Calved heifers selling to £1980 at Kilrea

Monday, January 3, 2022: A super entry of over 700 fat lambs and ewes met a sharper trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 12:11 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

Lambs sold to £5.49 per kg and to top of £127.

Fat ewes sold to £147.

Lambs (580)

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Garvagh farmer, 19.5k £197 (549); Rasharkin farmer, 23k £125.50 (546), 17.5k £94 (537); Stewartstown farmer, 16.5k £90 (546); Rasharkin farmer, 23.5k £127 (540); Aghadowey farmer, 21.5k £116 (540); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £110 (537), 22k £115 (523), 21.5k £110 (512); Rasharkin farmer, 21k £110 (524); Kilrea farmer, 20.5k £107 (522), 19k £99 (521), 23k £117 (509); Coleraine farmer, 22.5k £117 (520); Ballymoney farmer, 17.5k £91 (520); Toomebridge farmer, 20.5k £106 (517); Garvagh farmer, 21.5k £111 (516); Garvagh farmer, 23.5k £121 (515), 24.5k £124.50 (508); Ballymoney farmer, 24.5k £126 (514); Ballymoney farmer, 24.5k £126 (514);

Portglenone farmer, 21k £108 (514), 20.5k £105 (512); Garvagh farmer, 23k £118 (513), 22k £111 (505); Garvagh farmer, 19.5k £100 (513), 21k £105 (500); Armoy farmer, 22k £112 (509); Portstewart farmer, 24.5k £124.50 (508), 25k £125 (500); Cullybackey farmer, 24.5k £124 (506); Garvagh farmer, 24.5k £124 (506); Maghera farmer, 22.5k £113.50 (504); Ballyclare farmer, 24.5k £123.50 (504) and Garvagh farmer, 24.5k £123.50 (504).

Fat ewes (120) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £147.

More ewes needed.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022: A good entry of dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required.

Calved heifers sold to £1980.

Coleraine farmer, calved Shorthorn dairy heifer to £1980; Randalstown farmer, calved heifer to £1910; Coleraine farmer, second calver to £1890; Ballyclare farmer, calved cows to £1820, £1800, £1790; Dungannon farmer, calved heifer to £1580 and Coagh farmer, batch of maiden heifers to £1200, £1180, £1140, £1130, £1060.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022: A good entry of 280 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1650, heifers sold to £1480.

Fat cows and bulls sold to £1530.

Fat cows: 90 on offer!. Flying trade.

Garvagh farmer, 560k Charolais £1340 (239); Garvagh farmer, 730k Limousin £1480 (203), 670k £880 (131); Macosquin farmer, 810k Charolais £1530 (189), 760k £1220 (161); Dungiven farmer, 630k Danish Red £1170 (186), 620k Friesian £1130 (182), 580k £680 (117); Castlerock farmer, 630k Limousin £1160 (184), 510k Charolais £840 (165), 610k Limousin £900 (148); Aghadowey farmer, 810k Simmental £1480 (183), 750k £1250 (167), 820k £1340 (163); Toomebridge farmer, 700k Friesian £1260 (180), 700k Hereford £900 (129); Dungiven farmer, 550k Saler £940 (171), 530k £900 (170), 670k Limousin £1130 (169), 600k Shorthorn beef £880 (147); Castlederg farmer, 450k Montbeliarde £740 (164), 640k Fleckvieh £750 (117); Ballymoney farmer, 690k Aberdeen Angus £1120 (162); Ballycastle farmer, 560k Limousin £840 (150), 600k Simmental £870 (145), 670k Limousin £950 (142); Magherafelt farmer, 420k Holstein £620 (148); Aghadowey farmer, 670k Friesian £990 (148), 650k £880 (135), 780k £1050 (135), 570k £760 (133), 580k £730 (126), 760k £940 (124), 770k £890 (116); Swatragh farmer, 520k Belgian Blue £730 (140), 640k Limousin £880 (138), 480k Hereford £580 (121); Feeny farmer, 630k Aberdeen Angus £880 (140), 600k Limousin £830 (138); Garvagh farmer, 720k Belgian Blue £990 (138); Garvagh farmer 830k Limousin £1100 (133); Templepatrick farmer, 570k Limousin £750 (132); Ballycastle farmer, 510k Friesian £630 (124), 650k Montbeliarde £780 (120); Macosquin farmer, 560k Limousin £690 (123); Moneymore farmer, 570k Limousin £690 (121); Portglenone farmer, 760k Friesian £920 (121); Coleraine farmer, 630k Swedish Red £750 (119) and Ballygowan farmer, 790k Holstein £930 (118); Dervock farmer, 730k Holstein £840 (115), 670k £770 (115).

Suckler stock

Claudy farmer, Simmental cow with Charolais heifer calf at foot to £1610 and Castlerock farmer, springing second calver Limousin to £1480.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Magherafelt farmer, 560k Limousin £1360 (243), 480k £1140 (238), 600k Charolais £1380 (230), 560k Simmental £1250 (223); Garvagh farmer, 570k Charolais £1380 (242), 590k £1410 (239), 500k £1190 (238), 550k £1300 (236), 510k £1180 (231); Castlerock farmer, 290k Limousin £690 (238), 610k Simmental £1290 (212), 310k Charolais £650 (210), 360k Simmental £740 (206), 490k Belgian Blue £1000 (204); Dungiven farmer, 450k Limousin £1060 (236), 460k £1070 (233), 450k £980 (218), 430k Saler £930 (216), 450k Limousin £970 (216), 490k Shorthorn beef £980 (200);

Kilrea farmer, 540k Limousin £1260 (233), 650k Belgian Blue £1460 (225), 680k Charolais £1480 (218), 540k Limousin £1150 (213), 630k Simmental £1280 (203); Garvagh farmer, 260k Limousin £600 (231); Templepatrick farmer, 480k Limousin £1070 (223), 440k £920 (209), 390k £800 (205); Swatragh farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (223), 570k £214 (570); Ballymoney farmer, 270k Charolais £600 (222); Castlerock farmer, 530k Belgian Blue £1160 (219); Greysteel farmer, 440k Belgian Blue £950 (216); Cookstown farmer, 530k Limousin £1130 (213); Finvoy farmer, 500k Saler £1050 (210); Maghera farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1130 (209), 590k £1230 (209); Garvagh farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1280 (207); Moneymore farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1160 (204) and Coleraine farmer, 405k Aberdeen Angus £810 (200).

Steers

Castlerock farmer, 330k Limousin £830 (252), 380k Simmental £890 (234), 330k Limousin £700 (212), 360k £730 (203); Swatragh farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1300 (241), 610k £1440 (236), 560k Hereford £1280 (229), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1120 (220), 610k £1330 (218), 540k £1170 (217), 680k £1440 (212), 560k Hereford £1150 (205); Magherafelt farmer, 560k Limousin £1310 (234), 600k Belgian Blue £1340 (223); Dungiven farmer, 500k Limousin £1190 (238), 630k Aberdeen Angus £1450 (230), 490k Limousin £1110 (227), 480k £1070 (223), 570k Charolais £1250 (219), 480k £1050 (219), 590k Limousin £1290 (219), 560k Charolais £1210 (216); Ballymoney farmer, 730k Charolais £1650 (226), 620k Limousin £1370 (221); Finvoy farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1250 (219), 520k Limousin £1130 (217), 580k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (217), 570k £1230 (216), 310k 600k £1280 (213), 620k £1310 (211), 640k £1340 (209), 550k Belted Galloway £1150 (209), 640k Aberdeen Angus £1330 (208); Garvagh farmer, 530k Fleckvieh £1150 (217), 540k Belgian Blue £1160 (215), 550k Fleckvieh £1100 (200); Garvagh farmer, 660k Aberdeen Angus £1420 (215), 610k £1290 (212); Portglenone farmer, 470k Limousin £1010 (215); Bellaghy farmer, 450k Aberdeen Angus £940 (209), 410k £830 (202); Ballymoney farmer, 450k Limousin £940 (209); Moneymore farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1280 (207); Glarryford farmer, 460k Belgian Blue £950 (207); Ballymoney farmer, 550k Limousin £1120 (204) and Ballymoney farmer, 370k Limousin £750 (203).

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

Auctioneer: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.