Steers selling to £1810 at Kilrea Mart

Thursday, June 17, 2021: A good entry of 320 calves and weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 1:53 pm
Kilrea Mart
Kilrea Mart

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

Bull calves

Garvagh farmer, Belgian Blue £610, Fleckvieh £590; Eglinton farmer, Charolais £600, £555; Aghadowey farmer, Fleckvieh £530, £460; Dungannon farmer, Aberdeen Angus £520, £440; Eglinton farmer, Belgian Blue £520, Hereford £410, £370, Friesian £320; Coleraine farmer, Belgian Blue £515, Holstein £220; Desertmartin farmer, Hereford £450, Friesian £245; Limavady farmer, Fleckvieh £445, Shorthorn beef £425, Fleckvieh £340; Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £435; Londonderry farmer, Belgian Blue £430, £385, Aberdeen Angus £340, Belgian Blue £325; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, Hereford £355; Macosquin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £420; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410; Magherafelt farmer, Hereford £410, £355, Limousin £215; Limavady farmer, Limousin £380; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £360, Aberdeen Angus £345; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £355; Bushmills farmer, Limousin £350; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £340; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, Holstein £270; Ballymoney farmer, Stabiliser £330; Kilrea farmer, Belgian Blue £320; Macosquin farmer, Belgian Blue £305; Magherafelt farmer, Shorthorn £300, Hereford £230, Shorthorn £200; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £290; Upperlands farmer, Aberdeen Angus £290; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £265; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £265; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255, £205; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £245, Limousin £205; Portglenone farmer, Simmental £245; Cookstown farmer, Limousin £240; Tobermore farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £225; Magherafelt farmer, Friesian £225, £205; Ballymoney farmer, Shorthorn £215; Dungiven farmer, Limousin £210; Kilrea farmer, Aberdeen Angus £215, £210; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £205 and Portglenone farmer, Friesian £200.

Heifer calves: Eglinton farmer, Aberdeen Angus £495, Charolais £480; Bushmills farmer, Norweigan Red £460; Macosquin farmer Charolais £445; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £440, £380; Bushmills farmer, Limousin £435; Eglinton farmer, Hereford £415; Ballyclare farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410, Hereford £395; Dungannon farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410; Drumahoe farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400, £300, Limousin £295, Aberdeen Angus £210; Garvagh farmer, Aberdeen Angus £395, £340; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £390, Aberdeen Angus £340; Magherafelt farmer, Hereford £360; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350; Bellaghy farmer Limousin £335, £295, £200; Macosquin farmer, Belgian Blue £335, £265; Magherafelt farmer, Hereford £320; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £300; Portglenone farmer, Simmental £275, Blonde d’Aquitaine £265, Simmental £265; Castlerock farmer Fleckvieh £270; Toomebridge farmer Aberdeen Angus £270; Ballymoney farmer, Stabiliser £250; Ballymoney farmer, Fleckvieh £250; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235; Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £235 and Aghadowey farmer, Holstein £200.

Friesian calves: Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £320. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (40): A great entry of weanlings met an outstanding trade for all types on offer, both for Continental beef bred types, Friesian cross types and Friesian and Holstein lumps. Weanlings sold to a top of £970 and 460ppk. More required to satisfy demand. Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

Monday, June 21, 2021: A super entry of 650 fat lambs and ewes met a steady trade with lambs in good demand as buyers keen for sheep. Lambs sold to £5.38 per kg and to top of £138. Fat ewes sold to £176.

Kilrea Mart are now selling breeding sheep every Monday.

Lambs: Ballymoney farmer 21k £113 (538); Portrush farmer, 21k £112 (533); Macosquin farmer, 20.5k £109 (532); Coleraine farmer, 23k £122 (530); Kilrea farmer, 21.5k £114 (530); Limavady farmer, 23k £122 (530); Garvagh farmer, 21.5k £113.50 (528); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £108 (527); Cookstown farmer, 22k £116 (527); Ballymoney farmer, 21k £110 (524); Macosquin farmer, 21.5k £112.50 (523); Stewartstown farmer, 21.5k £112 (521); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £106.50 (520); Limavady farmer, 20k £104 (520); Aghadowey farmer, 21.5k £111.50 (519); Ballymena farmer, 21.5k £111.50 (519); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £114 (518), 22k £113.50 (516); Garvagh farmer, 22k £114 (518); Kilrea farmer, 22k £114 (518), 21k £107 (510); Kilrea farmer, 25k £129 (516), 21.5k £110 (512); Ahoghill farmer, 18.5k £95 (514), 20.5k £105 (512); Coleraine farmer 21k £108 (514); Macosquin farmer, 22k £113 (514); Macosquin farmer, 22.5k £115.50 (513) and Magherafelt farmer, 23k £118 (513).

Heavy lambs: 30k £138, 25k £129, 25.5k £128.50 and 30k £125.

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £176. Brisk demand for all types on offer.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021: A good entry of 52 dairy cattle met a super trade with more quality lots required. Second calvers to £1770.

Castlederg farmer, second calvers to £1770, £1620, £1500, third calvers to £1520, £1440; Moneymore farmer, second calver to £1710; Coleraine farmer, calved heifer to £1580; Crumlin farmer, calved cow to £1540, calved heifer to £1410; Stewartstown farmer, batch of Ayrshire springing Ayrshire heifers to £1490 and Crumlin farmer, batch of Fleckvieh cross Ayrshire maiden heifers to £1000;

More stock required weekly.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021: A good entry of 210 fat cow, sucklers and stores met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand. Steers selling to £1810, heifers to £1320, fat cows and bulls selling to £1640.

Fat cows: (75 on offer. Flying trade - more required).

Eglinton farmer, 500k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (212); Magilligan farmer, 790k Simmental £1640 (208); Limavady farmer, 570k Simmental £1120 (197), 670k Limousin £11230 (184), 810k Friesian £1110 (137); Aghadowey farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1150 (195), 690k Limousin £1330 (193), 610k Aberdeen Angus £1150 (189), 850k £1590 (187), 740k Limousin £1280 (173), 640k £1110 (173), 610k £950 (156); Kilrea farmer, 400k Hereford £780 (195); Ballymoney farmer 670k Limousin £1220 (182), 700k Belgian Blue £1200 (171); Portglenone farmer, 640k Friesian £1130 (177), 570k Ayrshire £830 (146), 570k Friesian £770 (135), 730k £910 (125); Macosquin farmer, 610k Limousin £1070 (175); Portglenone farmer, 800k Friesian £1400 (175), 640k Fleckvieh £950 (148), 570k Friesian £760 (133); Moneymore farmer, 540k Friesian £930 (172), 520k £870 (167), 510k £830 (163); Ballycastle farmer 630k Limousin £1080 (171); Limavady farmer, 650k Aberdeen Angus £1100 (169); Toomebridge farmer 630k Belgian Blue £1040 (165), 770k £1070 (139), 570k £750 (132); Limavady farmer, 550k Limousin £890 (162), 660k Hereford £1060 (161); Bushmills farmer, 750k Holstein £1200 (160), 710k £1060 (149); Magherafelt farmer 640k Friesian £1020 (159), 510k £690 (135); Kilrea farmer, 640k Friesian £980 (153), 630k £960 (152), 690k £890 (129); Cullybackey farmer, 680k Friesian £1030 (152), 850k £1150 (135), 540k Fleckvieh £690 (128); Kilrea farmer, 750k Limousin £1140 (152); Coleraine farmer, 710k Friesian £1070 (151); Moneymore farmer, 630k Friesian £950 (151), 680k £980 (144); Ballymoney farmer, 600k Friesian £890 (148); Draperstown farmer, 640k Shorthorn £950 (148); Macosquin farmer, 670k Aberdeen Angus £980 (146); Coleraine farmer, 770k Fleckvieh £1110 (144); Dungiven farmer, 670k Friesian £950 (142); Magherafelt farmer, 730k Friesian £1030 (141); Portglenone farmer, 580k Limousin £820 (141); Ballymoney farmer, 670k Holstein £920 (137); Randalstown farmer, 420k Shorthorn dairy £560 (133); Aghadowey farmer 740k Friesian £970 (131) and Garvagh farmer 600k Friesian £750 (125).

Suckler stock: Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus heifer with Limousin heifer calf at foot to £1620; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue heifer with Simmental bull calf at foot to £1480 and Antrim farmer, Limousin heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1370.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers: Ballycastle farmer, 370k Charolais £900 (243); Kilrea farmer, 350k Limousin £830 (237), 430k £970 (226); Garvagh farmer, 520k Limousin £1200 (231), 530k £1200 (226), 450k £1010 (224), 490k £1090 (222), 520k £1110 (214); Kilrea farmer, 590k Limousin £1320 (224); Portglenone farmer, 410k Aberdeen Angus £910 (222), 450k £950 (211), 390k £810 (208), 470k £940 (200); Tobermore farmer, 510k Fleckvieh £1090 (214); Coleraine farmer, 390k Aberdeen Angus £830 (213) and Dungiven farmer 490k Shorthorn £1000 (204), 410k £820 (200).

Steers: Kilrea farmer, 740k Limousin £1810 (245), 700k £1670 (239), 760k £1740 (229), 700k Charolais £1600 (229); Ballycastle farmer, 380k Charolais £890 (234), 330k £760 (230), 400k £890 (223); Magherafelt farmer, 370k Charolais £850 (230), 360k Hereford £810 (225); Limavady farmer, 500k Limousin £1140 (228), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (224), 510k £1120 (220), 520k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (219), 530k £1160 (219), 530k £1150 (217), 520k £1130 (217), 510k £1100 (216), 520k £1120 (215), 500k Hereford £1070 (214), 520k Aberdeen Angus £1110 (214), 530k £1130 (213), 510k £1080 (212), 560k £1180 (211), 520k £1090 (210), 500k £1050 (210), 510k £1070 (210), 500k £1040 (208), 530k £1100 (208), 520k £1080 (208), 510k £1060 (208), 560k £1160 (207), 500k £1030 (206), 490k £1010 (206), 480k £990 (206), 560k £1130 (202), 520k £1050 (202), 500k £1010 (202), 510k Limousin £1020 (200), 490k Aberdeen Angus £980 (200); Upperlands farmer, 430k Limousin £950 (221), 420k £930 (221), 500k £1070 (214); Macosquin farmer, 600k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (220), 560k £1180 (211), 560k £1160 (207), 580k £1180 (203), 570k £1140 (200); Limavady farmer, 470k Limousin £1030 (219), 390k £830 (213), 430k £880 (205); Maghera farmer, 650k Limousin £1410 (217) and Garvagh farmer, 350k Aberdeen Angus £740 (211), 400k £800 (200).

Friesian and Aberdeen Angus steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.