Super entry of dairy stock at Kilrea, prices to £2120

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A good entry of 190 calves and weanlings on Thursday 1st September 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, Aberdeen Angus £535, £455, £445; Randalstown farmer, Hereford £485, Simmental £430, £305; Londonderry farmer, Aberdeen Angus £480, £470, £445, £405; Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £450; Dungannon farmer, Fleckvieh £450, Belgian Blue £400, Fleckvieh £335, £300; Ballymoney farmer, Montbeliarde £440, Aberdeen Angus £390, £315, Montbeliarde £285, Aberdeen Angus £205; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £425; Draperstown farmer, White Galloway £415; Dungiven farmer, Hereford £415, £350; Broughshane farmer, Aberdeen Angus £410, Friesian £285; Rasharkin farmer, Fleckvieh £365, Friesian £285, £280; Coleraine farmer, Aberdeen Angus £360; Magherafelt farmer, Simmental £360, Shorthorn £260, £250; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £355; Coleraine farmer, Fleckvieh £345, £330, £325; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345, £320; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £320, £220, £210, £200; Macosquin farmer, Fleckvieh £300; Desertmartin farmer, Fleckvieh £295, £270; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £285, £265, £245; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £270, Aberdeen Angus £255, £230; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus £230; Magherafelt farmer, Friesian £225 and Castlerock farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220, £200.

Heifer calves

Draperstown farmer, Simmental £490, £465, Friesian £400; Ballymena farmer, Simmental £470, £345, £295, £235; Dungiven farmer, Belgian Blue £430, Aberdeen Angus £305, Charolais £300; Antrim farmer, Limousin £400, Aberdeen Angus £250; Dungiven farmer, Shorthorn beef £396; Londonderry farmer, Limousin £395, Aberdeen Angus £395, £295; Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £365; Macosquin farmer, Limousin £355; Randalstown farmer, Belgian Blue £350, Fleckvieh £305, Hereford £240, Aberdeen Angus £205; Ahoghill farmer, Aberdeen Angus £345, Belgian Blue £320; Ballymoney farmer, Hereford £340; Maghera farmer, Aberdeen Angus £335, Belgian Blue £280, Aberdeen Angus £260; Dunloy farmer, Aberdeen Angus £315; Ballymena farmer, Limousin £280; Randalstown farmer, Limousin £260; Ballymena farmer, Hereford £255 and Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus £220, £215, £210.

Friesian calves

Super trade. More required to satisfy demand.

Good young calves to £285.

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 to top of £855 and 227 ppk.

More required to satisfy demand.

Customers for cattle up to 18 months.

A super entry of 660 on Monday 5th September met a steady trade this week with quality lambs in good demand.

Lambs sold to £4.60 per kg and to top of £108.50.

Fat ewes sold to £148.

Lambs (500)

Moneymore farmer, 20k £92 (460); Aghadowey farmer, 24k £107.50 (448); Dungiven farmer, 18k £80.50 (447); Tobermore farmer, 19.5k £87 (446), 20k £88 (440); Coleraine farmer, 24k £106.50 (444); Garvagh farmer, 21k £93 (443); Aghadowey farmer, 20k £88 (440); Tobermore farmer, 21k £92 (438); Bendooragh farmer, 22k £96 (436); Dungiven farmer, 21k £91.50 (436); Aghadowey farmer, 18.5k £80.50 (435), 21.5k £92.50 (430); Killaloo farmer, 23k £100 (435); Ballymoney farmer, 21.5k £93 (433), 25k £108 (432), 23.5k £100 (426); Limavady farmer, 24k £104 (433); Garvagh farmer, 22k £95 (432) and Portglenone farmer, 21k £90 (429).

Fat ewes (160) on offer met a super trade for all types on offer including grazing types.

Good entry of ewes to £148.

More ewes needed.

A super entry of 60 dairy on Tuesday 6th September to a top price of £2120 for a calved heifer.

Coleraine farmer, calved heifers to £2120, £1880; Stranocum farmer, batch of in-calf heifers to £1840, £1820; Ballyclare farmer, third calver to £1740 and Ballymoney farmer, maiden heifers to £1000, £920, £880, £860.

More stock required weekly.

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

A super entry of 440 on Wednesday 7th September at Kilrea met an outstanding trade with all types of stock in demand.

Steers selling to £1790 and heifers to £1450.

Fat cows and bulls to £1700.

Fat cows: 110 on offer, flying trade.

Newtownabbey farmer, 760k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1700 (224), 690k £1540 (223); Randalstown farmer, 560k Belgian Blue £1250 (223), 570k £11240 (218), 560k £1200 (214), 600k £1250 (208); Draperstown farmer, 590k Saler £1290 (219); Coleraine farmer, 790k Belgian Blue £1600 (203), 610k Limousin £1140 (187), 600k £1020 (170); Broughshane farmer, 480k Belgian Blue £970 (202); Limavady farmer, 720k Belgian Blue £1400 (194), 610k Limousin £1140 (187), 660k £1190 (180); Portglenone farmer, 740k Belgian Blue £1400 (189); Dunloy farmer, 750k Charolais £1400 (187); Glenravel farmer, 700k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1300 (186); Antrim farmer, 620k Charolais £1110 (179); Glarryford farmer, 770k Montbeliarde £1360 (177); Ballymoney farmer, 720k Fleckvieh £1240 (172) and Portglenone farmer, 610k Holstein £1040 (171).

Suckler

Claudy farmer, Aberdeen Angus bull to £2060; Draperstown farmer, Simmental cow with Limousin Bull calf at foot to £1560; Ballymoney farmer, Aberdeen Angus heifer with Limousin bull calf at foot to £1510 and Randalstown farmer, Aberdeen Angus cow with Aberdeen Angus bull calf and heifer calf at foot to £1500.

All types of suckler stock required.

Heifers

Dunloy farmer, 410k Limousin £1170 (285), 440k Charolais £1070 (243), 450k £1040 (231), 380k Limousin £870 (229), 400k Charolais £910 (228), 510k £1130 (222), 430k £950 (221); Ahoghill farmer, 450k Limousin £1180 (262), 490k £1030 (210); Kilrea farmer, 560k Charolais £1450 (259), 530k £1130 (213); Kilrea farmer, 390k Limousin £1000 (256), 410k £920 (224), 400k £890 (223), 410k £900 (220); Kilrea farmer, 390k Limousin £980 (251), 410k £960 (234); Castlerock farmer, 320k Charolais £800 (250), 460k Limousin £1130 (246), 340k Charolais £830 (244), 370k £890 (241), 310k £740 (239), 390k Limousin £920 (236), 350k Charolais £800 (229), 530k £1210 (228), 340k £770 (227), 380k £860 (226), 370k Limousin £830 (224), 390k £860 (221), 420k £920 (219), 370k Charolais £800 (216), 400k Limousin £850 (213), 420k Charolais £880 (210), 430k Limousin £880 (205); Ballymoney farmer, 520k Aberdeen Angus £1250 (240), 530k £1260 (238), 540k £1270 (235), 510k £1180 (231), 520k £1180 (227), 540k £1160 (215); Dunloy farmer, 460k Limousin £1090 (237), 450k Charolais £940 (209), 420k Limousin £870 (207); Garvagh farmer, 570k Aberdeen Angus £1320 (232), 550k Belgian Blue £1260 (229), 460k £1040 (226), 550k Charolais £1230 (224), 510k Belgian Blue £1130 (222), 510k £1130 (222), 520k £1130 (217), 530k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (215), 490k £1010 (226); Coleraine farmer, 590k Limousin £1360 (231); Dungiven farmer, 420k Charolais £970 (231), 460k Limousin £1060 (230), 450k £1010 (224); Kilrea farmer, 620k Aa £1430 (231), 570k Limousin £1280 (225); Ballymoney farmer, 470k Charolais £1080 (230); Toomebridge farmer, 470k Limousin £1080 (230), 500k £1140 (228), 600k £1370 (228), 420k £870 (207), 540k £1120 (207), 400k £810 (203), 450k £900 (200), 460k £920 (200); Coleraine farmer, 590k Belgian Blue £1350 (229); Upperlands farmer, 550k Charolais £1250 (227); Ballyclare farmer, 300k Belgian Blue £670 (223); Limavady farmer, 310k Aberdeen Angus £690 (223), 310k £690 (223), 260k Shorthorn beef £560 (215), 410k £830 (202), 390k £780 (200), 330k Aberdeen Angus £660 (200); Cullybackey farmer, 410k Limousin £910 (222), 490k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1040 (212); Macosquin farmer, 580k Stabiliser £1250 (216), 470k £940 (200); Portstewart farmer, 460k Aberdeen Angus £990 (215), 560k £1200 (214), 430k Belgian Blue £900 (209), 560k Aberdeen Angus £1160 (207), 460k Belgian Blue £940 (204), 480k £980 (204); Toomebridge farmer, 310k Aberdeen Angus £660 (213); Ballymena farmer, 360k Stabiliser £750 (208); Portglenone farmer, 390k Hereford £800 (205); Stranocum farmer, 390k Highland £790 (203) and Magherafelt farmer, 480k Simmental £970 (202).

Steers

Portglenone farmer, 430k Limousin £1310 (305), 370k £950 (257), 400k £1020 (255), 330k £760 (230); Dunloy farmer, 390k Charolais £1110 (285), 440k Limousin £1230 (280), 400k Charolais £1080 (270), 430k £1140 (265), 420k £1070 (255), 480k Limousin £1170 (244), 410k £1000 (244), 400k Charolais £940 (235); Ballymena farmer, 410k Limousin £1140 (278), 400k £1080 (270), 430k £1120 (261), 500k £1130 (226); Ballymoney farmer, 480k Charolais £1310 (273), 550k Limousin £1340 (244); Coleraine farmer, 600k Limousin £1600 (267), 560k £1480 (264), 560k £1460 (261), 520k £1300 (250), 550k £1330 (242), 610k £1420 (233); Limavady farmer, 460k Charolais £1230 (267), 450k £1200 (267), 470k £1200 (255), 510k £1260 (247), 450k £1100 (244), 460k £1100 (239); Kilrea farmer, 400k Limousin £1050 (263), 460km £1140 (248), 460k £1090 (237), 400k £900 (225); Kilrea farmer, 680k Charolais £1790 (263), 640k Limousin £1660 (259), 600k £1540 (257), 620k £1550 (250), 640k £1600 (250), 650k Charolais £1620 (249), 570k £1410 (247), 700k £1700 (243), 570k Simmental £1350 (237), 660k Charolais £1550 (235), 610k £1430 (234), 640k £1480 (231); Rasharkin farmer, 440k Limousin £1130 (257); Portglenone farmer, 460k Limousin £1160 (252), 520k £1310 (252), 510k £1260 (247); Kilrea farmer, 340k Aberdeen Angus £830 (244); Randalstown farmer, 520k Charolais £1270 (244), 570k Belgian Blue £1330 (233); Macosquin farmer, 630k Aberdeen Angus £1530 (243), 560k £1280 (229), 510k £1130 (222); Garvagh farmer, 450k Aberdeen Angus £1090 (242); Upperlands farmer, 590k Aberdeen Angus £1430 (242), 580k £1380 (238), 630k £1490 (237), 590k £1360 (231); Swatragh farmer, 570k Hereford £1360 (239), 600k £930 (232); Cookstown farmer, 430k Blonde d’Aquitaine £1020 (237); Macosquin farmer, 580k Charolais £1370 (236); Toomebridge farmer, 330k Charolais £780 (236); Coleraine farmer, 490k Aberdeen Angus £1140 (233), 550k £1250 (227), 500k £1130 (226), 480k £1070 (223), 540k £1190 (220); Swatragh farmer, 500k Limousin £1150 (230), 550k £1250 (227), 450k £1020 (227); Cloughmills farmer, 380k Limousin £870 (229); Upperlands farmer, 450k Limousin £1030 (229); Ballyclare farmer, 320k Belgian Blue £720 (225) and Bellaghy farmer, 620k Aberdeen Angus £1380 (223), 630k £1400 (222), 540k £1190 (220), 660k £1450 (220).

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

Auctioneers: H A McIlrath and Sons Ltd.

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