Much improved trade at Dungannon

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A much improved trade for all classes for stock saw steers sell to £1345 715kg Char (188.00).

Heifers peaked at £1210 640kg AA (190.00); dropped calves peaked at £355 Her Bull, while heifers calves sold to £325 AA; suckled cows and calves sold to £1140 Char Cow & Her Bull Calf at foot; weanlings sold to £905 375kg Lim Steer (241.00), while weanling heifers sold to £810 410kg Char (198.00).

STEERS: More steers needed to meet demand with a top price paid of £1345 715kg Char (188.10) presented by E James, £1290 650kg Char (198.50); R Junk £1300 670kg Lim (195.00); J Williamson £1290 675kg Lim (191.00), £1230 645kg Lim (190.70); A & R Jones £1265 635kg BB (199.20), £1180 585kg BB (201.70), £1120 575kg BB (195.00); M Gates £1225 640kg Lim (192.00); S Conroy £1155 585kg Sim (197.00); R McAllister £1075 550kg AA (195.50); L Knipe £895 450kg Lim (199.00).

HEIFERS: Heifers sold to a height of £1210 640kg AA (190.00) presented by J Bell, £1120 590kg Lim (190.00), £960 525kg Lim (182.90); G Mason £1140 600kg Lim (190.00), £1080 550kg Lim (196.00), £1040 560kg Sim (186.00), £990 540kg Lim (184.00); P Grimley £955 525kg Char (182.00); R Redmond £760 410kg Daq (185.40); N Givans £660 360kg Lim (183.30).

DROPPED CALVES

A similar entry of calves saw prices considerably dearer than the previous week to peak at £355 Her Bull presented by R Totten, £270 Char Bull; A Hogg £345 SH Bull; Donmac Farms £315 BB Bull, £300 Char Bull; N Hardy £300 Daq Bull; D Beattie £280 Lim Bull; P Allen £270 SH Bull; D Stewart £270 BB Bull, £230 AA Bull; E Fox £235 x 2 BB Bulls, £212 Lim Bulls, £202 Lim Bull; P Woods £225 AA Bull; V McReynolds £215 FKV Bull, £185 FKV Bull, £175 Her Bull; Reared Fr Bulls sold to £255 x 4 Fr presented by B Lagan; D Beattie £215 x 3 Fr Bulls; N Hardy £165 Fr Bull; S Milligan £140 x 2 Fr Bulls; Younger Fr Bulls sold from £65 to £98; Meanwhile Heifer Calves sold to £325 AA presented by R Totten, £295 Lim Hfr; Donmac Farms £270 Char Hfr, £250 Char Hfr; E Fox £260 Sim Hfr; D Stewart £245 BB Hfr; N Hardy £190 DAQ Hfr; V McReynolds £160 Her Hfr.

Suckled Cows and Calves peaked at £1130 Char Cow & Her Hfr calf at foot presented by a Cappagh Farmer, £920 Char Cow & Char Bull Calf.

WEANLINGS

Weanlings sold sharply to peak at £905 450kg Lim Steer (201.00) presented by C Watt, £790 330kg Lim (240.00); M Donaghy £905 375kg Lim (241.30), £660 275kg Lim (240.00); N Ellison £885 365kg Sim (243.00); JJ Donnelly £805 390kg Char (206.00), £735 350kg Char (210.00); R Boyd £800 320kg BB (250.00); C McDonald £795 305kg Char (260.00); G Litter £790 305kg Char (259.00), £640 280kg Char (228.00); S Kelly £780 305kg BB (255.00), £700 305kg AA (230.00); J Turkington £760 380kg Daq (200.00); P McKearney £750 335kg Daq (224.00);

Weanling Heifers sold to £810 410kg Char (198.00) presented by G Litter, £765 350kg Daq (218.60); C Watt £785 380kg Lim (206.60), £775 365kg Lim (212.30); R Boyd £735 305kg Lim (241.00), £570 290kg Lim (196.60); JJ Donnelly £620 300kg Char (206.70), £620 315kg Char (197.00).