Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

February 11

North East Livestock Sales sold 61 prime cattle and cows and 1339 sheep comprising 872 hoggs and 467cast ewes.

Hoggs: Fleshed hoggs easily maintaining last week’s rates. Heavies again good to sell.

Texels 110, 106, 102 Biddlestone Home Farm, 107, 105, 104.50 South Acton, 105 Howick Estates, 104 Corneyside, 103 Redsteads, Suffolk 105.50 Redsteads, 104.50 East Trewick, 100.50 Make Me Rich, Beltex 104 (two) Nesbit, 101 Nesbit Cottage, Charolais 103, 102, 101 South Acton, 102 Ferneybeds, Cheviots 102 Ferneybeds, Mules 90.50 Howick Scar.

Beltex 233p, 220p Birchwood, 212p Nesbit, 209p, 205p, 200p Howick Scar, Texel 213p Newlands Haugh, 211p, 209p, 201p Corneyside, 208p Ferneybeds, Cheviots 201p South Acton, 200p Preston Mains.

Ewes: More hill ewes forward with strength in short supply, all classes much dearer.

Black Face ewes 75, 73 Birtley Shield, 71 Yetlington, 69 North Lyham, Swales 69 Donkin Rigg, 67 Blackhalls, Texels 102 Redsteads, 100 Donkin Rigg, 96 North Bellshill, Windyside, Suffolk 100 Redsteads, 98 Biddlestone, 96 Rashercap, Tosson Glebe, Vendeen 100 North Lyham, Half Breds 95, 90 Widdrington, Cheviot 90 Biddlestone, Mules 76, 73 Glororum, 75 Birchwood, 72 Braeside, Suffolk Rams 103 East Trewick, Texel Rams 100 Windyside.

Cattle: Similar throughout.

Lim hfrs 224.5p, 216.5p, 209.5p Blagdon Burn, 215.5p, 214.5p Chibburn, BB str 201.5p Nesbit. BB str 1462 Nesbit, Lim strs 1394, 1365 Blagdon Burn, Lim hfrs 1322 East Coldside, 1311, 1253 Blagdon Burn, 1274 Chibburn.

Cows: Limousin 983, 815 (114.5p, 113.5p) Hazon House, 875, 821 (127.5p, 111.5p) Elyhaugh, Friesian 801 Blagdon, Angus Bull 952 (103.5p) Birchwood.