MARTS: Kilrea

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A super entry of 240 calves and 70 weanlings on Thursday 5th November met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: N McNaugher, Aghadowey, BB £350, £340, £322; Kilrea farmer, Lim £345; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £335, £288, £268; K Scullion, Portglenone, AA £318; S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £312, £295, £222; T Harbison, Aghadowey, AA £297; H Hutchinson, Tobermore, CH £295; F McKenna, Ballymoney, AA £285; S Chestnutt, Ballymoney, Her £270; J and I Jamison, Coleraine, Lim £258, £195; J R Lamont, Macosquin, MB £257; Macosquin farmer, Lim £250; WK Shiels, Maghera, AA £235, BB £206; G Fleming, Ballymoney, Lim £232.

Heifer calves: N McNaugher, Aghadowey, BB £327; Randalstown farmer, BB £280; E McIlmoyle, Rasharkin, Sim £272; K Scullion, Portglenone, Lim £272; S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £270, £240; T Harbison, Aghadowey, AA £265, £230; A Meighen, Dungiven, Her £262, £242, £238; I Smyth, Castlerock, AA £255.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £120.

Weanlings/suck calves: 70 on offer this with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

A smaller entry of around 390 on Monday 9th November met a steady trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.13 per kg and £72.80 per head. Ewes to £86.

Lambs: L Conn, Limavady, 21k £65.70 (313); McCollum Farms, Coleraine, 19k £58 (305); T and J Mackey, Ballyclare, 21k £63 (300); A Clarke, Randalstown, 21.5k £64 (298); R Wylie, Bushmills, 23k £68.40 (297); JC Henry, Coleraine, 24k £70.10 (292); K Clyde, Garvagh, 23.5k £68.20 (290); J Christie, Dunloy, 24k £69.60 (290); G Calderwood, Rasharkin, 24k £69.40 (289); RC and JC Watson, Rasharkin, 23.5k £67 (285); S Marshall, Ballymena, 23.5k £66.50 (283); P McCloskey, Feeny, 24.5k £69.20 (282); F McClure, Ballymoney, 25k £70.40 (282); T Beattie, Ballymoney, 24.5k £68.50 (280); J Duffy, Draperstown, 25k £69.60 (278); DW Bristow, Portglenone, 25k £69.20 (277); E McMullan, Rasharkin, 21k £58 (276); V Millen, Coleraine, 25.5k £69 (271); S McGovern, Cookstown, 21.5k £58 (270), 18.5k £50 (270); M McNeill, Ballycastle, 25k £67.40 (270).

Fat ewes: 80 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Heavy lambs to £72.80. Ewes to £86. Rams to £80. Brisk demand for all types on offer. All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 10th November met a good steady trade to a top of £1205 and £1130.

N and R Booth, Stewartstown, calved heifers to £1205, £1130; D Taylor, Portglenone, calved heifer £1085; A Anderson, Cookstown, spring heifer £1050; S Henry, Macosquin, calved heifer £1030; R Givan, Dungannon, calved cow £1000.

A good entry of 250 stock on Wednesday 11th November at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1325, heifers to £1225, fat cows to £1115.

Fat cows: (75 on offer, flying trade – more required)

P McVey, Moneymore, 660k Lim £950 (144); D Thompson, Dungiven, 780k Par £1115 (143); G Boyce, Garvagh, 730k Lim £1018 (140); W McConway, Bellarena, 710k CH £990 (139), 740k BB £900 (122); R Stewart, Macosquin, 640k Lim £870 (136); W Doherty, Articlave, 780k AA £1025 (131); A McErlean, Portglenone, 770k Lim £1000 (130); W Elliott, Ballycastle, 700k FKV £900 (129); F Duffin, Toomebridge, 840k CH £1070 (127); A Andrews, Castlerock, 660k CH £800 (121); T McCallion, Portglenone, 680k BB £820 (121); R McKeown, Portglenone, 750k Lim £900 (120).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

J Kearney, Ballymoney, CH heifers with CH bull calves at foot to £1690, £1680, CH heifer with CH heifer calf £1550; C McDevitt, Limavady, AA cow with Lim bull calf at foot £1220.

Heifers: Portglenone farmer, 340k Lim £710 (209), 370k £770 (208), 390k BB £770 (197), 420k Lim £822 (196); R Fulton, Randalstown, 470k CH £935 (199); S Bolton, Culnady, 380k Sim £742 (195); R Boyd, Garvagh, 410k Lim £795 (194); Kilrea farmer, 440k CH £850 (193).

Steers: Portglenone farmer, 360k Lim £850 (236), 400k £885 (221), 380k £840 (221), 400k £875 (219), 330k £692 (210), 360k £750 (208), 370k £750 (203); T McCallion, Portglenone, 300k Lim £705 (235), 260k £600 (231); R Graham, Ballyclare, 300k CH £660 (220); Kilrea farmer, 410k Lim £890 (217), 360k £750 (208), 370k £760 (205); S Graham, Upperlands, 430k Lim £910 (212); S Kelly, Kilrea, 550k Lim £1150 (209), 520k £1015 (195); V Campbell, Magherafelt, 390k Lim £805 (206), 400k CH £765 (191); D Maxwell, Upperlands, 600k Lim £1185 (198); R Campbell, Killykergan, 560k BB £1100 (196); J Kelso, Upperlands, 460k Lim £898 (195); N Quigg, Kilrea, 480k Lim £918 (191).

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