MARTS: Saintfield

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A good entry of 860 sheep on Tuesday with Hoggets selling to a top price of £95 and a top of £4.05 per kg. Fat ewes selling to a top price of £85 and rams to a top of £85.

Breeding ewes selling to a top of £130 each.

LEADING PRICES:

HOGGETS - Carryduff producer, 3 34kgs £95, 11 23kgs £87.80, Seaforde producer, 3 29kgs £95, Kircubbin producer, 1129.5kgs £94, Crossgar producer, 6 28kgs £93.50, Downpatrick producer, 24 27kgs £93.20, Lisburn producer, 9 26.5kgs £93, Killinchy producer, 28 25.5kgs £91, 27 27kgs £91, Clough producer, 5 25.5kgs £90, Crossgar producer, 15 24.5kgs £89, 8 21.5kgs £78, Lisburn producer, 19 24kgs £88, Ballynahinch producer, 18 25.75kgs £88, Dromara producer, 17 24kgs £88, 23 23.5kgs £87, Downpatrick producer, 11 24kgs £87, 7 19.5kgs £72.80, Ballyhalbert producer, 19 24.5kgs £87, Ballywalter producer, 15 23.75kgs £86.50, Portavogie producer, 50 23.75kgs £86, Ballynahinch producer, 24 24.75kgs £86, Hillsborough producer, 7 23.5kgs £85, Cloughey producer, 12 24kgs £85, Ballywalter producer, 22 23kgs £85, Newtownards producer, 7 22.5kgs £80, 10 21kgs £76, Dromara producer, 27 21.5kgs £80.80, Downpatrick producer, 10 21.75kgs £78, Ballyhalbert producer, 2 22.5kgs £77.50, Comber producer, 18 19kgs £77, Ballyclare producer, 31 18.75kgs £72, Ballynahinch producer, 7 21.75kgs £77, 6 20.75kgs £74, 5 19.5kgs £73, 17 18.5kgs £69, Ballygowan producer, 7 21kgs £77, 18 19kgs £71, Hillsborough producer, 10 18.5kgs £69.50.

FAT EWES - Carrowdore producer, £85, Greyabbey producer, £85, Downpatrick producer, £85, Saintfield producer, £85, £70, £60, Killinchy producer, £83, Ballynahinch producer, £82, £75, Ballyhalbert producer, £73, Hillsborough producer, £70, Dromara producer, £65, Downpatrick producer, £60.

RAMS - Downpatrick producer, £85, Ballywalter producer, £80, Comber producer, £70.

BREEDING EWES - Downpatrick producer, 16 at £130 each, 7 at £120 each, 8 at £118 each, 8 at £115 each, Killinchy producer, 8 at £105 each, 5 at £95 each, 9 at £90 each.

Another good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a brisk trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: sold to £1365 for a 700kg BB Bullock, £195 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1106 for a 700kg Sh, £158 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer BB Bullock 700kg £195 £1365, Crumlin producer Lim Bullock 630kg £200 £1260, Crossgar producer Sh Cows 700kg £158 £1106, 680kg £154 £1047, Comber producer Sh Bullock 690kg £180 £1242, Sh Bull 900kg £113 £1017, Killinchy producer Her Cows 590kg £164 £967, 580kg £163 £945, Ballygowan producer Fr Cows 770kg £118 £908, 680kg £124 £843, 650kg £120 £780, 610kg £122 £744, 690kg £103 £710, Comber producer Fr Cows 770kg £113 £870, 720kg £112 £806, Downpatrick producer Lim Cow 650kg £132 £858, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 670kg £125 £837, 590kg £130 £767, 630kg £118 £743.

BULLOCKS: Sold to £1085 for a 540kg BB, (200) £540 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £3.05 a kg for a 250kg Lim, £760.

Leading prices: Comber producer BB 540kg £1085, 460kg £935, Ballyhalbert producer Lims 320kg £895, 300kg £840, 300kg £835, 310kg £835, 300kg £800, 260kg £780, 250kg £760, 240kg £735, Crossgar producer Char 350kg £925, Portaferry producer Lims 400kg £950, 420kg £900, 380kg £890, 340kg £860, 350kg £760, 250kg £730, 240kg £715, Moira producer Chars 350kg £890, 370kg £875, Downpatrick producer AAs 460kg £880, 450kg £820, 420kg £840, 400kg £800, 360kg £795.

HEIFERS: Sold to £1000 for a 460kg, (212) £540 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Dromara producer Lims 460kg £1000, 470kg £1000, 480kg £1000, 450kg £990, 410kg £965, 400kg £920, 400kg £890, Hillsborough producer Sim 550kg £970, Comber producer AAs 390kg £825, 420kg £810, 400kg £800, 370kg £790, Saintfield producer Chars 230kg £700, 300kg £700.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £320 for a BB heifer.

Leading prices: Comber BB Heifer £320, Ballyhalbert producer AA Heifer £225, Downpatrick producer BB Bulls £310, £290, BB Heifers £300, £260, Comber producer Fr Bulls £245, £200, £190, £175.