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Another super entry of over 600 head of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a brisk trade remaining.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to £1224 for a 720kg AA bullock, £170 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1013 for a 680kg Lim, £149 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Saintfield producer AA Bullock 720kg £170 £1224, Dromara producer Lim cow 680kg £149 £1013, Killinchy producer Lim cows 700kg £135 £945, 730kg £120 £876, Carryduff producer Fr cows 600kg £133 £798, 670kg £113 £757, 570kg £124 £706, Downpatrick producer Fr cows 800kg £102 £816, 700kg £109 £763, 680kg £112 £761, 530kg £142 £752, 670kg £106 £710, Bangor producer Fr cows 700kg £108 £756, 650kg £114 £741, 610kg £115 £701.

BULLOCKS: Almost 200 sold to a serious trade of £1190 for a 500kg Char, (240) £690 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Greyabbey producer Char 500kg £1190 550kg £1140, 510kg £1135, 560kg £1110, 550kg £1090 500kg £1080, 550kg £1065, 500kg £1060, 510kg £1050, 500kg £1030, 500kg £1025, 460kg £1010, 500kg £1010, 440kg £1000, 460kg £995, 440kg £990, 450kg £990, 400kg £970, 400kg £910, 390kg £900, 410kg £900, Bangor producer BBs 610kg £1190, 600kg £1160, 550kg £1085, 500kg £1055, 470kg £1030, Millisle producer Lims 580kg £1150, 500kg £1105, 520kg £1090, 490kg £1065, 490kg £1050, 440kg £1030, 450kg £950, Dromara producer BBs 660kg £1175, 600kg £1125, 550kg £1095, 550kg £1045, 500kg £1040, 490kg £1000, 490kg £990, 430kg £960, Ballygowan producer Chars 550kg £1165, 490kg £975, 440kg £970, 400kg £950, 400kg £930, 400kg £900, Lisburn producer Sims 580kg £1160, 500kg £1130, 510kg £1130, 500kg £1080, 490kg £1060, 490kg £1045, 500kg £1000, 510kg £1000, 410kg £970, Lisburn producer Lims 580kg £1145, 500kg £1100, 510kg £1090, 520kg £1050, 490kg £1020, 510kg £1020, Comber producer Sims 700kg £1130, 590kg £1120, 600kg £1100, 590kg £1090, 560kg £1090, 550kg £1060, 560kg £1060, 500kg £1040, Millisle producer Lims 600kg £1170, 550kg £1135, 580kg £1135, 560kg £1130, Dromara producer Chars 500kg £1110, 470kg £1100, 450kg £1000, 470kg £990, 500kg £990, 420kg £985, 460kg £985, 400kg £960, Ballynahinch producer Lims 550kg £1120, 460kg £1085, 450kg £1010, 420kg £1010, 440kg £990, 400kg £950.

HEIFERS: 160 sold to strong demand, top price of £1350 for a 650kg Lim, (208) £700 along with her weight.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Lims 650kg £1350, 570kg £1185, 540kg £1045, 500kg £995, 400kg £850, Downpatrick producer Daqs 700kg £1280, 650kg £1210, Ballynahinch producer Chars 650kg £1250, 610kg £1210, 590kg £1205, 600kg £1160, 550kg £1080, 520kg £1030, Dromara producer Lims 600kg £1240, 550kg £1160, Crossgar producer Lim 600kg £1240, Carryduff producer BBs 600kg £1120, 600kg £1110, 550kg £1000, Saintfield producer Lims 500kg £1000, 450kg £960, 450kg £940, 400kg £850, 390kg £840, 390kg £780, Newry producer Chars 490kg £990, 460kg £960, 430kg £935, 440kg £935, 400kg £860.

DROPPED CALVES: Almost 100 sold to £310 for a Lim bull.

Leading prices: Ballygowan producer Lim bull £310, Newtownards producer Fr bull £310, Saintfield producer BB bulls £300, £265, £230, Newtownards producer Her bulls £305, £270, £255, £235, Saintfield producer BB bulls £270, £240.