MARTS: Kilrea

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A super entry of 230 calves on Thursday 26th February, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of 90 weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: W Connell, Claudy, CH £368, Lim £240, £215; K McAdoo, Cookstown, Sim £365, £300; D McMullan, Rasharkin, Lim £352, £300; J McCook, Ballymoney, BB £340, Lim £270; Ballymoney Farmer, Her £332, Lim £310, Her £278; Eglinton Farmer, AA £320, FKV £318, Lim £250; P McGuckian, Dunloy, Lim £298, £262, £250; D & M McAleese, Aghadowey, BB £292, £220; J & M Williamson, Limavady, AA £284; R Ramsey, Magherafelt, Her £268, AA £208; G Allen, Limavady, Her £210.

Heifer calves: P McGuckian, Dunloy, Lim £335, £265; S Connolly, Portglenone, AA £290; R Logan, Rasharkin, Her £285; W & I Whiteside, Limavady, AA £285; Ballymoney Farmer, Her £262, Lim £215, Jer £210; J Close, Rasharkin, Lim £260; D McMullan, Rasharkin, Lim £257; C Keatley, Magherafelt, Her £232; J McCook, Ballymoney, Lim £230.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £198

Weanlings/suck calves: The sale of 90 weanlings met a super trade. Quality suckler weanlings on offer. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

A good entry of 650 on Monday 2nd March met a good steady trade. Quality lambs and ewes realised premium prices. Lambs to £3.73 per Kg and £92.00 per head. Ewes to £118.

Lambs: DW Bristow, Portglenone, 21.5k £80.20 (373); R Campbell, Kilrea, 22k £80.70 (367), 22k £80 (364); R McCaughern, Rasharkin, 23.5k £86 (366); S Smyth, Culnady, 23k £83.80 (364); R Dick, Ahoghill, 20k 72.50 (363); T Archibald, Dunloy, 20.5k £74 (361); J O’Connor, Drumsurn, 25k £90 (360); Garvagh Farmer, 23.5k £84.60 (360); T Wright, Ballymoney, 25k £90 (360); J Kerr, Macosquin, 21.5k £77 (358), 19.5k £69 (354); McIlrath Farms, Kilrea, 24k £86 (358); W Houston, Glarryford, 24.5k £87 (355); J Moody, Articlave, 24k £85 (354); P Cunning, Castlerock, 16k £56.50 (353); J McNeilly, Toomebridge, 23.5k £83 (353); D Starrett, Kilrea, 23k £81.20 (353).

Plenty of heavy lambs from £87 to £92.00.

Fat ewes: 100 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Ewes to £118.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A smaller entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 3rd March to a top of £1710.

JC Smyth, Castlerock, Calved Heifers to £1710, £1640, £1600; R McLean, Dungannon, 2nd Calver £1400; R Orr, Culcrum, Calved Heifers to £1210, £1170; W Loughrin, Caledon, Calved Heifers to £1200, £1180, £1100.

A super entry of over 270 stock on Wednesday 4th March at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1380, Heifers to £1480.

Fat cows: (10 on offer, flying trade – more required).

P Fullen, Desertmartin, 780k Lim £1050 (135), 640k £805 (126), 800k £1000 (125); Armstrong Farms, Kilrea, 580K Hol £685 (118); D Moore, Macosquin, 580k Lim £678 (117); A Scott, Bendooragh, 750k Fr £810 (108).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

Heifers: Kilrea Farmer, 320k CH £802 (251), 330k AA £725 (220), 330k Lim £690 (209), 395k CH £802 (203); J Currie, Ballymoney, 600k BB £1480 (247); P & C Martin, Dunloy, 340k CH £815 (240), 370k £760 (205), 430k £882 (205); S & D Donnelly, Ballintoy, 330k CH £770 (233), 350k £802 (229), 400k £865 (216), 350k £740 (211), 400k £820 (205), 450k £902 (200); C McCloskey, Garvagh, 330k Lim £770 (233), 330k £762 (231), 370k CH £827 (224), 410k £880 (215), 370k Lim £762 (206); R O’Mullan, Rasharkin, 320k CH £745 (233), 430k £997 (232), 370k £820 (222), 330k £720 (218); A McErlean, Portglenone, 420k Lim £980 (233), 450k £1030 (229), 380k £870 (229), 430k £955 (222), 370k DAQ £785 (212), 380k Lim £800 (211), 360k £730 (203), 490k £990 (202); D Irwin, Dungiven, 470k Lim £1042 (222), 560k £1197 (214); M McCloskey, Garvagh, 380k Lim £827 (218); W Brown, Magherafelt, 500k CH £1072 (214), 490k £980 (200); J H Lynch, Portstewart, 380k Lim £800 (211), 450k £920 (204); A Millar, Antrim, 380k Lim £800 (211), 430k £865 (201); T Stewart, Garvagh, 220k Sim £465 (211); Ballymoney Farmer, 550k DAQ £1150 (209), 560k Lim £1150 (205), 550k £1105 (201); J Armstrong, Upperlands, 560k Lim £1162 (208); W Doherty, Articlave, 580k Lim £1182 (204); M Millar, Rasharkin, 430k Lim £865 (201).

Steers: P & C Martin, Dunloy, 390k CH £1025 (263), 350k £870 (249), 350k £845 (241), 390k £878 (225), 380k £840 (221), 370k £800 (216); C McDonnell, Armoy, 310k CH £790 (255), 395k £890 (225), 410k Sim £910 (222), 395k AA £870 (220), 460k SH £1005 (219), 400k CH £830 (208); T Martin, Dunloy, 440k CH £1105 (251), 440k £997 (227), 530k £1155 (218), 510k £1080 (212), 480k £1005 (209); C Armstrong, Portglenone, 250k Her £615 (246), 250k £545 (218); WJ & G Henry, Armoy, 410k CH £1000 (244), 360k £865 (240), 330k Lim £790 (239), 460k CH £1092 (237), 380k £888 (234), 480k AA £1070 (223), 390k CH £860 (221), 310k Lim £672 (217), 400k CH £865 (216), 410k Lim £880 (215), 400k CH £835 (209), 390k Lim £805 (206), 420k £840 (200); J S Hamilton & Son, Kells, 350k Lim £845 (241), 460k CH £1040 (226), 400k £885 (221), 450k £968 (215), 460k Lim £987 (215); Kilrea Farmer, 330k CH £785 (238), 480k £1062 (221), 350k £740 (211); M McShane, L’Derry, 460k Lim £1080 (235); W Hume, Randalstown, 480k Sim £1115 (232), 510k CH £1100 (216); H & J Beattie, Ballymoney, 600k CH £1378 (230); C A McDonnell, Armoy, 370k BB £850 (230); D Arrell, Bellaghy, 480k CH £1100 (229), 540k £1225 (227), 510k £1150 (226), 390k DAQ £870 (223), 550k CH £1225 (223), 460k DAQ £1022 (222); A Bellingham, Ballymoney, 330k AA £750 (227), 340k £750 (221), 340k £720 (212), 410k £852 (208), 340k £702 (207), 430k £882 (205), 310k £620 (200); T Henry, Maghera, 480k AA £1088 (227), 550k Sim £1170 (213), 530k Lim £1115 (210); M Currie, Ballymoney, 610k BB £1380 (226), 640k Lim £1335 (209), 560k £1120 (200); Greysteel Famer, 550k BB £1235 (225); A McNeilly, Toomebridge, 370k Lim £822 (222), 375k £815 (217); T Stewart, Garvagh, 380k Sim £835 (220), 370k £745 (201); E Houston, Ballymena, 440k Sim £930 (211), 390k £792 (203); W Chesney, Portglenone, 600k Lim £1247 (208), 590k £1215 (206), 640k £1297 (203), 620k £1255 (202); K & T Workman, Garvagh, 500k Lim £1000 (200).