MARTS: Armoy (cattle and sheep sales)

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An excellent turnout of 238 head of cattle last Monday night met with a very sharp trade, suckler outfits sold to £1950, springer’s to £1,690, steers made up to £1,235, heifers to £1,120 and fat cows sold up to £940.

S Barkley, Ballymoney, Friesian’s 675kgs £1,235. A White, Mosside, A/A, 560kgs £1,145. Chas Battersby, Bushmills, B/B, 640kgs £1,155, 650kgs £1,120. S Barkley, Ballymoney, Ballymoney, Char, 560kgs £1,160, 550kgs £1,175. Wm Moore, Dervock, B/B, 500kgs £930, 550kgs £945. A Getty, Bushmills, Lim, 435kgs £835, 500kgs £925. Michael Fyfe, Martinstown, A/A, 480kgs £900, 460kgs £750. Joe McQuilken, Rathlin, Lim, 280kgs £655, 300kgs £665. J P McAuley, Cushendall, 230kgs £600. Chas Quinn, Cushendall, B/B, 450kgs £710.

HEIFERS

Dominic McMullan, Dunloy, Char, 560kgs £1,120, 520kgs £1,070, 500kgs £1,020, 530kgs £1,070, 500kgs £1,000. Lyle Booth, Carrickfergus, Char, 400kgs £845, 300kgs £715, 305kgs £770. C Feeney, Claudy, Lim, 400kgs £820, 410kgs £815, 335kgs £710, 310kgs £700, 340kgs £700. Alex Wilkinson, Ballycastle, Lim, 380kgs £775. Dominic McCurdy, Rathlin Island, Lim, 260kgs £540, 230kgs £500. Joe McQuilken, Rathlin Island, Lim, 280kgs £655, 270kgs £550, 300kgs £665, 250kgs £570. J Hodges, Mosside, B/B, 520kgs £920.

FAT COWS

A & D McAfee, Bushmills, Lim cows, 690kgs £940, 700kgs £850, 680kgs £740, 660kgs £730. J & J McAlister, Cushendall, Char Bull, 1,000, £1,080, 650kgs £770, 500kgs £590.

BREEDING CATTLE

B McAlary, Draperstown, Lim Heifer/Bull Calf £1,950, Lim/Heifer Calves, £1,600, £1,660, £1,560, £1,410. Sean Convery, Swatragh, Springer’s, £1,690, £1,600, £1,600, £1,590, £1,580. Colm McMaster, Draperstown, B/B, Springer’s, £1,280, £1,160, £1,100, £1,100, £1,060. E Coyle, Strabane, B/WH Springer’s, £1,000, £930, £960, £940.

Sale every Monday night 7.00pm (sharp).

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister & Son.

A good show of 1,124 sheep last Monday night saw fat lambs sell to £95.00 with a lot of pens making £90.00, stores sold to £77.00, breeding sheep to £158, fat ewes were a great trade making up to £105.00.

FAT LAMBS

M Elliott, Loughguile, 30 £95.00. S Huey, Armoy, 28kgs £90.00. Alan White, Mosside, 28kgs £90.00. Armoy Producer, 27kgs £90.00. A B Wilson, Armoy, 27kgs £87.00. A White, Ballymoney, 30kgs £90.00. Paul McAlister, Ballymoney, 26kgs £87.00. M Elliott, Loughguile, 28kgs £88.00. B Walker, Mosside, 24 ½kgs £85.00. L Devlin, Armoy, 24kgs £84.00. L Millen, Colerain, 24kgs £84.00. Pat Kane, Lagavar, 23kgs £82.00. P McAlister, Ballymoney, 23kgs £80.80. C Laverty, Armoy, 25kgs £80.00. J E McCaughan, Armoy, 25kgs £84.00. Colm McErlain, Armoy, 27kgs £86.00. Chas Knox, Ballymoney, 23kgs £81.00. Norman Kyle, Bushmills, 24kgs £80.00. B & M McKendry, Armoy, 23kgs £79.00.

STORE LAMBS

D McBride, Ballyvoy, 12 Suff, £75.00. T McGarry, Armoy, 18 Tex, £77.50. J D McMonagle, Limavady, 9 Texel’s, £73.60. D McCouaig, Ballyvoy, 18 Texel’s, £68.00. Niall McKeague, Ballycastle, 25 Texel’s, £70.80. John Cupples, Broughshane, 22 Cheviots, £72.50. F Loughridge, Loughguile, 5 c/b’s £76.00. Alex Williamson, Swatragh, 14 b/f £65.00, 6, £70.00. PE & JA O’Kane, Carnlough, 19, b/f £64.00. J Agnew, Carnlough, 17 c/b’s £67.00. Eugene Gillan, Ballymena, 13 b/f £77.50. Patsy Martin, Dunloy, 21 suff, £65.50. D McBride, Ballyvoy, 3 Suff, £66.00. Sam Simpson, Carnlough, 5 Tex, £66.50. A Kane, Mosside, 12 Texel’s, £63.00. M Elliott, Loughguile, 5 c/b’s £65.50. L Millen, Coleraine, 5 Suff, £61.50. G McIlroy, Ballycastle, 7, c/b’s £74.00. P McBride, Ballycastle, 4 c/b’s £65.00. J J McAlister, Glendun, 7, c/b’s £62.50, 25 b/f, £55.80. Philip Sleeman, Limavady, 20 b/f, £61.00, 19, £55.00.

EWE LAMBS

Eugene Gillan, Ballymena, 4 Roughfell’s, £158, £5, £150, 4, £128, 5, £100. W Knox, Armoy, 1 Dorset, £150, £120. Joe Dickson, Draperstown, 5 b/f £92.00.

FAT EWES

Sean McCambridge, Ballyvoy, 6 Suff, £88.00. D McBride, Ballycastle, 6 Tex, £80.00. Hugh McNeill, Cushendun, 1 c/b, £150, 1, £90. Pat Kane, Ballintoy, 6 c/b’s £84.00. Kells Farmer, 30 c/b’s £76.00. S McDonnell, Ballyvoy, 4, c/b’s £73.00. C Laverty, Armoy, 16 c/b’s £72.50. Alan McKeeman, Bushmills, 8, c/b’s £79.00. J E McCaughan, Armoy, 12, c/b’s £74.00. J Dickson, Draperstown, 3 b/f £61.00.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7.00pm.