Steady trade for cattle at Saintfield

A good show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale in Saintfield, sold to a steady trade throughout.

Wednesday, 12th January 2022, 2:49 pm

FAT CATTLE; 90 fats sold to £1500 for a 750kg BB Cow, £200 per 100kg. Fr

Cows sold to £1132 for a 820kg, £138 per 100kg.

Leading Prices; Dromara producer BB Cow 750kg £200 £1500, Lisburn producer Lim Cow 850kg £173 £1470, Lisburn producer Char Cows 790kg £183 £1445, 820kg £158 £1296, Ballynahinch producer Lim Cow 760kg £188 £1428, Hillsborough producer Char Cow 830kg £172 £1428, Downpatrick producer Char Heifer 610kg £230 £1403, Ballynahinch producer Lim Cow 770kg £179 £1379, Ballynahinch producer Char Cow 770kg £178 £1370, Belfast producer Char Cows 700kg £184 £1288, 730kg £175 £1277, Downpatrick producer BB Cows 720kg £178 £1281, 730kg £173 £1262, Lisburn producer Lim Cows 710kg £169 £1199, 740kg £160 £1184, Ballynahinch producer BB Cow 570kg £199 £1135, Portavogie producer Fr Cows 820kg £138 £1132, 900kg £125 £1125, 840kg £124 £1041, Downpatrick producer Fr Cows 790kg £140 £1106, 750kg £133 £998, Bangor producer Fr Cows 770kg £141 £1085, 750kg £132 £990, 690kg £140 £966, Ballynahinch producer Fr Cows 760kg £140 £1064, 750kg £139 £1043, 680kg £137 £931, Ballygowan producer Fr Cows 710kg £144 £1022, 660kg £140 £924, Blfast producer Fr Cows 690kg £143 £987, 680kg £134 £911.

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BULLOCKS; sold to £1480 for a 750kg Her

Leading Prices; Ballygowan producer Hers 750kg £1480, 750kg £1140, Downpatrick producer Char 500kg £1140, Downaptrick producer Chars 470kg £1130, 450kg £1105, 460kg £1100, Comber producer Lims 530kg £1120, 490kg £1090, Crossgar producer Lims 420kg £1020, 400kg £965, 340kg £930, 330kg £850.

HEIFERS; sold to £1490 for a 650kg Char (230)

Leading Prices; Carryduff producer Chars 650kg £1490, 600kg £1390, 550kg £1300, 540kg £1285, 500kg £1170, Lisburn producer AAs 500kg £1150, 500kg £1065, 450kg £1045, Ballynahinch producer Lims 380kg £960, 380kg £920, 340kg £870.

DROPPED CALVES; sold to £385 for a Lim Heifer

More calves required to meet demand.