Biggest show of cattle this year at Armoy

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The biggest show of the year with just under 450 head on offer saw a great trade right to the last animal in the ring.

Steers sold to £1,280 for 600kgs, heifers to £1,170 for 550kgs and fat cows topped at £1,020.

LEADING PRICES

STEERS: S Thompson, Ballymoney, A/A, 600kgs, £1,280. Robt McHenry, Ballycastle, Char, 360kgs, £850. Niall McLaughlin, Cushendall, Char, 500kgs £1,010, 530kgs, £1,070, 440kgs, £900. Robt McAllister, Bushmills, Char, 450kgs, £1,010, 450kgs, £935, 360kgs, £770, 460kgs, £950. D Douthart, Armoy, A/A, 400kgs, £830. Loughguile producer, A/A, 600kgs, £1,200, 600kgs, £1,155, 550kgs, £1,085, 580kgs, £1,165, 550kgs, £1,100. Geo Baker, Armoy, A/A, 460kgs, £955, 440kgs, £940. Pat McErlain, Armoy, Char, 570kgs, £1,120, 480kgs, £940, 600kgs, £1,100, 600kgs, £1,180. A and O Smyth, Ballymoney, A/A, 560kgs, £1,100, 630kgs, £1,160. Brian McCloskey, Loughguile, Char, 400kgs, £815. Sam Creith, Mosside, Char, 500kgs, £935, 510kgs, £910. R McAllister, Bushmills, B/B, 530kgs, £1,000, 440kgs, £850, 480kgs, £940. Sam Bellingham, Ballymoney, Lim, 390kgs, £780. Cloughmills producer, A/A, 600kgs, £1,160, 580kgs, £1,085, 500kgs, £1,000. J B McDevitt, Limavady, Char, 480kgs, £930. Robt Reid, Finvoy, Lim, 315kgs, £600. P G Delargy, Cushendall, Char, 470kgs, £855.

HEIFERS: S Huey, Armoy, Lim, 550kgs, £1,170. Loughlin Conn, Limavady, Lim, 400kgs, £880, 510kgs, £995, 500kgs, £960, 480kgs, £970, 460kgs, £920. Michael McClafferty, Armoy, Char, 520kg, £1,115, 500kgs, £990, 520kgs, £985, 510kgs, £1,050. W D McIlrath, Ballymena, Char, 460kgs, £895. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Char, 400kgs, £800, 410kgs, £835, 410kgs, £820, 415kgs, £800. Nevin Brown, Ballycastle, Char, 560kgs, £1,090, 480kgs, £1,040, 600kgs, £1,100, 530kgs, £1,000. Philip Christie, Armoy, Galloway, 225kgs, £670, 280kgs, £680, 230kgs, £630. Geo Kerr, Cullybackey, A/a, 400kgs, £785, 400kgs, £730, 430kgs, £800. Jas O McCormick, Armoy, Lim, 430kgs, £850, 440kgs, £850, 440kgs, £870, 450kgs, £870.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.

Sale every Monday night.