Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

November 5

North East Livestock Sales sold 68 prime cattle including 33 cows and 2,620 sheep comprising 1,702 lambs and 918 cast ewes.

Lambs

All classes a bit dearer with more Mules and commercials shown. Heavies 140p, SQQ 148p.

The sale topped at £83 for a pen of 53 kg Texels shown by JO Clark, Brinkburn Newhouses who’s consignment of 40 averaged £80.

Texels 83, 80, 79 Brinkburn Newhouses, 80 Glanton Town, 79 Intake, 78.50, 76.50, 75 East Trewick, 78 East Coldside, East Link Hall, 77, 76.50, 76 Corneyside, 76 Howick Estates, Beltex 75.50 Corneyside, 75, 74.50 Glanton Town, Bygate, 73.50, 73 Chevington Moor, 72.50 Wingates Moor, Pasture House, Suffolk x 74.50 East Link Hall, 71 Howick Estates, 70.50 Fenham Hill, Southside, Mules 66 Broom Hall.

Beltex 187p, 175p, 172p Glanton Town, 179p, 174p Watch Currock, 177p, 173p Pasture House, 176p, 174p Hemelspeth, 175p Herds House, 174p Oakdene, Texel 173p Loanend, 171p Wingates Moor, 171p Intake.

Ewes

All classes again selling well.

Texels 110, 90 Preston Mains, 108, 86 Watch Currock, 100, 92 East Trewick, 96 Cook & Barker, Low Town, 88 Bothal Barns, Thrunton, Beltex 86, 84 Cramond Hill, Low Espley, 84 Bygate, Suffolk 106 Widdrington, 100 Thrunton, 95 Bygate, 94 Low Espley, 86 Haredene, HB 86 Low Town, Mules 68 Duddo Hill, 61 Haredene, 60 Bygate, 59 Bothal Barns, BF 54.50 East Farm, 44.50 Birtley Shield, 42 Duddo Hill, Cheviots 72 Preston Mains.

Cattle

Another varied quality show but all classes well bid for.

Lim hfrs 227.5p, 225.5p, 219.5p, 218.5p, 214.5p High Highlaws, 223.5p, 210.5p Oakdene Grange, Lim strs 218.5p Tuthill, 213.5p, 211.5p Make Me Rich.

Lim strs 1447, 1408 Tuthill, 1362 West Hall, Lim hfrs 1405, 1300 High Highlaws.

Cows

Lots of leaner, aged cows forward but all types selling to recent good rates.

Angus 1043, 934 South Lyham, 880, 833 (117.5p x two) Yetlington, BBlue 884, 820 (118.5p) Fenham Hill, Simm 830 Edlingham Demesne.