MARTS: Markethill (cattle sale)

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An entry of 300 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 29th November continued to sell in a very firm trade with prices for store cattle showing another slight increase.

The 110 store heifers sold readily with middleweights to £220 for 380 kilos at £835. All good quality lots sold from £195 to £218 per 100 kilos. Hereford heifers sold to £213 for 410 kilos at £880 .

Forward heifers sold to £203 for 550 kilos at £1120 and up to £1300 for 680 kilos (191). Main demand sold from £185 to £200 per 100 kilos. Plainer quality heifers sold from £168 to £180 per 100 kilos.

The 135 store bullocks sold in an excellent trade with forward lots selling to £210 for 530 kilos at £1115 and up to £1265 for 640 kilos (197). Main demand sold from £180 to £204 per 100 kilos. Forward Fries sold from £135 to £157 for 510 kilos at £805 each.

Middleweight steers sold from £190 to £218 for 426 kilos at £930 and up to £1040 for for 490 kilos (212).

Lightweight stores sold to £268 for 328 kilos at £880 . All good quality lots sold from £200 to £237 per 100 kilos.

A smaller entry of weanlings sold in a very good trade. Males sold to £241 for 322kilos at £775 . Heifers sold to £234 for 256kilos at £600.

Suckler outfits sold at £1300 and £1130.

MALE WEANLINGS

Lisburn farmer : 320k £775 240p : Annaclone farmer : 250k £600 234p : Keady farmer : 260k £615 229p : Markethill farmer : 330k £705 209p.

FORWARD BULLOCKS

Loughgilly farmer : 530k £1115 210p : Armagh farmer : 560k £1145 204p : Newry farmer : 560k £1135 201p : Tandragee farmer : 650k £1295 198p : Tandragee farmer : 550k £110 198p : Tandragee farmer : 650k £1295 198p : Armagh farmer : 590k £1180 197p : Tandragee farmer : 640k £1265 196p : Tandragee farmer : 640k £1265 196p : Tandragee farmer : 600k £1180 194p : Newry farmer : 500k £975 194p.

MIDDLEWEIGHT BULLOCKS

Cullyhanna farmer : 420k £930 218p : Dromintee farmer : 460k £980 212p : Loughgilly farmer : 490k £1040 211p : Armagh farmer : 400k £850 208p : Keady farmer : 450k £940 207p : Armagh farmer : 420k £880 207p : Newry farmer : 460k £965 206p.

LIGHTWEIGHT BULLOCKS

Fivemiletown farmer : 320k £880 268p : Armagh farmer : 380k £900 236p : Armagh farmer : 370k £865 233p : Silverbridge farmer : 340k £800 231p : Keady farmer : 330k £730 221p : Keady farmer : 350k £770 216p : Fivemiletown farmer : 400k £860 215p : Middletown farmer : 370k £795 211p.

FRIES BULLOCKS

Silverbridge farmer : 510k £805 157p : Newry farmer : 530k £795 147p : Newry farmer : 570k £850 147p : Silverbridge farmer : 530k £760 143p : Newry farmer : 550k £790 143p : Newry farmer : 530k £755 142p.

FORWARD HEIFERS

Dromore farmer : 550k £1120 203p : Poyntzpass farmer : 590k £1185 199p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 530k £1055 199p : Mowhan farmer : 530k £1065 198p : Mowhan farmer : 510k £1010 198p : Markethill farmer : 510k £990 193p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 510k £980 192p : Keady farmer : 500k £975 191p : Poyntzpass farmer : 680k £1300 191p.

MIDDLEWEIGHT HEIFERS

Killylea farmer : 380k £835 219p : Fivemiletown farmer : 390k £855 219p : Killylea farmer : 300k £670 218p : Lisnaskea farmer : 310k £690 218p : Armagh farmer : 340k £755 218p : Tassagh farmer : 410k £880 213p : Newry farmer : 410k £850 205p : Armagh farmer : 440k £900 204p : Killylea farmer : 410k £830 200p.