Steers sell to £1,390 per head at Armoy Mart

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Another fine turnout of 215 head last Monday night met with a sharp trade for all types of stock.

Cows and calves sold to £1,270, steers made up to £1,390 per head, heifers peaked at £1,090. Fat cows were a great trade topping at £1,100 for a 850kgs A/A cow with a Char bull 1100kgs making £1,280.

STEERS: C Battersby, Bushmills, Char, 720kgs, £1,390, 660kgs, £1,210. Derek Hunter, Bushmills, Char, 500kgs, £1,040, 500kgs, £1,000, 460kgs, £925, 460kgs, £940, 470kgs, £945, 500kgs, £1,075. Robt Crawford, Glarryford, B/B, 640kgs, £1,190, 650kgs, £1,160. Jimmy Delargy, Cushendall, Char, 400kgs, £885, 520kgs, £1,055, 450kgs, £945. John Sinclair, Bushmills, Sim, 420kgs, £900. Wm McLaughlin, Dunloy, 340kgs, £750. Alan McIlroy, Aghadowey, A/A, 540kgs, £1,120, 540kgs, £1,065, 530kgs, £1,045, 460kgs, £965, 470kgs, £900. B Chambers, Bushmills, 5 Friesians, 600kgs, £970. A Wilkinson, Ballycastle, Lim, 500kgs, £990. Alistair Getty, Bushmills, Lim, 405kgs, £795. John Mulvenna, Glenarm, Lim, 190kgs, £440, 200kgs, £455. S Black, Glenarm, Lim, 210kgs, £490, 205kgs, £475, 180kgs, £475, 200kgs, £490. Alan McIlroy, Aughadowey, A/A, 500kgs, £970.

HEIFERS: S McConaghy, Ballymoney, A/A, 550kgs, £1,090. S R Bradley, Draperstown, Char, 300kgs, £665. John Stewart, A/A, 580kgs, £1,000, 530kgs, £965. D Douthart, Armoy, B/B, 380kgs, £695. Sam McAlister, Bushmills, Lim, 400kgs, £755, 420kgs, £735. James Delargy, Cushendall, Char, 400kgs, £765. S R Bradley, Draperstown, Char, 340kgs, £630.

FAT COWS: John Sinclair, Bushmills, A/A, 850kgs, £1,100. W J McKeeman, Bushmills, A/A, 680kgs, £915. M McKenna, Dervock, Gal, 740kgs, £870. D McCouaig, Ballycastle, Char, 690kgs, £880, 730kgs, £840. Karol McCaughan, Ballycastle, Lim, 660kgs, £860, 620kgs, £810, 630kgs, £855. Seamus McKeegan, Cushendall, B/B, 600kgs, £780. C J McAlister, Cushendall, Char Bull, 1,105kgs, £1,280, A/A cows 620kgs, £860, 615kgs, £840.

SUCKLERS: B Stirling, Ballymena, Gall cows with calves at foot, £1,720, £1,380, £130, £1,240 from Co Down producer. A/A springers, £1,100, £1,080, £1,040, £1,040, £1,020. S Collins, Kilrea, cow and calves, £1,420.

Sale every Monday night at 7pm.

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister and Son.