Another great entry of 1472 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a strong demand for quality lots in all sections plainer lots however would easier.
In the fatstock ring 514 lots listed sold readily with cow heifers selling to £170 for a 470kg Lim. £164 for a 550kg Lim. and £158 for a 680kg Lim.
Beef cows sold to £157 for a 710kg Lim. £155 for a 730kg Char and £154 for a 800kg Lim.
Leading prices in this section: Newmills producer 490kg to £170. Portadown producer 550kg to £164. Donemana producer 680kg to £158, 660kg to £154 and 700kg to £143. Fivemiletown producer 710kg to £157. Londonderry producer 730kg to £155 Portadown producer 800kg to £154. Fintona producer 450kg to £154. Greencastle producer 590kg to £153. Pomeroy producer 620kg to £152 and 710kg to £144. Augher producer 660kg to £152. Rosslea producer 560kg to £151. Fermanagh producer 630kg to £147. Dungannon producer 840kg to £146. Clogher producer 720kg to £145. Cookstown producer 420kg to £145. Armagh producer 740kg to £144. Fivemiletown producer 620kg to £142, Pomeroy producer 690kg to £140.
Other quality lots sold from £125 to £138 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £100 to £121 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £102 to £110 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £77 to £90 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £52 to £72 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 790kg Lim. to £123, 900kg Lim. to £120, 900kg Lim. to £113, 910kg AA. to £108, 920kg Her. to £107, 710kg AA. to £106, 1090kg Lim. to £102, 1040kg Ch. to £102, 1070kg Ch. to £96, 940kg Sim. to £94, 1080kg Fries. to £93, 680kg Hol. to £92, 610kg Lim. to £90, 860kg Fr. to £87.
FAT STEERS (overage): 660kg Lim. to £166, 630kg Lim. to £162, 600kg Ch. to £160, 570kg Lim. to £158, 610kg Sim. to £148 twice, 460kg Sim. to £128, 890kg AA. to £125, 660kg Hol. to £124, 630kg Hol. to £121, 570kg Hol. to £117, 530kg Fr. to £115, 650kg Hol. to £112.
FAT STEERS (underage): 560kg AA. to £174, 560kg Lim. to £169, 590kg AA. to £167, 470kg S/H. to £165, 520kg AA. to £156, 500kg AA. to £152, 480kg AA. to £146, 480kg S/H. to £146, 570kg AA. to £146, 690kg AA. to £135, 420kg Fr. to £132, 470kg Fr. to £131, 490kg Fr. to £128.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 550kg Lim. to £175, 550kg Ch. to £170, 570kg Daq. to £145, 520kg S/H. to £140, 600kg Lim. top £140, 440kg S/H. to £128, 460kg Fkv. to £125, 580kg Ayr. to £120,
STORE BULLOCKS (288): A good steady demand in this section for quality lots with heavy stores selling to £1390 for a 740kg Ch. to M/S O and A McGready, Dungannon J and P Donnelly, Armagh sold 770kg Ch. to £1355, and 670kg Ch. to £1250. Augher producer 770kg Ch. to £1325, 720kg Ch. to £1295, and 730kg Ch. to £1280. K and A Clarke, Tynan 690kg Ch. to £1285 and 660kg Lim. to £1275. W J Falls, Aughnacloy 650kg Ch. to £1285. E J McDaid, Beragh 700kg Lim. to £1280. B Dawson, Craigavon 720kg Ch. to £1250. J Grant, Lurgan 690kg Ch. to £1245. D D and E McElroy, Clogher 650kg Ch. to £1240 and 620kg Ch. to £1210. L Black, Pomeroy 700kg Lim. to £1230. S Gardiner, Armagh 660kg Lim. to £1210. A J Daly, Dungannon 620kg B/B. to £1200. E Morton, Armagh 680kg Lim. to £1200. R Watson, Augher 630kg Ch. to £1190.
MED WEIGH STORES 410KG TO 500KG: Dungannon producer 490kg Ch. to £1080, 430kg Ch. to £1070, and 450kg Ch. to £1010. E F McKenna, Clogher 500kg AA. to £980. J McCrystal, Ballygawley 500kg Lim. to £975 and 460kg Lim. to £940. Beechmount Farms Ltd, Lisburn 480kg Ch. to £975, 490kg Sim. to £940, 480kg Lim. to £930, 480kg Sim. to £915, 470kg Ch. to £915, and 450kg Ch. to £910. S Irwin, Lisburn 500kg Lim. to £970. R Ward, Beragh 500kg Ch. to £970 and 490kg Ch. to £930. I W R Liggett, Minterburn 490kg Ch. to £945. R Mulligan, Clogher 460kg Lim. to £925. Pomeroy producer 470kg Ch. to £920, 450kg Ch. to £920 and 440kg Sim. to £910.
SMALLER STORES 400KG AND UNDER: J Sheridan, Florencecourt 340kg AAs to £775, 320kg AAs. to £775, 290kg AAs. to £775, 280kg AAs. to £695, 310kg AA. to £695, 300kg AAs. to £695.
STORE HEIFERS (162): A brisk demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1235 for a 670kg Lim, 590kg Lim. to £1100, 550kg Lim. to £1060, and a 510kg Lim. to £1000. P Rooney, Rosslea 610kg Daq. to £1180. B J Cowan, Fivemiletown 660kg Sim. to £1160. T A Gardiner Armagh 640kg Ch. to £1160. O O’Neill, Dungannon 640kg Daq. to £1125. J Jordan, Dungannon 570kg Ch. to £1100 580kg Lim. to £1060, and 600kg Ch. to £1000. P E McQuaid, Trillick 600kg Ch. to £1090. S Gardiner, Armagh 630kg Ch. to £1040 and 590kg Ch. to £1000. D Hall, Enniskillen 570kg Her. to £1030. J A Haren, Fermanagh 580kg Ch. to £1000 and 590kg Ch. to £1000. D O’Hagan, Maghera 550kg Ch. to £1000. A Conlon, Benburb 560 Lim. to £1000 and 550kg Lim. to £1000.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: S Gardiner, Armagh 500kg Ch. to £1000. J Hackett, Omagh 500kg Ch. to £915, 500kg Ch. to £900. J Jordan, Dungannon 490kg Lim. to £885, and 500kg Ch. to £880. J J Moane, Fivemiletown 450kg Lim. to £880. B O’Rourke, Dungannon 480kg Lim. to £875 and 480kg Lim. to £800. V Keys, Dromore 470kg Sim. to £870. P J B Doyle, Portadown 470kg Ch. to £825. D White, Portadown 450kg Ch. to £800 and 430kg Ch. to £790. J Austin, Craigavon 440kg Lim. to £790. G H Andrews, Moneymore 460kg B/B. to £785.
SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: J Austin, Craigavon 400kg Ch. to £815 and 370kg Lim. to £800. B O’Rourke, Dungannon 400kg Lim. to £775 400kg B/B. to £770, 350kg Lim. to £730, and 390kg Lim. to £680. R W K Jordan, Warringstown 390kg Daq. to £760390kg AA. to £695, 350kg Daq. to £655, 390kg Sim. to £625, 370kg Lim. to £565 and 360kg B/B. to £555. J J Moane, Cooneen 350kg Lim. to £690. R Burton, Dungannon 370kg Lim. to £660 and 360kg Sim. to £660. D White, Portadown 340kg Ch. to £655.
WEANLINGS (272): Another good turnout this week again sold readily with steers and bulls selling to £990 for a 520kg Ch to a Beragh producer J McKernan, Omagh 480kg Ch. to £900, 560kg Sim. to £885, 490kg Lim. to £870, 450kg Ch. to £860 and 370kg Ch. to £835. Fermanagh producer 410kg Ch. to £890 and 400kg Ch. to £880. A O’Rourke, Newry 460kg Ch. to £870, 330kg Ch. to £805 and 340kg Lim. to £800. J McKenna, Clogher 450kg Ch. to £855. P Stewart, Belcoo 370kg Ch. to £820. Gayle Matchett, Portadown 330kg Lim. to £815. H Crawford, Fermanagh 380kg Lim. to £815, 430kg Lim. to £810 and 440kg Lim. to £800. B McWilliams, Seskinore 370kg Sim. to £810.
WEANLING HEIFERS: J McElroy, Clogher 440kg Ch. to £870, 350kg Ch. to £775, 350kg Ch. to £730, 340kg Ch. to £670 and 310kg Ch. to £640. J Stewart, Fivemiletown 390kg Lim. to £810. P McCrory, Dungannon 390kg Ch. to £790, 340kg Ch. to £715, 340kg Sim. to £685, 280kg Ch. to £675, 270kg Ch. to £660, and 250kg Ch. to £660. P Stewart, Belcoo 310kg Ch. top £660 and 360kg Ch. to £645. P Cullinan, Eskra 280kg Ch. to £650 and 290kg Ch. to £640. K O Talbot, Coalisland 310kg Ch. to £650. M Toner, Desertmartin 250kg Lim. to £650.
DAIRY COWS AND HEIFERS: A firmer demand in this week with S J Caldwell, Castlederg selling a calved heifer to £1230. B McStravick, Aghagallon £1200 for calved heifer. Jim Mohan, Lisnaskea £1175 for calved heifer. R and M/S E Johnston, Tempo £1170, £1140, and £1050 for calved heifers. J I McFarland, Omagh £1100 for calved heifer. Benburb producer £1100 for calved heifer. D Montgomery, Dungannon £1100 for calved cow. B McCarney, Omagh £1000 each for calved heifers. A Brown, Banbridge £1000 for calved heifer. Several others sold from £830 to £975. Special entry next week two pedigree registered calved dairy shorthorn heifers for a local producer.
SUCKLER COWS AND CALVES: Strong demand for quality lots in this section with H McFarland, Trillick selling a heifer and heifer calf to £1860 and second calver and bull calf to £1560. Roly Hadden, Dungannon £1650 for heifer and bull calf and £1400 for heifer and heifer calf. Pomeroy producer £1510 for second calver and bull calf. P J Devlin, Omagh £1370 for heifer and heifer calf. Annaghmore producer £1320 for heifer and heifer calf and £1040 for heifer and bull calf. D Rafferty, Omagh £1300 for heifer and bull calf, £1200 for heifer and heifer calf and £990 for 05 cow and bull calf. H Monaghan, Fivemiletown £1100 for second calver and heifer calf. S Clarke, Augher £1060 for heifer and heifer calf. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £1180 for 08 cow and bull calf. R Elkin, Omagh £1140 for second calver and heifer calf. J Scott, Killylea £1000 for 09 cow and heifer calf and £965 for 07 cow and bull calf.
SPRINGING HEIFERS: J Curran £1330, £1210, and £1110. J Morgan £1120. C McLaughlin £1030 and £1000. W Hall £1010.
DROPPED CALVES AND REARED CALVES: A large entry sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £560 for a Char to M Gilmore, Pomeroy. Annaghmore producer £545 for a Lim. P Slevin, Dromore £450 for Sim. R J Hoy, Monea Enniskillen £365 for AA. and £345 for Ch. A J Thompson, Fermanagh £338 for B/B. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £360 for AA. J W Ritchie, Fermanagh £335 for B/B WEL Beacom, Lisbellaw £330 for Lim. A C Lunney, Aghalane £328 for B/B and £310 for AA. M Howe, Feremanagh £310 for Her.
HEIFERS: O McElroy, Augher £510 for Simm. Annaghmore producer £370 for AA. J Maguire, Rosslea £342 for Ch. S Clarke, Augher £330 for Her. S Doran, Dungannon £315 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: B Molloy, Pomeroy £635 and £600 for Chars. B McCrory, Pomeroy £635 for Daq. £600 and £565 for Lims and £550 and £510 for Herefords. H D Dorman, Coalisland £630 and £615 for Daqs. and £630 for Shb. Dungannon producer £520 for B/B. A McClean, Fermanagh £510 for Lim. W D Spence, Pomeroy £500 for Ch. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £500 for Ch. G Foster, Kinawley £480 for AA. and £475 and £465 for B/Bs.
REARED HEIFERS: O McElroy, Augher £690 for Sim. Dungannon producer £590 twice for Chars. B McCrory, Pomeroy £570 for Lim. H D Dorman, Coalisland £560 for Daq. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £545 for B/B. E J Mitchell, Clogher £530 for Sim. R McBride, Fintona £500 for Ch. Pomeroy producer £485 for Ch. Omagh producer £470 for Sim. G Foster, Kinawley £455, £440, £430 and £405 for B/Bs.