MARTS: Swatragh

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A good entry of 200 calves on Thursday 25th June, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Small selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: R Armstrong, Garvagh, FKV £468; J Killen, Campsie, FKV £402, £204; T Calderwood, Glarryford, Her £395; Kilrea Farmer, BB £375; Kilrea Farmer, AA £335, £322, Sim £275; D Watton, Coleraine, Her £335; GE Bates, Loup, BB £332; W McDevit, Limavady, BB £332; S Kirkpatrick, Ballymoney, BB £328; J Lynd, Aghdowey, Fri £295; R Bredin, L’Derry, Lim £290; M Kelso, Portglenone, Lim £290; J McCook, Ballymoney, Lim £272; W Andrew, Ballyclare, Her £272; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £265; N Quigley, Dungiven, Lim £260, £247; RA Kyle and Sons, Culnady, BB £258; A Evans, Dungiven, Fri £255; S Cassidy, Moneymore, AA £252; E Tosh, Castlerock, Lim £216; JJ McAllister, Dervock, Her £212, £200.

Heifer calves: J McCook, Ballymoney, MB £388, £375, £290, £282, Lim £230; M Kelso, Portglenone, Her £370, Sim £322, Her £295; Kilrea Farmer, BB £358; M Robinson, Dungiven, Fri £355, £350, £338, £275, £242; M Millar, Coleraine, Fri £328, £260; Kilrea Farmer, Sim £290; D Watton, Coleraine, Her £290; T Calderwood, Glarryford, Her £272; Ballymoney Farmer, Her £265; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £237; P Brown, Clough, AA £232; S Cassidy, Moneymore, AA £220; D Livingston, Randalstown, BB £210.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £295.

Weanlings/suck calves: Quality suckler weanlings on offer. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

A good entry of 470 on Monday 29th June met an easier trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.10 per kg and £80.00 per head. Ewes to £124.00.

Lambs: JM and A Tannahill, Coleraine, 21k £65 (310); McCollum Farms, Coleraine, 23k £67.80 (295); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 21k £62 (295); I Stewart, Ballymoney, 22k £64.60 (294); F McKinney, Bendooragh, 22k £64.20 (292); Malcolm Pollock, Coleraine, 21k £64 (305), 20.5k £60 (293); Mathew Pollock, Coleraine, 21.5k £62 (288), 28k £80 (286); D Adams, Bushmills, 24.5k £70 (286); B Campbell, Tobermore, 22k £62.80 (286); J Henry, Coleraine, 22k £63 (286); G McAllister, Kilrea, 22.5k £63.60 (283); S Black, Aghadowey, 22.5k £63.50 (282); WS Jeffers, Coleraine, 22.5k £63.40 (282); DW Bristow, Portglenone, 21.5k £60.20 (280); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 23k £64.30 (280).

Fat ewes: 150 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Ewes to £124. Brisk demand for all types on offer. All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A good entry of dairy stock on Tuesday 30th June met a steady trade.

CJ Lynch, Bushmills, 2nd Calvers to a top of £1580, £1530, £1280, Calved Heifer £1410; J McCook, Ballymoney, Calved Cows to a top of £1400, £1220, £1200.

A good entry of over 200 stock on Wednesday 1st July at Kilrea continued to meet with strong demand, steers to £1280, heifers to £1280, fat cows to £1620.

Fat cows: (25 on offer, flying trade – more required).

A Craig, Coleraine, 850k BB £1620 (191); P McCord, Randalstown, 700k Lim £1092 (156); I Tanner, Castlerock, 690k Lim £1070 (155), 830k AA £1045 (126); T Henry, Maghera, 670k DAQ £1030 (154), 610k £895 (147); Ballymoney Farmer, 660k Lim £940 (142); MC Boyle, Upperlands, 710k CH £1000 (141); T Taylor, Garvagh, 620k Lim £840 (136), 530k £655 (124); J McTague, Portglenone, 680k AA £905 (133), 780k £965 (124); A Morrison, Articlave, 620k CH £770 (124); J Collins, Rasharkin, 560k AA £670 (120).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

M Moore, Eglinton, 810k Lim Bull £1260; Rasharkin Farmer, Lim Cow and Lim Bull Calf £1250.

Heifers: Bushmills Farmer, 270k CH £685 (254), 260k Lim £640 (246), 300k CH £730 (243), 260k BB £595 (229), 310k CH £695 (224), 340k £758 (223), 360k Lim £790 (219), 300k CH £650 (217); J McCracken, Limavady, 390k CH £955 (245), 360k Lim £858 (238), 380k CH £888 (234), 400k £887 (222), 380k £832 (219), 400k Lim £860 (215), 335k CH £718 (214), 430k £920 (214), 350k £748 (214), 430k £918 (214), 400k £850 (213), 400k £840 (210), 400k £815 (204), 370k £750 (203); JR Keatley, Magherafelt, 310k Sim £700 (226), 320k Lim £640 (200); JJ Kenning, Desertmartin, 290k DAQ £655 (226), 350k £705 (201), 290k £580 (200); J McDevitt, Bellarena, 480k CH £1085 (226), 420k Lim £885 (211), 410k CH £835 (204); R McCartney, Dungiven, 350k Lim £780 (223), 320k £712 (223), 300k £665 (222), 330k £720 (218), 330k £705 (214), 280k £600 (214); T Scott, Swatragh, 410k Lim £900 (220), 400k £852 (213), 390k £788 (202); J Devlin, Coagh, 440k CH £965 (219), 590k £1260 (214), 620k £1280 (207); Limavady Farmer, 370k Lim £800 (216); J Brown, Moneymore, 520k Lim £1110 (214); Rasharkin Farmer, 580k Lim £1235 (213), 440k £920 (209); J Caskey, Kilrea, 520k CH £1102 (212), 570k £1185 (208); J Collins, Rasharkin, 355k CH £735 (207); Kilrea Farmer, 320k CH £660 (206), 550k AA £1100 (200); Garvagh Farmer, 370k CH £760 (205); T Duffin, Toomebridge, 570k AA £1150 (202).

Steers: JR Keatley, Magherafelt, 300k Sim £870 (290), 360k Lim £900 (250), 360k Sim £850 (236); T Bates and Son, Magherafelt, 305k Lim £845 (277), 310k £850 (274), 290k DAQ £770 (266), 350k CH £855 (244), 360k £850 (236), 320k Lim £720 (225); H O’Hagan, Draperstown, 290k CH £770 (266); J McDevitt, Bellarena, 380k Lim £907 (239), 480k £1027 (214); Portglenone Farmer, 80k CH £1115 (232), 500k Lim £1080 (216), 390k CH £812 (208), 500k Lim £1020 (204), 470k CH £955 (203); T Taylor, Garvagh, 300k AA £745 (248), 340k £775 (228); T Scott, Swatragh, 370k Lim £870 (235), 420k £890 (212); S and V Mairs, Macosquin, 390k CH £850 (218), 410k £835 (204); J Gamble, Finvoy, 540k DAQ £1165 (216); I Calvin, Macosquin, 540k Lim £1145 (212), 490k £1007 (206); J Collins, Rasharkin, 450k Sim £900 (200); M Moore, Eglinton, 640k Sim £1280 (200).