Acklington Mart, March 5

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

North East Livestock Sales sold 73 cattle including 18 cows and 937 sheep comprising 587 hoggs and 350 cast ewes.

Hoggs. Strong, fleshed hoggs in short supply but meeting another good trade. Plenty leaner kinds shown.

Tex 109.50 Berryhill, 106, 102 St Margarets, 106 Low Espley, Elsdon Burn, 101.50, 100 Newham Hagg, Suff x 108.50, 104, 103, 101.50 Doxford, 107 (2), 106.50, 106, 105 Brandon, Beltex 107.50, 105 (2), 100 Matfen Home Farm.

Beltex 239p, 221p, 211p, 207p, 205p, 201p, 200p Matfen Home Farm, 218p, 207p, 205p High Trewhitt, Texel 200p Howick Scar, South Bradford.

Ewes. Similar trade to recent high rates.

Texel 144, 140, 130 Delight Farm Cottage, 120 Cook & Barker Inn, 110 Causey Burn, HB 140 Berryhill, Suff x 138 Bygate, 120 East Thirston, 120, 118 South Ryle, 118 Garrett Lee, 100 West Lands, Cook & Barker Inn, Mule 130 Berryhill, 106 Garrett Lee, 95 South Ryle, 90 Bygate, Beltex 126, 104 Low Espley, 106 East Thirston, BFL 114, 104 Low Espley, Chev 98 Berryhill, 90 East Thirston, BF 96 Blue Burn, 90 Garrett Lee, Swale 72 Donkin Rigg.

Cattle. Lim strs 1526, 1495, 1485, 1442 Stamford, 1460, 1411 Chibburn, Lim hfrs 1383, 1291 Elyhaugh, 1290 Chibburn, 1280 High Highlaws. Lim hfrs 226.5p, 219.5p Elyhaugh, 225.5p, 222.5p, 217.5p High Highlaws, Lim strs 214.5p Chibburn, 211.5p Causey Park, Lim bulls 212.5p Ulgham.

Cows. Limousin 944 (124.5p) Chibburn, 900 (122.5p) White House, Angus 903 (139.5p) Glanton, Simmental 872 (125.5p) Tritlington.