Reduced cattle numbers at Armoy
A smaller show of 80 cattle at Armoy due to ideal silage weather met with a great trade and 100% clearance.
Steers sold to £1,600 for 660kgs A/A from Mr Chas Battersby, Bushmills. Heifers to £1,700 paid for a 630kgs Lim heifer from SJ & DJ Currie, Mosside. Fat Cows sold to £1,790 for 800kg Char Cow from Messrs C & J Wilson, Armoy.
STEERS: C Battersby, Bushmills, A/A, 660kgs £1,600, 650kgs £1,580, 660kgs £1,570, 600kgs £1,460. Wm Jamison, Armoy, A/A, 670kgs £1,560, 640kgs £1,450, 600kgs £1,290, HER, 670kgs £1,420. Robt Hodges, Armoy, 600kgs £1,280, 620kgs £1,280. Brian J McAlister, Dervock, Lim, 570kgs £1,390, 520kgs £1,170. S McDonnell, Ballyvoy, Char, 360kgs £1,050. Paddy McCormick, Ballymena, Sim, 400kgs £1,000, 360kgs £930, 340kgs £890, 300kgs £790, 330kgs £830. Arthur Devlin, Armoy, A/A, 415kgs £980, 400kgs £900, 410kgs £900, 415kgs £920. Pat McAuley, Armoy, A/A, 480kgs £1,050, 450kgs £980, 500kgs £1,070, 420kgs £930, 405kgs £960. Sam McClintock, Glenwherry, Char, 615kgs £1,330, 530kgs £1,150. P McCurdy, Rathlin Island, Lim, 290kgs £770, 300kgs £730.
HEIFERS: SJ & DJ Currie, Mosside, Lim, 630kgs £1,700, 670kgs £1,460, 670kgs £1,510. Mary Steele, Glenarm, Char, 400kgs £1,010, 390kgs £1,060, 330kgs £860. S McDonnell, Ballyvoy, Char, 360kgs £950, 390kgs £970, 400kgs 3990. Brian J McAlister, Dervock, Lim, 520kgs £1,290, 530kgs £1,270, 530kgs £1,150. Peter McCurdy, Rathlin Island, Lim, 290kgs £690, 370kgs £800. David McNeill, Loughguile, B/B, 440kgs £980, 400kgs £830.
FAT COWS: C & J Wilson, Armoy, Char, 800kgs £1,790. W McKinley, Glenbush, Lim, 740kgs £1,440, 500kgs £910. Robt McHenry, Torr, Lim, 600kgs £1,370. Eugene Duncan, Ballyvoy, Lim, 640kgs £1,260. Cushendall Producer, Lim, 590kgs £1,140, 530kgs £1,060.
Suckler outfits sold to £1,400 paid to Mr Wm McAuley, Cushendall for a Sim Cow with Lim Heifer calf at foot.
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Auctioneers: Armoy Livestock Mart Ltd