Strong trade for all cattle at Saintfield

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a strong trade in all sections.

FAT CATTLE: 90 Fats sold to £1386 for a 840kg Char Cow, £165 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Char Cows 840kg £165 £1386, 680kg £179 £1217, 780kg £144 £1123, Ballynahinch producer Char Cows 810kg £145 £1174, 890kg £118 £1050, Dromore producer Char Bullocks 690kg £180 £1242, 600kg £180 £1080, 600kg £179 £1074, 630kg £170 £1071, Saintfield producer Lim Cows 760kg £151 £1147, 720kg £144 £1036, Saintfield producer AA Cows 750kg £128 £960, 660kg £140 £924, 700kg £131 £917, Portavogie producer AA Cows 820kg £114 £934, 720kg £123 £885.

BULLOCKS; 130 sold to £1300 for a 650kg Daq.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Daqs 650kg £1300, 690kg £1290, 620kg £1280, Ballygowan producer Lims 580kg £1210, 550kg £1160, 500kg £1100, 530kg £1100, 440kg £1045, Ballynahinch producer Chars 600kg £1200, 650kg £1125, 600kg £1100, 500kg £1090, 490kg £965, Crossgar producer Lims 600kg £1140, 460kg £950, Lisburn producer Lims 500kg £1080, 520kg £1080, 500kg £1040, 500kg £1030, 400kg £945, Comber producer AAs 460kg £955, 460kg £930, 450kg £930, Lisburn producer Chars 570kg £1045, 530kg £1030, 500kg £1005, 420kg £990, 400kg £970.

HEIFERS: 90 sold to £1100 for a 550kg Char.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Chars 550kg £1100, 520kg £1040, 530kg £1000, 460kg £970, 490kg £950, Saintfield producer Lims 490kg £1040, 440kg £970, 470kg £960, 440kg £920, 450kg £900, Comber producer Chars 360kg £850, 340kg £810, 340kg £800, 360kg £800, Clough producer Lims 450kg £905, 420kg £900, 440kg £900, 420kg £860, 400kg £800.

DROPPED CALVES: sold to £410 for a BB Bull.

Leading prices: Portavogie producer BB Bull £410, Her Bulls £300, Newtownards producer AA Heifers £335, £300, £295, £265, £250, £245, £235, Newtownards producer AA Bulls £305, £225, £222, Saintfield producer Her Bulls £300, £260, Her Heifer £270, Saintfield producer AA Bulls £270, £240, £222, AA Heifers £250, £220.