Exceptional trade for cattle at Swatragh

Another great show again of over 150 cattle presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday, 3rd May which resulted in another exceptional trade for all types of stock on offer.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 4:11 pm
Swatragh Mart
Swatragh Mart

Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,240 for a 580kg Lim at £2.14 per kg and to a top of £3.00 per kilo for a Limousin 310kg at £930.

Heifers sold to a top price of £1,240 for a 550kg Char at £2.25 per kg and to a top of £3.58 per kilo for a Limousin 302kg at £1,080.

A lot more stock required to meet demand.

Sample Prices

Bullocks: Maghera producer; LIM,318kg at £840 = 2.64p; LIM,372kg at £1,000 = 2.69p; LIM ,328kg at £820 = 2.50p; LIM,356kg at £840 = 2.36p; LIM,380kg at £890 = 2.34p; LIM,350kg at £850 = 2.43p; LIM,380kg at £820 = 2.16p; LIM,454kg at £1,080 = 2.38p; LIM, 580kg at £1,240 = 2.14p; LIM,454kg at £1,070 = 2.36p; Magherafelt producer; LIM,310kg at £930 = 3.00p; Portglenone producer; LIM,436kg at £980 = 2.25p; LIM,340kg at £870 = 2.56p; LIM,426kg at £970 = 2.28p; Dungannon producer; CH,332kg at £770 = 2.32p; Garvagh producer CH,348kg at £840 = 2.41p; Garvagh producer; CH,362kg at £820 = 2.27p; FKV,314kg at £600 = 1.91p; CH,360kg at £830 = 2.31p; Maghera producer; LIM,524kg at £1,030 = 1.97p; Draperstown producer; SIM,374kg at £900 = 2.41p; SIM,416kg at £1,120 = 2.69p; SIM,526kg at £1,040 = 1.98p; Magherafelt producer; CH,348kg at £900 = 2.59p; CH,322kg at £800 = 2.48p; Swatragh producer; CH,380kg at £870 = 2.29p; Limavady producer; SIM,464kg at £820 = 1.77p; SIM,516kg at £1,110 = 2.15p; Swatragh producer; LIM,430kg at £1,180 = 2.74p; LIM,448kg at £1,050 = 2.34p; Dunloy producer; SWR,482kg at £700 = 1.45p; AA ,492kg at £950 = 1.93p; AA,562kg at £1,100 = 1.96p; AA,486kg at £870 = 1.79; AA,604kg at £1,110 = 1.84p; AA,568kg at £1,070 = 1.88p; AA,652kg at £1,180 = 1.81p; AA,594kg at £1,230 = 2.07p; Dungiven producer; CH,360kg at £900 = 2.50p; CH,344kg at £840 = 2.44p; Swatragh producer; CH,410kg at £910 = 2.22p; Ballymoney producer; LIM ,498kg at £940 = 1.89p; Rasharkin producer; LIM,402kg at £950 = 2.36p; LIM,316kg at £730 = 2.31p; Toomebridge producer; CH,508kg at £1,230 = 2.42p; CH,498kg at £1,060 = 2.13p.

Heifers: Maghera producer; CH ,550kg at £1,240 = 2.25p; CH,512kg at £1,200 = 2.34p; CH,470kg at £1,090 = 2.32; CH,536kg at £1,200 = 2.24p; LIM,518kg at £1,180 = 2.28p; Garvagh producer; LIM,302kg at £1,080 = 3.58p; Portglenone producer; LIM,358kg at £690 = 1.93p; LIM,280kg at £620 = 2.21p; LIM,304kg at £820 = 2.70p; LIM,286kg at £720 = 2.52p; Garvagh producer; CH ,336kg at £770 = 2.29p; CH,342kg at £700 = 2.05p; FKV,316kg at £710 = 2.25p; Maghera producer; DAQ ,428kg at £790 = 1.85p; LIM,470kg at £890 = 1.89p; LIM,514kg at £920 = 1.79p; Dungiven producer; LIM,424kg at £950 = 2.24p; LIM,476kg at £1,130 = 2.37p; LIM,484kg at £1,160 = 2.40p; LIM,506kg at £1,050 = 2.08p; Cookstown producer; BB,322kg at £770 = 2.39p; LIM ,370kg at £620 = 1.68p; LIM,362kg at £880 = 2.43p; LIM,394kg at £830 = 2.11p; LIM,296kg at £720 = 2.43p; LIM,398kg at £890 = 2.24p; LIM,376kg at £840 = 2.23p; Magherafelt producer; CH, 378kg at £860 = 2.28p; CH,306kg at £730 = 2.39p; CH,366kg at £850 = 2.32p; CH,460kg at £1,110 = 2.41p; Swatragh producer; CH,384kg at £750 = 1.95p; Coleraine producer; AA ,308kg at £530 = 1.72p; LIM,376kg at £770 = 2.05p; BB,314kg at £680 = 2.17p; DAQ,314kg at £680 = 2.17p; HER,314kg at £660 = 2.10p; Swatragh producer; LIM,440kg at £1,110 = 2.52p; CH,426kg at £770 = 1.81p; Claudy producer; LIM,426kg at £1,100 = 2.58p; LIM,424kg at £1,000 = 2.36p; Portglenone producer; LIM ,346kg at £880 = 2.54p; LIM,376kg at £880 = 2.34p; Magherafelt producer; LIM,350kg at £730 = 2.09; LIM,462kg at £920 = 1.99p; LIM,446kg at £800 = 1.79p; LIM,364kg at £830 = 2.28p; AA,526kg at £1,080 = 2.05p; AA,552kg at £1,200 = 2.17p; LIM,458kg at £890 = 1.94p; LIM,414kg at £930 = 2.25p; LIM ,520kg at £1,070 = 2.06p; Maghera producer; LIM,246kg at £670 = 2.72p; LIM,412kg at £920 = 2.23p; LIM,438kg at £970 = 2.21p; LIM,300kg at £760 = 2.53p; LIM,364kg at £780 = 2.14p; LIM,288kg at £790 = 2.74p; LIM,442kg at £1,040 = 2.35p; LIM,460kg at £900 = 1.96p; Rasharkin producer; LIM,320kg at £650 = 2.03p; Maghera producer; HER,506kg at £820 = 1.62p; BB,544kg at £870 = 1.60p; LIM,592kg at £990 = 1.67p.

Weekly Breeding Sheep Sale

One ewe with two Lambs at foot to £298.00.

One ewe with one Lamb at foot to £256.00.

Thursday evening’s sale produced a very solid trade for 400 sheep that were presented at the weekly Breeding Sheep Sale.

Sample prices:

Ewes & Lambs: Maghera producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £298; Garvagh producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £276; Coleraine producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £262; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £260; Coleraine producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £256; Coleraine producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £254; Bushmills producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £258; Maghera producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £258; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £250; Maghera producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £246; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £244; Maghera producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £244; Coleraine producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £238; Castledawson producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £232; Maghera producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £226; Swatragh producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £224; Limavady producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £214; Crumlin producer; 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £202; Coleraine producer; 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb £256; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb £224; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb £214; Claudy producer; 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb £210; Dunloy producer; 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb £202.

Weekly Sheep Sale

Spring Lambs to £140.00/Hoggets to £160.00/Fat ewes to £201.00

An excellent show again of over 900 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday, 1st May. 400 cull ewes were offered for sale and were an excellent trade topping at £201. Over 500 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a very solid trade, lambs topped at £160.00 for heavy sorts. Spring Lambs were also a solid trade with a batch of 11 @18kg selling at £140.00 (£7.77 ppk).

Sample Prices

Heavy Weight: Stewartstown producer; 31kg at £160.00 = 5.16p; Garavgh producer; 35kg at £151.00 = 4.31p; Garvagh producer; 30.5kg at £148.00 = 4.85p; Cookstown producer; 35kg at £146.00 = 4.17p; Limavady producer; 24kg at £144.00 = 6.00p; Cookstown producer; 28kg at £144.00 = 5.14p; Magherafelt producer; 39kg at £144.00 = 3.69p; Coleraine producer; 40kg at £143.00 = 3.56p; Bellaghy producer; 28.5kg at £142.00 = 4.98p; Portglenone producer; 26kg at £142.00 = 5.46p; Maghera producer; 25kg at £141.00 = 5.64p; Kilrea producer; 24.3kg at £141.00 = 5.80p.

Mid-weight: Magherafelt producer; 23.8kg at £143.00 = 6.01p; Dungiven producer; 24.5kg at £142.00 =5.80p; Draperstown producer; 23.25kg at £140.00 = 6.02p; Swatragh producer; 22.5kg at £140.00 = 6.22p; Bellaghy producer; 23kg at £138.00 = 6.00p; Garvagh producer; 23.5kg at £137.00 = 5.83p; Limavady producer; 22.5kg at £135.00 = 6.00p; Loughgiel producer; 23kg at £135.00 = 5.87p; Maghera producer; 22.5kg at £133.00 = 5.91p.

Spring Lambs: Portglenone producer; 18kg at £140.00 = 7.77p; Kilrea producer; 17.5kg at £130.00 = 7.43p; Swatragh producer; 19kg at £123.00 = 6.47p.

Fat Ewes: Glarryford producer; £201; Maghera producer; £198; Swatragh producer; £188.