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.

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.