Northumberland Livestock

ACKLINGTON

April 14

North East Livestock Sales sold 77 prime cattle, including 12 cows and 804 sheep, comprising 446 hoggs, six lambs and 352 cast ewes.

Cattle: Butchers cattle still good to sell, all other classes easier.

Lim hfrs 225.5p Low Hall, 224.5p Elyhaugh, 211.5p Chibburn, Lim strs 214p, 211.5p South Acton, 200p, 198.5p Tritlington, Bel B strs 1460 South Acton, Lim strs 1401, 1332 Chibburn, 1387 South Acton, 1350 East Coldside, 1338, 1325 Tritlington, 1327 Stamford, Lim hfrs 1402, 1294 Low Hall, 1231 Chibburn.

Cows: A wide variety forward, averaging 112p.

Sim 1067 (121.5p) Birchwood, Angus 1037 (119.5p) Hemscott Hill, 970 (112.5p) Birchwood, 863 (113.5p) Chathill, Lim feeding cows 124.5p Moor House, 120.5p Herds House.

Hoggs: Flesh and weight still good to sell, others less money.

Texels 104 Delight, 103.5, 99.50 Earsdon East, 100 Berryhill, 99 Corneyside, 98.50 Catraw, Suffolk x 101.50, 100 Brandon, 100, 99, 98 Berryhill, 95 Doxford, Beltex 97, 95 Howick Scar, 95 South Acton, Cheviots 96.50, 95 Ferneybeds, BF 87.50, 87, 86 Ferneybeds, 85 Howick Scar, Mules 86 Howick Scar.

Lambs: Suffolks 104, 100 Roseden, 236p, 233p Roseden.

Ewes: Lean and handy size good to sell, fatter types cheaper in line with national trend.

Texel rams 132 East Cocklaw, 102 Corneyside, Texel ewes 106, 92, 90 High Trewhitt, 100, 91 Unthank, 96 Buston, 91, 90 Old Deanham, 90 Brinkburn, 90 Matfen, Suffolk 100 Elilaw, 91 Unthank, 90 Low Hall, Corneyside, Reavley Greens, Beltex 90 South Carter Moor, HB 86 Berryhill, Mules 75 West Hall, 72 Colliery Farm, East Link Hall, BF 72 Unthank, 62, 60 Reavley Greens