Almost 800 cattle came under the hammer this week at Clogher Mart with all stock selling to a noticeably improved demand in all sections.
In the Fatstock Ring Cow Heifers sold to a top of £209 for a 530kg Lim and £190 for a 480kg Lim.
Beef Cows topped £192 for a 660kg B/Blue and £186 for a 670kg Lim. Leading prices Fintona Producer 530kg to £209. Ballygawley Producer 660kg to £192. Dungannon Producer 480kg to £190, 480kg to £187, 600kg to £186, 530kg to £179 and 600kg to £168. Kesh Producer 670kg to £186 and 680kg to £171. Augher Producer 640kg to £178. Crumlin Producer 730kg to £168. Tempo Producer 730kg to £165 and 820kg to £159. Dungannon Producer 660kg to £162. Downpatrick Producer 710kg to £159. Lisbellaw Producer 540kg to £156. Fivemiletown Producer 620kg to £155. Lisburn Producer 590kg to £153. Dungannon Producer 660kg to £151. Augher Producer 640kg to £151.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £149 per 100kg.
2nd quality lots sold from £112 to £128 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £116 to £124 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £90 to £112 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £70 to £84 per 100kg.
940kg Char. to £129, 980kg Char. to £123, 840kg Shb. to £111.
FAT STEERS (overage)
690kg Lim. to £184 630kg Ch. to £181, 550kg Lim. to £175, 780kg Ch. to £170. 810kg Ch. to £162. 890kg Ch. to £160. 850kg Ch. to £152.
FAT STEERS (underage)
520kg Lim. to £197, 670kg Ch. to £196 twice, 780kg B/B. to £195, 680kg Ch. to £191, 710kg Ch. to £191, 740kg Lim. to £186, 700kg Ch. to £185, 730kg Ch. to £184, 860kg Ch. to £181, 710kg Ch. to £180, 730kg Ch. to £177, 710kg Ch. to £174, 700kg Ch. to £172, 730kg Ch. to £169, 740kg Ch. to £168.
FAT HEIFERS (underage)
590kg AA. to £218, 510kg AA. to £211, 630kg Lim. to £194, 540kg Ch. to £185, 430kg AA. to £184, 570kg Ch. to £182, 700kg Ch. to £178, 780kg Ch. to £177, 640kg Sim. to £177, 800kg Sim. to £175, 640kg AA. to £158, 770kg Fr. to £149, 550kg Fr. to £133, 540kg Fr. to £120.
A very strong demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1400 for a 690kg B/B to G Robinson Fintona. M/S D & S McMaugh Eskra sold 670kg Lim. to £1390 and a 630kg Ch. to £1225. M Madden Omagh 710kg Ch. to £1335 and a 680kg Ch. to £1280. M McCormick Armagh 690kg Sim. to £1330 and 780kg Ch. to £1320. W Noble Clogher 670kg Her. to £1290 and 660kg Her. to £1200. J Holmes Fivemiletown 650kg Lim. to £1270, 620kg Lim. to £1270, 650kg Lim. to £1260, and 660kg Ch. to £1210. P Hackett Clogher 620kg Ch. to £1270. D T Potter Clogher 690kg Her. to £1250 and 640kg Her. to £1200. R Robinson Dungannon 640kg Ch. to £1240, 660kg AA. to £1240, 620kg Ch. to £1195 and 580kg Fr. to £1180.
STORES 410KG TO 500KG
S J Loughlin Cookstown 500kg AA to £1080 and 460kg Lim. to £980. D Loughlin Cookstown 410kg Lim. to £1045 and 460kg AA. to £990. J Morrison Dungiven 490kg Lim. to £985 and 500kg Lim. to £965. R Greaves Fermanagh 480kg B/B. to £915, 450kg Sim. to £890, 430kg S/H. to £880 twice, and 470kg B/B. to £860. W Noble Clogher 490kg Fr. to £810.
STORES 400KG & UNDER
M McGeown Armagh 400kg Lim. to £790, 370kg B/B. to £755 and 300kg Sal. to £560. G McAloon Fintona 400kg B/B. to £700.
A very keen demand in this section with strong stores selling to a top of £1410 for 720kg and 700kg to £1355 both AAs and a 650kg Ch. to £1095 for P L McCaffery Derrylin. H Robinson Fivemiletown sold 590kg Ch. to £1215, 620kg Ch. to £1165. Joe Keys Clogher 610kg Lim. to £1195. G Litter Portadown 550kg Ch. to £1195. G Robinson Fintona 580kg Sim. to £1120. P McCrory Dungannon 530kg Ch. to £1115. J J Corr Dungannon 600kg B/B. to £1090. Pat Cassidy Augher 510kg Lim. to £1055. J Gildernew Dungannon 590kg Par. to £1000. C Gildernew Dungannon 540kg Ch. to £975.
STORES 410KG TO 500KG
G Litter Portadown 500kg Ch. to £1075 and 480kg Ch. to £925. K G Clarke Tynan 490kg Ch. to £1070, 480kg Ch. to £1070, 470kg Ch. to £1015, and 450kg Ch. to £1005. S J Loughlin Cookstown 460kg Lim. to £1040 and 440kg Lim. to £890. P McCrory Dungannon 470kg Ch. to £1035. P Cassdy Augher 470kg B/B. to £1000. D Loughlin Cookstown 470kg Sim. to £995. J Gildernew Dungannon 440kg Ch. to £965. J Frizelle Balygawley 440kg Lim. to £955. M G Costello Florencecourt 450kg Lim. to £900 and 420kg Lim. to £885. P Hackett Clogher 420kg Her. to £895. C Gildernew Dungannon 450kg Par. to £855.
STORES 400KG & UNDER
S J Loughlin Cookstown 400kg Lim. to £805. G Litter Portadown 350kg Daq. to £760. J Gildernew Dungannon 390kg Ch. to £700. Pomeroy Producer 330kg Lim. to £690, 310kg Ch. to £670, 310kg Lim. to £665, and 290kg Ch. to £605.
A seasonal entry sold to a very sharp demand with Steers & Bulls selling to £1020 for a 460kg Lim. to J C Whitcroft Co. Armagh. K F McDonnell Fivemiletown 350kg Lim. to £900. E Cassidy Rosslea 340kg Ch. to £900. J J Cassidy Rosslea 400kg Ch. to £900 and 430kg Ch. to £880. T F & L Reid Crumlin 380kg Lim. to £850, 350kg Ch. to £780, 330kg Lim. to £770 and 400kg Lim. to £760. J McKenna Clogher 360kg Ch. to £850 and 300kg Ch. to £790. G & P Smyton Fivemiletown 360kg Sim. to £805. K Moore Augher 360kg Lim. to £805. P J Conwell Donamana 300kg Ch. to £785 and 280kg Lim. to £860. B McElhone Moneymore 350kg Ch. to £785. D McGovern Fermanagh 270kg Lim. to £780 and 240kg Lim. to £755.
M O Conner Augher 360kg Ch. to £830. J J Cassidy Rosslea 390kg Ch. to £830, 350kg Ch. to £800, 350kg Ch. to £795 and 360kg Lim. to £760. S Armstrong Enniskillen 410kg Ch. to £830350kg Ch. to £790, 380kg Ch. to £780, and 370kg Ch. to £780. M J Callaghan Fivemiletown 390kg Daq. to £815 ,410kg Daq. to £790, and 290kg Ch. to £770. G Connelly Rosslea 330kg Lim. to £795 and 290kg Lim. to £780. K Moore Augher 350kg Lim. to £785. J McCrystal Ballygawley 290kg Ch. to £780. M & G Monaghan Augher 330kg Lim. to £740. G Reid Crumlin 290kg Lim. to £700. R W Willis Fermanagh 360kg AA. to £680. G Litter Portadown 260kg Ch. to £670.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS
A smaller entry sold to a steady demand with a Benburb Producer selling a Calved Heifer to £1300. P McBennett Armagh £1265 for a Calved Heifer. G Murphy Forkhill £940 and £850 for 3rd Calvers H M Connelly Roslea £930 for Calved Heifer.
Springing Cows sold to £1055 for a 2nd Calver
Maiden Heifers sold to £640, £640, £630, £605, £605, £605, £565, and £565 for G& N Andrews £610 and £595 for E McGrath. with smaller ones selling to £428 and £400 for a Portadown Producer.
K Russell £1480 for Ped Non Reg Char. Mountview Cattle £1040 for Lim. M McGlone £840 for young S/Horn Bull
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
An excellent demand this week with a lot of quality stock on offer E Maguire Carrickmore sold a 3rd Calver & Heifer Calf to £1800. P McDonagh Tempo £1710 for a Heifer & Bull Calf, £1555 for a Heifer & Heifer Calf, £1525 for Heifer & Heifer Calf, ££1430 for 09 Cow & Bull Calf, and £1360 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. O Mulgrew Cookstown £1650 for Heifer & Bull Calf. K Moore Augher £1490 for 09 Cow & Bull Calf. F McElroy Augher £ 1410 for Heifer & Bull Calf. J Rooney Cooneen £1400 for Heifer & Heifer Calf and £1135 for 02 Cow & Heifer Calf. S McConnell Clogher £1400 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. Gortavoy Farms Pomeroy £1400 for Heifer & Bull Calf. D Nugent Dungannon £1360 for 3rd Calver & Bull Calf and £1290 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. J Quinn Pomeroy £1355 for 2nd Calver & Bull Calf. Pomeroy Producer £1355 for Heifer & Heifer Calf, £1340 for Heiofer & Bull Calf, and £1260 for Heifer & Bull Calf. E J McMenamin Kesh £1310 for 09 Cow & Bull Calf. Several other outfits sold from £980 to £1280.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES
A large entry sold to a brisk demand with Bull Calves (under 2 months) selling to £448 for a Ch. to C Loane Kesh. DRJ Farms Sixmilecross £435 for Char. K Moore Augher £430 for Char. P A Fee Tempo £375 for Lim. C Carlin Claudy £358 and £340 for Limms and £338 for AA. B Ward Dungannon £355 for Lim.
DRJ Farms Sixmilecross £420 for Ch. K Moore Augher £400 and £350 for Chars. with £340 for Lim.
F O Neill Ballygawley £530 for Lim. K Moore Augher £520 and £450 for Limms. £495 twice, for Chars.DRJ Farms Sixmilecross 510 for Lim. £495, £450, and £435 for Chars. R J Bleakley Fivemiletown £440 fopr B/B. A&D Edgar Trillick 405 for Sim. and £362 for AA. S Feeney Greysteel £390 for AA. and £380 for Sim.
E Conroy Killyman £485 for Char.and £335 for Lim. DRJ Farms Sixmilecross £475, £450, and £420 for Chars. K Moore Augher £40 and £350 twice for Chars and £340 for Lim. C Carlin Claudy £335 and £308 for Limms. A & D Edgar Trillick £308 twice for Simms £290 for B/B. and £285 for Her.