Fat lambs to £92 at Downpatrick

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.

At the weekly sheep sale on Saturday 05th March, fat lambs sold to £92.00 ph, light weight stores lambs to £3.70 ppk and fat ewes to £90.00 ph.

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Downpatrick farmer 33kg £92.00, Downpatrick farmer 26kg £91.00, Annacloy farmer 26kg £90.50, Ardglass farmer 26kg £90.50, Downpatrick farmer 27kg £90.00, Ballylee farmer 28g £90.00, Ardglass farmer 29kg £90.00, Strangford farmer 29kg £90.00, Strangford farmer 26kg £89.00, Killough farmer 24kg £87.00, Downpatrick farmer 20kg £70.00, & Ballykilbeg farmer 18kg £63.00.

FAT EWES: Ballynoe farmer £90, Bonecastle farmer £78, Saintfield farmer £75 & Downpatrick farmer £70, Ballynoe farmer £70, Ballynahinch farmer £68 & Downpatrick farmer £68.

At the weekly cattle sale on Monday night 07th March 2016, there was a good entry of quality store cattle. A Castlewellan farmer toped the sale with an AA bullock at 300kg £770 (2.57ppk). In the heavy weight bullock’s category, a Downpatrick farmer presented an AA at 558kg £954 (1.71ppk).

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

BULLOCKS: Castlewellan Farmer 300kg AA £770 (2.57ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 264kg LIM £580 (2.20ppk), Ballynoe farmer 210kg AA £425 (2.02ppk), Castlewellan farmer 485kg CH £485 (2.02ppk) & 262kg CH £510 (1.95ppk), Ardglass farmer 241kg AA £880 (1.92ppk) & Castlewellan farmer 340kg LIM £700 (1.88ppk) & 350kg CH £645 (1.84ppk) & 422kg CH £749 (1.78ppk) & 280kg LIM £480 (1.71ppk), Ardglass farmer 558kg AA £954 (1.71ppk) & 526kg AA £895 (1.70ppk) Castlewellan farmer 306kg BB £520 (1.70ppk), Leitrim farmer 302kg LIM £495 (1.64ppk) & 432kg CH £695 (1.61ppk) & 524kg LIM £900 ( 1.60ppk) & 598kg AA £955 (1.60ppk), Ballynoe farmer 498kg LIM £740 ( 1.49ppk), Downpatrick farmer 684kg LIM £950 (1.40ppk) & Ballyward farmer 376kg SIM £520 (1.38ppk).

HEIFERS: Ballyward farmer 202kg LIM £450 (2.23ppk), Ballynahinch farmer farmer 242kg lim £515 (2.13ppk), Drumaroad farmer 234kg LIM £479 (2.05ppk) Ballylucas farmer 292kg LIM £584 (2.00ppk), Legananny farmer 302kg LIM £610 (2.02ppk), Ballynoe farmer 292kg LIM £585 (2.00ppk), Leitrim farmer 280kg LIM £550 (1.964ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 262kg LIM £490 (1.87kg& 286kg LIM £490 (1.71ppk).