MARTS: Kilrea

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A small entry of 70 calves on Thursday 11th June, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Small selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves:

P Dougherty, Castlerock, CH £460; W Harkness, Cookstown, Sim £455, CH £445, £440; Kilrea Farmer, Her £440, AA £370; AJ Hartley, Moneymore, BB £380, £215;

Macosquin Farmer, AA £370, Lim £270, BB £270; P McCracken, Cookstown, CH £350; Greysteel Farmer, Lim £305; R Kerr, Portglenone, Fr £290; Ballymoney Farmer, Lim £280; RJ and M Patterson, Killykergan, Her £275, £265, £220; J McElheran, Stranocum, BB £244; E Tosh, Castlerock, SHB £210; Maghera Farmer, Hol £200; JA and SW McCaughan, Coleraine, Fr £202.

Heifer calves:

P McCracken, Cookstown, CH £347; Coleraine Farmer, CH £292; Magherafelt Farmer, AA £258.

Friesian calves:

Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £290.

Weanlings/suck calves:

Quality suckler weanlings on offer. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly.

A good entry of 420 on Monday 15th June met an outstanding trade. Quality lambs and ewes realised premium prices. Lambs to £3.70 per Kg and £80.40 per Head. Ewes to £98.00.

Lambs:

W Armstrong, Kilrea, 20k £74 (370); N Parke, Cookstown, 22k £78 (355); R Martin, Dunloy, 21k £74 (352); JM and CD Mark, Limavady, 22k £77 (350); L McKinley, Portstewart, 22k £77 (350); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 22k £76.50 (348); MB and J Faulkner, Cookstown, 22k £76 (346); T and W Taylor, Ballymoney, 23k £79.50 (346); J Adams, Coleraine, 22.5k £77.60 (345); M Pollock, Coleraine, 21.5k £73.80 (343), 25k £80 (320); J Henry, Coleraine, 22k £75 (341); I McClelland, Coleraine, 22.5k £76.60 (340); P McCloskey, Kilrea, 23k £77.20 (336); C O’Kane, Greysteel, 22.5k £75.50 (336); F McKinney, Bendooragh, 23k £77 (335); D McCloskey, Kilrea, 23k £76.20 (331); E Hutchinson, Maghera, 22.5k £74.20 (330); J Kirk, Ballymoney, 23.5k £77.50 (330); N Wilkinson, Cookstown, 23.5k £77.20 (329); K Mullan, Aghadowey, 24.5k £80 (327).

Breeding sheep:

Plenty of heavy lambs to £80.40

Fat Ewes: 90 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Ewes to £98.00.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

A good entry of 124 dairy stock on Tuesday 16th June met a good steady trade.

Calved heifers to a top of £1400 for B Hanna, Ballymoney.

A good entry of over 120 stock on Wednesday 17th June at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, Steers to £1180, heifers to £1140, fat cows to £1165.

Fat Cows: (15 on offer, flying trade – more required)

D Shiels, Garvagh, 760k Lim £1165 (153); J Moore, Glenwherry, 620k Lim £900 (145); M Moore, Eglinton, 720k Sim £1037 (144), 600k Lim £838 (140); L Bradley, Kilrea, 570k Lim £730 (128); W McCaughern, Finvoy, Lim Bull 840k £990 (118).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Heifers:

H Carey, Toome, 500k Lim £1125 (225), 460k £1025 (223); A McNeilly, Toomebridge, 360k Lim £785 (218), 370k £762 (206); R McCartney, Dungiven, 350k Lim £755 (216), 290k £595 (205), 375k £760 (203); W Doherty, Bellarena, 285k Lim £600 (211); P McKendry, Kilrea, 460k CH £970 (211), 440k £890 (202); G Speers, Knockloughrim, 310k DEV £650 (210), 310k £630 (203); K Cubitt, Rasharkin, 350k CH £725 (207); Aghadowey Farmer, 330k Lim £680 (206); M Moore, Eglinton, 460k CH £945 (205).

Steers:

J McCracken, Limavady, 300k CH £835 (278), 350k £937 (268), 360k £924 (257), 365k £935 (256), 350k £895 (256), 310k £772 (249), 350k £858 (245), 400k £968 (242), 385k £916 (238), 290k Lim £685 (236), 370k £870 (235), 400k CH £940 (235), 300k £690 (230), 410k £902 (220); M Moore, Eglinton, 300k Lim £678 (226); M and F Quigg, 390k Lim £845 (217), 375k £806 (215), 360k £765 (213), 360k £755 (210), 400k £827 (207); F Madden, Portglenone, 300k Lim £645 (215); H Carey, Toome, 490k CH £1052 (215), 530k Lim £1100 (208), 480k £985 (205); Kilrea Farmer, 280k DAQ £598 (214), 440k £880 (200);I McPherson, Garvagh, 550k AA £1175 (214); T Duffin, Toomebridge, 560k AA £1165 (208), 560k £1140 (204); W Doherty, Bellarena, 320k Lim £660 (206); W Bradley, Knockloughrim, 410k BB £822 (201).