Dairy stock, third calvers selling to £1550 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, June 3, 2021: A good entry of 210 calves met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 3:24 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves - Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £565, Speckled Park £465, Shorthorn £430; Kilrea farmer Belgian Blue £545, £390; Cookstown farmer, Belgian Blue £500, £475, Aberdeen Angus £455, Belgian Blue £435; Ballymena farmer, Belgian Blue £494, Shorthorn £430; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £460; Bushmills farmer, Belgian Blue £450, Aberdeen Angus £400, Montbeliarde £350, Friesian £235; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £450, Aberdeen Angus £255; Magherafelt farmer Belgian Blue £445, £365, Shorthorn £365, Friesian £220; Desertmartin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, Hereford £400; Limavady farmer Aberdeen Angus £425, Friesian £210; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £425; Aghadowey farmer, Fleckvieh £420; Limavady farmer, Limousin £420, £360, £260; Maghera farmer, Fleckvieh £390, £380, Aberdeen Angus £370, Fleckvieh £335, Holstein £230; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £380; Ballyronan farmer Aberdeen Angus £350; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £350, £320; Garvagh farmer, Friesian £330; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £300; Randalstown farmer, Friesian £300; Eglinton farmer, Belgian Blue £295; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290, Hereford £250; Macosquin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £280; Kilrea farmer, Friesian £265; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240, £200; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £240, Simmental £220, £210; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £230, Aberdeen Angus £200; Bellaghy farmer, Limousin £220, Aberdeen Angus £215 and Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £215.

Heifer calves - Kilrea farmer, Belgian Blue £490, £395; Cookstown farmer, Charolais £450; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430, Limousin £370; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £425; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395; Desertmartin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £375, £325; Ballymoney farmer Aberdeen Angus £350, Limousin £200; Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, Limousin £215; Castlerock farmer, Simmental £300; Bushmills farmer, Limousin £295; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Eglinton farmer, Belgian Blue £285; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £275, £225; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £260, £235, Simmental £205; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £250; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Garvagh farmer, Charolais £225 and Magherafelt farmer Belgian Blue £220.

Friesian calves - Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £330. 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 to top of £920 and 291 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, June 7, 2021: A good entry of 500 fat lambs and ewes met a steady trade with lambs in good demand as buyers keen for sheep.

Lambs sold to £5.95 per kg and to top of £147.

Fat ewes sold to £160.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday. Ewes and lambs to £272.

Lambs - Coleraine farmer, 20k £119 (595); Ballymoney farmer, 24k £139 (579); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £118 (576); Coleraine farmer, 23k £132.50 (576); Garvagh farmer, 21.5k £122 (567); Garvagh farmer, 26k £147 (565); Aghadowey farmer, 22.5k £126 (560); Cullybackey farmer, 19k £106 (558); Macosquin farmer, 21.5k £120 (558); Macosquin farmer, 22.5k £125.50 (558); Portrush farmer, 21.5k £120 (558); Magherafelt farmer, 21k £117 (557); Aghadowey farmer, 21.5k £119.50 (556); Bellarena farmer, 22k £122 (555); Cookstown farmer, 21k £116.50 (555); Garvagh farmer, 22k £122 (555); Stewartstown farmer, 21.5k £118.50 (551); Ahoghill farmer, 21k £115.50 (550), 21k £113.50 (541); Bushmills farmer, 23k £126 (548); Aghadowey farmer, 22k £120 (546); Kilrea farmer, 22k £120 (546); Articlave farmer, 23k £1125 (544); Coleraine farmer, 23k £125 (544) and Glarryford farmer, 22.5k £122.50 (544); Cookstown farmer, 22.5k £122 (542).

Heavy lambs: 27k £143.50, 26k £147 and 26k £130.

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes which sold to £160.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021: A good entry of 25 dairy stock met a super trade with more quality lots required. Third calvers selling to £1550.

Coleraine farmer, third calver to £1550, calved heifer to £1500; Castlederg farmer, second calvers to £1520, £1500, £1450, third calvers to £1500, £1450, £1420, fourth calver to £1400 and Crumlin farmer, calved heifer to £1450;

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021: A good entry of 200 fat cows, sucklers and stores met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1240.

Heifers sold to £1390.

Fat cows and bulls selling to £1500.

Fat cows: (55 on offer. Flying trade - more required)

Claudy farmer, 560k Charolais £1060 (189), 560k £970 (173); Dervock farmer, 570k Friesian £1030 (181), 450k £810 (180), 700k £940 (134); Portglenone farmer, 520k Friesian £870 (167); Bushmills farmer, 930k Friesian £1500 (161); Macosquin farmer 640k Limousin £1020 (159); Ballymena farmer, 510k Limousin £780 (153), 570k Hereford £790 (139); Moneymore farmer, 820k Friesian £1250 (152), 690k £930 (135); Portglenone farmer, 650k Par £980 (151); Ballymoney farmer, 620k Fleckvieh £920 (148); Kilrea farmer, 570k Limousin £840 (147); Ballymoney farmer, 800k Friesian £1160 (145), 560k £690 (123); Bellaghy farmer, 830k Shorthorn £1200 (145); Aghadowey farmer, 720k Holstein £1030 (143); Toomebridge farmer, 560k Limousin £790 (141); Tobermore farmer, 730k Holstein £1020 (140); Bushmills farmer, 690k Holstein £950 (138); Garvagh farmer, 740k Simmental £1020 (138); Aghadowey farmer, 750k Holstein £1030 (137); Ballymoney farmer, 430k Montbeliarde £580 (135), 610k £740 (121); Coleraine farmer, 630k Friesian £850 (135), 680k £920 (135); Coleraine farmer, 610k Friesian £790 (130), 690k £860 (125) and Ballymena farmer, 590k Friesian £750 (127).

Suckler stock: Glarryford farmer, second calver Speckled Park with Speckled Park heifer calf at foot to £2080; Portglenone farmer, second calver Limousin with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1800, second calvers Blonde d’Aquitaine with Limousin bull calves at foot to £1680 and £1500, fourth calver Aberdeen Angus with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1400 and Macosquin farmer, Limousin cow with Limousin heifer calf at foot to £1540.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers - Limavady farmer, 390k Charolais £910 (233), 385k Limousin £890 (231), 385k Charolais £890 (231), 340k £780 (229), 390k £890 (228), 380k £840 (221), 410k £870 (212); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Limousin £1370 (232); Maghera farmer, 370k Limousin £860 (232), 440k £940 (214); Randalstown farmer, 390k Limousin £900 (231), 360k £770 (214); Rasharkin farmer, 360k Belgian Blue £820 (228); Portglenone farmer, 530k Limousin £1200 (226), 410k £900 (220); Bellaghy farmer, 370k Hereford £810 (219), 390k £790 (203); Articlave farmer, 490k Limousin £1030 (210), 450k £940 (209), 500k Hereford £1030 (206), 570k Aberdeen Angus £1160 (204), 480k Belgian Blue £980 (204); Finvoy farmer, 290k Limousin £610 (210), 270k £560 (207); Ballymoney farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £970 (206); Coleraine farmer, 570k Belgian Blue £1170 (205); Swatragh farmer, 570k Limousin £1160 (204), 570k £1150 (202) and Portglenone farmer, 320k Limousin £650 (203).

Steers - Randalstown farmer, 340k Simmental £830 (244), 330k Limousin £790 (239), 370k Simmental £860 (232), 380k £880 (232), 340k Limousin £780 (229); Limavady farmer, 470k Charolais £1070 (228), 530k Belgian Blue £1090 (206), 420k Charolais £840 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1130 (226); Bellaghy farmer, 310k Simmental £690 (223); Toomebridge farmer, 340k Aberdeen Angus £750 (221), 340k Belgian Blue £750 (221), 390k Aberdeen Angus £840 (215); Limavady farmer, 550k Limousin £1190 (216), 600k Aberdeen Angus £1240 (207); Ballymoney farmer, 455k Belgian Blue £970 (213); Ballymoney farmer, 490k Fleckvieh £1030 (210), 500k £1050 (210), 470k Aberdeen Angus £960 (204); Portglenone farmer, 600k Belgian Blue £1240 (207), 550k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (207), 510k £1020 (200); Dungiven farmer, 620k Simmental £1240 (200) and Portglenone farmer, 490k Belgian Blue £980 (200).

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

Auctioneer: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.