Tremendous show of cattle at Armoy

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A tremendous show of 325 head of cattle last Monday night met a fantastic trade for all types of cattle and 100% clearance.

A special entry of 40 Springer’s sold to a top of £1,800, steers sold to £1,125 for a Friesian of 700kgs, Heifers sold to £1,075, Fat cows made up to £970 for 600kgs.

STEERS: F Tannahill, Coleraine, Lim, 460kgs £1,030. Loughguile Producer, A/A, 550kgs £1,080, 600kgs £1,155. Sam McAllister, Bushmills, Fres, 700kgs £1,125, 725kgs £1,175. Ivan McKay, Dervock, A/A, 500kgs £1,000, 530kgs £1,070, 470kgs £970, 500kgs £1,030, 500kgs £990. Wm Flemming, Ballymoney, Char, 450kgs £965. Jennifer McCurdy, Bushmills, A/A, Bulls, 660kgs £1,115, 725kgs £1,130. Wm Moore, Ballymoney, Char, 500kgs £1,035, 510kgs £970. Roy McKeeman, Bushmills, Lim, 450kgs £865, 430kgs £825, 500kgs £920. Wm Flemming, Ballymoney, Char, 440kgs £835. Ivan McKay, Dervock, A/a, 530kgs £1,030, 440kgs £815.

HEIFERS: P & J Hunter, Ballymoney, DAQ, 550kgs £1,040, 550kgs £1,000, 540kgs £955, 580kgs £1,030. John Todd, Ballycastle, B/B, 570kgs £1,000, 570kgs £1,050, 500kgs £940. Jas Heaney, Ballymoney, Char, 600kgs £1,045, 630kgs £1,075. C Battersby, Bushmills, B/B, 590kgs £1,030. Mary Steele, Glenarm, Char, 280kgs £690, 250kgs £550, 300kgs £640, 300kgs £665, 280kgs £665. Jim & C Kane, Ballinlea, A/A, 510kgs £980. Wm Anderson, Armagh, Char, 360kgs £725, 370kgs £710, 315kgs £690. A & D McAfee, Bushmills, Lim, 390kgs £735.

FAT COWS: F Quinn, Cushendall, Sim, 780kgs £885. Pat McAlister, Cushendall, Lim, 600kgs £970. Francis McDonnell, Martinstown, Saler, 740kgs £890, 615kgs £650.

SPRINGER’S/SUCKLERS: A & T Butler, Ballycastle, (in Calf Heifers), £1,710, £1,800, £1,600, £1,500, £1,500, £1,500, £1,520, £1,450, £1620, £1,000, £1,450, £1,480, £1,450, £1,440, £1,400, £1,400, £1,400, £1,420, £1,450. J P Black, Ballycastle, (in Calf Heifers), £1,450, £1400, £1,420, £1,400, £1,350. S Milligan, Maghera, Aged Cow/calf, £1,250.F tannahill, Coleraine, Aged Cow/calf, £1,045. E Beattie, Ballymena, Cow/Bull Calf, £1,090. R Beattie, Ballymena, Cow/Heifer Calf, £1,030. G Yarr, Ballinderry, Heifer/Bull Calf, £1,520.

Sale every Monday night

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister & Son