MARTS: Kilrea

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A good entry of 170 calves on Thursday 27th August, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves:

Macosquin Farmer, CH £490, £360; P McCracken, Cookstown, CH £438; S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £362, £275, £248; J & RJ Hanna, Loughgiel, AA £310; C Keane & Sons, Moneymore, AA £310, Lim £242; Magherafelt Farmer, Her £300; S Cassidy, Moneymore, AA £298, £245; A McMurray, Dungiven, FKV £297, £280, £255; W Wylie, Dunloy, FKV £295; Workman Farms, Aghadowey, AA £295; M Smyth, Mosside, Her £285, £250; I Calvin, Macosquin, FKV £268, £250; J McElheran, Stranocum, Her £265, £232; NG & C Smyth, Ballymena, FKV £265; D & R Alexander, Clough, Lim £246; Claudy Farmer, AA £244; W Simpson, Cullybackey, AA £225, £220; GE Bates, Moneymore, AA £212.

Heifer calves: S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £350, £290; W and A Houston, Glarryford, Sim £325; C Keane & Sons, AA £302; J and RJ Hanna, Loughgiel, CH £295; W Elliott, Tobermore, AA £260; M Smyth, Mosside, Her £245; Magherafelt Farmer, AA £240; W Wylie, Dunloy, FKV £240; PJ and C Henry, Desertmartin, BB £218; S Connolly, Portglenone, AA £204.

Friesian calves

Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £132.

Weanlings/suck calves

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

A good entry of 710 on Monday 31st August met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £2.91 per Kg and £65.00 per head. Ewes to £70.00

Lambs:

T McAuley, Bendooragh, 21k £61 (291); D Beattie, Finvoy, 20k £57.20 (286); T Shiels, Kilrea, 23k £64.20 (279); A Clarke, Randalstown, 22k £61 (277); G McAllister, Kilrea, 21k £58.20 (277); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 20k £55 (275); D Lynn, Portglenone, 21k £57.80 (275); A Parkhill, Ballymoney, 20k £55 (275); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 22.5k £61.60 (274); J Caskey. Kilrea, 22k £60 (273); R Young, Ballymoney, 22k £60 (272);P Brolly, Limavady, 22.5k £61 (271); S McKenna, Maghera, 17.5k £47.50 (271); W Cochrane, Macosquin, 23.5k £63.40 (270); W Houston, Maghera, 24k £64.50 (269); F McKinney, Bendooragh, 22k £59.20 (269); J Gould, Ringsend, 22.5k £60 (267); A Jeffers, Coleraine, 22.5k £60 (267); J Kirk, Ballymoney, 24k £64 (267);Portstewart Farmer, 23.5k £62.50 (266); GR Wallace, Kilrea, 23k £61.20 (266); Ballymena famer, 23k £61 (265); DA Norris and Sons, Coleraine, 24k £63.70 (265); W Peden, Dervock, 24.5k £65 (265).

Fat Ewes: 200 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £70.

Ewes to £70.

Rams to £150.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 1st September met a good steady trade to a top of £1140.

A good entry of over 230 stock on Wednesday 2nd September at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1368, heifers to £1285, fat cows to £1375.

Fat cows: (35 on offer, flying trade ~ more required).

D Morrow, Macosquin, 970k CH £1375 (142), 890k £1248 (140), 790k £1095 (139); M Smyth, Macosquin, 620k CH £830 (134), 690k £915 (133), 530k £670 (126); P Dougan, Coleraine, 600k Lim £785 (131); R Hammond, Desertmartin, 710k Lim £930 (131), 660k Sim £842 (128); K Gardiner, Kilrea, 610k Par £790 (130); G and EM Pollock, Ballymoney, 470k SWR £600 (128); S Wallace, Tobermore, 640k AA £770 (120).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

D Shiels, Garvagh, Sal cow with Lim bull calf at foot £1470.

Heifers:

D Morrow, Macosquin, 480k CH £1087 (227); A Campbell, Culnady, 570k CH £1285 (225); Moneymore Farmer, 480k CH £1038 (216); C Stewart, Randalstown, 350k Lim £735 (210); Ballymena Farmer, 220k Lim £460 (209); D Fulton, Ballymoney, 450k Lim £935 (208), 450k £930 (207), 420k £857 (204), 460k £932 (203); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 280k Lim £580 (207); N McErlean, Portglenone, 380k CH £785 (207); J McKeown, Portglenone, 360k DAQ £740 (206); B Killen, Campsie, 470k CH £950 (202).

Steers:

R Shaw, Rasharkin, 300k Lim £775 (258), 370k £885 (239), 310k £695 (224), 350k £740 (211); C Stewart, Randalstown, 240k Lim £570 (238); Magherafelt Farmer, 280k CH £650 (232); D Harshaw, Castlerock, 300k Lim £660 (220), 390k £800 (205), 340k £680 (200); N Gibson, Tobermore, 340k Sim £745 (219); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 310k Lim £670 (216), 420k £860 (205); B Kelly, Kells, 560k BB £1185 (212); WB McKinney, Finvoy, 320k Lim £674 (211); S Mullan, Ringsend, 390k Lim £815 (209); N McErlean, Portglenone, 360k CH £750 (208); D Morrow, Macosquin, 480k CH £995 (207); J Hegarty, Blackhill, 560k Lim £1155 (206), 600k £1210 (202); W Wilson, Dungiven, 510k CH £1045 (205), 450k Lim £920 (204), 520k CH £1045 (201); R Guy, Limavady, 510k Lim £1040 (204); R McCartney, Dungiven, 360k Lim £735 (204), 390k £790 (203).

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