Livestock prices, week ending September 6

ACKLINGTON

September 5

North East Livestock Sales sold 31 Prime Cattle, 15 Store Cattle and 2532 Sheep comprising 2037 Lambs and 495 Cast Ewes & Rams. Less stock forward on the week due to many customers busy with the harvest and a dip in the lamb trade nationwide.

Prime Cattle- Fewer forward again all types well sold.

Lim Hfrs- 249.5p, 217.5p Howick Scar, 236.5p Burnhouses. Lim Steers- 239.5p, 223.5p South Bellshill, 216.5p, 214.5p Ferney Beds. Angus Hfr- 215.5p East Coldside. Blonde Hfr- 211.5p Woodwell House. Angus Steer- 217.5p South Side. Charolais Steer- 213.5p Ferney Beds. Simmental Steer- 211.5p South Side. Top Prices: Lim Steers- 1633, 1457 South Bellshill, 1476 Ferney Beds. Angus Steer- 1631 South Side. Charolais Steers- 1368, 1362 Ferney Beds. Lim Hfrs- 1507 Howick Scar, 1438, 1223 Burnhouses. Angus Hfr- 1332 East Coldside. Angus Cows- 990 (139.5p), 802 (126.5p) Coltpark Farms. Lim Cows- 916 (140.5p), 893 (139.5p), 820 (131.5p) Elyhaugh.

Store Cattle- More required to meet demand. Limousin Steers- 1100, 1040, 985, 980 (two), 900 Hazon House. Simmental Steers- 1050, 980 Thrunton Lowfield. Angus Steers- 800 Hope House.

Lambs- Trade easier on the week in line with the national trend to average 172p/kg. Leaner and light sorts still harder to sell.

Half Bred- 94.50, 84.50 East Ditchburn, 92 Lemmington Hill Head. Suffolk- 93, 88, 85 Sharperton Edge, 89, 85 (two) South Bellshill, 86, 84 Tosson Tower, 84.50 Craster. Texels- 92.50 South Bellshill, 89 Sharperton Edge, 87.50, 86.50 Craster, 87.50, 85.50, 83 Follions, 86 Matfen Home Farms, 85, 84.50 Ferney Beds, 83.50 Halterburn, 83 Watch Currock, 82 Norwoods. Charolais- 86 Ferney Beds. Beltex- 84.50, 84 South Acton, 84 Preston Mains. Cheviot- 84 East Ditchburn.

Leading Prices/Kg: Beltex- 214p, 196p Glanton, 207p, 201p, 199p, Stanton Townhead, 200p Preston Mains. Texel- 199p, 195p Norwoods, 195p, 189p Glanton, 194p Forestburn Gate, 193p Crammond Hill, 193p North Bellshill, 191p, 188p Marshall Meadows, 191p Wingates Moor, 190p Follions, 186p Matfen Home Farms. Blue D’Maine- 196p, 187p Oakdene Grange.

Ewes- A mixed show to average £61. Texel- 101 Brinkburn Newhouses, 97 West Shaftoe, 87, 80, 79 Herds House, 83 Matfen Home Farms, 83, 80 Lone End, 81 Reenes House. Suffolk- 81, 77 Newham Hall, 80 Lone End, 79 Brinkburn Newhouses, 77 Herds House. Mules- 77, 67, 53 Reenes House, 65 Matfen Home Farms, 63 Coltpark Farms, 59, 57 Harehope, 53 (two) West Hills, 53 Newham Hall. Cheviot Ram- 81 Hedgley Farms. Half Bred- 65 (two), 63 West Moneylaws. Blackface- 53 Coltpark Farms.

wooler

September 4

At their weekly Primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,133 lambs and 192 ewes

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £85.50, £81.50 Lickar Moor, £84.50, £80 Kettleburn, £81.50, £80 Lilburn Estates, £80.50 Cresswell Farms, £80 Lorbottle and East Horton. Suff.x:- £83.50 Chesterhill, £80 Great Ryle, £79.50 Cresswell Farms. Suff.x:- £81 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Mule:- £80 Lilburn Estates. Oxf:- £76.50 East Fleetham. BFL:- £74 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Bel:- £74 Lilburn Estates, £73 Ladykirk.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 194.3p, 187.2p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 191p Bewick Folly, 189.2p, 182.1p Yetlington Lane, 187.2p Village Farm, 184.2p Ladykirk. Chv:- 175p Linbrig. Suff.x:- 173.8p Howtel.

Ewes. Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £91 Marigold , £87 Lickar Moor, £85 Springhill (Berwick). Tex.x:- £90 Springhill (Berwick), £77 Islay Hill. HB:- £71 Marigold. Chv:- £57 Linbrig. Mule:- £63 Lilburn Estates, £61 South Charlton and Ladykirk. Zwa:- £63 East Horton. BF:- £39 Reavley Greens.

Rams:- Suff:- £97 Great Ryle, £91 East Haugh Farm.