Fat cows sell to £1376 at Saintfield Mart

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield with a brisk trade throughout. A lot of quality cattle on offer.

FAT CATTLE: 125 fats sold to £1376 for a 620kg Daq heifer, £222 per 100kg. bullocks sold to £1340 for a 680kg Char, £197 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1201 for a 840kg Lim, £143 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Daq heifer 620kg, £222, £1376, Banbridge producer Char bullocks 680kg, £197, £1340, 700kg, £186, £1302, 650kg, £198, £1287, 660kg, £193, £1273, 650kg, £192, £1248, 670kg, £186, £1246, 700kg, £176, £1232, 660kg, £180, £1188, £620kg, £190, £1178, 640kg, £184, £1177, 570kg, £200, £1140, 610kg, £180, £1098, Crossgar producer Lim cow 840kg, £143, £1201, Downpatrick producer AA bullocks 620kg, £183, £1134, 590kg, £186, £1097, 570kg, £173, £986, AA cows 570kg, £144, £820, 490kg, £149, £730, Hillsborough producer AA cows 600kg, £187, £1122, 580kg, £178, £1032, Ballynahinch producer Sim bull 1110kg, £106, £1176, Downpatrick producer Daq cows 620kg, £190, £1178, 640kg, £182, £1164, 800kg, £138, £1104, 490kg, £176, £862, 420kg, £192, £806, Killinchy producer Hol cows 900kg, £114, £1026, 760kg, £126, £957, 970kg, £96, £931, 610kg, £115 £701, Portaferry producer Hol cows 780kg, £129, £1006, 740kg, £105, £777, 650kg, £117, £760, Carryduff producer Fr cows 800kg, £112, £896, 660kg, £133, £877, 700kg, £123, £861, 660kg, £125, £825, 690kg, £118, £814, 750kg, £107, £802.

BULLOCKS; 190 sold to £1240 for a 660kg Sim. Lighter sorts sold to £1040 for a 420kg Char.

Leading prices: Comber producer Sims 660kg, £1240, 600kg, £1180, 600kg, £1115, 550kg, £1080, 550kg, £1070, Belfast producer BBs 600kg, £1180, 600kg, £1170, 600kg, £1130, 540kg, £1080, 550kg, £1050, 420kg, £1040, 490kg, £1040, Bangor producer AAs 660kg, £1190, 610kg, £1180, 590kg, £1165, 590kg, £1120, 550kg, £1100, 570kg, £1100, 560kg, £1095, 540kg, £1070, Lisburn producer Chars 600kg, £1160, 540kg, £1040, 440kg, £1030, 490kg, £1000, 400kg, £955, Downpatrick producer Sims 590kg, £1060, 550kg, £1040, 500kg, £1020, 520kg, £1000, 540kg, £1000, 550kg, £990, Donaghadee producer BBs 600kg, £1070, 500kg, £1000, 500kg, £985, Castlewellan producer Chars 600kg, £1140, 500kg, £1090, 540kg, £1050, 500kg, £1045, 490kg, £1020, 450kg, £1010, Ballynahinch producer Chars 550kg, £1160, 520kg, £1040, 530kg, £1040, 520kg, £1030, 440kg, £1000, 440kg, £970, 460kg, £960, Comber producer AAs 650kg, £1125, 500kg, £1055, 550kg, £1000, Castlewellan producer Chars 500kg, £1055, 450kg, £1000, 450kg, £990, 450kg, £975, 430kg, £960, 460kg, £950, 400kg, £930.

HEIFERS; over 100 sold to £1400 for a 680kg Lim.

Leading prices: Comber producer Lims 680kg, £1400, 400kg, £915, 360kg, £815, Ballywalter producer Lims 550kg, £1100, 400kg, £850, Downpatrick producer Lims 500kg, £1100, 460kg, £980, 410kg, £925, Crossgar producer Lims 500kg, £1080, 390kg, £865, Hillsborough producer Lims 500kg, £1050, 460kg, £1000, 500kg, £980, 440kg, £960, Saintfield producer Chars 550kg, £1050, 480kg, £1000, 500kg, £1000, 510kg, £1000, 440kg, £990, 460kg, £980, 450kg, £965, 450kg, £945.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £395 for a three week old BB bull.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer BB bulls £395, £385, £355, BB heifers £300 twice, Comber producer Char bull £355, AA bulls £305, £290, £275, AA Heifers £290, £255 twice, Kircubbin producer Her bulls £285, £275, £265, Comber producer Lim bulls £285, £270 twice, Lim heifers £280, £240, £220.