MARTS: Kilrea

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A smaller entry of 190 calves on Thursday 17th September, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: JW McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £348; Greysteel farmer, Sim £345; M Kelso, Portglenone, Lim £327; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £322, £278; T Davis, Moneymore, CH £282, SHB £230; I Semple, Dungiven, Her £270, £245; J McClelland, Limavady, AA £240; Maghera farmer, AA £220; A Meighen, Dungiven, Her £220; G and EM Pollock, Ballymoney, ST £218; W Campbell, Magherafelt, Fri £215; W Simpson, Cullybackey, AA £210, £205; H Riddell, Portglenone, Sim £200.

Heifer calves: Ballymoney farmer, Lim £294; M Kelso, Portglenone, Sim £287, Lim £282; I Small, Ahoghill, BB £242; I Semple, Dungiven, Her £210, £190; RA Kyle and Sons, Culnady, Sim £195.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £215.

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

There was a good entry of 700 fat lambs and ewes on Monday 21st September met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £2.84 per kg and £66.00 per head. Ewes to £85.00.

Lambs: P McCracken, Cookstown, 20k £56.80 (284); D Rafferty, Garvagh, 20k £56.30 (282); D Beattie, Finvoy, 20k £56.20 (281), 16k £45 (281); H Convery, Cookstown, 19.5k £54.80 (281); A Cooper, Garvagh, 22k £61.60 (280); T Hunter, Aghadowey, 20k £56 (280); G Moody, Coleraine, 19.5k £54.50 (280), 22k £61 (277); M Martin, Dunloy, 20.5k £57 (278); W McIlrath, Kilrea, 23.5k £65 (277); L Reid, Coleraine, 21k £58 (276); M Glass, Maghera, 19.5k £53.50 (274); J Simpson, Ballymoney, 21.5k £58.80 (274); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 21k £57 (271); S Creith, Bushmills, 23.5k £63.40 (270); J Glass, Maghera, 20k £54 (270).

Fat ewes: 175 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £66.

Ewes to £85.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A super entry of 30 dairy stock on Tuesday 22nd September met a good steady trade to a top of £1370

WL and D Campbell, Coleraine, calved heifers to £1370, £1260; WR Savage, Magherafelt, calved heifers to £1240, £1180; J Surgenor, Dervock, second calver £1190; S Caskie, Limavady, calved heifer £1135; T and J Mackey, Ballyclare, calved cow £1005.

A super entry of 340 fat cow, suckler and store stock on Wednesday 23rd September at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1320, heifers to £1280, fat cows to £1192.

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

Aghadowey farmer, 480k CH £880 (183), 720k £920 (128), 670k Lim £760 (113); R Doherty, Coleraine, 680k Lim £927 (136); M Lagan, Upperlands, 880k AA £1192 (136); Kilrea farmer, 620k Par £790 (127), 470k AA £555 (118), 520k £585 (113), 490k BB £515 (105); Upperlands farmer,750k DAQ £940 (125).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

Heifers: R Ferguson, Coagh, 490k BB £1280 (261), 570k CH £1190 (209); J Forsythe, Moneymore, 450k Lim £1000 (222), 510k CH £1070 (210), 520k £1090 (210), 460k Lim £960 (209); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 460k Lim £1000 (217), 470k £962 (205), 450k £910 (202), 460k £930 (202); P Young, Moneymore, 510k DAQ £1100 (216), 520k CH £1100 (212), 540k BB £1140 (211); T Davison, Desertmartin, 390k CH £832 (213), 360k £748 (208); D Boyle, Dunloy, 370k Par £785 (212); I McClelland, Coleraine, 540k CH £1128 (209), 510k £1055 (207), 550k £1135 (206), 510k £1048 (206); J Oliver, Limavady, 390k Lim £815 (209); D Shiels, Garvagh, 410k Lim £845 (206), 500k £1000 (200); L McFetridge, Portglenone, 510k Lim £1030 (202); F Duffin, Toomebridge, 470k CH £940 (200); Kilrea farmer, 480k CH £960 (200).

Steers: R Shaw, Rasharkin, 290k CH £705 (243), 320k Lim £738 (231), 310k £710 (229), 340k £780 (229), 310k £700 (226), 300k £665 (222); F Duffin, Toomebridge, 500k CH £1198 (240); C Gordon, Kilrea, 340k CH £800 (235), 350k £800 (229), 360k £788 (219), 410k £840 (205); Ballymena Farmer, 250k Lim £562 (225), 340k £680 (200); K Cubitt, Rasharkin, 400k Lim £890 (223), 420k £900 (214), 450k £930 (207), 510k £1050 (205), 560k CH £1135 (203); Randalstown Farmer, 350k Lim £750 (214), 330k £660 (200); H Savage, Magherafelt, 420k CH £900 (214), 440k Lim £900 (205); J Oliver, Limavady, 460k Lim £980 (213); Bushmills farmer, 300k DAQ £635 (212); J Hegarty, Blackhill, 580k Her £1230 (212), 560k CH £1175 (210), 560k Lim £1160 (207), 580k BB £1192 (206), 610k Lim £1248 (205), 580k Lim £1160 (200); F Craig, Macosquin, 410k Lim £865 (211), 470k £990 (211); C Boyd, Limavady, 370k Lim £775 (210), 530k £1068 (202); G Calderwood, Rasharkin, 440k Lim £920 (209); D Shiels, Garvagh, 520k Lim £1070 (206), 510k £1040 (204), 480k £970 (202); G Boyce, Garvagh, 540k Lim £1100 (203), 540k £1080 (200); W Chesney, Ahoghill, 340k Lim £685 (202); Macosquin farmer, 450k CH £900 (200);.

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