Prices for cattle still sharp at Armoy

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Just under 230 head of cattle were presented for sale last Monday night at Armoy. Quality was poorer but prices were still very sharp.

Steers sold to £1,230 for 560kgs, Heifers to £905 for 400kgs, Fat cows made up to £1,085 for 790kgs in a great trade.

STEERS: Vincent Hughes, Martinstown, A/A, 560kgs £1,230. Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, A/A, 600kgs £1,185, 610kgs £1,175, 620kgs £1,190. Vincent Hughes, Martinstown, A/A, 540kgs £1,065, 420kgs £835. Alan Creith, Armoy, A/A, 480kgs £955, 460kgs £940, 470kgs £950, 505kgs £1,055. Jonathan Christie, A/A, 490kgs £1,015. Alistair Glass, Ballycastle, B/B’s 500kgs £1,150, 605kgs £1,000, 630kgs £1,120. Robt Lyons, PAR, 520kgs £980, 490kgs £935, 450kgs £890. Wm Munnis, Ballymoney, Friesians, 450kgs £870. Drew Aiken, Coleraine, PAR, 420kgs £900, 360kgs £708. Samuel McAllister, Ballintoy, Char, 400kgs £830, 340kgs £750, 300kgs £640. Daniel McVicker, Ballymoney, Lim, 400kgs £815. Brian Walker, Mosside, B/B, 305kgs £645. John Todd, Ballycastle, DAQ, 580kgs £1,010, 600kgs £1,090, 510kgs £1,005. Raymond McNeill, Cushendun, Lim, 530kgs £1,025, 300kgs £715. Seamus Hill, Ballycastle, Lim, 530kgs £950. Hugh O’Mullan, Dunloy, Lim, 240kgs £600, 330kgs £680, 315kgs £670. L Anderson, Armagh, Char, 500kgs £1,020. Robt Louden, Cloughmills, Lim, 440kgs £825.

HEIFERS: Sean McDonnell, Glenariffe, Sim, 400kgs £905. Seamus Hill, Ballycastle, Lim, 440kgs £900, 380kgs £845. John J McDonnell, Cushendall, Char, 300kgs £652. Campbell Balmer, 345kgs £778, 300kgs £678. Boyd Atcheson, Ballymoney, Lim, 220kgs £462, DAQ, 400kgs £720. Kilrea Farmer, DAQ, 405kgs £775, 440kgs £790, 460kgs £860. Geo Ramage, Bushmills, Char, 400kgs £800, 360kgs £758, 350kgs £762, 340kgs £742. Damien Devlin, A/A, 410kgs £795. J Christie, Ballintoy, Lim, 445kgs £875. J Christie & Son, Ballycastle, Lim, 280kgs £578. Seamus Donnelly, Martinstown, Lim, 320kgs £650.

FAT COWS: Niall McKeague, Ballycastle, Char, 790kgs £1,085, 770kgs £1,030. Desmond Brogan, Dunloy, B/B, 510kgs £800. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Sim, 510kgs £810. J McGerrigle, Limavady, A/A, 490kgs £750. Niall McKeauge, Ballycastle, A/A, 750kgs £975, 750kgs £900, 680kgs £820. J Christie & Son, Ballintoy, SALER, 500kgs £775. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Sim, 640kgs £885.

Breeding Stock sold to £1,340.

Sale every Monday night at 7.00pm

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister & Son