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.

Thursday, 16th December 2021, 1:43 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

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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.