Steers selling to £2100 and heifers to £1580 at Kilrea Mart

A super entry of 250 calves and weanlings on Thursday 18th May met an outstanding trade for all types on offer.

All types of calves required to satisfy demand.

Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Dropped calves

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Bull calves

Maghera farmer, Limousin £630, £500; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £550, £505;

Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £510, £490, £445; Ahoghill farmer, Charolais £500; Rasharkin farmer, Belgian Blue £495, Aberdeen Angus £410, Hereford £285; Bellaghy farmer, Charolais £480; Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £475, £420, Limousin £375, Belgian Blue £320, Aberdeen Angus £310, Belgian Blue £285, Aberdeen Angus £270, Belgian Blue £265, Limousin £225; Draperstown farmer, Belgian Blue £455, Aberdeen Angus £335, Belgian Blue £310; Moneymore farmer, Fleckvieh £445, £415; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £435, £375, £270; Cookstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425; Upperlands farmer, Friesian £415; Moneymore farmer, Hereford £400, Belgian Blue £330; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £385; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £370, £310; Ballyclare farmer, Simmental £360, Hereford £260, Simmental £240; Ballymena farmer, Hereford £350, Aberdeen Angus £320; Magherafelt farmer, Limousin £330, £295; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £320, £225; Desertmartin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £300; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £285, £260, Belgian Blue £255; Rasharkin farmer, Charolais £280; Articlave farmer, Hereford £270, £250; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £255, £250, £245; Knockloughrim farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Dungiven farmer, Friesian £240; Magherafelt farmer, Friesian £220; Aghadowey farmer, Limousin £205 and Ballymoney farmer, Saler £200.

Heifer calves

Rasharkin farmer, Belgian Blue £495, £435; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £470, £465, £365, Aberdeen Angus £300; Macosquin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £440; Upperlands farmer, Belted Galloway £415; Magherafelt farmer, Aberdeen Angus £375, £345; Garvagh farmer, Shorthorn beef £365; Armoy farmer, Belgian Blue £350, Aberdeen Angus £345, Limousin £330, £265, £225; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £350; Draperstown farmer, Limousin £350, Aberdeen Angus £225; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £350, £275; Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £310; Desertmartin farmer, Aberdeen Angus £300; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £300; Ballymena farmer, Hereford £290, £265; Portglenone farmer, Aberdeen Angus £280, Belgian Blue £240; Ballymoney farmer, Saler £260; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250, £220; Knockloughrim farmer, Aberdeen Angus £250; Ballyclare farmer, Simmental £240; Limavady farmer, Shorthorn beef £240; Moneymore farmer, Hereford £215 and Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £210.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £415.

Good demand for thick types.

Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suck calves (50)

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 to top of £1165 and 339ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A good entry of 625 fat lambs and ewes on Monday 22nd May met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs to £6.67 per kg and to top of £148.

Hoggets to £5.80 and to top of £160.

Fat ewes to £210.

Springs lambs

Rasharkin farmer, 21k £140 (667); Ballyclare farmer, 22k £140 (636), 22k £136 (618); Bushmills farmer, 22k £140 (636); Cookstown farmer, 21.5k £136 (633); Portglenone farmer, 18k £114 (633), 23k £145 (630); Moneymore farmer, 22k £139 (632); Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £148 (630); Dunloy farmer, 21.5k £135 (628); Ballymoney farmer, 20.5k £128 (624); Ballyclare farmer, 22.5k £140 (622); Ballymoney farmer, 22.5k £140 (622), 22.5k £137 (609); Kilrea farmer, 22.5k £140 (622); Ahoghill farmer, 20.5k £126 (615); Templepatrick farmer, 20.5k £126 (615); Ballymoney farmer, 22k £135 (614); Kilrea farmer, 21k £128 (610); Ballyclare farmer, 23k £140 (609); Kilrea farmer, 22k £133 (605); Bushmills farmer, 22k £132 (600); Aghadowey farmer, 23.5k £140 (596); Macosquin farmer, 23.5k £140 (596) and Kilrea farmer, 24k £141 (588).

Hoggets

Rasharkin farmer, 25k £145 (580); Ahoghill farmer, 24k £139 (579); Macosquin farmer, 23k £129.50 (563); Aghadowey farmer, 26k £143 (550), 25.5k £140 (549); Aghadowey farmer, 26k £132 (508) and Kilrea farmer, 34k £160 (471).

Fat ewes on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £210.

More ewes needed.

A good entry of dairy on Tuesday 23rd May to a top price of £1340 for a springing cow.

Coleraine farmer, springing cow to £1340.

More stock required weekly

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

A good entry of 270 fat cows, sucklers and store cattle on Wednesday 24th May at Kilrea met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers sold to £2100 and heifers to £1580.

Fat cows and bulls to £2080.

Fat cows: 120 on offer, flying trade.

Castlerock farmer, 570k Simmental £1540 (270); Macosquin farmer, 600k Limousin £1580 (263), 620k Charolais £1600 (258), 580k Limousin £1490 (257); Ahoghill farmer, 570k Belgian Blue £1440 (253); Ballymoney farmer, 620k Fleckvieh £1560 (252), 550k £1380 (251), 610k £1510 (248), 610k £1480 (243); Castlerock farmer, 670k Simmental £1640 (245), 680k £1600 (235); Kilrea farmer, 730k Charolais £1750 (240); Castledawson farmer, 640k Belgian Blue £1530 (239), 560k £1190 (213); Randalstown farmer, 640k Limousin £1520 (238); Ballycastle farmer, 570k Limousin £1350 (237); Coleraine farmer, 550k Montbeliarde £1300 (236); Bellaghy farmer, 580k Friesian £1360 (235), 740k £1550 (210); Castlederg farmer, 630k Holstein £1450 (230), 540k £1150 (213), 560k Montbeliarde £1160 (207), 600k £1240 (207); Ballymena farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1350 (229), 530k £1130 (213); Garvagh farmer, 680k Fleckvieh £1540 (227); Magherafelt farmer, 630k Friesian £1430 (227); Toomebridge farmer, 600k Belgian Blue £1360 (227); Ballintoy farmer, 470k Simmental £1040 (221), 460k Friesian £990 (215); Glarryford farmer, 470k Friesian £1030 (219); Upperlands farmer, 760k Limousin £1650 (217); Claudy farmer, 460k Limousin £990 (215), 440k £930 (211); Garvagh farmer, 650k Blonde d'Aquitaine £1400 (215); Ballycastle farmer, 830k Aberdeen Angus £1750 (211) and Magherafelt farmer, 570k Friesian £1170 (205).

Suckler

Rasharkin farmer, Charolais heifer with Charolais heifer calf at foot to £2280; Draperstown farmer, Shorthorn beef cow with Aberdeen Angus heifer calf at foot to £1520 and Maghera farmer, Limousin bull to £2080.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Ballycastle farmer, 440k Charolais £1390 (316), 460k Limousin £1310 (284), 480k Charolais £1290 (269), 450k Limousin £1180 (262); Larne farmer, 260k Simmental £770 (296), 230k Charolais £620 (270), 300k Limousin £770 (257); Ballymoney farmer, 430k Limousin £1270 (295), 430k £1260 (293), 460k £1230 (267), 430k £1080 (251), 490k £1110 (227); Kilrea farmer, 410k Limousin £1160 (283), 420k £1110 (264); Macosquin farmer, 380k Limousin £1050 (276); Upperlands farmer, 510k Limousin £1390 (273); Kilrea farmer, 580k Limousin £1580 (272); Toomebridge farmer, 500k Limousin £1350 (270); Ahoghill farmer, 480k Aberdeen Angus £1200 (250), 420k £1000 (238), 410k Simmental £940 (229); Coleraine farmer, 440k Belgian Blue £1090 (248); Strabane farmer, 470k Belgian Blue £1150 (245), 510k £1220 (239), 560k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (236), 490k Belgian Blue £1150 (235), 540k £1260 (233), 430k £990 (230), 440k £990 (225), 480k £1080 (225); Portglenone farmer, 300k Limousin £710 (237), 280k £660 (236); Articlave farmer, 500k Stabiliser £1120 (224), 510k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (224), 570k £1270 (223), 520k Stabiliser £1150 (221), 510k Limousin £1120 (220); Coleraine farmer, 430k Aberdeen Angus £940 (219), 480k £1040 (217); Ballymena farmer, 240k Charolais £530 (221) and Knockloughrim farmer, 430k Galloway £930 (216).

Steers

Macosquin farmer, 350k Charolais £1180 (337), 370k £1220 (330), 330k £1080 (327), 360k £1170 (325), 400k £1290 (323), 270k £870 (322), 315k £980 (311), 390k £1210 (310), 260k Saler £750 (289); Garvagh farmer, 310k Limousin £960 (310), 330k £920 (279), 410k £1040 (254); Rasharkin farmer, 570k Limousin £1680 (295), 660k £1940 (294), 750k £2100 (280), 670k £1870 (279), 610k Aberdeen Angus £1680 (275); Kilrea farmer, 550k Limousin £1600 (291), 570k Simmental £1640 (288), 600k Limousin £1660 (277), 620k £1710 (276), 690k £1800 (261), 730k £1900 (260); Ringsend farmer, 490k Charolais £1390 (284), 490k £1360 (278), 430k £1190 (277); Upperlands farmer, 510k Limousin £1360 (267); Toomebridge farmer, 630k Charolais £1650 (262), 620k Aberdeen Angus £1520 (245); Coleraine farmer, 470k Montbeliarde £1200 (255), 450k £1080 (240), 500k Aberdeen Angus £1170 (234), 410k Montbeliarde £900 (220); Coleraine farmer, 450k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (253), 420k £990 (236), 440k £1000 (227); Ahoghill farmer, 440k Shorthorn beef £1110 (252); Knockloughrim farmer, 440k Hereford £1080 (246); Ballymena farmer, 230k Charolais £560 (244); Garvagh farmer, 340k Aberdeen Angus £830 (244), 410k £910 (222); Ballymoney farmer, 420k Simmental £980 (233), 420k £970 (231) and Upperlands farmer, 540k Aberdeen Angus £1260 (233).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.