Saintfield Mart: Fat cows sell to £1,209

Saintfield Mart
Saintfield Mart

Good entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with plenty of quality stock on offer selling to excellent trade.

More cattle required to meet demands.

FAT CATTLE: Sold to £1,209 for a 780kg Limousin cow, £155 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Limousin cow 780kg, £155, £1,209, Downpatrick producer Charolais bullocks 700kg, £184, £1,288, 630kg, £198, £1,247, 630kg, £187, £1,203. 650kg, £185, £1,202, 650kg, £177, £1,150, 620kg, £185, £1,147, Charolais heifer 610kg, £190, £1,157, Dromara producer Limousin cows 760kg, £150, £1,140, 740kg, £148, £1,095, 770kg, £133, £1,024 and Lisburn producer Simmental cow 680kg, £159, £1,081, Limousin cows 670kg, £144, £964, 630kg, £143, £900.

BULLOCKS: Sold to £1,220 for a 570kg Limousin (214).

Leading prices: Clough producer Limousins 570kg, £1,220, 500kg, £1,140, 510kg, £1,140, 500kg, £1,085, 460kg, £1,080, 500kg, £1,070, 460kg, £1,065, 500kg, £1,045. 420kg, £1,000, 430kg, £1,000, 440kg, £985, 400kg, £960, 400kg, £945, Saintfield producer Charolais 500kg, £1,100, 500kg, £990, 360kg, £865, 320kg, £855, Ballynahinch producer Limousins 420kg, £985, 440kg, £945 and Carryduff producer Aberdeen Angus 500kg, £1,070, 430kg, £920, 470kg, £900.

HEIFERS: Sold to £1,140 for a 600kg Limousin (190).

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Limousins 600kg, £1,140, 600kg, £1,020, 500kg, £960, 440kg, £855, 400kg, £845, 520kg, £1,055, 540kg, £1,055, 550kg, £1,090, Saintfield producer Charolais 520kg, £1,080, 440kg, £1,040, 450kg, £1,010, 450kg, £1,000, Downpatrick producer 350kg, £870, 350kg, £860, 330kg, £850 and Downpatrick producer Charolais 440kg, £980, 400kg, £900, 420kg, £875, 390kg, £835, 340kg, £800.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Sold to £,1650 for a Belgian Blue cow with Shorthorn bull at foot.

Special entry for next week, June 19 of six cows with calves at foot.

Leading prices: Carryduff producer Belgian Blue cow with Shorthorn calves at foot £1,650, £1,370, Dromore producer Limousin cows with Limousin calves at foot £1,600, £1,550, £1,510, £1,500, £1,470 and Ballynahinch producer Simmental cow with calf at foot £1,480.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to £420 for a Limousin bull and £320 for a Limousin heifer.

Leading prices: Comber producer Limousin bulls £420, £380, £370, Limousin heifers £320, Hereford heifer £230, Carryduff producer Hereford bulls £380, £350, £320, Belfast producer Aberdeen Angus bulls £360kg £340, Aberdeen Angus heifer £320 and Downpatrick producer Limousin heifers £350, £320, £300.