Steers sell to £1,340 for a 680kgs Shorthorn at Armoy

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A surprising show of 130 head of cattle last Monday night, so close to Christmas, met with a very sharp trade and some excellent prices.

Steers sold to £1,340 for a 680kgs Shorthorn, heifers topped at £1,260 for a 580kgs Char, fat cows reached £1,325 paid for a tremendous 800kg Lim cow.

STEERS: Wm Browne, Bushmills, S/h, 680kgs, £1,340. Arthur Devlin, Ballycastle, Char, 400kgs, £960, 410kgs, £890. R Watson, Cloughmills, Lim, 380kgs, £825, 350kgs, £790, 300kgs, £650. Michelle Wright, Carnlough, Char, 305kgs, £700, 300kgs, £650, 250kgs, £580. John O’Hagan, Magherafelt, Fresians, 590kgs, £980, 530kgs, £895. Pat McKeown, Martinstown, Fresians, 3, 530kgs, £855, 3, 530kgs, £820. A Wilkinson, Dervock, Lim, 460kgs, £990, 460kgs, £940, 470kgs, £920, 400kgs, £840. Colm McFall, Bushmills, Her, 600kgs, £1,140. Fred Tannahill, Coleraine, Lim, 440kgs, £840, 330kgs, £650. Alan White, Mosside, Lim, 400kgs, £760. A Bellingham, Ballymoney, Lim, 530kgs, £995, 405kgs, £785. David Nutt, Bushmills, Her, 410kgs, £760. R Pollock, Kilrea, 5 Salers, 170kgs, £440. Timothy Pollock, Kilrea, Lim, 230kgs, £555, 290kgs, £590.

HEIFERS: Colm McFall, Bushmills, Char, 580kgs, £1,260. Sean McCambridge, Ballyvoy, B/B, 500kgs, £920. Jas Bellingham, Ballymoney, A/A, 590kgs, £1,125, 580kgs, £1,100, 500kgs, £950, 520kgs, £960. Arthur Devlin, Ballycastle, Char, 360kgs, £760, 400kgs, £840, 410kgs, £800, 380kgs, £785. P Brown, Ballycastle, Sim, 430kgs, £955, 480kgs, £800. R Watson, Cloughmills, Lim, 320kgs, £650, 315kgs, £670, 270kgs, £550. A Bellingham, Ballymoney, A/A, 530kgs, £995, 440kgs, £800.

FAT COWS: R Watson, Cloughmills, Lim, 800kgs, £1,325. S McFetridge, Armoy, Fres, 600kgs, £780, 630kgs, £755. Jas Chestuntt, Bushmills, Fres, 700kgs, £790, 620kgs, £695, 980kgs, £1,020, 700kgs, £775. S J and D J Currie, Mosside, Lim, 650kgs, £690, 550kgs, £600. Wm Browne, Bushmills, Saler, 800kgs, £860.

Sale every Monday night at 7pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.