997 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a very strong demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to a top of £195 for a 690kg Lim, £177 for a 690kg Lim and £170 for a 780kg Lim for a Beragh producer. A Kinawley producer sold a 560kg AA to £187. £174 for a B/B to a Carnlough producer. £174 for a 580kg Lim to an Armagh producer. Char cows sold to £172 for a Castlederg producer and £164 for 880kg to an Armagh producer. Hereford cows sold to £171 for 660kg to a Benburb producer.
Second quality lots sold from £124 to £142 per 100kg.
Friesian cows sold from £108 to £118 per 100kg.
Plainer cows sold from £82 to £104 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £58 to £76 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 950kg Ch to £116. 1100 kg Ch to £114. 1030kg Ch to £111. 800kg Her to £108. 1020kg Ch to £103. 710kg Hi to £95.
FAT STEERS (overage): 720kg Her to £158. 640kg Shd to £153. 630kg Ch to £152. 590kg Lim to £149. 900kg Hol to £120.
FAT STEERS (underage): 560kg AA to £198 570kg AA to £187. 510kg Lim to £198. 660kg Sim to £185. 630kg Ch to £171. 530kg Her to £151. 520kg Shd to £137. 570kg Fr to £128.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 490kg Daq to £207. 540kg Lim to £190. 560kg Ch to £187. 610kg Sim to £183. 550kg Her to £166. 730kg AA to £152. 610kg Fr to £137.
STORE BULLOCKS (142): Sharp demand in this section with heavy stores selling to £1280 for a 660kg Ch £1230 for 670kg Ch and £1185 for 660kg Ch from J and P Donnelly, Armagh. Wm Reynolds, Aghalane £670kg Ch top £1265. D McCrea, Strabane £1245 for 640kg AA. J McSorley, Beragh 600kg Lim to £1230, 580kg Lim to £1215 and 620klg Lim to £1210. R Robison, Portadown 600kg Ch to £1225, 580kg Lim to £1215 and 590kg Ch to £1210, T McMahon, Newry 640kg B/B to £1220, 650kg Ch to £1195 and 650kg Ch to £1180.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: D McCrea, Strabane 470kg Sim to £1040 and 450kg Daq to £1015. C J Kennedy, Downpatrick 460kg Ea to £955, 490kg Sim to £955, 460kg Ea to £920, 410kg Ch to £915, 440kg Sim to £890. R Gormley, SMX 480kg Lim to £940. Coalisland producer 460kg B/B to £940, 480kg Lim to £930.
STORE HEIFERS (122): Great demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1270 for 630kg Ch and £1180 for a 600kg Lim to J McSorley, Beragh. C Boyle, Armagh 600kg Lim to £1235. Geo Potts, Dungannon 610kg Ch to £1195, 580kg Lim to £1175 and 590kg Ch to £1105. I S Farrell, Fivemiletown 590kg Ch to £1170. Lewis Potts, Dungannon 590kg Ch to £1160 and 570kg Ch to £1110. P Donnelly, Ballygawley 540kg Ch to £1120 and 570kg Ch to £1120.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: J McSorley, Beragh 500kg Lim to £1050. I S Farrell, Fivemiletown 490kg Ch to £1005. W H Irwin, Magheraveely 470kg Ch to £970. Coalisland producer 480kg Lim to £970. J Cassidy, Rosslea 480kg Lim to £970. G McKenna, Armagh 500kg Lim to £960. R Stratton, Tempo 460kg Lim to £960 and 430kg Lim to £865. Carnlough producer 450kg B/B to £940, 450kg B/B to £885 and 450kg B/B to £855.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: S McCann, Dungannon 390kg Lim to £720, E Donaghy, Dungannon 400kg Ch to £710. M Loughran, Cookstown 390kg AA to £590.
WEANLINGS (148): Good steady demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £890 for a 440kg Ch to D Gormley, Dungannon, Wm Irwin, Tynan 390kg Sim to £870, 370kg Ch to £830 and 360kg AA to £760. D Prentice, Enniskillen 420kg Ch to £860. I W L Crawford, Derrylin 380kg Lim to £855 and 370kg Ch to £750. M Lennon, Augher 400kg Lim to £850 and 440kg Shb to £810. M McCabe, Rosslea 390kg Ch to £845. J McCabe, Rosslea 380kg Ch to £820. P Cullen, Coalisland 370kg Daq to £800.
WEANLING HEIFERS: A Mallon, Armagh 430kg Ch to £845. P Prunty, Tempo 420kg Daq to £810, 390kg Ch to £725. E Mallon, Middletown 390kg Ch to £770 and 340kg Ch to £650. M Lennon, Augher 340kg Ch to £720. J Loughran, Dungannon 290kg Lim to £665 and 280kg Lim to £575. N McGovern, Newtownbutler 330kg Ch to £660. Clogher producer 290kg Ch to £620 and 240kg Daq to £600. R Gourley, Cookstown 250kg Ch to £590.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Lurgan producer £1130 and £1050 for calved heifers. B Bell, Armagh £1100 for calved heifer. Keady producer £1050 for calved second calver. G H Graham, Kinawley £1010 for calved heifer. Noel Jackson, Dromore £980 for calved heifer. M McAnenley, Ballygawley £1000 for springing heifer.
Maiden heifers sold to £475, £465, and £340.
BREEDING BULLS: A Robinson £1405 for pedigree registered Lim. P T Gordan, £1160 for Daq.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Quality lots in short supply however F G Flynn, Coonian sold a heifer and bull calf to £1505. Donemana producer £1310 for heifer and bull calf and £1235 for 05 cow and heifer calf. B Duncan, Newry £1300 for 2011 cow and bull calf. E J Bogue, Enniskillen £1260 for second calver and heifer calf. and £1110 for 08 cow and heifer calf. R J Henderson, Trillick £1140 for second calver and bull calf. J Dickson, Aughnacloy £1105 for 08 cow and heifer calf. J Leslie, Claudy £1100 for 2010 cow and heifer calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: £1040, £930 and £920.
Special entry Saturday 23/07/16, 10 S/Horn x Hereford and FLV X Sim heifers near note to pedigree Lim bull.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A good entry sold easily to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £435 for a Lim to Wm Wilson, Dungannon, Clogher producer £405 for Ch. H Robertson, Fivemiletown £400 for Ch. N Dallas, Stewartstown £380 for AA. B McSorley, Enniskillen £345 for Lim. K Moore, Augher £340 for Lim.
HEIFERS: R Domer, Clogher £455 for Ch. K Moore, Augher £365 twice for Chars and £345 for Lim. C McCanney, Omagh £340 for Sim. D and J Hunter, Tempo £340 for Ch. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £300 for Lim.
REARED BULLS: E J Bogue, Enniskillen £645 and £605 for Chars. K Mulholland, Aghalee £635 and £585 for B/Bs. A Farrell, Fivemiletown £630 for Lim. E Smyth, Keady £615 and £565 for Lims. P N G Hadden, Ballygawley £600 for Sim.
REARED HEIFERS: B McGarry, Crumlin £660 for Her. H Robertson, Fivemiletown £500 and £390 for Chars. A Farrell, Fivemiletown £490 for Sim. £445 for Ch and £410 for Lim. E Conroy, Dungannon £440 for B/B. H G Quinn, Galbally £400 for Lim.