Forward heifers sell to £1,190 for 528k at Markethill Mart

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

An entry of 550 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 18th March continued to sell in an exceptionally strong demand with buyers and sellers from throughout Northern Ireland in attendance.

HEIFERS: Forward heifers sold to £225 for 100 kilos for 528k at £1,190.

All good quality heifers from £200 to £224 per 100 kilos.

Top price £1,315 for 638k Char from a Cullyhanna farmer.

Good quality middleweight heifers to £242 per 100 kilos for 488k Lim at £1180 from a Cullyhanna farmer.

Main demand from £210 to £234 for 100 kilos.

Lightweight heifers sold in an exceptionally good trade from £215 to £236 per 100 kilos for 360k Char at £850 for an Armagh producer.

Second quality heifers sold from £185 to £195 per 100 kilos.

Forward heifers: Cullyhanna farmer 528k, £1,190, £225.00; Cullyhanna farmer 514k, £1,155, £224.00; Cullyhanna farmer 518k, £1,160, £224.00; Cullyhanna farmer 528k, £1,180, £223.00; Ballynahinch farmer 546k, £1,200, £220.00; Newry farmer 504k, £1,105, £219.00; Cullyhanna farmer 598k, £1,290, £216.00; Cullyhanna farmer 510k, £1,100, £216.00.

Middleweight heifers: Cullyhanna farmer 488k, £1,180, £242.00; Loughgall farmer 490k, £1,145, £234.00; Ballynahinch farmer 490k, £1,145, £234.00; Ballynahinch farmer 498k, £1,145, £230.00; Magheragall farmer 500k, £1,145, £229.00; Loughgall farmer 440k, £965, £219.00; Newry farmer 456k, £1,000, £219.00; Lisburn farmer 408k, £995, £217.00; Armagh farmer 496k, £1,070, £216.00.

Lightweight heifers: Armagh farmer 360k, £850, £236.00; Armagh farmer 344k, £810, £235.00; Armagh farmer 374k, £880, £235.00; Armagh farmer 338k, £795, £235.00; Armagh farmer 342k, £800, £233.00; Armagh farmer 348k, £810, £232.00; Lisburn farmer 350k, £805, £230.00.

BULLOCKS: Forward bullocks sold to £218 per 100 kilos for 568k at £1,240.

Main demand from £200 to £217 per 100 kilos.

Top price bullock £1,370 for 660k at £208 per 100 kilos for a Markethill farmer.

Good quality middleweight steers sold from £200 to £250 per 100 kilos 392k at £980 for a Jerrettspass farmer.

Friesian bullocks sold from £145 to £161 per 100 kilos for 512k at £825 for a Lurgan farmer.

Forward bullocks: Armagh farmer 568k, £1,240 £218.00; Keady farmer 598k, £1,305, £218.00; Markehtill farmer 642k, £1,365, £213.00; Armagh farmer 550k, £1,150, £209.00; Armagh farmer 504k, £1,050, £208.00; Markethill farmer 660k, £1,370, £208.00; Armagh farmer 622k, £1,290, £207.00; Keady farmer 576k, £1,190, £207.00.

Middleweight bullocks: Jerrettspass farmer 392k, £980, £250.00; Belleek farmer 346k, £860, £249.00; Armagh farmer 384k, £920, £239.00; Belleek farmer 344k, £820, £238.00; Jerrettspass farmer 360k, £855, £238.00; Armagh farmer 492k, £1,160 £236.00; Tandragee farmer 450k, £1,040 £231.00; Armagh farmer 412k, £950, £231.00.

Friesian bullocks: Portadown farmer 512k, £825, £161.00; Portadown farmer 524k, £830, £158.00; Portadown farmer 508k, £785, £154.00; Portadown farmer 512k, £780, £152.00; Portadown farmer 546k, £830, £152.00; Mountnorris farmer 516k, £770, £149.00.

WEANLINGS: 200 weanlings returned an excellent trade with male weanlings to £323 per 100 kilos for 280k Char at £905 for a Jonesborough farmer.

All good quality males from £240 to £286 per 100 kilos.

Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £230 to £271 for 306k at £830.

Male weanlings: Jonesborough farmer 280k, £905, £323.00; Milford farmer 276k, £790, £286.00; Loughgall farmer 256k, £725, £283.00; Collone farmer 212k, £600, £283.00; Collone farmer 216k, £610, £282.00; Jonesborough farmer 302k, £845, £279.00; Milford farmer 328k, £860, £262.00; Loughgall farmer 302k, £770, £254.00.

Heifer weanlings: Jonesborough farmer 306k, £830, £271.00; Jonesborough farmer 264k, £705, £267.00; Armagh farmer 246k, £635, £258.00; Jonesborough farmer 274k, £700, £255.00; Jonesborough farmer 276k, £705, £255.00; Jonesborough farmer 288k, £725, £251.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 270k, £660, £244.00.

Suckler outfits sold at £1,470, £1,400 and £1,180.