Calved heifers selling to £2500 at Kilrea

Thursday, December 9, 2021: A good entry of 230 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Desertmartin farmer, Belgian Blue £460, Aberdeen Angus £385, Shorthorn beef £340; Rasharkin farmer, Belgian Blue £430, Fleckvieh £365, Hereford £340, Aberdeen Angus £315; Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £410, £400, £325, Aberdeen Angus £320, Montbeliarde £310, £280, Fleckvieh £280, £275, Montbeliarde £250; Cookstown farmer, Charolais £390; Upperlands farmer, Holstein £390; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £375; Draperstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £370, £335, Toomebridge farmer, Simmental £360, £340, £335; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £340; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £330; Eglinton farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325, Belgian Blue £250, £225; Upperlands farmer Aberdeen Angus £325; Cullybackey farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £310, £245; Desertmartin farmer, Simmental £310, £290; Bushmills farmer, Belgian Blue £300; Coagh farmer, Hereford £300, £225, £205; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275, £215; Aghadowey farmer, Belgian Blue £260; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235, Belgian Blue £230; Maghera farmer, Hereford £235; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £210; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £205 and Castlerock farmer, Belgian Blue £200.

Heifer calves

Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £445, £380, Hereford £310, £305, £250, £240; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £390; Rasharkin farmer, Belgian Blue £390; Draperstown farmer, Limousin £355, £325; Toomebridge farmer, Simmental £345, £270; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310, £260, £240, £230; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £305; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280, Charolais £270; Upperlands farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270; Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270, £240; Coagh farmer, Hereford £270; Garvagh farmer, Charolais £260; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £255; Ballymoney farmer, Friesian £225; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Crumlin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Aghadowey farmer, Belgian Blue £220; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £220; Eglinton farmer, Belgian Blue £210, Aberdeen Angus £205 and Castlerock farmer, Belgian Blue £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £390. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (50)

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 £820 and 296 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, December 13, 2021: A good entry of over 800 fat lambs and ewes met a sharper trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs sold to £5.60 per kg and to top of £128.

Fat ewes sold to £158.

Lambs (730)

Swatragh farmer, 15k £84 (560), 14.5k £80 (552); Ballymoney farmer, 16.5k £92 (558), 20.5k £108.50 (529), 22k £115 (523); Kilrea farmer, 18k £100 (556); Coleraine farmer, 21k £114 (543); Dunloy farmer, 21k £112.50 (536); Ballymoney farmer, 20k £106.50 (533), 24.5k £128 (510); Rasharkin farmer, 20.5k £109 (532); Moneymore farmer, 23k £122 (530), 22k £115 (523), 22k £114.50 (521); Ringsend farmer, 21.5k £114 (530); Ballymoney farmer, 19k £100 (526), 18.5k £97 (524); Rasharkin farmer, 21k £110 (524); Articlave farmer, 22k £115 (523); Garvagh farmer, 21.5k £112.50 (523); Moneymore farmer, 20k £104.50 (523); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £117.50 (522); Macosquin farmer, 23k £120 (522); Kilrea farmer, 23.5k £122.50 (521); Kilrea farmer, 21.5k £112 (521); Ballymoney farmer, 23k £119.50 (520); Coleraine farmer, 21k £109 (519); Kilrea farmer, 24k £124 (517); Randalstown farmer, 23k £119 (517); Kilrea farmer, 24k £123.50 (515); Garvagh farmer, 22.5k £115 (511) and Glarryford farmer, 24k £122.50 (510).

Fat ewes (70) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £158. More ewes needed.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021: A good entry of 31 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required. Calved heifers to £2500.

Portstewart farmer, calved heifers to £2500, £2480, £2300, £2200; Limavady farmer, calved heifers to £2240; Maghera farmer, calved heifer to £2020; Moneymore farmer, calved Shorthorn heifers to £1920, £1780; Coagh farmer, second calver to £1820; Bushmills farmer, calved heifers to £1800 and Ringsend farmer, calved Ayrshire heifer to £1760, calved Norwegian Red heifer to £1600.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021: A super entry of 320 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1780 and heifers to £1450.

Fat cows and bulls to £1500.

Fat cows: 130 on offer. Flying trade.

Portglenone farmer, 570k Simmental £1240 (218), 650k £1380 (212); Dunloy farmer 700k Charolais £1490 (213), 630k Simmental £1260 (200); Toomebridge farmer, 650k Belgian Blue £1350 (208); Magherafelt farmer, 670k Charolais £1380 (206), 470k Belgian Blue £900 (192), 600k Friesian £850 (142), 700k £920 (131), 670k SWR £840 (125), 1050k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (120); Garvagh farmer, 780k Limousin £1500 (192); Dunloy farmer, 720k Simmental £1330 (185); Limavady farmer, 640k Belgian Blue £1180 (184), 670k £1140 (170), 900k £1500 (167); Castlederg farmer, 600k Montbeliarde £1080 (180); Tobermore farmer, 720k Holstein £1290 (179); Ballymena farmer, 590k Friesian £1050 (178), 580k £900 (155); Coleraine farmer, 750k Simmental £1320 (176); Swatragh farmer, 620k Charolais £1080 (174), 610k Simmental £900 (148), 600k Belgian Blue £730 (122); Macosquin farmer, 700k Limousin £1200 (171); Randalstown farmer, 790k Aberdeen Angus £1290 (163); Ballymena farmer, 750k Hereford £1190 (159); Donaghadee farmer, 470k Friesian £740 (157), 490k Hereford £720 (147), 590k Friesian £730 (124); Ballymena farmer, 690k Limousin £1070 (155); Portglenone farmer, 830k Fleckvieh £1280 (154), 660k Friesian £880 (133); Bendooragh farmer, 750k Limousin £1140 (152), 660k £920 (139), 600k £760 (127); Portglenone farmer, 710k Limousin £1080 (152); Ballymena farmer, 730k Limousin £1080 (148); Finvoy farmer, 730k Shorthorn £1080 (148), 650k Hereford £890 (137), 690k Limousin £940 (136), 680k Aberdeen Angus £910 (134), 770k Hereford £980 (127); Ballygowan farmer, 640k Holstein £940 (147), 630k £870 (138), 640k £830 (130), 750k £950 (127); Glarryford farmer, 740k Friesian £1080 (146), 860k Aberdeen Angus £1220 (142); Rasharkin farmer, 770k Friesian £1110 (144); Upperlands farmer, 590k Hereford £850 (144); Dungiven farmer, 600k Fleckvieh £860 (143); Portglenone farmer, 760k Friesian £1080 (142); Ballyclare farmer 750k Holstein £1040 (139), 740k £860 (116); Cookstown farmer, 680k Friesian £930 (137), 640k £840 (131), 730k £930 (127); Garvagh farmer, 580k Friesian £790 (136), 760k £910 (120); Coleraine farmer, 780k Friesian £1060 (136), 750k £950 (127), 560k £690 (123), 750k £900 (120), 510k £600 (118), 610k Fleckvieh £700 (115); Desertmartin farmer, 780k Friesian £1040 (133); Portglenone farmer, 630k Fleckvieh £840 (133), 580k £680 (117); Ballymoney farmer, 730k Holstein £960 (132); Garvagh farmer, 540k Shorthorn £710 (132), 650k £830 (128), 610k Simmental £770 (126), 710k Shorthorn £890 (125), 570k Friesian £700 (123); Glarryford farmer, 560k Friesian £740 (132), 720k £900 (125), 820k £1020 (124); Aghadowey farmer, 510k Friesian £650 (128); Magherafelt farmer, 630k Friesian £800 (127); Garvagh farmer, 760k Hereford £950 (125), 590k Aberdeen Angus £720 (122); Nutts Corner farmer 610k Holstein £740 (121); Greysteel farmer, 710k Friesian £850 (120); Ballycastle farmer, 560k Galloway £640 (114); Ballymena farmer, 720k Fleckvieh £820 (114) and Culnady farmer, 680k Friesian £770 (113).

Suckler stock

Draperstown farmer, Limousin heifer with Aberdeen Angus calf at foot to £1740 and Magherafelt farmer, Limousin cow with Charolais bull calf at foot to £1620.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Randalstown farmer, 240k Speckled Park £1600 (250), 290k £660 (228); Garvagh farmer, 610k Charolais £1450 (238), 560k £1310 (234), 610k £1400 (230), 660k £1450 (220), 680k £1450 (213); Bushmills farmer, 510k Limousin £1200 (235); Magherafelt farmer, 360k Limousin £840 (233), 390k £870 (223), 430k £860 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 460k Limousin £1050 (228), 440k £1000 (227), 500k £1050 (210), 410k £850 (207); Coleraine farmer, 490k Limousin £1110 (227); Dunloy farmer, 440k Simmental £1000 (227), 470k £1050 (223), 510k £1080 (212); Maghera farmer, 450k Limousin £1020 (227); Portglenone farmer, 430k Simmental £940 (219), 420k £840 (200); Ballymena farmer, 610k Charolais £1330 (218), 530k £1070 (202); Ballycastle farmer, 510k Aberdeen Angus £1110 (218); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Limousin £1060 (212), 450k £890 (198); Kilrea farmer, 500k Belgian Blue £1050 (210), 500k £1000 (200); Ballymena farmer, 480k Hereford £980 (204) and Coleraine farmer, 370k Blonde d’Aquitaine £750 (202), 520k Stabiliser £1040 (200).

Steers

Kilrea farmer, 610k Charolais £1490 (244), 650k £1570 (242), 770k £1780 (231); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Limousin £1250 (240), 550k £1230 (224), 630k £1350 (214), 590k £1220 (207); Garvagh farmer, 570k Charolais £1350 (237), 540k £1270 (235), 540k £1180 (219); Rasharkin farmer, 335k Aberdeen Angus £780 (233); Kilrea farmer, 710k Belgian Blue £1630 (230), 620k £1370 (221), 630k £1360 (216), 730k £1580 (216); Garvagh farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (224), 550k £1200 (218), 560k £1210 (216), 590k £1270 (215), 510k £1080 (212); Tobermore farmer, 580k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1290 (222); Maghera farmer, 670k Limousin £1480 (221), 710k £1550 (218); Antrim farmer, 510k Limousin £1070 (210), 430k £890 (207), 420k £850 (202) and Ballymena farmer, 430k Limousin £880 (205).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.