Calved heifers selling to £1710 at Kilrea

Thursday, October 7, 2021: A good entry of 390 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 1:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th October 2021, 1:20 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, Aberdeen Angus £600; Limavady farmer, Shorthorn £520; Limavady farmer, Limousin £485, £415; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Desertmartin farmer, Hereford £450, £345, Friesian £265; Claudy farmer, Belgian Blue £440; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £430; Glarryford farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425; Desertmartin farmer, Simmental £380, £340, Fleckvieh £340; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £380; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £380, £370, Aberdeen Angus £295; Articlave farmer, Fleckvieh £375, Aberdeen Angus £355, Limousin £355, Belgian Blue £350, Hereford £350; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £375, £355, Limousin £270, Belgian Blue £250; Ballyronan farmer, Limousin £370, £240; Millisle farmer, Belgian Blue £370, Simmental £335, Belgian Blue £330, Simmental £295; Swatragh farmer, Belgian Blue £370, £355; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365; Doagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365; Moneymore farmer, Friesian £345, £270; Articlave farmer, Aberdeen Angus £340; Limavady farmer, Hereford £340, £275; Aghadowey farmer, Charolais £335, Belgian Blue £295; Aghadowey farmer, Fleckvieh £320; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £315, £275, £235;

Portglenone farmer, Simmental £315, Aberdeen Angus £300, Simmental £280; Aghadowey farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275, £260; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260, £245; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £260; Draperstown farmer, Belgian Blue £255; Glarryford farmer, Montbeliarde £245; Limavady farmer, Friesian £245; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Ballymoney farmer, Friesian £240, £220; Bendooragh farmer, Montbeliarde £235;Tobermore farmer, Charolais £215; Coleraine farmer, Swiss Brown £200; Desertmartin farmer, Montbeliarde £200 and Glarryford farmer, Friesian £200.

Heifer calves

Kilrea farmer, Limousin £540; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £505, Aberdeen Angus £385, Simmental £345, Aberdeen Angus £330, £270; Cookstown farmer, Belgian Blue £475, £350; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £465; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £420; Millisle farmer, Charolais £420, Shorthorn beef £390, Belgian Blue £390; Coagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, £320, £260; Doagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, £380, £285; Draperstown farmer, Belgian Blue £390, Hereford £340, Hereford £305; Maghera farmer, Shorthorn £385, Aberdeen Angus £240; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £355; Swatragh farmer, Belgian Blue £350; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £315; Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320, £310, £290, Limousin £270, Aberdeen Angus £270; Moneymore farmer, Hereford £305; Desertmartin farmer, Hereford £290; Limavady farmer, Limousin £290; Ahoghill farmer, Belgian Blue £275; Aghadowey farmer, Belgian Blue £265, Charolais £260; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Dungannon farmer, Limousin £250, Hereford £240; Articlave farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230;Tobermore farmer, Charolais £225; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £205 and Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £345. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (120)

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 £870 and 292 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Friday, October 8, 2021: A super entry of 200 calves met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Bull calves

Macosquin farmer, 310k Charolais £1190 (384); Portglenone farmer, 310k Charolais £1100 (355), 220k Limousin £770 (350), 310k £900 (290), 280k Charolais £800 (286); Garvagh farmer, 230k Charolais £770 (335), 280k £900 (321), 250k £740 (296), 270k £770 (285), 300k £820 (273), 340k £870 (256), 330k £840 (255); Dungiven farmer, 230k Limousin £760 (330), 240k £740 (308), 290k £750 (259); Kilrea farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £1190 (322), 390k Charolais £11200 (308), 380k Limousin £990 (261); Randalstown farmer, 300k Limousin £960 (320), 250k £750 (300), 250k £740 (296), 260k £770 (296), 300k £830 (277), 280k £740 (264), 290k £730 (252); Macosquin farmer, 230k Limousin £730 (317), 295k £810 (275), 280k £760 (271); Rasharkin farmer, 350k Limousin £1070 (306), 410k £1070 (261);

Dunloy farmer, 240k Charolais £730 (304), 260k £770 (296), 270k £780 (289), 270k £770 (285), 270k £760 (282), 250k £700 (280); Portglenone farmer, 260k Limousin £790 (304), 350k £970 (277), 270k £740 (274), 260k £700 (269), 270k £700 (259); Garvagh farmer, 310k Limousin £880 (284), 360k Simmental £930 (258), 330k £840 (255); Macosquin farmer, 280k Limousin £790 (282), 240k £670 (279), 240k £640 (267), 220k £580 (264), 300k £780 (260), 290k £750 (259), 270k £690 (256), 250k £640 (256), 240k £615 (256); Macosquin farmer, 270k Limousin £750 (278), 290k £780 (269), 300k £800 (267), 300k £770 (257), 300k £750 (250; Garvagh farmer, 310k Charolais £850 (274); Cookstown farmer, 310k Charolais £830 (268); Kilrea farmer, 330k Limousin £880 (267) and Castlerock farmer, 330k Simmental £830 (252).

Heifer calves

Dungiven farmer, 310k Limousin £1020 (329), 270k £680 (252), 270k £660 (244), 300k £710 (237); Randalstown farmer, 300k Limousin £950 (317), 280k £840 (300), 290k £770 (266), 300k £760 (253); Macosquin farmer, 290k Charolais £900 (310), 310k Limousin £880 (284); Bushmills farmer, 330k Charolais £1000 (303), 300k £880 (293), 290k £840 (290), 260k £730 (281), 270k £740 (274), 330k £900 (273), 360k £970 (269), 260k £680 (262), 310k £760 (245), 290k £710 (245), 310k £750 (242); Aghadowey farmer, 200k Simmental £560 (280), 240k Charolais £630 (263), 280k £680 (243); Portglenone farmer, 320k Charolais £890 (278), 270k Limousin £680 (252), 260k £650 (250), 270k £650 (241); Garvagh farmer, 340k Charolais £920 (271), 260k £670 (258), 300k Limousin £730 (243); Ballymena farmer, 350k Charolais £940 (269), 390k £970 (249), 350k £840 (240); Kilrea farmer, 290k Limousin £770 (266), 300k £710 (237); Castlerock farmer, 280k Limousin £730 (261); Macosquin farmer, 220k Limousin £570 (259), 250k £620 (248); Macosquin farmer, 300k Limousin £770 (257), 290k £700 (241); Dungiven farmer, 210k Saler £530 (252), 300k Charolais £720 (240); Rasharkin farmer, 390k Limousin £980 (251), 380k £940 (247) and Garvagh farmer, 340k Charolais £800 (235).

Monday, October 11, 2021: A good entry of 780 fat lambs and ewes met a sharper trade with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs sold to £5.03 per kg and to top of £132.

Fat ewes sold to £132.

Lambs (720)

Omagh farmer, 16k £80.50 (503), 19k £91 (479), 17k £79 (465); Ballycastle farmer, 17k £84 (494), 20k £94.50 (473); Dungiven farmer, 16k £76.50 (478); Tobermore farmer, 18.5k £88 (476), 21.5k £97.50 (454); Limavady farmer, 19.5k £92.50 (474); Ballymoney farmer, 14k £65 (464), 18k £82 (456); Coleraine farmer, 21k £97 (462); Aghadowey farmer, 21.5k £99 (461); Kilrea farmer, 21k £95.50 (455), 22k £96.50 (439); Aghadowey farmer, 24k £109 (454); Limavady farmer, 23k £104.50 (454), 23.5k £103 (438); Garvagh farmer, 17.5k £78.50 (449); Cushendall farmer, 23k £103 (448), 30k £132 (440); Garvagh farmer, 23k £103 (448); Limavady farmer, 21k £94 (448); Rasharkin farmer, 23k £103 (448); Coleraine farmer, 21.5k £96 (447); Rasharkin farmer, 23k £102.50 (446); Cookstown farmer, 23.5k £104.50 (445); Aghadowey farmer, 23k £102 (444), 23.5k £103 (438); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £100 (444); Kilrea farmer, 23k £102 (444); Rasharkin farmer, 22k £97.50 (443); Dungiven farmer, 21.5k £95 (442), 23.5k £103 (438); Limavady farmer, 22k £97 (441); Macosquin farmer, 20.5k £90 (439); Coleraine farmer, 23.5k £103 (438); Coleraine farmer, 24k £105 (438); Kilrea farmer, 22.5k £98.50 (438) and Portglenone farmer, 18.5k £81 (438).

Fat ewes (60) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021: A super entry of 50 dairy met a super trade with more quality lots required.

Calved heifers selling to £1710.

Moneymore farmer, Shorthorn calved heifer to £1710; Ballyclare farmer, calved second calvers to £1650, £1510, calved heifer to £1520; Coleraine farmer, springing heifers to £1600, £1550 and local farmer, springing Friesian heifers due Aberdeen Angus to £1130.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021: A super entry of 390 fat cows, sucklers and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1380 and heifers to £1300.

Fat cows and bulls selling to £1570.

Fat cows: (140 on offer. Flying trade - more required)

Armoy farmer, 730k Belgian Blue £1570 (215); Ahoghill farmer 580k Simmental £1140 (197), 770k £1380 (179), 750k £1270 (169), 680k £1130 (166); Ballymoney farmer, 600k Holstein £1140 (190); Kells farmer, 670k Limousin £1250 (187), 650k £1080 (166); Ahoghill farmer, 610k Saler £1080 (177), 630k £1070 (170), 730k AU £1200 (164), 790k Saler £1170 (148); Garvagh farmer, 620k Charolais £1100 (177); Kilrea farmer, 530k Aberdeen Angus £900 (170), 660k Belgian Blue £980 (149), 670k Friesian £980 (146), 580k Limousin £830 (143); Kilrea farmer, 790k Hereford £1340 (170), 820k Belgian Blue £1300 (159), 740k £1140 (154), 660k Hereford £1000 (152), 690k £1040 (151), 890k £1290 (145); Macosquin farmer, 550k Belgian Blue £910 (166), 570k Friesian £930 (163), 660k Hereford £990 (150); Drumsurn farmer, 540k Belgian Blue £880 (163); Castlerock farmer, 660k Limousin £1050 (159), 590k £890 (151); Ballymoney farmer, 760k Stabiliser £1130 (149), 1000k Aberdeen Angus £1350 (135); Portglenone farmer, 690k Fleckvieh £1030 (149), 660k Friesian £940 (142), 670k £940 (140), 570k £770 (135); Limavady farmer, 590k Simmental £870 (148), 680k Charolais £1000 (147); Castlederg farmer, 710k Fleckvieh £1040 (147), 640k Montbeliarde £920 (144), 660k Holstein £910 (138); Swatragh farmer, 800k Friesian £1170 (146), 850k £1230 (145); Cushendall farmer, 750k Aberdeen Angus £1080 (144); Aghadowey farmer, 660k Limousin £930 (141); Antrim farmer, 800k Ayrshires £800 (140); Coleraine farmer, 800k Fleckvieh £1120 (140); Macosquin farmer, 530k Aberdeen Angus £740 (140); Kilrea farmer, 590k Friesian £820 (139), 730k £1000 (137), 540k £730 (135); Bushmills farmer, 470k Holstein £650 (138) and Desertmartin farmer, 630k Friesian £870 (138).

Suckler stock

Kilrea farmer, springer Blonde d’Aquitaine due Aberdeen Angus to £1420.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Garvagh farmer, 560k £1300 (232), 530k Charolais £1230 (232), 540k £1250 (232), 510k Limousin £1170 (229), 490k Charolais £1010 (206); Garvagh farmer, 540k Limousin £1250 (232), 520k £1170 (225), 520k Belgian Blue £1090 (210); Rasharkin farmer, 470k Limousin £1090 (232), 480k £1050 (219), 440k £880 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 550k Charolais £1260 (229), 500k Simmental £1000 (200); Rasharkin farmer, 480k Limousin £1100 (229), 470k £1030 (219), 460k £1000 (217); Castlerock farmer 460k Charolais £1050 (228), 420k £900 (214), 470k £990 (211), 470k £980 (209), 480k £1000 (208), 360k £720 (200); Rasharkin farmer, 540k Limousin £1230 (228), 500k £1130 (226); Tobermore farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1220 (226); Rasharkin farmer, 490k Limousin £1080 (220), 400k £850 (213), 480k £1010 (210), 510k £1070 (210); Aghadowey farmer, 500k Limousin £1090 (218); Dunloy farmer, 590k Limousin £1280 (217); Coleraine farmer 590k Belgian Blue £1270 (215); Dungiven farmer, 520k Charolais £1080 (208); Coleraine farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1180 (207), 540k £1110 (206), 490k £980 (200), 540k £1080 (200); Tobermore farmer, 510k Aberdeen Angus £1040 (204); Maghera farmer, 590k Limousin £1200 (203); Culnady farmer, 580k Belgian Blue £1170 (202); Aghadowey farmer, 310k Limousin £620 (200) and Dervock farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £1040 (200).

Steers

Garvagh farmer, 400k Limousin £940 (235); Portglenone farmer, 500k Limousin £1160 (232), 590k £1350 (229), 450k £990 (220), 520k £1130 (217), 490k Simmental £1050 (214), 610k Limousin £1290 (212), 530k £1110 (209); Ballymoney farmer, 410k Limousin £410k Limousin £930 (227), 570k £1240 (218), 510k £1050 (206); Portglenone farmer, 610k Limousin £1380 (226); Garvagh farmer 580k Limousin £1300 (224); Dervock farmer, 510k Aberdeen Angus £1130 (222), 580k £1250 (216), 470k £990 (211), 510k £1070 (210), 490k £990 (202), 500k £1010 (202); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Charolais £1150 (221); Portglenone farmer, 480k Belgian Blue £1050 (219), 450k £960 (213), 430k £900 (209); Dungiven farmer, 500k Limousin £1090 (218), 480k Charolais £1000 (208), 460k £940 (204); Portglenone farmer, 500k Charolais £1090 (218); Limavady farmer, 420k Aberdeen Angus £910 (217); Portglenone farmer, 320k Par £680 (213), 300k £630 (210); Tobermore farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (213), 530k £1060 (200), 480k £960 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 510k Hereford £1060 (208), 470k Limousin £950 (202); Aghadowey farmer, 360k Belgian Blue £740 (206); Moneymore farmer, 540k Belgian Blue £1090 (202) and Rasharkin farmer, 460k Limousin £920 (200).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.