Fat cows sell to a top price of £1,869 for 1,050kg at Saintfield Mart

Saintfield Mart
Saintfield Mart

An excellent turnout of stock at Wednesday’s sale with prices up on last week and strong demand in all sections.

FAT COWS: Sold to a top of £1,869 for 1,050kg Charolais £178.

Leading prices: Ballygowan producer Charolais 1,050kg, £178, £1,869, Dromore producer Charolais 870kg, £165, £1,435, Ballynahinch producers Belgian Blue 770kg, £145, £1,116, Limousin 670kg, £164, £1,098, Simmental 760kg, £135, £1,026, Downpatrick producer Hereford 710kg, £156, £1,107, Hereford 750kg, £142, £1,065 and Saintfield producer Limousin 620kg, £161, £998.

BEEF BULLOCKS: Sold to a top of £1,261 for 760kg Hereford £166.

Leading prices: Comber producer Hereford 760kg, £166, £1,261, Shorthorn 670kg, £170, £1,139, Aberdeen Angus 640kg, £171, £1,094, Belgian Blue 710kg, £152, £1,079, Belgian Blue 590kg, £174, £1,026, Saler 600kg, £165, £990, Simmental 630kg, £156, £982, Belgian Blue 520kg, £179, £930, Belgian Blue 520kg, £174, £904, Belgian Blue 530kg, £170, £901 and Limousin 500kg, £172, £860.

HEIFERS Sold to a top of £1,170 for 630kg Belgian Blue.

Leading prices: Comber producer Belgian Blue 630kg, £1,170, Killinchy producers Belgian Blue 600kg, £1,055, Simmental 530kg, £990, 540kg, £960, Belgian Blue 540kg, £960, Aberdeen Angus 500kg, £930, Limousin 540kg, £920, Belgian Blue 570kg, £900, Saintfield producer Hereford 570kg, £1,055, Hereford 560kg, £1,020, Hereford 600kg, £1,000, Hereford 550kg, £985, Shorthorn 500kg, £945, Hereford 480kg, £920, Hereford 430kg, £910, Aberdeen Angus 530kg, £900, Ballynahinch producers Limousin 530kg, £1,045, Charolais 550kg, £975, Charolais 480kg, £955, Aberdeen Angus 530kg, £910, Limousin 450kg, £910, Belgian Blue 520kg, £900, Aberdeen Angus 490kg, £900, Shorthorn 450kg, £900 and Newtownards producer Charolais 480kg, £930.

BULLOCKS: Sold to a top of £1,350 for 720kg Limousin.

Leading prices: Dromara producer Limousin 720kg, £1,350, Limousin 690kg, £1,340, Limousin 710kg, £1,320, Limousin 700kg, £1,310, Limousin 750kg, £1,300, Ballynahinch producers Limousin 640kg, £1,340, Limousin 650kg, £1,300, Limousin 650kg, £1,300, Charolais 620kg, £1,285, Charolais 540kg, £1,230, Charolais 640kg, £1,200, Charolais 530kg, £1,170, Limousin 660kg, £1,145, Aberdeen Angus 540kg, £1,135, Simmental 560kg, £1,125, Lisburn producer Limousin 710kg, £1,320, Limousin 640kg, £1,260, Charolais 650kg, £1,235, Newry producer Aberdeen Angus 640kg, £,1245, Limousin 600kg, £1,170, Simmental 590kg, £1,130, Limousin 570kg, £1,105, Newtownards producer Charolais 620kg, £1,205, Belgian Blue 560kg, £1,200, Belfast producer Charolais 540kg, £1,160, Charolais 520kg, £1,135, Charolais 460kg, £1,130, Saintfield producer Aberdeen Angus 570kg, £1,155, Aberdeen Angus 550kg, £1,135, Downpatrick producer Aberdeen Angus 540kg, £1,140, Belgian Blue 560kg, £1,110 and Killinchy producer Charolais 530kg, £1,120.

SUCKLED CALVES: Sold to a top of £970 for a Charolais bull calf and £820 for Charolais heifer calf.

Friesian cow with Charolais heifer calf at foot £1,170.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to a top of £365 for Limousin bull calf and £245 for Shorthorn beef heifer calf.