Irish Moile cows with calves at foot sell for £2680 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, June 24, 2021: A good entry of 350 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 1st July 2021, 10:54 am
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Kilrea farmer, Limousin £600; Finvoy farmer, Belgian Blue £520, £500; Castlederg farmer, Fleckvieh £485, Friesian £445, £355; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £480; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £480; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £475, £370, £350; Coagh farmer, Limousin £470, Belgian Blue £440, Holstein £200; Londonderry farmer, Limousin £465; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £450, £345; Moneymore farmer, Limousin £450; Eglinton farmer, Charolais £440, Saler £300; Millisle farmer, Shorthorn beef £435, Shorthorn beef £375, Charolais £350, Aberdeen Angus £335, Shorthorn beef £315, Aberdeen Angus £280, Shorthorn beef £250, Charolais £220; Ballywalter farmer, Belgian Blue £430, £300, Aberdeen Angus £215; Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £420, £415, Limousin £370; Ballyclare farmer, Charolais £410, £325; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400, £360, £290, £270; Macosquin farmer, Limousin £400, £375; Bushmills farmer, Limousin £385; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £385, £270; Cookstown farmer, Friesian £370; Rasharkin farmer, Friesian £370; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365, £270; Upperlands farmer, Fleckvieh £365; Dunloy farmer, Fleckvieh £360, £270, £260, £230; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345, Friesian £290; Coleraine farmer, Fleckvieh £340; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330; Macosquin farmer Hereford £320, £230; Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £300; Randalstown farmer, Friesian £285; Bushmills farmer, Galloway £280; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £265; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Cullybackey farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Magherafelt farmer, Simmental £250; Desertmartin farmer, Montbeliarde £245; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £235; Dervock farmer, Hereford £235, Belted Galloway £235; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Donemana farmer, Aberdeen Angus £205 and Eglinton farmer, Limousin £205.

Heifer calves

Ballyclare farmer, Limousin £565; Magherafelt farmer, Belgian Blue £560; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £550; Finvoy farmer, Belgian Blue £545, £450; Aghadowey farmer, Friesian £520, £500; Portglenone farmer Limousin £485; Bellaghy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £445; Coagh farmer, Limousin £435; Londonderry farmer, Limousin £430, £370, £355; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430, £390; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Bushmills farmer, Limousin £350; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £330; Portglenone farmer, Limousin £330, £320, Aberdeen Angus £310; Millisle farmer, Charolais £300; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £280; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Ballyclare farmer Aberdeen Angus £270; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £265; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Dervock farmer, Hereford £225; Ballymoney farmer, Holstein £215;Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £210; Eglinton farmer, Friesian £200 and Magherafelt farmer, Hereford £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £445. 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 £890 and 298ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, June 28, 2021: A good entry of 510 fat lambs and ewes met a steady trade with lambs in good demand as buyers keen for sheep.

Lambs sold to £470 per kg and to top of £130.

Fat ewes sold to £161.

Kilrea Mart is now selling breeding sheep every Monday.

Lambs

Bellaghy farmer, 23k £108 (470); Coleraine farmer, 22k £102.50 (466); Kilrea farmer, 28k £130 (464); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £102 (453), 22.5k £95 (422); Ballymena farmer, 23k £103 (448); Kilrea farmer, 21.5k £96 (447); Bendooragh farmer, 20.5k £90.50 (442), 21k £88 (419); Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £102.50 (436);

Magherafelt farmer, 21k £91.50 (436); Ballintoy farmer, 22.5k £97.50 (433); Tobermore farmer, 21k £91 (433); Cookstown farmer, 22k £95 (432); Moneymore farmer, 22k £95 (432); Ballymoney farmer, 20k £86 (430); Kilrea farmer, 22k £94.50 (430); Doagh farmer, 20k £85.50 (428); Garvagh farmer, 23.5k £100.50 (428) and Limavady farmer, 22k £94 (427).

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £161.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021: A good entry of dairy cattle met a super trade with more quality lots required.

Calved heifers selling to £1720.

Castlederg farmer, calved heifers to £1720, £1260, third calvers to £1720, £1580, £1510, £1400 and fourth calver to £1400.

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021: A super entry of 280 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1830, heifers sold to £1370 and fat cows and bulls sold to £1680.

Fat cows: (70 on offer. Flying trade - more required).

Eglinton farmer 500k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (212); Macosquin farmer, 830k Charolais £1680 (202), 690k Shorthorn beef £1150 (167); Ballymoney farmer, 660k Holstein £1300 (197), 880k £1170 (133); Finvoy farmer, 650k Norweigan Red £1270 (195), 580k Holstein £1130 (195), 730k £1040 (143), 720k £920 (128); Magherafelt farmer 490k Simmental £950 (194), 750k Limousin £1290 (172), 570k £860 (151); Garvagh farmer, 720k Aberdeen Angus £1390 (193, 600k Longhorn £940 (157); Randalstown farmer, 460k Belgian Blue £860 (187); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Limousin £1100 (186), 550k Friesian £1000 (182), 740k £990 (134); Macosquin farmer 540k Limousin £1000 (185); Garvagh farmer, 680k Charolais £1250 (184), 670k Limousin £1050 (157); Magherafelt farmer, 370k Belted Galloway £680 (184); Portglenone farmer 670k Limousin £1120 (167); Portglenone farmer 570k Friesian £950 (167), 580k £760 (131); Garvagh farmer 780k Limousin £1290 (165); Cookstown farmer, 730k Simmental £1180 (162); Portglenone farmer 660k Limousin £1060 (161); Maghera farmer, 700k Aberdeen Angus £1100 (157), 760k Limousin £1140 (150); Coleraine farmer, 830k Hereford £1240 (149); Garvagh farmer, 660k Holstein £980 (149), 650k £900 (139); Antrim farmer, 670k Friesian £970 (145), 560k £740 (132); Ballymoney farmer 580k Aberdeen Angus £840 (145), 540k Shorthorn beef £780 (144); Upperlands farmer, 770k Friesian £1100 (143), 750k £940 (125); Portglenone farmer, 610k Friesian £860 (141); Magherafelt farmer 660k Hereford £920 (139); Portglenone farmer, 630k Holstein £840 (133), 820k £1060 (129) and Ballyclare farmer, 550k Friesian £720 (131), 610k Montbeliarde £790 (130), 590k Holstein £750 (127), 590k Ayrshire £740 (125).

Suckler stock: Ardboe farmer, Batch of Irish Moile cows with calves at foot to £2680, £2600, £2580, £2440, £2400, £2180, £1940, £1900; Dromara farmer, springing Irish Moile heifers to £1840, £1640; Claudy farmer, Hereford second calver with Shorthorn beef heifer calf at foot to £1580 and Ballymoney farmer, Limousin heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1520.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers: Kilrea farmer, 340k Limousin £930 (274), 360k £970 (269), 380k £980 (258), 360k £930 (258), 280k £650 (232); Ahoghill farmer, 330k Charolais £880 (267), 320k £850 (266), 330k Limousin £850 (258), 320k £740 (231), 330k £760 (230), 290k £650 (224); Garvagh farmer, 500k Limousin £1290 (258), 520k £1240 (239); Limavady farmer, 220k Simmental £540k (246), 270k Limousin £580 (215), 280k £580 (207), 300k £610 (203), 300k Belgian Blue £600 (200); Upperlands farmer, 390k Limousin £950 (244), 350k £810 (231), 450k £1020 (227), 410k £910 (222); Tobermore farmer, 500k Limousin £1160 (232), 470k Aberdeen Angus £1000 (213), 450k £950 (211), 530k £1110 (209), 510k £1040 (204), 520k Hereford £1050 (202), 500k £1000 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1040 (221), 480k £1060 (221), 490k £1060 (216), 480k £1030 (215); Kilrea farmer, 620k Limousin £1370 (221); Upperlands farmer, 350k Limousin £760 (217); Moneymore farmer, 520k Limousin £1100 (212), 620k Belgian Blue £1310 (211); Cookstown farmer 480k Simmental £1000 (208), 470k Hereford £960 (204) and Magherafelt farmer, 560k Hereford £1120 (200).

Steers: Coleraine farmer, 285k Limousin £800 (281), 285k £800 (281), 285k £800 (281), 260k £720 (277), 325k £890 (274), 370k £1000 (270), 310k £830 (268), 300k £760 (253), 400k £990 (248), 360k £870 (242); Maghera farmer, 360k Limousin £950 (264); Coleraine farmer, 380k Charolais £980 (258), 385k Limousin £980 (255), 380k £840 (221); Kilrea farmer, 750k Limousin £1830 (244), 680k Simmental £1650 (243), 750k Charolais £1800 (240), 730k £1740 (238), 690k Simmental £1640 (238), 760k Charolais £1790 (236), 730k Limousin £1700 (233); Ahoghill farmer, 470k Belgian Blue £1140 (243), 450k Aberdeen Angus £1010 (224), 380k £810 (213), 410k £860 (210), 390k £810 (208); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Charolais £1370 (232); Ballymoney farmer, 470k Limousin £1090 (232), 420k £970 (231), 450k £930 (207), 510k £1040 (204); Macosquin farmer, 560k Charolais £1300 (232); Ballymoney farmer, 590k Limousin £1330 (225), 580k Belgian Blue £1280 (221); Tobermore farmer, 540k Limousin £1180 (219); Ballymoney farmer, 510k Aberdeen Angus £1100 (216), 510k £1090 (214), 500k Fleckvieh £1010 (202); Toomebridge farmer, 720k Limousin £1530 (213); Portglenone farmer, 490k Hereford £1040 (212); Upperlands farmer, 350k Aberdeen Angus £720 (206) and Claudy farmer, 290k Shorthorn beef £580 (200).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.