At the fortnightly weekly cattle sale on Monday night, 1st August 2016, there was a good entry of quality store cattle and fat cows.
A Ballygalum farmer topped the sale with a CH bullock at 284kg £645(2.27ppk). In the heavy weight bullock’s category, a Strangford farmer presented a LIM at 508kg £900 (1.77ppk). Leading prices in all categories as follows;
BULLOCKS: Ballygallum farmer 284kg CH £645 (2.27ppk) Strangford farmer 402kg SAL £850 (2.11ppk) and 380kg SAl £850 (2.11kg), Seaforde farmer 372kg LIM £750 (2.01ppk), Downpatrick farmer 306kg CH £615 (2.01ppk), and 308kg CH £590 (1.92ppk), Strangford farmer 474kg LIM £900 (1.90ppk), Strangford farmer 434kg lim £815 (1.88ppk), Kilclief farmer 480kg LIM £900 (1.88ppk), Downpatrick farmer 480kg LIM £890 (1.85ppk), Strangforde farmer 462kg LIM £860 (1.86ppk), Comber farmer 438kg HER £600 (1.82ppk), Lissoid farmer 498kg LIM £900 (1.81ppk), Saintfield farmer 442kg CH £800 (1.81pk), Castlewellan farmer 496kg LIM £885 (1.78ppk) & 508kg LIM £900 (1.77ppk), Downpatrick farmer 284kg CH £655 (1.78ppk), Strangford farmer 474kg SIM £840 (1.77ppk), Ardglass farmer 334kg CH £580 (1.73ppk), Saintfield farmer 438kg LIM £755 (1.72ppk), Annalong farmer 676kg AA £1150 (1.70ppk) & Raholp farmer 440kg HER £740 (1.68ppk) .
HEIFERS: Annacloy farmer 412kg AA £750 (1.82ppk), Strangford farmer 538kg AA £955 (1.78ppk), Lissoid farmer 546kg LIM £900 (1.74ppk), Annacloy farmer 564kg LIM £975 (1.73ppk), Bright farmer 674kg AA £1095 (1.63ppk) & 620kg AA £980 (1.58ppk) & Downpatrick farmer 392kg lim £635 ( 1.62ppk), Saintfield farmer 546kg AA £880 (1.61ppk).