Beef cows selling to £1731.60 at Clogher Mart

Another large entry of 1245 cattle came under the hammer for the week ending 20th March in Clogher Mart producing a strong demand in all sections.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 4:00 pm

In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £1731-60 for a 780kg Charolais to £222 from a Pomeroy producer this was followed by a 730kg Limousin to £204 (£1489-20) from a Rosslea producer.

Cow heifers sold to £214 for a 590kg Limousin (£1262-60) for a Clogher producer with a 680kg Limousin selling to £211 (£1434-80) for an Augher producer.

Fleshed Friesian cows sold to £134 for 760kg (£1018-40).

Fat bulls sold to a top of £1638.

Fat steers sold to £229 for a 640kg Limousin (£1465-60).

Fat heifers sold to £210 for a 590kg Limousin (£1239).

In the store rings heavy steers sold to £1890 for a 840kg Limousin (£225) and £1820 for a 780kg Limousin (£233).

Forward lots sold to £1590 for a 665kg Limousin (£239) and £1550 for a 640kg Limousin (£242).

Med weights sold to £1210 for a 480kg Charolais (£252) and £1100 for a 420kg Charolais (£259).

Smaller ones to £900 for a 390kg Limousin store heifers forward lots sold to £1470 for a 640kg Charolais (£229) rising to £248 per 100kg for a 540kg Limousin to £1340.

Med weights sold to £1260 for a 500kg Aubrac (£252) rising to £268 per 100kg for a 425kg Limousin to £1140.

Smaller sorts sold to £950 for a 400kg Charolais.

Dairy cows to £1900.

Suckler cows to £1680.

Weanling steers and bulls to £1140 for 470kg Limousin (£242) and £1110 for a 425kg Charolais (£261).

Weanling heifers to £1140 for a 480kg Charolais (£237) and £830 for a 310kg Charolais (£261).

Dropped calves bulls to £660 for Charolais.

Heifer calves to £480 for Fleckvieh.

Reared male lumps to £880 for Limousin.

Reared female lumps to £790 twice for Limousin and Charolais.

Leading prices in fatstock ring for beef cows and cow heifers as follows: Pomeroy producer 780kg Limousin to £222 (£1731-60); Clogher producer 590kg Limousin to £214 (£1262-60); Augher producer 680kg Limousin to £211 (£1434-80); 590kg Limousin to £210 (£1239); Pomeroy producer 650kg Charolais to £208 (£1352); Rosslea producer 730kg Limousin to £204 (£1489-20); Irvinestown producer 540kg Limousin to £202 Magheraveely producer 590kg Limousin to £201. Coa producer 670kg Limousin to £201. Loughgall producer 650kg Limousin to £199. Macken producer 610kg Limousin to £199. Castlederg producer 710kg Limousin to £196. Irvinestown producer 700kg Limousin to £196. Coalisland producer 560kg Limousin to £195. Kesh producer 540kg Blonde d’Aquitaine to £195. Coa producer 560kg Limousin to £194. Newtownbutler producer 540kg Limousin to £193. Newtownbutler producer 600kg Limousin to £191. Coa producer 560kg Limousin to £190 Armagh producer 670kg Charolais to £188 and 630kg Charolais to £185. Dungannon producer 700kg Limousin to £183. Clogher producer 690kg Limousin to £178.

Other quality lots sold from £156 to £176 per 100kg.

Second quality coloured lots sold from £136 to £153 per 100kg.

Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £122 to £134 per 100kg for 760kg (£1018-40).

Plainer lots sold from £96 to £118 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £72 to £90 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS

Clogher producer 780kg Limousin to £164 (£1279-20) Newtownbutler producer 850kg Limousin to £161 (£1368-50) Loughgall producer 920kg Blonde d’Aquitaine to £161 (£1481-20) Clogher producer 770kg Limousin to £150 (£1155) and Lisnaskea producer 1170kg Limousin to £140 (£1638).

FAT STEERS

640kg Limousin to £229 (£1465-60) 520kg Charolais to £226. 610kg Limousin to £222. 820kg Blonde d’Aquitaine to £196. 590kg Hereford to £193. 560kg Hereford to £193. 590kg Aberdeen Angus to £188 x 2 550kg Limousin to £188. 530kg Limousin to £188. 560kg Limousin to £188.

FAT HEIFERS

470kg Limousins to £220 x 2 590kg Limousin to £216. 630kg Limousin to £211. 570kg Charolais to £208. 580kg Limousin to £205. 550kg Limousin to £204. 610kg Charolais to £201. 690kg Limousin to £197. 570kg Charolais to £193 610kg Simmental to £190.

STORE BULLOCKS (300 lots)

A very firm demand in this section with heavy lots selling to £1890 for a 840kg Limousin (£225) £1880 for a 845kg Limousin (£222) and £1820 for a 780kg Limousin (£233) for a Dungannon producer. Dungannon producer £1770 for a 890kg Simmental (£199); C Reid Omagh 765kg Charolais to £1720 (£225); Rodney Robinson Portadown 740kg Charolais to £1660 (£224) 760kg Charolais to £1640 (£216) 720kg Charolais to £1590 (£221) and 710kg Charolais to £1590 (£224); S Conlon Benburb 765kg Charolais to £1650 (£215) and 735kg Charolais to £1600 (£217); D Loane Ballygawley 745kg Limousin to £1590 (£213) Forward lots sold to £1590 for a 665kg Limousin (£239) to C Reid Omagh. B McAnenley Omagh 680kg Charolais to £1580 (£232); N Wilson Fintona 670kg Limousin to £1560 (£233); Rodney Robinson Portadown 690kg Charolais to £1550 (£224) and Carrick Farms Aughnacloy 640kg Limousin to £1550 (£242).

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG

R J Woods Tempo 480kg Charolais to £1210 (£252) and 465kg Charolais to £1160 (£249) G Johnston Pomeroy 495kg Charolais to £1190 (£240) E W Beattie Brookeborough 495kg Charolais to £1170 (£236) 480kg Charolais to £1160 (£241) 455kg Charolais to £1150 (£253) 455kg Charolais to £1130 (£248) 500kg Charolais to £1130 (£226) and 455kg Charolais to £1110 (£244); J Doyle Coa. 490kg Limousin to £1150 (£234) S McClelland Portadown 490kg Limousin to £1150 (£234) 465kg Charolais to £1140 (£245) 460kg Limousin to £1140 (£248) and 500kg Limousin to £1100 (£220); Mountview Cattle Dungannon 450kg Simmental to £1140 (£253) and 425kg Charolais to £1100 (£259) J W Todd Ballygawley 500kg Limousin to £1130 (£226); C O’Hagan Eskra 485kg Charolais to £1120 (£231) and S McAloon Rosslea 440kg Limousin to £1090 (£248).

SMALLER STORES 400KG AND UNDER

T Parks Craigavon 350kg Limousin to £900 325kg Limousin to £820,310kg Limousin to £810, 270kg Limousin to £720, 280kg Limousin to £700. R Greaves Derrylin 345kg Limousin to £820. R McManus Newtownbutler 340kg Limousin to £800, 350kg Limousin to £750, and 315kg Limousin to £650. K Caldwell Fivemiletown 300kg Friesian to £570, 310kg Friesian to £570, 300kg Friesian to £570 and 320kg Friesian to £570. J Hunter Tempo 350kg Friesian to £550, 280kg Shorthorn beef to £420, 315kg Shorthorn beef to £410 and 285kg Shorthorn beef to £390.

STORE HEIFERS (190 LOTS)

A very firm demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1470 for a 640kg Charolais (£229) 650kg Charolais to £1430 (£220) 660kg Charolais to £1410 (£213) 600kg Charolais to £1380 (£230) 605kg Charolais to £1350 (£223) 635kg Charolais to £1340 x 2 (£211) and 595kg Charolais to £1330 (£223) for Des Wilson Clogher. G Law Kesh 620kg Limousin to £1450 (£234); M J Keys Clogher 635kg Limousin to £1440 (£227) and 580kg Charolais to £1330 (£229); S Kirkland Ballygawley 635kg Limousin to £1420 (£223) 570kg Charolais to £1360 (£238) and 620kg Charolais to £1330 (£214); J T Lynch Lisnaskea 625kg Limousin to £1400 (£224) and 580kg Limousin to £1360 (£234); J Doyle Coa 580kg Limousin to £1390 (£239) and 540kg Limousin to £1340 (£248) and S McAloon Rosslea 620kg Charolais to £1360 (£219) and 580kg Charolais to £1350 (£233).

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG

A Caldwell Castlederg £1260 for 500kg Aubrac (£252); D Williamson Portadown £1180 for 485kg Limousin (£243) 490kg Charolais to £1140 (£232) and 485kg Charolais to £1120 (£231); K McManus Enniskillen £500kg Charolais to £1180 (£236) 490kg Charolais to £1160 x 2 (£237) 485kg Charolais to £1120 (£231) and 470kg Charolais to £1120 (£238) Colin Williamson Portadown 500kg Limousin to £1170 (£234) G Law Kesh 495kg Limousin to £1170 (£236) H Macauley Ballyclare 490kg Charolais to £1140 (£232) M O’Hanlon Clogher 490kg Limousin to £1140 (£232) S and C Monaghan Cookstown 425kg Limousin to £1140 (£268) Clogher producer 430kg Limousin to £1140 (£265) Patk Donnelly Ballygawley 465kg Charolais to £1130 (£243) 450kg Charolais to £1100 (£244) and 480kg Charolais to £1090 (£227) G McCauley Garvary 500kg Limousin to £1120 (£224) P McMahon Rosslea 475kg Charolais to £1120 (£236)

SMALLER SORTS 400KG and UNDER

J J O’Reilly Newtownbutler 400kg Charolais to £950 and 370kg Charolais to £840. S and C Monaghan Cookstown 370kg Limousin to £910. D Lester Armagh 375kg Limousin to £910. T Noble Lisbellaw 380kg Limousin to £860 380kg Limousin to £830 and 385kg Limousin to £740. L K O Donnell Coalisland 350kg Limousin to £830. Kesh producer 350kg Blonde d’Aquitaine to £820 and 355kg Limousin to £800 and Colin Williamson Portadown 380kg Charolais to £840.

DROPPED CALVES AND REARED LUMPS (240 LOTS)

Another large entry sold easily to a brisk demand with bull calves (under 2 months) selling to £660 for a Charolais from G Anderson Kesh. Clogher producer £485 for Charolais; M Edwards Caledon £380 for Limousin; A C Lunny Aghalane £365 for Belgian Blue. D E Nelson Maguiresbridge £360 for Limousin; O Mitchell Eskra £335 for Hereford R Clarke Maguiresbridge £335 for Limousin; A Veitch Lisbellaw £325 for Belgian Blue. M Howe Carnafanogue £320 for Limousin; P E and Co. McQuaid Trillick £315 for Charolais and R T Mavitty Culkey £315 for Charolais.

HEIFER CALVES

M G McCann Dungannon £480 for Fleckvieh; D Ryan Coalisland £470 for Limousin T Simpson Ederney £460 for Charolais; A C Lunny Aghalane £395 for Belgian Blue. P E and Co McQuaid Trillick £350 for Charolais; P A Cox Ballylucas £345 and £310 for Belgian Blues. D E L Nelson Maguiresbridge £330 for Limousin.

REARED MALE LUMPS

D Ryan Coalisland £880 for Limousin; G Anderson Kesh £790 for Charolais. M Brown Newtownbutler £750 and £740 for Charolais; N Cosgrove Rosslea £720 and £640 for Limousins; W J J Brown Clogher £720, £660, £630, £620 and £610 for Charolais; M Lennon Augher £700 for Charolais; Joe McCrystal Ballygawley £700 for Limousin; J P and B A Hannigan Lisnaskea £670 and £650 for Simmentals Kesh producer £605 for Limousin R M Clements Omagh £580 for Limousin and £540 for Salers M/S J Johnston and D Lester Armagh £570 for LH.

REARED FEMALE LUMPS

M/S E and M Slevin Dromore £790 for Charolais; Joe McCrystal Ballygawley £790 and £620 for Limousins; N Cosgrove Rosslea £780, 730 and £630 for Limms and £730 for Charolais W JJ Brown Clogher £730, £710, and £590 for Charolais; P McDonnell Dungannon £730, £680, £670, £650 and £640 for Charolais; Kesh producer £670 for Shorthorn M Brown Newtownbutler £640 for Shorthorn.

DAIRY COWS AND HEIFERS

A steady demand this week with a Ballybay producer selling a calved heifer to £1900. Derrygonnelly producer £1600 and £1440 for calved heifers. Clogher producer £1200 for calved heifer.

WEANLING SALE (HELD ON WEDNESDAY 17TH MARCH 250 LOTS ON OFFER)

251 lots on offer sold to a good steady demand with W G Hoey Fivemiletown selling a 470kg Limousin to £1140 (£242) and a 425kg Charolais to £1110 (£261); M Lennon Augher sold a 435kg Charolais to £1120 (£257); W Gray Armagh 520kg Simmental to £1110 (£213) and a 510kg Simmental to £1050 (£206); Armagh producer 450kg Limousin to £1110 (£246) and a 445kg Limousin to £1060 (£238); M/S A and A Armstrong Tempo 445kg Charolais to £1110 (£249) 450kg Limousin to £1100 (£244) and 430kg Charolais to £1050 (£244); H Rutledge Newtownbutler 530kg Limousin to £1090 (£205) Ballygawley producer 540kg Simmental to £1090 (£202); Cookstown producer 525kg Limousin to £1080 (£206); L Johnston Tempo 415kg Charolais to £1070 (£258) and 445kg Charolais to £1060 (£238); R Douglas Portadown 420kg Charolais to £1070 (£255); J J Moane Fivemiletown 405kg Charolais to £1050 (£259); J D McCabe Carrickmore 385kg Charolais to £1040 (£270) and G McCarron Irvinestown 460kg Shorthorn to £1030 (£224) and 465kg Charolais to £1030 (£221).

WEANLING HEIFERS

F O’Rourke Rosslea 480kg Charolais to £1140 (£237) and 430kg Charolais to £1000 (£232); E Cassidy Rosslea 410kg Charolais to £990 (£241) and 425kg Charolais to £920 (£216); G Birney Lisnaskea 380kg Charolais to £950 (£250) and 400kg Charolais to £870. M/S A and A Armstrong Tempo 430kg Charolais to £950. Newtownbutler producer 360kg Charolais to £930 (£258) 345kg Charolais to £880 (£255) 310kg Charolais to £830 (£268) and 345kg Charolais to £820 (£237); C Conroy Sixmilecross 390kg Charolais to £930. P McNamee Cookstown 455kg Limousin to £900, 340kg Limousin to £890, and 410kg Limousin to £820. J Carrothers Fivemiletown 390kg Limousin to £890. Fivemiletown producer 355kg Limousin to £850. F Quigley Rosslea 340kg Limousin to £850. T Noble Lisbellaw 315kg Charolais to £830.

SUCKLER COWS AND CALVES (SALE HELD ON WED. 17TH MARCH)

A larger entry sold to a steady demand with P Keating Newtownbitler sold a heifer with bull calf to £1680. J Cleary Dromore £1440 for a third calver with bull calf. O Harpur Castlederg £1380 for second calver with heifer calf. S Campbell Clogher £1360, £1240 and £1020 twice for incalf cows. Other incalf cows sold from £775 to £900.