Livestock prices, w/e April 29

ACKLINGTON

April 26

NORTH East Livestock Sales show and sale of 465 store cattle and calves sponsored by Dennis Common and judged by W Nesbit, Ancroft.

A good show of cattle sold above vendors expectations, mainly younger sorts forward.

Champion steer 1010 C Mellor, Annsteads, first Char str 1070 C Mellor, Annsteads, first Cont str 965 J G Watson and Son, Church Farm, first Lim hfr 875 C Mellor, Annsteads, frist Char hfr 980 C Mellor, Annsteads.

Cattle. Angus strs 1010, 925 Carr House, 980, 935, 930 Angerton Broom House, 930 Hetton North, 870, 850 Birchwood Hall, 840 Morwick Road, Lim strs 1050, 965 Church Farm, 980, 965, 960 Angerton Broom House, Char strs 970, 930 Church Farm, Sim strs 930, 885 Low Horton, Blonde strs 880 Shaw House, SHH strs 870 Rayheugh, Lim hfrs 935, 900 Low Horton, 800 Hill Head, Char x hfrs 800 Church Farm, Sim hfrs 790 Hazon House, Angus hfrs 775, 765, 750 Alnham, 700 Carr House.

Calves. Char strs 990, 900 Annsteads, 905, 855, 830 Colt Park, 760 Old Felton, Lim strs 950, 940, 910 Annsteads, 910, 900 Church Farm, 895, 850 Norwoods, Bel strs 920, 910 Annsteads, 850 Low Town, Devon strs 820, 750 (two) Chollerton, Blonde strs 740, 685 Eastwood, 695 East Highridge, Char hfrs 780 Annsteads, 730 (two), 725, 720 Redsteads, 710, 690 Old Felton, 700 west Stobswood, 680 Alnham, Lim hfrs 855, 820 Annsteads, 765, 755 Norwoods, Bel hfrs 815 Annsteads, 750 Low Town, 740 West Stobswood, Sim hfr 765, 700 Crookdene, 635 South Barlow, Blonde hfrs 710, 700 Shaw House, 575 Barley Cottage, Young bulls 740 West Hepple, 650 Hill Head, Angus stirks 690, 670, 630 Rayheugh, Angus hfr stirks 560, 500 Rayheugh.

April 28

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 80 cattle including 17 cows and 1183 sheep comprising 794 hoggs, seven lambs and 382 cast ewes. Despite bank holidays a decent show of stock forward.

Cast Ewes. Suffolk 158 East Dalton, 156 Redsteads, 152 Felton Demesne, 150 (two) Elilaw, Texels 156 Pasture Hill, 148 TT Walker, 145 Wallish Walls, 142, 130 Watch Hill, Half Breds 150, 125 Elilaw, 126 South Acton, Charolais 139 Lemmington Hill Head, 130 Braeside, Mules 130 Redsteads, 125 Pasture Hill, 118, 112 Glebe Farm, 114 Hartlaw, 113 Watch Hill, BFace 87, 77 Benridge Mill, 81 North End, 77 Duddo Hill, Suffolk rams 150 Felton Demesne, South Rennington, Texel rams 148, 125 East Dalton.

Hoggets. Texel 140, 126.50 Dyke Head, 133 Buston, 125 Rugley, Beltex 138 Birchwood Hall, 123 Woodwell, Suffolk 130 Hemscott Hill, 128, 127 South Rennington, 126.50, 120 Watch Hill, Char 118 Houndalee, Intake, Woodwell, Mules 117.50 Eglingham Moor, Texel 272p, 265p, 264p Dyke Head, 267p Intake, 263p Norwoods, 260p Buston, St Margarets, Beltex 281p, 280p, 277p Birchwood Hall, Chev 277p, 268p, 260p Birchwood Hall, 266p, 264P South Side, Suffolk 260p, 256p South Side, 259p Rugley 256p Rugley, Char 258p Houndalee, 257p Woodwell, HB x 257p South Side.

Lambs. Suffolk 125, 120 Felton Demesne, Beltex 370p Hemelspeth.

Cattle. Lim strs 189.5p Chibburn, Sim str 177.5p East Coldside, Lim hfrs 186.5p Blagdon Burn, 179.5p, 178.5p, 177.5p Widdrington, Lim strs 1235 East Coldside, 1202 Chibburn, Lim hfrs 1124 Widdrington.

Cows. Bel Blue 1053 (141.5p) Herds House, Sim 1028 (138.5p) Dyke Head, 997 (138.5p) East Moor, Lim 999, 965 (133.5p, 131.5p) Widdrington, Here 937 (136.5p) Herds House, Char bull 1462 East Ditchburn.