Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

September 10

North East Livestock Sales sold 41 prime cattle and 2541 sheep comprising of 1870 lambs and 671 cast ewes.

Lambs

Good flesh lambs still in strong demand. A lot of lean sheep harder to sell. SQQ 156p, Heavies 144p.

Texel 82, 81, 79.50 South Bellshill, 79 East Trewick, 82, 78.50 North Rennington, 80, 79 Chevington Moor, Beltex 79 East Trewick, 78.50 Chevington Moor, East Ditchburn, Char 80 East Coldside, 79 Boulmer Hall, 77 Whittle, Chev/Mule 76.50 South Charlton, Suffolk 78.50 South Bellshill, 77 Tosson Tower, 75 Whittle, HB 76, 75.50 Newham Hall, 75.50 East Coldside.

Beltex 184p Clarabad Mill, 177p Chevington Moor, 176p, 170p Matfen Home Farm, 174p, 173p, 171p Herds House, 171p Stanton, 170p Watch Currock.

Ewes

A similar trade with fat again difficult to sell.

Texels 99 Low Hall, 92 Preston Mains, 90 Chevington Moor, 88 High Trewhitt, 86 Tritlington, Suffolks 85 Edlingham Demesne, 83 Haredene, 82 Preston Mains, 80 Chevington Moor, Mules 72 Haredene, 69 Broome Hill, 68 Garrett Lee, 64 Craster, 62 Blackhalls, Cheviot 88 East Ditchburn, 80 Linbriggs, BF 48 Edlingham Demesne, 43 Routin Lynn, Swale 54, 44 Blackhalls, 48 Todholes, Texel Rams 99 Craster, 90 Lane End, Leic Ram 93 Craster, Suff Ram 98 Brotherwick.

Cattle

Flesh in very short supply.

Lim hfrs 229.5p East Coldside, 227.5p Make Me Rich, 217.5p Burnhouse, 215.5p Tritlington, Sim hfrs 215.5p Oakdene, Lim str 217.5p Make Me Rich.

Char strs 1415 Ferneybeds, Lim strs 1372 Burnhouse, Lim hfrs 1286 Tritlington, 1267 East Coldside.

Angus cows 988, 825 (120.5p, 111.5p) South Lodge, Aged Sim Bull 1412 (123.5p) Swinhoe South.