MARTS: Saintfield

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Good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a firm trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 75 fats sold to £1350 for a 730kg Sim Bullock, £185 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1041 for a 690kg Char, £151 per 100kg. Fr Cows sold to £966 for a 690kg, £140 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Sim and Lim Bullocks 730kg £185 £1350, 710kg £181 £1285, 750kg £170 £1275, 700kg £176 £1232, 640kg £191 £1222, 680kg £177 £1203, Downpatrick producer Char Cows 690kg £151 £1041, 640kg £148 £947, Carryduff producer Hol Cows 690kg £140 £966, 670kg £130 £871, 680kg £128 £870, 640kg £135 £864, Toye producer Hol Cow 710kg £127 £901, 670kg £108 £723, Downpatrick producer BB Cows 670kg £139 £931, 610kg £137 £835, 630kg £131 £825, 570kg £128 £729, Dromara producer Fr Cows 780kg £107 £834, 720kg £112 £806, 580kg £136 £788, 750kg £100 £750.

BULLOCKS: 60 sold to £1235 for a 610kg BB, (202) £625 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Comber producer BBs 610kg £1235, 610kg £1185, Killyleagh producer Chars 550kg £1115, 550kg £1070, Downpatrick producer Chars 600kg £1095, 500kg £1040, 520kg £1020, Castlewellan producer Lims 500kg £1120, 540kg £1105, Downpatrick producer Lims 500kg £1035, 410kg £965, Crossgar producer Lims 500kg £1030, 400kg £940, Crossgar producer Chars 400kg £855, 320kg £840, 400kg £825, Millisle producer Lims 300kg £865, 310kg £835, 300kg £780, 300kg £730.

HEIFERS: 55 sold to £1200 for a 600kg Char, (200) £600 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Comber producer Chars 600kg £1200, 520kg £1160, 520kg £1095, 530kg £1040, 390kg £900, Downpatrick producer Lims 400kg £965, 400kg £940, 460kg £900, Toye producer AAs 360kg £790, 300kg £770.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £430 for a BB Heifer.

Leading prices: Comber producer BB Heifers £430, £360, £305, £275, AA Heifers £245, £240, Hol Bulls £195, £170, £128, £125 twice, Ballynahinch producer Lim Bulls £275, £248, £230, £200.