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Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
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Cattle: A super entry of quality cattle on May Day, Monday 2nd May met a flying trade with a good ring of buyers with some very good prices, more quality stock is required to meet demand.

Heifers selling to £920 for 380kg (£2.42 per kg), with Bullocks selling to £1,150 for 575kgs (£2.00 per kg) with fat cows selling to £955.

Sample prices:

Heifers: Swatragh Producer; 380kg £920;330kg,£590; 426kg, £980; 386kg, £700; 342kg, £700; 428kg, £820; 444kg, £960; 532kg,£965; 424kg, £750; Maghera Producer 400kg £640; 384kg £650; 406kg,£650; Garvagh Producer 446kg, £800; Maghera Producer 392kg, £795; 442kg, £895;496kg, £950; Garvagh Producer 266kg, £590; 250kg, £530; 254kg, £585; 276kg £555; 250kg,£560; Maghera Producer 264kg, £585; 238kg, £455; Garvagh Producer 312kg, £530; 370kg, £745; 280kg, £575; Maghera Producer 574kg, £1,040; 508kg, £1,000; 442kg, £785; Swatragh Producer 340kg, £630; 314kg, £605; 450kg, £765; 362kg, £550; Swatragh Producer 372kg £770; 390kg, £630; Maghera Producer 494kg, £920; Garvagh Producer 298kg, £675; 366kg, £725; 360kg, £790; 346kg, £700.

Bullocks: Swatragh Producer 575kg, £1,150; 614kg, £1,160; Magherafelt Producer 434kg, £685; 376kg £615; Limavady Producer 280kg, £380; 288kg, £330; 280kg, £380; 308kg, £615; 252kg, £415; 226kg, £420; Garvagh Producer 358kg, £700; 320kg, £720; 426kg, £880; 358kg £750; Swatragh Producer 520kg, £980; 522kg, £960; Swatragh Producer 350kg, £705; 394kg, £725 360kg, £680; Maghera Producer 384kg, £730; Maghera Producer 302kg, £625; 342kg £695; 352kg, £690;334kg, £715; Garvagh Producer 328kg, £660; 362kg, £690; 332kg, £630; Maghera Producer 404kg, £845; 404kg, £705; 418kg ,£740; 340kg, £680.

Sheep: Another super entry of 785 sheep at Swatragh on Saturday 29th April witnessed a very solid lamb trade. Several pens of heavy hoggets sold well in excess of £86 each to a top rate of £95, Spring Lambs sold to £99 for 26kg, Ewes sold to £105.00, while Ewes and Lambs sold to £180.00.

Sample prices;

Heavyweight Hoggets; Maghera Producer 2 Lamb 29kg at 95.00 = 328p; Garvagh Producer 3 Lambs 26kg at 95.00 =365p; Kilrea Producer 20 Lambs 27kg at 86.00 =319p;Dungiven Producer 3 Lambs 26kg at 86.00 =331p.

Spring Lambs; Portglenone Producer 2 Lambs 26kg at 99.00 =381p;Toomebridge Producer 3 Lambs 25kg at 90.00 = 360p.

Ewes; Dungiven Producer 1 Texel at 105.00; Cookstown Producer 2 Texels at 97.00.