Upwards of 400 beef cattle come under the hammer at Ballymena

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Upwards of 400 beef cattle sold to 220 pence per kg for two AA steers 670kg and 610kg.

Beef heifers to 216 per kg for a 500kg Par. Beef cows to 180p for a 670kg BB, Friesian to 117p for 790kg.

Beef cows sold to: A J Wilson, Ballymena BB 670kg, £1206 (180), R Savage, Drumahoe Lim 760kg, £1307 (172), Carrigeen Farms Lim 800kg, £1368 (171), F D and N Mairs, Lisburn Lim 610kg, £1018 (167), Graham Bros, Aughafatten Baz 760kg, £1140 (150), J Hayes, Rasharkin Blonde 800kg, £1184 (148), K McClenaghan, Antrim Lim 800kg, £1152 (144), J Hayes, Blonde 670kg, £958 (143), H V McCambridge Lim 680kg, £972 (143), B McCrory, Broughshane Lim 740kg, £1043 (141), Graham Bros Lim 620kg, £868 (140), D Gilliland, Ballymena Lim 700kg, £980 (140), J Luney, Newtownabbey Lim 870kg, £1218 (140), R McNabney, Broughshane BB 690kg, £966 (140), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Lim 670kg, £931 (139), Norman McBurney, Moorfields Blonde 620kg, £855 (138), J S Dunn, Ballyclare Lim 640kg, £876 (137), J Murray, Aghalee Lim 710kg, £965 (136), K Woodside, Islandmagee AA 830kg, £1128 (136), H V McCambridge, Carnlough Sim 620kg, £837 (135).

Friesian cows sold to: I B and H J Marsden, Islandmagee 790kg, £924 (117), G R Blair, Cookstown 680kg, £782 (115), H K M Walls, Magherafelt 640kg, £729 (114), Eric Thom, Tobermore 720kg, £799 (111), 600kg, £660 (110), A Harbinson, Rathkenny 750kg, £825 (110), W T McKinney, Maghera 700kg, £763 (109), I B and H J Marsden 750kg, £817 (109), R F Saunderson, Glenwherry 660kg, £712 (108), 650kg, £702 (108), M T Boyd, Kilwaughter 650kg, £702 (108), G R Blair, Cookstown 710kg, £766 (108), A Harbinson, Rathkenny 620kg, £663 (107), D and G McVicker, Ballymoney 630kg, £667 (106), B Alexander, Ahoghill 710kg, £752 (106), B O’Kane, Maghera 560kg, £588 (105), J and M Wilson, Broughshane 740kg, £777 (105), 690kg, £724 (105), W McCullough, Glenarm 570kg, £592 (104), I B and H J Marsden 640kg, £665 (104).

Beef heifers sold to: A Macauley, Crumlin Par 500kg, £1080 (216), H OMelvena, Broughshane Lim 550kg, £1171 (213), D Patterson, Crumlin Char 590kg, £1256 (213), H OMelvena Lim 540kg, £1134 (210), S R Gray, Antrim Lim 550kg, £1138 (207), Brian McAfee, Aghadowey AA 550kg, £1127 (205), John McKeague, Dunloy Char 480kg, £974 (203), J Taggart, Broughshane Lim 510kg, £999 (196), A Macauley Lim 510kg, £994 (195), John McKeague Char 490kg, £926 (189), R Savage, Drumahoe Lim 690kg, £1297 (188), John McKeague Char 530kg, £975 (184), Char 550kg, £1012 (184), Aidan Hunter, Carnlough Char 530kg, £964 (182), J M Morrison, Armoy BB 560kg, £1019 (182), T McCullough, Broughshane Lim 530kg, £959 (181), S R Gray, Antrim Lim 570kg, £1026 (180), A Macauley Lim 620kg, £1116 (180), F and R Auld, Newtownabbey AA 560kg, £1008 (180), C McDevitt, Limavady Lim 570kg, £1020 (179).

Beef bullocks sold to: J McKinley, Bushmills AA 670kg, £1474 (220), AA 610kg, £1342 (220), M Farquhar, Ballymena AA 690kg, £1504 (218), AA 730kg, £1576 (216), J McKinley AA 600kg, £1290 (215), J Taggart, Broughshane Lim 610kg, £1268 (208), J White, Antrim BB 590kg, £1203 (204), Lim 560kg, £1142 (204), A Clements, Muckamore SHB 670kg, £1360 (203), Owen Park, Antrim Sim 600kg, £1212 (202), Char 610kg, £1207 (198), T Mawhinney, Ballyclare Char 590kg, £1162 (197), Thornton Farms, Lisburn Lim 570kg, £1117 (196), J White, Antrim Lim 600kg, £1176 (196), M Matthews, Ballycastle Char 620kg, £1209 (195), Geoffrey Arthur, Broughshane BB 610kg, £1189 (195), J M Morrison, Armoy BB 560kg, £1086 (194), P Graffin, Portglenone Lim 640kg, £1235 (193), Owen Park Char 580kg, £1113 (192), Char 550kg, £1045 (190).

Friesian steers sold to: M Matthews, Ballycastle 760kg, £1178 (155), 640kg, £947 (148), B McCrory, Broughshane 530kg, £784 (148), H K M Walls, Magherafelt 670kg, £964 (144), P and S Kelly, Kells 670kg, £951 (142), Thomas Hamilton, Carrick 620kg, £855 (138), B McCrory 510kg, £693 (136), H K M Walls 620kg, £824 (133).

30 dairy cows and heifers sold readily to £1520 for a third calver from S McCormick, Bangor. Ruling prices: S McCormick, Bangor calved cow £1520, W G Johnston, Ligoniel calved cow £1460, calved cow £1410, E and J Arthur, Templepatrick calved hfr £1300, J McCann, Lurgan calved hfr £1300, calved hfr £1230, John Hunter, Crumlin Ayr calved cow £1220, Wm Rea, Crumlin calved hfr £1200, E and J Arthur, calved hfr £1100, W Patterson, Ballyclare calved hfr £1090, R Simpson, Ballymena calved cow £1080, I W and A T McCaughey, Broughshane calved hfr £1070, W Patterson, Ballyclare calved hfr £1020, T J Gordon, Ballyclare calved cow £1020.

51 lots in the suckler ring sold well to £2000 for a Lim bull from Ian Gilmore, Lambeg who also sold cows with calves to £1880, and in calves to £1150. Ruling prices: I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim cow and bull calf £1880, Lim cow and bull calf £1800, Sim cow and hfr calf £1750, Sim cow and bull calf £1620, Mrs Jean Hoey, Carnalbana BB cow and bull calf £1600, I Gilmore Sim hfr and bull calf £1580, Mrs Jean Hoey Lim cow & hfr calf £1520, I Gilmore Lim cow & hfr calf £1520, Sim hfr and hfr calf £1520, Sim hfr and hfr calf £1500, W D Osborne, Dromore Sim cow and hfr calf £1500, Danny Duffin, Toomebridge Sim hfr and hfr calf £1400, R Crawford, Raloo Lim cow and hfr calf £1400, B and R Spence, Crumlin BB cow and hfr calf £1380, I Gilmore Lim cow and hfr calf £1350, Lim cow and bull calf £1300, Lim cow and hfr calf £1300, Lim cow and hfr calf £1300.

224 lots in the calf ring sold to £425 for a Lim bull (one month old), partly reared heifer calves to £395 for a Limousin. Younger lots to £300 for a B Blue.

Beef bred bull calves sold to: C A Macauley, Cushendall Lim £425, J C Barkley, Ballymena BB £400, James Adamson, Ballyclare AA £400, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £380, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £370, Thomas Johnston, Glenavy Lim £340, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £340, Thomas Johnston, Glenavy Lim £330, Irwin Gamble, Articlave Lim £320, James Adamson, Ballyclare AA £315, R Baird, Carrick BRB £310, GM Kernohan, Broughshane BB £305, T Herbinson, AA £305, N McClure, Ballymoney Her £300, J and J Huey, Armoy Lim £300, Stephen McCammond, Randalstown Lim £300.

Heifer calves sold to: D McKay, Broughshane (2) Lim £395, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £370, Martin McCann, Randalstown Sim £335, JC Barkley, Ballymena BB £320, Leslie Wilson Sim £305, K Craig, Ballyclare BB £300, T Herbinson AA £300, W J Campbell, Magheragall BB £300, D and M Knowles, Cullybackey Sim £300, Leslie Wilson Sim £290, K Craig, Ballyclare AA £290, P McKeefry, Swatragh Lim £290, Malcolm Chambers, Bushmills Spk £280, Alex Magee, Larne Char £280, J Lynn, Cullybackey BB £280.

Friesian bulls sold to: D and M Knowles, Cullybackey £250, N McClure, Ballymoney (2) £220, James Adamson, Ballyclare (2) £215, N McClure £185, Alex Magee, Larne £170, JC Barkley, Ballymena £155, £150, £140, Alex Magee, Larne (2) £125, JC Barkley £125, David Strange, Ballyclare £110, JC Barkley £110, J Lynn, Cullybackey £110.

A good entry of 260 weanlings sold to 265p per kg for a 340kg Char bullock at £900 from David J Jones, Belfast. Heifers to 229 pence for a 450kg Lim at £1030 from R B and M R Moore, Larne.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs

Steven McCann, Randalstown BB 230kg, £550 (239), I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim 220kg, £520 (236), Lim 240kg, £550 (229), W D Marshall, Clough Char 240kg, £540 (225), M T Boyd, Kilwaughter Lim 240kg, £415 (172), Richard Millar, Ballymena St 210kg, £350 (166), St 240kg, £390 (162), St 170kg, £265 (155).

251-300kgs

W D Marshall, Clough Char 280kg, £730 (260), Alex Wilson, Glenarm Char 270kg, £700 (259), I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim 260kg, £670 (257), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 300kg, £745 (248), I Gilmore Lim 280kg, £660 (235), J and M Farlow, Macosquin Sim 280kg, £640 (228), I Gilmore Lim 260kg, £590 (226), Lim 290kg, £655 (225), Lim 300kg, £675 (225), W D Marshall, Clough Sim 270kg, £600 (222), Alex Wilson, Glenarm Char 260kg, £570 (219), J and M Farlow, Macosquin Sim 290kg, £630 (217), Sim 290kg, £620 (213), J Bates, Ballyclare AA 300kg, £635 (211), local farmer Lim 290kg, £610 (210), Wm Jones Sim 300kg, £630 (210).

301-350kgs: David J Jones, Belfast Char 340kg, £900 (264), Graham Bros, Aughafatten Lim 340kg, £885 (260), James Rowney, Ballynure Char 330kg, £805 (243), (2) Char 330kg, £805 (243), W D Marshall, Clough Lim 320kg, £755 (235), Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Lbw 340kg, £790 (232), I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim 310kg, £720 (232), J Jones, Belfast Lim 340kg, £770 (226), A Stewart, Limavady BB 320kg, £710 (221), S R Steele, Portglenone Char 350kg, £770 (220), Char 340kg, £745 (219), A Stewart, Limavady SH 320kg, £700 (218), H V McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 330kg, £710 (215), local farmer AA 310kg, £660 (212), J McNeilly, Clough Char 330kg, £695 (210), R J McKane, Ballymena Sim 310kg, £650 (209).

351kg and over

J Jones, Belfast Lim 380kg, £905 (238), H V McCambridge, Carnlough Carnlough Char 380kg, £905 (238), R B and M R Moore, Larne Lim 380kg £890 (234), James Rowney, Ballynure Char 370kg, £860 (232), local farmer Lim 380kg £875 (230), M and R Simpson, Broughshane Lim 380kg, £870 (229), local farmer Lim 400kg, £910 (227), Hugh O’Neill, Glenarm BB 370kg, £830 (224), Tom Moorhead, Aughafatten Lim 400kg, £890 (222), Steven McCann, Randalstown Lim 360kg, £790 (219), local farmer Sal 370kg, £805 (217), Graham Bros, Aughafatten Lim 410kg, £890 (217), Lim 390kg, £845 (216), W J Boyd, Larne Lim 360kg, £780 (216), J Jones, Belfast Char 370kg, £770 (208), Graham Bros Lim 440kg, £915 (208).

Heifers 0-250kgs

R Crawford, Raloo Lim 220kg, £490 (222), I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim 240kg, £495 (206), M and S Montgomery, Kells Lim 250kg, £515 (206), I Gilmore Lim 250kg, £510 (204), R Crawford, Raloo Here 200kg, £405 (202).

251-300kgs

Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 290kg, £625 (215), I Gilmore, Lisburn Lim 260kg, £550 (211), Lim 270kg, £570 (211), J and M Farlow, Macosquin Sim 290kg, £590 (203), Mrs E McCabe, Nutts Corner Char 280kg, £565 (201), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick AA 300kg, £605 (201), W D Marshall Lim 300kg, £600 (200).

301-350kgs

J Jones, Belfast Char 350kg, £720 (205), P Caulfield, Magherafelt Char 320kg, £655 (204), Martin McCann, Randalstown Lim 320kg, £650 (203), J Jones, Belfast Char 350kg, £700 (200), M and S Montgomery, Kells Lim 330kg, £660 (200).

351kg and over

R B and M R Moore, Larne Lim 450kg, £1030 (228), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 400kg, £900 (225), S Moorhead, Broughshane Char 410kg, £885 (215), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 380kg, £820 (215), S Moorhead Char 430kg, £915 (212), Char 430kg, £905 (210), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 390kg, £800 (205), H V McCambridge, Carnlough Lim 360kg, £735 (204), Wm Jones Snr, Templepatrick Lim 400kg, £815 (203), B and R Spence, Crumlin Lim 410kg, £830 (202).

An entry of 4600 sheep in Ballymena resulted in a terrific trade. Breeding sheep sold to £195, ewe lambs to £158, stores to £69.50 and rams to £1250.

Breeding sheep sold to: Andrew Watterson, Ballyronan Dor £260, Dor £235, (2) Dor £230, Dor £205, Dor £200, Johnathan Kerr, Coleraine 12 Cv £195, Andrew Watterson Dor £190, Norman Read, Maguiresbridge 9 Cv £185, Andrew Watterson Dor £180, Norman Read 10 Cv £180, 13 Cv £178, Andrew Watterson 1 Dor £170, 1 Dor £170, Thomas McIlroy, Raloo 12 CB £168, Andrew Watterson 1 Dor £165, 2 Dor £165, 2 Dor £165, 1 Dor £155, 4 Dor £155, J Kerr, Coleraine 12 Cv £155, Ian McCluggage, Glarryford 10 Suff £151, local farmer 11 Mul £150, Ian McCluggage 10 Suff £150, John McFall, Broughshane 3 Tex £150.

Ewe lambs sold to: Sandra Hunter, Bushmills 10 Suff £158, J McCurdy, Broughshane 12 Suff £152, Sandra Hunter 11 Suff £138, 10 Suff £135, W McCurdy, Broughshane 16 Suff £135, D Robinson, Carnalbana 12 Suff £135, Sandra Hunter 9 Suff £132, James McCloy, Maghera 12 Suff £132, Sandra Hunter 10 Suff £130, Jamese McCloy 12 Suff £130, Patrick McQuigley, Aughtermoy 12 Suff £130, D and F McKinney, Cushendall 12 Suff £130, Rbt Workman, Kilwaughter 11 Suff £128, Sandra Hunter 8 Suff £125, Jamese McCloy 12 Suff £125, Sandra Hunter 6 Suff £122, 10 Mule £122, 9 Mule £122, 10 Mule £122, Jamese McCloy 12 Suff £122, Sandra Hunter, 5 Mule £120, D and F Kinney, Cushendall 12 Suff £120, S Boyle, Carrick 11 Suff £118, D and F Kinney 12 Suff £115, J McCurdy, Broughshane 16 Suff £115.

Store lambs sold to: B and A McCammon, Magheramourne 32 Tex £69.50, R J McKay and Son, Carnlough 60 Suff £69.50, R Taylor, Upper Ballinderry 5 Tex £68, W Jones Jnr, Templepatrick 30 Suff £68, K Kidd, Broughshane 28 Suff £67.50, Robert Dundee, Kells 20 Tex £67, M McCormick, Ballymena 13 Dor £67, W Jones Jnr 33 Tex £66.50, P Scott, Templepatrick 12 Suff £66, S Smyth, Ballyclare 20 Tex £66, Hugh O’Neill, Glenarm 7 Bel £66, A McCartney, Cloughmills 8 Tex £66, W McClure, Larne 14 Tex £65, D McKillop, Glenariffe 17 Tex £65, E Matthews, Glenarm 15 Dor £65, Freemanstown farms, Templepatrick 16 Tex £65, D McKillop, Glenariffe 15 CB £64, Norman McAuley Jnr, Ballyclare 20 Tex £64, S and M Warwick, Ballyclare 13 Tex £64, D McKillop, 11 Suff £63.50, Mrs S White, Cloughmills 12 Tex £63.50, Hugh O’Neill, Glenarm 20 Bel £63.50.

Another good entry of 420 store cattle in Ballymena resulted in a great trade. Bullocks sold to £735 over for an AA 660kg at £1395 offered by R McNeilly, Ahoghill. Heifers sold to £580 over for a Char 560kg at £1140 presented by Carrigeen farms, Parkgate.

Heifers 0-500kgs

Wm Patterson, Crumlin Lim 390kg, £820 (210), John McAlister, Crumlin Lim 440kg, £900 (204), Lim 480kg, £980 (204), Logan Anderson, Kilwaughter Blonde 470kg, £920 (195), Wm Patterson, Crumlin Lim 380kg, £740 (194), Logan Anderson, Kilwaughter Lim 460kg, £895 (194), Matthews Bros, Glenarm Lim 360kg, £700 (194), Simon Loughery, Limavady (2) Lim 350kg, £680 (194), J Jenkins, Ballyclare Lim 380kg, £735 (193), Wm Patterson, Crumlin Char 420kg, £810 (188), J Dunlop, Ballymoney Char 440kg, £820 (186), Wm Smyth, Moorfields St 330kg, £610 (184), Wm Patterson Char 390kg, £720 (184), F McCaughan, Ballycastle Char 450kg, £830 (184), J Weatherup, Ballyclare Char 370kg, £680 (183).

501kg and over

Carrigeen farms, Templepatrick Char 560kg, £1140 (203), John McAlister, Crumlin Lim 510kg, £1010 (198), Carrigeen Farms (2) Char 590kg, £1150 (194), (3) Char 580kg, £1130 (194), Char 610kg, £1180 (193), Char 570kg, £1100 (193), (2) Lim 560kg, £1080 (192), Char 550kg, £1040 (189), Logan Anderson, Kilwaughter Lim 510kg, £950 (186), F McCaughan, Ballycastle Char 520kg, £940 (180), A V Magill, Carnlough Sim 530kg, £950 (179), D Christie, Ballymoney Lim 510kg, £900 (176).

Bulls/blks 0-500kgs

N Boyd, Broughshane Lim 350kg, £810 (231), Ian Martin, Ballyclare BB 340kg, £780 (229), Simon Loughery, Limavady BB 440kg, £1000 (227), R B and M R Moore, Larne Lim 380kg, £860 (226), Andrew Wylie, Parkgate Char 460kg, £1040 (226), J Dunloy, Ballymoney Char 410kg, £920 (224), Reps R Workman, Larne Char 450kg, £990 (220), Ian Martin, Ballyclare BB 410kg, £900 (219), P McConnell, Ligoniel Char 420kg, £920 (219), N Boyd, Broughshane (2) Lim 390kg, £850 (213), Reps R Workman, Larne Char 400kg, £870 (217), Ian Martin BB 330kg, £715 (216), Simon Loughery, Limavady BB 500kg, £1080 (216), J Dunlop, Ballymoney Char 380kg, £820 (215), Ian Martin, Ballyclare BB 320kg, £690 (215).

501kg and over: Liam McNally, Camlough Char 540kg, £1160 (214), M McNally, Jonesboro Char 520kg, £1100 (211), R A McNeilly, Ahoghill AA 660kg, £1395 (211), James Lamont, Ahoghill Lim 560kg, £1175 (209), M McNally Char 510kg, £1065 (208), R A McNeilly, Ahoghill AA 590kg, £1220 (206), John McAlister BB 520kg, £1070 (205), G and A McBurney, Ballyclare Lim 510kg, £1045 (204), D Fleck, Shankbridge Lim 560kg, £1145 (204), Colin Newell, Ballymoney Char 520kg, £1060 (203), M McNally, Jonesboro Char 540kg, £1100 (203), local farmer Char 560kg, £1140 (203), G and A McBurney, Ballyclare Char 570kg, £1160 (203), Liam McNally, Camlough Char 580kg, £1180 (203), R A McNeilly, Ahoghill AA 650kg, £1320 (203), V and K Patterson, Ballyronan Lim 690kg, £1400 (202).

An evening of 2012 sheep in Ballymena resulted in a steady trade. Fat lambs sold to 368p for a pen of Texels 22kg at £81 offered by Robert Calvin, Ballymoney and to a top per head of £84.80 for a pen of 20 Texels 24kg presented by Leslie Turtle, Broughshane. Fat ewes sold to £83.

Fat lambs (1507) Top prices per kg: Simpson and Calvin, Ballymoney 3 Tex 22kg, £81 (368), local farmer 20 Tex 24kg, £84.80 (353), W J Cubitt, Rasharkin 4 Tex 23kg, £81 (352), W H Magee, Kilwaughter 41 Tex 20kg, £69 (345), J Duffin, Ballygally 9 Tex 23.5kg, £81 (344), I Morrison, Dunloy 22 Tex 22.5kg, £77.50 (344), W J Donaghy, Rasharkin 7 Tex 21.5kg, £74 (344), E A Dawson, Straid 6 Tex 24.5kg, £83 (338), C Donnelly, Rathkenny 13 Tex 19.5kg, £66 (338), Andrew Dunn, Greenisland 10 Tex 18.5kg, £62.50 (337), Mrs E Duff, Ballymena 14 Tex 22.5kg, £76 (337), Norman McBurney, Moorfields 22 Suff 24kg, £81 (337), R J Cupples, Broughshane 56 Tex 20kg, £67 (335), Samuel Mills, Broughshane 3 Char 22.5kg, £72 (334), McGookin farming, Ballyclare 6 Tex 21.5kg, £72 (334), Richard Wilson, Ballyclare 33 Tex 19.5kg, £65 (333), W Elliott, Ballycastle 23 Tex 24kg, £80 (333), J and N Morrow, Glenarm 23 Tex 24kg, £80 (333), I Hood, Ballymena 7 Tex 21kg, £70 (333), M Moffett, Broughshane 23 Tex 24kg, £80 (333), J Orr, Moorfields 3 Suff 21kg, £70 (333), E Alexander, Broughshane 5 Dor 21kg, £70 (333), W J Shaw, Cloughmills 2 Tex 23.5kg, £78 (331), Wm Byers, Ballymena 5 Tex 22kg, £73 (331), Montgomery Farms, Brougshhane 22 Tex 24kg, £79.50 (331).

Top prices per head: Local farmer 20 Tex 24kg, £84.80, Logan Anderson, Kilwaughter 23 Tex 26kg, £83, Wilbert Reid, Aughafatten 22 Tex 26.5kg, £83, E A Dawson, Straid 6 Tex 24.5kg, £83, M and R Simpson, Broughshane 20 Tex 25kg, £82, W J Cubitt, Rasharkin 4 Tex 23kg, £81, Matt Workman, Kilwaughter 34 Mule 25.5kg, £81, J Duffin, Ballygally 9 Tex 23.5kg, £81, Simpson and Calvin, Ballymoney 3 Tex 22kg, £81, Ivan Stevenson, Broughshane 6 Suff 24.5kg, £81, Norman McBurney, Moorfields 22 Suff 24kg, £81, T Montgomery, Broughshane 18 Tex 25kg, £80, J and N Morrow, Glenarm 23 Tex 24kg, £80, Wilbert Reid, Aughafatten 7 Mule 26.5kg, £80, M Moffett, Broughshane 23 Tex 24kg, £80, Mrs J Mills, Glenarm 20 Suff 25kg £80, W Elliott, Ballycastle 23 Tex 24kg £80, R Morrow, Glenarm 8 Suff 25kg, £80, John Thompson, Bushmills 13 Tex 25kg, £80, Wilson McMaster, Broughshane 16 Tex 26kg, £80, Montgomery farms, Broughshane 22 Tex 24kg, £79.50, J H Craig, Carnlough 16 Suff 24.5kg, £79, Mrs D Saunderson, Glenwherry 15 CB 24kg, £79, R Greer, Ahoghill 2 Tex 24kg, £79, Thomas Clyde, Antrim 21 CB 25kg, £78.80.

Fat ewes (505)

First quality

Tex - £60-£83

Suff - £60-£80

CB - £50-£66

BF - £35-£56