Super entry of calves at Kilrea

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A super entry of 255 calves on Thursday, 1st December, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: S & M Warwick, Ballyclare, CH £478, FKV £320, £292; T Eastwood, Cookstown, FKV £368, Her £270; T Duncan & Co, Crumlin, FKV £360; Ganaway Farms, Millisle, FKV £357, £315, £250; N McNaugher, Aghadowey, BB £355, £255;

C Keatley, Magherafelt, Her £332, £260; G Young, Ballymena, FKV £315, £272, £280, £250, £210; A & P Cochrane, Bushmills, AA £310, £294; D Dunlop, Glarryford, FKV £305; C Keane & Sons, Moneymore, FKV £302, AA £285, FKV £270, £245; J & B Rankin, Limavady, CH £300, £288, £200; J McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £300; £232; W Linton, Coleraine, AA £268, £252; H Snodgrass, Drumahoe, AA £266; J Bamford, Rasharkin, BB £260; T & D Cameron, Coleraine, AA £260; J McCook, Ballymoney, BB £260, MB £205; W Gillespie, Portglenone, Lim £258, £216; Henry Farms, Armoy, FKV £255, £248, £245, £220; S Cassidy, Moneymore, AA £250; M Kelso, Portglenone, Sim £250; M Nicholl, Limavady, FKV £250, £210; Upperlands Farmer, BGA £240; D Scott, Coleraine, Lim £240; R Bell, Portglenone, FKV £235; W & T Munnis, Kilraughts, AA £230; J & I Jamison, Coleraine, Lim £222; J Rainey, Ahoghill, BB £218; W & A Houston, Glarryford, AA £216.

Heifer calves: Cullybackey Farmer, Lim £350, FKV £265; D Dunlop, Glarryford, FKV £330; A Evans, Dungiven, Lim £312; C Keatley, Magherafelt, Her £305; Cookstown Farmer, Her £300, Lim £288, Her £285; S Cassidy, Moneymore, AA £272; Ganaway Farms, Millisle, AA £268; R Irwin, Kilrea, BB £252; A & P Cochrane, Bushmills, AA £250, £220; Upperlands Farmer, Her £250; WA Gillespie, Portglenone, Lim £235; C Keane & Sons, Moneymore, AA £230, £190; S Kirkpatrick, Ballymoney, BB £190; Moneymore Farmer, Lim £190.

Friesian Calves

Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £150.

Weanlings/Suck Calves: 80 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian Lumps a super trade.

Kilrea Mart Fat Lamb & Ewe Report

A good entry of around 500 on Monday, 5th December met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.66 per Kg & £86.00 per Head. Ewes to £70. More required!

Lambs: P McClelland, Bellaghy, 16k £58.50 (366); H McErlean, Portglenone, 20.5k £74 (361); K Clyde, Garvagh, 18k £64.20 (357), 21.5k £73.20 (341); J McNeill, Coleraine, 21k £75 (357), 22k £78 (355); W Semple, Dungiven, 22k £78 (355);

D McFerran, Rasharkin, 23k £81 (352); M McLeister, Portglenone, 20k £70 (350); P Brolly, Limavady, 21.5k £75 (349); L Reid, Coleraine, 19.5k £68 (349), 23.5k £79.50 (338); R Cole, Macosquin, 23k £80.10 (348); R McCaughern, Rasharkin, 23k £79.80 (347); SJ Wilson, Dungiven, 22k £76 (346); A Blair, Macosquin, 22.5k £77.70 (345); J Causey, Cookstown, 24.5k £83.50 (341); Garvagh Farmer, 23k £78.50 (341); KJ Smyth, Limavady, 21k £71.50 (341); D Gray, Limavady, 23.5k £80 (340); D Moody, Coleraine, 20k £68 (340); N Wallace, Ballymena, 23k £78.20 (340); N Madden, Claudy, 25k £84.20 (337); J Kerr, Macosquin, 21k £70.50 (336); M McNeill, Ballycastle, 24k £80.50 (335).

Fat Ewes: 80 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £86.00. Ewes to £70.

Brisk demand for all types on offer. All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00am.

A super entry of 50 dairy stock on Tuesday, 6th December met a good steady trade to a top of £2120 for a Calved Heifer.

SP Taylor, Macosquin, Calved Heifers to £2120, £2030, £2010; RC Reid, Glarryford, Calved Heifers to £2020, £2000; S Henry, Macosquin, Calved Heifer £1920; Greysteel Farmer, Calved Heifers to £1540, £1320, £1310, £1230; T Buchanan, Clough, Calved Heifer £1460; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Calved Heifer £1350, Calved Cows £1260, £1250; J McCook, Ballymoney, 2nd Calver £1330, 3rd Calver £1310, £1250, Calved Heifers to £1300; M Mawhinney, Bellaghy, Calved Heifer £1280; D Allen, Moneymore, 2nd Calver £1250.

More dairy stock required! good demand!

A smaller entry of 210 stock on Wednesday, 7th December at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade! Steers to £1280, Heifers to £1340, Fat Cows £1385.

Fat Cows: (50 on offer, flying trade ~ more required): E Gregg, Ahoghill, 520k BB £1080 (208); P & C Martin, Dunloy, 640k CH £1000 (156); K Scullion, Portglenone, 630k Sim £920 (146); I McClure, Ballymoney, 1050k CH £1385 (132); B Mullan, Garvagh, 640k Lim £820 (128), 590k £700 (119); RD McWhirter, Glarryford, 820k Hol £1015 (124); Ballmoney Farmer, 710k FKV £858 (121); J Mullan, Coleraine, 710k AA £850 (120); J kerr, Macosquin, 630k AA £745 (118);T Buchanan, Clough, 530k Fr £615 (116).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Heifers: Kilrea Farmer, 340k CH £760 (224), 360k £750 (208); Claudy Farmer, 620k CH £1340 (216), 470k BB £980 (209), 570k Par £1185 (208), 570k Lim £1170 (205), 440k CH £900 (205), 610k Lim £1220 (200), 480k CH £960 (200), 580k £1100 (190); W Moore, Macosquin, 480k CH £1035 (216), 310k Lim £645 (208); E McSorley, Draperstown, 270k Lim £575 (213), 340k CH £715 (210), 250k Lim £505 (202), 260k £500 (192); J Gilfillan, Myroe, 450k AA £945 (210), 450k £935 (208), 420k £865 (206), 460k £915 (199), 510k £1000 (196); S Hanna, Cullybackey, 410k DAQ £848 (207), 490k £1008 (206), 460k £930 (202), 420k Lim £830 (198); Portglenone Farmer, 430k CH £880 (205), 440k £878 (200), 420k £805 (192), 430k Lim £818 (190); A Paul, Maghera, 620k AA £1270 (205), 550k CH £1120 (204), 640k AA £1295 (202), 640k BB £1280 (200), 550k CH £1100 (200), 600k BB £1160 (193), 610k Sim £1165 (191), 580k BB £1100 (190); Greysteel Farmer, 330k CH £672 (204), 320k AA £620 (194); Toome Farmer, 320k DAQ £650 (203); Ballymena Farmer, 250k Lim £495 (198), 260k £495 (190).

Steers: Kilrea Farmer, 410k Lim £940 (229); J Gilfillan, Myroe, 520k AA £1150 (221), 440k £960 (218), 510k £1085 (213); B Mullan, Garvagh, 410k Lim £890 (217), 450k CH £950 (211), 420k Lim £875 (208), 430k £885 (206), 440k CH £895 (203); W Hoy, Ahoghill, 420k Lim £905 (216), 410k £865 (211); J Smyth, Castlerock, 340k CH £730 (215), 350k £740 (211), 350k £720 (206); Rasharkin Farmer, 570k AA £1195 (210), 410k £850 (207); W Leonard, Bellaghy, 470k Lim £982 (209), 440k £912 (207); G & C Neely, Upperlands, 370k Lim £765 (207), 410k BB £832 (203), 480k £922 (192); Greysteel Farmer, 290k Lim £600 (207), 310k £630 (203); J Christie, Ballymoney, 570k DAQ £1172 (206), 550k £1090 (198); C Adams, Crumlin, 640k Lim £1280 (200), 650k £1250 (192); Ballymena Farmer, 270k Lim £540 (200).

Friesian and AA steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd