Top price of £1598 paid for bull at Saintfield Mart

Smaller entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale, with a steady trade throughout.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 12:38 pm

Top price of £1598 for a Aberdeen Angus bull.

FAT CATTLE; sold to £1598 for a 1110kg Aberdeen Angus bull, £144 per 100kg.

Cows sold to £1563 for a 770kg Limousin, £203 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Aberdeen Angus bull 1110kg £144 £1598, Limousin cow 700kg £169 £1183, Lisburn producer Limousin cow 770kg £203 £1563, Ballynahinch producer Blonde d’Aquitaine cows 850kg £176 £1496, 650kg £189 £1228, Hereford cow 810kg £137 £1109, Lisburn producer 750kg £170 £1275, 730kg £145 £1058, Annacloy producer Belgian Blue cows 720kg £174 £1252, 610kg £188 £1146, Lisburn producer Limousin cow 800kg £150 £1200, Moira producer Limousin cows 750kg £154 £1155, 720kg £150 £1080, 550kg £190 £1045 and Bangor producer Belgian Blue cow 740kg £140 £1036.

Bullocks: Sold to £1240 for a 500kg Belgian Blue, (248).

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Limousins 500kg £1240, 510kg £1200, 460kg £1180, 470kg £1150, 440kg £1080, 420kg £1020, 400kg £960, 390kg £930, Comber producer Charolais 440kg £1075, 450kg £1050, 420kg £1030 and Downpatrick producer Limousins 410kg £1055, 400kg £1040, 360kg £955.

Heifers: Sold to £1190 for a 500kg Charolais (238).

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Charolais 500kg £1190, 470kg £1120, 470kg £1100, Ballynahinch producer Limousins 500kg £1100, 480kg £1075, 500kg £1005, 500kg £1000 and Ballynahinch producer Charolais 400kg £970, 410kg £935.

Dropped calves: Sold to £350 for a Limousin bull.