Firm trade for cattle at Saintfield

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There was a great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale in Saintfield, with a firm trade throughout.

Fat cattle sold to £1051 for a 730kg AA Cow, £144 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Saintfield Producer AA Cows 730kg £144 £1051, 720kg £144 £1036, Lisburn producer Lim Cows 750kg £132 £990, 690kg £124 £855, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 720kg £117 £842, 700kg £114 £798, 660kg £120 £792, 690kg £110 £759, 630kg £114 £718.

BULLOCKS: 155 sold to £1360 for a 800kg Char, £560 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Dromara producer Chars 800kg £1360, 710kg £1300, 600kg £1250, 640kg £1235, Comber producer Lims 550kg £1205, 550kg £1180, 520kg £1140, 490kg £1095, 500kg £1060, Comber producer Sims 460kg £1110, 500kg £1020, 440kg £880, Ballynahinch producer Chars 550kg £1110, 510kg £1100, 500kg £1065, 500kg £1055, 570kg £1055, 500kg £1050, 500kg £1035, 550kg £1000, 440kg £950, 460kg £915, 440kg £885, 390kg £840, 400kg £830,Downpatrick producer Lims 530kg £1135, 500kg £1085, 450kg £1010, 400kg £960, 440kg £950, 400kg £925, 420kg £915, 330kg £910, 360kg £910, 440kg £910, Dromore producer Chars 520kg £1080, 500kg £1060, 500kg £1000, 500kg £985, 500kg £910, 390kg £875, 390kg £850, Portaferry producer Sims 490kg £1060, 450kg £1010, Ballynahinch producer Lims 580kg £1100, 500kg £1070, 500kg £1050, 500kg £1015, 430kg £960, 450kg £930.

HEIFERS: Almost 100 heifers sold to £1080 for a 580kg Daq, £500 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Castlereagh producer Daqs 580kg £1080, 500kg £935, 500kg £900, Downpatrick producer Chars 480kg £935, 470kg £930, 400kg £840, 410kg £830, Killinchy producer Chars 400kg £900, 360kg £820, 340kg £730, 350kg £715, Downpatrick producer Hers 500kg £905, 400kg £880, 500kg £970, 390kg £720, Ballynahinch producer Lims 300kg £840, 300kg £800, 330kg £795, 340kg £795, 300kg £760, 300kg £750, 300kg £730, 300kg £720, Saintfield producer Lims 390kg £840, 390kg £835, 300kg £740, 340kg £730, Downpatrick producer Hers 400kg £840, 350kg £755, 360kg £740.

SUCKLERS: A special entry of cows and calves sold to £1810 for a St Cow and Lim Heifer calf.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer St Cows with Lim Calves at foot, £1810, £1800, £1720, £1710, £1690, £1660, £1600, £1540, £1530, £1520, £1510, £1460, £1420, £1410, £1400.

Dropped calves: Over 100 drops sold to £475 for a Lim Bull & £340 for a BB Heifer.

Leading prices: Carryduff producer Lim Bulls £475, £235, £218, £215, Ballynahinch producer BB Heifers £340, £325, £330, £295, Ballygowan producer Her Heifers £295, £250, £240, £235, £185, Dromara producer Sh Bulls £208, £205, £200, Ballynahinch producer Lim Bulls £270, £208, Killinchy producer AA Heifers £212, £210, Ballynahinch producer Young Fr Bulls £115, £90 twice, £88, £70 twice.