Calved heifer sells for £3540 at Kilrea

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A good entry of 160 calves and weanlings on Thursday 25th August, met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

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

Dropped calves

Bull calves

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Tobermore farmer, Simmental £740; Doagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £580; Maghera farmer, Charolais £470; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £420, £350, £340, £325, £315, Holstein £210; Ballymena farmer, Hereford £405, £280; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £390, £355, £320, £310; Cullybackey farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320, Montbeliarde £305, Aberdeen Angus £250, £200; Millisle farmer, Charolais £350, £315, £270, Shorthorn beef £225; Upperlands farmer, Friesian £280 and Knockloughrim farmer, Limousin £225.

Heifer calves

Maghera farmer, Limousin £590, Saler £445, Limousin £380; Tobermore farmer, Simmental £430, Charolais £390, Aberdeen Angus £245; Armoy farmer, Speckled Park £370, ££55; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £275, £270; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325; Millisle farmer, Shorthorn beef £320, Charolais £290, £280, £260, £220; Ballymoney farmer, Montbeliarde £305, Aberdeen Angus £220; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £300, £250; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260, Fleckvieh £255, £205; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £210 and Knockloughrim farmer, Limousin £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £280. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suck calves (60)

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 £695 and 232 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A super entry of 830 on Monday 29th August met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs to £4.76 per kg and to top of £116.50. Fat ewes to £149.

Lambs (690)

Garvagh farmer, 18.5k £88 (476), 20k £86 (430), 23k £99 (430); Garvagh farmer, 23k £101.50 (441); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £96 (436); Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £102.50 (436); Cookstown farmer, 23k £100 (435); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £95.50 (434); Coleraine farmer, 22k £95.50 (434); Cookstown farmer, 22k £95.50 (434); Limavady farmer, 23.5k £102 (434); Dungiven farmer, 21.5k £93 (433); Eglinton farmer, 21.5k £93 (433); Garvagh farmer, 18k £78 (433); Limavady farmer, 21k £91 (433); Tobermore farmer, 21k £91 (433); Kilrea farmer, 22k £95 (432); Coleraine farmer, 23k £99 (430); Tobermore farmer, 22k £94.50 (430); Garvagh farmer, 22.5k £96.50 (429); Moneymore farmer, 24k £103 (429); Ringsend farmer, 24k £103 (429);

Articlave farmer, 19.5k £83.50 (428); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £96 (427); Garvagh farmer, 22k £94 (427); Toomebridge farmer, 22.5k £96 (427); Ballymoney farmer, 23k £98 (426) and Ballymoney farmer, 24k £102 (425).

Fat ewes (140) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £149. More ewes needed.

A super entry of 95 dairy on Tuesday 30th August to a top price of £3540 for a calved heifer.

Coleraine farmer, calved heifer to £3540, springing heifer to £1740; Drumahoe farmer, batch of in-calf heifers to £1880, £1700, £1640, £1600, £1540, £1520, £1500, £1480, £1420, £1400; Rasharkin farmer, calved heifer to £1760; Ballyclare farmer, calved heifer to £1720 and Plumbridge farmer, calved heifer to £1540.

More stock required weekly.

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

A super entry of 300 on Wednesday 31st August at Kilrea, met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand. Steers to £1620, heifers to £1480, fat cows and bulls to £1820.

Fat cows: 110 on offer, flying trade.

Macosquin farmer, 740k Charolais £1820 (246), 810k £1770 (219); Kilrea farmer, 620k Limousin £1330 (215); Newtownabbey farmer, 770k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1640 (213), 780k £1650 (212), 750k £1530 (204); Macosquin farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (202); Glenarm farmer, 460k Stabiliser £920 (200), 670k Shorthorn £1280 (191); Portglenone farmer, 680k Simmental £1360 (200); Dunloy farmer, 830k Limousin £1650 (199), 600k £1080 (180), 640k £1140 (178); Garvagh farmer, 680k Limousin £1350 (199), 600k Simmental £1140 (190), 630k Shorthorn beef £1170 (186); Ballyronan farmer, 720k Hereford £1400 (194); Rasharkin farmer, 710k Aberdeen Angus £1370 (193), 680k £1270 (187), 590k £1060 (180); Glarryford farmer, 450k NR £860 (191), 400k Jersey £750 (188); Limavady farmer, 710k Aberdeen Angus £1350 (190), 700k Limousin £1260 (180); Dunloy farmer, 660k Belgian Blue £1250 (189); Maghera farmer, 630k Holstein £1190 (189), 660k £1180 (179); Aghadowey farmer, 450k Belgian Blue £840 (187), 350k £640 (183), 540k Holstein £980 (182); Castledawson farmer, 550k Friesian £1020 (186), 510k £930 (182), 550k £980 (178); Magherafelt farmer, 900k Holstein £1660 (184); Antrim farmer, 690k Friesian £1260 (183); Rasharkin farmer, 630k Limousin £1150 (183) and Ballymena farmer, 600k Simmental £1070 (178), 780k Saler £1370 (176).

Suckler

All types of suckler stock required

Heifers

Londonderry farmer, 560k Charolais £1480 (264), 550k £1420 (258); Garvagh farmer, 300k Limousin £770 (257), 390k £920 (236); Ballymena farmer, 350k Limousin £880 (251), 330k £770 (233), 360k £800 (222), 410k £900 (220); Cullybackey farmer, 450k Charolais £1130 (251), 570k £1390 (244), 460k £1040 (226), 510k Limousin £1080 (212); Kilrea farmer, 540k Belgian Blue £1340 (248), 580k Hereford £1220 (210); Portglenone farmer, 460k Limousin £1140 (248), 500k £1200 (240), 470k £1110 (236), 470k £1100 (234), 480k £1110 (231), 520k £1190 (229), 450k £1020 (227), 470k £1050 (223), 470k £1040 (221), 450k £970 (216); Toomebridge farmer, 540k Charolais £1300 (241), 470k £1120 (238), 470k Limousin £1110 (236), 590k Charolais £1390 (236), 600k £1400 (233), 400k Limousin £930 (233), 500k Charolais £1140 (228), 530k Limousin £1190 (225), 420k Charolais £930 (221); Kilrea farmer, 520k Charolais £1230 (237); Drumahoe farmer, 470k Limousin £1100 (234); Claudy farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (232), 580k Charolais £1340 (231), 460k Limousin £1000 (217), 500k £1040 (208); Dunloy farmer, 490k Limousin £1130 (231); Portglenone farmer, 480k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1090 (227), 420K Belgian Blue £840 (200); Dungiven farmer, 460k Charolais £1020 (222), 420k Limousin £860 (205), 530k £1070 (202); Kilrea farmer, 370k Limousin £820 (222), 410k £890 (217), 350k £750 (214), 350k £740 (211); Ballymoney farmer, 560k Fleckvieh £1240 (221), 460k £1010 (220), 480k £1040 (217), 560k Hereford £1210 (216), 530k Fleckvieh £1140 (215), 540k £1160 (215), 470k £980 (209), 440k £900 (205); Ballymoney farmer, 440k Aberdeen Angus £950 (216), 470k £990 (211), 400k £800 (200); Macosquin farmer, 4450k Aberdeen Angus £950 (211), 400k Limousin £820 (205); Portglenone farmer, 480k Limousin £1000 (208), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (208) and Castlerock farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £760 (205), 490k Limousin £1000 (204), 380k Aberdeen Angus £760 (200).

Steers

Limavady farmer, 420k Charolais £1060 (252), 430k £1010 (235), 460k Limousin £1040 (226), 520k Charolais £1140 (219); Dunloy farmer, 370k Charolais £930 (251), 400k £920 (230); Upperlands farmer, 660k Limousin £1620 (246); Portglenone farmer, 520k Limousin £1270 (244); Garvagh farmer, 420k Limousin £1010 (241), 330k £780 (236), 380k £880 (232), 310k £700 (226); Kilrea farmer, 600k Aberdeen Angus £1420 (237); Kilrea farmer, 640k Aberdeen Angus £1470 (230), 640k Charolais £1430 (223); Kilrea farmer, 400k Limousin £890 (223), 440k £950 (216), 370k £790 (214); Dunloy farmer, 540k Simmental £1190 (220); Kilrea farmer, 530k Hereford £1160 (219), 630k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (219), 610k Hereford £1330 (218), 640k £1390 (217), 500k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (212), 480k £1010 (210), 530k £1110 (209), 580k £1200 (207), 570k Hereford £1180 (207); Coleraine farmer, 630k Montbeliarde £1370 (218); Bellaghy farmer, 500k Simmental £1080 (216), 540k Fleckvieh £1140 (211); Upperlands farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £800 (216); Maghera farmer, 360k Aberdeen Angus £770 (214), 400k £840 (210), 420k £880 (210), 400k Belgian Blue £820 (205); Ballymoney farmer, 360k Aberdeen Angus £760 (211), 370k £740 (200) and Maghera farmer, 410k Aberdeen Angus £840 (205).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd

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