Grand turnout for cattle sales at Armoy

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A grand turnout of 159 head met with a great trade for all classes of cattle.

Springers sold to £1,510, fat cows made up to £1,075 for a 770kgs B/B, steers sold to £980 and heifers made up to £1,000 for 520kgs.

SPRINGERS: Derek Taggart, Randalstown, springers, £1,510, £1,400, £1,400, £1,380, £1,270, £1,220, £1,200, £1,180.

STEERS: John Cassley, Armoy, Char, 350kgs £775, 280kgs £620. Eoghan Lagan, Garvagh, Lim, 290kgs £610, 270kgs £575, 290kgs £590. Richard Davison, Stoneyford, A/A, 520kgs £980, 540kgs £960. John Cassley, Armoy, Char, 220kgs £530. Alan Guy, Limavady, 500kgs £970, 470kgs £890, 500kgs £900, 490kgs £905. Cahal McMullan, Loughguile, Lim, 490kgs £940, 500kgs 3920, 480kgs £870. Ryan McKay, Dunloy, Lim, 250kgs £500. Alistair Getty, Bushmills, Lim, 450kgs £775, 470kgs £770. Ardboe Producer, H/Ford, 500kgs £720, 505kgs £780. Patrick McKeown, Martinstown, Lim, 450kgs £770, 400kgs £745, 350kgs £650. Ahoghill producer, Sim, 300kgs £640, 400kgs £670, 260kgs £540. D Mathews, Ballyvoy, B/B, 250kgs £540, 220kgs £495. R Dawson, Stoneyford, Friesians, 480kgs £680, 505kgs £700. P McKeown, Martinstown, 3 Friesians, 500kgs £700 each.

HEIFERS: B Bailey, Ballycastle, Lim, 520kgs £1,000, 580kgs £975. John McAllister, Bushmills, Char, 320kgs £730, 340kgs £685, 390kgs £765, 400kgs £735, 360kgs £630.

Ryan McKay, Dunloy, Lim, 270kgs £605, 230kgs £600, 250kgs £575, 240kgs £545, 310kgs £655. Paddy McKeown, Martinstown, Lim, 410kgs £745. Alistair Getty, Bushmills, Lim, 480kgs £770. Bushmills producer, Lim, 250kgs £515, Sim, 260kgs £540, 250kgs £500.

FAT COWS: Fat cows were a tremendous trade, selling to: Richard Dawson, Stoneyford, B/B, 770kgs £1,075. B Bailey, Ballycastle, 590kgs £865, 600kgs £890, 630kgs £810, 620kgs £820. Richard Dawson, Stoneyford, B/Bs, 790kgs £945, 740kgs £935, 540kgs £810, 670kgs £900. G Emerson, Cushendall, Lim, 560kgs £490. P and M Connolly, Armoy, Fres, 470kgs £500. Michael McKenna, Dervock, Gal, 550kgs £525. M Connolly, Armoy, Friesian, 480kgs £580. Joe O’Donnell, Randalstown, Dex, 580kgs £540. J Adair, Kells, Fres, 570kgs £500.

A special entry of Dexter xows sold to £590 with others at £540, £520, £530 and £410.