Steady trade for 260 beef cattle at Ballymena

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An entry of 260 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade.

Beef cows sold to 203p per kg for a Blue 560kg at £1136. Fr cows sold to 132 p per kg for 440kg at £580, beef heifers to 207p for 710kg at £1469. Beef bullocks to 211p for 640kg at £1350, Fr bullocks to 150p for 760kg at £1140.

Beef cows sold to: Newry producer BB 560kg, £1136 (203), Alexander Ross, Newtownards Lim 570kg, £1094 (192), Newry producer BB 640kg, £1184 (185), John L Skuce, Aghadowey Lim 600kg, £1104 (184), Mrs N Quiery, Whitehead Blonde 760kg, £1368 (180), Newry producer Lim 600kg, £1068 (178), George Kennedy Lim 740kg, £1302 (176), Mrs N Queiry, Whitehead Blonde 730kg, £1248 (171), John L Skuce, Aghadowey Lim 700kg, £1190 (170), BB 780kg, £1294 (166), J J and S Delargy, Cushendall Lim 570kg, £946 (166), J F Savage, Ballywalter Lim 570kg, £917 (161), John L Skuce BB 630kg, £1008 (160), Lim 640kg, £1024 (160), Lim 690kg, £1069 (155), K Woodside, Islandmagee Lim 630kg, £970 (154), John L Skuce Blonde 620kg, £917 (148), D Patterson, Crumlin Lim 710kg, £1036 (146), J S Savage, Ballywalter Lim 700kg, £1015 (145), Alexander Ross, Newtownards Sim 730kg, £1043 (143), R Fulton, Randalstown Lim 670kg, £951 (142), Owen Bradley Char 660kg, £937 (142), W and D McClure Lim 540kg, £756 (140), M Kelly, Limavady Blonde 730kg, £1014 (139).

Friesian cows sold to: Robin McCann, Ballynure 700kg, £840 (120), Sam Wadsworth, Lisburn 840kg, £932 (111), D and R Millar, Randalstown 590kg, £637 (108), A Connolly, Portglenone 680kg, £720 (106), R J Gage, Clough 620kg, £657 (106), H A Wilson, Newtowncrommelin 650kg, £682 (105), Malcolm Chambers, Bushmills 600kg, £624 (104), T and M E Taylor, Doagh 590kg, £613 (104), T McBride, Toomebridge 560kg, £560 (100), James Currie, Larne 540kg, £540 (100), S Wilson, Ballymena 680kg, £632 (193), James Currie, Larne 570kg, £530 (93), H and A Speedy, Randalstown 650kg, £598 (92), C A Orr, Cloughmills 560kg, £509 (91).

Beef heifers sold to: Newry producer Lim 710kg, £1469 (207), Alexander Ross, Newtownards Lim 620kg, £1277 (206), local producer Lim 590kg, £1174 (199), B and R Spence, Crumlin Char 540kg, £1063 (197), H A Wilson, Newtowncrommelin Sim 530kg, £1028 (194), G A Fleming, Templepatrick Lim 630kg, £1222 (194), Newry producer BB 650kg, £1261 (194), John L Skuce, Aghadowey Lim 670kg, £1293 (193), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 580kg, £1119 (193), R Shaw, Rasharkin Lim 540kg, £1042 (193), Newry producer Lim 590kg, £1138 (193), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 560kg, £1069 (191), R Fulton, Randalstown Blonde 590kg, £1126 (191), John L Skuce, Aghadowey Char 530kg, £1007 (190), B and R Spence, Crumlin Char 550kg, £1034 (188), John L Skuce Lim 480kg, £892 (186), Char 570kg, £1060 (186), Newry producer Char 600kg £1110 (185), B and R Spence, Crumlin Char 600kg, £1104 (184), Lim 560kg, £1019 (182), J McKinley, Bushmills AA 560kg, £1019 (182), Newry producer AA 580kg, £1055 (182), B and R Spence, Char 590kg, £1062 (180), D Thompson, Bushmills Char 570kg, £1026 (180).

Beef bullocks sold to: J McKinley, Bushmills AA 640kg, £1350 (211), J McGowan, Glarryford Blonde 660kg, £1359 (206), P J Mulholland, Loughgiel Char 620kg, £1271 (205), E McClintock, Ballymena Blonde 630kg, £1278 (203), J McGowan, Glarryford Sim 620kg, £1252 (202), Blonde 660kg, £1300 (197), Harry Millar, Kells SHB 610kg, £1195 (196), S McGowan, Ballymoney Char 790kg, £1524 (193), local producer Lim 600kg £1152 (192), David Hutchinson, Moneymore Here 610kg, £1171 (192), P Graffin, Portglenone Lim 610kg, £1165 (191), A and J McClelland, Doagh Lim 670kg, £1279 (191), P J Mulholland, Loughgiel Lim 690kg, £1311 (190), Mrs S Gowdy, Ballyclare Char 650kg, £1235 (190), Lim 620kg, £1171 (189), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 600kg, £1128 (188), local producer Lim 570kg, £1071 (188), D Hanna, Ballymoney Char 680kg, £1278 (188), P Graffin, Portglenone Lim 610kg, £1146 (188), Lim 640kg, £1196 (187), Mrs S Gowdy, Ballyclare Lim 680kg, £1258 (185), Char 620kg, £1147 (185), David Hutchinson, Moneymore Here 620kg, £1147 (185), J McGowan, Glarryford Char 620kg, £1134 (183).

Friesian bullocks sold to: D and S Kennedy, Broughshane 760kg, £1140 (150), 700kg, £1043 (149), 690kg, £979 (142), D and G McVicker, Ballymoney 530kg, £742 (140), 520kg, £728 (140), 520kg, £7223 (139), J Kane, Glenarm 800kg, £1088 (136), H K M Walls, Magherafelt 630kg, £844 (134), J Kane, Glenarm 760kg, £972 (128), H K M Walls 610kg, £732 (120).

17 dairy cows and heifers continued to meet stronger demand selling to £1400 for a calved heifer from S Lyons, Coleraine, calved cows to £1260 for a third calver.

Ruling prices: S Lyons, Coleraine calved hfr £1400, Thomas Carlisle, Dundrod calved hfr £1320, calved cow £1260, S Lyons calved hfr £1250, AT McAuley, Bushmills calved hfr £1220, W W and J W Patton, Newtownards (2) calved hfr £1220, S Lyons, calved hfr £1180, W W and J W Patton, calved cow £1180, A T McAuley calved hfr £1110, R R Cupples, Broughshane calved cow £1000, G and A M Patton. Carrowdore calved cow £1000.

An excellent entry of 43 lots in the suckler ring sold well to £1520 for a Char heifer with bull calf, breeding bulls to £1350 for a purebred Limousin, maiden heifers to £1110 for a Saler.

Ruling prices: J Gill, Comber Char hfr and bull calf £1520, W J Patton, Cloughmills Sim hfr and hfr calf £1420, Kieran Graham, Portglenone Par cow and bull calf £1400, K Brown, Upper Ballinderry Lim cow and bull calf £1320, BB cow and hfr calf £1320, BB cow and bull calf £1300, Lim cow and bull calf £1250, D Allen, Moneymore Char hfr and bull calf £1230, G McAuley, Ballynashee AA cow and bull calf £1230, Wm McBurney, Moorfields Lim hfr and hfr calf £1230, D Allen, Blonde hfr and bull calf £1220, E McCloskey, Dungiven AA cow and hfr calf £1150, T Weatherup, Carrick Here cow and bull calf £1130, George Kennedy, Larne Sal hfr £1110, Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Lim hfr and bull calf £1100, K Brown, Upper Ballinderry BB cow and hfr calf £1100, George Kennedy, Larne Sal hfr £1060.

206 lots in the calf ring sold to £430 for a Sim bull, heifer calves to £410 for a Hereford. Ruling prices: R J T Fleming, Templepatrick Sim £430, Hugh Gibson, Glenarm Lim £425, R J T Fleming Sim £400, Hugh Gibson Lim £400, Lim £395, Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Sim £395, Andrew Bowden, Greyabbey Lim £395, David Compton, Carninney Lim £390, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £390, Patrick Logan BB £385, M McBride, Crumlin £375, B Alexander, Ahoghill BB £360, J Lynn, Cullybackey AA £360, Alastair McBurney, Cloughmills Lim £355, Andrew Bowden Lim £355, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £340.

Heifer calves sold to: J Lynn, Cullybackey Here £410, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £400, David Compton, Carninney Lim £380, B Alexander, Ballymena BB £375, D Morrison, Armoy BB £365, R J T Fleming, Templepatrick Sim £335, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £330, Sim £325, J R McNeilly, Randalstown Here £320, Here £320, Leslie Wilson Sim £320, Samuel Kennedy, Doagh BB £315, E Andrews, Groomsport Lim £300, Ganaway farms, Millisle Lim £300, Andrew Bowden, Greyabbey Lim £300, P McGowan, Toomebridge AA £295.

Friesian bull calves sold to: M McBride, Crumlin £375, McGookin farming £185, Dominic Mawhinney, Bellaghy £165, John Patterson, Crumlin £128, R McCormick, Armoy £120, Samuel Kennedy, Doagh £120, G A and I Sheppard, Ballyronan £120, John Patterson, Crumlin £108, R L A and D Irvine, Dundrod £105, John Patterson £105, R L A and D Irvine £80, T and M E Taylor, Doagh £70, £68, Oswald Nicholl £68, Denis Boyd, Straid £65, T and M E Taylor £65.

An entry of 220 weanlings in Ballymena on Friday resulted in another great trade. Bullocks sold to £495 over for a Blue 380kg at £875 offered by T P Crawford, Newtownards. Heifers sold to £490 over for a Char 390kg at £880 presented by S McAllister, Glenarm.

Heifers 0-250kgs: R Crawford, Raloo Lim 250kg, £605 (242), A Stewart, Limavady Spk 220kg, £515 (234), BB 180kg, £395 (219), Dermot McDonnell, Glenariffe Char 250kg, £530 (212), Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Lim 230kg, £480 (208), S McAllister, Glenarm Lim 200kg, £395 (197), Robert Cunningham, Aghadowey BB 250kg, £455 (182).

251-300kgs: Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Char 270kg, £635 (235), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 280kg, £610 (217), Lim 270kg, £565 (209), A Stewart, Limavady Sal 290kg, £595 (205), John Healey, Belfast Lim 290kg, £590 (203), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 270kg, £545 (201), I McGarel, Aughafatten Par 300kg, £600 (200), John Gribben, Randalstown Lim 290kg, £570 (196), R Crawford, Raloo Lim 280kg, £550 (196), Hannah Healey, Belfast Lim 280kg, £550 (196), A Park, Ballynure Lim 290kg, £560 (193), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally AA 280kg, £535 (191).

301-350kgs: A Park, Ballynure Lim 340kg, £720 (211), I McGarel, Aughafatten Par 320kg, £675 (210), Hannah Healey, Belfast Lim 350kg, £725 (207), John Gribben, Randalstown Lim 350kg, £720 (205), Lim 320kg, £645 (201), Lim 320kg, £635 (198), D Barker, Stoneyford BB 350kg, £690 (197), Patrick McNeill, Cushendun Lim 330kg, £650 (197), local producer Char 340kg, £665 (195), D Barker, Stoneyford (2) Lim 350kg, £680 (194), R J McKane, Ballymena Sim 340kg, £620 (182).

351kg and over: S McAllister, Glenarm Char 390kg, £880 (225), H M Dobbin, Aughafatten Lim 360kg, £780 (216), David Woodburn, Broughshane Char 370kg, £790 (213), Char 370kg, £770 (208), Ian Paisley, Magheramourne Lim 410kg, £850 (207), W and G Hanna, Ballymoney Char 400kg, £820 (205), M McBride, Crumlin Char 370kg, £725 (196), A and D McAfee, Bushmills Char 410kg, £800 (195), M McBride SH 380kg, £710 (186), David Woodburn, Broughshane Char 360kg, £670 (186), Ian Paisley, Magheramourne Lim 410kg, £760 (185), S Dunlop, Dundrod AA 390kg, £720 (184).

Bulls/blks sold to 0-250kgs: R Crawford, Raloo Lim 240kg, £670 (279), H M Dobbin, Aughafatten Lim 240kg, £580 (241), E Andrews, Groomsport AA 240kg, £580 (241), RA Harkness, Crumlin Char 220kg, £500 (227), Robert Cunningham, Aughafatten (2) Here 190kg, £400 (210).

251-300kgs: R Crawford, Raloo Lim 270kg, £710 (263), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 270kg, £700 (259), W McQuitty, Clough Char 280kg, £695 (248), Blackburn Bros, Clogher Char 290kg, £705 (243), A and D McAfee, Bushmills Char 300kg, £700 (233), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally AA 270kg, £630 (233), A Stewart, Limavady SH 300kg, £695 (231), R A Harkness, Crumlin St 300kg, £690 (230), Colin Irvine, Carrick Lim 280kg, £640 (228), Hannah Healey, Belfast Lim 300kg, £650 (216), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally AA 280kg, £605 (216), John Healey Lim 280kg, £600 (214), Robert Cunningham, Aghadowey (3) AA 260kg, £520 (200).

301-350kgs: T P Crawford, Kircubbin Char 310kg, £770 (248), Lim 340kg, £820 (241), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 350kg, £830 (237), Blackburn Bros, Clogher Char 340kg, £790 (232), Colin Irvine, Carrick Lim 330kg, £765 (231), David Woodburn, Broughshane Char 350kg, £810 (231), T P Crawford, Kircubbin Lim 310kg, £715 (230), Lim 330kg, £760 (230), Char 340kg, £780 (229), I McGarel, Aughafatten Par 320kg, £725 (226), T P Crawfod Lim 330kg, £740 (224), Andy Spence, Nutts Corner Char 320kg, £710 (221), Catherine McQuitty, Clough Char 340kg, £735 (216), Jeffrey Wray, Carnlough Char 330kg, £710 (215), F Rowan, Broughshane BRB 320kg, £680 (212), Hannah Healey, Belfast Lim 330kg, £700 (212).

351kg and over: David Woodburn, Broughshane Char 360kg, £845 (234), TP Crawford, Kircubbin BB 380kg, £875 (230), BB 380kg, £870 (229), BB 390kg, £835 (214), Blackburn Bros Char 370kg, £770 (208), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 360kg, £745 (206), L Hamill, Templepatrick AA 390kg, £805 (206), Patrick McNeill, Cushendun Lim 370kg, £760 (205), Colin Irvine, Carrickfergus Lim 380kg, £780 (205), David Carlisle, Templepatrick Lim 430kg, £880 (204), L Hamill AA 390kg, £795 (203), David Carlisle Lim 440kg, £895 (203), L Hamill AA 410kg, £825 (201), AA 400kg, £800 (200), AA 360kg, £720 (200), AA 440kg, £875 (198).

Shedding at Ballymena Mart, Saturday, August 20, 2016: The annual Braid Sheddings show and sale at Ballymena Mart met an excellent trade in all sections with top price of the day paid to Sam Wallace who received £172 per head for his first prizewinning pen of Lanark ewe lambs. Lanark hoggets sold to £170 per head paid to Andrew Adams also for a first placed pen and in the crossbred lamb section Suffolk Cheviot and Mule lambs sold to £132 per head paid to Stephen Thompson and Andrew Adams respectively. Prior to the sale judging was conducted by Arnold Douglas Limavady, Wm Crawford Newtownstewart and Connor McCullough. Leading prices and prizewinning positions in each section were as follows: Blackface ewe lambs – Sam Wallace Shilnavogie 15 at £172 and 15 at £130 (first and second Lanark), Tom Adams, Rathkenny 10 at £126 and 10 at £122 (second and first Perth), Sam Adams, Broughshane 10 at £118 (third Perth type), Seamus Mulvenna, Cairncastle 10 Lanark at £116, Sam Wallace 15 Lanark at £115, Seamus Mulvenna 10 Lanark at £114, Tom Adams 10 Perth at £114, Seamus Mulvenna 10 Lanark at £106, Andrew Adams 10 Lanark at £105, Seamus Mulvenna 10 Lanark at £104, 10 Lanark at £104, Sam Adams 12 Perth at £104. Blackface hoggets and ewes – Andrew Adams 12 at £170, 11 at £158 (first and second Lanark), Tom Adams 12 Perth cast ewes at £150, Wm McCrory, Broughshane 10 at £148 and 10 at £120 (first and second Perth), Adam McConnell, Carnalbana 11 and £120 (third Lanark).

Mule and Greyface ewe lambs – Andrew Adams, Cloughmills 9 Greyface at £132 (second), Mrs M Crawford, Carnalbana 12 Mule at £115, Wm Magee, Starbog 12 Mule at £108 (first), J Adams 11 Mule at £102, Wm Magee 15 Mule at £100, R Workman, Kilwaughter 10 Greyface at £98 (first), N Frew, Broughshane 10 Mule at £98 (third), Wm Magee 15 Mule at £98, Mrs M Crawford 12 Mule at £95 (third). Suffolk Cheviot ewe lambs – S Thompson, Glenarm 15 at £132 (first), L Anderson, Kilwaughter 12 at £120 (second), R Morrow, Glenarm 11 at £114, I Mills, Carnalbana 12 at £112 (third), I Mills 14 at £110, S Thompson 15 at £110, R Workman 12 at £110, I Mills 14 at £108, S Thompson 16 at £107.

4,500 sheep in Monday evening included the Cargan sale. Hogget ewes sold to £160 for a pen of 10 Texels, ewe lambs to £98 for a pen of 13 Suffolks, store lambs to £71.50 for a pen of 63 Texels, pedigree ewes to 580gns for a 3 year old Texel, while a shearling ram made 520gns for Roy Watton, Ballymoney.

Breeding hoggets and ewes sold to: D W McFarland, Aldergrove 10 Tex £160, Declan McKillop, Loughgiel 13 Suff £154, R Sproule, Castlederg 8 Suff £148, J Tuft, Lisburn 10 Mule £146, Declan McKillop, Loughgiel 13 Mule £144, A Armstrong, Broughshane 11 Tex £144, S Heffron, Randalstown 11 Mule £142, Roy Watton, Ballymoney 4 Tex £142, Declan McKillop 12 Suff £140, Seamus McNeill, Cushendun 12 Suff £140, A Armstrong, Broughshane 11 Tex £140, G Rainey, Kilrea 10 Suff £140, 10 Suff £140, Roy Watton 5 Tex £140, M Fulton, Ballymena 13 Mule £139, G Loughery, Limavady 12 Mule £138, 10 CB £138, John Tuft, Lisburn 10 Mule £138, D W McFarland, Aldergrove 6 Tex £136, 12 Tex £136, G Loughery, 12 Mule £136, A Armstrong, Broughshane 10 Tex £136, R Sproule, Castlederg 8 Suff £136, Ian Olphert, Bushmills 10 CB £134, R Sproule, 8 Suff £134.

Ewe lambs sold to: James McLoughlin, Carnlough 13 Suff £98, S Henderson, Ballycastle 3 Dor £91, 3 Dor £91, John Linton, Coleraine 12 Tex £90, 10 Tex £88, 11 Tex £88, Pauline Hamill, Crumlin 9 Tex £83, James McLoughin 11 Suff £83, 10 Suff £82, 13 Suff £81, 12 Suff £81, B McLaughlin, Glenariffe 11 Suff £81, 11 Suff £81, James McLoughlin, Carnlough 12 Suff £80, John Linton, Coleraine 10 Tex £80.

Store lambs sold to: Roger Crawford, Parkmore 63 Tex £71.50, H Park, Ballymena 1 Mule £70, Ian Gibson, Broughshane 50 Tex £69.50, Oliver Duffin, Cargan 37 Tees £68, Roger Crawford, Parkmore 16 Mule £67.50, M McAuley, Martinstown 72 Suff £67, R Topping, Kilwaughter 12 Suff £67, Louise McBride, Martinstown 15 Suff £66, M McQuillan, Glenravel 5 CB £66, S and W Robinson, Glenarm 65 Suff £66, S Goudy, Stoneyford 11 Lleyn £66, Alex McLoughlin, Carnlough 45 Tex £65.50, Louise McBride, Martinstown 15 Suff £65.

Fat ewes sold to: T Maybin, Larne 4 CB £69, David Coulter, Doagh 7 CB £68, P Goulden, Doagh 16 CB £62, Robert McNinch, Larne 13 CB £60, J McLeister, Portglenone 1 CB £60, C Donnelly, Rathkenny 4 CB £59, David Warwick, Moorfields 1 CB £58, T Montgomery, Broughshane 13 CB £56, C and M White, Aughafatten 5 CB £53, James Graham, Raloo 5 CB £51, James Rowney, Ballynure 15 CB £50, R Gardiner, Clough 11 CB £48, Colin Alexander, Glenarm 5 CB £39, James Rowney, Ballynure 8 CB £38, T Stewart, Cairncastle 10 CB £38, Robert McNinch, Larne 5 CB £31.

Excellent prices were recorded for a good entry of 220 store cattle. J and S Bailey, Ballycastle sold a Lim bullock 430kg at £980 (228 pence). Heavy bullocks to £1295 for a 680kg Char from Norman Parker, Crumlin. Alexander Ross, Newtownards sold a Lim heifer 470kg at £1040 (221 pence). Heavy heifers to 210 pence for a 610kg Lim at £1280 from the same farm.

Store bullocks sold to: J and S Bailey, Ballycastle Lim 430kg, £980 (227), local producer Lim 380kg, £850 (223), J and S Bailey Lim 440kg, £970 (220), S R and W J and J Johnston, Templepatrick Char 410kg, £900 (219), Sean Black, Glenarm Lim 440kg, £955 (217), local producer Char 390kg, £840 (215), S Greer, Ballyclare Lim 390kg, £840 (215), C Tinsdale, Carnlough Char 500kg, £1055 (211), local producer Char 460kg, £970 (210), A Auld, Portstewart Lim 390kg, £820 (210), Sean Black, Glenarm Lim 420kg, £880 (209), S Greer, Ballyclare Lim 440kg, £920 (209), J and S Bailey, Ballycastle Lim 480kg, £995 (207), Sean Black Lim 480kg, £995 (207), local producer Char 420kg, £870 (207), Sean Black Lim 430kg, £890 (207), Lim 460kg, £950 (206), R J McNeill, Glenarm Char 480kg, £990 (206), A Ferguson and Ptnrs, Ballyclare Char 580kg, £1180 (203), S R and W J Johnston, Templepatrick Char 380kg £770 (202), local farmer Lim 380kg £770 (202), Andrew Wylie, Parkgate Lim 480kg, £970 (202), Donagh Black, Carnlough Lim 480kg, £1160 (200), Char 540kg, £1080 (200), Norman Parker, Crumlin Lim 590kg, £1180 (200).

Store heifers sold to: Alexander Ross, Newtownards Lim 470kg, £1040 (221), Mrs E McCabe, Nutts Corner Lim 370kg, £795 (214), Alexander Ross, Char 500kg, £1070 (214), Lim 480kg, £1020 (212), Lim 550kg, £1155 (210), Lim 610kg, £1280 (209), David J Jones, Belfast Char 560kg, £1160 (207), Alexander Ross Lim 480kg, £970 (202), J Petticrew, Cairncastle Lim 490kg, £965 (196), Brian Calwell, Clough (2) AA 460kg, £895 (194), Alexander Ross Blonde 470kg, £910 (193), Mrs E McCabe (2) Char 350kg, £670 (191), A McCullen, Newtownabbey Lim 460kg, £880 (191), Damien McCloskey, Loughgiel Blonde 510kg, £975 (191), Alastair Martin, Kells Blonde 390kg, £745 (191), J Smyth, Randalstown Char 530kg, £1010 (190), Alastair Martin AA 410kg, £780 (190), D Christie, Ballymoney Lim 600kg, £1140 (190), Lim 520kg, £980 (188), Alexander Ross Blonde 500kg, £940 (188), Lim 410kg, £770 (187), R Louden, Dunloy Here 380kg, £710 (186), D Christie, Ballymoney Lim 550kg, £1020 (185).

Improved demand for a large entry of 2500 on Wednesday. Prime lambs sold to 409p per kg for a 22kg Texel at £90, majority of top prices ranged 360-370 pence, heavy lambs to £91.50 for 26kg Texels. Cull ewes to £91 for Texels.

Lambs up to 23.5kgs: John Mackey 1 Tex 22kg, £90 (409), G and I Gray, Muckamore 1 Tex 18kg, £71 (394), R and M Milliken, Armoy 18 Tex 22kg, £81 (368), T Jackson, Broughshane 19 Tex 23.5kg, £86.50 (368), A and J Currie, Ballyclare 16 Tex 22kg, £80.8 (367), Matthew Murphy, Moorfields 19 Tex 22kg, £80.20 (364), Robert Henry 5 Tex 23kg, £83.80 (364), Ivan Stevenson, Broughshane 8 Tex 23kg, £83.20 (361), John McBroom, Doagh 21 Tex 22kg, £79.20 (360), Alex Wilson, Glenarm 4 Tex 20kg, £72 (360), Danny Duffin, Toomebridge 30 Tex 22kg, £79 (359), J McQuiston, Ballymoney 22 Tex 23.5kg, £84.20 (358), 3 Tex 23.5kg, £84.20 (358), Matt Workman, Kilwaughter 6 Tex 23kg, £82.20 (357), Howard McNabney, Clough 13 Tex 23kg, £82 (356), A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter 35 Tex 19.5kg, £69.50 (356), James Magee, Kilwaughter 4 Tex 19.5kg, £69.50 (356), Robert Magee, Kilwaughter 5 Tex 19.5kg, £69.50 (356), Alex Magee, Ballyrickard 14 Tex 19.5kg, £69.50 (356), S Caldwell, Portglenone 11 Tex 22.5kg, £80 (355), M Stewart, Coleraine 12 Tex 23.5kg, £83.50 (355), R Hamill, Aughafatten 4 Tex 20kg, £71 (355), Paul Black, 25 Tex 22.5kg, £79.80 (354), Colin Woodside, Carrickfergus 20 Tex 22kg, £78 (354).

Heavy lambs sold to: Colin Woodside, Carrick 2 Tex 26kg, £91.50, Robert McKeown, Broughshane 1 Tex 30kg, £91, John Mackey 2 Tex 24kg, £88, T Jackson, Broughshane 19 Tex 23.5kg, £86.50, J A O’Loan, Martinstown 14 Tex 25kg, £86.50, B Cannon, Antrim 16 Suff 26.5kg, £86, S Rainey, Ballygally 7 Tex 25.5kg, £86, A McIlveen, Kells 1 Tex 26kg, £86, Miss J Gilliland, Muckamore 4 Tex 25.5kg, £85.20, Geoffrey Arthur, Broughshane 16 Tex 24.5kg, £85.20, T Montgomery, Broughshane 18 Tex 25.5kg, £85, M and R Simpson, Broughshane 16 Tex 25kg, £85, Lucy Calderwood, Dunloy 28 Tex 26.5kg, £85, J A O’Kane, Carnlough 19 Suff 26.5kg, £85, Rainey Bros, Ballygally 32 Tex 24.5kg, £85, M Moffett, Broughshane 25 Suff 25kg, £85, T A Smyth, Randalstown 2 Tex 25.5kg, £85, R Moore, Cullybackey 2 Char 24.5kg, £85, Matt Workman, Kilwaughter 16 Suff 24.5kg, £85, Sam Agnew, Ballyclare 20 Tex 25.5kg, £85.