Another good entry of 1276 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week again sold to a steady demand in all sections.
In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £188 for 710kg Ch, £173 for a 670kg Lim and £172 for a 750kg B/B. Cow heifers sold to £185 for a 450kg Sim £174 for a 610kg AA and £168 or a 640kg Her.
Leading prices as follows: Armagh producer 710kg Ch to £188. Kinawley producer 450kg Sim to £185. Donemana producer 610kg AA to £174. Strabane producer 670kg Lim to £173. Fivemiletown producer 750kg B/B to £172. Lisbellaw producer 640kg Her to £168. Omagh producer 530kg Sim to £167. Clogher producer 620kg Ch to £166. Donemana producer 550kg Sal to £164. Rosslea producer 640kg Lim to £164. Dungannon producer 570kg Lim to £163. Maghera producer 550kg Ch to £163. Donemana producer 710kg Lim to £162. Maguiresbridge producer 750kg Ch to £161. Omagh producer 570kg Lim to £159. Irvinestown producer 610kg S/H to £157. Cookstown producer 660kg Lim to £155 and 610kg Lim to £151.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £148 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £102 to £124 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £98 to £108 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £76 to £92 per 100kg.
Plainer types sold from £46 to £68 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 1040kg Lim to £134, 1020kg Sim to £117, 940kg Daq to £104, 880kg Hol to £103, 910kg Lim to £103, 910kg Sim to £98, 830kg Lim to £90, 680kg Hol to £89, 640kg S/H to £80.
FAT STEERS (overage): 710kg Lim to £176, 670kg Lim to £172, 690kg Sim to £160, 860kg AA to £145, 760kg Lim to £141, 650kg Ch to £140, 790kg Lim to £124, 570kg Hol to £116.
FAT STEERS (underage): 620kg AA to £174, 600kg AA to £167, 650kg AA to £167, 710kg AA to £153, 540kg Ch to £141, 770kg Fr to £135, 690kg Fr to £135, 730kg Fr to £135, 670kg Fr to £135, 570kg Fr to £125, 550kg Fr to £125, 530kg Fr to £125.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 620kg Daq to £184, 640kg Sim to £177, 600kg Ch to £174, 480kg AA to £170, 600kg Ch to £158, 610kg Lim to £135, 580kg Hol to £128, 540kg Jer to £105.
STORE BULLOCKS (238): Strong demand for quality lots in this section with forward lots selling to £1340 for a 720kg Lim, 700kg Ch to £1320 and 670kg Ch to £1255 for Harold Erskine, Ballygawqley. T McMahon, Newry sold 720kg Ch to £1290, 710kg Lim to £1200 and 680kg Ch to £1190. James Haren, Lisbellaw 750kg Ch to £1290, 760kg Ch to £1270, 810kg Ch to £1230 and 750kg Ch to £1185. C Fee, Tempo 660kg Ch to £1230. R Martin, Portadown 670kg Ch to £1195. Baden Keys, Fivemiletown 660kg Ch to £1190 and 640kg Ch to £1170. M/S W J and W Troughton, Tandragee 650kg Ch to £1180. J McStravick, Craigavon 680kg AA to £1175. M A I Magee, Lisburn 680kg Ch to £1170 and 750kg Lim to £1170. J R Hunter, Fermanagh 650kg Lim to £1170. G W Allen, Portadown 690kg Ch to £1170.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: T McMahon, Newry 500kg Lim to £1050. T J McAree, Tynan 480kg Ch to £1005, 470kg Ch to £970 and 470kg Lim to £885. B Pryce, Rosslea 490kg Ch to £980. P McAleer, Pomeroy 480kg Lim to £970. E Coote, Ballygawley 500kg B/B to £960. M Boyle, Cooneen 470kg Lim to £940. C Kelly, Cabragh 450kg Lim to £905 and 480kg Ch to £890. T Harpur, Strabane 470kg Ch to £895 and 470kg Lim to £865. G and G Warrington, Rosslea 430kg Ch to £880, 430kg Ch to £855 and 420kg Ch to £825.
SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: G and G Warrington, Rosslea 380kg Ch to £850 and 400kg Ch to £850. J Christy, Armagh 340kg B/B to £660, 340kg Ch to £575, 340kg Ea to £570, 320kg Lim to £530, 310kg Her to £525.
STORE HEIFERS (164): A good selection on offer sold readily with strong stores selling to £1335 for a 900kg Ch £1295 for a 780kg Ch £1280 for a 810kg Ch 750kg Ch to £1225, 740kg Ch to £1200, 670kg Ch to £1190 and 690kg Lim to £1175 for P Daly, Dungannon. D Arthurs, Dungannon sold 790kg Ch to £1310 and 620kg Daq to £1100. M Connelly, Rosslea 660kg Ch to £1245. J Armstrong, Fermanagh 590kg Ch to £1215. G McGarrity, Sixmilecross 700kg Lim to £1200, 710kg Ch to £1195, 700kg Ch to £1180 and 610kg Lim to £1130. E H Sharkey, Fivemiletown 530kg B/B to £1160. I Smith, Fivemiletown 590kg Lim to £1105 and 590kg Lim to £1100.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: O R McElroy, Augher 490kg Sim to £1055 and 430kg B/B to £900. D Arthurs, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £1035. B Carey, Rosslea 430kg Ch to £1015. E McDermott, Augher 500kg Lim to £990 and 440kg Lim to £915. M McClave, Rosslea 490kg Ch to £970. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 500kg AA to £960. J Treanor, Aughnacloy 490kg Ch to £960 480kg Daq to £935 and 450kg Ch to £875. P Donaghy, Dungannon 450kg Lim to £955. J Rafferty, Enniskillen 480kg Lim to £945. I Smith, Fivemiletown 450kg S/H to £930 and 460kg Lim to £920. F Conlan, Augher 460kg Lim to £920C Cassidy, Derrylin 440kg Lim to £895.
SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: B Carey, Rosslea 400kg Ch to £900, 390kg Ch to £780 and 350kg Ch to £655. C Cassidy, Derrylin 360kg Ch to £895. O R McElroy, Augher 400kg B/B to £840. J Rafferty, Enniskillen 390kg Lim to £840 and 370kg Lim to £755. F Gilbride, Fermanagh 370kg Lim to £750. S Mallon, Dungannon 390kg Lim to £745. M Treanor, Aughnacloy 380kg Ch to £815.
WEANLINGS (352): Another good entry of quality lots in this section sold to a sharp demand with steers and bulls selling to £975 for a 480kg Ch and £900 for a 460kg Ch from W H Irwin, Magheraveely. Joe McConnell, Cooneen sold a 330kg Ch to £970. M McCall, Armagh 540kg Ch to £970. R Chambers, Dromore, Omagh 580kg Lim to £970. T J Aiken, Kesh 440kg Lim to £960. E P Robinson, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £940. C McDonnell, Brookeborough 390kg Ch to £940, 320kg Ch to £925, 340kg Ch to £910 and 340kg Ch to £900. P Hackett, Clogher 410kg Her to £935 and 370kg Ch to £935. Glen Goodwin, Dungannon 410kg Lim to £925. J Callaghan, Fivemiletown 410kg Lim to £910. B O’Neill, Dungannon 440kg Ch to £905. S Smyth, Rosslea 300kg Lim to £900 (£300 per 100kg). M Connelly, Rosslea 420kg Lim to £900. J Bates, Clogher 450kg Ch to £900.
WEANLING HEIFERS: T Dunne, Tempo 380kg Ch to £920 350kg Ch to £875 and 330kg Ch to £780. D J Primrose, Fivemiletown 440kg Ch to £910. F McHugh, Boho 400kg Lim to £885. W Hall, Kesh 390kg Ch to £880. W G Hoey, Fivemiletown 340kg Ch to £865, 310kg Ch to £805 and 340kg Ch to £790. J Bates, Clogher 410kg Ch to £865, 400kg Ch to £830, 350kg Ch to £825, 390kg Ch to £810 and 370kg Ch to £800. M McWilliams, 360kg Lim to £805. E Murray, Fivemiletown 360kg Ch to £800. Deerpark Collections Ltd, Kesh 330kg Ch to £800. A Campbell, Ballygawley 360kg Lim to £800. B O’Neill, Dungannon 350kg Ch to £800. G Keenan, Fivemiletown 360kg to £770.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A steady demand this week with R Givan, Dungannon selling calved heifers to £1305 and £1040. Glentop Farms Ltd, Castlederg £1270 for third calver and £1260 for second calver. Ballygawley producer £1260 for calved heifer. Benburb producer £1050 for calved heifer. Others sold from £780 to £980.
Young maiden heifers sold £465 and £400.
BREEDING BULLS: C Richardson £1200 for pedigree registered AA (born 01/01/14), M Meenagh £1200 for pedigree registered Sim (born 09/04/12).
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A good turnout this week sold to a keen demand for quality lots Ed McCann, Fintona sold a heifer and heifer calf to £1760 with another heifer and heifer calf to £1470. Wesley Noble, Ederney £1600 for heifer and bull calf. F McElroy, Augher £1560 for heifer and bull calf and £1500 for heifer and bull calf. A G McGovern, Fivemiletown £1460 for heifer and bull calf. P A and J Grue, Lisnaskea £1390 for heifer and bull calf and £1040 for second calver and heifer calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: Mountview Cattle £1090. J Doyle £1050 and £980. B Meenagh £980 twice. A O’Neill £910, £905 and £900 three times. A Quigley £930. H McClure £910.
Special entries Saturday 27 February 2016: V Patterson 8 pedigree and non pedigree Lim heifers due March to pedigree Lim bull. Harold Smith 5 heifers with Lim calves at foot.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A larger entry this week sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £440 for a Lim to E and A Thompson, Tempo. R Hadden, Dungannon £380 for Lim. A W Wilson, Dungannon £370 for Lim. Gortavoy Farms, Pomeroy £370 for Lim. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw £340 for Ch. P Doyle, Trillick £330 for B/B. R McKenna, Fivemiletown £320 for B/B. Tempo producer £320 for B/B. G McGlone, Clogher £320 for AA. A J Thompson, Fermanagh £315 for AA.
HEIFERS: K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw £349 for B/B. E and A Thompson, Tempo £340 for Sim. Fermanagh producer £335, £330 and £328 for Lims. Benburb producer £325 and £318 for Chars. Dungannon producer £310, £305 and £295 for AAs.
REARED BULLS: A McKenzie, Dungannon £605 and £565 for Simms. K Little, Lisnaskea £590 for Ch. M and P Gleeson, Derrylin £590, £535, £530, for Chars and £490 for Sim. D Donnelly, S.M.X. £535 for Lim. M McCarney, Dromore £530 for Ch. P Irwin, F.M.T. £505 for Ch. M McWilliams, Seskinore £490 for Lim. W J J Brown, Clogher £480 for Ch.
REARED HEIFERS: W G Hoey, F.M.T. £680 for Sim. D Colgan, Carrickmore £675 for B/B. R A Forde, Tempo £670 for Sim. F Donaghy, Lisnaskea £625 for Ch. D Snow, Kesh £600 for Lim. M McWilliams, Seskinore £600 for Sim. M and P Gleeson, Lisnaskea £575 for Ch. D Ryan, Coalisland £575 for Ch. D Donnelly, S.M.X. £555 for Lim. D Colgan, Carrickmore £550 for Lim. R McBride, Fintona £540 and £530 for Chars. W D Carson, Garrison £530 for Lim.