Dungannon Mart: Steers sell to £1,430 for 710kg

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Once again there was a very strong trade in all sections at Dungannon Mart.

Steers sell to £1,430, 710kg Lim (202.00), while heifers peaked at £1,290, 660kg Sim (196.00); dropped calves topped at £450 for a three week old Char bull and heifer calves to £250 Char; suckled cows and calves sold to £1,460 Char cow and Char bull calf at foot; weanling sold to £1,105, 460kg Lim (241.00) and weanling heifers to £905, 500kg Char (174.00).

STEERS (75): Steers prices peaked at £1,430, 710kg Lim (201.00) presented by D Starrett, £1,355, 655kg Char (207.00), £1,320, 640kg Lim (206.00), £1,280, 625kg Char (205.00); R Davidson £1,340, 635kg Char (211.00), £1,320, 655kg Sim (202.00), £1,300, 605kg Char (215.00), £1,275, 595kg Char (214.00), £1,260, 610kg Char (207.00); P Litter £1,300, 595kg Lim (219.00), £1,120, 530kg Lim (211.00); R Jones £1,200, 530kg Char (226.00); E Burns £1,155, 530kg Lim (218.00); J Cooke £1,105, 505kg Char (219.00), £1,045, 515kg Lim (203.00); J Hamill £1,100, 530kg Char (208.00); A George £1,100, 540kg BB (204.00); H Smith £1,040, 510kg Lim (204.00); R and A Donaghy £965, 460kg Lim (210.00); J Hogg £960, 370kg Lim (260.00), £900, 330kg Lim (273.00), £875, 330kg Daq (265.00), £830, 295kg Lim (281.00), £800, 305kg Char (262.00), £780, 310kg Lim (252.00); P Devlin £890, 425kg AA (210.00), £855 405kg AA (211.00), £840 410kg AA (205.00); Riverview Farms £890, 330kg Char (270.00), £880, 325kg Char (271.00), £880, 350kg Char (251.00), £840, 325kg Char (259.00), £840, 350kg SH (240.00), £785, 325kg Char (242.00), £770, 385kg Char (200.00).

HEIFERS (40): Heifer prices peaked at £1,290, 660kg Sim (196.00) presented by K Wilkinson, £1,215, 640kg BB (190.00); R Ferguson £1,090, 495kg Lim (220.00); W Conn £1,020, 480kg Lim (213.00); A Ferguson £975, 460kg Char (212.00); B Hutton £970, 425kg Char (228.00), £870, 360kg Char (242.00), £855, 395kg Sim (216.00), £775, 335kg Char (231.00); P Devlin £845, 410kg AA (206.00), £825, 400kg AA (206.00); Mountview Farms £825, 405kg Lim (204.00); D Farrell £800, 385kg Lim (208.00).

DROPPED CALVES (105): A very strong trade for all classes of calves sold to a height of £450 for a three week old Char bull presented by M Sheridan, £385 Char bull, £305 Lim bull, £300 Char bull; C Dixon £390 Daq bull, £265 Lim bull, £265 Daq bull; E McVeigh £390 Her bull, £350 x 3 Her bulls, £315 x 3 Her bulls; C Quinn £305 BB bull, £290 BB bull, £200 BB bull; J Ewing £305 Lim bull; S Givan £250 Fkv bull; J Clarke £250 BB bull; R Fields £240 Sim bull; Crewehill Farms £220 Her bull, £200 x 2 AA bulls; B Hughes £200 x 2 AA bulls; meanwhile heifer calves sold to £250 Char presented by R Fields, £210 Sim heifer; C Dixon £240 Daq heifer, £235 Lim heifer, £200 Lim heifer, £200 Daq heifer; F Oliver £240 Char heifer, £220 x 2 Char heifers, £205 Char heifer; W Conn £220 Lim heifer; J Ewing £215 Lim heifer; B Hughes £200 AA heifer.

WEANLINGS (85): Weanling prices remain strong to peak at £1,105 for a 460kg Lim steer (241.00) presented by R Courtney, £900, 450kg AA (200.00), £860, 380kg AA (226.00); E McKenna £1,090, 530kg Daq (206.00), £1,060, 500kg Lim (212.00), £800, 355kg Daq (225.00), £790, 350kg Char (225.00); B Dornan £925, 345kg Char (268.00), £825, 330kg Char (250.00), £750, 296kg Char (254.00), £750, 305kg AA (245.00); H and M Givan £915, 385kg Lim (237.00); R McKeever £910, 410kg Char (223.00), £900, 410kg Char (220.00), £890, 405kg Char (220.00), £780, 340kg Char (229.00); R Mullen £890, 370kg Char (242.00), £785, 300kg Char (260.00), £665, 260kg Lim (253.00); T Monaghan £885, 365kg AA (244.00), £800, 300kg AA (266.00); G Cheevers £890, 405kg Char (220.00), £885, 385kg Sal (229.00); J Waugh £850, 310kg Char (273.00); M McGlinchey £800, 295kg Lim (270.00), £650, 265kg Lim (245.00); J Harrison £785, 310kg Lim (253.00), £755, 295kg Lim (257.00); R Strain £775, 320kg Lim (242.00); A Bowden £590, 245kg Her (240.00); R Hewitt £560, 205kg Char (271.00); weanling heifers sold to £905, 500kg Char (180.00) presented by F Oliver; R Mullen £765, 330kg Char (232.00); M Donnelly £745, 340kg Lim (220.00), £625, 300kg Her (210.00); J Harrison £740, 340kg Lim (216.00), £670, 275kg Lim (244.00); J Waugh £700, 335kg Char (208.00); M McGlinchey £690, 315kg Char (219.00), £590 x 2 245kg Lims (240.00); T Monaghan £640, 315kg Lim (202.00); M Nelson £585, 280kg Char (209.00); J Kenning £490, 195kg Lim (253.00).