Dairy stock sells to £1200 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.
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Dairy stock sold to £1200 at Markethill on Tuesday, 4th October paid for a calved heifer from a Kilkeel farmer.

The same seller received £1050 for a calved heifer.

CULL COWS

The 140 cull cows sold in a steady trade with beef-bred cows from £120 to £145 for 690k at £1000. Top price £1130 for 806k (140). Fleshed Friesian cows from £90 to £104 for 644k at £670. Top price £835 for 835k. Second quality friesians from £75 to £85 per 100 kilos and the poorest lots from £50 to £70 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows: Gilford farmer 690k £1000 £145.00; Killylea farmer 806k £1130 £140.00; Killylea farmer 760k £1040 £137.00; Armagh farmer 614k £810 £132.00; Gilford farmer 688k £890 £129.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 692k £880 £127.00; Armagh farmer 724k £915 £126.00; Cullyhanna farmer 714k £895 £125.00.

Friesian cull cows: Keady farmer 644k £670 £104.00; Newry farmer 676k £685 £101.00; Keady farmer 750k £750 £100.00; Keady farmer 820k £820 £100.00; Armagh farmer 750k £750 £100.00; Kilkeel farmer 835k £835 £100.00; Richhill farmer 754k £740 £98.00; Markethill farmer 588k £570 £97.00.

CALVES

The 140 lots in the calf ring sold in a steady demand. Bulls (under 5 week old) sold to £345 for a Lim with several more from £230 to £340 each. Heifer calves to £405 for a 4 week old Lim. Others sold from £190 to £260 each.

Heifer calves: Lim £405; Lim £260; BB £260; BB £240;

Bull calves: Lim £345; Lim £340; AA £280; Sim £270; Lim £270; Her £250; Lim £240; Lim £230;

Please note: Cull cow sale starts at 11am. Calves at 11.30am