Saintfield Mart: Fat cattle sell to a top of £1,401 for 730kg

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A good show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield Mart with a sharp trade in all sections.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to a top of £1,401 for 730kg Ch bullock.

Leading prices: Dromore producer Char bullock 730kg, £192, £1,401, Dromara producer Char heifers 660kg, £185, £1,221, 670kg, £188, £1,259, Comber producer Friesian bullocks 750kg, £157, £1,177, 760kg, £153, £1,162, 690kg, £156, £1,076, 670kg, £161, £1,078, Ballynahinch producer Char bull 980kg, £120, £1,176, BB cow 740kg, £140, £1,036, Saintfield producer bullock 700kg, £154, £1,078, Downpatrick producer Sim cow 650kg, £131, £851, Crossgar producer Hol cows 720kg, £112, £806, 690kg, £107, £738, 690kg, £105, £724.

BULLOCKS: Excellent bullock trade selling to a top of £1,300 for 690kg Hereford, lighter sorts sold to £810 for 250kg Char.

Leading prices: Saintfield producer Hers and AA 690kg, £1,300, 610kg £1,230, 580kg, £1,220, 600kg, £1,195, 550kg, £1,200, 600kg, £1,190, 610kg, £1,180, 580kg, £1,135, 670kg, £1,180, 600kg, £1,130, 570kg, £1,120, 560kg, £1,090, 540kg, £1,040, 500kg, £1,025, 470kg, £980, 530kg, £1,045, 480kg, £950, Portaferry producer BB and Lims 510kg, £1,100, 580kg, £1,040, 430kg, £1,000, 440kg, £915, 380kg, £900, 680kg, £890, 420kg, £895, 420kg, £860, 400kg, £840, Lurgan producer Lim 470kg, £1,020, Dundonald producer Lims 430kg, £1,000, 440kg, £910, Ballynahinch producer Char 250kg, £810, Ballynahinch producer Lims 330kg, £825, Crossgar producer Lim 320kg, £800.

HEIFERS: Heifers sold to a top of £1,180 for 560kg Char.

Leading prices: Boardmills producer 560kg, £1,180, 410kg, £840, 300kg, £745, Annacloy producer Lims 580kg, £1,175, 650kg, £1,170, 560kg, £1,050, Downpatrick producer Lim 530kg, £1,100, Castlereagh producer BB 520kg, £1060, Portaferry producer Lim 520kg, £980, Ballynahinch producer Chars 420kg, £880, 410kg, £860, 420kg, £825, 360kg, £760, Downpatrick producer AA 300kg, £670,

DROPPED CALVES: Larger entry of almost 100 calves sold to top of £400 for BB bull first quality bull calves sold from £250 to £400 first quality heifer calves sold from £200 to £330.