Fat cattle sell to a top price of £1,310 at Saintfield Mart

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Another good show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield Mart with excellent prices throughout.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to top of £1,310 for a 1,040kg Hereford bull.

LEADING PRICES: Ardglass producer Her bull 1,040kg, £126 £1,310, Crossgar producer Lim Bull 740kg, £130, £962.

Cows: Ballynahinch producer Daq 830kg, £153, £1270, Dromore producer Daq 610kg, £201, £1,226, Ballynahinch producer Lim 760kg, £152, £1,155, Ballygowan producer Lim 680kg, £157, £1,067, Downpatrick producer Her 810kg, £129, £1,045, Sim 540kg, £177, £955, bullocks: Comber producer AA 640kg, £196, £1,254, Friesian 710kg, £171, £1,214, 640k, £187, £1,196, BB 600kg, £175, £1,050.

BULLOCKS: Sold to top of £1,160 for 550kg.

LEADING PRICES: Downpatrick producer Lims 550kg, £1,160, 460kg, £1,145, 530kg, £1,130, 520kg, £1,060, Ch 560kg, £1,140, 520kg, £1,060, Comber producer Sims and Chars 550kg, £1,145, 540kg, £1,130, 490kg, £1,110, 530kg, £1,095, 570kg, £1,070, Kircubbin producer Lims 500kg, £1,135, 510kg, £980, 410kg, £910, Dromara producer Lims 500kg, £1,110, 490kg £1,090, Char 490kg, £1,110, Sim 490kg, £1,100, Char 490kg, £1,090, Her 540kg, £900, 430kg £800, Crossgar producer Ch 460kg, £1,065, Ballygowan producer Chars 440kg, £1,025, 390kg, £980, 380kg, £930, 380kg, £925, Strangford producer Friesians 640kg, £995, 610kg, £970, Downpatrick producers Lims 500kg, £1,000, 480kg, £980, Daq 530kg, £900, Lim 340kg, £855, Ballynahinch producer Lims 350kg, £970, 380kg, £960, Ballynahinch producer Shbs 440kg, £930, 410kg, £880.

HEIFERS: Sold to top of £1,030 for 500kg.

LEADING PRICES: Ballynahinch producer Lim 500kg, £1,030, Lim 460kg, £940, Daqs 460kg, £980, 410kg, £900, Saintfield producer Shb 470kg, £970, Comber producer Sim 520kg, £980, Ch 540kg, £975, Lim 480kg, £920, Ch 440kg, £800, Kircubbin producer Pars 400kg, £940, 380kg, £825, 340kg, £770, 300kg, £700, Crossgar producer Ch 510kg, £880, Ballynahinch producer Lim 400kg, £890, Ballygowan producer Chars 470kg, £880, 420kg, £840, Crumlin producer Lim 480kg, £920 Chars 420kg, £850, 420kg, £780, Comber producer Lim 410kg, £790, Saintfield producer Lims 310kg, £770, 320kg, £685, 270kg, £660, 260kg, £570.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to a top of £490 for BB bull.

LEADING PRICES: BB bull £490, AA bulls sold to a top of £350, Lims to a top of £220 heifer calves sold to a top of £275 for BB.