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An entry of 350 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade.

Beef cows sold to 154p for 510kg at £785, Fr cows to 130p for 780kg at £1014, beef heifers to 209p for 530kg at £1107. Beef bullocks to 211p for 700kgs at £1477 and Fr bullocks to 146p for 550kg at £803.

Beef cows sold to: James Barr, Ballyclare Lim 510kg £785 (154), Carson Livingstone, Ballymena BB 710kg £1079 (152), D Devlin, Randalstown Lim 680kg £999 (147), J McLaughlin, Aughafatten Lim 650kg £949 (146), John O’Neill, Ballymena Sim 580kg £835 (144), P & S Kelly, Kells Lim 670kg £931 (139), Cecil Warwick, Moorfields Blonde 530kg £736 (139), Antrim Estates, Glenarm Here 780kg £1076 (138), Robert McNinch, Larne Lim 690kg £938 (136), Mrs E Kerridge, Parkgate Here 780kg £1053 (135), John O’Neill, Ballymena Sim 660kg £877 (133), Antrim Estates, Glenarm Lim 760kg £1010 (133), S McIlhatton, Aughfatten Lim 690kg £910 (132), Lim 710kg £937 (132), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 760kg £1003 (132), Paul Kennedy, Ballymena Lim 630kg £825 (131), TG Brown, Knockloughrim Fr 780kg £1014 (130), Ivor G Hyndman, Maghera Lim 620kg £806 (130), J McKinley, Ballycastle Lim 790kg £1027 (130), Matt Workman, Kilwaughter Lim 690kg £890 (129), T & S Reid, Crumlin Lim 670kg £864 (129), Wilbert Mills, Glenarm Sim 740kg £947 (128), George Crothers, Kells BB 710kg £908 (128), Antrim Estates, Glenarm Here 720kg £921 (128).

Friesian cows sold to: TG Brown, Knockloughrim 780kg £1014 (130), J Hutchinson, Ballyclare 630kg £806 (128), J Blair, Larne 660kg £838 (127), S Wallace, Ballymena 510kg £612 (120), R Waide, Cloughmills 490kg £583 (119), A Hoey, Glenarm 490kg £578 (118), W & HJ Nicholl, Ahoghill 600kg £690 (115), J Hutchinson, Ballyclare 690kg £786 (114), James Barr, Ballyclare 570kg £649 (114), B Gribben, Dunloy 700kg £798 (114), JE & P Davidson, Ballywalter 680kg £741 (109), WJ Henderson, Bangor 590kg £631 (107), Stephen Stewart, Newtownabbey 800kg £856 (107), S Wallace, Ballymena 740kg £791 (107), Stephen Stewart 710kg £752 (106), JE & P Davidson, Ballywalter 700kg £700 (100), McGookin farming, Ballyclare 520kg £520 (100), Ballybracken farms, Ballynure 790kg £790 (100).

Beef heifers sold to: W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 530kg £1107 (209), T & S Reid, Crumlin Lim 620kg £1227 (198), W Kirkpatrick Char 560kg £1092 (195), Ian Davidson, Larne Lim 660kg £1273 (193), Carson Livingstone, Ballymena Char 600kg £1134 (189), T & S Reid, Crumlin Lim 610kg £1146 (188), Miss F Linton, Glarryford AA 550kg £1023 (186), Mrs Joan Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 530kg £985 (186), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 590kg £1091 (185), Ian Davidson Sim 620kg £1147 (185), WJ McClintock, Broughshane BB 620kg £1140 (184), JB Crawford, Aughafatten Ge 570kg £1043 (183), WJ McClintock, Broughshane BB 640kg £1158 (181), J B Crawford, Aughafatten Ge 550kg £979 (178), Robert Hodges, Armoy Lim 540kg £955 (177), WJ McClintock BB 650kg £1105 (170), W McKee, Tobermore Here 610kg £1037 (170), David Parks, Moira Lim 490kg £833 (170).

Beef bullocks sold to: Mervyn Farr, Ballinderry Lim 700kg £1477 (211), Char 710kg £1491 (210), Alistair Foreman, Belfast Lim 520kg £1081 (208), Char 520kg £1071 (206), M O’Kane, Bellaghy Lim 620kg £1264 (204), A & T Lagan, Portglenone BB 710kg £1441 (203), Mervyn Farr, Ballinderry Char 720kg £1461 (203), Alistair Foreman Lim 530kg £1070 (202), Albert Fullerton, Ballymena Char 690kg £1366 (198), Thomas McErlean, Bellaghy Char 750kg £1425 (190), Martin Carey, Dunloy AA 650kg £1228 (189), David Adams, Portglenone Char 650kg £1228 (189), Lloyd George, Nutts Corner Lim 710kg £1334 (188), Mrs J Hutchinson, Ballyclare SHB 610kg £1122 (184), W McKee, Tobermore Here 610kg £1098 (180), T Mawhinney, Ballyclare (2) Lim 650kg £1170 (180), P Graffin, Tobermore Lim 720kg £1296 (180), Thornton farm, Lisburn Lim 620kg £1116 (180), M Matthews, Ballycastle AA 630kg £1134 (180), Thomas McErlean, Bellaghy Char 770kg £1386 (180), P Graffin Lim 690kg £1242 (180), Martin Carey, Dunloy St 680kg £1217 (179), St 660kg £1174 (178).

Friesian bullocks sold to: R Waide, Cloughmills 550kg £803 (146), D & G McVicker, Ballymoney 500kg £725 (145), 580kg £835 (144), 500kg £710 (142), R Waide, Cloughmills 530kg £689 (130), M Matthews, Ballycastle 760kg £957 (126).

57 dairy cattle sold to £2200 on Friday for a Friesian bull from DJ & S Allen, Limavady, calved heifers to £1630 paid to Jos Adams, Ballymena, calved cows to £1620 for a third calver from D Blelock, Crumlin.

Ruling prices: Joseph Adams, Ballymena calved hfr £1630, D Blelock, Crumlin calved cow £1620, C Casey, Cloughmills calved hfr £1620, WG Johnston, Ligoniel calved hfr £1580, C Casey, Cloughmills calved cow £1560, RAS Barkley, Dunloy calved hfr £1520, D Livingstone, Randalstown calved hfr £1500, Joseph Adams, Ballymena calved cow £1470, Blair Jamison, Broughshane calved cow £1460, Sam Wallace, Broughshane calved cow £1450, Thomas Carlisle, Dundrod calved cow £1450, RR Cupples, Rathkenny calved hfr £1410, David McClintock, Moorfields calved cow £1400, Howard McNabney, Clough calved cow £1400, David McNeilly, Randalstown calved hfr £1400, James McAuley, Bushmills calved cow £1380, N & J Coleman, Doagh calved hfr £1370, David Wallace, Antrim calved cow £1320, H Park, Crumlin calved hfr £1300, Bolton Bros, Maghera calved hfr £1300, RAS Barkley, Dunloy calved hfr £1300, calved hfr £1300.

Suckler stock sold to £1540 for a Lim heifer with bull calf at foot. Ruling prices: S Wallace, Ballymena Lim hfr & bull calf £1540, Lim hfr & bull calf £1400, Edgar McIlwaine, Kilwaughter SHB hfr £1380, Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Lim hfr & hfr calf £1360, Mrs MN Kinney, Crumlin Char cow & hfr calf £1150, S Wallace, Ballymena Lim hfr & hfr calf £1140, Patrick Logan Lim hfr & bull calf £1100.

277 lots in the calf ring sold to £390 for an Angus bull, strong heifer calves to £365 for a BB and young Fr bulls to £190.

Beef bred bull calves sold to: James Adamson, Ballyclare AA £390, Leslie Wilson, Doagh BB £385, JA McKillop, Cushendall Lim £375, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £365, Andrew McCammond, Templepatrick Char £365, J & J Huey, Armoy Lim £365, Andrew McCammond Char £360, R Thompson, Armoy Lim £355, J Walker, Randalstown AA £350, D Montgomery, Glenwherry Sim £350, Ganaway farms, Millisle FKV £345, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £345, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £340, J & J Huey, Armoy Lim £335, Ganaway farms, Millisle FKV £330, J Lynn, Cullybackey BB £330.

Heifer calves sold to: Leslie Wilson, Doagh BB £365, BB £345, Sim £330, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £325, James McDonnell, Cushendall Char £325, Ganaway farms, Millisle Sim £310, CK & R McCullough, Ballymena AA £295, D Huey, Armoy Here £290, H Park, Crumlin Here £290, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £285, John Healey, Belfast Lim £280, James Currie, Larne Lim £275, J & J Huey, Armoy Lim £270, R Thompson, Glenarm Lim £270, WTH Logan, Broughshane AA £270, RJT Fleming, Templepatrick Sim £270.

Friesian bulls sold to: WS Gregg, Cloughmills £190, WR & JR Dunn, Ballyclare £170, James Adamson, Ballyclare £155, WR & JR Dunn £145, J Lynn, Cullybackey £125, WR & JR Dunn, Ballyclare £120, Wm Lusk, Ballyclare £110, Brian Mawhinney, Doagh £98, Stephen Stewart, Newtownabbey £80, H Millar, Antrim £70, Ian Henry, Cookstown (5) £65, £60.

An entry of 500 weanlings in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade. Bullocks sold to £570 over for a Char 330kg at £900 offered by M/S DJ & R White, Broughshane. Heifers sold to £700 over for a Lim 470kg at £1170 presented by W Reid, Aughafatten.

Heifers 0-250kgs: S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 230kg £620 (269), Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 220kg £580 (263), Gary Davidson, Ligoniel (3) Char 220kg £535 (243), Ard-Darragh Cattle Breeders, Limavady BB 140kg £340 (242), BB 190kg £440 (231), W & G Hanna, Ballymoney Char 230kg £530 (230), A Kennedy, Ardglass Char 250kg £575 (230), Thomas Hamilton, Carrick Lim 250kg £550 (220), Ard-Darragh Cattle breeders BB 140kg £305 (217), local farmer (2) Char 230kg £500 (217), Gary Davidson, Ligoniel Char 230kg £485 (210), Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 230kg £480 (208).

251-300kgs: Local producer Char 270kg £730 (270), Sam Percy, Randalstown Lim 260kg £660 (253), S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 260kg £650 (250), Jim Carson, Mallusk Lim 290kg £695 (239), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 280kg £665 (237), Gary Davidson, Ligoniel Char 260kg £615 (236), Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 300kg £690 (230), W & G Hanna, Ballymoney Char 260kg £585 (225), S Taylor, Lim 290kg £650 (224), B & A McCammon, Larne Lim 280kg £595 (212), Francis McAllister, Char 280kg £590 (210), Francis Walls Lim 290kg £610 (210), Carson Livingstone, Ballymena Char 260kg £545 (209), John Calwell, Ballycarry Lim 270kg £560 (207), B & A McCammon, Lim 290kg £600 (206), A Kennedy, Ardglass Char 290kg £600 (206).

301-350kgs: Ian Crawford, Randalstown BB 320kg £800 (250), B & A McCammon, Magheramourne Lim 330kg £790 (239), Jim Carson, Mallusk Lim 320kg £740 (231), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 320kg £735 (229), John Calwell, Ballycarry Lim 340kg £775 (227), Mrs S Gowdy, Ballyclare Char 330kg £730 (221), W Jeffers, Macosquin Lim 330kg £730 (221), J Coulter, Antrim Lim 350kg £730 (208), DJ & R White, Broughshane Char 330kg £680 (206), Brian Orr, Ballynure (2) Char 340kg £700 (205), Ivor G Hyndman, Maghera Lim 340kg £685 (201), Brian Orr Sim 320kg £640 (200), Carson Livingstone, Ballymena Char 310kg £615 (198), Ivor G Hyndman, Maghera Lim 350kg £690 (197), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 350kg £690 (197).

351kg and over: Wilbert Reid, Aughfatten Lim 470kg £1170 (248), D McCartney, Kells Lim 360kg £780 (216), Wilbert Reid, Lim 440kg £930 (211), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 360kg £755 (209), Lim 390kg £810 (207), Lim 400kg £825 (206), Graham Bros, Aughafatten Lim 420kg £850 (202), John Murray, Larne Char 380kg £765 (201), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Char 410kg £825 (201), Wilbert Reid, Aughafatten Lim 430kg £855 (198), Brian Orr Lim 490kg £965 (196), TJ McLornan Lim 370kg £725 (196), James McDonnell, Cushendall Char 380kg £735 (193), TJ McLornan Lim 400kg £770 (192), Graham Bros, Aughfatten Lim 460kg £885 (192), TJ McLornan Lim 380kg £730 (192).

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs: S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 240kg £700 (291), D O’Loan, Aughfatten (2) Lim 190kg £535 (281), John McCormick, Kells Lim 180kg £500 (277), Mrs H Minford, Nutts Corner Lim 220kg £610 (277), Gary Davidson, Ligoniel Char 220kg £575 (261), Ballymena farmer (2) Char 250kg £650 (260), W & G Hanna, Ballymoney Char 240kg £620 (258), D O’Loan, Aughfatten (2) Lim 170kg £435 (255), local farmer Char 210kg £535 (254), Adrian Linton, Glarryford Char 230kg £580 (252), John McCormick, Kells Lim 240kg £605 (252), A Kennedy, Ardglass Char 250kg £630 (252), D O’Loan, Aughfatten Lim 190kg £475 (250).

251-300kgs: Lorraine Taylor, Ligoniel Char 270kg £745 (275), T Stewart, Cairncastle, BB 280kg £765 (273), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally Char 280kg £765 (273), local farmer Char 270kg £720 (266), W & G Hanna, Ballymoney Char 290kg £770 (265), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally Char 270kg £715 (264), local farmer Char 260kg £680 (261), Lorraine Taylor, Ligoniel Char 280kg £730 (260), B & A McCammn, Magheramourne Lim 270kg £695 (257), A & M Warwick, Antrim Sim 270kg £690 (255), B & A McCammon Lim 290kg £740 (255), Thomas Hamilton, Carrick Lim 260kg £660 (253), local farmer Char 260kg £650 (250), Mrs S Gowdy, Ballyclare Char 280kg £700 (250), B & A McCammon Lim 280kg £700 (250), J Coulter, Antrim Lim 280kg £700 (250).

301-350kgs: DJ & R White, Broughshane Char 330kg £900 (272), Char 310kg £825 (266), Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 320kg £850 (265), John McCormick, Kells Lim 310kg £790 (254), Francis McAllister Char 330kg £830 (251), DJ & R White, Broughshane Lim 320kg £800 (250), A Stewart, Limavady BB 340kg £835 (245), B & A McCammon, Magheramourne Lim 310kg £755 (243), Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 330kg £795 (240), Ivor G Hyndman, Maghera Lim 320kg £770 (240), B & A McCammon Lim 310kg £715 (230), A & M Warwick, Antrim Sim 310kg £710 (229), A McCann, Toomebridge Sim 320kg £730 (228), Wm Bonnes, Randalstown Char 320kg £730 (228), A & M Warwick, Antrim Sim 310kg £705 (227), J Weatherup, Ballyclare Char 310kg £700 (225).

351kg and over: Francis McAllister, Glenarm Char 380kg £910 (239), Brian Orr, Ballynure Char 360kg £825 (229), DJ & R White, Broughshane Char 370kg £830 (224), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 390kg £850 (218), A McCann, Toomebridge Sim 360kg £780 (216), TJ McLornan Lim 400kg £865 (216), Lim 440kg £945 (214), N Donaghy, Cookstown Char 360kg £770 (213), Mrs S Gowdy, Ballyclare Char 430kg £890 (207), WJ Smyth, Aghalee Lim 370kg £760 (205), A McCann, Toomebridge Sim 360kg £730 (202), Terence Stewart, Monsktown Lim 360kg £730 (202), E McKendry, Ballymena Lim 360kg £730 (202), J Weatherup, Ballyclare Char 370kg £750 (202), Wm Bonnes, Randalstown Char 360kg £725 (201), T Duncan, Doagh Char 390kg £780 (200).

A good entry of almost 2000 sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a great trade. Breeding hoggets sold to £142, store lambs to £71, ewe lambs to £97 and rams to £300. Leading price:-

Ewes sold to: D Montgomery, Glenwherry 11 CB £142, AM McFarlane, Dungiven 10 BF £114, L Keys, Dromore 7 Suff £104, J Alcorn, Glengormley 2 Dor £95, 2 Zwa £95, Mrs Mary McLaughlin, Glenariffe 11 CB £95, Harold Dickey, Ballymena 1 Bor £95.

Store lambs sold to: RK Currie, Ballymena 2 Bor £71, Mrs EM Boyle, Larne 17 £68.50, Hugh O’Neill, Glenarm 2 Bel £68, B McAllister, Glenarm 18 BF £66.50, 2 Bf £66.50, Wilbert Reid, Aughfatten 16 Tex £66, JP & ARW Nelson, Ballyclare 40 Tex £65.50, 39 Tex £65, K Kidd, Broughshane 12 Tex £65, John Byrne, Antrim 20 Tex £65, W Barron, Carrick 16 Cbar £65, Millar McClelland, Doagh 15 Tex £65, Thomas Millar, Broughshane 44 Tex £64.50, 48 Tex £64.50, W Barron, Carrick 13 Char £64.50, A Macauley, Crumlin 14 Tex £64.

Ewe lambs sold to: Robt Workman, Kilwaughter 6 Suff £97, J Boyd, Doagh 10 Suff £92, Dermot McDonnell, Glenariffe 14 CB £90, T McKillop, Glenarm 9 BF £88, Dermot McDonnell 14 CB £88, 12 CB £87, 14 CB £87, 13 CB £87, K & B Sloan, Larne 5 Dor £86, Dermot McDonnell 14 Suff £84, 12 CB £81. 15 Suff £81, JPF O’Loan, Martinstown 8 Suff £78, Dermot McDonnell 10 Suff £77, Rbt Workman, 7 Suff £76, T McKillop, Glenarm 9 BF £73.

Rams sold to: G & I Gray, Muckamore Tex 300gns, RK Currie, Ballymena Blu 260gns, J Stewart, Crumlin Suff 240gns, Sean A Burns, Rathfriland Suff 230gns, Suff 225gns, N McNeice, Markethill Tex 190gns, Martin Beattie, Moorfields Char 180gns, D Russell, Saintfield Suff 180gns, G & I Gray, Muckamore Tex 175gns, Sean A Burns Suff 175gns, Suff 175gns.

An entry of 200 store cattle on Tuesday resulted in a great trade. Bullocks sold to £665 over for a Lim 560kg at £1225 offered by M McCoy, Toome. Heifers sold to £520 over for a Lim 460kg at £980 presented by J McMullan, Knockloughrim.

Bulls/blks 0-400kgs: Leslie Galway, Downpatrick Char 360kg £805 (223), Michael Hesketh, Antrim Char 360kg £795 (220), Leslie Galway Char 280kg £595 (212), Allen Ferguson, Straid Lim 390kg £820 (210), Leslie Galway Char 310kg £650 (209), Char 330kg £670 (203), S Montgomery, Newtownards AA 380kg £750 (197), A McMaw, Carrick Char 370kg £700 (189), S Montgomery, AA 390kg £730 (187).

401-500kgs: John Davidson, Moorfields Lim 450kg £1020 (226), Lim 430kg £965 (224), Lim 480kg £1070 (222), Allen Ferguson, Straid Lim 410g £900 (219), Lim 430kg £930 (216), Andrew Russell, Templepatrick Char 460kg £995 (216), A McMaw, Carrick Char 440kg £930 (211), James Sheppard, Raloo Lim 440kg £930 (211), John Davison, Glenarm St 460kg £970 (210), Andrew Russell, Templepatrick Char 420kg £880 (209), M McCoy, Toomebridge Lim 440kg £910 (206), Allen Ferguson, Straid Lim 460kg £950 (206), D Johnston, Glenavy Lim 450kg £925 (205), Wm Smyth, Ballymena Lim 480kg £980 (204), Liam Kinney, Glenariffe AA 490kg £1000 (204), T & D Calwell, Clough AA 490kg £990 (202).

501kg and over: S McIlhatton, Aughafatten Lim 520kg £1160 (223), M McCoy, Toomebridge Lim 560kg £1225 (218), JM Mullan, Knockloughrim Lim 510kg £1070 (209), Stephen Stewart, Newtownabbey AA 510kg £1060 (207), W Millar, Broughshane Lim 510kg £1050 (205), Char 550kg £1125 (204), Samuel Russell, Templepatrick Char 530kg £1060 (200), HG Kennedy, Cullybackey Lim 530kg £1055 (199), AA 580kg £1130 (194), local producer Lim 510kg £990 (194), Alistair Foreman, Belfast Char 510kg £980 (192), local producer Sim 570kg £1090 (191), HG Kennedy, Cullybackey Lim 630kg £1200 (190), Daniel O’Boyle, Toomebridge Char 510kg £970 (190), HG Kennedy Char 580kg £1100 (189), M McCoy, Toomebridge Lim 510kg £955 (187).

Heifers 0-400kgs: JM Mullan, Knockloughrim Lim 390kg £860 (220), A Thompson, Straid Char 370kg £760 (205), Allen Ferguson, Straid Lim 390kg £745 (191), JM Mullan, BB 340kg £615 (180), S Montgomery, Newtownards AA 400kg £700 (175).

401-500kgs: JM Mullan, Knockloughrim Lim 460kg £980 (213), Lim 460kg £965 (209), A Caldwell, Clough Blonde 450kg £920 (204), Char 450kg £885 (196), Allen Ferguson, Straid Lim 420kg £800 (190), local producer Char 500kg £940 (188), Char 410kg £770 (187), Wm Smyth, Ballymena Lim 450kg £830 (184), C McAuley, Carnlough Pie 480kg £880 (183), T & D Calwell, Clough Lim 470kg £850 (180), local producer Char 440kg £790 (179), D Walsh, Aghalee Char 480kg £840 (175).

501kg and over: W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod +Char 530kg £980 (184), Char 520kg £900 (173), D Walsh, Aghalee Char 520kg £850 (163), Char 520kg £850 (163), C McAuley, Carnlough Pie 540kg £860 (159).

An entry of 2262 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a slightly firmer trade. Fat lambs sold to 343p for a pen of Char 23kg at £79 offered by Ivan Stevenson, Broughshane and to a top per head of £90 for a pen of heavy Texels from K Woodside, Islandmagee. Fat ewes sold to £89.

Fat lambs (1870)

Top prices per kg: Matthew Hepburn, Magherafelt 5 Tex 19.5kg £67 (343), Ivan Stevenson, Broughshane 3 Char 23kg £79 (343), Jonathan Fenton, Glarryford 18 Tex 20.5kg £70 (341), Ken Woodside, Islandmagee 17 Tex 25.5kg £86.80 (340), J McCollum, Carnlough 10 Tex 20kg £68 (340), F Harbinson, Limavady 21 Bel 23kg £78 (339), A & J Currie, Ballyclare 21 Tex 24.5kg £83 (338), Graeme Martin, Broughshane 16 Tex 24.5kg £83 (338), L & J Barron, Trooperslane 21 Tex 22.5kg £76 (337), Leslie Turtle, Broughshane 22 Tex 22.5kg £76 (337), Norman McBurney, Moorfields 52 Tex 24kg £81 (337), S Petticrew, Martinstown 10 Tex 22kg £74.20 (337), Alex Wilson, Glenarm 2 Tex 25kg £84 (336), WJ Cubitt, Ballymena 14 Tex 21.5kg £72 (334), John Holden, Larne 3 BFL 23kg £77 (334), R Coleman, Glarryford 20 Tex 23.5kg £78.50 (334), S Rainey, Ballygally 1 Tex 25kg £83.50 (334), W & J Gardiner, Ballymena 5 Tex 25kg £83.50 (334), McGookin farming, Ballyclare 9 Tex 21kg £70 (333), Craig Smyth, Broughshane 25 Tex 24kg £80 (333), J McQuiston, Ballymoney 44 Tex 21kg 370 (333), ACW farming, Broughshane 16 Suff 21kg £70 (333), Henry McConnell, Glenwherry 1 CB 21kg £70 (333), Jonathan Kerr, Coleraine 19 Tex 21.5kg £71.50 (332), J Hamilton, Ballymena 10 Tex 23.5kg £78 (331).

Top prices per head: Ken Woodside, Islandmagee 5 Tex 31.5kg £90, R McCormick, Armoy 11 Tex 29.5kg £87, Ken Woodside 17 Tex 25.5kg £86.80, 12 Tex 28.5kg £85, JR Beggs, Larne 1 Lleyn 33kg £84, Alex Wilson, Glenarm 2 Tex 25kg £84, AJ Wilson, Ballymena 16 Tex 27kg £84, Mrs E Kyle, Portglenone 7 Tex 25.5kg £84, S Rainey, Ballygally 1 Tex 25kg £83.50, W & J Gardiner, Ballymena 5 Tex 25kg £83.50, A & J Currie, Ballyclare 21 Tex 24.5kg £83, Graeme Martin, Broughshane 16 Tex 24.5kg £83, A Stewart, Ballyclare 12 Tex 25.5kg £82.50, AM McFarlane, Dungiven 32 BF 25.5kg £82.50, 28 BF 25.5kg £82.50, Gavin Hayes, Upper Ballinderry 47 Tex 26kg £82.50, Miss J Gillilland, Muckamore 22 Tex 25kg £82, Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure 12 Suff 26.5kg £82, David Oliver, Limavady 29 Suff 25kg £82, Gary Crowe, Ballyclare 3 Suff 27.5kg £82, Mrs A Kyle, Portrush 49 Suff 25kg £81.50, T Morrow, Magheramourne 2 Suff 25kg £81.50, MA Turtle, Broughshane 25 Tex 26kg £81, Logan Anderson, Kilaughter 19 CB 25.5kg £81, Norman McBurney, Moorfields 52 Tex 24kg £81.

Fat ewes (392)

1st Quality

Suff - £60-£80

Tex - £60-£89

CB - £50-£66

BF - £45-£60