Calved heifers selling to £2640 at Kilrea

Thursday, December 2, 2021: A super entry of 250 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

By Darryl Armitage
Thursday, 9th December 2021, 1:06 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

Maghera farmer, Simmental £595; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £475, Belgian Blue £305, Fleckvieh £290; Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £460, Fleckvieh £445, Aberdeen Angus £425; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £455, Fleckvieh £370, Aberdeen Angus £280, Fleckvieh £275; Desertmartin farmer, Belgian Blue £450, £310, Aberdeen Angus £280; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, Fleckvieh £360; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, Fleckvieh £235; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £365, Limousin £295, Hereford £245; Ahoghill farmer, Belgian Blue £365; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £365, £235; Macosquin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £360; Kilrea farmer, Belgian Blue £360; Portglenone farmer, Charolais £360, Belgian Blue £305, Aberdeen Angus £230; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £305; Moneymore farmer, Limousin £295, Fleckvieh £200; Donemana farmer, Aberdeen Angus £285; Ballycastle farmer, Hereford £275, Belgian Blue £250; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270; Castlerock farmer, Fleckvieh £265; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255, £240, £220; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £240; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240, Belgian Blue £220; Ballyronan farmer, Belgian Blue £230; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £220; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Donemana farmer, Limousin £220 and Knockloughrim farmer, Simmental £215, £200.

Heifer calves

Ballyclare farmer, Shorthorn £575; Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £425; Macosquin farmer, Limousin £415; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £405; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £405, Fleckvieh £270; Maghera faremer, Simmental £400, £220; Ballymoney farmer, Friesian £390; Castlerock farmer, Fleckvieh £360, £290; Kilrea farmer, Belgian Blue £355; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350; Desertmartin farmer, Belgian Blue £360; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £345, Aberdeen Angus £280; Ballymoney farmer, Shorthorn £300, Hereford £250, Aberdeen Angus £230, Shorthorn £210; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £345, Aberdeen Angus £280; Randalstown farmer, Hereford £320; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Dunloy farmer, Fleckvieh £305; Knockloughrim farmer, Simmental £285; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £285; Moneymore farmer, Limousin £245, £200; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240 and Ballycastle farmer, Belgian Blue £235, £225.

Friesian calves - Super trade. More required to satisfy demand.

Good young calves to £140.

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 selling to a top of £645 and 267 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, December 6, 20201: A good entry of over 835 fat lambs and ewes met a sharper trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs sold to £5.66 per kg and to top of £168. Fat ewes to £170.

Lambs (730)

Cullybackey farmer, 20.5k £116 (566); Aghadowey farmer, 22k £122 (555), 23k £124 (539); Garvagh farmer, 22k £120 (546), 24k £125 (521); Garvagh farmer, 20k £108.50 (543), 23k £120.50 (524); Ballymoney farmer, 21.5k £115 (535); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £119.50 (531), 21.5k £112 (521); Claudy farmer, 19.5k £103.50 (531); Clady farmer, 22k £116.50 (530), 24k £125.50 (523), 24k £123 (513);

Boveedy farmer, 23.5k £124 (528); Dunloy farmer, 23.5k £123.50 (526), 23.5k £122 (519); Limavady farmer, 23k £121 (526), 19.5k £102 (523); Bendooragh farmer, 23.5k £122.50 (521); Coleraine farmer, 22.5k £117 (520); Dunloy farmer, 22k £114 (518); Kilrea farmer, 22k £114 (518); Aghadowey farmer, 20.5k £106 (517); Aghadowey farmer, 22.5k £116 (516); Garvagh farmer, 24.5k £126 (514); Garvagh farmer, 24k £123 (513); Macosquin farmer, 19.5k £100 (513); Cullybackey farmer, 21k £107.50 (512); Macosquin farmer, 24.5k £125.50 (512); Rasharkin farmer, 24.5k £125.50 (512); Coleraine farmer, 23k £117.50 (511); Cullybackey farmer, 23k £117.50 (511); Kilrea farmer, 22k £112.50 (511); Limavady farmer, 23k £117.50 (511); Garvagh farmer, 23.5k £119.50 (509);Garvagh farmer, 22k £112 (509) and Portstewart farmer, 24.5k £124.50 (508).

Fat ewes (95) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £170. More ewes needed.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021: A good entry of 20 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required. calved heifers to £2640.

Portstewart farmer, calved heifers to £2640, £2400, £2340, £2300; Downpatrick farmer, calved heifers to £2320, £2300 and Dungannon farmer, calved heifers to £2100, £1760.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021: A good entry of 230 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand. Steers to £1990, heifers to £1200. Fat cows and bulls to £1560.

Fat cows: 120 on offer - flying trade.

Randalstown farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1300 (210), 710k £1020 (144); Garvagh farmer, 560k Limousin £1130 (202); Cookstown farmer, 640k Friesian £1170 (183), 610k £870 (143), 620k £850 (137); Coleraine farmer, 550k Limousin £980 (178); Glarryford farmer, 630k Holstein £1120 (178), 620k £750 (121), 710k £840 (118); Ballycastle farmer, 890k Limousin £1560 (175); Ballymoney farmer, 730k Friesian £1260 (173), 670k £770 (115); Limavady farmer, 620k Friesian £1040 (168), 660k £1030 (156), 440k £670 (152); Castlederg farmer, 640k Montbeliarde £1050 (164), 580k £870 (150), 690k £900 (130), 630k £820 (130); Ballymoney farmer, 760k Simmental £1240 (163); Kilrea farmer, 560k Friesian £900 (161), 550k BGA £800 (146), 660k Charolais £960 (144), 450k Aberdeen Angus £640 (142), 660k Belgian Blue £930 (141); Kilrea farmer, 480k Aberdeen Angus £740 (154); Garvagh farmer, 740k Limousin £1130 (153); Magherafelt farmer, 910k Limousin £1300 (143), 520k £980 (136); Coleraine farmer, 830k Friesian £1160 (140), 780k £1010 (130), 660k £800 (121), 620k £740 (119); Magherafelt farmer, 780k Friesian £1090 (140), 730k £980 (134); Upperlands farmer, 800k Holstein £1110 (139), 770k £980 (127); Portglenone farmer, 410k Holstein £560 (137), 330k £410 (124); Ballymena farmer, 930k Limousin £1240 (133); Glarryford farmer, 830k Friesian £1090 (131), 700k £800 (114); Garvagh farmer, 640k Limousin £820 (128); Macosquin farmer, 520k Friesian £660 (127), 680k £790 (116); Portglenone farmer, 710k Friesian £890 (125); Coleraine farmer, 680k Aberdeen Angus £840 (124); Culnady farmer, 510k Holstein £630 (124);Coleraine farmer, 780k Friesian £960 (123); Magherafelt farmer, 630k Friesian £740 (118); Ballyclare farmer, 680k Holstein £770 (113); Aghadowey farmer, 660k Friesian £730 (111); Tobermore farmer, 570k Friesian £630 (111) and Ballymena farmer, 590k Friesian £650 (110).

Suckler stock: All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Upperlands farmer, 400k Charolais £960 (240); Kilrea farmer, 480k Aberdeen Angus £1070 (223), 540k Belgian Blue £1140 (211), 380k Limousin £800 (211); Toomebridge farmer, 315k Limousin £700 (222); Coagh farmer, 410k Aberdeen Angus £900 (220); Bellaghy farmer, 530k Belgian Blue £1140 (215), 520k £1080 (208); Magherafelt farmer, 410k Limousin £880 (215), 370k £750 (203), 390k £790 (203); Rasharkin farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £1080 (208); Maghera farmer, 560k Simmental £1160 (207); Magherafelt farmer, 580k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (207), 540k Friesian £1110 (206) and Maghera farmer, 420k Aberdeen Angus £840 (200), 410k £820 (200).

Steers

Kilrea farmer, 640k Charolais £1600 (250), 600k Charolais £1490 (248), 620k Aberdeen Angus £1470 (237), 670k Charolais £1540 (230), 710k £1630 (230), 700k £1540 (220); Kilrea farmer, 610k Limousin £1480 (243), 730k Charolais £1680 (230); Cloughmills farmer, 480k Limousin £1160 (242), 490k Simmental £1170 (2239), 500k Charolais £1130 (226), 480k £1080 (225), 520k Limousin £1150 (221), 460k £1000 (217), 550k Shorthorn beef £1140 (207), 530k Limousin £1080 (204); Castledawson farmer, 370k Limousin £880 (238), 380k £860 (226), 370k £820 (222), 480k £1050 (219); Maghera farmer, 700k Limousin £1650 (236), 530k Belgian Blue £1210 (228), 580k £1280 (221); Portglenone farmer, 600k Aberdeen Angus £1370 (228), 420k £950 (226), 420k £930 (221), 440k £940 (214), 520k Belgian Blue £1110 (214), 450k Aberdeen Angus £900 (200); Knockloughrim farmer, 570k Limousin £1290 (226), 600k £1320 (220); Antrim farmer, 890k Charolais £1990 (224); Maghera farmer, 550k Limousin £1200 (218); Ballymena farmer, 550k Limousin £1160 (211), 520k Hereford £1070 (206); Kilrea farmer, 530k Limousin £1100 (208) and Upperlands farmer, 310k Fleckvieh £640 (207).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.