Latest prices from the rings at Rathfriland Co-Op

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There was another good entry of sheep and a great trade on Tuesday evening. 186 fat ewes sold to £112 for a Dromore farmer.

700 lambs cleared up to £91 for a Loughgilly farmer. Dromara farmer sold to £89.50 with farmers from Hilltown, Tassagh and Finnard all receiving £89 for this stock.

LAMBS: Loughgilly farmer £91. Dromara farmer £89.50. Tassagh farmer £89. Finnard farmer £89. Poyntzpass farmer £89. Hilltown farmer £89. Ballinaskeagh farmer 22.5k @ £88.50. Poyntzpass farmer 24.5k @ £88.50. Rostrevor farmer 22k @ £87.50.

FAT EWES: Dromore farmer £112. Ballymartin farmer £107. Katesbridge farmer £96. Hilltown farmer £92. Hilltown farmer £88. Loughgilly farmer two lots @ £88 each.

The excellent entries of cattle during May have continued into June. A great entry especially of weanlings and bullocks sold in a superb trade on Friday. The 100 weanlings sold to 272 pence per kilo for 283k @ £770 (twice) and 276 pence per kilo for 275k @ £760, 198k @ £530 or 268 pence per kilo and 348k @ £875 etc. 70 Bullocks sold to 218 pence per kilo for a 330k BB @ £720 from Lisburn. Heifers to 198 pence per kilo for a 444k Lim @ £880 from Ballyholland. Suckler stock to £1770 and Fat cows to £865. Dropped calves to £375 (twice) for 2 AA bulls from Moneydarragh.

DROPPED CALVES: Moneydarragh farmer 2 AA males £375 each. Ballyholland farmer Pen of Sim £360, £275 and £260. Tandragee farmer Ch female £360. Dromara farmer Pen of AA bulls 4 @ £310 each, 4 @ £305 each. Seafin farmer 3 aa £270, £260 and £220. Ballyward farmer 3 Here £245, £235 and £300. Ballyroney farmer 2 Her £240 and £200. Dromore farmer: £270, £270, £265, £260 etc for Lims.

WEANLINGS: Tullyniskey farmer Pen of Ch male and females 348k @ £875 or 251 p/k, 390k @ £855, 400k @ £840, 350k @ £820, 312k @ £780, 332k @ £715. Banbridge farmer 400k @ £805, 420k @ £805, 306k @ £795, 316k @ £780. Dromore farmer 332k @ £715, 332k @ £675, 330k @ £660 and 290k @ £640. Millford farmer 330k @ £675, 304k @ £600, 322k @ £570. Castlewellan farmer 298k @ £620, 248k @ £530, 236k @ £525. Silverbridge farmer 232k @ £610. Craigavon farmer: 232k @ £415, 180k @ £400. South Armagh farmer 348k @ £710, 260k @ £550.

HEIFERS: Kilkeel farmer 476k @ £900, 480k @ £880, 444k @ £835, 440k @ £765. Silverbridge farmer 378k @ £775. Ballyholland farmer 432k @ £840, 444k @ £880 and 432k @ £815. Lisburn farmer 414k @ £800, 422k @ £740.

FAT & SUCKLER COWS: Castlewellan farmer £1270 and £1060. Drumarkin farmer £1040. Pen of Springers from Ballynahinch from £800 to £980. Fat cows to £865 for 756k from Katesbridge. Ballinran farmer 692k @ £775 and 608k @ £600.

BULLOCKS: Leitrim farmer 758k @ £1200, 772k @ £1200. Dromara farmer 530k @ £1035 and 422k @ £815. Kilcoo farmer 456k @ £895, 368k @ £820, 348k @ £6870. Katesbridge farmer 466k @ £870, 438k @ £820 and 418k @ £805. Hillsborough farmer 378k @ £765, 376k @ £760. Lisburn farmer 380k @ £810, 366k @ £745 and 330k @ £720. Rostrevor farmer 438k @ £890, 406k @ £880 and 418k @ £880. Lisnaward farmer 10 Her 366k @ £745, 342k @ £690, 240k @ £490, 280k @ £565 and 300k @ £600. Kilkeel farmer 370k @ £755, 336k @ £730 and 348k @ £680.