Steers top at £1340 for 715kg at Dungannon

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A smaller entry of stock saw prices peak at £1340, 715kg Char steer (187.00).

While heifers topped at £1200, 540kg Char (222.00); dropped calves cleared to £368 Lim bull and heifer calves to £310 BB hfr; weanling peaked at £835 410kg Char steer (204.00) and weanling heifers to £810, 345kg Char (235.00).

STEERS: Steers prices remain steady to peak at £1340, 715kg Char (188.00) presented by A Currie, £1280, 625kg Lim (205.00), £1260, 675kg Char (188.00), £1205, 615kg Lim (196.00), £970, 500kg Par (195.00); R Davidson £1240, 625kg Char (199.00), £1220, 595kg Char (205.00), £1210, 590kg Char (205.00), £1180, 580kg Char (203.00), £1135, 540kg Char (210.00); J Corr £1190, 605kg Char (197.00), £1115, 565kg Lim (197.00), £1100, 550kg Lim (200.00); B Hurson £1105, 530kg Char (208.00), £990, 470kg Char (211.00), £905, 420kg Char (216.00), £830, 400kg Char (208.00); E Sharkey £950, 455kg AA (209.00), £910, 430kg Lim (212.00), £905, 450kg Char (201.00), £880, 465kg Char (190.00); S Carberry £850, 400kg Lim (210.00), £705, 345kg Lim (204.00).

HEIFERS: eifers sold to a top of £1200, 540kg Char (222.00) presented by B Hamill, £1140, 535kg Char (213.00), £830, 375kg Char (221.00); S Carberry £790, 400kg Lim (198.00), £755, 385kg Lim (196.00), £750, 380kg Lim (198.00), £740, 370kg Lim (200.00), £725, 370kg Lim (196.00); L McCloskey £620, 310kg Char (200.00).

DROPPED CALVES: Dropped calf trade remain strong to peak at £368 for a Lim bull presented by T Lester; G Hill £350 Char bull, £275 Char bull; E Robinson £260 Her bull; V McReynolds £220 AA bull; R Crawford £215 AA bull; D Nugent £200 BB bull; A Watson £190 Sh bull; reared Fr bulls sold to £330 x 2 presented by D Gallagher; meanwhile heifer calves sold to £310 BB presented by I McAdoo; J Faulkner £255 x 2 BB hfrs, £240 AA hfr, £220 x 2 BB; R Jones £250 BB hfr, £220 BB hfr; E Robinson £235 Her hfr, £230 Her hfr; B Lagan £230 x 2 AA hfrs; P McGuire £200 Her hfr.

WEANLINGS: Weanling trade remain strong to peak at £835 410kg Char steer (204.00) presented by E Sharkey, £765, 365kg Char (210.00); A Hughes £800, 335kg Char (239.00), £760, 300kg Char (253.00), £730, 290kg Char (252.00), £700, 250kg Lim (280.00); J Armstrong £740, 335kg Lim (221.00); G O’Neill £700, 335kg Lim (209.00); R Johnston £700, 315kg BB (222.00); C Morrison £670, 285kg Lim (235.00); weanling heifers peaked at £810, 345kg Char (235.00) presented by A Hughes, £705, 295kg Char (239.00), £550, 260kg Char (210.00); J Armstrong £720, 310kg Lim (232.00), £600, 270kg Char (222.00); H Kerr £595, 290kg AA (205.00); C Morrison £570, 280kg Lim (204.00), £540, 270kg Lim (200.00); A Abbott £540 x 3 235kg Lims (230.00).