Limousin cow sells to £1230 for 750kg at Saintfield

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Good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharp trade remaining in all sections.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to £1230 for a 750kg Lim cow, £164 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Lim cow 750kg, £164, £1230, Killiyleagh producer BB cows 620kg, £179, £1109, 580kg, £164, £951, Ardglass producer Hol cows 860kg, £126, £1083, 860kg, £114, £980, 770kg, £109, £839, 720kg, £115, £828, Hillsborough producer Lim cows 620kg, £149, £923, 710kg, £118, £837, Saintfield producer AA cows 770kg, £142, £1093, 800kg, £133, £1064, 820kg, £128, £1049, 740kg, £132, £976, 670kg, £124, £830, Killyleagh producer Hol cows 750kg, £114, £855, 750kg, £104, £780, 670kg, £110, £737, Hillsborough producer Fr cows 640kg, £124, £793, 710kg, £107, £759, 620kg, £120, £744, 700kg, £105, £735.

BULLOCKS; 70 sold to £1140 for a 540kg Lim

Leading prices: Dromara producer Lims 540kg, £1140, 520kg, £1105, 520kg, £1070, 520kg, £1065, 500kg, £1060, 500kg, £1050, 500kg, £1000, Hillsborough producer Char 500kg, £1065, Ardglass producer Chars 300kg, £800, 280kg, £780, 270kg, £765, 280kg, £745, 260kg, £735, 250kg, £720.

HEIFERS: 60 sold to £1150 for a 530kg Char

Leading prices: Dromara producer Chars 530kg, £1150, 520kg, £1145, 500kg, £1120, 520kg, £1110, 520kg, £1055, 490kg, £1040, 500kg, £1000, Downpatrick producer AAs 520kg, £1105, 450kg, £965, 500kg, £955, 490kg, £935, 410kg, £890, 410kg, £870, Crossgar producer Chars 500kg, £1080, 500kg, £1005, 440kg, £960, 420kg, £945.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £350 for a BB bull.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer BB bull £350, BB heifer £315, £300,Her heifer £315, Newtownards producer AA bulls £310, £300, £280, £270, £260, £220, AA heifers £310, £280, £270 twice, Crossgar producer Lim bulls £315, £300, £290.