Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

August 7

North East Livestock Sales sold 78 store cattle. A good ring of buyers bid well, making recent rates easily obtainable.

Older Cattle

Limousin bullocks 1240, 1120 West Hall. Simmental bullocks 1200, 1105 West Hall. Friesian bullocks 980 West Hall. Limousin heifers 1170, 1130 West Hall.

Younger Cattle, 11 to 15 months

Angus bullocks 1165, 1020, 1010 Middle Coldcotes. Limousin bullocks 1195, 1100 West Hall. Saler bullocks 1060, 1050 Preston Mains.

Charolais bullocks 930 Redsteads. Simmental bullocks 930 Preston Mains.

Limousin heifers 1090, 1080 Glanton Town, 1050, 1035 Hazon House. Charolais heifers 1040 West Hall, 980, 955 Redsteads.

Simmental x heifers 980, 950 Hazon House. Hereford x heifers 990 West Hall. Shorthorn heifers 995, 960 Glanton Town.

Angus stirks 755, 700 Rayheugh.

Sheep – Long-keep lambs selling to £59.50.

First sale of store lambs in a fortnight.