Excellent entry of cattle at Saintfield

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Excellent entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a super trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 115 fats sold to £1303 for a 1060kg Lim bull, £123 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1185 for a 750kg Lim, £158 per 100kg. Fr cows sold to £1005 for a 940kg, £107 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer Lim bull 1060kg £123 £1303, Downpatrick producer Lim cows 750kg £158 £1185, 640kg £169 £1081, 650kg £162 £1053, 600kg £150 £900, Ballynahinch producer Lim cows 770kg £136 £1047, 770kg £122 £939, Downpatrick producer Daq cows 690kg £156 £1076, 610kg £153 £933, 660kg £136 £897, 710kg £125 £887, Carrowdore producer Her cow 850kg £117 £994, Comber producer AA cows 860kg £118 £1014, 690kg £144 £993, 780kg £122 £951, Downpatrick producer Char cows 600kg £157 £942, 620kg £147 £911, 570kg £146 £832, 540kg £141 £761, Seaforde producer Fr cows 940kg £107 £1005, 750kg £123 £922, 700kg £114 £798, 760kg £103 £782, Saintfield producer Her cows 660kg £141 £930, 690kg £134 £924, Downpatrick producer Fr cows 770kg £108 £831, 780kg £103 £803, 770kg £104 £800, 610kg £130 £793, 730kg £106 £773, 750kg £103 £772, Saintfield producer Fr cows 650kg £118 £767, 660kg £114 £752, 660kg £113 £745, 660kg £112 £739, Portavogie producer AA cows 640kg £116 £742, 570kg £128 £729.

BULLOCKS: 125 sold to £1170 for a 600kg Char. Lighter sorts sold to £1000 for a 400kg Char.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer Chars and Lims 600kg £1170, 560kg £1120, 530kg £1110, 550kg £1060, 570kg £1055, 500kg £1050, 530kg £1050, 500kg £1030, 500kg £1015, 500kg £1010, 500kg £975, 460kg £930, 460kg £910, Dromara producer Lims 600kg £1155, 550kg £1130, 560kg £1120, 540kg £1110, 500kg £1040, 470kg £980, Ballynahinch producer Lims 550kg £1070, 520kg £1060, 400kg £1000, 400kg £955, 470kg £940, 450kg £920, Lisburn producer Lims 600kg £1050, 490kg £1030, Lisburn producer Chars 560kg £1005, 530kg £1000, 550kg £1000, 540kg £920, 490kg £865, Downpatrick producer Chars 500kg £1000, 490kg £975, 470kg £960, 400kg £900, 410kg £900.

HEIFERS: 130 sold to £1260 for a 610kg BB. Lighter sorts sold to £1030 for a 430kg Char.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer 610kg £1260, 540kg £1220, 550kg £1210, 600kg £1200, 550kg £1180, 590kg £1175, 550kg £1150, 550kg £1100, 500kg £1040, 500kg £1025, Killyleagh producer Lims 620kg £1220, 550kg £1155, 600kg £1135, 560kg £1090, 560kg £1085, 530kg £1055, 500kg £930, 490kg £920, Dromore producer BB and Lims 470kg £1030, 470kg £1000, 460kg £975, 460kg £960, 450kg £950, 460kg £950, 440kg £930, 400kg £920, 400kg £900, Ballynahinch producer Chars 500kg £1030, 490kg £975, 480kg £955, 470kg £925, 470kg £900, 490kg £900, Ballynahinch producer Lims 440kg £900, 400kg £880, 400kg £870, 390kg £840, 360kg £820.

DROPPED CALVES: 110 drops sold to £370 for a two week old Lim heifer.

Leading prices: Saintfield producer Lim heifers £370, £318, £300, Downpatrick producer Sh Heifers £330, £320, Ballynahinch producer Daq bulls £320, £290, £265, Kircubbin producer BB bulls £350, £320, £290, BB heifer £305, Kircubbin producer Her bulls £285, £280, £270, £255, Her heifers £270, £245, £230, Ballygowan producer Her bulls £280, £265, Lisburn producer Lim heifers £290, £260.