Quality stock continues to sell sharply at Dungannon

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Quality stock continue to sell sharply with steers selling to £1245 700kg Sim (178.00).

Meanwhile heifers topped at £1005 610kg Char (165.00). fat cows sold to £780 640kg Sal (122.00); dropped calves cleared to £300 Lim bull and heifer calves to £325 Her; suckled cows and calves peaked at £1360 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot; weanlings sold to £885 520kg AA steer (170.00), while weanling heifers sold to £800 410kg Lim (195.00).

STEERS (90): Steer prices topped at £1245 700kg Sim (178.00) presented by S McCluskey, £1170 610kg Sim (192.00), £1170 635kg Daq (184.00); M Boyd £1130 610kg Lim (185.00); F Wilson £1130 595kg Lim (190.00); W Brown £1120 590kg Sim (190.00), £1090 590kg Sim (185.00), £1070 545kg AA (196.00), £950 505kg Sim (188.00), £915 480kg AA (191.00), £830 425kg Sim (195.00); S Quinn £975 490kg Daq (199.00); J Hogg £870 435kg Char (200.00), £810 410kg Char (198.00), £790 365kg Lim (216.00); S Quinn £865 450kg Lim (192.00); E Scully £840 450kg Lim (188.00); E Hughes £835 400kg Char (209.00), £830 410kg Sim (203.00), £830 375kg Daq (221.00), £825 410kg Sim (202.00); B Meenagh £800 430kg Char (186.00), £740 360kg Lim (205.60); S Trouton £785 420kg Lim (187.00), £730 375kg Lim (195.00).

HEIFERS: More heifers needed weekly with a top price paid of £1005 610kg Char (165.00) presented by J Carberry; J Daly £885 480kg Char (185.00), £835 460kg Char (182.00); M Doyle £885 500kg Char (177.00); A Henderson £840 465kg Lim (181.00).

Fat cows sold to a height of £780 640kg Sal (122.00) presented by M Doyle.

DROPPED CALVES: Dropped calf prices continue to remain steady to peak at £300 Lim bull presented by M Bloomer £295 Lim bull, £285 Lim bull, £240 Lim bull, £170 Lim bull; I Swaile £270 SWR bull; G Hazlett £255 AA bull, £195 AA bull; R Fields £240 Sim bull, £220 Sim bull; R Crawford £230 BB bull; A Emerson £205 AA bull; reared Fr bull calves sold to £345 presented by R Gill. Meanwhile heifer calves topped at £325 Her presented by I Swaile; D Downey £305 AA hfr; Crewehill Farms £285 Her hfr; P McGuire £215 Her hfr, £195 Her hfr; A Emerson £210 AA hfr, £195 AA hfr, £180 AA hfr; J Nicholl £200 AA hfr; R Crawford £195 BB hfr.

Suckled cows and calves peak at £1360 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot presented by A Hughes, £1140 BB cow and Char hfr calf at foot, £1050 Lim cow and Char hfr calf at foot.

WEANLINGS: A small entry of weanlings peaked at £885 525kg AA steer (170.00) presented by N Donaghy; A F M T farmer £830 355kg Char (238.00); A Omagh producer £825 380kg Char (217.00), £800 375kg Lim (213.00); A Hughes £800 340kg Sim (235.00); C Farquhar £740 345kg (215.00), £715 340kg Char (210.00); weanling heifers sold to £800 410kg Lim (195.00) presented by P Donaghy; M Nelson £745 395kg Daq (188.60), £630 330kg Sim (191.00); N Donaghy £745 425kg Sim (175.00).