At the fortnightly cattle sale on Monday night the 3rd August, there was a fantastic entry of quality heifers and bullocks.
Middle weight stores sold to £2. 22ppk paid for a 414kg Lim bullock, and heavy weight cattle peaked at £2.04ppk paid for a 544kg Lim bullock. Leading prices on all categories as follows.
Teconnaught farmer 414kg LIM £920 (2.22ppk), Ballyward farmer 472kg LIM £1045(2.21ppk) and 408kg lim £900(2.21ppk), Clough farmer 440kg lim £965(2.19ppk),Ballynahinch farmer 318kgLIM £695(2.19ppk), Clough farmer 424kg CH £915 (2.16ppk) and 458kg CH £970(2.22ppk), Saintfield farmer 380kg CH £795(2.09ppk) , Castlewellan farmer 430kg CH £880 (2.05ppk), Newcastle farmer 320kg SIM £650(2.05ppk), Downpatrick farmer 554kg LIM £1100 (2.04ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 260kg LIM £530 (2.04ppk), Strangford farmer 618kg LIM £1250(2.03ppk), Clough farmer 452kg ch £910 (2,01ppk), Downpatrick farmer 450kg LIM £900(2.00ppk), Strangford farmer 516kg LIM £1030 (2.00ppk), Strangford farmer 538kg lim £1065(1.98ppk), Ballyward farmer 510kg lim £980(1.92ppk), Strangford farmer 462KG SIM £870, Teconnaught farmer 528kg CH £940(1.78ppk) and 430kg CH £760(1.77ppk), Ballynoe farmer 552kg LIM £970(1.76ppk), Strangford farmer 648kg SIM £1130(1.74ppk), Ballynoe farmer 548kg LIM £936(1.71ppk) and 634kg LIM £1077(1.70ppk) and 532kg LIM £900(1.69ppk), Downpatrick farmer 508kg LIM £840(1.66PPK)and 584kg CH £950(1.63ppk), Bonecastle farmer 258kg LIM £415(1.61ppk), Ballynoe farmer 586kg LIM £935(1.60ppk) and Downpatrick farmer 254kg LIM £400, Strangford farmer 696kg MB £1050(1.51ppk) and 760kg MB £1100(1.45ppk) and 760kg MB £1000(1.32ppk), Raholp farmer 388kg FR £460(1.19PPK) and 460kg FR £500(1.09ppk).
Ballyward farmer 478kg LIM £945(1.98ppk), Teconnaught farmer 410kg LIM£810(1.98PPK), Ballynoe farmer 450kgCH £875(1.94ppk), Castlewellan farmer 420 kg LIM£815(1.94ppk), Castlewellan farmer 484kg LIM £930(1.92ppk), Loughinisland farmer 476kg CH £905(1.90ppk), Castlewellan farmer 400kg LIM £735 (1.84ppk), Downpatrick farmer 490kg CH £895(1.83ppk), Newcastle farmer 472kg LIM £860(1.82ppk), Downpatrick farmer 446kg LIM £810 (1.82ppk), Newcastle farmer 430kg £780 (1.98ppk), Castlewellan farmer 450kg CH £830 (1.81ppk), Ballynoe farmer 534kg CH £960(1.80ppk), Castlewellan farmer 424kg AA £755(1.78ppk) and 440kg CH £780(1.77ppk), Newcastle farmer 496kg SIM £870(1.75ppk) Ballyward farmer 456kg LIM £790(1.73PPK) and 550kg LIM £950(1.73ppk) and Castlewellan farmer 436kg LIM £750(1.72ppk).