Bullocks selling to a top price of £1,450 at Swatragh Mart

Weekly cattle sale: Another great show of over 150 cattle was presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday 26th April which resulted in another exceptional trade for all types of stock on offer.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 9:55 am

Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,450 for a 634kg Limousin at £2.29 per kg and to a top of £3.08 per kilo for a Limousin 438kg at £1,350.

Heifers sold to a top price of £1,360 for a 580kg Charolais at £2.34 per kg and to a top of £2.87 per kilo for a Charolais 258kg at £740.

A lot more stock required to meet demand

Sample prices:

Bullocks: Swatragh producer; Limousin, 634kg at £1,450 = 2.29p; Limousin, 640kg at £1,440 = 2.25p; Limousin, 552kg at £1,010 = 1.83p; Limousin, 594kg at £1,450 = 2.44p; Limousin, 596kg at £1,370 = 2.30p; Maghera producer Limousin, 438kg at £1,350 = 3.08p; Limousin, 442kg at £1,300 = 2.94p; Limousin, 436kg at £1,100 = 2.52p;Belgian Blue, 524kg at £1,260 = 2.40p; Limousin, 396kg at £1,210 = 3.06p; Belgian Blue, 456kg at £1,100 = 2.41p; Bushmills producer; Charolais, 444kg at £1,090 = 2.45p; Charolais, 298kg at £790 = 2.65p; Randalstown producer; Hereford, 318kg at £490 = 1.54p; Hereford, 354kg at £400 = 1.13p; Swatragh producer Limousin, 546kg at £1,220 = 2.23p; Fleckvieh, 392kg at £810 = 2.07p;Limousin, 340kg at £790 = 2.32p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 254kg at £720 = 2.83p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 426kg at £1,060 = 2.49p; Magherafelt producer; Limousin, 446kg at £1,170 = 2.62p; Limousin, 492kg at £1,060 = 2.15p; Limousin, 420kg at £1,060 = 2.52p; Limousin, 410kg at £1,140 = 2.78p; Limousin, 430kg at £980 = 2.28p; Limousin, 408kg at £1,180 = 2.89p; Limousin, 388kg at £1,080 = 2.78p; Limousin, 426kg at £1,120 = 2.63p; Limousin, 370kg at £1,050 = 2.84p; Limousin, 380kg at £1,090 = 2.87p; Swatragh producer; Charolais, 470kg at £1,210 = 2.57p; Charolais, 546kg at £1,160 = 2.12p; Charolais, 450kg at £1,170 = 2.60p; Charolais, 536kg at £1,260 = 2.35; Charolais, 588kg at £1,230 = 2.09p; Charolais, 408kg at £1,110 = 2.72p; Charolais, 424kg at £1,180 = 2.78p; Charolais, 560kg at £1,370 = 2.45p; Aberdeen Angus, 436kg at £830 = 1.90p; Charolais, 470kg at £1,190 = 2.53p; Charolais, 464kg at £1,400 = 3.02p; Charolais,466kg at £1,170 = 2.51p; Charolais, 338kg at £1,030 = 3.05p; Charolais, 406kg at £1,150 = 2.83p; Charolais, 386kg at £1,080 = 2.80p; Charolais, 396kg at £1,080 = 2.73p; Charolais, 418kg at £1,160 = 2.78p; Charolais, 382kg at £1,170 = 3.06p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 504kg at £1,220 = 2.42p; Belgian Blue, 566kg at £1,170 = 2.07p; Limousin, 512kg at £1,170 = 2.29p; Maghera producer; Charolais, 404kg at £1,120 = 2.77p; Charolais, 376kg at £920 = 2.45p; Maghera producer; Belgian Blue, 358kg at £770 = 2.15p; Limousin, 424kg at £800 = 1.89p; Toomebridge producer; Charolais, 544kg at £1,170 = 2.15p; Limousin, 566kg at £1,200 = 2.12; Simmental, 522kg at £1,180 = 2.26p; Charolais, 620kg at £1,240 = 2.00p; Limousin, 556kg at £1,120 = 2.01p; Charolais, 726kg at £1,360 = 1.87p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 384kg at £1,150 = 2.99p; Dungiven producer; Limousin, 290kg at £690 = 2.38p; Simmental, 312kg at £640 = 2.05p; Simmental, 268kg at £690 = 2.57p; Limousin, 218kg at £540 = 2.48p and Garvagh producer; Limousin, 564kg at £1,280 = 2.27p.

Heifers: Maghera producer; Charolais, 580kg at £1,360 = 2.34p; Charolais, 614kg at £1,290 = 2.10p; Charolais, 604kg at £1,360 = 2.25; Charolais, 594kg at £1,350 = 2.27p; Charolais, 546kg at £1,200 = 2.20p; Garvagh producer; Charolais, 258kg at £740 = 2.87p; Limousin, 264kg at £740 = 2.80p; Charolais, 282kg at £770 = 2.73p; Bushmills producer; Charolais, 298kg at £730 = 2.45p; Limousin, 398kg at £860 = 2.16p; Charolais, 402kg at £840 = 2.09p; Limousin, 310kg at £660 = 2.13p; Charolais, 310kg at £690 = 2.23p; Charolais, 376kg at £780 = 2.07p; Blonde d’Aquitaine, 324kg at £730 = 2.25p; Limousin, 362kg at £800 = 2.21p; Charolais, 296kg at £730 = 2.47p; Blonde d’Aquitaine, 402kg at £860 = 2.14p; Portglenone producer; Aberdeen Angus, 384kg at £660 = 1.72p; Coleraine producer; Simmental, 506kg at £1,150 = 2.27p; Simmental, 390kg at £880 = 2.26p; Portglenone producer; Limousin, 436kg at £820 = 1.88p; Limousin, 428kg at £790 = 1.85p; Limousin, 444kg at £940 = 2.12p; Limousin, 430kg at £970 = 2.26p; Limousin, 440kg at £970 = 2.20p; Cookstown producer; Aberdeen Angus, 304kg at £530 = 1.74p; Aberdeen Angus, 328kg at £500 = 1.52p; Aberdeen Angus, 316kg at £540 = 1.71p; Kilrea producer; Simmental, 574kg at £1,270 = 2.21p; Charolais, 494kg at £950 = 1.92p; Portglenone producer; Aberdeen Angus, 300kg at £630 = 2.10p; Aberdeen Angus, 312kg at £650 = 2.08p; Aberdeen Angus, 244kg at £530 = 2.17p; Charolais, 364kg at £610 = 1.68p; Aberdeen Angus, 306kg at £600 = 1.96p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 386kg at £850 = 2.20p; Limousin, 320kg at £850 = 2.66p; Swatragh producer; Limousin, 552kg at £1,320 = 2.39p; Limousin, 424kg at £900 = 2.12p; Limousin, 480kg at £890 = 1.85p; Limousin, 388kg at £840 = 2.16p; Limousin, 354kg at £800 = 2.26p; Limousin, 594kg at £1,310 = 2.21; Maghera producer Limousin, 410kg at £810 = 1.98p; Swatragh producer; Limousin, 422kg at £910 = 2.16p; Charolais, 438kg at £940 = 2.15p; Charolais, 504kg at £1,140 = 2.26p; Charolais, 464kg at £1,040 = 2.24p; Charolais, 440kg at £890 = 2.02p; Charolais, 364kg at £730 = 2.01p; Charolais, 434kg at £940 = 2.17p; Charolais, 474kg at £940 = 1.98p; Charolais, 414kg at £800 = 1.93p; Garvagh producer; Charolais, 478kg at £1,150 = 2.41p; Limousin, 546kg at £1,050 = 1.92p; Maghera producer; Charolais, 356kg at £790 = 2.22p; Charolais, 354kg at £820 = 2.32p; Maghera producer; Belgian Blue, 386kg at £750 = 1.94p and Swatragh producer; Simmental, 418kg at £780 = 1.87p; Limousin, 362kg at £790 = 2.18p; Limousin, 374kg at £770 = 2.06p; Limousin, 312kg at £710 = 2.28p.

Weekly breeding sheep sale: 1 ewe with 2 lambs at foot to £288. 1 ewe with 1 lamb at foot to £232.

Thursday evenings sale produced a very solid trade for 550 sheep that were presented at the weekly breeding sheep sale.

Sample prices:

Ewes and lambs: Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £288; Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £276; Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £262; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £260; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £260; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £250; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £246; Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £246; Draperstown producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £254; Desertmartin producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £228; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £214; Limavady producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £210; Limavady producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £208; Limavady producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £206; Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 2 lambs £200; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 1 lamb £232; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 1 lamb £224; Swatragh producer; 1 ewe, 1 lamb £212; Maghera producer; 1 ewe, 1 lamb £174 and Ballymoney producer; 1 ewe, 1 lamb £160.

Weekly sheep sale: Spring lambs to £135. Hoggets to £150. Fat ewes to £195.

An excellent show again of over 1,000 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday 24th April, 500 cull ewes were offered for sale and were an excellent trade topping at £195.

Over 500 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a super trade, lambs topped at £150.00 for heavy sorts.

Spring lambs were a solid trade with a batch of 42 at 20.5kg selling at £135.00 (£6.59 ppk).

Sample prices

Heavy weight: Limavady producer; 29kg at £150.00 = 5.17p;Garavgh producer; 28kg at £148.00 = 5.29p;Ballymoney producer; 29kg at £147.00 = 5.07p; producer; 32kg at £146.00 = 4.56p; Garvagh producer; 30kg at £144.00 = 4.80p; Coleraine producer; 27.75kg at £142.00 = 5.12p; Magherafelt producer; 25.5kg at £139.00 = 5.45p; Coleraine producer; 32kg at £138.00 = 4.31p; Bellaghy producer; 29kg at £137.00 = 4.72p; Moneymore producer; 25.6kg at £134.00 = 5.23p; Moneymore producer; 29.75kg at £133.00 = 4.47p and Stewartstown producer; 24kg at £131.00 = 5.46p.

Mid-weight: Maghera producer; 23kg at £136.00 = 5.91p; Cookstown producer; 23kg at £130.00 =5.65p; Garvagh producer; 22kg at £129.00 = 5.86p; Swatragh producer; 20kg at £125.00 = 6.25p; Coleraine producer; 22.4kg at £124.50 = 5.56p; Greysteel producer; 20.3kg at £112.00 = 5.52p; Garvagh producer; 23.3kg at £120.00 = 5.15p; Cookstown producer; 20.5kg at £116.00 = 5.67p and Claudy producer; 20kg at £115.00 = 5.75p.

Light-weight: Swatragh producer; 18.5kg at £115.00 = 6.22p; Coleraine producer; 18.8kg at £115.00 = 6.12p and Coleraine producer; 17kg at £106.00 = 6.24p.

Fat ewes: Maghera producer; £195; Moneymore producer; £188 and Swatragh producer; £184.

Cattle sale every Monday at 11.30am.

Sheep sale every Saturday at 10.30am.

Sheep breeding sale every Thursday at 7.30pm.