MART PRICES

Acklington

North East Livestock Sales sold 59 prime cattle, 1,001 spring lambs, 182 hoggs and 241 ewes.

Cattle. More heavy weights, a touch dearer. Overall average 200p. Lim x strs 1435, 1382, 1368, 1360 South Acton; 1393 Startup; 1368 Blagdon Burn. Lim-x hfrs: 1331, 1252, 1251 Blagdon Burn, 1266 Bilton, Char x hfr 1257 Hemscott Hill, BB x bull 1438 Herds House, Char x bull 1284 Hemscott Hill, Lim x hfrs 229.5p, 227.5p, 224.5p Blagdon Burn, 224.5p Bilton, Lim x strs 222.5p, 211.5p Bilton, 219.5p (2), 215.5p South Acton, 215.5p Moor House, BB x bull 208.5p Herds House.

Cows. AA x 1100, 1085, 1037, 947 (139.5p (2), 135.5p, 129.5p) Yetlington, BB x 836 (115.5p) Herds House.

Lambs. An excellent show of weighty lambs averaging £84.50. Vend 102, 93 South Lyham, Char 100.50, 97 Burnhouse, Beltex 100 Chevington Moor, Texel 98 Annstead, 94 Clifton Lane, Fenham Hill 92.50, Causey Park 92, 91 Redsteads, Suff x 96 Nesbit, 96, 93 Gallowmoor Texel 215p, 210p, 209p Fenham Hill, 210p, 200p Annstead, 202p Stonecroft, 200p Lowsteads, Causey Park, Beltex 205p Pigdon, 205p, 204p, 200p Chevington Moor, Vend 204p South Lyham, Suff x 200p Nesbit.

Ewes. Good to sell, averaging £87. Texel 120 Trewhitt Steads, 118, 100 Fenham Hill, 116, 112, 109, 104 Chevington Moor, 114 Newham Hall, Beltex 120 Hemelspeth, 110 Oakdene Grange, Suff x 106 Yetlington, 106 Braeside, 104, 98 Newham Hall, 98 Chevington Moor, Chev/Mule 96 North Swinhoe, Mule, 79 Yetlington Braeside, 78 West Link Hall, Sharperton, Field House, BF 70 Boulmer Hall, Chev 66 South Broomford.