Smaller entry of stock at Dungannon

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A smaller entry of stock in all rings at Dungannon saw Steers sell to a height of £1285 670kg Lim (192.00), while Heifers sold to £1095 645kg Char (170.00); dropped calves peaked at £314 Char Bull and Heifer Calves to £295 Lim; suckled cows and calves topped at £1140 AA Cow & Char Bull Calf at foot; weanlings sold to £885 400kg Char Steer (221.00), while Weanlings sold to £860 445kg Char (195.00).

STEERS

Steers sold to a height of £1285 670kg Lim (192.00) presented by P Quinn, £1255 660kg Lim (190.20), £1235 645kg Lim (192.00); W Hughes £1130 570kg Sim (198.00), £1070 550kg Sim (195.00), £1020 525kg Sim (195.00), £930 500kg Sim (186.00); W Barnes £1120 570kg Sim (196.00), £885 450kg Lim (197.00); W McMullan £1095 595kg Lim (185.00), £1050 580kg Lim (181.00); G Boyd £865 460kg Lim (188.00).

HEIFERS

Heifer prices were slightly easier on the week selling to a height of £1095 645kg Char (170.00) presented by E McCann, £1060 590kg Char (180.00), £1035 555kg Char (186.00); C McFarland £935 505kg Lim (185.00); N Weir £910 475kg AA (192.00); W Somerville £880 480kg Lim (183.00); A Somerville £870 495kg Lim (176.00), £795 435kg Sim (182.60), £705 395kg Char (178.50); K Martin £810 430kg Char (188.40); P McKernan £730 405kg Char (180.20).

DROPPED CALVES

Dropped calf prices continue to hold firm as Bull Calves sell to £314 Char Bull presented by F Oliver, £312 Char Bull, £275 Char Bull, £255 Char Bull, £245 Char Bull; J Allan £310 Her Bull; S Milligan £260 BGA Bull; M McCann £265 AA Bull, £230 AA Bull, £200 AA Bull; H Watters £215 x 2 SWR Bull; M Kennedy £210 Sim Bull, £190 AA Bull, £160 x 2 AA Bulls; Reared Bull Calves sold to £565 AA presented by J Weir, £455 Her Bull, £380 AA Bull; Reared Fr Bull Calves sold to £165 x 2 Fr Bulls presented by S Milligan; W Allen £155 FR Bull; E & E Reid; P Allen £120 Fr Bull, £95 x 6 FR Bulls.

Meanwhile Heifer Calves sold to £295 Lim presented by G Talbot, £290 Sim, £270 Lim, £235 Lim; F Oliver £245 Char Hfr, £235 Char Hfr; M McCann £235 AA Hfr, £170 AA Hfr; G Booth £205 Her Hfr; M Kennedy £198 AA Hfr, £180 AA Hfr; S Glasgow £195 Lim Hfr.

Suckled Cows and Calves sold to £1140 08 AA Cow and Char Bull Calf at foot presented by A Hamilton; C Williamson £1000 AU Hfr & Lim Hfr Calf at foot; In-Calf Heifers sold to £955 Sh Hfr presented by Brackenhill Farms.

WEANLINGS

Weanlings prices continue to hold with male Calves selling to £885 400kg Char (221.30) presented by B Quinn, £755 360kg AA (210.00); G Quinn £855 400kg Char (214.00); P Quinn £805 405kg AA (200.00); P Devlin £800 365kg Lim (220.00), £780 365kg Lim (214.00); L Johnston £770 380kg Daq (203.00), £755 325kg Daq (232.30), £735 355kg Daq (207.00); D Mahon £745 340kg Lim (220.00), £625 300kg Lim (205.00).

Meanwhile Weanling Heifers topped at £860 445kg Char (193.30) presented by G ONeill; E Hughes £785 350kg Char (225.00), £710 345kg Char (206.00); E Crozier £740 330kg Lim (225.00); P Quinn £600 285kg AA (210.50); C Rafferty £575 315kg Lim (185.00).