A very sharp demand for 1506 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart last week with a lot of quality stock presented for sale.
Cow heifers peaked at £224 for a 660kg Char, £204 for a 700kg Lim. £202 for a 650kg B/B and £193 for a 640kg Lim. Beef cows sold to £197 for a 780kg B/B, £192 for a 760kg Daq, £190 for a 780kg B/B and £190 for a 700kg B/B. Leading prices: Omagh producer 660kg Ch to £224, Kilkeel producer 700kg Lim to £204, 650kg B/B to £202 and £183 for a 610kg Lim. Fivemiletown producer 780kg B/B to £197 and 760kg Ch to £170. Augher producer 640kg Lim to £193, 760kg Daq to £192 and 550kg Her to £173. Castlederg producer 700kg B/B to £190 and 780kg B/B to £190. Hillsborough producer 830kg Ch to £180 and 860kg Ch to £162. Loughgall producer 720kg Ch to £173. Augher producer 650kg Lim to £171. Cookstown producer 750kg Ch to £167. Swatragh producer 580kg B/B to £157. Ballygawley producer 610kg Lim to £156. Augher producer 660kg Lim to £156.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £153 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £112 to £128 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £111 to £122 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £82 to £106 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £52 to £76 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 990kg Sim to £122. 1150kg Ch to £120. 950kg Ch to £120. 1020kg Sim to £119. 1000kg Sim to £117. 880kg Ch to £117. 860kg Lim to £115. 1140kg AA to £114. 720kg Lim to £110. 790kg Sim to £105. 810kg Sim to £104. 930kg AA to £97.
FAT STEERS (overage): 730kg Ch to £177. 680kg Ch to £174. 630kg Lim to £174, 710kg Her to £159. 590kg Fr to £159. 650kg Ch to £154. 690kg Lim to £153. 760kg Ch to £150. 610kg Ayr to £141. 740kg Shb to £140. 650kg Fr to £136 590kg Fr to £135. 560kg Fr to £134. 620kg Fr to £133. 600kg Fr to £132.
FAT STEERS (underage): 570kg Ch to £205. 630kg Ch to £185. 610kg Lim to £184. 730kg AA to £182. 690kg Ch to £178. 540kg AA to £177. 660kg Mb to £171. 510kg AA to £170. 580kg Ch to £161. 650kg Her to £157. 690kg Fr to £149. 610kg Fr to £140. 540kg Ayr to £138.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 480kg Ch to £186. 500kg AA to £182. 530kg Ch to £177. 510kg Sal to £176. 440kg Lim to £156. 690kg Ch to £156. 640kg Daq to £137. 430kg Hol to £106.
STORE BULLOCKS (259): Great demand for a large entry with strong stores selling to £1425 for a 740kg Ch to J Daly, Dungannon. T McGleenan, Dungannon sold 810kg Ch to £1400, 740kg Ch to £1390 and 690kg Ch to £1365. R Sands, Newry 730kg Ch to £1370, 700kg Ch to £1350, 700kg Ch to £1350, 730kg Ch to £1340, 710kg Ch to £1335 and 680kg Ch to £1330. J Lendrum, Fivemiletown 720kg Ch to £1370. T Willis, Dungannon 670kg Ch to £1360 and 660kg Daq to £1345. D Tener, Dungannon 690kg Ch to £1355. K G Walker, Portadown 670kg Lim to £1355. J Patton, Augher 730kg Her to £1350. M King, Armagh 650kg Ch to £1345 and 630kg Ch to £1330. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 680kg Lim to £1345. K Murphy, Maguiresbridge 660kg Lim to £1335.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: V and S Sommerville, Ballinmamallard 500kg Lim to £1040. J Kelly, Dungannon 480kg Daq to £1000. C McArdle, Middletown 490kg Lim to £995, 470kg B/B to £950, 460kg Lim to £940, 460kg Ch to £930, 500kg Ch to £920 and 450kg Ch to £910. P J McCullagh, Omagh 460kg Lim to £995. P Carr, Armagh 490kg AA to £995. A E McCune, Tynan 440kg AA. to £945. J Morrison, Dungiven 490kg Lim. to £940 and 470kg Lim. to £900. J McDonald, Tynan 500kg Lim to £935. D Sands, Newry 500kg Ch to £935 and 450kg Ch to £890. M Rafferty, Cappagh 470kg Ch to £935. B McKenna, Omagh 420kg Lim to £880. G Steen, Clogher 430kg AA to £880.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: M Rafferty, Cappagh 310kg Ch to £670. W Gray, Tynan 340kg AA to £645. G Steen, Clogher 330kg AA to £570.
STORE HEIFERS (228): Another big entry sold to a very keen demand with forward lots selling to £1400 for a 690kg Lim. £1350 for a 650kg Lim. £1295 for a 630kg Lim and £1250 for a 640kg Sim to Wm Martin, Caledon. R McDermot, Omagh sold a 690kg Ch to £1295, 610kg Ch, 60 £1195 and 640kg Ch to £1190. M/S D D and E McElroy, Clogher 620kg Ch to £1280 590kg Ch to £1235 and 590kg Ch to £1200. F Smyth, Omagh 660kg Ch to £1270. A Crawford, Beragh 610kg Lim to £1225 and 580kg Ch to £1220. K Berry, Armagh 580kg Ch to £1205 and 650kg Ch to £1200. W S Hall, Magheraveely 600kg Ch to £1195. G E Smith, Dungannon 650kg Ch to £1195 and 590kg Ch to £1180. H McClelland, Portadown 580kg Ch to £1190 H Macauley, Ballyclare 610kg Ch to £1185.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: M McCaffery, Rosslea 490kg Ch to £1000, 490kg Ch to £995, 490kg Ch to £950 and 480kg Ch to £950. J Fowler, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £980. P Carr, Armagh 500kg Ch to £975. J Morrison, Dungiven 500kg Lim to £970 and 470kg Lim to £910. B Connelly, Trillick 490kg Sim to £950. W H Harkness, Crumlin 460kg Lim to £945 and 410kg B/B to £860. L Gray, Tynan 470kg Ch to £940, 470kg Lim to £940. Clogher producer 410kg Lim to £920. J Lavery, Aghalee 470kg Ch to £885. R McDonald, Fermanagh 450kg Ch to £880. E Doyle, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £860.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: C Barnes, Dungannon 370kg Lim to £870 and 340kg Lim to £760. G Elliott, Magheraveely 380kg Lim to £865. L Gray, Tynan 380kg Lim to £800 and 390kg Ch to £735. G Moan, Fintona 390kg Lim to £785 D L Stinson, Dungannon 390kg Lim to £745, 370kg Lim to £710, 380kg Ch to £700 and 340kg Lims to £680 twice. E Donaghy, Galbally 360kg Ch to £715 and 370kg Ch to £710. M Rafferty, Cappagh 310kg Ch to £650. N Parsons, Fermanagh 330kg Sim to £600.
WEANLINGS: A seasonal entry sold easily to a very brisk demand with steers and bulls selling to £1055 for a 520kg Ch, £940 for a 480kg Ch and £940 for a 440kg Lim to Oliver McAnespie, Ballygawley. N Adams, Lisburn sold 450kg Ch to £1035, 460kg Ch to £1000, 460kg Ch to £995, 440kg Ch to £965 twice, 430kg Ch to £950, 410kg Ch to £935, 460kg Ch to £915, 420kg Ch to £915, 420kg Ch to £910, 470kg Ch to £910, 450kg Ch to £905, 430kg Ch to £905, and 460kg Ch to £900. S Fox, Creggan 450kg Lim to £960. R McNamee, Newtownstewart 450kg Ch to £950. Tempo producer 380kg Lim to £920 and 380kg Lim to £910.
WEANLING HEIFERS: F O’Neill, Ballygawley 410kg Ch to £885, 310kg Lim to £785 and 360kg Ch to £720. Oliver McAnespie, Ballygawley 400kg Ch to £870, 410kg Ch to £835 and 360kg Ch to £740. R McNamee, Newtownstewart 380kg Ch to £865. J M McGovern, Clogher 380kg Ch to £840, 370kg Ch to £780 and 340kg Ch to £750. B Doherty, Clogher 400kg Lim to £830 and 400kg Lim to £780. W Mannagh, Omagh 330kg Ch to £775. N Coulter, Trillick 360kg Lim to £770. C O’Donnell, Brookeborough 410kg Ch to £765. F Mullin, Dunmoyle 340kg Ch to £750. J McDonnell, Cooneen 370kg Ch to £725. S W Campbell, Fivemiletown 280kg Lim to £725 and 360kg Ch to £720. P Maguire, Tempo 360kg Ch to £715.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A good turnout this week sold to a strong demand for quality stock with R Givan, Dungannon selling a calved heifer to make £1500. T S Haffey, Lurgan £1150 for calved heifer and £1000 for a calved cow. B McStravick, Craigavon £1210, £1160 and £1100 for springing heifers and £1100 for a calved heifer. Several other lots sold from £700 to £880.
A selection of young maiden heifers from a Newry producer sold to £515 each.
BREEDING BULLS: S Cousins £1520 for a pedigree registered Char. L Shields £1500 for pedigree registered Char. R Newport £1300 for pedigree registered Lim. D McManus £1275 for pedigree registered Char.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another full house this week again sold to a very keen demand with C Galbraith, Castlederg selling an 09 B/Blue cow and B/B. Bull calf to £2450. Stephen Williamson, Benburb sold a second calver and heifer calf to £2010. G Keenan, Fivemiletown £1670 for second calver and bull calf. P and C Molloy, Dungannon £1500 for heifer and bull calf. D Strain, Armagh £1430 for 2011 cow and heifer calf and £1220 for 08 cow and heifer calf. M J and G Ward, Drumduff £1340 for 2012 cow and bull calf, £1245 for 2010 cow and bull calf and £1240 for 2012 cow and bull calf. G Straghan, Keady £1300 for heifer and bull calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1300 for second calver and bull calf and £1220 for second calver and bull calf. F O Neill, Ballygawley £1225 for 08 cow and heifer calf and £1220 for second calver and bull calf. M Donnelly, Loughgall £1220 for 08 cow and heifer calf. Several other outfits sold from £900 to £1175
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: C and J Donnelly, Galbally £1200 £1120 and £880. B Ward, Dungannon £1040 and £900. A Keys, Clogher £950. G Whitcroft, Middletown £910. J Lundy, Newtownhamilton £900 and £850 twice.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A very big entry sold to a keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £560 for a Lim to a Kinawley producer. D G Moore, Ballygawley £465 for a Ch. A W Wilson, Dungannon £425 for AA. J McDonagh, Brookeborough £420 for Ch. K Moore, Augher £420 for Ch. S Eagleson, Aughnacloy £415 for Ch. E and A Thompson, Tempo £415 and £325 for Hereford. P and J Grue, Lisnaskea £390 for Ch. H McClure, Fivemiletown £375 for Ch. W R Adams, Fivemiletown £325 for Sim.
HEIFERS: D A Wilson, Killyman £550 for Ch. H Pollock, Castlederg £540 for B/B. I Eagleson, Aughnacloy £500 for Lim, £495 for Ch and £445 twice for Simms. K Moore, Augher £485 for Ch. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £390 for Ch. D Farrell, Fivemiletown £350 for AA.
REARED BULLS: K Moore, Augher £650, £535 for Chars and £610 for Lim, £575 for Sim. T Simpson, Ederney £640 twice and £570 for Chars. R Wallace, Moneymore £610 and £560 for Chars. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £610 for Ch. G Black, Ballygawley £595 for AA and £585 for Ch. D Farrell, Fivemiletown £580 for Lim. A Keys, Clogher £565 for AA. F P and J Logan, Newtownbutler £505 and £490 for Lims. G M Gauley, £490 twice for AAs.
REARED HEIFERS: Pomeroy producer £670 for Lim. Clogher producer £640 and £600 for Simms and £600 for Lim. J M McGovern, Clogher £570 for Sim. K Moore, Augher £570 for Ch. Ballygawley producer £540 for Sim, £530 for Lim and £500 for AA. Aughnacloy producer £500 for Lim, £495 for Ch. Augher producer £485 for Ch and £480 for Lim. J Armstrong, Fermanagh £475 for AA and £470 for Her.