Another good entry of cattle at Rathfriland with fat cows selling to £1115 for 704k

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Another good entry of cattle on Friday with fat cows from Aughlisnafin to £1115 for 704k and a Ch fat bull from the same farm 1085k at £1330.

A larger entry of bullocks sold to £1080 for a 628k AA from Hillsborough with a 564k Lim from the same farm at £1040. Heifers sold to £980 or a 580k bb from Lisnacroppin.

Another good entry of weanlings sold to £755 for a 340k Ch from Annaclone. A 290k Lim from Hillsborough sold at £665.

Young Lim bulls cleared up to £800 for a 6 month old calf 344k from Dromara. Dropped calves sold to £400 twice for a Daq heifer and a SH heifer from Banbridge.

DROPPED CALVES: Banbridge farmer: £400 twice. Shanrod farmer: £345 and £300. Burrenreagh farmer: £335 and £300. AFBI: Lim bull at £370. Donacloney farmer: £330 and £235. Derrylecka farmer: £330. Newry farmer: £330, £305 and £280. Warrenpoint farmer: £320. Drumlough farmer: £280, £260 and £205. Katesbridge farmer: £300, £220 and £220. Ballyward farmer: £235.

WEANLINGS: Annaclone farmer: 340k at £755, 342k at £720, 370k at £670, 308k at £660 and 320k at £665. Hillsborough farmer: 292k at £665, 274k at £550. Millford farmer: 360k at £685, 292k at £630 (twice). Dromara farmer: 332k at £680, 344k at £800, 326k at £700. Dundrum farmer: 330k at £625. Legananny farmer: 250k at £500. Edenagarry famrer: 234k at £540, 218k at £540, 238k at £530.

HEIFERS: Edenagarry farmer: 580k at £980, 560k at £925, 594k at £900. Dromara farmer: 460k at £750, 580k at £710, 380k at £640. Newcastle farmer: 580k at £710, 500k at £600 for 2 Friesians. Bryansford farmer: 464k at £610. Ballyward farmer: 532k at £765.

FAT COWS AND BULLS: Aughlisnafin farmer: Ch bull 1084k at £1330, 704k cow at £1115, 684k at £815. Rathfriland farmer: 666k at £800. Katesbridge farmer: Hol cows 600k at £640 and 610k at £525. Springing heifers to £1020 from Kilkeel.

BULLOCKS: Hillsborough farmer: 628k at £1080, 564k at £1040, 558k at £1005, 566k at £1000, 578k at £945. Maghery farmer: 558k at £1005, 532k at £945, 522k at £945, 538k at £940, 526k at £940. Ballyward farmer: 580k at £970, 556k at £925 and 480k at £805. Dromara farmer: 476k at £880 and 428k at £805. Dechoment farmer: 484k at £885, 478k at £845, 518k at £900, 504k at £895, 414k at £815, 398k at £780, 380k at £745 etc.

The first spring lambs of the season on Tuesday evening saw 89 head sell to £130. A top per kilo of 595 pence was paid for the Champion pen of Hampshire Down lambs 20k at £122. A Banbridge farmer sold 22k at £120.

Hoggets cleared up to £100 for a Dromara farmer for 28k. A pen of 33 Hoggets 26.5k sold at £99 from Rossglass, Downpatrick. A Hilltown farmer topped the fat ewes at £117 with rams to £114.

89 SPRING LAMBS

Loughbrickland farmer: 26k at £130 and 20.5k at £122. Banbridge farmer: 22k at £120. Comber farmer: 24.5k at £107 and 23k at £104. Mayobridge farmer: 22k at £103 etc.

HOGGETS

Dromara farmer: 28k at £100. Rossglass famreR: 26.5k at £99. Donaghmore farmer: 26k at £98.50. Corbet farmer: 24.5k at £98. Tassagh farmer: 26k at £98. Leitrim farmer: 29.5k at £98. Cullion farmer: 26k at £98. Cabra farmer: 25.5k at £98. Ballywillwill farmer: 25k at £97.50. Rathfriland farmer: 24.5k at £97. Loughbrickland farmer: 80 hoggets 24k at £97.

FAT EWES

Hilltown farmer: £117. Annalong

farmer: £110. Corbet farmer: £108. Katesbridge farmer: £104. Lurgan farmer: £100. Corbet farmer: £100. Warringsford farmer: £95 etc.