Acklington mart, April 10

Livestock prices at Acklington Mart.
Livestock prices at Acklington Mart.

North East Livestock Sales sold 66 prime cattle including, 1,665 sheep comprising 1,149 hoggs and 511 cast ewes and 5 lambs at their weekly sale.

Cattle- Quality fit cattle still good to cash. Out of speck cheaper.

Lim Hfrs- 244.5p, 218.5p Blagdon Burn, 239.5p Widdrington, 237.5p Eslington Park. Bel Blue Hfrs- 225.5p Chibburn, 214.5p 213.5p Elyhaugh. Lim Strs- 227.5p Widdrington, 217.5p Chibburn.

Lim Strs- 1443, 1382 Widdrington 1375 Eslington. Sal Strs- 1421 Causey Park. Char Strs- 1412 Warton. Lim Hfrs- 1451 Widdrington 1442 Blagdon Burn, 1435 Eslington.

Cows- Another sharp trade despite lack of flesh.

Bel Blue- 1185 (128.5p) West Hepple. Dorset Lambs- 106, 100 Fowberry.

Hoggs- A mixed show sold to average 199p and SQQ 210p.

Suffolk- 113, 108.50, 107 Berryhill, 109.50, 107 (2), 106.50, 105.50 Oak Grange, Lincoln. Texel- 109.50, 107.50 Hemscott Hill, 107.50 Corneyside, Snitter. Beltex- 108 (3) 106 Annstead, 105.50 Intake. Beltex- 251p, 241p, 240p, 237p Lumbylaw, 238p Howick Scar, 237p, 233p Grange Moor.

Texel- 240p, 230p Grange Moor 236p, 233p ,228p Low Burradon, 233p Corneyside, 229p Intake.

Cheviots- 228p Ferneybeds, 227p Southside.

Ewes- Fat a touch easier, lean sorts very dear. Overall £82.

Suffolk- 120 (2), 100 South Rennington, 116, 110 Mirlaw House, 110 Loan End 102 Springhill 100 Brinkburn. Texel- 114 Corneyside, 111 Matfen Home Farm, West Heddon, 110, 100 Fenham Hill, 110, 104 Brinkburn. HB- 108 South Acton 100 Low Hall, Shotton. Beltex- 114, 110 Annstead.

Mules- 90 Mirlaw House, 88 West Heddon, 86 North Shotton. BF- 74 Ferneybeds, 72 Low Grange.

Cheviot- 86 The Lee.