Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

June 23

North East Livestock Sales sold 59 prime cattle including 16 cows and 1087 sheep comprising 804 lambs, 123 hoggs and 160 cast ewes.

Cattle

A nice commercial show forward of mainly steers sold to similar rates.

Lim hfrs 218.5p, 211.5p Low Hall, Lim strs 210.5p, 207.5p, 203.5p South East, 203.5p Chibburn, Blagdon Burn, 201.5p Earsdon.

Char x strs 1387, 1360, 1336, 1330 Earsdon, 1331 South East, 1327 East Coldside, Lim hfrs 1360 Low Hall, 1264, 1240 Craster Heugh, Lim bulls 1150, 1115 Blagdon Burn, Sim bulls 190p Herds House.

Cows

Another good fleshed show maintaining last weeks high rates to meet an overall average of £948 and 126p.

Stabiliser 1084, 1002, 901 (134.5p, 132.5p) Framhill, Angus 1046, 1014, 1007 (127.5p, 125.5p (2)) Framhill, Limousin 958, 895 (133.5p, 127.5p) Chibburn, 811 (125.5p) Elyhaugh, BB 984 (127.5p) Chibburn, Aged Sim bull 1238 Alnham, Aged Angus bull 793 Framhill.

Lambs

After last weeks hesitant trade numbers tightened everywhere with those returning benefiting with interest. Overall average £87.70 and 202p.

Texel 107 Chevington Moor, 106.50, 102 Low Hall, 104, 102, 100 Gallowmoor, 101 Sharperton Edge, Bygate, Beltex 100, 98 West Lane End, 99.50, 97 Fenham Hill, 99, 97 Nesbit, Vendeen 104 South Lyham, Suffolk 100, 98 Gallowmoor, 99, 98, 97 Blagdon Burn, 97, 95 Nesbit.

Beltex 235p, 226p, 224p, 220p Annstead, 224p, 220p Chevington Moor, 220p Pigdon, 216p Nesbit, Texels 219p Annstead, 217p, 208p Low Hall, 216p, 215p, 211p Chevington Moor, 215p South East, 209p Preston Mains, 208p Bankfoot, 206p East Newham, Suff x 204p, 202p Nesbit, Gallowmoor, 203p Blagdon Burn.

Ewes

All classes a bit dearer again.

Texels 104 Sharperton Edge, 97, 96 East Town Farm, 96, 95 Ingoe Low Hall, 95 Briery Hill, Suffolk 94 Middle May, 93, 87 Lowsteads, 90 Ingoe Low Hall, 88 South Side, 85 Make Me Rich, Beltex 93 Trewhitt Steads, 86 Houndalee, Chev/Mule 88 South Side, 86 North Swinhoe, Llyn 81 Thistleyhaugh, Mules 78 Houndalee, 75 South East, 74 Ingoe Low Hall, 73 Sharperton Edge, Texel rams 114 Trewhitt Steads, 105 Ingoe Low Hall.