Steers selling to £1770 at Dungannon Mart

An excellent entry of stock saw steers sell to £1770 for a 920kg Charolais (192.00).

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4:04 pm

While heifers peaked at £1390 620kg Charolais (224.00).

Dropped calves peaked at £435 x 2 Aberdeen Angus bulls.

While heifer calves topped at £380 Limousin.

Weanling prices remain strong to peak at £1000 for a 400kg Limousin steer (250.00).

Weanling heifers sold to £855 445kg Aberdeen Angus (192.00).

Steers

Steer prices reached at top of £1770 for a 920kg Charolais (192.00) presented by M Sheridan, £1480 435kg Charolais (177.00); I Reid £1380 720kg Aberdeen Angus (192.00); J Hamill £1370 565kg Limousin (243.00), £1260 595kg Simmental (212.00); W Bloomer £1310 620kg Fleckvieh (212.00), £1200 560kg Hereford (214.00); T Roleston £1300 580kg Charolais (224.00), £1220 545kg Charolais (224.00), £1170 555kg Simmental (212.00); T Montgomery £1150 490kg Charolais (235.00), £920 375kg Limousin (245.00); F McNally £1120 495kg Aberdeen Angus (226.00), £1050 490kg Limousin (214.00), £1010 440kg Limousin (230.00), £1010 450kg Aberdeen Angus (224.00), £940 425kg Hereford (221.00), £920 430kg Limousin (214.00), £880 395kg Limousin (223.00), £880 405kg Limousin (217.00); M Rowe £1110 510kg Belgian Blue (218.00), £1060 475kg ST (223.00), £900 380kg ST (237.00); B Conlon £990 440kg Simmental (225.00); P Loughran £960 370kg Limousin (260.00), £850 340kg Limousin (250.00); Mountview Farms £960 340kg Charolais (282.00), £830 320kg Simmental (260.00) and E Conroy £800 270kg Limousin (296.00), £790 235kg Limousin (336.00).

Heifers

Heifer prices remain strong to peak at £1390 620kg Charolais (224.00) presented by a Dungannon farmer, £1290 575kg Charolais (224.00), £1200 555kg Charolais (216.00), £1140 535kg Charolais (213.00), £1080 505kg Charolais (214.00); E McCann £1260 510kg Simmental (247.00), £1240 530kg Charolais (234.00), £1020 485kg Aberdeen Angus (210.00); P Evans £1250 530kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (236.00), £980 465kg Limousin (211.00) and D Allen £920 425kg Blonde d’Aquitaine (217.00), £880 400kg Charolais (220.00).

Dropped calves

A sharper trade for all classes of calves saw bull calves peak at £435 x 2 Aberdeen Angus presented by J McReynolds; J Ewing £410 Limousin bull; W Farr £375 Shorthorn beef bull; S Donaghy £370 Belgian Blue bull, £330 Belgian Blue bull; R Knox £350 Belgian Blue bull; R Crawford £340 Hereford bull; F Burrows £340 Aberdeen Angus bull; C Loughran £330 Hereford bull; W Sloan £320 x 2 Aberdeen Angus bulls; J Ewing £290 Limousin bull; F and A Donaghy £255 NR bull and O Robinson £255 Saler bull.

Friesian bull calves sold from £60 to £195 for stronger sorts.

Meanwhile heifer calves topped at £380 Limousin presented by C Loughran, £315 Aberdeen Angus heifer; R Crawford £350 Aberdeen Angus heifer; J Ewing £350 x 2 Limousin heifers; O Robinson £305 Sal heifer, £280 Aberdeen Angus heifer; C Weir £290 Aberdeen Angus heifer; W Farr £285 Shorthorn beef heifer and R Knox £260 Aberdeen Angus heifer, £250 Aberdeen Angus heifer.

Weanlings

Weanling prices remain brisk to peak at £1000 400kg Limousin steer (250.00) presented by F McKenna, £960 370kg Limousin (260.00), £840 355kg Charolais (237.00); S Kelly £900 390kg Limousin (230.00); D Robinson £860 370kg Simmental (231.00); G Cullen £840 295kg Limousin (282.00), £840 355kg Limousin (235.00); D Allen £800 330kg Simmental (242.00); P Quinn £740 270kg Limousin (272.00), £735 270kg Limousin (269.00) and J Weir £695 265kg Charolais (260.00), £665 280kg Aberdeen Angus (235.00).

Meanwhile weanling heifers sold to a height of £850 445kg Aberdeen Angus (192.00) presented by W Cochrane, £760 325kg Aberdeen Angus (232.00); A Ferguson £780 320kg Charolais (242.00), £770 285kg Charolais (271.00), £750 325kg Charolais (229.00), £730 295kg Charolais (245.00), £700 325kg Charolais (215.00), £700 300kg Charolais (233.00); P Cullen £770 320kg Aberdeen Angus (241.00); J G Mills £750 350kg Aberdeen Angus (214.00), £750 360kg Aberdeen Angus (209.00); P Quinn £730 285kg Limousin (255.00), £590 x 2 225kg Limousins (263.00); a Lisburn farmer £690 245kg Limousin (278.00), £570 205kg Limousin (275.00); H Wylie £630 255kg Hereford (247.00) and D Robinson £620 190kg Charolais (328.00).