Small entry of stock sell to a height of £1010 for 550kg at Dungannon

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The first sale of 2016 saw a small entry of stock sell to a height of £1010 550kg Lim Steer (184.00).

Heifers peaked at £730 425kg Lim (172.00). Dropped calves sold to £282 AA bull and heifer calves to £325 AA. Suckled cows peaked at £1015 for a in calf AA cow. Weanlings sold to £840 375kg Char steer (224.00), while weanling heifers topped at £700 295kg Lim (237.00).

STEERS: Steers prices topped at £1010 550kg Lim (184.00) presented by J Williamson; B McCloskey £960 520kg Lim (185.00); A C Hogg £850 405kg Char (210.00); G Watson £790 355kg Char (222.50); A Kyle £780 425kg Lim (185.00), £720 355kg Lim (202.80); S Hughes £720 340kg FKV (211.80).

HEIFERS: Heifers trade topped at £730 425kg Lim (172.00) presented by A Kyle, £625 330kg Lim (190.00), £610 335kg Lim (182.00); A C Hogg £680 385kg Sim (177.00).

DROPPED CALVES (110): Dropped calf trade remains steady to peak at £282 AA bull presented by C McDonald, £190 AA bull; K Wilkinson £280 Her bull; W Smith £275 Her bull, £240 Her bull; J Ewing £260 Her bull, £230 BB bull, £230 Lim bull, £200 Lim bull; A S M X farmer £255 Sim bull; J McSorley £255 AA bull; E Fox £255 Lim bull; J and G Faulkner £250 AA bull, £230 AA bull, £220 BB bull; H Irwin £240 Sim bull; R Crawford £238 AA bull; P Carberry £200 FKV bull; D Beattie £200 AA bull. Meanwhile reared coloured bull calves sold to £550 Char presented by J Weir; D Lockhart £480 Sim, £445 Sim, £400 Sim; reared Friesian bull calves sold to £290 presented by R and A Davis; J and P Corr £285 x 2 Fr bulls; S Carroll £138 Fr bull; M Cush £136 Fr bull; J Ewing £108 Fr bull; D McCullagh £102 Fr bull. Meanwhile heifers calves topped at £325 AA presented by W Purdy, £295 AA hfr, £240 Lim hfr; J and P Corr £310 Sim hfr; D Beattie £295 BB hfr; W Smith £270 Her hfr, £235 Her hfr; J and G Faulkner £240 BB hfr, £220 Her hfr; J Lawless £235 Char hfr; J Ewing £230 Lim hfr, £220 Her hfr; A S M X farmer £210 AA hfr; K Wilkinson £210 Her hfr; S Johnston £195 Daq hfr.

Suckled cows sold to £1015 for a in-calf AA cow presented by W Whittle.

WEANLINGS: A small entry of weanlings sold to a height of £840 375kg Char steer (224.00) presented by J Gervis, £820 350kg Char (235.00), £790 350kg Char (226.00), £720 290kg Char (248.00); A Hughes £800 350kg Sim (229.00), £765 320kg Lim (239.00), £705 290kg Sim (243.00), £610 260kg Sim (235.00); K Darling £645 345kg Lim (187.00); J and J Livestock £610 240kg Char (255.00), £560 210kg Lim (267.00); C Quinn £575 270kg Char (213.00); Meanwhile weanling Heifers topped at £700 295kg Lim (237.00) presented by J and J Livestock; A Cookstown farmer £690 305kg Lim (226.00), £440 220kg Lim (200.00); J Gervis £625 315kg Char (198.00).