Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

May 25

North East Livestock Sales sold 41 prime cattle including 10 cows and 1087 sheep comprising 464 lambs, 372 hoggs and 251 cast ewes.

Cattle: Very similar on the week with fewer butcher sorts forward due to bank holidays.

Lim hfrs 1422, 1300 Eslington Farms, 1350 Pacific Farm, Lim strs 1360 East Coldside. Lim hfrs 219.5p Bilton, Angus hfrs 216.5p Stamford.

Cows: Again, very dear averaging 128p.

Lim 1126 (167p) Stamford, Char 950 Pacific, Angus 914 (131p) Whittle.

Lambs: An excellent quality show of lambs averaging £108 (244p).

Texels 132, 130, 123 Gallowmoor, 130 Stonecroft, 121 Lilburn, 117 Fowberry Moor, 117, 116 South Carter Moor, Beltex 128, 126, 121, 117 Pigdon, 118 Gallowmoor, Suffolks 128, 120 South Bellshill, 120 Gallowmoor, Vend 121 (2) South Lyham, Char 122 West Hall.

Texels 283p, 275p, 273p Stonecroft, 272p, 251p, 250p Fowberry Moor, 263p, 260p, 259p South Carter Moor, Beltex 269p, 251p Marshall Meadows, 269p, 267p, Pigdon, 255p Unthank.

Hoggs: Dearest trade this year with most making over £100.

Texels 122 Intake, 117, 113.50, 112.50 Earsdon East, 117 Preston Mains, Beltex 119, 111 Low Town, 117, 116 Pasture House, 110 Catraw, Suffolk 117, 113, 112 Angerton, 116 Newton Greens, Cheviot 115 Preston Mains, 113, 111, 110 Hemscott Hill.

Ewes: Very similar overall £73. Leaner sorts again good to sell.

Suffolks 97, 90 South Ryal, 90 Rashercap, Newton Greens, Lilburn, Texel 94, 90 The Shaw, 90 Marshall Meadows, Cheviots 90 The Lee, Chev/Mule 90 Glanton Town, Mules 70 East Coldside, Lilburn Estates, BF 66 South Wingates, Unthank.