Larger entry of cattle at Saintfield

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There was a larger entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a firm trade in all sections.

Fat cattle sold to £1264 for a 860kg Char Cow, £147 per 100kg. Fr Cows sold to £1041 for a 820kg, £127 per 100kg.

Leading prices; Downpatrick producer Char Cows 860kg £147 £1264, 810kg £136 £1101, Lim Cow 660kg £140 £924, Crossgar producer Fr Cow 820kg £127 £1041, Hol Cow 820kg £104 £852, Killinchy producer Char Cow 690kg £134 £924, Downpatrick producer BB Cows 600kg £164 £984, 780kg £124 £967, 550kg £170 £935, 550kg £151 £830, Kircubbin producer MB Cows 540kg £153 £826, 700kg £108 £756, 690kg £108 £745, 600kg £119 £714, Crossgar producer Fr Cows 650kg £118 £767, 720kg £105 £756.

Bullocks sold to £1210 for a 690kg Lim.

Leading prices; Downpatrick producer Lims 690kg £1210, 720kg £1200, Killinchy producer Chars 700kg £1190, 390kg £905, 410kg £820, Ballykinlar producer AAs 600kg £1110, 550kg £1075, 500kg £1060, 490kg £1030, Comber producer Chars 440kg £970, 400kg £925, 440kg £895, 460kg £880, Lisburn producer Lims 390kg £850, 410kg £820, Saintfield producer AAs 490kg £840, 420kg £800, 390kg £760.

Heifers sold to £1010 for a 500kg Lim.

Leading prices; Saintfield producer Lims 500kg £1010, 440kg £890, 410kg £860, Downpatrick producer Chars 490kg £1000, 530kg £980, 500kg £960, 470kg £955, 480kg £930, Crossgar producer AAs 440kg £900, 400kg £840, Hillsborough producer Chars&Lims 380kg £790, 400kg £760, 320kg £720, 290kg £695.

Dropped calves sold to £420 for a Lim Bull.

Leading prices: Kircubbin producer Lim Bulls £420, £360, £320, Lim Heifer £340, Crossgar producer BB Bulls £385, £340, £305, BB Heifers £320, £300, £285, Killinchy producer Her Heifers £300, £220, £210, £200 twice, Saintfield producer Her Bull £255, Her Heifer £245, Belfast producer BB Heifers £270, £245, £235, £230, £200.