Impressive turn out of cattle at Armoy

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An impressive turn out of 223 cattle last Monday night at Armoy met with a sharp trade for store cattle.

Beef cattle were slightly easier but 100% clearance was achieved.

Steers sold to £1,215 for a 600kgs Par Steer, Heifers to £1,165 for 540kgs, Fat cows sold up to £890 for 665kgs.

STEERS: J O’Boyle, Randalstown, PAR, 600kgs £1,215. Sam McAllister, Bushmills, Lim, 605kgs £1,165, 540kgs £1,130, 700kgs £1,185, 645kgs £1,140. D Glass, Ballycastle, A/A, 600kgs £1,200, 605kgs £1,175, 610kgs £1,215, 600kgs £1,185, 600kgs £1,150, 600kgs £1,155. Kilrea Producer, Lim, 405kgs £900, 370kgs £820, 400kgs £865. John Todd, Ballycastle, Lim, 530kgs £1,080. P J & G O’Rawe, Friesians, 570kgs £940, 610kgs £955, 620kgs £940, 625kgs £940. J J & B Butler, Ballyvoy, Char, 420kgs £845, 390kgs £755, 450kgs £985, 430kgs £865. Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, B/B, 630kgs £1,120, 600kgs £1,090, 630kgs £1,100, 600kgs £1,090. Sam McAllister, Bushmills, Lim, 700kgs £1,100, 660kgs £1,100, 625kgs £1,100, 635kgs £1,100, 600kgs £1,070. Kilrea Producer, Lim, 415kgs £925, 405kgs £800. Jas Heaney, Ballymoney, A/A, 590kgs £1,195, 580kgs £1,055. Jas Surgenor, Dervock, Lim, 500kgs £920, 520kgs £900, 510kgs £890, 530kgs £990. N McMullan, Dunloy, Lim, 410kgs £800, 350kgs £730. D Mathews, Ballycastle, Lim, 300kgs £632, 280kgs £632. Sam McKinnon, Ballycastle, S/H, 430kgs £840, 430kgs £865, 435kgs £790. Jas Mathews, Ballintoy, Char, 320kgs £685, 310kgs £655. Jas Gaston, Ballymena, Friesians, 370kgs £585, 370kgs £585, 330kgs £635, 390kgs £625, 370kgs £585, 380kgs £625. Peter McAuley, Bushmills, DAQ, 480kgs £980. Jas McAuley, Bushmills, Friesians, 470kgs £795. John Darragh, Ballycastle, Lim, 280kgs £625, 300kgs £650, 280kgs £605. G Wilkinson, Stranocum, Friesians, 430kgs £740, 380kgs £660. G McIlroy, Ballycastle, Char, 310kgs £700, 360kgs £740.

HEIFERS: John Todd, Ballycastle, DAQ, 540kgs £1,165, 510kgs £1,040, 480kgs £960. David Steele, Glenarm, Char, 405kgs £810, 370kgs £775, 340kgs £720. J O Boyle, Randalstown, Lim, 450kgs £800. D McAlister, Cushendall, Lim, 270kgs £645, 240kgs £590, 250kgs £590, 220kgs £570. Kilrea Producer, Lim, 500kgs £980, 470kgs £900, 420kgs £795, 430kgs £800. Robt Kane, Ballintoy, Lim, 540kgs £920, 300kgs £590, 490kgs £820. John Darragh, Ballycastle, Lim, 305kgs £650, 300kgs £600. Galbraith Bros, Coleraine, B/B, 450kgs £740, 400kgs £680. David Sloan, Kilrea, B/B, 400kgs £740, 480kgs £750. Tom Henry, Armoy, Friesian, 540kgs £795.

FAT COWS: Jas McKenna, HER, 690kgs £830. D Conley, Glenarm, Lim, 665kgs £890, 635kgs £850. J G McNeill, Cushendun, A/A, 610kgs £780.

No Sale Easter Monday (6th April). Next Sale Monday 13th April.

Auctioneer: Daniel MCAlister & Son