Suckler cows selling to £1940 at Clogher Mart

1125 cattle came under the hammer for the week ending 27th March at Clogher Mart producing another strong demand for all sorts.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 3:37 pm
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In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £1613.20 for a 740kg Limousin to £218 per 100kg followed by a 730kg Limousin to £203 totalling £1481.90.

Cow heifers sold to a top of £226 per 100kg for a 560kg Charolais to £1265.60 followed by a 600kg Limousin to £217 per 100kg to £1302.

Fleshed Friesian cows sold to £134 for a 730kg to £978.20.

Fat bulls sold to a top price of £1627.20 for a 1130kg Shorthorn beef to £144 and rising to £158 per 100kg for a 900kg Limousin (£1422).

Fat steers sold to £224 for a 690kg Charolais (£1545.60) Friesian Steers sold to £188 for 770kg (£1447.60).

Fat heifers sold to £218 for a 590kg Limousin (£1286.20) Friesians sold to £185 for a 660kg (£1221).

In the store rings heavy steers sold to £1830 for a 920kg Shorthorn (£199) rising to £242 per 100kg for a 680kg Charolais to £1650 with main range selling from £216 to £237 per 100kg.

Med weights sold to £1180 for a 480kg Charolais (£246) with a 455kg Charolais to £1140 (£250).

Store heifers forward lots sold to £1800 for an outstanding 705kg Limousin (£255) with main range selling from £224 to £246 per 100kg.

Med weights sold to £1270 for 500kg Charolais (£254) rising to £279 per 100kg for a 440kg Limousin to £1230 smaller sorts sold to £1000 for a 390kg Charolais (£256).

Dairy cows sold to £1920.

Suckler cows sold to £1940 with springers to £1440.

Weanling steers and bulls sold to £1190 for 555kg Charolais (£214) rising to £291 per 100kg for a 395kg Limousin to £1150. Weanling Heifers sold to £960 for a 410kg Limousin (£234) rising to £275 per 100kg for a 305kg Charolais to £840.

Dropped calves bulls sold to £575 for Charolais.

Heifer calves sold to £500 for Charolais.

Reared male lumps sold to £900 for Limousin.

Reared female lumps sold to £760 for Charolais.

Leading prices in fatstock ring for beef cows and cow heifers as follows: Fivemiletown producer 560kg Charolais to £226 (£1265.60); Armagh producer 740kg Limousin to £218 (£1613.20) and 670kg Hereford to £188 (£1259.60); Omagh producer 600kg Limousin to £217 (£1302); Fivemiletown producer 510kg Charolais to £212 (£1081.20); Magherafelt producer 730kg Limousin to £203 (£1481.90); Fivemiletown producer 780kg Limousin to £202 (£1575.60); Ballygawley producer 710kg Limousin to £201 (£1427.10) and 780kg Limousin to £184 (£1435.20); Lisnaskea producer 690kg Charolais to £198 (£1366.20); Omagh producer 660kg Limousin to £192 (£1267.20); Fintona producer 600kg Simmental to £192 (£1152) Newtownbutler producer 770kg Blonde d’Aquitaine £190 (£1463) Rosslea producer 630kg Charolais to £188 (£1184.40); Omagh producer 640kg Limousin to £188 (£1203.20); Fivemiletown producer 590kg Limousin to £186 (£1097.40); Pomeroy producer 630kg Blonde d’Aquitaine £186 (£1171.80); Newtownbutler producer 760kg Limousin to £184 (£1398.40) and Dromore producer 640kg Belgian Blue to £181 (£1158.40).

Other quality lots sold from £152 to £178 per 100kg.

Second quality coloured lots sold from £230 to £148 per 100kg.

Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £122 to £134 per 100kg for 730kg (£978.20).

Plainer lots sold from £96 to £117 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £78 to £94 per 100kg.

Fat bulls

Sixmilecross producer 900kg Limousin to £158 (£1422); Armagh producer 880kg Limousin to £156 (£1372.80); Fintona producer 930kg Charolais to £145 (£1348.50); Clogher producer 1130kg Shorthorn beef to £144 (£1627.20) and Tempo producer 770kg Charolais to £139 (£1070.30).

Fat steers

690kg Charolais to £224 (£1545.60) 660kg Limousin to £217 (£1432.20) 580kg Limousin to £212; 610kg Simmental to £208.520kg Charolais to £195. 520kg Limousin to £195. 630kg Aberdeen Angus to £190. 770kg Friesian to £188 700kg Friesian to £188. 770kg Friesian to £183.

Other Friesians sold from £164 to £1178 per 100kg 760kg Aberdeen Angus to £182.

Fat heifers

590kg Limousin to £218. 630kg Charolais to £214. 560kg Charolais to £212. 630kg Limousin to £210. 620kg Charolais to £210. 550kg Limousin to £206. 570kg Limousin to £202. 540kg Limousin to £199.

Friesians sold from £154 to £185 for a 660kg (£1221).

Store bullocks (250 lots)

A very firm demand for a lot of quality steers on offer heavy lots sold to £1830 for a 920kg Shorthorn (£199) to a Dungannon producer. R R McFarland Dungannon sold a 750kg Limousin to £1780 (£237); C Keys Fivemiletown 790kg Charolais to £1750 (£221); A Holland Dungannon 760kg Simmental to £1720 (£226) 720kg Limousin to £1690 (£235) and 730kg Limousin to £1690 (£231); C Reid Omagh 680kg Charolais to £1650 (£242); G Lockhart Armagh 735kg Charolais to £1640 (£223) 720kg Charolais to £1620 (£225) and 710kg Limousin to £1520 (£214) M Nesbitt Armagh 745kg Limousin to £1610 (£216); P A Curry Benburb 780kg Charolais to £1590 (£204); D Greenaway Portadown 735kg Simmental to £1580 (£215); forward lots D Clarke Enniskillen 680kg Charolais to £1550 (£228) 665kg Charolais to £1530 (£230); A and N Gervais Clogher 630kg Belgian Blue to £1530 (£243); K Walker Portadown 660kg Charolais to £1520 (£230) and 700kg Limousin to £1490 (£213); C Mealiff Rosslea 660kg Charolais to £1520 (£230); Clogher producer 645kg Charolais to £1490 (£231) and Dungannon producer 590kg Limousin to £1386 (£235) and 550kg Charolais £1285 (£233).

Med weight stores 410kg to 500kg

P McClave Rosslea 480kg Charolais to £1180 (£246) 455kg Charolais to £1140 (£250) and 465kg Charolais to £1120 (£241); Aughnacloy producer 490kg Limousin to £1170 (£239) 460kg Limousin to £1150 (£250) 475kg Limousin to £1110 (£233) 470kg Limousin to £1110 (£233) 465kg Limousin to £1090 (£234) and 440kg Limousin to £1090 (£248); R Mulligan Clogher 490kg Charolais to £1160 (£237) and 460kg Limousin to £1110 (£241); L Titterington Moira 500kg Parthenaise to £1150 (£230); I and K Meehan Tempo 485kg Limousin to £1140 (£235) and 435kg Limousin to £1070 (£246); B Parr Minterburn 500kg Shorthorn beef to £1120 (£224); J McCann Clogher 490kg Charolais to £1120 (£228) 460kg Charolais to £1090 (£237) and 465kg Charolais to £1070 (£230) and I Smith Fivemiletown 485kg Aberdeen Angus to £1110 (£229).

Store heifers (205 lots)

A good selection this week sold to a very keen demand with forward lots selling to £1800 for an outstanding Limousin 705kg to £1800 (£255) for M McGinley Eskra. A Whyte Keady sold 695kg Charolais to £1640 (£236) and 670kg Charolais to £1550 (£231); E Greenaway Dungannon 665kg Charolais to £1530 (£230) 645kg Charolais to £1530 (£237) 665kg Charolais to £1480 (£222) and 650kg Charolais to £1390 (£214); D M Sloane Caledon 640kg Limousin to £1500 (£234) 575kg Blonde d’Aquitaine £1380 (£240) 610kg Limousin to £1370 (£224) and 600kg Limousin to £1360 (£226); W J Grey Trillick 625kg Limousin to £1500 (£240) and 670kg Limousin to £1480 (£221); G Garrity Sixmilecross 610kg Charolais to £1490 (£244) and 620kg Charolais to £1490 (£240) K Farrell Fivemiletown 600kg Charolais to £1440 (£240); P McAleer Pomeroy 680kg Charolais to £1440 (£212 and P and E McKenna Clogher 580kg Charolais to £1430 (£246) 580kg Charolais to £1380 (£238) and 540kg Charolais to £1370 (£254).

Med weight stores 410kg to 500kg

P and E McKenna Clogher 500kg Charolais to £1270 (£254); S Keys Clogher 490kg Limousin to £1240 (£253); K McCrumlish Omagh 440kg Limousin to £1230 (£279); K Farrell Fivemiletown 475kg Charolais to £1220 (£257) and 495kg Charolais to £1170 (£236); G Scroggie Armagh 490kg Limousin to £1210 (£247); J H Giles Beragh 485kg Limousin to £1190 (£245); E Gillespie Dungannon 500kg Limousin to £1180 (£236); S Coyle Pomeroy 490kg Charolais to £1160 (£237); A and M Daly Dungannon 500kg Limousin to £1160 (£232) and 475kg Limousin to £1140 (£240); Ruth Hogg Fivemiletown 460kg Charolais to £1120 (£243); E McCaffery Tempo 440kg Charolais to £1100 (£250) 500kg Charolais to £1100 x 2 (£220); M Hogg Lisnaskea 475kg Charolais to £1090 (£229); S J Mallon Cookstown 465kg Limousin to £1080 (£232) and W Noble Clogher 495kg Limousin to £1070 (£216).

Smaller sorts 400kg and under

Matt Hogg Lisnaskea 390kg Charolais to £1000 (£256); K McCrumlish Omagh 400kg Limousin to £990 (£247); Pomeroy producer 375kg Limousin to £980 (£261) and 385kg Limousin to £910. P Tally Dungannon 400kg Limousin to £970. C Fee Tempo 400kg Limousin to £960. J Keys Clogher 375kg Charolais to £920. K McCaffery Tempo 380kg Charolais to £920. T and J Finlay Ballygawley 395kg Charolais to £920. P Donnelly Ballygawley 400kg Limousin to £900 and 400kg Limousin to £840. E Smith Ballygawley 395kg Aberdeen Angus to £890. J and F McCaffery Derrylin 360kg Charolais to £860. T Parks Armagh 370kg Limousin to £860, 320kg Limousin to £800, 350kg Limousin to £800 and 295kg Limousin to £790. A Keys Clogher 310kg Charolais to £830 and 305kg Charolais to £830.

Dropped calves and reared lumps

A large entry sold easily to a very keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £575 for a Charolais to T Simpson Ederney. Omagh producer £475 for Charolais; A Willis Derrylin £405 £400 and 370 for Aberdeen Angus; A J ohnston Clogher £400 for Charolais; I W Little Newtownbutler £375 and £350 x 2 for Aberdeen Angus. K McPhillips Magheraveely £355 and £350 for Belgian Blues. J Davis Strabane £350 for Limousin and N J Collins Lisnaskea £340 for Limousin.

Heifer calves

T Simpson Ederney £500 and £475 for Charolais. W E L Beacom Lisbellaw £385 for Limousin; P and J Grue Lisnaskea £385 and £365 for Charolais. A Willis Derrylin £380 for Aberdeen Angus. K McPhillips Magheraveely £350 for Belgian Blue.

Reared male lumps

J Hunter Tempo £900 for Limousin N Hunter Clogher £820 for Limousin; T and J Mohan Newtownbutler £810, £790, £780, £730, £700 x 2 and £620 for Shorthorn beefs. E O’Hagan Eskra 780 for Limousin; E McCaffery Tempo £690 for Charolais; S Connelly Lisnaskea £660 for Limousin and D McLaren Omagh £600 for Aberdeen Angus. H Rutledge Newtownbutler £530 and £515 for Aberdeen Angus.

Reared female lumps

M Brown Newtownbutler £760 for Charolais; N Hunter Clogher £750, £700 and £610 for Limousins E O’Hagan Eskra £720 and £600 for Limousins; S McCaughey Fivemiletown £720 for Aberdeen Angus. D McCrystal Ballygawley £660 for Limousin; P McCaffery Tempo £650 for Charolais; D McGovern Newtownbutler £640 for Aberdeen Angus. E McCaffery Tempo £620 for Charolais; J W Hall Newtownbutler £590 for Simmental. Fermanagh producer £585 and £550 for Chars. K McCaffery Tempo £540 for Aberdeen Angus. P Donnelly Omagh £520 for Limousin K Kelly Trillick £505 for Charolais.

Dairy cows and heifers

A good steady demand this week with a Portadown producer selling a calved heifer to £1920. Derrygonnelly producer £1680 and £1200 for calved heifers. Fermanagh producer £1600 and £1480 for calved heifers. Dungannon producer £1580 for calved heifer. Others sold from £1050.

Weanling sale (Held on Wednesday 24th March)

Another good entry this week again sold easily to a strong demand with steers and bulls selling to £1190 for a 555kg Limousin (£214); 435kg Charolais to £1130 (£260) and 410kg Charolais to £1070 (£261) to V McCrystal Ballygawley. D Little Caledon 435kg Charolais to £1170 (£269) and 420kg Charolais to £1100 (£262); A Adams Omagh 480kg Limousin to £1160 (£241) and 470kg Limousin to £1150 (£244); E H Sharkey Fivemiletown 395kg Limousin to £1150 (£291) and 400kg Limousin to £1060 (£265); D Ryan Coalisland 450kg Charolais to £1140 (£253) 430kg Limousin to £1120 (£260) 465kg Limousin to £1080 (£232) and 430kg Limousin to £1060 (£246); M Boyle Fivemiletown 415kg Limousin to £1130 (£272) 445kg Limousin to £1110 (£249) and 415kg Limousin to £1050 (£253); J Callaghan Fivemiletown 440kg Charolais to £1110 (£252); J J and J R Elliott Corranny 365kg Charolais to £1060 (£290) and A and L Williamson Newtownbiutler 420kg Limousin to £1060 (£252).

Weanling heifers

R G Cummings Armagh 410kg Limousin to £960 (£234) 355kg Limousin to £950 (£267) 385kg Limousin to £920 (£239) and 355kg Limousin to £860 (£242); H Scott Maguiresbridge 440kg Aberdeen Angus to £940; J J and J R Elliott Corranny 430kg Charolais to £930 and 320kg Charolais to £850 (£265); C Fee Tempo 415kg Limousin to £930. G Crawford Brookeborough 415kg Charolais to £930 (£224); D Foy Cooneen 325kg Charolais to £890 (£274) 310kg Charolais to £850 (£274) and 305kg Charolais to £840 (£275); M Watson Fivemiletown 330kg Charolais to £880 (£266); M Bloomer Tynan 425kg Shorthorn beef to £880, 440kg Shorthorn to £860, and 380kg Shorthorn to £840. D L Stinson Dungannon 340kg Limousin to £870. C Quinn Ballygawley 375kg Charolais to £860. B Rafferty Pomeroy 330kg Limousin to £850. J Callaghan Fivemiletown 360kg Charolais to £840.

Suckler cows and calves (Sale held on Wednesday 24th March).

A good turnout this week sold to a steady demand with E McKenna Fivemiletown selling a 2014 cow with heifer calf to £1940 and a second calver incalf to £1440. M Donnelly Loughgall sold a 2015 cow with bull calf to £1580. Clogher producer £1220 for incalf cow lots of other springers sold from £1000 to £1170.