An increased entry of 1109 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a good steady demand in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £186 for a 680kg Ch. £184 for a 660kg B/B and £179 for a 580kg Lim.
Beef cows topped £171 for a 650kg Lim. £170 for a 690kg Lim and 170 for a 600kg Lim.
Leading prices: Florencecourt producer 680kg Ch to £186 and 700kg Ch to £158. Magherafelt producer 660kg B/B to £184. Carnlough producer 580kg Lim to £179 and 540kg B/B to £164. Stewartstown producer 520kg Lim to £176 and 650kg Lim to £155. Portadown producer 650kg Lim to £171. Fivemiletown producer 690kg Lim to £170. Augher producer 600kg Lim to £170, 670kg Lim to £162 and 660kg Lim to £159. Ballygawley producer 570kg Lim to £168. Dungannon producer 570kg Lim to £166. Lurgan producer 580kg Sim to £164 and 600kg Sim to £156. Clogher producer 570kg Lim to £160. Fermanagh producer 600kg Lim to £158. Fermanagh producer 680kg Ch to £157. Boho producer 830kg Ch to £156.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £153 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £112 to £128 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £108 to £118 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £102 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £54 to £72 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 1010kg Lim to £132. 880kg Lim to £124. 970kg Ch to £119. 840kg Lim to £118. 980kg Ch to £117. 1000kg Ch to £117. 890kg Lim to £117. 820kg AA to £114. 930kg Ch to £110. 770kg Lim to £109. 730kg Shb to £100. 710kg Hol to £90.
FAT STEERS (overage): 600kg Lim to £`177. 590kg Ch to £175. 680kg Lim to £172. 590kg Ch to £170. 570kg Ch to £169. 560kg Sim to £166. 540kg Sim to £158. 580kg Fr to £140. 530kg Fr to £138. 570kg Fr to £132.
FAT STEERS (underage): 600kg Lim to £186. 730kg Ch to £178. 560kg Ch to £173. 720kg AA to £173. 660kg MB to £170. 480kg AA to £169. 720kg MB to £167. 600kg AA to £156. 860kg Sim to £152. 530kg Ch to £148. 560kg SH to £147. 660kg Fr to £145. 660kg Fr to £140. 590kg Fr to £140.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 470kg Lim to £208. 600kg Ch to £193. 480kg Lim to £179. 430kg Ch to £176. 620kg Lim to £173. 630kg Ch to £169. 490kg Lim to £168. 540kg Sal to £166. 530kg B/B to £161. 600kg AA to £160. 460kg Her to £152. 560kg Fr £133. 550kg Fr to £133. 550kg Sal to £131. 530kg SH to £130.
STORE BULLOCKS (137): A very firm demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1405 for a 800kg Lim with a 740kg Ch to £1350 for R Sands, Newry. K Caldwell, Fivemiletown sold a 720kg AA to £1330 and a 740kg AA to £1200. R E McCrea, Fivemiletown 790kg Sim to £1300. S J Finlay, Clogher 730kg Lim to £1300, 730kg Ch to £1180 and 690kg Lim to £1170. G Montgomery, Armagh 730kg Sim to £1250, 690kg Ch to £1230, 680kg Ch to £1200, 610kg Lim to £1185, 590kg Lim to £1185, 640kg Ch to £1175 and 700kg Ch to £1175. T McMahon, Newry 680kg Ch to £1135. R Hall, Fivemiletown 750kg Ch to £1235 and 620kg Lim to £1195.
MED WEIGHTS STORES 410KG TO 500KG: P McElvogue, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £1065 and 490kg Ch to £950. A J McKenna, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £1045, 470kg Lim to £985, 470kg Lim to £975, 460kg Ch to £930 and 450kg Lim to £925. R Hewitt, Portadown 480kg AA to £980 and 480kg AA to £960. Mullaghadaly Farms, Dungannon 450kg Sim to £945 and 500kg Ch to £920. W J and G Falls, Aughnacloy 500kg Lim to £945. D Maguire, Tempo 450kg Ch to £945, 490kg Ch to £930 and 420kg Ch to £865. J M McGovern, Clogher 470kg Ch to £940. H G Quinn, Dungannon 440kg Lim to £880 and 480kg Lim to £880. R Cuddy, Dungannon 440kg AA to £860 and 430kg AA. to £850.
STORE HEIFERS(106): Sharp demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1270 for a 690kg Lim to S Swain, Dungannon. P J Kelly, Ballygawley 630kg Sim to £1205, 560kg Daq to £1160, 540kg Daq to £1130 and 600kg Ch to £1090. T McMahon, Newry 650kg Ch to £1175, 650kg Ch to £1165, and 580kg Ch to £1125. J McCarroll, Seskinore 570kg Ch to £1170, 550kg Ch to £1115 and 570kg Lim to £1095. Geo Potts, Dungannon 590kg Ch to £1170, 560kg Ch to £1120 and 600kg Sim to £1090. E Askin, Ballygawley 560kg Lim to £1145. J Rafferty, Enniskillen 580kg Lim to £1140. R Farrell, Fivemiletown 620kg Ch to £1140. D A Doherty, Irvinestown 640kg Lim to £1125. M Shortt, Clogher 600kg Ch to £1120. P Nugent, Sixmilecross 580kg Ch to £1095.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J Rafferty, Enniskillen 490kg Lim to £1060, 490kg Lim to £1040, 490kg Lim to £1025 and 450kg Lim to £985. D Keegan, Loughgall 470kg Ch to £1020 and 480kg Lim to £970. M McVeigh, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £960. D Reid, Killylea 410kg Lim to £940 and 420kg Lim to £800. K R Morrow, Clogher 490kg Ch to £935 and 490kg Ch to £850. K Murray, Omagh 470kg AA to £805. T Maguire, Derrylin 480kg B/B to £800. H Brown, Pomeroy 430kg Ch to £800. H G Quinn, Dungannon 470kg Lim to £795. Omagh producer 430kg Ch to £790. S Cassidy, Tempo 410kg Lim to £780. C McGarvey, Moneymore 400kg AA to £705.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: M McVeigh, Dungannon 380kg Ch to £735. K Murray, Omagh 390kg Shb to £700. S Cassidy, Tempo 340kg Lim to £655. R Cuddy, Dungannon 390kg AA to £590 and 380kg AA to £560. E Davis, Lack 320kg Lim to £520.
WEANLINGS (166): A very keen demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1045 for a 460kg Char, £400kg Ch to £905, 370kg Ch to £895, and 370kg Ch to £880 for P McCartan, Omagh. Lisburn producer 430kg Ch to £970, 430kg Ch to £930 twice, 460kg Ch to £910, 450kg Ch to £870 and 410kg Ch to £865. R Marshall, Fermanagh 450kg Ch to £955. C Kelly, Dungannon 400kg Ch to £895. N Coulter, Fivemiletown 460kg Lim to £890. T Beggan, Rosslea 420kg Sim to £885. J McCrystal, Ballygawley 410kg Lim to £880. E Askin, Ballygawley 400kg Ch to £880. J Gallagher, Omagh 400kg Lim to £880 and 400kg Lim to £860.
WEANLING HEIFERS: R Buchannon, Drumquin 460kg Lim to £1000. Kesh producer 350kg Ch to £840, 340kg Lim to £800, 300kg Lim to £740. T Beggan, Rosslea 370kg Sim to £820. A Rice, Keady 430kg Lim to £815. N Coulter, Fivemiletown 400kg Lim to £800 and 410kg Lim to £745. S Bingham, Augher 420kg Ch to £800 and 380kg Ch to £770. P O’Kane, Cookstown 460kg Lim to £765 and 350kg Lim to £670. M Marlow, Omagh 420kg AA to £730 and 360kg Daq to £660. R Watson, Augher 360kg Ch to £715. K Sproule, Omagh 300kg Ch to £700. R E Wilson, Trillick 360kg Lim to £670. E Askin, Ballygawley 360kg Ch to £650.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A much brighter demand this week for dairy stock with a Aughnacloy producer selling a springing heifer to reach £1315. Fivemiletown producer £1140 for a calved heifer. R Givan, Dungannon £1100 for calved heifer. B Bell, Armagh £1020 for calved heifer. Others sold from £800. Back springers sold from £750 to £890 for a Rosslea producer. Maiden heifers sold from £450 to £465.
BREEDING BULLS: D J Primrose £1510 for pedigree non registered Lim. H Brown £1300 for pedigree registered Char. R Hamilton £1200 for pedigree registered Sim. C Chartres £1150 for pedigree registered Sim born 12/04/15.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another large entry this week sold readily with a strong demand for quality lots with G Connolly, Rosslea selling a 2010 cow and bull calf to £1675. C Robinson, Benburb £1606 for heifer and heifer calf. A O’Neill, Loughgall £1555 for 2011 cow and bull calf and £1360 for a second calver and heifer calf. F G Flynn, Fivemiletown £1540 for second calver and bull calf and £1420 for 08 cow and bull calf. A Geary, Armagh £1500 for 2010 cow and heifer calf, £1360 for heifer and bull calf, and £1300 for second calver and heifer calf. Co Down producer £1500 for third calver and heifer calf, £1500 for heifer and bull calf, £1450 for heifer and bull calf and £1400 for third calver and bull calf. K Moore, Augher £1480 for second calver and heifer calf. K Breen, Armagh £1460 for heifer and heifer calf. B Elll, Armagh £1375 for heifer and bull calf and £1250 for heifer and heifer calf. P B Brannigan, Dungannon £1370 for 05 cow and bull calf. P Breen, Trillick £1305 for second calver and heifer calf several other outfits sold from £980 to £1290.
A larger turnout this week sold easily to a brisk demand bull calves (under two months) sold to £500 for a Lim, £425 for a Char and £410 for an AA to a Aughnacloy producer. Augher producer £465 for a Ch, £390 and £385 for Lims. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £455 for Ch. J McManus, Derrylin £430 for a Ch. R J Hogg, Ballinamallard £425 for B/B. D McCrystal, Ballygawley 410 for Ch. S Anderson, Pomeroy £400 for Lim.
HEIFERS: S Eagleson, Aughnacloy £370 for Lim. A W Wilson, Dungannon £370 for Sim. T McMahon, Newry £365 for Ch. Aughnacloy producer £350 for Sim and £350 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: Lisbellaw producer £645 for Ch and £470 for AA. Aughnacloy producer £640 for Daq, £510 for Ch and £510 for Lim. S Grimes, Beragh £475 and £430 for B/Bs and £450 for Her. C Gunn, Derrylin £440 for Lim.
REARED HEIFERS: F McGirr, Fintona £665 for Lim. A O’Neill, Loughgall £470 for Lim. S Cassidy, Tempo £455 and £395 for Lims, £410 for B/B. Bosco Shannon, Bellanaleck £405 for Lim. S Grimes, Beragh £400 for Her and £395 for B/B. Y and H Cunningham, Fivemiletown £340 for Shb. J and D McCormack, Macken £335 for Ch.