# 30th April 2020 - Page 63

MARTWEEK

SAINTFIELD CATTLE

ANOTHER great entry of

cattle at last week’s sale

with trade remaining rm

throughout. Top price of the

day was £1595 for a 990kg

Char Cow, £161 per 100kg.

FAT CATTLE sold to £1595

for a 990kg Char Cow, £161

per 100kg. Bulls sold to £1398

for a 1110kg AA, £126 per

100kg. Heifers sold to £1240

for a 660kg Lim, £188 per

100kg.

Leading Prices Ballygowan producer Char

Cows 990kg £161 £1593,

830kg £156 £1294, Sainteld

producer AA Bull 1110kg

£126 £1398, Ballynahinch

prodcuer Sim Bull 940kg £140

£1316, Crossgar producer

AA Cow 910kg £136 £1237,

Castlewellan producer Lim

660kg £188 £1240,

Portaferry producer Char

Cows 710kg £174 £1235,

590kg £177 £1044, Ardglass

producer Char Cow 750kg

£156 £1170, Millisle producer

Lim Cows 590kg £184 £1085,

620kg £175 £1085, Sainteld

producer Fr Cows 740kg

£140 £1036, 720kg £128 £921,

Downpatrick producer Fr

Cows 820kg £113 £926, 820kg

£108 £885.

BULLOCKS - almost 100

bullocks sold to £1100 for a

520kg Char.

Leading Prices - Craigavon

producer Chars 520kg £1100,

500kg £1080, 520kg £1020,

500kg £1005, Newtownards

producer Hers 600kg £1080,

590kg £1055, 500kg £960,

500kg £940, 510kg £940,

Dromore producer Chars

550kg £1055, 470kg £1045,

450kg £1030, 450kg £930,

450kg £900,

Ballynahinch producer

Chars 450kg £1040, 450kg

£975, 400kg £915, Dundonald

producer Chars 500kg £1075,

500kg £1070, 500kg £1045,

540kg £1000, 500kg £920,

Portaferry producer Chars

400kg £880, 360kg £855,

340kg £810, Ballynahinch

producer Lims 390kg £900,

340kg £885, 390kg £880.

HEIFERS sold to £1010 for a

500kg Char.

Leading Prices Downpatrick producer

Chars 500kg £1010, 500kg

£940, Crossgar producer

Chars 500kg £985, 450kg

£890, 400kg £805, Sainteld

producer Lims 440kg £905,

400kg £880, 420kg £840,

410kg £800.

DROPPED CALVES - 80

sold to £500 for a Lim Bull

and £490 for a Char Heifer.

Leading Prices - Portaferry

producer Lim Bull £500 Char

Heifer £490, Hillsborough

producer Sh Bulls £355,

£270, Kircubbin producer BB

Bulls £350, £335, £300, £295,

BB Heifers £335, £325, £295

twice, £290, Newtownards

producer Char Heifers £275,

£235, £230.

LISNASKEA CATTLE

A SEASONAL entry of Store

Cattle & Weanlings last

week sold to a good steady

demand with Cows & Calves

selling to £1520, and £1400.

Store Bullocks sold to

£900 for 520kg Lim. Store

Heifers to £965 for 470kg Lim.

Weanling Males sold to £875

for 400kg Ch. (£223) and

reaching £267 per 100kg for

a 200kg Ch. @ £535. Weanling

Heifers sold to £735 for a

FARMING BROTHERS: Tiarnán Devine, eight, and his brother Corran, 11, from Aughabrack,

enjoying attending the Richard Beattie Gortin Livestock Mart Monday evening sheep sale.

330kg Ch. (£223) and 700 for

a 300kg Ch. (£212)

COWS & CALVES Magheraveely Producer

07/14 Cow with Bull Calf to

£1520, 07/15 Cow with Bull

Calf to £1400, and 08/11 Cow

to £1320. Derrylin Producer

2nd Calver with Bull Calf to

£1200.

STORE BULLOCKS Newtownbutler Producer

500kg Lim. to £900 (£180)

470kg Lim. to £870, 490kg

Lim. to £815, 440kg Lim. to

£795, and 420kg Lim. to £730.

STORE HEIFERS Newtownbutler Producer

470kg Lim. to £965 (£205)

Derrylin Producer 440kg Sal.

To £800 and 300kg Ch. to

£680.

WEANLING STEERS &

BULLS - Lisbellaw Producer

400kg Ch. to £875 (£219)

and 420kg S/H. to £720.

Florencecourt Producer

380kg Lim. to £810. Derrylin

Producer 410kg Ch. to

£785. Rosslea Producer

350kg Ch. to £770 (£220)

Newtownbutler Producer

340kg AA. to £760 (£223)

Newtownbutler Producer

370kg Lim. to £755.

Magheraveely Producer

310kg Lim. to £745 (£240)

330kg Lim. to £725 (£220)

and 190kg Lim. to £430.

Newtownbutler Producer

370kg Her. to £705 and 200kg

Ch. to £535 (£267).

WEANLING HEIFERS Rosslea Producer 330kg

Ch. to £735 (£223) Derrylin

Producer 360kg Ch. to £705

and 320kg Ch. to £645.

Newtownbutler Producer

330kg Ch. to £700 and 350kg

Lim. to £695. Newtownbutler

Producer 340kg Ch. to £690.

BALLYMENA SHEEP

An entry of 2682 sheep last

week resulted in a sharper

trade. Fat lambs sold to 390p

per kg for a pen of 20.5kg Tex

at £80 and to a top per head

of £92.50 for a pen of 24kg

Texels. Fat ewes sold to £123.

FAT LAMBS (1958)

Top prices per kg - S

McNeilly, Ballyclare 4 Tex

20.5kg £80 (390), M Warnock,

Limavady 2 Tex 24kg £92.50

(385), JW Harbinson,

Limavady 11 Bel 22kg £83

(377), S McNeilly, 5 Suff

17kg £64 (376), JR Loughery,

Limavady 42 CB 20.5kg

£76.50 (373), JJ Mawhinney,

Kells 15 Tex 19kg £70 (368),

Kerri Simpson, B’shane 4

Tex 21kg £77 (366), Colm

McDonnell 9 Tex 21.5kg

£78.50 (365),

G Ferguson, Stewartstown

10 Tex 19.5kg £71 (364), Colm

McDonnell 2 Tex 16.5kg

£60 (363), J McQuiston,

Ballymoney 49 Tex 22kg £80

(363), N Hamill, Aughafatten

14 Tex 21kg £76 (361), Ivan

Stevenson, B’shane 4 Tex

21kg £76 (361), A & J Currie,

Ballyclare 26 Tex 22kg

£79.50 (361), S McNeilly 3

Tex 20.5kg £74 (361), Luke

Finlay, B’shane 16 Tex 20kg

£72 (360),

A McGookin, Carrick 5 Tex

22.5kg £81 (360), W Craig,

Larne 15 Char 22kg £79

(359), J Lynn, Cullybackey

11 Tex 22kg £79 (359), D

Wilson, Carntall 26 Tex 22kg

£79 (359), Keith Ferguson,

Ballymena 22 Tex 22kg £79

(359), S Gregg, Glarryford 7

Tex 22kg £79 (359), P Gregg,

Gracehill 14 Tex 21kg £75

(357), R Coleman, Glarryford

18 Tex 23kg £82 (356), L

Weatherup, Ballyclare 13 Tex

23kg £81.80 (355).

Top prices per head - M

Warnock, Limavady 2

Tex 24kg £92.50, Norman

McBurney, Moorelds 38

Tex 25.5kg £85, J Purvis,

Magherafelt 8 Tex 25kg £85,

P Donnelly, Rathkenny 13 Tex

27kg £85, Trevor Davidson,

Glenwherry 19 Tex 25kg

£84.50, A Lowry, Loughgiel

12 Tex 24kg £84.50,

John McFall, B’shane 14 Tex

25kg £84.50, Ed McErlean,

Portglenone 50 Tex 25.5kg

£84.50, K & B Sloan, Larne

3 Suff 28kg £84, D Gaston,

Carnlough 12 Tex 24.5kg

£84, Ian Dodds, Glenwherry

10 Tex 25kg £84, M & R

Simpson, B’shane 18 Tex

24.5kg £84, SH Crothers,

Doagh 9 Char 24.5kg £84,

A Coulter, Doagh 18 Tex

26kg £84, Raymond Gingles,

Kilwaughter 6 Tex 26kg £84,

James Barr, Ballyclare 12

Tex 28kg £84, John Moore,

Cullybackey 8 Suff 25kg £84,

A & W Gregg, Cloughmills

14 Tex 24.5kg £83.80, S

McGowan, Ballymoney 16

Tex 24kg £83.50,

TA Rodgers, B’shane 25 Tex

25.5kg £83, JW Harbinson,

Limavady 11 Bel 22kg £83, G

Irwin, Ballyclare 4 Tex 24kg

£83, J Knox, B’shane 21 Suff

23.5kg £83, J Boville, Toome

8 Suff 23.5kg £83, ME Collins,

Upper Ballinderry 7 Tex 24kg

£82.50.

FAT EWES (724) - First

Quality Tex £80-£123; Suff

£80-£102; CB £65-£86; BF

£45-£65.

KILREA CATTLE

A good entry of 230 stock

last week met a sharp

trade with quality stores in

demand. Steers to £1400,

Heifers to £1220,

Fat Cows £1340.

FAT COWS - Kilrea Farmer,

550k Lim £905 (165), 630k CH

£895 (142); Killaloo Farmer,

550k Sim £900 (164), 730k

£860 (118); T Bates & Son,

Magherafelt, 640k CH £900

(141), 560k BB £630 (113); J

McKay, Ballymoney, 600k

Lim £800 (133);

K Gardiner, Kilrea, 890k Sim

£1150 (129), 1110k SHB £1340

(121); W Tweed, Ballymoney,

690k Fr £880 (128); P Allen,

Randalstown, 640k CH £780

(122); R Cochrane, Bushmills,

560k Fr £685 (122); R Brown,

Cookstown, 580k Fr £675

(116);

R Kyle & Sons, Culnady,

700k Hol £815 (116), 740k

£810 (110); W Rea, Crumlin,

710k Hol £810 (114); J Walsh,

Kilrea, 660k Lim £740 (112);

P Mooney, Portglenone, 720k

BB £800 (111); R & A Smyth,

Dungiven, 930k Fr £1020

(110).

SUCKLER STOCK Limavady Farmer, AA 2nd

Calver & AA Heifer calf at

foot to £1320, SHB Cow & AA

Heifer calf at foot to £1240;

Garvagh Farmer, AA Cow

with CH Bull calf at foot to

£1280.

HEIFERS - C & J Kelly,

Bellarena, 200k AA £465

(233), 320k £680 (213), 250k

£530 (212), 310k £630 (203);

P Boone, Draperstown, 260k

Lim £560 (215), 380k £805

(212);

J Hamilton & Son, Kells,

270k Lim £570 (211), 360k

£725 (201), 350k £700 (200),

370k £715 (193); D Hammond,

Stewartstown, 290k CH £610

FARMWEEK

AUGUST 08 2019

(210), 370k £725 (196), 300k

SHB £575 (192), 340k CH £650

(191), 290k SHB £550 (190);

T Bates & Son, Magherafelt,

370k CH £770 (208);

Macosquin Farmer, 360k Lim

£750 (208); T & A Campbell,

Rasharkin, 290k Lim £590

(203), 490k CH £950 (194);

G Christie, Claudy, 480k CH

£970 (202), 460k Rom £910

(198), 510k CH £1000 (196);

A Henry, Antrim, 620k Lim

£1220 (197), 600k £1160 (193);

A & D Gillan, Ballymoney,

430k Lim £865 (201); P Allen,

Randalstown, 410k CH £820

(200); J McGarry, Dunloy,

530k CH £1055 (199); J

Christie, Ballymoney, 410k

DAQ £810 (198).

STEERS - C & J Kelly,

Bellarena, 230k AA £575

(250), 285k £680 (239), 290k

£690 (238), 300k £685 (228),

360k £820 (228), 280k £630

(225), 310k BB £670 (216),

340k £715 (210), 330k AA

£690 (209); T Bates & Son,

Magherafelt, 430k CH £950

(221), 430k £860 (200);

Maghera Farmer, 610k Lim

£1235 (203); Cookstown

Farmer, 490k CH £990 (202);

Ballymena Farmer, 440k

Lim £865 (197), 430k CH

£840 (195), 420k £810 (193);

Kilrea Farmer, 500k Lim £985

(197), 540k CH £1035 (192); N

Quigg, Kilrea, 450k DAQ £885

(197); Kilrea Farmer, 580k

Lim £1120 (193).

MARKETHILL SHEEP

An entry of 1900 sheep last

week sold in a noticeably

stronger trade for fat lambs.

Store trade remained steady

and another large entry of

cull ewes returned a steady

demand.

Heavy lambs sold to a

top of £87 each paid for

24.9kilos 349p with all good

quality pens selling from

330p to 350p per kilo paid

for 24.6kilos @ £86 each. The

entire entry of heavy lambs

averaged 25.5kilos @ £83.80

each.

Good quality middleweight

lambs sold steadily from

350p to 375p per kilo paid

for 20kilos @ £75 followed by

373p per kilo for 22.4kilos @

£83.50 each.

Store lamb trade was

exceptionally strong with

light stores selling readily

from 380p to 480p per kilo

paid for 10.2kilo @ £49 each

from a katesbridge farmer

followed by 454p per kilo

for 25 lambs weighing

14.1kilos @ £64 each from

a Castlewellan farmer.

Stronger store lambs sold

to 397p per kilo for 16kilos

@ £63.50 each and up to £68

each for 17.3kilos 393p per

kilo.

Another large entry of 540

cull ewes continued to sell in

a very strong demand with

good quality ewes selling

from £80 to £113 each and

poorer quality ewes from £50

to £70 each.

The rst sale of breeding

hoggets sold at a very good

demand to a top of £175 with

others at £168, £165 and £160

each. Main demand from

£140 to £155 each.

HEAVY LAMBS - Keady

farmer 24.6k £86 350p;

Armagh producer 24.9k £87

349p; Warrenpoint farmer

24.4k £84 344p; Belleeks

farmer 24.6k £84 341p;

Warrenpoint seller 24.9k

£85 341p; Cullyhanna farmer

24.2k £82.50 341p; Portadown

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farmer 24.5k £82 335p;

Portadown farmer 24k £80

333p.

MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS

- Portadown seller 20k £75

375p; Keady seller 22.4k

£83.50 373p; Keady producer

20k £73.50 368p; Cookstown

producer 22.5k £82.50 367p;

Jerrettspass farmer 23.3k

£85 365p; Belleeks seller

20.7k £74.50 360p; Portadown

producer 21.4k £77 360p;

Cullyhanna farmer 22.4k

£80.50 359p.

STORES - Katesbridge

farmer 10.2k £49 480p;

Katesbridge farmer 10.8k £50

463p; Castlewellan producer

14.1k £64 454p; Castlewellan

producer 12.9k £57 442p;

Donaghacloney farmer

12.2k £53 435p; Mullabawn

farmer 13.7k £58.50 427p;

Banbridge seller 13.2k £54.50

413p; Rostrevor farmer 14.9k

£61.50 413p; Portadown

producer 14k £57 407p.

ARMOY SHEEP

A good turnout of 1,480

sheep at last Monday’s sale

met with a much sharper

trade for all types of sheep.

Fat Lambs sold to £90, Fat

Ewes to £100, Store lambs

were a tremendous trade

with many lots selling to

£70.00 and a top price of

£75.20.

FAT LAMBS - PJ Dougan,

Coleraine, 30kgs £90;

Colm McCluskey, Dunloy,

30kgs £87; John Moore,

Dunloy, 30kgs £83; Graham

Thompson, Bushmills, 28kgs

£83; A E Devlin, Limavady,

23kgs £82.50; Robt Linton,

Ballymena, 25kgs £84.20; Jas

McCaughan, Armoy, 23kgs

£79.50;

Kevin Robinson, Glenarm,

23kgs £79.80; Trevor Knox,

Armoy, 23kgs £81.50; G

Thompson, Bushmills, 28kgs

£82; Terence McGarry,

Loughguile, 23kgs £79.50;

Alex McCann, Martinstown,

24kgs £79.50.

STORE LAMBS - G & P

Emerson, Cushendall, 20

Suff, £75.20; Jas McAuley,

Cushendall, 29 Suff, £73.80;

Michael McDonnell,

Martinstown, 8 Suff,

£75; Sean McCambridge,

Ballyvoy, 50 Suff, £70, 50, £70,

60, £69; Randal McDonnell,

Armoy, 38, £70.20; Ronnie

Duncan, Ballyvoy, 67, Suff,

£69.50;

V & C Butler, Ballyvoy, 60,

Texel’s, £69.20; Jas McAuley,

Cushendall, 44, Suff, £67; Pat

McCarry, Ballyvoy, 46, Tex,

£68.20, 47, Tex, £67; Paddy

McDonnell, Cushendall, 39

Suff, £66.50; G McCambridge,

Ballyvoy, 55 Suff, £69;

Brendan McLaughlin,

Glenariffe, 34 Chev, £61;

Sean McIntyre, Loughguile,

46 Mules, £62.50; MM Kelly,

Ballycastle, 36 Tex, £64.50;

Kevin Robinson, Glenarm, 14

Tex, £65.

FAT EWES - J E

McCaughan, Armoy, 11

Tex, £100; John O’Kane,

Ballymoney, 17 Tex, £93.50;

Pat McBride, Ballycastle,

8 c/b’s £88; W Knowles,

Cloughmills, 4 Tex, £92; Sam

Garner, Stranocum, 3 Tex,

£88; B McAlister, Dervock, 6

c/b’s £82.50;

Wm Knox, Armoy, 9 c/b’s

£82.50; RJ Smith, Bushmills,

4 Tex, £98.50; Ballylurgan

Farms, 7 Tex, £92; Trevor

Knox, Armoy, 1 Dorset, £94;

M M Kelly Ballycastle, 18 b/f,

£64.50.

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