Calved heifer sells for £2400 at Kilrea

Thursday, November 18, 2021: A super entry of 430 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 25th November 2021, 2:14 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

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

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Kilrea farmer, Limousin £615, Aberdeen Angus £600; Ballyclare farmer, Limousin £470, £465; Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £465, Aberdeen Angus £435, £420; Aghadowey farmer, Fleckvieh £445, £435, £420, £385; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £435, £400, £385, £340, £360, Fleckvieh £325, Hereford £320; Aghadowey farmer, Belgian Blue £430, £395, £365; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £430, £425; Armoy farmer, Limousin £425; Finvoy farmer, Hereford £395; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £350; Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £340; Cookstown farmer, Fleckvieh £340, £215; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £335, £270; Articlave farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, £210; Eglinton farmer, Charolais £330, Aberdeen Angus £290; Limavady farmer, Hereford £330, Aberdeen Angus £220; Bushmills farmer, Fleckvieh £325; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320, £295, £290; Upperlands farmer, Holstein £315; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £310, £235; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310, £220; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £305, Aberdeen Angus £220; Moneymore farmer, Fleckvieh £305; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £285; Cookstown farmer, Friesian £265; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Glarryford farmer, Belgian Blue £250; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220 and Cookstown farmer, Shorthorn £200.

Heifer calves

Cookstown farmer, Belgian Blue £500; Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £475, Aberdeen Angus £425, £335; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £365, Aberdeen Angus £230; Eglinton farmer, Charolais £340, £200; Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, £315; Randalstown farmer, Fleckvieh £330; Articlave farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310, £220, £210; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £300; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £265; Tobermore farmer, Friesian £260; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £260, £230; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Cookstown farmer, Shorthorn £250, Limousin £230, Shorthorn £215; Moneymore farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Glarryford farmer, Belgian Blue £240; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £210 and Limavady farmer, Hereford £210.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £265. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (130)

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 selling to a top of £870 and 290 ppk.

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

Monday, November 22, 2021: A super entry of 930 fat lambs and ewes met a sharper trade with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs sold to £5.84 per kg and to top of £129. Fat ewes sold to £147.

Lambs (820)

Ballymoney farmer, 19k £111 (584); Stewartstown farmer, 18.5k £102.50 (554), 18k £97 (539), 17.5k £93 (531); Cullybackey farmer, 20k £109.50 (548); Portglenone farmer, 21k £115 (548); Portglenone farmer, 20.5k £111 (542); Garvagh farmer, 19k £103 (542), 21k £112.50 (536), 21k £110 (524); Garvagh farmer, 19k £102 (537), 20.5k £109 (532); Culnady farmer, 20k £107 (535), 23.5k £118 (502); Aghadowey farmer, 23k £122.50 (533); Ballykelly farmer, 21k £112 (533); Ballymoney farmer, 21k £112 (533), 21.5k £114 (530); Cloughmills farmer, 22k £117 (532); Garvagh farmer, 20.5k £108 (527); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £115.50 (525); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £118 (524); Kilrea farmer, 21k £110 (524), 22.5k £117 (520), 23k £118.50 (515); Moneymore farmer, 21k £110 (524), 15.5k £78 (503); Coleraine farmer, 19k £99 (521), 23k £118 (513); Ballymoney farmer, 23k £119.50 (520); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £117 (520), 23.5k £118.50 (504); Macosquin farmer, 22k £114 (518); Tobermore farmer, 22k £114 (518); Boveedy farmer, 24k £124 (517); Coleraine farmer, 21.5k £111 (516); Portglenone farmer, 21.5k £111 (516); Dunloy farmer, 23k £118.50 (515); Rasharkin farmer, 23k £118.50 (515); Ringsend farmer, 22k £113 (514), 24.5k £123 (502); Aghadowey farmer, 21k £107 (510); Kilrea farmer, 22k £112 (509), 23.5k £119 (506); Coleraine farmer, 24k £122 (508); Portstewart farmer, 24.5k £124.50 (508); Bushmills farmer, 25k £126 (504) and Rasharkin farmer, 24.5k £123.50 (504).

Fat ewes (110) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £147. More ewes needed.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021: A good entry of 40 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required,

Calved heifer to £2400.

Coleraine farmer, calved heifers to £2400, £2280, £2240, £2160; Dungannon farmer, calved heifers to £2340, £2320, £2200, £2100, £1940; Drumahoe farmer, calved heifers to £2200, £2160, £1800; Macosquin farmer, calved heifers to £2090, £2060, £2020, £1620; Pomeroy farmer, calved heifers to £2060, £2020, £1680; Ballyclare farmer, calved heifer to £1980; Moneymore farmer, calved heifers to £1960, £1680; Aghadowey farmer, second calvers to £1820, £1630; Crumlin farmer, calved heifer to £1820; Dunloy farmer, calved heifer to £1700; Coagh farmer, second calver to £1640 and Pomeroy farmer, Friesian heifer calves to £360, £330, £320.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021: A good entry of 260 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1550, heifers sold to £1470. Fat cows and bulls sold to £1460.

Fat cows: 110 on offer. Flying trade - more required.

Ballymena farmer, 540k Charolais £1230 (228), 750k Belgian Blue £1360 (181), 600k Limousin £970 (162), 550k £710 (1129); Coleraine farmer, 650k Aberdeen Angus £1340 (206); Ballymoney farmer, 550k Fleckvieh £1080 (196), 630k Friesian £620 (130); Coleraine farmer, 690k Limousin £1340 (194), 680k Belgian Blue £1100 (162); Ballymena farmer, 720k Sal £1370 (190), 800k Limousin £1460 (183), 870k £1460 (168); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Limousin £1040 (176); Bellaghy farmer, 470k Friesian £800 (170), 440k £720 (164), 590k £800 (136); Dunloy farmer, 800k Simmental £1350 (169); Bushmills farmer, 560k Simmental £930 (166), 760k Blonde d’Aquitaine £930 (122); Armoy farmer, 840k Charolais £1370 (163); Ballycastle farmer, 700k Limousin £1070 (153), 660k Aberdeen Angus £840 (127); Coleraine farmer, 760k Holstein £1160 (153), 600k £740 (123); Clough farmer, 940k Parthenais £1430 (152), 590k Friesian £720 (122); Crumlin farmer, 560k Holstein £840 (150), 710k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (149); Moneymore farmer, 860k Hereford £1290 (150); Aghadowey farmer, 570k Limousin £850 (149), 590k £840 (142); Tobermore farmer, 760k Holstein £1100 (145), 760k £960 (126); Bushmills farmer, 820k Holstein £1180 (144), 740k £950 (128); Dervock farmer, 590k Holstein £840 (142), 790k £990 (125); Ballymena farmer, 690k Friesian £970 (141); Kilrea farmer, 590k Limousin £830 (141); Maghera farmer, 560k Friesian £780 (139); Moneymore farmer, 710k Hereford £990 (139); Maghera farmer, 580k Friesian £800 (138); Kilrea farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £800 (136); Ballyronan farmer, 670k Friesian £900 (134), 660k £860 (130); Dervock farmer, 770k Holstein £1030 (134), 670k £650 (127); Ballymena farmer, 800k Friesian £1060 (133), 720k £960 (133); Macosquin farmer, 730k Friesian £970 (133), 690k Holstein £870 (126), 630k £770 (122); Feeny farmer, 440k Hereford £580 (132); Maghera farmer, 560k Limousin £740 (132); Rasharkin farmer, 690k Fleckvieh £910 (132), 660k £840 (127); Ballygowan farmer, 620k Holstein £810 (131), 670k £860 (128), 730k £880 (121); Coagh farmer, 650k Friesian £850 (131), 540k £660 (122); Macosquin farmer, 730k Friesian £970 (133), 690k Holstein £870 (126), 630k £770 (122); Maghera farmer, 640k Friesian £830 (130); Maghera farmer, 530k Simmental £680 (128); Aghadowey farmer, 450k Friesian £570 (127); Ballymena farmer, 580k Aberdeen Angus £710 (122); Macosquin farmer, 620k Holstein £770 (124), 590k £720 (122); Coleraine farmer, 770k Friesian £930 (121) and Bushmills farmer, 690k Holstein £830 (120).

Suckler stock: Dungiven farmer, 1030k Simmental bull £1390 and Newtownstewart farmer, springing second calvers due Limousin bull to £1310, £1280.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Ballymena farmer, 400k Charolais £860 (215); Upperlands farmer, 490k Limousin £1040 (212), 520k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (210); Portglenone farmer, 700k Belgian Blue £1470 (210); Armoy farmer, 440k Limousin £910 (207), 420k £840 (200); Coagh farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £750 (203); Coleraine farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (203); Moneymore farmer, 340k Aberdeen Angus £690 (203), 390k Belgian Blue £780 (200); 330k £660 (200); Randalstown farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (202) and Draperstown farmer, 270k Aberdeen Angus £540 (200).

Steers

Coleraine farmer, 450k Charolais £1100 (244), 400k £950 (238), 480k £1110 (231), 420k Simmental £960 (229), 450k Limousin £1030 (229), 500k Saler £1140 (228), 490k Charolais £1090 (222), 460k Limousin £950 (207); Garvagh farmer, 630k Charolais £1520 (241), 610k Limousin £1410 (231); Randalstown farmer, 570k Charolais £1340 (235), 600k £1400 (233), 530k £1230 (232), 580k £1320 (228), 590k £1340 (227), 530k £1190 (225), 690k £1550 (225), 620k £1370 (221), 550k £1210 (220), 540k £1160 (215), 560k £1160 (207), 480k £990 (206); Cloughmills farmer, 660k Simmental £1540 (233), 540k Limousin £1250 (232), 600k £1340 (223), 550k £1220 (222), 620k Charolais £1370 (221), 590k £1300 (220), 640k Simmental £1410 (220), 600k Limousin £1290 (215), 550k £1180 (215), 640k Simmental £1350 (211); Toomebridge farmer, 490k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (222), 510k £1110 (218), 490k £1060 (216), 520k £1120 (215), 520k £1100 (212), 540k £1120 (207); Armoy farmer, 610k Charolais £1340 (220); Portglenone farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1030 (219), 550k £1200 (218), 490k £1070 (218), 570k Belgian Blue £1180 (207), 420k Limousin £860 (205); Dungiven farmer, 400k Charolais £870 (218), 470k Limousin £960 (204); Maghera farmer, 320k Simmental £690 (216), 380k Aberdeen Angus £810 (213), 340k Charolais £720 (212); Dunloy farmer, 340k Simmental £730 (215), 330k Aberdeen Angus £660 (200); Dunloy farmer, 4450k Limousin £960 (213), 460k Charolais £920 (200); Armoy farmer, 390k Limousin £810 (208), 350k £720 (206), 350k Belgian Blue £700 (200) and Randalstown farmer, 370k Stabiliser £750 (203).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.