MARTS: Armoy

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A great show of 312 cattle on Monday night met a much improved trade with some great prices had. Steers sold to £1,200 for 600kgs, heifers to £1,105 for 520kgs, cows and calves sold up to £1,120, fat cows reached £935.

STEERS

Eugene Duncan, Ballyvoy, 480kgs £1,000. Gerry McNeill, Cushendun, Char, 430kgs £895, 470kgs £970. Pat McCarry, Ballycastle, Char, 520kgs £1,060, 440kgs £900. N McMullan, Dunloy, Lim, 340kgs £730. Ian Crawford, Randalstown, Char, 270kgs £580, 280kgs £620, 350kgs £760, 400kgs £880. M Kelly, Ballycastle, Lim, 450kgs £930, 400kgs £835, 410kgs £875. Ian McMullan, Glenarm, Lim, 325kgs £715. Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, Char, 600kgs £1,155. Seamus Hill, Ballycastle, Lim, 500kgs £1,000, 470kgs £935, 480kgs £950, 430kgs £885. John Surgenor, Dervock, B/B, 590kgs £1,140. M Adams, Armoy, A/A, 450kgs £945. Frank McCaughan, Bushmills, Char, 380kgs £805, 400kgs £820. Robt Crawford, Glarryford, B/B, 600kgs £1,140. J D Wilson, Armoy, Char, 600kgs £1,200. Norman Dunlop, Bushmills, A/A, 530kgs £1,010, 430kgs £890, 420kgs £860, 400kgs £850.

HEIFERS

John Scott, Dunloy, Char, 500kgs £1,080, 470kgs £1,020, 480kgs £1,090, 520kgs £1,105, 430kgs £920, 450kgs £940, 500kgs £1,060, 500kgs £1,000, 510kgs £1,010, 480kgs £1,045, 520kgs £1,050, 460kgs £960. Pat McCarry, Ballycastle, Char, 500kgs £1,040, 510kgs £1,075, 490kgs £1,000. Gerry McNeill, Cushendun, Char, 450kgs £900. Hugh Osbourne, Dervock, Lim, 420kgs £850. Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, Char, 520kgs £1,020, 570kgs £1,080, 480kgs £970, 490kgs £940. Dominic McMullan, Dunloy, char, 540kgs £1,025, 500kgs £1,000, 450kgs £900, 490kgs £950, 450kgs £940, 480kgs £955. J D Wilson, Armoy, Char, 460kgs £950, 490kgs £980, 600kgs £1,200. Frank McCaughan, Bushmills, Char, 450kgs £925, 480kgs £930, 490kgs £945. Jas O McCormick, Armoy, Lim, 440kgs £820. Pat McCarry, Ballyvoy, Char, 480kgs £905, 430kgs £950, 470kgs £935, 500kgs £940. Sam Cameron, Randalstown, B/B, 360kgs £680. Ian Crawford, Randalstown, Char, 360kgs £775, 320kgs £660, 290kgs £600, 300kgs £650, 310kgs £620.

COWS & CALVES

G McDougal, Bushmills, aged cows/calves at foot, £1,120, £1,020, £990.

Fat cows sold to £935 for 680kgs.

Just over 3,200 head on offer last Wednesday saw store lambs dearer and fat lambs easier.

LEADING PRICES

FAT LAMBS

Wm Moore, Dervock, 26kgs £65.00. F Herbison, Limavady 28kgs £64.80. Jas Laverty, Loughguile, 24kgs £64.20. John McCartney, Cloughmills, 26kgs £64.50. S J Currie, Mosside, 24kgs £64.20. C McKernan, Dervock, 22 ½kgs £62.60. David Hodges, Armoy, 23kgs £63.00. A Devlin, Limavady, 22kgs £62.50. B and A Dowey, Cullybackey, 22kgs £62.00. Norman Kyle, Bushmills, 22 ½kgs £62.00. Chas Knox, Ballymoney, 23kgs £63.00. Philip McNicholl, Garvagh, 22 ½kgs £61.00. Pat Cassidy, Draperstown, 22kgs £62.00.

STORE LAMBS

A and J Murphy, Cushendun, 50 c/bs £57.80. Niall Connolly, Armoy, 7 Tex, £56.20. B T Blaney, Cushendall, 60 c/bs £55.50. Pat McNeill, Cushendun, 22 Suff, £51.80. Colin McDonnell, Martinstown, 25 c/bs £51.50. Brooke Huey, Ballymoney, 13 Suff, £55.00. Wm Moore, Coleraine, 52 b/f £44.00. J and S Bailey, Ballycastle, 21 Tex, £50.80. Pat McMullan, Loughguile, 40 c/bs £46.50. Daniel Mathews, Ballycastle, 36 Tex £56.50. Liam Sharkey, Cushendun, 26 c/bs £49.50. S and B Jamison, Ballintoy, 8 Tex, £55.80. Pat McBride, Ballycastle, 53 Suff, £46.00. Archie Murphy, Cushendun, 46 c/bs £54.00. Seamus O’Neill, Martinstown, 21 c/bs £48.00. Pat McNeill, Cushendun, 23 c/b’s £48.00. Jas McCormick, Armoy, 10 Tex, £50.50. Niall Connolly, Armoy, 10 Tex, £50.00. David McCammon, Larne, 16 c/bs £50.00. Harry Stirling, Larne, 23 c/bs £47.00.

BREEDING EWES

C McDonnell, Armoy, Mules, 11, £142, 11, £142, 11, £130, 10, £130, 11, £128, 11, £118, 11, £122, 10, £118, 10, £116. John McAlister, Bushmills, Mules, 10, £122, 10, £130, 10, £118. Sam McClure, Ballymoney, 9, £118, 19, £114. K McErlain, Armoy, 12, £118. Michael Field, Ahoghill, 10 Swaledales, £132, 10, £113. M McCurry, Cushendall, 12 Mules, £116.

Fat ewes sold to £75.00.

Sale every Wednesday night.