Steers sell for up to £820 at Armoy Mart suckled calves sale

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A smaller show of 180 calves were on offer at last Thursday’s sale of suckled calves in Armoy Mart. Quality was poorer and prices were firmer.

LEADING PRICES

STEERS: Jas Colgan, Ballycastle, Char, 300kgs, £820. P McDonnell, Cushendall, Char, 300kgs, £770, 280kgs, £725, 300kgs, £720, 330kgs, £740. Jas Colgan, Ballycastle, Char, 290kgs, £785, 280kgs, £760, 320kgs, £770. Sam Creith, Armoy, Char, 320kgs, £740, 330kgs, £740. Alistair Stevenson, Armoy, Char, 350kgs, £770. Vincent McHenry, Ballycastle, Char, 240kgs, £740. Sean McBride, Ballycastle, Char, 280kgs, £720, 320kgs, £725, 290kgs, 695, 320kgs, £740. Wm McAuley, Cushendall, Fkv, 235kgs, £570. Aidan Devlin, Limavady, Lim, 300kgs, £720, 310kgs, £695. Peter McCurdy, Rathlin Island, Lim, 330kgs, £760, 340kgs, £770, 300kgs, £800. Joe McQuillan, Rathlin Island, Lim, 260kgs, £685, 270kgs, £700, 240kgs, £680. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, Char, 280kgs £735, 220kgs £560, 230kgs £645, 250kgs, £680, 230kgs, £620, 270kgs, £665, 260kgs, £705. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Char, 330kgs, £840. M Henderson-Neill, Armoy, Lim, 260kgs, £650, 270kgs, £705. Jas Gillan, Loughguile, Lim, 340kgs, £705, 380kgs, £765.

HEIFER CALVES: Aidan Devlin, Limavady, Lim, 350kgs, £755. Margaret Henderson-Neill, Lim, 270kgs, £705. Sam Creith, Armoy, Char, 330kgs, £740. P McDonnell, Cushendall, Char, 270kgs, £670, 270kgs, £615, 300kgs, £660. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, Char, 250kgs, £605, 220kgs, £600, 270kgs, £615. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Char, 300kgs, £700, 250kgs, £575. M Henderson-Neill, Lim, 270kgs, £620, 220kgs, £500. Wm Moor, Coleraine, Char, 350kgs £720, 270kgs, £550, 310kgs, £635, 270kgs, £550. D McCollum, Loughguile, Char, 240kgs, £565. V McNeill, Ballycastle, Char, 260kgs, £625, 240kgs, £530, 330kgs, £730. Aidan Devlin, Limavady, Lim, 290kgs, £585. John Mulvenna, Glenarm, Lim, 155kgs, £450, 165kgs, £460.

Show and sale of junior Charolais calves this Thursday (20th October). Final sale Thursday 27th October 2106.

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister and Son.