Largest show of suckler cows and calves at Clogher

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Another large entry of 1119 cattle came under the hammer at Clogher Mart this week with a very strong demand for quality lots reported in all sections.

In the Fatstock Ring Beef Cows topped £193 for a 700kg Lim, £179 for a 620kg AA. and £174 for a 610kg Sim. Cow Heifers sold to £191 for a 560kg Lim, £190 for a 490kg Lim. and £187 for a 470kg Lim.

Leading prices as follows: Fivemiletown Producer 700kg Lim. to £193. T Crawford Fermanagh 560kg Lim. to £191, 490kg ;Lim. to £190, and 470kg Lim. to £187. Augher Producer 620kg AA. to £179. Dungannon Producer 610kg Sim. to £174. Ballygawley Producer 660kg Lim. to £174. Middletown Producer 550kg S/H. to £172.Fermanagh Producer 550kg Lim. to £171 Fermanagh Producer 500kg Lim. to £170. Middletown Producer 590kg Lim. to £170. Portadown Producer 660kg Sim. to £168. S.M.X. Producer 610kg Daq. to £168. Galbally Producer 540kg Lim. to £167 and 560kg Lim. to £156. Cappagh Producer 850kg Lim. to £166. Portadown Producer 750kg B/B. to £166. Ballygawley Producer 670kg Lim. to £164. Clogher Producer 830kg Lim. to £161. Armagh Producer 520kg Lim. to £156.

Other quality lots sold from £130 to £152 per 100kg

Second quality lots sold from £110 to £127 per 100kg

Well fleshed Friesian Cows sold from £108 to £121 per 100kg

Plainer lots sold from £80 to £106 per 100kg

Poorer types sold from £58 to £78 per 100kg

FAT BULLS: 660kg AA. to £128, 1000kg Lim. to £128, 1190kg Ch. to £125, 1040kg Ch. to £124, 1070kg Ch. to £117, 1010kg AA. to £114, 860kg AA. to £113, 920kg Ch. to £113, 1060kg AA. to £109.

FAT STEERS (overage): 550kg Ch. to £185, 580kg Ch. to £175, 540kg Ch. to £172, 640kg Ch. to £170, 660kg B/B. to £162, 630kg Daq. to £159, 530kg Sim. to £141, 860kg AA. to £132, 700kg Fr. to £131, 640kg Fr. to £131.

FAT STEERS (underage): 700kg Ch. to £179, 560kg Ch. to £179, 620kg Sim. to £177, 610kg Ch. to £174, 710kg Lim. to £171, 770kg Lim. to £171, 790kg Sim. to £162, 710kg Baz. to £153, 680kg B/B. to £149, 770kg Fr. to £145, 720kg Fr. to £145, 780kg Fr. to £143, 580kg Swr. to £130, 560kg Hol. to £127.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 480kg Lim. to £194, 540kg Lim. to £180, 610kg Sim. to £179, 610kg Her. to £172, 650kg Ch. to £169, 640kg Ch. to £165, 690kg Ch. to £164, 600kg Her. to £150, 600kg Fr. to £133, 600kg Hol. to £124.

STORE BULLOCKS

Very sharp demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1360 for 680kg Ch. £1325 for a 670kg AA. and 680kg Ch. to £1240 for Alan McCrory Fermanagh . M McAnenly Ballygawley 660kg Lim. to £1295, 600kg Ch. to £1235, 560kg Ch. to £1185, 610kg Ch. to £1180, 610kg Ch. to £1165 AND 580kg Ch. to £1140. B Frazer Lisburn 700kg Lim. to £1280 and 700kg Lim. to £1240. J Lendrum Fivemiletown 660kg Ch. to £1245. C Keys Fivemiletown 670kg Lim. to £1245, 620kg Ch. to £1155 and 550kg Ch to £1140. J A Haren Fermanagh 730kg Ch. to £1230 and 700kg Ch. to £1125. R Martin Portadown 560kg AA. to £1180, 570kg Lim. to £1165. N Patterson Ballygawley 670kg B/B. to £1150.

MED WEIGHT STORES 400KG TO 500KG: T J Murphy Clogher 480kg Ch. to £1045,and 480kg Ch. to £1035. S Bingham Augher 460kg Lim. to £1000, 490kg Ch. to £955, and 420kg Lim. to £925. P J McCarney Fintona 490kg Lim. to £985 and 480kg Lim. to £925. F McStay Lurgan 470kg Ch. to £985, 470kg Sim. to £945, I Patterson Ballygawley 450kg Ch. to £975 450kg Ch. to £900, and 480kg Ch. to £890. P Maguire Derrylin 480kg AA. to £975 and 480kg AA. to £925, and 450kg AA. to £870. G Irvine Augher 440kg B/B. to £940. J Courtney Donaghmore 490kg MB. to £870 and 480kg MB. to £865. R Condell Fivemiletown 470kg Her. to £830.

STORE HEIFERS

Another strong demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1290 for a 650kg AA. and a 630kg Ch. to £1245 for K Caldwell Fivemiletown. M Mc Anenley Ballygawley 580kg Lim. to £1280, and 510kg Lim. to £1135. B McKenna Dungannon 660kg Ch. to £1185, 670kg Ch. to £1180, 630kg Ch. to £1175 and 630kg Ch. to £1170. H McAuley Ballyclare 630kg Ch. to £1180, 600kg Lim. to £1120 and 550kg Lim. to £1115. F P J Mallon Cookstown 580kg Lim. to £1155, 570kg Lim. to £1150 and 600kg Lim. to £1075. J Lendrum Fivemiletown 550kg Ch. to £1135. H Monaghan Fivemiletown 560kg AA. to £1115 and 510kg AA. to £1070. R Watson Augher 570kg Ch. to £1105. H McClelland Portadown 540kg Ch. to £1095. R B Woods Tempo 610kg Ch. to £1075.

MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: Fivemiletown Producer 480kg Lim. to £1100. O P Donnelly Augher 490kg Sim. to £1060. J Morris Drumquin 490kg Lim. to £1050. G Goodwin Dungannon 440kg Lim. to £1005 and 460kg Lim. to £980. G & A Armstrong Enniskillen 460kg Ch. to £995. H Monaghan Fivemiletown 450kg AA. to £950. J F McElroy Fivemiletown 430kg Lim. to £940 and 460kg Sim. to £850. F P J Mallon Cookstown 490kg Lim. to £920 and 470kg Lim. to £900. F McWilliams Draperstown 490kg Ch. to £900. S McCrory Carrickmore 430kg Ch. to £890, 440kg Ch. to £875, 410kg Ch. to £870, 440kg Ch. to £830 and 420kg Ch. to £815. J Hetherington Seskinore 420kg AA. to £845. Elaine Murray Killylea 440kg Lim. to £845.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: M/S J & E Ryan Moneymore 390kg Lim. to £865, 340kg Lim. to £675, and 340kg Lim. to £665. A Smith Seskinore 390kg Lim. to £860 and 350kg Lim. to £665. P McConnell Dungannon 380kg Lim. to £850, 350kg Ch. to £755, 390kg Sim. to £750, 350kg Lim. to £725, 380kg Lim. to £690, 360kg Daq. to £655, 320kg Ch. to £640 and 350kg Ch. to £635. S P Greenan Garrison 400kg Lim. to £825. M Hackett Augher 400kg Ch. to £800. S McCrory Carrickmore 370kg Ch. to £750. F Toner Newtownhamilton 320kg Lim. to £650. C Hughes Armagh 370kg AA. to £600.

A seasonal entry sold easily to a brisk demand with Steers & Bulls selling to £870 for a 460kg Daq. to J Armstrong Fermanagh. Kesh Producer 360kg Lim. to £870 and 290-kg Daq. to £760. G Aiken Kesh 470kg Lim. to £860 and 420kg Lim. to £810. J J Callaghan Rosslea 360kg Lim. to £855, 350kg Lim. to £760, 310kg Lim. to £755, 280kg Lim. to £755, and 290kg Lim. to £750. D McManus Roscor 380kg Sim. to £850 and 400kg Lim. to £800. J Conway Carrickmore 290kg Lim. to £820. J M McGovern Clogher 310kg Ch. to £780. K McMahon Pomeroy 320kg Lim. to £780. J Little Fermanagh 350kg Ch. to £775.

WEANLING HEIFERS: Clogher Producer 390kg Ch. to £935, 370kg Daq. to £905, 330kg Daq. to £900. D J Primrose Fivemiletown 390kg Ch. to £865, and 490kg Lim. to £790. J M McGovern Clogher 300kg Ch. to £850. K McMahon Pomeroy 350kg Lim. to £800 and 320kg Lim. to £740. Kesh Producer 380kg Lim. to £780, 280kg Lim. to £760, and 320kg Lim. to £740. J Rodgers Beragh 400kg Ch. to £780. J Hetherington Seskinore 380kg Ch. to £780. J Armstrong Fermanagh 380kg Ch. to £765. J J Moane Cooneen 370kg Lim. to £760. J McCaffery Kinawley 370kg Ch. to £750 and 330kg Ch. to £730. K Malanaphy Kinawley 290kg Lim. to £730. F McCaffery Fermanagh 330kg Ch. to £720.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Calved Heifers this week sold to £915 and £920 with Springers sold to £920, £910, £800 and £785.

A selection of Ayrshire Maiden Heifers sold from £480 to £515.

BREEDING BULLS: Oliver McElroy £2160 for Ped. Reg Char. M McCaughey £1270 for Ped. Reg. Char. J R Humes £1210 for Ped. Reg Char. and £1180 for Ped. Non. Reg Char. G Haughey £1045 for Ped. Reg Sim.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES

The largest show of Suckler Cows and Calves on record this week sold to a very strong demand for a lot of quality lots on offer. Joe Rafferty Enniskillen sold 2012 Cow & Bull Calf to £2100, 2011 Cow & Bull Calf to £1740, 2011 Cow & Heifer Calf to £1700, £1480 for 2012 Cow & Heifer Calf to £1480, £1420 for 2011 Cow & Heifer Calf £1410 and £1405 for 2011 Cows & Bull Calves. K McCreesh Newry £2070 for Heifer & Heifer Calf, £1900 and £1550 for Heifers with Bull Calves. Roly Hadden Dungannon £1780 and £1700 for Heifers with Heifer Calves and £1600 for Heifer & Bull Calf. G Robinson Fintona £1670 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. P J Mackle Coalisland £1580 for Heifer & Bull Calf. Mountainview Farm Augher £1510 for 2010 Cow & Bull Calf, and £1450 for 08 Cow & Heifer Calf. F McElroy Augher £1505 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. S B & N Robinson Clogher £1445 for 2010 Cow & Heifer Calf. J Colhoun Omagh £1440 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. P Duggan Aghalane £1420 for 09 Cow & Heifer Calf. R Johnston Newtownhamilton £1415 for 08 Cow & Bull Calf. A large selection of other outfits sold from £1010 to £1380.

A selection of Lim bred maiden heifers sold to £1060 twice, £1020, £1000, and £950.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another good entry sold to a steady demand with Bull Calves (under 2 months) selling to £440 for a Ch. to S B & N Robinson Clogher. Lisbellaw Producer £435 for a B/B. Wm Wilson Dungannon £425 for AA. P A & J Grue Lisnaskea £320 for Ch. J W McFarland Trillick £305 and £290 for Limms. D I Hoey Maguiresbridge £295 for Lim.

HEIFERS : K Moore Augher £460 for Lim. £365, £325, £300 for Chars. Wm Wilson Dungannon £365 for Lim. and £360 for Ch. H G Quinn Dungannon £320 for Ch. P A & J Grue Lisnaskea £300 for Ch. T Farrell Fivemiletown £300 for Lim. M McVeigh Dungannon £295 for Ch. Des Orr Fivemiletown £290 for AA.

REARED BULLS: M Hackett Augher £640 for Lim. K Murray Omagh £630 and £605 for Chars and £620 for Lim. S Corrigan Trillick 610 for B/B. & £565 for Lim. E Davis Enniskillen £600 and £580 for Limms. K Moore Augher £585 for Lim. and £550 for Ch. G Quigley Rosslea 580 for S/H. H G Quinn Dungannon £575 for Sim. B McGartland Dungannon £535 for Daq. B Glancy Fermanagh £438 for Fries.

REARED HEIFERS: E Kelly Augher £600 and £585 for Limms. J Milligan Ederney £545 and £490 for Simms. £525 for Lim. and £500 for Ch. P J McMenamin Drumquin £530 for Sim. J Leslie Claudy £520 for Ch. Wm Wilson Dungannon £450 for Ch. W J Patterson Omagh £420, £400 and £390 for AAs.