Prices buoyant at Swatragh Limousin suckler calf show and sale

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Cattle: A super entry of quality cattle at the Limousin suckler calf show and sale on Monday 10th October sold very very briskly with prices very buoyant.

The champion calf sold for £2,550, more quality stock required to meet demand.

Heifers: Swatragh producer 440kg, £2,550; 430kg, £900; Garvagh producer 400kg, £1,150; 454kg, £1,180; Maghera producer 408kg, £1,210; 340kg,£1,000; 360kg, £1,100; 316kg, £780; 352kg, £840; 346kg, £820; Dungiven producer 408kg, £1,110; 452kg, £1,255; Maghera producer 240kg, £520; 238kg, £465; 244kg, £535; 328kg, £570; 206kg, £510; 266kg, £520; Garvagh producer 374kg, £750; 470kg, £945; 362kg, £845; 418kg, £880; Upperlands producer 304kg, £610; 318kg, £545; 292kg, £580; 362kg, £530; Maghera producer 304kg, £695; Maghera producer 340kg, £700; 246kg, £630; 278kg, £610; Claudy producer 424kg, £810, Swatargh producer 492kg, £875; 440kg, £960; 446kg, £900, 492kg, £985; 496kg, £1,180; 462kg, £920; 402kg, £850; Dungiven producer 306kg, £590; Dungiven producer 412kg, £805; Maghera producer 220kg, £480; 322kg, £550; Swatragh producer 270kg, £605; 308kg, £700; 238kg, £530; 302kg, £670; 302kg, £675; Garvagh producer 246kg, £645; 280kg, £640; Dungiven producer 356kg, £750; 282kg, £620; 366kg, £700; 322kg, £530; 432kg, £810, 398kg, £830; 396kg, £780; 378kg, £840; Dungiven producer 416kg, £770; 320kg, £620; 360kg, £860; 384kg, £1,055; 326kg, £790; Swatragh producer 338kg, £705; 354kg, £600; 338kg, £595; Maghera producer 264kg, £625; 196kg, £500; Limavady producer 300kg, £700; 312kg, £705; 274kg, £610; 292kg, £575; 282kg, £605; 278kg, £635; 308kg, £640; Dungannon producer 328kg, £840; 332kg, £940; Upperlands producer 434kg, £955; Dungiven producer 346kg, £670; 282kg, £635; 334kg, £680; 318kg, £600; 288kg, £615; 292kg, £600; 308kg, £610; Maghera producer 332kg, £1,120; 412kg, £885; 374kg, £1,040; 388kg, £865; Swatragh producer 450kg, £890; 452kg, £800; 406kg, £830; 448kg, £835; 426kg, £750; 432kg, £840; Maghera producer 310kg, £690; 302kg, £670; 318kg, £705; 316kg, £715; 264kg, £640; 322kg, £690; Maghera producer 322kg, £940; 288kg, £660; 276kg, £690; 214kg, £500; Maghera producer 226kg, £480; 236kg, £520; Ballygawley producer 360kg, £500; 392kg, £620; 402kg, £650; 466kg, £730; 440kg, £670; 456kg, £685.

Bullocks: Upperlands producer 316kg, £640; 308kg, £670; 426kg, £690; 376kg, £590; Maghera producer 286kg, £560; Swatragh producer 660kg, £1,000; Garvagh producer 440kg, £930; 478kg, £1,005; 376kg, £770; 478kg, £920; Swatragh producer 376kg, £800; 332kg, £530; Maghera producer 440kg, £910; 516kg, £960; 554kg, £1,040; 552kg, £1,040; 466kg, £925; 554kg, £1,050; 562kg, £940; 490kg, £985; 600kg, £1,090; 542kg, £1,055; Kilrea producer 390kg, £810; Maghera producer 360kg, £750; Swatragh producer 294kg, £630; 430kg, £895; Portglenone producer 404kg, £980; Claudy producer 414kg, £830; 446kg, £890; 366kg, £675; 374kg, £865; 448kg, £760; Dungiven producer 334kg, £705; 276kg, £610; 310kg, £755; Dungiven producer 316kg, £640; 356kg, £785; 418kg, £815; Maghera producer 278kg, £675; 304kg, £665; 372kg, £670; Swatragh producer 566kg,£1,000; Swatragh producer 354kg, £700; 334kg, £700; 272kg, £650; 244kg, £560; 268kg, £645; 354kg, £705; Maghera producer 464kg, £920; 306kg,£730; 384kg, £885; 342kg, £820, 370kg, £840; 452kg, £960; Garvagh producer 364kg, £750; 300kg, £540; Dungiven producer 324kg, £695; 296kg, £650; 226kg, £500; Maghera producer 304kg, £720; Maghera producer 228kg, £625; 272kg, £600; 316kg, £825; 376kg, £755, 264kg, £605; 226kg, £615; 380kg, £885; Maghera producer 550kg, £950; 550kg, £975; 568kg, £1,060; Desertmartin producer 324kg, £720; 296kg, £675; Dungannon producer 380kg, £1,005; 442kg, £995; Maghera producer 324kg, £840; 360kg, £760; Maghera producer 238kg, £515; Maghera producer 288kg, £720; 420kg, £745; 430kg, £655; Maghera producer 390kg, £865; 390kg, £860; 354kg, £770; 416kg, £920; Maghera producer 354kg, £745; 424kg, £1,010; 362kg, £765; 380kg, £620; 314kg, £795; 296kg, £695; 328kg, £500.

Sheep: Another excellent entry of 1,285 sheep at Swatragh on Saturday 8th October witnessed a super lamb trade. Several pens of heavy lambs sold well in excess of £82.50 each to a top rate of £83.20,middleweight lambs sold to £80.80 for 23.75kg, store lambs sold to £61.50 for 15kg and fat ewes sold to £100.00 with over 200 on offer.

Sample prices:

Heavyweight lambs; Maghera producer 3 lambs 24kg at 83.20 = 347p; Draperstown producer 2 lambs 27kg at £83.00 = 307p; Tobermore producer 23 lambs 25.5kg at £82.80 = 325p; Draperstown producer 1 lamb 24kg at £82.80 = 345p; Maghera producer 11 lambs 24kg at 82.50 = 344p; Tobermore producer 17 lambs 24kg at 82.50 = 344p.

Middleweight lambs: Portglenone producer 8 lambs 23.75kg at 80.80 = 340p; Toomebridge producer 7 lambs 23.5kg at 80.50 = 343p; Magherafelt producer 5 lambs 23.75kg at 79.00 = 333p; Magherafelt producer 10 lambs 22.75kg at 78.80 = 346p.

Store lambs: Draperstown producer 1 lamb 15kg at £61.50 = 410p Draperstown producer 13 lambs 17.5kg £67.00 = 383p, Dungiven producer 33 lambs 17kg at £64.00 = 376p; Garvagh producer 2 lambs 17kg at £61.50 = 362p.

Ewes: Garvagh producer 10 Texels at 100.00.