Seven month old calf sells for £910 at Rathfriland

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A great entry of cattle on Friday saw 123 weanlings sell to 263 pence per kilo for a seven month old Ch male, 346k at £910.

This pen of 12 outstanding Ch cattle from Downpatrick sold from 213 pence to 263p/k.

Sim females from Poyntzpass reached £890 for a 428k lot at 14 months old. 85 dropped calves sold to £380 for a BB bull from Annalong with Angus bulls to £350 from Dromore.

Heifers calves to £320 for a Lim from Seaforde.

Store heifers sold to £1115 from Drumgreenagh for a 612k lot.

A Corbally farmer topped the bullock section with £1110 for a 628k Angus.

A bigger entry of fat cows and bulls sold to £1050 with suckler stock to a top of £1250.

DROPPED CALVES: Annalong farmer: BB bull £380 and £330. Dromore farmer: Angus bulls £370 and £350, Angus heifers £270, £260 and £250. Newry farmer: Ch bull £350. Sim bull £350. Seaforde farmer: Pen of heifer calves £320, £320, £315, £295, £280 and £270 etc. Gilford farmer: £310 and £250. Loughbirckland farmer: £320. Dundrum farmer: £320 and £270 for Lims. Glenmills farmer: £310 for Sims.

WEANLINGS: Downpatrick farmer: 12 Ch male and females 440k at £940, 346k at £910, 398k at £890, 420k at £890, 356k at £840. Poyntzpass farmer: 428k at £890, 424k at £860. Downpatrick farmer: 390k at £775, 404k at £765, 388k at £790, 408k at £770, 410k at £760, 332k at £750. Millford farmer: 374k at £735. Leapoges farmer: 6 BB 298k at £640, 228k at £620, 250k at £600, 272k at £570 and 252k at £550. Castlewellan farmer: 384k at £775, 348k at £745. Rostrevor farmer: 328k at £730, 326k at £600. Mayobridge farmer: 182k at £430, 222k at £425 and 254k at £550.

HEIFERS: Rathfriland farmer: 612k at £1115, 635k at £1095. Banbridge farmer: 420k at £800, 436k at £780, 400k at £760 and 442k at £730. Castlewellan farmer: 500k at £905, 540k at £910 and 568k at £880. Greggmount farmer: 428k at £765, 416k at £750. Kilkeel farmer: 344k at £670 and 403k at £730.

FAT COWS AND BULLS: Ch bull 934k at £1150, Angus bull 1000k at £1000, Sim bull 1116k at £1050. Holstein bull, 626k at £770. Cows 662k at £775, 638k at £745, 678k at £720, 620k at £620, 484k at £625 etc.

SUCKLERS: A top of £1250 for Her cow and Lim calf, others to £1210, £1150, £1000 and £950.

BULLOCKS: Corbally farmer: 628k at £1110, 656k at £1075, 540k at £985. Seapatrick farmer: 572k at £1095, 582k at £1045, 474k at £930, 474k at £895, 468k at £880, 460k at £855. Ballykeel farmer: 480k at £945, 494k at £900 and 476k at £870. Dromara farmer: 498k at £875, 462k at £870, 486k at £850 and 462k at £840. Castlewellan farmer: 430k at £740, 414k at £735, 390k at £675 and 388k at £860.

FRIESIAN BULLOCKS: Strangford farmer: 578k at £850, 548k at £830. Kinallen farmer: 498k at £645, 552k at £620 and 506k at £600. Tory Brae farmer: 594k at £795, 496k at £675 etc.

1507 sheep on Tuesday evening from 93 farmers saw 371 fat ewes clear up to £123 for a pen of ewes from Bangor. A Newry farmer reached £118 and a Donaghadee farmer £116. Fat and store lambs sold to £83 from Whitecross with strong from Katesbridge to 405 pence per kilo.

LAMBS: Whitecross farmer: 29k at £83 and 26.5k at £81. Ballyroney farmer: 25k at £80.50. Ballynorris farmer: 25k at £80. Downpatrick farmer: 25k at £80. Drumgooland farmer: 24k at £79.50. Edenagarry farmer: 24k at £78.50 and 21.5k at £75. Ballinaskeagh farmer: 24.5k at £78. Hilltown farmer: 23k at £78. Bryansford farmer: 20k at £74.50. Rostrevor farmer: 16k at £56. Katesbridge farmer: 11k at £44.50.

FAT EWES: Bangor farmer: £123. Newry farmer: £118 and £89. Donaghadee farmer: £116. Belfast farmer: £99 and £89. Altnadue farmer: £98. Donaghadee farmer: £89. Garvagh farmer: £87. Bangor farmer: £87. Shinn farmer: £86.