Calved heifers selling to £2220 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, April 22, 2021: A super entry of 330 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 3:39 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £605, £560, £540, £530, £515; Garvagh farmer, Belgian Blue £555, £435, £340, Holstein £240, £200; Ballycastle farmer, Belgian Blue £530; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £530, Simmental £500, Blonde d’Aquitaine £435, Simmental £430; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £515, Aberdeen Angus £330, Belgian Blue £300; Strabane farmer, Limousin £500, £415, £400; Portglenone farmer, Limousin £490; Portavogie farmer, Belgian Blue £485, £400, £390, Aberdeen Angus £390, Belgian Blue £350; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £480, £470, £425; Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £475, Belgian Blue £460, £370; Dungannon farmer, Aberdeen Angus £435; Ballymoney farmer, Friesian £430, Aberdeen Angus £395, Fleckvieh £355, Friesian £270, £250; Maghera farmer, Friesian £420, £225; Armoy farmer, Fleckvieh £415, Aberdeen Angus £410; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £390; Limavady farmer, Charolais £375, Belgian Blue £360, Aberdeen Angus £325; Maghera farmer, Belgian Blue £370; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £345, £300, £290; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £325, £275; Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325, £305; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £320; Dunloy farmer, Fleckvieh £305, £225; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £300, Her £285; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £290, £245, Friesian £220; Coleraine farmer, Fleckvieh £280, £240; Dungiven farmer, Limousin £280; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275, £265; Toomebridge farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £265; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £245; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £245, £225; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235, £210; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £230 and Ballymoney farmer, Holstein £230.

Heifer calves: Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £460, Aberdeen Angus £430; Portavogie farmer, Belgian Blue £430, £410, £395, £375; Dungannon farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, £400; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £415; Coleraine farmer, Her £395, Aberdeen Angus £375; Greysteel farmer, Charolais £395; Strabane farmer, Limousin £385; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £265; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325;Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £300; Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £285; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270, £210; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Maghera farmer Aberdeen Angus £240; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £220 and Dervock farmer, Hereford £205.

Friesian calves: Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £360. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (80)

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 £970 and 317ppk.

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

Monday, April 26, 2021: A good entry of 500 fat lambs and ewes.

220 spring lambs £6.00 to £6.27 per kg and to top of £130.

200 fat ewes to £173.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday, ewes and lambs to £270.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021: A super entry of 100 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required.

calved heifers sold to £2220.

Magherafelt farmer, batch of fresh calved Norwegian Red cross Holstein heifers to £2220, £2140, £2040, £2020, £2000, £1980, £1960, £1920, £1900, £1880, £1860, £1850, £1840, £1820; Castlederg farmer, third calver to £2020, calved heifers to £1820, £1640, £1620, second calvers to £1800, £1700, £1640, £1600, fourth calver to £1600; Coleraine farmer, calved heifers to £1750 and Coagh farmer, calved heifers to £1720, £1680, £1660.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021: A super entry of 370 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1570, heifers sold to £1230 and fat cows and bulls sold to £1300.

Fat cows: (70 on offer. Flying trade - more required)

Limavady farmer, 480k Hereford £950 (198), 540k £810 (150); Macosquin farmer, 530k Holstein £950 (179), 680k £900 (132); Moneymore farmer, 490k Holstein £860 (176); Ballymoney farmer, 690k Holstein £1150 (167); Moneymore farmer, 800k Hereford £1300 (163); Kilrea farmer, 630k Friesian £1020 (162), 700k £1050 (150); Limavady farmer, 720k Limousin £1160 (161), 760k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1200 (158); Magherafelt farmer, 550k Simmental £830 (151), 540k Charolais £800 (148), 420k Belgian Blue £600 (143), 580k Limousin £720 (124); Ballymoney farmer, 580k Ayrshire £870 (150); Macosquin farmer, 560k Aberdeen Angus £840 (150), 480k Limousin £700 (146); Magherafelt farmer, 650k Friesian £930 (143); Castlerock farmer, 670k Holstein £910 (136), 760k £950 (125); Kilrea farmer, 750k Holstein £1020 (135); Dungiven farmer, 700k Friesian £940 (134); Magherafelt farmer, 760k Friesian £1020 (134); Bellaghy farmer, 760k Friesian £1000 (132), 740k £950 (128); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £760 (129); Ringsend farmer, 630k Friesian £810 (129); Ballymoney farmer, 530k Fleckvieh £670 (126), 480k £600 (125); Aghadowey farmer, 710k Friesian £880 (124) and Magherafelt farmer, 580k Friesian £720 (124).

Suckler stock: Kilrea farmer, Limousin bull £2000; Limavady farmer, springing Simmental cow to £1320; Kilrea farmer, springing Aberdeen Angus heifer to £1100 and Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus heifer with Aberdeen Angus bull calf at foot to £1100.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers: Ballycastle farmer, 270k Limousin £690 (256), 310k £770 (248), 330k £740 (224), 340k £750 (221), 320k Belgian Blue £680 (213), 350k Limousin £740 (211), 330k £690 (209); Macosquin farmer, 480k Charolais £1150 (240), 500k £1090 (218); Magherafelt farmer, 380k Aberdeen Angus £900 (237), 390k Simmental £800 (205); Limavady farmer, 410k Limousin £950 (232), 360k £760 (211), 460k Shorthorn beef £950 (207), 360k Limousin £740 (206), 420k £860 (205); Garvagh farmer, 550k Limousin £1260 (229), 550k Charolais £1160 (211); Garvagh farmer, 340k Limousin £760 (224), 450k £980 (218), 360k £780 (217), 370k £800 (216); Garvagh farmer, 380k Charolais £850 (224), 390k £790 (203), 400k £800 (200); Dungiven farmer, 350k Charolais £780 (223), 370k £810 (219), 330k Limousin £720 (218), 350k Charolais £750 (214), 350k Limousin £720 (206); Portglenone farmer, 390k Limousin £850 (218), 330k £700 (212), 580k £1220 (210), 360k £740 (206), 360k Aberdeen Angus £740 (206), 520k Limousin £1060 (204), 520k £1040 (200), 360k £720 (200); Antrim farmer 460k Limousin £1000 (217); Rasharkin farmer, 570k Charolais £1230 (216), 560k £1180 (211); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Charolais £1070 (214), 505k £1010 (200), 480k Limousin £960 (200), 460k £920 (200); Ballyronan farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1150 (213); Upperlands farmer, 310k Aberdeen Angus £660 (213), 310k Hereford £650 (210), 380k £780 (205); Claudy farmer, 550k Limousin £1160 (211), 440k Belgian Blue £910 (207), 520k Limousin £1050 (202), 510k Charolais £1020 (200); Ringsend farmer, 280k Aberdeen Angus £590 (211); Toomebridge farmer, 490k Limousin £1040 (212); Portglenone farmer, 530k Limousin £1100 (208); Rasharkin farmer, 530k Limousin £1100 (208), 440k £880 (200); Coleraine farmer, 490k Limousin £990 (202), 450k £900 (200) and Millisle farmer, 320k Charolais £640 (200), 290k Shorthorn beef £580 (200).

Steers: Antrim farmer, 470k Limousin £1250 (266), 420k £960 (229), 620k £1420 (229), 400k £830 (208), 440k £880 (200); Garvagh farmer, 580k Limousin £1460 (252), 600k £1500 (250), 560k £1200 (214); Ringsend farmer, 420k Simmental £1060 (252); Magherafelt farmer, 350k Charolais £880 (251), 330k £820 (249), 370k £910 (246), 300k £720 (240), 290k Aberdeen Angus £680 (235), 340k Charolais £770 (227), 390k Aberdeen Angus £870 (223), 350k £780 (223), 420k Charolais £900 (214), 390k £830 (213), 340k Simmental £720 (212), 320k Belgian Blue £650 (203), 420k Simmental £850 (202); Upperlands farmer, 350k Hereford £840 (240), 330k Aberdeen Angus £790 (239), 380k Hereford £870 (229), 450k Aberdeen Angus £1010 (224), 460k £1020 (222), 410k £850 (207), 370k £760 (205); Killaloo farmer, 400k Limousin £890 (223), 500k £1090 (218), 370k £800 (216); Rasharkin farmer, 680k Limousin £1500 (221), 600k £1280 (213), 770k Aberdeen Angus £1570 (204); Dunloy farmer, 260k Fleckvieh £570 (219); Garvagh farmer 510k Charolais £1110 (218), 580k Shorthorn beef £1260 (217), 580k £1170 (202); Maghera farmer, 570k Limousin £1230 (216); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Charolais £1260 (214); Garvagh farmer, 380k Aberdeen Angus £810 (213), 280k £580 (207); Limavady farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (213); Coleraine farmer, 380k Limousin £790 (208); Macosquin farmer, 510k Limousin £1060 (208), 470k £970 (206), 510k £1040 (204), 540k £1100 (204); Ballymoney farmer, 570k Hereford £1180 (207), 500k Aberdeen Angus £1030 (206), 510k £1020 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 310k Aberdeen Angus £640 (207) and Ballymoney farmer, 620k Belgian Blue £1260 (203).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.