Bullocks sell to a top price of £1,430 at Swatragh

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A seasonal show of 80 quality cattle were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday 13th June which resulted in an outstanding trade for all types of stock on offer.

Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,430 for a 618kg Lim at £2.31 per kg and to a top of £2.99 per kilo for a Char 384kg at £1,150.

Heifers sold to a top price of £1,580 for a 708kg Char at £2.23 per kg and to a top of £2.79 per kilo for a Lim 380kg at £1,060.

Fat Cows were also an outstanding trade topping at £2.33 per kilo for a Char 576kg at £1,340.

A lot more stock required to meet demand with a large number of buyers attending both at ringside and online.

Sample Prices

Bullocks: Toomebridge producer; Lim,618kg at £1,430 = 2.31p; Lim,562kg at £1,280 = 2.28p; Kilrea producer; Char,384kg at £1,150 = 2.99p; Maghera producer; Lim,224kg at £550 = 2.46p; Garvagh producer; AA,380kg at £950 = 2.50p; Lim,310kg at £860 = 2.77p; Limavady producer; Char,584kg at £1,390 = 2.38p; Coagh producer; AA,434kg at £850 = 1.96p; Omagh producer; Lim,306kg at £680 = 2.22p; Maghera producer; Lim,520kg at £1,120 = 2.15p; AA,560kg at £1,250 = 2.23p; AA,558kg at £1,220 = 2.19p; AA,478kg at £1,060 = 2.22p; AA,566kg at £1,280 = 2.26p; Limavady producer; Shb,560kg at £1,190 = 2.13p; Shb,592kg at £1,360 = 2.30p; Maghera producer; Lim,224kg at £550 = 2.46p; Donemana producer; AA,440kg at £950 = 2.16p; AA,386kg at £840 = 2.18p.

Heifers: Greysteel producer; Char,708kg at £1,580 = 2.23p; Char,532kg at £990 = 1.86p; Char,564kg at £1,280 = 2.27p; Kilrea producer; Lim,380kg at £1,060 = 2.79p; Lim,526kg at £1,420 = 2.70p; Garvagh producer; Sim,262kg at £620 = 2.37p; Lim,398kg at £920 = 2.31p; Lim,414kg at £940 = 2.27p; Magherafelt producer; Char,578kg at £1,410 = 2.44p; Maghera producer; Lim,330kg at £770 = 2.33p; Lim,270kg at £680 = 2.52p; Lim,262kg at £540 = 2.06p; Lim,292kg at £640 = 2.19p; Her,302kg at £540 = 1.79p; Feeny producer; Lim,400kg at £920 = 2.30p; Lim,488kg at £1,140 = 2.34p; Lim,442kg at £1,110 = 2.51p; Lim,484kg at £1,190 = 2.46p; Lim,464kg at £1,020 = 2.20p; Maghera producer; BB,596kg at £1,300 = 2.18p; BB,598kg at £1,340 = 2.24p; BB,516kg at £1,140 = 2.21p; Her,622kg at £1,100 = 1.77p; Coagh producer; AA,410kg at £780 = 1.90p; AA,454kg at £830 = 1.83p; AA,448kg at £830 = 1.85p; AA,428kg at £790 = 1.85p; AA,444kg at £830 = 1.87p; AA,456kg at £810 = 1.78p; Maghera producer; Lim,256kg at £550 = 2.15p; Lim,224kg at £630 = 2.81p; Lim,304kg at £730 = 2.40p; Lim,316kg at £740 = 2.34p; Lim,264kg at £640 = 2.42p; Limavady producer; Char,468kg at £1,140 = 2.44p.

An exceptionally strong seasonal show of 1,575 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday 11th June. 635 cull ewes were offered for sale and were a very solid trade topping at £254.00. 912 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a solid trade. Lambs topped at £164.00 for heavy sorts. Spring Lambs topped at £145.50.

Sample Prices

Heavy-weight: Kilrea producer; 29kg at £164.00 = 5.66p; Tobermore producer; 29kg at £161.00 = 5.55p; Swatragh producer; 30kg at £155.00 = 5.17p; Cookstown producer; 30kg at £150.50 = 5.02p; Dungiven producer; 29.5kg at £150.50 = 5.10p; Ballymoney producer; 28kg at £150.00 = 5.36p; Coleraine producer; 25.4kg at £149.00 = 5.87p; Greysteel producer; 27kg at £149.00 = 5.52p; Claudy producer; 26kg at £149.00 = 5.73p; Loughgiel producer; 25.5kg at £148.00 = 5.80p; Stewartstown producer; 26kg at £147.00 = 5.65p; Coleraine producer; 25kg at £146.00 = 5.84p; Maghera producer; 24.6kg at £140.00 = 5.69p; Tobermore producer; 25kg at £145.50 = 5.82p; Portglenone producer; 26kg at £145.00 = 5.58p; Magherafelt producer; 24kg at £145.00 = 6.04p.

Spring Lambs: Garvagh producer; 22.3kg at £145.50 = 6.52p; Dungiven producer; 23.5kg at £145.00 = 6.17p; Rasharkin producer; 23.75kg at £145.00 = 6.11p; Garvagh producer; 23.5kg at £145.00 = 6.17p; Rasharkin producer; 23.25kg at £144.50 = 6.22p; Claudy producer; 23.25kg at £143.00 = 6.15p; Swatragh producer; 23kg at £143.00 = 6.22p; Magherafelt producer; 22.8kg at £142.00 = 6.23p; Limavady producer; 22.8kg at £142.00 = 6.23p; Coleraine producer; 22.6kg at £140.00 = 6.19p; Garvagh producer; 23.25kg at £140.00 = 6.02p; Maghera producer; 22.3kg at £140.00 = 6.28p; Claudy producer; 22.5kg at £140.00 = 6.22p; Maghera producer; 22kg at £140.00 = 6.36p; Swatragh producer; 22.4kg at £139.00 = 6.21p; Cookstown producer; 22kg at £139.00 = 6.32p; Moneymore producer; 21.8kg at £138.50 = 6.35p; Cookstown producer; 22.2kg at £138.00 = 6.22p.

Lightweight: Swatragh producer; 18kg at £110.00 = 6.11p; Maghera producer; 17kg at £96.00 = 5.65p; Coleraine producer; 16.6kg at £86.00 = 5.18p; Magherafelt producer; 17.5kg at £85.00 = 4.86p; Maghera producer; 12.5kg at £75.00 =6.00p.

Fat Ewes: Aghadowey producer; £254; Moneymore producer; £224; Rasharkin producer; £214.

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