Steers selling to £1530 for 790kg at Dungannon Mart

An excellent entry of stock saw steers sell to £1530 790kg Simmental steer (194.00).

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 4:58 pm

Heifers topped at £1360 640kg Limousin (213.00).

Dropped calves sold to £395 Limousin bull and heifer calves to £360 Aberdeen Angus

Weanlings sold to £890 for a 405kg Limousin heifer (220.00).

Weanling males topped at £850 340kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (249.00).

Steers

A good entry of steer saw prices peak at £1530 790kg Simmental (194.00) presented by I Trainor; K Mallon £1420 625kg Limousin (227.00), £1390 620kg Charolais (224.00), £1330 630kg Limousin (211.00), £1330 595kg Limousin (224.00); R McAllister £1390 655kg Limousin (212.00), £1380 640kg Limousin (216.00), £1360 630kg Limousin (216.00); S Stevenson £1320 605kg Belgian Blue (218.00); P Hamilton £1300 615kg Charolais (211.00), £1290 535kg Belgian Blue (241.00), £1240 540kg Charolais (230.00), £1210 545kg Charolais (222.00), £1210 560kg Simmental (216.00), £1200 570kg Charolais (211.00), £1180 535kg Belgian Blue (221.00); J Knox £1270 585kg Limousin (217.00), £1180 550kg Limousin (215.00); T Brown £1250 540kg Charolais (232.00), £1230 525kg Charolais (234.00); S Davidson £1210 560kg Simmental (216.00); J Robinson £1150 545kg Limousin (211.00); F Liggett £1040 485kg Belgian Blue (215.00) and Riverview Farms £1030 440kg Charolais (234.00), £980 435kg Charolais (225.00), £970 390kg Limousin (249.00), £960 380kg Charolais (253.00), £850 375kg Simmental (227.00).

Heifers

Heifer prices topped at £1360 640kg Limousin (213.00) presented by J Downey, £1105 510kg Limousin (217.00); G Boden £1360 655kg Charolais (208.00), £1310 615kg Limousin (213.00), £1260 595kg Limousin (212.00); T Boden £1250 560kg Charolais (223.00), £1210 555kg Charolais (218.00), £1080 500kg Charolais (216.00); A and E Crozier £1110 540kg Charolais (206.00); S Davidson £1100 490kg Limousin (225.00); J Redmond £1070 475kg Limousin (225.00), £980 470kg Aberdeen Angus (209.00) and C McFarland £950 430kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (221.00).

Dropped calves

A similar entry of dropped calves saw male calves top at £395 Limousin bull presented by R Cuddy, £310 x 2 Limousin bulls; W Sloan £340 Aberdeen Angus bull, £320 Aberdeen Angus bull; S Lynch £330 Aberdeen Angus bull, £300 Aberdeen Angus bull; M Robinson £275 Aberdeen Angus bull, £245 Aberdeen Angus bull and H Irwin £250 Aberdeen Angus bull, £245 Shorthorn beef bull, £240 Hereford bull.

Friesian bull calves sold from £70 to £140 for stronger sorts.

Heifer calves cleared to £360 x Aberdeen Angus heifers presented by presented by R McGuigan; S Montgomery £360 Charolais heifer; W Sloan £345 Aberdeen Angus heifer, £300 Aberdeen Angus heifer; R Cuddy £325 Limousin heifer and S Lynch £270 Aberdeen Angus heifer.

Weanlings

Weanling prices remain steady with male calves selling to £850 for a 340kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (249.00) presented by N Patterson, £750 270kg Charolais (277.00), £710 305kg Limousin (235.00); E Fox £850 350kg Limousin (243.00), £850 355kg Limousin (238.00); J Knox £840 360kg Aberdeen Angus (235.00), £790 290kg Charolais (270.00), £780 315kg Limousin (246.00), £750 275kg Charolais (268.00), £700 280kg Aberdeen Angus (250.00) and a Dungannon farmer £700 280kg Limousin (247.00).

Meanwhile weanling heifers peaked at £890 405kg Limousin (218.00) presented by D Stinson, £820 390kg Limousin (210.00), £800 360kg Limousin (222.00), £720 320kg Aberdeen Angus (225.00); B Meneely £790 365kg Aberdeen Angus (216.00); A Dungannon farmer £790 320kg Limousin (247.00); N Patterson £755 285kg Limousin (264.00); J Redmond £725 270kg Limousin (267.00), £600 £190kg Limousin (310.00); J Weir £655 250kg Charolais (263.00), £600 235kg Charolais (252.00) and a Dungannon farmer £630 270kg Limousin (232.00), £600 255kg Charolais (235.00).