Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

January 19

North East Livestock Sales sold 70 prime cattle including 13 cast cows and 1478 sheep comprising 1054 hoggs and 424 cast ewes.

Cattle

A good selection of cattle sold readily to average 205p.

Lim hfrs 235.5p, 229.5p Annstead sold to C Nicholson & Son, Whitley Bay, 235.5p Widdrington to C Nicholson & Son, Blue hfrs 224.5p Startup to C Nicholson & Son, 222.5p Annstead to R Martin, Morpeth, Angus hfrs 218.5p Tritlington Hall to C Siswick, Lim strs 231.5p, 221.5p South Acton to R Turnbull & Sons, Alnwick, 229.5p Widdrington to R Turnbull & Sons, Lim bulls 195.5p Herds House to J A Jewitt Ltd.

Lim strs 1400, 1365, 1350 Tritlington, 1393 South East, 1386 Widdrington, 1378, 1375 South Acton, 1374 Chibburn.

Cows

Lim 1039, 1004 (121.5p, 119.5p) Great Ryal, 880 (117.5p) Tritlington, Fries 840, 818 (108.5p, 106.5p) Hauxley, Aged Angus bull 1072 (105.5p) Warton.

Hoggs

A mixed show but quality and flesh still good to sell. SQQ 173.2p, heavies 159.5p.

Texels 92, 86.50, 86, 85 Follions, 90 Howick Scar, 89.50 Tosson Glebe, 86 (two), 85 Ulgham Fence, 86, 85.50 South Bellshill, 84 Middle Duddo, Thrunton Red House, Beltex 91.50, 89, 87 Cramond Hill, 83 Pasture House, Low Town, 82 High Learchild, Suffolk 84.50, 84, 83 Berryhill, 83.50 South Bellshill, 82.50 Bowmont Hill, Cheviots 83 East Ditchburn, 82.50 Ferneybeds.

Texels 219p, 195p, 193p Follions, 218p Tosson Glebe, 196p Preston Mains, Beltex 216p, 211p, 208p, 207p Cramond Hill, 202p, 193p Low Town, 200p High Learchild, 197p Howick Scar, 190p Colliery Farm.

Ewes

Quality and size lacking but trade similar to average £60 overall.

Texels 106, 93 Newton Red House, 90, 86 Craster, 87 South Side, 86 Shipley Hill, Felton Demesne, South East, 85 Preston Mains, Suffolks 94 Thrunton Red House, 83 Alnham, Half Bred 87, 85 Brandon, 84 Elsdon Burn, Chev/Mule 83 Reavley, 79 North Swinhoe, Mules 65 Redsteads, 62 South East, Cheviots 72 The Lee, Black Face 46 Holystone, 45 Blagdon Burn.