Bullocks to £2050 at Hilltown Saleyard

Another large entry of sheep to Hilltown Saleyard on Thursday 14 th July saw a large entry of lambs, with fat ewes sell to £130, fat lambs to £123 and stores to 627ppk.

Fat ewes: Hilltown farmer £130, Kilkeel farmer £119, Hilltown farmer £112, Castlewellan farmer £104, Cabra farmer £102, Mayobridge farmer £100, Hilltown farmer £98.

Fat lambs: Castlewellan farmer £123 for 24kg (512ppk), Hilltown farmer £122 for 22kg (554ppk), Castlewellan farmer £120 for 215kg (558ppk), Castlewellan farmer £119 for 21.6kg (550ppk), Rathfriland farmer £118 for 23kg (513ppk), Hilltown farmer £115 for 22.3kg (515ppk), Kilkeel farmer £115 for 22.5kg (511ppk), Kilcoo farmer £114 for 22.5kg (506ppk), Hilltown farmer £112 for 21.9kg (511ppk), Hilltown farmer £111 for 22.2kg (500ppk), Dromara farmer £110 for 21.7kg (506ppk),

Hilltown farmer £110 for 21.8kg (504ppk), Downpatrick farmer £107 for 21.2kg (507ppk), Ardarragh farmer £105 for 21.2kg (495ppk), Burren farmer £105 for 21kg (500ppk).

Store lambs: Hilltown farmer £100 for 19.8kg (505ppk), Castlewellan farmer £100 for 19kg (526ppk), Kilkeel farmer £97 for 19.4kg (500ppk), Kilkeel farmer £95 for 16.4kg (579ppk), Hilltown farmer £93 for 17.1kg (543ppk), Dromara farmer £91 for 15.5kg (587ppk), Bryansford farmer £90 for 15kg (600ppk), Kilkeel farmer £89 for 16kg (556ppk), Cabra farmer £89 for 15.2kg (585ppk), Mullaghbawn farmer £86 for 15.5kg (554ppk), Annalong farmer £86 for 14.9kg (577ppk), Cabra farmer £84 for

15.5kg (541ppk), Hilltown farmer £83 for 14.4kg (576ppk), Annalong farmer £83 for 15.1kg (549ppk), Hilltown farmer £81 for 12.9kg (627ppk), Rostrevor farmer £80 for 13.3kg (601ppk), Ballyward farmer £79 for 13.6kg (580ppk), Hilltown farmer £78 for 13.8kg (565ppk), Ardarragh farmer £76 for 13.3kg (571ppk), Rostrevor farmer £68 for 11.1kg (612ppk), Bryansford farmer £64 for 12.3kg (520ppk), Kilkeel farmer £60 for 11kg (545ppk).

A good entry of cattle to Hilltown Saleyard on Saturday 16 th July saw fat cows sell to £1780 and bullocks to £2050.

Fat cows: Dromore farmer £1780 for 724kg (245ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1680 for 720kg (233ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1630 for 812kg (200ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1600 for 744kg (215ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1560 for 716kg (217ppk), Hilltown farmer £1500 for 716kg (209ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1380 for 716kg (192ppk).

Cows and calves: Castlewellan farmer £1960, Ballyward farmer £1580, Ballyward farmer £1530 and £1420.

Weanling heifers: Seaforde farmer £880 for 390kg (225ppk), Seaforde farmer £870 for 368kg (236ppk), Seaforde farmer £810 for 364kg (222ppk), Newry £780 for 352kg (22ppk), Newry farmer £760 for 322kg (236ppk), Newry farmer £730 for 298kg (245ppk).

Weanling bullocks: Seaforde farmer £980 for 372kg (263ppk), Cabra farmer £860 for 318kg (270ppk), Cabra farmer £860 for 336kg (256ppk), Cabra farmer £830 for 360kg (230ppk), Kilkeel farmer £800 for 360kg (230ppk), Rostrevor farmer £580 for 266kg (218ppk).

Heifers: Tandragee farmer £1300 for 634kg (205ppk), Kilcoo farmer £1300 for 524kg (248ppk), Kilcoo farmer £1300 for 514kg (253ppk), Kilcoo farmer £1290 for 486kg (265ppk), Ballyward farmer £1180 for 554kg (213ppk), Kilcoo farmer £1100 for 522kg (210ppk) and £1040 for 490kg (212ppk), Kilcoo farmer £990 for 450kg (220ppk), Newry farmer £900 for 350kg (257ppk) and £900 for 364kg (247ppk), Newry farmer £800 for 316kg (253ppk).

Bullocks: Mayobridge farmer £2050 for 746kg (274ppk), Hilltown farmer £1990 for 794kg (250ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1840 for 714kg (257ppk), Hilltown farmer £1720 for 726kg (236ppk), Tandragee farmer £1690 for 674kg (250ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1550 for 620kg (250ppk), Hilltown farmer £1500 for 676kg (221ppk), Tandragee farmer £1470 for 600kg (245ppk), Tandragee farmer £1370 for 572kg (239ppk), Hilltown farmer £1290 for 462kg (279ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1170 for 494kg (236ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1120 for 476kg (235ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1060 for 460kg (230ppk).