Smaller sale but excellent prices at Saintfield

There was a smaller entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale in Saintfield as expected with Balmoral show week. Excellent prices in every section!

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 11th May 2022, 6:02 pm

Fat Cattle - 115 fats sold to £1837 for a 750kg Char Cow, £245 per 100kg. Heifers sold to £260 per 100kg - 650kg £1690 for a Char. Fr Cows sold to record trade of £1635 for a 870kg, £188 per 100kg. Other Fr Cows from the same pen sold to £199 per 100kg - 640kg £1273!

Leading Prices: Ballykinler Producer CH Cow 750kg £245 £1837, Lim Cows 700kg £220 £1540, 660kg £214 £1412, 590kg £188 £1109, Carryduff Producer CH Cow 720kg £240 £1728, Char Heifer 650kg £260 £1690, Ballygowan Producer FR Cows 870kg £188 £1635, 760kg £175 £1330, 740kg £174 £1287, 640kg £199 £1273, 620kg £198 £1227, 710kg £170 £1207, 670kg £166 £1112, 550kg £177 £973, Comber Producer (Bullocks) BB 670kg £237 £1587, SIM 670kg £229 £1534, SHB 690kg £220 £1518, LIM 660kg £228 £1504, Ballygowan Producer BB Cow 760kg £190 £1444, Annacloy Producer AA Cow 640kg £220 £1408, CH Cow 710kg £193 £1370, HER Cow 620kg £180 £1116, Kircubbin Producer BB Cow 720kg £193 £1389, CH Cow 660kg £181 £1194, Castlewellan Producer HER Cows 780kg £176 £1372, Comber Producer LIM Cow 590kg £230 £1357, Ballynahinch Producer AA Cow 540kg £230 £1242, CH Cow 540kg £217 £1171, Seaforde Producer SAL Cows 610kg £203 £1238, 570kg £200 £1140, AA Cow 570kg £186 £1060, Millisle Producer Fr Cows 680kg £182 £1237, 590kg £160 £944, Lisburn Producer LIM Cow 670kg £183 £1226, Nutts Corner Producer CH Cow 630kg £194 £1222, Lisburn Producer Fr Cows 640kg £180 £1152, 630kg £181 £1140, 640kg £175 £1120.

Bullocks: sold to £1710 for a 700kg Lim. Leading Prices: Saintfield Producer LIM 700kg £1710, HER 640kg £1460, 630kg £1360, Carryduff Producer CH 580kg £1660, 550kg £1240, Downpatrick Producer LIM 550kg £1600, 550kg £1380, 510kg £1270, Ardglass Producer CH 530kg £1250, 550kg £1225, AA 550kg £1200, CH 440kg £1130, 470kg £1070, 420kg £1040, Ballygowan Producer DAQ 470kg £1240.

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Heifers: sold to £1330 for a 550kg Char. Leading prices; Killyleagh Producer CH 550kg £1330, Ballykinler Producer CH 430kg £1180, 470kg £1155, 440kg £1150, 450kg £1135, 440kg £1110, 430kg £1045, 440kg £1020, 400kg £1000, Ballynahinch Producer BRB 530kg £1140, 500kg £1105, 430kg £1100, 400kg £1050, Ballygowan Producer DAQ 520kg £1140.

Sucklers: sold to £1790 for a BB Cow with Lim Heifer Calf at foot.

Suckled Calves: 80 sold to £1210 for a 400kg Lim Bullock calf.

Dropped Calves: sold to £610 for a Lim Bull.

TOP PRICES: Castlewellan Producer Lim Bull Calves £610 £490, Saintfield producer Lim Bulls £340, £315, £300, Lim Heifer £325, Comber producer AA Bulls £325, £320, £310 twice, £290, Dromara Producer SH Bull Calves £250, £245, SH Heifer Calves £235, £225, £220.