Marts: Weanlings selling to a top of £1540 at Rathfriland Co-op

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Large show of cattle in town last Friday, the dropped calf section contained calves up to three months old which topped to £445 for Aberdeen Angus Belgian Blue bull calf for a Hillsborough farmer.

Weanling bull calves topped to £1540 for a 612kg from Armagh farmer.

Fat cows topped £1220 for 574kg Belgian Blue.

Cows and calves topped £1400.

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Heifers topped £1530 for 620kg Belgian Blue.

Bullock’s topped at £1500 for 544kg Fleckvieh.

Dropped calves and young stock

Bull calves

Hillsborough farmer Aberdeen Angus at £445, Aberdeen Angus at £420, Aberdeen Angus at £410, Aberdeen Angus at £405, Aberdeen Angus at £400, Aberdeen Angus at £400, Aberdeen Angus at £340, Corbet farmer Belgian Blue at £340, Saintfield farmer Aberdeen Angus at £330 and Hillsborough farmer Aberdeen Angus at £320.

Heifer calves

Hillsborough farmer Aberdeen Angus at £445, Aberdeen Angus at £405, Saintfield farmer Belgian Blue at £310, Dromara farmer Belgian Blue at £305, Dromore farmer Hereford at £295, Saintfield farmer, Aberdeen Angus at £285, Belgian Blue at £270, Ballynahinch farmer Hereford at £250, Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus at £240 and Banbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus at £230.

Weanling male calves

Armagh farmer, Belgian Blue 612k at £1540, Warrenpoint farmer Charolais 416k at £1420, Armagh farmer Aberdeen Angus 592k at £1400, Hereford 590k at £1350, Warrenpoint farmer Charolais 374k at £1290, Charolais 394k at £1290, Charolais 378k at £1210, Armagh farmer Hereford 438k at £1200, Loughinisland farmer Aberdeen Angus 416k at £1180 and Armagh farmer Hereford 496k at £1140.

Weanling heifer calves

Warrenpoint farmer Limousin 446k at £1210, Limousin 360k at £1100, Belgian Blue 392k at £1070, Dromore farmer Limousin 378k at £1010, legananny farmer Aberdeen Angus 340k at £990, Loughinisland farmer Charolais 336k at £990 and Warrenpoint farmer Charolais 358k at £980, Belgian Blue 382kg at £980, Aberdeen Angus 408k at £960, Belgian Blue 378k at £930.

Fat cows

Banbridge farmer Belgian Blue 574k at £1220, Ballyroney farmer Holstein 754k at £1050, Banbridge farmer Belgian Blue 494k at £1040, Belgian Blue 452kg at £960, Ballyroney farmer Holstein 666k at £820, Annalong farmer Limousin 608k at £7650, Ballyroney farmer Holstein 630k at £700 and Ballyroney farmer Friesian 656kg at £540.

Cows and calves

Ballyward farmer Hereford cow and Hereford calf at £1400.

Heifers

Ballyronry farmer Belgian Blue 620k at £1530, Katesbridge farmer Limousin 570k at £1500, Ballyroney farmer Belgian Blue 604k at £1480. Katesbridge farmer Limousin 468k at £1480, Charolais 546k at £1475, Ballymartin farmer Charolais 562k at £1450 and Katesbridge farmer Limousin 456K at £1450, Limousin 544k at £1430, Limousin 506k at £1390, Limousin 500k at £1360.

Bullocks

Dromara farmer Fleckvieh 544k at £1500, Rathfriland farmer Aberdeen Angus 526k at £1470, Dromara farmer Blonde d'Aquitaine 468k at £1410, Ballymartin farmer Friesian 600k at £1370, Banbridge farmer Charolais 472k at £1330, Dromara farmer Blonde d'Aquitaine 454k at £1320, Ballymartin farmer Friesian 588k at £1310, Friesian 556k at £1300, Rathfriland farmer Aberdeen Angus 462k at £1160 and Dromara farmer Blonde d'Aquitaine 392k at £1070,

Online bidding available via martbids.ie.

Tuesday evening saw large show of stock and selling to a easier trade.

Fat ewes selling to a good trade this week again.

Ballyroney farmer topped the sale at £7.58 a kilo for 20.7kg at £157.

Fat ewes topped at £200.

More ewes over the £194 mark with plainer ewes from £170 to £185.

Spring lambs

Rathfriland farmer 27k at £172, 24k at £170, Ashfield farmer 22.7k at £169, Jerrettspass farmer 23.5k at £169, Ballymartin farmer 24k at £168, Banbridge farmer 27.4k at £167, Newry farmer 24.2k at £166.50, Saintfield farmer 22.8k at £166, Banbridge farmer 25.7k at £165 and Kilkeel farmer 23.5k at £165.

Hoggets

Ballyward farmer 28k at £170, Poyntzpass farmer 26k at £149, 23.5k at £147, Kilkeel farmer 23k at £144, Loughall farmer 22k at £144, Ballyward farmer 25k at £143, Mayobridge farmer 22k at £142, Kilkeel farmer 23k at £140, Rathfriland farmer 22k at £139 and Loughgall farmer 22k at £139.

Fat ewes

Hilltown farmer at £200, Rathfriland farmer at £196, Armagh farmer at £196, Ballynahinch farmer at £196. Banbridge farmer at £194, Ballyward farmer at £194, Ballyroney farmer at £194, Banbridge farmer at £192, Armagh farmer at £184 and Jerrettspass farmer at £184.

Fat rams

Kilkeel farmer at £160, Armagh farmer at £148, Katesbridge farmer at £140 and Kilkeel farmer at £140.

Ewes and lambs

Hillsborough farmer at £330, Kilkeel farmer at £300, Ballyward farmer at £290, Hillsborough farmer at £280, Ballyward farmer at £275 and Kilkeel farmer at £260.

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