Steers sell to £1200 for 665kg at Dungannon

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A similar trade to that of previous week’s saw steers sell to £1200 665kg Char (180.50).

While heifers topped at £1160 625kg Lim (186.00). Fat cows sold to £775 665kg AA (117.00).

Dropped calves to £315 MB bull and heifer calves to £262 Lim. Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1360 Char cow and Char hfr calf at foot.

Weanlings cleared to £880 for a 390kg Char steer (226.00), while weanling heifers sold to £810 385kg Char (210.00).

STEERS (85): Forward Steers sold to a height of £1200 665kg Char (181.00) presented by S Hadnett, £1095 580kg Lim (189.00), £1050 565kg AA (186.00); M McCooey £1180 655kg Lim (180.20); F Quinn £1135 600kg Char (190.00), £1000 550kg Char (182.00); S Trouton £1045 560kg Lim (187.00), £1040 555kg Char (187.00), £990 540kg Char (183.00), £980 525kg Lim (187.00); W Wallace £1040 565kg Lim (184.00), 3940 495kg Lim (190.00); S Carberry £960 515kg Lim (186.00), £920 475kg Lim (194.00), £860 385kg Char (223.00), £770 375kg Lim (205.00), £705 370kg Lim (191.00); P McElhone £890 485kg Sim (184.00), £880 455kg Sim (193.00), £710 330kg Sim (215.00), £685 330kg Lim (207.00); E Donaghy £890 490kg Char (182.00); A Hogg £855 x 2 360kg Lims (234.00), £815 370kg Char (220.00); Riverview Farms £820 385kg Lim (213.00), £810 375kg Char (216.00), £780 345kg Char (226.00), £765 375kg Char (204.00), £750 325kg Char (231.00), £710 315kg Lim (225.00), £645 325kg Lim (198.00).

HEIFERS (50): Heifers sold to a height of £1160 625kg Lim (186.00) presented by M McCooey, £1100 605kg Lim (182.00); M Nelson £1060 585kg Lim (181.00); J Richardson £900 480kg BAZ (188.00), £880 480kg Char (183.00), £770 425kg Char (181.00); J Waugh £880 485kg Char (182.00); P Curran £865 480kg Lim (180.00), £850 405kg Lim (210.00), £835 455kg Lim (184.00), £810 425kg Lim (191.00); D Nelson £860 410kg Lim (210.00); T Boden £835 445kg Char (188.00); Mountview Cattle £810 430kg Char (188.00); S Carberry £780 405kg Lim (193.00), £740 355kg Lim (208.00), £720 395kg Lim (182.00), £650 355kg Lim (183.00).

DROPPED CALVES: A smaller entry of calves sold to a height of £315 MB bull presented by H Curry, £205 SH bull, £200 MB bull; J Ewing £245 Lim bull, £210 Lim bull; D McCullagh £200 SBR bull; A Watson £195 AA bull; J Faulkner £175 Her bull; Reared Fr bulls sold from £85 to £155; meanwhile heifer calves topped at £262 Lim presented by J Ewing, £225 x 2 Lim hfrs, £215 Lim hfr, £210 x 2 Lim hfrs, £195 Lim hfr; J Faulkner £245 Mb hfr; D McCullagh £200 AA hfr; P McQuaid £195 x 2 Her hfrs.

WEANLINGS: A smaller entry of weanlings saw first choice stock continue to sell sharply with male calves selling to £880 390kg Char (226.00) presented by F Holland, £865 390kg Char (222.00), £820 350kg Char (234.00); B Holland £880 390kg Char (225.60); B Murphy £695 290kg Lim (240.00), £690 345kg Lim (200.00), £670 315kg Lim (213.00), £650 x 2 285kg Lims (228.00); W Abraham £685 340kg Char (201.50), £675 320kg Char (211.00), £670 330kg Char (203.00). Weanling heifers sold to £810 385kg Char (210.40) presented by K McGuigan, £795 380kg Char (210.00), £735 370kg Char (197.00), £695 325kg Char (214.00); G Williamson £685 335kg AA (205.00), £680 325kg Daq (209.00), £680 270kg Daq (252.00), £665 305kg Daq (218.00), £655 280kg Daq (234.00), £565 290kg AA (195.00); J Lennox £680 345kg Daq (197.00), £640 335kg Lim (191.00), £600 260kg Lim (230.80); W Abraham £645 335kg Char (193.00).