Great entry of cattle at Saintfield with sharper trade

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a sharper trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 85 fats sold to a fierce trade of £1711 for a super 860kg BB Cow, £199 per 100kg. More cows required to meet demands of packed ring of buyers.

Leading Prices; Crossgar producer BB Cow 860kg £199 £1711, Downpatrick producer Char Cows 840kg £168 £1411, 870kg £159 £1383, Carryduff producer Lim Cows 710kg £163 £1157, 740kg £155 £1147, 690kg £151 £1041, Comber producer Lim Cows 580kg £173 £1003, 570kg £173 £986, Saintfield producer Her Cows 840kg £130 £1092, Saintfield producer Her Cows 600kg £140 £840, 560kg £144 £806, Saintfield producer Sh Cows 660kg £145 £957, 610kg £130 £793, Saintfeild producer Hol Cows 750kg £138 £1035, 810kg £110 £891, 700kg £105 £735, Newtownards producer Char Cow 750kg £138 £1035, Newtownards producer Lim Cows 640kg £143 £915, 650kg £139 £903, 640kg £130 £832, 690kg £107 £738, Downpatrick producer Lim Cows 580kg £173 £1003, 620kg £156 £967, Downpatrick producer Hol Cows 660kg £138 £910, 830kg £102 £846, 790kg £103 £813, 690kg £103 £710, Belfast producer Fr Cows 600kg £138 £828, 650kg £114 £741, 600kg £121 £726.

BULLOCKS: 160 sold to £1135 for a 560kg Lim (202) £575 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £1000 for a 430kg Lim (232) £550 along with his weight. A lot of quality stock on offer.

Leading prices: Kircubbin producer Lims 560kg £1135, 550kg £1090, 470kg £1030, 440kg £970, Downpatrick producer Lims 550kg £1100, 450kg £1020, 430kg £1000, Crossgar producer Chars 530kg £1075, 500kg £1050, 550kg £1040, 530kg £1005, 520kg £1000, 460kg £995, 510kg £950, 450kg £945, 450kg £940, Carryduff producer Chars 460kg £1000, 470kg £975, 390kg £825, Comber producer Lims 460kg £1015, 440kg £965, Downpatrick producer Chars 390kg £935, 400kg £935, 420kg £935, 460kg £905, 400kg £900, 400kg £885, 360kg £880, 360kg £875, 320kg £860, 350kg £830, Lisburn producer Hers 600kg £1045, 570kg £1030, 550kg £1000, Hillsborough producer Chars 450kg £1000, 450kg £955, 400kg £905, 420kg £885, 400kg £850, 410kg £830, Ballynahinch producer AAs 360kg £840, 340kg £750, 300kg £740, 310kg £730, 260kg £685.

HEIFERS; over 100 sold to £1085 for a 620kg Char.

Leading prices: Comber producer Chars 620kg £1085, 480kg £895, 460kg £890, Newtownards producer Lims 500kg £1000, 450kg £860, 430kg £800, Newtownards producer Chars 520kg £980, 500kg £925, 450kg £890, 450kg £860, 430kg £830, 380kg £810, 450kg £800, Crossgar producer Lims 520kg £995, 540kg £995, 500kg £985, 500kg £975, 500kg £950, 460kg £940, 460kg £930, 500kg £930, 450kg £920, Saintfield producer Chars 470kg £885, 470kg £835, 470kg £825, 390kg £770.

DROPPED CALVES: 125 drops sold to £410 for a Char Heifer.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Char Heifer £410, Lim Heifers £330, £315, Belfast producer BB Bulls £380, £345, £305, £270, BB Heifer £310, Saintfield producer BB Bulls £350, £320, Anahilt producer Lim Bulls £360, £330, £295, £250, Lim Heifers £290, £245, Downpatrick producer Sim Bull £340, Dromara producer Her Bulls £300, £260, Her Heifer £300, Comber producer AA Bulls £290, £255, £240, AA Heifers £250, £200 twice, Ballynahinch producer Lim Heifers £280, £235, £210, Comber producer AA Bull £280.