Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

August 6

North East Livestock Sales sold 37 prime cattle, 1787 lambs and 394 cast ewes.

Cattle: Still a sharp trade with more numbers needed to meet buyer’s demands.

Lim x strs 1531 Proctor Steads, 1530 South Bellshill, 1377, 1361, 1351 Make Me Rich, BB x str 1352 Proctor Steads, Lim x hfrs 1401 South Bellshill, 1349, 1330, 1311 Blagdon Burn, Sim x hfr 1377 Burnhouse, Lim bull 1112 Herds House.

Lim x hfrs 240.5p, 238.5p, 229.5p Blagdon Burn, 239.5p, 211.5p Make Me Rich, 230.5p South Bellshill, AA x str 225.5p Proctor Steads, Lim x strs 215.5p (two), 212.5p (two) Make Me Rich, 212.5p South Bellshill, Lim bull 197.5p Herds House.

Cows: Lim x 926 (139.5p) East Coldside, 869, 842 (119.5p, 111.5p) Embleton Mill.

Ewes: Ewes continue a good trade with fat still hard to cash.

Texel 120 Chester Hill, 114, 112 Annstead, 107 South Broomford, 106 Glanton Town, Suffolk x 120, 106 Birchwood, 96 North Lyham, 89 Bygate, 89 Glanton Town, Beltex 113 Birchwood Hall, 96 Annstead, Chev/M 94 Glanton Town, HB 88 Nesbit, Chev 78 South Broomford, Mule 73 Howick Estate, 72 Stamford, 69 Westerheugh, 68 Whittle, 68 Edlingham Demesne, BF 60 Abberwick.

Lambs: Similar trade to average £70 (154p) overall.

Vendeen 88, 82, 76 South Lyham, Texel 86, 78 East Link Hall, 84, 75 Low Town, 78.50, 78 Craster Heugh, 78 Preston Mains, 75 South Bellshill, 76, 75 Dene House, Beltex 81, 75 Hemelspeth, 80.50, 80, 78.50, 78 Annstead, 79, 77.50, 76 Glanton Town, 77 Nesbit, Cornhills, Suffolk 79 Rugley, 77 Craster Heugh, 76 Blagdon Burn, Char 76 Blagdon Burn, 75 East Coldside.

Beltex 200p, 196p, 187p Annstead, 189p, 188p, 177p Glanton Town, 179p Nesbit, 178p Oakdene Grange, Texel 183p, 177p Preston Mains, 176p Glanton Town, 175p Annstead, 175p High Learchild, 174p Howick Scar, 173p Herds House, Cornhills, 171p White House Folly.