Large entry of cattle sees prices peak at £1265 for 745kg at Dungannon

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A larger entry of stock saw prices peak at £1265 745kg Char steer (170.00), while heifers sold to £1185 660kg Char (179.50).

Meanwhile dropped calves sold to £365 Her bull and heifer calves to £280 AA hfr; suckled cows and calves topped at £990 AA cow springing. Weanlings sold to £840 465kg Sim male (180.00) and weanling heifers to £720 335kg Char (215.00).

STEERS (90): Steers sold to a height of £1265 745kg Char (170.00) presented by L McElroy, £1025 520kg Char (197.10); E Greenaway £1150 615kg Lim (187.00), £1045 575kg Lim (182.00); L Kerr £1070 550kg BB (195.00); S Bell £1015 550kg Daq (185.00), £890 470kg Lim (189.00); M Kelly £950 485kg Lim (196.00), £900 480kg Lim (188.00); B Meenagh £840 390kg Sim (215.00), £785 360kg Char (218.00), £780 345kg Lim (226.00), £770 330kg Sal (233.00), £720 355kg Lim (203.00), £700 300kg Char (229.00), £670 295kg Lim (227.00); J Hogg £830 380kg Char (218.00), £800 350kg Char (228.60), £800 315kg Char (254.00); S Molloy £725 370kg Char (196.00), £645 330kg Lim (196.00), £615 330kg Char (186.00).

HEIFERS (60): A similar entry of heifers sold to a height of £1185 660kg Char (180.00) presented by R Stockdale, £1160 605kg Lim (192.00), £1140 600kg Daq (190.00), £1140 645kg Char (177.00), £1025 570kg Lim (180.00); G Boden £1130 625kg Char (180.80), £1035 585kg Char (177.00); G Stinson £875 470kg Lim (186.00), £850 485kg Lim (175.00), £820 465kg Lim (176.00); J Hobson £770 430kg Char (180.00).

DROPPED CALVES (70): Dropped calf trade remains steady to peak at £365 Her bull presented by RJV Kelso, £285 Her bull, £200 Her bull; J Allen £270 Her bull; D Stewart £255 BB bull, £225 BB bull; G Booth £250 Her bull; C Keane £235 AA bull, £170 AA bull, £160 Lim bull; M Redmond £215 AA bull, £190 AA bull; S Magennis £205 AA bull. Reared Fr bulls sold to £300 Fr bull presented by I Marshall, £230 x 3 Fr bulls, £175 x 2 Fr bulls; J Redmond £255 Fr bull, £180 Fr bull, £150 x 3 Fr bulls; E Reid £175 x 2 Fr bulls; S Milligan £140 x 3 Fr bulls. Heifers calves peaked at £280 AA presented by E McVeigh, £265 Her hfr; B Lagan £260 Sim hfr; J Allen £250 Her hfr; G Booth £215 Her hfr; C Keane and Sons £210 BB hfr, £175 AA hfr; D Stewart £205 BB hfr; S Johnston £170 Daq hfr. Reared heifer calves sold to £530 Lim presented by J Redmond, £530 Char hfr; I Boyd £420 Lim hfr; G Lagan £390 Lim hfr, £380 BB hfr.

Suckled cows peaked at £990 AA cow springing presented by W Scott, £980 AA cow springing; Moghan Farms £935 Lim hfr springing, £905 Lim hfr springing, £880 Lim hfr springing.

WEANLINGS (105): Few quality lots on offer saw a top price paid of £840 460kg Sim steer (181.00) presented by V Emerson £705 350kg AA (201.00), £675 305kg Char (221.00), £665 290kg Sim (229.00), £640 320kg Sim (200.00), £600 280kg Lim (214.00); S Allen £800 425kg Lim (188.20); M Daly £750 300kg Lim (246.00); G McStay £750 400kg AA (187.50); J Lennox £730 300kg Lim (243.00), £725 310kg Daq (233.90), £695 285kg Lim (244.00); N Conn £685 330kg Lim (207.60), £670 330kg Lim (203.00), £665 355kg Char (187.00), £655 310kg Char (211.00); C Mallon £645 325kg Sim (198.50), £620 310kg Sim (200.00); W Irvine £640 280kg Sim (228.60); J McMullan £590 295kg Char (200.00). Weanling heifers sold to £720 335kg Char (215.00) presented by V Rafferty; S Allen £685 380kg Lim (180.00); W and D Irvine £655 350kg Sim (187.00), £610 315kg Sim (194.00); J Lennox £615 325kg Lim (190.00); N Conn £595 320kg Char (186.00); T Singleton £590 280kg Lim (211.00); M Daly £580 x 2 320kg Lims (181.00).