Final sale of 2015 at Clogher sees a steady demand

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A seasonal entry of 642 cattle came under the hammer for the final sale of 2015 in Clogher Mart with a good steady demand for quality lots reported in all sections.

In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £146 for a 600kg Her £145 for a 600kg Daq and £135 for a 650kg Lim.

Cow heifers sold to £176 for a 600kg Ch £148 for a 490kg Lim and £142 for a 590kg Daq.

Leading prices in this section: Augher producer 600kg Ch to £176 and £148 for a 490kg Lim. Lurgan producer 600kg Her to £146 and 530kg Lim to £129. Greencastle producer 600kg Daq to £142. Omagh producer 590kg Daq to £142. Omagh producer 560kg Daq to £138. Clogher producer 650kg Sal to £136. Carrickmore producer 500kg Ch to £135. Keady producer 610kg Ch to £134 and 770kg Lim to £130. Fivemiletown producer 640kg Lim to £133. Sixmilecross producer 700kg Sim to £132. Aughnacloy producer 520kg Lim to £130. Lisnaskea producer 580kg Lim to £126. Caledon producer 800kg Lim to £126. Omagh producer 650kg Ch to £124. Fivemiletown producer 650kg Lim to £118. Omagh producer 650kg Her to £117.

Other quality lots sold from £104 to £115 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £85 to £102 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £94 to £98 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £70 to £78 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £48 to £62 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 800kg Lim to £101, 930kg Lim to £100, 970kg AA to £99, 1290kg Ch to £90, 930kg Ch to £75.

FAT STEERS (overage): 680kg Ch to £172, 580kg Lim to £168, 600kg Lim to £165, 570kg Ch to £162, 550kg Ch to £160, 490kg Lim to £155, 750kg Fr to £100, 740kg Hol to £100, 500kg Daq to £96.

FAT STEERS (underage): 570kg Ch to £181, 700kg Lim to £177, 630kg Ch to £177, 600kg Lim to £165, 530kg Ch to £160, 400kg Fr to £116, 420kg Fr to £116, 580kg Fr to £110, 470kg Fr to £108, 500kg Fr to £108.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 550kg Lim to £187, 550kg Lim to £179, 480kg Ch to £168, 520kg Ch to £163, 680kg AA to £160, 560kg Daq to £149, 700kg AA to £129, 550kg Fr to £101.

STORE BULLOCKS: Strong stores sold to £1280 for a 800kg Ch, £1200 for a 700kg Lim £1190 for a 690kg Lim and £1180 for a 790kg Sim for K G Walker, Portadown. B Dawson, Craigavon £670kg Ch to £1070 and 590kg Ch to £970. Local producer 630kg Ch to £1055, 620kg Lim to £1050, 540kg Ch to £1015 and 510kg Ch to £930. P McManus, Brookeborough 540kg AA to £1050, 550kg Ch to £950 and 520kg Ch to £905. S Bingham, Augher 660kg Fkv to £1000. P V McCarney, Fintona 540kg Sim to £990.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: Declan McKenna, Clogher 500kg Lim to £1030, 420kg Lim to £900, 410kg Ch to £865, 440kg Ch to £860, 440kg Ch to £855, and 410kg Sim to £850. R Watson, Augher 490kg Ch to £895. P McManus, Brookeborough 490kg Ch to £845, 420kg Ch to £835, 420kg Ch to £820 and 450kg AA to £795. S Irwin, Lisburn 440kg Ch to £810.

SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: Declan McKenna, Clogher 400kg Ch to £925, 400kg Ch to £845, 370kg Lim to £840, 400kg AA to £835, 340kg STORE HEIFERS: An improved demand this week with W S Hall, Magheraveely selling a 700kg Chars to £1200 three times and 650kg Ch to £1140. N Taylor, Cookstown 720kg Ch to £1000 and 620kg Ch to £1000, G Haughey, Fintona 570kg Ch to £1000 and 580kg Ch to £950. P V McCarney, Fintona 550kg Ch to £970 and 580kg Lim to £920. J Jordan, Dungannon 570kg Lim to £965 and 500kg Her to £860. E Nugent, Cabragh 510kg Lim to £950, 580kg B/B to £900, 570kg Shb to £900 and 580kg Ch to £880. A Partridge, Portadown 540kg Lim to £920 and 510kg B/B to £900. G Litter, Portadown 520kg Lim to £855.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J Jordan, Dungannon 450kg Lim to £880 470kg Ch to £850, 490kg Ch to £840, 480kg Ch to £825 and 450kg Lim to £800. A Partridge,Portadown 490kg Lim to £880 and 440kg Lim to £830. S Bingham, Augher 440kg Ch to £810. P J Toner, Newtownhamilton 450kg Lim to £800. Clogher producer 440kg Her to £780 and 430kg Her to £720.

SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: P V McCarney, Fintona 400kg Lim to £620. Pomeroy producer 320kg Sim to £600 and 300kg AA to £535.

WEANLINGS: A brisk demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £935 for a 500kg Lim, 400kg Lim to £820 and 360kg Lim to £755 for S Mullen, Loughgall. G McConnell, Clogher 440kg Ch to £870, 450kg Ch to £840 and 360kg Ch to £830. W R Adams, Fivemiletown 410kg Ch to £850, 370kg Ch to £785, 340kg Ch to £780, 370kg Ch to £780 and 380kg Daq to £765. M/S M and B O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 360kg Ch to £795 and 370kg Ch to £790. A Green, Tempo 300kg Lim to £790 and 280kg Lim top £745. E H Sharkey, Fivemiletown 370kg Ch to £790. M O’Conner, Augher 300kg Ch to £780, 320kg Ch to £765, 300kg Ch to £755 and 380kg Ch to £750.

WEANLING HEIFERS: R Watson, Augher 370kg Ch to £765, 390kg Ch to £750, 420kg Ch to £730, 370kg Ch to £725 and 410kg Ch to £720. M/S M and B O’Hanlon, Clogher 420kg Lim to £755, 320kg Ch to £715, 300kg Ch to £655 and 320kg Ch to £635. J M McGovern, Clogher 360kg Ch to £730 and 290kg Lim to £600. M O’Conner, Augher 320kg Ch to £715. E H Sharkey, Fivemiletown 380kg Ch to £670. P McGuiggan, Donaghmore 330kg Sim to £610 and 310kg Lim to £570. B Stewart, Fivemiletown 350kg Sim to £600 and 350kg Sim to £510. A Alexander, Augher 200kg Ch to £545 and 200kg Ch to £490.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A sharp demand in this section with a Dungannon producer selling a calved heifer to £1400. E Kelly, Dungannon £1350 for a second calver. G H Graham, Kinawley £1320 for a calved Jersey heifer. Keady producer £1250 for calved heifer. R Anderson, Aughnacloy £1210 for calved heifer. A Clarke, Beragh £1200 and £900 for springing heifers. Glentop Farms Ltd, Castlederg £1100 and £1000 for calved cows. N Jackson, Dromore £1050 for calved heifer and £980 for calved second calver. A Foster, Mackin £960 for calved heifer.

MAIDEN HEIFERS: D McKenna £575, £570, £400 and £360.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A smaller entry sold readily with P J McCaffery, Belleeks selling an 09 cow and heifer calf to £1400. J and R Stewart, Stewartstown £1200 for heifer and bull calf. R Greaves, Derrylin £1150 for heifer and bull calf. Gortavoy Farms, Pomeroy £1105 for heifer and heifer calf

A large selection of incalf heifers sold as follows R Johnston, Fivemiletown £1450 and £1130. P J Corrigan, Dungannon £1270 twice, £1250, £1230, £1200, £1140 and £1100. F G McCaughey, Antrim £1000 and £905.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A good selection on offer sold readily with bull calves (under 2 months) selling to £442 and £390 for Chars for R T Mavitty, Culkey PO. Gortavoy Farms, Pomeroy £300 for Lim. Alan Latimer, Derrylin £292 for AA and £292 for Sal. R Donnelly, Cookstown £250 for Her. A Irwin, Fivemiletown £240 for B/B. S Doran, Dungannon £240 for AA.

HEIFERS: R T Mavitty, Culkey PO £370 and £365 for Chars. A Irwin, Fivemiletown £285 for B/B. E I McClure, Fivemiletown £258 for Her. Tempo producer £250 for B/B. B Ward, Dungannon £230 for AA. S and T Downey, Maguiresbridge £230 for AA. C Forbes, Castlederg £230 for Her.

REARED BULLS: S Blackburn, Clogher £595 three times for AAs. P J McMenamin, Drumquin £580 for Ch £430 twice for AAs £425 twice for AAs and £395 for S/H. G Connelly, Rosslea £575 twice for Lims and £470 for Lim. P McGuiggan, Donaghmore £560 and £530 for Lims.

REARED HEIFERS: Owen Roe McElroy, Augher £670 and £605 for Lims. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £550 and £520 twice for Sims. P Maguire, Tempo £500 for Ch. P McGuiggan, Donaghmore £480 for Sim. C Smyth, Rosslea £435 for Ch. G Connelly, Rosslea £410 for Lim.