Outstanding trade for all types at Kilrea

A good entry of 390 calves and weanlings on Thursday 5th May at Kilrea met an outstanding trade for all types on offer. All types of calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 4:17 pm

Dropped Calves

Bull Calves: Londonderry farmer, Lim £525, £480, £430, Fri £335, £265; Portglenone farmer, Her £440, AA £435, Her £355, AA £330, Fri £255; Portglenone farmer, FKV £415, AA £385, £380; Finvoy farmer, BB £395, £355, £345, AA £345, £340, BB £335, £315, MB £315; Dunloy farmer, Lim £395; Moneymore farmer, AA £395; Armoy farmer, FKV £380, Her £355; Doagh farmer, AA £365, £245; Eglinton farmer, AA £355, £205; Maghera farmer, CH £355, AA £220; Glarryford farmer, BB £350, £275; Macosquin farmer, Her £350, AA £305, £270, Her £270; Tobermore farmer, AA £335, £310, Hol £285; Magherafelt farmer, BB £330, £280; Limavady farmer, BB £325, £290, £205; Magherafelt farmer, BB £325; Stewartstown farmer, BB £315; Stranocum farmer, Her £310; Rasharkin farmer, Fri £310, £280; Armoy farmer, AA £300, £225; Limavady farmer, SHB £295, AA £290, SHB £280, Fri £270, SHB £245, ST £220; Dungannon farmer, Her £290, £280, IM £220, Her £260; Ballyronan farmer, AA £275, £255; Ballymoney farmer, MB £260; Cloughmills farmer, AYR £230; Maghera farmer, AA £230; Eglinton farmer, Nor £220.

Heifer Calves: Claudy farmer, SHB £505, Sim £395, £385, CH £330, Sim £290, CH £265; Eglinton farmer, CH £470, AA £375, CH £370; Dungiven farmer, Fri £410; L’Derry farmer, Lim £400; Randalstown farmer, AA £390, £370; Portglenone farmer, Her £380, £340, BB £280, AA £235; Macosquin farmer, Sim £350; Finvoy farmer, BB £335, £295, £275; Ballymena farmer, AA £320; Rasharkin farmer, Her £305, £285; Armoy farmer, AA £305; Ballymoney farmer, Her £305; Bushmills farmer, AA £280; Limavady farmer, BB £275, £235, AA £210; Macosquin farmer, AA £270, Her £255; Dunloy farmer, Lim £245; Doagh farmer, AA £245; Maghera farmer, AA £240; Dungannon farmer, Her £240; Castlerock farmer, £240; Stewartstown farmer, Her £225; Ballymoney farmer, AA £220; Ballyronan farmer, AA £220; Magherafelt farmer, Her £210; Armoy farmer, AA £210.

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Kilrea Mart

Friesian Calves

Super trade! More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £335. Good demand for thick types! Young Friesian calves needed!

Weanlings/Suck Calves (120)

A great entry of weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer, both for Continental Beef bred types, Fr x types and Friesian & Holstein Lumps!!!! Weanlings to top of £880 and 273 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand! Customers for cattle up to 18 mths

A good entry of over 400 on Monday, 9th May met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand! Lambs to £5.91 per Kg & to top of £131.00! Fat Ewes to £200.00! Ewes & Lambs to £260.

Lambs (320): Kilrea farmer, 21.5k £127 (591); Kilrea farmer, 20k £118 (590); Kilrea farmer, 21.5k £124 (577); Coleraine farmer, 20.5k £117 (571); Coleraine farmer, 21.5k £122 (567); Aghadowey farmer, 23k £130 (565); Garvagh farmer, 22k £124 (564); Limavady farmer, 21k £118 (562); Kilrea farmer, 22.5k £125 (556); Ballymena farmer, 22.5k £125 (556); Limavady farmer, 23.5k £130 (553); Toomebridge farmer, 23.5k £129.50 (551); Kilrea farmer, 22k £120 (546); Cullybackey farmer, 24k £130 (542); Ballymoney farmer, 24.5k £131 (535).

Fat Ewes (80) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £200. More ewes needed.

A super entry of 30 dairy on Tuesday 10th May to a top price of £2120 for a Calved Heifer.

Ballymena farmer, Calved Heifers to £2120, £2080; Moneymore farmer, Calved Heifer to £2100, Calved Cows to £1780; Cookstown farmer, Calved Heifers to £2030, £1760, £1700; Ballymoney farmer, Calved FKV Heifer to £1680; Bushmills farmer, Batch of Springing Heifers to £1600, £1530.

More stock required weekly.

Friesian & AA steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd