Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

May11

North East Livestock Sales sold 65 prime cattle including 15 cows and 947 sheep comprising 483 hoggs, 85 lambs and 379 cast ewes.

Cattle

Sale was topped with a Lim x str at 235.5p from Chibburn Farm bought by R Turnbull & Sons, Alnwick.

Lim strs 235.5p, 234.5p Chibburn, 224.5p, 218.5p Bilton, Lim hfrs 220.5p Bilton, Angus hfrs 219.5p Hemscott Hill, 218.5p, 215.5p Yetlington.

Char strs 1405 Ferneybeds, Lim strs 1400, 1382 Chibburn, 1385, 1375 Bilton, Char hfrs 1382 Hemscott Hill, Angus hfrs 1365 Hemscott Hill, 1310 Yetlington, Lim hfrs 1310 Eslington, 1305 Blagdon Burn.

Cows

Angus 1172, 1106 (147.5p, 133.5p) Twizell, 1093 (144.5p) Elilaw, Limousin 1141 (158.5p) Newton Greens, B Blue 1017 (138.5p) Chibburn, 920 (134.5p) Newton Greens, Aged Lim Bull 1415 (125.5p) Elyhaugh.

Lambs

A good quality show with weightier sorts easier to cash.

Beltex 118, 112, 105 Pigdon, 106.50 Grange Farm, Texels 113, 99 (two) Lilburn, 110 (two) Cornhill, 109 Preston Mains, 105, 101 Grange House, 105, 102 Pigdon, Char x 105, 100 Cornhill.

Texels 256p, 244p, 233p Cornhill, 235p Lilburn, Beltex 246p, 232p Grange House, 228p, 227p Pigdon, Char x 229p Cornhill.

Hoggs

Texels 103, 94.50 Dyke Head, 95 South Side, 93 Earsdon East, 91, 90 Intake, Beltex 95, 94, 93 Howick Scar, 93.50 Hemelspeth, Char 90 East Newham, Framhill, Suffolk 95 Banktop, 91 (two) Berryhill, 90 Wingates Wholme, Cheviots 90 Ferneybeds, Hemscott Hill, South Side, BF 89 Ferneybeds.

Beltex 221p, 198p Howick Scar, 213p Hemelspeth, Texels 211p Earsdon East, 208p East Newham, 200p Intake, Chev 197p Hemscott Hill.

Ewes

Again all classes good to sell. Sale overall average £77.30.

Texels 138 Juries House, 108 Intake, 107 Newham Hagg, 105 Grange moor, 102 Garden Cottage, 97 Intake, South Side, 95 Thrunton Red House, Beltex 109 West High House, 91, 90 Garden Cottage, 90 Dyke Head, South Broomford, Suffolk 98 Yetlington, Tuthill, 95 Banktop, HB 95, 94 South side, 94 Preston Mains, Mules 84 East Newham, 83, 80 Tuthill, 79 Juries House, Banktop.