Steers selling to £1,770 at Armoy Mart

A good turnout of 150 head last Monday met with a super trade and a packed ring of buyers along with many online bidders saw a 100% clearance and many more could have been sold.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 2:57 pm
Armoy Mart
Armoy Mart

Steers sold to £1,770 with a consignment of beef bullocks from Mr Nigel Jamison, Ballycastle selling to £2.30 per kg.

Heifers sold to £1,240.

Fat cows were in great demand selling to £1,100.

Leading prices

Steers: Ballycastle producer, Belgian Blue, 770kgs £1,750, 800kgs £1,1770, 700kgs £1,560, 750kgs £1,660, 805kgs £1770. Dunloy producer, Limousin, 660kgs £1,410, 660kgs £1,350. Armoy producer, Limousin, 530kgs £1,190, 510kgs £1,040, 500kgs £1,080. Dervock producer, Limousin, 560kgs £1,200, 560kgs £1,190. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 360kgs £920, 370kgs £900, 430kgs £920, 380kgs £930, 310kgs £800. Loughguile producer, Friesian, 570kgs £990, 590kgs £1,070, 550kgs £1,000, 580kgs £1,000, 600kgs £1,060, 590kgs £960. Armoy producer, Limousin, 520kgs £1,100, 780kgs £1,490. Coleraine producer, Friesian, 610kgs £1,020, 600kgs £1,050, 560kgs £940, 605kgs £1,020, 570kgs £930, 640kgs £1,060, 620kgs £1,000, 530kgs £860, 630kgs £1,080, 605kgs £1,000, 620kgs £1,050. Dervock producer, Fleckvieh, 580kgs £980. Randalstown producer, Belgian Blue, 210kgs £580. Ballymoney producer, Montbeliarde, 560kgs £1,090, 520kgs £950, 540kgs £1,100. Ballycastle producer, Aberdeen Angus, 300kgs £700. Glenarm producer, Belgian Blue, 400kgs £870, 330kgs £730, 305kgs £760. Ballycastle producer, Fleckvieh, 480kgs £910, 500kgs £950.

Heifers: Bushmills producer, Parthenais, 600kgs £1,240, 530kgs £1,080. Dervock producer, Fleckvieh, 505kgs, £1,050. Ballycastle producer, Limousin, 305kgs £790, 370kgs £810, 400kgs £840. Ballycastle producer, Aberdeen Angus, 540kgs £1,080, 600kgs £1,170, 470kgs £910, 460kgs £900. Cushendall producer, Charolais, 330kgs £850, 280kgs £750, 350kgs £870, 370kgs £900, 325kgs £830, 360kgs £880, 370kgs £870. Randalstown producer, Limousin, 270kgs £610, 290kgs £640, 280kgs £600, 320kgs £700, 320kgs £670, 300kgs £640, 290kgs £600. Stranocum producer, Aberdeen Angus, 550kgs £1,050, 510kgs £970, 560kgs £1,040. Bushmills producer, Aberdeen Angus, 480kgs £940, Armoy producer, Fleckvieh, 405kgs £910. Ballyvoy producer, Aberdeen Angus, 520kgs £990, 525kgs £990, 500kgs £960, 510kgs £950. Martinstown producer, Blonde d’Aquitaine, 500kgs £980, 400kgs £800, 410kgs £840, 405kgs £840.

Fat cows: Armoy producer, Simmental, 695kgs £1,100. Bushmills producer, Aberdeen Angus, 735kgs £1,060. Dunloy producer, Friesian, 520kgs £760. Ballymoney producer, Friesian, 550kgs £770.

Suckler outfits sold to £1,210.

Sale every Monday night at 6.30pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.