MARTS: Kilrea

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A good entry of 170 calves and 40 weanlings on Thursday 8th October, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: A Gordon, Portglenone, Lim £368; D McMullan, Rasharkin, Sim £352, £330; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £348; Randalstown Farmer, Lim £340; J W McCollum, Ballykelly, Lim £338, BB £242; JA Bell, Randalstown, Lim £335; J Close, Rasharkin, BB £335, AA £285; D McAleese, Aghadowey, BB £322; Drumabest Farms, Ballymoney, BB £320, £240; W Simpson, Cullybackey, AA £294, £250; S Chestnutt, Ballymoney, Her £280; JA and SW McCaughan, Coleraine, AA £225.

Heifer calves: D McKinney, Maghera, Her £300; M Currie, Ballymoney, BB £350, £318; A Gordon, Portglenone, Lim £275; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £275; Randalstown Farmer, BB £270; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £265; Randalstown Farmer, Lim £260; H Harbinson, Aghadowey, AA £237; JW McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £237; J Close, Rasharkin, AA £232; Randalstown Farmer, Lim £230; Drumabest Farms, Ballymoney, BB £222; Upperlands Farmer, AA £215; R Cunningham, Aghadowey, Her £200.

Friesian calves: Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £160

Weanlings/suck calves: 40 on offer this with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

A super entry of 350 calves on Friday 9th October met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Bull calves: D Thompson, Dungiven, 260k DAQ £750 (289), 320k Lim £780 (244), 310k DAQ £740 (239), 340k £810 (238), 370k £800 (216); R Millen, Coleraine, 170k DAQ £488 (287), 270k £590 (219); A Semple, Dungiven, 290k CH £825 (285), 270k £760 (282), 350k £700 (200); K Mullan, Garvagh, 200k Lim £545 (273), 360k £805 (224); D Semple, Dungiven, 240k CH £650 (271), 320k £840 (263), 310k £785 (253), 290k £730 (252), 320k £790 (247), 290k £715 (247), 290k £710 (245), 310k £740 (239), 330k £790 (239), 275k Lim £655 (238), 370k £850 (230), 400k £910 (228), 340k £765 (225); I Tanner, Castlerock, 310k Lim £825 (266), 340k CH £845 (249), 350k £855 (244), 330k £805 (244), 390k £915 (235), 380k £855 (225), 340k £760 (224), 440k £975 (222), 360k £800 (222), 350k £765 (219), 370k £805 (218); S Tanner, Castlerock, 320k CH £840 (263); D Logan, Rasharkin, 190k Lim £497 (262), 210k £475 (226); P Dougherty, Castlerock, 280k CH £730 (261), 350k £805 (230), 400k £870 (218); A Dougherty, Castlerock, 270k CH £700 (259), 380k £830 (218); R Kelly, Aghanloo, 210k CH £525 (250), 240k Lim £550 (229), 310k CH £705 (227), 310k £685 (221), 310k £670 (216); HJ Walsh, Portglenone, 305k Lim £755 (248), 305k £715 (234), 290k £670 (231), 250k £565 (226), 330k £745 (226), 380k £860 (226), 310k £690 (223), 290k £650 (224), 390k £850 (218), 290k £630 (217); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 240k CH £585 (244), 220k £530 (241), 270k Lim £640 (237), 310k CH £690 (223); J Whyte, Portglenone, 350k CH £855 (244), 300k £715 (238), 340k £770 (227), 330k £730 (221), 390k BB £850 (218); A McErlean, Portglenone, 330k CH £805 (244), 290k Lim £695 (240), 320k £750 (234), 330k CH £765 (232); M Armstrong, Garvagh, 260k CH £630 (242), 280k £655 (234), 270k Lim £595 (220); T Shiels, Kilrea, 300k CH £725 (242), 340k £800 (236), 310k £675 (218); S Gaston, Dunloy, 240k Lim £570 (238), 250k £595 (238), 280k £640 (229), 270k £615 (228), 300k £675 (225); N Glass, Rasharkin, 370k DAQ $860 (232), 340k £770 (227), 360k £815 (226); R McIlvar, Garvagh, 250k CH £695 (278), 280k £765 (273), 280k £700 (250), 340k £840 (247), 360k £860 (23 Moore, Macosquin, 220k CH £520 (236), 260k £610 (235), 265k £620 (234), 270k £615 (228), 310k £670 (216); S Black, Garvagh, 240k CH £565 (235); P O’Kane, Carnlough, 370k CH £870 (235); E O’Connell, Garvagh, 260k Lim £600 (231); A Canning, Dungiven, 370k Lim £850 (230), 320k £730 (228); JR Keatley, Magherafelt, 400k Lim £920 (230), 410k £915 (223); P McCloskey, Feeny, 240k DAQ £547 (228), 290k CH £635 (219); R Ewing, Knockloughrim, 250k Sim £565 (226); T McCallion, Portglenone, 320k Lim £720 (225), 370k £825 (223), 330k £730 (221), 380k £835 (220), 370k £800 (216); A Marks, Portglenone, 300k Lim £675 (225); P Young, Moneymore, 400k Lim £900 (225); TP McErlaine, Rasharkin, 230k Lim £510 (222); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 340k Lim £740 (218); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 250k Lim £545 (218); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 340k SHB £745 (219); R McKeown, Portglenone, 450k Lim £975 (217).

Heifer calves: D Logan, Rasharkin, 170k Lim £460 (271), 160k £425 (266), 230k £540 (235), 215k £482 (224); D Moore, Macosquin, 250k CH £665 (266), 290k £675 (233), 290k £660 (228); Macosquin Farmer, 340k CH £900 (265), 290k £690 (238), 340k £760 (224); I Tanner, Castlerock, 360k CH £950 (264), 370k £910 (246), 300k £685 (228), 310k £700 (226), 320k £700 (219), 360k £785 (218), 370k £800 (216); M Bradley, Garvagh, 230k Lim £600 (261); D Semple, Dungiven, 310k CH £810 (261), 260k £655 (252), 290k £670 (231), 320k £740 (231), 310k £700 (226), 300k £665 (222), 280k £610 (218), 360k £760 (211); JR Keatley, Magherafelt, 290k Lim £755 (260), 290k £710 (245), 300k £655 (218); R McIlvar, Garvagh, 270k CH £695 (257), 300k £670 (223), 260k £575 (221), 440k £935 (213); M Armstrong, Garvagh, 360k CH £915 (254), 300k £740 (247), 270k £600 (222); T Shiels, Kilrea, 250k CH £620 (248), 285k £680 (239), 390k £920 (236); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 340k Lim £840 (247); A McErlean, Portglenone, 310k CH £765 (247), 310k £680 (219); A Canning, Dungiven, 350k Lim £855 (244), 320k CH £750 (234), 340k £795 (234), 420k £975 (232), 350k £800 (229), 390k Lim £845 (217); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 320k Lim £775 (242), 300k £605 (202); S Black, Garvagh, 245k CH £580 (237), 220k £475 (216); P McCloskey, Feeny, 245k DAQ £580 (237); A Semple, Dungiven, 300k CH £710 (237); A Marks, Portglenone, 340k Lim £785 (231); R Reid, Dunloy, 160k CH £365 (228), 210k Lim £455 (217); M Murphy, Dungiven, 410k Lim £925 (226); R Kelly, Aghanloo, 270k DAQ £605 (224); P McKay, Kilrea, 215k Lim £482 (224); P Dougherty, Castlerock, 240k CH £520 (217); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 280k CH £600 (214), 230k £490 (213); HJ Walsh, Portglenone, 280k Sim £595 (213); N Donaghy, Dungiven, 250k Lim £525 (210), 260k £520 (200); R Ewing, Knockloughrim, 215k Sim £452 (210).

A good entry of around 640 on Monday 12th October met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.14 per Kg and £68.20 per head. Ewes to £83.50.

Lambs: S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 19.5k £58.20 (298); D Johnston, Maghera, 20k £59 (295); T McGilligan, Drumsurn, 19.5k £57.20 (293); D Wylie, Rasharkin, 21k £61 (291); B McCord, Cookstown, 19.5k £56 (287); L McKinley, Portstewart, 22k £63 (286); F Mckenna, Maghera, 22k £62.70 (285); R Dixon, Castlerock, 22k £62.50 (284); J O’Hagan, Draperstown, 22k £62.50 (284); W McIlrath, Kilrea, 22.5k £63.50 (282); L Reid, Coleraine, 24.5k £68.80 (281); R Cole, Macosquin, 23k £64.50 (280); W Johnston, Maghera, 22.5k £63 (280); J Simpson, Ballymoney, 22k £61.50 (280); E Steele, Portglenone, 22.5k £63 (280); D Torrens, Garvagh, 23k £64.50 (280); WS Carmichael, Ballymoney, 20.5k £57 (278); T McGill, Kilrea, 23k £64 (278); J McKeague, Dunloy, 24.5k £68.20 (278); G Graham, Macosquin, 21.5k £59.40 (276); S Wilson, Randalstown, 22.5k £61.80 (275); S Bonnar, Kilrea, 24.5k £67 (274); G Calderwood, Rasharkin, 24k £65.50 (273).

Fat ewes: 120 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £68.

Ewes to £83.50.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

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

A good entry of 33 dairy stock on Tuesday 13th October met a good steady trade to a top of £1400.

Grange Farms, Castlerock, calved heifers to £1310, £1270; J Surgenor, Dervock, third calvers to £1260, £1220, second calver £1010; T and J Mackey, Ballyclare, calved cow £1190; N McNaugher, Aghadowey, second calver £1120; A Forsythe, Moneymore, calved cow £1060; M McCurdy, Dervock, bull £1050.

A super entry of 320 stock on Wednesday 14th October at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1275, heifers to £1150, fat cows to £1000.

Fat cows: (45 on offer, flying trade – more required).

R Compton, Cullybackey, 730k AA £1000 (137); D Thompson, Dungiven, 700k BB £960 (137); S and B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 440k BB £560 (127), 650k Lim £790 (122); C Speer, Castledawson, 540k Lim £685 (127); N Royle, Kilrea, 670k AA £840 (125); Culnady Farmer, 600k DAQ £740 (123); JP Kerr, Toome, 710k DAQ £850 (120); H and RJ McCaughan, Ballymoney, 630k Lim £740 (118); J McLaughlin, Claudy, 710k CH £840 (118); A Matthews, Bushmills, 660k Lim £770 (117); J Alcorn, Macosquin, 680k CH £770 (113), 700k Lim £785 (112); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 600k Lim £680 (113).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

T Shiels, Kilrea, Par cow with CH bull calf £1400; R Brown, Garvagh, Lim cow with Lim bull calf £1270.

Heifers: C and J Kelly, Bellarena, 390k Lim £845 (217), 400k £790 (198), 370k £730 (197); R McAllister, Bushmills, 380k Lim £805 (212), 430k CH £892 (207), 430k £862 (201), 500k Lim £1000 (200), 410k CH £790 (193); G Rainey, Maghera, 520k Lim £1080 (208), 440k £860 (196); R Shaw, Rasharkin, 330k Lim £675 (205); D and A Lamont, Portglenone, 420k CH £850 (202); W Knight, Aghadowey, 460k CH £925 (201), 440k £885 (201), 440k £850 (193); L McCloskey, Claudy, 430k CH £865 (201), 440k £850 (193); D Gordon, Kilrea, 540k DAQ £1080 (200), 520k £1020 (196); W McCracken, Limavady, 440k Lim £878 (200).

Steers: O McConnon, Randalstown, 350k DAQ £890 (254), 390k £895 (230), 370k £820 (222), 360k £795 (221), 360k £790 (219), 460k £910 (198); R Shaw, Rasharkin, 340k Lim £765 (225); D Campbell, Portglenone, 390k Lim £850 (218), 420k £870 (207), 550k £1070 (195), 480k £920 (192), 510k £970 (190); J Kelso, Upperlands, 410k Lim £880 (215); T Campbell, Portglenone, 420k Lim £890 (212), 430k £895 (208), 450k £905 (201); R Hamilton, Castledawson, 490k Lim £1040 (212), 470k Sim £930 (198); A Linton, Garvagh,410k Lim £870 (212); D Boyd, Ballintoy, 430k Lim £902 (210), 450k £905 (201); G Campbell, Garvagh, 380k Lim £795 (209); J Allen, Bellaghy, 620k AA £1275 (206), 620k £1255 (202), 580k £1165 (201); V Campbell, Curran, 430k Lim £880 (205), 400k CH £780 (195), 420k Lim £810 (193); B Johnston, Limavady, 570k AA £1160 (204), 540k Lim £1045 (194); K Johnston, Limavady, 490k Sim £995 (203), 530k CH £1070 (202), 540k £1060; J McDevitt, Bellarena, 610k CH £1240 (203); D Riley, Dungiven, 500k Lim £1000 (200), 420k £840 (200); W Rea, Ballymoney, 490k CH £960 (196); (196), 490k £960 (196), 510k £995 (195); T Brown, Knockloughrim, 480k SH £925 (193).

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