A good steady demand reported for an entry of 1143 cattle at Clogher Mart last week.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers peaked at £197 for a 690kg Lim, £170 for a 680kg Ch and £165 for a 500kg Lim. Beef cows sold to £194 for a 740kg B/B, £168 for a 710kg AA and £162 for a 760kg Lim.
LEADING PRICES: Tempo producer 690kg Lim to £197. Kilkeel producer 740kg B/B to £194 and 620kg Lim to £165. Armagh producer 680kg Ch to £170, 710kg AA to £168 and 760kg Lim to £162. Caledon producer 500kg Lim to £165. Clogher producer 690kg Lim to £165, 700kg Ch to £150, 850kg Ch to £149 and 780kg Ch to £147. Newtownhamilton producer 700kg B/B to £156. Beragh producer 630kg Lim to £155. Killylea producer 720kg Lim to £154. Castlederg producer 720kg Lim to £154. Tempo producer 640kg Sim to £150. Ballygawley producer 600kg Ch to £150. Lisnaskea producer 640kg Sim to £149. Galbally producer 640kg Lim to £148. Dungannon producer 880kg Sim to £145.
Other quality lots sold from £122 to £142 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £108 to £120 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £109 to £116 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £78 to £102 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £48 to £72 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 880kg Lim to £118. 930kg Lim to £109. 1180kg Ch to £108. 830kg Ch to £106. 870kg Sim to £106. 1140kg Sim to £101. 790kg Sim to £94. 860kg Sal to £92.
FAT STEERS (overage): 730kg Lim to £179. 610kg Ch to £176. 590kg Lim to £174, 530kg Ch to £170. 560kg AA to £165. 760kg Fr to £139.
FAT STEERS (underage): 620kg Ch to £189. 550kg AA to £180. 610kg Ch to £180. 500kg Lim to £179. 520kg Ch to £170. 490kg AA to £170. 570kg Her to £168. 640kg Fr to £147, 580kg Hol to £135.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 540kg Lim to £188. 570kg AA to £184. 580kg Lim to £166. 510kg Lim to £165. 720kg Sim to £135.
Strong demand for quality lots in this section with forward lots selling to £1340 for a 690kg Ch. 690kg Sim to £1250 600kg Ch to £1230 and 590kg Lim to £1170 for B McGahan, Dungannon. M/S J and P Donnelly, Armagh 680kg Ch to £1335 640kg Ch to £1240 and 610kg Ch to £1170. Augher producer 700kg Ch to £1300, 680kg Ch to £1240 and 640kg Ch to £1200. W J Nicholson, Caledon £1245, 600kg Ch to £1230. P Millar, Dungannon 590kg Lim to £1200. E O’Neill, Ballygawley 590kg Ch 570kg Lim to £1195. S Kelly, Fintona 620kg Ch to £1190.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: E and K Ewart, Armagh 500kg Lim to £1020 and 470kg Ch to £990. F McStay, Lurgan 490kg B/B to £1010. R A Elliott, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £1000 and 490kg Ch to £985. E O’Neill Ballygawley 490kg Ch to £1000 O Reid, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £985. J Keenan, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £985. P Millar, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £985. H McAnespie, Aughnacloy 500kg Ch to £980. P J Corrigan, Dungannon 470kg Lim to £975. I Liggett, Caledon 470kg Lim to £965. S McGrath, Dungannon 470kg Ch to £965 and 480kg Lim top £960. S Primrose, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £960. P J O’Neill, Lurgan 490kg Par to £955. F McCarville, Caledon 470kg Ch to £955. G Steen, Dungannon 450kg Ch to £955. S Kelly, Fintona 450kg Ch to £955 and 470kg Ch to £955.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: Wm Law, Aughnacloy 350kg Ch to £875. P McManus, Brookeborough 320kg Ch to £550 and 270kg AA to £535. W D Bothwell, Fivemiletown 320kg Fr to £300, 300kg Hol to £250, 330kg Hol to £250.
STORE HEIFERS (160): A brisk demand for a good selection this week with strong stores selling to £1280 for a 700kg Sim to P J Corrigan, Dungannon, S McGuinness, Greysteel 660kg Ch to £1270, 690kg Daq to £1250, 640kg Ch to £1160 and 540kg Lim to £1075. J J Sharkey, Fivemiletown 610kg Ch to £1210 570kg Ch to £1060 and 520kg Ch to £1050. K Hughes, Armagh 510kg AA to £1065. H Maculey, Ballyclare 570kg Sim to £1060 and 520kg Ch to £1050. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon 560kg Ch to £1060, 550kg Ch to £1030. W and C Mills, Cookstown 550kg Lim to £1050. J Morton, Armagh 530kg Ch to £1000. G and M Daly, Dungannon 510kg Ch to £955. F G McCaughey, Antrim 510kg Lim to £945 and 560kg Ch to £930. G Shanes, Tandragee 510kg Daq to £940.
MED WEIGHTS STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J and P Corrigan, Benburb 490kg Lim to £1065, 480kg Ch to £1010 and 460kg Lim to £880. G and M Daly, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £1020 and 490kg Ch to £1000. M McCaffery, Clogher 480kg Ch to £980 and 440kg Ch to £890. H Macauley, Ballyclare 490kg Ch to £970 and 480kg Lim to £915. G Shanes, Tandragee 480kg Daq to £945. J Morton, Armagh 500kg Ch to £930, 440kg Ch to £900, 490kg Ch to £880, 470kg Ch to £870, 440kg Daq to £860.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: J Cassidy, Derrylin 400kg Lim to £870, 390kg Ch to £840 and 380kg Ch to £780. J Morton, Armagh 390kg Ch to £825. C Cassidy, Derrylin 390kg Ch to £825 370kg Ch to £725 and 400kg Ch to £690. H McClure, Fivemiletown 400kg Lim to £825 and 390kg Ch to £810. G McLaren, Sixmilecross 380kg Ch to £815. S D Wilson, Clogher 370kg Lim to £770, 390kg Lim to £720, 330kg Lim to £680, 360kg Lim to £675. E Fee, Fivemiletown 390kg B/B to £745. R Warick, Cookstown 320kg Lim to £680, 310kg Ch to £675 and 300kg Ch to £670.
WEANLINGS: A very keen demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1100 for a 620kg Lim to J R Keys, Brookeborough. P Brady, Caledon sold a 550kg Her to £970 and a 470kg Ch to £925. J F McKenna, Augher 470kg Lim to £920. Paul Eakin, Fivemiletown 430kg Lim to £890. F Rooney, Rosslea 440kg Ch to £850, 400kg Ch to £780 and 400kg Ch to £770. J Holland, Dungannon 340kg Ch to £845. F and N Gormley, Sixmilecross 370kg Ch to £795. J McManus, Lisnaskea 380kg Ch to £790 and 390kg AA to £765. P Bogue, Fivemiletown 280kg Ch to £785. J McKernan, Omagh 400kg Ch to £780. R Hagan, Dungannon 340kg Ch to £770. F and R Conlon, Newtownbutler 370kg Sim to £760 and 290kg Ch to £745. N McKiver, Dungannon 390kg Sim to £750. B Bleakley, Magheraveely 400kg Her to £745. S Hagan 340kg Ch to £740.
WEANLING HEIFERS: J McGrath, Omagh 390kg Ch to £875, 320kg Ch to £690, 340kg Ch to £690, 320kg Ch to £685 and 350kg Ch to £635. E McCarville, Caledon 390kg Ch to £830, 380kg Ch to £810, 400kg Lim to £760 and 370kg Ch to £725. G Mulholland, Crumlin 330kg Lim to £750. F and N Gormley, Omagh 380kg Ch to £745, 390kg Ch to £700 and 370kg Sim to £615. J McElroy, Clogher 360kg Ch to £735, 350kg Ch to £685, 420kg Lim to £680 and 420kg Ch to £670. S Hagan, Dungannon 310kg Ch to £700 and 310kg Ch to £630. J McKernan, Omagh 350kg Ch to £630.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A smaller entry sold to £1425 each for two calved heifers from a Benburb producer. £1320 and £1280 went to B Bell, Armagh for calved heifers. £1200 each went to a Keady producer for calved heifers. £1000 went to D Capper, Portadown for a calved heifer. Others sold from £800. A selection of young maiden heifers sold to £380 each. A special entry of maiden heifers for sale on Saturday 22nd October.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A smaller entry sold to £1460 for a heifer and bull calf, £1160 for a heifer and heifer calf and £1090 for heifer and bull calf to B Mallon, Eglinton. R Johnston, Newtownhamilton £1405 for a 2010 cow and heifer calf and £1235 for a 2010 cow and bull calf. C Quinn, Ballygawley £1340 for a 2012 cow and bull calf. W J and D Fee, Brookeborough £1260 for heifer and heifer calf and £1080 for heifer calf. G McDonald, Ballygawley £1235 for heifer and heifer calf. J Scott, Killylea £1190 for heifer and heifer calf. Benburb producer £1040 for a heifer and bull calf and £1000 for a heifer and heifer calf.
A special entry of cows and calves for sale on Saturday 22nd October.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A sharp demand for a good entry in this section with bull calves (under two months) selling to £335 and £305 for Chars to a Clogher producer. A C Lunny, Aghalane £320 for a B/B. S J Kelly, Dungannon £305 and £290 for AAs. A Latimer, Derrylin £295 for B/B. J Leitch, Castlederg £290 and £280 for AAs. C Elkin, Omagh £285 for B/B. J R Keys, Brookeborough £275 for Sim. M Howe, Enniskillen £275 for Her. R McKenna, Fivemiletown £260 for Her.
HEIFERS: Emmett Kelly, Augher £505 for Ch. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £390 for Ch. Clogher producer £360 and £355 for Lims. Dungannon producer £352 for Ch, £345 and £336 for Simms. J R Keys, Brookeborough £260 for Sim. A J Thompson, Fermanagh £255 for Lim. S McKenna, Clogher £245 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: C Treacy, Brookeborough £700 for Ch. M Treacy, Brookeborough £635 for Ch. D Farrell, Fivemiletown £600 for Ch. D M Mallon, Ballygawley £510 for Ch. B McGartland, Dungannon £500 for Daq. J H and A Fleming, Maguiresbridge £495, £475, £460 twice for B/Bs. B O’Hare, Banbridge £495 for Lim. S McNelis, Beragh £480 for AA.
REARED HEIFERS: Emmett Kelly, Augher £755 for Lim. Clogher producer £680 and £580 for Simms, £660 and £470 for Lims. D Farrell, Fivemiletown £535 and £420 for Lims. M McNelis, Beragh £520 and £495 for Lims and £500 for Ch. D M Mallon, Ballygawley £475 and £430 for Chars. Wm O’Hara, Greysteel £455 for Lim.