Steer prices reach a height of £1430 at Dungannon Mart

A great entry of quality stock saw steer prices reach a height of £1430 for a 625kg Charolais (229.00).

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 12:31 pm

Heifers peaked at £1420 for a 610kg Charolais (233.00).

Dropped calves sold to £420 Belgian Blue bull and heifer calves to £400 Fleckvieh.

Suckled cows sold to £1200 Montbeliarde heifer springing.

Weanling sold to £1030 for a 410kg Limousin steer (250.00).

While weanling heifers topped at £980 350kg Charolais (280.00).

Steers

A good entry of steers saw prices peak at £1430 625kg Charolais (229.00) presented by A Walsh; J Causey £1310 560kg Charolais (234.00); H Smith £1240 620kg Aberdeen Angus (200.00); J Knox £1200 505kg Charolais (238.00), £1200 555kg Simmental (216.00), £1190 495kg Charolais (240.00), £1160 520kg Limousin (223.00), £1140 550kg Limousin (207.00), £1130 490kg Limousin (231.00), £1110 530kg Charolais (209.00), £1100 510kg Charolais (216.00), £1090 455kg Charolais (240.00), £1070 495kg Simmental (216.00), £1060 490kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (216.00), £1050 465kg Limousin (226.00), £1040 475kg Limousin (219.00), £1030 470kg Charolais (219.00), £990 425kg Limousin (233.00); T Colbert 1160 535kg Belgian Blue (217.00), £1080 505kg Charolais (214.00), £920 435kg Limousin (217.00); P Greenaway £1150 500kg Charolais (230.00), £1050 475kg Charolais (221.00); P Evans £1040 485kg Limousin (214.00); E Conroy £900 370kg Limousin (243.00), £900 380kg Charolais (237.00), £890 315kg Limousin (283.00), £890 340kg Limousin (262.00), £870 355kg Aberdeen Angus (245.00) and Riverview Farms £800 290kg Limousin (276.00), £780 320kg Limousin (244.00), £770 300kg Hereford (257.00).

Heifers

Heifer prices remain very strong to peak at £1420 610kg Charolais (233.00) presented by E McCann, £1420 600kg Simmental (237.00), £1230 570kg Charolais (216.00), £1220 560kg Charolais (218.00); G Boyd £1220 570kg Charolais (214.00), £1130 500kg Limousin (226.00), £1110 505kg Limousin (220.00), £1050 475kg Limousin (221.00); P Evans £1090 545kg Hereford (200.00); K Lockhart £1040 480kg Charolais (217.00), £1040 485kg Charolais (214.00), £970 470kg Charolais (206.00) and C McFarland £980 450kg Charolais (218.00), £950 420kg Simmental (226.00).

Dropped calves

Dropped Calves cleared to £420 for a Belgian Blue bull presented by R Crawford, £345 Belgian Blue bull; J Ewing £385 Limousin bull, £365 Limousin bull, £360 Limousin bull, £265 Belgian Blue bull; J McCann £380 Saler bull; H Irwin £320 Aberdeen Angus bull, £320 Hereford bull, £250 Aberdeen Angus bull; W and H Gourley £310 Aberdeen Angus bull, £295 Hereford bull, £290 Belgian Blue bull, £280 Belgian Blue bull; Donmac Farms £290 Aberdeen Angus bull, £250 Aberdeen Angus bull; J McFarland £280 Limousin bull, £260 Limousin bull; W Campbell £280 Limousin bull; F Burrows £270 Aberdeen Angus bull and W McMullan £250 Aberdeen Angus bull.

Meanwhile Friesian bull calves sold from £60 to £220 for stronger sorts.

Heifer calves sold to £400 Fleckvieh presented by J McFarland, £295 Limousin heifer; J McCann £390 x 2 Aberdeen Angus heifers, £390 Limousin heifer, £390 x 2 Saler heifers, £365 x 2 Aberdeen Angus heifers; J Ewing £370 Limousin heifer, £350 Limousin heifer; E Hetherington £330 Limousin heifer; Donmac Farms £320 Belgian Blue heifer, £250 Aberdeen Angus heifer; W Smith £290 Hereford heifer; E Fox £290 Aberdeen Angus heifer; P Carberry £280 Limousin heifer and W McMullan £270 Aberdeen Angus heifer.

Weanlings

A quality entry of weanling where keenly sought after to peak at £1030 for a 410kg Limousin Steer (250.00) presented by R Hopper, £990 380kg Limousin (261.00), £990 410kg Limousin (242.00), £990 390kg Limousin (253.00), £990 375kg Limousin (262.00); P Lavery £1030 405kg Limousin (254.00), £980 405kg Charolais (241.00) and P Wylie £910 385kg Charolais (235.00).

Weanling heifers topped at £980 350kg Charolais (278.00) presented by S Kelly, £900 405kg Charolais (221.00), £800 330kg Limousin (241.00); M McNally £970 365kg Charolais (264.00), £840 310kg Charolais (269.00), £825 315kg Limousin (260.00), £770 320kg Limousin (240.00), £755 335kg Aberdeen Angus (226.00); Mountview Farms £900 400kg Charolais (226.00), £825 360kg Limousin (229.00); P Wylie £740 330kg Charolais (225.00); I and A Agnew £735 280kg Belgian Blue (260.00), £665 275kg Belgian Blue (241.00) and P McGinn £690 255kg Charolais (267.00).