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Great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharp trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 80 fats sold to £1360 for a 800kg Char Bullock, £170 per 100kg. Cows sold to a serious demand of £1214 for a 690kg BB, £176 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Dromara producer BB Cows 690kg £176 £1214, 690kg £173 £1193, 670kg £170 £1139, 680kg £165 £1122, 650kg £170 £1105, 710kg £154 £1093, 640kg £168 £1075, 740kg £145 £1073, 620kg £170 £1054, 680kg £155 £1054, 660kg £159 £1049, 660kg £151 £996, 650kg £151 £981, Ballynahinch producer Char Bullocks 800kg £170 £1360, 660kg £180 £1188, 690kg £170 £1173, 660kg £160 £1056, Ballynahinch producer BB Cows 840kg £137 £1150, 790kg £143 £1129, Castlewellan producer Her Bullock 600kg £193 £1158, Lisburn producer Fr Cows 640kg £135 £864, 650kg £130 £845, 640kg £120 £768, 610kg £125 £762, Belfast producer Fr Cows 670kg £130 £871, 610kg £132 £805, 580kg £138 £800, 720kg £109 £784, 710kg £108 £766, 690kg £107 £738, Kircubbin producer Fr Cows 560kg £144 £806, 540kg £149 £804, 600kg £123 £738, 630kg £113 £711, 600kg £117 £702.

BULLOCKS: 125 sold to £1400 for a 680kg Char, (205) £720 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £940 for a 340kg BB, (276) £600 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Portaferry producer Chars 680kg £1400, 700kg £1390, 610kg 31360, 670kg £1350, 670kg £1315, 550kg £1200, Crossgar producer Chars 680kg £1355, 660kg £1340, 600kg £1250, Dromore producer BBs 660kg £1260, 600kg £1200, 610kg £1200, 590kg £1200, 570kg £1130, 550kg £1120, Comber producer Chars 600kg £1200, 630kg £1100, 600kg £1040, 550kg £1000, Castlewellan producer BBs 340kg £940, 300kg £895, 270kg £890, 300kg £800, Strangford producer BBs 600kg £1115, 490kg £1020, 460kg £990, 460kg £980, 420kg £960, 430kg £960, Killinchy producer Lims 400kg £960, 340kg £930, 350kg £920, 350kg £850, 270kg £825, Dromara producer AAs 500kg £1050, 520kg £940, 400kg £895, 400kg £810, Belfast producer Chars 450kg £1040, 490kg £1000, 400kg £975, 350kg £945, 300kg £890, Ballynahinch producer Lims 400kg £970, 360kg £960, 400kg £960, 400kg £950, 440kg £945, 300kg £885.

HEIFERS: 75 Heifers sold to £1085 for a 510kg Lim, (212) £575 along with her weight. Lighter sorts sold to £840 for a 300kg BB, (280) £540 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Lims 510kg £1085, 420kg £915, Ballynahinch producer Lim 500kg £1050, Ballynahinch producer Chars 500kg £1020, 500kg £980, 510kg £950, 470kg £935, 450kg £915, 400kkg £900, 410kg £885, Ballynahinch producer Lims 400kg £925, 390kg £875, Castlewellan producer BBs 310kg £845, 300kg £840, 360kg £815, 300kg £810, 310kg £805, 300kg £775, 270kg £740, Crossgar producer BBs 460kg £970, 400kg £860, Dromara producer Lims 400kg £930, 300kg £650.

DROPPED CALVES: Over 100 drops sold to £340 for a Her heifers.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Her Heifers £340, £240, Ballynahinch producer Her Bulls £325, £300, AA Heifers £240, £230, £210, Monlough producer Lim Heifers £285, £230, £210, Portavogie producer AA Bulls £300, £290, £230, Fr Bulls £230, £190, £130 twice, Young Fr Bulls £110, £90, £75.