Surprising show of 224 head of cattle at Armoy for middle of June

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A surprising show of 224 head for the middle of June met with a mighty trade for all sorts of cattle, steers sold to £1,040 for 460kgs, heifers to £1,000, fat cows made up to £960 and suckler outfits topped at £1,640.

STEERS: Robt McAllister, Bushmills, Char, 460kgs £1,040, 460kgs £1,000, 460kgs £995, 420kgs £960. M Black, Ballycastle, S/H, 290kgs £635, 300kgs £720. Ian McMullan, Glenarm, Lim, 460ks £965, 400kgs £885, 400kgs £840, 380kgs £860. Robt McAllister, Bushmills, Lim, 460kgs £960, 440kgs £920. Jas McCurdy, Aughafatten, SH, 210kgs £500, 220kgs £545, 260kgs £580. Martinstown Farmer, A/A, 500kgs £940, 400kgs £770, 400kgs £800. M Henderson-Neill, Bushmills, 230kgs £600, 230kgs £580. G Mulvenna, Glenarm, Gal, 450kgs £765. Ross Bloomfield, Kilrea, Fres, 420kgs £815. K McIlroy, Aghadowey, Fres, 550kgs £880, 520kgs £775, 520kgs £770. Randal McDonnell, Cushendall, Char, 300kgs £600. B Chambers, Bushmills, Fres, 600kgs £820, 530kgs £785. Newtowncrommelin farmer, B/B, 400kgs £700, 410kgs £760. R McAllister, Bushmills, Lim, 430kgs £850. T and D Caldwell, Ballymena, Fres, 610kgs £940, 580kgs £890. D O’Boyle, Broughshane, Sim, 415kgs £880, 450kgs £855.

HEIFERS: M Black, Ballycastle, S/H, 400kgs £850, 480kgs £890, 415kgs £830, 400kgs £770, 380kgs £680, 380kgs £760. V McErlain, Armoy, Char, 455kgs £850. D O’Boyle, Broughshane, Sim, 400kgs £815. R Hodges, Armoy, B/B, 550kgs £900, 540kgs £955, 500kgs £940. R McDonnell, Armoy, Lim, 550kgs £1,000. Dundarave Estate, Bushmills, Gal, 400kgs £750, 430kgs £750. Tamlaght O’Crilly farmer, Char, 480kgs £925, 405kgs £785, 455kgs £790. R McDonnell, Cushendall, Char, 270kgs £590, 230kgs £605, 290kgs £580, 300kgs £610, 380kgs £725. Rasharkin farmer, Char, 490kgs £925. R Crawford, Glarryford, A/A, 580kgs £975. D McMichael, Armoy, Lim, 470kgs £825, 500kgs £800.

FAT COWS: R McDonnell, Armoy, Char, 700kgs, £960. P Dougan, Coleraine, 600kgs £800. Sam McKinnon, Ballycastle, A/A, 690kgs £860. D McMichael, Armoy, Lim, 510kgs £800. Pat Dougan, Coleraine, Lim, 600kgs £770, 570kgs £725. J Elliott, Loughguile, Lim 680kgs £800. J Adair, Antrim, Fres, 700kgs £690.

SUCKLERS: Hugo Armstrong, Coagh, Hereford cow with Bull calf at foot, £1,640.

Sale every Monday night at 7pm.