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A smaller entry of 120 calves on Thursday 10th September, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: Ballymena farmer, Her £368, BB £338, Her 3267, £265, £220; P Brown, Clough, AA £304, £270; Ballymoney Farmer, CH £305, Her £255; R and P McMaster, Ballyronan, BB £302; B McAfee, Aghadowey, BB £300; S Connolly, Portglenone, AA £282; W Simpson, Cullybackey, AA 3280; E Tosh, Castlerock, Lim £278; Antrim Farmer, Sim £270; H Hunter, Bushmills, AA £270; H Snodgrass, L’Derry, AA £264; JM Tannahill, Macoquin, FKV £250; W and A Houston, Glarryford, BB £248; C Dunn, Donemana, Lim £240.

Heifer calves: C McCloskey, Eglinton, Lim £390, £300; R and P McMaster, Ballyronan, AA £245; Ballymoney farmer, Her £220; C Mullaghan, Rasharkin, Lim £205.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £187.

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 760 on Monday 14th September met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.18 per kg and £68.00 per head.Ewes to £75.00

Lambs:

G and C Neely, Upperlands, 16.5k £52.50 (318); McKinney Bros, Maghera, 17k £52.50 (307); J Kells, Moneymore, 18k £54.50 (303), 23.5k £69 (294); R Anderson, Upperlands, 20.5k £61 (298); E Steele, Portglenone, 21.5k £61.70 (287); W Armstrong, Kilrea, 22.5k £64.10 (285); R Young, Ballymoney, 22k £62.70 (285); M Glass, Maghera, 21.5k £61 (284); H McErlean, Portglenone, 21k £59.50 (283); J McFetridge, Garvagh, 23k £65 (283); PJ Quinn, Cookstown, 20.5k £58 (283); K Galbraith, Coleraine, 21.5k £60.60 (282); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 22k £62 (282); N Wilkinson, Cookstown, 22k £62 (282), 21k £58.50 (279); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 21k £59.20 (282); R Brown, Garvagh, 21k £59 (281); G Kerr, Coleraine, 21k £59 (281); K Clyde, Garvagh, 22k £61.50 (280), 24.5k £65.80 (269); D McFerran, Rasharkin, 21k £58.70 (280), 21k £58.50 (279); S McCahon, Aghadowey, 22.5k £62.80 (279); A McClements, Ballymoney, 23k £64 (278); R Doherty, Coleraine, 19.5k £54 (277); J O’Kane, Dungiven, 20k £55.20 (276); P Sleeman, Limavady, 23k £63.50 (276); L McKinely, Portstewart, 23k £63 (274); M McLeister, Portglenone, 23.5k £64 (272; L Reid, Coleraine, 23k £62.50 (272); J Glass, Maghera, 24k £64.70 (270); D Torrens, Garvagh, 23k £62.20 (270).

Fat ewes: 160 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £68.

Ewes to £75.

Rams to £107.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A super entry of 62 dairy stock on Tuesday 15th September met a good steady trade to a top of £1270.

T Buchanan, Clough, second calver £1270, calved heifers to £1180, £1080; O and K Hawe, Knockloughrim, calved heifers to £1270, £1220, £1000; W and A Houston, Glarryford, calved heifer £1260; WR Savage, Magherafelt, calved heifers to £1250, £1180, £1170; Grange Farms, Castlerock, calved heifers to £1210, £1160; J Surgenor, Dervock, fourth Calver £1130, second calver £1120, calved cows £1080, £1070; Workman Farms, Aghadowey, calved heifer £1020.

A super entry of 280 stock on Wednesday 16th September at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1360, Heifers to £1270, fat cows to £1150.

Fat cows: (40 on offer, flying trade – more required).

McKinney Bros, Maghera, 710k Lim £1047 (148); T Patton, Eglinton, 810k Lim £1150 (142), 710k £907 (128), 800k £945 (118), 690k FR £800 (116); I Smyth, Limavady, 810k BB £1000 (124); R O’Neill, Dunloy, 740k Lim £897 (121); H Savage, Magherafelt, 660k Lim £780 (118), 920k £1000 (109); S Casey, Cloughmills, 610k Fr £680 (112); H Conn, Castlerock, 560k CH £620 (111); N Connor, Dungiven, 750k Sim £835 (111).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

JR Mullan, Garvagh, Lim cows with Lim bull calves to £2000, £1790, £1750, Lim cow with heifer calf £1730, £1700; R O’Neill, Dunloy, BB cow with Lim heifer calf £1575, Lim Cow with Lim heifer calf £1210; J Devlin, Coagh, CH cows with heifer calves to £1480, £1365; W Overend, Bellaghy, CH cow with CH heifer calf £1275, CH cow with CH bull calf £1220.

Heifers: S McCambridge, Ballycastle, 490k CH £1070 (218), 470k £1010 (215), 430k £892 (207), 480k £995 (207), 440k Lim £892 (203), 460k CH £932 (203); J Forsythe, Moneymore, 600k CH £1270 (212), 570k £1180 (207), 580k £1200 (207), 590k £1180 (200), 600k £1200 (200); S Higgins, Garvagh, 350k Lim £742 (212); J McCambridge, Ballycastle, 460k CH £970 (211), 410k £847 (207), 450k £900 (200); R and E Cameron, Moneymore, 500k CH £1050 (210), 470k £960 (204), 500k £1000 (200); L McFetridge, Portglenone, 520k Lim £1090 (210), 510k £1020 (200); S Hunter, Bushmills, 620k CH £1270 (205), 560k £1125 (201); Upperlands Farmer, 420k DAQ £860 (205); H Walsh, Portglenone, 400k CH £812 (203); S Kelly, Kilrea, 540k CH £1088 (202); F McAuley, Toomebridge, 420k Lim £847 (202); D and A Lamont, Portglenone, 390k BB £780 (200).

Steers: F McAuley, Toomebridge, 230k Lim £570 (247), 310k £680 (219); J Whyte, Portglenone, 395k CH £900 (228), 430k £890 (207), 440k £900 (205); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 380k Lim £860 (226), 350k £785 (224), 370k £780 (211); J Oliver, Limavady, 520k CH £1115 (214), 510k Lim £1052 (206), 570k CH £1158 (203); Upperlands Farmer, 510k CH £1082 (212); P and M Caskie, Belfast, 540k Lim £1140 (211); T Paul, Blackhill, 580k AA £1210 (209), 430k £892 (207), 500k £1035 (207), 440k £895 (203); J Whyte, Portglenone, 440k CH £900 (205); J Gordon, Kilrea, 530k Lim £1075 (203); 600k £1200 (200); JC Smyth, Castlerock, 460k AA £935 (203); W Hoy, Ahoghill, 460k Lim £925 (201); Kilrea Farmer, 420k CH £845 (201), 470k DAQ £942 (200).

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