Outstanding trade for stock at Swatragh
Bullocks sold to a top price of £1,450 for a 594kg Char at £2.44 per kg and to a top of £3.05 per kilo for a Lim 364kg at £1,110.
Heifers sold to a top price of £1,570 for a 572kg Lim at £2.74 per kg and to a top of £2.86 per kilo for a Sim 210kg at £600.
Fat Cows were also an outstanding trade topping at £2.11 per kilo for a 616kg Char at £1,300.
A lot more stock required to meet demand with a large number of buyers attending both at ringside and online.
Bullocks: Culnady producer; Char,594kg at £1,450 = 2.44p; Lim,574kg at £1,370 = 2.39p; Daq,514kg at £1,330 = 2.59p; Lim,590kg at £1,440 = 2.44p; Portglenone producer; Lim,364kg at £1,110 = 3.05p; Dungiven producer; AA,412kg at £860 = 2.09p; AA,396kg at £870 = 2.20p; Crumlin producer; Char,326kg at £770 = 2.36p; BB,376kg at £800 = 2.13p; Swatragh producer; AA,386kg at £970 = 2.51p; AA,392kg at £920 = 2.35p; AA,362kg at £870 = 2.40p; AA,366kg at £890 = 2.43p; AA,344kg at £800 = 2.33p; AA,350kg at £860 = 2.46p; AA,346kg at £750 = 2.17p; AA,346kg at £910 = 2.63p; Dungiven producer; AA,412kg at £860 = 2.09p; AA,396kg at £870 = 2.20p; Maghera producer; Lim,348kg at £840 = 2.41p; Lim,280kg at £820 = 2.93p; Swatragh producer; AA,386kg at £970 = 2.51p; AA,392kg at £920 = 2.35p; AA,362kg at £870 = 2.40p; AA,366kg at £890 = 2.43p; AA,344kg at £800 = 2.33p; AA,350kg at £860 = 2.46p; AA,346kg at £750 = 2.17p; AA,346kg at £910 = 2.63p; Dungiven producer; AA,412kg at £860 = 2.09p; AA,396kg at £870 = 2.20p; Maghera producer; Lim,348kg at £840 = 2.41p; Lim,280kg at £820 = 2.93p; Lim,314kg at £840 = 2.68p; Lim,282kg at £740 = 2.62p; Maghera producer; Lim,286kg at £810 = 2.83p; Limavady producer; Char,416kg at £1,070 = 2.57p; Char,462kg at £1,110 = 2.40p; Char,430kg at £1,190 = 2.77p; Char,504kg at £1,330 = 2.64p; Char,460kg at £1,300 = 2.83p; Cookstown producer; AA,336kg at £830 = 2.47p; Lim,334kg at £950 = 2.84p; AA,342kg at £990 = 2.89p; Magherafelt producer; Sim,280kg at £620 = 2.21p; Carrickfergus producer; AA,512kg at £1,160 = 2.27p; AA,558kg at £1,300 = 2.33p; AA,570kg at £1,350 = 2.37p; Strabane producer; SD,472kg at £1,190 = 2.52p; SD,584kg at £1,340 = 2.29p.
Heifers: Portglenone producer; Lim,572kg at £1,570 = 2.74p; Lim,446kg at £1,070 = 2.40p; Lim,482kg at £1,140 = 2.37p; Lim,414kg at £1,110 = 2.68p; Lim,358kg at £1,000 = 2.79p; Magherafelt producer; Sim,210kg at £600 = 2.86p; Magherafelt producer; Lim,286kg at £680 = 2.38p; Lim,266kg at £730 = 2.74p; Crumlin producer; Char,334kg at £830 = 2.49p; Dungiven producer; Lim,390kg at £870 = 2.23p; Lim,412kg at £700 = 1.70p; Maghera producer; Lim,288kg at £550 = 1.91p; Garvagh producer; Char,438kg at £910 = 2.08p; Char,388kg at £890 = 2.29p; Char,320kg at £750 = 2.34p; Cookstown producer; Lim,334kg at £810 = 2.43p; Moneymore producer; Lim,292kg at £730 = 2.50p; Lim,298kg at £680 = 2.28p; Lim,276kg at £700 = 2.54p; Lim,270kg at £530 = 1.96p; Lim,332kg at £920 = 2.77p; Lim,288kg at £610 = 2.12p; Lim,316kg at £780 = 2.47p.
A seasonal show of 870 sheep were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday 7th May. 397 cull ewes were offered for sale and were a solid trade topping at £238.00. 462 lambs were presented for sale, which was also met with a solid trade. Lambs topped at £136.00 for heavy sorts. Spring Lambs topped at £136.00.
Heavy-weight: Loughgiel producer; 25kg at £136.00 = 5.44p; Coleraine producer; 27.6kg at £135.00 = 4.89p; Cookstown producer; 35kg at £134.50 = 3.84p; Portglenone producer; 26.5kg at £131.50 = 4.96p; Toomebridge producer; 26.5kg at £131.50 = 4.96p; Draperstown producer; 28kg at £130.00 = 4.64p; Garvagh producer; 26.5kg at £130.00 = 4.91p; Cookstown producer; 25kg at £130.00 = 5.20p; Cookstown producer; 29kg at £128.00 = 4.41p; Kilrea producer; 25kg at £127.50 = 5.10p; Maghera producer; 25kg at £126.00 = 5.04p; Moneymore producer; 25kg at £126.00 = 5.04p; Maghera producer; 27kg at £126.00 = 4.67p; Kilrea producer; 24.5kg at £125.00 = 5.10p.
Spring Lambs: Maghera producer; 23.75kg at £136.00 = 5.73p; Cookstown producer; 22kg at £129.50 = 5.89p; Bellaghy producer; 22kg at £127.50 = 5.80p; Swatragh producer; 21kg at £124.50 = 5.93p; Limavady producer; 21.8kg at £125.00 = 5.73p; Rasharkin producer; 22kg at £124.50 = 5.66p; Garvagh producer; 21.6kg at £123.00 = 5.69p; Garvagh producer; 21.5kg at £123.00 = 5.72p; Garvagh producer; 21.5kg at £123.00 = 5.72p; Cookstown producer; 21.3kg at £122.00 = 5.73p; Ballymoney producer; 21.8kg at £122.00 = 5.60p; Swatragh producer; 20.25kg at £121.50 = 6.00p; Maghera producer; 21kg at £121.50 = 5.79p; Limavady producer; 21.6kg at £120.00 = 5.56p; Draperstown producer; 21.7kg at £120.00 = 5.53p; Garvagh producer; 21.3kg at £120.00 =5.63p.
Fat Ewes:Maghera producer; £238; Garvagh producer; £224; Strabane producer; £214.
Weekly Breeding Sheep Sale
1 Ewe with 2 Lambs at foot to £230.00
1 Ewe with 1 Lamb at foot to £195.00
This sale produced a solid trade for 595 sheep that were presented at our weekly Breeding Sheep Sale on Thursday 5th May.