3rd September 2020 - Page 61



MARTWEEK
SOAKING UP THE
SUN: Barry Maybin
and Dawn Surgenor
with Chloe, 14, all
from Kells, enjoying
the sunshine as they
wait for the Richard
Beattie annual Valais
Blacknose Export
Sale at Glenpark
Road, Omagh, to get
underway.
SWATRAGH
Another strong show of 2000 sheep were
presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on
Saturday. An entry of over 800 cull ewes saw
strong demand for well eshed ewes, topping
at £145 for texels, with many lots passing the
£100 mark. Almost 1200 lambs were presented
for sale, which was met with an improved
trade for good quality, well eshed lambs
topping at £95.00 for 28kg.
Sample prices:
Heavyweight Lambs: Coleraine producer;
28kg at £95.00 = 3.39p; Upperlands producer;
25kg at £85.00 = 3.40p; Limavady producer;
26kg at £83.50 = 3.21p; Aghadowey producer;
25.5kg at £83.80 = 3.29p; Bellaghy producer;
26kg at £82.80 = 3.18p; Maghera producer;
25kg at £83.00 = 3.32p; Claudy producer; 26kg
at £82.00 = 3.15p; Randalstown producer;
26.5kg at £81.50 = 3.08p; Draperstown
producer; 25.3kg at £81.00 = 3.21p; Upperlands
producer; 26.3kg at £82.00 = 3.12p;
Mid-weight Lambs: Swatragh producer;
22.9kg at £80.00 = 3.49p; Coleraine producer;
23.5kg at £79.50 = 3.38p; Cookstown producer;
23.8kg at £79.20 = 3.33p; Ballycastle producer;
23.5kg at £79.80 = 3.40p; Limavady producer;
24.3kg at £79.80 = 3.28p; Swatragh producer;
23.3kg at £79.00 = 3.39p; Maghera producer;
22.6kg at £78.20 = 3.46p; Kilrea producer; 22kg
at £77.00 = 3.50p; Dungiven producer; 21.5kg
at £75.00 = 3.49p; Desertmartin producer;
21.3kg at £75.00 = 3.53p
Light weight Lambs: Cookstown producer;
20.3kg at £73.00 = 3.60p; Garvagh producer;
19.4kg at £71.00 = 3.66p; Dungiven producer;
18.4kg at £70.50 = 3.83p; Cookstown producer;
17.5kg at £69.00 = 3.94p;
Fat Ewe prices: Tobermore producer; 2
ewes at £145; Quigley’s point producer; 1 ewe
at £119; Swatragh producer; 2 ewes at £117;
Maghera producer; 2 ewes at £102
Approximate price ranges:
Texels - £90 - £145; Suffolk - £75 - £100;
Mule/CB - £60 - £80.
Cattle: A seasonal show of quality cattle
were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart
on Monday, which resulted in a steady
trade for all types of stock on offer. Heifers
sold to a top of £1225 for a Limousin 522kg
(2.35p). Bullocks sold to £1030 for a Limousin
weighing 510kg. (2.02p)
Heifers: Swatragh producer; LIM,522kg
at £1225 = 2.35p; LIM,564kg at £955 = 1.69p;
Donemana producer; SD,326kg at £590 = 1.81p;
SD,332kg at £625 = 1.88p; SD,348kg at £550 =
FARMWEEK
AUGUST 08 2019
1.58p;
Bullocks: Swatragh producer; LIM,510kg
at £1030 = 2.02p; CH,496kg at £900 = 1.81p;
Garvagh producer; LIM,500kg at £925 = 1.85p;
Donemana producer; SD,306kg at £500 =
1.63p;
KILREA CALVES
A SUPER entry of 280 Calves & Weanlings on
Thursday, August 1, met a ying trade for all
types on offer. Continental calves required to
satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings
on offer.
Bull Calves: Cookstown Farmer, CH £507,
DAQ £400, Lim £268; Coleraine Farmer, AA
£415;
J Lyons, Coleraine, AA £385, £345;
Buchanans of Cavandarragh, Castlederg, MB
£370, £338, £315, £300, £297, £295; C Walls,
Ballyronan, Lim £370, CH £310, Lim £285; M
Kelso, Portglenone, Lim £330; Magherafelt
Farmer, AA £330; W Kelso, Portglenone,
Sim £300, £250; Bushmills Farmer, Ch £297,
AA £290; Kilrea Farmer, AA £290; R Hanna,
Cullybackey, Sim £280; Limavady Farmer, Lim
£270, £235, £227; J Hunter, Bushmills, AA £270,
£210; W Hutchinson, Desertmartin, Sim £270,
£245; Ballymena Farmer, BB £260; Lisburn
Farmer, Her £258; Dungannon Farmer, Lim
£255, £225; J Devlin,
Moneymore, AA £245;
D Gordon, Kilrea,
BB £245; J Sayers, Cloughmills, AA £245; W
Crawford, Ballymena, BB £242; A Hartley,
Moneymore, Lim £240, CH £240, BB £230; S
& S Houston, Maghera, Fr £240; Portglenone
Farmer, FKV £240; J Holmes, Garvagh, FKV
£232; G Fleming, Ballymoney, Lim £230; S &
D Sloan, Upperlands, AA £225; J & I Jamison,
Coleraine, Lim £222; Eglinton Farmer, Fr £200;
Heifer Calves: H Lagan, Draperstown, Lim
£385, £312; Cookstown Farmer, AA £372, Lim
£350; P McCracken, Cookstown, Lim £330,
£297; T McNeilly, Toomebridge, AA £325;
Cookstown Farmer, BB £310; M Kelso,
Portglenone, Lim £310, Her £292; J Lyons,
Coleraine, AA £305, BB £200; Ballymena
Farmer, Hol £285; W Kelso, Portglenone,
Sim £275, £240; A Hartley, Moneymore,
Lim £235; C Walls, Ballyronan, Lim £230; J
Sayers, Cloughmills, AA £218; W Hutchinson,
Desertmartin, Sim £215; Lisburn Farmer, Her
£210; J & I Jamison, Coleraine, Lim £205; W
Campbell, Coleraine, BB £200;
Friesian Calves: Super Trade met with more
required to satisfy
demand. Good young
calves to £240. Good
demand for thick
types!!!
Weanlings/Suck
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Calves: 60 on offer with more required
to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale
at approx. 12.30pm weekly. Continental &
Friesian Lumps a super trade. Customers for
cattle up to 18 mths.
KILREA LAMB
An entry of 750 Lambs on Monday, August 5,
met a sound trade. More sheep needed every
week. Lambs to £87 and to 3.88 per kg.
Lambs: Limavady Farmer, 17k £66 (388);
R Henderson, Tobermore, 21k £79 (376),
21k £77.20 (368), 21.5k £76 (354); J Kenning,
Desertmartin, 16.5k £62 (376), 17.5k £62.80
(359), 21k £73 (348); J Christie, Ballymoney,
22.5k £83 (369); C Dunn, Donemana, 19k
£69.50 (366); T Hunter, Aghadowey, 22.5k
£81.50 (362); L McGuckin, Cookstown, 22k
£79.60 (362); D McAdoo, Moneymore, 22k
£79.20 (360); J Semple, Dungiven, 22k £78.80
(358); M Burton, Limavady, 22.5k £80.40 (357);
R Paul, Maghera, 22k £78 (355); F McKinney,
Bendooragh, 22.5k £79.40 (353); P O’Kane,
Draperstown, 23k £81 (352); SJ Wilson,
Dungiven, 22.5k £78.80 (350); Coleraine
Farmer, 22.5k £78.50 (349); S & A Black,
Garvagh, 23k £80 (348);
R Dick, Ahoghill, 23k £80 (348); J Kerr,
Macosquin, 22.5k £78.40 (348); W Kerr,
Ahoghill, 21.5k £74.80 (348); S Kenning,
Tobermore, 23k £79.50 (346); A Mooney,
Portglenone, 23k £79.60 (346); B Stewart,
Moneymore, 22.5k £77.80 (346); D Torrens,
Garvagh, 23k £79.40 (345); T McNeilly,
Toomebridge, 21.5k £73.80 (344);
P Boone, Draperstown, 23k £78.60 (342);
Limavady Farmer, 23k £78.60 (342); S & B
Jamieson, Ballycastle, 20.5k £70 (342); P
Lagan, Drumsurn, 20.5k £70 (342);
A Blair, Macosquin, 23.5k £80 (340); D & W
Hazlett, Aghadowey, 23.5k £80 (340);
T Wright, Ballymoney, 20k £68 (340); D
Wylie, Rasharkin, 22k £74.80 (340);
Fat Ewes on offer met a steady trade for all
types on offer including grazing types. Ewes
to £98. Rams to £100. Brisk demand for all
types on offer.

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