Dungannon Mart: Heifers peak at £1110 for 525kg

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More stock needed to met demand with all classes of stock continuing to sell sharply to peak at £1260 for a 620kg Lim steer (203.00).

Heifers peaked at £1110, 525kg Lim (211.00); dropped calves peaked at £355 Daq bull and heifer calves to £330 Daq; suckled cows and calves peaked at £1000 Sim cow springing; weanlings sold to 330p per kg for a 320kg Daq heifer at £1060, while male calves sold to £955, 390kg Char (245.00).

STEERS: Steer prices peaked at £1260, 620kg Lim (203.00) presented by P McLaughlin, £1240, 565kg Char (220.00), £1165, 550kg Lim (212.00), £1150, 545kg Sim (211.00); D Kelso £1220, 615kg BB (198.00); W Conn £1030, 480kg Lim (215.00); T McGilly £990, 505kg Lim (196.00); J Hogg £890, 400kg Char (222.50), £860, 395kg Char (218.00), £780, 335kg Char (233.00); Riverview Farms £820, 365kg Lim (225.00); E Hetherington £735, 340kg Lim (216.00), £700, 335kg Sim (209.00).

HEIFERS: Heifers sold sharply to peak at £1110, 525kg Lim (211.00) presented by P McLaughlin, £1100, 525kg Char (210.00), £1070, 535kg Char (200.00), £1005, 480kg Daq (209.00); H Beattie £1070, 485kg Char (221.00), £1055, 490kg Char (215.00), £1040, 480kg Char (217.00), £985, 485kg Lim (203.00), £890, 445kg Char (200.00); T Boden £1060, 505kg Char (210.00), £1050, 480kg Lim (219.00), £1000, 460kg Char (217.00), £880, 440kg Lim (200.00); D Colhoun £940, 465kg Char (202.00); Mountview Farms £825, 405kg Char (204.00), £800, 405kg Char (198.00), £645, 310kg Char (209.00).

DROPPED CALVES (100): A strong trade for dropped calves cleared to a height of £355 Daq bull presented by S Johnston; I Haydock £340 Char bull; K Hunter £330 Her bull; M Mullan £325 Lim bull; R Fields £290 Sim bull; R Crawford £280 BB bull; E Robinson £270 AA bull, £265 Lim bull, £210 x 2 AA bulls, £205 Her bull; A Irwin £245 AA bull; I Swaile £245 Her bull; Mountain View Farms £235 Lim bull; P Carberry £230 Lim bull; N McGuigan £220 Lim bull; I Marshall £210 Her bull; reared Friesian bull calves sold from £100 to £170; heifer calves sold to £330 x 2 Daqs presented by S Johnston; H Curry £300 Her heifer; R McGuigan £270 AA heifer, £250 x 2 AA heifers; I Swaile £265 Her heifer; Mount View Farms £215 AA heifer; C Kelso £205 AA heifer; A Irwin £200 AA heifer; P Mullin £200 BB heifer.

WEANLINGS: Weanling trade was the dearest seen so far this year with male calves selling to £955, 390kg Char presented by S O’Neill, £920, 400kg Char (225.00); K Barnes £940, 380kg Char (247.00), £910, 325kg Char (278.00), £900, 340kg Char (262.00); V Emerson £915, 360kg AA (255.00), £840, 340kg Lim (247.00), £800, 247kg Lim (231.00), £750, 330kg Lim (225.00), £725, 280kg Lim (258.00); J Turkington £860, 380kg AA (225.00), £840, 360kg Lim (230.00); A Boyd £840, 350kg Lim (240.00), £740, 280kg Lim (265.00); M Givan £670 x 2 280kg Lims (240.00), £520 x 2 200kg Lims (257.00); V Beacom £635, 270kg Char (233.00), £615, 250kg Char (240.00); A Ferguson £620, 240kg Char (257.00), £590, 250kg ST (237.00); meanwhile weanling heifers sold to £1060, 320kg Daq (330.00) presented by K Campton; A Ferguson £835, 390kg Char (213.00), £650 x 2 295kg Chars (220.00), £580, 275kg Char (210.00).