MARTS: Kilrea

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A smaller entry of 150 calves on Thursday 9th April, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of 50 weanlings on offer.

Bull calves:

R & J Anderson, Rasharkin, Sim £385; D McLaughlin, L’Derry, BB £380, CH £368; P O’Kane, Eglinton, MB £342, £330; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £307, £296; Maghera Farmer, AA £304, Sim £262; C Crumley, Bready, AA £292, £240, Lim £237, £234; J McAleese, Aghadowey, BB £278; M & H Gilmour, Ballymoney, MB £270, £220; AG Smyth, Dungiven, AA £260; W Elliott, Tobermore, AA £245; Nevin Farms, Dervock, AA £215, BB £208; RP & J Stewart, Cloughmills, AA £214, £212; W Andrew, Ballyclare, Her £205; G & EM Pollock, Ballymoney, MB £202.

Heifer calves

D McLaughlin, L’Derry, CH £295; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £280; W Andrew, Ballyclare, Her £245; C Crumley, Bready, AA £235; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £216, £196.

Friesian calves

Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £188

Weanlings/suck calves

The Sale of 50 weanlings met a super trade. Quality suckler weanlings on offer. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly.

A Smaller Entry of 500 on Monday 13th April met a good steady trade. Quality lambs & ewes realised premium prices. Lambs to £4.02 per Kg & £94.50 per Head. Ewes to £143

Lambs:

MB & J Faulkner, Cookstown, 23.5k £94.50 (402); D McCloskey, Kilrea, 22k £86.20 (392); J McKay, Ballymoney, 23.5k £86 (366); W Houston, Glarryford, 19k £69.50 (366); A Nicholas, Limavady, 24k £87 (363); R Campbell, Kilrea, 21k £75 (357); D Starrett, Kilrea, 22k £78 (355); S Smyth, Culnady, 24.5k £83.50 (341).

Breeding sheep:

Plenty of heavy lambs from £85 to £94.50.

Fat ewes: 140 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Ewes to £143.

Rams to £121.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

An small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 14th April met a good steady trade.

A smaller entry of over 300 stock on Wednesday 15th April at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1265, heifers to £1190.

Fat cows: (25 on offer, flying trade – more required).

J Oliver, Limavady, 780k Lim Bull £1160 (149); O McDevitt, Bellarena, 510k Lim £728 (143), 610k £810 (133); J Kelly, Maghera, 580k Lim £812 (140), 540k £715 (132); N Campbell, Kilrea, 530k Her £725 (137); R Boyd, Garvagh, 560k Fr £750 (134), 610k £760 (125); H Savage, Magherafelt, 670k Lim £880 (131), 750k £980 (131); Ballymoney Farmer, 470k Fr £580 (123); P & C Martin, Dunloy, 670k BB £815 (122); A Bradley, Kilrea, 550k CH £665 (121).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

Heifers:

S Carmichael, Dungiven, 250k CH £638 (255), 360k Lim £827 (230), 290k CH £662 (228); J Higgins, Garvagh, 260k Lim £645 (248), 280k £662 (236), 250k £565 (226); Randalstown Farmer, 330k Lim £762 (231); Kilrea Farmer, 350k CH £832 (238), 350k £800 (229), 350k Lim £730 (209); AC Carmichael, Dungiven, 270k CH £615 (228), 350k Lim £765 (219); R Getty, Upperlands, 440k CH £1000 (227), 450k Lim £1015 (226), 430k £935 (217), 430k CH £930 (216), 440k Lim £940 (214), 470k CH £1000 (213), 510k Sim £1075 (211), 480k CH £995 (207), 470k £930 (206); S & S Houston, Maghera, 370k CH £830 (224), 340k Sim £700 (206), 350k Lim £705 (201); W Hanna, Rasharkin, 400k CH £865 (216), 390k £830 (213), 450k £918 (204), 490k £980 (200); T Taylor, Garvagh, 320k AA £678 (212); I Wright, Garvagh, 475k BB £1000 (211), 420k Lim £850 (202); R McCaw, Ballycastle, 410k CH £862 (210), 350k £732 (209); I Smyth, Dungiven, 550k Lim £1130 (206); F McCaughan, Bushmills, 400k Lim £800 (200); J Overend, Bellaghy, 380k Lim £760 (200).

Steers:

M Smyth, Macosquin, 300k CH £840 (280), 280k £772 (276), 280k £730 (261), 300k Lim £750 (250), 365k CH £850 (233), 320k £682 (213), 510k Lim £1075 (211);

Andrew Bates, Ballyronan, 340k BB £940 (277), 330k CH £832 (252), 355k £850 (239), 380k BB £810 (213), 400k Lim £830 (208); JS Hamilton & Son, Kells, 330k CH £835 (253), 315k £728 (231), 330k £752 (228); T Martin, Dunloy, 360k CH £880 (244), 370k £892 (241), 430k £975 (227), 420k Par £920 (219), 440k CH £960 (218), 360k Lim £782 (217), 450k CH £955 (212), 420k £885 (211), 460k £952 (207); Adrian Bates, Magherafelt, 330k CH £832 (252), 410k £890 (217), 370k £765 (207), 410k £830 (202); D McLaughlin, Dunloy, 320k CH £775 (242), 310k £738 (238), 290k £672 (232), 290k £650 (224), 300k £662 (221), 340k £748 (220), 370k £797 (215), 370k £775 (210); T Bates, Ballyronan, 355k CH £850 (239); M McCloskey, Dungiven, 330k Lim £782 (237), 400k £840 (210); F McCaughan, Bushmills, 380k CH £875 (230), 460k £982 (214); R McCaw, Ballycastle, 380k CH £870 (229), 380k £850 (224), 410k £897 (219), 430k £920 (214); Kilrea Farmer, 430k CH £982 (228), 500k £1012 (202); S Calvin, Coleraine, 570k CH £1230 (216), 570k £1210 (212); G Boyce, Garvagh, 530k AA £1140 (215), 570k BB £1178 (207); A Clarke, Randalstown, 435k Lim £936 (215), 420k £892 (212), 420k Sim £878 (209), 450k £940 (209); D Convery, Maghera, 320k Sim £685 (214); A McNeilly, Toomebridge, 340k Lim £725 (213), 355k £718 (202); W Mitchell, Kilrea, 350k Lim £745 (213), 340k £710 (209), 350k BB £725 (207); C Boyd, Limavady, 480k Lim £1010 (210); F Donnelly, Maghera, 345k Sim £725 (210); J McNeilly, Ahoghill, 380k Sim £795 (209), 340k Her £690 (203); Bonnar Farms, Ballymena, 470k CH £970 (206), 560k £1155 (206), 530k £1082 (204), 440k £885 (201); S & S Houston, Maghera, 410k CH £840 (205), 480k AA £975 (203);RG Bolton, Swatragh, 520k Sim £1050 (202); C Neeson, Toome, 470k Her £950 (202).