1306 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week again sold to a good steady demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers topped £178 for a 680kg Char, £172 for a 540kg Char and £170 for a 550kg Lim.
Beef cows sold to £177 for a 730kg Char, £166 for a 790kg Char and £162 for a 720kg Daq.
Leading prices as follows:
Cookstown producer 680kg Ch to £178. Carrickmore producer 730kg Ch to £177. Clogher producer 540kg Ch to £172. Dungannon producer 550kg Lim to £170 and 680kg Par to £158. Newry producer 790kg Ch to £166. Newtownstewart producer 720kg Daq to £162. Keady producer 590kg AA to £160. Castlederg producer 700kg Lim to £157 and 670kg Fr to £152. Lisnadill producer 820kg Ch to £156. Fintona producer 710kg Lim to £154 and 800kg Lim to £141. Newtownstewart producer 600kg Daq to £152. Carrickmore producer 800kg Ch to £150. Fivemiletown producer 590kg Ch to £149. Cookstown producer 450kg AA to £145. Swatragh producer 760kg Lim to £145. Fivemiletown producer 610kg Ch to £142. Collone producer 470kg Lim to £140. Pomeroy producer 670klg Lim to £140.
Other quality lots sold from £122 to £137 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £104 to £118 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £102 to £112 per 100kg and selling to a top of £152 for 670kg.
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £94 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £48 to £67 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 850kg Lim to £123, 770kg Char to £120, 940kg Lim to £117, 970kg Lim to £115, 840kg Fries to £105.
FAT STEERS (overage): 590kg Her to £155, 820kg AA to £151, 610kg Her to £151, 610kg Ch to £143, 740kg Ch to £141, 810kg Fr to £140, 660kg B/B to £140, 730kg Hol to £138, 680kg Ayr to £136, 730kg Fr to £134, 760kg B/B to £132, 740kg Fr to £130.
FAT STEERS (underage): 600kg Lim to £173, 730kg Ch to £167, 750kg Lim to £167, 730kg Lim to £164, 690kg Lim to £163, 680kg Ch to £162, 660kg Ch to £162, 690kg Ch to £159, 640kg Shb to £152, 640kg Sim to £150, 670kg Lim to £148, 650kg Lim to £140.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 490kg Lim to £168, 650kg Lim to £155, 610kg AA to £152, 630kg Sim to £150, 590kg AA to £150, 490kg Sim to £144, 560kg Fr to £119, 550kg Mb to £119, 600kg Fr to £114, 550kg Fr to £111, 530kg Hol to £110, 420kg Jer to £108.
STORE BULLOCKS: A good turnout this week again sold readily with strong stores selling to £1250 for a 690kg Ch and 640kg B/B to £1155 for C Spence, Moree, Dungannon. I Whiteman, Newtownbutler sold 780kg Lim to £1185. R Parks, Armagh 670kg Ch to £1180, 630kg Ch to £1130, 620kg Ch to £1125 and 630kg Ch to £1100. M McClave, Rosslea 630kg Ch to £1180 and 560kg Ch to £1145. I A Stevenson, Armagh 770kg B/B to £1170. G Carroll, Dungannon 680kg Lim to £1160, 650kg Sim to £1145 and 690kg Daq to £1135. D J and K Scott, Armagh 640kg Ch to £1155. I Smith, Fivemiletown 680kg Lim to £1150 and 620kg Lim to £1120. P Campbell, Coalisland 610kg Lim to £1120. O Cairns, Ballygawley 600kg Ch to £1110.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: P J Devlin, Coalisland 500kg Ch to £1030 and 500kg Ch to £925. P Cassidy, Augher 500kg Ch to £1000, 480kg Ch to £980, 460kg Ch to £955, 440kg Ch to £950 and 450kg Lim to £910. I Whiteman, Newtownbutler 490kg Ch to £990 and 430kg Lim to £855. M McClave, Rosslea 480kg Lim to £985. JJ Beggan, Rosslea 470kg Ch to £980, 460kg Ch to £965, and 460kg Lim to £925. T W Livingstone, Tynan 450kg B/B to £940. A Hamilton, Ballinderry 500kg Au to £920 and 480kg Lim to £870. V Hayes, Portadown 460kg Lim to £865. W H Edwards, Caledon 430kg Fkv to £850.
SMALLER STORES 350KG & UNDER: B and M Ward, Donemana 310kg Fkv to £545, 320kg Fkv to £500 twice, 330kg Fkv to £480 twice, 280kg Fkv to £445 and 280kg Her to £400.
STORE HEIFERS: A smaller entry this week sold to a brisk demand with forward lots selling to £1260 for a 720kg Ch, 610kg Ch to £1175, 570kg Ch to £1090 and 590kg Ch to £1075 for W S Hall, Magheraveely. F Flynn, Newtownbutler 640kg Ch to £1240, 580kg Ch to £1120 and 590kg Ch to £1060. R Riddles, Donemana 630kg Lim to £1135, 620kg Ch to £1145, 600kg to £1105 590kg Ch to £1100 and 580kg Ch to £1095. J G Coffey, Newtownbutler 630kg Ch to £1110. C Daly, Benburb 590kg Ch to £1110. F Clewer, Aughnacloy 570kg Ch to £1100. B M Watt, Pomeroy 550kg Ch to £1080. H McCauley, Ballyclare 530kg Lim to £1075, 500kg Lim to £1070 and 580kg Ch to £1050. A G Daly, Dungannon 550kg Sim to £1065.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: B McKernan, Fermanagh 500kg Ch to £1005. I Whiteman, Newtownbutler 490kg Lim to £1000. M and R Coulter, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £1000, 470kg Ch to £955, 490kg Ch to £945, 470kg Ch to £915, 480kg Ch to £900, 480kg Ch to £880 and 470kg Ch to £870. A G Daly, Dungannon 470kg Ch to £945 and 430kg Ch to £870. C Cassidy, Derrylin 450kg Ch to £905. F Clewer, Aughnacloy 440kg Lim to £890. J Coffey, Newtownbutler 430kg Ch to £870, 460kg Lim to £860, 440kg Lim to £820.
SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: C Fee, Tempo 350kg Lim to £750 310kg Ch to £625 and 290kg Ch to £600. E McCaffery, Tempo 380kg Ch to £740, 370kg Ch to £710, 380kg AA to £705, 360kg Ch to £680 and 370kg AA to £665. I A Kyle, Beragh 390kg Par to £705. J G Coffey, Newtownbutler 370kg Lim to £695. F Clewer, Aughnacloy 350kg Lim to £595.
WEANLINGS: Another large entry sold to a strong demand with steers and bulls selling to £1020 for a 550kg Lim 480kg B/B to £945 and 500kg Ch to £940 for P McConnell, Clogher. R E Wilson, Trillick 490kg Ch to £940 and 440kg Ch to £880. S Lappin, Armagh 480kg Lim to £930 and 410kg Lim to £880. P A Curry, Benburb 500kg Lim to £915. C Campbell, Tempo 460kg Ch to £900 and 380kg Ch to £895. M Donnelly, Loughgall 460kg Sim to £900. S Hunter, Clogher 360kg Lim to £900 and 450kg Lim to £880. J Quinn, Dungannon 520kg Her to £890 and 440kg Lim to £880. T J Aiken, Kesh 460kg Ch to £880. J Crawford, Fermanagh 450kg Sim to £880. Joe Donaghy, Clogher 430kg Ch to £880. J McElroy, Clogher 360kg Ch to £870.
WEANLING HEIFERS: Barry Holland, Dungannon 410kg Ch to £860, 430kg Ch to £800, 400kg Ch to £775 and 440kg Ch to £770. G J McKenna, Clogher 320kg Ch to £880, 370kg Ch top £775, 320kg Ch to £750 and 360kg Ch to £750. S Lappin, Armagh 350kg Lim to £775, 320kg Lim to £765 and 350kg Lim to £750. T J Aiken, Kesh 380kg Lim to £775, 390kg Ch to £760, 350kg Lim to £730 and 320kg Ch to £725. A Reilly, Rosslea 400kg Lim to £760. Joe Donaghy, Clogher 300kg Ch to £750. C Campbell, Tempo 380kg Ch to £745. J McKenna, Clogher 380kg Ch to £740.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: There was a lot of dairy stock on offer this week demand for quality lots was steady with others harder to clear. Glentop Farms Ltd, Castlederg sold calved cows to £1205 and £900. P Fee, Lisnaskea £1160 and £1080 for springing heifers at note. A Foster, Mackin £1120 for calved heifer. C O’Hagan, Omagh £1100, £1090 and £1080 for calved heifers. All others sold from £680 to £980.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A larger turnout this week sold to a brisk demand with Stephen Williamson, Benburb selling an outstanding heifer and bull calf to make £2000. M/S S D and H Love, Castlederg sold a heifer and bull calf to £1605 and heifer and heifer calf to £1350. M/S P and A Grue, Lisnaskea £1300 for second calver and heifer calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1250 for heifer and bull calf. D J Brady, Aughnacloy £1170 for second calver and heifer calf and £1160 for second calver and bull calf. P J Conwell, Donemana £1100 for third calver and heifer calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: K McCarron £1290. L Doyle £1220 and £1210. Augher producer £1200. Wm Rankin £1205, £1160 and £1140. Mountview Cattle £1105, £1050, and £1000 twice. S Eagleson £1070. Several others sold from £865 to £970.
Special entry Saturday 19 March - four heifers with calves at foot for a Fintona producer.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another good entry sold readily with bull calves (under 2 months) selling to £445 for a Char to J Brownlee, Culkey, Fermanagh, P Higginson, Lisburn £395 for Lim. D I Hoey, Fermanagh £370 for Lim. E and T Beacom, Maguiresbridge £370 and £320 for B/Bs. C Elkin, Omagh £340 for B/B. V Beatty, Ballinamallard £340 and £335 for Lims. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw £335 for Sim. R S Kinnear, Irvinestown £325 for Sim. D McClean, Fivemiletown £315 for AA.
HEIFERS: I Eagleson, Aughnacloy £440 for Sim. R Watson, Fivemiletown £430 for Ch. R S Kinnear, Irvinestown £340 and £305 for Simms. C Elkin, Omagh £335 and £315 for Lims. E and T Beacom, Maguiresbridge £335 for B/B. M Breen, Tempo £315 for B/B.
REARED BULLS: Baden Keys, Fivemiletown £700 for Ch £640 and £625 for Lims. J Trotter, Portadown £640 and £555 for Chars. J McMullan, Dungannon £585 twice for Her. K Gorman, Fintona £545 for Lim. H Elliott, Derrygonnelly £540 for AA and £485 for Ch. Wm Robinson, Ballygawley £535 for AA and £510 for Her. M/S F E and P E Leitch, Aughnacloy £505 and £465 for Simms. W G Donaldson, Aughnacloy £490 for Lim.
REARED HEIFERS: Lisbellaw producer £580 and £550 for Chars. R W Willis Derrylin, £570 for Ch and £500, £495 and £495 for Lims. K Gorman, Fintona £555 for Ch. E McGrath, Strabane £550 for S/H. B R Graham, Aghalane £550 for Ch and £490 for S/H. G Mackle, Moy £540 for Lim. Wm Robinson, Ballygawley £515 for AA £495 and £480 for Her. H Elliott, Derrygonnelly £485 for AA. M A Garry, Omagh £475 for Lim.