Steers sell to a top of price of £1,360 at Armoy Mart

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Another fine show of 200 head last Monday at Armoy Mart met with a strong trade for all sorts of cattle.

Steers sold to a top of £1,360 for 700kg, heifers were a super trade topping at £1,170, fat cows made up to £1,015 for 730kgs in a great trade.

STEERS: Robt Getty, Armoy, Char, 550kgs, £1,145, 580kgs, £1,180. J J McFerran, Rasharkin, Char, 380kgs, £900. Tom O’Kane, Martinstown, Char, 330kgs, £800. H and S Duffin, Martinstown, Lim, 700kgs, £1,360. Jas Mullan, Drumsurn, Char, 360kgs, £845, 370kgs, £870, 320kgs, £805, 390kgs, £850. P J Dougan, Coleraine, Lim, 550kgs, £1,120. Patrick McNeill, Cushendun, Lim, 340kgs, £820, 330kgs, £770. H and S Duffin, Martinstown, Lim, 600kgs, £1,185. B Richmond, Cloughmills, Lim, 500kgs, £1,000, 530kgs, £1,000. S Chestnutt, Liscolman, B/B, 290kgs, £670, 290kgs, 675, 300kgs, £680. John Surgenor, Dervock, B/B, 570kgs, £1,150. Colin McDonnell, Martinstown, Char, Lim, 320kgs, £780. Frances McDonnell, Martinstown, Char, 300kgs, £775, 350kgs, £850. Ian Stewart, Ballymoney, B/B, 415kgs, £885. Steven Cochrane, Bushmills, A/A, 460kgs, £890. Patrick McCormick, Ballymena, Lim, 330kgs, £820, 300kgs, £775. Robt Skelton, Ballymoney, MB, 500kgs, £860, 500kgs, £855, 540kgs, £890, 580kgs, £970. Sandy O’Neill, Glenarm, Lim, 600kgs, £1,140. A and D Marshall, Cloughmills, Lim, 460kgs, £920, 370kgs, £795, 370kgs, £765, 440kgs, £885. Robt Getty, Armoy, Char, 650kgs, £1,265. Robt Montgomery, Dervock, B/B, 520kgs, £965, 540kgs, £1,000, 560kgs, £955. M and Y Carson, Cloughmills, B/B, 230kgs, £500. Hugh O’Mullan, Cloughmills, Lim, 630kgs, £1,180. Ballyclare producer, Lim, 500kgs, £1,050, 480kgs, £980, 500kgs, £980.

STORE HEIFERS: Cathy Knowles, Cloughmills, Lim, 510kgs, £1,070. Seamus O’Neill, Martinstown, Char, 580kgs, £1,170, 490kgs, £1,000, 600kgs, £1,170. H and M McPherson, Coleraine, B/B, 480kgs, £1,085. Stephen Cochrane, Bushmills, A/A, 460kgs, £895, 520kgs, £945. Sam Chestnutt, Liscolman, B/B, 270kgs, £630, 310kgs, £605, 280kgs, £570. Sandy O’Neill, Glenarm, Char, 580kgs, £1,125, 535kgs, £1,085. A and D Marshall, Clough, Char, 440kgs, £885, 420kgs, £850, 380kgs, £800, 340kgs, £750, 420kgs, £915. Jas Mullan, Drumsurn, Char, 300kgs, £720, 350kgs, £745, 360kgs, £810, 330kgs, £745. Patrick McNeill, Cushendun, Lim, 320kgs, £765. H and M McPherson, Coleraine, Lim, 500kgs, £900. Hugh O’Mullan, Cloughmills, Lim, 430kgs, £970, 250kgs, £510.

FAT COWS: Dundarave Properties, S/H, 730kgs, £1,015, 600kgs, £880, 700kgs, £900. P and M Connolly, Loughguile, Friesian, 530kgs, £720, 530kgs, £680, 520kgs, £660. Jas Heaney, Ballymoney, A/A, 730kgs, £1,000. Jas Hanna, Ballymoney, Holstein, 800kgs, £840. Ray Taggart, Bushmills, Lim, 500kgs, £700. C J Lynch, Bushmills, Friesian, 680kgs, £880, 540kgs, £670, 690kgs, £700. Seamus Scullion, Martinstown, Lim, 550kgs, £640, 500kgs, £500, £510.

DROPPED CALVES: Tom Fullerton, Lim, bull, £340, £340. Sam Booth, Ballymoney, Lim heifer, £165, £150.

Sale each Monday night at 7pm sharp.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.