Calved heifers selling to £2300 at Kilrea

A super entry of 560 on Monday 1st August met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

By Darryl Armitage
Thursday, 4th August 2022, 11:03 am

Lambs to £4.75 per kg and to top of £120.

Fat ewes to £148.

Lambs (400)

Kilrea Mart

Limavady farmer, 20k £95 (475); Coleraine farmer, 23.5k £111 (472); Rasharkin farmer, 22k £102 (464), 22.5k £98 (436); Cookstown farmer, 19k £87 (458); Cullybackey farmer, 22k £100.50 (457); Aghadowey farmer, 22k £100 (455); Dunloy farmer, 21k £95.50 (455), 22k £98 (446); Cloughmills farmer, 22k £99.50 (452); Garvagh farmer, 22k £99.50 (452); Maghera farmer, 21.5k £97 (451); Kilrea farmer, 24k £108 (450); Londonderry farmer, 22.5k £100.50 (447); Portglenone farmer, 21.5k £96 (447); Macosquin farmer, 22.5k £100.50 (447); Armoy farmer, 22k £98 (446), 22.5k £98 (436); Bendooragh farmer, 22k £98 (446); Draperstown farmer, 22k £98 (446); Garvagh farmer, 21k £93.50 (445), 20.5k £88 (429); Moneymore farmer, 23k £102 (444); Feeny farmer, 24.5k £108 (441); Cookstown farmer, 24k £105 (438); Magherafelt farmer, 22k £96 (436); Moneymore farmer, 22k £96 (436); Limavady farmer, 24k £104.50 (435); Limavady farmer, 25.5k £111 (435); Bendooragh farmer, 25k £108 (432); Cloughmills farmer, 22k £95 (432) and Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £101 (430).

Fat ewes (160) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £148.

More ewes needed.

A good entry of dairy on Tuesday 2nd August to a top price of £2300 for a calved heifer.

Ballyclare farmer, calved heifers to £2300, £2220, £2000; Coleraine farmer, springing cow to £1600; Bendooragh farmer, calved heifer to £1580 and Maghera farmer, springing sh heifer to £1520.

More stock required weekly.

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

A super entry of 310 on Wednesday 3rd August at Kilrea, met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1540, heifers sold to £1590 and fat cows and bulls to £2110.

Fat cows: 110 on offer, flying trade.

Macosquin farmer, 960k Charolais £2110 (220); Rasharkin farmer, 570k Limousin £1240 (218), 530k £1070 (202); Kilrea farmer, 670k Charolais £1380 (206), 730k Limousin £1310 (180), 700k Charolais £1240 (177); Ballycastle farmer, 620k Limousin £1250 (202); Bushmills farmer, 680k Limousin £1370 (202), 580k £990 (171); Coleraine farmer, 700k Holstein £1380 (197), 690k £1340 (194), 660k £1270 (192); Cullybackey farmer, 630k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (191); Magherafelt farmer, 620k Holstein £1150 (186); Aghadowey farmer, 720k Aberdeen Angus £1330 (185), 580k £1060 (183); Magilligan farmer, 630k Aberdeen Angus £1160 (184); Coleraine farmer, 630k Fleckvieh £1140 (181); Dungiven farmer, 690k Speckled Park £1230 (178); Coleraine farmer, 630k Friesian £1110 (176); Clough farmer, 460k Limousin £800 (174); Knockloughrim farmer, 420k Fleckvieh £730 (174) and Dervock farmer, 680k Holstein £1170 (172).

Suckler stock

Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus bull £2720; Newtownabbey farmer, 1000k Shorthorn bull £1820; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1560 and Draperstown farmer, batch of maiden heifers to 550k Limousin £1440, 530k £1300, 490k £1250, 470k £1210.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Ballymena farmer, 560k Limousin £1590 (284); Limavady farmer, 430k Charolais £1190 (277), 460k £1270 (276), 460k £1210 (263), 450k £1130 (251), 420k £1040 (248), 400k £850 (213); Garvagh farmer, 450k Charolais £1230 (273), 440k £1160 (264), 480k £1160 (242), 390k £800 (205); Garvagh farmer, 550k Limousin £1430 (260), 350k Aberdeen Angus £710 (203); Macosquin farmer, 460k Charolais £1180 (257); Castlerock farmer, 340k Charolais £830 (244), 370k Simmental £860 (232), 450k £1010 (224), 320k £700 (219), 370k £800 (216), 350k Limousin £740 (211); Kilrea farmer, 560k Charolais £1360 (243), 570k Limousin £1330 (233), 470k Charolais £1010 (215); Portglenone farmer, 440k Simmental £1070 (243), 460k £1080 (235); Rasharkin farmer, 490k Belgian Blue £1160 (237), 480k £1130 (235), 450k £1030 (229), 560k £1280 (229), 455k £980 (215), 450k £960 (213), 420k £890 (212), 450k £950 (211), 390k £790 (203); Ballymoney farmer, 550k Hereford £1280 (233), 450k Limousin £990 (220), 490k Hereford £1020 (208); Bushmills farmer, 500k DAQ £1140 (228), 510k Belgian Blue £1140 (224), 530k £1150 (217); Coleraine farmer, 560k Hereford £1250 (223), 570k £1250 (219), 590k £1260 (214), 630k £1340 (213), 580k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (207); Bellaghy farmer, 580k Hereford £1250 (216), 520k £1090 (210), 560k £1150 (205) and Magherafelt farmer, 450k Limousin £940 (209), 400k £830 (208), 430k £860 (200).

Steers

Castlerock farmer, 340k Simmental £950 (279), 320k £800 (250), 510k Limousin £1240 (243), 410k Simmental £990 (242); Knockloughrim farmer, 370k Simmental £930 (251), 420k £960 (229), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1100 (216), 580k Simmental £1180 (203); Kilrea farmer, 490k Limousin £1210 (247), 540k £1320 (244), 550k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (240); Macosquin farmer, 370k Limousin £900 (243), 390k £900 (231), 390k Stabiliser £860 (221), 480k Limousin £1020 (213), 460k Fleckvieh £950 (207); Ballymoney farmer, 410k Aberdeen Angus £970 (237), 410k £960 (234); Ballyclare farmer, 540k Charolais £1270 (235), 450k Aberdeen Angus £950 (211), 620k £1290 (208); Magherafelt farmer, 390k Limousin £910 (233), 460k £1030 (224), 470k £1050 (223), 450k £980 (218), 450k £960 (218), 420k £910 (217), 450k £950 (211), 440k £930 (211); Magherafelt farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1340 (227), 650k £1430 (220), 490k £1080 (220), 560k £1220 (218); Maghera farmer, 470k Limousin £1060 (226); Garvagh farmer, 530k Limousin £1170 (221), 470k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (213), 480k £1000 (208), 530k Hereford £1100 (208); Magherafelt farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1300 (220), 550k £1160 (211), 630k Limousin £1300 (206), 560k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (204); Portglenone farmer, 720k Aberdeen Angus £1540 (214), 650k Friesian £1320 (203); Portglenone farmer, 480k Aubrac £1020 (213); Bushmills farmer, 470k Montbeliarde £990 (211), 480k £990 (206); Kilrea farmer, 540k Friesian £1140 (211), 570k £1160 (204), 550k £1110 (202), 500k £1000 (200) and Macosquin farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1050 (210).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.