Increased entry of cattle at Clogher Mart

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An increased entry of 1203 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to an excellent demand for quality lots in all sections.

In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £197 for a 580kg Lim. £187 for a 680kg Lim. £185 for a 720kg Lim and £182 for a 680kg Lim.

Beef cows sold to £196 for a 710kg Lim. £188 for a 690kg Ch. £182 for a 720kg Ch and £180 for a 740kg Lim.

LEADING PRICES:

Omagh producer 580kg Lim to £197 and 720kg Lim to £185. Dungannon producer 710kg Lim to £196. Keady producer 690kg Ch to £188. Fivemiletown producer 680kg Lim to £187, 720kg Ch to £182, 740kg Lim to £180, 660kg Lim to £176, 650kg Lim to £175, 620kg Lim to £171 and 620kg B/B to £165. Augher producer 680kg Lim to £182. Glenarm producer 620kg Par to £180. Loughgall producer 670kg Her to £176. Moira producer 730kg Ch to £174. Lurgan producer 480kg Sim to £172. Moneymore producer 630kg Ch to £170. Clogher producer 710kg Lim to £170. Derrygonnelly producer 440kg AA to £167. Benburb producer 650kg Lim to £166.

Other quality lots sold from £135 to £164 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £110 to £132 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £112 to £132 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £82 to £106 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £56 to £77 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 1130kg Ch to £124. 970kg Sim to £116. 870kg Ch to £115. 1050kg Ch to £109.

FAT STEERS (overage): 680kg Daq to £191. 900kg Ch to £185. 690kg Lim to £182. 540kg Ch to £182. 570kg Ch to £180. 540kg Lim to £178. 650kg B/B to £168.

FAT STEERS (underage): 410kg Ch to £168. 440kg Fkv to £165. 470kg Fkv to £165. 580kg Fr to £156. 530kg Shb to £150. 610kg Fr to £144. 590kg Fr to £143. Other Friesians sold from £122 to £137 per 100kg.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 560kg Lim to £198. 620kg Ch to £195. 610kg Ch to £188. 570kg Ch to £187. 600kg Sim to £178. £105 to £121 per 100kg.

STORE BULLOCKS: Very strong demand in this section with heavy stores selling to £1500 for 800kg Ch, £1470 for a 760kg Ch, £1455 for a 770kg Ch, £1405 for a 770kg Ch, £1310 for a 680kg Ch, £1240 for a 670kg Daq and £1240 for a 620kg Ch to J Jardine, Aughnacloy. J T Lynch, Lisnaskea sold a 710kg Ch to £1370. W J Ferson, Cookstown 750kg Daq to £1360, 710kg Daq to £1310 and 740kg Daq to £1300. Ivan Whiteman, Newtownbutler 670kg Lim to £1315, 700kg Lim to £1310, 660kg Ch to £1300 and 620kg Lim to £1275. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 650kg Ch to £1305 and 640kg Ch to £1300. P J McWilliams, Seskinore 600kg AA to £1285. R Cuthbertson, Fivemiletown 630kg Ch to £1285. S Conlon, Benburb 590kg Ch to £1260.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J J Beggan, Rosslea 500kg Ch to £1125. G J McKenna Clogher 480kg Ch. to £1095, 440kg Lim. to £1000, 420kg Ch to £985, 460kg Ch to £970 and 420kg Ch to £940. J Lavery, Aghalee 500kg Ch to £1030. S E Stevenson, Dungannon 480kg Lim to £1010 and 450kg Lim to £995. D Mooney, Ballinderry 450kg Ch to £990. B Quinn, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £960. E A Black, Cookstown 490kg AA to £950. B Finlay, Dungannon 450kg Her to £950, 460kg Her to £905 and 480kg Sim to £900. T F Duncan and Co, Crumlin 450kg Shb to £920. Pomeroy producer 440kg Ch to £920, 500kg Her to £905, 460kg Lim to £905 and 460kg Daq to £900.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: Armagh producer 320kg Daq to £625, 320kg AA to £600

STORE HEIFERS: A very sharp demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1430 for a 730kg Ch to G E Nelson, Rosslea. R J Crawford, Augher 680kg Ch to £1405, 650kg Ch to £1350, 550kg Ch to £1270, 570kg Ch to £1250, 580kg Ch to £1220 and 640kg Ch to £1205. D Keys, Fivemiletown 730kg Ch to £1390 and 620kg Ch 1205. C Keys, Fivemiletown 640kg Ch to £1315. Eric McFarland, Moy 580kg Lim to £1310. W S Hall, Magheraveely 590kg Ch to £1265 and 620kg Ch to £1250. E Maguire, Carrickmore 630kg Ch to £1255. Des Orr, Fivemiletown 610kg Ch to £1250. M McCaughey, Aughnacloy 620kg Ch to £1240 610kg Ch to £1230 and 580kg Ch to £1195. R Martin, Portadown 580kg Lim to £1235. C F Kee, Strabane 600kg Ch to £1200.

MED WEIGHTS STORES 410KG TO 500KG: P Donnelly, Ballygawley 490kg Lim to £1150, 480kg Ch to £1080, 480kg Lim to £1050, 480kg Ch to £1030, 480kg Lim to £1020, 450kg Ch to £1010, 480kg Ch to £995 and 490kg Ch to £980. P Tally, Galbally 490kg Lim to £1100 and 430kg Lim to £980. J Kirkpatrick, Fivemiletown 480kg Ch to £1080 and 480kg Ch to £1015. C Keys, Fivemiletown 490kg Lim to £1060. A Williamson, Newtownbutler 470kg Ch to £1055. Rosslea producer 470kg Ch to £1050 and 470kg Ch to £995. E McFarland, Moy 480kg Lim to £980. B Quinn, Dungannon 460kg Lim to £955.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: B Snodgrass, Sion Mills 400kg Lim to £810. G Steen, Clogher 400kg AA to £740 and 390kg AA to £715. P L Haugh, Birches 360kg Ch to £710. E McBride, Ballygawley 360kg Sim to £700.

WEANLINGS: Great demand for a large entry of quality stock with steers and bulls selling to £1120 for a 500kg Lim, £1000 for a 400kg Lim, £970 for a 440kg Lim and £925 for a 380kg Lim to T J Aiken, Kesh. L McGinnity, Keady 470kg Ch to £1040 and 410kg Ch to £925. H Gibson, Beragh 330kg Ch to £990 and 390kg Sim to £920. J McCabe, Rosslea 400kg Lim to £970. S Lappin, Armagh 370kg Lim to £965. E Armstrong, Lisbellaw 360kg Lim to £955. L Johnston, Tempo 450kg Ch to £955. P J Reilly, Derrylin 430kg Ch to £945. T Lester, Killylea 380kg Lim to £930. A Mitchell, Drumquin 360kg Ch to £925 and 390kg Lim to £910. Mark Beacom, Ederney 350kg Ch to £920. Rosslea producer 350kg Ch to £915. F O’Neill, Keady 360kg Lim to £915. J Patterson, Drumquin 370kg Ch to £910.

WEANLING HEIFERS: Jason Sawyers, Sixmilecross sold a 320kg Lim to £1090 (£340 per 100kg), G Smyton, Fivemiletown 420kg Lim to £905. T J Aiken, Kesh 430kg Lim to £900. M Gallagher, Omagh 340kg Lim to £900 and 290kg Lim to £820. Mark Beacom, Ederney 390kg Ch to £890. J Patterson, Drumquin 380kg Ch to £885 420kg Ch to £830 and 340kg Ch to £800. S Lappin, Armagh 370kg Lim to £860. W G Hoey, Fivemiletown 340kg Ch to £855 and 310kg Ch to £820. S Kee, Strabane 400kg Ch to £845. Pomeroy producer 290kg Lim to £840 and 290kg Ch to £800. L Johnston, Tempo 320kg Ch to £830. Annie Campbell, Ballygawley 310kg Lim to £825. P Bogue, Fivemiletown 310kg Lim to £800.

Special lot of 20 weanlings on offer Saturday 4th March for Fermanagh producer.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Very strong demand in this section for quality lots with J I McFarland, Omagh selling calved heifers to reach £1820, £1740 and £1625. Ed McCann, Fintona £1205, £1090 and £1070 for springing heifers. R Knox, Dungannon £1200 for calved heifer. J McNeice, Armagh £1200 for calved cow. S Martin, Dungannon £1185 for calved heifer. R Givan, Dungannon £1080 for calved heifer.

BREEDING BULLS: J McNeice £2050 for pedigree registered AA.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another large entry this week again sold readily to a keen demand for quality lots with I A Elliott, Blaney Enniskillen selling a heifer and bull calf to make £2300. E M Whittaker, Derrygonnelly £1610 for second calver and heifer calf. John Wilson, Ballynure £1610 for 08 cow and heifer calf, £1490 for second calver and heifer calf and £1260 for heifer and heifer calf. M/S W J and D Fee, Brookeborough £1505 for heifer and heifer calf and £1220 for heifer and bull calf. A G McGovern, Fivemiletown £1400 for heifer and heifer calf. Boso Shannon, Bellanaleck £1390 for heifer and bull calf.

Special entry of 20 cows with calves at foot on Saturday 4th March.

INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: B Murphy £1485 and £1430. S W Whittendale £1000 twice and £960.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another good turnout this week again sold to a sharp demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £375 for a Sim to Bosco Shannon, Bellanaleck. Hillside Farms Ltd, Omagh £352, £350, £340 and £330 twice for B/Bs. Alan Latimer, Derrylin £345 for B/B. Alan Maguire, Lisbellaw £340 for Lim. A C Lunny, Aghalane £335 for Brb. A Farrell, Fivemiletown £310 for Her. G Breen, Tempo £302 for Lim. D and J Hunter, Tempo £300 twice for Chars.

HEIFER CALVES: A Irwin, Lisboy £400 for Her. Dungannon producer £355 and £350 for Chars £335 and £330 for Lims. M/S R W and A J Hogg, Lisnaskea £320 for B/B. J R Keys, Brookeborough £320 for Sim.

REARED BULLS: D J Barbour, Lisbellaw £830 and £770 for Chars. T Breen, Enniskillen £760 for Char. F Melanophy, Florencecourt £725, £645 and £570 for Chars. E Kelly, Augher £670 for Lim. J J Cassidy, Rosslea £585 for S/H. D J Smith, Augher £555 for Lim. Clogher producer £530 for AA. R J Longwell, Omagh £500 for B/B, £455, £450 and £435 for Lims. E J Mitchell, Clogher £475 for S/H, £445 for Sim.

REARED HEIFERS: T Breen, Enniskillen £670 for B/B. M/S E and M Slevin, Omagh £650, £600 and £565 for Chars. J J Cassidy, Rosslea £640, £630 and £625 for Lims. E McKenna, Clogher £630 for Lim. D J Barbour, Lisbellaw £615, £580 and £560 for Chars and £520 for S/H. F Melanophy, Florencecourt £600, £580 and £545 for Chars.