Dairy stock sell to a top price of £1,470 at Markethill

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
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Dairy stock sold to a top of £1,470 in Markethill on Tuesday 21st March paid for a calved heifer from a Stewartstown farmer.

The same owner received £1,340 and £1,180 for calved heifers.

A Loughgall sold a calved heifer at £1,420.

A Newtownhamilton received £1,380 for a calved heifer.

CULL COWS: 120 cull cows sold in an exceptionally strong trade with cow/heifers to £206 per 100 kilos for 626k at £1,290.

Fleshed cows from £130 to £154 for 712k at £1,100.

Fleshed Friesian cows from £110 to £127 per 100 kilos and up to £1,000 for 880k (113 per 100 kilos).

Second quality friesians from £95 to £105 and the poorest types from £70 to £85 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows: Richhill farmer 626k, £1,290, £206.00; Markethill farmer 712k, £1,100, £154.00; Mayobridge farmer 564k, £840, £149.00; Tandragee farmer 966k, £1370, £142.00; Newry farmer 678k, £960, £142.00; Markethill farmer 612k, £845, £138.00; Armagh farmer 562k, £755, £134.00; Cullyhanna farmer 634k, £830, £131.00.

Friesian cull cows: Markethill farmer 636k, £810, £127.00; Middletown farmer 694k, £855, £123.00; Banbridge farmer 572k, £680, £119.00; Markethill farmer 598k, £710, £119.00; Tassagh farmer 544k, £640, £118.00; Newry farmer 588k, £690, £117.00; Armagh farmer 676k, £770, £114.00; Banbridge farmer 664k, £750, £113.00; Milford farmer 888k, £1,000, £113.00.

CALVES: An increased entry of 180 calves sold in a very firm trade.

Bull calves sold to £465 for a three week old Lim bull.

Main demand from £260 to £370 paid for a five week old blue.

Good quality heifer calves to £290.

Main demand from £190 to £250 each.

Bull calves: Lim £465; BB £370; MB £340; MB £340; Lim £300; AA £295; BB £275; BB £270; Lim £260.

Heifer calves: Lim £290; Lim £250; Sim £240; BB £240; Sim £220; AA £220; BB £210.