Latest prices from Swatragh mart

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Cattle: Another strong seasonal entry of quality cattle on Monday, 26th September met a flying trade with a very good ring of buyers with some very good prices.

More quality stock is required to meet demand. Heifers sold to £1,130 for 512g (£2.21 per kg), Bullocks sold to £1,130 for 486kgs ( £2.33 per kg).

Sample prices:

Heifers: Portglenone Producer; 512kg,£1,130; 462kg, £800; Dungiven Producer 480kg, £800; 536kg,£880; Maghera Producer 396kg, £730; 366kg £730; 332kg, £660; 342kg, £690; Maghera Producer 414kg, £800; 512kg,£725; 448kg, £675; Portglenone Producer 32kg £575; 352kg, £505; 290kg, £400; 318kg, £365; 308kg, £415; 318kg,£390; Swatragh Producer 544kg £1,050; Castledawson Producer 424kg, £700; 480kg, £745.

Bullocks: Swatragh Producer 486kg, £1,130; 528kg £1,000; 522kg £1,025; 494kg £990; 598kg £1,095; 542kg, £1,110; 480kg £950 548kg, £1,100; 572kg, £1,040; 480kg, £1,030; 510kg, £1,055; 522kg, £1,090; 496kg £1,015; 536kg,£1,195; 530kg, £1,055; 556kg, £1,105; Garvagh Producer 392kg, £855; 424kg, £870; 390kg £800; 380kg £860; 412kg, £920; 298kg, £610; Portglenone Producer 452kg, £875; 504kg, £950; Dungiven Producer 566kg, £990; 470kg £955; 512kg, £990; 480kg, £860; 512kg, £965; 526kg, £940; 546kg, £860; Swatragh Producer 754kg, £1,340; Maghera Producer 530kg, £990; 412kg, £810; 362kg, £740; 372kg £785; 382kg,£815; 458kg, £940; 374kg, £645; Maghera Producer 434kg, £950; Garvagh Producer 300kg, £700; 346kg £785; 358kg, £790; 298kg, £690; Maghera Producer 328kg, £690; 320kg, £715; 400kg, £740; Maghera Producer 518kg £995; 378kg,£705; 464kg, £865; Kilrea Producer 614kg, £1,095; 498kg,£770; Maghera Producer 458kg, £900; 426kg £865; Swatragh Producer 562kg £750; 516kg, £580; Garvagh Producer 478kg,£960; 452kg, £820; 470kg, £870; 476kg ,£825; 510kg £955; Garvagh Producer 544kg £1,120; Castledawson Producer 520kg, £780; 528kg,£ 785.

Sheep: Another excellent entry of 1,785 sheep at Swatragh on Saturday 24th September witnessed a super lamb trade. Several pens of heavy lambs sold well in excess of £82.00 each to a top rate of £86.50, middleweight lambs sold to £81.00 for 23.25kg, Store Lambs sold to £58.50 for 15.5kg and Fat Ewes sold to £100.00 with over 200 on offer.

Sample prices:

Heavyweight lambs; Limavady Producer 2 Lambs 26kg at 86.50 = 333p Dungiven Producer 1 Lamb 27kg at £84.50 =313p;Draperstown Producer 12 Lambs 25kg at £84.00 = 336p; Draperstown Producer 7 Lambs 26.25kg at 83.80 = 319p; Tobermore Producer 8 Lambs 26.5kg at 83.00 =313p; Swatragh Producer 25 Lambs 23.8kg at 82.60 = 347p; Limavady Producer 12 Lambs 24.75kg at 82.20 = 332p.

Middleweight lambs; Swatragh Producer 10 Lambs 23.25kg at 81.00 = 348p; Garvagh Producer 11 Lambs 23kg at 79.20 =344p; Maghera Producer 9 Lambs 22.75kg at 77.00=338p; Swatragh Producer 1 Lamb 23kg at 79.50 =346p;

Store Lambs: Dungiven Producer 4 lambs 15.5kg at £58.50 = 377p Garvagh Producer 6 Lambs 16kg £58.50 = 366p, Dungiven Producer 14 Lambs 16kg at £58.00 = 363p; Dungiven Producer 11 lambs 13.5kg at £46.20 = 342p; Maghera Producer 6 Lambs 17kg £56.20 = 331p.

Ewes; Garvagh Producer 3 Texels at 100.00.

Producer Incentive: There will be £100 Northern Counties Farmware Store Voucher to be won every month at both the Sheep and Cattle Marts.

Cattle Sale – Every animal sold will guarantee one entry into Monthly Draw

Sheep Sale – Every 10 Sheep sold will guarantee one entry into Monthly Draw

PRODUCER INCENTIVE

£100 Farmware Supplies Voucher to be won every month

at both Sheep and Cattle Marts

September sponsor: McGuigans Garage, Swatragh