Weanling selling to £345 a kilo at Rathfriland Co-Op

A good show of cattle on Friday with the online buyers being very active, the dropped calf section contained calves up to three months old.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 11:26 am

Topped to £495 for Limousin bull calf for a Ballyroney farmer.

Weanling calves sold to £990 for a 442k Limousin bull from Hillsborough farmer.

Heifers topped at £1240 for 628k Simmental.

Bullocks topped at £1190 for 650k Belgian Blue.

Dropped calves and young stock

Bull calves

Ballyroney farmer Limousin at £495, Dromara farmer Friesian at £455, Friesian at £450, Seaforde farmer Aberdeen Angus at £445, Ballyroney farmer, Limousin at £390, Dromara farmer: Friesian at £390, Friesian at £380, Ballyward farmer: Aberdeen Angus at £375, Warrenpoint farmer Simmental at £370, Dromara farmer Limousin at £350, Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus at £350 and Craigavon farmer Aberdeen Angus at £340.

Friesian calves £225, £165, £150, £140, £90.

Heifer calves

Warrenpoint farmer: Simmental at £340, Ballyward farmer Aberdeen Angus at £325, Aberdeen Angus at £325, Craigavon farmer: Aberdeen Angus at £310, Dromara farmer Limousin at £305, Craigavon farmer: Aberdeen Angus at £300, Ballyroney farmer: Limousin at £295, Craigavon farmer Aberdeen Angus at £250, Kilkkel farmer Hereford at £245 and Craigavon farmer Aberdeen Angus at £240.

Weanling male calves

Ballyward farmer Limousin at 200k at £690 (345ppk) Limousin 250k at £740 (295ppk); Kilkeel farmer Belgian Blue at £675 (264ppk); Hillsborough farmer Limousin 288k at £730 (254ppk) Limousin 356k at £880 (247ppk), Hillsborough farmer: Limousin 442k at £990, Limousin 432k at £990, Kilkeel farmer Limousin 414k at £940, Ballynahinch farmer Limousin 400k at £890, Hillsborough Limousin 356k at £880, Lisburn farmer Aberdeen Angus 426k at £860, Downpatrick farmer Simmental 364k at £860, Ballynahinch farmer Limousin 376k at £840, Lisburn farmer Charolais 366k at £835 and Ballynahinch farmer: Limousin 410k at £820.

Weanling heifer calves

Kilkeel farmer Limousin 390k at £1010 (259ppk); Hillsborough farmer Limousin 314k at £730 (233ppk) Limousin 334k at £770 (230ppk) Limousin 364k at £835 (229ppk) Kilkeel farmer Limousin 390k at £1010, Hillsborough farmer Limousin 386k at £850, Kilkeel farmer Limousin 432k at £835, Hillsborough farmer Limousin 364k at £835, Ballynahinch farmer Limousin 388k at £820, Dungannon farmer Charolais 374k at £820, Hillsborough farmer Limousin 334k at £770, Lisburn farmer Charolais 348k at £750, Hillsborough farmer Limousin 314k at £730 and Dungannon farmer Charolais 322k at £710.

Fat cows

Lisburn farmer Hereford 656k at £930, Moira farmer Hereford 600k at £850.

Heifers

Hillsborough farmer Simmental 628k at £1240, Hereford 626k at £1230, Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 614k at £1220, Hillsborough farmer Hereford 650k at £1200, Hereford 628k at £1170, Simmental 554k at £1160, Simmental 538k at £1150, Hereford 576k at £1140, Blonde d’Aquitaine 520k at £1120, Simmental 538k at £1100, Hereford 574k at £1080, Belgian Blue 508k at £1050.

Bullocks

Ballyroney farmer Belgian Blue 650k at £1190, Rathfriland farmer Simmental 518k at £1120, Katesbridge farmer Charolais 538k at £1100, Hillsborough farmer Hereford 588k at £1090, Kilkeel farmer Aberdeen Angus 484k at £1080, Katesbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus 514k at £1060, Hillsborough farmer Hereford 602k at £1040 and Katesbridge farmer Simmental 456k at £1035, Simmental 568k at £1020, Aberdeen Angus 470k at £1000.

Online bidding available via martbids.ie

Friday 19th, March special entry of dairy cow see Facebook for more details.

All buyers must wear face covering from now on while in the mart.

Three new records set at the coop on Tuesday night.

Tuesday evening saw a great show of stock and three new record set with ewes and lambs selling to £330, fat ewes at £200 and hoggets sell to £630 a kilo all stock sold to a fantastic trade.

Fat ewes selling to a flying trade this week again.

A Ballynahinch farmer topped the sale at £630 kilo for 21kg at £132.

Fat ewes topped at £200 for Texel ewe from a Banbridge farmer.

More ewes over the £150 mark this week with plainer ewes from £100 to £145 each.

Light lambs

Rathfriland farmer: 20k at £120, Ballyward farmer: 19.5k at £115. 21.5 at £123 and Annaclone farmer: 20k at £120.

Heavy hoggets

Ardaragh farmer: 32k at £146, Katesbridge farmer: 27.7k at £145, Bryansford farmer 32.4k at £144, Dromara farmer: 29.5k at £144, Castlewellan farmer: 25.4k at £143, Castlewellan farmer 29.8k at £142.5, Banbridge farmer 30k at £142, Rathfriland farmer 25k at £141, Ballynahinch farmer 27k at £140, Rathfriland farmer 39k at £140 and Ballynahinch farmer 24K at £138.

Fat ewes

Banbridge farmer: £200, £188, Banbridge farmer: £174, Ardaragh farmer: £170, Annalong farmer: £164, Waringstown farmer: £159, £154, Newry farmer: £148, Banbridge farmer: £146, Ballymartin farmer £146 and Rathfriland farmer £140.

Fat rams

Newry farmer £162, Dromara farmer £154, Banbridge farmer £124, Ballyward farmer £119, Banbridge farmer £113 and Ballyward farmer £107, £106.

Ewes and lambs

Kilkeel farmer £330 x 2, £300 x 2 , Mayobridge farmer £300, Garvaghy farmer £295, Kilkeel farmer £260 and Annaclone farmer £260, £250.

Online bidding available via martbids.ie.

All buyers must wear face covering from now on while in the mart.