Marts: Heifers selling to £1900 at Kilrea Mart, fat cows and bulls to £1820

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A super entry of 360 calves and weanlings on Thursday 9th May, met an outstanding trade for all types of on offer.

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings of offer.

Dropped calves

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Bull calves

Cookstown farmer, Limousin £750, Belgian Blue £720, £675, £665, Hereford £585; Bendooragh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £585, £495, Friesian £295; Ballyronan farmer, Simmental £565, Belgian Blue £550, Simmental £345; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £550, Hereford £495; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £520, £475, Holstein £420, £395, Holstein £375, £315; Donemana farmer, Aberdeen Angus £485, £330; Aghadowey farmer, Limousin £480, £430, £240; Mosside farmer, Aberdeen Angus £480, £370; Kilrea farmer, Charolais £470, Belgian Blue £385, £315, £225, £220; Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £455, £380; Rasharkin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £420, £345, Hereford £330, Aberdeen Angus £245; Knockloughrim farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410, £310, £230; Strabane farmer, Belgian Blue £390, Limousin £350, Belgian Blue £335, £280; Kilrea farmer, Simmental £380, £305, £290; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £375, £310; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £365; Aghadowey farmer, Hereford £335, £315; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, Shorthorn beef £295; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £300, £260, £255; Ballywalter farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290, £270, £235; Ballykelly farmer, Hereford £290; Aghadowey farmer, Aberdeen Angus £285; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Dervock farmer, Hereford £250, Belgian Blue £200; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £240, £225, Stabiliser £220 and Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235.

Heifer calves

Cookstown farmer, Belgian Blue £585, Limousin £470, Hereford £435, £430; Randalstown farmer, Charolais £540, £315; Limavady farmer, Holstein £510, £360; Aghadowey farmer, Belgian Blue £485, £440, Limousin £395, £265; Greysteel farmer, Hereford £465, Simmental £295; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £460; Upperlands farmer, Hereford £460, £400; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450, £380, £360; Mosside farmer, Aberdeen Angus £440; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430; Donemana farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400, £265; Rasharkin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380, Fleckvieh £350; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £350, £260; Knockloughrim farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335; Bendooragh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325, Friesian £295; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Ballywalter farmer, Belgian Blue £295, Aberdeen Angus £270; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £275; Rasharkin farmer, Hereford £265; Dervock farmer, Belgian Blue £250 and Aghadowey farmer, Hereford £220.

Friesan calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand.

Good young calves to £375.

Good demand for thick types.

Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (110)

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 £1130 and 392 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A good entry of 800 fat lambs and ewes on Monday 13th April met a steady trade throughout this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Spring lambs to £8.41 per kg and to top of £209.

Fat ewes to £182. Breeders to £330.

Spring lambs

Kilrea farmer, 22k £185 (841); Rasharkin farmer, 22k £181.50 (825), 22k £167 (759);

Coleraine farmer, 22.5k £185.50 (824); Antrim farmer, 22.5k £183.50 (816); Ballintoy farmer, 22k £177.50 (807); Aghadowey farmer, 22.5k £180.50 (802); Kilrea farmer, 22k £176 (800); Swatragh farmer, 23k £183.50 (798); Moneymore farmer, 23.5k £186 (792), 20.5k £158 (771); Tobermore farmer, 23.5k £186 (792); Cookstown farmer, 22.5k £176 (782); Stewartstown farmer, 21.5k £168 (781); Bushmills farmer, 24k £187.50 (781); Rasharkin farmer, 23k £179 (778); Kilrea farmer, 22k £171 (777); Moneymore farmer, 24k £184 (767); Kilrea farmer, 24.5k £187 (764), 21k £160 (762); Stewartstown farmer, 21k £160 (762); Ballintoy farmer, 22k £167 (759); Kilrea farmer, 21k £159 (757); Stewartstown farmer, 22.5k £170 (756); Clough farmer, 21k £158.50 (755); Desertmartin farmer, 20k £151 (755) and Macosquin farmer, 22k £166 (755).

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

Good entry of ewes to £182.

More ewes needed.

A good entry of dairy on Tuesday 14th April to a top price of £2000 for a calved heifer.

Lots of buyers in attendance looking all types of dairy stock.

Moneymore farmer, calved heifers to £2000, £1800.

More stock required weekly.

A good entry of 280 fat cows, sucklers and store cattle on Wednesday 15th May at Kilrea met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers to £1720, heifers to £1900 and fat cows and bulls to £1820.

Fat cows: 75 on offer, sharp trade.

Macosquin farmer, 630k Limousin £1620 (257), 750k Aubrac £1450 (193); Garvagh farmer, 460k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (248); Glarryford farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1160 (247), 450k Charolais £1100 (244); Dungiven farmer, 600k Limousin £1470 (245), 670k Stabiliser £1370 (205); Rasharkin farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1220 (244), 470k Fleckvieh £1120 (238), 490k Friesian £1040 (212), 430k Fleckvieh £900 (209), 460k Holstein £950 (207); Moneymore farmer, 530k Fleckvieh £1270 (240); Kilrea farmer, 780k Simmental £1820 (233); Portglenone farmer, 650k Sal £1490 (229), 760k £1680 (221); Glarryford farmer, 520k Simmental £1180 (227); Finvoy farmer, 420k Stabiliser £950 (226), 640k £1290 (202), 590k £1150 (195), 570k Shorthorn dairy £1090 (191); Macosquin farmer, 530k Charolais £1180 (223); Dungiven farmer, 810k Friesian £1780 (220); Ballintoy farmer, 660k Limousin £1430 (217); Upperlands farmer, 550k Belgian Blue £1140 (207); Rasharkin farmer, 650k Gal £1300 (200) and Kilrea farmer, 570k Limousin £1100 (193).

Suckler

Claudy farmer, Limousin cows with Charolais bull calf at foot to £2580, £2340, Simmental cow with Charolais bull calf at foot to £1860, Simmental cow with Simmental bull calf at foot to £1720; Portglenone farmer, Simmental cows with Charolais bull calves at foot to £2380, £2240, Simmental cow with Charolais heifer calf at foot to £2100, Simmental cow with Charolais bull calf at foot to £1900, Simmental cow with Charolais heifer calf at foot to £1820, Belgian Blue cow with Limousin heifer calf at foot to £1800; Cookstown farmer, Simmental cow with Simmental bull calf at foot to £2020 and Garvagh farmer, Limousin heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1780.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Garvagh farmer, 510k Simmental £1800 (353), 540k Charolais £1630 (302), 520k £1490 (287); Macosquin farmer, 460k Charolais £1550 (337), 400k Simmental £1170 (293), 400k Limousin £1140 (285), 520k Charolais £1340 (258); Toomebridge farmer, 420k Charolais £1230 (293), 400k Limousin £1160 (290); Dungannon farmer, 380k Simmental £1090 (287), 320k £900 (281), 310k £840 (271); Ringsend farmer, 440k Charolais £1260 (286), 410k Limousin £1130 (276), 460k £1220 (265); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Limousin £1480 (285), 460k Stabiliser £1220 (265), 530k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (260), 520k Stabiliser £1300 (250), 520k Limousin £1300 (250), 470k £1170 (249); Portstewart farmer, 550k Charolais £1560 (284), 470k Limousin £1180 (251), 540k £1340 (248); Rasharkin farmer, 430k Belgian Blue £1200 (279), 500k £1340 (268); Dungiven farmer, 460k Limousin £1280 (278), 500k £1340 (268), 490k £1310 (267), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1290 (253), 500k Limousin £1260 (252), 370k £900 (243); Claudy farmer, 690k Limousin £1900 (275); Moneymore farmer, 300k Charolais £820 (273), 340k £890 (262), 320k Belgian Blue £830 (259), 385k £980 (255), 395k Charolais £980 (248), 290k Belgian Blue £710 (245); Upperlands farmer, 470k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (268), 3340k £910 (268), 420k £1100 (262), 430k £1110 (258), 430k Hereford £1090 (254), 460k £1160 (252), 460k Belgian Blue £1140 (248); Macosquin farmer, 440k Simmental £1170 (266); Portrush farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £1370 (264), 500k £1270 (254), 470k £1170 (249), 480k £1180 (246); Garvagh farmer, 610k Aberdeen Angus £1590 (261), 540k £1360 (252), 510k £1040 (204); Ballycastle farmer, 440k Hereford £1130 (257), 450k £1120 (249) and Bushmills farmer, 420k Aberdeen Angus £1010 (241).

Steers

Ballymoney farmer, 370k Aberdeen Angus £1290 (349), 370k £1240 (335), 300k £940 (313), 380k £1240 (326), 340k £1050 (309), 350k £1080 (309); Rasharkin farmer, 330k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (321), 310k £820 (265), 330k £850 (258); Ringsend farmer, 450k Limousin £1340 (298), 430k £1220 (284); Antrim farmer, 440k Charolais £1300 (296), 480k £1370 (285), 410k Belgian Blue £1140 (278); Moneymore farmer, 380k Charolais £1120 (295), 410k Belgian Blue £1170 (285), 330k £850 (258); Garvagh farmer, 520k Charolais £1480 (285), 480k £1310 (273); Dungiven farmer, 430k Limousin £1220 (284); Dungiven farmer, 440k Limousin £1250 (284); Upperlands farmer, 520k Hereford £1470 (283), 580k Aberdeen Angus £1640 (283), 360k £980 (272), 410k Hereford £1070 (261), 360k Aberdeen Angus £930 (258), 460k Hereford £1150 (250), 460k £1120 (244), 450k £1100 (244); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Blonde d'Aquitaine £1400 (280), 400k Limousin £980 (245), 390k Simmental £950 (244), 500k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (240); Dungannon farmer, 430k Charolais £1160 (270), 510k Belgian Blue £1350 (265), 500k £1280 (256), 470k £1130 (240); Portglenone farmer, 400k Charolais £1080 (270); Aghadowey farmer, 660k Belgian Blue £1720 (261), 550k £1350 (246); Portstewart farmer, 580k Limousin £1500 (259), 550k £1420 (258); Maghera farmer, 430k Belgian Blue £1060 (247); Rasharkin farmer, 480k Simmental £1160 (242) and Macosquin farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (240).

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

Auctioneers: HA Mcilrath and Sons Ltd

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