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330 beef cattle continued to sell at firm rates with fat cows realizing 195 pence per kg and selling to a top price of £1324 each.

Overage cattle to 214 pence and a top of £1396 each. Milk bred cows to 134 pence and a top of £1112 each. Beef bullocks to 234 pence and a top of £1532 each. Beef heifers to 224 pence and a top of £1326 each.

Highest prices for 200 fat cows were: Wm Smyth, Limavady Char 660kg £1287 (195), Crumlin producer Lim 450kg £873 (194), RJ McDowell, Gleno BB 500kg £945 (189), M Hartley, Moneymore Lim 580kg £1061 (183), R McAllister, Bushmills BB 590kg £1062 (180), Lim 660kg £1168 (177), JL McKinney, Maghera Lim 770kg £1324 (172), J & S Bailie, Ballycastle Lim 770kg £1255 (163), R Shaw, Rasharkin Lim 530kg £858 (162), WT McKinney, Maghera Lim 650kg £1040 (160), JL McKinney Lim 810kg £1287 (159), A & J McClelland, Doagh Lim 660kg £1036 (157), Crumlin producer Lim 700kg £1099 (157), R McAllister, Bushmills Lim 650kg £1020 (157), J Campbell, Carnlough Lim 740kg £1110 (150), R Shaw, Rasharkin Lim 520kg £780 (150), J & S Bailey, Ballycastle Lim 700kg £1043 (149), AV Magill, Carnlough Sim 550kg £819 (149), Ian Barr, Kells Lim 640kg £940 (147), David McCabe, Muckamore Sim 770kg £1124 (146), Crumlin producer Lim 620kg £899 (145), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena BB 640kg £915 (143).

Overage cattle sold to: G Corrie, Newtownards Lim 560kg £1198 (214), Char 560kg £1176 (210), R Getty, Armoy Lim 640kg £1312 (205), Wm Smyth, Limavady BB 640kg £1164 (182), S Wallace, Ballymena AA 670kg £1206 (180), Wm Smyth BB 640kg £1152 (180), McCready McCartney, Nutts Corner Char 780kg £1396 (179), Wm Smyth BB 710kg £1263 (178), B Kennedy, Ahoghill Fr 570kg £866 (152), Wm Smyth Fr 630kg £945 (150), B Kennedy Fr 560kg £817 (146), W Hanna, Rasharkin Ayr 550kg £797 (145), Ir 480kg £691 (144), Ivor Hyndman Lim 1110kg £1387 (125), I Gilliland, Ballymena Lim 960kg £1152 (120), Henry McFaul, Portglenone Hol 590kg £708 (120).

Milk bred cows sold to: Gerard Mooney, Dungannon 830kg £1112 (134), D McAuley, Toomebridge 570kg £712 (125), A & W McIlwaine, Ballyclare 750kg £930 (124), Mrs M Currie, Ballymoney 830kg £1004 (121), Fr 690kg £821 (119), P McGowan, Toomebridge 700kg £826 (118), Joseph Adams, Ballymena 600kg £702 (117), Stephen McCammond, Randalstown 600kg £696 (116), Ian Millar, Ballymena 710kg £823 (116), 680kg £788 (116), P McGowan, Toomebridge 740kg £843 (114), W Waide, Cloughmills 720kg £820 (114), S Fullerton, Bushmills 740kg £843 (114), Stephen McCammond, Randalstown 760kg £866 (114), Ian Millar 670kg £763 (114), M McAllister, Crumlin 760kg £851 (112), Joseph Adams, 640kg £716 (112), Brian McConnell, Doagh 670kg £750 (112), W McKee, Larne 680kg £748 (110), P McGowan, Toomebridge 670kg £730 (109), S Fullerton, Bushmills 700kg £763 (109), A & W McIlwaine, Ballyclare 700kg £756 (108), P McGowan, Toomebridge 730kg £781 (107), AT Lowry, Loughgiel 840kg £898 (107).

80 beef bullocks sold to: R Getty, Armoy Char 630kg £1474 (234), S & A Boyle, Dunloy Par 530kg £1192 (225), JM Morrison, Armoy Lim 640kg £1427 (223), R Getty Char 630kg £1392 (221), Alice McKenna, Swatragh Lim 660kg £1432 (217), R Getty Char 640kg £1382 (216), David Stewart, Limavady Lim 670kg £1400 (209), Francis Cassidy, Kilrea Lim 720kg £1497 (208), Lim 630kg £1310 (208), Ivor G Hyndman, Maghera Lim 690kg £1435 (208), Oliver Duffin, Cargan Char 700kg £1449 (207), Lim 640kg £1318 (206), R Gilliland, Antrim Char 700kg £1442 (206), W Peden, Dervock BB 740kg £1524 (206), David Stewart, Limavady Lim 640kg £1312 (205), Francis Cassidy Lim 670kg £1366 (204), David Stewart Lim 670kg £1366 (204), Alice McKenna Lim 680kg £1360 (200), David Stewart Char 660kg £1320 (200), Francis Cassidy Lim 770kg £1532 (199), R Gilliland, Antrim Char 670kg £1326 (198), A McDonald, Portglenone Char 670kg £1313 (196), Robin Cherry, Ballymena AA 720kg £1411 (196), John Heron, Broughshane Char 600kg £1176 (196).

50 beef heifers sold to: Drumhilla farms, Newtownards Lim 550kg £1232 (224), Lim 500kg £1100 (220), Lim 530kg £1155 (218), Char 560kg £1220 (218), Logan Anderson, Kilwaughter Char 540kg £1171 (217), Drumhilla farms Char 530kg £1144 (216), Char 590kg £1268 (215), Pat O’Neill, Toomebridge Lim 600kg £1290 (215), Drumhilla farms Char 620kg £1326 (214), Blonde 550kg £1177 (214), Lim 580kg £1235 (213), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 590kg £1250 (212), Logan Anderson Lim 560kg £1176 (210), Drumhilla farms Char 550kg £1155 (210), Blonde 590kg £1227 (208), Char 580kg £1200 (207), Lim 580kg £1194 (206), Char 570kg £1174 (206), Lim 510kg £1045 (205), Lim 540kg £1090 (202), Char 520kg £1040 (200), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 610kg £1220 (200).

Hol Fr bullocks sold to: D Morrison, Armoy 630kg £1001 (159).

A good entry of 20 dairy cows and heifers on Friday, 13th February sold well to a top of £1660 for a second calver from Bolton Bros, Maghera.

Ruling prices: Bolton Bros, Maghera calved cow £1660, calved cow £1580, A & AM Redmond, Portavogie calved cow £1580, Bolton Bros calved cow £1560, R McCormick, Armoy calved hfr £1530, A & AM Redmond calved hfr £1520, David McNeilly, Randalstown calved hfr £1470, Droghal farms, Aghalee calved cow £1460, A & AM Redmond calved cow £1450, WS Kennedy, Ballyclare calved hfr £1360, D McNeilly, Randalstown calved calved hfr £1350, Droghal farms calved hfr £1300, WS Kennedy, Ballyclare calved cow £1250, Beattie Lilburn, Dromore calved hfr £1200, R McCormick, Armoy calved hfr £1170, A McKillop, Cushendall spg hfr £1080.

55 lots in the suckler ring sold to £2000 for a Lim bull from a local farmer. Springing heifers to £1920 for a Char from R Wilson, Templepatrick.

Ruling price: R Wilson, Templepatrick in calf hfr £1920, Lim in calf hfr £1880, Lim in calf hfr £1780, AA in calf hfr £1750, Lim in calf hfr £1720, Lim in calf hfr £1700, Lim in calf hfr £1680, Lim in calf hfr £1650, Lim in calf hfr £1600, Lim in calf hfr £1600, Lim in calf hfr £1600, AA in calf hfr £1580, Lim in calf hfr £1580, Sim in calf hfr £1550, Lim in calf hfr £1500, AG Milliken, Dundrod Sim hfr & hfr calf £1500, Liam Campbell, Carnlough Ir hfr & bull calf £1500, AG Milliken BB hfr & bull calf £1480, BB in calf hfr £1450, Liam Campbell, Carnlough BB hfr & hfr calf £1450, M & R Brown, Magherafelt Lim cow in calf £1400, AG Milliken Lim hfr & hfr calf £1400, M & R Brown, Magherafelt Par cow in calf £1380, Liam Campbell, BB hfr & bull calf £1320, AG Milliken Sim hfr & hfr calf £1300, Char hfr & bull calf £1300, Lim hfr & hfr calf £1280, M & R Brown, Magherafelt Sim cow in calf £1270, D Allen, Moneymore Lim hfr & bull calf £1250.

Another exceptionally dear sale of 216 dropped calves saw BB bull calves realized £485 each, BB heifers at £480 each and Fr bull calves at £290 each.

Highest rates for beef bred bull calves were: H Magill BB £485, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £480, H Magill Here £455, J Bates, Ballyclare BB £455, H Magill BB £435, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £430, S Scullion, Glenarm Sim £420, Frank McCormick, Martinstown AA £400, J Bates BB £395, Hubert Stewart, Ballyclare (2) Lim £390, H Magill Lim £385, B Alexander, Ahoghill BB £385, Robin Bingham, Nutts Corner Char £380, RW Kane, Ballycastle FKV £380, FKV £370.

Heifer calves sold to: John Crawford, Parkmore BB (strong) £480, H Magill Lim £470, Char £420, Lim £405, BB £395, AA £390, Here £380, Hubert Stewart, Ballyclare (young) Lim £375, Irwin Gamble, Articlave Lim (2) Lim £355, A & E Cochrane, Bushmills Lim £350, RF Saunderson, Glenwherry Lim £350, O Nelson, Cookstown AA £345, Irwin Gamble Lim £345.

Fr bull calves sold to: Local farmer (strong) £290, RW Kane, Ballycastle £248, P Connolly, Armoy (2) £245, A & E Cochrane £240, P Connolly (2) £235, A & E Cochrane £210, P Connolly (4) £198, Graeme Martin, Broughshane £198, P Connolly (2) £195, Thomas Fullerton, Maghera £185.

An entry of 450 weanlings in Ballymena resulted in a great trade. Bull calves sold to £670 over for a Char 410kg at £1080 presented by H McCambridge, Carnlough. Heifers sold to £585 over for a Lim 340kg at £925 offered by Mick McKillop, Cushendall.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs: Kenneth Abbott, Lisburn Lim 180kg £550 (305), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 250kg £740 (296), W Dawson, Lisburn Char 240kg £710 (295), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 240kg £690 (287), Dominic McMullan, Bellaghy Sim 250kg £700 (280), Sidney Rea, Straid Char 230kg £625 (271), H Johnston, Glenarm Lim 250kg £670 (268), T Campbell, Rasharkin Lim 250kg £650 (260), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 210kg £540 (257), SJC Woodburn, Ballyclare Lim 220kg £560 (254), D & N Hamill, Crumlin Here 250kg £630 (252), G & A O’Loan, Martinstown Lim 240kg £600 (250), Lim 250kg £620 (248), P & J O’Kane, Carnlough AA 250kg £620 (248), Sidney Rea, Straid Char 250kg £610 (244), Kenneth Abbott, Lisburn Char 250kg £610 (244).

251-300kgs: Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 260kg £895 (344), Kyle Molyneaux, Dundrod Char 280kg £890 (317), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 290kg £900 (310), S McMullan, Bellaghy (2) Char 260kg £790 (303), local farmer Lim 280kg £830 (296), J Armstrong, Ballymoney Char 260kg £770 (296), Matt Gingles, Kilwaughter Lim 300kg £870 (290), Paul Kennedy, Ballymena Lim 270kg £770 (285), S McMullan Char 290kg £820 (282), local farmer Lim 290kg £820 (282), Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Char 260kg £715 (275), C Patterson, Antrim Lim 290kg £795 (274), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 280kg £760 (271), Brian Higgins, Rasharkin Lim 270kg £730 (270), Jeffrey Wray Char 270kg £720 (266).

301-350kgs: R Henry, Kilwaughter Char 320kg £960 (300), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Char 340kg £1005 (295), Char 310kg £900 (290), J Armstrong, Ballymoney Lim 350kg £1000 (285), R Henry, Kilwaughter Char 350kg £1000 (285), local farmer Lim 320kg £910 (284), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 320kg £90 (281), local farmer Lim 310kg £870 (280), C Patterson, Antrim Lim 330kg £920 (278), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 320kg £890 (278), J Armstrong Char 350kg £960 (274), local farmer Lim 320kg £875 (273), HV McCambridge Char 350kg £950 (271), D Gaston, Carnlough Blonde 330kg £895 (271), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 310kg £840 (271), local farmer Lim 320kg £865 (270).

351kg and over: J Armstrong, Ballymoney Char 380kg £1040 (273), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough Char 380kg £1040 (273), R McCullough, Milebush Lim 380kg £1035 (272), J Armstrong Char 360kg £980 (272), local farmer Lim 370kg £990 (267), Hugh McCambridge Lim 370kg £980 (264), S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 390kg £1030 (264), M Moffett, Broughshane Lim 360kg £950 (263), R McCullough Lim 370kg £975 (263), Hugh McCambridge, Char 410kg £1080 (263), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 370kg £970 (262), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 360kg £940 (261), J Armstrong Lim 410kg £1070 (261), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 410kg £1070 (261), J Armstrong Char 400kg £1040 (260), A McErlean, Portglenone Lim 370kg £960 (259).

Heifers 0-250kgs: S Scullion, Glenarm Char 220kg £640 (290), H Crawford, Carnalbana Char 240kg £685 (285), S McMullan, Bellaghy Char 230kg £650 (282), Char 240kg £660 (275), JP & H McAllister Lim 240kg £660 (275), Kyle Molyneaux Char 250kg £680 (272), Roger Crawford, Parkmore Lim 250kg £670 (268), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 240kg £630 (262), Kenneth Abbott, Lisburn Lim 190kg £490 (257), Wm Strange, Ballyclare Char 200kg £515 (257), Gary McConnell, Glenarm Lim 250kg £640 (256), T Campbell, Rasharkin Lim 250kg £625 (250), P & J O’Kane, Carnlough Lim 240kg £600 (250), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 240kg £600 (250), H Crawford, Carnalbana Char 220kg £525 (238), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 240kg £570 (237).

251-300kgs: Roger Crawford, Parkmore Lim 290kg £790 (272), P & J O’Kane, Carnlough Lim 290kg £780 (269), S Douglas, Limavady Char 280kg £750 (267), T Campbell, Rasharkin Lim 270kg £720 (266), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough Char 300kg £800 (266), Kyle Molyneaux, Dundrod Char 260kg £685 (263), Richard Cowan, Ballycarry Char 260kg £675 (259), S Douglas, Limavady Char 300kg £770 (256), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena BB 290kg £740 (255), D & J O’Donnell, Newtowncrommelin Lim 290kg £735 (253), Mick McKillop, Cushendall Lim 300kg £760 (253), Roger Crawford, Parkmore Lim 300kg £760 (253), David McClure, Dundrod Char 280kg £705 (251), David Boyd, Monkstown Sal 300kg £750 (250), Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Lim 260kg £650 (250), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 270kg £665 (246).

301-350kgs: Mick McKillop, Cushendall Lim 340kg £925 (272), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough Char 340kg £900 (264), S Douglas, Limavady Char 320kg £840 (262), Kyle Molyneaux, Crumlin Char 340kg £880 (258), S Douglas, Limavady Char 310kg £800 (258), Char 310kg £795 (256), Char 340kg £860 (252), D Gaston, Carnlough Blonde 310kg £780 (251), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 340kg £850 (250), P & J O’Kane, Carnlough Lim 320kg £800 (250), David McClure, Dundrod Char 320kg £795 (248), C Patterson, Antrim Lim 340kg £840 (247), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 330kg £815 (247), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 310kg £755 (243), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Char 330kg £800 (242), WR Wilson, Ballymena Char 320kg £775 (242).

351kg and over: Colm Owens, Magherafelt Char 370kg £885 (239), C Patterson, Antrim Lim 360kg £850 (236), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 360kg £805 (223), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Char 390kg £850 (218), David McClure & Son, Dundrod Char 370kg £800 (216), HV McCambridge Char 400kg £850 (212), Eileen Hamilton, Moorfields Lim 360kg £760 (211), Norman Farquhar, Ballymena BB 370kg £780 (210), TJ McLornan, Lim 380kg £795 (209), D Gaston, Carnlough Blonde 370kg £750 (202), Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Lim 370kg £750 (202), Char 380kg £770 (202), Eileen Hamilton, Moorfields Lim 390kg £780 (200), Mrs E McCabe, Nutts Corner Char 480kg £950 (197), Malcolm Rankin, Bushmills (2) Lim 390kg £750 (192).

A better entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a better trade. In lamb ewes to £195, ewes and lambs to £196, foster ewes to £180, store lambs to £70 and pets to £42.

In lamb ewes to: M Anderson, Doagh 9 Suff in lamb £195, 10 Tex in lamb £195, 10 Suff in lamb £190, 9 Suff in lamb £185, ME Adams, Glarryford 10 CB £165, Andrew Park, Ballynure 4 CB in lamb £160, 6 Tex in lamb £160, Mrs ME Adams 5 CB in lamb £160, M Anderson 10 Tex in lamb £160, MS Johnston, Aghadowey 2 Suff in lamb £158, M Anderson 11 Tex in lamb £155, 7 Suff in lamb £154, local farmer 6 CB in lamb £150, M Anderson 5 Tex in lamb £150, Andrew Park, Ballynure 5 Tex in lamb £144, 6 CB in lamb £135.

Ewes with lambs sold to: J Stewart, Nutts Corner 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £196, N McClure, Ballymoney 2 Tex ewes & 4 lambs £195, J Stewart 2 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £195, H Park, Ballymena 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £191, Ian McCluggage, Glarryford 2 Tex ewes & 4 lambs £190, N McClure 1 Swa ewe & 2 lambs £190, R Crawford, Raloo 2 Tex ewes & 4 lambs £180, N McClure 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £170, H Park 1 Jac ewe & 2 lambs £158, Ian McCluggage 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £158, N McClure 2 CB ewes & 3 lambs £158, J Stewart 2 Dor ewes & 2 lambs £146, 2 Suff ewes & 2 lambs £144, 4 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £141, Adrian Lowry, Loughgiel 1 CB ewe & 1 lamb £141, H Park 1 Tex ewe & 1 lamb £136.

An entry of 150 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to £730 over for a BAQ 610kg at £1340 offered by WJ & RJ Cuthbert, Ballycarry. Heifers sold to £655 over for a Lim 560kg at £1215 offered by G Corrie, Newtownards.

Bulls/blks 150-300kgs: R McIlveen, Comber Lim 210kg £550 (261), Nigel White, Ballygowan Lim 270kg £600 (222), R McIlveen Lim 230kg £500 (217).

301-400kgs: W & M Orr, Ballycastle (2) Char 350kg £900 (257), Char 350kg £870 (248), Sim 400kg £955 (238), K Wilkinson, Ballycastle AA 370kg £780 (210), AA 390kg £820 (210), GA & CR Crawford, Clough Here 300kg £685 (207), AC Hunter, Raloo BB 390kg £790 (202), GA & CR Crawford Here 350kg £700 (200), Here 390kg £760 (194), Here 350kg £660 (188), BB 350kg £630 (180), SWR 370kg £550 (148), Fr 380kg £550 (144).

401-500kgs: James Logan, Ahoghill Lim 450kg £1070 (237), W & M Orr, Ballycastle BB 440kg £1020 (231), James Logan Lim 490kg £1130 (230), WJ & RJ Cuthbert, Ballycarry Blonde 500kg £1150 (230), F McNeilly, Glarryford Lim 470kg £1080 (229), AS Millar, Antrim Char 480kg £1095 (228), J Irwin, Ballymoney Char 500kg £1140 (228), G & J Sharpe, Cushendall Lim 440kg £1000 (227), James Logan, Ahoghill Lim 480kg £1090 (227), J Irwin, Ballymoney Char 490kg £1090 (222), F McNeilly, Glarryford Lim 470kg £1035 (220), Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Char 500kg £1100 (220), J Irwin, Ballymoney Char 420kg £920 (219), R Millar, Gleno Sal 410kg £880 (214), James Logan Lim 480kg £1030 (214), G & J Sharpe, Cushendall Lim 420kg £900 (214).

501kgs and over: James Logan, Ahoghill Lim 520kg £1165 (224), WJ & RJ Cuthbert, Ballycarry Blonde 610kg £1340 (219), Lim 600kg £1315 (219), James Logan Lim 540kg £1170 (216), P Penney, Larne Lim 510kg £1095 (214), J Irwin, Ballymoney Char 640kg £1370 (214), Char 600kg £1280 (213), AS Millar, Antrim Char 540kg £1140 (211), P Penney Lim 560kg £1175 (209), K Steele, Islandmagee Lim 510kg £1070 (209), Kenneth Gawn, Kells Lim 530kg £1100 (207), AS Millar, Antrim Char 550kg £1110 (201), Char 570kg £1150 (201), P Penney Lim 560kg £1100 (196), WJ & RJ Cuthbert, Ballycarry Lim 650kg £1265 (194), W Watt, Muckamore Lim 720kg £1400 (194).

Heifers 301-400kgs: WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 400kg £910 (227), Lim 390kg £880 (225), Robert Montgomery, Kells Lim 400kg £750 (187).

401-500kgs: G Corrie, Newtownards Char 500kg £1120 (224), Lim 490kg £1090 (222), Robert Mongomery, Kells Char 430kg £950 (220), Lim 440kg £970 (220), G Corrie, Lim 470kg £1025 (218), Lim 500kg £1090 (218), Robert Montgomery Char 500kg £1060 (212), Lim 470kg £990 (210), Char 460kg £960 (208), AC Hunter, Raloo BB 410kg £840 (204), Robert Montgomery Char 480kg £965 (201), Lim 410kg £800 (195), Lim 420kg £810 (192), Kenneth Gawn, Kells Lim 480kg £900 (187), Robert Montgomery Lim 440kg £820 (186), K Steele, Islandmagee Lim 460kg £840 (182).

501kg and over: G Corrie, Newtownards Lim 510kg £1150 (225), (2) Lim 520kg £1160 (223), Lim 520kg £1150 (221), (2) Lim 520kg £1130 (217), Lim 560kg £1215 (217), D Mulholland, Crumlin BB 510kg £1100 (215), G Corrie Lim 510kg £1090 (213), Lim 590kg £1260 (213), Lim 540kg £1150 (213), Char 570kg £1210 (212), Lim 540kg £1140 (211), Lim 550kg £1160 (210), Lim 550kg £1160 (210), Lim 560kg £1180 (210).

An entry of 1538 sheep on Wednesday in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade. Fat hoggets sold to 391p for a pen of 8 Suff 23kg at £90 offered by Ian Montgomery, Glenwherry and to a top per head of £93 for a pen of 29kg from Lorraine Woodside, Islandmagee. Fat ewes sold to £133.

Fat hoggets (1288)

Top prices per kg: Ian Montgomery, Glenwherry 8 Suff 23kg £90 (391), W & S Wallace, Ballymena 5 Tex 21.5kg £82 (381), A & E Davison, Broughshane 4 Tex 23.5kg £89 (378), R Davison, Broughshane 5 Tex 17.5kg £66 (377), AM Crawford, Ballynure 3 Tex 22.5kg £84 (373), Mrs E Duff, Ballymena 14 Tex 19.5kg £72 (369), R Hoy, Holestone 5 Tex 22.5kg £83 (368), Felix McKendry, Broughshane 9 Tex 23kg £84.80 (368), Mrs E Duff 6 Tex 19kg £70 (368), RT Buchanan, Ballymena 8 Dor 22kg £81 (368), J McAuley, Ballyclare 8 Tex 22kg £81 (368), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure 20 Tex 22kg £81 (368), FD Farquhar, Moorfields 6 Dor 21.5kg £79 (367), E Steele, Portglenone 16 Char 24.5kg £90 (367), 1 Char 24.5kg £90 (367), Robert Morgan, Newtownabbey 8 Tex 24kg £88 (366), L & I Hall, Glenarm 1 Tex 24kg £88 (366), A Dobbs, Carrick 25 Tex 23.5kg £86 (366), N McAuley, Ballyclare 9 Tex 23.5kg £86 (366), T Rea, Larne 27 Tee 20.5kg £75 (365), DJ Moon, Ringsend 6 Tex 22.5kg £82 (364), WRA Sefton, Antrim 6 Tex 21.5kg £78 (362), J McNeill, Rasharkin 10 Tex 21.5kg £77 (361), A Rainey, Portglenone 17 Tex 23.5kg £85 (361), J Collins, Ballymoney 12 Suff 23.5kg £85 (361).

Top prices per head: Lorraine Woodside, Islandmagee 1 Char 29kg £93, AC Hunter, Raloo 1 Suff 27kg £92, Miss Joan Gilliland, Muckamore 60 Tex 27kg £92, D O’Donovan, Coleraine 3 Tex 28kg £92, E & SJ Hill, Randalstown 20 Tex 26.5kg £91.50, Robin Nicholson, Monkstown 52 Tex 29kg £91, Ian Dodds, Glenwherry 11 Tex 26.5kg £91, P Dowds, Glarryford 11 Tex 29kg £91, A Dobbs, Carrick 11 Tex 26kg £90.50, G & M McGuckian, Dunloy 35 CB 29.5kg £90.50, E Steele, Portglenone 16 Char 24.5kg £90, 1 Char 24.5kg £90, L & J Barron, Trooperslane 22 Char 25kg £90, H McCloy, Cullybackey 8 Suff 26.5kg £90, I Montgomery, Glenwherry 8 Suff 23kg £90, Wm Smyth, Moorfields 1 Tex 29kg £90, D Robinson, Carnalbana 3 Char 31kg £90, D Bell, Ballycarry 1 Suff 34kg £90, S Wilson, Ballymena 6 Tex 26.5kg £90, Josephine Wray, Carnlough 1 Ham 30kg £90, Liam Campbell, Carnlough 1 Dor 25kg £89, A & E Davison, Broughshane 4 Tex 23.5kg £89, WJ Kissock, Ballymena 16 Tee 26kg £89, Patrick McSparron, Cushendun 12 Suff 25kg £89, D O’Donavan, Coleraine 15 CB 26.5kg £89.

Fat ewes (250).

1st quality

Suff - £80-£107

Tex - £80-£133

CB - £65-£85

BF - £40-£60