Latest prices from the rings at Kilrea

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A good entry of 240 calves on Thursday 29th September, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull Calves: R Armstrong, Garvagh, BB £412, £390, £372; N Connor, Dungiven, Lim £365; P McVey, Moneymore, AA £335, £240; Cookstown Farmer, BB £300; T & D Cameron, Coleraine, AA £298, £260; AG Smyth, Dungiven, Her £290, R Turtle & Co, Ahoghill, Her £278; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Lim £265, £252, Fri £218; Randalstown Farmer, BB £255, Her £250; A Gilmore, Ballymoney, AA £250; A & R Crawford, Kilraughts, AA £242; JE & S Bloomfield, Portglenone, FKV £242; W Witherow, Ballymoney, AA £242; M Henderson, Dervock, Lim £230.

Heifer Calves: R Turtle & Co, Ahoghill, Her £240, £214; AG Smyth, Dungiven, Her £240; Upperlands Farmer, AA £230; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, CH £208.

Friesian Calves

Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £218.

Weanlings/Suck Calves: 120 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian Lumps a super trade.

Fat lamb and ewe report

A good entry of around 550 on Monday, 3rd October met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.53 per Kg and £85.00 per head. More required!

Lambs: Omagh Farmer, 16.5k £58.20 (353); Cookstown Farmer, 16k £56 (350); G Calderwood, Rasharkin, 23k £79.50 (346); A Clarke, Randalstown, 22k £75 (341); Garvagh Farmer, 21k £70 (333); D Logan, Rasharkin, 15k £49.50 (330);

R McCaughern, Rasharkin, 23.5k £77.50 (330); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 22k £72.50 (330); S McFerran, Cullybackey, 22.5k £74 (329); J Moody, Articlave, 23.5k £77 (328); D Robinson, Magherafelt, 20.5k £67.20 (328); M Burton, Limavady, 22.5k £73.50 (327).

Fat Ewes: 200 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £85. Ewes to £72.50

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

A good entry of 58 dairy stock on Tuesday, 4th October met a good steady trade to a top of £1790 for a calved heifer.

W Millar(Jnr), Coleraine, Calved Heifers to £1790, £1610; P Taylor, Macosquin, Calved Heifers to £1550, £1410, £1400, £1170; T Buchanan, Clough, Calved Heifers to £1410, £1360, £1120; J Moore, Portstewart, Calved Heifers to £1360, £1310, £1240; R Smith, L’Derry, Calved Heifer £1340; B McAfee, Aghadowey, Calved Heifers to £1300, £1260; Grange Farms, Castlerock, Calved Heifers to £1260, £1210, £1200, £1170, £1160; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Calved Heifers to £1200; A Craig, Toomebridge, Calved Heifer £1190;

More dairy stock required! Good demand!

Fat cow, suckler and store cattle report

A good entry of 280 stock on Wednesday, 5th October at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade!!!! Steers to £1400, Heifers to £1210, Fat Cows £1260.

Fat Cows: (50 on offer, flying trade - more required): D Morrow, Macosquin, 680k CH £1260 (185), 620k £1122 (181); D & D Wright, Magherafelt, 590k Lim £1000 (170), 670k £865 (129); HJ Walsh, Portglenone, 690k DAQ £928 (135); T Taylor, Garvagh, 690k Lim £905 (131); L Blair, Limavady, 780k CH £980 (126); R Cole, Macosquin, 880k CH £1088 (124), 650k Sim £800 (123); R Barclay, Dunloy, 730k Lim £900 (123).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required: D & D Wright, Magherafelt, Lim Bull £1300; G & M Rea, Bellaghy, Springing DAQ Heifers in calf Lim to £1060; L Blair, Limavady, CH Heifer with CH Heifer calf at foot £1030.

Heifers: D Kelly, Magilligan, 530k CH £1160 (219), 510k £1072 (210), 530k £1065 (201), 560k £1105 (197); P McCotter, Kilrea, 550k DAQ £1147 (209), 480k CH £937 (195); A Shiels, Kilrea, 370k Lim £755 (204); J Booth, Magherafelt, 550k Lim £1095 (199); D McNally, Magilligan, 520k CH £1035 (199), 490k £945 (193), 600k £1160 (193); L Blair, Limavady, 450k CH £885 (197), 480k £925 (193); T Duffin, Toomebridge, 485k AA £955 (197); E Connor, Maghera, 540k CH £1045 (194); J Campbell, Upperlands, 630k AA £1210 (192).

Steers: G Mullan, Dungiven, 190k CH £445 (234); R Shaw, Rasharkin, 320k Lim £700 (219), 400k CH £825 (206), 380k Lim £750 (197); E Wells, Garvagh, 400k AA £832 (208); B Johnston, Limavady, 540k AA £1120 (207), 550k CH £1070 (195); R Sloan, Kilrea, 410k CH £830 (202), 470k £910 (194); T Taylor, Garvagh, 410k AA £830 (202), 400k £795 (199); T Duffin, Toomebridge, 580k AA £1160 (200), 550k £1100 (200), 440k £865 (197), 530k £1040 (196), 490k £950 (194), 510k £990 (194); L Douglas, Aghanloo, 640k DAQ £1275 (199), 680k £1310 (193); M Millar, Rasharkin, 540k Lim £1070 (198); P McCotter, Kilrea, 500k Lim £975 (195), 460k £890 (194); M McElwee, Moneymore, 460k BB £890 (194).

Friesian and AA steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd