At the weekly cattle sale on Monday night (12th September 2016) there was a good entry of quality store cattle.
A Drumaness farmer toped the sale with a Lim bullock at 226kg, £690 (2.79ppk).
In the heavy weight bullocks category, a Ballykinlar farmer presented a AA at 622kg, £1195 (1.92ppk).
Leading prices in all categories as follows:
BULLOCKS: Drumaness farmer 226kg Lim £690 (2.26ppk) and 250kg BB £645 (2.58ppk) and 252kg Lim £620 (2.46ppk) and 288kg Lim £700 (2.43ppk) and 270kg BB £645 (2.38ppk), Saintfield farmer 240kg Lim £570 (2.38ppk) and 252kg BB £595 (2.36ppk), Drumaness farmer 356kg Lim £830 (2.33ppk) and 330kg Lim £745 (2.25ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 380kg Lim £845 (2.22ppk) and 340kg BB £750 (2.21ppk), Annacloy farmer 274kg BB £600 (2.19ppk) and 366kg Lim £795 (2.17ppk) and 388kg BB £895 (2.15ppk), Drumaness farmer LIM £650 (2.14ppk), Killough farmer 334kg Lim £700 (2.10ppk), Seaforde farmer 394kg Ch £820 (2.08ppk), Drumaness farmer 390kg Lim £800 (2.05ppk), Clough farmer 426kg Ch £873 (2.05ppk), Saintfield farmer 378kg Lim £770 (2.04ppk), Ballylucas farmer 424kg Lim £850 (2.01ppk) and Ballynahinch farmer 300kg Lim £600 (2.00ppk), Seaforde farmer 480kg Ch £1000 (1.96ppk), Downpatrick farmer 430kg Lim £838 (1.95ppk) and Saintfield farmer 322kg Ch £625 (1.94ppk).
HEIFERS: Ballynahinch farmer 282kg Lim £580 (2.06ppk), Castlewellan farmer 284kg Lim £580 (2.04ppk), Drumaroad farmer 348kg Lim £700 (2.01ppk) and 392kg Lim £780 (1.99ppk), Annacloy farmer 358kg Lim £700 (1.96ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 320 kg Lim £620 (1.94ppk), Strangford farmer 338g Lim £655 (1.94ppk), Crossgar farmer 290kg Lim £555 (1.92ppk), Raffrey farmer 422kg Lim £800 (1.90ppk) and Clough farmer 340kg Lim £700 (1.88ppk) and Raholp farmer 386kg Lim £722 (1.87ppk).