Another great entry of cattle at Saintfield with steady trade throughout

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Another good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a steady trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to a top of £1335 for a 840kg Lim cow £159 per 100kg. With an exceptional trade for both fleshed cows and grazers. Strong competition between export and local buyers. More cows required.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Lim cows 840kg £159 £1335, 730kg £138 £1007, Lisburn producer Sim cows 790kg £132 £1042, 700kg £128 £896, Hillsborough producer Lims 750kg £128 £960, 640kg £133 £851, 730kg £106 £773, 610kg £119 £725, Downpatrick producer AA cow 740kg £122 £902, Killinchy producer Lim bull 850kg £113 £960, Crossgar producer Sh cow 640kg £152 £972, Newtownards producer Fr cows 800kg £110 £880, 790kg £105 £829, 710kg £104 £738, Lisburn producer Lim cow 660kg £127 £838, Ballykinlar producer Lim cows 730kg £119 £868, 680kg £123 £836, Ballygowan producer Sh cow 800kg £102 £816, Newtownards producer Hol cows 660kg £117 £772, 730kg £104 £759, 660kg £103 £679, Downpatrick producer Her cows 730kg £107 £781, 710kg £110 £781, Portavogie producer Fr cow 750kg £104 £780.

BULLOCKS: Over 100 bullocks, with alot of quality sorts on offer. Top price of £1200 for a 690kg Char.

Leading prices: Carryduff producer 690kg £1200, 600kg £1135, 630kg £1110, 610kg £1100, Annacloy producer Lims 700kg £1175, 650kg £1145, 650kg £1120, 630kg £1110, Dromara producer Chars 570kg £1100, 560kg £1100, 530kg £1090, 540kg £1090, 540kg £1075, 500kg £1060, 520kg £1060, 550kg £1050, 500kg £1040, Crossgar producer Lims 550kg £1120, 580kg £1105, 560kg £1080, 600kg £1070, 550kg £1050, 500kg £1015, 520kg £1000, Donaghadee producer Hers 650kg £1050, 600kg £995, 450kg £900, Crossgar producer Spk 500kg £940, Ballynahinch producer Lims 400kg £815, 350kg £815, 360kg £705, Castlewellan producer Chars 390kg £910, 300kg £780, 290kg £750, Killyleagh producer Lims 400kg £850, 390kg £850, 400kg £840, 400kg £800, 350kg £730.

HEIFERS: Sold to £1090 for a 560kg Char.

Leading prices: Lisburn producer Chars 560kg £1090, 520kg £1000, Downpatrick producer Lims 500kg £965, 470kg £950, 460kg £920, 500kg £905, 450kg £875, Ballynahinch producer Lims 350kg £790, 300kg £715, 330kg £720, 340kg £760.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £385 for a BB bull.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer BB bulls £385, £360, £340, £300, BB heifers £355, £340, £290, Newtownards producer Lims £355, £340, £300, £285, Lim heifers £315, £275, £255, Lisburn producer BB bulls £310, £290, £275, £250, £240, £230, Ballynahinch producer Lim bulls £310, £260, £250 twice, £240 twice, Hillsborough producer BB bull £310, Sh bulls £230, £200.