Latest prices from the rings at Kilrea

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A smaller entry of 100 calves on Thursday, 12th May, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer.

Bull calves: S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £340, £242; N Quigley, Dungiven, Lim £298, £284; D Steele, Bellaghy, Her £280; J Forsythe, Moneymore, Her £270; M Pollock, Ballymoney, BB £240; J Allingham, Eglinton, AA £238, £215.

Heifer calves: S Dobbin, Bushmills, Her £284; R & P McMaster, Ballyronan, BB £194.

Friesian calves: Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £148.

Weanlings/suck calves: 35 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly.

A good entry of around 380 on Monday, 16th May met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £4.15 per Kg and £94.50 per head. Ewes to £84.00 More required!

Lambs: M Pollock, Coleraine, 21k £87.20 (415); GJ Coulter, Cookstown, 22k £90.80 (413); J Tannahill, Coleraine, 23k £94.50 (411); R Dick, Ahoghill, 21k £85.80 (409); S Lees, Stewartstown, 21k £85.50 (407); A Booth, Stewartstown, 20.5k £83 (405); H Wylie, Portglenone, 21k £85 (405); U Pollock, Swatragh, 21.5k £86.80 (404); T Smyth, Kilrea, 21.5k £86.80 (404); D McAdoo, Moneymore, 22k £88.50 (402); J Kealey, Dungiven, 22k £88 (400); McIlrath Farms, Kilrea, 22.5k £89.80 (399); JC Henry, Coleraine, 22k £87.50 (398); P Brolly, Limavady, 22.5k £89.40 (397); J Laverty, Armoy, 18k £71.50 (397); R McIlroy, Coleraine, 22.5k £89 (396); P McIlvar, Aghadowey, 22k £87 (396); S Gardner, Stranocum, 23k £90.80 (395).

Fat Ewes: 120 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Ewes to £84. Rams to £112.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

A small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday, 17th May met a good steady trade to a top of £1000.

R McLean & Sons, Dungannon, Calved Heifer £1000.

A super entry of 460 stock on Wednesday, 18th May at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, Steers to £1200, Heifers to £1130.00. Fat cows to £1040.

Fat Cows: (70 on offer, flying trade ~ more required): B Diamond, Bellaghy, 510k Lim £795 (156); M Nelson, Upperlands, 520k Lim £775 (149); Ballycastle Farmer, 620k Lim £890 (144), 720k AA £932 (129); T Martin, Dunloy, 710k Lim £1018 (143), 600k £790 (132); Draperstown Farmer, 500k Lim £710 (142), 520k £710 (137),550k £755 (137), 610k £830 (136), 650k £845 (130); S & S Houston, Maghera, 500k Lim £670 (134), 550k CH £720 (131); S & B Jamieson, Ballycastle, 550k Lim £732 (133), 680k BB £865 (127); D McCormick, Ballycastle, 640k Lim £840 (131), 800k BB £1040 (130), 760k Lim £970 (128); H Walsh, Portglenone, 670k Lim £880 (131); P & C Martin, Dunloy, 480k Lim £620 (129); J Doherty, Garvagh, 550k Lim £700 (127); A Paul, Maghera, 650k Lim £820 (126); H Carey, Toome, 610k BB £765 (125); H McCaughan, Ballymoney, 740k SH £925 (125); Upperlands Farmer, 540k Lim £675 (125).

Fat and grazing Fri cows a flying trade!

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Heifers: R Cole, Macosquin, 320k CH £835 (261), 320k AA £640 (200); R Graham, Ballyclare, 240k CH £595 (248), 260k £620 (239), 265k £600 (226); S & S Houston, Maghera, 330k CH £800 (242), 360k AA £735 (204); H Savage, Magherafelt, 285k CH £675 (237), 285k £580 (204); T Martin, Dunloy, 290k Lim £655 (226), Kilrea Farmer, 350k Lim £780 (223), 290k £620 (214), 340k CH £700 (206); F McAuley, Toomebridge, 380k Lim £827 (218); S Carmichael, Dungiven, 270k Lim £580 (215), 300k £640 (213); R Kennedy, Macosquin, 500k Lim £1060 (212), 560k £1130 (202);

M Wilson, Maghera, 510k Lim £1070 (210); D McCormick, Ballycastle, 380k Lim £785 (207), 390k £785 (201); A Henry, Antrim, 410k Lim £840 (205); N McIlroy, Coleraine, 310k Lim £635 (205); D McFerran, Rasharkin, 370k Lim £750 (203), 340k £680 (200); L Selfridge, Maghera, 410k Lim £850 (207), 350k £725 (207), 370k £760 (205), 450k CH £920 (204), 320k Lim £642 (201), 390k £780 (200); D McLaughlin, Dunloy, 330k CH £680 (206), 320k £640 (200); J McCurdy, Bushmills, 400k Lim £820 (205); Ballycastle Farmer, 430k CH £860 (200); D Harbinson, Limavady, 410k DAQ £820 (200); D McIlwaine, Larne, 530k BB £1060 (200).

Steers: S Carmichael, Dungiven, 320k CH £770 (241), 315k £700 (222), 380k £795 (209), 340k Lim £700 (206); L Selfridge, Maghera, 300k Lim £720 (240), 360k £785 (218); R Graham, Ballyclare, 250k CH £585 (234), 300k £665 (222); A McFarlane, Dungiven, 320k Lim £750 (234), 310k £725 (234), 380k £845 (222), 340k £750 (221), 390k £850 (218), 330k £705 (214), 415k £875 (211); Ballycastle Farmer, 420k CH £955 (227), 390k £875 (224), 330k £665 (202); J McNally, Bellaghy, 340k Lim £750 (221); H Savage, Magherafelt, 290k CH £630 (217), 390k Lim £800 (205);

D McCormick, Ballycastle, 480k Lim £1035 (216), 420k £855 (204); A Clarke, Randalstown, 375k Lim £805 (215), 370k Sim £745 (201); J Moore, Glenwherry, 390k CH £840 (215); N McIlroy, Coleraine, 310k DAQ £655 (211); WJ McCurdy, Ballymoney, 400k Lim £840 (210), 340k BB £700 (206), 330k Lim £665 (202); T Knox, Moneymore, 480k CH £1000 (208); D Harbinson, Limavady, 420k Sim £870 (207), 320k £660 (206); W McCord, Cullybackey, 340k AA £685 (202); J McAuley, Ballymoney, 410k CH £818 (200); JR & S Pollock, Coleraine, 520k Sim £1040 (200).

Friesian steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd