Flying trade for all types of cattle at Kilrea

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A smaller entry of 140 calves on Thursday 6th October, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: Claudy farmer, Ch £372, BB £302, £255, Her £248, BB £245, £237, Fkv £240, Ch £225; Greysteel farmer, BB £360, £270, £240; Claudy farmer, Sim £340; J E Gaston, Clough, Fkv £307, £250; Magherafelt farmer, Her £300; G I Wallace, Upperlands, AA £295; R A and R J Cousley, Moneymore, FKV £292; J Ramsey, Magherafelt, BB £287, £280; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £270, £265; R Cunningham, Aghadowey, Her £265; W and T Munnis, Kilraughts, Fkv £265, £242, £202; J R Lamont, Macosquin, MB £262; J McCook, Ballymoney, Lim £255, £248; R A Kyle and Sons, Culnady, AA £225.

Heifer calves: Garvagh farmer, Sim £370; Greysteel farmer, BB £360, £237, Ch £225; J McCurdy, Bushmills, Lim £330; J Ramsey, Magherafelt, AA £272, £250; D Scott, Coleraine, BB £260; Claudy farmer BGA £255; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £250, £228; J E Gaston, Clough, Fkv £245; Claudy farmer, BB £238; A Craig, Toomebridge, Fri £218.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £152.

Weanlings/suck calves: 40 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 290 calves on Friday 7th October met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Bull calves: Claudy, farmer, 200k Ch £585 (293), 240k £655 (273), 340k £825 (243); D Semple, Dungiven, 230k Ch £660 (287), 230k £635 (276), 260k £670 (258), 260k £645 (248), 250k £615 (246), 260k £640 (246), 290k £705 (243), 290k £705 (243), 270k £620 (230), 320k £675 (211); H Conn, Castlerock, 240k Ch £655 (273), 220k £587 (267), 270k £680 (252), 280k £685 (245), 290k Lim £692 (239), 310k CH £720 (232), 400k £885 (221), 360k £780 (217), 430k £930 (216), 290k £620 (214); A Canning, Dungiven, 300k Ch £800 (267),360k Lim £890 (247), 340k Ch £810 (238), 360k Lim £855 (238), 390k Ch £915 (235), 340k £780 (229), 380k Lim £865 (228), 370k £780 (211); Claudy farmer, 210k Ch £560 (267), 270k £590 (219), 240k £510 (213), 270k £574 (213); Ballymoney farmer, 210k BB £535 (255), 220k Lim £560 (255), 270k BB £645 (239), 265k £580 (219), 300k £635 (212); B McIlvar, Garvagh, 270k Ch £680 (252), 290k £692 (239), 330k £770 (233), 300k Lim £680 (227), 300k Ch £662 (221); S Black, Garvagh, 235k BB £585 (249), 250k £545 (218); I Tanner, Castlerock, 310k Ch £770 (248), 340k £815 (240), 320k £760 (238), 380k £870 (229), 370k £830 (224), 340k £750 (221), 400k £872 (218), 370k £760 (205); J Whyte, Portglenone, 320k Ch £790 (247), 340k £795 (234), 370k £837 (226), 350k £782 (223), 360k £790 (219), 290k £630 (217), 310k BB £665 (215), 350k Ch £745 (213); H J Walsh, Portglenone, 350k Ch £850 (243), 330k £790 (239), 310k £720 (232), 310k £710 (229), 330k £740 (224), 280k £612 (219), 330k Sim £702 (213), 340k Lim £720 (212); J Keatley, Magherafelt, 330k Lim £800 (242); E O’Connell, Garvagh, 260k Lim £630 (242), 210k £505 (241); H O’Connell, Garvagh, 210k Lim £505 (241); P Dougherty, Castlerock, 230k Lim £552 (240), 280k Ch £630 (225), 290k £635 (219); F Doherty, Castlerock, 360k Ch £855 (238), 270k Lim £602 (223); D Thompson, Dungiven, 320k Daq £750 (234), 400k £915 (229), 320k Lim £670 (209); Randalstown farmer, 400k BB £930 (233), 410k Lim £935 (228); M Armstrong, Garvagh, 280k Ch £645 (230), 310k £700 (226), 320k £710 (222); D Whyte, Portglenone, 410k Lim £940 (229), 450k Ch £962 (214); N Connor, Dungiven, 460k Ch £1030 (224), 400k Lim £860 (215); M Murphy, Dungiven, 340k Lim £755 (222); B Millar, Randalstown, 290k BB £635 (219); JC Smyth, Castlerock, 290k Sim £620 (214); P O’Neill, Toomebridge, 390k Lim £827 (212); A Dougherty, Castlerock, 290k Lim £612 (211).

Heifer calves: J Keatley, Magherafelt, 330k Lim £820 (249), 290k Daq £700 (241), 340k Lim £760 (224), 280k £605 (216), 310k £660 (213); D Semple, Dungiven, 240k Ch £590 (246), 250k £612 (245), 260k £618 (238), 255k £594 (233), 290k £660 (228), 260k £592 (228), 270k £585 (217), 260k £550 (212), 260k £535 (206); M Armstrong, Garvagh, 290k Ch £700 (241), 360k £750 (208), 370k £762 (206); J Doherty, Garvagh, 240k Ch £565 (235); Ballymoney farmer, 160k Lim £375 (234), 190k £425 (224), 200k AA £435 (218), 200k BB £420 (210); I Tanner, Castlerock, 320k Ch £750 (234), 300k Lim £695 (232), 300k £640 (213), 310k £660 (213), 300k £640 (213), 340k £705 (207), 330k £665 (202); S Tanner, Castlerock, 320k Ch £750 (234); A Canning, Dungiven, 430k Ch £990 (230), 350k Lim £790 (226), 360k Ch £795 (221), 330k £705 (214); D Gordon, Portglenone, 200k Daq £457 (229); J Kerr, Macosquin, 230k Lim £520 (226), 200k £452 (226), 230k £472 (205); T McCallion, Portglenone, 290k Lim £655 (226), 250k £530 (212), 330k £690 (209), 310k £640 (207), 320k £660 (206); H Conn, Castlerock 270k CH £607 (225), 340k £755 (222), 310k £665 (215), 300k £620 (207), 280k £578 (206), 260k £520 (200), 390k £780 (200); Claudy farmer, 310k Ch £685 (221), 280k £605 (216), 270k £550 (204); D Thompson, Dungiven, 440k Daq £985 (224), 280k £620 (221), 260k £570 (219); P McKay, Kilrea, 260k Ch £570 (219), 230k £480 (209); Ballymoney farmer, 200k Lim £435 (218); B McIlvar, Garvagh, 305k Lim £655 (215), 280k Ch £575 (205); H J Walsh, Portglenone, 280k Lim £600 (214), 260k Ch £542 (209), 280k Lim £570 (204), 320k Ch £650 (203); S Black, Garvagh, 220k BB £465 (211); F Doherty, Castlerock, 250k Ch £525 (210); P Dougherty, Castlerock, 310k Ch £640 (207); J McLaughlin, Claudy, 340k Ch £702 (207).

A smaller entry of around 500 on Monday 10th October met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.43 per kg and £84.00 per head. More required.

Lambs: J O’Kane, Dungiven, 16k £54.80 (343); T Beattie, Ballymoney, 23k £78 (339); W S Carmichael, Ballymoney, 19.5k £66 (339); D McFerran, Rasharkin, 23k £78 (339); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 22k £74 (336); N Wallace, Coleraine, 22.5k £75.50 (336); D Adams, Bushmills, 23.5k £78.50 (334); G Wilkinson, Cookstown, 23k £76.80 (334); A Blair, Macosquin, 22k £73.20 (333); R Young, Ballymoney, 22.5k £74.40 (331); G Graham, Macosquin, 23k £76 (330); R Brown, Garvagh, 22k £72 (327); J Kerr, Macosquin, 22k £72 (327); T and J Leeke, Aghadowey, 20.5k £67 (327); R Moore, Castleroe, 21.5k £70 (326); A Nicholas, Limavady, 24k £78 (325); R Dixon, Castlerock, 23k £74.50 (324).

Fat ewes: 70 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £84. Fat rams and ewes to £108.00.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A good entry of 30 dairy stock on Tuesday 11th October met a good steady trade to a top of £1480 for a calved heifer.

T Buchanan, Clough, calved heifers to £1480, £1450, £1400; A and R Donaghy, Dungannon, calved heifer £1340; R Orr, Ballymena, calved heifer £1260; D Chestnutt, Ballymoney, calved heifer £1250.

More dairy stock required. Good demand.

A super entry of 330 stock on Wednesday 12th October at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade. Steers to £1290, heifers to £1175, fat cows £1215.

Fat cows: (60 on offer, flying trade - more required).

B McAuley, Antrim, 800k Lim £1200 (150); W Millen, Garvagh, 630k BB £878 (139); D Thompson, Dungiven, 880k Lim £1215 (138), 630k Ch £822 (131); M O’Kane, Garvagh, 680k Lim £900 (132); J Rainey, Kilrea, 740k Lim £955 (129); P and C Martin, Dunloy, 660k Lim £850 (129); N McKay, Portglenone, 690k Par £878 (127); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 630k Ch £788 (125), 580k Daq £720 (124), 610k £750 (123); D Scott, Garvagh, 740k Lim £900 (122).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

D Forsythe, Moneymore, Ch cow with Ch heifer calf at foot £1325; R Graham, Ballyclare, Sal cow with Ch Heifer calf at foot to £1150, Ch cow with Ch bull calf at foot to £1040.

Heifers: F Craig, Macosquin, 440k Sim £1095 (249), 440k £1040 (236), 500k £972 (194), 520k £1000 (192); S Hanna, Cullybackey, 470k Daq £990 (211), 430k £850 (198), 460k £890 (194), 400k £770 (193); D King, Macosquin, 420k Ch £875 (208); D McNally, Magilligan, 520k Ch £1080 (208), 530k Lim £1075 (203), 580k Ch £1175 (203), 490k £995 (203), 500k Lim £980 (196), 510k Ch £995 (195); B McAuley, Antrim, 350k Lim £725 (207), 430k £825 (192); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 390k Ch £800 (205); A C Carmichael, Dungiven, 440k Lim £890 (202); R Graham, Ballyclare, 350k Ch £708 (202), 340k £670 (197); P McCloskey, Claudy, 410k Lim £825 (201); A Wilson, Armoy, 500k Ch £1000 (200), 500k £970 (194), 560k £1080 (193), 470k £900 (192); B Anderson, Limavady, 390k Ch £775 (199); Drumahoe farmer, 290k Lim £570 (197); D Hood, Claudy, 400k Lim £788 (197), 470k Ch £910 (194); T and A Campbell, Rasharkin, 510k Lim £980 (192).

Steers: R Shaw, Rasharkin, 360k Lim £882 (245), 300k £700 (233), 370k £815 (220), 310k £655 (211), 360k £755 (210); W Moore, Macosquin, 380k Lim £850 (224), 410k £885 (216), 410k CH £875 (213), 400k £820 (205), 420k £840 (200), 370k £735 (199), 440k £855 (194), 460k Lim £890 (194), 440k CH £855 (194); A C Carmichael, Dungiven, 400k Ch £875 (219); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 400k Ch £875 (219), 450k £932 (207), 340k Lim £675 (199); G Eakin, Magherafelt, 620k Par £1285 (207), 640k Lim £1242 (194); H Morrow, Dungiven, 280k Lim £575 (205), 350k £680 (194); M Maxwell, Upperlands, 630k Lim £1260 (200), 660k AA £1290 (196); K O’Neill, Rasharkin, 510k Lim £1000 (196), 610k Ch £1188 (195); N McKay, Portglenone, 500k Par £972 (194); E McKeever, Portglenone, 470k Lim £912 (194); M Brown, Moneymore, 580k AA £1118 (193).

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