Super entry dairy cattle at Kilrea Mart, top price of £2700 for a calved heifer

A super entry of 420 calves and weanlings on Thursday 17th November 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

Kilrea Mart

Bull calves

Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £580, Simmental £545, Aberdeen Angus £430, £255; Bellaghy farmer, Simmental £520, Charolais £505, Simmental £460, Charolais £455, Simmental £440, £405; Draperstown farmer, Simmental £490, £425, £360; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £470, Aberdeen Angus £455, £375; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £460, Hereford £410; Coleraine farmer, Limousin £380, £230; Ahoghill farmer, Charolais £370, Belgian Blue £335, Aberdeen Angus £245; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £360, Hereford £335, £310, Aberdeen Angus £220; Dungiven farmer, Shorthorn beef £360, £220; Broughshane farmer, Aberdeen Angus £330, £265; Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £325, £300, £290, £285, £280; Upperlands farmer, Holstein £325; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £310; Limavady farmer, Limousin £295, £230; Stewartstown farmer, Belgian Blue £295, £260, £200; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £290, £225, £200; Ballymena farmer, Belgian Blue £280; Bushmills farmer, Aberdeen Angus £260; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £250; Glarryford farmer, Belgian Blue £250, £225; Armoy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £240; Limavady farmer, Belgian Blue £240; Portglenone farmer, Fleckvieh £240; Clough farmer, Charolais £235; Glarryford farmer, Belgian Blue £225; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £205; Ballykelly farmer, Saler £200 and Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £200.

Heifer calves

Broughshane farmer, Charolais £600, Belgian Blue £515, £335, Charolais £310, Belgian Blue £295, Charolais £290; Portglenone farmer, Charolais £570; Portglenone farmer, Belgian Blue £500, £445, Hereford £315, £240; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £435, Fleckvieh £415, £380; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £425, £270; Bellaghy farmer Simmental £400; Limavady farmer, Aberdeen Angus £400; Ballymena farmer, Aberdeen Angus £325; Ballymoney farmer, Belgian Blue £295, £260; Glarryford farmer, Belgian Blue £270; Stewartstown farmer, Belgian Blue £270; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £255; Dunloy farmer, Hereford £250; Dungiven farmer, Shorthorn beef £245; Coleraine farmer, Limousin £240; Upperlands farmer, Belgian Blue £205 and Dervock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £200.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £325. Good demand for thick types. Young Friesian calves needed.

Weanlings/suckler calves (100)

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 £1050 and 327 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A super entry of 820 on Monday 21st November met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs to £5.53 per kg and to top of £127.

Fat ewes to £162. Rams to £130.

Lambs (750)

Coleraine farmer, 18k £99.50 (553); Ballymena farmer, 19k £103.50 (545); Magherafelt farmer, 18k £96.50 (536), 22k £110.50 (502), 21k £103 (491); Limavady farmer, 19.5k £104 (533), 20k £103 (515); Ballymoney farmer, 21k £108.50 (517); Ballymoney farmer, 21k £108 (514); Rasharkin farmer, 21.5k £109 (507); Kilrea farmer, 21k £106 (505); Killaloo farmer, 20.5k £103 (502), 21.5k £102.50 (477); Ballyclare farmer, 22k £110 (500); Rasharkin farmer, 20k £100 (500), 22.5k £109 (484), 21.5k £103 (479); Aghadowey farmer, 23.5k £117 (498), 23.5k £116 (494); Kilrea farmer, 22.5k £112 (498), 24.5k £120 (490); Rasharkin farmer, 21.5k £107 (498); Kilrea farmer, 22k £109 (496); Eglinton farmer, 23.5k £116 (494), 22k £108 (491); Garvagh farmer, 21k £103.50 (493); Bushmills farmer, 23k £113 (491); Randalstown farmer, 22.5k £110.50 (491); Randalstown farmer, 22.5k £110.50 (491), 22.5k £107 (476); Draperstown farmer, 24.5k £120 (490); Dungiven farmer 20k £98 (490); Ballymena farmer, 22.5k £110 (489); Coleraine farmer, 23k £112.50 (489); Feeny farmer, 22.5k £110 (489), 23k £112 (487); Coleraine farmer, 21k £102.50 (488); Macosquin farmer, 24k £117 (488), 24.5k £118 (482); Limavady farmer, 23k £111 (483); Kilrea farmer, 26.5k £127 (479); Ballymoney farmer, 23.5k £112 (477); Aghadowey farmer, 25k £119 (476); Limavady farmer, 25k £119 (476); Garvagh farmer, 25.5k £119.50 (469); Cookstown farmer, 25.5k £119 (467) and Articlave farmer, 23.5k £109.50 (466).

Fat ewes (70) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Good entry of ewes to £162. More ewes needed.

A super entry of 40 dairy on Tuesday 22nd November to a top price of £2700 for a calved heifer.

Desertmartin farmer, calved heifers to £2700, £2440; Ballyclare farmer, calved cows to £2520, £1680; Castlederg farmer, calved heifer to £2520, springing heifers to £2200, £1750; Londonderry farmer, calved heifers to £2140, £2100, £1940, springing heifers to £1680, £1600, £1580, £1500 and Magherafelt farmer, springing heifers to £1500, £1400.

More stock required weekly.

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

A good entry of 230 on Wednesday 23rd November at Kilrea met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers to £1740, heifers to £1620.

Fat cows and bulls to £1610.

Fat cows: 120 on offer, flying trade.

Toomebridge farmer, 500k Limousin £1240 (248), 560k Belgian Blue £770 (138); Tobermore farmer, 610k Limousin £1440 (236), 610k £1370 (225), 450k £1000 (222), 650k £1400 (215), 520k Hereford £1050 (202), 710k £1300 (183), 700k £1150 (164), 600k £820 (137); Magherafelt farmer, 500k Limousin £1120 (224); Castledawson farmer, 570k Limousin £1250 (219); Kilrea farmer, 740k Limousin £1610 (218), 720k Saler £1490 (207), 650k £1340 (206), 770k Belgian Blue £1550 (201), 730k Aberdeen Angus £1310 (180); Coleraine farmer, 690k Holstein £1480 (215), 630k £1320 (210), 550k £820 (149); Ahoghill farmer, 660k Friesian £1410 (214), 530k £1100 (208), 540k £1100 (204), 560k £1130 (202); Cookstown farmer, 650k Fleckvieh £1380 (212), 700k Friesian £1480 (211), 610k £1110 (182); Ringsend farmer, 880k Limousin £1790 (203); Garvagh farmer, 420k Par £840 (200), 500k £740 (148); Dunloy farmer, 770k Charolais £1470 (191); Coleraine farmer 550k Friesian £1020 (186), 670k £1170 (175), 740k £1250 (169); Garvagh farmer, 720k Limousin £1340 (186), 630k Simmental £1160 (184), 600k £1080 (180), 550k Limousin £970 (176); Aghadowey farmer, 470k Ayrshire £870 (185), 540k ££920 (170), 520k Limousin £880 (169), 460k Ayrshire £750 (163), 500k £700 (140); Castlerock farmer, 610k Limousin £1120 (184); Kilrea farmer, 450k Friesian £810 (180); Templepatrick farmer, 650k Limousin £1170 (180), 550k £780 (142); Bushmills farmer, 640k Limousin £1140 (178); Macosquin farmer, 720k Holstein £1270 (176); Aghadowey farmer, 590k Holstein £1000 (170); Ballymena farmer, 830k Limousin £1340 (161); Knockloughrim farmer, 830k Holstein £1320 (159); Portglenone farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £820 (158), 660k £1040 (158); Bushmills farmer, 730k Holstein £1130 (155), 550k £800 (146); Tobermore farmer, 640k Holstein £980 (153); Moneymore farmer, 810k Friesian £1220 (151); Coleraine farmer, 700k Friesian £1020 (146), 790k £1130 (143), 570k Jersey £790 (139); Coleraine farmer, 710k Holstein £1020 (144), 700k £1000 (143), 570k £750 (132); Dunloy farmer, 720k Friesian £1020 (142); Garvagh farmer, 820k Fleckvieh £1160 (142), 710k Friesian £980 (138); Ringsend farmer, 520k Hereford £730 (140); Desertmartin farmer, 720k Friesian £1000 (139), 630k £840 (133); Rasharkin farmer, 640k Friesian £880 (138); Ballygowan farmer, 620k Holstein £850 (137); Ballymena farmer, 620k Montbeliarde £840 (136) and Cloughmills farmer, 870k Holstein £1180 (136).

Suckler

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Limavady farmer, 630k Limousin £1620 (257), 540k £1340 (248); Dunloy farmer, 390k Charolais £970 (249), 460k £1100 (239); Toomebridge farmer, 440k Limousin £1080 (246), 340k £810 (238); Bushmills farmer, 500k Charolais £1190 (238), 500k £1150 (230); Moneymore farmer, 490k Limousin £1140 (233); Ballymoney farmer, 550k Aberdeen Angus £1270 (231), 550k £1250 (227), 550k £1240 (226), 540k £1200 (222), 480k £1040 (217), 520k £1110 (214), 510k £1040 (204), 560k Holstein £1120 (200); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £1180 (227), 540k £1190 (220), 530k £1150 (217), 490k £1010 (206); Portglenone farmer, 480k Charolais £1090 (227), 450k Aberdeen Angus £970 (216), 480k £990 (206); Limavady farmer, 480k Charolais £1040 (217); Garvagh farmer, 510k Belgian Blue £1050 (206), 530k Aberdeen Angus £1060 (200), 550k £1100 (200) andGarvagh farmer, 290k Limousin £590 (203).

Steers

Kilrea farmer, 380k Limousin £1090 (287), 420k £1150 (274), 310k £790 (255), 330k Aberdeen Angus £760 (230), 400k Charolais £840 (210); Dungiven farmer, 370k Simmental £1000 (270), 400k Simmental £960 (240), 340k £720 (212); Kilrea farmer, 670k Limousin £1740 (260), 550k £1420 (258), 660k £1670 (253), 680k £1720 (253), 660k £1660 (252), 650k £1600 (246), 680k £1640 (241), 730k Charolais £1740 (238), 750k £1670 (223), 750k Simmental £1630 (217);

Kilrea farmer, 470k Limousin £1160 (247); Templepatrick farmer, 500k Limousin £1220 (244), 470k £1080 (230), 510k £1160 (228); Feeny farmer, 400k Limousin £970 (243), 380k Charolais £880 (232); Toomebridge farmer, 330k Limousin £770 (233); Crumlin farmer, 560k Limousin £1280 (229); Upperlands farmer, 480k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (227), 480k £1060 (221); Garvagh farmer, 490k Friesian £1070 (218), 490k £1040 (212), 500k £1020 (204); Kilraughts farmer, 550k Fleckvieh £1200 (218); Macosquin farmer, 640k Aberdeen Angus £1390 (217); Rasharkin farmer, 560k Fleckvieh £1180 (211); Rasharkin farmer, 550k Fleckvieh £1130 (206), 620k £1250 (202) and Portglenone farmer, 440k Friesian £900 (205);

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

Auctioneer: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.