Good entry of quality store and fat cows at Downpatrick

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At the fortnightly weekly cattle sale on Monday night, there was a good entry of quality store cattle and fat cows.

A Leitrim farmer topped the sale with a Par bullock at 270kg £600 (2.22ppk). In the heavy weight bullocks category, a Strangford farmer presented a Lim at 612kg £1040 (1.70ppk).

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

BULLOCKS: Leitrim farmer 380kg Ch £800 (2.11ppk) and 294kg Par 294kg AA £490 (2.07ppk), Castlewellan farmer 316kg Lim £629 (2.00ppk) and 390kg, Here 390kg £725 (1.86kg), Ballynoe farmer 378kg Lim £700 (1.85ppk), Raholp farmer 552kg Lim £1010 (1.83ppk), Ballynoe farmer 518kg Ch £940 (1.82ppk), Strangford farmer 404kg Ch £730 (1.81ppk), Strangford farmer 438kg Ch £790 (1.80ppk), Saintfield farmer 440kg Ch £790 (1.795ppk), Downpatrick farmer farmer 360kg Lim £645 (1.79ppk), Coiniamstown farmer 568kg Ch £1015 (1.79ppk), Comber farmer 342kg Ch £600 (1.75ppk), Seaforde farmer 468kg Ch £820 (1.75ppk) and 434kg Ch £745 (1.72ppk), Castlewellan farmer 612kg Lim £1040 (1.70ppk), Ardglass farmer 566kg AA £945 (1.67pk), Downpatrick farmer 424kg Ch £700 (1.65ppk), Strangford farmer 642kg Lim £655 (1.64ppk), Ardglass farmer 486kg Lim £795 (1.64ppk), Saintfield farmer 330kg Lim £795 (1.59ppk), Raholp farmer 484kg Sim £760 (1.57ppk) and Annalong farmer 568kg Lim £860 (1.51ppk) and 504kg Lim £740 (1.47ppk) and Saul farmer 420kg Lim £600 (1.43ppk) and 500kg Sh £650 (1.28ppk).

HEIFERS: Lisburn farmer 260kg Lim £510 (1.96ppk), Strangford farmer 418kg Ch £760 (.82ppk), Ballykinlar farmer 594kg AA £500 (1.79ppk), Ballynoe farmer 524kg Ch £924 (1.76ppk), Bright farmer 362kg AA £625 (1.73ppk) and Ballykinlar farmer 542kg AA £935 (1.73ppk) and 372kg AA £640 (1.72ppk), Downpatrick farmer 512kg Ch £869 (1.69ppk), Saintfield farmer 368kg Ch £630 (1.59ppk), Downpatrick farmer 390kg Ch £615 (1.58ppk) and Killinchy farmer 416kg Ch £655 (1.58ppk).