Bullocks selling to £2290 at Hilltown

A very large entry of sheep in Hilltown Saleyard on Thursday 25th August saw fat ewes sell to £140 and fat lambs to £128.

Fat ewes: Hilltown farmer £140, Dromara farmer £130, Hilltown farmer £128, Cabra farmer £128, Kilkeel farmer £124, Mayobridge farmer £120, Dromara farmer £116, Hilltown farmer £114, Rostrevor farmer £106 and Hilltown farmer £96, Rostrevor farmer £94.

Fat lambs: Bryansford farmer £128 for 25.9kg (494ppk), Hilltown farmer £110 for 21.4kg (514ppk), Bryansford farmer £106 for 21.8kg (486ppk), Dromore farmer £102 for 24kg (425ppk), Downpatrick farmer £101.50 for 24.6kg (412ppk), Hilltown farmer £100 for 23kg (435ppk), Dromore farmer £100 for 23.5kg (426ppk), Hilltown farmer £99 for23kg (430ppk), Bryansford farmer £98 for 21.8kg (449ppk), Kilkeel farmer £97 for 21.4kg (453ppk), Kilkee farmer £96 for 21.4kg (448ppk), Shinn farmer £95.50 for 23kg (415ppk), Mayobridge farmer £95 for 22.5kg (422ppk), Hilltown farmer £94.50 for 23.1kg (409ppk), Hilltown farmer £92.50 for 22.4kg (412ppk), Hilltown farmer £92 for 21.5kg (428ppk), Kilkeel farmer £91 for 21.6kg (421ppk), Mayobridge farmer £90 for 20.6kg (437ppk), Rostrevor farmer £89.50 for 20.5kg (437ppk), Hilltown farmer £89 for 20.6kg (432ppk), Kilkeel farmer £88.50 for 20.5kg (432ppk) and Hilltown farmer £86 for 20.3kg (424ppk).

Store lambs: Hilltown farmer £89 for 19.8kg (449ppk), Hilltown farmer £87 for 18.9kg (460ppk), Castlewellan farmer £86.50 for 19.6kg (441ppk), Rostrevor farmer £86 for 19.8kg (434ppk), Crossgar farmer £85 for 19.3kg (440ppk), Leitrim farmer £84 for 18.2kg (461ppk), Hilltown farmer £83.50 for 18kg (464ppk), Hilltown farmer £83 for 17.8kg (466ppk), Kilkeel farmer £83 for 17.2kg (483ppk), Rostrevor farmer £82 for 17.7kg (463ppk), Cabra farmer £81 for 17.6kg (460ppk), Dromara farmer £80.50 for 17.4kg (463ppk), Rostrevor farmer £78.50 for 16.8kg (467ppk), Hilltown farmer £78 for 16.8kg (464ppk), Glassdrumman farmer £76 for 16.2kg (469ppk), Hilltown farmer £75.50 for 15.7kg (481ppk), Hilltown farmer £75 for 16.1kg (465ppk), Rostrevor farmer £74 for 15.1kg (490ppk), Kilkeel farmer £73 for 14.6kg (500ppk), Rostrevor farmer £73 for 15.4kg (474ppk), Hilltown farmer £72.50 for 14.9kg (486ppk), Ballyward farmer £72 for 14.4kg (500ppk), Hilltown farmer £69 for 14.1kg (489ppk), Glassdrumman farmer £68.50 for 14.4kg (475ppk), Cabra farmer £67 for 13.4kg (500ppk), Hilltown farmer £66.50 for 13.2kg (504ppk), Kilkeel farmer £66 for 13.6kg (485ppk) and Castlewellan farmer £63 for 13kg (484ppk).

A large entry of cattle to Hilltown Mart on Saturday 27th August saw fat cows sell to £1890, heifers to £1560 and bullocks to £2290.

Fat cows: Rathfriland farmer £1890 for 972kg AA (194ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1590 for 766kg AA (207ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1580 for 686kg Limousin (230ppk), Dunngannon farmer £1550 for 702kg CH (220ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1470 for 702kg Charolais (209ppk), Dunngannon farmer £1460 for 650kg CH (224ppk) and Downpatrick farmer £1200 for 608kg Charolais (197ppk).

Cows and calves: Katesbridge farmer £1680, Castlewellan farmer £1610, Rathfriland farmer £1420, Cabra farmer £1310, Rathfriland farmer £1260, Mayobridge farmer £1250, Rathfriland farmer £1200, Lisburn farmer £1140 and Newry farmer £1130.

Weanling heifers: Kilkeel farmer £1270 for 412kg (308ppk), Kilkeel farmer £980 for 386kg (253ppk), Rostrevor farmer £790 for 294kg (268ppk), Rostrevor farmer £780 for 348kg (224ppk), Ballynahinch farmer £680 for 326kg (208ppk), Newry farmer £650 for 310kg (209ppk), Ballynahinch farmer £630 for 250kg (252ppk and Ballynahinch farmer £570 for 246kg (231ppk).

Weanling bullocks: Kilkeel farmer £1440 for 504kg (285ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1270 for 416kg (305ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1150 for 464kg (247ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1110 for 498kg (223ppk), Rostrevor farmer £930 for 422kg (220ppk), Ballynahinch farmer £900 for 368kg (244ppk), Glassdrumman farmer £870 for 310kg (280ppk), Newry farmer £850 for 328kg (259ppk) and Kilkeel farmer £730 for 298kg (245ppk).

Heifers: Kilkeel farmer £1560 for 648kg Charolais (240ppk), Newry farmer £1350 for 616kg SIM (219ppk), Katesbridge farmer £1300 for 614kg Belgian Blue (211ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1260 for 524kg CH (240ppk), Dromara farmer £1190 for 510kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (233ppk), Katesbridge farmer £1170 for 556kg Fleckvieh (210ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1160 for 506kg Aberdeen Angus (229ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1120 for 500kg Limousin (224ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1080 for 484kg Charolais (223ppk), Hilltown farmer £1060 for 478kg Charolais (222ppk), Rathfriland farmer £1020 for 482kg Hereford (211ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1000 for 468kg Limousin (213ppk), Castlewellan farmer £940 for 382kg Limousin (246ppk), Dromara farmer £900 for 386kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (233ppk) and Kilkeel farmer £880 for 388kg Charolais (226ppk).

Bullocks: Kilkeel farmer £2290 for 894kg Limousin (256ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1940 for 806kg Charolais (240ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1840 for 722kg Simmental (255ppk), Lurgan farmer £1760 for 702kg Limousin (250ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1740 for 824kg Charolais (211ppk), Annalong farmer £1690 for 648kg Charolais (260ppk), Katesbridge farmer £1560 for 758kg Limousin (205ppk), Dromara farmer £1550 for 658kg Charolais (235ppk), Clough farmer £1510 for 584kg Limousin (258ppk), Annalong farmer £1500 for 622kg Limousin (241ppk), Katesbridge farmer £1500 for 672kg Simmental (223ppk), Dromara farmer £1490 for 618kg Limousin (241ppk), Clough farmer £1480 for 584kg Charolais (253ppk), Annalong farmer £1480 for 626kg Limousin (236ppk), Katesbridge farmer £1420 for 630kg BB (225ppk), Clough farmer £1300 for 540kg Charolais (241ppk), Clough farmer £1280 for 532kg Limousin (241ppk), Clough farmer £1270 for 520kg Charolais (244ppk), Lurgan farmer £1270 for 494kg Charolais (257ppk), Dromara farmer £1250 for 542kg Limousin (230ppk), Clough farmer £1250 for 516kg Charolais (242ppk), Clough farmer £1230 for 554kg Charolais (222ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1170 for 502kg Limousin (233ppk), Lurgan farmer £1120 for 438kg Charolais (255ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1110 for 454kg Limousin (244ppk), Clough farmer £1100 for 460kg Limousin (239ppk) and Kilkeel farmer £1070 for 422kg (253ppk).