Steers selling to £1420 at Dungannon Mart

A good entry of stock saw steers sell to £1420 for a 640kg Charolais (222.00).

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 12:15 pm

Heifers topped at £1450 605kg Charolais (240.00).

Dropped calves peaked at £400 for an Aberdeen Angus bull and heifer calves to £400 for a Limousin.

Weanlings males sold to £1175 540kg Limousin (218.00) and as far as 326p per kg for a 230kg Limousin £750.

While weanling heifers sold to £890 for a super 245kg Limousin (363.00).

Steers: Steer prices remain brisk to peak at £1420 640kg Charolais (222.00) presented by S Stevenson, £1270 575kg Limousin (221.00), £1230 555kg Limousin (222.00); S and P Goodwin £1340 650kg Limousin (206.00); M Cardwell £1310 615kg Belgian Blue (213.00), £1210 550kg Belgian Blue (220.00), £1170 530kg Belgian Blue (221.00); G and A McCormack £1300 575kg Aberdeen Angus (226.00), £1140 535kg Aberdeen Angus (213.00); T Colbert £1200 585kg Limousin (205.00), £1150 520kg Aberdeen Angus (221.00), £1010 480kg Limousin (210.00); Mountview Farms £1130 465kg Belgian Blue (243.00), £1110 475kg Limousin (234.00), £970 435kg Limousin (223.00), £910 430kg Limousin (212.00); R Ferguson £1010 445kg Belgian Blue (227.00), £1010 455kg Limousin (222.00), £980 450kg Charolais (218.00), £930 415kg Charolais (224.00) and E Conroy £890 325kg Limousin (274.00), £850 315kg Aberdeen Angus (270.00), £850 340kg Limousin (250.00), £820 315kg Charolais (260.00).

HEIFERS: An excellent demand for all classes of heifers saw prices peak at £1450 605kg Charolais (240.00) presented by E McCann, £1360 575kg Charolais (237.00), £1330 590kg Charolais (225.00), £1240 545kg Charolais (228.00); S and P Goodwin £1240 620kg Limousin (200.00); Mountview Farms £1000 460kg Charolais (217.00), £920 435kg Limousin (212.00); D McAree £940 465kg Limousin (202.00) and P McDonnell £650 320kg Belgian Blue (203.00).

DROPPED CALVES: A good entry of dropped calves peaked at £400 for a Aberdeen Angus bull presented by S Glasgow; R Park £355 Hereford bull; C Loughran £310 Limousin bull; R Charles £290 WAG bull, £280 Aberdeen Angus bull, £260 Aberdeen Angus bull; S Quinn £270 Charolais bull and J McFarland £265 Simmental bull.

Friesian bull calves sold from £55 to £230 for stronger sorts.

Meanwhile heifer calves sold to £400 for a Limousin presented by C Loughran; S McMallan £400 Aberdeen Angus heifer; R McGuigan £390 x 2 Aberdeen Angus heifers; S Quinn £335 Charolais heifer; R Park £320 Belgian Blue heifer, £275 Hereford heifer; Donmac Farms £290 Belgian Blue heifer, £250 Belgian Blue heifer and D Robinson £265 Saler heifer.

Weanlings: Once again a good entry of weanling saw male calves sell to £1175 540kg Limousin (218.000) presented by G Wilkinson, £1080 500kg Limousin (216.00); R Hopper £970 415kg Limousin (233.00), £910 350kg Limousin (260.00), £890 385kg Limousin (231.00); K Fox £960 430kg Aberdeen Angus (225.00), £930 335kg Limousin (278.00); J Bloomer £920 385kg Simmental (238.00) C Fox £900 370kg Aberdeen Angus (243.00), £850 305kg Charolais (277.00); Forest view Farms £880 325kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (270.00), £880 360kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (242.00), £870 290kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (300.00), £790 300kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (264.00), £760 240kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (320.00), £670 230kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (294.00); P Devlin £855 345kg kg Limousin (246.00), £750 260kg Limousin (286.00); J Fox £810 305kg Charolais (264.00); W Conn £750 235kg Limousin (321.00); R J Boyd £720 270kg Limousin (269.00), £720 240kg Limousin (299.00) and K Greenaway £670 285kg Hereford (234.00), £630 275kg Aberdeen Angus (229.00).

Meanwhile weanling heifers peaked at £890 245kg Limousin (363.00) presented by a Lisburn farmer, £660 215kg Charolais (307.00), £620 235kg Limousin (261.00); G Wilkinson £860 370kg Simmental (231.00); R Boyd £820 330kg Limousin (250.00), £680 235kg Limousin (288.00), £640 270kg Limousin (235.00), £570 175kg Limousin (324.00); R Hopper £800 305kg Limousin (260.00); J Weir £700 265kg Charolais (265.00), £700 290kg Charolais (242.00); P Devlin £690 305kg Charolais (226.00) and E McGuigan £620 x 2 Limousins (240.00).