Top price of £255 paid for Aberdeen Angus bull calf at Downpatrick

Last Saturday morning Downpatrick Mart held their first weekly drop calf sale at 10.30am.

Top price on the day was lot 617 at £255 for an Aberdeen Angus bull calf (78kg) for Kircubbin farmer.

Bull calves: Aberdeen Angus (65kg) at £250, Aberdeen Angus (58kg) at £230, Aberdeen Angus (63kg) at £210, Aberdeen Angus (57kg) at £185, Aberdeen Angus (53kg) at £180, Aberdeen Angus (50kg) at £170, Aberdeen Angus (50kg) at £160, Aberdeen Angus (52kg) at £155 for Strangford farmer. Holstein (69kg) at £65, Holstein (71kg) at £45 for Kircubbin farmer.

Heifer calves: Aberdeen Angus (74kg) at £190, for Kircubbin farmer. Aberdeen Angus (65kg) at £150, Aberdeen Angus (60kg) at £150, Aberdeen Angus (62kg) at £145 for Strangford farmer. Aberdeen Angus (62kg) at £145 for Kircubbin farmer. Aberdeen Angus (58kg) at £130, Aberdeen Angus (55kg) at £120, Aberdeen Angus (42kg) at £95, Aberdeen Angus (49kg) at £90 for Strangford farmer.

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