Springing heifer sells for £2040 at Kilrea

A good entry of 250 calves and weanlings on Thursday 15th September met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Kilrea Mart

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Bull calves

Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £500, £425, £245; Draperstown farmer, Simmental £465, WG £200; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410; Limavady farmer, Limousin £400; Glarryford farmer, Aberdeen Angus £385; Randalstown farmer, Hereford £380; Ballymena farmer, Hereford £320, Fleckvieh £290; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £310; Limavady farmer, Charolais £305; Ballymena farmer, Belgian Blue £295; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Garvagh farmer, Holstein £250, £220; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Dungiven farmer, Hereford £240, Aberdeen Angus £230; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £230; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £220 and Maghera farmer, Holstein £200.

Heifer calves

Limavady farmer, Limousin £450, £405, £400, £395, £390, £330; Draperstown farmer, Simmental £445; Limavady farmer, Charolais £395; Dungiven farmer, Aberdeen Angus £355, £350, £275, Hereford £265, £240, £235; Moneymore farmer, Belgian Blue £340; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, £240; Glarryford farmer, Aberdeen Angus £315; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £285; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £275, £220; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230 and Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £225, Hereford £210, Stabiliser £210.

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Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £250. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (80)

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.

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Weanlings to top of £770 and 311ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A super entry of 750 on Tuesday 20th September met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

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Lambs selling to £4.97 per kg and to top of £115.

Fat ewes selling to £125.

Lambs (620)

Tobermore farmer, 17k £84.50 (497); Macosquin farmer, 18k £86 (478), 22.5k £99 (440); Garvagh farmer, 20k £93.50 (468), 23k £103 (448), 21k £93.50 (445); Garvagh farmer, 19k £89 (468); Eglinton farmer, 23k £107.50 (467); Kilrea farmer, 19.5k £90 (462), 21k £93.50 (445), 22k £97.50 (443); Randalstown farmer, 21.5k £99 (461); Bendooragh farmer, 14k £64 (457), 20k £89.50 (448); Portglenone farmer, 21.5k £98 (456); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £102 (453); Coleraine farmer, 22k £99 (450); Limavady farmer, 24k £108 (450); Dungiven farmer, 22.5k £101 (449); Draperstown farmer, 23k £103 (448); Cloughmills farmer, 23k £102.50 (446); Kilrea farmer, 23k £102 (444); Culnady farmer, 22k £97.50 (443) and Mosside farmer, 23.5k £104 (443).

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Fat ewes (130) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £125.

More ewes needed.

A super entry of 50 dairy on Tuesday 20th September to a top price of £2040 for a springing heifer.

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Kilrea farmer, batch of springing heifers to £2040, £2000, £1980, £1960, £1940, £1900, £1780; Maghera farmer, Shorthorm springing heifer to £1850; Bendooragh farmer, Fleckvieh calved cow to £1820; Dungiven farmer, batch of bulling heifers to £1660, £1600, £1520, £1440 and Coleraine farmer, springing cow to £1610.

More stock required weekly

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

A good entry of 320 on Wednesday 21st September at Kilrea met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

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Steers selling to £1600, heifers selling to £1490.

Fat cows and bulls selling to £1700.

Fat cows: 80 on offer, flying trade.

Garvagh farmer, 610k Limousin £1430 (234); Dervock farmer, 700k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1440 (206), 780k £1590 (204), 730k Stabiliser £1470 (201), 760k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1530 (201), 760k £1480 (195), 700k Limousin £1340 (191), 750k Stabiliser £1430 (191), 650k £1230 (189), 730k £1360 (186), 720k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1340 (186), 860k Limousin £1580 (184), 700k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1260 (180), 640k Stabiliser £1150 (180), 720k Limousin £1230 (171), 610k Shorthorn £1040 (171), 1010k Stabiliser £1700 (168); Swatragh farmer, 730k Aberdeen Angus £1410 (193); Portglenone farmer, 880k Charolais £1680 (191); Macosquin farmer, 510k Limousin £960 (188), 480k Aberdeen Angus £820 (171); Portglenone farmer, 680k Limousin £1240 (182); Bushmills farmer, 510k Montbeliarde £920 (180); Garvagh farmer, 890k Limousin £1570 (176); Garvagh farmer, 770k Limousin £1350 (175); Castlerock farmer, 560k Holstein £970 (173) and Dungiven farmer, 670k Simmental £1150 (172), 570k £970 (170).

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Suckler

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Garvagh farmer, 540k Charolais £1400 (259), 580k £1480 (255), 550k £1340 (244), 620k £1490 (240), 530k £1250 (236); Kilrea farmer, 550k Limousin £1370 (249), 570k £1200 (211); Portglenone farmer, 390k Charolais £970 (249); Coleraine farmer, 540k Limousin £1340 (248); Bushmills farmer, 550k Charolais £1360 (247), 530k Limousin £1300 (245), 550k Charolais £1300 (236), 550k £1290 (235), 560k £1270 (227); Limavady farmer, 440k Charolais £1080 (246), 460k £1060 (230), 470k £1080 (230), 500k £1100 (220), 460k £990 (215); Toomebridge farmer, 480k Charolais £1150 (240), 540k Limousin £1240 (230), 470k Charolais £1070 (228), 510k Limousin £1140 (224), 480k £1070 (223), 350k Charolais £770 (220); Portglenone farmer, 200k Aberdeen Angus £470 (235), 360k Belgian Blue £770 (214); Toomebridge farmer, 470k Limousin £1080 (230), 480k £1090 (227), 510k £1140 (224), 510k £1130 (222), 510k £1100 (216); Coleraine farmer, 560k Belgian Blue £1270 (227), 580k £1310 (226); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1120 (224), 550k £1200 (218), 530k £1140 (215), 540k £1160 (215), 570k £1170 (205); Claudy farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1390 (224), 650k £1440 (222), 630k £1380 (219); Eglinton farmer, 530k Aberdeen Angus £1180 (223), 550k £1170 (213), 560k Hereford £1160 (207), 480k Aberdeen Angus £980 (204), 500k £1020 (204), 460k Belgian Blue £930 (202); Kilrea farmer, 610k Aberdeen Angus £1330 (218), 670k £1460 (218); Coleraine farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1170 (217), 530k £1150 (217), 470k £940 (200); Dunloy farmer, 520k Limousin £1130 (217), 360k £780 (217), 450k £910 (202); Rasharkin farmer, 550k Hereford £1190 (216), 540k Aberdeen Angus £1150 (213), 560k Belgian Blue £1190 (213), 520k £1060 (204); Garvagh farmer, 510k Belgian Blue £1090 (214), 470k £990 (211), 450k £940 (209), 480k £1000 (208); Coleraine farmer, 420k Limousin £890 (212), 460k Simmental £940 (204), 520k £1040 (200), 500k £1000 (200), 370k Parthenais £740 (200); Dunloy farmer, 500k Limousin £1060 (212), 490k Charolais £1040 (212), 410k £840 (205), 470k £950 (202), 450k £900 (200); Portstewart farmer, 510k Belgian Blue £1080 (212), 400k £840 (210), 440k £890 (202); Ahoghill farmer, 380k Limousin £800 (211); Ballyronan farmer, 320k Limousin £670 (209), 220k Charolais £460 (209); Garvagh farmer, 650k Aberdeen Angus £1360 (209) and Limavady farmer, 440k Hereford £910 (207).

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Steers

Coleraine farmer, 470k Limousin £1250 (266), 620k £1550 (250), 560k £1390 (248), 540k £1340 (248); Ballymoney farmer, 540k Charolais £1420 (263), 490k Stabiliser £1230 (251), 670k Belgian Blue £1420 (212), 610k Aberdeen Angus £1250 (205); Ballymoney farmer, 560k Limousin £1440 (257),620k £1500 (242), 620k Hereford £1300 (210), 480k Limousin £980 (204); Ballymoney farmer, 500k Belgian Blue £1280 (256), 430k £900 (209); Portglenone farmer, 500k Charolais £1280 (256), 470k Limousin £1200 (255), 490k Charolais £1240 (253), 460k £1160 (252), 480k £1200 (250), 540k £1340 (248), 490k Limousin £1200 (245), 530k Saler £1180 (223), 450k £980 (218); Garvagh farmer, 570k Limousin £1420 (249), 490k £1110 (227), 480k £1070 (223); Macosquin farmer, 530k Limousin £1280 (242), 610k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (226); Eglinton farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1290 (239), 600k £1380 (230), 480k Hereford £1050 (219), 500k £1080 (216), 600k Aberdeen Angus £1280 (213); Ballymoney farmer, 610k Charolais £1450 (238), 560k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (236), 690k £1600 (232), 540k Limousin £1240 (230); Coleraine farmer, 510k Aberdeen Angus £1210 (237), 510k £1150 (226), 460k £980 (213); Portglenone farmer, 460k Charolais £1080 (235), 440k £910 (207), 420k Limousin £870 (207), 490k Aberdeen Angus £990 (202), 470k £940 (200); Kilrea farmer, 430k Simmental £1000 (233), 500k £1090 (218); Claudy farmer, 650k Aberdeen Angus £1510 (232), 650k £1490 (229), 580k £1320 (228), 600k £1340 (223), 650k £1450 (223); Garvagh farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (223), 620k £1340 (216), 630k Fleckvieh £1350 (214); Kilrea farmer, 550k Belgian Blue £1220 (222), 540k Fleckvieh £1120 (207), 500k Hereford £1020 (204); Coleraine farmer, 670k Belgian Blue £1480 (221), 650k £1400 (215); Knockloughrim farmer, 450k Belgian Blue £940 (209) and Articlave farmer, 430k Aberdeen Angus £860 (200).

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

Auctioneer: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.