Bullock tops Downpatrick sale at £730 for 345kg

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At the weekly cattle sale on Monday night 4st April 2016, there was a good entry of quality store cattle.

A Castlewellan farmer topped the sale with a CH bullock at 354kg £730(2.06ppk). In the heavy weight bullock’s category, a farmer presented a Lim at 566kg £1010 (1.78ppk).

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

BULLOCKS: Castlewellan farmer 354kg CH £730 (2.06ppk), Ardglass farmer 386kg AA £765 (1.98ppk), Ballykinlar farmer 382kg Lim £750 (1.96ppk), Strangford farmer 508kg Lim £990 (1.95ppk), Castlewellan farmer 416kg CH£800 (1.92ppk), Downpatrick farmer 400kg Lim £730 (1.83ppk), Leitrim farmer 354kg Ch £635 (1.79ppk), Ballykinlar farmer 400kg Lim £715 (1.79ppk), Downpatrick farmer 566kg Lim £1010 (1.78ppk), Seaforde farmer 426kg Lim £795 (1.73ppk), Comber farmer 396kg AA £680 (1.72ppk), Seaforde farmer 400kg Lim £685 (1.71ppk), Comber farmer 384kg AA £655 (1.71ppk), Ardglass farmer 590g AA £1000 (1.70pk), Ardglass farmer 494kg AA £825 (1.67ppk), Strangford farmer 642kg Lim £1040 (1.67ppk) and Ardglass farmer 552kg AA £900 (1.63ppk).

HEIFERS: Ballynahinch farmer 288kg Ch £595 (2.07ppk), Crossgar farmer 262kg AA £530 (2.02ppk), Crossgar farmer 262kg AA £490 (1.87ppk) Castlewellan farmer 408kg Ch £755 (1.85ppk), Strangford farmer 492kg Lim £860 (1.75ppk), Ardglass farmere 334kg Lim £595 (1.73ppk) and Downpatrick farmer 388kg Ch £670 (1.73ppk) and Crossgar farmer 284kg AA £490 (1.73ppk).