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Acklington

June 9

North East Livestock Sales sold 65 prime cattle including 14 cows and 1181 sheep comprising 770 lambs, 168 hoggs and 243 cast ewes.

Cattle: Trade steadily dearer but still more quality heifers required to fill demand.

Lim hfrs 228.5p, 224.5p, 215.5p Low Hall, 211.5p Tritlington, Angus hfrs 218.5p, 216.5p, 215.5p, 211.5p, 210.5p (two) Tritlington. 214.5p Burnhouses, Lim strs 209.5p Blagdon Burn, 207.5p, 206.5p, 204.5p Earsdon East, 207.5p, 203.5p Eslington, 200.5p South East, Lim bull 197.5p Herds House.

Lim strs 1393, 1388, 1355 Blagdon Burn, 1380, 1350 Earsdon East, 1373, 1353 Eslington, 1357 Chibburn, 1332, 1331 South East, Angus strs 1347 Newton Greens, Lim hfrs 1338, 1301 Low Hall, Angus hfrs 1306, 1200 Tritlington, 1270 Burnhouses, Lim bulls 1165 Herds House.

Cows: A good trade throughout, overall average 120p.

Angus cows 1087 (133.5p) Hope House, 860 (112.5p) West Bolton, SD cow 1058 Shipley Hill, Lim cows 1044, 800 (141.5p, 117.5p) Wingates Wholme, 983 (154.5p) Howick Seahouses, Sim x cows 860 (117.5p) West Bolton, 817 (124.5p) Redsteads.

Lambs: Another good show briskly sold. Overall average £87.60 (198.5p).

Beltex 110, 107, 106 Old Deanham, 101, 100.50, 97.50 Chevington Moor, Texels 104, 96.50 Howlett Hall, 103.50, 98, 97.50 Low Hall, 100.50 Corneyside, 99, 98 Gallowmoor, 96, 95 Old Deanham, 95.50, 95 Blagdon Burn, 95 Chester Hill, Suffolk 97, 95.50 Gallowmoor, 94.50 South Rennington. Beltex 223p, 204p Old Deanham, 214p, 209p Chevington Moor, 210p, 209p Pigdon, 208p East Newham, Texel 210p, 209p Corneyside, 209p Howlett Hall, 207p Chevington Moor, Stonecroft, 206p Low Steads.

Hoggs: Trade sharper with many over £90.

Texels 101 Juries House, 100, 99 Low Town, 97 West Molesden, 99, 98 South Side, Beltex 100 Low Town, 99 Hemscott Hill, 95.50 Wooden, Suffolk 99 Redsteads, 95 South Side, Cheviots 95, 94 Hemscott Hill.

Ewes: All lean ewes good to sell, over fat still hesitantly bid for.

Texels 100, 94, 92 Cornhills, 94 Westlands, 92, 91 Brinkburn Newhouses, Suffolk 98 Birchwood, 91 Brinkburn Newhouses, 90 Chevington Moor, 88 Juries House, Beltex 90 Birchwood, Mules 72 Berryhill, 69 Brinkburn Newhouses, 68 Routin Lynn, Swale 68 Flexigraze.