MARTS: Saintfield

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

FAT CATTLE: 85 fats sold to £1328 for a 970kg Char cow, £137 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballygowan producer Char cow 970kg £137 £1328, Her cows 830kg £146 £1211, 890kg £118 £1050, 830kg £115 £954, Her bull 1000kg £110 £1100, Her bullock 650kg £176 £1144, Downpatrick producer Char bullocks 620kg £181 £1122, 620kg £173 £1072, Newtownards producer BB cow 820kg £124 £1016, Downpatrick producer Fr cows 760kg £113 £858, 610kg £135 £823, 720kg £112 £806, 600kg £119 £714, Ballynahinch producer Sal cows 710kg £127 £901, 660kg £126 £831, 640kg £114 £729, Carryduff producer Lim cows 730kg £118 £861, 750kg £112 £840, 650kg £116 £754.

BULLOCKS; 175 sold to £1280 for a 680kg Char, (188) £600 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £1040 for a 440kg Lim, (238) £600 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Hillsborough producer Chars 680kg £1280, 650kg £1250, 640kg £1240, 550kg £1205, 620kg £1200, 590kg £1190, 600kg £1185, 590kg £1130, 550kg £1130, 530kg £1120, 500kg £1090, 490kg £1085, 530kg £1085, 500kg £1075, 500kg £1010, Kircubbin producer Lims 500kg £1110, 500kg £1080, 500kg £1070, 440kg £1050, 450kg £1045, 440kg £1040, 440kg £1035, 430kg £970, Ballyhalbert producer AAs 550kg £1100, 540kg £1075, 510kg £1045, 500kg £950, Killyleagh producer Lims 520kg £1075, 510kg £1060, 500kg £1030, 490kg £1000, 520kg £1000, Downpatrick producer Lims 600kg £1150, 610kg £1150, 590kg £1125, 550kg £1105. 540kg £1080, 500kg £1000, Downpatrick producer Chars 500kg £1055, 510kg £1030, 500kg £1025, 490kg £1000, Downpatrick producer Lims 700kg £1200, 600kg £1145, 590kg £1130.

HEIFERS: 125 sold to £1140 for a 570kg Lim, (200) £570 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Carryduff producer Lims 570kg £1140, 520kg £1080, 520kg £1075, 490kg £1000, 510kg £1000, 500kg £980, 490kg £970, 500kg £970, 400kg £960, 500kg £945, Ballynahinch producer Lims 490kg £1090, 440kg £960, 400kg £930, 400kg £920, Ballynahinch producer AAs 510kg £1000, 390kg £890, 440kg £880, Craigavon producer Chars 500kg £1050, 490kg £1040, 450kg £980, 440kg £950, 410kg £920.

DROPPED CALVES: 80 drops sold to £575 for a Her bull and £400 for a Her heifer.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Her bull £575, Her heifer £400, Comber producer BB bull £390, BB heifer £260, Dromara producer Sh heifers £330, £255, Lisburn producer BB Bulls £320, £300, £285, BB heifer £290, Lisburn producer AA bull £275, Saintfield producer AA bulls £260 twice, AA heifers £250, £220, £180.