Another good entry of 1359 cattle came under the hammer at Clogher Mart this week sold to firm demand for quality lots in all sections plainer cattle would be easier.
In the fatstock ring beef cows topped £212 for a 930kg B/B. £207 for a 820kg B/B and £167 for a 750kg Ch.
Cow heifers sold to £185 for a 680kg Lim. £178 for a 630kg Ch and £175 for a 660kg Ch.
Omagh producer 930kg B/B to £212 and £207 for a 820kg B/B. Cookstown producer 680kg Lim to £185. Dungannon producer 630kg Ch to £178. Derrylin producer 660kg Lim to £175 and 670kg Lim to £169. Dungannon producer 650kg Lim to £174. Armagh producer 500kg Ch to £174. Rosslea producer 750kg Ch to £167. Armagh producer 750kg Ch to £167. Dungannon producer 850kg Sim to £166. Ballygawley producer 670kg Lim to £166. Clogher producer 500kg Lim to £161 and 520kg Lim to £157. Kesh producer 600kg Lim to £160. Omagh producer 600kg Lim to £158. Boho producer 560kg Ch to £157. Armagh producer 620kg Ch to £156. Grogey producer 720kg Lim to £156. Tempo producer 730kg Lim to £156.
Other quality lots sold from £135 to £153 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £115 to £130 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £106 to £116 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £72 to £88 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £47 to £68 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 900kg Daq to £137. 850kg Sim to £124. 930kg Ch to £123. 950kg Lim to £123. 900kg Sal to £120. 830kg AA to £119. 1060kg AA to £116. 670kg Daq to £115. 950kg Lim to £113. 1010kg Lim to £112. 1180kg Hol to £109. 830kg Sim to £107. 1080kg Ch to £105.
FAT STEERS (overage): 620kg Ch to £177. 790kg Lim to £171. 660kg Lim to £165. 790kg Ch to £164. 670kg Lim to £162. 560kg Her to £157. 770kg Lim to £156. 750kg Ch to £149. 540kg B/B to £148. 670kg AA to £133. 680kg Fr to £132. 500kg S/H to £129. 560kg Fr to £126. 680kg Swr to £122. 630kg Swr to £120.
FAT STEERS (underage): 630kg Sal to £165. 760kg Lim to £160. 690kg Ch to £156. 740kg Lim to £155. 640kg Ch to £150. 680kg Ch to £149. 710kg Ch to £149. 610kg Lim to £146. 780kg Sim to £140. 680kg Fr to £133. 620kg Fr to £132. 590kg Fr to £129. 560kg Fr to £124.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 450kg Lim to £168. 590kg Lim to £160. 620kg Ch to £160. 440kg Lim to £150. 510kg Her to £138. 540kg Sim to £137. 520kg Her to £125. 450kg Fr to £123. 550kg Fr to £116. 660kg Fr to £110. 540kg Fkv to £100.
STORE BULLOCKS: Trade remains similar to previous weeks with K Brown, Ballinderry selling a 740kg Lim to £1250, 730kg Lim to £1250, 630kg Lim to £1215, 620kg Daq to £1175 and 630kg Lim to £170. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 730kg Ch to £1250. V and S Sommerville, Ballinamallard 690kg Lim to £1245 and 600kg Lim to £1180. Wm Reynolds, Aghalane 730kg Lim to £1240, 740kg Ch to £1210 and 720kg Ch to £1190. D Keys, Fivemiletown 720kg Ch to £1240 and 740kg Ch to £1235. D Arthurs, Dungannon 640kg Ch to £1220 and 620kg Ch to £1160. S Brown, Ballinderry 640kg Lim to £1195. D Loane, Ballygawley 630kg AA to £1175. P Donnelly, Ballygawley 620kg Ch to £1165. J R McAree, Keady 580kg B/B to £1160.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: P Donnelly, Ballygawley 470kg Lim to £935. M Gibson, Tynan 480kg Ch to £925 480kg B/B to £880, 450kg B/B to £845 and 460kg B/B to £835. W A Boyd, Clogher 490kg Ch to £915 and 490kg Ch to £885. D Wilson, Clogher 470kg Ch to £915 and 470kg Lim to £910. J Corrigan, Fintona 450kg Lim to £905. W D Waddell, Armagh 500kg AA to £895. E Morrison, Fermanagh 440kg Lim to £875 and 450kg Lim to £840. D Arthurs, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £850. E Glasgow, Cookstown 460kg Lim to £845 and 480kg Lim to £840. G Maguire, Fivemiletown 440kg Lim to £825. W D Bothwell, Fivemiletown 450kg AA to £800.
STORE HEIFERS: Steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1200 for a 700kg Lim. £650kg Lim to £1130 and 610kg Lim to £1125 for B Quinn, Dungannon. K Brown, Ballinderry 640kg Lim to £1145. R Riddles, Donemana 600kg Ch to £1095 and 590kg Her to £1040. D Farmer, Boho 570kg Ch to £1095. A Sloane, Armagh 590kg Ch to £1085 550kg Ch to £1030 and 560kg Ch to £1030. R Martin, Portadown 590kg Lim to £1055, 530kg Ch to £1050, 540kg Ch to £1050 and 510kg Ch to £1050. B McNamee, Eskra 570kg Ch to £1045 and 600kg Lim to £1040.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: A Sloane, Armagh 490kg Ch to £1025. R Martin, Portadown 480kg Sim to £965, 490kg Lim to £965 and 460kg Ch to £895. C Hughes, Armagh 480kg Ch to £900 410kg Ch to £800 and 410kg Ch to £765. C O’Hagan, Eskra 470kg Lim to £895. G McGrenaghan, Trillick 450kg Lim to £795. A Lockhart, Aughnacloy 480kg Lim to £790 and 460kg Ch to £775. J R Hunter, Enniskillen 450kg Lim to £790. M Gibson, Tynan 440kg B/B to £750 and 420kg Lim to £745.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: C Hughes, Armagh 360kg Ch to £680 and 370kg Ch to £630. S McCann, SMX 370kg Lim to £660 360kg Lim to £650 and 370kg Lim to £600. M McCann SMX 350kg Ch to £650 350kg Ch to £650 and 340kg Sim to £650.
WEANLINGS (400): A large entry sold to a brisk demand with steers and bulls selling to £925 for a 500kg Lim, £875 for a 420kg Lim, £865 for a 470kg Lim and £800 for a 440kg Lim to A Hadden, Aughnacloy. N R Knox, Ballygawley 440kg Ch to £920. T J Aiken, Kesh 410kg Lim to £900, 370kg Ch to £870 and 370kg Lim to £795. S Mohan, Brookeborough 420kg Ch to £875. T Beggan, Rosslea 380kg Lim to £870, 340kg Sim to £805 and 370kg Lim to £800. Clogher producer 400kg Lim to £855, 380kg Lim to £840, 380kg Ch to £835 and 350kg Lim to £830. J J McDonnell, Fivemiletown 390kg Lim to £835. T Farrell, Fivemiletown 380kg Ch to £820. R Giles, Beragh 400kg Lim to £810.
WEANLING HEIFERS: B Cassidy, Rosslea 440kg Ch to £850, 430kg Ch to £835 and 430kg Ch to £795. P McConnell, Clogher 310kg Ch to £790 and 330kg Ch to £715. B C Maguire, Rosslea 430kg Ch to £790. J Holland, Dungannon 360kg Ch to £765 370kg Ch to £755 and 350kg Ch to £705. E Cassidy, Rosslea 360kg Ch to £765 320kg Ch to £720 and 360kg Ch to £710. D McManus, Roscor 310kg Ch to £760. Clogher producer 390kg Ch to £725. P McDonald, Omagh 410kg Sim to £720. E Cassidy, Tempo 360kg Ch to £720. P G Grew, Rosslea 400kg Sim to £715. R Giles, Beragh 340kg Lim to £710. A Simpson, Dungannon 370kg Lim to £705. T and D Rafferty, Dungannon 350kg Daq to £705.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A large entry this week sold to a slower demand as quality lots were in short supply T McClean, Dungannon sold calved heifers at £1000 and £950. Remainder selling from £650 to £920.
BREEDING BULLS: J McKeever, Armagh £1520 for pedigree registered Lim.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another full house this week again sold readily especially for quality lots with a Dromore producer selling a 2011 cow and heifer calf to £1620, 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1610, 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1510, 2011 cow and heifer calf to £1420, heifer and heifer calf to £1360 and 07 cow and heifer calf to £1100. F McElroy, Augher £1410 for 2011 cow and bull calf. R Robinson, Portadown £1300 for 2011 cow and bull calf and £1300 for another 2011 cow and bull calf. J Stewart, Fivemiletown £1225 for second calver and heifer calf. G Morrow, Fivemiletown £1200 for 08 cow and heifer calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: F McElroy £1600, S Eagleson £1200, £1020 and £1000. F Rafferty £1150, local producer £1020 and £930. Lots of others selling from £780 to £900.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A large entry sold to a keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £445 for a Lim to J J McNabb, Trillick, P McCartan, Omagh £420 for Lim. Ballyconnell producer £330 and £312 for B/Bs. D McKenna, Fintona £330, £320 and £305 for Lims. J W A Ritchie, Fermanagh £330 for B/B. R Hassard, Enniskillen £295 for AA.
HEIFERS: A C Lunny, Aghalane £350 for B/B. J J McNabb, Trillick £345 for Lim. J Courtney, Enniskillen £300 for AA. B McCrory, Pomeroy £285 for Lim. C Treacy, Fermanagh £285 for Ch. Ballyconnell producer £280 and £278 for B/Bs. J W A Ritchie, Fermanagh £280 and £278 for B/Bs.
REARED BULLS: Niall Dolan, Lisbellaw £585 for Ch. K Murray, Omagh £580 for Sim, £575 and £500 for Chars and £545 for AA. B McCarney, Seskinore 575 for Ch. B Mallon, Eglinton £530 for Lim. K Moore, Augher £510 for Ch and £465 for Lim. S G Leslie, Claudy £500 for Lim.
REARED HEIFERS: Clogher producer 560 for Lim and £520 for Ch. B McCarney, Seskinore £555 for Ch. D Campbell, Tempo £555 for Ch. N Dolan, Lisbellaw £550 for Ch. T and E O’Hagan, Eskra £530 for Lim. B Mallon, Eglinton £500 and £485 for Chars. E and P Flood, Emyvale 500 for Lim and £460 for Ch. Portadown producer £490 for AA. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £480 for Lim. P J McWilliams, Seskinore £475 for AA.