Store cattle prices remain strong at Dungannon

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Store cattle prices remain strong for quality lots with steers selling as far as 206p per kg for a 475kg Lim at £980.

Heifers cleared to £1040 590kg Char (176.00); dropped calves topped at £320 Sim bull and heifer calves to £300 Her hfr.

Suckled cows peaked at £1080 AA heifer springing; weanlings topped at £860 415kg Lim (207.00), while weanling heifers topped at £770 430kg Char (177.00).

STEERS (65): Steers sold to £1160 675kg Char (171.90) presented by B Hackett; S Mallon £1140 620kg Lim (184.00); C McAuley £1120 575kg Daq (195.00), £1110 575kg BB (193.00); B Hamill £1050 480kg Lim (219.00), £1035 530kg Lim (195.00), £1005 525kg Sim (191.00), £1000 500kg Char (200.00), £990 510kg Lim (195.00), £960 475kg Char (202.00), £940 490kg Char (192.00), £900 405kg Lim (222.20); S Davidson £1005 545kg Lim (185.00), £930 495kg Lim (188.00); M Sharkey £1000 525kg Char (190.50), £1000 550kg Lim (182.00), £990 520kg Char (190.40); W Somerville £990 485kg Lim (204.00), £980 475kg Lim (206.00), £940 455kg Lim (207.00); Riverview Farms £890 450kg Lim (198.00), £875 405kg Char (216.00), £875 395kg Lim (222.00), £875 365kg Lim (240.00), £875 370kg Lim (236.00); A Hogg £850 385kg Char (221.00), £845 355kg Char (238.00), £830 345kg Char (241.00), £830 415kg Sim (200.00).

HEIFERS: Heifer prices topped at £1040 590kg Char (176.00) presented by O McElvogue, £1005 520kg Char (193.30), £950 525kg Char (181.00); D Knipe £970 510kg Char (190.20), £960 505kg Char (190.00); S McVey £955 490kg Char (195.00); W Nesbitt £920 495kg AA (186.00), £880 425kg Char (207.00), £850 470kg Char (181.00); Mountview Cattle £880 465kg Char (190.00), £870 475kg Char (183.00); C McFarland £865 430kg Char (201.00), £750 415kg Lim (181.00); A and R Jones £830 455kg Char (183.00); M Donaghy £730 390kg Lim (187.00).

DROPPED CALVES (92): Dropped calves peaked at £320 Sim bull presented by D McCullagh, £275 FKV bull; M Mullan £300 Lim bull; W Smith £290 Her bull, £290 Her bull; O Robinson £290 AA bull; B Lagan £285 AA bull; J Lawless £285 Her bull; M Stinson £260 FKV bull; N Kinnear £255 Lim bull, £215 AA bull; R Fields £255 Sim bull; K Wilkinson £250 Her bull; J Nicholl £245 AA bull, £240 Sim bull, £220 Sim bull, £210 AA bull; K Wilkinson £240 Her bull; T Watson £238 x 2 Her bulls; B Lagan £220 SH bull; C McDonald £205 AA bull. Meanwhile reared coloured bull calves peaked at £740 Char presented by O Robinson, £460 Daq bull, £460 Lim bull, £385 MB bull; L Thompson £555 Lim bull; M Donaghy £400 Char bull. Reared Fr bull calves cleared to £155 presented by B Lagan; C Murphy £144 Fr bull, £110 x 3 Fr bulls. Heifer calves topped at £300 x 2 Hers presented by W Smith, £295 Her hfr, £290 Her hfr; D McGahan £300 Her hfr; J Lawless £255 x 3 Her hfrs; M Mullan £242 Lim hfr; D McCullagh £235 Lim hfr; J Nicholl £230 x 2 AA hfrs; P Kerr £220 AA hfr; T Watson £200 AA hfr. Reared heifer calves sold to £480 BB presented by G Lagan, £400 Lim hfr; M Donaghy £460 Char hfr, £400 Char hfr, £385 Char hfr; O Robinson £400 BB hfr; Mountview £385 Char hfr. Suckled cows sold to a height of £1080 AA heifer springing presented by P Branningan, £1050 AA Hfr springing.

WEANLINGS (75): Weanling prices remain steady with quality of stock not as good as of previous weeks with male calves selling to £880 470kg Lim (190.00) presented by F Smith, £860 415kg Lim (207.00); A Parks £860 400kg Lim (215.00), £745 x 2 347kg Lims (215.00), £725 x 2 345kg Lim (210.00); T Lester £850 350kg Lim (243.00); M Donnelly £835 380kg Char (220.00), £795 365kg Daq (218.00); W Hughes £755 355kg Sim (213.00); P McKernan £685 280kg Lim (245.00), £610 280kg Lim (218.00); J McMullan £635 270kg Char (235.00); P Bell £620 280kg Char (221.00), £550 225kg Sim (244.00); M Daly £590 270kg Char (218.00); R Wilson £555 235kg Sim (236.00). Weanling heifers sold to £770 435kg Char (177.00) presented by J McMullan, £730 360kg Char (203.00); W Hughes £700 290kg Sim (241.00), £570 265kg Sim (215.00); P McKernan £680 300kg Char (227.00), £670 295kg Lim (227.00), £645 285kg Lim (226.00); D Mahon £675 305kg Lim (221.00), £560 245kg Lim (229.00); R Wilson £650 305kg Sim (213.00); D Allen £638 x 2 300kg Her (213.00), £580 280kg Her (207.00); M Daly £635 300kg Char (212.00); C Donaghy £590 255kg Char (231.00).