Bullocks selling to £1380 at Rathfriland Co-Op

A good show of cattle on Friday with the online buyers being very active.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 8:52 am

The dropped calf section contained calves up to three months old.

Topped to £565 for Aberdeen Angus bull calf for a Castlewellan farmer.

Weanlings calves sold to £920 for a 498k Aberdeen Angus bull from Lisburn farmer.

Heifers topped at £1200 for 530k Blonde d’Aquitaine.

Bullocks topped at £1340 for 632k Belgian Blue.

Dropped calves and young stock.

Bull calves

Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus at £565, Lisburn farmer Fleckvieh at £440, Dromara farmer Belgian Blue at £410, Lisburn farmer, Simmental at £400, Aberdeen Angus £395, Simmental at £390, Aberdeen Angus at £385, Dromara farmer: Belgian Blue at £360, Rathfriland farmer: Hereford at £355, Banbridge farmer Belgian Blue at £350, Rathfriland farmer Hereford at £340 and Dromara farmer Hereford at £330.

Friesian calves £255, £190, £90, £85, £70.

Heifer calves

Dromara farmer: Belgian Blue at £365, Banbridge farmer Belgian Blue at £360, Ballyroney farmer: Limousin at £350, Dromara farmer Belgian Blue at £345, Lisburn farmer: Fleckvieh at £335, Ballyroney farmer: Limousin at £330, Dromara farmer Hereford at £320, Hillsborough farmer Belgian Blue at £300, Dromore farmer Belgian Blue at £300 and Hillsborough farmer Belgian Blue at £290.

Weanling male calves

Ballyroney farmer Limousin 216k at £630 (292ppk); Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 272k at £735 (270ppk); Lisburn farmer Fleckvieh 168k at £445 (264ppk) Montbeliarde 212k at £535 (252) Fleckvieh 208k at £515 (247) Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 282k at £695 (246ppk); Lisburn farmer Aberdeen Angus 282k at £695 (460ppk); Lisburn farmer Aberdeen Angus 498k at £920, Mayobridge farmer: Limousin 344k at £815, Castlewellan farmer Limousin 382k at £760, Ballyroney farmer Charolais 344k at £760, Ballyroney farmer Limousin 316k at £745, Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 272k at £735, Aberdeen Angus 282k at £695, Banbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus 332k at £685, Ballyroney farmer Aberdeen Angus 366k at £685 and Mayobridge farmer Limousin 290k at £670.

Weanling heifer calves

Mayobridge farmer Limousin 276k at £690 (250ppk);Banbridge farmer Limousin 322k at £805 (250ppk) Limousin 346k at £850 (245ppk); Ballyroney farmer Limousin 216k at £530 245ppk); Banbridge farmer Limousin 314k at £760 (242ppk) Ballyroney farmer Limousin 246k at £590 (230ppk), Banbridge farmer Limousin 346k at £850, Lumousin 322k at £805, Limousin 314k at £760, Castlewellan farmer Simmental 368k at £750, Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 346k at £750, Banbridge farmer Limousin 312k at £730, Limousin 336k at £710, Limousin 360k at £710, Limousin 302k at £695 and Mayobridge farmer Limousin 276k at £690.

Fat cows

Lisburn farmer Shorthorn 470k at £890, Kilkeel farmer Holstein 498k at £780 and Mayobridge farmer Friesian 592k at £595.

Cows and calves

Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus cow and Aberdeen Angus calf at £1200.

Heifers

Dromara farmer Blonde d’Aquitaine 530k at £1200, Dromara farmer Blonde d’Aquitaine 482k at £1090 and Donaghmore farmer Limousin 380k at £855, Limousin 320k at £750.

Bullocks

Katesbridge farmer Belgian Blue 632k at £1340, Aberdeen Angus 654k at £1330, Belgian Blue 592k at £1290, Aberdeen Angus 614k at £1250, Limousin 568k at £1240, Belgian Blue 660k £1220, Ballyroney farmer Aberdeen Angus 558k at £1200 and Katesbridge farmer Hereford 584k at £1190, Aberdeen Aberdeen Angus 604k at £1190, Limousin 578k at £1180, Simmental 586k at £1150, Aberdeen Angus 507k at £1150.

Online bidding available via martbids.ie.

All buyers must wear face covering from now on while in the mart.