Larger entry of cattle at Saintfield

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There was a larger entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale in Saintfield with a firm trade remaining.

Fat cattle sold to £1286 for a 640kg Baz Heifer, £201 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1087 for a 870kg Char Cow, £125 per 100kg. Fr Cows sold to £1004 for a 810kg, £124 per 100kg. Strong demand for all types of cows. More required to meet demands!

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Baz Heifers 640kg £201 £1286, 460kg £180 £828, Baz Bulls 680kg £182 £1237, 520kg £180 £936, Crossgar producer Char Cow 850kg £127 £1079, Comber producer AA Bull 940kg £113 £1062, Fr Cows 780kg £125 £975, 620kg £134 £830, Portaferry producer Fr Cows 780kg £117 £912, 780kg £116 £904, Lisburn producer Char Cow 670kg £148 £991, Ballynahinch producer Lim Cows 870kg £125 £1087, Fr Cows 720kg £124 £892, 550kg £135 £742, 670kg £106 £710, Belfast producer Fr Cows 810kg £124 £1004, 640kg £137 £876, 720kg £110 £792, Carryduff producer Fr Cows 700kg £130 £910, 710kg £124 £880, 630kg £115 £724.

BULLOCKS: 75 sold to £1270 for a 640kg Daq, (198) £630 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £315 a Kg, 260kg £820 for a Char.

Leading prices: Comber producer Daqs&Lims 640kg £1270, 600kg £1200, 620kg £1200, 600kg £1190, 600kg £1150, Lisburn producer Lims 630kg £1260, 650kg £1250, 600kg £1205, 520kg £1095, 500kg £1070, Ballygowan producer Char 530kg £1160, Moneyrea producer Lims 500kg £1120, 370kg £940, Moira producer Chars 260kg £820, 250kg £790, 250kg £760, Dromore producer Char 500kg £1040, Dromara producer Chars 400kg £960, 350kg £880, 350kg £840, 340kg £770, 340kg £760, 340kg £740, Bangor producer Lims 300kg £830, 340kg £770, 340kg £765, Ballygowan producer Lims 300kg £830, 300kg £770, Ballynahinch producer Chars 400kg £945, 350kg £870, 340kg £860.

HEIFERS: 90 sold to £1050 for a 520kg Lim, (201) £530 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Lims 520kg £1050, 500kg £1000, 450kg £965, 450kg £960, 400kg £950, Ballynahinch producer Chars 500kg £1005, 530kg £1040, 400kg £940, 460kg £930, 400kg £925, 400kg £870, 430kg £855, Crossgar producer BBs 400kg £900, 360kg £825, Ballyhaninch producer Chars 500kg £1040, 500kg £980, 500kg £930, Dromara producer Shb 500kg £910, 300kg £775, Moira producer Chars 350kg £840, 360kg £840, Ballynahinch producer Daqs 400kg £890, 350kg £820, 360kg £785, 330kg £750, Portaferry producer Chars 350kg £865, 300kg £790, 300kg £735, Dromore producer Chars 350kg £875, 300kg £825, 300kg £730.

DROPPED CALVES: Another great entry of 125 Drops, sold to £390 for a Lim Bull & £235 for a BB Heifer.

Leading prices: Lisburn producer Lim Bulls £390, £210, Belfast producer AA Bulls £285, £270, £255, £250, £245, £235, £210, Saintfield producer BB Heifers £235, £230, Newtownards producer Lim Bull £345, Sal Heifers £220, £210, Lisburn producer AA Heifers £205, £202, Ballynahinch producer Her Heifer £230, Lisburn producer Lim Bull £230.