Marts: Bullocks selling to £2140 at Hilltown Mart

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A good entry of sheep to Hilltown Mart on Thursday 30th May saw fat ewes sell to £239 and fat lambs to £170.

Fat ewes: Cabra farmer £239, Rostrevor farmer £199, Hilltown farmer £192, Rathfriland farmer £189, Rostrevor farmer £188, Rathfriland farmer £186, Rostrevor farmer £184, Hilltown farmer £176, Cabra farmer £175, Kilkeel farmer £170, Hilltown farmer £168, Ballynahinch farmer £166, Seaford farmer £166, Armagh farmer £164, Cabra farmer £162, Kilkeel farmer £160, Hilltown farmer £158, Kilcoo farmer £156, Hilltown farmer £150, Hilltown farmer £146, Ballymartin farmer £144, Kilcoo farmer £142, Cabra farmer £138, Hilltown farmer £136, Armagh farmer £135, Hilltown farmer £134, Cabra farmer £133 and Hilltown farmer £132.

Fat lambs: Hilltown farmer £170 for 24.3kg (699ppk), Katesbridge farmer £165 for 25kg (660ppk), Rathfriland farmer £163 for 23.1kg (705ppk), Hilltown farmer £156 for 24kg (650ppk), Hilltown farmer £155 for 23kg (674ppk), Hilltown farmer £155 for 22.7kg (683ppk), Mayobridge farmer £152 for 22.6kg (672ppk), Hilltown farmer £150 for 22kg (682ppk), Katesbridge farmer £145 for 21kg (690ppk) and Annalong farmer £140 for 20.8kg (673ppk).

A large entry of cattle to Hilltown mart of Saturday 1st June saw fat cows sell to £1970, heifers to £1860 and bullocks to £2140.

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Hilltown Mart

Fat cows: Rostrevor farmer £1970 for 720kg (273ppk) and £1870 for 852kg (219ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1660 for 754kg (220ppk), Hilltown farmer £1520 for 802kg (189ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1420 for 668kg (212ppk), Hilltown farmer £1350 for 574kg (235ppk), Hilltown farmer £1220 for 626kg (195ppk) and Warrenpoint farmer £1200 for 568kg (211ppk) and £1180 for 514kg (229ppk).

Cows and calves: Ballyveagh farmer £2040, Dromara farmer £1800 and Dundrum farmer £1420.

Weanling heifers: Ballynahinch farmer £1280 for 458kg (279ppk) and £1160 for 436kg (266ppk), Hilltown farmer £1150 for 322kg (357ppk), Kilcoo farmer £1060 for 370kg (286ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1000 for 330kg (303ppk) and Mayobridge farmer £800 for 282kg (283ppk) and £790 for 270kg (292ppk).

Weanling bullocks: Newcastle farmer £1310 for 452kg (289ppk), £1280 for 448kg (285ppk) and £1240 for 412kg (301ppk), Newcastle farmer £1150 for 374kg (307ppk) and £1110 for 386kg (287ppk), Mayobridge farmer £1070 for 366kg (292ppk), Hilltown farmer £980 for 316kg (310ppk), Ballyward farmer £940 for 302kg (311ppk), Dromara farmer £930 for 302kg (308ppk) and Ballyward farmer £880 for 282kg (312ppk).

Heifers: Rathfriland farmer £1860 for 764kg (243ppk), Dundrum farmer £1490 for 480kg (310ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1440 for 562kg (256ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1310 for 510kg (257ppk) and £1300 for 508kg (256ppk), Hilltown farmer £1300 for 498kg (261ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1230 for 402kg (306ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1180 for 362kg (326ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1170 for 380kg (308ppk) and £1160 for 402kg (288ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1150 for 392kg (293ppk) and £1150 for 400kg (287ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1130 for 416kg (271ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1100 for 354kg (311ppk) and £1100 for 346kg (318ppk) and Rostrevor farmer £1070 for 360kg (297ppk) £970 for 326kg (297ppk) and £930 for 304kg (306ppk).

Bullocks: Rathfriland farmer £2140 for 872kg (245ppk) and £2040 for 842kg (242ppk), Burren farmer £1540 for 594kg (259ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1420 for 416kg (341ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1410 for 396kg (356ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1400 for 458kg (305ppk), Bryansford farmer £1390 for 492kg (282ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1380 for 456kg (302ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1370 for 396kg (346ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1350 for 422kg (320ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1340 for 458kg (292ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1310 for 402kg (326ppk), Castlewellan farmer £1310 for 452kg (290ppk) and £1310 for 420kg (312ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1290 for 382kg (337ppk), Rostrevor farmer £1280 for 366kg (349ppk), Kilkeel farmer £1230 for 418kg (294ppk) and £1190 for 370kg (321ppk) and Rostrevor farmer £1170 for 340kg (344ppk) and £1090 for 344kg (317ppk).

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