Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

July 28

North East Livestock Sales sold 55 prime cattle including 10 cows and 2570 sheep comprising 1934 lambs and 636 cast ewes.

Cattle: All classes nicely cashed.

Angus hfrs 227.5p, 219.5p, 218.5p Southfield, Lim hfrs 218.5p South Bellshill, 213.5p Make Me Rich, Eslington Park, Lim strs 225.5p, 203.5p South Acton, 220.5p, 206.5p Chibburn, 204.5p, 203.5p Make Me Rich. Lim strs 1346 Make Me Rich, 1340, 1322 South Acton, 1330 Blagdon Burn, 1320 South Bellshill, Lim hfrs 1372, 1319 South Bellshill, 1269 Make Me Rich, Angus hfrs 1311 Southfield, Sim x hfrs 1283 Blagdon Burn, 1260 Eslington, Sim bulls 1100 Herds House.

Cows: Limousin 990, 911, 883 (129.5p, 122.5p, 117.5p) Bilton, Simmental 826 (117.5p) Bilton.

Lambs: Quality and flesh another sharp trade, more light weight, leaner types shown meeting more resistance. Heavies again selling to a premium at Acklington.

Texels 110, 99, 96, 95.50 Newton Greens, 104.50, 98.50 South Carter Moor, 100, 93, 92.50 Linden Hill Head, 96.50 Boulmer Hall, Beltex 104, 96.50 Old Deanham, 98 Bygate, 95, 93 Hemelspeth, 94 Homilton, 94, 92 Chevington Moor, 92 Watch Hill, Char 95 East Coldside, Blagdon Burn, Suffolk 94 Brinkburn Newhouses, Howick Estates, 93, 91.50 South Bellshill, Llyn x 92.50 Broome Park, B’D’Maine 92 New Shoreston, Half Bred x 95, 93 Craster Heugh. Beltex 233p Annstead, 224p Old Deanham, 219p, 206p Glanton Town, 219p, 207p Chevington Moor, 217p, 215p Herds House, 214p Watch Hill, 209p Howick Scar, 207p Pigdon, Texels 218p South Bellshill, 204p Wingates Moor, Old Deanham, 203p High Trewhitt, 202p East Trewick, Newham Hall, Char x 203p Norwoods.

Ewes: An excellent show of lean ewes with trade again buoyant to a ewe sale average of £77.70, tups averaging £101.

Suffolk rams 122 Widdrington, Warton, Texel rams 107 Westerheugh. Beltex 108, 91 Annstead, 90 Homilton, 88 Low Espley, Howick Scar, Texel 106, 90, 88 Annstead, 98 Houndalee, 91 Juries House, 90 East Trewick, Pigdon, Suffolk 91, 90 Chester Hill, 90 Chevington Moor, 90 Nesbit, Homilton, 90, 88 Hoprig, 89 Widdrington, 88 Brinkburn Newhouses, Char x 90 Sharperton Edge, 88 East Coldside, Old Deanham, Homilton, Leic 88, 87 Low Espley, Chev/Mule 88 Glanton, 87 Halterburn, 86 Hoprig, HB 88 Warton, 87 Nesbit, Mules 77 Hartlaw, 75 West Lane End, 74 Hoprig, Houndalee, 73 Brinkburn Newhouses, Swales 63 Hartburn Grange, 58 Donkin Rigg.