Steers sell to £1390 for 780kg Limousin at Dungannon

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A larger entry of stock saw steers sell to £1390, 780kg Lim (180.00).

Heifers peaked at £1300 650kg Sim (200.00); fat cows peaked at £560 560kg Lim (100.00); dropped calves sold to £355 AA bull and heifer calves to £335 Lim.

Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1170 Her cow and Her bull calf at foot; weanlings prices peaked at £940 for a 450kg Char steer (209.00) and weanling heifers to £880 450kg AA (197.00).

STEERS (75): Quality stock continue to sell sharply to peak at £1390 780kg Lim (178.00) presented by E Pike; J Hughes £1350 660kg Lim (205.00); S Mallon £1255, 645kg Char (195.00); J and M Greenaway £1225, 605kg Char (203.00), £1180, 595kg Lim (198.00), £1160, 590kg Char (197.00); G Carroll £1120, 570kg Lim (197.00), £955, 485kg Lim (197.00); I Hewitt £1065, 545kg Lim (195.00); D Daly £1010, 515kg Char (196.00), £960, 490kg Char (196.00); J Jones £995, 475kg Char (209.00); W Brown £950, 455kg Char (209.00), £865, 400kg Char (216.00), £855, 410kg Char (208.00); G O’Neill £950, 500kg Sim (190.00); N Jenkinson £900, 450kg Sim (200.00); J Hogg £860, 400kg Char (215.00); Riverview Farms £770, 380kg BB (203.00), £770, 345kg Lim (223.00).

HEIFERS (50): A larger entry of heifers sold to a height of £1300, 650kg Sim (200.00) presented by J Hughes; R McAllister £1160, 625kg Char (186.00); O Robinson £1120, 545kg Char (206.00), £1050, 545kg Char (193.00); W Burrows £1000, 545kg Lim (184.00), £980, 510kg Lim (192.00); S Henderson £890, 480kg Char (185.00), £855, 455kg Char (188.00); G Litter £880, 445kg Lim (198.00); F Tiffney £850, 450kg Char (189.00), £790, 400kg Lim (195.00).

Fat cows sold to £600 675kg Lim (88.90) presented by an Omagh farmer, £560 560kg Lim (100.00).

DROPPED CALVES (115): Dropped calves sold to £330 for a BB bull presented by E Donohoe; W Rodgers £310 Her bull; R Fields £275 Sim bull, £265 Sim bull; S McMullan £270 Lim bull; D Gervis £260 AA bull, £250 AA bull, £205 AA bull, £185 AA bull; J Ewing £250 Lim bull; W Allen £200 Char bull. Reared Fr bull calves sold to £192 presented by J Ewing; I Allen £180 Fr bull; S Lynch £148 Fr bull; K McGuigan £148 X 5 Fr bulls. Heifer calves topped at £335 Lim presented by J Ewing, £310 Lim hfr, £200 Lim hfr; E Crawford £310 x 2 Sim hfrs, £255 BB hfr, £248 x 2 AA hfrs, £248 Lim hfr; T F Smyth £300 Char hfr; L Johnston £300 x 2 Daq hfrs; T Connolly £270 AA hfr; W Allen £255 AA hfr; D McCullagh £250 AA hfr, £200 x 3 AA hfrs; D Gervis £215 AA hfr; R Fieds £200 Sim hfr.

Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1170 Her cow and Her bull calf at foot forwarded by J Glendinning; G Hill £1100 Lim cow and Char bull; S and P O’Hare £1010 Lim cow and Lim hfr.

WEANLINGS (50): Weanling prices continue to strengthen with male calves selling to £940 450kg Char (209.00) presented by R McAllister, £880, 440kg Char (200.00), £845, 405kg Char (208.00), £845, 375kg Char (225.00); J Mullin £800, 390kg Char (205.00); Riverview Farms £800, 350kg Lim (228.00); F McStay £720, 360kg Char (200.00); A Ferguson £715, 280kg Char (234.00), £650, 320kg Her (203.00); T Connolly £560, 245kg AA (228.00), £560, 280kg AA (200.00), £550, 245kg AA (225.00), £500, 200kg AA (244.00). Meanwhile weanling heifers sold to £880, 450kg AA (196.00) presented by S Brady, £790, 375kg Lim (211.00); A Somerville £810, 405kg AA (200.00); J Mullin £770, 355kg Char (217.00), £770, 375kg Char (205.00); L Johnston £585 x 3 273kg Daq (214.00).