Keen trade for cattle at Dungannon

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A keen ring side of buyers in all rings insured a brisk trade with steers peaking at £1250 725kg FKV (173.00).

Meanwhile heifers topped at £1160 610kg Char (191.00). Dropped calves cleared to £355 Lim bull and heifer calves to £245 Her hfr. Sucklers sold to £1180 for a springing Hereford heifer. Weanling trade remained steady to peak at £1060 for 570kg AA bull (186.00). While weanling heifers sold extremely well to peak at £855 for a 335kg Lim (255.00).

STEERS (75): Steer prices remain steady to peak at £1250 725kg FKV (173.00) presented by D and F Scott; T Colbert £1100 555kg Lim (198.20), £1095 595kg Char (185.00), £1080 555kg Lim (195.00), £1010 530kg AA (191.00), £935 465kg Lim (201.10), £930 480kg Lim (194.00); H McBride £1075 565kg Lim (190.00), £1060 560kg Lim (190.00), £1005 530kg Lim (190.00), £985 465kg Lim (212.00); J Williamson £1055 530kg Char (200.00), £980 525kg Lim (187.00), £925 495kg Lim (187.00); J Bell £950 510kg Lim (186.00); I Hewitt £945 455kg Daq (208.00); J Hogg £915 425kg Char (215.00); Riverview Farms £890 375kg Lim (237.00), £885 330kg Char (268.00), £855 370kg Char (231.00), £825 325kg Char (254.00), £820 345kg Char (238.00), £760 300kg Char (251.00); D Black £750 370kg Lim (203.00); V Beacom £640 280kg Lim (229.00).

HEIFERS (30): Heifers sold to a height of £1160 610kg Char (190.00) presented by B Hackett, £1025 550kg Char (186.00); J Kelly £935 510kg Char (183.00), £900 470kg Char (192.00); R Newport £890 435kg Lim (204.60), £890 415kg Char (215.00), £770 420kg Lim (184.00); R Ferguson £810 435kg AA (186.00), £675 370kg BB (183.00); V Beacom £750 335kg Char (224.00), £730 380kg Char (192.00), £650 285kg Char (228.00), £590 325kg Char (182.00).

DROPPED CALVES (75): Dropped calves sold to £355 Lim bull presented by P Traynor; J and G Faulkner £290 BB bull, £255 AA bull, £200 BB bull; J Ewing £280 Lim bull, £275 Lim bull, £195 Lim bull; J Allen £265 Her bull; D Loane £250 Lim bull; M Robinson £245 BB bull; K Wilkinson £235 Her bull; Y McAllister £210 Her bull; A Conlon £200 AA bull; H Irwin £185 Sim bull; P Carberry £185 FKV bull. Meanwhile reared coloured calves sold to £575 Lim presented by G Winter, £532 x 2 Lim bulls; W Rainey £430 Her bull. Reared Fr bulls sold to £180 presented by J Thom; J Robinson £110 Fr bull. Meanwhile heifer calves peaked at £245 Her presented by J and G Faulkner, £220 BB hfr, £190 AA hfr, £170 AA hfr; J Ewing £210 Lim hfr, £185 Lim hfr, £175 Lim hfr; D McCullagh £205 AA hfr, £180 x 2 AA hfrs; P Carberry £190 Lim hfr; D Gallagher £175 x 2 Her hfrs; K Wilkinson £175 Her hfr; C McDonald £170 AA Hfr. Reared heifer calves sold to £500 Lim presented by G Winter, £460 Lim hfr; W Rainey £470 Her hfr, £435 Her hfr.

Suckled cows to £1180 Her heifer springing presented by E Fox; I Hewitt £1010 Char heifer springing, £960 BB heifer springing.

WEANLING (100): Weanling trade remains strong with male calves selling to £1060 570kg AA presented by G Litter; M Allen £840 380kg Lim (221.00), £750 x 2 340kg Lims (220.00), £720 305kg Lim (236.00); C McNamee £840 390kg Daq (215.00), £810 340kg Daq (238.00), £700 325kg Daq (215.00), £630 270kg Daq (233.30), £630 270kg Daq (233.00); M McNally £835 370kg Char (226.00), £790 325kg Char (243.00), £780 340kg Char (229.00), £725 340kg Char (213.00); S Allen £790 370kg Lim (214.00), £790 365kg Lim (216.00), £730 310kg Lim (235.00), £700 325kg Lim (215.40); W Murphy £700 305kg Lim (230.00), £620 270kg Lim (230.00); B Quinn £660 300kg Sim (220.00); M Mullin £620 x 2 240kg Lims (256.00). Meanwhile weanling heifers met a brisk trade to peak at £855 335kg Lim (255.00) presented by C Dunwoody, £855 390kg Lim (220.00); P McKearney £805 320kg Char (251.00), £690 315kg Lim (219.00); M McNally £755 355kg Char (213.00), £745 300kg Char (244.00), £650 295kg Lim (220.00); C McNamee £745 325kg Daq (229.00), £690 315kg Daq (219.00), £520 230kg Daq (226.00); J McKearney £720 315kg BB (228.60); D Quinn £690 300kg X 2 Lims (228.50), £575 250kg Lim (230.00); M Mullin £600 265kg Lim (226.00), £600 275kg Lim (218.00); M Rowe £555 255kg Lim (218.00).