Heifers selling to £1,870 paid for a 690kgs Limousin heifer at Armoy

Trade was superb for all types of cattle last Monday night with 150 head on offer and a host of new customers eager for cattle.

Steers sold to £1,800 paid for a 700kgs Charolais from Robert Getty, Armoy.

Heifers sold to £1,870 paid for a 690kgs Limousin heifer for Eugene Duncan, Ballyvoy.

Fat cows and bulls sold to £1,880 for a 1,080kg Herefordeford bull from William Morrison, Armoy.

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Many more cattle were needed to meet demand.

Leading prices

Steers

Robert Getty, Armoy, Charolais, 700kgs £1,800, 600kgs £1,520, 670kgs £1,770, 620kgs £1,700. R Watson, Cloughmills, Charolais, 380kgs £1,070, 400kgs £1,100. John McConaghy, Ballymoney, Aberdeen Angus, 590kgs £1,440, 630kgs £1,480, 570kgs £1,370. Brian McAuley, Bushmills, Aberdeen Angus, 580kgs £1,420, 600kgs £1,440, 540kgs £1,240, 590kgs £1,360. WJ McMullan, Ballycastle, Simmental, 600kgs £1,570. Robert McAllister, Bushmills, Montbeliarde, 580kgs £1,360, 550kgs £1,240, 480kgs £1,100, 505kgs £1,170. Representatives of Mr D McCouaig, Ballyvoy, Limousin, 520kgs £1,440. Alan Creith, Armoy, Aberdeen Angus, 510kgs £1,200, 510kgs £1,170, 510kgs £1,160, 500kgs £1,120. Raymond Christie, Armoy, Friesian, 560kgs £1,220, 530kgs £1,240, 540kgs £1,180, 590kgs £1,300, 470kgs £1,010. CJ and A Elliott, Dunloy, Aberdeen Angus, 530kgs £1,280, 545kgs £1,310, 570kgs £1,180, 520kgs £1,130, 515kgs £1,180. LJ McAlister, Glenbush, Hereford, 520kgs £1,290, 505kgs £1,220, 510kgs £1,260. Charles Kane, Ballintoy, Limousin, 460kgs £1,140, 570kgs £1,270, 470kgs £1,040, 500kgs £1,180. Liam Blaney, Cushendall, Limousin, 315kgs £950. Sam Oliver, Limousinavady, Friesian, 640kgs £1,370, 600kgs £1,300. William Knox, Armoy, Limousin, 420kgs £1,080. WJ McMullan, Ballycastle, Aberdeen Angus, 540kgs £1,390, 540kgs £1,310. D Marshall, Cloughmills, Hereford, 490kgs £1,090, 420kgs £940. Marcus Adams, Cloughmills, Friesian, 500kgs £1,000, 460kgs £1,120. John Walsh, Martinstown, Limousin, 300kgs £820, 305kgs £770.

Heifers

E Duncan, Ballyvoy, Limousin, 700kgs £1,870. Charles McCormick, Armoy, Limousin, 500kgs £1,310, 600kgs £1,480, 440kgs £1,100, 450kgs £1,110, 620kgs £1,440. J McConaghy, Ballymoney, Aberdeen Angus, 630kgs £1,480, 570kgs £1,370. Frank McCaughan, Bushmills, Charolais, 570kgs £1,390. William Knox, Armoy, Limousin, 450kgs £1,150, 400kgs £1,030. Representatives of D McCouaig, Ballyvoy, Limousin, 530kgs £1,430, 430kgs £1,100, 400kgs £950, 530kgs £1,200. D Marshall, Clough, Aberdeen Angus, 390kgs £890. L J McAlister, Loughguile, Aberdeen Angus, 460kgs £1,190. V and C McCaughan, Ballyvoy, Aberdeen Angus, 500kgs £1,280, 530kgs £1,200, 490kgs £1,130, 500kgs £1,140, 590kgs £1,440, 460kgs £1,090, 500kgs £1,110. C McCormick, Armoy, Limousin, 470kgs £1,150, 560kgs £1,280. David McNeill, Loughguile, Belgian Blue, 510kgs £1,120, 500kgs £1,110. D Marshall, Clough, Hereford, 390kgs £890, 310kgs £800, 370kgs £800.

Fat cows/bulls

W Morrison, Armoy, Hereford, £1,080. R J Ewart, Ballymoney, Charolais, 615kgs £1,430. W Sharkey, Cushendun, Galloway, 600kgs £1,000, 605kgs £1,880. F McCaughan, Bushmills, Limousin, 570kgs £980, 560kgs £880. RJ Ewart, Ballymoney, Aberdeen Angus, 640kgs £1,090. W Moore, Dervock, Holstein, 600kgs £760, 590kgs £670.

Sale every Monday night at 6.30pm.

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Auctioneers: Armoy Livestock Mart Ltd.