Steers selling to £1,700 for 800kgs at Armoy

A good turnout of 180 cattle on Monday night met with an excellent trade and 100% clearance.

Steers sold to £1,700 for an 800kgs Aberdeen Angus, heifers to £1,530 for 700kgs, fat cows made up to £1,660 in a super trade and suckler cows sold to £1,380.

Leading prices

Steers

Armoy Mart

B Bailey, Ballycastle, Aberdeen Angus, 800kgs £1,700, 690kgs £1,580, 750kgs £1,540, 680kgs £1,530, 705kgs £1,520, 680kgs £1,480. Robert Currie, Ballymoney, Hereford, 690kgs £1,520, 700kgs £1,530. Chas Battersby, Bushmills, Aberdeen Angus, 600kgs £1,380. Jas McKendry, Turnagrove, Simmental, 610kgs £1,350, 625kgs £1,320. John Hamilton, Bangor, Aberdeen Angus, 650kgs £1,310, 600kgs £1,180, 540kgs £1,070. Michael McKenna, Dervock, STA, 530kgs £1,220. Sam Oliver, Limousinavady, Aberdeen Angus, 540kgs £1,100. Robert Lyons, Coleraine, Aberdeen Angus, 520kgs £1,160, 490kgs £1,110, 520kgs £1,160, 520kgs £1,140, 510kgs £1,130. Jas McCaughan, Bushmills, Belgian Blue, 590kgs £1,260, 630kgs £1,280. Sydney Dobbin, Bushmills, Hereford, 560kgs £1,190. WJ and A Henry, Armoy, Charolais, 510kgs £1,190. Donald Gillan, Ballymoney, Charolais, 500kgs £1,080. B and R McCollum, Loughguile, Friesian, 550kgs £1,160, 520kgs £1,000, 560kgs £1,120, 565kgs £1,230, 565kgs £1,100, 590kgs £1,160. S Huey, Armoy, Charolais, 280kgs £700.

Heifers

Robert Currie, Ballymoney, Hereford, 700kgs £1,530, 580kgs £1,210, 640kgs £1,350, 640kgs £1,280. B and R McCollum, Loughguile, Aberdeen Angus, 570kgs £1,180, 590kgs £1,220, 550kgs £1,100. Chas McCormick, Armoy, Limousin, 590kgs £1,120, 470kgs £1,010, 440kgs £950, 460kgs £1,030. Chas Battersby, Bushmills, Belgian Blue, 540kgs £1,330, 510kgs £1,020. Mal McDonnell, Antrim, Shorthorn, 420kgs £860. David Hayes, Clough, Belgian Blue, 620kgs £1,1210. Sam McKinnon, Ballycastle, Aberdeen Angus, 420kg £840, 515kgs £1,030. Pat McKay, Martinstown, Aberdeen Angus, 480kgs £960. William Knox, Armoy, Limousin, 430kgs £920, 420kgs £890, 415kgs £830.

Fat cows/bulls

Chris Freeman, Bushmills, Hereford, 1,100kgs £1,660, 950kgs £1,630, 850kgs £1,460, 820kgs £1,340. M Steele, Glenarm, Charolais, 690kgs £1,100. JJ McAlister, Dervock, Friesian, 670kgs £820, 680kgs £700. Donal Gillan, Ballymoney, Belgian Blue, 700kgs £1,200.

Sale every monday night at 6.30pm.

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Auctioneers: Armoy Livestock Mart Ltd.