Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

June 1

North East Livestock Sales sold 35 prime cattle and 1023 sheep comprising 637 lambs, 180 hoggs and 206 cast ewes.

Cattle: Angus hfrs 220.5p, 212.5p Burnhouse, 219.5p, 214.5p Craster Heugh, Lim hfrs 219.5p, 215.5p Broom Hall, 219.5p Blagdon Burn, Lim strs 215.5p South Acton, Young Bulls 199.5p Herds House

Lim strs 1448 South Acton, 1436, 1414 Bilton, Lim hfrs 1396, 1313 Blagdon Burn, 1323 Broom Hall, Angus hfrs 1385 Burnhouse, 1353, 1347 Craster Heugh.

OTM hfrs 1328 Thrunton, Aged Angus Bull 1052 Sharperton Edge.

Lambs: Another good show with many heavies returning a cracking average of £109 (254p) overall.

Suffolks 128.5, 124, 120 Gallowmoor, 117.50, 117 Nesbit, Texels 126 South Bellshill, 125, 118.50 Brinkburn Newhouses, 120 Pasture Hill, 118 Clifton Lane, 118, 117.50 Gallowmoor, 117 Grange House, Beltex 125, 124, 117 Old Deanham, 120, 116 Pigdon, 118 Redsteads.

Beltex 284p, 268p Howick Scar, 281p, 267p West Grange, 267p Pigdon, 271p, 263p Fowberry Moor, Texels 277p, 272p, 266p Low Steads, 272p Tosson Tower, 265p South Bellshill, 264p Chester Hill, 263p spring Hill, Charolais x 262p Houndalee.

Hoggs

Texels 132 Dyke Head, 130 (two) Clarabad Mill, 128, 119 Old Deanham, Beltex 123 Wooden, 123, 120 South Rennington, 119 Hemscott Hill, Suffolk 130 (two), 126 South Rennington, 124 Spring Hill, 117 Causey Park.

Ewes

Lean dearer, fat similar.

Beltex 125, 100 Pigdon, 100 Hemelspeth, Texel 116, 105 Warton, 108, 95 Old Deanham, 100 Craster, 99 Catraw, 96, 94 Fowberry Moor, 93 Grange House, Suffolk 98 Fenham Hill, Howick Scar, 97, 93 Tosson Tower, 90 Stamford, Half Bred 95 Nesbit, Cheviots 84 East Highridge, Mules 78 Broad Meadows, Craster, 77 Thrunton, Black Face 75 Craster, Swale 70 Flexigraze, Texel Rams 118 Tosson Tower, 110, 100 Howick Estate, 110 South East, Old Deanham.