Latest prices from the rings at Kilrea mart

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A super entry of 290 calves on Thursday 3rd November, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull Calves: L’Derry Farmer, AA £400, £382, £358; P McCann, Cookstown, BB £375; Castledawson Farmer, FKV £365, £300; Ballymoney Farmer, AA £360, £292; H Conn, Castlerock, CH £350; Moneymore Farmer, Lim £342; W Andrew, Ballyclare, Lim £340; WA Gillespie, Portglenone, Sim £330, Lim £240; Mulkeeragh Farms, BB £315; JJ & BJ Rankin, Limavady, CH £310; C Keane & Sons, Moneymore, AA £292, FKV £220; K Scullion, Portglenone, Her £292, £275; R Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £290, £220; T & D Cameron, Portstewart, AA £285; J McCook, Ballymoney, MB £285, £210; I Love, Limavady, BB £280, £212, £200; JT Reid, Kilraughts, FKV £278; J Junkin, Bellaghy, AA £275; JH McClelland, Limavady, AA £270, £262; S Connolly, Portglenone, AA £264; W Kelso, Portglenone, Sim £245; J Hyndman, Upperlands, AA £235; J Oliver, Limavady, Lim £235; Ballymoney Farmer, Her £232; W Simpson, Cullybackey, AA £220.

Heifer Calves: L’Derry Farmer, Her £290; T & D Cameron, Coleraine, AA £270; I Love, Limavady, BB £270, £200; Mulkeeragh Farms, BB £250, £232, £230; D Gordon, Kilrea, BB £232; R Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £225, BB £212; H & A Speedy, Randalstown, Lim £225; K Scullion, Portglenone, Her £222; W Kelso, Portglenone, BB £208, £202;

Limavady Farmer, Lim £200.

Friesian Calves: Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £175.

Weanlings/Suck Calves: 80 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian Lumps a super trade.

Kilrea Mart Fat Lamb & Ewe Report

A smaller entry of around 450 on Monday 7th November met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.63 per Kg and £83.00 per Head. Ewes to £135. More required!

Lambs: W Jeffers, Coleraine, 17.5k £63.50 (363), 22k £71 (323); A Henry, Antrim, 19.5k £69.40 (356), 23k £79 (344); D Torrens, Garvagh, 19.5k £68.20 (350), 21.5k £71.50 (333); A Smyth, Coleraine, 17.5k £59 (337); D Adams, Bushmills, 23.5k £79 (336), 25k £80 (320); R Dixon, Castlerock, 19.5k £65.50 (336), 21.5k £70 (326); J McNeill, Coleraine, 22.5k £75.50 (336); J Christie, Dunloy, 24k £80 (333), 22.5k £74.40 (331); A Lowry, Portglenone, 19.5k £65 (333); R Young, Ballymoney, 23.5k £78.10 (332); M Smyth, Macosquin, 22.5k £74.50 (331); J Chambers, Moneymore, 22.5k £74 (329); A Gordon, Portglenone, 21k £69 (329); SJ Wilson, Dungiven, 24k £79 (329); M McNeill, Ballycastle, 23k £75.50 (328).

Fat Ewes: 80 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £83.00. Ewes to £65. Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A good entry of 40 dairy stock on Tuesday, 8th November met a good steady trade to a top of £1660 for a Calved Heifer.

SP Taylor, Macosquin, Calved Heifers to £1660, £1430, £1330; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Calved Heifer £1605, Calved Cows to £1280, £1230; J Moore, Portstewart, Calved Heifers to £1600, £1540; J McCook, Ballymoney, Calved Cows to £1550, £1430, £1400; T Buchanan, Clough, Calved Heifers to £1480, £1330, £1200; G Young, Ballymena, Calved Heifer £1440; M Millar, Coleraine, 2nd Calver £1270; Moneymore Farmer, Calved Cow £1105; McCloskey Farms, Ballymoney, Calved Heifer £1100; JA Nevin, Ringsend, Calved Cow £1100.

More dairy stock required! Good demand!

Kilrea Mart Fat Cow, Suckler and Store Cattle Report

A smaller entry of 230 stock on Wednesday, 9th November at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade. Steers to £1308, Heifers to £1200, Fat Cows £930.

Fat Cows: (60 on offer, flying trade ~ more required): J Campbell, Upperlands, 480k AA £840 (175); Macosquin Farmer, 550k Lim £745 (136); Magherafelt Farmer, 580k AA £765 (132); Draperstown Farmer, 720k SH £920 (128); A Shiels, Knockloughrim, 740k CH £930 (126); R Hanna, Cullybackey, 670k BB £820 (122); Swatragh Farmer, 710k Her £850 (120); W Moore, Macosquin, 590k Sal £690 (117).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required. P Faulkner, Ringsend, BB Cow with Lim Bull calf at foot £1560; Claudy Farmer, AA Heifer with AA Heifer calf at foot £1065, Her Heifer with AA Bull calf £1040; M Cunning, Glarryford, Sim Cow with Sim Heifer calf at foot £1050.

Heifers: Kilrea Farmer, 340k CH £758 (223), 330k £705 (214), 310k Lim £650 (210), 370k CH £740 (200), 300k £600 (200); Finvoy Farmer, 540k AA £1200 (222), 480k DAQ £1030 (215), 490k CH £1025 (209), 500k £1035 (207), 490k Sim £975 (199), 580k Lim £1135 (196), 460k £900 (196), 440k CH £855 (194); T & A Campbell, Rasharkin, 430k CH £840 (195), 440k Lim £835 (190); Rc & JC Watson, Rasharkin, 460k Lim £880 (191); J Campbell, Upperlands, 490k AA £932 (190).

Steers: T McCallion, Portglenone, 365k Lim £875 (240); Randalstown Farmer, 380k Lim £815 (215), 440k £880 (200); J Overend, Bellaghy, 450k Lim £955 (212), 390k £790 (203), 410k £790 (193); M Rea, Ballymoney, 530k CH £1100 (208), 490k £1005 (205), 460k £930 (202); J Campbell, Upperlands, 610k AA £1265 (207), 580k £1200 (207), 580k £1140 (197); A & D Gillan, Ballymoney, 470k Sim £955 (203), 530k Lim £1065 (201); R Shiels, Maghera, 650k CH £1308 (201); Maghera Farmer, 560k Lim £1122 (200); K Scullion, Portglenone, 600k BB £1192 (199); H & J Beattie, Ballymoney, 570k CH £1115 (196).

Friesian & AA steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd