Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

November 10

North East Livestock Sales sold 57 prime cattle and cows and 1955 sheep comprising 1372 lambs and 583 cast ewes.

Cattle: Overall average of 202p.Lim hfrs 229.5p, 215.5p, 213.5p High Highlaws, 222.5p, 213.5p Herds House, 215.5p Oakdene, 215.5p, 212.5p Elyhaugh, Sim x hfrs 209.5p Blagdon Burn, Angus hfrs 205.5p, 204.5p Fowberry, 205.5p Sharperton Edge, Lim strs 223.5p, 207.5p Black Callerton, 207.5p Oakdene.

Lim strs 1484, 1378, 1330 Black Callerton, 1417 Blagdon Burn, Angus hfrs 1362, 1294, 1270 Fowberry, 1250 Sharperton Edge, Lim hfrs 1256, 1253 Blagdon Burn, 1253, 1250 High Highlaws, Char bulls 1364 Thrunton.

Cows: Sold to 942, 907 South Lyham, Sim 908 (119.5p) Blagdon Burn, Saler 851 (119.5p) White House Folly, 830 Todburn East, Blue cow 813 Annstead.

Lambs: Number tightening up due to weather but more fed types appearing and better to sell. SQQ 175p, heavies 164p (£82).

Beltex 95, 89, 88 Glanton Town, 93.50, 93, 92 Homilton, 92.50, 88.50 Pasture House, Texels 94 Broome Park, 93.50 Warton, 92 Brinkburn Newhouses, 91, 90 Homilton, 90 Thrunton Red House, 89.50 East Link Hall, 89 Linden Hill Head, Suffolk 91 Sharperton Edge, 90.50 Brinkburn Newhouses, 90, 89.50 Warton, 90, 87.50 Howick Estate, Char 88.50 Boulmer Hall, Mules 76 (2) Blagdon Burn.

Beltex 221p, 210p Glanton Town, 220p, 217p Stanton, 217p, 207p Low Espley, 211p Homilton, Texels 205p Colliery Farm, 204p, 195p Grange House, 204p Low Town, 202p West Lane End, 200p Hemelspeth, Pasture House, 196p Oakdene, Char 192p Moralees.

Ewes: Light a similar trade, heavies dearer. Despite more leaner, hill ewes forward the overall average returned at £60.

Texels 103 Broome park, 100, 96, 90 Low Town, 99 T T Walker, 92 West Lane End, 90 East Link Hall, 89 Tosson Tower, 88 Felton Demesne, Suffolks 99, 95, 90 South Bellshill, 92, 89 Beal Bank, 90 Felton Demesne, 88 Donkin Rigg, Cheviots 90, 88, 87 East Ditchburn, 75, 70 Lemmington Hill Head, Mules 70 Braeside, Milbourne Town, East Link Hall, 70, 69 South Bellshill, 69 West lane End, BF 50 Craster Heugh, 49 Low Hall, 45 Alnham, Swales 43 Donkin Rigg.

Texel rams 115, 95 Low Town, 103 Houndalee, BF rams 80 Monkridge Hill.