Northumberland Livestock

ACKLINGTON

October 15

North East Livestock Sales sold 36 prime cattle, 21 cows, 1844 lambs and 894 cast ewes.

Cattle

Lim x strs 1400, 1365, 1346, 1328 Blagdon Burn, Lim x hfrs 1334 South Bellshill, 1290, 1265, 1250 High Highlaws.

Lim x hfrs 226.5p, 223.5p, 219.5p High Highlaws, 225.5p South Bellshill, 215.5p Ferneybeds, Lim x strs 215.5p, 209.5p Blagdon Burn.

Cows

Char x 970 (115.5p) North Trewick, 913 (114.5p) Low Burradon, Lim x 962 (131.5p) Birchwood, BB x 876 (117.5p) Birchwood, 860, 855 (111.5p, 112.5p) Warton, SD x 869 (113.5p) Warton, AA x 839, 833 (115.5p, 114.5p) Birchwood, 838, 826 (121.5p, 114.5p) Warton.

Lambs

Good quality, in spec, in short supply and realising a significant premium.

Beltex 79, 77.50, 75.50 Herds House, 77, 76.50, 76 Matfen Home Farm, 76, 74 Hemelspeth, 74 South Broomford, Texel 77 South Bellshill, 76.50 East Coldside, 76 Whittle, 75.50 Newton Red House, 75 Duddo Hill, 74 Cook & Barker, Suff x 75.50 Riplington.

Beltex 193p, 185p, 180p Herds House, 185p, 182p, 179p, 174p Matfen Home Farm, 180p, 173p South Broomford, 177p East Thirston, 172p Hemelspeth, Texel 185p Whittle, 184p Newton Red House, 170p Garrett Lee, Duddo Hill.

Ewes

A large show of ewes, slightly easier on the week.

Texel 86 Houndalee, 84 Whittle, 82 Yetlington, Hipsburn, 80 Glororum, Suff x 86 Houndalee, 84 Newham Hall, 82 High Trewhitt, 81 Whittle, 80 Westerheugh, HB 86 Widdrington, Chev 74 Lemmington Hill Head, Mule 57 Yetlington, Newton Farm, Linden Hill Head, 56 Garrett Lee, 55 Weetslade, BF 56 Garrett Lee, 48 Birchwood.

Rams

Texel 110 Birchwood, Suff x 108 Birchwood.