Calved cows selling to £1480 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, May 13, 2021: A super entry of 340 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 3:21 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves - Garvagh farmer, Belgian Blue £595, Aberdeen Angus £555, Fleckvieh £510; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £520; Rasharkin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £485; Millisle farmer, Charolais £470, £410, £390, £385, £380, Shorthorn beef £280; Limavady farmer Aberdeen Angus £450, £445, £350, £345; Ballyclare farmer, Limousin £430; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430, Friesian £280; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, Fleckvieh £420, Aberdeen Angus £385; Coagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, Shorthorn £270, Friesian £210; Armoy farmer, Fleckvieh £410, £370; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £405, £370, £365; Maghera farmer, Montbeliarde £400, Holstein £290; Ballykelly farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, £360, £290, Sal £290; Dungiven farmer, Limousin £385, £300; Bellaghy farmer, Limousin £380; Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £375, Friesian £200; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £375, Fleckvieh £340, Aberdeen Angus £290; Kilrea farmer, Shorthorn £360, £245; Upperlands farmer Friesian £360, £280; Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350, £315, £290; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £345; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £340; Kilraughts farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, £320, £265; Ahoghill farmer, Her £320, Fleckvieh £290, Limousin £250; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £320; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £315; Coleraine farmer Belgian Blue £310; Ballymoney farmer, Friesian £275, £200; Dungiven farmer, Belgian Blue £275, £200; Limavady farmer, Holstein £275, £245; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260, £230; Castledawson farmer, Limousin £260; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Dunloy farmer, Fleckvieh £220; Portglenone farmer, Simmental £220 and Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220.

Heifer calves - Garvagh farmer, Belgian Blue £525; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £445, £345; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, £395, £345, £325; Ballymena farmer, Charolais £415; Rasharkin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410; Desertmartin farmer, Charolais £390; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Ballyclare farmer, Limousin £355; Ballymoney farmer, Shorthorn beef £350, £310, £290, £280, £250, £210, £205; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350; Ballykelly farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345; Ballyronan farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £230; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £275, £255, £235; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £295, £255; Coagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Finvoy farmer, Limousin £310; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £290; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280; Bellaghy farmer, Limousin £280; Dunloy farmer, Her £280, £250; Millisle farmer, Hereford £280; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £275, £255; Dungiven farmer, Hereford £270, Belgian Blue £265; Castledawson farmer, Limousin £265, £200; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Draperstown farmer, Hereford £240; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £240; Portglenone farmer, Hereford £240; Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230 and Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £215.

Friesian calves - Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £360. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (40) - A great entry of weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer, both for Continental beef bred types, Friesian cross types and Friesian and Holstein lumps. Weanlings sold to a top of £920 and 304 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand. Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, May 17, 2021: A good entry of 310 met an improved trade with lambs in strong demand as buyers keen for sheep.

Lambs sol to £6.53 per kg and to top of £143. Fat ewes sold to £182.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday, ewes and lambs to £200.

Lambs - Rasharkin farmer, 19k £124 (653), 19k £120 (632); Macosquin farmer, 20k £128.50 (643); Limavady farmer, 20k £128 (640); Kilrea farmer, 22k £140 (636); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £129.50 (632); Kilrea farmer, 22k £138 (627); Coleraine farmer, 19.5k £122 (626); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £137.50 (625) and Ahoghill farmer, 21k £130 (619).

Heavy lambs: 31k £143, 26.5k £139, 24.5k £141, 25k £140, 27k £130.

Ewes with lambs to £200.

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £182. Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021: A super entry of 20 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required. Calved cows sold to £1480.

Ballyclare farmer, calved cows to £1480, £1400, £1200; Cloughmills farmer, springing heifers to £1420, £1400, £1380 and Ballymoney farmer, batch of maiden heifers to £910, £870, £860, £850, £840. £830.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021: A good entry of 220 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1460, heifers sold to £1470 and fat cows and bulls to £1590.

Fat cows: (80 on offer. Flying trade - more required).

Randalstown farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1120 (197); Ballymena farmer, 680k Limousin £1180 (174); Dunloy farmer, 700k Belgian Blue £1200 (171), 810k Limousin £1230 (152), 540k £980 (151); Dungiven farmer, 680k Belgian Blue £1160 (171); Bushmills farmer, 590k Holstein £990 (168), 470k £740 (157); Kilrea farmer, 630k Holstein £1050 (167), 640k £810 (127); Limavady farmer, 660k Aberdeen Angus £1080 (164), 640k Simmental £1040 (163); Limavady farmer, 590k Limousin £960 (163), 650k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (154); Coleraine farmer, 510k Limousin £820 (161), 680k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (160), 550k Limousin £830 (151), 460k Friesian £670 (146), 470k Aberdeen Angus £660 (140); Dungiven farmer, 650k Simmental £1000 (154); Macosquin farmer 620k Limousin £950 (153), 620k £850 (137); Garvagh farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £890 (151); Tobermore farmer, 720k Aberdeen Angus £1080 (150); Macosquin farmer, 720k Parthenais £1070 (149), 660k Hereford £950 (144); Maghera farmer, 570k Friesian £830 (146); Dunloy farmer, 720k Simmental £1030 (143), 700k Simmental £1000 (143); Kilrea farmer, 810k Aberdeen Angus £1150 (142), 820k Friesian £1110 (135); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Simmental £730 (140); Rasharkin farmer, 930k Friesian £1300 (140); Ballymoney farmer, 620k Norwegian Red £860 (139), 740k Fleckvieh £900 (122); Kilrea farmer, 420k Friesian £580 (138); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Friesian £800 (136), 630k £760 (121); Ballymoney farmer, 780k Friesian £1030 (132); Cloughmills farmer, 870k Holstein £1140 (131); Magherafelt farmer, 620k Shorthorn £810 (131), 560k Friesian £720 (129), 730k £920 (126); Toomebridge farmer, 750k Holstein £980 (131) and Coleraine farmer, 770k Friesian £920 (120).

Fat bulls: Greysteel farmer, 580k Belgian Blue £1320 (228); Swatragh farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1230 (1230), 910k Hereford £1220 (134); Limavady farmer, 910k Belgian Blue £1590 (175); Portglenone farmer, 850k Belted Galloway £1210 (142) and Macosquin farmer, 790k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (134).

Suckler stock: Cloughmills farmer, Speckled Park cow with Speckled Park bull calf at foot to £1820, Speckled Park second calver with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1370; Coleraine farmer, Charolais heifer with Aberdeen Angus heifer calf at foot to £1560; Kilrea farmer, Limousin second calver with Simmental bull calf at foot to £1520; Glarryford farmer, Speckled Park second calver with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1480; Aghadowey farmer, springing Limousin cow to £1300 and springing Aberdeen Angus cow to £1220.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers: Claudy farmer, 280k Charolais £770 (275), 330k Limousin £690 (209), 240k Aberdeen Angus £500 (208), 330k Belgian Blue £660 (200); Limavady farmer, 390k Limousin £990 (254), 290k £720 (248), 400k £940 (235), 330k £750 (227); Randalstown farmer, 290k Limousin £720 (248); Maghera farmer, 330k Charolais £810 (246), 360k £880 (244), 350k £840 (240), 340k £790 (232); Limavady farmer, 390k Aberdeen Angus £950 (244), 390k £940 (241), 380k £900 (237), 370k £840 (227); Garvagh farmer, 480k Limousin £1110 (231), 600k Charolais £1260 (210); Macosquin farmer, 270k Limousin £600 (222); Magherafelt farmer, 340k Charolais £740 (218), 260k Limousin £540 (208); Kilrea farmer, 540k Limousin £1170 (217), 430k £930 (216), 550k Charolais £1190 (216), 580k Limousin £1190 (205); Tobermore farmer, 660k Aberdeen Angus £1410 (214), 610k £1280 (210), 640k £1340 (209); Rasharkin farmer, 350k Belgian Blue £720 (206); Kilrea farmer, 520k Simmental £1060 (204), 520k Shorthorn beef £1060 (204); Upperlands farmer, 360k Hereford £730 (203) and Limavady farmer, 420k Blonde d’Aquitaine £850 (202).

Steers: Limavady farmer, 305k Aberdeen Angus £850 (279); Maghera farmer, 370k Charolais £910 (246), 360k £870 (242); Limavady farmer, 330k Limousin £800 (242), 355k £850 (239); Ahoghill farmer, 610k Limousin £1460 (239), 610k £1430 (234); Portglenone farmer, 460k Limousin £1060 (230); Portglenone farmer, 380k Simmental £840 (221), 510k Limousin £1040 (204); Cookstown farmer, 300k Aberdeen Angus £660 (220); Portglenone farmer, 550k Limousin £1190 (216), 600k £1280 (213), 520k £1080 (208); Rasharkin farmer, 530k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1140 (215), 610k £1300 (213); Castlerock farmer, 390k Aberdeen Angus £830 (213), 280k Simmental £560 (200); Kilrea farmer, 540k Simmental £1140 (211), 520k £1050 (202); Aghadowey farmer, 510k Hereford £1050 (206); Randalstown farmer, 390k Limousin £800 (205 andKnockloughrim farmer, 470k Limousin £950 (202).

Friesian and Aberdeen Angus steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.