Steers sell to £1,385 for 625kg at Dungannon Mart

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All classes of stock continue to sell sharply with steers selling to £1,385, 625kg Lim (222.00).

While heifers peaked at £1,370, 605kg Char (226.00); dropped calves sold to £280 AA bull and heifer calves to £295 Lim; suckled cows and calves topped at £1,220 Char cow and Char bull calf; weanling sold to £1,400, 660kg Daq steer (212.00), while weanling heifers sold to £855, 380kg Lim (224.00).

STEERS (60): More steers needed with weekly with prices peaking at £1,385, 625kg Lim (222.00) presented by W Williamson, £1,380, 635kg Lim (218.00), £1,360, 605kg Lim (225.00), £1,335, 600kg Lim (223.00); J Hamill £1,300, 625kg Char (208.00); D Eagleson £1,070, 505kg Char (212.00), £1,060, 485kg Char (219.00); T Wallace £1,035, 490kg Char (211.00); J Hogg £1,000, 445kg Lim (225.00), £890, 365kg Lim (243.00), £890, 400kg Char (223.00), £875, 385kg Char (227.00); G McVeigh £985, 460kg Char (214.00); W Neville £860, 390kg Lim (221.00); Riverview Farm £850, 395kg Lim (215.00), £780, 310kg Lim (252.00).

HEIFERS (40): Heifer prices peaked at £1,370, 605kg Char (226.00) presented by D Nelson; M McVeigh £1,160, 550kg Lim (211.00), £1,105, 520kg Sim (213.00), £1,100, 515kg Lim (214.00), £1,060, 470kg Lim (226.00); D McKennzie £1,140, 495kg BB (230.00), £925, 425kg BB (218.00); P Nicholson £1,070, 500kg Char (214.00), £940, 450kg Char (209.00), £925, 450kg Lim (206.00); J Hamill £990, 475kg AA (208.00), £950, 460kg Char (207.00), £880, 430kg Lim (205.00); W Turkington £940, 455kg Lim (207.00); G McVeigh £925, 430kg Char (215.00); T Brown £810, 395kg Lim (205.00); Mountview Farms £760, 320kg Char (238.00), £720 x 2, 315kg Chars (229.00).

DROPPED CALVES (100): A good entry of dropped calves saw prices peak at £280 AA bull presented by J McSorley, £270 AA bull; J Vance £260 BB bull, £250 Her bull; W Rodgers £245 Her bull; G McAdam £235 Fkv bull, £215 Fkv bull; H Dolan £210 Char bull; A Watson £190 Sim bull; R Liggett £190 x 2 AA bulls; reared Friesian bulls sold to £275 x 3 presented by P McElvogue, £235 Friesian bull; K McGuigan £245 x 4 Friesian bulls; meanwhile heifer calves sold to £295 Lim presented by T McGurk; Brackenhill Farm £285 Lim heifer, £255 AA heifer; W Rodgers £280 Her heifer; J Vance £280 Her heifer, £225 BB heifer; W Wilson £255 Sim heifer; J Shaw £230 Lim heifer; S McMullan £200 AA heifer; R Liggett £200 AA heifer.

WEANLING (120): Weanling prices remain strong with a top price paid of £1,400, 660kg Daq steer (212.00) presented by J Shaw, £900, 405kg Lim (222.00), £890, 390kg Daq (227.00), £885, 395kg Lim (223.00), £855, 375kg Daq (228.00); A George £1,080, 505kg Lim (214.00); T Monaghan £930, 420kg AA (221.00), £900, 410kg Lim (218.00), £870, 390kg AA (224.00), £855, 355kg Lim (242.00), £830, 380kg Her (218.00); C Bloomer £860, 380kg Char (225.00); E Conroy £830, 375kg Lim (222.00); G O’Neill £735, 290kg Lim (253.00), £680, 285kg Lim (240.00); M Mullin £730, 310kg Lim (235.00), £720, 300kg Lim (240.00), £715, 300kg Lim (238.00); Gorthill Farms £730, 310kg Lim (233.00), £620, 265kg Sim (232.00); L Burns £700, 280kg Lim (248.00); P Kenning £690, 280kg Lim (246.00); M Shannon £675, 270kg Char (250.00); weanling heifers sold to £855, 380kg Lim (225.00) presented by T Monaghan; S O’Neill £820, 370kg Char (221.00), £690, 308kg Char (224.00); J Foster £780, 350kg BB (221.00), £770, 345kg Char (223.00), £770, 330kg Lim (233.00); E Mullan £740, 285kg Lim (261.00), £680, 245kg Lim (275.00); M Mullin £725, 300kg Lim (242.00), £650, 305kg Lim (213.00), £550, 250kg Lim (218.00); B McSorley £665, 315kg Lim (210.00); N Ellison £635, 300kg Sim (213.00); J J Kenning £590, 275kg Lim (212.00); V Emerson £580, 265kg Lim (218.00); D Devlin £515, 225kg Lim (228.00).