Marts: Steers selling to £1950 for 740kg Charolais at Dungannon Mart

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A seasonal entry of stock saw a great trade for all classes of stock with steers selling to £1950 740kg Charolais (264.00).

Heifers sold to £1780 for a 690kg Limousin (258.00).

Dropped calves sold to £395 Simmental bull.

Heifer calves sold to £510 Belgian Blue.

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Weanling sold to £1490 500kg Simmental male (297.00).

Weanling heifers topped at £1170 for a 420kg Limousin (277.00).

Steers

Steer prices remain strong to peak at £1950 for a 740kg Charolais (264.00) presented by F Hanna; R McAllister £1740 575kg Limousin (303.00); S Morrison £1740 580kg Limousin (300.00); S McCloskey £1700 605kg Charolais (281.00); J Gormley £1660 545kg Charolais (305.00), £1660 550kg Charolais (302.00), £1490 515kg Charolais (289.00), £1470 525kg Charolais (280.00), £1460 470kg Charolais (311.00), £1450 525kg Charolais (276.00), £1440 550kg Shorthorn (262.00), £1410 475kg Charolais (297.00), £1400 490kg Charolais (286.00), £1400 485kg Charolais (289.00), £1260 455kg Charolais (277.00), £1230 440kg Charolais (280.00) and K McAleer £1330 500kg Simmental (266.00).

Heifers

Heifer prices cleared to a height of £1780 for a 690kg Limousin (258.00) presented by R McAllister, £1730 655kg Charolais (264.00), £1720 625kg Charolais (275.00). £1530 575kg Charolais (266.00); Mountview Farms £1600 540kg Charolais (296.00); B McCarney £1535 580kg Limousin (265.00), £1480 535kg Limousin (277.00), £1450 530kg Charolais (274.00), £1420 465kg Limousin (305.00); P Taylor £1380 530kg Charolais (260.00); M McCormack £1370 430kg Charolais (319.00), £1280 440kg Limousin (291.00), £1250 405kg Charolais (309.00); R Jones £1270 485kg Aberdeen Angus (262.00), £1150 440kg Charolais (261.00) and L Lipton £1190 430kg Simmental (277.00).

Dropped calves

Dropped calves sold to £395 for a Simmental bull presented by E Speers, £350 Simmental bull; P Robinson £380 Simmental bull, £350 Simmental bull; J Fields £350 Simmental bull; J Eldon £300 Aberdeen Angus bull, £290 Aberdeen Angus bull; P Mullin £290 Aberdeen Angus bull, £225 Limousin bull and K Talbot £270 Belgian Blue bull.

Friesian bulls sold from £25 to £160 for stronger sorts.

Meanwhile heifer calves sold to £350 Blonde d'Aquitaine heifer presented by D McCullagh; J Fields £340 Simmental heifer; E Speers £335 Simmental heifer; J Eldon £320 Belgian Blue heifer, £260 Belgian Blue heifer, £250 Belgian Blue heifer and D Wilson £310 Limousin heifer.

Weanlings

A full ring side of buyers ensured a fanatic trade for all classes of stock with male calves selling to £1490 for a 500kg Simmental (298.00) presented by P O’Kane, £1470 420kg Limousin (348.00), £1470 475kg Charolais (310.00), £1460 415kg Charolais (352.00), £1420 385kg Charolais (368.00), £1350 350kg Limousin (383.00), £1310 385kg Limousin (340.00), £1300 385kg Charolais (337.00); J Cranston £1390 425kg Charolais (327.00); D Ryan £1360 370kg Limousin (368.00),£1360 395kg Limousin (345.00), £1290 385kg Limousin (336.00), £1090 315kg Limousin (345.00); D Farrell £1210 350kg Limousin (347.00), £850 295kg Shorthorn (290.00); S McGovern £1020 325kg Charolais (315.00), £690 220kg Charolais (310.00); E Murray £850 310kg Charolais (274.00); G McGlone £850 x 2 300kg Aberdeen Angus (284.00), £810 280kg Aberdeen Angus (289.00).

Meanwhile weanling heifers sold to £1170 420kg Limousin (277.00) presented by D Farrell; D Rayan £1160 405kg Limousin (286.00); G McKee £1090 345kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (315.00), £1080 355kg Limousin (305.00), £1080 385kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (280.00), £980 340kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (288.00); D Haughian £1090 320kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (339.00), £900 285kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (314.00), £840 270kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (313.00), £830 245kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (340.00), £830 290kg Blonde d'Aquitaine (285.00); C Kerr £910 320kg Limousin (285.00); K Bayne £850 260kg Charolais (326.00) and S Glasgow £690 255kg Limousin (272.00).

Fat lambs continue to sell sharply to peak at £190 for 21kg presented by G Wylie; D Quinn £178 23.5kg and D Hall £178 24kg, £178 25kg, £176 23kg, £168 21kg.

Fat ewes topped at £150 presented by B Moore; J Quinn £142; J Kane £120 and J Newell £112.

Breeding stock sold to £200 for 1 ewe and 2 lambs presented by E Ferry, £175 1 ewe and 2 lambs, £170 1 ewe and 2 lambs.

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