Prices improved at Dungannon Mart

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All classes of stock saw prices improve on the week to peak at £1320 for a 745kg Lim steer (177.20).

While heifers peaked at £940 520kg AA (181.00). Dropped calves peaked at £400 Char bull and heifer calves to £300 AA; suckled cows and calves sold to £1350 Daq cow with a Lim bull calf at foot; weanlings sold to £905 515kg Lim Bull (176.00), while weanling heifers sold to £880 355kg Lim (248.00).

STEERS (52)

A stronger trade saw a top price paid of £1320 745kg Lim (177.00) presented by M McCooey, £1220 705kg Lim (173.00), £1185 670kg Lim (177.00); D and R Black £1075 570kg Char (188.60), £1065 575kg Char (185.00), £1035 555kg Char (186.50); H Hewitt £920 465kg Char (198.00); Riverview Farms £900 370kg Char (243.00), £840 375kg Char (224.00), £790 340kg Char (232.00), £780 335kg Daq (233.00), £770 385kg Daq (200.00), £750 395kg Daq (190.00), £730 355kg Char (206.00); A Kyle £805 425kg Lim (189.00), £760 395kg Lim (193.00), £715 355kg Lim (201.40), £705 390kg Lim (181.00); W Rolston £780 390kg Lim (200.00), £775 380kg Lim (204.00), £675 345kg Lim (196.00).

HEIFERS

More heifers required to met demand with a top price paid of £940 520kg AA (181.00) presented by I Jardine; R J Faulkner £800 435kg Lim (184.00), £790 425kg Lim (186.00); an Omagh farmer £660 325kg Char (203.00).

DROPPED CALVES (105)

Dropped calf prices remain firm to peak at £400 for a Char bull calf presented by M Sheridan, £250 Char bull; T Lester £350 Lim bull; J Lawless £345 Her bull, £265 Her bull; P McKenna £340 Her bull, £300 AA bull; N Hardy £300 Daq bull; J Stewart £280 BB bull; V McReynolds £270 Her bull; A Morrow £260 BB bull; W Farr £225 SHB bull; C Ruddell £225 x 2 AA bulls; reared coloured bull calves sold to £560 x 4 Char presented by G Hill, £525 x 3 Char bulls; M Sheridan £455 Char bull; B Lagan £390 AA bull, £360 Daq bull; W Harkness £385 Sim bull; J Weir £385 Her bull, £355 Char bull; reared Fr bull calves sold to £210 presented by P McKenna; D Hogg £160 x 2 Fr bulls; M Robinson £155 Fr bull; J Robinson £110 Fr bull; T Stockdale £100 Fr bull.

Heifer calves cleared to £300 x 2 AA presented by P McKenna; W J Harkness £300 SH hfr; R J V Kelso £218 Her hfr, £200 BB hfr, £195 x 2 Her hfrs, £180 Her hfr, £170 Her hfr; C Ruddell £205 x 2 AA hfrs; W Farr £200 SH hfr; reared heifer calves peaked at £565 Char presented by M Sheridan, £360 x 2 Char hfrs; G Lagan £535 Lim hfr; U Shaw £465 Her hfr, £445 Her hfr, £430 Her hfr, £380 Lim hfr; W Harkness £375 AA hfr.

Suckled cows and calves sold to £1350 Daq cow and Lim bull calf at foot presented by P McElhatton; springing cows sold to £930 Her presented by D Glasgow,£925 AA cow springing.

WEANLINGS (70)

Weanling trade remains firm with male calves selling to £905 515kg Lim presented by D McAleer, £700 305kg Lim (229.00); R Lester £890 350kg Lim (254.00); R Harper £870 390kg Lim (223.00); P McCrory £790 360kg Char (220.00); Riverview Farms £770 315kg Char (245.00), £770 325kg Lim (237.00), £740 345kg Char (215.00); A McKenzie £760 355kg Lim (215.00), £680 315kg Lim (216.00), £650 290kg Lim (224.00); B Molloy £715 325kg Lim (220.00), £700 325kg Lim (215.00); J Molloy £710 305kg Lim (233.00); J Fleming £700 295kg Lim (237.00); D Glasgow £675 320kg AA (211.00); D Mullin £670 315kg Char (213.00); K Mullin £650 300kg Char (217.00), £620 275kg Char (225.50), £595 250kg Char (238.00); S Mallon £645 280kg Char (230.00); J Hewitt £600 265kg Lim (226.00); Weanling Heifers sold to £880 355kg Lim (248.00) presented by J Fleming; D McAleer £800 385kg Lim (208.00); B McKeever £735 360kg Char (204.00), £680 310kg Char (219.00), £650 320kg Char (202.00); P McCrory £660 315kg Char (210.00); B Molloy £630 315kg Lim (200.00).