Heifers selling a top of £1450 at Rathfriland

Super show of cattle on Friday with the online buyers being very active, the dropped calf section contained calves up to one months old.

Topped to £510 for Aberdeen Angus, heifer calf for a Hilltown farmer.

Weanling calves sold to £990 for a 494k Limousin bull from Annalong farmer.

Fat cows topped £1170 for 656k Friesian.

Cowss and calves topped at £1450.

Heifers topped at £1310 for 566k Limousin.

Bullocks topped at £1300 for 678k Aberdeen Angus.

Dropped calves and young stock

Bull calves

Banbridge farmer Limousin at £400, Castlewellan farmer Blue at £385, Charolais at £340, Lisburn farmer Simmental at £290, Rathfriland farmer Blue at £290, Annalong farmer Simmental at £270, Lisburn farmer Hereford at £230, Rathfriland farmer Aberdeen Angus at £200, Aberdeen Angus at £175 and Banbridge farmer Limousin at £155.

Heifer calves

Hilltown farmer Aberdeen Angus at £510, Banbridge farmer Limousin at £415, Rathfriland farmer Blue at £290, Hilltown farmer Aberdeen Angus at £165, Magheralin farmer Aberdeen Angus at £145, Banbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus at £130 and Magheralin farmer Aberdeen Angus at £95.

Weanling male calves

Castlewellan farmer Limousin 300k at £805 (269), Kilkeel farmer Blonde d’Aquitaine 360k at £900 (250), Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus 348k at £850 (244), Kilkeel farmer Blonde d’Aquitaine 234k at £570 (244), Annalong farmer Limousin 494k at £990, Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus 456k at £960, Annalong farmer Blonde d’Aquitaine 360k at £900, Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 364k at £870, Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus 348k at £850, Dromara farmer Limousin 354k at £810, Castlewellan farmer Limousin 300k at £805, Kilkeel farmer Simmental 480k at £790, Portadown farmer Charolais 350k at £780 and Dromara farmer Limousin 366k at £750.

Weanling heifer calves

Castlewellan farmer Limousin 312k at £690 (222), Dromara farmer Limousin 266k at £585 (220), Kilkeel farmer Blue 258k at £540 (210), Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus 414k at £840 (203), Castlewellan farmer Aberdeen Angus 414k at £840, Dromara farmer Blue 418k at £690, Castlewellan farmer Limousin 312k at £690, Dromara farmer Limousin 432k at £660, Newry farmer Aberdeen Angus 328k at £625, Dromara farmer Limousin 266k at £585, Newry farmer Hereford 320k at £560, Kilkeel farmer Blue 258k at £540, Newry farmer Hereford 344k at £530 and Kilkeel farmer Limousin 336k at £530,

Fat cows

Fat cow sold to a flying trade, Newcastle farmer Friesian 656k at £1170, Ballynahinch farmer Limousin 618k at £1020, Dromara farmer Friesian 540k at £920, Newcastle farmer Friesian 602k at £890 and Friesian 646k at £760.

Cows and calves

Lisburn farmer PTS cow and Hereford calf at £1450.

Breeding bull

Armagh farmer Charolais £1310.

Store heifers

Dromara farmer Aberdeen Angus 542k at £1270 (235), Blue 540k at £1250 (232), Limousin 566k at £1310 (231), Banbridge farmer Hereford 558k at £1170 (210), Aberdeen Angus 482k at £1000 (208), Dromara farmer Limousin 566k at £1310, Banbridge farmer Fleckvieh 618k at £1270, Dromara farmer Aberdeen Angus 542k at £1270, Blue 540k at £1250, Banbridge farmer Hereford 558k at £1170, Ballynahinch farmer Hereford 644k at £1140, Dromara farmer Blue 532k at £1080, Dromara farmer Limousin 536k at £1070, Banbridge farmer Fleckvieh 526k at £1020 and Banbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus 482k at £1000.

Bullocks

Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus 442k at £1090 (247), Newry farmer Limousin 376k at £920 (245), Limousin 350k at £830 (237), Limousin 332k at £750 (226), Rathfriland farmer Aberdeen Angus 678k at £1300, Dromara farmer Friesian 696k at £1290, Dromore farmer Hereford 610k at £1290, Dromara farmer Blue 642k at £1290, Dromore farmer Limousin 628k at £1270, Hereford 610k at £1250, Limousin 588k at £1230, Dromara farmer Hereford 572k at £1140, Friesian 598k at £1100 and Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus 442k at £1090.

Online bidding available via martbids.ie.

Tuesday evening saw large show of stock and lambs selling to a lesser trade.

Fat ewes selling to a good trade this week again.

Strangford farmer topped the sale at £4.87 a kilo for 14.7kg at £71.5.

Fat ewes topped at £176 for a Texel ewes from a Newry farmer.

More ewes over the £151 mark this week with plainer ewes from £123 to £145.

Spring lambs

Killinchy farmer 27.4k at £129, Bryansford farmer 27.6k at £103.50, Kilkeel farmer 27.9kg at £102, Ballyroney farmer 24.7k at £101, Ballynahinch farmer 25k at £100, Banbridge farmer 24.4kg at £100, Banbridge farmer 24.3k at £98, Killinchy farmer 22kg at £98, Ballynahinch farmer 23.4kg at £97 and Kilkeel farmer 22.9k at £97.

Fat ewes

Newry farmer: £176, Kilkeel farmer: at £159, Hilltown farmer at £158, Kilcoo farmer at £151, Hilltown farmer at £150, Kilkeel farmer at £137, Kilcoo farmer at £130, Banbridge farmer at £129, Ballynahinch farmer at £128 and Kilkeel farmer at £123,

Breeding ewes £142, £142, £140, £140, £138, £136.

Online bidding available via martbids.ie.