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MARKET REPORT: Kilrea

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A SUPER entry of 850 on Monday 8th April met with a brisker trade for quality lambs and a demanding trade for ewes. Heavy lambs to £110.00, Ewes to £80. More lambs required to satisfy demand.

Hoggs: A Mark, Rasharkin, 21k £104.50 (498), 24k £102 (425); T Morrow, Tobermore, 22.5k £109 (484); N McIlroy, Coleraine, 20.5k £95.50 (466); J Pinkerton, Rasharkin, 20.5k £92.50 (451); G Cubitt, Glarryford, 22.5k £98 (436); WJ Witherow, Coleraine, 22k £98 (417); M McLeister, Portglenone, 25k £104 (416); D Taylor, Finvoy, 23.5k £96.80 (412); N Collins, Aghadowey, 25k £102.70 (411); D Hyndman, Upperlands, 24.5k £100.20 (409); D McClure, Kilraughts, 26.5k £108.20 (408); T Wilson, Ballymoney, 22.5k £91.50 (407); A Workman, Ballymoney, 21.5k £87 (405); J Henry, Coleraine, 24k £96.80 (403); C Cousley, Ballymoney, 24k £96.20 (401); W Allen, Limavady, 27k £106 (393); Kilrea farmer, 28k £110 (393); Macosquin farmer, 28k £110 (393); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £88.50 (393); D Starrett, Kilrea, 24k £94 (392); P Hammond, Cookstown, 23.5k £92 (391); R Scott, Rasharkin, 28k £108.50 (388); G Fleming, Ballymoney, 23k £89 (387); JC Smyth, Castlerock, 27k £104 (385).

Fat ewes: A good entry of 280 selling to top £80.00 with a brisk demand for all types on offer. P Hammond, Cookstown, £80; G Henderson, Bushmills, £75; R Campbell, Kilrea, £75; K Galbraith, Coleraine, £75; W Hanna, Macfin, £75; R Kennedy, Ballymena, £75; M Millen, Coleraine, £75, £71; R McGinley, Ballymoney, £75; P Hammond, Cookstown, £73; W Brown, Magherafelt, £72.40; F Harbinson, Limavady, £70. W Semple, Dungiven, £70. All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A good entry of dairy stock on 9th April met a steady trade for all types on offer with quality dairy stock required. Calved heifers to £2120.

Leading prices: Brennan Farms, Rasharkin, Batch of 20 Calved Heifers to £2120, £1640, £1600, £1590, £1520, £1500, £1490, £1470, £1450, £1420, £1400; D Wallace, Antrim, Calved Heifers to £1660, £1530; SD Perry, Ahoghill, Calved Heifer to £1500; B Lilburn, Dromore, Calved Heifers to £1510, £1450; G Hamilton, Strabane, Calved Heifers to £1430, £1400.

A super entry of over 250 stock on Wednesday 10th April at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, realising a super trade from start to finish. Fat Cows to £1005, Steers to £1300, Heifers to £1095.

Suckler stock: Quality lots required. Small entry on offer, selling to a top of £1155 for a Sim cow with a young Sim calf at foot. B Mullan, Garvagh, Lim Bull £1750; JR Mullan, Garvagh, Lim Bull £1455, £1300.

Fat Cows & Bulls: 20 on offer met a flying trade.

S Smyth, Randalstown, 620k DAQ £1000 (161), 660k £990 (150); JC Smyth, Castlerock, 640k FR £1005 (157); C Mullaghan, Rasharkin, 660k AYR £940 (142); M McLeister, Portglenone, 620k FKV £880 (142);

Steers: SJ Wilson, Dungiven, 320k Lim £795 (248), 320k £750 (234), 300k CH £675 (225), 340k Lim £740 (218), 285k CH £620 (218), 340k £700 (206); K Cubitt, Rasharkin, 300k CH £720 (240), 390k £880 (226); JS Hamilton & Sons, Kells, 310k BB £742 (239), 330k Lim £755 (229), 340k BB £778 (229), 300k CH £680 (227), 320k £722 (226), 350k BB £790 (226), 290k £650 (224), 320k £715 (223), 310k £692 (223), 320k £695 (217), 270k £565 (209), 310k Lim £635 (205), 290k £590 (203); J Mullan, Dungiven, 310k Lim £730 (236), 310k CH £610 (197); O McIlvar, Aghadowey, 310k Lim £710 (229), 390k £837 (215), 360k £722 (201); A Clarke, Randalstown, 330k Lim £745 (226), 335k £752 (225), 360k Sim £745 (207), 375k £772 (206); W Bradley, Swatragh, 400k CH £890 (223), 340k £745 (219), 490k £1048 (214), 415k £887 (214), 370k £768 (208); J Overend, Bellaghy, 460k Lim £1018 (221), 450k £962 (214); C Boyle, Dungiven, 340k Lim £750 (221), 440k £910 (207), 450k £920 (204), 430k £840 (195); A Henry, Finvoy, 600k Lim £1300 (217), 460k £950 (207); Portglenone farmer, 330k CH £715 (217), 360k £778 (216), 360k Lim £778 (216), 340k CH £735 (216), 350k £738 (211), 350k Lim £686 (196); I Russell, Coleraine, 410k Lim £850 (207); A Henry, Finvoy, 550k Lim £1140 (207), 570k £1130 (198); B O’Kane, Garvagh, 630k CH £1300 (206), 540k £1100 (204), 630k £1260 (200); T Taylor, Garvagh, 380k Lim £782 (206); J MacNamee, Cushendall, 550k Lim £1100 (200); I Wright, Garvagh, 550k Lim £1090 (198); D & S Logan, Rasharkin, 325k Lim £638 (196).

Heifers: Kilrea farmer, 310k Lim £765 (247), 300k £712 (237), 320k £710 (222), 330k £715 (217); A Canning, Dungiven, 280k Lim £650 (232), 290k £590 (203); R McCaw, Ballycastle, 260k CH £590 (227); J MacNamee, Cushendall, 460k Lim £1040 (226); T Martin, Dunloy, 330k CH £740 (224), 530k Lim £1095 (207); O McIlvar, Aghadowey, 330k Lim £710 (215); I Wright, Garvagh, 460k Par £975 (212), 460k Lim £950 (207), 510k Par £1050 (206), 450k Lim £918 (204), 450k £900 (200); J McLoughlin, Ballymena, 330k Lim £695 (211), 320k CH £675 (211), 320k DAQ £657 (205), 310k CH £620 (200); S Higggins, Garvagh, 420k Lim £880 (210), 430k DAQ £870 (202); B Taggart, Bushmills, 440k Lim £895 (203); C Mullaghan, Rasharkin, 445k Lim £900 (202).

A super entry of 151 calves on Thursday 11th April met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: R Smyth, Moneymore, FKV £370, Lim £330, FKV £327, Her £268, Lim £265, Her £262, FKV £235, Lim £220; R O’Loughlin, Swatragh, BB £342; P McCracken, Cookstown, BB £340; Bellaghy farmer, Lim £290; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £258; I Buchanan, Dungiven, BB £245, Lim £170; H Armstrong, Garvagh, FKV £238, £235, BB £228; R Logan, Rasharkin, Her £237, £218, £204; J Alexander, Ballymena, AA £235; N Allen, Ballymena, DAQ £207; M Kelso, Sim £205; JM Tannahill, Macosquin, BB £185, AA £160.

Heifer calves: R O’Loughlin, Swatragh, BB £264; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £225, £202; H Armstrong, Garvagh, BB £197, £190, FKV £185; R Logan, Rasharkin, Her £175; T McAuley, Ballymoney, Lim £170, £165.

Weanlings/Suck Calves 20 on offer made a brisk trade for all types. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly.

 

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