Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

September 3

North East Livestock Sales sold 42 prime cattle, 2,044 lambs and 463 cast ewes.

Cattle

Similar returns.

Lim x strs 1438 Ferneybeds, 1432 Blagdon Burn, 1415 Make Me Rich, BB x str 1436 High Highlaws, Char x hfr 1325 Burnhouse, Lim x hfrs 1244 Make Me Rich, 1211 South Bellshill, 1200 Blagdon Burn, Lim bull 1259 High Highlaws.

BB x str 235.5p High Highlaws, Lim x strs 227.5p, 213.5p Elyhaugh, 222.5p High Highlaws, 212.5p, 211.5p (two) Make Me Rich, Lim x hfrs 219.5p South Bellshill, 217.5p Make Me Rich, 217.5p Oakdene Grange, 214.5p, 211.5p Herds House, 210.5p Newstead, Lim bulls 206.5p, 204.5p High Highlaws.

Lambs

A nice surprise for vendors. Despite more leaner sorts, an overall average of £74.50, SQQ 165p, Heavies 162p.

Suffolk 89.50, 88.50, 87, 86.50, 85 Brinkburn Newhouses, 89.50 Sharperton Edge, 89.50, 85 East Coldside, 88, 86 South Bellshill, 86 Widdrington, Char 89.50, 86 Old Deanham, Texel 89 Homilton, 88.50, 87.50 Eslington Hill, 87.50, 86 South Carter Moor, 87.50, 86 Buston, 86.50 Boulmer, 86 Thrunton Red House, 85.50 West Lane End, Chev 88.50, 87.50, 86.50 East Ditchburn.

Beltex 190p, 189p, 179p Matfen Home Farm, 189p, 183p Dunstan Hill, 188p, 185p, 184p Herds House, 182p Watch Hill, 182p, 180p, 178p Hemelspeth, 178p Stanton, Texel 190p High Trewhitt, 182p South Lodge, 180p Low Town, 179p South Carter Moor, 177p Norwoods, 177p White House Folly, Char 178p Homilton, 175p Matfen.

Ewes

A mixed show of ewes achieved higher returns on the week.

Texel 110, 106 West Hills, 96 High Trewhitt, 92 Houndalee, 90 Stonecroft, Chev Mule 96, 88, 86 Glanton Town, Suff x 90 South Carter Moor, 86 Craster Heugh, 86, 84 Buston, 85 Low Steads, Llyn 72 Thistleyhaugh, 68 Viewlaw, BF 67, 54, 50 Birchwood Hall, 52 West Hills, Mule 66 Birchwood Hall, 64 West House, West Hills, 63 Craster Heugh.

Rams

Texel 124 Stonecroft.