Just under 300 beef cattle in Ballymena on Thursday resulted in a sharper trade.

Fat cows sold to 188p for Lim 720kg at £1353, Fr cows to 115p for 730kg at £839, beef heifers to 181p for 540kg at £977, 590kg at £1067. Beef bullocks to 198p for Lim 590kg at £1168 and Fr bullocks to 145p for 500kg at £725.

Beef cows sold to: Local producer Lim 720kg £1353 (188), Derek Taggart, Randalstown Lim 620kg £1041 (168), Thomas Clyde, Antrim Lim 640kg £1068 (167), Derek Taggart Lim 680kg £1108 (163), J McWoodburn, Kells BB 520kg £821 (158), local producer Lim 610kg £939 (154), D Hume, Randalstown Lim 690kg £1048 (152), C Kennedy, Ballyclare Sal 720kg £1094 (152), Miss I Siberry, Crumlin BB 700kg £1050 (150), Oliver Duffin, Cargan Lim 650kg £955 (147), TA and P Paul, Dunloy BB 660kg £963 (146), Ian Gibson, Broughshane Sal 630kg £907 (144), J McLaughlin, Aughafatten Lim 570kg £815 (143), M McNeill, Cushendall Lim 620kg £868 (140), S McGowan, Ballymoney BB 740kg £1036 (140), Antrim Estates, Glenarm SH 780kg £1084 (139), C Millar, Kilrea Lim 530kg £731 (138), A Clements, Muckamore Lim 640kg £870 (136), C Millar Lim 660kg £891 (135), T Grant, Aghalee Lim 630kg £850 (135), local producer Lim 530kg £704 (133), G McCambridge, Ballyvoy Lim 610kg £811 (133), WJ and RJ Cuthbert, Ballycarry Lim 800kg £1056 (132), Wm McBurney, Moorfields BB 460kg £607 (132).

Friesian cows sold to: Thomas Dunlop, Glenarm 490kg £578 (118), D Maybin, Broughshane 730kg £839 (115), D McNeill, Rathkenny 720kg £784 (109), R Irwin, Dervock 760kg £805 (106), DW Graham, Clough 740kg £784 (106), H Carson, Dundrod 640kg £678 (106), SH Adams, Cloughmills 770kg £808 (105), W Weatherup, Carrick 630kg £661 (105), D Maybin, Broughshane 690kg £710 (103), S Wilson, Ballymena 680kg £693 (102), D Maybin 810kg £818 (101), J Alexander, Ballymena 710kg £717 (101), D Mulholland, Crumlin 720kg £720 (100), Hugh Hall, Ballyclare 620kg £620 (100), R Irwin, Dervock 690kg £683 (99), B Alexander, Ahoghill 600kg £594 (99), J McWoodburn, Kells 590kg £584 (99), WR McIntyre, Cloughmills 640kg £627 (98), Eric Thom, Tobermore 750kg £735 (98), R Irwin, Dervock 690kg £669 (97), D Mulholland, Crumlin 700kg £679 (97), RA McKelvey, Strabane 660kg £640 (97), Hugh Hall, Ballyclare 590kg £572 (97), I Suffern, Crumlin 580kg £562 (97).

Beef heifers sold to: Graham Kissock, Broughshane Char 540kg £977 (181), Phil McVey, Moneymore Lim 590kg £1067 (181), F McEldoweny, Swatragh Char 620kg £1103 (178), Oliver McKeown, Ballynahinch Char 490kg £872 (178), Greenmount Hill Farm, Glenwherry Lim 520kg £920 (177), McCready McCartney, Nutts Corner Char 590kg £1044 (177), John Carey, Dunloy Char 650kg £1131 (174), McCready McCartney Char 590kg £1020 (173), Owen Hughes, Castledawson Par 580kg £997 (172), Par 540kg £923 (171), Oliver McKeown AA 500kg £850 (170), Ivan Wallace, Doagh Lim 480kg £811 (169), R and J Wylie, Clough Blonde 580kg £980 (169), Graham Kissock, Broughshane Lim 550kg £924 (168), F McEldowney, Swatragh Char 600kg £1008 (168), RJ Linton, Broughshane Lim 620kg £1016 (164), Ivan Wallace, Doagh BB 570kg £929 (163), Oliver McKeown Lim 520kg £847 (163), R and J Wylie, Clough Blonde 560kg £907 (162), James A McQuiston, Ballymoney Char 590kg £955 (162), R and J Wylie Blonde 630kg £1008 (160), F McEldoweny, Swatragh Char 630kg £1008 (160), P McEldowney, Swatragh Char 650kg £1040 (160), S Fullerton, Bushmills AA 660kg £1056 (160).

Beef bullocks sold to: E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 590kg £1168 (198), RJ Anderson, Cullybackey Char 660kg £1293 (196), I Gilliland, Ballymena Lim 610kg £1183 (194), John Carey, Dunloy AA 580kg £1107 (191), RJ Anderson, Char 610kg £1152 (189), A and T Lagan, Portglenone Char 600kg £1128 (188), John Blair, Cullybackey Char 670kg £1246 (186), I Gilliland Lim 620kg £1147 (185), A McDonald, Portglenone Sim 630kg £1159 (184), John Blair Char 640kg £1158 (181), A and T Lagan Char 650kg £1176 (181), RJ Anderson, Char 660kg £1194 (181), BB 580kg £1049 (181), DA McDonald, Cullybackey Lim 670kg £1212 (181), John Blair, Cullybackey Char 670kg £1206 (180), Lim 680kg £1224 (180), A and T Lagan, Portglenone Lim 690kg £1235 (179), CB Wilkinson, Randalstown Lim 630kg £1108 (176), Nevin Brown, Ballycastle Char 610kg £1073 (176), R Gilliland, Antrim Lim 690kg £1214 (176), RJ Linton, Ballycastle Lim 600kg £1050 (175), E Logan, Ahoghill Lim 630kg £1102 (175), RJ Arrell, Randalstown Lim 600kg £1050 (175), E Logan Lim 610kg £1061 (174).

Friesian bullocks sold to: J Mackey, Ballynure 500kg £725 (145), 480kg £696 (145), James Campbell, Bushmills 620kg £806 (130), J Mackey 570kg £729 (128), WG Bonar, Randalstown 700kg £819 (117), A and W McMaster, Broughshane 910kg £1001 (110).

43 dairy cows and heifers sold to £1430 for a calved heifer from James Watt, Templepatrick, calved cows to £1260 for a second calver. Ruling prices: James Watt, Templepatrick calved hfr £1430, R Simpson, Ballymena calved cow £1260, Ardlauragh farm, Crumlin calved cow £1220, WR and JE and DH Graham, Moorfields calved hfr £1220, R Simpson, Ballymena calved cow £1220, Bolton Bros, Maghera calved hfr £1150, A Bell, Nutts Corner calved cow £1130, Bolton Bros calved hfr £1120, A Bell, Nutts Corner calved hfr £1060, Ardlauragh farm, Crumlin calved cow £1040, Thomas Carlisle, Dundrod calved cow £1020, Ardlauragh farm calved hfr £1000.

34 lots in the suckler ring sold well to £1480. Ruling prices: S McAleese, Cullybackey Sim hfr and bull calf £1480, T Hamill, Broughshane Lim in calf hfr £1450, N Hamill, Aughafatten Lim in calf hfr £1320, T Hamill, Lim in calf hfr £1300, D Allen, Moneymore AA hfr and bull calf £1290, J Lindsay, Dundonald Lim cow and hfr calf £1280, N Hamill Lim in calf hfr £1280, H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim in calf hfr £1270, N Hamill Lim in calf hfr £1260, I Beggs, Whitehead Lim cow and bull calf £1220, B Gribben, Dunloy Lim in calf hfr £1220, John Beggs, Whitehead Lim cow and hfr calf £1200, Sam McNabney, Clough Lim hfr and hfr calf £1200, Robert Armstrong, Lisburn BB cow and bull calf £1200, N Hamill, Aughafatten Lim in calf hfr £1170, H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim in calf hfr £1170, Paul Watson, Cullybackey Lim cow and hfr calf £1150, T Hamill, Broughshane Lim in calf hfr £1100, David Compton, Carninney Here hfr and hfr calf £1100, H Nicholl, Randalstown Lim in calf hfr £1090, DJ McFerran, Dunloy Char in calf hfr £1060, D Allen, Moneymore BB hfr and bull calf £1060, DJ McFerran, Dunloy Here in calf hfr £1020.

213 lots in the calf ring sold to £435 for a Sim bull (7 weeks), heifer calves to £430 for a B Blue (10 weeks).

Bull calves sold to: Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £435, H and J Wilson, (2) Larne Sim £425, J Small, Randalstown AA £425, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £395, Leslie Wilson Sim £380, H and J Wilson (2) Sim £365, A McMinn, Larne Char £345, RM Barnett, Strabane AA £340, Alastair McBurney, Clough Lim £335, RM Barnett AA £325, George Forsythe, Cloughmills Here £320, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £320, Alastair McBurney Lim £315, H and J Wilson, Larne Sim £310.

Heifer calves sold to: N and J Coleman, Doagh BB £430, Richard Harkness, Crumlin Lim £400, H and J Wilson, Larne Sim £360, M Johnston, Toomebridge Lim £350, M Smyth, Magherafelt BB £350, J Small, Randalstown AA £345, H and J Wilson Sim £340, Brian Wharry, Glenarm Lim £325, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £320, David Wilson, Ballycraigy BB £320, H Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim £320, Leslie Wilson Sim £310, Sim £305, H and J Wilson Sim £305, H and A Speedy, Randalstown Lim £300, D Montgomery, Glenwherry Lim £290.

Friesian calves sold to: John Graham, Glenwherry £220, J Small, Randalstown £192, £192, £170, John Graham £170, £160, £160, CR and CM McIntyre, Bushmills £158, Thomas Dunlop, Glenarm £158, Alastair McBurney £140, J Small, Randalstown £140, £135, J Ferguson Snr, Straid £125, Smyth Bros, Dungiven £120, O Magill, Crumlin £110, J Ferguson Snr £100.

Another good entry of 380 weanlings in Ballymena resulted in a great trade. Bullocks sold to £515 over for a Char 300kg at £815 offered by J Jones, Belfast, heifers sold to £590 over for a Lim 310kg at £900 presented by M Ramsey, Ballyclare.

Heifers 0-250kgs

A and ME Graham, Carnlough Lim 160kg £400 (250), local farmer Blonde 230kg £560 (243), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Char 220kg £530 (240), A and ME Graham BB 240kg £570 (237), W Barron, Carrick BB 220kg £520 (236), Daniel F McAlonan, Dunloy Char 240kg £565 (235), W Barron BB 190kg £445 (234), Owen O’Kane, Carnlough Lim 220kg £515 (234), D McKillop, Glenarm (2) Lim 190kg £435 (229), local farmer Blonde 210kg £480 (228), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 220kg £500 (227), L Weatherup, Ballyclare Sim 250kg £550 (220), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Sim 210kg £455 (216), M McDonald, Randalstown Lim 240kg £520 (216), David McClurkin, Ligoniel Char 250kg £535 (214).

251-300kgs

AS Millar, Antrim Char 280kg £680 (242), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Char 260kg £630 (242), A Thompson, Straid Lim 290kg £695 (239), AS Millar, Antrim Char 260kg £600 (230), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 290kg £660 (227), A McCann, Toomebridge Char 260kg £590 (226), Kenneth Abbott, Lisburn Lim 270kg £595 (220), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 300kg £660 (220), I Moore, Garvagh Lim 270kg £590 (218), McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Blonde 300kg £650 (216), M Ramsey, Ballyclare Lim 280kg £600 (214), Daniel O’Hare Lim 260kg £555 (213), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 280kg £595 (212), Ian Barr, Kells Lim 290kg £610 (210), A and ME Graham Lim 290kg £605 (208), David McClurkin, Ligoniel Sim 260kg £535 (205).

301-350kgs

M Ramsey, Ballyclare Lim 310kg £900 (290), McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Blonde 340kg £790 (232), Char 330kg £760 (230), John Reid, Carnlough Blonde 350kg £775 (221), McCabe Bros, Blonde 320kg £700 (218), Blonde 310kg £660 (212), J Walsh, Newtowncrommelin Lim 310kg £660 (212), AS Millar, Antrim Char 320kg £680 (212), Wilbert Mills, Glenarm Char 340kg £715 (210), J Frew, Kells Char 320kg £670 (209), AS Millar, Antrim Char 320kg £670 (209), A Warwick, Templepatrick Lim 320kg £670 (209), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 330kg £690 (209), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 350kg £730 (208), TJ McLornan, Lim 350kg £725 (207), J Moore, Garvagh Char 310kg £640 (206).

351kg and over

M Ramsey, Ballyclare Lim 370kg £865 (233), McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Char 400kg £900 (225), AS Millar, Antrim Char 370kg £805 (217), M Ramsey, Ballyclare Lim 360kg £760 (211), McCabe Bros, Char 370kg £780 (210), J Jones, Belfast Char 360kg £750 (208), Stewart Anderson, Ballymoney Lim 380kg £790 (207), N and S Wilson, Rathkenny Char 370kg £765 (206), M Ramsey Lim 370kg £760 (205), David Hunter, Glenarm Char 380kg £770 (202), McCabe Bros Blonde 390kg £790 (202), AS Millar, Antrim Char 360kg £715 (198), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 360kg £715 (198), Wilbert Mills, Glenarm Char 400kg £790 (197), K Minford, Crumlin Lim 390kg £770 (197), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 360kg £695 (193).

Bulls/Blks 0-250kgs

D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 170kg £480 (282), W Barron, Carrick BB 170kg £470 (276), SJ Mulholland, Hannahstown Sim 240kg £630 (262), Desmond Boyd, Ballintoy Lim 240kg £610 (254), Raymond Robinson, Broughshane Sim 240kg £610 (254), local producer Blonde 220kg £550 (250), D McKillop, Glenarm (3) Lim 220kg £545 (247), W Barron, Carrick BB 170kg £405 (238), SJ Mulholland Sim 210kg £500 (238), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 230kg £540 (234), D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 220kg £515 (234), local farmer Blonde 210kg £490 (233), Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Sim 230kg £535 (232), local farmer Blonde 250kg £580 (232).

251-300kgs

Tony Mulholland, Dunmurry Char 260kg £735 (282), J Jones, Belfast Char 300kg £815 (271), McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Char 270kg £700 (259), local producer Lim 270kg £690 (255), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 270kg £680 (251), John Reid, Carnlough Lim 290kg £720 (248), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 280kg £695 (248), Edward Sherrard, Ballyutoag Lim 270kg £660 (244), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 290kg £705 (243), Lim 270kg £655 (242), Lim 270kg £650 (240), D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 270kg £650 (240), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 280kg £670 (239), RP and S Robinson, Ballynure Par 260kg £620 (235), D Kennedy, Ballymena Lim 290kg £690 (237), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 270kg £640 (237).

301-350kgs

McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Blonde 320kg £810 (253), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown Lim 340kg £830 (244), J Jones, Belfast Lim 320kg £780 (243), Edward Sherrard, Ballyutoag Lim 310kg £750 (241), Paul Kennedy, Ballymena Lim 310kg £750 (241), J Jones, Belfast Char 350kg £840 (240), K Minford, Crumlin Lim 340kg £815 (239), Ian Barr, Kells Lim 320kg £760 (237), John Beggs, Whitehead Lim 330kg £780 (236), K Minford, Crumlin Lim 320kg £755 (235), AM Fulton, Cullybackey Lim 350kg £825 (235), Paul Kennedy, Ballymena Lim 330kg £775 (234), Robin Nicholson, Monkstown (2) Lim 350kg £820 (234), J Jones, Belfast Lim 330kg £770 (233), Robin Nicholson, Lim 310kg £720 (232).

351kg and over

J Jones, Belfast Char 360kg £840 (233), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 360kg £815 (226), McCabe Bros, Downpatrick Char 390kg £880 (225), Robin Nicholson Lim 360kg £800 (222), Lim 370kg £820 (221), JPF O’Loan, Martinstown Char 370kg £820 (221), McCabe Bros Blonde 370kg £820 (221), Alan Adair, Antrim Lim 380kg £830 (218), TJ McLornan, Nutts Corner Lim 360kg £785 (218), Wm McBurney, Moorfields Char 360kg £780 (216), I Beggs, Whitehead Lim 370kg £800 (216), Thomas Finlay, Larne Lim 380kg £815 (214), JPF O’Loan, Martinstown Char 420kg £900 (214), Robert Bell, Nutts Corner Lim 370kg £790 (213), JPF O’Loan Char 400kg £850 (212), J Jones, Belfast Lim 370kg £785 (212).

A big entry of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a terrific trade. Ewes and lambs to £160, springers to £132, pets to £42, foster ewes to £145 and store lambs to £66.

Ruling prices: Ewes and lambs: W Mitchell, Kells 2 Dor ewes and 4 lambs £160, 3 Suff ewes and 5 lambs £160, J Stewart, Crumlin 3 Suff ewes and 6 lambs £158, Harry Park, Ballymena 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £150, R Blackburn, Limavady 3 Suff ewes and 5 lambs £150, Thomas Hamilton Snr, Carrick 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £148, J Stewart 2 CB ewes and 4 lambs £148, Harry Park, 1 Suff ewes and 2 lambs £145, R Blackburn 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £143, J Stewart, Crumlin 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £142, R Blackburn 3 Suff ewes and 5 lambs £142, 3 Suff ewes and 5 lambs £140, 3 Suff ewes and 5 lambs £140, Harry Park 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £135, James Sheppard, Raloo 1 Tex eweand 2 lambs £135, R Blackburn 3 Suff ewes and 4 lambs £134, James Sheppard 1 CB ewe and 2 lambs £130, Robert McCahon, Aghadowey 3 Suff ewes and 4 lambs £129, 3 Suff ewes and 4 lambs £129, W Mitchell, Kells 3 CB ewes and 5 lambs £128, S Caldwell, Portglenone 4 CB ewes and 8 lambs £127, Thomas Hamilton, Carrick 2 CB ewes and 4 lambs £126, M Buckley, Carrick 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £125, James Sheppard 1 CB ewe and 2 lambs £125, PR Sleeman, Limavady 3 Tex ewes and 6 lambs £125.

Breeders sold to: W Blackburn, Clogher 10 Suff in lamb £132, 5 Suff in lamb £128, Sean McAllister, Ballycastle 4 Suff in lamb £125, W Blackburn 8 Suff in lamb £115, Paul McArthur, Limavady 8 Suff in lamb £113, Walter Hoy, Templepatrick 6 Mule in lamb £112, Paul McArthur 8 Tex in lamb £109, Walter Hoy 8 Mule £106, CH Morrison, Limavady 7 Tex in lamb £102, TF Duncan, Crumlin 9 Tex in lamb £101, CH Morrison 6 Tex in lamb £100, Paul McArthur 8 Suff in lamb £100.

An entry of 140 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in a great trade. Bullocks sold to £595 over for a Char 550kg at £1145 offered by Blackburn Bros, Clogher. Heifers to £560 over for a Char 590kg at £1050 presented by Gary Henderson, Bushmills.

Store bullocks sold to: Blackburn Bros, Clogher Char 490kg £1030 (210), H McDowell, Castlereagh Lim 470kg £985 (209), Lim 450kg £940 (208), Blackburn Bros Char 550kg £1145 (208), Char 530kg £1100 (207), WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 500kg £1035 (207), Blackburn Bros BB 560kg £1155 (206), local farmer Lim 460kg £940 (204), Blackburn Bros Char 540kg £1100 (203), Lim 530kg £1070 (201), Geoffrey Arthur, Broughshane Char 550kg £1110 (201), Blackburn Bros Char 570kg £1150 (201), BB 510kg £1025 (201), H McDowell Lim 470kg £940 (200), Blackburn Bros Char 550kg £1100 (200), DA McDonald, Cullybackey Char 550kg £1090 (198), Blackburn Bros Char 550kg £1090 (198), H McDowell, Lim 470kg £930 (197), Blackburn Bros Char 540kg £1065 (197), Lim 560kg £1100 (196), WH Knox, Ballynure Lim 500kg £980 (196), local producer Char 470kg £920 (195), Blackburn Bros Char 570kg £1115 (195), Char 550kg £1075 (195), Char 600kg £1170 (195).

Store heifers sold to: Nigel Robinson, Clogher Lim 480kg £1000 (208), Bonnar farms, Ballymena Char 320kg £655 (204), James Murtland, Antrim Lim 520kg £1040 (200), G Henderson, Bushmills Char 590kg £1150 (194), Nigel Robinson Char 560kg £1090 (194), Bonnar farms Char 320kg £620 (193), S Gregg, Glarryford Lim 410kg £785 (191), D and R Millar, Randalstown Lim 390kg £740 (189), Bonnar farmer Char 360kg £680 (188), Nigel Robinson, Char 480kg £890 (185), D and R Millar AA 400kg £735 (183), James Murtland, Antrim Lim 600kg £1100 (183), D and R Millar Lim 380kg £690 (181), Bonnar farms, Ballymena Char 430kg £780 (181), Char 370kg £670 (181), Char 380kg £685 (180), R Thompson, Glenarm BB 580kg £1045 (180), Nigel Robinson Char 530kg £950 (179), S Gregg Char 420kg £750 (178), Nigel Robinson Char 620kg £1100 (177), James Murtland Blonde 660kg £1170 (177), Nigel Robinson Char 570kg £1000 (175), Char 520kg £910 (175), Bonnar farms Char 390kg £680 (174), Nigel Robinson Char 580kg £1000 (172).

An entry of 1661 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a great trade. Fat hoggets sold to 431p for a pen of 10 Tex 22.5kg at £97 from Ian Montgomery, Glenwherry and to a top per head of £99 for a pen of heavy hoggets from L Kirk, Cloughmills. Fat ewes sold to £109. The annual spring lamb show and sale took place with David Brady, Dunbia judging the event with Topaz local fuels and Dorset Club as the main sponsors. 1st Texels: N Mark, Rasharkin 17.5kg £84, 1st Suff: N Mark 21.5kg at £94, 1st Char P McNicholl, Greysteel 23.5kg at £100, 1st CB Hampshire J Wray, Carnlough, 21.5kg £88, champion Hampshire: P Stevenson, Portadown 22kg £95. Commercial Dorset: T and J Mackey, Ballynure 22kg at £125, purebred Dorset: T Wright, Ballymoney 19kg at £94. Leading prices as follows:-

Spring lambs (205)

Top prices per kg: Leslie Glenn and Sons, Carryduff 3 Tex 21kg £124 (590), 3 Tex 19.5kg £112 (574), T and J Mackey, Ballynure 2 Dor 22kg £125 (568), Leslie Glenn and Sons 3 Tex 21.5kg £116 (539), Sam Agnew, Ballyclare 4 Tex 20.5kg £110 (536), Leslie Glenn and Sons 3 Tex 24.5kg £126 (514), J Pinkerton, Rasharkin 2 Tex 20kg £102 (510), P Foster, Cookstown 2 Dor 16.5kg £84 (509), Paul Woodside, Carrick 2 Dor 21.5kg £108 (502), T Wright, Ballymoney 2 Dor 20kg £100 (500), G Wright, Ballymoney 2 Dor 19kg £94 (494), Nigel Mark, Rasharkin 2 Tex 20.5kg £202 (492), A Dempsey, Aghadowey 2 Suff 20.5kg £100 (487), Nigel Mark 6 Tex 19.5kg £95 (487), 2 Tex 18.5kg £90 (486), 2 Tex 17.5kg £84 (480), Brendan Ward, Glenarm 2 Dor 21kg £100 (476), P Foster, Cookstown 2 Dor 15kg £70 (466), T and J Mackey, Ballynure 1 Dor 19kg £85 (447), Nigel Mark, Rasharkin 2 Tex 22.5kg £100 (444), Paul Butler, Rathkenny 3 Dor 17kg £75 (441), Nigel Mark, Rasharkin 2 Suff 21.5kg £94 (437), P Stevenson, Portadown 4 Ham 22kg £95 (431).

Fat hoggets (1205)

Top per kg: I Montgomery, Glenwherry 10 Tex 22.5kg £97 (431), Walter G Hoy, Templepatrick 31 Tex 22.5kg £93.20 (414), E Gillen 8 BF 20.5kg £84 (409), M Fulton, Ballymena 2 Tex 22kg £89 (404), Cecil Wilson, Glenarm 23 Tex 24kg £96.50 (402), Jonathan Fenton, Glarryford 7 Tex 17kg £68 (400), Clive Mairs, Parkgate 24 Tex 22.5kg £89 (395), L McClinton, Glenarm 1 Suff 22kg £87 (395), G Wilson, Ballyboley 18 CB 22kg £86 (394), Richard Kidd, Aughafatten 10 Tex 21.5kg £84.50 (393), WL Wilson, Ballyclare 18 Tex 20.5kg £80.50 (392), PS and AJ Martin, Portavogie 38 Suff 23kg £90 (391), R McConaghy, Bushmills 24 Suff 23kg £90 (391), Ian Murray, Larne 4 Tex 21.5kg £84 (390), Cecil Wilson, Glenarm 13 Suff 21kg £82 (390), D Boreland, Bushmills 25 Suff 22.5kg £87.80 (390), G and B Taylor, Ballymoney 7 CB 20kg £78 (390), F McNeilly, Glarryford 4 Tex 23.5kg £91.50 (389), AG O’Boyle, Waterfoot 7 BF 23kg £89 (387), Anne J Blaney, Cushendun 18 BF 20.5kg £79 (385), W Mitchell, Kells 30 Tex 23.5kg £90.50 (385), L Weatherup, Ballyclare 12 Tex 25kg £96 (384), N Boyd, Broughshane 27 Suff 24.5kg £94 (383).

Top prices per head: L Kirk, Clough 9 Tex 29kg £99, C Millar, Kilrea 10 Tex 28kg £97, Walter G Hoy, Templepatrick 10 Tex 29.5kg £97, I Montgomery, Glenwherry 10 Tex 22.5kg £97, J Murray, Ballymoney 6 Tex 26.5kg £97, Cecil Wilson, Glenarm 23 Tex 24kg £96.50, L Weatherup, Ballyclare 12 Tex 25kg £96, J Black, Ballycastle 22 Suff 26kg £96, Paul Butler, Rathkenny 6 Tex 25.5kg £96, 1 Suff 35kg £96, Walter G Hoy 11 Suff 27kg £96.50, J McKinley, Bushmills 22 Tex 27.5kg £95.50, R Brown, Ballymena 14 Tex 26.5kg £95.20, W Park, Antrim 41 Tex 28kg £95, RAS Barkley, Dunloy 3 Suff 29kg £95, James Newell, Ballymoney 17 Suff 28kg £94, 3 Suff 28kg £94, N Boyd, Broughshane 27 Suff 24.5kg £94, Robert McKay, Carnlough 1 Tex 26kg £94, W Clyde, Antrim 26 Tex 25kg £93.80, B Gribben, Dunloy 23 Tex 24.5kg £93.80, K Dobbin, Ballycastle 3 Tex 25.5kg £93.50, CA Orr, Cloughmills 12 Tex 25.5kg £93.50, Walter G Hoy, Templepatrick 31 BF 22.5kg £93.20, Cecil Wilson, Glenarm 27 Suff 25.5kg £93.

Fat ewes (251)

1st Quality

Suff - £80-£108

Tex - £80-£109

CB - £60-£80

BF - £35-£60