Super show of almost 700 cattle at Saintfield Mart

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Another super show of almost 700 cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharp trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 100 fats sold to £1319 for a 680kg Daq heifer, £194 per 100kg.

Cows sold to £1278 for a 870kg, £147 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Daq heifer 680kg, £194, £1319, Millisle producer Daq cows 870kg, £147, £1278, 830kg, £147 £1220, 820kg £125, £1025, Annahilt producer Lim bull 970kg, £119, £1154, Downpatrick producer Fr cow 710kg, £162, £1150, 920kg, £105, £966, 670kg, £130, £871, Ballynahinch producer Char cows 680kg, £166, £1128, 690kg, £156, £1076, 750kg, £140, £1050, 540kg, £192, £1036, 640kg, £144, £921, Ballynahinch producer Lim cow 760kg, £147, £1117, Belfast producer Fr cows 670kg, £142, £951, 780kg, £118, £920.

BULLOCKS: 220 sold to £1320 for a 660kg Char (200) Lighter sorts sold to £1040 for a 400kg Char (260).

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Chars 660kg, £1320, 640kg, £1300, 550kg, £1105, 500kg, £1050, 490kg, £1000, 460kg, £995, Castlewellan producer Lims 700kg, £1230, 600kg, £1220, 640kg, £1220, 600kg, £1150, 600kg, £1105, 550kg, £1070, Greyabbey producer Chars 550kg, £1150, 560kg, £1150, 540kg, £1145, 500kg, £1070, 520kg, £1070, 530kg, £1070, 500kg, £1045, 490kg, £1030, 500kg, £1015, Bangor producer AAs 600kg, £1130, 600kg, £1115, 600kg, £1100, 620kg, £1100, 590kg, £1020, Ballynahinch producer Chars 550kg, £1190, 590kg, £1160, 540kg, £1050, Belfast producer Chars 400kg, £1040, 420kg, £990, 390kg, £950, 400kg, £950, Crossgar producer Lims 500kg, £1055, 440kg, £1010, 400kg, £420kg, £1000, 450kg, £1000, 490kg, £990, 440kg, £985, 440kg, £960, 400kg, £955, 400kg, £950, 390kg, £920, Belfast producer Chars 500kg, £1075, 550kg, £1020, Kircubbin producer BBs 550kg, £1140, 550kg, £1050, 540kg, £1045, 490kg, £1000, 440kg, £955, 440kg, £940, Belfast producer Sims 600kg, £1080, 500kg, £1050, 520kg, £1030.

HEIFERS: 135 sold to £1150 for 540kg BB, (212)

Leading prices: Crossgar producer BBs 540kg, £1150, 500kg, £1100, 520kg, £1060, 490kg, £1000, Ballynahinch producer BBs 600kg, £1100, 550kg, £1025, 500kg, £1020, 500kg, £1010, 520kg, £995, 500kg, £990, Belfast producer Chars 580kg, £1100, 550kg, £1020, 500kg, £1000, 500kg, £950, Downpatrick producer Lims 440kg, £955, 450kg, £900, 390kg, £880, 440kg, £860, Downpatrick producer Sal 500kg, £1000, Comber producer Lims 400kg, £925, 360kg, £900, 400kg, £885.

DROPPED CALVES: 75 drops sold to £345 for a Her bull.

Leading prices: Millisle producer Her bulls £345, £285, Comber producer BB Bulls £320, £305, £280, £275, BB heifers £305, £280, Saintfield producer Lim bulls £330, £290, £270, £255, Lim heifers £290, £260, £250, Annahilt producer AA bulls £300, £260, £240, Comber producer AA bulls £270, £240, AA heifer £240, Fr bulls £170, £155, £125.