Brisk trade for cattle at Saintfield

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale in Saintfield, with a brisk trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 90 Fats sold to £1026 for a 680kg Lim Cow, £151 per 100kg.

Leading Prices: Downpatrick producer Lim Cow 680kg £151 £1026, Ballynahinch producer Her Cows 800kg £128 £1024, 630kg £127 £800, Lisburn producer Lim Cows 610kg £165 £1006, 590kg £170 £1003, Carryduff producer Char Cows 680kg £146 £992, 600kg £148 £888, 650kg £133 £864, 590kg £128 £755, Ballygowan producer Sim Cows 700kg £140 £980, 740kg £118 £873, 700kg £140 £872, 520kg £162 £842, Crossgar producer Fr Cows 690kg £138 £952, 700kg £126 £882, 630kg £126 £793, 620kg £122 £756, 620kg £120 £744.

BULLOCKS: 185 lots sold to £1230 for a 600kg Daq, (205) £630 along with his weight! Lighter sorts sold to £920 for a 300kg Char, (306) £620 along with his weight.

Leading prices; Hillsborough producer Chars 600kg £1230, 600kg £1205, 560kg £1200, 550kg £1170, 600kg £1165, 610kg £1165, 600kg £1160, 580kg £1150, 550kg £1110, Comber producer Chars 600kg £1180, 550kg £1155, 450kg £1025, 470kg £950, Carryduff producer Chars 300kg £920, 290kg £890, Killinchy producer Chars 350kg £930, 340kg £870, 390kg £870, 340kg £800, Portaferry producer Lims 550kg £1210, 550kg £1180, 500kg £1090, 490kg £1080, 430kg £925, 390kg £840, Carryduff producer Chars 550kg £1205, 500kg £1095, 400kg £960, 390kg £920, 400kg £910, Greyabbey producer Lims 400kg £950, 400kg £945, 330kg £880, 300kg £830.

HEIFERS: 90 lots sold to £1330 for a 700kg Char, £630 along with her weight.

Leading prices; Ballynahinch producer Chars 700kg £1330, 440kg £980, Carryduff producer Chars 500kg £1100, 440kg £940, 290kg £720, Dromore producer Chars 400kg £915, 400kg £865, 390kg £750, Comber producer Chars 400kg £965, 440kg £895, Saintfield producer Lims 420kg £890, 360kg £835, 400kg £820, Crossgar producer Sims 440kg £995, 360kg £800, Ballynahinch producer Lims 400kg £880, 370kg £800, 400kg £800, 340kg £770, 340kg £765, Saintfield producer Chars 330kg £790, 300kg £770, Downpatrick producer Lims 300kg £750, 320kg £730.

DROPPED CALVES; over 100 drops sold to £355 for a Lim Bull.

Leading prices: Ballygowan producer Lim Bull £355, AA Bull £270, Ballygowan producer Her Bulls £310, £285, £272, £270, Her Heifers £275, £230, £215, Newtownards producer BB Bulls £280, £240, Her Bull £225, AA Bull £225, Ballynahinch producer Lim Heifers £280, £255, £220, £200.