Great entry of cattle at Ballymena

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A great entry of 350 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a great trade.

Beef cows sold to 177p for a Lim 700kg at £1239, Fr cows to 116p for 710kg at £823, beef heifers to 199p for 750kg at £1492, beef bullocks to 188p for 630kg at £1184, 610kg at £1146, Fr bullocks sold to 148p for 590kg at £873.

Leading prices:

Fat cows sold to: Carrigeen farms, Templepatrick Lim 700kg £1239 (177), H Crawford, Moneyrea Blonde 750kg £1230 (164), Antrim Estates, Glenarm BB 790kg £1287 (163), D Barker, Stoneyford Lim 650kg £1007 (155), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Lim 660kg £1016 (154), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy Lim 570kg £872 (153), SW Kirkpatrick, Glenavy Sim 710kg £1057 (149), WH Harkness, Crumlin Char 690kg £1014 (147), P McEldowney, Swatragh Lim 670kg £978 (146), Edward Kelly, Randalstown Lim 660kg £963 (146), WH Harkness, Crumlin BB 690kg £1000 (145), P McEldowney BB 670kg £938 (140), Antrim Estates, Glenarm BB 760kg £1064 (140), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Lim 720kg £1000 (139), P McEldowney Lim 620kg £855 (138), David Fleming, Templepatrick Lim 590kg £802 (136), R & A Morrow, Glenarm Lim 620kg £843 (136), A McIlveen, Kells Sim 840kg £1142 (136), JC McMillan, Portglenone BB 680kg £918 (135), R & A Morrow, Glenarm SH 620kg £824 (133), WH Harkness, Crumlin Lim 640kg £825 (129), Michael Coyle Char 820kg £1057 (129), Bernard McKay, Cushendun Lim 620kg £793 (128), J & C Kane, Ballycastle Sim 590kg £755 (128).

Fr cows sold to: WH Harkness, Crumlin 710kg £823 (116), L Galloway, Ahoghill 600kg £678 (113), G Connon, Aldergrove 700kg £784 (112), CA Orr, Cloughmills 720kg £792 (110), Desmond McKee, Randalstown 590kg £643 (109), Alis Bell, Ballymena 750kg £810 (108), A & W McMaster, Broughshane 770kg £831 (108), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy 580kg £620 (107), Sam Wadsworth, Lisburn 690kg £738 (107), Ian Millar, Ballymena 630kg £674 (107), Andrew Abraham, Antrim 790kg £837 (106), G Connon, Aldergrove 760kg £805 (106), 670kg £710 (106), S Wilson, Ballymena 760kg £798 (105), Forsythe Bros, Loughgiel 620kg £644 (104), Desmond McKee, Randalstown 720kg £741 (103), P & G O’Rawe, Clough 710kg £731 (103), C Moody, Bushmills 640kg £659 (103), T & J Mackey, Ballynure 700kg £700 (100), Desmond McKee, Randalstown 620kg £620 (100), GA & I Sheppard, Ballyronan 630kg £630 (100), D McCaughey, Randalstown 530kg £524 (99), N Alexander, Gracehill 650kg £643 (99), J Ferguson, Straid 730kg £722 (99).

Beef heifers sold to: H Crawford, Moneyrea Char 750kg £1492 (199), Graham Kissock, Broughshane Sal 600kg £1128 (188), WG Galway, Castledawson Lim 550kg £1034 (188), Graham Kissock, Broughshane Lim 560kg £1036 (185), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Blonde 750kg £1365 (182), WG Galway Lim 550kg £990 (180), R Gilliland, Antrim Lim 630kg £1134 (180), Joe Cassidy, Maghera Lim 660kg £1181 (179), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 630kg £1121 (178), Alastair Harkness, Cookstown AA 610kg £1085 (178), Joe Cassidy Lim 600kg £1062 (177), Graham Kissock, Broughshane Lim 600kg £1056 (176), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 640kg £1113 (174), WG Galway, Sim 490kg £852 (174), Sim 520kg £899 (173), Lim 560kg £963 (172), Char 590kg £1003 (170), Lim 550kg £935 (170), Brian McAfee, Aghadowey BB 570kg £963 (169), A McDonald, Portglenone Char 680kg £1149 (169), R Thompson, Glenarm BB 690kg £1159 (168), WG Galway Char 550kg £924 (168), T Jackson, Broughshane BB 650kg £1085 (167), J Campbell, Glarryford Char 540kg £901 (167).

Beef bullocks sold to: Robert McCullough, Ballymena Lim 630kg £1184 (188), John Blair, Cullybackey Char 610kg £1146 (188), WH McB Lowry, Comber Lim 570kg £1065 (187), RJ Anderson, Cullybackey Char 650kg £1209 (186), Wm McDonald, Portglenone Char 580kg £1078 (186), R Gilliland, Antrim Lim 700kg £1288 (184), John Blair, Char 600kg £1104 (184), Char 630kg £1159 (184), A McDonald, Portglenone Char 620kg £1128 (182), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Char 680kg £1230 (181), J Luney, Newtownabbey Lim 750kg £1357 (181), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Lim 580kg £1049 (181), G Scullion, Portglenone Lim 610kg £1098 (180), Char 680kg £1224 (180), O McErlean, Toomebridge Sim 600kg £1080 (180), S Morrison, Liscolman Sim 560kg £1008 (180), RJ Anderson, Cullybackey Char 600kg £1080 (180), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 600kg £1080 (180), S Morrison Sim 620kg £1109 (179), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Char 650kg £1157 (178), RJ Anderson Char 620kg £1103 (178), O McErlean, Toomebridge Sim 680kg £1203 (177), T Aiken, Coleraine Lim 620kg £1097 (177), WH McB Lowry, Comber Sim 670kg £1185 (177).

Fr bullocks sold to: R Chambers, Ballycastle 590kg £873 (148), W & G Rowney, Ballynure 600kg £979 (144), R Chambers 570kg £820 (144), Joe Blair, Glarryford 660kg £943 (143), W & G Rowney 590kg £831 (141), 640kg £896 (140), 550kg £737 (134), 560kg £744 (133), Joe Blair, Glarryford 520kg £686 (132), R Chambers 480kg £624 (130), Joe Blair 550kg £704 (128), WJ & IA Ross, Randalstown 600kg £768 (128), S Fullerton, Bushmills 770kg £924 (120), David TJ Ross, Randalstown 540kg £594 (110), D McIlwaine, Larne 850kg £867 (102).

129 dairy cows and heifers included a dispersal sale. Good quality stock met a brighter trade selling to £1550 for a calved heifer from W Weatherup, Carrick. Ruling prices: W Weatherup, Carrick £1550, A Ferguson, Coagh £1480, W Black, Aghadowey £1280, David A Strange, Ballyclare £1200, W Black, £1150, A Ferguson £1120, £1100, W Black £1080, Drogal farm, Aghalee £1000, A Ferguson £1000, W Black 2 bulls at £1000 each, A Ferguson £980, £900, Harry Finch, Loughgilly £880, £850, Drogal farm, Aghalee £850, A Ferguson (4) £850.

A smaller entry of 20 in the suckler ring sold to £1320 for a in calf heifer from A Linton, Glarryford. Ruling prices: Adrian Linton, Glarryford Sim in calf hfr £1320, Char in calf £1300, Char in calf £1280, W Irvine, Dundrod Lim in calf cow £1110, Adrian Linton Sim in calf hfr £1100, J McCormack, Kilrea Char in calf cow £1070, Char in calf cow £1060, Char in calf cow £1030, Lim in calf cow £1000.

Beef bred bull calves sold to: A McMinn, Larne Char £355, H Alcorn, Limavady BB £350, WB Hanna, Armoy AA £345, S Dickson, Bellaghy Lim £340, JW Suffern, Crumlin Lim £340, S Dickson Lim £330, WB Hanna AA £330, S Dickson, Bellaghy Lim £325, Lim £320, Ian Paisley, Magheramourne FKV £320, David McClintock, Moorfields Lim £320, T Martin, Randalstown Lim £315, WB Hanna, Armoy (2) AA £315, N Allen, Shanksbridge Sim £310, WB Hanna AA £305.

Friesian bull calves sold to: Local producer (4) £190, W Witherow, Ballymoney £165, David McClintock, Broughshane (4) £165, S Wilson, Ballymena £162, J Ferguson, Straid (2) £160, Thomas Fullerton, Maghera (4) £155.

Heifer calves sold to: J Stewart, Templepatrick BB £400, D McLaughlin, Armoy BB £400, WS Kennedy, Ballyclare Fr £305, Ian Semple, Dungiven Hol £300, WB Hanna, Armoy (3) AA £300, S Dickson, Bellaghy Lim £295, Lim £285, WS Kennedy, Ballyclare Fr £265, Ian Semple, (5) Hol £260, R Simpson, Ballymena Here £250.

A great entry of 360 weanlings resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to £540 over for a Char 280kg at £820 presented by G Wilson, Ballyclare. Heifers sold to £460 over for a Lim 290kg at £750 offered by R McKay, Ballymoney.

Heifers 0-250kgs

T Stewart, Cairncastle St 240kg £600 (250), Mike Frazer, Templepatrick Spk 200kg £500 (250), D Carson, Nutts Corner Lim 240kg £575 (239), local producer Sim 250kg £550 (220), T Stewart St 230kg £505 (219), St 250kg £545 (218), Amanda Bonnar, Glenwherry Sals 240kg £520 (216), T Stewart St 220kg £470 (213), D Carson, Nutts Corner Lim 250kg £530 (212), WR Magee, Kilwaughter (3) Sim 230kg £485 (210), K Fleck, Clough BB 250kg £525 (210), WR Magee (2) Char 250kg £520 (208), M McAuley, Martinstown Lim 230kg £470 (204).

251-300kgs

Ryan McKay, Ballymoney Lim 270kg £710 (263), Lim 290kg £750 (258), Lim 260kg £660 (253), local farmer Lim 270kg £640 (237), Ryan McKay, Ballymoney Lim 300kg £690 (230), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 270kg £620 (229), G Wilson, Ballyboley Char 260kg £590 (226), N Bell, Bellaghy Sim 280kg £625 (223), Bernard McKay, Cushendun Char 280kg £620 (221), G Devlin, Randalstown Lim 280kg £620 (221), M McAuley, Martinstown Lim 300kg £660 (220), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 270kg £590 (218), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 280kg £610 (217), N Bell Sim 300kg £635 (211), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 300kg £635 (211), J Montgomery, Shanksbridge Lim 270kg £570 (211).

301-350kgs

David White, Broughshane Lim 310kg £715 (230), Matthew Murphy, Ballymena Lim 330kg £750 (227), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 330kg £745 (225), David White, Lim 340kg £735 (216), M McDonald Lim 310kg £670 (216), David White Lim 340kg £730 (214), G Wilson, Ballyboley Lim 340kg £730 (214), J McHenry, Mosside Char 310kg £660 (212), G Devlin, Randalstown Lim 330kg £700 (212), N Bell, Bellaghy Sim 310kg £645 (208), Donal McIlwaine, Cushendall Lim 310kg £635 (204), J McHenry Char 320kg £650 (203), Donal McIlwaine Lim 350kg £700 (200), N Bell, Sim 350kg £695 (198), Donal McIlwaine Lim 330kg £650 (197), N Bell Sim 320kg £630 (196).

351kg and over

R Alexander, Broughshane Char 360kg £765 (212), J McHenry, Mosside Char 360kg £730 (202), Char 360kg £725 (201), R Pollock, Glenavy Lim 380kg £755 (198), N Bell, Bellaghy Lim 370kg £735 (198), R Pollock Lim 450kg £880 (195), Donal McIlwaine, Cushendall Lim 400kg £780 (195), R Alexander, Broughshane Char 390kg £760 (194), Donal McIlwaine, Cushendall Lim 370kg £720 (194), McKinney Bros, Maghera Lim 480kg £930 (193), N Bell, Lim 450kg £860 (191), J Duggan, Draperstown AA 410kg £780 (190), E Drummond, Ballynure Lim 390kg £735 (188), Donal McIlwaine, Cushendall Lim 420kg £780 (185), E Drummond Lim 400kg £740 (185), James Rainey, Crumlin Lim 400kg £735 (183).

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs

Reps W Warwick, Moorfields Char 250kg £705 (282), J & M Farlow, Macosquin Char 250kg £700 (280), WR Magee, Kilwaughter (2) Char 220kg £600 (272), D Johnston, Glenavy Char 190kg £490 (257), Char 220kg £545 (247), Margaret O’Loan, Aughafatten Lim 240kg £590 (245), M McAuley, Martinstown Lim 250kg £610 (244), T Stewart, Cairncastle St 240kg £580 (241), Margaret O’Loan Sim 250kg £585 (234), Sam Percy, Randalstown Char 230kg £495 (215), J Montgomery, Mallusk Lim 170kg £355 (208), Margaret O’Loan Lim 250kg £520 (208), Sam Percy, Randalstown Lim 240kg £490 (204), SW Kirkpatrick, Glenavy Blonde 250kg £510 (204), J Montgomery Lim 170kg £330 (194).

251-300

G Wilson, Ballyboley Char 280kg £820 (292), W & M Orr, Ballycastle Char 290kg £830 (286), G Wilson Char 270kg £740 (274), K Fleck, Clough BB 280kg £745 (266), G Wilson Char 270kg £715 (264), Char 270kg £705 (261), D Carson, Nutts Corner Lim 270kg £690 (255), J & M Farlow, Macosquin Char 300kg £760 (253), G Wilson, Ballyboley Char 280kg £705 (251), T Stewart, Cairncastle BB 280kg £690 (246), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 300kg £730 (243), Reps W Warwick, Moorfields Char 300kg £730 (243), local producer Char 270kg £650 (240), J Montgomery, Mallusk Lim 260kg £610 (234), Margaret O’Loan Lim 280kg £655 (233), Andy Spence, Nutts Corner Lim 290kg £670 (231).

301-350kgs

W & M Orr, Ballycastle Char 320kg £845 (264), Char 330kg £845 (256), Lim 330kg £815 (247), Char 350kg £855 (244), Bernard McKay, Cushendun Char 330kg £800 (242), S & M Black, Carnlough Char 310kg £720 (232), G Devlin, Randalstown Lim 320kg £740 (231), G McKeown, Aughafatten Char 320kg £730 (228), Reps W Warwick, Moorfields Char 330kg £750 (227), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 310kg £700 (225), M McAuley, Martinstown Lim 320kg £720 (225), D Carson, Nutts Corner Lim 320kg £720 (225), Bernard McKay, Cushendun Char 320kg £705 (220), T Robinson, Ballynure Par 330kg £725 (219), SW Kirkpatrick, Glenavy Blonde 340kg £735 (216), W & M Orr, Ballycastle Lim 320kg £680 (212).

351kg and over

R Alexander, Broughshane Char 390kg £890 (228), J McHenry, Mosside Char 380kg £860 (226), Aidan Hunter, Carnlough Lim 360kg £810 (225), Samuel Patton, Ballyclare Char 400kg £890 (222), R Pollock, Glenavy Lim 400kg £890 (222), Aidan Hunter Lim 370kg £815 (220), W & M Orr, Ballycastle Lim 360kg £785 (218), TJ McCartney, Castledawson Blonde 360kg £780 (216), W & M Orr Lim 370kg £795 (214), Samuel Patton Char 360kg £770 (213), R Alexander, Broughshane Char 400kg £855 (213), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 370kg £790 (213), Samuel Patton Char 370kg £790 (213), Char 380kg £810 (213), James Rainey, Crumlin Lim 390kg £805 (206), AE & RW Murphy, Broughshane Lim 360kg £740 (205).

A good entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a much sharper trade. Ewes and lambs sold to £202, springers to £135, fosters to £130 and pet lambs to £30.

Ewes and lambs sold to: WJ & A McCullough, Broughshane 2 Suff ewes & 6 lambs £202, local farmer 5 Suff ewes & 10 lambs £195, WJ & A McCullough 3 CB ewes & 8 lambs £190, local farmer 3 Tex ewes & 6 lambs £185, J Stewart, Crumlin 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £185, W Mitchell, Kells 2 CB ewes & 4 lambs £176, Norman McAuley, Ballyclare 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £175, J Stewart, Crumlin 3 Suff ewes & 6 lambs £174, K Craig, Ballyclare 2 CB ewes & 5 lambs £172, Norman McAuley, Ballyclare 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £162, H Park, Ballymena 2 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £162, Norman McAuley Jnr 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £158, local farmer 5 Tex ewes & 5 lambs £158, M Buckley, Carrick 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £155, Norman McAuley 1 Tex ewe & 1 lamb £150, W Mitchell, Kells 3 CB ewes & 3 lambs £148, S Caldwell, Portglenone 6 CB ewes & 12 lambs £148, Norman McAuley 2 CB ewes & 4 lambs £140, local farmer 5 Suff ewes & 5 lambs £140, R Graham, Broughshane 2 CB ewes & 3 lambs £140, 2 CB ewes & 3 lambs £140, John Reid, Carnlough 5 CB ewes & 10 lambs £140, D Wilson, Carntall 3 Tex ewes & 6 lambs £140, T Hoey, Ballymena 6 CB ewes & 12 lambs £138, W Mitchell, Kells 3 Dor ewes & 5 lambs £138.

Springers sold to: Wm McCroary, Broughshane 12 CB in lamb ewes £135, 5 Dor in lamb ewes £116, 8 CB in lamb ewes £115, 7 CB in lamb ewes £113, 5 Dor in lamb ewes £112, JA O’Loan, Martinstown 9 Tex in lamb ewes £112, D Wilson, Carntall 6 Tex in lamb ewes £106, John Scullion, Toome 7 Suff in lamb ewes £104, 7 Tex in lamb ewes £101, M Buckley, Carrick 1 Suff in lamb ewe £100.

An entry of 150 store cattle in Ballymena resulted in a sharp trade. Bullocks sold to £500 over for a Blue 500kg at £1000 offered by WH Knox, Ballynure. Heifers sold to £455 over for a Char 500kg at £955 presented by Logan Anderson.

Bulls/blks sold to: WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 420kg £850 (202), Jean Craig, Larne Lim 440kg £890 (202), WH Knox BB 500kg £1000 (200), Matthew Murphy, Moorfields Lim 410kg £820 (200), H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim 490kg £950 (193), C & M White, Aughafatten Char 470kg £905 (192), Leo McFall, Ahoghill Lim 560kg £1065 (190), James Logan, Ahoghill Lim 550kg £1045 (190), Jean Craig, Larne Lim 470kg £890 (189), Lim 530kg £1000 (188), H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim 520kg £970 (186), AE & RW Murphy, Broughshane Lim 410kg £760 (185), C & M White, Aughafatten Char 460kg £850 (184), Matthew Murphy Lim 450kg £825 (183), Gary McCullough, Ballyclare Sim 480kg £875 (182), Jean Currie, Larne Char 560kg £1015 (181), H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim 530kg £960 (181), A McDonald, Portglenone Char 560kg £1005 (179), W Allen, Shanksbridge Sim 550kg £980 (178), C & M White, Aughafatten Char 470kg £835 (177), H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim 580kg £1025 (176), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 510kg £900 (176), James Surgenor, Dervock BB 630kg £1110 (176), GD Graham, Kells St 370kg £650 (175), H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim 570kg £1000 (175).

Heifers sold to: C Millar, Kilrea Lim 400kg £780 (195), Lim 370kg £710 (191), Logan Anderson, Kiwaughter Char 500kg £955 (191), Char 480kg £880 (183), L & O Black, Mosside Lim 370kg £670 (181), C Millar Lim 380kg £680 (179), Logan Anderson Char 510kg £900 (176), AE & RW Wharry, Broughshane Lim 390kg £660 (169), C & M White, Aughafatten Char 520kg £880 (169), Jean Craig, Larne Char 500kg £845 (169), John Johnston, Ballymena Char 350kg £580 (165), Jean Craig Char 480kg £790 (164), A & P Hamilton, Ahoghill Sim 380kg £625 (164), L & O Black, Mosside Lim 400kg £650 (162), Jean Craig Lim 500kg £805 (161), C & M White Char 500kg £805 (161), A & P Hamilton Sim 450kg £715 (158), Jean Craig Char 450kg £705 (156).

An entry of 1345 sheep in Ballymena resulted in a great trade. Fat hoggets sold to 447p for a en of 21kg Texels at £94 presented by Wm Smyth, Limavady and to a top per head of £103.50 for a pen of 29 Texels 28.5kg from A Dobbs, Carrick. Spring lambs sold to 510p for a pen of 7 Dorsets 20kg at £102 offered by T & J Mackey, Ballynure. Fat ewes sold to £130.

Fat hoggets (852)

Top prices per kg: Wm Smyth, Limavady 11 Tex 21kg £94 (447), I Montgomery, Glenwherry 11 Tex 22kg £95 (431), JA O’Loan, Martinstown 2 Char 20.5kg £86 (419), I Montgomery 11 BF 22kg £92.20 (419), David Boyd, Monkstown 59 BF 23.5kg £97.20 (413), I Montgomery 5 Tex 23kg £94.50 (410), R McCormick, Armoy 7 Tex 22kg £90 (409), John McBroom, Doagh 11 Tex 23.5kg £95 (404), S Craig, Ballycastle 28 Tex 24kg £97 (404), J Thompson, Kells 4 Tex 20.5kg £82 (400), B Gribben, Dunloy 10 Suff 23.5kg £94 (400), 5 Suff 23.5kg £94 (400), J Jamison, Armoy 6 Tex 22kg £88 (400), Richard Cowan, Magheramourne 6 Suff 24kg £95.50 (397), Ken Woodside, Islandmagee 17 Tex 24.5kg £97 (395), CFG & JC Adams, Dungonnell 17 Tex 24kg £95 (395), A McGookin, Carrick 3 Tex 22.5kg £88.50 (393), RW Kane, Ballycastle 25 Suff 25kg £98 (392), HV McCambridge, Carnlough 1 Suff 25.5kg £99 (388), 31 Suff 25.5kg £99 (388), B Jamison, Armoy 7 Tex 22.5kg £87 (386), J McQuiston, Ballymoney 13 Tex 21kg £81 (385), HV McCambridge 17 CB 25.5kg £98 (384), D McKillop, Glenariffe 3 Suff 25.5kg £98 (384).

Top prices per head: A Dobbs, Carrick 29 Tex 28.5kg £103.50, Denis Boyd, Straid 1 Tex 31kg £100, J Jackson, Ballynure 3 Tex 30kg £99, RJ Bell, Kells 7 Suff 35kg £99, HV McCambridge, Carnlough 31 Suff 25.5kg £99, 1 Suff 25.5kg £99, D McKillop, Glenariffe 3 Suff 25.5kg £98, RW Kane, Ballycastle 25 Suff 25kg £98, HV McCambridge, 17 CB 25.5kg £98, David Boyd, Monkstown 59 BF 23.5kg £97.20, J McCollum, Carnlough 11 Char 27.5kg £97, S Craig, Ballycastle 28 Tex 24kg £97, Thomas Strange, Straid 25 BF 27kg £97, Ken Woodside, Islandmagee 17 Tex 24.5kg £97, C McAuley, Carnlough 1 Tex 30kg £97, M Moffett, Broughshane 20 Tex 27.5kg £96.80, JR Beggs, Larne 1 Tex 27.5kg £96.50, John A Bell, Toomebridge 4 Suff 26kg £96.50, Steven Millar, Ballymena 8 Dor 27.5kg £95.50, Richard Cowan, Magheramourne 6 Suff 24kg £95.50, E Steele, Portglenone 28 Dor 26.5kg £95, CFG & JC Adams, Dungonnell 17 Tex 24kg £95, J Alexander, Randalstown 10 Suff 31.5kg £95, I Montgomery 11 Tex 22kg £95.

Spring lambs (107): T & J Mackey, Ballynure 7 Dor 20kg £102 (510), 2 Dor 19.5kg £95 (487), Philip Gurney, Aghadowey 1 Suff 20kg £97 (485), Al Gault, Newtownabbey 4 Tex 18.5kg £85 (459), WJ Hanna, Ballyclare 4 Tex 19kg £86 (452), Jacqueline McIlrath, Glarryford 7 Suff 21kg £93 (442), Catherine McAuley, Larne 2 Tex 23kg £100 (434), A Montgomery, Glenarm 6 Suff 23kg £97.50 (423), P McKeown, Martinstown 6 Dor 21.5kg £91 (423), SD Anderson, Kilwaughter 14 Tex 21.5kg £90 (418), E Alexander, Broughshane 3 Dor 22.5kg £94 (417), James McDonnell, Glenarm 12 Dor 22kg £91 (413), Philip Anderson, Portstewart 6 Dor 22.5kg £91 (404), A Montgomery, 4 Suff 23.5kg £94 (400), DW Stevenson 5 Dor 22.5kg £90 (400), Samuel Graham 2 Char 25.5kg £101 (396), J McGuickan, Randalstown 5 Dor 21kg £82 (390).

Fat ewes (386)

1st quality

Tex - £100-£130

Suff - £100-£130

CB - £70-£90

BF - £50-£68