Acklington Mart, September 25

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

North East Livestock Sales had forward and sold 53 prime cattle and 2817 sheep, comprising of 2,010 lambs and 807 ewes.

Cattle. A plainer show with flesh in short supply, meeting a similar trade on the week.

Lim x hfr £1447 South Bellshill, 1368 Blagdon Burn, 1234 Howick Scar, Lim x str 1376 Burnhouse, 1373, 1353 High Highlaws, 1346 South Bellshill, 1302 Make Me Rich. Lim x hfr 226.5p, 210.5p Blagdon Burn, 225.5p South Bellshill, 224.5p Howick Scar, 223.5p Oakdene, 213.5p Make Me Rich, Lim x str 221.5p, 213.5p High Highlaws, 211.5p Make Me Rich.

Cows. AA 886 (120.5p) East Highridge, Lim x 867, 862, 822 (118.5p x 2, 117.5p) Longlea, Gal 865 (125p) Puncherton, Fries 805 (109.5p) West Stobswood.

Lambs. More leaner and plainer sorts forward being harder to cash, flesh needed.

Suff x 84.50, 80, 79.50 East Trewick, 79 Sharperton Edge, Tex 81 South Lyham, 80 Cornhills, 78 Craster Heugh, South Bellshill, Beltex 80 Low Espley, Vend 78 South Lyham. Beltex 193p, 191p, 185p, 174p, 172p Stanton Town Head, 172p Low Espley, 171p High Learchild,

Hemelspeth, 170p Park Farm, Tex 173p Trewhitt Steads, Suff x 173p East Trewick.

Ewes. More ewes on show with less flesh available.

Tex 108 Brinkburn Newhouses, 100 Cramond Hill, 98 Park Farm, 94 East Newham, 92 Low Espley, 90 Trewhitt Steads, Suff x 104 Park Farm, 94 Brinkburn Newhouses, 93 South Lyham, 90 South Farm, Cha 84 Blagdon Burn, Chev 80, 70 Park Farm, Mule 72, 60 Homilton, 68 Trewhitt Steads, 60 South Lyham, BF 42 West Hills.