Flying trade for all types of cattle at Kilrea Mart

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A good entry of 200 calves on Thursday 15th September, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

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

Bull calves: S McAllister, Ballycastle, AA £335; B F McQuillan, Maghera, Lim £330; J Close, Rasharkin, BB £320, D Morrow, Macosquin, Ch £315; I Smyth, Castlerock, AA £278; Cookstown farmer, BB £260, Sim £250; Toome farmer, Lim £250; W K Shiels, Maghera, AA £248, BB £225; W Linton, Coleraine, AA £246; N Allen, Ballymena, Sim £240; J McNeill, Coleraine, Ch £230, £200; I Wallace, Upperlands, AA £228; R Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £220; W Campbell, Magherafelt, Lim £210.

Heifer calves: B F McQuillan, Maghera, Lim £348; D Hanna, Rasharkin, Fkv £335; Toome farmer, Lim £255; J Close, Rasharkin, BB £235, £210; R Armstrong, Kilrea, AA £220; W Campbell, Magherafelt, Lim £220; J McNeill, Coleraine, CH £208; Maghera farmer, Sim £207; N Allen, Ballymena, Sim £205; Limavady farmer, BB £205.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £155.

Weanlings/suck calves: 70 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian lumps a super trade.

A good entry of around 510 on Monday 19th September met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.63 per k and £82.00 per head. More required.

Lambs: Upperlands farmer, 16k, £58 (363); H Wilson, Cullybackey, 22k, £77 (350); G Kerr, Coleraine, 22k, £75 (341); D Torrens, Garvagh, 23.5k, £80 (340); G and C Neely, Upperlands, 19.5k, £66 (339); Omagh farmer, 18.5k, £62.60 (338); B McKenna, Bellaghy, 22.5k, £76 (338); J Gould, Ringsend, 23.5k, £79 (336); McIlrath Farms, Kilrea, 22k, £74 (336); J Semple, Dungiven, 22k, £74 (336); M Burton, Limavady, 23.5k, £78.50 (334); M Cunning, Glarryford, 22.5k, £75 (333); R McCaughern, Rasharkin, 23k, £76.50 (333); Tobermore farmer, 19k, £63 (332); D Logan, Rasharkin, 13k, £43.20 (332); Ballymoney farmer, 16k, £53.20 (332); A Blair, Macosquin, 22.5k, £74.50 (331); V Millen, Coleraine, 24k, £79.50 (331); L Mullan, Garvagh, 21k, £69.50 (331), 23.5k, £77 (328); D Norris and Sons, Coleraine, 22.5k, £74.50 (331).

Fat ewes: 110 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Heavy lambs to £82.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9am.

A super entry of 96 dairy stock on Tuesday 20th September met a good steady trade to a top of £1590 for a calved heifer.

Grange Farms, Castlerock, batch of calved heifers to £1590, £1560, £1540, £1500, £1480, £1460, £1450, £1410, £1400, £1390, £1380, £1340, £1300, £1290, £1260, £1200; S Taylor, Macosquin, calved heifers to £1590, £1480, £1370, second calver £1470, calved cow £1310; G Young, Ballymena, calved heifer £1350; T Buchanan, Clough, calved heifer £1300; Irwin Bros, Portstewart, calved Ayr heifers to £1290, second calver £1150; W Rea, Nutts Corner, calved heifer £1100; J Suffern, Crumlin, calved Ayr heifer £1100.

More dairy stock required. Good demand.

A super entry of 350 stock on Wednesday 21st September at Kilrea, continued to meet with a super trade. Steers to £1260, heifers to £1190, fat cows £1000.

Fat cows: (60 on offer, flying trade - more required).

Kilrea farmer, 710k Ch £987 (139); D Thompson, Dungiven, 760k Daq £1000 (132), 720k Lim £880 (122); R Brown, Garvagh, 650k Lim £850 (131), 520k BB £600 (115); M Convery, Portglenone, 710k Lim £920 (130), 580k Ch £690 (119); I Smyth, Limavady, 640k Lim £785 (123), 780k Ch £880 (113); H Conn, Castlerock, 600k Lim £715 (119); J McMonagle, Limavady, 550k Lim £650 (118); M Wilson, Maghera, 720k Sim £832 (116); G and E M Pollock, Ballymoney, 700k Mb £800 (114).

Suckler stock: Quality lots required.

Heifers: D McNally, Magilligan, 490k Ch £1190 (243), 520k £1080 (208), 530k £1075 (203); P Young, Moneymore, 480k Ch £1090 (227), 520k £1115 (214), 520k £1100 (212), 510k £1080 (212), 540k £1130 (209), 520k Lim £1070 (206), 550k Ch £1115 (203), 550k £1100 (200); A Andrews, Castlerock, 400k Ch £855 (214), 360k £760 (211), 380k £780 (205), 450k £890 (198), 410k £810 (198), 330k £650 (197), 290k £565 (195); D Rafferty, Garvagh,450k Ch £950 (211); F Duffin, Toomebridge, 460k Ch £960 (209), 490k £1015 (207); S and C Laverty, Armoy, 300k Par £618 (206); N Hara, Garvagh, 390k Ch £775 (199), 420k Lim £830 (198), 410k £805 (196); R C and J C Watson, Rasharkin, 450k Lim £885 (197); R Doherty, Coleraine, 490k Lim £960 (196); G and M Rea, Bellaghy, 370k Daq £725 (196); S and B Bradley, Kilrea, 430k Ch £835 (194);W Millen, Garvagh, 450k Ch £872 (194).

Steers: C Boyd, Limavady, 330k Ch £730 (221), 350k £745 (213), 450k £895 (199); D Rafferty, Garvagh, 390k Ch £840 (215); S McCann, Portglenone, 595k AA £1250 (210); S and S Houston, Maghera, 350k AA £725 (207), 360k £700 (194); R C and J C Watson, Rasharkin, 520k Lim £1078 (207), 480k £945 (197), 560k Ch £1090 (195); D McFerran, Dunloy, 580k AA £1195 (206), 590k £1205 (204), 540k £1080 (200); J McElheran, Stranocum, 180k AA £365 (203); I Smyth, Limavady, 500k Ch £1005 (201), 480k £947 (197), 500k £975 (195), 580k £1125 (194); P Diamond, Maghera, 500k Ch £1000 (200), 410k £818 (200), 430k £850 (198); J P Kerr, Toome, 560k Lim £1110 (198); S Bruce, Bellaghy, 580k AA £1140 (197); M McLeister, Portglenone, 380k Lim £750 (197); J Oliver, Limavady, 390k Lim £760 (195).

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

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