Top price of £1500 paid for Aberdeen Angus bullock at Saintfield Mart

Another good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with exceptional trade throughout.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 3:57 pm

Top price of £1500 for an Aberdeen Angus bullock.

BULLOCKS - 85 sold to a strong demand, with a lot of quality stock on offer.

Top price of £1500 for a 700kg Aberdeen Angus (215).

Lighter sorts sold to £1180 for a 400kg Charolais (295)

Leading prices; Saintfield producer Aberdeen Angus and Hereford 700kg £1500, 730kg £1480, 700kg £1460, 680kg £1420, 700kg £1400, 560kg £1350, 580kg £1350, 640kg £1320, 620kg £1300, 630kg £1240, 600kg £1200, 550kg £1180, 580kg £1180, 590kg £1180, 600kg £1180, 540kg £1160, 550kg £110, 560kg £1100, 460kg £1080, 450kg £1000, Saintfield producer Limousins 580kg £1400, 550kg £1370, 550kg £1270, 500kg £1140, 500kg £1000, Ballynahinch producer Charolais 600kg £1390, 500kg £1200, 450kg £1180, 420kg £1090, 490kg £1040, Downpatrick producer Limousin 530kg £1260, Craigavon producer Charolais and Simmentals 500kg £1210, 500kg £1160, 470kg £1050, 500kg £1040, 490kg £1030, 450kg £1020, 450kg £1000, 400kg £960, Comber producer Limousin 600kg £1200, Gilford producer Charolais 400kg £1080, 400kg £1065, 360kg £1040, 370kg £1025, 350kg £1000, Belfast producer Charolais 500kg £1110, 500kg £1070, 400kg £990 and Carryduff producer Charolais 400kg £1040, 390kg £1035, 410kg £1020, 400kg £1010, 390kg £990, 350kg £955.

Heifers - sold to £1320 for a cracking 570kg Belgian Blue (232).

Leading prices: Killyleagh producer Belgian Blue 570kg £1320, Dromore producer Charolais 650kg £1300, 600kg £1240, 520kg £1175, 500kg £1165, 500kg £1060, 480kg £1040, Lisburn producer Aberdeen Angus 600kg £1220, Comber producer Charolais 520kg £1200, 490kg £1120, 470kg £1085, Downpatrick producer Simmental 540kg £1180, Ballynahinch producer Limousin 500kg £1140, Ballynahinch producer Limousin 500kg £1065, Saintfield producer Hereford 490kg £1065 and Gilford producer Charolais 320kg £960, 320kg £945, 300kg £895, 270kg £800.

Fat cattle - 75 fats sold to £1335 for a 750kg Limousin cow £178 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Saintfield producer Limousin cows 750kg £178 £1335, 700kg £175 £1225, 650kg £1170, Comber producer Aberdeen Angus bullocks 680kg £190 £1292, 640kg £200 £1280, Limousin cows 650kg £186 £1209, 560kg £180 £1008, Crossgar producer Limousin cows 670kg £190 £1273, Carryduff producer Charolais cows 760kg £163 £1238, 640kg £188 £1203, Comber producer Fleckvieh cow 820kg £150 £1230, Lisburn producer Limousin cows 720kg £160 £1152, 730kg £157 £1146, Ballynahinch producer Limousin bullock 580kg £194 £1125, Comber producer Friesian cow 830kg £133 £1103, Moira producer Shorthorn cows 650kg £168 £1092, 700kg £155 £1085 and Downpatrick producer Friesian cows 710kg £140 £994, 760kg £130 £988, 790kg £124 £979.

Dropped calves - 90 drops sold to a flying trade of £370 for a month old Aberdeen Angus bull.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Aberdeen Angus bulls £370, £365, £350, £310, £300 twice, £290, £270, Millisle producer Limousin bulls £360, £320, £280, Limousin heifer £360, Portaferry producer Aberdeen Angus bulls £360, £340, Aberdeen Angus heifers £305, £280, Carrowdore producer Limousin bulls £325, £275, £210, Crossgar producer Aberdeen Angus bulls £325, £305 twice, £290, Aberdeen Angus heifers £315, £280, £275 and Dromore producer Limousin bulls £320, £300, £295, Limousin heifer £275.