Bullocks sell to £1740 at Swatragh
Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,740 for a 714kg Sal at £2.44 per kg and to a top of £2.99 per kilo for a Lim 422kg at £1,260.
Heifers sold to a top price of £1,720 for a 712kg Sal at £2.42 per kg and to a top of £2.72 per kilo for a Char 346kg at £940.
Fat Cows were also an outstanding trade topping at £2.11 per kilo for a Lim 654kg at £1,380.
A lot more stock required to meet demand with a large number of buyers attending both at ringside and online.
Bullocks: Kilrea producer; Sal,714kg at £1,740 = 2.44p; Sal,676kg at £1,630 = 2.41p; Sal,656kg at £1,560 = 2.38p; Sal,710kg, at £1,720 = £2.42p; Draperstown producer; Lim,422kg at £1,260 = 2.99p; Char,440kg at £1,190 = 2.70p; BB,476kg at £1,120 = 2.35p; Limavady producer; Lim,272kg at £740 = 2.72p; Lim,324kg at £720 = 2.22p; Kilrea producer; Lim,454kg at £980 = 2.16p; Lim,376kg at £780 = 2.07p; Swatragh producer; Char,296kg at £670 = 2.26p; Portglenone producer; Char,338kg at £790 = 2.34p; Char,280kg at £680 = 2.43p; Char,334kg at £700 = 2.10p; Char,352kg at £870 = 2.47p; Char,268kg at £650 = 2.43p; Dungiven producer; BB,380kg at £790 = 2.08p; BB,324kg at £760 = 2.35p; BB,334kg at £700 = 2.10p; AA,362kg at £760 = 2.10p; Maghera producer; Lim,428kg at £1,140 = 2.66p; Lim,426kg at £1,260 = 2.96p; Maghera producer; Char,372kg at £920 = 2.47p; AA,370kg at £690 = 1.86p; Char,376kg at £1,060 = 2.82p; Draperstown producer; BB,434kg at £980 = 2.26p; BB,482kg at £1,060 = 2.20p; BB,498kg at £1,080 = 2.17p; Lim,348kg at £1,040 = 2.99p; BB,472kg at £1,200 = 2.54p; Draperstown producer; Gal,604kg at £640 = 1.06p; Gal,598kg at £640 = 1.07p; Magherafelt producer; Lim,276kg at £760 = 2.75p; Lim,264kg at £690 = 2.61p; Limavady producer; Lim,408kg at £1,100 = 2.70p; Lim,398kg at £1,040 = 2.61p; Char,432kg at £1,070 = 2.48p; Lim,420kg at £1,120 = 2.67p; Carrickfergus producer; AA,606kg at £1,390 = 2.29p; AA,386kg at £790 = 2.05p; AA,616kg at £1,460 = 2.37p; AA,382kg at £800 = 2.09p; Magherafelt producer; Char,416kg at £830 = 2.00p; Garvagh producer; Char,384kg at £1,000 = 2.60p; Char,448kg at £990 = 2.21p; Char,442kg at £1,160 = 2.62p; Char,402kg at £900 = 2.24p; Char,392kg at £840 = 2.14p; Char,432kg at £1,150 = 2.66p; Maghera producer; Lim,456kg at £1,020 = 2.24p; Maghera producer; Lim,246kg at £590 = 2.40p; Char,320kg at £820 = 2.56p; Cookstown producer; Fr,460kg at £730 = 1.59p; Her,440kg at £890 = 2.02p; Fr,398kg at £550 = 1.38p; Maghera producer; Char,566kg at £1,270 = 2.24p.
Heifers: Kilrea producer; Sal,712kg at £1,720 = 2.42p; Sal,594kg at £1,390 = 2.34p; Maghera producer; Char,346kg at £940 = 2.72p; Char,364kg at £970 = 2.66p; Char,422kg at £1,000 = 2.37p; Lim,350kg at £930 = 2.66p; Maghera producer; Lim,382kg at £990 = 2.59p; Lim,368kg at £990 = 2.69p; Lim,372kg at £960 = 2.58p; Lim,374kg at £930 = 2.49p; Lim,372kg at £900 = 2.42p; Lim,378kg at £980 = 2.59p; Swatragh producer; Sim,464kg at £1,050 = 2.26p; Lim,366kg at £810 = 2.21p; Lim,160kg at £350 = 2.19p; Kilrea producer; Lim,228kg at £530 = 2.32p; Dungiven producer; Her,338kg at £540 = 1.60p; Char,376kg at £750 = 1.99p; Draperstown producer; Daq,452kg at £1,210 = 2.68p; Lim,480kg at £1,250 = 2.60p; Kilrea producer; Lim,330kg at £700 = 2.12p; Maghera producer; Lim,430kg at £1,000 = 2.33p; Char,394kg at £890 = 2.26p; Dungiven producer; Char,574kg at £1,390 = 2.42p; Lim,500kg at £1,180 = 2.36p; Limavady producer; Char,524kg at £1,280 = 2.44p; Char,430kg at £1,060 = 2.47p; Swatragh producer; AA,376kg at £720 = 1.91p; AA,564kg at £1,380 = 2.45p; AA,460kg at £1,030 = 2.24p; AA,406kg at £880 = 2.17p; AA,342kg at £720 = 2.11p; AA,464kg at £1,060 = 2.28p; AA,356kg at £770 = 2.16p; AA,404kg at £820 = 2.03p; Magherafelt producer Sim,280kg at £580 = 2.07p; Maghera producer; BB,408kg at £870 = 2.13p; Lim,436kg at £850 = 1.96p; BB,414kg at £780 = 1.88p; Lim,294kg at £600 = 2.04p; Strabane producer; AA,380kg at £690 = 1.82p; AA,364kg at £660 = 1.81p; Cookstown producer; Sim,552kg at £1,140 = 2.07p; Her,430kg at £880 = 2.05p; Sh,560kg at £1,080 = 1.93p; Maghera producer; Sim,508kg at £1,090 = 2.15p.
A strong seasonal show of 1,000 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday, 14th May. 427 cull ewes were offered for sale and were a solid trade topping at £224.00. 552 lambs were presented for sale, which was met with an improved trade. Lambs topped at £153.00 for heavy sorts. Spring Lambs topped at £147.50.
Heavy-weight: Desertmartin producer; 28kg at £153.00 = 5.46p; Draperstown producer; 28kg at £151.00 = 5.39p; Tobermore producer; 32kg at £143.00 = 4.47p; Cookstown producer; 26kg at £142.00 = 5.46p; Tobermore producer; 24kg at £141.00 = 5.88p; Kilrea producer; 35kg at £140.00 = 4.00p; Draperstown producer; 28kg at £140.00 = 5.00p; Greysteel producer; 27kg at £139.50 = 5.17p; Magherafelt producer; 27kg at £139.00 = 5.15p; Maghera producer; 33.5kg at £138.50 = 4.13p; Coleraine producer; 24kg at £137.50 = 5.73p; Kilrea producer; 24.5kg at £137.50 = 5.61p; Swatragh producer; 32kg at £137.50 = 4.30p; Magherafelt producer; 34kg at £136.00 = 4.00p.
Spring Lambs: Draperstown producer; 21kg at £147.50 = 7.02p; Cookstown producer; 23.5kg at £139.50 = 5.94p; Dungiven producer; 23.7kg at £139.50 = 5.89p; Limavady producer; 22.5kg at £137.00 = 6.09p; Maghera producer; 23kg at £137.00 = 5.96p; Magherafelt producer; 22kg at £135.00 = 6.14p; Stewartstown producer; 23.6kg at £134.00 = 5.68p;Cookstown producer; 23.6kg at £134.00 = 5.68p; Maghera producer; 23kg at £133.00 = 5.78p; Kilrea producer; 22kg at £133.00 = 6.05p; Garvagh producer; 22.3kg at £133.00 = 5.96p; Castlerock producer; 21kg at £129.00 = 6.14p; Greysteel producer; 21kg at £128.50 = 6.12p; Moneymore producer; 21.4kg at £128.00 = 5.98p; Cookstown producer; 22.5kg at £128.00 = 5.69p; Maghera producer; 21kg at £127.50 = 6.07p.
Lightweight: Draperstown producer; 19.7kg at £120.00 = 6.09p; Bellaghy producer; 18.25kg at £94.50 = 5.18p; Randalstown producer; 17kg at £92.00 = 5.41p; Cookstown producer; 15kg at £86.00 = 5.73p; Draperstown producer; 16kg at £78.00 = 4.88p.
Fat Ewes: Coleraine producer; £224; Bellaghy producer; £195; Coleraine producer; £192.
Weekly Breeding Sheep Sale
1 Ewe with 2 Lambs at foot to £255.00
1 Ewe with 1 Lamb at foot to £210.00
This sale produced a solid trade for 395 sheep that were presented at the weekly Breeding Sheep Sale on Thursday 12th May.