Steers sell to £1195 for 565kg at Dungannon Mart

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Store cattle prices remain strong at Dungannon Mart with steers selling to £1195, 565kg Char (212.00).

While heifers sold to £1135, 580kg Char (196.00); dropped calves cleared to £380 Lim bull and heifer calves to £330 Lim; suckled cows and calves peaked at £1300 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot; weanlings peaked at £1145, 515kg Lim bull (223.00) and weanling heifers to £830, 395kg Lim (211.00).

STEERS (82): All classes of steers continue to sell sharply to peak at £1195, 565kg Char (212.00) presented by G McMaster, £1070, 535kg Char (200.00); M McVeigh £1160, 555kg Char (209.00), £1150, 525kg Lim (219.00), £1105, 480kg Lim (230.00), £1100, 525kg Lim (210.00), £1080, 505kg Her (214.00), £1070, 500kg Char (214.00), £1000, 480kg Char (208.00), £960, 480kg Char (200.00); J Stinson £1110, 535kg Lim (208.00), £1105, 520kg Lim (213.00), £1085, 525kg Lim (207.00), £1085, 525kg Lim (207.00), £1045, 510kg Lim (205.00); B Hamill £1105, 545kg Char (203.00), £1105, 535kg Char (207.00), £1080, 540kg Lim (200.00), £1080, 530kg Char (204.00), £1055, 475kg Char (222.00), £1055, 495kg Char (213.00), £990, 425kg Char (233.00), £990, 455kg Char (218.00); G McVeigh £1070, 505kg Her (212.00), £1060, 480kg Lim (221.00), £1030, 480kg Lim (215.00); W Neville £950, 475kg Lim (200.00), £910, 405kg Her (225.00); Riverview Farms £905, 335kg Lim (270.00), £870, 370kg Char (235.00), £860, 325kg Lim (265.00), £840, 300kg Lim (280.00), £840, 325kg Lim (260.00), £800, 285kg Lim (281.00), £840, 335kg Lim (251.00), £800, 350kg Char (229.00); J Hogg £905, 360kg Sim (251.00), £860, 300kg Char (287.00), £860, 360kg Daq (239.00); W McCavish £880, 375kg Lim (235.00), £855, 385kg Lim (222.00); E Hetherington £850, 350kg Lim (243.00).

HEIFERS (50): Heifer prices peaked at £1135, 580kg Char (195.70) presented by G McMaster; C McFarland £1120, 525kg Char (213.00); K Burrows £1070, 490kg Lim (218.00), £905, 435kg Lim (208.00), £875, 410kg Lim (214.00); C McAuley £1060, 525kg BB (202.00), £950, 465kg BB (204.00); P Quinn £1020, 490kg Char (208.00); M Burrows £950, 440kg Char (216.00); S Carberry £900, 440kg Lim (205.00), £890, 415kg Char (215.00); P Taylor £880, 435kg Sim (203.00), £860, 420kg Daq (205.00), £785, 390kg Sim (201.00); Mountview Farms £870, 435kg Char (200.00).

DROPPED CALVES (102): A larger entry of dropped calves sold to a height of £380 x 2 Lim bulls presented by O Robinson; R Fields £365 Sim bull; Donmac Farms £350 BB bull, £210 Her bull; I McAdoo £330 BB bull; C Loughran £300 Lim bull, £295 Lim bull, £270 Lim bull; J Ewing £290 Lim bull, £265 Lim bull, £240 Lim bull; P McGuire £275 Her bull, £215 Her bull; J and G Faulkner £265 BB bull; E McVeigh £245 Her bull; S McAlister £225 x 2 Her bulls; E and P Coote £205 Lim bull; J Nicholl £205 Fkv bull, £200 Fkv bull; reared bull calves sold from £405 to £640 Char presented by D Hammond; reared Friesian bull calves sold to £280. Meanwhile heifer calves sold to £330 Lim presented K O’Donnell, £250 FKV heifer; F Oliver £310 x 2 Char heifers, £300 Char heifer, £275 Char heifer, £260 Char heifer, £220 Char heifer; W Smith £295 Her heifer, £275 Her heifer; Donmac Farms £290 BB heifer; I Watson £285 BB heifer; C Loughran £265 Lim heifer, £245 Lim heifer; J Ewing £245 Lim heifer, £235 Her heifer; J and G Faulkner £220 BB heifer.

Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1300 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot presented by B Hamill; springing heifers sold to £1080 BB presented by O Robinson; E Fox £1070 Her bull.

WEANLINGS (75): A full ring side of buyers insured a very strong trade for all classes of stock with a top price paid of £1145, 515kg Lim bull (223.00) presented by M Burrows; T Walker £940, 440kg Lim (218.00); G Wells £935, 415kg Char (225.00), £895, 400kg Lim (220.00); K Barnes £855 x 2 345kg Chars (246.00), £690, 310kg Char (222.00); K McCaffrey £850, 360kg Lim (235.00), £845, 375kg SHB (225.00); J P Canavan £845, 375kg Lim (225.00), £710, 300kg Lim (234.00); G Burrows £800, 300kg Char (220.00), £650, 295kg Sim (222.00); Riverview Farm £790, 300kg Char (262.00), £720, 315kg Lim (228.00); R Dickson £645, 255kg Char (252.00);W McCavish £585, 230kg Lim (249.00); weanling heifers sold to £830 395kg Lim (211.00) presented by J P Canavan; K Barnes £710, 328kg Char (217.00); K Campton £650 x 3 Daqs (205.00); J Tanney £640 280kg Char (227.00), £630 295kg Char (215.00), £625, 300kg Char (210.00), £580, 270kg Char (215.00); R J Dickson £635, 278kg Char (228.00), £550, 250kg Char (217.00); A Ferguson £600 x 3 260kg Chars (232.00).