Marts: Kilrea

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A good entry of 600 on Monday 3rd August met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £2.98 per Kg and £68.00 per head. Ewes to £69.00.

Lambs: H and RJ McCaughan, Ballymoney, 20.5k £61 (298); A Dempsey, Aghadowey, 20k £56.20 (281); Macosquin Farmer, 20k £55 (275); A Henry, Finvoy, 20.5k £56.20 (274), 26k £65.60 (252); L Reid, Coleraine, 22k £60 (273); A Cooper, Garvagh, 21.5k £58.50 (272); A Johnston, Tobermore, 23k £62.50 (272); S Creith, Bushmills, 21.5k £58.20 (271); I Stewart, Ballymoney, 22.5k £61 (271); T Hogg, Kilrea, 23.5k £63.10 (269); R Wylie, Bushmills, 23.5k £63.30 (269); A Faith, Limavady, 18.5k £49.50 (268); WS Jeffers, Coleraine, 22.5k £60 (267); J McBride, Garvagh, 20.5k £54.50 (266); J Semple, Dungiven, 23.5k £62.50 (266); J McKendry, Ballymoney, 24k £63.50 (265); D Beattie, Finvoy, 21k £55.50 (264); N Gibson, Tobermore, 23.5k £61.50 (262); R Kennedy, Macosquin, 24k £62.80 (262); W Peden, Dervock, 22.5k £58.30 (259); A Blair, Macosquin, 24k £61.50 (256).

Fat ewes: 190 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £68. Ewes to £69.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A good entry of 15 dairy stock on Tuesday 4th August met a brisk trade with calved Holstein cows to a top of £1110.

A good entry of over 270 stock on Wednesday 5th August at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1360, Heifers to £1230, fat cows to £1035.

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

M Thompson, L’Derry, 630k Lim £960 (152); G Boyce, Garvagh, 730k BB £1035 (142); S Donnelly, Ballintoy, 660k Lim £910 (138); G Canning, Bellarena, 720k CH £880 (122); Grange Farms, Castlerock, 590k Hol £700 (119); Drumabest Farms, Ballymoney, 570k Hol £670 (118), 860k £550 (113); J Campbell, Upperlands, 620k AA £720 (116).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

D Morrow, Macosquin, CH Cow with Heifer and Bull calves at foot to £1930, CH Cow with CH Bull calf £1680, CH Cow with Bull calf £1500; D Shiels, Garvagh, Lim Cow with Bull calf at foot £1200, Sim Cow with Heifer calf at foot £1190; JH Lynch, Portstewart, AA Cow with Sim Heifer calf to £1090; P Dougherty, Castlerock, Lim Cow with Lim Heifer calf to £1080.

Heifers: G Canning, Bellarena, 310k Lim £670 (216), 330k £697 (211), 320k CH £670 (209), 360k Lim £740 (206), 350k CH £715 (204); D Shiels, Garvagh, 300k Sim £640 (213); J McKeague, Dunloy, 550k CH £1150 (209), 550k DAQ £1100 (200); D Irwin, Dungiven, 360k Lim £742 (206), 390k £780 (200); H Higgins, Garvagh, 320k Lim £655 (205); J Gamble, Finvoy, 580k Lim £1180 (203); R Baxter, Portglenone, 330k Lim £665 (202); JJ Kenning, Desertmartin, 450k CH £910 (202).

Steers: L McAleese, Portglenone, 340k Lim £770 (227); J Campbell, Upperlands, 570k AA £1225 (215), 650k £1360 (209); G Canning, Bellarena, 410k Lim £882 (215), 390k £835 (214), 420k CH £842 (201); GR Wallace, Kilrea, 520k AA £1080 (208); P Diamond, Kilrea, 520k Lim £1050 (202); H Savage, Magherafelt, 590k Lim £1192 (202); R Lyons, Coleraine, 430k Lim £862 (201); J Small, Dungannon, 500k CH £1000 (200).

Friesian steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.