Livestock prices, week ending November 4

ACKLINGTON

November 3

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 111 cattle including 40 cows, 3879 sheep comprising 2702 lambs and 1177 cast ewes.

Cows- Average 1027 (140.7p)

Angus- 1376, 1155 (144.5p (two) South Lyham 1257, 1125 (147.5p 146.5p) Yetlington 1085, 1013 (153.5p 152.5p) Birchwood. Limousin- 1322, 1180, 1013 (149.5p (two) 147.5p) Longlea 1097 Bilton. Bel Blue- 1202, 1100, 1068 (149.5p 142.5p) Low Town 1104 (144.5p) Ferneybeds. Simmental- 1176 1087 (150.5p) Old Felton 1030 Hazon. Stabiliser- 1156 South Lyham. Devon- 1106 Chollerton. Aged Bull- 1344 (141.5p) Hauxley.

Cattle- Lim Hfrs- 224.5p 221.5p 211.5p 209.5p High Highlaws 209.5p 208.5p Blagdon Burn. Char Hfrs- 209.5p 206.5p Low Hall. Lim Strs- 219.5p High Highlaws 212.5p 203.5p Chevington Moor.

Lim Bulls- 215.5p 213.5p 210.5p Chevington Moor 204.5p 201.5p Widdrington. Lim Bulls- 1430, 1405 Bilton 1364, 1341, 1319 Chevington Moor 1346, 1326, 1302 Widdrington. Char Strs- 1369, 1333 Ferneybeds. Lim Strs- 1361 High Highlaws 1322 Chevington Moor. Lim Hfrs- 1289, 1249 (two) High Highlaws. Char Hfrs- 1228 Low Hall 1210 East Coldside.

Lambs- Handy weights short of buyers’ requirements.

Beltex- 210p Hemelspeth, Nesbit 204p 201p Herds House 200p 196.5p 195p (two) Low Espley 198p Howick Scar, South Acton. Texel- 200p Lorbottle West 199p The Follions, Newham Hagg.

Charolais- 199p Forestburn Gate 195p High Learchild. HBx- 195p Nesbit. Charolais- 87, 86.50 85.50 Burnhouses 86, 85 Beal Bank 84 Sunniside. Texel- 86.50 (two) South Bellshill 86.50, 84 Chevington Moor 85.50 Low Town, 84 South Carter Moor 83.50 Follions. Beltex- 84.50 83.50 Herds House 84 Nesbit, Bockenfield, East Ditchburn, South Acton. Suffolk- 85.50 Nesbit, 84.50, 83.50 South Bellshill 84 Banktop, Sharperton Edge. Mule- 76, 72 Craster 76 Duddo Hill 73 Birtleyshield.

Cast Ewes- More light and hill ewes forward. A similar trade on the week.

Suffolk- 134, 118 Widdrington 110 Low Hall 99 Brinkheugh. Texel- 116 Gallowshill 115, 114 Pasture House 109 Watch Currock 108 West Grange.

Charolais- 103 Newton Red House 101 Town Farm. Watch Currock 99 West Grange. HB- 108 Town Farm 100 Widdrington. Vendeen- 99 South Lyham. BF- 70 High Fare 69 Rayheugh, Craigs House 68 Alnham 67 Gallowshill. Swale- 67 Low Leam. Mules- 83 Burnhouses 80 Witton Glebe, Low Hall.

November 7

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 183 store cattle and suckled calves also 275 breeding sheep on behalf of P G Henzell & Son, Elyhaugh.

Lleyn gimmers 120, 119, 1 crop 105, 97, 2 crop 105, 96, 3 crop 82.

Store Cattle. All classes easily maintained recent high rates.

Lim strs 1140, 1090, 1050 Park Farm, 1130, 1100 North Rennington, 1100 Corneyside, Sim strs 1090, 980, 940 Low Trewhitt, 1030, 1020 North Rennington, Char 1090, 1080, 950 Hetton North, B Blue 1080, 1000 North Rennington, 920 Sandylands, Angus strs 910 Middle Coldcoats, 900 Birchwood Hall, B Blue hfrs 1040, 1010, 960 South Acton, Lim hfrs 1090, 960 Park Farm, 970 Hope House, 920 Falloden, Sim hfrs 860 Low Trewhitt, 740 Rayheugh.

Calves. Parth strs 990, 900 North Lyham, 940 Hemelspeth, Sim strs 900, 860, 850 North Lyham, Angus strs 870, 840 Birchwood Hall, Lim strs 800 South Lodge, Char hfrs 840, 820 Thornham Hill, Parth hfrs 820, 810, 710 North Lyham, Sim hfrs 710 North Lyham, Lim hfrs 680, 670 Trewhitt Steads.

WOOLER

November 2

AT their weekly Primestock Sale John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 1085 Lambs and 479 Ewes.

Lamb numbers similar but trade remained similar with heavy weights east to sell, along with Inspec types.

Leading prices per head: Tex.x;- £90, £89 Lickar Moor, £87.50 The Stables, £86 Lowick Moorhouse, £85 Rodham Estates and Ladykirk, £84.50 Shipley Smallburns, £83.50 Lickar Moor, £83 Newstead,£81.50 Butterknowes, £80.50 The Stables, £80 Lickar Moor and South Charlton, Suff.x;- £81.50 Lickar Moor, £81 Bowmont Hill, £80.50 Great Rule.

Leading prices per kg; Tex;- 191.5 Mindrum Farming Co., 187.8 Roddam Estates, 186.5 Lorbottle, 185.5 Linbrig, 184.6 Yetlington Lane, 184.2 Conundrum, 183.8 Ladykirk and Woodhall, Harbottle. 183.3 Butterknowes, 182.9 Lorbottle, 181.4 South Bellshill and Roddam Estates, 180.2 Shipley Smallburns, Bel.x;- 189.7 Hillcrest Livestock.

Ewes again a good show with all classes in keen demand.

Leading prices head: Suff;- £120 Ladyflat, Char;- £120 Ladyflat, BFL;- £108 Glennel, £106.50 Branton Eastside (T Elliot), Tex;- £105 The Fleurs, £95 The Fleurs, £93 Yetlington Lane, £91.50, The Hagg and Lorbottle, Suff.x;- £98 The Fleurs, £92 Bowmont Hill, £90.50 Branton Eastside.

Mule;- £77.50 Howtel, £76 Branton Eastside & Greystonnes, £75 Brockley Hall, £73 Ladykirk, BF;- £70 West Longridge and Ladykirk, Tex Ram;- £109 The Hagg, BFL;- £99 The Hagg.