823 cattle came under the hammer this week at Clogher Mart with a very strong demand reported in all sections.
In the fatstock ring beef cows and cow heifers sold to a top of £192 per 100kg for 570kg Char with a top 20 average of £168 per 100kg. Leading prices Rosslea Producer 570kg to £192. Loughgall Producer 490kg to £186, 540kg to £168 and 650kg to £160. Lurgan Producer 490kg to £184. Dungannon Producer 600kg to £179. Cookstown Producer 490kg to £179, 490kg to £167, and 410kg to £162. Cookstown Producer 700kg to £176. Omagh Producer 590kg to £176, 590kg to £163, and 550kg to £163. Clogher Producer 570kg to £174. Castlederg Producer 850kg to £174. Keady Producer 720kg to £173. Enniskillen Producer 590kg to £170. Moneymore Producer 640kg to £164. Portadown Producer 730kg to £162. Ballygawley Producer 480kg to £158.
Other quality Lots sold from £132 to £155 per 100kg.
2nd quality Lots sold from £110 to £130 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £104 to £112 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £98 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £48 to £67 per 100kg.
850kg AA. to £108, 880kg Lim. to £100, 1090kg Her. to £97, 990kg Ch. to £90, 1050kg Hol. to £85, 860kg Fr. to £75.
FAT STEERS (overage)
590kg AA. to £202, 730kg Ch. to £193, 650kg Ch. to £188, 710kg Ch. to £180, 580kg Lim. to £176, 650kg Ch. to £174, 570kg Lim. to £173, 550kg Lim. to £173, 600kg Ch. to £170.
FAT STEERS (underage)
570kg Lim. to £198, 630kg Ch. to £190, 610kg Ch. to £190, 580kg Lim. to £188, 620kg Fkv. to £173, 500kg Ch. to £170, 560kg Lim. to £166, 680kg Daq. to £157, 520kg Fr. to £137,
FAT HEIFERS (underage)
570kg Ch. to £198, 630kg Lim. to £194, 560kg Ch. to £190, 530kg Lim. to £186, 520kg Lim. to £174, 670kg Ch. to £174, 620kg Lim. to £170, 590kg Ch. to £168, 610kg Fr. to £145, 630kg Fr. to £143,
A very strong demand for a seasonal entry with forward lots selling to £1450 for 690kg, and 700kg to £1390 for W J Robinson Clogher. J McMahon Rosslea 690kg to £1400. Craigavon Producer 660kg to £1360, 670kg to £1255, 630kg to £1155, 570kg to £1140 and 560kg to £1120. F Fox Omagh 620kg to £1265. W Higginson Lisburn 640kg to £1240 and 590kg to £1135. M/S TandT Brown Dungannon 590kg to £1185, 570kg to £1170, and 580kg to £1170. Pomeroy Producer 540kg to £1180. S Quinn Magherafelt 630kg to £1160. B Dawson Craigavon 590kg to £1155. M Quinn Moneymore 600kg to £1145. J McCaffery Derrylin 610kg to £1140. S Gardiner Armagh 570kg to £1105. Dungannon Producer 550kg to £1100 and 530kg to £1100.
STORES 410KG TO 500KG
Armagh Producer 500kg to £1025. S Cuddy Dungannon 490kg to £1010. H McConnell Clogher 470kg to £1005 and 420kg to £950. F Fox Omagh 460kg to £965. P Carr Armagh 500kg to £940. D Molloy Omagh 420kg to £930, 460kg to £900, and 410kg to £870. H McGuiggan Coalisland 490kg to £920, 490kg to £895, 450kg to £890, 460kg to £870 and 440kg to £855. P McManus Brookeborough 450kg to £915. Leo Kelly Dungannon 410kg to £910. Pomeroy Producer 420kg to £900. J McStay Lurgan 470kg to £895.
STORES 400KG and UNDER
S McStay Lurgan 400kg to £870. Pomeroy Producer 330kg to £650. P McManus Brookeborough 350kg to £625. F Mullin S.M.X. 340kg to £500. G M Gauley Rosslea 340kg to £500.
A very keen demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1410 for 670kg to a Cookstown Producer. F Flynn Fermanagh 660kg to £1365, 680kg to £1285, 620kg to £1250, 640kg to £1230, 670kg to £1200 and 640kg to £1195. W R Adams Fivemiletown 610kg to £1360 and 540kg to £1125. M/S R E and F J Coulter Tempo 680kg to £1260, 580kg to £1180, and 600kg to £1160. W G Hoey Fivemiletown 640kg to £1225. T Morrow Fermanagh 620kg to £1175 and 550kg to £1140. K W G Allen Ballygawley 570kg to £1170 and 580kg to £1160. Mountview Cattle Dungannon 630kg to £1150 and 560kg to £1135. J A Johnston Fermanagh 580kg to £1115.
STORES 410KG TO 500KG
J A Johnston Fermanagh 490kg to £1030, and 500kg to £1030. R Watson Augher 490kg to £985480kg to £935 and 470kg to £890. R E and F J Coulter Tempo 440kg to £935. EandJ Atkinson Benburb 500kg to £920 and 480kg to £820. Clogher Producer 460kg to £900 and 420kg to £845. N S Burrows Dungannon 450kg to £855. P McManus Brookeborough 470kg to £850 and 430kg to £840. E Kyle S.M.X. 440kg to £830. S Gardiner Armagh 420kg to £780
STORES 400KG and UNDER
E Kyle S.M.X. sold 380kg to £765 and 360kg to £610. L Scullion Magherafelt 340kg to £595 and 290kg to £470. C Hughes Moy 330kg to £495, 300kg to £485. and 300kg to £465.
A brisk demand in this section with Steers and Bulls selling to £970 for 490kg and 440kg to £885 for R Watson Augher. J Rafferty Enniskillen 460kg to £930 and 350kg to £890. G Askin Ballygawley 420kg to £890 and 380kg to £885. P M Cullen Coalisland 460kg to £890. P Eakin Fivemiletown 380kg to £870. E Askin Ballygawley 430kg to £860 and 410kg to £845. W Downey Magheraveely 400kg to £860. K Gilleese Fermanagh 370kg to £840, 350kg to £800 and 340kg to £785. Cookstown Producer 320kg to £840 and 300kg to £825. E Donaghy Dungannon 330kg to £820. J J Quinn Omagh 410kg to £820. J J McCaffery Enniskillen 330kg to £795. W Bingham Co. Down 260kg to £790.
M Lennon Augher 460kg to £920 and 400kg to £795. S McGeown Armagh 430kg to £840. W Bingham Co. Down 300kg to £810. J McCaffery Fermanagh 310kg to £780320kg to £735. W Downey Fermanagh 370kg to £755 and 410kg to £750. K Gilleese Fermanagh 330kg to £745. B McGirr Fintona 330kg to £730. A Alexander Augher 260kg to £730, 300kg top £725, 280kg to £725, 250kg to £720, and 330kg to £690. K Teague Omagh 300kg to £725. A Millar Augher 340kg to £720 and 320kg to £710. E Donaghy Dungannon 310kg to £695.
DAIRY COWS AND HEIFERS
A smaller entry sold to a top of £1500 for a Calved Heifer from a Fivemiletown Producer I Jardine Aughnacloy £1345 and £1170 for Calved Heifers. D Montgomery Dungannon £1250 each for two Calved Heifers.
B Hutton £1250 for Ped Non. Reg Simm. M/S C and A Maxwell £1215 for Ped. Reg AA.
SUCKLER COWS AND CALVES
Another good entry sold to a steady demand quality was in short supply however A Mc Elhill Lack Enniskillen sold a Heifer and Bull Calf to £1360 and £1240 for a 2nd Calver and Heifer Ca;lf. M O Neill Ballygawley £1350 for 08 Cow and Steer Calf. Gortavoy Farms Pomeroy £1215 for Heifer and Heifer Calf. R J Rea Moneymore £1200 for Heifer and Heifer Calf. A O Neill Louhghgall £1170 for 06 Cow and Bull Calf. A Sixmilecross Producer £1000 each for Cows with Heifer Calves. Several other outfits sold from £865
INCALF COWS AND HEIFERS
P J McMenamin £1240, £1100, and £1000. Brackinhill Farms 1200, £1120, £1100 and £1000. F McNally £1105. K Beattie £1100. Fermanagh Producer £1055, £880, £800 and £770 .
Special entry of 10 Continental Bred Heifers incalf to a Ped. Limm Bull.
DROPPED CALVES AND REARED CALVES
A smaller entry sold readily to a brisk demand with Bull Calves (under 2 months) selling to £605 for a Lim. to R Nicholl Randalstown. W Hogg F.M.T. £470 for B/B. £450 for Lim, £400 and £390 twice for Limms. N Foster Kinawley £465 and £365 for AAs. Hand R Dane Lisbellaw £465 for Sim. and £410 and £395 for Limms. D McClean Fivemiletown £370 for Lim. Des Capper Portadown £345 twice for Limms.
W Hogg F.M.T. £460 for B/B. and £415 for Lim. N Foster Kinawley £445 for AA. D McClean Fivemiletown £435 for Lim. P A Fee Tempo £360 for Daq. P Sherry Dungannon £355 for B/B.
J C Donnelly Aughnacloy £735 for Ch. A O Neill Loughgall £665 twice for Chars. J Brownlee Culkey £660 for Ch. F O Neill Ballygawley £655 for Sim. G Quinn Pomeroy £620 for Lim, and £505 for Par. B Grew Corranny £615 and £595 for Simms. P Quinn Pomeroy £600 for Ch. B McCaughey Trillick £575 for B/B. K G Maze Lisburn £515 for Lim. W G Darling Aghalane £475 for Fries.
E Kelly Augher £755 for Lim. F O Neill Ballygawley £660 for Lim. and £610 for Ch. J Leslie Claudy £640 for Sim. P Hawkes Omagh £615 for Ch. P Quinn Pomeroy £605 , £570 and £550 for Chars. J Brownlee Culkey £600 for Ch. B McCaughey Trillick £565 for B/B. G Quinn Pomeroy £555 for Par. K G Maze Lisburn £550 for Lim. M O Neill Ballygawley £530 for AA. J McCaffery Kinawley £500 for Lim. WandC Harron Crumlin £490 and £455 for B/Bs. A Clarke Springfield £490 for Bga.