Acklington, February 10

North East Livestock Sales sold 99 cattle including 33 cows 2,302 sheep comprising 1,604 hoggs and 698 cast ewes.

North East Livestock Sales sold 99 cattle including 33 cows 2,302 sheep comprising 1,604 hoggs and 698 cast ewes.

Hoggs – A much better show of hoggs met a lively trade to average £81.50. Overall – SQQ 193p. Heavies 178p.

Beltex: 100 East Ditchburn 94.50, 93.50 Park Farm 90.50 The Bellion. Suffolk: 100, 93, 92 Rashercap 92, 90 Newlands Haugh 91.50 90 Park Farm 91 South Rennington. HBx: 94.50 90.50 Newham Hall 94, 93.50, 92 Routin Lynn. Cheviot x: 97, 93, 92 East Ditchburn 91.50 Hemscott Hill. Texel: 95 East Wingates 92.50 (2) Howick Estate 92.50 91.50 Park Farm 91 Wooden. Charolais: 93.50 Beal Bank 92.50 Broome Hill 91 Addeycombe. Chev/Mule: 91 Park Farm. Beltex: 211p High Learchild 210p 208p Park Farm 210p 204p 200p Matfen Home Farm 210p 200p Bellion 208p Northend. Texel: 219p 211p 209p Trewhitt Steads 203p 200p Newham Hagg 201p Howick Estates. Charolais: 210p Wooden 203p Bankfoot, Tritlington. Suffolk: 2012p Elilaw, Park Farm, Morley. Cheviot: 200p Ferneybeds.

Cast Ewes – Texel: 124 Newlands Haugh 120, 108 Swarland Old Hall 117 Newton Red House 116 High Eshells. Suffolk: 120 Newlands Haugh 119 Newton Red House 115 Broom Hall 114 North Bellshill 110 Rugley. HB: 118 White House 104 Whittle 10:2 Boulmer, Swarland. Charolais: 108 Wallish Walls 105, 100 Bygate 101 High Wood 100 Howick. Cheviot x:104 Wingates 100 Well House. Vendeen x: 100 Rawfoot, Rugley, Craigs House, Bygate. BF: 76.50 68 Birtley Shield 73 Broomhall 71.50 Black Callerton 67 Craigs House. Rams: 100 Swarland.

Mules: 89 High Eshells 88, 87, 85 Rawfoot 85 Bygate.

Cattle – Touch dearer. Limousin Steers: 177.5p 165.5p Chibburn 167.5p 165.5p Embleton Mill. Bel Strs: 170.5p Nesbit. Lim Hfrs: 179.5p 172.5p 171.5p High Highlaws 169.5p 166.5p Stamford 165.5p Elyhaugh. Lim Bulls: 173.5p 169.5p (2) Herds House 169.5p Chevington Moor. Lim Strs: 1166, 1132, 1101 Embleton Mill 1154 Chibburn. Bel Strs: 1160 Nesbit. Sim Hfrs: 1046 Shipley Smallburns. Lim Bulls: 1137 Elyhaugh.

Cows – Limousin 888 (113.5p) Village Farm 850 (115.5p) Stamford. Angus: 868 (108.5p) Swinhoe 796 (110.5p) Intake. Simmental: 820 Paxton Dene 748 (109.5p) Village Farm. Blue Cow: 836 (105.5p) High Highlaws 740 (120.5p) Low Town.

ACKLINGTON

February 14

North East Livestock Sales sold 75 store cattle and 110 store and breeding sheep. A good turnout with all stock selling well.

Cattle

Sim blks 980, 945 Shipley Smallburns, 880, 780 Eglingham Moor, 760 Birchwood Hall, Angus Blks 860 Birchwood Hall, Lim blks 885, 760 Hazon House, 835 Birchwood Hall, Bel hfrs 880, 830, 820 East Dalton, Sim hfrs 855, 800 Shipley Smallburns, 840, 820 East Dalton, 700 Eglingham Moor, Lim hfrs 780, 770, 720 East Dalton, 570 South Barlow.

Calves

Angus blks 690 Intake, Sim blks 645, 600 Todheugh, Lim blks 630 Intake, Sim hfrs 540 Todheugh.

Sheep

Mule ewes in lamb 92, 90 Hillcrest, Vendeen hoggs 70 South Lyham, Suff x hoggs 65 South Lyham

ST BOSWELLS

February 14

Primestock: the mart sold 151 clean cattle, 74 OTM cattle and 2,172 prime lambs and 654 ewes. Bullocks (60) averaged 170p per kg (+ 0.9p on the week) and sold to 202p from Wester Ulston gross £1269 from Lurdenlaw

Heifers (86) averaged 177p per kg, (+ 6.1p on the week), and sold to 206p gross £1266 from Inland Pastures

The 5 young bulls averaged 148.9p per kg, and sold to 170p from West Meikle & Pinkerton gross £1027 from Whitriggs

The 71 beef type OTM cattle averaged 117.2p per kg, and sold to 159pfrom Mosstower gross £1317 from Caddonlee

The 3 dairy type OTM cattle sold to 137p gross £842 from Thornington

The 2,172 prime hoggs averaged 184.2p per kg, (+0.3p on the week) and sold to £116 a head for Texels from Huntington Partnership, Lauder and 205.9p per kg for Beltex Hoggs from A&P Glennie, Threeburnford, Oxton

The 654 ewes averaged £64.60 (+£12.18 on the week) and sold to £120 for Suffolks from Dere Street, Pathhead.

Principal prices – Inland Pastures 2.06 Worsley Wholesale Butchers,1.88 West Scottish Lamb; Wester Ulston 2.02 M/s R Pringle; Longnewton 1.99 M/s WTS Forsyth & Sons; Bee Edge 1.97, 1.93 M/s WTS Forsyth & Sons, 1.90 Lees Butchers, 1.88 Craig Douglas; Pilmuir 1.94 Worsley Wholesale Butchers; Saughland 1.90 Douglas, Selkirk, 1.89 Robert Wilson Butcher; Spotmains 1.90 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, 1.88 Malone of Edinburgh; Shidlaw 1.89 West Scottish Lamb; Lurdenlaw 1.89 Forth Meat Supplies, 1.88 M/s J Gilmour & Co Ltd.

Cows per head – Toxside £1317.60; Cockburn £1193.40, £1007.75; Mosstower £1120.95; Traprain £1085.85, £1028.10, £978.75; Kersknowe £1032, £1017.45; Whitchesters £1020.80; Newstead £1001; Towford £972.40; Kittyfield £965.25; Rumbleton £952; Heavyside £942.50; Huntington £934.40.

Cows per kg: 1.59 Mosstower; 1.46 Huntington; 1.45 Heavyside; 1.43 Towford; 1.43 Newstead; 1.40 Rumbleton; 1.39 Cockburn; 1.39, 1.37 Kittyfield; 1.38 Toxside; 1.38 Traprain; 1.37 Thornington.

Prime Hoggs were sharper on the week and all classes short of requirements, with a quality show of cast ewes & rams forward.

Leading Prices:

Hoggs per head: Suff: £115 Roxburgh Mains, £100 Berrymoss, £94.50 Lylestane, £92.50 Bonjedward Mill, £91 Berrymoss, Tex: £112 Roxburgh Mains, £102 Bedrule, £100 Sunwick ( J Orr), £97.50 Roxburgh Mains, £95.50 Huntington, BF: £80.50, £77.50, £76 Hartside, Oxton, GF: £80, £75.80 Burnhouse Mains, £75.80Dunslaw, £75 New Blainslie, Zwar: £79.50 Broomiebank, Beltex: £104.50 Berrymoss, Chev.x: £73.50 Dunslaw, £72 Bedrule, Chev: £79 Whitelumbs Huntly, £77.20 Headshaw.L, £77 Haltree, BFC: £76 Blythbank.

Hoggs per kg: Suff: 195.5 Gospelhall, 194.2, 192.6, 192.3 Seafield/Sunwick, 192.3 Broomilees, 191.6 Aikeyside, Tex: 204.9 New Blainslie, 204.2 Bow, 202.6 Oakwood & Craighouse, 202.4 Mailingsland, 202 New Blainslie, BF: 182.1 Larriston, 181.6 Burnhouse Mains, GF: 186.3 Nisbet Smithy, Zwar: 184.9 Broomilees, Beltex: 200 Glenrath, Chev.x: 183.8 Dunslaw, Chev: 203.2 Headshaw. L, 202.6 Haltree

Cast Ewes: Suff: £100 Huntington, £90 Dere Street, Tex: £108 Wedderlie, £104 Glenrath, £95.50 Lower Ashtrees, HB: £96.50 Bonjedward Mill, £91.50 Dunslaw, Chev: £80 Whitehope, £79.50 Haltree, £79 Headshaw. L, GF: £74 Bow, & Wester Deans, £73.50 Greenend, Glenrath & Cockburn, BF:£60 Brockhouse, £58 Glenrath, £56 Lee & Treaty Park, Chev Mule: £90.50 Oakwood, Lleyn: £80 Over Langshaw.

Rams: BFL: £97 Glenrath, £90 Sunderland Hall, Tex: £102.50 Bow, Lleyn: £84 Over Langshaw, Suff: £80 Fairnilee, EC: £75 Wester Deans, Beltex: £83 Wester Deans.

 

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