Great show of cattle at Saintfield

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Another great show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a steady trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: Over 100 fats sold to excellent demand. Top price of £1540 for a 770kg Sh Cow, £200 per 100kg. Heifers sold to £1533 for a Daq, £216 per 100kg. Young bulls sold to £1491 for a 680kg Char, £210 per 100kg.

Leading Prices; Dromara producer Sh Cow 770kg £200 £1540, BB Cows 740kg £200 £1480, 790kg £146 £1153, 810kg £141 £1142, 670kg £138 £924, Daq Heifer 710kg £216 £1533, Char Bulls 710kg £210 £1491, 700kg £207 £1449, 680kg £213 £1448, 600kg £206 £1236, 570kg £200 £1140, Dundrum producer Lim Heifer 530kg £215 £1139, Lisburn producer Hol Cows 800kg £128 £1024, 960kg £108 £1036, Dromara producer AA Cows 620kg £170 £1054, 710kg £148 £1050.

BULLOCKS; 115sold to £1360 for a 690kg AA

Leading Prices: Castlewellan producer AAs 690kg £1360, 630kg £1245, 600kg £1055, 570kg £1040, Comber producer Chars 630kg £1125, 500kg £1100, 500kg £1020, Comber producer Lims 600kg £1135, 600kg £1000, 490kg £990, Portaferry producer Lims 500kg £1080, 500kg £1075, 510kg £1060, 500kg £1050, 470kg £1005, 450kg £1000.

HEIFERS: Sold to £1080 for a 490kg Lim.

DROPPED CALVES: 85 drops sold to £385 for a BB Bull.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer BB Bulls £385, £360, £280, Newtownards producer Her Bulls £345, £305, £300, Bangor producer Sim Bulls £305 twice, Crossgar producer BB heifers £340, £300, £235.