A large entry of 1306 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week again sold easily for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £185 for a 650kg Ch. £184 for a 530kg Lim. £174 for a 500kg Ch and £171 for a 530kg B/B. Beef cows sold to £183 for a 730kg Lim. £177 for a 600kg AA. £166 for a 620kg Lim and £166 for a 570kg B/B.
Leading prices: Augher producer 650kg Ch to £185, 570kg B/B to £166, 660kg Ch to £162, 810kg Ch to £159 and 680kg Lim to £158. Enniskillen producer 530kg Lim to £184. Moneymore producer 730kg Lim to £183. Portadown producer 600kg AA to £177. Galbally producer 500kg Ch to £174. Carrickmore producer 560kg Lim to £173. Ederney producer 530kg B/B to £171. Carrickmore producer 620kg Lim to £166 and 600kg Lim to £157. Dunmoyle producer 570kg Lim to £165. Brookeborough producer 570kg Ch to £164. Fintona producer 720kg Lim to £163. Fivemiletown producer 520kg B/B to £162. Cookstown producer 700kg B/B to £162. Fintona producer 610kg Daq to £160. Castlederg producer 600kg Lim to £159.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £154 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £112 to £128 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £109 to £118 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £82 to £106 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £52 to £76 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 990kg B/B to £132, 990kg B/B to £125, 990kg Fr to £112, 1030kg Sim to £108, 1010kg B/B to £106, 1000kg Sim to £104, 930kg AA to £100, 960kg Sim to £100, 790kg; Lim to £95.
FAT STEERS (overage): 730kg Ch to £177. 580kg Lim to £172. 630kg Sim to £166. 570kg Lim to £162. 610kg Lim to £154.
FAT STEERS (underage): 550kg Lim to £198. 560kg Lim to £190. 630kg Lim to £179. 560kg Lim to £158. 470kg Sim to £156. 600kg Her to £151. 590kg Fr to £142. 630kg Fr to £142. 970kg Her to £142. 560kg Fr to £135. 590kg Fr to £135. 560kg Fr to £131. 580kg Hol to £130. 540kg Hol to £130.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 510kg Ch to £186. 530kg Daq to £180. 640kg Daq to £178. 590kg Daq to £178. 520kg Ch to £175. 630kg Sim to £170. 500kg AA to £160. 530kg Lim to £155. 520kg Fkv to £155.
STORE BULLOCKS (258): A good selection on offer sold to a brisk demand for quality lots with strong stores selling to £1380 for a 700kg Ch. £1370 for a 680kg Ch and £1345 for a 690kg Ch to M/S D D and E McElroy, Clogher. B Rea, Moy 720kg Lim to £1350 and 660kg Ch to £1285. J A Mitchell, Seskinore 740kg Ch to £1350. M Campbell, Armagh 720kg Lim to £1335, 680kg Lim to £1285, 660kg Lim to £1265 and 660kg Lim to £1255. R Hall, Fivemiletown 660kg Lim to £1315, 650kg Ch to £1305, 670kg Ch to £1290. W J Parkes, Lurgan 650kg Ch to £1300 and 680kg Ch to £1265. S J Conway, Omagh 650kg AA to £1290P W Quinn, Portadown 750kg Sim to £1280. Augher producer 750kg Ch to £1275. M McVeigh, Dungannon 650kg Ch to £1255. W A Boyd, Clogher 670kg Ch to £1270.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: P W Quinn, Portadown 500kg Ch to £1325. Dungannon producer 490kg Ch to £1025 and 490kg Ch to £1020. R Gormley, SMX 490kg Ch to £990, 490kg Ch to £975 and 470kg Ch to £925. J Gormley, Carrickmore 480kg Ch to £990490kg Ch to £965 and 460kg Ch to £962. H McAnespie, Aughnacloy 500kg Ch to £980 and 480kg Ch to £960. E McDermott, Augher 500kg Lim to £975, 490kg Lim to £940, and 460kg Lim to £910. M McCrossan, Strabane 500kg Sim to £945. B West, Newtownbutler 420kg Ch to £930 and 470kg Ch to £920. P Irwin, Fivemiletown 450kg AA to £925. S Blackburn, Clogher 480kg Lim to £910. J Blackburn, Clogher 430kg AA to £910.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: F Mullin, Dunmoyle 340kg Ch to £745 and 330kg Ch to £725. F Gormley, Sixmilecross 330kg Ch. to £725.
STORE HEIFERS (164): Strong demand for a large entry with forward lots selling to £1310 for a 700kg Ch. £1245 for a 660kg Ch. £1200 for a 670kg Ch and £1150 for a 600kg Ch for P J Kelly, Ballygawley. H Macauley, Ballyclare sold 650kg Ch to £1265 and 640kg Lim to £1175. R Martin, Portadown 670kg Ch to £1265, 670kg Ch to £1255, 600kg Ch to £1200 and 570kg Sim to £1160. J Lavery, Aghalee 590kg AA to £1200. Ian S Farrell, Fivemiletown 630kg Ch to £1200. J McSorley, Beragh 570kg Lim to £1290 and 560kg Lim to £1165. P J Corrigan, Dungannon 630kg Ch to £1185. V and S Sommerville, Ballinamallard 590kg Lim to £1175. J McDonald, Tynan 660kg Lim to £1175. G Farrell, Fivemiletown 600kg Ch to £1175. W S Hall, Magheraveely 570kg Ch to £1170 and 600kg Ch to £1160.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: S McConnell, Clogher 430kg Ch to £1200. E J Cassidy, Ballygawley 490kg Ch to £1070, 480kg Ch to £1040, 450kg Ch to £970 and 480kg Lim to £940. C Quinn, Ballygawley 500kg Ch to £1070. Clogher producer 480kg Ch to £1050. J McSorley, Beragh 490kg Lim to £1045. K McManus, Enniskillen 490kg Ch to £990. P Hawkes, Omagh 500kg Ch to £980, 470kg Ch to £945 and 460kg Ch to £900. G Maguire, Fivemiletown 480kg Lim to £970 and 480kg Lim to £960. R McConnell, Clogher 470kg Lim to £965. B Clarke, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £955. D McManus, Roscor PO 480kg Ch to £945.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: E McBride, Ballygawley 390kg Ch to £800. F McCaffery, Fermanagh 380kg Sim to £750. D McManus, Roscor PO 350kg S/H to £750. Galbally producer 390kg Ch to £740. E Gildernew, Dungannon 390kg Daq to £730. T Foster, Armagh 390kg Lim to £725. C Conroy, Sixmilecross 390kg Sim to £720. P L McElgunn, Lisnaskea 390kg Daq to £665. B Conlon, Newry 350kg Lim to £650
WEANLINGS: A seasonal entry sold to a sharp demand with steers and bulls selling to £1070 for a 550kg Ch, 430kg Ch to £900 and 470kg Ch to £890 for F O’Rourke, Rosslea. S Mellon, Fintona 550kg Ch to £1030. N Adams, Lisburn 460kg Ch to £1010, 450kg Ch to £945, 370kg Ch to £890, 430kg Ch to £855, 380kg Ch to £850 and 370kg Ch to £850. J McElroy, Clogher 410kg Ch to £1010. J McSorley, Beragh 450kg Lim to £980, 440kg Lim to £965, 480kg Lim to £960, 440kg Lim to £940 and 420kg Lim to £900.Deerpark Collections Ltd, Kesh 500kg Ch to £885. C McConnell, Brookeborough 390kg Ch to £860. W Crawford, Clogher 440kg Lim to £855.
WEANLING HEIFERS: O P Donnelly, Augher 420kg Sim to £870. P J Monaghan, Omagh 460kg Ch to £850, 440kg Ch to £835 and 380kg Ch to £770. J Tierney, Pomeroy 410kg Ch to £830 and 360kg Ch to £780. M G Donnelly, Augher 390kg Sim to £820. Pomeroy producer 390kg Lim to £810, 430kg Ch to £800, 340kg Ch to £795 and 340kg Lim to £750. R McSorley, Ballygawley 330kg Sim to £800. E O’Neill, Cabragh 420kg Lim to £785 and 390kg Lim to £770. E Kelly, Augher 360kg Lim to £770. F Corrigan, Clogher 390kg Ch to £760. J McElhill, Omagh 330kg Lim to £740. T J McNally, Middletown 300kg Sim to £725.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A good entry this week sold to a top of £1450 and £1200 for calved heifers from a Newry producer. H Young, Castlederg £1110 for a calved second calver. A selection of older calved cows from a Newtownbutler producer sold from £550 to £960.
BREEDING BULLS: £1170 for a young pedigree registered Char from Hillside dairy cows.
Special entry Saturday 20/08/16 pedigree registered Lim bull from an Armagh producer.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another large turnout sold readily with Dungannon producer Roly Hadden selling a heifer and bull calf to £1900 and a heifer and heifer calf to £1550. Joe Rafferty, Enniskillen second calver and bull calf to £1705, second calver and heifer calf to £1490, third calver and bull calf to £1460, second calver and heifer calf to £1440, third calver and bull calf to £1410. C Ward, Omagh £1570 for a heifer and bull calf. Sean Mallon, Dungannon £1525 for an 09 cow and bull calf. Glencrew Farms, Aughnacloy 1450 for heifer and heifer calf. Martin Mohan, Lisnaskea £1400 for a 2010 cow and bull calf, and £1310 for a 2011 cow and bull calf. R J Bleakley, Clogher £1300 for heifer and bull calf. C Hall, Donaghmore £1200 for heifer and heifer calf. R Curry, Derrylin £1180 for 2011 cow and bull calf. E Gildernew, Dungannon £1175 for heifer and heifer calf. M and B O’Hanlon, Ballygawley £1170 for heifer and heifer calf. Several other outfits sold from £930 to £1150.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Terrific demand this week with bull calves (under two months) selling to £550 for a Ch to Noel Thornton, Enniskillen. K Moore, Augher £500 for Ch. S Eagleson, Aughnacloy £500 for Ch. R Watson, Fivemiletown £490 for Ch. C Rutledge, Maguiresbridge £390 for Sim. P McCorry, Derrylin £362 for B/B. J W A Ritchie, Newtownbutler £358 for B/B. A Boyd, Tempo £335 for AA. N Graham, Cooneen £330 for Sim.
HEIFERS: S P Thornton, Enniskillen £405 for Ch. J R Keys, Brookeborough £370 for Sim. W T Watson, Ballygawley £365 twice for B/Bs. D Heron, Crossgar £350 for Lim. B Warnock, Tempo £340 for B/B.
REARED BULLS: B Cullinan, Fintona £580 for Sim. E and A Thompson, Tempo £580 for Shb. K Moore, Augher £570 for Lim. T Simpson, Ederney £570 twice for Chars. E Conroy, Killyman £560 for Her. T Foster, Armagh £525 and £490 for AAs. S Cassidy, Tempo £510 for Ch.
REARED HEIFERS: Augher producer 580 for Lim. R Watson, Fivemiletown £535 for Ch. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £520 for Lim. B Cullinan, Fintona £520 for Sim. Walter Hogg, Fivemiletown £500 for Her. S Cassidy, Tempo £485 for B/B. £480 for Sal and £445 for AA. K Elliott, Dromore £400 for Sim.