MARTS: Kilrea

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A good entry of 180 calves on Thursday 2nd July, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

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

Bull calves:

A Gaston, Glarryford, Her £350, Fri £270; P McCracken, Cookstown, Lim £348;

Ballymoney Farmer, Lim £300; C Dunn, Donemana, Her £298; J McCrea, Donemana, AA £297, Lim £290, AA £275, £266, £260; R Bell, Portglenone, FKV £295, AA £246, FKV £210; J Allen, Limavady, FKV £292, £200; D McAleese, Aghadowey, Lim £265; JA Bamford, Rasharkin, Lim £245, Sim £225; W Cochrane, Macosquin, Her £248, £240; M and H Gilmour, Ballymoney, MB £244; M McElwee, Moneymore, BB £235; H Hunter, Bushmills, AA £225; G Neely, Limavady, Lim £224; W Andrew, Ballyclare, Lim £220, £207; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £218; W O’Hara, Greysteel, Sim £218; I Calvin, Macosquin, FKV £210; N Campbell, Kilrea, Lim £202, £200.

Heifer calves

G Miller, Limavady, BB £420; K McAdoo, Cookstown, Lim £328; A Gaston, Glarryford, Her £320; M McElwee, BB £265, £200; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £262; J Purvis, Magherafelt, Lim £250; J McCrea, Donemana, AA £238, £235; A Gilmore, Ballymoney, AA £222.

Friesian calves

Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £270.

Weanlings/suck calves

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

A super entry of 710 on Monday 6th July met an easier trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.43 per kg and £68.50 per head. Ewes to £124.00.

Lambs:

M McAuley, Ballymena, 14k £48 (343); J McKay, Ballymoney, 19.5k £61 (313); J Adams, Coleraine, 21.5k £66.70 (310); O McIlvar, Aghadowey, 20.5k £63.20 (308); J Higgins, Garvagh, 21k £64.20 (306); H Armstrong, Garvagh, 22k £66.80 (304); T Hunter, Aghadowey, 21.5k £65 (302); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 22k £65.80 (299); DA Norris and Sons, Coleraine, 21.5k £63.80 (297); N Parke, Cookstown, 22.5k £66.90 (297); WS Jeffers, Coleraine, 22k £65.20 (296); S Lees, Stewartstown, 22k £65 (296); D Torrens, Garvagh, 22k £65.20 (296); N Wallace, Coleraine, 23k £68 (296); D McFerran, Rasharkin, 21k £62 (295), 22k £64.20 (292); P McCotter, Kilrea, 23k £67.40 (293); A Parkhill, Ballymoney, 20.5k £60 (293); GR Wallace, Kilrea, 22.5k £66 (293); A Cooper, Garvagh, 23k £67.20 (292); S McFerran, Cullybackey, 22.5k £65.80 (292); D Hazlett, Aghadowey, 23k £66.60 (290); G Graham, Macosquin, 23k £66.40 (289); L Reid, Coleraine, 23.5k £67.80 (289); R Wylie, Bushmills, 22.5k £65 (289); J McQuiston, Ballymoney, 223k £66.20 (288); S Black, Garvagh, 23k £65.80 (286); E Mullan, Armoy, 23k £65.60 (285); RA Kelly, Coleraine, 23.5k £66.80 (284); R Brown, Kilrea, 18.5k £52 (281).

Fat ewes: 235 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Ewes to £124.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A good entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 7th July met a steady trade.

R Givan, Dungannon, calved heifers to £1400, £1120; E Buchanan, Castlderg, calved cows to a top of £1200.

A good entry of over 190 stock on Wednesday 8th July at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1300, heifers to £1195, fat cows to £1145.

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

S Eaton, Dungiven, 650k AA £960 (148); JA Millen, Macosquin, 780k AA £1145 (147); I Smyth, Castlerock, 450k FR £620 (138); W Chesney, Portglenone, 630k Lim £850 (135), 620k CH £750 (121); J Allen, Limavady, 630k FKV £825 (131); S Bruce, Bellaghy, 530k FR £690 (130).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Rasharkin Farmer, Sal cow and CH bull calf £1310, Sim cow and CH heifer calf £1300.

Heifers:

H O’Hagan, Draperstown, 340k CH £830 (244); V McClelland, Claudy, 330k Lim £785 (238), 360k £798 (222), 315k CH £680 (216), 300k £625 (208), 360k Lim £745 (207); Bushmills Farmer, 260k Lim £620 (239), 270k CH £630 (233), 210k Lim £480 (229), 340k CH £758 (223), 230k £505 (220), 370k £745 (201); D and A Lamont, Portglenone, 285k Lim £665 (233); R McClelland, Claudy, 380k Lim £875 (230), 315k CH £680 (216); S and J McCloy, Cullybackey, 440k BB £1010 (230), 480k CH £1025 (214); H Savage, Magherafelt, 280k Lim £632 (226), 430k CH £930 (216), 380k £805 (212), 400k Lim £800 (200); Ballymena Farmer, 310k Lim £692 (223); J O’Hagan, Draperstown, 480k Lim £1065 (222), 510k CH £1130 (222), 400k Lim £875 (219), 530k £1145 (216); M Doherty, Glarryford, 300k Lim £660 (220); Portglenone Farmer, 490k CH £1065 (217), 520k £1100 (212); J McDevitt, Bellarena, 480k CH £1040 (217), 450k Lim £972 (216), 460k CH £962 (209); J Gamble, Finvoy, 500k CH £1080 (216), 530k £1100 (208), 580k £1195 (206), 560k Lim £1145 (205), 470k CH £960 (204), 480k £960 (200); M O’Kane, Garvagh, 320k CH £670 (209), 330k £670 (203).

Steers:

Ballymena Farmer, 230k Lim £555 (241), 380k BB £800 (211); H O’Hagan, Draperstown, 340k CH £815 (240); H Savage, Magherafelt, 360k CH £855 (238), 340k £702 (207), 370k Lim £760 (205); Rasharkin Farmer, 460k CH £1070 (233); C McKenna, Swatragh, 500k Lim £1125 (225), 460k £1025 (223), 480k £1050 (219); D Nesbitt, Magherafelt, 380k CH £840 (221); Colm McDonnell, Armoy, 440k Sim £940 (214), 440k CH £890 (202); C McDonnell, Armoy, 510k SHB £1090 (214); D Kelly, Magilligan, 610k CH £1300 (213), 550k Lim £1162 (211), 640k £1300 (203), 610k CH £1225 (201); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 520k AA £1100 (212); M Graham, Articlave, 460k DAQ £958 (208), 470k £972 (207), 540k Lim £1105 (205); Rasharkin farmer, 420k Sim £862 (205); I Calvin, Macosquin, 540k Lim £1087 (201).