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335 beef cattle returned another very good trade fat cows selling to: Des Mackey, Magheragall AA 610kg £1146 (188), E and DJ Andrews, Templepatrick Lim 440kg £822 (187), H Beattie, Portadown Char 640kg £1177 (184), W Campbell, Carnlough Lim 450kg £796 (177), G Devlin, Dungannon Sal 540kg £955 (177), J Andrews, Ballymena Char 610kg £1061 (174), JM Morrison and Son, Armoy BB 960kg £1651 (172), BB 890kg £1513 (170), T Black, Ballycastle AA 510kg £856 (168), H Beattie, Portadown Lim 600kg £1008 (168), J Andrews, Ballymena Char 690kg £1138 (165), Martin Conway, Plumbridge Lim 770kg £1270 (165), W McClenaghan, Limavady Lim 650kg £1066 (164), AP Cameron, Macosquin SHB 560kg £918 (164), W Campbell, Carnlough Lim 490kg £798 (163), E and DJ Andrews, Templepatrick Lim 530kg £858 (162), M Ferguson, Hillsborough Char 660kg £1069 (162), R McIntyre, Glarryford Char 570kg £912 (160), Liam Campbell, Carnlough Lim 680kg £1067 (157), E and DJ Andrews, Templepatrick Lim 640kg £985 (154), Lim 680kg £1040 (153), TG Miskelly, Ballyclare BB 610kg £921 (151), WJ Cummings, Ballyclare Char 600kg £900 (150), WJ Bryson, Crumlin Sal 490kg £735 (150).

Overage cattle sold to: Noel Twinem, Lisburn Lim 640kg £1254 (196), McCready McCartney, Nutts Corner Char 700kg £1358 (194), Char 680kg £1292 (190), B Carey, Dunloy AA 700kg £1309 (187), W Kerr, Glarryford Lim 600kg £1104 (184), Noel Titterington, Hillsborough Lim 660kg £1202 (182), B Carey AA 590kg £1067 (181), J McKendry, Armoy BB 690kg £1235 (179), Noel Twinem Lim 620kg £1109 (179), B Carey AA 720kg £1274 (177), Gary McCammond, Larne Lim 620kg £1085 (175), B Carey AA 650kg £1131 (174), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 760kg £1314 (173), J McKendry, Armoy BB 700kg £1148 (164), W Adamson, Ballynure Blonde 670kg £1085 (162), K Dickson, Moneymore Char 650kg £1046 (161), HKM Walls, Magherafelt Lim 700kg £1120 (160), W and G Rowney, Ballynure Fr 610kg £976 (160), K Dickson, Moneymore AA 710kg £1128 (159), W Adamson, Lim 760kg £1208 (159), G Devlin, Randalstown Fr 530kg £837 (158), W Adamson Lim 630kg £970 (154), D Devlin, Dungannon 530kg £800 (151), HKM Walls, Magherafelt Fr 710kg £1065 (150).

Milk bred cows sold to: TJ Grahame, Maghera 620kg £917 (148), Hugh Cameron, Ballymoney 530kg £683 (129), DWD Kane, Bushmills 630kg £749 (119), 580kg £678 (117), TJ Grahame 550kg £638 (116), R and O Brown, Coagh 670kg £777 (116), Andrew Abraham, Antrim 720kg £828 (115), Kenneth Craig, Magheramourne 600kg £684 (114), DWD Kane, Bushmills 650kg £721 (111), Andrew Abraham 780kg £865 (111), G Graham, Dervock 630kg £693 (110), Brian McConnell, Doagh 750kg £810 (108), AT Lowry, Loughgiel 690kg £745 (108), Hugh Cameron, Ballymoney 590kg £625 (106), Roger Lyttle, Raloo 690kg £731 (106), Hugh Cameron 540kg £567 (105), J Blair, Larne 680kg £714 (105), H and B Craig, Gracehill 620kg £644 (104), A and T Knox, Bushmills 610kg £634 (104), R and O Brown, Coagh 560kg £576 (103), J Blair, 620kg £632 (103), A and T Knox 500kg £500 (100), Andrew Abraham 590kg £590 (100), RJ and JA Wright, Stoneyford 540kg £540 (100).

62 beef heifers sold to: Jennifer Irvine, Carrickfergus Sim 570kg £1339 (235), Lim 540kg £1236 (229), Lim 540kg £1220 (226), Lim 510kg £1122 (220), Drumahilla farms, Newtownards Char 590kg £1292 (219), Char 620kg £1326 (214), Char 640kg £1369 (214), Lim 530kg £1118 (211), Char 570kg £1202 (211), Char 620kg £1302 (210), AS Millar, Antrim Lim 550kg £1149 (209), DA McWilliam, Ballyclare Char 540kg £1123 (208), Drumahilla farms Char 610kg £1262 (207), AS Millar Lim 530kg £1091 (206), Lim 550kg £1133 (206), Drumahilla farms Char 660kg £1359 (206), Lim 540kg £1112 (206), Lim 630kg £1291 (205), DA McWilliam Lim 460kg £943 (205), AS Millar Char 550kg £1122 (204), Drumahilla farms Char 580kg £1183 (204), Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Char 550kg £1122 (204), Drumahilla farms Char 650kg £1326 (204), Jennifer Irvine Char 620kg £1252 (202).

58 beef bullocks sold to: Tom McKinstry, Ballyclare Char 600kg £1314 (219), Francis Cassidy, Kilrea Lim 690kg £1504 (218), Tom McKinstry Char 620kg £1339 (216), Char 630kg £1354 (215), Char 620kg £1320 (213), Char 650kg £1378 (212), Francis Cassidy Lim 700kg £1477 (211), Lim 680kg £1434 (211), David McCabe, Muckamore Char 580kg £1223 (211), John Blair, Cullybackey Lim 600kg £1260 (210), Samuel Dobbin, Ballycastle Char 630kg £1316 (209), Tom McKinstry Char 700kg £1456 (208), Francis Cassidy BB 690kg £1421 (206), Samuel Dobbin Char 640kg £1312 (205), David McCabe, Muckamore Lim 620kg £1240 (200), AP Cameron, Macosquin Lim 360kg £712 (198), P Graffin, Portglenone Lim 630kg £1234 (196), David McCabe Here 650kg £1267 (195), Beth Hayes, Aghalee Lim 640kg £1241 (194), John Blair, Cullybackey Char 650kg £1248 (192), P Graffin Lim 680kg £1292 (190), J Collins, Ballymoney BB 570kg £1083 (190), T and S Reid, Crumlin Lim 550kg £1045 (190), David McCabe, Muckamore Lim 580kg £1084 (187).

40 dairy cows and heifers sold well to a top of £1810 for a second calver from J King, Ballymena. Calved heifers to £1730.

J King, Ballymena calved cow £1810, calved hfr £1730, Droghal farm, Aghalee calved hfr £1720, Bolton Bros, Maghera calved cow £1710, calved hfr £1680, JR and PJ Tinsley, Dromore calved hfr £1670, David McNeilly, Randalstown calved hfr £1620, Bolton Bros, Maghera calved hfr £1550, Malcolm Chambers, Bushmills calved hfr £1520, Droghal farm, Aghalee calved hfr £1500, calved hfr £1500, JR and PJ Tinsley, Dromore calved cow £1430, R McCormick, Armoy calvd hfr £1420, D and S Kennedy, Broughshane calved cow £1420, JR and PJ Tinsley calved hfr £1410, John Hunter, Crumlin calved hfr £1400, calved hfr £1320, DS Dickey, Randalstown calved hfr £1310, Beattie Lilburn Dromore calved cow £1300, S Dunlop, Dundrod calved hfr £1280, R McCormick, Armoy calved hfr £1220, A and AM Redmond, Portavogie calved cow £1170, D McNeilly, Randalstown calved hfr £1150, JW Suffern, Crumlin calved hfr £1140, Beattie Lilburn calved hfr £1120.

46 lots in the suckler ring sold well to a top of £1560 for an in calf Lim X hfr from T Hamill, Broughshane. Ruling prices: T Hamill, Broughshane Lim in calf hfr £1560, McMullan Bros, Downpatrick Sal in calf hfr £1480, T Hamill Blonde in calf hfr £1450, M Hartley, Moneymore Lim hfr and bull calf £1420, McMullan bros Sal hfr £1380, T Hamill, Lim in calf hfr £1350, N Hamill, Aughfatten Lim in calf hfr £1310, Lim in calf hfr £1300, T Hamill Blonde in calf hfr £1300, N Hamill, Aughfatten Lim in calf hfr £1300, M McKinstry, Nutts Corner Lim in calf hfr £1300, W Dodds, Glenwherry Lim cow in calf £1280, T Hamill Lim in calf hfr £1230, McMullan Bros Sal in calf hfr £1220, N Hamill Lim in calf hfr £1210, Lim in calf hfr £1200, Jim McKenna, Ahoghill Lim hfr and hfr calf £1160, Mrs E Kerridge, Parkgate Here in calf cow £1160, T Hamill Lim in calf hfr £1140, M McKinstry, Nutts Corner Lim in calf hfr £1120, McMullan Bros, Downpatrick Sal in calf hfr £1100, P McCambridge, Cushendall Blonde in calf hfr £1060, Char in calf hfr £1060, McMullan Bros Sal £1060, Sal £1050.

A smaller entry of 175 dropped calves swiftly cleared to tremendous bidding. Young beef bred bull calves sold to £400 each for a BB. BB heifer calves sold to £400 each, Fr bull calves to £220 each.

Highest prices for beef bred young bull calves were: G and C McHenry, Aghalee BB £400, Brian Wharry, Glenarm Lim £395, S Robinson, Glenarm Lim £395, DS Wharry, Glenarm Lim £382, Alastair McBurney, Clough BB £380, HW McDowell, Castlereagh BB £350, T Rainey, Magherafelt Swi £345, Smiddie Hill Farms, Newtownards BB £345, G and C McHenry, Aghalee BB £342, Smiddie Hill farms BB £340, R McCormick, Armoy Sim £325, H Millar, Antrim Here £320, R and C Steede, Cullybackey Here £320, DS Wharry, AA £300, local farmer Lim £295, R McCormick, Armoy Sim £275.

Young heifer calves sold to: Ivan Cruickshanks, Newtownards BB £400, T Herbinson, Randalstown Char £390, Alastair McBurney, Clough BB £365, G and C McHenry, Aghalee BB £340, T Herbinson AA £335, DS Wharry, Glenarm AA £332, Smiddie Hill farms, Newtownards BB £330, T Herbinson AA £310, Raymond Gillespie, Ahoghill (2) Lim £310, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £305, DS Wharry, Glenarm AA £305, WTH Logan, Broughshane AA £295, J Minnis AA £270, R and C Steede (2) £235.

Fr bred bull calves sold to: P Allen, Moneymore (2) £220, (2) £215, (2) £208, R Morrow, Glenarm (young) £180, R Collier, Dundrod £165, R McCormick, Armoy £152, JF Smith, Islandmagee £150, P Allen, Moneymore £150, £145, AT Carson, Ballymoney (2) £130, RJ McDowell, Gleno £125, Thomas Fullerton, Maghera £120.

A great entry of just under 600 weanlings resulted in a super trade. Bullocks sold to £840 over for a Lim 500kg at £1340 presented by Ian Davidson, Larne. Heifers sold to £940 over for a Lim 450kg at £1390 offered by O’Kane farms, Dunloy.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs: Alex Magee, Ballyrickard Lim 180kg £580 (322), A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter (2) Lim 180kg £580 (322), Alex Magee Lim 180kg £580 (322), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 180kg £565 (313), J Marshall, Clough Sim 250kg £760 (304), AV Magill, Carnlough Lim 240kg £725 (302), Edward Kelly, Randalstown Lim 250kg £745 (298), R and W Fleck, Broughshane Char 250kg £730 (292), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 250kg £720 (288), AV Magill Lim 250kg £715 (286), J McCormick, Belfast Lim 190kg £540 (284), Robert Loughery, Limavady (3) Lim 240kg £670 (279), Samuel Kelso, Kilrea AA 250kg £690 (276).

251-300kgs: A Stevenson, Armoy Char 290kg £920 (317), Richard Cowan, Ballycarry Char 290kg £860 (296), Ciaran Hamill, Upper Ballinderry Lim 280kg £830 (296), J Marshall, Clough Lim 270kg £800 (296), AV Magill, Carnlough Char 270kg £780 (288), A McErlean, Portglenone Lim 260kg £740 (284), M McAuley, Martinstown Blonde 270kg £765 (283), Edward Kelly, Randalstown Lim 270kg £755 (279), W Craig, Larne Lim 270kg £740 (274), Raymond Robinson, Broughshane Sim 290kg £790 (272), R and W Fleck, Broughshane Char 270kg £735 (272), Robert Loughery (4) Lim 300kg £810 (270), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 260kg £700 (269).

301-350kgs: O’Kane farm, Dunloy Char 340kg £1070 (314), AS Millar, Antrim Char 320kg £970 (303), Mrs Marbeth Foster, Kels Char 350kg £1050 (300), O’Kane farm Char 350kg £1030 (294), M McNeill, Cushendall Char 310kg £900 (290), Robert Loughery, Limavady (2) Lim 350kg £1000 (285), A Stevenson, Armoy Char 350kg £1000 (285), J Marshall, Clough Char 310kg £875 (282), Ciaran Hamill, Upper Ballinderry Char 320kg £890 (278), O Wilson, Dungiven Char 350kg £960 (274), Robin Kennedy, Dundrod Char 310kg £850 (274), Char 350kg £955 (272), M McAuley, Martinstown Lim 320kg £850 (265), S Weatherup, Ballyclare Lim 320kg £850 (265), Richard Cowan, Ballycarry Char 320kg £850 (265).

351kg and over: O Wilson, Dungiven Char 370kg £1065 (287), A McErlean, Portglenone Char 380kg £1075 (282), O Wilson Char 390kg £1090 (279), Char 370kg £1010 (273), J Marshall, Clough Char 370kg £1000 (270), GD Campbell, Lisburn Char 370kg £1000 (270), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 360kg £970 (269), Mrs Marbeth Foster, Kells Char 420kg £1130 (269), Ian Davidson, Larne Lim 500kg £1340 (268), Robin Kennedy, Dundrod Char 370kg £990 (267), AS Millar, Antrim Char 360kg £960 (266), O Wilson, Lim 380kg £1010 (265), Mrs Diana Kennedy, Larne (2) Lim 370kg £980 (264), Lim 360kg £950 (263), Martin Barr, Larne Lim 360kg £940 (261).

Heifers 0-250kgs: Local farmer Char 240kg £800 (333), A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter (4) Lim 180kg £550 (305), A M and V Armstrong AA 220kg £630 (286), J McCormick, Belfast Lim 250kg £700 (280), Stephen Boyle, Carrick Lim 230kg £630 (273), AV Magill, Carnlough Lim 240kg £645 (268), Ian Crawford, Randalstown (3) Lim 200kg £525 (262), (2) Lim 220kg £575 (261), JE Adamson, Ballyclare Char 210kg £540 (257), W and M Orr, Ballycastle Char 240kg £600 (250).

251-300kgs: J Lindsay, Dundonald Blonde 270kg £775 (287), W and M Orr, Ballycastle Char 260kg £735 (282), AV Magill, Carnlough Char 300kg £840 (280), Malcolm Steele, Glarryford Sim 300kg £840 (280), J McCormick, Belfast (2) Lim 270kg £755 (279), A Stevenson, Armoy Lim 290kg £810 (279), Char 290kg £790 (272), BB 300kg £815 (271), J Lindsay, Dundonald Blonde 260kg £700 (269), A McErlean, Portglenone Lim 300kg £805 (268), M McNeill, Cushendall Lim 280kg £750 (267), Ian Davidson, Larne Lim 290kg £765 (263), Raymond Robinson, Broughshane Sim 280kg £735 (262), GD Campbell, Lisburn Char 270kg £750 (259), W and M Orr, Ballycastle Char 290kg £750 (258).

301-350kgs: A Stevenson, Armoy Char 310kg £875 (282), R McAllister, Bushmills Char 320kg £885 (276), Char 340kg £940 (276), M McNeill, Cushendall Char 320kg £870 (271), Ciaran Hamill, Upper Ballinderry BB 330kg £890 (269), J Weatherup, Gleno Lim 310kg £810 (261), Mrs M Foster, Kells Char 350kg £910 (260), R McAllister, Bushmills Char 340kg £875 (257), Lim 320kg £820 (256), Mrs M Foster Char 340kg £855 (251), R McAllister Char 330kg £825 (250), S Weatherup, Ballyclare Lim 310kg £775 (250), GD Campbell, Lisburn Char 350kg £875 (250), W Craig, Larne Lim 350kg £870 (248), M McNeill, Cushendall Char 330kg £820 (248), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 320kg £795 (248).

351kg and over: O’Kane farm, Dunloy Char 450kg £1390 (308), Char 380kg £1060 (279), Lim 390kg £1010 (259), Martin Barr, Larne Char 360kg £870 (241), R McAllister, Bushmills Char 360kg £865 (240), J Marshall, Clough Char 380kg £900 (236), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 390kg £915 (234), GD Campbell, Lisburn Char 360kg £840 (233), O’Kane farm, Dunloy Char 430kg £980 (227), R McAllister, Bushmills Char 370kg £840 (227), O Wilson, Dungiven Char 410kg £925 (225), M McNeill, Cushendall Char 390kg £875 (224), R McAllister, Char 470kg £1045 (222), B Millar, Randalstown Lim 360kg £800 (222), O Wilson, Dungiven Char 380kg £840 (221), S Weatherup, Ballyclare Lim 410kg £900 (219).

A good entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a sharp trade. Breeders sold to £168, ewes and lambs to £200, foster ewes to £175, pet lambs to £50.

In lamb ewes sold to: RP Campbell, Carnlough 4 CB in lamb £168, John Morrison, Limavady 10 CB in lamb £165, P Laverty, Armoy 1 Tex in lamb £150, John Morrison 10 CB in lamb £144, local farmer 11 Suff in lamb £140, RP Campbell, Carnlough 4 Suff in lamb £138, S Wilson, Ballymena 11 Suff in lamb £138, 12 CB in lamb £136, 11 Suff in lamb £136, Robin McMurtry, Lisburn 4 Tex in lamb £132, P Laverty, Armoy 1 Tex £132, S Wilson, Ballymena 14 Tex in lamb £130, J McAuley, Ballyclare 7 Tex in lamb £124, RP Campbell, Carnlough 3 Tex in lamb £124.

Ewes and lambs sold to: E Clyde, Muckamore 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £200, J McAuley, Ballyclare 1 Tex ewe and 2 lambs £192, P Fox, Dungannon 1 CB ewe and 2 lambs £170, J McAuley 1 CB ewe and 2 lambs £165, Norman McAuley, Ballyclare 2 CB ewes and 4 lambs £162, G and I Gray, Muckamore 1 Tex ewe and 2 lambs £160, S Small, Draperstown 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £160, Norman McAuley 2 Suff ewes and 3 lambs £142, P Fox, 2 CB ewes and 3 lambs £140, Norman McAuley Jnr, Ballyclare 1 Suff ewe and 1 lamb £140, 1 Tex ewe and 1 lamb £136, P Fox 2 CB ewes and 3 lambs £132, J McAuley, 1 Suff ewe and 1 lamb £132, 1 CB ewe and 1 lamb £132, S Small, Draperstown 1 Zwa ewe and 1 lamb £132, Eamon McKeegan, Cushendall 2 CB ewes and 2 lambs £128.

180 store cattle in Ballymena resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to £730 over for a Lim 570kg at £730 offered by Samuel Barnes, Dungannon. Heifers sold to £690 over for a BAQ 540kg at £1230 presented by Aaron Graham, Glenwherry.

Heifers 301-400kgs: Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 390kg £940 (241), BB 390kg £900 (230), Alastair Martin, Kells Blonde 350kg £770 (220), D McMullan, Coagh Char 370kg £730 (197), Char 390kg £740 (189), O McConnon, Randalstown Blonde 380kg £700 (184), Jean Craig, Larne Lim 380kg £700 (184).

401-500kgs: Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 450kg £1005 (223), Jean Craig, Larne Char 490kg £1085 (221), Mrs Diane Rowney, Ballynure Char 410kg £880 (214), C Hamilton, Carnlough Char 420kg £900 (214), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 460kg £985 (214), Lim 470kg £1000 (212), C Hamilton, Carnlough (2) Char 440kg £930 (211), P McKinstry, Stoneyford Char 500kg £1050 (210), Peter Mulholland, Crumlin Lim 480kg £1005 (209), AJ Graham, Glenwherry Blonde 500kg £1045 (209), C Hamilton, Carnlough (2) Char 460kg £960 (208), Kenneth Craig, Magheramourne Char 480kg £1000 (208), D Mulholland, Crumlin Lim 470kg £970 (206), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Char 470kg £965 (205).

501kg and over: AJ Graham, Glenwherry Blonde 540kg £1230 (227), W McClenaghan, Limavady Char 520kg £1125 (216), Char 520kg £1100 (211), P McKinstry, Stoneyford Char 540kg £1140 (211), P Penney, Raloo Char 530kg £1085 (204), W McClenaghan Char 520kg £1060 (203), P Penney Lim 540kg £1100 (203), C Hamilton, Carnlough Char 510kg £1000 (196), P Penney Lim 550kg £1050 (190), D Mulholland, Crumlin Lim 510kg £960 (188), P Penney Sim 600kg £1100 (183), O McConnon, Randalstown Char 510kg £925 (181), WA Holden, Larne (2) Sim 520kg £865 (166), Wm Calderwood, Dunloy Sim 530kg £860 (162), James Rowney, Ballynure Sim 510kg £820 (160).

Bulls/blks 301-400kgs: D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 380kg £925 (243), Lim 350kg £845 (241), Lim 390kg £890 (228), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 380kg £845 (222), R Dawson, Stoneyford Fr 400kg £550 (137).

401-500kgs: Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 430kg £1020 (237), WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 440kg £1035 (235), B Megahey, Belfast Lim 440kg £1030 (234), WH Knox Lim 550kg £1165 (233), Lim 490kg £1140 (232), D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 410kg £950 (231), D Johnston, Glenavy Lim 430kg £995 (231), Char 450kg £1030 (228), D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 440kg £975 (221), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 470kg £1040 (221), Hazel Forsythe Lim 430kg £950 (220), Lim 440kg £950 (215), D Johnston, Glenavy BB 470kg £1000 (212), MJ Currie, Newtownabbey AA 490kg £1000 (204), Char 440kg £885 (201), M Wilson, Ballymena BB 500kg £1000 (200).

501kg and over: Samuel Barnes, Dungannon Lim 570kg £1300 (228), B Megahey, Belfast BB 520kg £1140 (219), Alan Rea, Mallusk Lim 540kg £1155 (213), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 580kg £1240 (213), B Megahey Lim 540kg £1140 (211), J McKeever, Ahoghill Par 570kg £1200 (210), Par 620kg £1300 (209), B Megahey Sim 520kg £1090 (209), Hazel Forsythe Lim 210kg £1065 (208), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 580kg £1205 (207), John Blair, Cullybackey Lim 630kg £1300 (206), George Barr, Larne Char 580kg £1195 (206), J McKeever, Ahoghill Par 610kg £1250 (204), John Blair Char 630kg £1285 (204), David Tumelty, Templepatrick St 570kg £1160 (203), W McClenaghan, Limavady Char 540kg £1090 (201).

1196 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday sold to a similar trade. Fat hoggets sold to 391p for a pen of 10 Texels 22.5kg at £88 offered by I Montgomery, Glenwherry and to a top per head of £93.20 for a pen of heavy Texels from W Jamieson, Ballymoney. Fat ewes sold to £110.

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Top prices per kg: I Montgomery, Glenwherry 10 Tex 22.5kg £88 (391), Wharry and McCurdy, Carnlough 1 Tex 21kg £82 (390), I Montgomery 10 Tex 22.5kg £86 (382), Gavin Hayes, Upper Ballinderry 3 Tex 16.5kg £63 (381), J Walker, Randalstown 4 Tex 22.5kg £84.50 (375), Brian Lyttle, Moorfields 22 Tex 22kg £82.50 (375), I Montgomery 4 Tex 22kg £82 (372), L and J Barron, Trooperslane 16 Tex 23.5kg £87.50 (372), J McQuiston, Ballymoney 11 Tex 23kg £85.50 (371), Joseph Gregg, Glarryford 5 Tex 25kg £91 (364), C Gribben, Dunloy 20 Suff 23.5kg £85 (361), J McAuley, Ballyclare 15 Tex 20kg £72 (360), WJ Steele, Coleraine 58 Suff 23.5kg £84.50 (359), B Gribben, Dunloy 25 Tex 24.5kg £87.50 (357), Brian Wharry, Glenarm 9 BF 20.5kg £73 (356), G and B Taylor, Ballymoney 34 CB 24.5kg £87 (355), John Saunderson, Glenwherry 16 CB 25.5kg £90.50 (354), J Jamison, Armoy 4 Suff 24kg £85 (354), Thomas Strange, Straid 12 Tex 25kg £88.50 (354), Gavin Hayes, Upper Ballinderry 36 Suff 25kg £88.50 (354), L Clarke, Portglenone 16 CB 25kg £88.50 (354), Mrs Margaret Crawford, Carnalbana 16 BF 24.5kg £86.50 (353), Robert McNinch, Larne 13 BF 23kg £81.20 (353).

Top prices per head: W Jamieson, Ballymoney 5 Tex 30kg £93.20, P Duggan, Magherafelt 19 Suff 31kg £93, W Jamieson, 11 Tex 27kg £92.80, PJ O’Kane, Dunloy 5 Tex 28kg £92.80, MA Turtle, Broughshane 5 Tex 27kg £92.50, J Boyd, Doagh 36 Tex 26.5kg £92.50, John McWilliam, Ballyclare 2 Tex 29.5kg £92, JR Loughery, Limavady 3 BF 26.5kg £92, N Boyd, Broughshane 30 CB 26.5kg £91.80, Joseph Gregg, Glarryford 5 Tex 25kg £91, Anne Marie Davey, Broughshane 8 Suff 26kg £91, M Paisley, Kilwaughter 4 Tex 26.5kg £91, A Rainey, Portglenone 18 Tex 27.5kg £91, Robin Nicholson, Monkstown 34 Suff 30kg £91, R Martin, Dunloy 34 Suff 27.5kg £91, John Stevenson, Doagh 15 Suff 26kg £91, J Smyth, Randalstown 24 CB 27kg £91, W and J Gardiner, Ballymena 7 Tex 28kg £91, John Saunderson, Glenwherry 16 CB 25.5kg £90.50, D Hall, Monkstown 40 CB 27kg £90, RW Kane, Ballycastle 27 Suff 26kg £90, F McNeilly, Glarryford 29 Suff 25.5kg £90, George Forsythe, Cloughmills 27 Suff 25.5kg £90, W Clyde, Antrim 28 CB 25.5kg £90.

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1st Quality

Tex - £85-£110

Suff - £85-£108

CB - £65-£85

BF - £50-£75