Northumberland Livestock

ACKLINGTON

October 29

North East Livestock Sales sold 55 prime cattle including 17 cows and 2208 sheep comprising 1528 lambs and 680 cast ewes.

Cattle

Quality butcher types dearer, plainer sorts a bit less.

Lim hfrs 244.5p Widdrington, 242.5p, 229.5p Blagdon Burn, Blue hfr 235.5p Herds House, Char hfrs 221.5p Widdrington, 215.5p Burnhouse, Lim strs 247.5p, 227.5p, 211.5p South Acton, 229.5p, 225.5p Elyhaugh, 219.5p Burnhouse.

Lim strs 1624, 1547, 1485 South Acton, 1462, 1414 Elyhaugh, 1405 West Hall.

Cows

Angus cows 925, 900, 894 (119.5p, 117.5p, 116.5p) East Bolton, Fries Cow 826 West Stobswood.

Lambs

Fewer lambs forward resulting in a sharper trade. SQQ 151p, heavies 136p.

Texels 75.50, 74.50, 73.50 Chevington Moor, 72, 70 Whittle, 71.50 Thrunton, Loan End, 71 Norwoods, Windyside, Beltex 74.50, 72.50, 70 Matfen, 74 Pigdon, 73, 71.50, 71 Chevington Moor, 73, 71.50 Herds House, 70 Craster, Suffolk 74, 72.50, 70 South Bellshill, 73, 70.50 Broom Hall, 71.50, 70.50 Berwick Hill, Cheviot 71 East Ditchburn, Char x 71 Howick Scar, 70.50 Wall Houses, HB 70 South Side, Mules 65 Broom Hall.

Beltex 186p, 173p, 171p Matfen, 183p, 174p Herds House, 182p Hemelspeth, 171p Chevington Moor, Texel 169p Windyside, 167p Whittle, 167p, 165p Chevington Moor, 166p Loanend, 165p South Side, Norwoods.

Ewes

A touch better again with more hill ewes forward.

Suffolk Ram 116 Thrunton, Texel Rams 110 Thrunton, 104 Follions, Leic Ram 90 Garrett Lee, BF Ram 81 Low Hall, 74 Garrett Lee. Texel ewes 100 Thrunton, 95, 86 Chevington Moor, 88 Craster, Warton, 86, 80 South East, 83 Whittle, Suffolk 89 Whittle, Broom Hall, 88 Craster, 81 Chester Hill, 82, 80 East Ditchburn, Char 80 Middle Duddo, Mules 64 Whittle, 61 Middle Duddo, 60 East Ditchburn, Woolaw, East Link Hall, Boom Hall, South East, BF 64, 48 Broom Hall, 60, 49, 48 Newbiggen, 54 Garrett Lee.

November 2

North East Livestock Sales sold 71 store cattle and 403 store lambs.

Cattle

Limousin steers 1145, 1040 Stonecroft, Blue steers 1115 Stonecroft, Angus steers 1110, 1060 Birchwood, Charolais steers 1035 Sandylands, Charolais heifers 1145 Sandylands, Limousin heifers 975, 940 Hazon House, Angus heifers 970 Birchwood, 930, 800 Meddle Coldcotes.

Calves

Limousin steers 1000, 900 North Lyham, 780 East Highridge, Angus steers 1015, 1000, 960 Birchwood, 660 Rayheugh, Short Horn steers 660 Rayheugh, Limousin heifers 835, 750 North Lyham.

Store Lambs

Again mainly all long keep sorts shown.

Suffolks 57, 50.50 Whitelee, 52.50, 51.50 Charlton Hall, 52 North Rennington, Texels 53 North Rennington, Bagraw, 52.50, 51.50 Charlton Hall, Mules 50, 45 Bagraw, Black Face 42.50 Shirlawhope.