Marts: Ewes selling to £210 and spring lambs to £190 at Saintfield Mart

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Good entry of sheep at Tuesday’s sale, sold to an improved trade.

Spring lambs sold to £190. Hoggets sold to £182. Ewes sold to £210.

Spring lambs - Downpatrick producer 4 Texel 26kg £190, Lisburn producer 2 Charollais 26kg £187, Comber producer 6 Texel 24kg £184, Crossgar producer 3 Texel 24kg £180, Comber producer 3 Charollais 25kg £180, Lisburn producer 7 Texel 24kg £179, Lisburn producer 7 Texel 24kg £177, Comber producer 14 Hampshire 25kg £176, Portaferry producer 4 Charollais 24kg £175, Downpatrick producer 14 Texel 23kg £174, Dromara producer 2 Suffolk 23kg £174, Portaferry producer 8 Texel 22kg £173.50, Downpatrick producer 13 Charollais 22kg £173, Downpatrick producer 35 Charollais 23kg £173, Seaforde producer 16 Texel 23kg £173, Carrowdore producer 21 Suffolk 23kg £173, Dromara producer Crossbreds 25kg £173, Greyabbey producer 2 Texel 21kg £170, Portaferry producer Charollais 22kg £170, Downpatrick producer 17 Texel 21kg £166, Ballykinlar producer 28 Texel 21kg £165, Ballykinlar producer 9 Texel 21kg £165, Killyleagh producer 5 Suffolk 22kg £165, Castlewellan producer 14 Texel 21kg £163, Dromore producer 9 Suffolk 20kg £156, Crossgar producer 2 Texel 22kg £155, Saintfield producer 3 Crossbreds 22kg £142 and Newtownards producer 11 Texel 19kg £138.

Hoggets - Lisburn producer 5 Texel 29kg £182, Lisburn producer 3 Suffolk 25kg £173, Killough producer 20 Texel 27kg £170, Moneyreagh producer 1 Texel 25kg £165, Killyleagh producer 3 Texel 28kg £160, Portaferry producer 4 Horned 25kg £159, Hillsborough producer 10 Suffolk/Texel 23kg £154, Downpatrick producer 14 Suffolk 22kg £152, Lisburn producer 4 Suffolk 22kg £149, Comber producer 6 Suffolk 21kg £142 and Dromore producer 5 Jacob 19kg £128.

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Ewes - Lisburn producer Texels £210, 5 £189, Saintfield producer Texel £202, Suffolk £184, Millisle producer Suffolk £196, Downpatrick producer 16 Texel £195, Lisburn producer 8 Suffolk £190, Saintfield producer 4 Suffolk £190, Newtownards producer 3 Suffolk £190, Ballykinlar producer 6 Suffolk £185, Crossgar producer 3 Suffolk £184, Comber producer 3 Texel £183, Saintfield producer 2 Suffolk £182, Downpatrick producer 8 Suffolk £182, Carrowdore producer 5 Suffolk £180, Downpatrick producer 5 Suffolk £180, 9 Suffolk £168, Dromara producer 3 Suffolk £171, Lisburn producer 6 Charollais £170, 4 Suffolk £158, Carryduff producer 3 Suffolk £166, Killinchy producer 6 Texel £165, 2 Crossbreds £136, Saintfield producer 2 Suffolk £164, Downpatrick producer 6 Charollais £162, 5 Crossbreds £135, Lisburn producer 7 Suffolk £158 and Seaforde producer 5 Suffolk £155.

Second quality ewes selling from £110 - £150.

Smaller entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale due to Balmoral Show week.

Fats: Ballynahinch producer Limousin cow 720kg £274 £1972, Comber producer Limousin bull 1010kg £187 £1888, Crossgar producer cows Shorthorn beef 850kg £204 £1734, Charolais 590kg £280 £1652, Shorthorn beef 700kg £183 £1281, Castlewellan producer Limousin bullock 580kg £268 £1554, Saintfield producer Friesian bull 870kg £178 £1548, Friesian cow 660kg £178 £1174, Annahilt producer Limousin cow 560kg £254 £1422, Downpatrick producer Belgian Blue cow 670kg £196 £1313, Downpatrick producer Hereford cows 590kg £220 £1298, 590kg £148 £873, Killyleagh producer Limousin cows 620kg £208 £1289, 660kg £170 £1122, Castlereagh producer Friesian bullock 570kg £220 £1254, Friesian cow 670kg £161 £1078, Killyleagh producer Aberdeen Angus cow 630kg £178 £1121, Hillsborough producer Limousin cow 650kg £168 £1092, Aberdeen Angus cow 440kg £186 £818 and Crumlin producer Simmental cow 510kg £212 £1081.

Suckled calves: Comber producer Limousin bullock 440kg £1280, Carryduff producer Aberdeen Angus heifer 490kg £1270, Limousin bullock 400kg £1190, Limousin heifer 470kg £1180, bullocks Limousin 350kg £1090, Aberdeen Angus 360kg £1060, Aberdeen Angus 450kg £980, Belgian Blue 390kg £970, Limousin 360kg £950, heifers Shorthorn beef 410kg £930, Belgian Blues 390kg £910, 390kg £860, 390kg £860, Limousin bullock 370kg £800, Belgian Blue heifer 360kg £790, Hillsborough producer Limousin Bulls 340kg £1090, 320kg £1000, 300kg £840, 220kg £660, Crossgar producer Simmental heifers 410kg £980, 400kg £970, 360kg £950, 390kg £910 and Ballywalter producer Limousin heifers 340kg £980, 350kg £940.

Dropped calves: Top prices Hereford bull calf £420 and Limousin heifer calf £365.

Heifers: Ballynahinch producer Charolais 510kg £1400, Limousin 440kg £1170, Saul producer Limousin 530kg £1270, Aberdeen Angus 540kg £1260, Limousin 460kg £1140, Saintfield producer Herefords 500kg £1140, 460kg £980, 430kg £980, 450kg £940, 420kg £910, Charolais 400kg £900 and Downpatrick producer Aberdeen Angus 440kg £1060.

Bullocks: Newtownards producer Aberdeen Angus 630kg £1440, Charolais 560kg £1380, Limousin 600kg £1360, Downpatrick producer Limousins 400kg £1220, 390kg £1180, 310kg £1080, 390kg £1080, 390kg £1080, 400kg £1080, 340kg £1000 and Saintfield producer Aberdeen Angus 450kg £1080, 450kg £970, 460kg £940, 420kg £920, 420kg £900.

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