Livestock prices, w/e February 25

ACKLINGTON

February 24

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 100 cattle including 24 cows, 2139 sheep comprising 1518 hoggets and 621 ewes.

Cast Ewes- More lean and lighter sorts forward again. A very sharp trade, heavies in short supply.

Tex Rams- 150 Eland Hall 100 Rugley. Suff Rams- 146 Low Hall 131 Newham Hall. Leic Rams- 120 North Lyham. Vendeen Rams- 120 North Lyham. Chev Rams 120 Bowershield. Suff Ewes- 122 Rugley 110 (two) 106 South Clarewood 104 Stamford. Texels- 112 Berwick Hill 104 Watling 100 (two) West Hall, Craster. Mules- 96 Quarry House 94 South Clarewood 92, 90 Craster 91, 90 West Hall 91 Watling. BF- 89, 86 Quarry House 78 Beacon Hill 74. 50 Craster 70.50 Longwitton. Leic- 118, 100 Quarry House. HB- 114 North Lyham. Swales- 62 Blackhalls.

Hoggs- Another fast trade but a lot more lean and plain sheep forward. Numerous lots over 200p.

Tex- 101, 100.50 Newham Hall 96.50 Howick 94.80 Trewhitt Steads. Suffolk- 100 (two) 95 Doxford 96.50 (two ) 95.50 Hemscott Hill 93.50 Rugley. Beltex- 100 Annstead 97 Pasture House 96, 94 Bellion 96 east Ditchburn. Vendeen- 100, 97.70, 94 N Lyham. HBx- 97 Berry Hill 94 Dovecote. Charolais- 95, 93.80 Hipsburn.

Mules- 85.50 Low Hall. Texel-224p 219p Watling 214p 215p Trewhitt Steads 212p Clifton. Beltex- 220p Bellion 219p 215p Trewhitt Steads. 212p Berryhill 211p Pasture House.

B D’Maine- 211p New Shorestone. Charolais - 209p Tritlington, Wingates Wholme 208p 207p Howick Scar. Suff x - 209p Newham Hall 205p 204p MCP 203p Hipsburn.

Cattle- Bel Hfr - 177.5p Boulmer. Lim Hfrs- 175.5p 168.5p (two) Chibburn. Char Hfr- 167.5p Southfield. Sim Hfr - 167.5p Southside. Bel Str- 175.5p Proctor Steads 173.5p Annstead. Sim Str- 167.5p Stamford 166.5p Embleton Mill. Sim Strs- 173.5p 169.5p 168.5p Eslington 169.5p South Acton. Charx Bull - 172.5p S Acton. Sim Strs- 1183 Eslington 1142 S Acton. Char Strs- 1237 S Rennington. Bel Hfrs - 1065 Boulmer.

Cows- Bel Blue- 1032 (140.5p) Stamford. Simm- 944 (125.5p) Stamford 870 (113.5p) Blagdon Burn 867 (117.5p) Embleton Mill. Limousin- 933 (128.5p) Wingates Wholme 856 (118.5p) Stamford. Angus- 897, 782 (108.5p 104.5p) Berwick Hill.

February 28

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 111 store cattle and 50 store hoggs. A good show of cattle were keenly bid for.

Char blks 945 Birchwood Hall, 900 Hetton North, 840, 800 White House, Angus blks 890 Birchwood Hall, 850, 840 Newbarns, Lim blks 915, 885 Dene House, Sim blks 820 Birchwood Hall, 810, 790 Dene House, Lim x hfr 890 Hetton North, 800, 795 Dene House, Bel x hfr 855, 760 Dene House, Char hfrs 890 Hetton North.

Calves. Lim blks 990, 908, 900, 895 Norwoods, 700, 690, 680 (two) The Lee, Lim hfrs 660, 605, 575 The Lee, Parthanais hfrs 445 Hemelspeth.

WOOLER

February 23

AT their weekly Primestock Sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 595 Hoggs and 203 Ewes and Tups.

Hogg numbers again tight but fleshed, good types easy to cash. Poorer tail end types more difficult.

Leading Prices Per Head: Tex.x;- £99 South Ditchburn and East Fleetham, £94 Lowick Moorhouse, £92.50 Elwick, £91.50 (two) East Fleetham, £91 East Fleetham, £90.50 Elwick, £90 Brandon Whitehouse. Suff.x;- £99 Ladyflat, £98.20, £90.50 Castlelaw. Oxf;- £89 East Fleetham. Mule;- £87 Roddam (D.Donavon). Char;- £86 East Fleetham.

Leading Prices Per Kilo: Tex.x;- 208.8p West Longridge, 207.9p Todrig and West Moneylaws, 207.1p Shotton, 206.9p Ladykirk, 206.3p West Longridge, 205.3p East Fleetham, 203.6p West Longridge, 203.3p East Fleetham, 202.5p West Longridge, 202.2p East Fleetham. Char;- 201.3p Ladykirk. Suff.x;- 201.3p (two) Ladykirk, 200p West Moneylaws.

Ewes, another mixed show, all classes again very dear to clear easily.

Leading Prices per Head:- Suff.x;- £94 Elwick, £93 Newstead, £89.20 Branxton Moor, £87.50 Branxton Moor, £86.50 Lamberton, £85 Shotton. Tex.x;- £93 Elwick, £92 Newstead, £91.50 Shipley Smallburns, £89 The Loan, £88.50 Bellwood, £88 Branxton Moor. Chev.M;- £88 Bellwood. BFL;- £84 Greystonnes. HB;- £82 West Moneylaws. Mule;- £80.50 South Bellshill and Branxton Moor, £80 Campfield, £79 Elwick and South Bellshill, £78 Branxton Moor and Campfield. Chev;- £78 Reavley. Bel;- £80 The Loan. BF;- £67.50 Lamberton. RAMS: £92 Branxton Moor.