Larger entry of 675 cattle at Saintfield

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A larger entry of 675 cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a firm trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE; over 100 fats sold to £1456 for a 1300kg Lim Bull, £112 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1170 for a 750kg Lim, £156 per 100kg.

Leading Prices; Millisle producer Lim Bull 1300kg £112 £1456, Lim Cow 750kg £156 £1170, Her Cow 740kg £113 £836, Dromore producer Lim Bull 1130kg £110 £1243, Downpatrick producer AA Cows 780kg £148 £1154, 750kg £134 £1005, Crossgar producer Chars 590kg £172 £1014, 590kg £167 £985, 580kg £169 £980, 550kg £160 £880, Saintfield producer Char Cows 730kg £147 £1073, 670kg £121 £810, 680kg £116 £788, 670kg £123 £723, Crossgar producer Lim Bull 950kg £112 £1064, AA Cows 700kg £140 £980, 560kg £153 £856, 710kg £114 £809, Kircubbin producer Fr Cows 760kg £112 £851, 640kg £113 £723, 620kg £116 £719, 660kg £109 £719, Ballykinlar producer Daq Cows 590kg £138 £814, 620kg £131 £812, Downpatrick producer Char Cows 720kg £132 £950, 520kg £155 £806, 580kg £122 £707, Lisburn producer St Cow 710kg £130 £923, Saintfield producer Lim Cows 650kg £136 £884, 690kg £128 £883, 640kg £137 £876, Ballygowan producer Char Cows 710kg £140 £994, 500kg £167 £835, 430kg £164 £705.

BULLOCKS; 145 sold to £1130 for a 510kg Daq, £620 along with his weight.

Leading prices; Ardglass producer Daqs 510kg £1130, 520kg £1045, 460kg £1035, 460kg £1025, 420kg £1000, 370kg £960, 400kg £955, 380kg £950, 400kg £950, 440kg £930, Annahilt producer Lims 600kg £1135, 550kg £1075, 550kg £1040, Carryduff producer Lims 520kg £1060, 500kg £995, 500kg £985, 490kg £960, 460kg £955, 460kg £930, Crossgar producer Spk 500kg £950, 500kg £935, 420kg £820, 430kg £800, Newtownards producer Her 470kg £1000, Dromara producer Lims 460kg £950, 440kg £945, 470kg £945, 400kg £910, Downpatrick producer Chars 360kg £895, 340kg £815, 350kg £805.

HEIFERS: 145 sold to £1125 for a 600kg, £525 along with her weight.

Leading Prices; Downpatrick producer BBs 600kg £1125, 540kg £1085, 510kg £960, Downpatrick producer Sims 560kg £1060, 540kg £1000, Carryduff producer Chars 480kg £1020, 450kg £990, 470kg £960, 460kg £940, 450kg £935, Lisburn producer Daqs 440kg £920, 400kg £885, 440kg £880, Ballynahinch producer AAs 450kg £950, 430kg £930, Lisburn producer Chars 500kg £920, 420kg £850, 450kg £850, 400kg £820, 400kg £800, Lisburn producer Chars 500kg £900, 470kg £850, 440kg £800, Saintfield producer AAs 400kg £880, 370kg £775, 370kg £750.

DROPPED CALVES: 150 Drops sold to a fierce trade of £502 for a 3 week old Lim Bull.

Leading prices: Dromara producer Lim Bulls £502, £440, Anahilt producer BB Bulls £420, £385, £350 twice, £305, BB Heifers £360, £320 twice, £270, Comber producer BB Bull £355, Lisburn producer AA Bulls £305, £280, £270, Newtownards producer BB Heifer £308, Newtownards producer AA Bulls £280, £255, AA Heifers £250, £220, Lisburn producer Her Bulls £290, £240, Fr Bulls £110 twice.