Springing Limousin sells for £2,040 at Armoy Mart

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A smaller show of 209 head last Monday night met with a much sharper trade.

A special entry of 30 Lim springer’s from Trevor Butler, Ballycastle, sold to a top of £2,040 and an average of £1,585.

Steers sold to £1,180 for 600kgs, heifers to £1,030 for 520kgs and fat cows to £1,100.

LEADING PRICES: John McKinley, Ballycastle, A/A, 400kgs, £865, 430kgs, £840, 490kgs, £980. Arthur Devlin, Ballycastle, Lim, 450kgs, £900, 500kgs, £970, 430kgs, £880, 460kgs, £910. M Simpson, Fries, 520kgs, £945, 500kgs, £930, 530kgs, £950. Tom Scott, Ballymoney, Lim, 640kgs, £1,070. Sydney Dobbin, Bushmills, Fries, 540kgs, £870, 540kgs, £870, 500kgs, £800. B McCollum, Loughguile, Char, 600kgs, £1,110. Thomas Scott, Finvoy, Lim, 640kgs, £1,015, 550kgs, £920, 560kgs, £910, 550kgs, £900. Sam Jackson, Maghera, Lim, 450kgs, £815, 400kgs, £740. Brian McCloskey, Loughguile, Fries, 500kgs, £790, 490kgs, £795.

HEIFERS: Martin Elliott, Loughguile, Lim, 520kgs, £1,030, 530kgs, £980. John McMichael, Armoy, Lim, 400kgs, £790, 330kgs, £675, 470kgs, £910. W and T Munnis, Ballymoney, Fkv, 500kgs, £880, 580kgs, £900, 560kgs, £900, 500kgs, £870, 550kgs, £885, 500kgs, £845. A Kennedy, Cullybackey, BGA, 445kgs, £900, 340kgs, £900. Archie Graham, Bushmills, Lim, 530kgs, £895, 560kgs, £955, 450kgs, £770. John Todd, Ballycastle, 530kgs, £970, 550kgs, £990.

FAT COWS & BULLS: D Steele, Glenarm, 1,000kgs, Char bull, £1,100. E Duncan, Ballycastle, 690kgs, £810, 660kgs, £770. S Heffron, Randalstown, Lim, 660kgs, £800. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, Char, 700kgs, £840. A Wilkinson, Ballycastle, Lim, 700kgs, £820. Maurice McVicker, Bushmills, Lim, 730kgs, £895, 680kgs, £705. M Steele, Glenarm, Lim,600kgs, £680.

BREEDING STOCK: A and T Butler, Ballycastle, Lim, springers, £2,040, £1,720, £1,750, £1,650, £1,600, £1,600, £1,600, £1,690, £1,600, £1,650, £1,620, £1,580, £1,550, £1,560, £1,540, £1,500, £1,500, £1,620, £,1500.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.

Sale every Monday night.