Steers selling to £1300 at Dungannon Mart

Once again another good entry of stock saw steers sell to £1300 620kg Limousin (210.00).

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 1:33 pm

Heifers topped at £1250 for a 560kg Charolais (223.00).

Fat cows sold to £970 for a 770kg Friesian (126.00).

Dropped calves topped at £465 Aberdeen Angus bull and heifer calves to £450 for Hereford.

Suckled cows peaked at £1420 for a Simmental cow with a Belgian Blue heifer calf at foot.

Weanlings cleared to £1040 445kg Limousin bull (232.00), while weanling heifers sold to £690 305kg Charolais (225.00).

Steers

Steer prices topped at £1300 for a 620kg Limousin (210.00) presented by J McGuckin, £1270 530kg Limousin (240.00), £1270 590kg Limousin (215.00), £1250 570kg Limousin (219.00), £1040 500kg Limousin (208.00); A Sharkey £1150 540kg Charolais (213.00), £1150 545kg Simmental (211.00), £1140 535kg Aberdeen Angus (213.00), £1130 515kg Aberdeen Angus (219.00), £1130 540kg Limousin (209.00) and C Kerr £850 405kg Simmental (210.00), £670 310kg Simmental (216.00).

Heifers

A steady trade for all classes of heifers saw a top price paid of £1250 560kg Charolais (223.00) presented by G Boden, £1130 540kg Charolais (209.00), £1100 485kg Charolais (227.00), £1100 465kg Limousin (237.00), £1080 510kg Charolais (212.00), £1070 480kg Limousin (223.00); R Boyd £1170 535kg Limousin (219.00), £1130 535kg Limousin (211.00); K Lockhart £1050 435kg Charolais (241.00), £955 420kg Charolais (227.00), £940 405kg Charolais (232.00), £935 425kg Charolais (220.00); C Bloomer £960 435kg Limousin (221.00), £900 410kg Limousin (220.00), £850 385kg Limousin (221.00); J Hobson £910 400kg Charolais (228.00), £900 405kg Limousin (222.00), £890 420kg Limousin (212.00); E Parkes £890 420kg Limousin (212.00), £850 385kg Limousin (221.00) and C Kerr £880 420kg Limousin (210.00).

Fat cows sold to £970 for a 770kg Friesian (126.00).

Dropped calves

Once again all classes of dropped calves sold sharply to peak at £465 Aberdeen Angus bull presented by P Mullin, £340 Aberdeen Angus bull, £330 Aberdeen Angus bull; R Burns £390 Belgian Blue bull, £340 Belgian Blue bull, £330 Belgian Blue bull; E Fox £370 Belgian Blue bull, £320 Belgian Blue bull; a local farmer £370 Saler bull; A Fox £345 Hereford bull; W and H Gourley £345 Hereford bull, £290 Aberdeen Angus bull; A Daly £310 Belgian Blue bull, £260 Belgian Blue bull and B Hughes £300 Aberdeen Angus bull, £260 Aberdeen Angus bull, £250 Aberdeen Angus bull; Friesian bulls sold from £70 to £185.

Meanwhile heifer calves sold to a height of £450 for a Hereford presented by P Mullin, £440 Belgian Blue heifer, £420 Hereford heifer, £390 x 2 Aberdeen Angus heifers, £370 Aberdeen Angus heifer, £350 Aberdeen Angus heifer, £290 Aberdeen Angus heifer £270 Aberdeen Angus heifer; W and H Gourley £320 Aberdeen Angus heifer, £310 Hereford heifer, £300 x 2 Belgian Blue heifers; P Mullin £305 Aberdeen Angus heifer; R Fields £295 Simmental heifer; B Hughes £290 Aberdeen Angus heifer; R Burns £290 Belgian Blue heifer; A Daly £260 Belgian Blue heifer and G Hazlet £250 Hereford heifer.

Suckled cows cleared to £1400 for a springing Shorthorn heifer presented by P Evans.

Outfits topped at £1420 for a Simmental cow with a Belgian Blue heifer calf at foot presented by K Fox.

Weanlings

A planer entry of weanlings saw prices top at £1040 for a 445kg Limousin bull stirk (232.00) presented by J Taylor; K and W Booth £830 335kg Limousin (249.00), £700 275kg Limousin (254.00), £590 200kg Limousin (295.00); S Watters £780 335kg Saler (231.00), £750 315kg Limousin (238.00); D Montgomery £720 250kg Limousin (289.00), £710 225kg Limousin (313.00), £680 245kg Limousin (276.00), £630 220kg Limousin (284.00), £590 195kg Limousin (301.00), £590 185kg Limousin (319.00); P Harpur £710 285kg Limousin (249.00); D Mullan £600 x 2 200kg Belgian Blue (300.00) and J Weir £550 210kg Hereford (263.00).

Meanwhile weanling heifers topped at £690 305kg Charolais (225.00) presented by A Boyd, £640 x 2 255kg Limousins (251.00); J Weir £680 285kg Charolais (237.00), £550 235kg Aberdeen Angus (231.00); I Haydock £670 305kg Aberdeen Angus (219.00), £590 265kg Aberdeen Angus (221.00); P Harpur £630 235kg Limousin (267.00), £540 225kg Limousin (239.00) and D Mullan £610 260kg Limousin (234.00).