MARTS: Saintfield

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Super show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharper trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 80 fats sold to £1220 for a 1000kg EA bull, £122 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1150 for a 810kg BB, £142 per 100kg. Fr cows sold to £1048 for a 760kg, £138 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Drumreagh producer EA bull 1000kg £122 £1220, Lim cow 740kg £144 £1065, Castlewellan producer BB cow 810kg £142 £1150, Newtownards producer Lim bull 910kg £127 £1155, Lim cows 760kg £143 £1086, 570kg £166 £946, Crossgar producer Fr cows 760kg £138 £1048, 700kg £139 £973, 690kg £134 £924, 630kg £127 £800, 690kg £111 £765, Ballynahinch producer AA cows 700kg £130 £910, 640kg £141 £902, 730kg £120 £876, 700kg £116 £812, 690kg £110 £759, 690kg £108 £745, 600kg £122 £732, Downpatrick producer Fr cows 690kg £130 £897, 680kg £119 £809, 720kg £111 £799, 610kg £130 £793, 630kg £125 £787, 640kg £119 £761, 610kg £124 £756, 590kg £128 £755.

BULLOCKS: Excellent demand for all types of bullocks, 135 sold to £1190 for a 600kg AA, (199) £590 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to (252) per a Kg, 370kg £930 for a Lim.

Leading prices: Lisburn producer AAs and Fkvs 600kg £1190, 600kg £1170, 500kg £1155, 520kg £1155, 590kg £1135, 500kg £1090, 520kg £1080, 500kg £1000, 400kg £980, 390kg £910, Downpatrick producer AAs 570kg £1155, 530kg £1145, 430kg £1030, 440kg £1005, 440kg £980, 460kg £980, 470kg £980, 390kg £850, Saintfield producer Chars 520kg £1150, 540kg £1150, 500kg £1040, 500kg £1020, Dromara producer Lims 450kg £950, 370kg £930, 390kg £930, 360kg £905, 380kg £905, 360kg £890, 370kg £890, 330kg £880, 350kg £880, 360kg £880, 300kg £875, 330kg £875, 340kg £870, 350kg £870, 350kg £865, 330kg £860, 300kg £850, Belfast producer Chars 490kg £1150, 500kg £1130, 430kg £1060, Hillsborough producer BBs 520kg £1140, 550kg £1100, 500kg £1080, 530kg £1080, 490kg £1060, 530kg £1060, 490kg £990, 470kg £980, 440kg £975, 410kg £955, 400kg £935, 440kg £910, 430kg £900, 450kg £900, 460kg £900.

HEIFERS: 90 heifers sold to £1130 for a 530kg BB, (213) £600 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Comber producer BBs 530kg £1130, 550kg £1070, 550kg £1040, Bangor producer Lims 400kg £905, 400kg £875, 360kg £860, 400kg £835, Ballynahinch producer Chars 390kg £900, 400kg £830, 390kg £805, 400kg £800, 360kg £785, 380kg £780, 390kg £765, 300kg £710, Lisburn producer AAs 400kg £950, 400kg £855, 390kg £850, 370kg £770, Ballynahinch producer Sims 500kg £1040, 420kg £950, Saintfield producer Hers 500kg £990, 370kg £805, 370kg £800, Saintfield producer Lims 490kg £955, 460kg £950, 400kg £830.

DROPPED CALVES: 110 drops sold to £455 twice, for a BB heifer.

Leading prices: Bangor producer BB heifers £455, Crossgar producer Lim heifers £345, £340, Lim bulls £340, £285, Comber producer BB heifers £300, £275, Crossgar producer AA heifers £225, £205, Newtownards producer Lim bull £315, £235, £230, £220, Millisle producer Shb heifers £230, £220, £210, Ballygowan producer Daq Bulls £280, £270, £220.