Flying trade for all types of cattle at Kilrea

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A super entry of 250 calves on Thursday 30th June, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

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

Bull calves: J McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £380; K McAdoo, Cookstown, Lim £350; R Boyd, Garvagh, AA £348, Her £315, AA £312, Her £310, £282, £275, Lim £270; S Creith, Ballymoney, Her £326; S Walls, Magherafelt, Her £322, £310; W Linton, Coleraine, Lim £290, £218; A G Smyth, Dungiven, Her £290, £260; J & RJ Hanna, Loughgiel, AA £285; N G and C Smyth, Glenwherry, Sim £285; W Rea, Nutts Corner, AA £275; R Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £274, £255, £240; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £262, £248, £245; W and T Munnis, Kilraughts, AA £258; J McAllister, Dervock, AA £250, £240; J Purvis, Magherafelt, Lim £228; Finvoy farmer, Lim £225; J Tannahill, Macosquin, FKV £222; Magherafelt farmer, AA £202; Ballymena Farmer, Her £200; P and G O’Rawe, Clough, Her £200.

Heifer calves: J Rainey, Ahoghill, BB £425; J McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £360; S Walls, Magherafelt, Her £315; AG Smyth, Dungiven, Her £285, £220; Randalstown farmer, Lim £272; R Boyd, Garvagh, Her £270, £252; Finvoy Farmer, CH £255; J and RJ Hanna, Loughgiel, AA £250; J Tannahill, Macosquin, BB £230; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £228; J Allen, Limavady, FKV £225.

Friesian calves: Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £175.

Weanlings/suck Calves: 50 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian lumps a super trade.

A good entry of around 740 on Monday 4th July met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.74 per kg and £83.00 per head. Ewes to £83.00. More required.

Lambs: McCollum Farms, Coleraine, 21k £78.50 (374), 22k £80.80 (367); H Armstrong, Garvagh, 22.5k £82.40 (366); S Lees, Stewartstown, 21k £76.50 (364); N Parke, Cookstown, 22k £80 (364); R Cole, Macosquin, 21k £76 (362); J Tannahill, Coleraine, 21k £76 (362); A Blair, Macosquin, 23k £82.70 (360); R Wylie, Bushmills, 22.5k £81 (360); A Cooper, Garvagh, 22k £79 (359); R C and J C Watson, Rasharkin, 22k £79 (359); W Jeffers, Coleraine, 22.5k £80.50 (358); TS Moon, Kilrea, 20k £71.50 (358); G Calderwood, Rasharkin, 22k £78.20 (356); L Reid, Coleraine, 23.5k £83 (353); P Taylor, Garvagh, 23.5k £83 (353); S Black, Aghadowey, 23k £81 (352); J Kerr, Macosquin, 21k £74 (352); S and F McAllister, Ballycastle, 22k £77.50 (352); Portstewart farmer, 21k £74 (352); J Semple, Dungiven, 22k £77.50 (352); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 22k £77.50 (352); M McLeister, Portglenone, 20.5k £72 (351); J Moody, Articlave, 22k £77 (350); D McCloskey, Kilrea, 22k £77 (350).

Fat ewes: 140 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Ewes to £83.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A good entry of 300 stock on Wednesday 6th July at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1180, heifers to £1125, fat cows to £1550.

Fat cows: (70 on offer, flying trade - more required).

A Craig, Coleraine, 740k BB £1300 (176), 900k £1550 (172); J Allen, Limavady, 620k FKV £950 (153); A Douglas, Limavady, 620k Lim £900 (145); 650k £860 (132); R Buchanan, Dungiven, 600k Lim £835 (139), 630k £875 (139), 590k £782 (133); Ballymena farmer, 720k AA £990 (138); J Campbell, Upperlands, 530k AA £730 (138); D Smyth, Dungiven, 550k Fr £750 (136), 580k £760 (131); E Donnelly, Ballycastle, 770k Sal £1040 (135); T Aiken, Coleraine, 810k Lim £1072 (132); A Henry, Garvagh, 790k Sim £1045 (132); C Mooney, Rasharkin, 720k Fri £940 (131); G Andrew, Doagh, 640k CH £830 (130); Magherafelt Farmer, 610k BB £785 (129); M Glass, Maghera, 580k Lim £740 (128); W Wylie, Dunloy, 430k FKV £550 (128); D Walsh, Altnagelvin, 620k Lim £790 (127), 520k Her £655 (126); S & S Houston, Maghera, 520k AA £645 (124), 650k Her £805 (124).

Fat and grazing Friesian cows a flying trade.

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

J Purvis, Magherafelt, Lim cow with Lim bull calf at foot to £1170.

Heifers: Portglenone farmer, 310k Lim £668 (216), 570k £1118 (196); Limavady farmer, 500k Lim £1055 (211), 540k £1110 (206), 520k CH £1040 (200), 570k Lim £1090 (191), 590k £1120 (190), 570k £1085 (190); E Connor, Maghera, 435k CH £890 (205), 420k £820 (195), 475k £900 (190); J Purvis, Magherafelt, 390k Lim £780 (200); M and F Quigg, Maghera, 390k Lim £770 (197); W Hoy, Ahoghill, 360k Lim £710 (197); E McKeever, Portglenone, 470k Lim £905 (193); R Turtle and Co, Ahoghill, 510k Hol £970 (190);

Steers: L Blair, Limavady, 570k CH £1148 (201); C Cowan, Rasharkin, 470k AA £925 (197); SD Quigg, Maghera, 470k Lim £925 (197); C Bolton, Swatragh, 580k AA £1125 (194); P Higgins, Maghera, 310k AA £600 (194); J Purvis, Magherafelt, 410k Lim £790 (193); Ballymena farmer, 420k BB £800 (191); G Kerr, Ahoghill, 470k AA £895 (190).

Friesian steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.