Outstanding trade for livestock at Swatragh sales

An exceptional show of 300 quality cattle were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday 11th October at the annual Limousin Suckled Calf Sale which resulted in an outstanding trade for all types of stock on offer.

Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 4:55 pm

Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,430 for a 548kg Lim at £2.61 per kg and to a top of £3.72 per kilo for a Lim 242kg at £900.

Heifers sold to a top price of £2,320 for a 496kg Lim at £4.68 per kg.

A lot more stock required to meet demand with a large number of buyers attending both at ringside and online.

Sample Prices

Bullocks: Limavady producer; Lim,344kg at £1,030 = 2.99p; Lim,366kg at £1,010 = 2.76p; Garvagh producer; Lim,242kg at £900 = 3.72p; Lim,412kg at £980 = 2.38p; Lim,332kg at £940 = 2.83p; AA,412kg at £970 = 2.35p; Lim,320kg at £910 = 2.84p; Stewartstown producer; Lim,548kg at £1,430 = 2.61p; Lim,452kg at £1,150 = 2.54p; Lim,490kg at £1,180 = 2.41p; Lim,446kg at £1,070 = 2.40p; Lim,464kg at £1,110 = 2.39p; Lim,512kg at £1,250 = 2.44p; Stewartstown producer; Lim,428kg at £1,060 = 2.48p; Lim,506kg at £1,030 = 2.04p; Lim,478kg at £1,060 = 2.22p; Lim,488kg at £1,130 = 2.32p; Lim,516kg at £1,080 = 2.09p; Lim,438kg at £1,070 = 2.44p; Lim,436kg at £1,040 = 2.39p; Lim,540kg at £1,250 = 2.31p; Lim,494kg at £1,160 = 2.35p; Lim,452kg at £1,060 = 2.35p; Lim,396kg at £1,010 = 2.55p; Lim,490kg at £1,180 = 2.41p; Garvagh producer; Lim,286kg at £600 = 2.10p; Lim,286kg at £730 = 2.55p; Maghera producer; Lim,294kg at £740 = 2.52p; Char,264kg at £760 = 2.88p; Claudy producer; Sim,342kg at £840 = 2.46p; Sim,380kg at £840 = 2.21p; Lim,400kg at £910 = 2.28p; Maghera producer; Lim,492kg at £1,080 = 2.20p; Lim,434kg at £1,060 = 2.44p; Lim,386kg at £770 = 1.99p; Maghera producer; Lim,354kg at £930 = 2.63p; Lim,328kg at £780 = 2.38p; Sim,392kg at £590 = 1.51p; Lim,372kg at £940 = 2.53p; Magherafelt producer; Lim,416kg at £840 = 2.02p; Lim,352kg at £790 = 2.24p; Lim,458kg at £950 = 2.07p; Swatragh producer; Lim,340kg at £800 = 2.35p; Lim,332kg at £640 = 1.93p; Dungiven producer; Char,346kg at £870 = 2.51p; Char,346kg at £870 = 2.51p; Maghera producer; Lim,306kg at £850 = 2.78p; Lim,372kg at £930 = 2.50p; Lim,424kg at £1,010 = 2.38p; Lim,348kg at £750 = 2.16p; Lim,444kg at £960 = 2.16p; Garvagh producer; Lim,378kg at £730 = 1.93p; Lim,434kg at £730 = 1.68p; Lim,356kg at £680 = 1.91p; Draperstown producer; Lim,380kg at £870 = 2.29p; Lim,396kg at £880 = 2.22p; Lim,458kg at £1,090 = 2.38p; Swatragh producer; Char,412kg at £1,010 = 2.45p; Lim,372kg at £870 = 2.34p; Char,372kg at £1,000 = 2.69p; Char,340kg at £900 = 2.65p; AA,326kg at £740 = 2.27p; Char,324kg at £780 = 2.41p; Char,322kg at £680 = 2.11p; Drumsurn producer; Lim,304kg at £770 = 2.53p; Lim,328kg at £780 = 2.38p; Dungiven producer; Lim,452kg at £1,000 = 2.21p; Limavady producer; Lim,448kg at £1,250 = 2.79p; Garvagh producer; Lim,360kg at £800 = 2.22p; Lim,444kg at £980 = 2.21p; Lim,420kg at £810 = 1.93p; Lim,442kg at £1,100 = 2.49p; Coleraine producer; Lim,356kg at £910 = 2.56p; Dungiven producer; Lim,442kg at £900 = 2.04p; Maghera producer; AA,332kg at £520 = 1.57p; Garvagh producer; Lim,382kg at £890 = 2.33p; Lim,408kg at £940 = 2.30p; Lim,394kg at £970 = 2.46p; Maghera producer; Lim,552kg at £1,250 = 2.26p; Lim,378kg at £940 = 2.49p; Lim,506kg at £1,190 = 2.35p; Lim,442kg at £1,080 = 2.44p; Lim,378kg at £860 = 2.28p; Lim,356kg at £960 = 2.70p; Lim,424kg at £1,020 = 2.41p; Lim,450kg at £1,160 = 2.58p; Lim 494kg at £1,110 = 2.25p; Lim,376kg at £970 = 2.58p; Lim,304kg at £720 = 2.37p; Lim,420kg at £1,050 = 2.50p; Lim,510kg at £1,040 = 2.04p; Dungannon producer; Sim,398kg at £800 = 2.01p; Garvagh producer; AA,572kg at £1,110 = 1.94p; AA,534kg at £970 = 1.81p; AA,520kg at £980 = 1.88p; AA,556kg at £960 = 1.73p; AA,522kg at £930 = 1.78p; Greysteel producer; Lim,428kg at £850 = 1.99p; Slaughtmanus producer; AA,348kg at £770 = 2.21p; Lim,380kg at £1,040 = 2.74p; AA,368kg at £820 = 2.23p; Magherafelt producer; Char,260kg at £590 = 2.27p; Char,312kg at £620 = 1.99p.

Heifers: Dungiven producer; Lim,496kg at £2,320 = 4.68p; Lim,332kg at £830 = 2.50p; Lim,368kg at £870 = 2.36p; Spk,530kg at £1,110 = 2.09p; BB,588kg at £1,280 = 2.18p; BB,516kg at £1,300 = 2.52p; Dungiven producer; Lim,548kg at £1,200 = 2.19p; Lim,416kg at £1,090 = 2.62p; Garvagh producer; Lim,402kg at £850 = 2.11p; Lim,438kg at £860 = 1.96p; Desertmartin producer; Lim,260kg at £390 = 1.50p; Garvagh producer; Lim,420kg at £750 = 1.79p; Char,424kg at £880 = 2.08p; Lim,424kg at £840 = 1.98p; Limavady producer; Lim,350kg at £1,000 = 2.86p; Coleraine producer; Lim,388kg at £870 = 2.24p; Limavady producer; Lim,388kg at £1,200 = 3.09p; Lim,386kg at £1,200 = 3.11p; Garvagh producer; Lim,300kg at £990 = 3.30p; Sh,380kg at £840 = 2.21p; AA,396kg at £920 = 2.32p; Lim,304kg at £1,270 = 4.18p; Lim,290kg at £930 = 3.21p; Lim,260kg at £990 = 3.81p; Dungiven producer; Shb,510kg at £1,090 = 2.14p; Dungiven producer; Lim,458kg at £970 = 2.12p; Lim,466kg at £1,030 = 2.21p; Lim,496kg at £1,170 = 2.36p; Lim,518kg at £1,130 = 2.18p; Garvagh producer; Lim,330kg at £680 = 2.06p; Lim,346kg at £760 = 2.20p; Lim,328kg at £660 = 2.01p; Lim,320kg at £700 = 2.19p; Lim,278kg at £670 = 2.41p; Lim,364kg at £750 = 2.06p; Maghera producer; Lim,336kg at £880 = 2.62p; Lim,496kg at £1,170 = 2.36p; Lim,424kg at £900 = 2.12p; Lim,432kg at £990 = 2.29p; Lim,330kg at £860 = 2.61p; Lim,490kg at £1,110 = 2.27p; Lim,400kg at £990 = 2.48p; Lim,406kg at £1,000 = 2.46p; Lim,350kg at £1,200 = 3.43p; Lim,384kg at £800 = 2.08p; Lim,376kg at £810 = 2.15p; Lim,458kg at £1,020 = 2.23p; Lim,388kg at £920 = 2.37p; Greysteel producer; Sim,540kg at £990 = 1.83p; Slaughtmanus producer; Char,338kg at £1,050 = 3.11p; Sal,380kg at £760 = 2.00p; Sim,378kg at £740 = 1.96p; Maghera producer; AA,380kg at £660 = 1.74p; BB,338kg at £620 = 1.83p; Magherafelt producer; Char,368kg at £730 = 1.98p; Char,418kg at £750 = 1.79p; Char,380kg at £660 = 1.74p; Garvagh producer; Lim,290kg at £750 = 2.59p; Lim,336kg at £760 = 2.26p; Lim,314kg at £760 = 2.42p; AA,352kg at £640 = 1.82p; Lim,300kg at £620 = 2.07p; Daq,336kg at £720 = 2.14p; Maghera producer; Lim,284kg at £600 = 2.11p; Fkv,284kg at £510 = 1.80p; Lim,278kg at £510 = 1.83p; Fkv,284kg at £490 = 1.73p; Lim,280kg at £640 = 2.29p; Maghera producer; Lim,540kg at £1,200 = 2.22p; Lim,452kg at £890 = 1.97p; Lim,346kg at £820 = 2.37p; Lim,382kg at £890 = 2.33p; Lim,470kg at £1,210 = 2.57p; Lim,408kg at £750 = 1.84p; Char,428kg at £870 = 2.03p; Lim,490kg at £980 = 2.00p; Lim,414kg at £960 = 2.32p; Lim,366kg at £810 = 2.21p; Lim,534kg at £1,190 = 2.23p; Maghera producer; Lim,380kg at £800 = 2.11p; Lim,330kg at £770 = 2.33p; Lim,504kg at £1,200 = 2.38p; Lim,492kg at £1,420 = 2.89p; Magherafelt producer; Lim,330kg at £700 = 2.12p; Lim,376kg at £840 = 2.23p; Drumsurn producer; Lim,454kg at £880 = 1.94p; Lim,436kg at £940 = 2.16p; Lim,478kg at £1,000 = 2.09p; Lim,504kg at £1,070 = 2.12p; Lim,408kg at £830 = 2.03p; Lim,444kg at £960 = 2.16p; Cookstown producer; Lim,510kg at £980 = 1.92p; Lim,428kg at £880 = 2.06p; Swatragh producer; Lim,322kg at £610 = 1.89p; Lim,292kg at £550 = 1.88p; Lim,310kg at £850 = 2.74p; Upperlands producer; Lim,384kg at £900 = 2.34p; Swatragh producer; Lim,582kg at £1,270 = 2.18p; Maghera producer; Lim,374kg at £820 = 2.19p; Dungiven producer; Char,436kg at £960 = 2.20p; Char,414kg at £1,100 = 2.66p; Maghera producer; Lim,390kg at £850 = 2.18p; Lim,306kg at £850 = 2.78p; Lim,356kg at £820 = 2.30p; Lim,468kg at £970 = 2.07p; Lim,452kg at £970 = 2.15p; Lim,508kg at £1,100 = 2.17p; Lim,482kg at £1,820 = 3.78p; Garvagh producer; Lim,312kg at £580 = 1.86p; Derry producer; Lim,410kg at £1,130 = 2.76p; BB,388kg at £1,070 = 2.76p; Lim ,446kg at £1,080 = 2.42p; BB,372kg at £1,060 = 2.85p; Char,408kg at £990 = 2.43p; Lim,418kg at £1,010 = 2.42p; BB,418kg at £1,000 = 2.39p; Draperstown producer; Lim,330kg at £800 = 2.42p; Swatragh producer; Lim,374kg at £970 = 2.59p; Lim,428kg at £870 = 2.03p; Char,330kg at £730 = 2.21p; Drumsurn producer; Lim,294kg at £770 = 2.62p;Lim,284kg at £690 = 2.43p; Lim,312kg at £770 = 2.47p.

Another excellent show of 1,850 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday 9th October. 300 cull ewes were offered for sale and were an excellent trade topping at £153.00. 1,520 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a very solid trade, lambs topped at £132.00 for heavy sorts.

Sample Prices

Heavy-weight: Ballymena producer; 28kg at £132.00 = 4.71p; Dungannon producer; 28.5kg at £112.00 = 3.93p; Dungannon producer; 25kg at £111.50 = 4.46p; Castledawson producer; 25kg at £110.50 = 4.42p; Pomeroy producer; 25.5kg at £110.00 = 4.31p; Maghera producer; 25kg at £109.00 = 4.36p.

Mid-weight: Maghera producer; 23kg at £103.50 =4.50p; Kilrea producer; 23.7kg at £103.50 =4.37p; Portglenone producer; 22.2kg at £97.50 = 4.39p; Maghera producer; 22kg at £97.00 = 4.41p; Dungiven producer; 22kg at £97.00 = 4.41p.

Light-weight Lambs: Cookstown producer; 17.6kg at £92.50 = 5.26p; Cookstown producer; 19.5kg at £92.00 = 4.72p; Cookstown producer; 19.5kg at £92.00 = 4.72p; Draperstown producer; 18kg at £92.00 = 5.11p. Garvagh producer; 18.3kg at £91.50 = 5.00p; Dungiven producer; 19kg at £90.00 = 4.74p; Limavady producer; 18kg at £89.50 = 4.97p; Dungiven producer; 17.5kg at £89.00 = 5.09p.

Fat Ewes: Stranocum producer; £153; Ballymoney producer; £142; Maghera producer; £136.

At the Weekly Breeding Sale last Thursday evening, 7th October, over 400 quality sheep were presented for sale which produced an outstanding trade.

Sample of leading prices

Hoggets - £164.00, £160.00, £150.00, £148.00, £148.00, £146.00.

Ewe Lambs - £136.00, £118.00, £116.00, £111.00.