Phenomenal trade for cattle at Armoy Mart, heifers to £1,080

A phenomenal trade was had for the 200 head of Charolais and Continental stores on offer at the annual spring sale of store cattle in Armoy.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 8:45 am
Armoy Mart
Armoy Mart

A packed ring of buyers and a host of online bidders left it a super trade with 100% clearance and many more cattle could have been sold.

Leading prices

Heifers: Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 430kgs £1,080, 400kgs £1,040, 410kgs £1,030, 440kgs £1,080. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 450kgs £1,160, 360kgs £950. Torr producer, Charolais, 400kgs £1,000, 320kgs £820, 350kgs £880. Glenann producer, Charolais, 330kgs £880, 360kgs £900. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 380kgs £960, 350kgs £900, 370kgs £960, 340kgs £860, 370kgs £930, 350kgs £870, 310kgs £900, 360kgs £920, 380kgs £920. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 330kgs £850. Armoy producer, Charolais, 380kgs £930, 400kgs £920, 380kgs £890. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 360kgs £920, 370kgs £950, 330kgs £830, 340kgs £890, 420kgs £990, 360kgs £880. Fairhead producer, Charolais, 410kgs £1,000, 380kgs £980, 390kgs £900. Torr producer, Limousin, 290kgs £730, 300kgs £850. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 320kgs £800, 300kgs £740. Armoy producer, Belted Galloway, 260kgs £690, 230kgs £630. Loughguile producer, Limousin, 440kgs £1,060, 440kgs £1,020. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 360kgs £870, 400kgs £910. Cushendall producer, Aberdeen Angus, 490kgs £1,000. Armoy producer, Fleckvieh, 440kgs £970, 440kgs £950. Bushmills producer, Blonde d’Aquitaine, 480kgs £1,050, 460kgs £990. Ballycastle producer, Limousin, 430kgs £1,000, 440kgs £980, 440kgs £990, 500kgs £1,010. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 470kgs £970, 430kgs £890, 500kgs £1,010.

Steers: Cushendall producer, Charolais, 380kgs £1,190, 380kgs £1,140. Bushmills producer, Charolais, 540kgs £1,250. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 510kgs £1,180, 530kgs £1,190. Feystown producer, Charolais, 570kgs £1,230, 470kgs £1,040. Glenann producer, Charolais, 460kgs £1,180, 370kgs £1,010, 400kgs £1,000, 350kgs £880. Ballyvoy producer, Charolais, 400kgs £1,020, 300kgs £850, 340kgs £940, 340kgs £900. Torr producer, Charolais, 300kgs £840, 340kgs £980, 380kgs £970. Ballyvoy producer, Limousin, 500kgs £1,150, 510kgs £1,150. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 360kgs £900, 370kgs £900. Glenann producer, Charolais, 370kgs £1,010, 430kgs £1,050, 470kgs £1,080, 400kgs £940. Armoy producer, Charolais, 400kgs £1,020, 350kgs £970, 380kgs £990. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 500kgs £1,150, 490kgs £1,080. Bushmills producer, Limousin, 520kgs £1,160, 525kgs £1,160. Ballymoney producer, Aberdeen Angus, 490kgs £1,010, 530kgs £1,100, 480kgs £990. Coleraine producer, Aberdeen Angus, 550kgs £1,100.

Friesians: Ballymoney producer, 700kgs £1,350. Bushmills producer, 450kgs £790, 500kgs £950, 440kgs £760, 530kgs £910, 540kgs £970. Ballycastle producer, 500kgs £870, 505kgs £880. Ballycastle producer, 400kgs £720.

Fat cows sold to £1,180 for a heavy Friesian cow weighing 710kgs.

Sale every Monday night at 6.30pm.

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Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.