1095 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a strong demand for quality stock in all sections but plainer cattle would be harder to clear.
In the Fatstock Ring Cow Heifers topped £172 for a 580kg Lim. and £166 for a 560kg Lim. Beef Cows topped £161 for a 910kg Char. and £159 for a 640kg Daq. Leading prices Lurgan Producer Dungannon Producer 570kg to £166. Portadown Producer 910kg to £161 and 890kg to £148. Portadown Producer 640kg to £159 and 510kg to £144. Ballinamallard Producer 560kg to £159 and 650kg to £140. Trillick Producer 700kg to £153, 570kg to £150 and 650kg to £146. Lisbellaw Producer 540kg to £151. Fivemiletown Producer 610kg to £150 Armagh Producer 710kg to £149. Cookstown Producer 730kg to £143. Portadown Producer 720kg to £143. Omagh Producer 800kg to £141. Ballygawley Producer 790kg to £139. Tempo Producer 580kg to £138.
Other quality lots sold from £120 to £135 per 100kg
2nd Quality lots sold from £100 to £118 per 100kg
Well fleshed Friesian Cows sold from £95 to £112 per 100kg
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £96 per 100kg
Poorer types sold from £58 to £78 per 100kg
FAT BULLS: 1030kg Char. to £119, 940kg Lim. to £115, 1060kg B/Blue. to £112, 850kg AA. to £111, 820kg Lim. to £109, 870kg AA. to £98, 760kg S/H. to £90.
FAT STEERS (overage): 660kg Sim. to £162, 630kg Fkv. to £160, 660kg Fkv. to £152, 580kg Fkv. to £151, 670kg Fkv. to £150, 650kg Fkv. to £149, 590kg Sim. to £149, 590kg Sim. to £147, 590kg Fr. to £144, 720kg Hol. to £143, 590kg Fkv. to £140, 660kg Ch. to £140, 630kg Fkv. to £138, 670klg Fr. to £135, 610kg Fr. to £134.
FAT STEERS (underage): 630kg Her. to £165, 630kg AA. to £161, 570kg Fr. to £154, 440kg Sim. to £150, 530kg Mb. to £144, 550kg Mb. to £140, 590kg Hol. to £122, 680kg Fr. to £111, 620kg Fr. to £111.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 570kg Ch. to £170, 610kg Lim. to £169, 420kg Sim. to £163, 440kg AA. to £158, 640kg AA. to £158, 540kg Fr. to £132, 390kg Ch. to £132, 450kg Fr. to £124, 500kg Fr. to £114, 500kg Hol. to £102.
STORE BULLOCKS (218): A good steady demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1450 for a 810kg Ch. 700kg Ch. to £1360 and 590kg Ch. to £1220 for K Berry Armagh. D Sands Newry sold 770kg Ch. to £1360, 700kg Lim. to £1305, 740kg Ch. to £1300,m 690kg Ch. to £1295, 700kg Ch. to £1265, 710kg Ch. to £1220 and 680kg Ch. to £1200. J Gildernew Dungannon 750kg Ch. to £1335. D J & K Scott Armagh 710kg Ch. to £1300, 710kg Sim. to £1220 and 640kg Sim. to £1195. C Gil;dernew Dungannon 740kg Ch. to £1295. E Morton Armagh 650kg Lim. to £1255. J R McAree Keady 680kg Ch. to £1250. R Robinson Dungannon 650kg Lim. to £1240, 640kg AA. to £1245, 560kg Lim. to £1150 and 550kg Lim. to £1150.
STORES 410KG TO 500KG: W H Irwin Magheraveely 490kg Ch. to £990. I Patton Kinawley 480kg Ch. to £990, 470kg Ch. to £970, 470kg AA. to £950. B Connolly Trillick 500kg Sim. to £980. R Robinson Dungannon 440kg AA. to £940. R N Conn Portadown 440kg to £935. T McGleenan Dungannon 460kg Ch. to £920. D Nugent Pomeroy 460kg Lim. to £920, 490kg Daq. to £880 and 460kg Ch. to £870. R Hewitt Portadown 480kg Lim. to £900. P J O Neill Craigavon 480kg Ch. to £890.
STORES 400KG & UNDER: I Patton Kinawley 390kg Ch. to £880. R N Conn Portadown 380kg Ch. to £870, and 350kg Ch. to £800. T S Patton Kinawley 350kg Ch. to £740. R Burton Dungannon 330kg Sim. to £720. J Shannon Fermanagh 330kg Fr. to £385 twice.
STORE HEIFERS (201)
There was a lot of top quality stock on offer in this section producing excellent returns for some producers. Leading prices M/S P & E McKenna Clogher 610kg Ch. to £1490, 560kg Ch. to £1210, 560kg Ch. to £1190, 540kg Ch. to £1170 and 520kg Ch. to £1145. H Edwards Caledon 710kg Ch. to £1280, 660kg Ch. to £1220, 690kg Lim. to £1200, 650kg Ch. to £1185, 620kg Ch. to £1150 and 600kg Ch. to £1150. J Richardson Portadown 650kg Ch. to £1260. H Robinson Fivemiletown 650kg Ch. to £1200, 600kg Ch. to £1160 and 650kg Lim. to £1150. K Farrell Fivemiletown 550kg Ch. to £1175. Geo. Potts Dungannon 570kg Ch. to £1155 and 600kg Ch. to £1150. M McCaffery Rosslea 570kg Ch. to £1150
STORES 410KG TO 500KG: M/S P & E McKenna Clogher 410kg Ch. to £1090, 490kg Ch. to £1040, 490kg Ch. top £1025, 470kg Ch. to £1000, 440kg Ch. to £970, 460kg Ch. to £955, 450kg Ch. to £930,and 480kg Sim. to £930. C & G Nugent Carrickmore 500kg B/B. to £990. Pomeroy Producer 470kg Lim. to £950. E Nugent Dungannon 480kg Lim. to £920. R J Crawford Clogher 440kg Ch. to £915,450kg Ch. to £910, and 460kg Ch. to £905.
R Giles Beragh 490kg Lim. top £900. W G & F Brown Dungannon 490kg Lim. to £900 and 490kg AA. to £890. M McCaffery Rosslea 480kg Ch. to £890
STORES 400KG & UNDER: S Swain Dungannon 400kg Ch. to £1080 , 400kg Ch. to £945 and 370kg Ch. to £815. R J Crawford Clogher 390kg Ch. to £905360kg Sim. to £795, 380kg Ch. to £780, 350kg Ch. to £750, and 340kg Ch. to £750. P Campbell Coalisland 380kg Ch. to £860, 350kg Lim. to £835, and 380kg Ch. to £770. R N Conn Portadown 400kg Ch. to £860. J Boylan Aughnacloy 390kg Ch. to £785, 350kg Ch. to £735 and 350kg Ch. to £715. W G & F Brown Dungannon 400kg Sim. to £780 and 390kg Ch. to £710. E McBride Ballygawley 350kg Lim. to £740.
Demand remains strong in this section for quality lots with Steers & Bulls selling to £950 for a 460kg Ch. to M McCrystal Ballygawley. M Breen Augher 340kg Ch. to £940. B Collins Brookeborough 470kg Ch. to £900 and 360kg Ch. to £760. K McKee Keady 350kg Lim. to £875 , 320kg Lim. to £835 and 340kg Lim. to £790. Trevor Smyth Dromore 400kg Ch. to £855. P Byers Fivemiletown 350kg Lim. to £840, 370kg Lim. to £795, M Corrigan Dromore 380kg Lim. to £780. R McConnell Clogher 300kg Ch. to £755, 340kg Ch. to £745, 330kg Lim. to £740, 300kg Lim. to £735, 330kg Lim. to £730 , 320kg Lim. to £715 and 320kg Ch. to £690. F Corrigan Clogher 350kg Ch. to £695. J McGuone Carrickmore 340kg Sim. to £685.
WEANLING HEIFERS: P J Hughes Keady 440kg Lim. to £840, 390kg Lim. to £835, 410kg Lim. to £795, 420kg Lim. to £795, 420kg Lim. to £785, 410kg Lim. to £740. Trevor Smyth Dromore 390kg Lim. to £820 and 300kg Lim. to £560. F Corrigan Clogher 330kg Ch. to £695320kg Ch. to £650, 280kg AA. to £565 and 260kg AA. to £550. P McGirr Ballygawley 310kg Lim. to £670 and 290kg Lim. to £570. R McConnell Clogher 260kg Sim. to £640 and 290kg Ch. to £590. E McAnenley Ballygawley 350kg Sim. to £600. K McKee Keady 240kg Lim. to £575.Darren Ray Belcoo 330kg Her. to £550.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS
There was a keen demand this week in this section with Jim Mohan Lisnaskea selling a Calved Heifer to £1305. A Craigavon Producer received £1190 and £1130 for Calved Heifers. Benburb Producer £1120 for Calved Heifer. W C Edwards Tempo £1100, £1050, £1000, and £950 for Calved Cows.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
Another large entry sold to a steady demand with a Pomeroy Producer selling a 2nd Calver &Bull Calf to £1640. F Toner Newtownhamilton £1500 for 3rd Calver & Heifer Calf, £1405 for 4th Calver & Bull Calf and £1215 for 07 Cow & Heifer Calf. J W Johnston Brookeborough £1450 for 2nd Calver & Heifer Calf. G Daly Pomeroy £1400 for 07 Cow & Heifer Calf and £1340 for 4th Calver & Bull Calf. D Clarke Maguiresbridge £1315 for 2nd Calver & Bull Calf. Gortavoy Farms Pomeroy ££1300 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. Cross Farms Company Sixmilecross £1200 for Heifer & Heifer Calf, £1150 for Heifer & Heifer Calf, £1130 for Heifer & Heifer Calfand £1115 for Heifer & Bull Calf. D P Richardson Dungannon £1175 for Heifer & Heifer Calf . P J Mellon Beragh £1155 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. R J Dickson Aughnacloy £1100 for 05 Cow & Heifer Calf. Several other outfits sold from £870 to £1090.
(Special entry of six R/W Sim Hfrs with strong Calves at foot and scanned in calf to Ped. Sim Bull for next week)
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES
Brisk demand in this section with Bull Calves (under 2 months) selling to £520 for a Lim. to J Richardson Portadown and £440 for Char. P T Bowen Dungannon £500 for Lim. A Gribben Birches £485 and £390 for Chars. C Maguire Brookeborough £400 for Ch. P A & J Grue Lisnaskea £400 twice for Chars.
HEIFERS: J Richardson Portadown £500 and £490 for Chars. S Erskine Ballygawley £435 for Lim. Clive Richardson Portadown £425 for Lim. and £390 for AA. A Gribben Birches £410 for Ch. K Moore Augher £400 for Lim. and £385 for S/H. Wm Wilson Dungannon £350 for Daq. and £350 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: Wm Wilson Dungannon £620 for Lim. J Maguire Cooneen £610 and £575 for Chars. E Kelly Augher £600 for Ch. J J Cassidy Rosslea £590 and £550 for Limms. K Moore Augher £585 for Lim and £510 for AA. Clive Richardson Portadown £570 for Lim. J Armstrong Maguiresbridge £565 for AA. J M McCarney Brookeborough £500 for Lim.
REARED HEIFERS: A O Neill Loughgall £520, £460 and £400 for Chars. K McCarron Dromore £505 for Ch. Lisbellaw Producer £500 for Lim. J Armstrong Maguiresbridge £500 for Ch. J Richardson Portadown £500 and £490 for Chars. K Moore Augher £465 for B/B. and £400 for Lim. S Erskine Ballygawley £450 for Sim. and £435 for Lim. S Feeney Greysteel £430, £420,and £415 for AAs.