Light weight cattle sell sharply at Dungannon

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All classes of light weight stock continue to sell sharply with heavier cattle harder to sell.

Steers sold to a height of £1290 795kg Char (163.00). While heifers topped at £1080 640kg Char (170.00). Dropped calves sold to £345 Sal bull and heifer calves to £300 Lim hfr. Weanling topped at £855 for a 425kg Char steer (201.00). While weanling heifers sold to £750 345kg Char (217.00).

STEERS (79): Steers sold to a height of £1290 795kg Char (162.00) presented by N McCall, £1265 735kg Char (172.00), £1190 665kg Char (179.00), £1140 600kg Char (190.00); L Beattie £1120 625kg Lim (179.00), £1120 580kg Lim (193.00), £1090 555kg Lim (196.00); E James £1075 560kg Char (192.00), £990 500kg Char (198.00), £915 450kg Daq (203.00), £855 460kg BB (186.00); S Hopper £1050 570kg Sim (185.00); R and L Rea £1040 560kg Lim (186.00); S Cuddy £1040 505kg Lim (206.00), £1020 545kg Char (187.00), £995 530kg Lim (188.00), £970 505kg Char (192.00), £910 495kg Lim (184.00); D Eagleson £1000 515kg Char (194.00), £965 505kg Char (191.00), £920 495kg Char (186.00); W Turkington £955 530kg Lim (180.00); A C Hogg £865 410kg Char (211.00), £860 410kg Char (210.00), £800 345kg Char (212.00), £800 360kg Char (222.20), £790 x 2 330kg Lims (239.00).

HEIFERS: More heifers needed weekly with a top price paid of £1080 640kg Char (169.00) presented by N McCall, £1080 610kg Char (177.00), £985 535kg Char (184.00), £920 490kg Char (188.00); W Turkington £905 475kg Lim (191.00); S Hopper £870 470kg Char (185.00); R and L Rea £850 425kg Lim (200.00), £850 470kg Lim (181.00); T Lyons £810 420kg Lim (193.00); V Beacom £670 325kg Char (206.00), £595 290kg Char (205.00), £595 325kg Char (183.00).

DROPPED CALVES (70): Dropped calves sold to a height of £345 Sal Bull forwarded by D Robinson; I Hamilton £300 FKV bull; B Lavery £245 Her bull; H Hewitt £235 Sim bull; D Gallagher £205 AA bull; P Kerr £200 AA bull; C Keane £200 x 3 AA bulls, £185 AA bull; D Gallagher £180 AA bull; reared coloured calves sold to £475 x 2 FKV bulls presented by I Hamilton, £470 Fkv bull; I Hamilton £455 x 2 FKV bulls, £430 x 3 Fkv bulls; T Hamilton £430 Fkv bull; D Ferry £430 Lim bull; O Robinson £420 BB bull. Reared Fr bull calves sold to £350 presented by J Elliott. Meanwhile heifers calves peaked at £300 Lim hfr presented by B O’Neill, £235 AA hfr, £230 AA hfr, £205 AA hfr, £175 Lim hfr; M Campbell £295 Lim hfr, £275 Lim hfr, £255 x 2 Lim hfrs; W Rodgers £275 x 2 Her hfrs; C Keane and Sons £220 BB hfr; D Gallagher £205 AA hfr.

Suckled cows and calves sold to £1015 Lim cow springing presented by Moghan Farms, £940 Char cow springing.

WEANLINGS (95): Weanlings continue to sell well to a height of £855 for a 425kg Char steer (201.00) presented by M Gillen; S O’Neill £795 390kg Char (204.00), £780 380kg Lim (205.00), £750 375kg Lim (200.00), £695 330kg Lim (211.00); S Allen £785 370kg Lim (212.00), £755 345kg Lim (219.00); J Tanney £750 365kg Lim (206.00); E Mullan £705 325kg Char (217.00); P McKearney £680 315kg Lim (216.00), £680 315kg Char (216.00); D Small £640 290kg Lim (221.00); D Mahon £600 290kg Lim (207.00). Weanling heifers sold to £750 345kg Char (217.00) presented by E Mullan; M Gillen £730 325kg Char (225.00), £720 360kg Char (200.00), £630 300kg Char (210.00), £615 290kg Char (212.00), £505 245kg Char (206.00); S Allen £710 340kg Lim (209.00).