160 cull cows under the hammer at Markethill

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

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An entry of 160 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 26th April sold in a very strong trade for all classes.

Beef-bred cows to £179 for 722k blue at £1290, followed b by £151 for 820k Lim cow at £1240. Main demand from £125 to £140 per 100 kilos. Fleshed Friesian cows to £123 for 680k at £835. Main demand from £100 to £109 per 100 kilos. Second quality friesians from £85 to £95 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £55 to £75 per 100 kilos. Young Friesian cattle from £120 to £141 for 662k at £935. Clean cattle from £150 to £176 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows: Killylea farmer 722k £1290 £179.00; Killylea farmer 820k £1240 £151.00; Killylea farmer 786k £1100 £140.00; Killylea farmer 714k £990 £139.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 704k £970 £138.00; Newry farmer 604k £830 £137.00; Belleeks farmer 552k £750 £136.00; Newry farmer 638k £830 £130.00; Loughgilly farmer 718k £915 £128.00.

Friesian cull cows: Mayobridge farmer 680k £835 £123.00; Collone farmer 622k £675 £109.00; Banbridge farmer 692k £750 £108.00; Banbridge farmer 598k £645 £108.00; Armagh farmer 704k £750 £107.00; Loughbrickland farmer 588k £625 £106.00; Armagh farmer 584k £620 £106.00; Armagh farmer 702k £745 £106.00.

CALVES

The 160 dropped calves sold in a steady trade. Good quality bulls to £390 for a 3 week old blue. Main demand from £270 to £380. Heifer calves to £395 for a 3 week old Char. Main demand from £200 to £335 each. Strong Friesian bulls (4 month old) sold from £120 to £155 each. Young Friesian bulls from £40 to £80 each.

Bull calves: BB £390; Lim £380; Ch £365; BB £320; Lim £295; Sim £290; BB £290; Her £285.

Heifer calves: Ch £395; Sim £335; BB £300; Lim £265; Sim £265; BB £250; AA £230.