Much improved trade for cattle at Armoy

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An excellent turnout of 225 head of cattle met with a much improved trade with A/A cattle particularly well sought after. Steers sold to £1,260 for 670kgs Lim, Heifers to £1,040 for 540kgs A/A, Fat cows sold to £985.

STEERS: Robbie McNeill, Armoy, Lim, 670kgs £1,260. Ballynahinch Farmer, Char, 630kgs £1,115, 680kgs £1,105, 700kgs £1,100, 600kgs £1,030. Jas Mullan, Drumsurn, Char, 380kgs £765. John McKinley, Ballycastle, A/A, 400kgs £820, 410kgs £790, 440kgs £905, 400kgs £800, 410kgs £870, 480kgs £940, 400kgs £790, 370kgs £745. Robbie McNeill, Armoy, Lim, 660kgs £1,110, 605kgs £1,095, 600kgs £1,005. Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, A/A, 500kgs £1,040, 510kgs £1,045, 605kgs £1,135. Rasharkin Farmer, A/a, 360kgs £700, 365kgs £700, 440kgs £880, 440kgs £850, 370kgs £700, 480kgs £900, 460kgs £850. Ken Montgomery, Ballymoney, Lim, 490kgs £830, 500kgs £865, 490kgs £895, 510kgs £805. Alex McLaughlin, Cushendall, Lim, 430kgs £820, 405kgs £760, 420kgs £730. B Kennedy, Ahoghill, B/B, 500kgs £935, 505kgs £965, 580kgs £1,085. Ballynahinch Producer, Char, 600kgs £910, 605kgs £950. John Todd, Ballycastle, DAQ, 580kgs £985. John McKinley, Ballycastle, A/A, 470kgs £840, 430kgs £750, 400kgs £705. Ballymoney Producer, A/a, 580kgs £1,070, 595kgs £1,055, 640kgs £1,200. Ronnie Taggart, Bushmills, A/A, 190kgs £415, 195kgs £415. T Shields, Kilrea, FKV, 305kgs £560, 300kgs £580. G Feeney, Claudy, Sim, 460kgs £780, 400kgs £700, 405kgs £745. Francis McKinney, Ballymoney, FKV, 400kgs £700, 430kgs £760, 435kgs £760, 350kgs £600. Jas Mullan, Limavady, Char, 400kgs £750.

HEIFERS: Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, A/A, 540kgs £1,040, 560kgs £1,045. N & AJ Creith, Armoy, A/A, 510kgs £970, 520kgs £990. Robt Lyons, Coleraine, Lim, 500kgs £970. John McKinley, Ballycastle, A/A, 540kgs £965. John Darragh, Ballycastle, 5 A/A, 270kgs each £540. Les Millen, Coleraine, Lim, 390kgs £765, 395kgs £740. Wm Munnis, Ballymoney, A/A, 390kgs £610. Alex McLaughlin, Cushendall, Lim, 300kgs £565, 300kgs £540. John Reid, Ballymoney, A/A, 320kgs £555, 400kgs £680. JJ & B Butler, Ballyvoy, Char, 340kgs £600. Robt Lyons, Coleraine, Lim, 450kgs £825. D Adams, Cloughmills, Lim, 640kgs £1,000. N & A J Creith, Armoy, A/a, 500kgs £880, 480kgs £830. Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, A/A, 560kgs £995, 540kgs £990.

FAT COWS: V McHenry, Ballycastle, B/B, 660kgs £820. J McKenna, Ballymoney, Fres, 540kgs £750. Sam McAlister, Bushmills, Fres, 600kgs £600. P & M Connolly, Armoy, Fres, 520kgs £680, 600kgs £550. J Kane, Fres, 760kgs £985. J McKenna, Ballymoney, Fres, 595kgs £700.

A small offering of sucklers sold to a top of £1,060, paid to Mr Alphonsis Diamond for an in-calf Heifer.

Sale every Monday night at 7.00pm

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister & Son