltex 80.50 Glanton, 80 High Learchild, Suff x 80 Craster Heugh. Beltex 195p High Learchild, 192p Hemelspeth, 189p, 182p Herds House, 185p, 181p Matfen Home Farm, 184p, 180p Glanton, 183p East House.

Ewes.Ewes remain a strong trade, all classes wanted.Tex 106, 96 Homilton, 102 Newham Hall, West Lane End, 97 Corneyside, 95 Weetslade, Suff x 93 Chevington Moor, 92 South Bellshill, Whittingham Grange, West Lane End, Alnham, 91 Homilton, BFL 78 Alnham, 76 Homilton, Mule 76 Whittingham Grange, 73 Black Heddon, Chev 71 Thompsons Walls, BF 49 Garrett Lee, 48 Alnham, 45 Belsay Barns, Texel ram 112 West Lane End.