MARTS: Saintfield

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Super entry of 435 suck calves at Friday’s show and sale with the champion bull calf selling to £1100 for a 360kg Char.

Leading prices: Loughinisland producer Char Bulls 360kg £1100, 350kg £885, 300kg £880, 330kg £880, 340kg £880, 320kg £870, 320kg £840, 300kg £830, 270kg £785, Char heifers 300kg £770, 350kg £735, 300kg £725, 300kg £710, 280kg £705, Comber producer Char bulls 500kg £1040, 350kg £905, 300kg £850, 320kg £840, 320kg £830, 250kg £820, 280kg £800, 300kg £800, 260kg £790, 270kg £790, 250kg £730, Char heifers 330kg £750, 340kg £740, 300kg £690, 270kg £670, 280kg £650, 250kg £635, Downpatrick producer Char bulls 360kg £900, 330kg £885, 330kg £865, 300kg £840, 300kg £830, 320kg £830, 290kg £770, 250kg £765, Char heifers 350kg £810, 340kg £795, 300kg £745, 280kg £740, 300kg £740, 270kg £735, 300kg £700, 260kg £695, 300kg £680, 250kg £670, 300kg £670, 300kg £660, 260kg £640, 300kg £635, Newtownards producer Lim bulls £500kg £940, 300kg £880, 370kg £870, 260kg £835, 290kg £810, 300kg £800, 310kg £800, 320kg £800, 330kg £800, 290kg £785, 300kg £780, 300kg £740, 300kg £730, 290kg £665, Lim heifer 300kg £860, Saintfield producer Lim bulls 400kg £880, 380kg £855, 390kg £790, 300kg £760, Lim heifers 290kg £640, 210kg £630, 250kg £625, 230kg £610, Saintfield producer Char bulls 320kg £880, 340kg £830, 300kg £800, Char heifers 230kg £750, 280kg £735, Kircubbin producer Sim Bulls 340kg £930, 290kg £860, 300kg £780, Castlewellan producer Lim bulls £330kg £930, 370kg £895, 320kg £875, 320kg £850, 330kg £840, 300kg £830.

Good entry of 575 cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a firm trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 85 fats sold to £1375 for a 720kg Lim bullock, £191 per 100kg. Cows sold £1144 for a 650kg Lim, £176 per 100kg. Fr cows sold to £1062 for a 830kg, £128 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer Lim bullocks 720kg £191 £1375, 760kg £178 £1352, Killyleagh producer Lim cows 650kg £176 £1144, 610kg £180 £1098, 790kg £122 £963, 510kg £177 £902, Lim bullocks 640kg £180 £1152, 610kg £178 £1085, 620kg £170 £1054, 560kg £182 £1019, Annahilt producer Fr cows 830kg £128 £1062, 850kg £108 £918, 740kg £121 £895, 770kg £115 £885, 680kg £110 £748, Portaferry producer AA bull 790kg £162 £1279, AA cows 740kg £124 £917, 740kg £118 £873, 690kg £120 £828, Saintfield producer Fr Cows 760kg £129 £980, 770kg £124 £954, 680kg £112 £761, Ballynahinch producer Lim cows 560kg £160 £896, 640kg £132 £844, Fr cow 650kg £121 £786.

BULLOCKS: Almost 200 sold to £1200 for a 600kg Char, (200) £600 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Chars 600kg £1200, £570kg £1165, 590kg £1150, Killinchy producer Lims 650kg £1200, 570kg £1140, 550kg £1080, 540kg £1015, 550kg £1000, 460kg £990, 520kg £955, 490kg £945, Lisburn producer Chars 550kg £1130, 500kg £1110, 500kg £1100, 530kg £1100, 540kg £1080, 500kg £1070, 500kg £1055, 500kg £1045, 510kg £1045, 490kg £1005, 430kg £1000, 460kg £1000, 500kg £1000, Ballynahinch producer BBs 560kg £1145, 560kg £1095, 600kg £1045, 550kg £1000, Ballynahinch producer Chars 500kg £1140, 550kg £1090, 540kg £1035, 550kg £1030, 540kg £1020, 540kg £1000, Crossgar producer Lims 520kg £1080, 490kg £1055, 500kg £1030, 520kg £1020, 490kg £1000, Hillsborough producer Lims 640kg £1125, 600kg £1080, Craigavon producer Chars 520kg £1080, 500kg £1070, 490kg £1050, 550kg £1040, 490kg £1035, 500kg £1035, 450kg £1005, 450kg £970, 470kg £990, 450kg £960, 440kg £940, Downpatrick producer Chars 500kg £1040, 390kg £990, 440kg £980, 400kg £970, Downpatrick producer Chars 550kg £1190, 600kg £1160, 550kg £1090, 500kg £1040, 490kg £1000, Crossgar producer Lims 590kg £1160, 500kg £1060, 500kg £1040, 520kg £1025, Castlewellan producer Chars 490kg £1065, 490kg £1000, 440kg £980, 440kg £970.

HEIFERS: 90 sold to £1000 for a 490kg Char, (204) £510 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Chars 490kg £1000, 450kg £990, 470kg £950, 440kg £900, Downpatrick producer Sims 550kg £1000, 520kg £1000, 540kg £990, Saintfield producer Lims 500kg £1000, 460kg £980, 460kg £950, 400kg £905, Belfast producer Chars 500kg £950, 500kg £940, 440kg £930, 450kg £905, Crossgar producer Lims 500kg £980, 500kg £950, 490kg £950, 500kg £950, 460kg £940, 470kg £920, 490kg £900, 500kg £900.

DROPPED CALVES: 75 sold to £340 for a Her bull.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Her bull £340, Her heifer £240, Carrowdore producer Fkv bulls £315, £250, Hillsborough producer AA bulls £275, £270, £235, AA heifer £235, Downpatrick producer BB bulls £315, £295, £280, £235, Newtownards producer AA bulls £270, £250, AA heifers £208, £202, Newtownards producer Lim heifers £215, £212, £210.