Exceptional show of cattle at Keady

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There was an exceptional show of cattle on offer at Friday’s show and sale with a sale average price of over £1200 per head and numerous cattle selling to over £1400.

Thanks to judge Sam Carmichael, to all sellers and a special thanks to all the buyers including Rice’s Supermarket for their continued support of the annual Show and Sale. Thanks to all the sponsors, Ulster Bank, Dankse Bank, Thompsons Feeds, Corby Rock Mill, Origin NI, Merial, Cheetah Fencers and John Riddels and Sons. The show and sale was a huge success with our heifers peaking at £1640 while steers reached £1800.

Heifers: 500kg at £1180 (£236.00 per 100kg), 555kg at £1300 (£234.20 per 100kg), 570kg at £1330 (£233.30 per 100kg), 685kg at £1580 (£230.70 per 100kg), 555kg at £1280 (£230.60 per 100kg), 515kg at £1160 (£225.20 per 100kg), 605kg at £1350 (£223.10 per 100kg), 585kg at £1160 (£221.00 per 100kg), 745kg at £1640 (220.10 per 100kg), 465kg at £1020( £219.40 per 100kg), 570kg at £1250 (£219.30 per 100kg), 535kg at £1170 (£218.70 per 100kg), 595kg at £1300 (£218.50 per 100kg), 540kg at £1180 (£218.50 per 100kg), 515kg at £1120 (£217.50 per 100kg), 695kg at £1180 (£236.00 per 100kg), 480kg at £1030 (£214.60 per 100kg), 525kg at £1125 (£214.30 per 100kg), 510kg at £1090 (£213.70 per 100kg), and 640kg at £1360 (£212.50 per 100kg).

Steers

Steers peaked at £1800 for 770kg (£233.80 per 100kg), 410kg at £1000 (£243.90 per 100kg), 570kg at £1315 (£230.70 per 100kg), 610kg at £1380 (£226.20 per 100kg), 615kg at £1385 (£225.20 per 100kg), 400kg at £900 (£225.00 per 100kg), 685kg at £1540 (£224.80 per 100kg), 440kg at £980 (£222.70 per 100kg), 600kg at £1335 (£222.50 per 100kg), 615kg at £1365 (£222.00 per 100kg), 440kg at £970 (£220.50 per 100kg), 615kg at £1355 (£220.30 per 100kg), 610kg at £1340 (£219.70 per 100kg), 620kg at £1360 (£219.40 per 100kg), 630kg at £1380 (£219.00 per 100kg), 610kg at £1335 (£218.90 per 100kg), 615kg at £1345 (£218.70 per 100kg), 460kg at £1005 (£218.50 per 100kg),700kg at £1530 (£218.60 per 100kg) and 570kg at £1245 (£218.40 per 100kg).

Heavy Steers

Heavy Steers sold to £1765 for 825kg (£213.90 per 100kg), £1680 for 830kg (£202.40 per 100kg), £1600 for 760kg (£210.50 per 100kg), £1595 for 750kg (£212.70 per 100kg), £1580 for 770kg (£205.20 per 100kg), £1560 for 825kg (£189.10 per 100kg), £1530 for 700kg (£218.60 per 100kg), £1525 for 700kg (£217.90 per 100kg), £1510 for 705kg (£214.20 per 100kg), £1505 for 755kg (£199.30 per 100kg), £1475 for 685kg (£215.30 per 100kg) and £1465 for 695kg (£210.80 per 100kg).

The final sale of 2016 will be Friday, 16th December and the first sale in 2017 will be Friday, 6th January.