Good entry of cattle at Dungannon

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The last cattle sale of 2014 saw a good entry of stock with Steers selling to £1460 765kg Char (190.00), While Heifers peaked at £1215 595kg Lim (205.00); Fat Cows topped at £720 605kg Lim (119.00); Dropped Calves sold to £308 Her Bull while Heifer Calves peaked at £315 x 2 AA; Springing Heifers sold to £1350 for a Lim; Weanling sold to £895 375kg Daq Hfr, while male calves sold to a top of 305p per 100kg for a 265kg Lim at £810 and a top price of £890 per head for a 395kg Lim (225.00).

STEERS (80)

A strong demand for steers with a top price paid of £1460 765kg Char (190.80) presented by T Ferguson, £1370 655kg Char (210.00), £1240 605kg Char (205.00); D Eagleson £1325 630kg Char (210.30), £1260 575kg Char (219.10), £1160 525kg Char (221.00), £1145 530kg Char (216.00); D McGartland £1200 535kg Daq (225.00), £1180 575kg Daq (205.00), £1120 510kg Daq (219.00), £1050 490kg Daq (215.00), £950 475kg AA (200.00); B Fearon £1150 570kg Char (201.80), £1080 485kg Lim (222.70), £1040 470kg Lim (221.30), £1020 500kg Char (205.00), £990 405kg Char (244.00); Riverview Farms £925 405kg Char (228.40), £895 335kg Char (267.20), £855 340kg Char (251.50), £850 345kg Daq (246.00), £820 385kg Char (213.00); A Kyle £895 430kg AA (208.10), £870 425kg Lim (205.00), £860 420kg Lim (205.00), £850 400kg AA (212.50), £825 395kg AA (208.90), £790 390kg Lim (202.60); R Hopper £875 x 2 392kg Lims (223.00); A Hogg £840 330kg Char (255.00), £750 285kg Char (263.20); E Crozier £790 320kg Char (246.00), £700 345kg Char (202.90), £610 275kg Sal (221.80)

HEIFERS

A complete clearance of Heifers saw a top price of £1215 595kg Lim (205.00) presented by W Somerville, £1175 560kg Lim (209.00), £1165 600kg BB (195.00), £1150 545kg Lim (211.00); G Cheevers £1120 545kg Sim (205.50); R McKeever £1090 565kg Her (192.00); J Turkington £1055 540kg Lim (195.40); W Richardson £1015 530kg Lim (191.50), £890 455kg Lim (195.60), £885 400kg Char (221.30), £755 395kg Char (191.00); R Hopper £810 420kg Lim (192.90); J Duggan £750 375kg AA (200.00)

Fat Cows peaked at £720 605kg Lim (119.00) presented by W Whittle

DROPPED CALVES (70)

A full ring side of buyers insured a brisk trade throughout saw Bull Calves sell to £308 Her presented by E McVeigh, £280 Her Bull, £270 BB Bull; J Fox £255 BB Bull; R Crawford £255 AA Bull; B Gardiner £250 IM Bill, £250 FKV Bull, £230 IM Bull; P McElduff; G Liggett £205 Her Bull, £170 AA Bull; S Magennis £155 Lim Bull; Reared Coloured Bull Calves peaked at £400 Char Bull presented by D McCullagh, £370 Char Bull, £350 Sim Bull; Reared Fr Bulls sold to £205 x 3 Fr Bulls presented by a Dungannon Farmer, £100 x 2 Fr Bulls; N Hardy £200 x 5 Fr Bulls; Meanwhile Heifer Calves sold to £315 x 2 AA presented by D Ryan; A S M X Farmer £300 Char Hfr, £245 Char Hfr £185 AA Hfr; R Crawford £295 BB Hfr; A Haddock £290 AA Hfr; D Ryan £280 Lim Hfr; P Maguire £260 AA Hfr, £225 AA Hfr; N Hardy £255 x 2 Daq Hfrs; B Gardiner £250 Sim Hfr; D Cush £240 AA Hfr; G Booth £195 Sal Hfr; G Liggett £170 AA Hfr; S Magennis £155 Lim Hfr, £150 Lim Hfr; Reared Heifer Calves cleared to £430 Lim presented by D Ryan, £340 BB Hfr.

Suckled Cows peaked at £1100 Sim Cow & Lim Hfr Calf at foot presented by J Turkington; In-Calf Heifers sold to £1350 for a Lim presented by A Short.

WEANLINGS (80)

A strong demand for both male and female weanlings saw males sell to £890 395kg Lim (225.30) presented by P Hughes; G Cheevers £875 390kg Char (225.00); Riverview Farms £865 320kg Char (270.30), £700 275kg Char (255.00), £700 305kg Char (230.00); S Mullin £855 320kg Char (267.00), £800 310kg Char (258.00), £750 335kg Lim (223.00), £680 315kg Sim (215.00), £630 260kg Char (242.30); D Wilson £820 315kg Lim (260.30), £805 310kg Lim (260.00), £730 300kg Lm (243.00); T Walker £810 265kg Lim (305.00); H Kerr £750 345kg AA (217.40); N Taylor £700 285kg Lim (245.00), £690 315kg Lim (219.00), £680 280kg Lim (242.90); J Shaw £645 290kg Lim (222.40); Meanwhile Weanling Heifer sold to £895 for an outstanding 375kg Daq (240.00) presented by D Robinson, £790 320kg Char (246.90), £770 340kg Char (226.00); J Shaw £780 325kg Lim (240.00), £760 295kg Lim (257.60), £635 285kg Lim (222.80); D Wilson £700 315kg Lim (222.20), £685 280kg Lim (245.60); G Coulter £680 275kg Lim (247.30), £580 245kg Lim (236.00); K Quinn £655 295kg Daq (222.20), £630 290kg Daq (217.20); D Quinn £635 260kg Char (245.00), £605 235kg Daq (257.00), £555 215kg Daq (258.10), £545 195kg Daq (279.00); I Stewart £620 290kg BB (213.80); B Small £580 255kg BB (227.50).