A massive entry of 1729 cattle came under the hammer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a very keen demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £225 for a 680kg Ch, £192 for a 600kg Ch and £192 for a 660kg Lim. Fat cows topped £211 for a 690kg Lim, £185 for a 780kg Lim and £180 for a 820kg Ch.
LEADING PRICES: Omagh producer 680kg Ch to £225. Lisbellaw producer 690kg Lim to £211. Fivemiletown producer 600kg Ch to £192. Augher producer 660kg Lim to £192. Clogher producer 780kg Lim to £185. Strabane producer 820kg Ch to £180. Omagh producer 680kg B/B to £176. Dungannon producer 740kg B/B to £176. Augher producer 600kg Lim to £175 and 620kg Ch to £156. Omagh producer 590kg B/B to £175. Castlederg producer 690kg Lim to £172, 710kg Ch to £170 and 610kg Lim to £167. Moira producer 730kg Lim to £170, 650kg Daq to £160 and 670kg Lim to £160. Armagh producer 700kg Lim to £169. Greysteel producer 620kg Sim to £167.
Other quality lots sold from £132 to £152 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from 110 to £130 per 100kg.
Heavy Friesian cows sold from £109 to £119 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £82 to £104 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £56 to £76 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 730kg AA to £122. 1020kg AA to £117. 850kg Lim to £114. 1030kg Hol to £110. 880kg Ch to £106. 920kg Ch to £106. 1070kg Ch. to £105. 800kg Shb. to £105. 910kg Ch. to £101. 920kg Ch. to £100. 730kg Im. to £94.
FAT STEERS (overage): 640kg Lim to £168. 720kg Fr to £160. 760kg Sim to £158. 600kg Sim to £154. 650kg Hol to £138. 550kg Lim to £122. 480kg Fr to £121. 500kg B/B to £120. 530kg Lim to £120. 460kg Fr to £119. 990kg Lim to £116. 870kg Ch to £110.
FAT STEERS (underage): 650kg Ch to £201. 610kg Lim to £193. 480kg AA to £190. 610kg Ch to £188. 630kg Ch to £187. 530kg Her to £183. 570kg Ch to £183. 680kg Ch to £180. 680kg Her to £179. 700kg Sim to £170. 790kg Ch to £169. 520kg Fr to £149. 510kg Fr to £149. 620kg Fr to £146.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 580kg B/B to £193. 500kg Lim to £183. 620kg Ch to £182. 650kg AA to £181. 480kg Her to £180. 580kg Ch to £180. 470kg AA to £177. 570kg Sim to £176. 550kg Lim to £164. 560kg Her to £160. 600kg Fr to £136. 610kg Fr to £133. 580kg Fr to £130. 560kg Fr to £116.
STORE BULLOCKS (376): A large entry sold to a good steady demand with strong stores selling to £1435 for a 770kg Ch to O Kearney, Armagh. T A Willis, Dungannon sold a 710kg Ch to £1435, 670kg Ch to £1365, 670kg Ch to £1340, 670kg Ch to £1335 and 640kg Ch to £1300. R Parks, Lurgan 860kg Ch to £1430, 730kg Ch to £1430 and 650kg Ch to £1300. J Lavery, Craigavon 650kg AA to £1395. G Reid, Armagh 750kg Sim to £1390, 750kg Ch to £1385, 730kg S/H to £1385 and 720kg Lim to £1365. P J Robinson, Benburb 730kg Ch to £1385, 650kg Ch to £1335 and 670kg Ch to £1330. N Morrow, Caledon 630kg Ch to £1380 and 650kg Ch to £1345. S Hilliard, Trillick 640kg Daq to £1290.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J McSorley, Beragh 490kg AA to £1050, 450kg Lim to £980 and 460kg Lim to £975. S Oliver, Armagh 470kg Lim to £1040, 460kg Daq to £1010, 470kg Daq to £980 and 430kg Lim to £965. J Hagan, Clogher 450kg Ch to £1010. F Fox, Omagh 500kg Lim to £1005. B McQuade, Armagh 490kg Lim to £1000. J Keenan, Fivemiletown 500kg Ch to £1000. P McCaughey, Augher 470kg Ch to £1000. A J McKenna, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £990, 490kg Ch to £980 and 480kg Daq to £980. P Daly, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £980. C McArdle, Middletown 480kg Lim to £985. A Lynch, Ballygawley 440kg Lim to £980.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: S Oliver, Armagh 340kg Daq to £855. H Cashel, Aughnacloy 320kg Sim to £640 and 340kg Her to £640. Wm Henry, Stewartstown 280kg Lim to £500.
STORE HEIFERS (184): A very strong demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1340 for a 690kg AA and 670kg B/B to £1245 for G and J Edwards, Dungannon. F Flynn, Newtownbutler 690kg Ch to £1335, 650kg Ch to £1325, 630kg Ch to £1290, 600kg Lim to £1285, 620kg Ch to £1225, 640kg Ch to £1205, 600kg Lim to £1175 and 610kg Ch to £1150. H Keys, Fivemiletown 620kg Lim to £1330. J Mullan, Dungannon 640kg Ch to £1285 630kg Ch to £1245, 600kg Lim to £1220 and 600kg Ch to £1205. M McCaffery, Clogher 640kg Ch to £1270. N Tierney, Dungannon 580kg Ch to £1235. G Potts, Dungannon 590kg Lim to £1200 and 570kg Ch to £1155. P Rooney, Rosslea 580kg Lim to £1170.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: H McClure, Fivemiletown 480kg Ch to £1030, 450kg Lim to £940, 450kg Ch to £925, 440kg Ch to £895, 430kg Ch to £875, 410kg Ch to £865 and 450kg Ch to £860. W T Robinson, Portadown 480kg Lim to £1030, 470kg Lim to £980 and 460kg Lim to £955. H Keys, Fivemiletown 490kg Lim to £1020. J Gallagher, Omagh 500kg Lim to £1015. S Hetherington, Dungannon 490kg Daq to £1000, 480kg Daq to £875 and 460kg Daq to £870. J Mullan, Dungannon 500kg Lim to £985. M McCaffery, Clogher 470kg Ch to £900. H Monaghan, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £895 and 490kg AA to £880.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: E O’Hanlon, Clogher 380kg Ch to £865, 360kg Ch to £790, 360kg Ch to £775, 360kg Ch to £745 and 370kg Ch to £730. S Donnelly, Sixmilecross 370kg Ch to £860. Pomeroy producer 370kg Sim to £835. S Swain, Dungannon 380kg B/B to £820, 390kg Lim to £750 and 370kg Lim to £730, £740. R Pollock, Raphoe 360kg AAs to £735.
WEANLINGS: A seasonal entry sold to a brisk demand with steers and bulls selling to £985 for a 420kg Lim, £890 for a 420kg Lim and 845 for a 370kg Lim to a Tempo producer. G J McKenna, Clogher 420kg Ch to £975. B Donnelly, Sixmilecross 450kg Lim to £960, 450kg Ch to £940 and 400kg Lim to £890. T Grew, Corranny 480kg Ch to £930. I O’Neill, Moneymore 450kg Lim to £870 and 400kg Sim to £855. J Boylan, Aughnacloy 420kg Ch to £860. P J Monaghan, Omagh 450kg Lim to £850. N McKiver, Dungannon 400kg Sim to £845. J McGlinchey, Eskra 350kg Lim to £840. S Molloy, Ballygawley 420kg Daq to £840. M and B O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 380kg Sim to £840. T Smyth, Omagh 390kg Ch to £835. B McClean, Omagh 400kg Daq to £830. T Donnelly, Augher 390kg Ch to £825.
WEANLING HEIFERS: B Donnelly, Sixmilecross 490kg Ch to £945. S Mellon, Fintona 530kg Ch to £940. Tempo producer 430kg Lim to £935, 370kg Lim to £860. W Lockhart, Ballygawley 400kg Lim to £885, 390kg Ch to £835, 410kg Ch to £820 and 360kg Ch to £665. P J Monaghan, Omagh 370kg Ch to £880. E Kelly, Augher 330kg Ch to £830 and 270kg Lim to £690. J Cassidy, Rosslea 330kg Lim to £750. D McManus, Roscor PO 330kg Ch to £740 and 290kg Lim to £680. S Molloy, Ballygawley 330kg Lims to £700 each. T Smyth, Omagh 340kg Lim to £690.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Trade remains strong for quality lots with R Givan, Dungannon selling calved heifers to £1500 and £1350. M/S R and E Johnston, Tempo £1205 for springing Ayr heifer. W Crean, Ballinamallard £1030 for calved heifer. Others sold from £800 to £890.
A large selection of maiden heifers sold from £450 to £600 with smaller ones selling £160 to £310.
BREEDING BULLS: C O’Reilly £1700 and £1340 for pedigree registered Lims. G J McKenna £1200 for pedigree registered Char.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A full house this week again sold to a brisk demand with local producer R Domer selling a third calver and twin heifer calves to make £2200. S Hawkes, Dungannon £1520 for 2010 cow and heifer calf. J Crozier, Ballinamallard £1490 for second calver and heifer calf £1430 for second calver and heifer calf and £1200 for 2010 cow and bull calf. P and C Molloy, Dungannon £1480 for 03 cow and bull calf and £1100 for 2011 cow and bull calf. S Mallon, Dungannon £1410 for heifer and bull calf. Keady producer £1410 for second calver and bull calf. G Connolly, Rosslea £1400 for 2010 cow and bull calf. R Smith, Enniskillen £1315 and £1290 for second calvers and bull calves. Pomeroy producer £1310 and £1200 for heifers with heifer calves. M J and G Ward, Sixmilecross £1305 for 2011 cow and bull calf and £1245 for 2010 cow and bull calf. R A Leitch, Castlederg £1285 for heifer and bull calf. R Elkin, Omagh £1295 for second calver and heifer calf. J Rooney, Cooneen £1220 for heifer and bull calf. Several other outfits sold from £930 to £1170.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another large entry sold to a strong demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £500 for a Lim to K McKee, Keady. Hillside Farms Ltd, Dromore £430 for Sim and £395 for B/B. D R Orr, Strabane £380 for Lim. I W L Crawford, Derrylin £380 for Ch. Y and H Cunningham, Fivemiletown £380 for Her.
HEIFERS: S McGovern, Clogher £580 for Char. K Moore, Augher £470 for Lim and £350 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: K Beattie, Lisnaskea £650 and £620 for Chars. Y and H Cunningham, Fivemiletown £630 for Ch. K Moore, Augher £600 and £580 for Chars £535 for Lim and £520 for Sim. R McConnell, Clogher £590 for Lim. D Farrell, Fivemiletown £580 and £530 for Chars. Lisbellaw producer £560 for AA. M McNulty, Strabane £550 for Lim. J Armstrong, Maguiresbridge £505 for Her and £505 for AA.
REARED HEIFERS: R McConnell, Clogher £725 for Ch. P J McMenamin, Drumquin £605 for Sim and £570 for Ch. H Williamson, Fivemiletown £540 for Ch. K Beattie, Keady £500 for Lim. K Moore, Augher £485 for Lim. P J Monaghan, Omagh £485 for Sim. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £475 for Lim and £455 for Ch. S Duffy, Lisbellaw £470 for Ch. K Reid, Trillick £430 for Ch. T Simpson, Ederney £420 for Ch.