Flying trade for super entry of 220 calves at Kilrea

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A super entry of 220 calves on Thursday 16th June met a flying trade for all types on offer.

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

Bull calves: Finvoy farmer, BB £440, Lim £370, FKV £300; Maghera farmer, Lim £400; G Speers, Knockloughrim, BB £365; Lakeview Farm, Ballyronan, Lim £342, £268; B Thompson, Londonderry, Lim £320, £282; T Henry, Stranocum, CH £292, £260, £255, £210; S McAteer, Randalstown, AA £290; J and J Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £280, £255, £240, £236, Hol £202; S and M Warwick, Ballyclare, FKV £255; W and T Munnis, Kilraughts, AA £245; TT and IG Kyle, Portglenone, AA £240; W Cochrane, Macosquin, Her £235; GE Bates, Moneymore, Her £230; Moneymore farmer, Her £218; N Allen, Ballymena, Sim £212; R Bell, Portglenone, FKV £200; W McCormick, Ballycastle, AA £200, Hol £195; W Armstrong, Garvagh, Her £195.

Heifer calves: R McGinley, Ballymoney, CH £450; GW and D Millen, Aghadowey, AA £360; Ballymoney farmer, CH £290, £280; T Henry, Stranocum, CH £280; W and I Whiteside, Limavady, FKV £262; G Speers, Knockloughrim, Lim £260, BB £230, Lim £200; Randalstown farmer, AA £242; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £242, £230; A and D Porte, Ballyronan, AA £238; N Allen, Ballymena, Sim £235; W Cochrane, Macosquin, Her £235, £225; J and J Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £232; S McAteer, Randalstown, AA £230.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £202.

Weanlings/suck calves: 60 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 430 on Monday 20th June met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.45 per kg and £76.50 per head. Ewes to £75.00. More required.

Lambs: T Hunter, Aghadowey, 20.5k £70.80 (345); McCollum Farms, 22.5k £76.50 (340); Maghera farmer, 19.5k £66 (339); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 22k £74.40 (338); M Millar, Rasharkin, 21.5k £72.50 (337); W Jeffers, Coleraine, 22k £74 (336); E McErlean, Portglenone, 22k £73.70 (335); L McKinley, Portstewart, 21.5k £72 (335); JM and CD Mark, Limavady, 21k £70 (333); M Pollock, Coleraine, 21k £70 (333); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 22k £73 (332).

Fat ewes: 90 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Ewes to £75.00.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 21st June met a good steady trade to a top of £1065 for a calved heifer.

T and J Mackey, Ballyclare, calved heifer to £1065, second calver £1010; R McLean and Sons, Dungannon, calved heifer £1000.

A good entry of 300 stock on Wednesday 22nd June at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, cows and calves to £2450, steers to £1120, heifers to £1220, fat cows to £1088.

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

R Cochrane, Coleraine, 640k Lim £1088 (170), 630k BB £995 (158), 740k £1040 (141); Coleraine Farmer, 590k Par £860 (146); JR and SJA Pollock, Coleraine, 610k BB £885 (145), 580k Lim £780 (135), 550k £730 (133), 620k BB £800 (129); D Forsythe, Moneymore, 720k CH £1022 (142); R Hammond, Desertmartin, 560k Sim £770 (138); S Oliver, Limavady, 680k Lim £938 (138), 700k £920 (131); E Simpson, Castledawson, 740k BB £1020 (138), 720k CH £890 (124); J Keatley, Magherafelt, 730k Lim £995 (136); C McKenna, Swatragh, 630k Lim £842 (134), 670k BB £820 (122); J Campbell, Upperlands, 740k AA £960 (130); McCloskey Farms, Ballymoney, 540k Hol £700 (130); A and F Cochrane, Bushmills, 630k Hol £815 (129), 600k £770 (128), 530k £660 (125); Kilrea Farmer, 700k CH £880 (126), 530k SH £660 (125); I Smyth, Castlerock, 500k Fr £630 (126); M Kelso, Portglenone, 790k Fr £980 (124), 720k £870 (121); M Oliver, Kilrea, 730k BB £905 (124); J McCracken, Limavady, 620k Lim £765 (123); I Tanner, Castlerock 700k Her £858 (123); C McErlaine, Armoy, 620k BB £750 (121); TT and IG Kyle, Portglenone, 490k Fr £590 (120).

Fat and grazing Friesian cows a flying trade.

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

J Gordon, Kilrea, BB cow with CH bull calf at foot £2450, Lim cow with CH Bull calves to £2000, £1860, £1780, Lim cow with Sim bull calves to £1750, £1700, Lim cow with CH heifer calves to £2000, £1990, £1900, £1680, £1650, £1620, £1600, second calver Lim with Sim heifer calf £1570; Garvagh farmer, CH heifer with CH heifer calf at foot £1500; Jack Gordon, Kilrea, pedigree CH bull to £3000.

Heifers: R McAllister, Bushmills, 290k Lim £755 (260), 300k CH £678 (226), 310k Lim £700 (226), 370k BB £770 (208), 330k Lim £685 (208); T McCallion, Portglenone, 320k Lim £775 (242), 350k £835 (239), 300k £710 (237), 310k £698 (225), 370k £820 (222); I Henderson, Desertmartin, 260k Lim £620 (239), 370k £760 (205); D Taylor, Macosquin, 190k Lim £435 (229), 300k £680 (227), 220k £490 (223), 310k Sim £655 (211), 240k Her £500 (208), 290k LLim £600 (207); Kilrea farmer, 360k CH £790 (219); D Thompson, Dungiven, 460k DAQ £950 (207), 520k CH £1040 (200), 570k £1120 (197); J Gamble, Finvoy, 480k Lim £985 (205); P O’Kane, Dungiven, 355k BB £705 (199); T Aiken, Coleraine, 550k Lim £1090 (198), 550k CH £1085 (197); C McKenna, Swatragh, 500k CH £992 (198); F McNeilly, Glarryford, 500k Lim £980 (196).

Steers: T McCallion, Portglenone, 310k Lim £775 (250), 320k £790 (247), 330k £715 (217), 350k BB £700 (200); D Taylor, Macoquin, 245k Lim £590 (241), 330k CH £695 (211), 270k Lim £548 (203); F McKenna, Ballymoney, 390k CH £902 (231), 400k £925 (231), 440k £892 (203), 470k £950 (202); F Lennox, Castledawson, 420k CH £895 (213), 410k £860 (210), 420k £878 (209), 430k £895 (208), 420k £828 (197), 500k £968 (194); Kilrea farmer, 400k BB £822 (206); Kilrea farmer, 410k CH £820 (200); G Kerr, Ahoghill, 470k AA £907 (193); Broughshane farmer, 550k BB £1055 (192).

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