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An entry of just under 300 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a good steady trade. Beef bullocks sold to 209p for a BAQ 690kg at £1442, beef heifers sold to 205p for a Lim 520kg at £1066, Fr bullocks to 154p for 620kg at £954. Beef cows to 168p for a Lim 770kg at £1293, Fr cows to 117p for a 650kg at £760.

Beef bullocks sold to: Tom McKinstry, Ballyclare Blonde 690kg £1442 (209), Mervyn Farr, Ballinderry Lim 680kg £1421 (209), Lim 680 (206), (2) Char 670kg £1380 (206), W Park, Antrim Char 580kg £1183 (204), Mervyn Farr, Ballinderry Char 720kg £1468 (204), local farmer Lim 660kg £1339 (203), M Gardner, Doagh Lim 640kg £1299 (203), Mervyn Farr Char 720kg £1454 (202), Mrs J Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 610kg £1201 (197), Mervyn Farr Char 690kg £1345 (195), Lim 640kg £1241 (194), S Thornton, Lisburn St 650kg £1254 (193), Irene Agnew BB 590kg £1138 (193), Tom McKinstry Char 710kg £1363 (192), A Thornton Blonde 640kg £1222 (191), Brian McAfee, Aghadowey BB 540kg £1026 (190), Mervyn Farr Lim 750kg £1425 (190), Tom McKinstry Char 690kg £1297 (188), W Park, Antrim Char 610kg £1140 (187), GA Fleming, Templepatrick Lim 720kg £1339 (186), M Gardner, Doagh Sim 720kg £1339 (186), A Thornton, Lisburn Sim 590kg £1091 (185).

Beef heifers sold to: E Logan, Ahogill Lim 520kg £1066 (205), M and J Glass, Garvagh BB 530kg £1075 (203), E Logan Lim 530kg £1065 (201), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 590kg £1168 (198), E Logan Lim 520kg £1029 (198), J Collins, Ballymoney Lim 550kg £1078 (196), Mrs J Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 520kg £1019 (196), John Wilson, Larne Lim 510kg £1092 (195), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 560kg £1092 (195), John Wilson Lim 520kg £1008 (194), J Collins Lim 600kg £1164 (194), B and R Spence Lim 610kg £1177 (193), W Kirkpatrick Char 570kg £1100 (193), B and R Spence Lim 590kg £1132 (192), H McNicholl, Greysteele Blonde 510kg £979 (192), Michael McCusker, Maghera Lim 590kg £1126 (191), J Collins, Ballymoney Char 650kg £1235 (190), S Gilmore and Co, Kilrea Lim 590kg £1121 (190), John Wilson, Larne Char 530kg £996 (188), Char 610kg £1146 (188), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 580kg £1084 (187), McCusker Bros, Maghera Char 640kg £1190 (186), Char 550kg £1017 (185), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Lim 530kg £980 (185).

Fr bullocks sold to: H Simms, Carrick 620kg £954 (154), Mrs R Adams, Cloughmills 570kg £780 (137), 550kg £742 (135), 550kg £660 (120), 560kg £599 (107).

Beef cows sold to: M Moffett, Broughshane Lim 770kg £1293 (168), S Gilmore and Co, Kilrea Par 550kg £858 (156), WJ Wilson, Rasharkin Lim 710kg £1086 (153), Robert Woodside, Ballyclare Lim 710kg £1079 (152), Eamon McGarry, Broughshane Char 940kg £1419 (151), S Gilmore and Co, Kilrea Lim 600kg £882 (147), Ian Davidson, Larne Sim 710kg £1043 (147), S Gilmore and Co Par 520kg £759 (146), JH McDowell, Kells Sal 830kg £1137 (137), Carrigeen farms Char 830kg £1137 (137), Robert Woodside, Ballyclare Lim 830kg £1128 (136), Carrigeen farms Lim 700kg £845 (135), A and E Wylie, Martinstown Char 680kg £918 (135), Airfield Enterprises, Toomebridge AA 920kg £1232 (134), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 780kg £1045 (134), H Gregg, Clough Lim 510kg £683 (134), A and E Wylie Lim 670kg £897 (134), Carrigeen farms Sim 770kg £1024 (133), Airfield Enterprises Lim 730kg £963 (132), Alan Rea, Mallusk Lim 660kg £871 (132), D McCalmont, Islandmagee AA 640kg £832 (130), Alan Rea Lim 580kg £754 (130), D and H Gregg, Clough Par 580kg £754 (130), A and E Wylie Lim 640kg £832 (130).

Fr cows sold to: RJ White, Liscolman 650kg £760 (117), J Blair, Larne 720kg £813 (113), 650kg £721 (111), Kenneth McBride, Mallusk 790kg £845 (107), local farmer 610kg £652 (107), RJ and JA Wright, Stoneyford 620kg £663 (107), R Waide, Cloughmills 650kg £689 (106), CK and R McCullough, Ballymena 620kg £657 (106), RJ White, Liscolman 680kg £714 (105), H McLean, Coleraine 620kg £644 (104), CK and R McCullough, Ballymena 580kg £603 (104), R and J Park, Ballymena 720kg £734 (102), CK and R McCullough 610kg £616 (101), J Blair, Larne 720kg £720 (100), H McLean 620kg £576 (93), Wm Warwick, Moorfields 560kg £520 (93), CK and R McCullough 580kg £510 (88), Brian McConnell, Doagh 670kg £582 (87), CK and R McCullough 520kg £447 (86), H McLean 600kg £504 (84), F Bellingham, Ballymoney 570kg £478 (84), RJ and J Wright, Stoneyford 550kg £451 (82), Wm Magee, Kilwaughter 540kg £426 (79), F Bellingham 630kg £472 (75).

44 dairy cows and heifers sold readily to £1360 for a calved heifer from A and W McIlwaine, Ballyclare. Ruling prices: A and W McIlwaine, Ballyclare calved hfr £1360, D Foreman, Belfast calved hfr £1280, Mervyn McKeown, Carryduff calved hfr £1170, WJ Johnston, Ligoniel calved cow £1070, Mervyn McKeown calved hfr £1050, Richard Millar, Ballymena calved hfr £1050, local producer calved hfr £1010, Mervyn McKeown calved hfr £980, Wm Rea, Crumlin calved hfr £960, A and W McIlwaine calved hfr £950.

33 lots in the suckler ring sold to £1420 for a Lim heifer with heifer calf at foot. Bulls to £1250 for a Hereford. Ruling prices: B Gribben, Dunloy Lim hfr and hfr calf £1420, H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim cow and bull calf £1340, Lim cow and bull calf £1290, Lim cow and bull calf £1270, Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Lim cow and hfr calf £1220, Char cow and hfr calf £1180, R Law, Cullybackey Sim hfr and hfr calf £1160, B Gribben, Dunloy Lim hfr and hfr calf £1150, Alan Rea, Mallusk Lim cow and bull calf £1130, Ryan Gordon, Broughshane Blonde hfr and bull calf £1120, Alan Rea Lim cow and hfr calf £1110, R Law, Cullybackey AA hfr and bull calf £1100.

200 dropped calves again sharply sold to tremendous bidding resulting in £430 paid for a Lim bull. £485 was paid for a Char heifer and Fr bulls selling to £240 each.

Highest prices for beef bred bull calves were: Kenneth McBride, Mallusk Lim £430, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £430, M Kelly, Limavady Lim £405, Hugh McMullan, Glenarm Lim £380, R and C Steede, Cullybackey Lim £370, S Bell, Magherafelt Lim £350, R and C Steede Lim £350, Ganaway farms, Millisle Here £345, G Quinn, Cookstown Sim £345, RJ Hill, Randalstown BB £340, J Lynn, Cullybackey AA £340, N Alexander, Gracehill Lim £340, R Morrow, Glenarm Lim £340, Irwin Gamble, Articlave Lim £335, G Quinn, Lim £335, R Hayes, Ballymena Sim £330.

Heifer calves sold to: Steven Millar, Ballymena Char £485, BB £440, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £410, Steven Millar AA £405, T Martin, Randalstown Lim £390, Alan Rea, Mallusk SHB £385, T Martin, Randalstown Lim £355, Alan Rea, Mallusk SHB £345, S Bell, Magherafelt Lim £340, Kevin Scullion, Portglenone BB £340, S and A Saunderson, Glenwherry Sim £330, J Lynn, Cullybackey Here £330, R and C Steede, Cullybackey Lim £330, S Bell, Magherafelt (2) Lim £320, J and M Wilson, Carrick AA £310.

Fr bull calves sold to: C Liddie, Ballymena (2) £240, HAN Acheson, £192, C Liddie (2) £160, R McCormick, Armoy £150, HAN Acheson £145, John Cameron, Broughshane £130, HAN Acheson (2) £125, Alastair McBurney, Cloughmills (2) £125, Trevor Smyth, Randalstown £120, R McCormick, Armoy £100, R Hayes, Ballymena £85, Richard Charles, Cookstown £75.

An entry of 210 weanlings resulted in another great trade. Bullocks sold to £565 over for a Char 420kg at £985 offered by E McGarry, Broughshane. Heifers sold to £555 over for a Lim 490kg at £1045 presented by S McIlrath, Glarryford.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs

S McMullan, Bellaghy Char 200kg £605 (302), Char 200kg £600 (300), Char 220kg £620 (281), Char 210kg £590 (281), Char 250kg £660 (264), N Brown, Moira Lim 250kg £535 (214).

251-300kgs

J McLaughlin, Aughafatten Char 270kg £740 (274), BB 260kg £680 (261), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena Lim 270kg £705 (261), R Crawford, Raloo Lim 300kg £750 (250), Colin Harper, Crumlin Char 290kg £725 (250), Alastair Martin, Kells Blonde 270kg £655 (242), Robert Martin, Kilwaughter BB 300kg £700 (233), Lim 300kg £610 (203), AA 280kg £550 (196).

301-350kgs

James A McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 310kg £790 (254), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 320kg £815 (254), Mrs R McMullan, Ballygally Char 330kg £825 (250), P McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 320kg £790 (246), Alastair Martin, Kells Blonde 310kg £760 (245), J and A Colgan, Ballycastle Lim 310kg £745 (240), Char 330kg £780 (236), Colin Harper, Crumlin Lim 310kg £730 (235), W Jeffers, Macosquin Char 310kg £705 (227), Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Lim 330kg £750 (227), W Jeffers Char 350kg £790 (225), Lim 350kg £785 (224), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 320kg £700 (218), Lim 330kg £700 (212), Richard Cowan, Magheramourne (2) BB 350kg £740 (211).

351kg and over

Eamon McGarry, Broughshane Char 420kg £985 (234), Robert Carlisle, Templepatrick Lim 380kg £885 (232), J McLaughlin, Aughafatten Char 400kg £925 (231), Mrs Marbeth Foster, Kells Sim 360kg £830 (230), S McAlister, Ballintoy Char 370kg £830 (224), Alastair Martin, Kells Blonde 360kg £790 (219), David Carlisle, Templepatrick Lim 380kg £810 (213), Robert Carlisle Lim 380kg £810 (213), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena Sim 360kg £765 (212), David Carlisle Char 400kg £850 (212), JJ McFerran, Rasharkin Lim 400kg £845 (211), David Carlisle Char 400kg £845 (211), R Calwell, Ballycarry Lim 420kg £875 (208), Lim 380kg £785 (206), P McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 380kg £775 (204), W Jeffers, Macosquin Char 380kg £775 (204).

Heifers 0-250kgs

S McMullan, Bellaghy Char 170kg £460 (270), Mrs M Wilkin, Islandmagee (4) Here 160kg £400 (250), JA Gaston, Broughshane AA 240kg £550 (229), Stephen Hall, Monkstown Lim 250kg £555 (222), Alastair Martin Blonde 250kg £550 (220), Steven McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 240kg £510 (212), JA Gaston, Broughshane AA 190kg £400 (210), AA 240kg £460 (191).

251-300kgs

Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Char 290kg £690 (237), Stephen Hall, Monkstown Lim 270kg £640 (237), J and A Colgan, Ballycastle Lim 290kg £650 (224), Richard Cowan, Magheramourne (2) Char 300kg £670 (223), Char 290kg £640 (220), D Hall, Monkstown Lim 290kg £640 (220), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena BB 270kg £585 (216), W Jeffers, Macosquin AA 280kg £605 (216), J and A Colgan, Ballycastle Lim 280kg £600 (214), Norman Farquhar BB 290kg £615 (212), Richard Cowan, Char 300kg £625 (208), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 280kg £580 (207), J McCarroll, Ballymena Char 280kg £575 (205), Colin Harper, Crumlin Char 300kg £600 (200), JA Gaston, Broughshane AA 260kg £500 (192).

301-350kgs

Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Char 310kg £755 (243), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena BB 330kg £795 (240), Stephen Hall, Monkstown Lim 320kg £735 (229), J and A Colgan, Ballycastle Char 320kg £725 (226), J McLaughlin, Aughafatten Char 330kg £730 (221), J and A Colgan, Ballycastle Lim 340kg £740 (217), D Hall, Monkstown SHB 310kg £645 (208), JA Gaston, Broughshane AA 310kg £640 (206), A and ME Graham, Carnlough Lim 320kg £655 (204), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 310kg £630 (203), Richard Cowan, Magheramourne Char 310kg £620 (200), W Moore, Ballycarry Char 350kg £700 (200), J McCarroll, Ballymena Char 320kg £635 (198), R French, Randalstown Lim 320kg £630 (196), N Brown, Moira Char 320kg £625 (195), D Hall, Monkstown Lim 320kg £625 (195).

351kg and over

S and M Black, Carnlough Char 360kg £885 (245), Lim 360kg £805 (223), Steven McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 490kg £1045 (213), P McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 390kg £830 (212), WJ Wilson, Rasharkin Lim 400kg £835 (208), L Weatherup, Ballyclare Sim 410kg £845 (206), A and ME Graham, Carnlough Char 360kg £735 (204), P McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 400kg £810 (202), N Brown, Moira Char 380kg £755 (198), W Jeffers, Macosquin AA 360kg £715 (198), P McIlrath, Glarryford Lim 450kg £885 (196), L Weatherup, Ballyclare Sim 450kg £885 (196), P McIlrath Lim 420kg £825 (196), W Moore, Ballycarry Lim 410kg £800 (195), John Calwell, Ballycarry Lim 360kg £695 (1930, N Brown, Moira Char 370kg £705 (190).

An entry of 4200 sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in another great trade. Breeders sold to £170, ewe lambs to £138, store lambs to £62 and rams to £820.

Breeders sold to: Norman Reid, Enniskillen 10 Cv £170, Ian McCluggage, Glarryford 10 Suff £165, Norman Reid 7 Cv £162, 3 Cv £162, Ian McCluggage 10 Suff £140, local farmer 7 Tex £140, 8 Suff £140, Patrick Black, Ballycastle 10 Cv £140, local farmer 8 Suff £132, Norman Reid 10 Cv £132, local farmer 6 Tex £130, 8 Suff £130, Patrick Black, Ballycastle 10 Cv £130, M McGuigan, Pomeroy 10 Cv £128, local farmer 11 CB £128, Walter Hoy, Templepatrick 10 CB £126, J Alexander, Randalstown 6 Tex £126, JW Watson, Annacloy 3 Tex £125, C McNeill, Cushendun 14 CB £123.

Ewe lambs sold to: W McCurdy, Broughshane 6 Suff £138, 8 Suff £138, Sandra Hunter, Bushmills 10 Suff £135, 10 Suff £135, Robert Workman, Kilwaughter 2 CB £130, J McCurdy, Broughshane 14 Suff £130, 12 Suff £128, Jamese McCloy 12 Suff £128, Sandra Hunter 10 Suff £125, 10 Mule £125, J McCurdy, 15 Suff £125, 15 Suff £122, Jamese McCloy 12 Suff £122, Sandra Hunter 8 Suff £120, D and F Kinney, Cushendall 12 Suff £120, W McCurdy, Broughshane 14 Suff £120, 14 Suff £120, John Quigley, Donemana 12 Suff £120, Sandra Hunter 10 Mule £118, D and F Kinney, 12 Suff £118, Robert Workman, Kilwaughter 10 Suff £115, D and F Kinney 12 Suff £115, W McCurdy, Broughshane 14 Suff £115, Patrick Quigley, Donemana 12 Suff £112, Jamese McCloy, Maghera 12 Suff £112.

Store lambs sold to: D Kerr, Kircubbin 2 CB £62, B Rocks, Moneymore 11 Tex £58, Roger Crawford, Parkmore 16 Tex £57, Patrick McNeill, Cushendun 22 Suff £57, J Irvine, Carrick 3 Tex £56.50, R Fleming, Nutts Corner 20 Tex £55.50, Robert Gingles, Larne 20 Tex £55, RJ McKay and Son, Carnlough 80 Tex £55, JP McAuley, Parkmore 15 Suff £55, J McBride, Martinstown 20 Suff £55, J Stewart, Nutts Corner 15 Tex £54.50, John Holden, Larne 31 CB £54, Brendan McLoughlin, Glenariffe 34 Suff £54, R Thompson, Glenarm 60 Suff £54, Stephen Wallace, Moorfields 4 CB £54, N Alexander, Glenarm 15 Suff £54, JA Arnold, Ballynahinch 10 Tex £54, Margaret McAllister, Glenarm 22 Suff £53.50, Barry McCann, Cargan 36 Mule £53.50, A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter 21 Tex £52.50, H Donnelly, Rathkenny 27 CB £52.50, C Fleming, Nutts Corner 26 Tex £52.50, James McLoughlin, Carnlough 9 CB £52.50.

An entry of 350 store cattle in Ballymena on Thursday resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to £650 over for a Char 600kg at £1250 presented by S and K McErlaine, Belfast. Heifers sold to £740 over for a Lim 570kg at £1310 offered by Gary Stewart, Templepatrick.

Heifers 301-400kgs

J Dunlop, Ballymoney (3) Char 340kg £750 (220), DJ and R White, Broughshane Char 360kg £780 (216), Char 350kg £750 (214), J Dunlop (2) Char 400kg £840 (210), N Boyd, Broughshane Lim 370kg £755 (204), GM Graham, Bellaghy Lim 350kg £640 (182), Lim 380kg £680 (179), D Mooney, Upper Ballinderry (2) AA 400kg £695 (173).

401-500kgs

Carrigeen farms, Templepatrick Char 460kg £1080 (234), Lim 470kg £1030 (219), Lim 490kg £1070 (218), DJ and R White, Broughshane Char 430kg £930 (216), Carrigeen farms Char 430kg £930 (216), B Black, Carnlough Char 440kg £930 (211), Carmel O’Hare, Loughbrickland Lim 430kg £895 (208), DJ and R White, Broughshane Char 420kg £870 (207), GN Graham, Bellaghy Char 420kg £870 (207), H Patterson, Carrick Lim 440kg £900 (204), GN Graham, Bellaghy Char 420kg £870 (207), H Patterson, Carrick Lim 440kg £900 (204), GM Graham, Char 470kg £960 (204), J Dunlop, Ballymoney (3) Char 410kg £830 (202), Carmel O’Hare Lim 450kg £910 (202), GM Graham Char 480kg £970 (202).

501kg and over

Gary Stewart, Templepatrick Lim 570kg £1310 (229), Carrigeen farms, Templepatrick Char 530kg £1150 (217), W Ward and Sons, Crumlin Char 520kg £1100 (211), Carrigeen farm, Templepatrick Char 560kg £1150 (205), local farmer AA 580kg £1190 (205), AA 580kg £1180 (203), W Ward and Sons, Crumlin Char 590kg £1200 (203), Sandra Hunter, Bushmills Char 540kg £1090 (201), Char 560kg £1130 (201), Eamon McGarry, Broughshane Char 590kg £1160 (196), Carrigeen farms Char 510kg £1000 (196), B Black, Carnlough Char 560kg £1095 (195), W Ward and Sons, Crumlin Char 510kg £990 (194), local producer AA 510kg £945 (185).

Heifers 150-300kgs

J Dunlop, Ballymoney Char 240kg £650 (270), (3) Char 240kg £650 (270), J McKeever, Ahoghill par 270kg £615 (227).

301-400kgs

N Boyd, Broughshane Lim 350kg £840 (240), DJ and R White, Broughshane Char 340kg £810 (238), N Boyd Lim 370kg £875 (236), local farmer Lim 370kg £865 (233), (3) Char 370kg £860 (232), Carmel O’Hare, Loughbrickland (2) Lim 380kg £875 (230), Andrew Bradley, Kilrea (2) Char 380kg £860 (226), local farmer (2) Sim 390kg £880 (225), Lim 400kg £900 (225), (2) Lim 360kg £800 (222).

401-500kgs

DH McCourt, Lisburn Char 430kg £1010 (234), N Boyd, Broughshane Lim 420kg £960 (228), Lim 440kg £1000 (227), S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 450kg £1020 (226), DJ and R White, Broughshane Char 420kg £950 (226), DH McCourt Char 420kg £950 (226), Char 430kg £970 (225), Char 430kg £960 (223), local farmer Char 430kg £955 (222), DH McCourt Char 420kg £925 (220), A Clements, Muckamore Lim 450kg £990 (220), Lim 410kg £900 (219), local farmer Lim 420kg £920 (219), A Clements, Muckamore Lim 430kg £940 (218), SA Patterson, Carrick Lim 480kg £1040 (216), Char 480kg £1030 (214).

501kg and over: Taggart Bros, Doagh Char 530kg £1150 (217), J McMurran, Ballycary BB 550kg £1185 (215), J Smyth, Randalstown BB 520kg £1095 (210), J and P McBride, Aughafatten Char 530kg £1110 (209), Mrs J Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 530kg £1110 (209), S and K McErlean, Belfast Char 600kg £1250 (208), M Kearney, Portglenone Lim 520kg £1080 (207), W Park, Antrim Lim 530kg £1100 (207), Taggart Bros, Doagh Lim 510kg £1050 (205), Char 530kg £1090 (205), DH McCourt, Lisburn Char 560kg £1150 (205), J McMurran Char 600kg £1230 (205), Danny Duffin, Toomebridge Sim 510kg £1040 (203), Sandra Hunter, Bushmills Char 590kg £1200 (203), Taggart Bros, Doagh Char 530kg £1070 (201), D Fleck, Ballymena Char 550kg £1105 (200).

A great entry of 3148 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a steady trade. Fat lambs sold to 292p per kg for a pen of 15 Texels from Andrew Dunn 19kg at £55 and a pen of 15 Texels 23.5kg at £68.50 from a local farmer. Fat ewes sold to £93.

Fat lambs (2506)

Andrew Dunn, Greenisland 15 Tex 19kg £55.20 (292), local farmer 15 Tex 23.5kg £68.50 (292), MA Turtle, Broughshane 7 Tex 20kg £58 (290), J Armstrong, Broughshane 7 Tex 20kg £58 (290), PM Allen, Randalstown 90 Tex 22kg £63.20 (287), P McKeown, Martinstown 10 Suff 21.5kg £61.20 (284), D Cowan, Carrick 47 CB 22.5kg £64 (284), C Scullion, Glenravel 5 Tex 21.5kg £61 (283), Mrs E Duff, Ballymena 15 Tex 21.5kg £61 (283), J Strange, Ballyclare 3 CB 21.5kg £61 (283), Sara McNeill, Broughshane 28 Suff 21kg £59 (281), W Craig, Larne 11 Tex 21kg £59 (281), WA Hagan, Ballyclare 33 Tex 22kg £61.80 (280), I Morrison, Dunloy 50 Tex 22.5kg £63 (280), Timothy Wray, Carnlough 50 CB 23kg £64 (278), Rainey Bros, Ballygally 23 Tex 23kg £64 (278), SD Anderson, Kilwaughter 18 Tex 22.5kg £62.50 (277), B Gingles, Larne 6 Tex 22.5kg £62.50 (277), James A McQuiston, Ballymoney 40 Tex 23kg £63.80 (277), RJ Cupples, Broughshane 45 Suff 22kg £61 (277), S Gregg, Glarryford 9 Suff 22kg £61 (277), J Campbell, Carnlough 17 Tex 22.5kg £62.20 (276), E Farquhar, Moorfields 5 Tex 21kg £58 (276), T and J Mackey, Ballynure 25 Tex 23kg £63.50 (276), J Graham, Glenariffe 14 Suff 22.5kg £62 (275), David Strange, Ballyclare 6 Tex 22.5kg £62 (275), T Robinson, Ballynure 7 Tex 22.5kg £62 (275), Robert Gingles, Larne 14 Tex 22.5kg £62 (275), J Smyth, Moorfields 34 Tex 22.5kg £62 (275), E Farquhar 6 Tex 22kg £60.50 (275).

Top prices per head: Robin McAvoy, Greyabbey 5 Dor 37.5kg £70, 3 Dor 37kg £70, S Craig, Ballycastle 9 Tex 29.5kg £69, W McCurdy, Broughshane 34 Suff 27kg £69, local farmer 15 Tex 23.5kg £68.50, Brian Lyttle, Moorfields 41 Tex 25kg £68.50, D Mills, Glenarm 15 BF 27kg £68, I Morrison, Dunloy 3 Tex 28kg £68, Robert Workman, Kilwaughter 40 Suff 26kg £68, T and B Gibson, Broughshane 1 CB 30kg £68, Jane Kennedy, Coleraine 2 Tex 30kg £67.50, S Davidson, Broughshane 4 Tex 25kg £67.50, W Jamieson, Ballymoney 26 Tex 26kg £67.20, JR Beggs, Larne 9 Tex 26kg £67, R Thompson, Glenarm 40 Suff 27kg £67, S Craig, Ballycastle 14 Tex 26kg £67, Allan Watts, Moorfields 1 Tex 28.5kg £67, Robert Hunter, Ballygally 1 Tex 27.5kg £66.50, local farmer 45 Tex 24kg £66, R Hamilton, Glenarm 24 Tex 24kg £66, J McBride, Martinstown 11 Suff 26kg £66, J and S Kane, Doagh 48 Suff 25kg £66, Wilbert Reid, Aughafatten 10 Tex 24.5kg £66, DA Mawhinney, Castledawson 17 Char 27kg £66, J and J Rea, Kilwaughter 18 Tex 25kg £66, S Moore, Ballyclare 59 Tex 25.5kg £66, K Woodside, Islandmagee 24 Tex 25kg £65.80, local farmer 3 Ker 24kg £65.50, AJ Wilson, Ballymena 33 Tex 25.5kg £65.20, T Jackson, Broughshane 10 Char 25.5kg £65.20.

Fat ewes (642)

1st Quality

Suff - £65-£84

Tex - £68-£93

CB - £50-£64

BF - £32-£48