MARTS: Saintfield

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharp trade remaning.

FAT CATTLE: 70 fats sold to £1306 for a 940kg AA Cow, £139 per 100kg. Lighter cows sold to £170, 610kg £1037 for a Lim. Hol Cows sold to £1120 for a 800kg, £140 per 100kg.

Leading Prices: Portavogie producer AA Cows 940kg £139 £1306, 760kg £145 £1102, 720kg £114 £820, Castlewellan producer Lim Cows 610kg £170 £1037, 690kg £140 £966, Comber producer Hol Cows 800kg £140 £1120, 660kg £135 £891, Downpatrick producer Char Cow 790kg £140 £1106, Fr Cow 730kg £127 £927, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 750kg £145 £1087, 740kg £144 £1065, 740kg £135 £999, 740kg £130 £962, 690kg £138 £952, 680kg £130 £884, 650kg £132 £858, 650kg £130 £845, 610kg £129 £786, 700kg £104 £728, 600kg £118 £708, Lisburn producer Sim Cow 700kg £152 £1064, Banbridge producer Fr Cows 720kg 3103 £734, 670kg £109 £730.

BULLOCKS: 75 bullocks sold to £1370 for a 600kg Lim, (228) £770 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Lims 600kg £1370, 670kg £1350, Hillsborough producer Chars 650kg £1365, 600kg £1335, 620kg £1265, 600kg £1255, 600kg £1240, Lisburn producer Lims 550kg £1185, 550kg £1175, 550kg £1125, 560kg £1100, Ballynahinch producer Lims 650kg £1215, 600kg £1165, 640kg £1160, 630kg £1150, 600kg £1120, 600kg £1080, 550kg £1000, 550kg £995, 500kg £980, Ballynahinch producer Chars 440khg £1060, 400kg £1000, 400kg £935, Saintfield producer BBs 440kg £950, 370kg £940, 360kg £915, 400kg £905.

HEIFERS: sold to £1160 for a 540kg Char, (215) £620 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Chars 540kg £1160, 580kg £1125, 500kg £1080, Newtownards producer Chars 550kg £1090, 520kg £990, Castlewellan producer Lim 500kg £1050, Ballynahinch producer Lims 440kg £950, 400kg £905, 430kg £900, 400kg £890, 370kg £860.

DROPPED CALVES: Super show of 140 drops sold to £465 for a 3 week old AA bull. Heifer calves sold to £400 for a 2 week old BB.

Leading prices: Saintfield producer AA Bulls £465, £415, £345, £315, £310, AA Heifers £350, £345, £340, £315 twice, £310, £305, £275, £255, Carryduff producer BB Bulls £440, £320, £315, BB Heifers £400, £290, £270, £238, £210, £205, £200, Kircubbin producer BB Heifers £370, £340, £325 twice, £290, £285, £265, £250, Comber producer Char Heifers £300, £240, £205, £200, Ardglass producer Her Heifers £265, ££240, £230, £200 twice.