Calved cows selling to £2000 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, May 27, 2021: A good entry of 260 calves and weanling met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 4:33 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

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

Dropped calves

Bull calves: Upperlands farmer, Charolais £525; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £515; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £490, £345, Shorthorn £245, Friesian £205, Fleckvieh £205; Portavogie farmer, Belgian Blue £480, Hereford £450, Belgian Blue £430; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £465, Limousin £380, £265; Mosside farmer, Hereford £460; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £440, £415, £370, £365, £335, £325, £295, Friesian £265, Aberdeen Angus £255; Dungiven farmer, Fleckvieh £425, £330; Ballyronan farmer, Shorthorn beef £400, £395; Kilraughts farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400, £310; Maghera farmer, Montbeliarde £380; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350, £340; Crumlin farmer, Charolais £340; Draperstown farmer, Friesian £330, £285; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, £270, Belgian Blue £255; Kilrea farmer, Shorthorn £310; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Portglenone farmer Simmental £305, £275; Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £295, £230; Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £290; Dunloy farmer, Hereford £285, £255; Bushmills farmer, Fleckvieh £275, £260, £215; Dervock farmer, Belgian Blue £270; Ballyclare farmer, Shorthorn £260, Belted Galloway £240, Friesian £210; Knockloughrim farmer, Simmental £250, £200; Castlerock farmer Friesian £230; Magherafelt farmer, Friesian £230; Cloughmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £225; Bellaghy farmer, Limousin £205 and Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £200.

Heifer calves: Ahoghill farmer, Belgian Blue £515; Cookstown farmer, Charolais £470; Maghera farmer, Belgian Blue £460; Portavogie farmer, Belgian Blue £450, £330; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £445; Dervock farmer, Belgian Blue £420, £325, £225; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £405, £375, £365, £295, £245; Mosside farmer, Hereford £405; Crumlin farmer, Hereford £400; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £380, Hereford £245, £205; Bushmills farmer, Belgian Blue £350, Aberdeen Angus £350; Kilraughts farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350, £330; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345; Bellaghy farmer, Belgian Blue £320, Hereford £255, Belgian Blue £245; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £295; Dungiven farmer, Limousin £290; Ballyclare farmer, Belgian Blue £280, Simmental £260, Montbeliarde £245; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280, £240; Portglenone farmer, Simmental £270; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230; Knockloughrim farmer, Simmental £225; Upperlands farmer, Hereford £220 and Bushmills farmer, Fleckvieh £215.

Friesian calves - Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £330. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (20): 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 to top of £820 and 244 ppk.

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

Monday, May 31, 2021: A good entry of 350 fat lambs and ewes met a steady trade with lambs in good demand as buyers keen for sheep. Lambs sold to £5.91 per kg and to top of £160. Fat ewes sold to £148.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday.

Lambs: Aghadowey farmer 22.5k £133 (591); Ballymoney farmer 20.5k £120 (585); Kilrea farmer, 21k £120 (571); Ballymoney farmer, 20k £113.50 (568); Limavady farmer 20k £113 (565); Garvagh farmer, 22.5k £127 (564); Toomebridge farmer, 21k £118 (562); Coleraine farmer, 22k £123 (559); Kilrea farmer 22k £123 (559); Macosquin farmer 22k £123 (559); Macosquin farmer 21.5k £120 (558); Maghera farmer, 22k £122.50 (557); Ballymoney farmer, 29k £160 (552); Coleraine farmer, 23k £127 (552); Ballymena farmer, 20.5k £113 (551); Macosquin farmer, 21.5k £118 (549); Kilrea farmer 23k £126 (548); Kilrea farmer, 22k £120 (546); Cookstown farmer, 23.5k £127.50 (543); Coleraine farmer, 22.5k £122 (542) and Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £127 (540).

Heavy lambs: 29k £160, 36k £147, 29k £139, 27.5k £135.50.

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £148. Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021: A super entry of dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required. Calved cows sold to £2000.

Mosside farmer, fresh calved cows to £2000, £1980, £1760, £1750, £1740, £1700, £1680, £1660, £1630, £1620, £1600, £1580, £1540, £1500, in calf heifers to £1350, £1260, calved cows and served to £1500, £1420, £1380; Crumlin farmer, calved heifer to £1900, second calver to £1620; Moneymore farmer, calved heifer to £1620 and Limavady farmer, batch of maiden heifers to £910, £900.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, June 2, 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 £1420, heifers sold to £1190 and fat cows and bulls sold to £1560.

Fat cows: (50 on offer. Flying trade - more required)

Crumlin farmer, 670k Limousin £1270 (190); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Blonde d’Aquitaine £940 (181); Aghadowey farmer, 800k Simmental £1360 (170); Portglenone farmer, 570k Limousin £930 (163); Portglenone farmer, 700k Hereford £1140 (163), 710k Friesian £990 (139), 720k Hol £920 (128); Limavady farmer, 580k Friesian £940 (162), 550k £790 (144), 550k £710 (129); Ballymena farmer, 820k Aberdeen Angus £1310 (160); Garvagh farmer, 620k Limousin £990 (160); Kilrea farmer, 730k Limousin £1170 (160); Portglenone farmer, 660k Hereford £1050 (159), 590k Hol £770 (131); Limavady farmer, 590k Hereford £930 (158); Bushmills farmer, 700k Simmental £1090 (156); Coleraine farmer, 520k Limousin £780 (150); Maghera farmer, 580k Hereford £850 (147), 580k £720 (124); Bushmills farmer, 520k Montbeliarde £730 (140); Upperlands farmer, 700k Friesian £980 (140), 770k £1070 (139); Macosquin farmer, 670k Swedish Red £930 (139); Limavady farmer, 780k Friesian £1060 (136), 770k £1020 (133); Moneymore farmer, 780k Friesian £1060 (136); Ballymoney farmer, 740k Friesian £990 (134); Ballymoney farmer, 600k Hol £780 (130); Castledawson farmer 730k Friesian £940 (129) and Dungiven farmer, 750k Aberdeen Angus £950 (127).

Fat bulls: Portglenone farmer, 450k Limousin £970 (216) and Magilligan farmer, 670k Simmental £1280 (191), 820k £1560 (190).

Suckler stock: Dunloy farmer, Charolais cow with Charolais bull calf at foot to £1460; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue heifer with Aberdeen Angus bull calf at foot to £1410; Garvagh farmer, Limousin heifer with Limousin heifer calf at foot to £1390, Aberdeen Angus cow with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1330 and Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1320.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers: Garvagh farmer, 390k Charolais £960 (246), 360k £770 (214), 400k £850 (213), 370k £740 (200); Dunloy farmer, 480k Charolais £1160 (242), 440k £1060 (241), 460k £1040 (226), 490k Limousin £1100 (225), 460k Charolais £1030 (224), 530k £1160 (219), 540k £1180 (219), 480k £1050 (219), 470k £1020 (217); Magherafelt farmer, 370k Belgian Blue £840 (227), 440k £1000 (227), 420k £950 (226), 430k £960 (223), 450k £990 (220), 450k £960 (213), 440k £930 (211), 490k £1020 (208), 420k £870 (207), 330k £670 (203), 420k £850 (202); Bushmills farmer 510k Limousin £1080 (212); Maghera farmer 420k Limousin £890 (212); Kilrea farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £780 (211), 320k Belgian Blue £660 (206), 390k Aberdeen Angus £800 (205); Coleraine farmer, 500k Belgian Blue £1040 (208), 490k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (204); Cullybackey farmer 440k Limousin £910 (207); Kilrea farmer 450k Simmental £930 (207); Dungiven farmer, 380k Limousin £780 (205), 380k £770 (203), 390k £780 (200) and Ballycastle farmer 590k Hereford £1190 (202).

Steers: Kilrea farmer, 390k Limousin £980 (251), 370k £890 (241), 360k £860 (239), 440k £1050 (239); Dunloy farmer, 410k Charolais £990 (242), 500k £1120 (224), 510k £1120 (220), 570k £1240 (218), 530k £1150 (217), 680k £1420 (209); Cullybackey farmer, 400k Limousin £960 (240), 400k £860 (215), 490k £1040 (212); Portglenone farmer 380k Charolais £910 (240), 380k £890 (234), 420k £920 (219), 530k £1140 (215); Coagh farmer, 380k Charolais £880 (232), 280k Aberdeen Angus £560 (200); Garvagh farmer, 540k Limousin £1220 (226), 550k £1140 (207); Maghera farmer, 460k Limousin £1040 (226), 490k £1090 (222), 520k Charolais £1130 (217), 460k Limousin £950 (207); Dungiven farmer, 370k Limousin £800 (216), 375k £780 (208), 310k £630 (203); Garvagh farmer, 440k Charolais £950 (216); Portglenone farmer, 330k Aberdeen Angus £710 (215), 430k £890 (207), 450k £910 (202); Armoy farmer, 420k Charolais £890 (212); Portglenone farmer, 530k Aberdeen Angus £1100 (208), 490k Belgian Blue £990 (202); Maghera farmer, 360k Hereford £740 (206); Maghera farmer 370k Charolais £760 (205) and Knockloughrim farmer, 440k Aberdeen Angus £880 (200).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.