Acklington Mart, Spetember 18

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 72 prime cattle and 2,844 sheep, comprising 2,220 lambs and 624 ewes.

Cattle. Averaged 204p – a good show of cattle with all classes sharper again.

Lim str 1529, 1452 High Highlaws, 1438, 1402 South Acton, AA x str 1432 Eslington Park, Char x hfr1355, 1351 Thrunton, 1334, 1328, 1327, 1325 Tuthill, Lim hfr 1325, 1312 High Highlaws.

Lim hfr 244.5p Herds House, 237.5p, 233.5p High Highlaws, 221.5p, 214.5p Blagdon Burn, 214.5p Woodwell, Corneyside, Char x hfr 214.5p (2) Thrunton, Lim strs 237.5p, 225.5p High Highlaws, 218.5pElyhaugh, 211.5p Corneyside.

Cows. A great Lim x topped at £1379 (161.5p) Juries House, AA x 887, 848, 744 (127.5p, 121.5p, 120.5p) Birchwood Hall, Saler 819 (120.5p) Birchwood Hall, Hols 760 (97.5p) Morwick.

Lambs. Increased numbers on show with returns in keeping with national trends.

Beltex 89 Chevington Moor, 86, 85, 83.50, 83 Annstead, 86, 81, 80.50, 80 Howick Scar, 81 Corneyside, Herds House, 80 Glanton, Tex 81 South Bellshill.

Beltex 193p, 176p, 173p, 172p Annstead, 182p Chevington Moor, 181p Whittle, 171p Trewhitt Steads, 170p East Thirston.

Ewes. A large show of mainly feeding ewes achieving similar returns.Tex 106, 98, 95 Pasture Hill, 100 Linden Hill Head, 96 Yetlington, 95 Chevington Moor, Clarabad Mill, Causey Park, Suff x 98, 96 Low Steads, 92 Whittle, Herds House, 91 Howick Ests, 90 Glororum, Chev 86, 80 Herds House, Mule 78 Pasture Hill, 75 Longlea, BF 52 Edlingham Demesne.