Strong demand for 1239 cattle at Clogher Mart

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1239 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart last week sold readily with a strong demand for quality lots in all sections.

In the fatstock ring cow heifers peaked at £195 for a 610kg Lim, £187 for a 680kg Lim and £178 for a 640kg Lim while beef cows sold to £188 for a 860kg Ch, £168 for a 740kg B/B and £161 for a 770kg Ch.

Leading prices: Cookstown producer 610kg Lim to £195. Cookstown producer 860kg Ch to £188. Glenavy producer 680kg Lim to £187. Cookstown producer 640kg Lim to £178. Rosslea producer 680kg Lim to £173. Augher producer 740kg B/B to £168 and 770kg Ch to £161. Portadown producer 540kg B/B to £168. Cookstown producer 710kg Lim to £164. Omagh producer 650kg Lim to £160 and 650kg B/B to £157. Corcreevy producer 680kg Lim to £159. Omagh producer 790kg Lim to £159. Dungiven producer 660kg Lim to £158. Richill producer 690kg Lim to £158 and 680kg Lim to £156. Maguiresbridge producer 760kg Ch to £152. Fivemiletown producer 690kg Ch to £150. Fivemiletown producer 740kg Lim to £146. Culkey producer 640kg Sim to £141.

Other quality lots sold from £125 to £139 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £110 to £121 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £108 to £112 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £80 to £98 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £52 to £76 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 1100 kg Ch to £114. 790kg AA to £108. 1090kg Ch to £103. 930kg Ch to £102. 1020kg Ch to £102. 940kg Sim to £101. 950kg AA to £96. 870kg Ch to £95. 860kg Shb to £92. 730kg Hol to £92.

FAT STEERS (overage): 690kg Lim to £173. 700kg Ch to £172. 630kg Sim to £170. 580kg Lim to £168. 620kg Ch to £167. 830kg Lim to £158. 660kg Lim to £154.

FAT STEERS (underage): 620kg Ch to £175. 550kg Jer to £165. 660kg Ch to £161. 530kg Lim to £160. 540kg Lim to £160. 570kg Sim to £150. 600kg M/B to £132. 710kg Fr to £132. 500kg Fr to £130. 560kg Fr to £129. 1024 Fr to £128.

FAT HEIFERS ( underage): 600kg AA to £188. 490kg Lim to £180. 630kg Lim to £171. 640kg Ch to £167. 410kg Fr to £160. 500kg Sim to £152. 480kg Fr to £123. 520kg Her to £120. 480kg Fr to £112. 540kg Hol to £110. 520kg Fkv to £110.

STORE BULLOCKS (338): A very keen demand for quality lots with strong stores selling to £1445 for a 730kg Ch and £1380 for a 690kg Ch for B Cairns, Dromara. J and P Donnelly, Armagh 690kg Ch to £1435, 670kg Lim to £1280 and 630kg Ch to £1245. H McCarney, Fintona 680kg Ch to £1400 and 640kg Ch to £1250. P Coleman, Dungannon 710kg Lim to £1390. Fivemiletown producer 670kg Lim to £1360, 640kg Ch to £1295. S J Conway, Omagh 630kg AA to £1350. C Beggan, Clogher 690kg Sim to £1320, 630kg Ch to £1295 640kg Sim to £1280 and 600kg Ch to £1250. J Kelly, Dungannon 610kg Au to £1295. J J Sharkey, Fivemiletown 630kg Lim to £1290. R Watson, Augher 640kg Ch to £1280. J Hagan, Clogher 560kg Ch to £1260.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J L Heagney, Clogher 500kg Ch to £1035. S McClelland, Portadown 490kg Lim to £1020. F S Quinn, Dungannon 500kg Lim to £1005, 460kg Lim to £950 and 460kg Ch to £935. E Conlan, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £1000 and 460kg Lim to £960. J Kelly, Dungannon 500kg Lim to £980, 490kg Lim to £980 and 450kg Lim to £960. N Irwin, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £980, 470kg Lim to £965 and 480kg Ch to £950. S Primrose, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £980 and 490kg Ch to £950. S Conroy, Dungannon 500kg Lim to £970. T McSherry, Newry 460kg Lim to £970. N Lockhart, Killylea 460kg Ch to £965. F McCarville, Caledon 470kg Lim to £950.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: S Armstrong, Kesh 350kg Lim to £780 L Murphy, Galbally 300kg Lim to £570. P McManus, Brookeborough 340kg Ch to £545. A and M Millar, Dungannon 300kg Par to £445.

STORE HEIFERS (166): A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1230 for a 630kg AA from S J Conway, Omagh. J Killen, Crossgar sold a 560kg Ch to £1180. P Potter, Middletown 640kg Ch to £1090. W J Nicholson, Caledon 590kg Ch to £1090. R J Keenan, Fivemiletown 560kg Lim to £1090, 560kg Lim to £1030 and 510kg Lim to £1030. G Potts, Dungannon 570kg Lim to £1075, 570kg Ch to £1050, 540kg Ch to £1030, 540kg Ch to £1005 and 540kg Ch to £980. E Fee, Fivemiletown 560kg Ch to £1050, 530kg Ch to £990 and 530kg Ch to £980. E Killen, Crossgar 510kg Ch to £1030.

MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: J Killen, Crossgar 490kg Ch to £1035, 470kg Ch to £930 and 440kg Ch to £900. E Killen, Crossgar 490kg Ch to £1020 and 490kg Ch to £960. E Fee, Fivemiletown 450kg Ch to £950. B Conlan, Armagh 500kg Sim to £950 and 490kg Ch to £930. J A Watson, Portadown 450kg AA to £940. O McElvogue, Dungannon 450kg Ch to £935, 440kg Ch to £930, 450kg Ch to £920, 440kg Lim to £910. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon 450kg Her to £900. L Potts, Dungannon 470kg Sim to £880. Armagh producer 420kg Lim to £865.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: Armagh producer 400kg Ch to £875, 380kg Ch to £790, 390kg Ch to £785, 390kg Lim to £750, 390kg Lim to £745, 330kg Daq to £735, 400kg Her to £725, 330kg Lim to £715, 390kg B/B to £715 and 370kg Lim to £700. D McManus, Roscor 350kg Ch to £810, 350kg Lim to £795 and 360kg Ch to £795. R G Maguire, Omagh 380kg Ch to £770 and 360kg Ch to £720. L Murphy, Galbally 350kg Lim to £715. A and M Millar, Dungannon 360kg Par to £690.

WEANLINGS: Brisk demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1125 for a 560kg Lim, £410kg Ch to £865, 450kg Ch to £865 and 480kg Ch to £840 for J Quinn, Dungannon. P G McGovern, Moneymore 470kg and 320kg Lim to £770. S F McCaughey, Augher 450kg Ch to £905 and 460kg Sim to £870. C McConnell, Fivemiletown 360kg Ch to £900. J Potter, Middletown 320kg Lim to £825. C McGarvey, 380kg Ch to £820. J Gallagher, Omagh 350kg Lim to £820. D McManus, Roscor 380kg Lim to £790, B £775.

WEANLING HEIFERS: M/S F and N Lowry, Clogher 390kg Sim to £855. J Quinn, Dungannon 430kg Ch to £830 and 360kg Ch to £620. J Martin, Moneymore 370kg Ch to £810, 320kg Ch to £640 and 280kg Ch to £615. J Gallagher, Omagh 320kg Lim to £800, 410kg Ch to £700. J McDonnell, Cooneen 330kg Ch to £790. J and K Rodgers, Beragh 360kg Ch to £635. T J McNally, Middletown 270kg Ch to £630. D McLaren, Omagh 320kg Lim to £625. D McManus, Roscor 310kg Lim to £600.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A good steady demand for quality lots with a Benburb producer selling a calved heifer to £1510. M/S R and E Johnston, Tempo £1255 for calved heifer. B Bell, Armagh £1250 for calved heifer. P Jordan, Armagh £1190 for calved heifer. Keady producer £1180 for calved heifer. P J McKenna, Clogher £1170 for calved heifer. Glentop Farms Ltd, Castlederg £1130 for third calver £1130 for second calver and £1010 for second calver. Other lots sold from £800 to £980. A selection of maiden heifers sold from £500 to £530.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A large entry sold to a very keen demand for quality lots with plainer outfits harder to clear. M/S F and N Gormley, Omagh sold a 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1600, 2011 cow and heifer calf to £1530 and 2011 cow and bull calf to £1390. Robert Robinson, Pomeroy sold a heifer and heifer calf to £1520 and a 09 cow and heifer calf to £1500. M McCaughey, Clogher heifer and heifer calf to £1460 and heifer and bull calf to £1300. M/S W J and D Fee, Brookeborough £1420 for heifer and bull calf and £1250 for 2011 cow and bull calf to £1250. Alan Geary, Keady £1255 for 2010 cow and bull calf. Incalf cows and heifers M/S C and J Donnelly £1230 and £940. B Mallon £1180 and £1150. Wm Ballintyne £1110. Others sold from £740.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A smaller entry in this section sold to a steady demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £505 for a Hereford for G Fullen, Galbally. C Brady, Florencecourt £355 and £305 for B/Bs. Clogher producer £315 for Sim. A Willis, Derrylin £310 and £290 for AAs. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £310 for Ch and £300 for B/B. A Latimer, Derrylin £300 for Sim. S D McKeown, Dungannon £300 for AA.

HEIFERS: G Fullen, Galbally £445 for Her. Dungannon producer £402 and £390 for Lims. Fermanagh producer £380 for Ch and £360 for Daq. Clogher producer £330 and £320 for Chars. N O’Donnell, Omagh £270 for AA. C Brady, Florencourt £265 for AA.

REARED BULLS: K Little, Lisnaskea £695 and £600 for Chars. D Moore, Aughnacloy £620 and £595 for AAs. F Mullen, Dunmoyle £595 and £550 for Lims and £585 for Char. D Donnelly, Omagh £570 for Lim and £470 for Ch. H Robertson, Fivemiletown £550 for Ch and £480 for Sim. R Douglas, Portadown £540 for Ch and £540 for Lim. C McElduff, Omagh £500 for Her and £480 and £470 for Lims.

REARED HEIFERS: D Orr, Fivemiletown 640 for Ch. R E Jones, Ballygawley £600 for Her. T Hoey, Cullyhanna £600 for Lim. D Donnelly, Omagh £580 for Lim and £445 for Ch. Clogher producer £480 for Sim, £465 and £435 for Chars and £445 and £435 for Lims. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £500 for Ch. K Little, Lisnaskea £465 for Char.