Sharper trade for beef cattle at Ballymena

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Another good entry of 280 beef cattle in Ballymena on Thursday resulted in a sharper trade.

Beef cows sold to 197p for a Char 710kg at £1398 offered by Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills. Fr cows to £118 for 820kg at £967 from N Trimble, Kircubbin. Beef heifers to 202p for 510kg at £1030 from David Arrell, Bellaghy. Beef bullocks to 195p for 560kg at £1092 from David Arrell, Fr bullocks to 163p for 560kg at £912 offered by J Dorrian, Portaferry.

Beef cows sold to: Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills Char 710kg £1398 (197), Alexander Ross, Newtownards Lim 570kg £1003 (176), RF Saunderson, Glenwherry BB 620kg £1016 (164), Victor Chestnutt Char 660kg £1075 (163), Char 820kg £1328 (162), Alexander Ross Lim 550kg £863 (157), R Henry, Kilwaughter Lim 610kg £939 (154), O’Kane farm, Dunloy BB 830kg £1245 (150), local farmer Lim 780kg £1154 (148), JP & James McKeagney, Upperlands Lim 570kg £843 (148), Alexander Ross, Newtownards Lim 650kg £955 (147), Lim 760kg £1117 (147), John Beggs, Whitehead Lim 650kg £955 (147), Victor Chestnutt Char 800kg £1176 (147), C McGuckin, Maghera BB 610kg £896 (147), Maura Bradley, Castledawson Lim 570kg £837 (147), local farmer Hol 650kg £942 (145), J Smyth, Randalstown Lim 630kg £907 (144), John Beggs, Whitehead Lim 580kg £823 (142), Victor Robinson, Portadown Lim 780kg £1107 (142), JC McMillan, Portglenone Char 620kg £874 (141), Maura Bradley, Lim 580kg £817 (141), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Lim 620kg £868 (140), P McConnell, Ligoniel Lim 740kg £1036 (140).

Fr cows sold to: N Trimble & Ptnrs, Kircubbin 820kg £967 (118), RF Saunderson, Glenwherry 690kg £814 (118), J McWoodburn, Kells 720kg £842 (117), D Maybin, Broughshane 680kg £775 (114), J McWoodburn 650kg £734 (113), Mrs Janet Duncan 800kg £896 (112), Dean McAllister, Armoy 760kg £851 (112), WS Gregg, Cloughmills 710kg £788 (111), B O’Kane, Magherafelt 550kg £610 (111), W Patterson, Ballyclare 560kg £616 (110), A Harbinson, Rathkenny 750kg £817 (109), M Gordon, Clough 660kg £706 (107), MT Boyd, Kilwaughter 740kg £784 (106), Brian McConnell, Doagh 760kg £805 (106), S Wilson, Ballymena 800kg £840 (105), Alastair McBurney, Clough 760kg £790 (104), TW Calderwood, Glarryford 750kg £780 (104), B O’Kane, Maghera 570kg £592 (104), RAS Barkley, Dunloy 610kg £634 (104), D Maybin, Broughshane 640kg £659 (103), N Trimble, Kircubbin 740kg £754 (102), MT Boyd, Kilwaughter 650kg £663 (102), WA Holden, Larne 580kg £591 (102).

Fat bulls sold to: Hubert Stewart, Ballyclare Lim 910kg £1119 (123), JA Thompson, Randalstown 1090kg £1264 (116), DJ Jones, Belfast Char 1020kg £1142 (112), J Kelly, Downpatrick Fr 460kg £473 (103), S Wilson, Ballymena Hol 1040kg £1040 (100).

Beef heifers sold to: David Arrell, Bellaghy Blonde 510kg £10030 (202), BB 470kg £902 (192), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 530kg £991 (187), McKinney Bros, Maghera Lim 620kg £1159 (187), local farmer AA 550kg £1023 (186), David Arrell BB 510kg £912 (179), Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills Char 740kg £1324 (179), Hugh Carey, Toome Lim 540kg £955 (177), local farmer AA 480kg £835 (174), R Henry, Kilwaughter Lim 610kg £1055 (173), Hugh Carey, Toome Lim 550kg £951 (173), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Lim 690kg £1186 (172), D Morrison, Armoy BB 560kg £963 (172), RF Saunderson, Glenwherry Lim 620kg £1066 (172), local farmer AA 550kg £940 (171), J Campbell, Glarryford Lim 600kg £1020 (170), D Morrison, Armoy BB 530kg £890 (168), Jeffrey Alexander, Broughshane Sim 620kg £1041 (168), J Kelly, Downpatrick Char 510kg £856 (168), JP & James McKeagney, Upperlands Lim 560kg £940 (168), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Char 660kg £1102 (167), J Kelly, Downpatrick Char 550kg £918 (167), J Smyth, Randalstown Char 560kg £929 (166), J Kelly, Downpatrick Char 550kg £902 (164).

Beef bullocks sold to: David Arrell, Bellaghy Blonde 560kg £1092 (195), BB 620kg £1196 (193), James Dougan, Ahoghill Blonde 550kg £1061 (193), David Arrell Blonde 530kg £1001 (189), local farmer Lim 650kg £1222 (188), Char 570kg £1065 (187), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Lim 550kg £1023 (186), J Kelly, Downpatrick AA 650kg £1209 (186), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Blonde 640kg £1184 (185), D Morrison, Armoy AA 550kg £1006 (183), Tom McKinstry, Ballyclare Char 680kg £1224 (180), Char 660kg £1188 (180), Robert Linton, Ahoghill Char 620kg £1109 (179), Tom McKinstry, Ballyclare Char 700kg £1246 (178), A McDonald, Portglenone Lim 600kg £1068 (178), Tom McKinstry Char 690kg £1221 (177), Michael Coyle, Pomeroy Char 700kg £1239 (177), local producer AA 510kg £902 (177), A McDonald, Portglenone Lim 590kg £1038 (176), J Kelly, Downpatrick Char 610kg £1073 (176), Tom McKinstry Char 690kg £1200 (174), Robert Linton, Ahoghill Char 710kg £1235 (174), J Kelly, Downpatrick AA 670kg £1165 (174), local producer AA 580kg £1003 (173).

Friesian bullocks sold to: J Dorrian, Portaferry 560kg £912 (163), 590kg £920 (156), Raymond Walsh, Toomebridge 670kg £978 (146), D & S Kennedy, Broughshane 730kg £1029 (141), D & S Kennedy, Broughshane 760kg £1033 (136), 680kg £911 (134), Eric Thom, Tobermore 690kg £924 (134), J Dorrian 550kg £715 (130), 540kg £702 (130), 480kg £619 (129), 510kg £657 (129), Eric Thom, 610kg £786 (129), 590kg £761 (129), 590kg £755 (128), J Dorrian 520kg £650 (125), 540kg £675 (125), 450kg £540 (120), Eric Thom 630kg £756 (120), 610kg £719 (118).

45 dairy cows and heifers sold to £1350 on Friday for a calved heifer from Bolton Bros, Maghera.

Ruling prices: Bolton Bros, Maghera calved hfr £1350, David S Dickey, Randalstown calved hfr £1180, G & Mrs AM Patton, Carrowdore calved hfr £1160, W Black, Aghadowey calved hfr £1110, JR & PJ Tinsley, Dromore calved hfr £1100, W Black calved hfr £1080, JR & PJ Tinsley calved hfr £1070, calved hfr £1060, W Black, calved hfr £1040, Sam Wallace, Broughshane calved cow £1030, David S Dickey calved hfr £1030.

Suckler stock sold to £1390 for a Lim heifer with heifer calf at foot.

Ruling prices: PJ McGuckian, Cloughmills Lim hfr & hfr calf £1390, D Allen, Moneymore Lim hfr & bull calf £1340, SG Lindsay, Newtownabbey Here hfr & bull calf £1250, S McIlhatton, Aughafatten BB hfr & bull calf £1220, Joe Maybin, Kells SH cow & hfr calf £1200, R Magee, Lisburn Char in calf hfr £1140, PJ McGuckian Lim hfr & hfr calf £1110, R Magee Char in calf hfr £1100, SG Lindsay, Newtownabbey Here hfr & bull calf £1090, R Magee, Sim in calf hfr £1060, SG Lindsay Here hfr & hfr calf £1020, R Magee Sim in calf hfr £1010, J Wilson, Ballyclare Lim hfr £1010, M McNeill, Cushendall Lim hfr & hfr calf £1000.

270 lots in the calf ring sold to £420 for a Sim bull, calves 1 month old sold to £375 for an AA bull, strong heifer calves to £350 for a Sim, young lots to £300 for a Char.

Bull calves sold to: Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £420, S Woodside, Islandmagee AA £375, Leslie Wilson Sim £345, Smiddie Hill Farms, Ballywalter BB £330, S Woodside Char £330, M Gribben, Desertmartin BB £320, A Ritchie, Holywood Lim £310, G Devlin, Randalstown Here £305, B Alexander, Ahoghill BB £305, Irwin Gamble, Articlave BB £305, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £300, G Orr, Ballywalter Char £300, A Ritchie Lim £290, M Gribben BB £285, Here £278, AA Ferguson, Stewartstown BB £275.

Heifer calves sold to: Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £350, Sim £325, WA Holden, Larne BB £325, DS & Darren McKay, Rathkenny Char £300, T Saunderson, Glenwherry Blonde £275, Leslie Wilson Sim £275, J & J Huey, Armoy Lim £270, A Ritchie, Holywood Lim £260, Dermot McKenna, Coagh Lim £260, J & J Huey, Lim £255, W Gilliespie, Portglenone Lim £252, J & J Huey Lim £250, A Ritchie, Holywood Lon £250, S Woodside, Islandmagee Lim £250, M McGimpsey, Newtownards AA £250, A Ritchie Lim £245.

Friesian bull calves sold to: A Ritchie, Holywood (strong) £275, AA Ferguson, Stewartstown £170, (2) £150, M & S Calwell, Ballycarry £145, Danny Duffin, Toomebridge £145, WA Holden, Larne (2) £145, AA Ferguson £125, WA Holden £125, Thomas Fullerton, Maghera (5) £115, Alastair McBurney, Clough (young) £110.

An entry of just under 300 weanlings resulted in a great trade. Bull calves sold to £500 over for a Char 310kg at £810 offered by James McQuiston, Ballymoney. Heifers sold to £475 over for a Lim 380kg at £855 presented by Brian Stirling, Ballymena.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs: Michael McAuley, Newtowncrommelin Lim 150kg £425 (283), Lim 170kg £475 (279), JW Kelso, Antrim Char 160kg £445 (278), Michael McAuley, Newtowncrommelin Lim 150kg £415 (276), local producer Blonde 180kg £455 (252), Robert Loughery, Limavady Lim 230kg £575 (250), James O’Rawe, Gracehill Char 240kg £585 (243), JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 230kg £555 (241), James O’Rawe, Gracehill Sim 240kg £570 (237), G Mulvenna, Glenarm Lak 230kg £512 (222), JW Kelso, Antrim (2) Char 230kg £495 (215), G Mulvenna Lak 250kg £515 (206), P McConnell, Nutts Corner Lim 180kg £365 (202), JW Kelso, Antrim (2) Char 240kg £475 (197).

251-300kgs: J Moore, Antrim Lim 260kg £730 (280), JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 270kg £720 (266), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 260kg £680 (261), Char 260kg £660 (253), James O’Rawe, Gracehill Char 290kg £735 (253), J McQuiston Sim 300kg £755 (251), Robert Loughery, Limavady (2) Lim 300kg £725 (241), Lim 290kg £690 (237), Lim 300kg £710 (236), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy Char 300kg £705 (235), Matt Workman, Kilwaughter Lim 270kg £630 (233), Samuel Patton, Ballyclare Char 270kg £630 (233), J McQuiston, Char 290kg £675 (232), J W Kelso, Antrim Char 280kg £620 (221), J Bates, Ballyclare AA 280kg £620 (221).

301-350kgs: J McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 310kg £810 (261), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy Char 310kg £775 (250), J McQuiston Char 320kg £800 (250), A Mawhinney Sim 320kg £785 (245), David Boyd, Knockagh Char 310kg £760 (245), Samuel Patton, Ballyclare Char 330kg £800 (242), JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 310kg £745 (240), Hugh McAlister Lim 350kg £835 (238), Robert Loughery, Limavady (2) Lim 310kg £735 (237), J McQuiston Char 330kg £780 (236), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy Char 330kg £775 (234), Lim 330kg £770 (233), JP McAlister, Lim 320kg £740 (231), Robert McNinch, Larne Sim 330kg £760 (230), Robert Loughery, Lim 330kg £750 (227).

351kg and over: JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 360kg £820 (227), Hugh McAlister, Aghadowey Lim

360kg £795 (220), E McCann, Toomebridge Lim 370kg £805 (217), J Moore, Antrim Sim 360kg £780 (216), James McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 370kg £800 (216), E McCann, Toomebridge (2) Lim 370kg £790 (213), Hugh McAlister Char 380kg £810 (213), J Gault, Ballyclare Char 410kg £865 (211), JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 390kg £820 (210), J Gault, Ballyclare Char 390kg £810 (207), Robert McNinch, Larne Sim 400kg £830 (207), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 370kg £755 (204), S Hoy, Doagh Lim 370kg £750 (202), E McCann, Toomebridge Lim 440kg £870 (197), Robert McNinch Lim 420kg £830 (197).

Heifers 0-250kgs: JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 230kg £530 (230), J McKinley, Ballycastle Lim 220kg £500 (227), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 230kg £520 (226), Kenneth Abbott, Lisburn Char 230kg £520 (226), R Hunter, Larne Sim 250kg £550 (220), Robert Loughery, Limavady Lim 240kg £525 (218), Robert Loughery Lim 250kg £540 (216), JW Kelso, Antrim (2) Char 170kg £365 (214), Char 220kg £470 (213), local producer Blonde 240kg £508 (211), Blonde 220kg £465 (211), George Quinn, Upper Ballinderry Lim 240kg £505 (210), Robert Loughery, AA 250kg £515 (206), J Dowds, Rathkenny Char 190kg £355 (186), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 250kg £405 (162).

251-300kgs: George Quinn, Upper Ballinderry (3) 300kg £690 (230), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 300kg £655 (218), J Moore, Antrim (2) Lim 280kg £600 (214), Robert Loughery, Limavady (2) Lim 300kg £635 (211), Samuel Patton, Ballyclare Char 270kg £560 (207), Robert Loughery Lim 300kg £620 (206), J Bates Lim 260kg £535 (205), JP McAlister, Aghadowey Lim 270kg £550 (203), Robert Loughery (2) Lim 290kg £590 (203), V Hamilton, Cushendun Lim 300kg £610 (203), JP McAlister Lim 290kg £585 (201).

301-350kgs: Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Lim 310kg £775 (250), D Hall, Monkstown BB 340kg £780 (229), Stephen Hall, Monkstown Lim 350kg £780 (222), Lim 340kg £755 (222), D Hall, Monkstown Lim 350kg £765 (218), Neil Cole, Downpatrick Lim 350kg £760 (217), Stephen Hall Lim 340kg £730 (214), Hugh McAlister, Aghadowey BB 310kg £650 (209), E McCann, Toomebridge Lim 340kg £690 (202), Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Lim 310kg £625 (201), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Char 350kg £680 (194), S Hoy, Doagh Lim 320kg £620 (193), Robert Loughery, Limavady Lim 310kg £600 (193), George Quinn, Upper Ballinderry (2) Lim 310kg £590 (190), J Moore, Antrim Char 320kg £600 (187).

351kg and over: Brian Stirling, Ballymena Lim 380kg £855 (225), J Gault, Ballyclare Char 370kg £800 (216), Stephen Hall, Monkstown BB 390kg £835 (214), M McKeown, Crossgar Char 380kg £790 (207), Martin McCann, Randalstown Char 360kg £745 (206), Neil Cole, Killyleagh Lim 360kg £740 (205), Lim 370kg £730 (197), V Hamilton, Cushendun Char 360kg £710 (197), Neil Cole, Lim 370kg £725 (196), E McCann, Toomebridge Lim 400kg £765 (191), J Gault, Ballyclare Char 390kg £740 (189), Char 440kg £800 (181), HV McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 370kg £670 (181), James O’Rawe, Gracehill AA 360kg £630 (175), WT McGookin, Larne Sim 360kg £630 (175), Hugh McCambridge Char 380kg £660 (173).

Another great entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a similar trade. Ewes and lambs sold to £185, leading prices as follows:

Ewes and lambs sold to: I Montgomery, Glenwherry 3 CB ewes & 6 lambs £185, 2 CB ewes & 4 lambs £185, 2 CB ewes & 4 lambs £178, 2 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £178, TA Smyth, Randalstown 1 CB ewe & 3 lambs £175, I Montgomery 2 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £172, Amanda Bonnar, Glenwherry 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £168, I Montgomery 3 CB ewes & 6 lambs £168, Martin McKillop, Loughgiel 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £168, J Bannon, Larne 5 Dor ewes & 8 lambs £168, D Montgomery, Glenwherry 5 CB ewes & 10 lambs £165, Gary Hood, Claudy 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £164, J Bannon, Larne 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £162, I Montgomery 5 CB ewes & 5 lambs £160, 4 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £160, H McCracken, Ballywalter 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £160, D Devlin, Randalstown 1 Suff ewe & 1 lamb £160, R Crawford, Magheramourne 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £158, W & D Millar, Antrim 1 Char ewe & 2 lambs £158, I Montgomery, 4 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £155, H McCracken, Ballywalter 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £155, Roy Carlisle, Newtownabbey 1 Suff ewe & 1 lamb £152, W Knowles, Cloughmills 4 Tex ewes & 8 lambs £150, R Lyle, Larne 2 Suff ewes & 3 lambs £150, D Davidson, Broughshane 3 Tex ewes & 5 lambs £150.

Another good entry of 200 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in a terrific trade. Store bullocks sold to £530 over for an AA 600kg at £1130 presented by E & J Arthur, Templepatrick. Heifers sold to £620 over for a Lim 550kg at £1170 offered by G Kerr, Newtownabbey.

Bullocks up to 500kgs: John Muldoon, Cookstown Char 350kg £750 (214), Hamill Bros, Broughshane Lim 460kg £955 (207), Felix McKendry, Broughshane Char 480kg £990 (206), John Muldoon, Cookstown Char 370kg £750 (202), B Magee, Cushendun Char 470kg £945 (201), A Murray, Cushendall Char 410kg £810 (197), Mrs J Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 480kg £920 (191), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 500kg £955 (191), Lim 500kg £945 (189), A Thompson, Straid Char 460kg £860 (187), Hay Bros, Ballycarry AA 450kg £830 (184), Mrs J Hutchinson Char 380kg £700 (184), G McMaster, Broughshane BB 440kg £810 (184), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 490kg £895 (182), Mrs J Hutchinson Char 440kg £800 (181), A Thompson, Char 490kg £890 (181), John Muldoon, Cookstown Char 370kg £670 (181), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 500kg £900 (180), Mrs Diane Rowney, Ballynure (2) Lim 390kg £700 (179), James A McQuiston Char 450kg £805 (178), Hay Bros Lim 340kg £605 (177), Mrs J Hutchinson Ea 490kg £860 (175), Char 400kg £770 (175), S Taylor, Ligoniel Sal 470kg £820 (174).

Bullocks over 500kgs: Felix McKendry, Broughshane Char 510kg £1010 (198), Hamill Bros, Broughshane BB 510kg £1005 (197), RJ Linton, Broughshane Lim 510kg £1000 (196), Lim 540kg £1040 (192), Wm McMullan, Toomebridge Lim 510kg £980 (192), C Tinsdale, Carnlough Char 540kg £1030 (190), Char 530kg £1010 (190), Char 570kg £1080 (189), E & J Arthur, Templepatrick AA 600kg £1130 (188), RJ Linton, Broughshane Lim 560kg £1045 (186), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 510kg £950 (186), A Thompson, Straid Char 510kg £950 (186), G McMaster, Broughshane Lim 580kg £1080 (186), George Kernohan, Randalstown Lim 550kg £1010 (183), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 570kg £1040 (182), C Kerr, Newtownabbey Lim 530kg £965 (182), George Kernohan Lim 580kg £1040 (179), C Kerr Lim 530kg £940 (177), Hamill Bros, Broughshane Lim 570kg £1010 (177), J Smyth, Randalstown Lim 570kg £1010 (177), George Kernohan Char 590kg £1040 (176), Par 610kg £1075 (176), G McMaster, Broughshane Char 530kg £930 (175), Lim 570kg £1000 (175), John Heron, Broughshane Lim 520kg £910 (175).

Heifers up to 500kgs: C Kerr, Newtownabbey Lim 490kg £1080 (220), J McCalmont, Glenarm Lim 410kg £900 (219), Lim 430kg £930 (216), Lim 460kg £980 (213), J Bonnar, Broughshane Sim 380kg £800 (210), local producer Lim 490kg £1030 (210), C Kerr, Newtownabbey Lim 500kg £1040 (208), J McCalmont Lim 440kg £905 (205), Robert McNinch, Larne Lim 390kg £780 (200), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 500kg £1000 (200), J McCalmont Lim 500kg £995 (199), Mrs Diane Rowney, Ballynure Lim 400kg £795 (198), I McMullan, Carnlough Blonde 470kg £930 (197), J McCalmont Lim 450kg £890 (197), Lim 430kg £840 (195), I McMullan, Carnlough Blonde 460kg £895 (194), Robert McNinch, Larne Sim 330kg £635 (192), Lim 380kg £730 (192), J McCalmont Lim 490kg £940 (191), WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 450kg £860 (191), J Bonnar, Broughshane St 500kg £950 (190), I McMullan, Carnlough Blonde 490kg £930 (189), Robert McNinch, Larne Lim 370kg £700 (189), I McMullan Blonde 480kg £905 (188), K Kidd, Broughshane Char 430kg £800 (186).

Heifers over 500kgs: C Kerr, Newtownabbey Lim 550kg £1170 (212), RJ Linton, Broughshane Lim 550kg £1060 (192), Lim 630kg £1200 (190), E & J Arthur AA 580kg £1090 (187), AA 560kg £1000 (178), R Thompson, Glenarm BB 540kg £940 (174), J McCalmont, Glenarm Lim 520kg £880 (169), A Smyth, Randalstown Lim 550kg £920 (167), E & J Arthur, Templepatrick AA 520kg £840 (161), Mark Pentland, Lisburn Lim 620kg £1000 (161), R Thompson, Glenarm Here 530kg £820 (154), Mark Pentland BB 590kg £900 (152).

An entry of 687 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a steady trade. Fat lambs sold to 418p for 9 Texels 21.5kg at £90 offered by E Clyde, Muckmore. Fat hoggets sold to 314p for a pen of 9 Texels 21kg at £66 presented by David Anderson, Kilwaughter. Fat ewes sold to £80.

Spring lambs (315): E Clyde, Muckamore 9 Tex 21.5kg £90 (418), Stuart Hall, Larne 12 Tex 22kg £90 (409), Colin Woodside, Carrick 1 Tex 22kg £90 (409), Al Gault, Newtownabbey 1 Suff 20kg £81 (405), RC & JC Watson, Rasharkin 6 Suff 21.5kg £86 (400), T & J Mackey, Ballynure 10 Dor 20kg £80 (400), TA Fenton, Rasharkin 6 Char 22kg £87.50 (397), J Murry, Ballymoney 9 Tex 22.5kg £89.20 (396), Lucy Calderwood, Dunloy 4 Tex 22kg £89 (395), M Millar, Rasharkin 13 Suff 21kg £83 (395), Robert Irvine, Carrickfergus 1 Tex 21kg £83 (395), L Hunter, Ballyclare 4 CB 22kg £86.50 (393), Colin Woodside, Carrickfergus 9 Tex 21kg £82 (390), Gareth Hayes, Ballymena 32 Suff 20kg £78 (390), GJ Eaton, Cullybackey 3 Suff 20kg £78 (390), J Murray, Ballymoney 9 Suff 22.5kg £87.50 (388), Sam Agnew, Ballyclare 11 Tex 22.5kg £87.50 (388).

Fat hoggets (150): Samuel D Anderson, Kilwaughter 6 CB 21kg £66 (314), Matt Gingles, Kilwaughter 3 CB 21kg £66 (314), W McMaster, Gleno 12 Suff 25.5kg £76 (298), Jonathan Auld, Ballynure 4 Tex 25kg £74 (296), C Patton, Ballynure 20 Tex 27.5kg £81 (294), WJ Thompson, Glenwherry 5 CB 25.5kg £75 (294), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough 15 CB 23.5kg £66 (280), J & S Kane, Doagh 5 Tex 31kg £87 (280), John McWilliam, Ballyclare 4 Tex 27.5kg £75 (272), D Waide, Cloughmills 19 Tex 22.5kg £60 (266), L Hunter, Ballyclare 8 CB 19.5kg £52 (266), local producer 2 Tex 32kg £80 (250), W Strange, Greenisland 2 Tex 30.5kg £74 (242), Kenneth Robinson, Galgorm 3 Cv 31kg 374 (238).

Fat ewes (222)

1st Quality

Suff - £68-£80

Tex -£68-£80

CB - £60-£74

BF - £38-£56