Sharper trade for cattle at Ballymena, beef cows selling to £1036

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An entry of 240 beef cattle in Ballymena on Thursday resulted in a sharper trade.

Beef cows to 185p for 560kg at £1036, Friesian cows to 126p for 620kg at £781.

Beef heifers to 217p for 590kg at £1280, beef bullocks to 210p for 660kg at £1386, Friesian bullocks to 172p for 590kg at £1014.

Beef cows sold to: Mrs H McGookin, Carrick, Lim 560kg, £1036 (185), J M Morrison, Armoy, Lim 800kg, £1400 (175), R N McBride, Ballymena, Blonde 810kg, £1401 (173), J M Morrison, Lim 690kg, £1186 (172), H V McCambridge, Carnlough, Lim 620kg, £1047 (169), Mrs H McGookin, Lim 590kg, £979 (166), Thomas Clyde, Antrim, Lim 680kg, £1115 (164), J F Savage, Ballywalter, BB 790kg, £1264 (160), Rbt Armstrong, Lisburn, Lim 670kg, £1058 (158), Mrs H McGookin, Lim 680kg, £1020 (150), James McKeagney, Upperlands, Lim 690kg, £1035 (150), local farmer BB, 660kg, £983 (149), Kenneth Bell, Broughshane, Sim 670kg, £991 (148), Wm Warwick, Moorfields, Char 750kg, £1095 (146), Thomas Clyde, Antrim, Lim 760kg, £1102 (145), O McConnn, Randalstown, Lim 580kg, £823 (142), James McKeagney, Lim 850kg, £1198 (141), C McNaughton, Ballymoney, Lim 670kg, £911 (136), Charles McDonnell, Armoy, Sim 610kg, £829 (136), H V McCambridge, Carnlough, Sim 740kg, £991 (134), Rbt Armstrong, Lim 570kg, £763 (134), A T Carson, Ballymoney, BB 580kg, £771 (133), Charles McDonnell, Armoy, Sim 630kg, £837 (133), W and N Martin, Broughshane, Lim 560kg, £739 (132).

Friesian cows sold to: Thomas Simpson, Ballymena, 620kg, £781 (126), Brian Lyttle, Moorfields, 720kg, £835 (116), Thomas Simpson 580kg, £661 (114), J Blair, Larne, 630kg, £711 (113), local farmer 740kg, £821 (111), Brian Lyttle 730kg, £810 (111), Brian Mawhinney 690kg, £759 (110), James Christie, Armoy, 620kg, £675 (109), Brian McConnell, Doagh, 730kg, £795 (109), Brian Lyttle 700kg, £756 (108), Oswald Nicholl, Randalstown, 530kg, £572 (108), A Gaston, Glarryford, 700kg, £749 (107), Brian Mawhinney, 640kg, £684 (107), Dermot Johnston, Magherafelt, 530kg, £561 (106), A M Crawford, Ballynure, 700kg, £735 (105), Thomas Simpson, Ballymena, 590kg, £619 (105), W Moore, Templepatrick, 800kg, £832 (104), P McGowan, Toomebridge, 650kg, £676 (104), David Wallace, Antrim, 720kg, £748 (104), W Adamson, Ballynure, 620kg, £644 (104), J Nutt, Mosside, 600kg, £618 (103), M T Boyd, Kilwaughter, 630kg, £642 (102), Dermot Johnston, Magherafelt, 700kg, £714 (102), Joseph Adams, Ballymena, 650kg, £656 (101).

Beef heifers sold to: R and W Fleck, Broughshane, Char 590kg, £1280 (217), Char 570kg, £1231 (216), J F Savage, Ballywalter, Lim 540kg, £1166 (216), R and W Fleck, Char 640kg, £1337 (209), Robert Hood, Broughshane, Char 550kg, £1127 (205), Char 570kg, £1157 (203), R and W Fleck, Broughshane, Char 480kg, £964 (201), J F Savage, Lim 570kg, £1145 (201), R and W Fleck, Char 570kg, £1128 (198), J F Savage, Sh 580kg, £1136 (196), Robert Hood, Lim 640kg, £1254 (196), H V McCambridge, Carnlough, Char 610kg, £1183 (194), J F Savage and Partners, Lim 450kg, £868 (193), A J Wilson, Ballymena, Char 570kg, £1094 (192), Robert Hood, Char 570kg, £1083 (190), J F Savage and Partners, Lim 580kg, £1073 (185), Robert Hood, Char 490kg, £891 (182), Lim 530kg, £954 (180).

Beef bullocks sold to: A Mawhinney, Bellaghy, BB 660kg, £1386 (210), John Blair, Cullybackey, Char 660kg, £1372 (208), Char 650kg, £1352 (208), Char 620kg, £1264 (204), A McDonald, Portglenone, Char 650kg, £1326 (204), E Logan, Ahoghill, Lim 590kg, £1180 (200), A Mawhinney, Bellaghy, Char 700kg, £1372 (196), M Jamison, Larne, Lim 740kg, £1435 (194), A McDonald, Portglenone, Lim 590kg, £1121 (190), H Simms, Carrick, Lim 590kg, £1115 (189), Andrew Craig, Coleraine, AA 770kg, £1447 (188), J Dorrian, Portaferry, Here 490kg, £921 (188), E Logan, Ahoghill, Sh 650kg, £1222 (188), J Dorrian BB 490kg, £916 (187), H Simms, Carrick, Lim 610kg, £1140 (187), Jeffrey Alexander, Broughshane, Sim 650kg, £1209 (186), Alastair McCartney, Crumlin, BB 640kg, £1190 (186), Andrew Craig, Coleraine, AA 750kg, £1387 (185), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 620kg, £1134 (183), Jeffrey Alexander Sim 640kg, £1164 (182), Joseph Adams, Balllymena, AA 780kg, £1411 (181), Andrew Craig, Coleraine, AA 800kg, £1440 (180), J Kirkpatrick, Crumlin, BB 550kg, £990 (180), Jeffrey Alexander Sim 640kg, £1152 (180).

Friesian bullocks sold to: J Dorrian, Portaferry, 590kg, £1014 (172), F O’Boyle, Randalstown, 710kg, £1207 (170), G Arthur, Broughshane, 670kg, £1125 (168), 740kg, £1221 (165), 780kg, £1279 (164), W Kerr, Glarryford, 560kg, £912 (163), M Jamison, Raloo, 680kg, £1088 (160), G Arthur 760kg, £1200 (158), M Jamison, Larne, 640kg, £1004 (157), J Dorrian 450kg, £702 (156), 510kg, £785 (154), 490kg, £749 (153), 520kg, £785 (151).

33 dairy cows and heifers met excellent demand selling to £2380 for a calved heifer from Bolton Bros, Maghera. Ruling prices: Bolton Bros, Maghera calved heifer £2380, W R Givan, Dungannon calved heifer £2050, Ivan Jackson, Ballynure calved cow £1940, calved heifer £1900, calved heifer £1880, Bolton Bros calved heifer £1800, J and M Wilson, Broughshane calved heifer £1620, D W Graham, Clough calved heifer £1580, D and Mrs M McGregor, Muckamore calved heifer £1570, I W and A T McCaughey, Broughshane calved cow £1560, T and J Mackey, Ballynure calved cow £1550, David Wallace, Antrim calved cow £1520, J and M Wilson calved heifer £1510, calved heifer £1440, D W Graham calved cow £1380, J and M Wilson calved heifer £1380, David Wallace, calved heifer £1350, T and J Mackey calved cow £1350, John Hunter, Crumlin calved heifer £1300.

28 lots in the suckler ring sold well to £1550 for an in calf Char heifer. Ruling prices: H Marquess, Muckamore Char in calf heifer £1550, Char in calf heifer £1500, in calf heifer £1500, in calf heifer £1500, J W Rosbotham, Dromore AA cow and heifer calf £1440, W J McClintock, Glenwherry Lim in calf heifer £1390, Lim in calf heifer £1350, J W Rosbotham AA cow and heifer calf £1200, Phillip Rosbotham, Dromore Lim cow and heifer calf £1140, Alastair McCrea, Rathkenny AA in calf heifer £1020.

209 lots in the calf ring sold to £510 for a five month old Lim bull while a four week old AA bull fetched £400, heifer calves to £355 for a six week old Simmental.

Bull calves sold to: J McErlean, Portglenone Lim £510, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £400, J McErlean, Portglenone Here £390, MT Boyd, Kilwaughter Lim £380, A McCann, Toomebridge Sim £370, Arthur Gibson, Glenarm Lim £370, DS Wharry, Glenarm Blonde £370, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £360, H Alcorn, Limavady BB £360, Leslie Wilson, Doagh (2) Sim £355, S Scullion, Glenarm Sim £330, A Faith, Limavady Lim £330, R and C Steede, Cullybackey Lim £325, S Scullion, Glenarm Sim £320, H Alcorn, Limavady BB £320.

Heifer calves sold to: Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £355, (2) Sim £350, Arthur Gibson, Glenarm Lim £345, M T Boyd, Kilwaughter Lim £345, J King, Ballymena AA £345, Leslie Wilson Sim £320, H Alcorn, Limavady BB £310, Graeme Martin, Broughshane St £300, D S Wharry, Glenarm Blonde £295, R and C Steede, Cullybackey Lim £295, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £290, R and C Steede Lim £290, J King AA £290, S Pinkerton, Nutts Corner BB £280, R McCormick, Armoy AA £275.

Friesian bull calves sold to: J Blair, Larne £285, R D Cumins, Ballinderry £175, Albert Wallace, Tobermore (3) £170, Thomas Johnston, Glenavy £155, D Maybin, Broughshane (2) £140, Dean McAllister, Armoy (2) £140, RD Cumins, Ballinderry £140, Dean McAllister £132, £132, Albert Wallace, Tobermore (2) £125, RD Cumins £120.

An entry of 480 weanlings resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to £590 over for a Char 300kg at £890 offered by S Scullion, Glenarm. Heifers sold to £660 over for a Lim 300kg at £960 presented by A Magill, Carnlough..

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs

A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 240kg, £685 (285), V Hamilton, Cushendun, Char 230kg, £650 (282), James Adamson, Ballyclare, Char 190kg, £490 (257), A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 210kg, £540 (257), G Gregg, Glarryford, BB 230kg, £585 (254), James Adamson, Ballyclare, (4) AA 210kg, £520 (247), Ciaran Hamill, Upper Ballinderry, Lim 220kg, £540 (245), Robert McDowell, Gleno, SHB 250kg, £600 (240), E Drummond, Ballynure Char 240kg, £530 (220), Here 250kg, £545 (218).

251-300kgs

S Scullion, Glenarm, Char 300kg, £890 (296), Robert McDowell, Gleno, Char 260kg, £760 (292), Frank McCormick, Martinstown, Char 270kg, £775 (287), Ciaran Hamill, Upper Ballinderry, Lim 280kg, £765 (273), L McClinton, Glenarm, Lim 290kg, £790 (272), A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 260kg, £705 (271), A McGookin, Lim 300kg, £800 (266), Ciaran Hamill Lim 270kg, £720 (266), J P F O’Loan, Martinstown, Char 290kg, £770 (265), Ciaran Hamill Lim 260kg, £690 (265), John Beggs, Whitehead, Lim 300kg, £790 (263), Robert McDowell, Gleno, Char 290kg, £760 (262), Char 300kg, £770 (256), Char 280kg, £710 (253), S Scullion, (2) Char 300kg, £760 (253).

301-350kgs

Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 320kg, £860 (268), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Char 350kg, £930 (265), Mrs C Martin, Dunloy, Char 320kg, £835 (260), S Scullion, Glenarm, Char 320kg, £825 (257), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner Char 350kg, £900 (257), Robert McDowell, Gleno, Char 320kg, £820 (256), J P F O’Loan, Martinstown, Char 340kg, £865 (254), Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 350kg, £890 (254), L McClinton, Glenarm, Char 320kg, £810 (253), Char 320kg, £800 (250), Robert McDowell, Char 310kg, £775 (250), S McCloskey, Kilrea, (2) Lim 340kg, £850 (250), John Reid, Carnlough, Char 340kg, £840 (247), L McClinton Lim 320kg, £790 (246), I Beggs, Whitehead, Lim 320kg, £790 (246).

351kg and over

Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 360kg, £925 (256), D Diamond, Bellaghy, Lim 370kg, £920 (248), A S Millar, Antrim, Char 390kg, £955 (244), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Char 370kg, £900 (243), Mrs C Martin, Dunloy, Char 360kg, £875 (243), T J McLornan, Char 390kg, £945 (242), J P F O’Loan, Martinstown, Char 380kg, £915 (240), John Beggs, Whitehead, Lim 360kg, £865 (240), Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 390kg, £930 (238), A S Millar, Antrim, Char 370kg, £880 (237), G McKeown, Aughfatten, Lim 370kg, £870 (235), Paul Smyth, Broughshane, Lim 380kg, £890 (234), A S Millar, Char 400kg, £930 (232), Ian Gibson, Char 370kg, £860 (232), Mrs C Martin, Char 360kg, £830 (230), D Diamond, Bellaghy, Lim 370kg, £850 (229).

Heifers 0-250kgs

J Montgomery, Shanksbridge, Lim 230kg, £630 (273), V Hamilton, Cushendun, Lim 250kg, £670 (268), James Graham, Crumlin, Blonde 250kg, £660 (264), A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 240kg, £615 (256), V Hamilton Lim 190kg, £480 (252), Stephen Montford, Broughshane, Sim 240kg, £605 (252), B Scullion, Portglenone, (2) Lim 250kg, £615 (246), M McDonald, Randalstown, Lim 220kg, £490 (222), A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 240kg, £530 (220), B Scullion, Portglenone SHB 230kg, £500 (217), M McDonald Lim 240kg, £505 (210), J McCaughern, Garvagh, Sim 200kg, £420 (210), J King, Ballymena, (3) AA 220kg, £450 (204).

251-300kgs

A V Magill, Carnlough, Lim 300kg, £960 (320), B Scullion, Portglenone, BB 270kg, £720 (266), Stephen Montford, Broughshane, Sim 260kg, £690 (265), A V Magill Char 260kg, £685 (263), D McGarel, Glenarm, Char 260kg, £685 (263), Frank McCormick, Martinstown, Char 290kg, £760 (262), John Beggs, Whitehead, Lim 270kg, £700 (259), D McGarel Char 270kg, £695 (257), Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 290kg, £725 (250), Char 290kg, £715 (246), Mick McKillop, Cushendall, Lim 270kg, £665 (246), Frank McCormick, Martinstown, Char 280kg, £680 (242), James Graham, Crumlin, BB 260kg, £630 (242), T Weatherup, Carrick, Lim 280kg, £670 (239), Stephen Montford, Sim 260kg, £620 (238), M McDonald, Randalstown, Here 290kg, £690 (237).

301-350kgs

Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 330kg, £880 (266), S Scullion, Glenarm, Char 310kg, £800 (258), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Char 340kg, £875 (257), A V Magill, Carnlough Char 330kg, £845 (256), David Hunter, Carnalbana, Lim 340kg, £855 (251), T J McLornan Char 320kg, £800 (250), Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 310kg, £770 (248), W J and R J Cuthbert, Ballycarry, Blonde 320kg, £790 (246), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Char 350kg, £860 (245), G Weir, Toomebridge, Lim 310kg, £760 (245), G McKeown, Aughafatten, Char 330kg, £805 (243), Mrs C Martin, Dunloy, Char 310kg, £755 (243), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Char 350kg, £850 (242), W J and R J Cuthbert, Ballycarry, Lim 330kg, £785 (237), A J Wilson, Ballymena, Char 330kg, £785 (237).

351kg and over

Ian Gibson, Broughshane, Char 360kg, £940 (261), J P F O’Loan, Martinstown Char 380kg, £875 (230), Ian Gibson, Char 360kg, £815 (226), Mick McKillop, Cushendall, Lim 360kg, £805 (223), A J Wilson, Ballymena, Char 390kg, £870 (223), J P F O’Loan, Martinstown, Char 410kg, £900 (219), T J McLornan, Nutts Corner, Lim 360kg, £790 (219), G McKeown, Aughafatten, Char 360kg, £785 (218), A J Wilson, Ballymena, Char 390kg, £845 (216), Sam Cameron, Randalstown, Char 420kg, £895 (213), Char 370kg, £780 (210), Frank McCormick, Martinstown, Char 380kg, £800 (210), James Graham, Crumlin, BB 380kg, £800 (210), Wm Ridges, Ballycarry, Lim 440kg, £915 (208), V N Fleck, Broughshane, Lim 390kg, £810 (207), S and G Davidson, Broughshane, Lim 370kg, £765 (206).

A good entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a sharper trade. Springers sold to £160, ewes and lambs to £225, store lambs to £80 and pet lambs to £34.

Leading prices as follows:

In lamb ewes sold to: Phyllis Linton, Coleraine 6 Tex £160, K Dodds, Mayobridge 10 CB £138, Samuel Gill, Newtownards, 10 CB £130, 1 Suff £122, Phyllis Linton 4 Tex £120, Richard Wilson, Dungiven 6 CB £116, Luke Finlay, Broughshane 10 Suff £110.

Ewes and lambs sold to:-

Liam Campbell, Carnlough 1 CB ewe and 2 lambs £225, Thomas Millar, Broughshane 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £175, D Hunter, Ballynure 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £170, Thomas Millar, 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £168, Ivan Hall, Coleraine 5 Tex ewes and 8 lambs £167, D Hunter 1 Rouge ewe and 2 lambs £155, Mrs M Marshall, Clough 2 CB ewes and 4 lambs £154, P McKeown, Martinstown 1 Suff ewes and 2 lambs £142, D Hunter 1 Dor ewe and 2 lambs £140, Thomas Millar, Broughshane 1 Suff ewe and 1 lamb £132, 1 Dor ewe and 1 lamb £132, 1 Dor ewe and 2 lambs £130.

Store lambs sold to: J Canning, Limavady, 4 Tex, £80, A Kirkpatrick, Crumlin, 1 Tex, £77, R Campbell, Templepatrick, 3 Tex, £75, 10 BF, £68, Mr R Martin, Dunloy, 21 Suff, £67, R Campbell 2 Tex, £59.50, R Martin 12 Tex, £56.

An entry of 150 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in a super trade. Bullocks sold to £700 over for an AA 570kg at £1270 offered by M L Patton and Son, Ballymoney. Heifers sold to £665 over for a Char 550kg at £1215 presented by Liam McNally, Newry.

Bulls/blks 0-500kgs

J P O’Neill, Cushendall, Lim 340kg, £810 (238), N McErlain, Portglenone, Char 390kg, £905 (232), Char 420kg, £965 (229), W H Knox, Ballynure, Lim 420kg, £950 (226), J P O’Neill, Cushendall, Lim 370kg, £830 (224), N McErlain, Char 420kg, £930 (221), Char 460kg, £1015 (220), W H Knox, Lim 440kg, £970 (220), Lim 500kg, £1100 (220), H Nicholl, Portglenone, Lim 500kg, £1090 (218), N McErlain, Char, 460kg, £1000 (217), M L Patton and Son, Ballymoney, Lim 440kg, £930 (211), McKinney Bros, Maghera, Lim 310kg, £655 (211), J P O’Neill, Cushendall, Lim 410kg, £855 (208), Michael McNally, Jonesboro, Char 490kg, £1020 (208), M L Patton and Son, Ballymoney, Char 500kg, £1040 (208).

501kg and over

M L Patton and Son, Ballymoney, AA 570kg, £1270 (222), H Nicholl, Randalstown, Lim 540kg, £1175 (217), Liam McNally, Newry, Lim 510kg, £1105 (216), H Nicholl, Randalstown, Lim 540kg, £1120 (207), Hamill Bros, Broughshane, Lim 560kg, £1145 (204), E Ferguson, Magherafelt, Lim 550kg, £1120 (203), Leo McFall, Ahoghill, Char 650kg, £1320 (203), Michael McNally, Jonesboro, Here 570kg, £1150 (201), Liam McNally, Here 560kg, £1110 (198), M L Patton, Ballymoney, AA 560kg, £1100 (196), Michael McNally, Char 520kg, £1020 (196), Leo McFall, Ahoghill, Char 620kg, £1200 (193), A S Millar, Antrim, Char 630kg, £1190 (188), Hamill Bros, Lim 550kg, £1030 (187), Leo McFall, Lim 780kg, £1450 (185).

Heifers 0-500kgs

A O’Neill, Cushendall, Sal 290kg, £660 (227), T J Alexander, Templepatrick, Char 410kg, £930 (226), E Ferguson, Magherafelt, Lim 380kg, £830 (218), W Rainey, Crumlin, Lim 420kg, £915 (217), Stuart Graham, Nutts Corner, Char 430kg, £935 (217), E Ferguson, Lim 460kg, £990 (215), T J Alexander, Lim 390kg, £835 (214), Char 470kg, £1005 (213), Lim 380kg, £810 (213), E Ferguson, Magherafelt, Lim 490kg, £1040 (212), T J Alexander, Lim 450kg, £940 (208), E Ferguson, Lim 470kg, £980 (208), TJ Alexander, Char 460kg, £950 (206), E and P McCormick, Cushendun, Lim 460kg, £950 (206), S Rea, Glenarm, Lim 490kg, £1010 (206), TJ Alexander, Lim 450kg, £925 (205).

501kg and over

Liam McNally, Camlough, Char 550kg, £1215 (220), S Rea, Glenarm, Lim 510kg, £1110 (217), M McNally, Jonesboro, Char 570kg, £1180 (207), Char 540kg, £1100 (203), E Ferguson, Magherafelt, Char 550kg, £1105 (200), M McNally, Char 560kg, £1120 (200), S Rea, Lim 540kg, £1070 (198), Liam McNally, Char 520kg, £1020 (196), R K Currie, Ballymena, Char 510kg, £1000 (196), R J M and Mrs M E Dunlop, Gleno, Char 530kg, £1030 (194), M McNally, Jonesboro, Char 540kg, £1025 (189), T J Alexander, Templepatrick, Char 520kg, £980 (188), R J M and Mrs M E Dunlop, Gleno, Char 540kg, £1000 (185), Char 530kg, £980 (184), W H S McCrory, Glenarm, Char 530kg, £980 (184), E Ferguson, Magherafelt, Lim 510kg, £940 (184).

Just under 2,000 sheep in Ballymena resulted in a sharper trade. Fat hoggets sold to a top per kg of 395p for a pen of 10 Suff 21.5kg at £85 offered by David Boyd, Newtownabbey and to a top per head of £91 on 2 occasions. Fat ewes sold to £107.

Fat hoggets (1738)

Top prices per kg: David Boyd, Newtownabbey, 10 Suff, 21.5kg, £85 (395), I Montgomery, Glenwherry, 18 Tex, 23.5kg, £90 (383), Ian Olphert, Bushmills, 2 Tex 22kg, £84 (381), David Kirk, Ballynure 4 Dor, 21.5kg, £82 (381), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown 53 Tex, 22.5kg, £84.80 (376), A J Graham, Glenwherry 9 Dor, 23.5kg, £88 (374), I Montgomery 12 Suff, 23.5kg, £88 (374), David Boyd 45 BF, 22.5kg, £84 (373), Ross Clyde, Broughshane 2 Dor, 23.5kg, £87.50 (372), Bonnar Farms, Ballymena 18 CB, 21kg, £78 (371), E and P McCormick, Cushendun 13 BF, 21kg, £78 (371), I Montgomery 6 Suff, 24.5kg, £90 (367), David Waide, Cloughmills 12 Tex, 22.5kg, £82 (364), J Thompson, Kells 11 Tex, 25kg, £91 (364), W A Hagan, Ballyclare 8 Tex, 22kg, £80 (363), S Adams, Broughshane 9 BF, 23kg, £83.50 (363), Paul Hanna, Dunadry 41 Tex, 21.5kg £78 (362), Nevin Brown, Ballycastle 22 Tex, 24kg £87 (362), A M O’Neill, Newtowncrommelin 9 Rou, 21kg, £76 (361), Graeme Martin, Broughshane 7 Tex, 23.5kg, £85 (361), Rainey Bros, Ballycastle 3 Tex, 19.5kg, £70 (359), Adrian Rainey, Ahoghill 15 CB, 24kg, £86 (358), Michael Smyth, Limavady 30 BF, 21.5kg, £77 (358), C and M White, Aughfatten 18 BF, 21.5kg, £77 (358).

Top prices per kg: Graeme Martin, Broughshane 1 Tex, 36kg, £91, J Thompson, Kells 11 Tex, 25kg, £91, Richard Currie, Ballymena 6 Dor, 25.5kg, £90.50, M Esler, Ballymena 1 Dor, 38kg, £90, Stephen Hall, Monkstown 40 Tex, 26kg, £90, I Montgomery, Glenwherry 18 Tex, 23.5kg, £90, 6 Suff, 24.5kg, £90, N Alexander, Gracehill 2 Suff, 29kg, £90, Clive Mairs, Parkgate 7 Tex, 28.5kg, £90, I Cruickshanks, Glarryford 3 Dor, 32.5kg, £89, K McAuley, Broughshane 9 Tex, 26.5kg, £89, R Brown, Ballymena 18 Tex, 29.5kg, £89, T J and I Bell, Ballyclare 34 Suff, 26kg, £89, S Rainey, Ballygally 1 Tex, 25kg, £89, Mervyn Orr, Ballintoy 14 Suff, 27kg, £89, W McCurdy, Broughshane 19 Suff, 28.5kg, £89, Stephen Hall, Monkstown 40 Tex, 25.5kg, £88.50, A J Graham, Glenwherry 9 Dor, 23.5kg, £88, M Elliott, Armoy 4 Bor, 30.5kg, £88, I Montgomery 12 Suff, 23.5kg, £88, M Esler, Ballymena 19 Dor, 26.5kg, £87.50, Ross Clyde, Broughshane 2 Dor, 23.5kg, £87.50, Robert Gingles, Larne 3 Suff, 27kg, £87, Wm Adams, Ballymena 1 CB, 27kg, £87, Nevin Brown, Ballycastle 22 Tex, 24kg, £87.

Fat ewes (227)

First quality

Suff - £60-£89

Tex - £70-£107

CB - £60-£75

BF - £30-£60