Lambs to £130 and fat ewes to £137 at Swatragh Mart
Almost 500 cull ewes were offered for sale.
Good quality ewes, continue to be a strong trade topping at £137 for Texels.
930 lambs were presented for sale, which was met with a high demand throughout, topping at £130 for Texel ram lambs at 29kg
Heavyweight: Tobermore producer; 29kg at £130 = 4.48p; Ballymoney producer; 28kg at £113 = 4.04p; Toomebridge producer; 32kg at £109 = 3.41p; and Dungiven producer; 25.8kg at £99.50 = 3.86p.
Mid-weight: Tobermore producer; 24kg at £99.00 = 4.13p; Garvagh producer; 24.8kg at £99.00 = 3.99p; Magherafelt producer; 24kg at £98.80 = 4.12p; Pomeroy producer; 22.5kg at £98.00 = 4.36p; Desertmartin producer; 23kg at £97.20 = 4.23p; Swatragh producer; 23.5kg at £96.80 = 4.12p; Maghera producer; 23.6kg at £97.50 = 4.13p; Maghera producer; 22kg at £95.00 = 4.32p; Omagh producer; 22.1kg at £94.50 = 4.28p and Garvagh producer; 21.6kg at £95.00 = 4.40p.
Light weight: Claudy producer; 20.5kg at £88.00 = 4.29p; Kilrea producer; 20.3kg at £87.50 = 4.31p; Eglinton producer; 20kg at £86.80 = 4.34p; Ballyclare producer; 19.4kg at £84.50 = 4.36p; Limavady producer; 19kg at £82.80 = 4.36p and Ballintoy producer; 18.8kg at £78.00 = 4.15p.
Fat ewes: Dungiven producer; £137; Garvagh producer; £105.50; Ballycastle producer; £104 and Maghera producer; £104.
Cattle: A strong show of cattle were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart, which resulted in an excellent trade for all types of stock on offer.
Bullocks sold to a top price of £1190 for a Limousin 598kg.
Heifers sold to a top price of £1390 for a Charolais 640kg.
Fat cows sold to £1.53ppk for a Limousin 742kg at £1135
Bullocks: Moneymore producer; Simmental, 394kg at £950 = 2.41p; Limousin, 376kg at £890 = 2.37p; Simmental, 366kg at £850 = 2.32p; Limousin, 402kg at £925 = 2.30p; Limousin, 408kg at £940 = 2.30p; Limousin, 384kg at £900 = 2.34p; Swatragh producer; Charolais, 512kg at £1115 = 2.18p; Charolais, 514kg at £1095 = 2.13p; Limousin, 568kg at £1190 = 2.10p; Limousin, 516kg at £1010 = 1.96p; Blonde d'Aquitaine, 562kg at £1040 = 1.85p; Claudy producer; Simmental, 534kg at £1020 = 1.91p; Ballymoney producer; Limousin, 454kg at £875 = 1.93p; Garvagh producer; Charolais, 378kg at £785 = 2.08p; Limousin, 530kg at £1.94p; Limousin, 424kg at £845 = 1.99p; Cookstown producer; Limousin, 500kg at £920 = 1.84p and Maghera producer; Charolais, 488kg at £920 =1.89p.
Heifers: Swatragh producer; Limousin, 634kg at £1330 = 2.10p; Charolais, 634kg at £1340 = 2.11p; Saler, 600kg at £1100 = 1.83p; Moneymore producer; Aberdeen Angus, 390kg at £820 = 2.10p; Swatragh producer; Charolais, 640kg at £1390 = 2.17p; Charolais, 580kg at £1230 = 2.12p; Charolais, 584kg at £1215 = 2.08p; Charolais, 614kg at £1165 = 1.90p; Swatragh producer; Limousin, 454kg at £1000 = 2.20p; Limousin, 542kg at £1130 = 2.08p; Garvagh producer; Blonde d'Aquitaine, 354kg at £775 = 2.19p; Charolais, 422kg at £905 = 2.14p; Charolais, 380kg at £790 = 2.08p; Macosquin producer; Limousin, 454kg at £855 = 1.88p; Limousin, 582kg at £1085 = 1.86p; Aberdeen Angus, 360kg at £635 = 1.76p and Cookstown producer; Limousin, 454kg at £880 = 1.94p; Limousin, 450kg at £830 =1.84p.
Fat cows: Ballymena producer; Blonde d'Aquitaine, 638kg at £835 = 1.31p and Garvagh producer; Limousin, 742kg at £1135 = 1.53p.
Cattle sale every Monday at 11.30am.
Sheep sale every Saturday at 10.30am.