Seasonal entry of cattle sells to a steady demand at Clogher

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A seasonal entry of 932 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a steady demand for quality lots in all sections.

In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £198 for a 760kg Lim. £177 for a 680kg B/Blue and 157 for a 770kg B/Blue.

Cow heifers sold to £171 for a 630kg Ch £167 for a 630kg Ch and £166 for a 600kg Sim.

Leading prices in this section: Fintona producer 760kg Lim to £198. Loughgall producer 680kg B/B to £177 and 640kg B/B to £150. Augher producer 630kg Ch to £171. Beragh producer 630kg Ch to £167. Fermanagh producer 600kg Sim to £166. Clogher producer 630kg Ch to £162. Kilkeel producer 770kg B/B to £157. Cooneen producer 560kg Lim to £150, 570kg Lim to £150 and 600kg Lim to £145. Carrickmore producer 750kg Lim to £150. Lisburn producer 690kg AA to £148. Clogher producer 550kg Lim to £148. Keady producer 590kg Lim to £147. Rosslea producer 690kg Lim to £142. Pomeroy producer 680kg Lim to £137. Dungannon producer 850kg Sim to £135. Pomeroy producer 670kg Ch to £133.

Other quality lots sold from £115 to £130 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £92 to £112 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £96 to £106 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £70 to £88 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £46 to £67 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: Armagh producer 1060kg Char to £111, 800kg Lim to £108, 740kg Lim to £106, 1040kg Sim to £100, 820kg Lim to £75, 570kg Jer to £66.

FAT STEERS (overage): 670kg S/H. to £154, 630kg Sal to £142, 600kg Lim to £139, 650kg Shd to £138, 640kg Sim to £136, 580kg Sim to £133, 860kg Fr to £106, 1030kg Fr to £105, 780kg Fr to £104, 700kg Fr to £95.

FAT STEERS (underage): 530kg Ch to £184, 510kg Ch to £165, 680kg Sim to £163, 770kg Ch to £148, 580kg Fr to £133, 740kg Fr to £125, 440kg S/H to £116480kg Fr to £116, 730kg Fr to £111.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 560kg Lim to £189. 540kg Ch to £182. 600kg Lim to £178. 590kg Ch to £174. 470kg Ch to £158. 430kg AA to £142. 510kg Sim to £141. 580kg Fr to £124. 510kg Fr to £102.

STORE BULLOCKS: A firmer demand in this section for quality lots with strong stores selling to £1250 for a 800kg Ch from D Small Dungannon R Ellison, Fivemiletown sold a 710kg Sim to £1170 and 610kg Ch to £1100. T Quinn, Coalisland 760kg Lim to £1170 and 580kg Lim to £1045. E Conlan, Dungannon 700kg Ch to £1120 680kg Lim to £1100, 620kg Ch to £1055, and 660kg Lim to £1040. J B Barrett, Omagh 670kg Lim to £1120. J Bothwell, Tynan 610kg Sim to £1070. P Cassidy, Augher 550kg Ch to £1070, 570kg Ch to £1070, 530kg Ch to £1050 and 540kg Ch to £1045. R Watson, Augher 600kg Ch to £1070 and 590kg Ch to £1065. A J Daly, Dungannon 600kg Sim to £1055. M McAnespie, Omagh 580kg Lim to £1045. A M Irvine, Fivemiletown 580kg Lim to £1040.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: C McAnespie, Omagh 500kg Lim to £950. D Small, Dungannon 470kg Lim to £940. P Cassidy, Augher 450kg Ch to £930 and 490kg Ch to £910. Augher producer 490kg Ch to £920, 480kg Ch to £865, 460kg Lim to £800 and 480kg S/H to £725. R Robinson, Dungannon 500kg AA to £905, 480kg Lim to £900, 490kg Lim to £900 and 430kg Ch. to £825. R Ellison, Fivemiletown 500kg Ch to £855. A M Irvine, Fivemiletown 420kg Lim to £840.

STORE HEIFERS: Keen demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1245 for 700kg Ch from D Small, Dungannon. B Murray, Aughnacloy sold 720kg Ch to £1210, 680kg Lim to £1150, 660kg Lim to £1120, 570kg Lim to £1080 and 590kg Lim to £1030. D Liggett, Clogher 550kg Ch to £1050 and 510kg Ch to £970. V and S Sommerville, Ballinamallard 550kg Lim to £1000 and 540kg Lim to £970. C and R Graham, Enniskillen 520kg Ch to £990 and 520kg Ch to £980. M and P Gleeson, Fermanagh 500kg Ch to £970. J Hackett, Omagh 520kg Ch to £970.

MED WEIGHT STORES 400KG TO 500KG: J Hackett, Omagh 500kg Ch to £930. S Donohoe, Derrylin 490kg Lim to £900. Ballygawley producer 490kg AA to £890. E Hackett, Ballygawley 480kg Ch to £880. W and N Patterson, Ballygawley 440kg Sim to £865, 470kg Lim to £830, 440kg Lim to £815 420kg Lim to £805, and 440kg Lim to £750. C and R Graham, Enniskillen 440kg Sim to £830. C Williamson Portadown 470kg Lim. to £830, 450kg Ch. to £825. R Burton Dungannon 450kg Her. to £810. R Elliott Fivemiletown 430kg Daq. to £800.

SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: W and N Patterson, Ballygawley 390kg Ch to £730. H McCann, Sixmilecross 400kg Ch to £715 and 390kg Ch to £620. B Doherty, Clogher 390kg Ch to £700.

WEANLINGS: A brisk demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £920 for a 510kg Lim to a Fermanagh producer. Wm Watson, Tynan 490kg Lim to £845 and 470kg Lim to £835. J McCarragher, Armagh 440kg Lim to £830. M McGurk, Cookstown 470kg Daq to £815. E McAnenly, Ballygawley 340kg Ch to £805. T J McGeary, Pomeroy 380kg Sim to £800 and 380kg Sim to £740. K Gilleese, Fermanagh 320kg Ch to £775. M Donnelly, Loughgall 370kg Ch to £770, 430kg Ch to £770 and 370kg Daq to £755. Joe Canavan, Coalisland 290kg Ch to £770. M/S A W and B C Hughes, 450kg Lim to £770. Pomeroy producer 380kg Ch to £760. J M McGovern, Clogher 360kg Lim to £760. N J Collins, Fermanagh 390kg Lim to £755. D Robinson, Newmills 360kg Lim to £730. F McElroy, Augher 300kg Lim to £720. Mary Owens, Fermanagh 360kg Sim to £715.

WEANLING HEIFERS: E McAnenley, Ballygawley 340kg Lim to £725. M Toal, Armagh 400kg Lim to £710, 430kg Lim to £710, 390kg Ch to £630 and 420kg Lim to £620. F McElroy, Augher 300kg Lim to £690. M O Conner, Augher 390kg Ch to £685, 290kg Ch to £625 and 270kg Ch to £570. E Robinson, Newmills 400kg Lim to £660. C McGarvey, Moneymore 460kg Sim to £650. G Steen, Clogher 460kg AA to £650. J McCarragher, Armagh 280kg Lim to £650 and 320kg Lim to £640. D Robinson, Newmills 300kg Lim to £645. N J Collins, Fermanagh 360kg Lim to £620. B Conlon, Dungannon 300kg Lim to £615. E Robinson, Newmills 320kg Lim to £620 and 300kg Lim to £580. C McDonald, Ballygawley 330kg Lim to £575.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: 38 Lots in this section sold to a top of £1470 for a calved heifer from a Co Armagh producer, Benburb producer £1350 and £1300 for calved heifers. N Jackson, Dromore £1340 and £1120 for calved heifers. Ballygawley producer £1260 for calved heifer. Albert Foster, Macken Enniskillen £1220 twice for calved heifers. Armagh producer £1120 for calved heifer. S J Caldwell, Castlederg £1080 for calved heifer. W Crean, Ballinamallard £1080 for calved heifer. Castlederg producer £1120, £1080 and £920 for calved cows.

A selection of maiden heifers Ayrshire and dairy Shorthorn sold from £505 to £550.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another good turnout sold to a keen demand for quality lots selling to £1610 for a heifer and calf from P Donnelly, Sixmilecross. B Conlon, Dungannon £1265, and £1175 for outfits. Desmond Kelly, Dungannon £1260, £1245, £1220, and £1205 for outfits. C McCombe, Clogher £1180 and £995 for outfits. Gortavoy Farms £1150 for outfit. Several other outfits sold from £775 to £1070.

INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: G N Daly, Pomeroy £990 and £920. Aughnacloy £770, 820, £910 and £950.

Clearence sale of suckler herd in Clogher Mart on Thursday 17th December at 7.30pm watch press for details.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A larger entry sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £370 for a Ch to Wm Wilson, Dungannon. Des Capper, Portadown £360 for Lim. M McGirr, Trillick £330, £310 and £305 for Lims. M Gunn, Fermanagh £275 for B/B. A Irwin, Fivemiletown £270 and £240 for AAs and £240 for B/B. C Forbes, Castlederg £250 and £245 for AAs.

HEIFERS: O McElroy, Augher £425 and £420 for Chars. Wm Downey, Magheraveely £355 and £330 for B/Bs. Des Capper, Portadown £325 for Lim Tomandy Livestock £295 for Lim. Dan McKenna, Fintona £250 for Lim.

REARED BULLS: S Lagan, Stewartstown £630 and £585 for Chars. K Murray, Omagh £615 for Ch. P Slevin, Dromore £580 and £575 for Chars. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £570 for B/B. F J Stewart, Dungannon £570 £540, £520 and £500 for Herefords. T and E O Hagan, Eskra £565 and £550 for Chars and £495 for Her. E and M Slevin, Dromore £550, £540 and £530 for Chars. J Leitch, Castlederg £525 for Her and £515 for AA. R Elliott, Fivemiletown £480 for Her.

REARED HEIFERS: P McMullan, Dungannon £600 for B/B and £600 for Lim. S Lagan, Stewartstown £570 for Ch. E and M Slevin, Dromore £540 and £470 for Chars. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £535 and £470 for Lims. M J McKenna, Augher £525 for Ch. S and L Houston, Strabane £520 for Her. P Slevin, Dromore £510 and £470 for Chars. K Murray, Omagh £475, £465 and £455 for Lims. J Leitch Castlederg, £455 and £450 for AAs.