Markethill: Dairy stock sold to £1400

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Dairy stock sold to £1400 at Markethill on Tuesday 21st February, paid for a calved heifer from an Aghalee farmer.

A Glenanne producer received £1350 for a calved heifer.

The 105 cull cows returned an excellent trade, cow/heifer from £190 per 100k for 568k at £1080.

Heavy cows to £167 per 100k for 670k at £1120.

Top price £1300 for 870k (149). Main demand from £130 per 100k to £163 per 100k.

Fleshed Friesian cows to £121 per 100k for 764k at £920.

All good Friesian from £105 per 100k to £119 per 100k for 740k at £885.

Second quality Friesians from £85 per 100k to £100 per 100k with the poorest lots from £60 per 100k to £80 per 100k.

The 140 calves sold in a steady trade. Bull calves sold to £340 for a four week old Sim.

Main demand from 3230 to £315 each.

Good quality heifer calves to £345 for Lim. All good quality heifers from £180 to £285.

Suitable Friesian bulls from £60 to £105 with a top of £130 for a three week old calf,

Reared bull calves from £400 to £625 each.

Cull cows: Richhill producer 568k, £1080, 190p; Newtownhamilton producer 638k, £1135, 178p; 588k, £1000, 170p; Poyntzpass producer 530k, £900, 170p; Markethill producer 670k, £1120, 167p; Killylea producer 642k, £1070, 167p; Dungannon producer 736k, £1200, 163p; Richhill producer 610k, £950, 156p; Killylea producer 796k, £1220, 153p; Mullaghbawn producer 690k, £1050, 152p; Cullyhanna producer 870k, £1300, 149p.

Friesian cull cows: Dungannon producer 764k, £920, 121p; Banbridge producer 742k, £885, 119p; Middletown producer 758k, £885, 117p; Dungannon producer 752k, £855, 114p; Dungannon producer 642k, £720, 112p; Aughnacloy producer 730k, £805, 110; Stewartstown producer 732k, £800, 109p; Dungannon producer 574k, £615, 107p; Banbridge producer 748k, £800, 107p.

Bull calves: Sim £340; Her £315; BB £295; BB £270; AA £245; AA £230; Lim 230.

Heifer calves: Lim £345; Sh £285; Her £260; Sim £250; AA £245; Her £230; AA £195; AA £180.