Steady trade at Ballymena

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An entry of 327 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade.

Leading prices as follows: RN McBride, Ballymena Blonde 750kg £1335 (178), Wm Weir, Milebush Sim 650kg £1150 (177), AA 610kg £1073 (176), GA Rea, Ballymoney Sim 570kg £991 (174), Wm Weir Mon 600kg £1026 (171), Char 560kg £940 (168), AA 670kg £1105 (165), Robin Watters, Stewartstown AA 710kg £1164 (164), S Jackson, Bellaghy Blonde 490kg £803 (164), Wm Agnew, Upperlands Char 550kg £852 (155), F McAuley, Toomebridge Lim 650kg £1007 (155), RN McBride, Ballymena Blonde 780kg £1201 (154), Wm Boyd, Swatragh Lim 660kg £1009 (153), local producer Lim 570kg £872 (153), Martin Carey, Dunloy Lim 730kg £1109 (152), George Bamford, Glenavy Lim 720kg £1072 (149).

Overage bulls/blks sold to: DD McDowell, Newtownards SHB 590kg £1168 (198), S Campbell Lim 650kg £1170 (180), E & J Christie, Ballymoney Blonde 580kg £1003 (173), James Blair, Limavady Char 640kg £1100 (172), E &J Christie Blonde 540kg £923 (171), W Kerr, Glarryford Lim 670kg £1139 (170), K Dickson, Moneymore Char 710kg £1185 (167), J McWoodburn, Kells BB 680kg £1122 (165), George Bamford, Glenavy Lim 740kg £1213 (164), Mrs A Bamford, Glenavy Lim 700kg £1141 (163), K Dickson, Moneymore Lim 650kg £1040 (160), James Blair, Limavady Char 560kg £890 (159), E & J Christie, Ballymoney Blonde 670kg £1045 (156), local producer Lim 590kg £914 (155), E & J Christie Blonde 680kg £1047 (154), J McWoodburn, Here 600kg £918 (153).

Fr cows and heifers sold to: W Crowe, Coleraine 540kg £766 (142), R & T Skelton, Ballymoney 660kg £831 (126), D McAuley, Toomebridge 670kg £790 (118), GA Rea, Ballymoney 460kg £542 (118), local farmer 540kg £615 (114), TR Lilburn, Dromore 700kg £791 (113), WW McCormick, Ballycastle 560kg £632 (113), AJ Hartley, Moneymore 590kg £660 (112), Dean McAllister, Armoy 900kg £1008 (112), AJ Hartley 460kg £501 (109), DWD Kane, Bushmills 760kg £828 (109), Hugh Cameron, Ballymoney 590kg £637 (108), S Wallace, Ballymena 710kg £766 (108), H & J Wilson, Larne 630kg £667 (106), S Wilson, Ballymena 840kg £890 (106), TR Lilburn, Dromore 730kg £773 (106).

Beef heifers sold to: Robert Workman, Kilwaughter Char 540kg £1166 (216), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 570kg £1225 (215), Lim 520kg £1112 (214), Robert Workman Char 570kg £1214 (213), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 490kg £1038 (212), Lim 530kg £1113 (210), S Jackson, Bellaghy Par 490kg £1004 (205), E Logan Lim 550kg £1078 (196), Oliver McKeown, Ballynahinch Char 480kg £912 (190), B McConaghy, Bushmills Char 520kg £967 (186), J McErlean, Portglenone Char 430kg £791 (184), Oliver McKeown, Ballynahinch Char 550kg £1006 (183), B McConaghy Char 540kg £982 (182), Ian Bamford, Glenavy Lim 540kg £972 (180), W Crowe, Coleraine Lim 580kg £1044 (180), B McConaghy, Bushmills Char 570kg £1014 (178).

Beef bullocks sold to: Hugh & Mrs M Turner, Swatragh Char 700kg £1428 (204), J Duffin, Larne Blonde 530kg £1060 (200), Hugh & Mrs M Turner Lim 680kg £1360 (200), Char 720kg £1396 (194), Lim 660kg £1273 (193), Lim 700kg £1337 (191), Robert McBride, Randalstown Char 620kg £1178 (190), Hugh & Mrs M Turner Char 760kg £1444 (190), J McErlean, Portglenone Char 540kg £1004 (186), J Duffin, Ballygally Blonde 460kg £851 (185), LF Logan, Randalstown SHB 710kg £1313 (185), Ballymoney producer Lim 670kg £1232 (184), SA Campbell, Coleraine Lim 560kg £1019 (182), Robert McBride, Randalstown Lim 590kg £1073 (182), Lim 600kg £1086 (181), Char 660kg £1188 (180).

BALLYMENA, FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2015

25 dairy cows and heifers met improved demand for top quality to a top of £1910 for a second calver from Robert Simpson, Ballymena. Droghal farms, Aghalee also got £1910 for a second calver.

Ruling prices: R Simpson, Ballymena calved cow £1910, Droghal farms, Aghalee calved cow £1910, D & S Kennedy, Broughshane calved hfr £1770, David Wallace, Antrim calved cow £1750, David & Mrs M McGregor, Muckamore calved hfr £1600, Droghal farms calved cow £1550, DS Dickey, Randalstown calved hfr £1510, Bolton Bros, Maghera calved hfr £1500, calved hfr £1450, D & S Bayne, Cookstown calved hfr £1370, W Black, Aghadowey calved hfr £1260, John Graham, Glenwherry calved hfr £1250, David & Mrs M McGregor calved hfr £1200, D & S Bayne calved hfr £1200, D & S Kennedy, Broughshane calved hfr £1200, Toomebridge farmer SH hfr £1150, GL Porter, Crumlin spg hfr £1130, W Black, calved hfr £1120, GL Porter spg hfr £1120, HJ Convery, Portglenone calved cow £1080.

38 cows in the suckler ring sold to a top price of 3900gns for a Char bull from Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills. Cows with calves to £2450 for a ped Lim cow with bull calf from D Hume, Randalstown, springing heifers to £1800.

Ruling prices: D Hume, Randalstown Lim cow & bull calf £2450, J Alexander, Randalstown BB hfr in calf £1800, BB cow & bull calf £1560, Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim cow in calf £1540, Lim in calf hfr £1450, Sim cow in calf £1420, Lim cow in calf £1420, Lim cow in calf £1380, Lim cow in calf £1380, J Blair, Larne Lim hfr & bull calf £1370, Robin Lennox, Magherafelt Lim hfr & hfr calf £1340, Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim cow in calf £1310, J Alexander, Randalstown Sim cow & bull calf £1280, Robin Lennox Lim hfr & hfr calf £1240, Char cow in calf £1150, AA cow in calf £1150, Hubert Stewart, Ballyclare BB in calf cow £1120, Robert Hood BB in calf hfr £1120, J Alexander Sim cow & hfr calf £1100, Charolotte Calvert, Lisburn Sim cow & hfr calf £1080, Robert Evans, Randalstown Lim hfr & hfr calf £1070, Robin Lennox Lim in calf hfr £1070.

Breeding bulls sold to: Victor Chestnutt, Bushmills Char 3900gns, 2600gns, 2500gns, Char 2300gns, Char 2000gns, C Chestnutt BB 1750gns.

280 dropped calves again sold at sharp rates although the younger plainer calves eased slightly. Highest prices for beef bred bull calves were: Irwin Gamble, Articlave BB £410, H Millar, Antrim BB £365, David Chestnutt, Bushmills Mon £355, AA Ferguson, Stewartstown Here £345, Arthur Gibson, Glenarm Lim £345, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £345, Arthur Gibson Lim £340, DS Wharry, Glenarm AA £338, H Millar, Here £330, D Devlin, Randalstown AA £325, WA Woodside, Islandmagee Sim £320, H Mulvenna Lim £315, Andrew Kearney, Downpatrick Sal £298, D Devlin, Randalstown Char £295, A Warwick, Ballyclare FKV £295, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £290.

Heifer calves sold to: GA & CR Crawford, Clough BB £395, Andrew Kearney, Downpatrick Lim £365, AA Ferguson, Stewartstown Here £350, Robin Bingham, Nutts Corner BB £320, DS Wharry, Glenarm Lim £315, Smiddie Hill farms, Newtownards BB £315, H Millar, Antrim Here £300, DS Wharry, Glenarm Lim £300, A McErlean, Portglenone Char £300, D Mulholland, Crumlin BB £295, G Hughes, Cookstown Here £285, G Orr, Ballywalter Sim £280, Brian Wharry, Glenarm Lim £275, M Stuart, Kircubbin BB £275, Draynes farms, Lisburn AA £270, Raymond Gillespie, Ahoghill Lim £270.

Fr bull calves sold to: N McRoberts, Ballinderry (strong) £270, GM Kernohan, Broughshane £260, GA & CR Crawford, Clough (2) £240, Robert Steele, Bushmills £215, Arthur Gibson, Glenarm £210, Robert Steele, Bushmills £200, Arthur Gibson £190, P Allen, Moneymore £182, GA & CR Crawford (young) £175, Andrew Kearney, Downpatrick £170, GA & CR Crawford £170, Dean McAllister, Armoy £168, GA & CR Crawford £165, Dean McAllister, Armoy (2) £162.

A great entry of just under 600 weanlings in Ballymena resulted in a sharp trade. Bullocks sold to £680 over for a Lim 400kg at £1080 presented by J Walker, Antrim. Heifers sold to £770 over for a Lim 350kg at £1120 offered by JA Frew, Ballymena.

Bulls/blks -250kgs: James A McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 240kg £770 (320), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Char 190kg £590 (310), J Frew, Kells Lim 210kg £640 (304), J McQuiston Lim 230kg £700 (304), SJ Mulholland, Hannahstown Char 250kg £750 (300), J McQuiston Char 210kg £630 (300), James A McQuiston Char 240kg £715 (297), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Lim 220kg £655 (297), Andy Spence, Nutts Corner Lim 170kg £500 (294), Lim 190kg £550 (289), John McAuley, Glenarm BB 210kg £605 (288), TJ Morton, Cairncastle Lim 240kg £670 (279), Lim 210kg £560 (266), John McAuley, Glenarm BB 210kg £560 (266), Andy Spence, Nutts Corner Lim 210kg £555 (264), Andrew Kearney, Downpatrick Sim 250kg £660 (264).

251-300kgs: Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Lim 270kg £830 (307), Mrs C Fleck, Clough BB 280kg £830 (296), Stewart Anderson, Ballymoney Lim 270kg £780 (288), R Thompson, Ligoniel Lim 270kg £780 (288), R Dawson, Stoneyford Lim 300kg £850 (283), R Thompson, Ligoniel Lim 280kg £780 (278), JH Fraser, Belfast (2) Char 280kg £765 (273), (2) Char 260kg £705 (271), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn (2) Lim 300kg £810 (270), JH Fraser Char 290kg £780 (269), J McQuiston, Ballymoney Lim 270kg £725 (268), R McCullough, Milebush Lim 260kg £695 (267), H Kennedy, Ballynure Char 290kg £775 (267).

301-350kgs: Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 320kg £940 (293), J Walker, Antrim Char 340kg £945 (277), Mrs C Fleck, Clough BB 310kg £860 (277), AJ Wilson, Ballymena Char 330kg £915 (277), H McNeill, Cushendun Char 340kg £940 (276), Mrs C Fleck, Clough BB 310kg £855 (275), WJ McClintock, Glenwherry Char 350kg £960 (274), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 310kg £850 (274), H McNeill, Cushendun Char 350kg £955 (272), Stewart Anderson, Ballymoney Char 310kg £845 (272), R Dawson, Stoneyford Lim 310kg £845 (272), Wm & David McClure, Dundrod Char 320kg £870 (271), AJ Wilson, Ballymena Lim 310kg £840 (271), G Cunningham, Hannahstown BB 330kg £885 (268), Samuel Patterson, Ballyclare Char 350kg £930 (265), Malcolm Smith, Kells Lim 320kg £850 (265).

351kg and over: J Walker, Antrim Lim 400kg £1080 (270), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 360kg £960 (266), Ian Gibson, Broughshane Char 390kg £1035 (265), J Walker, Lim 370kg £970 (262), Char 370kg £965 (260), Ian Gibson, Broughshane Char 370kg £955 (258), J Walker Char 390kg £995 (255), Char 370kg £935 (252), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 360kg £900 (250), Char 370kg £920 (248), Ian Gibson, Monkstown Char 380kg £930 (244), G Cunningham, Hannahstown Lim 360kg £880 (244), J Walker Char 430kg £1050 (244), David Boyd Char 400kg £970 (242), G Cunningham, Hannahstown Lim 370kg £890 (240), Samuel Patton, Ballyclare Char 360kg £865 (240).

Heifers 0-250kgs: A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter Lim 200kg £640 (320), SJ Mulholland, Hannahstown Char 190kg £570 (300), J Frew, Kells Lim 230kg £685 (297), Eileen Magee, Kilwaughter Char 200kg £585 (292), Alex Magee, Larne Lim 200kg £585 (292), JA Frew, Randalstown Lim 220kg £630 (286), JH Fraser, Belfast (2) Char 250kg £705 (282), SJ Mulholland, Char 200kg £560 (280), Wm & David McClure, Dundrod Char 250kg £700 (280), SJ Mulholland Char 250kg £695 (278), John McAuley, Glenarm BB 200kg £545 (272), Wm & David McClure Char 220kg £590 (268), John McAuley, Glenarm Sim 230kg £600 (260), A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter (2) Lim 200kg £520 (260).

251-300kgs: JA Frew, Randalstown Lim 260kg £770 (296), Paul McMullan, Dundrod Lim 280kg £790 (282), JA Frew Lim 270kg £760 (281), Lim 260kg £730 (280), AJ Wilson, Ballymena Char 280kg £780 (278), Char 290kg £790 (272), R Thompson, Ligoniel (2) Lim 260kg £700 (269), Malcolm Smith, Kells Lim 280kg £750 (267), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 300kg £800 (266), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 300kg £800 (266), JH Fraser, Belfast Char 260kg £690 (265), N McErlain, Portglenone Lim 260kg £690 (265), S Scullion, Glenarm Char 270kg £715 (264), JA Frew, Randalstown Lim 300kg £790 (263), JH Fraser Char 260kg £680 (261).

301-350kgs: JA Frew, Randalstown Lim 310kg £1000 (322), Lim 350kg £1120 (320), Lim 340kg £890 (261), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 310kg £810 (261), R McCullough, Milebush Lim 350kg £910 (260), I Beggs, Whitehead Lim 330kg £850 (257), H & S Griffin, Portglenone Blonde 340kg £870 (255), I Beggs Lim 310kg £775 (250), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 320kg £795 (248), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 310kg £770 (248), Wm & David McClure, Dundrod Char 310kg £765 (246), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 310kg £765 (246), I Beggs, Whitehead Lim 330kg £810 (245), Richard Chambers, Ballycastle Lim 310kg £760 (245), M McDonald Lim 330kg £800 (242), G Cunningham, Hannahstown BB 320kg £770 (240).

351kg and over : H & S Griffin, Portglenone Blonde 390kg £1100 (282), I Beggs, Whitehead Lim 360kg £1010 (280), JA Frew, Randalstown Lim 360kg £990 (275), John Beggs, Whitehead Lim 390kg £985 (273), David Boyd, Monkstown Char 360kg £935 (259), John Beggs, Whitehead Lim 370kg £960 (259), Lim 370kg £950 (256), Lim 380kg £970 (255), Lim 390kg £980 (251), Lim 360kg £870 (241), R McCullough, Milebush Lim 390kg £810 (225), I Beggs, Lim 360kg £800 (222), PJ McKinley, Martinstown Lim 360kg £800 (222), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy BB 370kg £805 (217), Malcolm Smith, Kells AA 360kg £775 (215), Paul McMullan, Dundrod Lim 380kg £800 (210).

A good show of sheep on Monday evening resulted in a sharper trade. Ewes and lambs sold to £204, springers to £170, pet lambs to £40, foster ewes to £185 and store lambs to £72.

Springers sold to: Ian Montgomery, Glenwherry 3 Tex in lamb £170, K Craig, Ballyclare 5 Suff in lamb £160, Ian Montgomery 6 Suff in lamb £158, 7 Suff in lamb £152, 5 CB in lamb £152, John Morrison, Limavady 10 CB in lamb £144, 10 CB in lamb £138, WR Semple, Magheramourne 9 CB in lamb £134, Robert Hay, Ballycarry 9 CB in lamb £128, JP McAuley, Parkmore 7 CB in lamb £126, H Kennedy, Ballynure 8 CB in lamb £123.

Ewes and lambs sold to: S Jamieson, Broughshane 3 Tex ewes & 6 lambs £204, P Scott, Templepatrick 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £190, Robert Park, Ballymena 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £182, J McAuley, Ballyclare 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £180, 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £178, 1 Tex ewes & 2 lambs £175, Sam McNabney, Clough 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £172, J McAuley, 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £172, J Stewart, Nutts Corner 2 CB ewes & 4 lambs £171, M O’Neill, Newtowncrommelin 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £170, J Stewart, 3 Dor ewes & 5 lambs £170, 1 Tex ewes & 2 lambs £170, 1 Suff ewes & 2 lambs £170, D Montgomery, Glenwherry 4 CB ewes & 8 lambs £170, Lucy Calderwood, Dunloy 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £165, Norman McAuley Jnr, Ballyclare 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £165, Simon Loughery, Limavady 4 CB ewes & 5 lambs £160, N Wallace, Coleraine 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £160, Norman McAuley 1 Suff ewe & 2 lambs £160, N McAuley 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £158, Patrick McNeill, Ballycastle 1 Cv ewe & 2 lambs £158, Wm Crawford, Newtownstewart 2 Suff ewes & 2 lambs £155, 4 Suff ewes & 4 lambs £155, Norman McAuley, Ballyclare 1 CB ewe & 2 lambs £155, J McAuley 1 Tex ewe & 2 lambs £155.

An entry of 170 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in another steady trade. Bullocks sold to £770 over for a Lim 570kg at £1280 offered by John Gribben, Randalstown. Heifers sold to £585 over for a Lim 450kg at £1035 presented by Ken Gawn, Kells.

Heifers 301-400kgs: Mrs G Carson, Dundrod Blonde 390kg £895 (229), WH Knox, Ballyclare Lim 400kg £875 (218), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 350kg £725 (207), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 390kg £700 (179).

401-500kgs: Kenneth Gawn, Kells Lim 450kg £1035 (230), DH Fleming, Templepatrick Char 420kg £945 (225), John Johnston, Ballymena BB 440kg £980 (222), Mrs G Carson, Dundrod Char 430kg £935 (217), WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 410kg £890 (217), Mrs G Carson Char 420kg £890 (211), Blonde 450kg £930 (206), Kenneth Gawn, Kells Lim 430kg £880 (204), Mrs G Carson, Dundrod Blonde 450kg £900 (200), P Penney, Raloo (2) Lim 500kg £990 (198), Sim 450kg £890 (197), WH Knox Lim 440kg £870 (197), J McComb, Aldergrove Lim 460kg £905 (196), Hazel Forsythe, Ballynure Lim 420kg £825 (196), Daniel McKee, Downpatrick Char 420kg £825 (196).

501kg and over: D Patterson, Crumlin Char 530kg £1110 (209), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry Lim 510kg £995 (195), J McComb, Aldergrove Char 530kg £1010 (190), Jason McCullough, Ballymena Char 510kg £950 (186), GA & CR McCullough, Clough Sim 550kg £940 (170), Jason McCullough Sim 540kg £900 (166), S Smyth, Portglenone Sim 530kg £870 (164).

Bulls/blks 301-400kgs: D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 380kg £890 (234), Lim 370kg £865 (233), S Gregg, Glarryford Lim 390kg £900 (230), D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 370kg £850 (229), Lim 390kg £895 (229), Lim 360kg £805 (223), DH Fleming, Templepatrick Char 400kg £860 (215), F Hilton, Ballymena Char 400kg £750 (187), James A Millar, Antrim (4) Fr 390kg £665 (170), (3) Fr 350kg £585 (167).

401-500kgs: Paul Brankin, Aghalee Char 460kg £1050 (228), F Hilton, Ballymena Char 440kg £1000 (227), Paul Brankin Char 410kg £905 (220), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 470kg £1035 (220), F Hilton Lim 410kg £900 (219), AM Fulton Lim 440kg £945 (214), Paul Brankin Char 450kg £960 (213), P Penney, Raloo Lim 470kg £1000 (212), Kenneth Gawn, Kells Lim 440kg £935 (212), B & R Spence, Crumlin Lim 410kg £870 (212), D Patterson, Crumlin Char 450kg £950 (211), D Gillespie, Doagh Here 450kg £945 (210), Jean Craig, Larne Char 410kg £850 (207), D Patterson, Crumlin Lim 460kg £950 (206), B & R Spence, Crumlin Lim 440kg £900 (204), B & R Spence, Crumlin Lim 440kg £900 (204), Paul Brankin, Aghalee Char 450kg £920 (204).

501kg and over: John Gribben, Randalstown Lim 570kg £1280 (224), Lim 540kg £1200 (222), Malcolm Smith, Kells Lim 510kg £1100 (215), John Gribben, Randalstown Lim 530kg £1130 (213), Edward McKeever, Portglenone Char 520kg £1105 (212), John Blair, Cullybackey Char 610kg £1295 (212), Char 620kg £1300 (209), Robert McCullough, Ballymena Char 580kg £1200 (206), J McGookin, Carrick Char 580kg £1195 (206), D Gillespie, Doagh Lim 640kg £1310 (204), John Davidson, Moorfields Lim 650kg £1330 (204), W & N Martin, Broughshane Lim 540kg £1100 (203), Robert McCullough, Char 590kg £1200 (203), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 510kg £1030 (202), D Patterson, Crumlin Lim 520kg £1050 (201), Malcolm Smith, Kells Lim 520kg £1040 (200).

A good entry of 1838 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a better trade. Fat hoggets sold to 431p for a pen of Texels 22.5kg at £97 offered by Mrs M Foster, Kells and to a top per head of £97.50 for a pen of heavy Char presented by T Jackson, Broughshane. Fat ewes to £123.

Fat hoggets (1684)

Top prices per kg: Mrs M Foster, Kells 2 Tex 22.5kg £97 (431), I Montgomery, Glenwherry 10 Suff 23kg £92 (400), Matt Gingles, Kilwaughter 2 Tex 21.5kg £85 (395), I Montgomery 11 Suff 23kg £90 (391), Alan McIlroy, Garvagh 6 Char 24kg £93 (387), A Rainey, Portglenone 6 Tex 23kg £89 (387), D Neeson 7 Tex 23kg £88.80 (386), E Hamilton, Cushendun 11 Suff 22.5kg £86.50 (384), Matt Gingles, Kilwaughter 10 BF 24kg £92.20 (384), Robert Boville, Toome 28 Tex 23.5kg £89.80 (382), SD Anderson, Kilwaughter 14 Suff 24.5kg £93.20 (380), Walter G Hoy, Templepatrick 27 CB 23kg £87.50 (380), RW Kane, Ballycastle 47 Suff 24.5kg £93 (379), B Smyth, Randalstown 30 CB 24.5kg £92.80 (378), T Knox, Bushmills 3 CB 21kg £79.50 (378), Daniel Ross, Cullybackey 20 CB 24kg £90.80 (378), John Johnston, Ballymena 1 Tex 23kg £87 (378), WJ Steele, Coleraine 28 Tex 24.5kg £92.20 (376), J Smyth, Randalstown 30 CB 24.5kg £97.20 (376), Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough 31 Tex 25kg £94 (376), 1 Tex 25kg £94 (376), Robert McBride, Randalstown 51 BF 24kg £90.20 (375), D McCaughey, Broughshane 1 Tex 24kg £90 (375), Mrs S White, Cloughmills 22 Tex 20kg £75 (375), D Robinson, Carnalbana 1 Dor 23kg £86 (373).

Top prices per head: T Jackson, Broughshane 2 Char 26.5kg £97.50, Mrs M Foster, Kells 2 Tex 22.5kg £97, WL Wilson, Ballyclare 4 Tex 29.5kg £96.50, L Duggan 22 Suff 30kg £96, Andrew Abraham, Antrim 16 Tex 30kg £96, H Gregg, Clough 9 Zwa 29.5kg £95.80, Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough 1 Suff 26kg £95.50, 70 Suff 26kg £95.50, M Moffett, Broughshane 13 Char 27.5kg £95.50, D Oliver 36 CB 28kg £95, P McConnell, Aughnacloy 41 CB 28kg £95, WS McConnell, Ballyclare 3 CB 28kg £95, W Clyde, Antrim 26 Tex 27.5kg £95, D Boreland, Bushmills 24 CB 27.5kg £94.50, M Stewart, Coleraine 6 Tex 26.5kg £94.50, Raymond Grace, Larne 4 Tex 26kg £94, Jack Alexander, Clough 6 Tex 26kg £94, L Duggan, 38 Suff 26.5kg £94, Hugh McCambridge, Carnlough 31 Tex 25kg £94, 1 Tex 25kg £94, R & J Wylie, Clough 24 CB 29kg £94, John Saunderson, Glenwherry 1 Tex 27kg £94, W McCurdy, Broughshane 66 Char 29kg £94, 1 CB 29kg £94, N Curran, Ballynure 8 Ham 26kg £94.

Fat ewes

Tex - £85-£123

CB - £42-£99

BF - £28-£100

Suff - £60-£106