Acklington Mart, August 7

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 67 prime cattle and 2,404 sheep, comprising 1,970 lambs and 434 cast ewes.

CATTLE

BB hfrs: 1430 South Bellshill. Char.x str: 1417 West Bolton. Lim str: 1383, 1364 Widdrington, 1344 Make Me Rich. Sim.x str: 1306 Brotherwick. BB str: 1302 Brotherwick. Lim str: 1295 Eslington Park, 1270 Make Me Rich. AA.x hfr: 1271 Tuthill. Lim bulls: 1257 Herds House. SD bulls: 1221 Lumbylaw. BB hfr: 228.5p South Bellshill. AA.x hfr: 225.5p Tuthill. Lim hfr: 224.5p Make Me Rich, 219.5p Eslington Park, 213.5p Boulmer Hall. Char hfr: 214.5p Warton, 211.5p Tuthill. Lim str: 208.5p Eslington Park, 206.5p Widdrington. Lim bulls: 193.5p, 192.5p Herds House.

COWS

Char: 1039 (157.5p) Thrunton. Lim: 1030 (143.5p) Widdrington. Angus: 957 (131.5p) East Ditchburn, 968 (128.5p) Percy Farms.

LAMBS – A few more lean lambs but a sharp trade. Averages £75.50 (171p) SQQ 174p.

Tex: 92.50 South Bellshill, 90.50 East Link Hall, 89, 88 Brinkburn Newhouses, 88.50 Teviotdale, 88 Sandylands. Bel: 89.50 Pigdon, 89.50, 87 Corneyside, 88.50, 88 Annsteads. Suff.x: 89 East Trewick. Chev: 89, 88.50 East Ditchburn. Bel: 215p, 204p, 201p Annsteads, 202p Little Swinburne, 201p Watch Hill. Tex: 200p Herds House, 192p Stanton Hill Head, 197p Hemelspeth.

CAST EWES – Slightly dearer on the week.

Tex: 107 Thrunton, 90 Low Espley, Brinkburn Newhouses, Clarabad Mill, 87 Rugley, Chev 96 Glanton, 80 North Swinhoe. Suff.x: 90 Herds House, 88 Chevington Moor, 85 Low Espley, Vend: 90, 82 North Lyham. BDM: 81 Newham Hagg. Mule: 78 Alnham, 74 Clarabad Mill, 73 South Farm. BF: 58 Alnham, 57 West Hills.