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Just over 260 head of cattle were offered for sale at last Monday night’s sale.

Trade for forward cattle was easier but quality lots were still keenly sought.

Steers sold to £1,310 for a 750kgs OTM. Steer, heifers to £1,230 for 610kgs, B/B, springers made up to £1,550, fat cows were an excellent trade selling to £1,330 for 810kgs.

STEERS: Ivan Smyth, Bushmills, Char, 460kgs £945, 450kgs £915. Portglenone producer, A/A, 460kgs £965, 470kgs £925, 405kgs £875. Bushmills producer, Char, 330kgs £755, 325kgs £755, 335kgs £775. Tom O’Kane, Garvagh, Lim, 200kgs £540, 240kgs £560. Stanley Smyth, Bushmills, Lim, 460kgs £940, 470kgs £905. Alan Guy, Limavady, Char, 420kgs £895, 450kgs £930, 420kgs £870, 450kgs £930, 380kgs £790. Gerard McIlroy, Ballycastle, Char, 300kgs £590. Robt Reid, Finvoy, OTM, 750kgs £1,310, 630kgs £1,140, 620kgs £1,125. Jas Torrens, Ballymoney, OTM, 590kgs £1,000, 600kgs £1,020, 610kgs £1,055. J McGuckian, Ballymena, DAQ, 250kgs £540, 210kgs £480, 240kgs £500. Colum Bradley, Garvagh, Lim, 210kgs £465, 310kgs £606. Cecil Cousley, Ballymoney, Char, 600kgs £1,050, 690kgs £1,065, 620kgs £1,070, 580kgs £1,000, 605kgs £1,015, 590kgs £1,095. D Logan, Ahoghill, Lim, 550kgs, £1,000, 520kgs £960, 520kgs £1,005, 530kgs £1,000, 505kgs £990. Gab Emerson, Cushendall, Lim, 200kgs £585, 200kgs £550, 210kgs £505, 190kgs £510. S Huey, Armoy, Lim 450kgs £860. J Mulvenna, Glenarm, Lim, 200kgs £500, 180kgs £500, 205kgs £550, 190kgs £500. Archie Graham, Bushmills, Lim, 430kgs £810, 580kgs £955, 430kgs £760.

HEIFERS: Sean McCambridge, Ballycastle, Lim, 450kgs £935. Chas Battersby, Bushmills, B/B, 610kgs £1,230. Rory Fyfe, Martinstown, Lim, 550kgs £1,025. Cecil Cousley, Ballymoney, Char, 530kgs £900. Ivan Mckay, Dervock, A/A, 500kgs £940, 460kgs £785, 520kgs £900, 470kgs £850. J and R Magee, Armoy, A/A, 440kgs £800, 430kgs £755. R and T Christie, Cloughmills, Char, 520kgs £895, 530kgs £965. Ryan McGrath, Dunloy, Char, 250kgs £500. Sean McCambridge, Ballyvoy, Lim, 530kgs £990, 480kgs £880, 500kgs £900, 450kgs £935, 500kgs £850. Archie Graham, Bushmills, Char, 450kgs £740, 430kgs £760. Sam Moorhead, Ballymena, Char, 440kgs £765.

BREEDING STOCK: J P Black, Ballycastle, A/A springers, £1,410, £1550, £1350, £1,365, £1,380, £1,410, £1,380, £1,300, £1,300, £1,200, £1,20, £1,180, £1,200, £1,210, £1,250. Doherty Bros, Ballymena, heifer/heifer calf, £1,350.

FAT COWS (BULLS): L Millen, Coleraine, Lim, 690kgs £1,220. W J Craig, 810kgs £1,330. Co Down farmer, A/A bull, 1,005kgs £990. Alex McAlister, Cushendall, Lim cows, 380kgs £640, 605kgs £655, 580kgs £645. McCloskey Farms, Ballymoney, Fresians, 690kgs £565. D McAlister, Cushendall, Lim, 410kgs £780. A Jamison, Dervock, Fres, 500kgs £520.

Dropped calves sold to £210 for a Hereford bull.

Sale every Monday night at 7pm.