Brisk trade for cattle at Saintfield

Another good entry of cattle at Wedensday’s sale, with a brisk trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: 85 fats sold to £1466 for a 810kg Lim bullock, £181 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1238 for a 820kg Char, £151 per 100kg.

Leading Prices; Ballynahinch producer Char&Lim Bullocks 810kg £181 £1466, 780kg £170 £1326, 710kg £182 £1292, 680kg £176 £1196, 620kg £180 £1116, 630kg £170 £1071, Char&Lim Heifers 720kg £178 £1281, 680kg £170 £1156, 670kg £170 £1139, 630kg £160 £1008, 560kg £174 £974, Lisburn producer Lim Bullocks 770kg £170 £1309, 740kg £176 £1302, 710kg £179 £1270, 750kg 3167 £1252, 730kg £158 £1153, 670kg £170 £1139 Kircubbin producer Char Cows 820kg £151 £1238, 740kg £154 £1139, 680kg £154 £1047, Crossgar producer Lim Cows 620kg £160 £992, 580kg £160 £928, 560kg £160 £896, Portaferry producer Hol Cows 860kg £126 £1083, 820kg £126 £1033, 800kg £110 £880, 650kg £132 £858, Hillsborough producer Fr Cows 840kg £117 £982, 760kg £116 £881, 630kg £112 £705.

BULLOCKS: 120 sold to £1300 for a 650kg Lim, (200) £650 along with his weight. Lighter sorts sold to £1040 for a 400kg Char, (260) £640 along with his weight.

Leading Prices; Newtownards producer Lim 650kg £1300, Sh 780kg £1300, Dromore producer Chars 600kg £1150, 570kg £1120, 500kg £1110, 550kg £1100, 520kg £1100, 490kg £1040, Ballynahinch producer AAs 600kg £1115, 600kg £1100, 550kg £1080, 460kg £950, Killyleagh producer Chars 500kg £1100, 510kg £1100, 520kg £1100, 520kg £1060, 550kg £1050, 500kg £1040, 400kg £980, Ballygowan producer Chars 490kg £1075, 400kg £1040, 450kg £1000, Bangor producer AAs 600kg £1150, 500kg £1000, Dromara producer Lims 480kg £1080, 500kg £1020, Lisburn producer Lims 600kg £1155, 550kg £1090, 500kg £1020, Ballygowan producer Chars 500kg £1080, 500kg £1045, 450kg £955, 500kg £920.

HEIFERS: 75 sold to £1090 for a 550kg Lim, (198) £540 along with his weight.

Leading Prices; Killyleagh producer Lim 550kg £1090, Castlewellan producer Chars 550kg £1035, 490kg £1005, 500kg £995, 490kg £985, 500kg £980, 470kg £925, Crossgar producer Chars 490kg £1030, 450kg £1025, 400kg £900, Downpatrick producer Chars 490kg £1010, 450kg £960, 440kg £900, Saintfield producer Chars 400kg £955, 410kg £950, 370kg £890, 390kg £865, 320kg £780.

DROPPED CALVES: sold to £420 for a Lim Heifer. Bull calves sold to £360 for a Her.

Leading Prices; Castlewellan producer Lim Heifer £420, Portavogie producer Her Bulls £360, £345, £285, Monlough producer Lim Heifer £340, Belfast producer BB Heifers £315, £300 twice, Crumlin producer Sim Bulls £300, £270, Ballynahinch producer AA Bulls £220, £218.