Super entry of calves at Kilrea

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A super entry of 295 calves on Thursday 27th October, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull Calves: P McCracken, Cookstown, BB £432, £410, Lim £330; R Ramsey, Magherafelt, AA £415; J Close, Rasharkin, AA £397, BB £372, AA £330, Lim £270; P O’Kane, Dungiven, BB £390, £340, £316; A Faith, Limavady, Lim £385, £250, £218; Macosquin Farmer, BB £368; A Livingstone, Ballymena, Lim £350, BB £330; WA Gillespie, Portglenone, BB £348, £330; M Cochrane, Mosside, AA £322, £270; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, CH £320; R Kane, Ballintoy, BB £345, Lim £300; RAS Barkley, Dunloy, AA £290; P McVey, Moneymore, AA £290; GI Wallace, Upperlands, AA £278; Magherafelt Farmer, Her £272; H Snodgrass, Drumahoe, AA £262; A Ferguson, Stewartstown, Her £260, £228; D Scott, Coleraine, BB £240; J Close, Rasharkin, AA £225; I Small, Ahoghill, AA £224; B Madden, Maghera, Sim £210;

Heifer calves: R Ramsey, Magherafelt, AA £338; A Ferguson, Stewartstown, BB £312, Her £245, £222; P McCracken, Cookstown, CH £285; Maghera Farmer, AA £275; RAS Barkley, Dunloy, AA £270, £225; Kilrea Farmer, BB £270, IM £265; Macosquin Farmer, Lim £260, CH £242; SP Taylor, Macosquin, BB £215; Randalstown Farmer, Lim £200; GI Wallace, Upperlands, AA £200.

Friesian calves

Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £145.

Weanlings/Suck Calves: 120 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian Lumps a super trade.

Fat Lamb & Ewe Report

A good entry of around 500 on Monday, 31st October met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.54 per Kg & £79.50 per Head. Ewes to £70.00. More required!

Lambs: Magherafelt farmer, 18.5k £63.20 (342); Magherafelt farmer, 20k 366 (330); D Torrens, Garvagh, 23k £74.60 (324); Limavady farmer, 22k £71.20 (324); Draperstown farmer, 23k £74.50 (324); H Wylie, Rasharkin, 24k £77.50 (323); Cookstown farmer, 20k £64.50 (323); P Brolly, Limavady, 22.5k £72 (320); D Adams, Bushmills, 22.k £72 (320); Randalstown farmer, 21k £67 (319); Cookstown farmer, 22k £70 (318); Portglenone farmer, 22.5k £71 (317).

Fat Ewes: 115 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £79.50. Ewes to £70

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

Kilrea Mart Dairy Sale Report

A good entry of 40 Dairy Stock on Tuesday, 1st November met a good steady trade to a top of £1700 for a Calved Heifer

T McCracken, Limavady, Calved Heifers to £1700, £1500, £1190; SP Taylor, Macosquin, Calved Heifers to £1655, £1560, Calved Cow £1200; D & Y Allen Moneymore, Calved Heifer £1350, £1100; M Millar, Coleraine, Calved Heifer £1250; N & M Corr, Dungannon, Calved Heifer £1230; C Mooney, Rasharkin, Calved Heifer £1140; J McCook, Ballymoney, Calved Heifer £1110.

More dairy stock required! Good demand!

Mart Fat Cow, Suckler & Store Cattle Report

A smaller entry of 250 stock on Wednesday 2nd November at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade!!!! Steers to £1128, Heifers to £1145, Fat Cows £1115.

Fat Cows: (65 on offer, flying trade - more required): JC Smyth, Castlerock, 620k AA £985 (159); J Walsh, Kilrea, 690k Lim £1092 (158), 720k CH £890 (124), 790k Lim £960 (122); D McTague, Ballymoney, 620k SH Bullock £895 (144), 650k Lim Bullock £882 (136), 570k AA Bullock £750 (132); I Tanner, Castlerock, 650k Sim £885 (136); D Starrett, Kilrea, 780k CH £1050 (135); RW Kane, Ballintoy, 820k FKV £1040 (127); G Rea, Rasharkin, 820k Fr £1040 (127), 880k £1060 (121); I Smyth, Castlerock, 750k Fr £935 (125); SP Taylor, Macosquin, 670k Hol £835 (125), 650k £800 (123); A McCullough, Portglenone, 530k CH £655 (124); G Cole, Magherafelt, 650k Lim £800 (123); G Rea, Rasharkin, 740k Fr £900 (122); WK Shiels, Maghera, 570k Fr £695 (122); F Tannanhill, Macosquin, 540k Lim £660 (122); D Moore, Macosquin, 650k AA £787 (121), 580k Lim £700 (121).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required: R Booth, Ahoghill, Sim Cow with Sim Bull calf at foot £1480.

Heifers:: F Cunning, 370k Sim Glarryford, £870 (235), 310k £670 (216); M Rea, Ballymoney, 340k CH £750 (221); Moneymore Farmer, 510k CH £1118 (219), 470k £1000 (213), 460k £930 (202), 500k £1005 (201), 560k £1110 (198), 560k £1075 (192); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 450k Lim £970 (216), 420k £890 (212), 480k £950 (198), 360k £710 (197), 340k £660 (194); W Bristow, Portglenone, 410k DAQ £865 (211), JP Kerr, Toome, 520k Lim £1080 (208); R McCurdy, Broughshane, 390k Lim £798 (205); RC & JC Watson, Rasharkin, 460k AA £925 (201).

Steers: Ballyronan Farmer, 370k CH £780 (211), 430k £815 (190); J Booth, Magherafelt, 520k CH £1082 (208); T Campbell, Portglenone, 460k Lim £945 (205), 490k £980 (200); Finvoy Farmer, 470k AA £965 (205), 460k Lim £940 (204), 530k BB £1070 (202), 520k AA £1050 (202), 560k £1100 (196), 620k £1205 (194), 540k £1050 (194), 520k Lim £1000 (192), 560k Her £1075 (192), 560k Lim £1065 (190), 520k CH £990 (190), 500k BB £950 (190); Randalstown Farmer, 420k Lim £847 (202), 440k £850 (193); F Tahhanill, Macosquin, 420k Lim £850 (202); D Campbell, Portglenone, 470k Lim £945 (201), 440k £885 (201); F Cunning, Glarryford, Sim £802 (201); Ballymoney Farmer, 450k CH £900 (200); R Hamond, Desertmartin, 390k Sim £780 (200); M Wilkinson, Bellaghy, 460k Lim £920 (200), 460k £915 (199), 480k AA £950 (198); G Kirk, Cloughmills, 480k AA £955 (199), 500k £960 (192); B McAfee, Aghadowey, 580k BB £1140 (197), 520k £1000 (192), 550k £1050 (191),

Friesian and AA steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd