Bullocks sell to a top price of £1,460 at Swatragh

A very strong seasonal show of 90 cattle was presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday, 5th July which resulted in another excellent trade for all types of stock on offer.

Wednesday, 7th July 2021, 9:36 am
Swatragh Mart
Swatragh Mart

Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,460 for a 654kg Lim at £2.23 per kg and to a top of £2.85 per kilo for a Char 312kg at £890.

Heifers sold to a top price of £1,450 for a 700kg Lim at £2.07 per kg and to a top of £2.65 per kilo for a Char 298kg at £790.

Cows and calves were also a great trade topping at £1,590 for a Simmental Cow and Limousin Calf at foot

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

Sample prices:

Bullocks: Swatragh producer Lim,654kg at £1,460 = 2.23p; Lim,562kg at £1,410 = 2.51p; Lim,528kg at £1,300 = 2.46p; Lim,576kg at £1,380 = 2.40p; Lim,550kg at £1,350 = 2.45p; LIM,560kg at £1,380 = 2.46p; Lim,534kg at £1,280 = 2.40p; LIM,540kg at £1,280 = 2.37p; Lim,564kg at £1,300 = 2.30p; Lim,544kg at £1,300 = 2.39p; Lim,590kg at £1,440 = 2.44p; Lim 518kg at £1,350 = 2.61p; Cookstown producer CH,312kg at £890 = 2.85p; Ch,244kg at £690 = 2.83p; Limavady produce LIM,496kg at £1,220 = 2.46p; CH,546kg at £1,300 = 2.38p; Lim,554kg at £1,290 = 2.33p; Feeny produce Fkv,424kg at £780 = 1.84p; Fkv,410kg at £780 = 1.90p; Fkv,488kg at £930 = 1.91p; Fkv,454kg at £870 = 1.92p; Portglenone producer Lim,326kg at £730 = 2.24p; Lim,310kg at £730 = 2.35p; Lim,354kg at £810 = 2.29p; Swatragh producer Sim,466kg at £800 = 1.72p; BB,560kg at £1,190 = 2.13p; Fkv,558kg at £1,130 = 2.03p; Fkv,516kg at £980 = 1.90p; Her,516kg at £1,000 = 1.94p; Sim,562kg at £1,150 = 2.05p; Magherafelt producer Lim,396kg at £840 = 2.12p; LIM,358kg at £780 = 2.18p; Lim,392kg at £850 = 2.17p; Lim,386kg at £810 = 2.10p; Lim,348kg at £850 = 2.44p; Maghera producer Her,542kg at £1,080 = 1.99p; Lim,366kg at £960 = 2.62p; Lim,512kg at £1,040 = 2.03p; Her,452kg at £930 = 2.06p; LIM,454kg at £1,090 = 2.40p; Lim,442kg at £1,030 = 2.33p; Her,410kg at £800 = 1.95p; Lim,426kg at £980 = 2.30p; Lim,422kg at £1,000 = 2.37p; Maghera produce Lim,370kg at £750 = 2.03p; Cookstown producer BB,648kg at £1,240 = 1.91p; BB,504kg at £1,000 = 1.98p; Lim,506kg at £980 = 1.94p; Lim,512kg at £990 = 1.93p; BB,496kg at £990 = 2.00p; BB,512kg at £980 = 1.91p; Lim,472kg at £870 = 1.84p.

Heifers: Swatragh produce Lim ,700kg at £1,450 = 2.07p; Cookstown producer CH,298kg at £790 = 2.65p; CH,274kg at £690 = 2.52p; CH,356kg at £770 = 2.16p; Garvagh producer Lim,436kg at £950 = 2.18p; Lim,376kg at £890 = 2.37p; Lim,320kg at £790 = 2.47p; Lim,464kg at £1,070 = 2.31p; Lim,454kg at £1,100 = 2.42p; Lim,356kg at £820 = 2.30p; Portglenone producer Lim,320kg at £780 = 2.44p; Dunloy produce CH,330kg at £770 = 2.33p; Magherafelt produce Lim,360kg at £770 = 2.14p; BB,362kg at £650 = 1.80p; Maghera producer Lim,362kg at £850 = 2.35p; Donemana producer Ch,556kg at £1,150 = 2.07p; Ch,412kg at £970 = 2.35p; Ch,422kg at £940 = 2.23p; Ch,426kg at £950 = 2.23p.

An excellent show of over 1,300 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday, 3rd July. 500 cull ewes were offered for sale and were a solid trade topping at £193.00. Over 800 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a very solid trade, lambs topped at £144.00 for heavy sorts.

Sample prices:

Heavy Weight: Maghera producer 30kg at £144.00 = 4.80p; Ballymena producer 25kg at £112.00 = 4.48p; Draperstown produce 26.5kg at £111.50 = 4.21p; Castledawson producer 24kg at £110.00 = 4.58p; Garvagh producer 24.8kg at £109.50 = 4.42p; Cookstown producer 24.5kg at £105.00 = 4.29p; Limavady producer 23.75kg at £104.50 = 4.40p; Limavady producer 24kg at £103.00 = 4.29p.

Mid-weight: Maghera producer 23kg at £123.00 =5.35p; Randalstown producer 21.5kg at £119.00 = 5.53p; Kilrea producer 23.5kg at £109.00 = 4.64p; Loughgiel producer 23kg at £108.00 = 4.70p; Coleraine producer 22kg at £108.00 = 4.91p; Ballymoney produce 23.6kg at £108.00 = 4.58p; Ballycastle producer 23.8kg at £107.50 = 4.52p; Ballymena producer 23kg at £106.50 = 4.63p; Maghera producer 23.2kg at £106.50 = 4.59p; Draperstown produce 22kg at £106.00 = 4.82p; Dungiven producer 22.5kg at £106.00 = 4.71p; Antrim producer 23.2kg at £106.00 = 4.57p; Draperstown produce 22.5kg at £106.00 = 4.71p; Draperstown producer 22.6kg at £105.50 = 4.67p; Upperlands produce 21.5kg at £105.00 = 4.88p; Claudy producer 21kg at £104.50 = 4.98p; Rasharkin produce 22kg at £104.50 = 4.75p.

Light Weight Lambs: Magherafelt produce 18.8kg at £95.00 = 5.05p; Dungiven producer 18.9kg at £79.50 =4.21p; Bushmills producer 15kg at 78.00 = 5.20p; Cookstown producer 17.3kg at £76.00 = 4.39p; Cookstown producer 19kg at £83.00 = 4.37p.

Fat Ewes: Glarryford produce £193; Ballymoney producer £176; Cookstown producer £163.