Acklington Mart (Thursday, December 18)

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 58 prime cattle and 2,592 sheep, including 547 cast ewes.

Ewes

Ewes continue to be a superb trade achieving an overall average of £80.50.

Tex: 148, 130, 114 Thrunton; 112 Elsdon Burn (G Oliver); 109 Gallowmoor; 108 Percy Farms, East Trewick, Dovecote; 107 Fenham Hill; 104 Bankfoot. Suff-x: 120 Herds House; 110, 102 Elilaw; 104 Plainfield; 103 Hedley Wood; 100 Bygate. HB: 100 Brandon; 98, 88 Elilaw. Mule: 98 Bankfoot; 88 Plainfield; 86 Make Me Rich; 82 Bankfoot, Dovecote. Chev: 95, 90 East Ditchburn; 88, 82 Percy Farms; 84 Thompsons Walls. ROM: 95, 84, 80 White House Folly. BF: 76 Benridge Mill; 74 Hagdon Moor, 71 Linhope. Rams: 104 Bygate.

Lambs

Fleshed lambs another good trade, more lambs shown lacking flesh, slightly easier on the week.

Beltex: 110 Annsteads; 100, 97.50 Herds House. Tex: 104, 97 South Rennington; 102, 100 Newham Hall; 102, 98 Bygate; 98 Gallowmoor. Suff-x: 100, 99, 97 Percy Farms; 100 East Trewick; 99, 98.50, 98 Sharperton Edge; 98.50 Pasture House. Cont: 98.50 Burnhouse.

Beltex: 242p, 213p, 210p, 206p, 205p, 200p West High House; 239p, 210p Herds House; 224p, 223p, 211p, 206p Homilton; 211p, 207p, 200p Annsteads; 209p Percy Farms; 206p Colliery Farm. Tex: 216p, 205p Dyke Head; 205p South East; 202p, 200p Fenham Hill; 201p Loan End, Follions.

Cattle

Saler str: 1423 Fenham Hill. Char-x str: 1390 Causey Park. Lim-x str: 1348 Make Me Rich; 1343, 1324 Fenham Hill. Lim-x hfr: 1321 Proctor Steads; 1278, 1239 Blagdon Burn; 1268, 1242 Make Me Rich; 1252 Stamford. Char-x hfr: 1206. Lim bulls: 1298, 1168 Herds House.

Lim-x hfr: 234.5p, 222.5p, 214.5p, 211.5p Make Me Rich; 219.5p Proctor Steads; 215.5p Stamford; 214.5p, 211.5p Blagdon Burn; 213.5p Fenham Hill. Lim-x str: 209.5p Make Me Rich; 206.5p Fenham Hill; 204.5p Proctor Steads; 203.5p Causey Park. Lim bulls: 211.5p, 203.5p Herds House.

Cows

AA-x: 1029, 911 (123.5p, 122.5p) Shipley Hill; 1089 (123.5p) Stamford. Lim-x: 961 (127.5p) Howick Seahouses.