MARTS: Saintfield

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

FAT CATTLE: Almost 100 fats sold to £1286 for a 830kg Sim bullock, £155 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1068 for a 780kg Lim, £137 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Carryduff producer Sim bullocks 830kg £155 £1286, 800kg £160 £1280, 790kg £158 £1248, 700kg £160 £1120, Downpatrick producer AA bullocks 720kg £174 £1252, 680kg £169 £1149, 650kg £170 £1105, 640kg £159 £1017, Crossgar producer Lim cow 780kg £137 £1068, Downpatrick producer Daq bull 1020kg £99 £1009, Downpatrick producer Lim cows 670kg £149 £978, 610kg £160 £976, 610kg £157 £957, Downpatrick producer Char cows 750kg £124 £930, 670kg £129 £864, 710kg £117 £830, Carryduff producer Fr cows 700kg £122 £854, 680kg £120 £816, 660kg £119 £785, 650kg £120 £780, Downpatrick producer Fr cows 690kg £122 £841, 700kg £117 £819, 680kg £110 £748, 590kg £120 £708.

BULLOCKS: Over 200 sold to £1300 for a 750kg Lim. Lighter sorts sold to £1040 for a 440kg Char.

Leading prices: Ballygowan producer Lims 750kg £1300, 690kg £1265, 650kg £1210, Downpatrick producer BBs 630kg £1200, 600kg £1060, Lisburn producer Chars 550kg £1065, 500kg £1055, 500kg £1020, 490kg £1005, 400kg £915, Killyleagh producer Lims 590kg £1165, 590kg £1150, Downpatrick producer Lims 510kg £1090, 510kg £1085, 500kg £1045, 440kg £1040, 460kg £1015, 480kg £1010, 450kg £1005, 490kg £1000, 450kg £980, 450kg £960, 400kg £945, 400kg £905, Downpatrick producer Chars 380kg £910, 370kg £880, 290kg £755, 340kg £750, Downpatrick producer AAs 490kg £990, 510kg £990, 450kg £940, 460kg £940, 440kg £900, 400kg £900, 450kg £880, Lisburn producer AAs 490kg £1050, 400kg £925, 410kg £920, 410kg £900, Bangor producer BBs 520kg £1080, 500kg £950, 450kg £950, 490kg £920, 550kg £910, 450kg £900, Annahilt producer BBs 500kg £1025, 440kg £995, 490kg £955, 450kg £900, Downpatrick producer Lims 500kg £1015, 490kg £1005, 500kg £960, 450kg £940, 450kg £905, Downpatrick producer Chars 490kg £1045, 440kg £995, 460kg £985, 450kg £950, 440kg £950.

HEIFERS: 130 sold to £1200 for a 750kg AA. Lighter sorts sold to £990 for a 460kg Char.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer AAs 750kg £1200, 600kg £1080, 590kg £1075, 550kg £1065, 560kg £1050, 500kg £1040, 550kg £1010, 510kg £920, 470kg £880, Downpatrick producer Chars 460kg £990, 480kg £950, 440kg £930, 450kg £900, 400kg £890, 410kg £880, Crossgar producer AAs 400kg £925, 480kg £900, 400kg £850, Downpatrick producer Chars 500kg £950, 450kg £845, 400kg £800, 390kg £790, Downpatrick producer Lims 490kg £950, 440kg £885, 440kg £875, 400kg £820, Lisburn producer AAs 400kg £880, 440kg £880, 430kg £815, 400kg £790, Downpatrick producer Sims 390kg £855, 400kg £840, 370kg £770.

DROPPED CALVES: 80 drops sold to £440 for a BB bull.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer BB bulls £440, £380, £350 twice, £310, BB heifers £290 twice, Saintfield proucer BB bulls £315, £300, BB heifers £265, £240, Fr bull £235, Downpatrick producer Lim bulls £305, £290, £250 twice, Lim heifer £270, Saintfield producer AA bulls £300, £270, AA heifers £230, £200, Portaferry producer AA bull £285, Ballyhalbert producer Her bulls £245, £240, £230.