Huge turnout for annual Camlough show and sale

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There was a huge turnout for the annual show and sale, one of the biggest sales this year.

Thanks to the judge Nigel Matchett, to all the sellers and to all the buyers including Hughes Nisa Extra in Camlough for their continued support of the annual Christmas Show and Sale who once again bought the Show Champion. 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 sale was a huge success with heifers peaking at £1600 while steers peaked at £1520.

Heifers: 630kg at £1600 (£254.00 per 100kg), 585kg at £1380 (£235.90 per 100kg), 585kg at £1350 (£230.80 per 100kg), 480kg at £1095 (£228.10 per 100kg), 485kg at £1100 (£226.80 per 100kg), 590kg at £1300 (£220.30 per 100kg), 485kg at £1030 (£212.40 per 100kg), 535kg at £1120 (£209.30 per 100kg), 570kg at £1190 (£208.80 per 100kg).

Steers: 505kg at £1190 (£235.60 per 100kg), 555kg at £1265 (£227.90 per 100kg), 585kg at £1295 (£221.40 per 100kg), 700kg at £1520 (£217.10 per 100kg), 495kg at £1050 (£212.10 per 100kg),375 kg at £790 (210.70 per 100kg), 525kg at £1105 (£210.50 per 100kg),500kg at £1050 (£210.00 per 100kg), 505kg at £1060 (£209.90 per 100kg), 520kg at £1090 (£209.60 per 100kg).

Male Weanlings: 350kg at £850 (£242.90 per 100kg), 390kg at £940 (£241.00 per 100kg), 345kg at £820 (£237.70 per 100kg),350kg at £805 (£230.00 per 100kg),350kg at £800 (£228.60 per 100kg), 285kg at £640 (£224.60 per 100kg).

Female Weanlings: 295kg at £720 (£244.00 per 100kg),295kg at £705 (£231.10 per 100kg), 290kg at £685 (£236.20 per 100kg), 470kg at £1110 (£236.20 per 100kg), 375kg at £880 (£234.70 per 100kg).

Fat Cows: 560kg at £970 (£173.20 per 100kg), 610kg at £990 (£162.30 per 100kg), 695kg at £1100 (£158.30 per 100kg), 605kg at £950 (£157.00 per 100kg), 670kg at £1030 (£157.30 per 100kg), 660kg at £1000 (£151.50 per 100kg), 770kg at £1160 (£150.60 per 100kg).

Thanks to all the buyers and sellers who made 2016 a very successful year in both sale-yards.

The final sale of 2016 will be Wednesday 14th December and the first sale of 2017 will be Wednesday, 4th January.