Flying trade at Kilrea

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A smaller entry of 220 calves on Thursday 19th March, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of 50 weanlings on offer.

Bull Calves: S McGuinness, Eglinton, BB £435, Sim £408, BB £400, £372, Lim £362, BB £345, AA £330, BB £330, AA £308, BB £292, Lim £292, Her £290, AA £290, Lim £278, AA £270; J Killen, Campsie, BB £408; Antrim Farmer, Her £370, £265, £220; R. Gault, Limavady, Her £360; W Connell, Claudy, CH £338; TE Milligan, Upperlands, Fr £268; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, DAQ £258; Maghera Farmer, FKV £306, SHB £245; G & EM Pollock, Ballymoney, MB £230; W Halliday, Ballymoney, MB £225; W Armstrong, Garvagh, Her £218, £214; J & I Jamison, Coleraine, Lim £212; N Smyth, Glenwherry, FKV £200.

Heifer Calves: S McGuinness, Eglinton, BB £355, £305, AA £288, £270, BB £207, SHB £200; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £342, £340; W Connell, Claudy, CH £330; J Killen, Campsie, BB £292; Antrim Farmer, Her £290; R Gault, Limavady, AA £282; S & F McAllister, Ballycastle, Jer £275; I Small, Ahoghill, BB £270, £208;

Friesian Calves

Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £268

Weanlings/Suck Calves

The sale of 50 Weanlings met a super trade. Quality suckler weanlings on offer. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

A good entry of 570 on Monday, 23rd March met a good steady trade. Quality lambs and ewes realised premium prices. Lambs to £3.72 per Kg and £95.00 per Head. Ewes to £126

Lambs: T & W Taylor, Ballymoney, 23.5k £87.50 (372), 19.5k £72 (369); A Nicholas, Limavady, 23.5k £87 (370); T Beattie, Ballymoney, 24.5k £90.50 (369), 20.5k £73.80 (360); L Blair, Limavady, 22.5k £83 (369); J Hegarty, Ballymoney, 20k £81.20 (369); J Hyndman, Upperlands, 24k £88.60 (369); D Morrow, Macosquin, 24.5k £89.50 (365), 25k £89 (356); Ballymena Farmer, 24k £87.50 (365); J Bellingham, Ballymoney, 22k £80 (364); M McLeister, Portglenone, 21k £76 (362); J McKeen, Garvagh, 25k £90 (360); R McCaughern, Rasharkin, 22.5k £81 (360); E Hegarty, Blackhill, 26.5k £95 (359); Antrim Farmer, 25k £89.50 (358); Coleraine Farmer, 27k £95 (352), DW Bristow, Portglenone, 20.5k £72 (351);

Breeding Sheep:

W Cochrane, Macosquin, Ewes & Lambs to £200, £192.

More Ewes and Lambs entered for next week

Plenty of Heavy Lambs from £92 to £95.00

Fat Ewes: 80 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Ewes to £126

Rams to £134

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

A super entry of 130 dairy stock on Tuesday, 24th March to a top of £1890.

I Watson, Macosquin, Calved Heifer £1890, 2nd Calver £1500, 3rd Calver £1160; J Moore, Portstewart, Calved Heifers to £1720, £1690, £1360, £1250; N McNaugher, Aghadowey, 2nd Calver £1590, Calved Heifer £1390; Grange Farms, Castlerock, Batch of Calved Heifers to £1530, £1420, £1370, £1360, £1300, £1240; J Suffern, Crumlin, 2nd Calver Ayr £1500; S Henry, Macosquin, Calved Heifer £1450, £1430, Calved Cow £1130; JC Smyth, Castlerock, Calved Heifer £1410; B McAfee, Aghadowey, Calved Heifers to £1390, £1320, £1290, £1230.

75 Maiden Heifers sold very well for all ages.

A super entry of over 260 stock on Wednesday 25th March at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, Steers to £1290, Heifers to £1200. Fat Cows: (20 on offer, flying trade ~ more required) D Strathern, Bellaghy, 620k Lim £865 (140), 660k £890 (135), 680k £910 (134);

Upperlands Farmer, 670k CH £930 (139), 840k £1140 (136), 650k £725 (112), 690k £760 (110); P Dougherty, Castlerock, 620k Lim £695 (112).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Randalstown Farmer, Lim Cow & Lim Bull Calf at foot to £1580.

Heifers: SJ Wilson, Dungiven, 340k CH £827 (243), 400k Lim £922 (231), 360k £732 (203); JS Hamilton & Son, Kells, 295k CH £670 (227), 260k £572 (220), 285k £628 (220); H King, Macosquin, 260k Lim £590 (227); J McKeague, Dunloy, 520k CH £1135 (218), 500k £1065 (213); T Martin, Dunloy, 360k CH £792 (220), 400k £868 (217), 350k £758 (217), 380k £822 (216), 410k Lim £870 (212), 370k CH £785 (212), 390k £825 (212), 370k £770 (208), 380k £770 (203); J Doherty, Glarryford, 510k CH £1100 (216); A Andrews, Castlerock, 360k Lim £775 (215), 420k CH £900 (214), 340k £690 (203); WJ & G Henry, Armoy, 370k CH £780 (211), 280k Lim £588 (210); RT Boyd, Swatragh, 550k Lim £1142 (208); A Marks, Portglenone, 330k Lim £680 (206); Upperlands Farmer,460k CH £945 (205); M Wilson, Maghera, 510k Lim £1037 (203); C & J Kelly, Bellarena, 470k Lim £950 (202), 440k £882 (201), 480k CH £960 (200); J Oliver, Limavady, 560k Par £1130 (202); M Wilson, Maghera, 470k CH £940 (200).

Steers: A Andrews, Castlerock, 350k DAQ £900 (257), 400k £935 (234), 380k CH £868 (228), 410k DAQ £932 (227), 420k CH £948 (226), 400k Lim £902 (226), 420k CH £907 (216), 390k £832 (213), 420k DAQ £882 (210); WJ & G Henry, Armoy, 330k CH £842 (255), 330k £760 (230), 520k £1128 (217), 470k £1000 (213), 460k Lim £962 (209), 420k £865 (206), 390k £780 (200); H King, Macosquin, 250k Lim £622 (249), 300k £670 (223); M Maxwell, Dervock, 350k Lim £855 (244), 400k £945 (236), 370k £865 (234), 380k £865 (228); SJ Wilson, Dungiven, 355k CH £865 (244), 375k Lim £895 (239), 320k £762 (238), 370k £840 (227), 370k £815 (220), 440k CH £945 (215); S & B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 300k Lim £728 (243), 280k £675 (241), 210k £475 (226); R Martin, Dunloy, 365k CH £868 (238), 350k £800 (229), 360k £790 (219), 340k Lim £730 (215), 330k £688 (209); Kilrea Farmer, 400k Lim £940 (235), 400k CH £935 (234); A Marks, Portglenone, 480k Lim £1115 (232), 440k £1010 (230), 530k £1100 (208); Stephen McAuley, Ballymoney, 280k AA £630 (225); O Shiels & Co, Kilrea, 450k Par £1000 (222), 500k £1060 (212), 430k £900 (209), 510k £1020 (200); C McDonnell, Armoy, 380k CH £832 (219), 390k SH £837 (215), 460k CH £930 (202); JV McAteer, Kilrea, 510k Lim £1110 (218), 600k £1290 (215), 530k £1105 (209); E Wells, Garvagh,500k AA £1080 (216), 520k £1105 (213); I Wright, Garvagh, 550k Lim £1175 (214), 580k Par £1205 (208); Airfield Enterprises, Toomebridge, 360k AA £760 (211); A Scullion, Portglenone, 540k CH £1127 (209), 540k £1110 (206); D & D Wright, Magherafelt, 590k Lim £1202 (204), 610k £1240 (203); RT Boyd, Swatragh, 530k Lim £1075 (203), 510k £1022 (200);

M McCamphill, Dunloy, 465k Sim £945 (203); J Overend, Bellaghy, 530k Lim £1078 (203), 500k £1005 (201), 510k £1022 (200);

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