Beef bred cows selling from £150 to £205 for 860k at £1775 at Markethill Mart

The 100 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 7th November sold in a steady demand.
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Beef bred cows sold from £150 to £205 for 860k at £1775 from a Gilford producer.

A Poyntzpass farmer received £184 for 808k at £1485.

Fleshed Friesians sold to £140 to 818k at £1145 from a Middletown producer.

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All fleshed Friesians from £125 to £136 per 100 kilos.

Second quality from £100 to £115 and the plainest cows from £70 to £90 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Gilford farmer 864k £1775 £205.00; Poyntzpass farmer 808k £1485 £184.00; Gilford farmer 696k £1145 £165.00; Derrynoose farmer 664k £1035 £156.00; Armagh farmer 710k £1095 £154.00; Poyntzpass farmer 714k £1095 £153.00; Newry farmer 710k £1075 £152.00 and Poyntzpass farmer 744k £1125 £151.

Friesian cull cows

Middletown farmer 818k £1145 £140.00; Annaghmore farmer 660k £895 £136.00; Mountnorris farmer 742k £975 £131.00; Killylea farmer 752k £985 £131.00; Banbridge farmer 656k £825 £126.00; Killylea farmer 698k £875 £125.00 and Annalong farmer 716k £895 £125.

Calves

210 calves sold in a very firm trade with good quality bulls from £200 to £425 for a two week old Simmental followed by £400 for a six week old Belgian Blue.

Heifer calves sold to £285 for a four week old Simmental followed by £280 for a four week old Simmental.

All good quality heifer calves from £200 to £260.

Plainer types from £120 to £180 each.

Reared bull calves sold up to £780 with Aberdeen Angus to £675.

Reared heifers up to £555 for an Aberdeen Angus and £530 for a Limousin.

Bull calves

Simmental £425; Belgian Blue £400; Belgian Blue £395; Belgian Blue £390; Belgian Blue £385; Charolais £380; Simmental £370; Simmental 350 and Belgian Blue £345.

Heifer calves

Simmental £285; Simmental £280; Simmental £260; Aberdeen Angus £255; Charolais £255; Belgian Blue £250; Aberdeen Angus £250; Belgian Blue £250 and Aberdeen Angus £240.