Second calvers selling to £2100 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, March 18, 2021: A super entry of 340 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4:00 pm

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Dungannan farmer, Aberdeen Angus £535, £500, £335; Garvagh farmer, Limousin £475, Holstein £230; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £470, £445, £365; Ballymena farmer, Limousin £455, Friesian £260, Aberdeen Angus £240; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £455; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £445, Aberdeen Angus £235; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £430; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425; Cookstown farmer, Charolais £425; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400; Limavady farmer, Charolais £400, Belgian Blue £370; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, £340; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £385; Portglenone farmer, Blonde d’Aquitaine £385, £320, £315; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £365, £350; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £365, £300; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £355, Friesian £200; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350; Upperlands farmer, Hereford £330, Aberdeen Angus £230; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £325, £245; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £305, Aberdeen Angus £240; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £295; Randalstown farmer, Shorthorn £295; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280; Tobermore farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Ballymoney farmer, Shorthorn £270; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Ballymoney farmer, Holstein £260, Fleckvieh £235; Ballyclare farmer, Hereford £235, Montbeliarde £215, Friesian £205; Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230, £210; Ballykelly farmer, Aberdeen Angus £225; Garvagh farmer, Hereford £220; Campsie farmer, Aberdeen Angus £215, £205; Aghadowey farmer, Shorthorn £210 and Cookstown farmer, Holstein £210.

Heifer calves

Dungannon farmer, Aberdeen Angus £460; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £445, £400; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £405; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £380; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £365, Charolais £330, Belgian Blue £305, £270; Ballycastle farmer, Charolais £345; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £310, Limousin £310, £305, Aberdeen Angus £235; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320; Garvagh farmer, Hereford £315; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £300; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £290, Aberdeen Angus £210; Ballymoney farmer, Limousin £285, £270; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £275; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £270; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £245, £205; Ahoghill farmer, Belgian Blue £230, Aberdeen Angus £205; Ballyclare farmer, Limousin £220, Hereford £205; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Ballykelly farmer, Aberdeen Angus £215 and Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade.

More required to satisfy demand.

Good young calves to £260.

Good demand for thick types.

Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (100)

A great entry of weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer, both for Continental beef bred types, Friesian cross types and Friesian and Holstein lumps.

Weanlings to a top of £850 and 327 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, March 22, 2021: A good entry of 400 fat lambs and ewes met an improved trade with lambs in strong demand as buyers keen for shee.

Lambs sold to £6.52 per kg and to top of £154.50.

Fat ewes sold to £162.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday, ewes and lambs to £240.

Lambs

Maghera farmer, 23k £150 (652); Kilrea farmer, 24k £154.50 (644); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £144 (640); Kilrea farmer, 18.5k £110.50 (597); Ballymena farmer, 23.5k £138.50 (589); Macosquin farmer, 23k £134.50 (585) and Portglenone farmer, 25k £145 (580).

Heavy lambs: 34k £152.50, 32k £150, 31k £151.50, 29k £151, 26.5k £142.50 and 26k £146.

Ewes with lambs to £240.

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £162.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021: A super entry of 100 dairy cattle met a super trade with more quality lots required. Second calvers to £2100.

Cloughmills farmer, second calvers to £2100, £1880, £1840; Castlederg farmer, second calvers Montbeliarde to £2000, £1890, £1580, calved heifers to £1710, £1620, £1600, £1580; Coleraine farmer, calved heifer to £1930; Ballymena farmer, calved heifers to £2000, £1970, third calver to £1810; Randalstown farmer, second calver Shorthorn to £1600; Aghadowey farmer, third calver to £1580, second calver to £1540; Glarryford farmer, in calf cows to £1560, £1500, £1420, £1390, £1310, cows in milk to £1400 and Portrush farmer, batch of maiden heifers to £1080, £1060.

More stock required weekly.

A super entry of 280 fat cow, suckler and store cattle met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £1450, heifers sold to £1410, fat cows and Bulls to £1330.

Fat cows: (60 on offer. Flying trade - more required)

Swatragh farmer, 500k Limousin £850 (170); Ballymoney farmer, 710k Limousin £1190 (168), 580k Shorthorn dairy £700 (121); Coleraine farmer, 750k Aberdeen Angus £1250 (167); Ballyclare farmer, 440k Charolais £730 (166), 520k £770 (148), 390k Hereford £570 (146), 450k Aberdeen Angus £620 (138); Upperlands farmer, 790k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1280 (162); Ahoghill farmer, 400k Ayrshire £640 (160), 480k NGA £590 (123); Portglenone farmer, 640k Belgian Blue £980 (153), 690k £990 (144); Ballymoney farmer, 700k Fleckvieh £1060 (151), 630k Friesian £810 (129), 600k £730 (122); Rasharkin farmer, 640k Aberdeen Angus £960 (150); Dungiven farmer, 890k Simmental £1330 (149); Knockloughrim farmer, 690k Friesian £970 (141); Rasharkin farmer, 660k Charolais £1200 (140); Rasharkin farmer, 720k Fleckvieh £1000 (139), 830k £1120 (135), 740k £960 (130), 740k £950 (128); Coleraine farmer, 710k Fleckvieh £980 (138); Ballymoney farmer, 790k Holstein £1070 (135), 800k £1080 (135); Coleraine farmer, 800k Friesian £1070 (134), 820k £1060 (129); Dungiven farmer, 470k Simmental £630 (134), 600k Fleckvieh £750 (125); Aghadowey farmer, 890k Shorthorn beef £1180 (133); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Simmental £660 (132); Magherafelt farmer, 440k Ayrshire £570 (130), 550k Friesian £660 (120); Ringsend farmer, 860k Holstein £1100 (128); Tobermore farmer, 630k Friesian £770 (122) and Magherafelt farmer, 660k Friesian £790 (120).

Fat bulls: Dungiven farmer, 1010k Aberdeen Angus £1280 (127).

Suckler stock: All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Kilrea farmer, 280k £720 (257), 230k £540 (235); Ballymena farmer, 400k Charolais £950 (238); Kilrea farmer, 470k Charolais £1070 (228), 490k £1090 (222), 500k £1060 (212), 540k £1130 (209); Garvagh farmer, 550k Limousin £1240 (226), 500k £1020 (204); Ballyronan farmer, 230k Aberdeen Angus £510 (222), 280k £590 (211); Garvagh farmer, 320k Charolais £710 (222); Dunloy farmer, 540k Charolais £1190 (220), 510k £1090 (214), 600k £1280 (213), 540k £1140 (211); Articlave farmer, 640k Charolais £1410 (220), 660k £1380 (209); Kilrea farmer, 400k Limousin £880 (220), 500k £1100 (220), 430k £940 (219), 380k £810 (213); Toomebridge farmer, 620k Limousin £1350 (218), 640k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1360 (213), 620k Limousin £1300 (210); Magherafelt farmer, 370k Belgian Blue £800 (216); Maghera farmer, 370k Limousin £790 (214); Portglenone farmer, 440k Charolais £940 (214), 470k £1000 (213), 490k £1040 (212), 440k £890 (202); Tobermore farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (214), 600k £1250 (208), 620k £1280 (207), 620k £1250 (202); Toomebridge farmer, 510k Limousin £1090 (214), 520k £1090 (210); Kilrea farmer, 650k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (212); Claudy farmer, 520k Limousin £1100 (212), 470k £970 (206); Ballymoney farmer, 360k Aberdeen Angus £760 (211), 370k £780 (211); Ballyclare farmer, 530k Charolais £1110 (209); Coleraine farmer, 640k Limousin £1340 (209); Ballymoney farmer, 530k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (206), 550k £1110 (202); Kilrea farmer, 610k Aberdeen Angus £1250 (205); Ballymoney farmer, 530k Belgian Blue £1070 (202) and Ballymoney farmer, 480k Limousin £960 (200).

Steers

Portglenone farmer, 360k Limousin £960 (267), 470k £1220 (260), 400k £1000 (250), 440k £1100 (250), 380k £940 (247), 390k £950 (244), 400k £960 (240), 380k £910 (240); Ballycastle farmer, 390k Charolais £1030 (264), 370k £960 (260), 390k £980 (251), 460k £1020 (222); Ballyronan farmer, 280k Aberdeen Angus £700 (250); Magherafelt farmer, 530k Charolais £1320 (249), 590k Limousin £1200 (203); Swatragh farmer, 560k Charolais £1390 (248); Ballymena farmer, 390k Charolais £960 (246); Ballyclare farmer, 460k Simmental £1120 (244), 450k £1070 (238), 470k £1090 (232), 440k £1010 (230), 530k £1130 (213), 430k £870 (202); Garvagh farmer, 390k Belgian Blue £950 (244), 385k £830 (216); Crumlin farmer, 620k Charolais £1450 (234), 590k Limousin £1320 (224); Garvagh farmer, 390k Aberdeen Angus £900 (231), 400k £840 (210), 460k £950 (207); Garvagh farmer, 345k Hereford £790 (229); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Limousin £1140 (228), 490k £1110 (227), 430k £880 (205), 450k Belgian Blue £920 (204); Portglenone farmer, 440k Limousin £1000 (227), 530k £1180 (223), 460k £1010 (220); Limavady farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1120 (224), 540k £1200 (222), 520k £1150 (221), 520k £1140 (219), 520k £1100 (212), 550k £1140 (207); Garvagh farmer, 530k Limousin £1180 (223), 600k £1280 (213); Ballymena farmer, 330k Aberdeen Angus £720 (218), 360k £780 (217); Claudy farmer, 510k Limousin £1110 (218); Rasharkin farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1240 (218), 620k £1340 (216), 540k £1100 (204), 690k £1380 (200); Maghera farmer, 530k Limousin £1130 (213), 530k Aberdeen Angus £1080 (204), 490k £990 (202); Toomebridge farmer, 570k Limousin £1200 (211), 580k Aberdeen Angus £1180 (203); Ballymoney farmer, 420k Aberdeen Angus £880 (210); Ballymoney farmer, 450k Aberdeen Angus £930 (207) and Dungiven farmer, 440k Hereford £890 (202).

Friesian and Aberdeen Angus steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

Auctioneer: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.