Sharp trade for cattle at Saintfield

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Another great entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with a sharp trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: Over 100 fats sold to £1342 for a 730kg Lim bullock, £184 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1216 for a 790kg Char, £154 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Lim bullocks 730kg, £184, £1343, 650kg, £180, £1170, 660kg, £176 £1166, AA bullocks 690kg, £169, £1166, 630kg, £170, £1071, Ballynahinch producer Char cow 790kg, £154, £1216, Comber producer Sal cow 620kg, £163, £1010, Downpatrick producer Sim bull 990kg, £108, £1069, Sim cow 660kg, £160, £1056, Ballygowan producer Lim bull 980kg, £114, £1117, Char cow 830kg, £132, £1095, Dromara producer Lim bullock 570kg, £178, £1014, Newtownards producer AA bull 870kg, £111, £965, Hol cow 800kg, £104, £832, 800kg, £101, £808, Ballynahinch producer Sim cows 630kg, £133, £837, 650kg, £129, £838, Crossgar producer Hol cows 710kg, £124, £880, 710kg, £120, £852, Ballygowan producer Fr cows 770kg, £116, £893, 690kg, £125, £862, 740kg, £109, £806, Killinchy producer Her cows 470kg, £180, £846, 710kg, £113, £802, 630kg, £123, £774, Castlewellan producer Sim bull 650kg, £150, £975, Portaferry producer Lim cow 790kg, £120, £948, Dromore producer Fr cows 740kg, £105, £777, 640kg, £112, £716.

BULLOCKS: 180 sold to £1190 for a 700kg Fkv. Lighter sorts sold to £1020 for a 410kg Char.

Leading prices: Carrowdore producer Fkvs 700kg, £1190, 600kg, £1100, 500kg, £975, 520kg, £950, 490kg, £940, 460kg, £920, 460kg, £900, Dromore producer Chars 580kg, £1120, 50kg, £1090, 490kg, £1000, 510kg, £1000, 490kg, £990, 470kg, £975, 450kg, £950, Comber producer Chars 450kg, £1030, 410kg, £1020, 440kg, £1000, 430kg, £970, 430kg, £955, Downpatrick producer Sh 560kg, £1080, 550kg, £1035, 500kg, £1000, Dromara producer AAs 600kg, £1100, 490kg, £1000, 390kg, £840, Ballynahinch producer Chars 450kg, £970, 520kg, £960, 460kg, £945, 450kg, £940, 400kg, £890, Kicubbin producer AAs 490kg, £970, 440kg, £935, Comber producer Lims 390kg, £860, 300kg, £785, 300kg, £765, Lisburn producer Chars 500kg, £990, 440kg, £860, Portaferry producer Lims 500kg, £990, 430kg, £920, 330kg, £800, 300kg, £795.

HEIFERS; 130 sold to £1230 for a 580kg Lim. Lighter sorts sold to £1015 for a 450kg.

Leading prices: Killyleagh producer Lims 580kg, £1230, 600kg, £1140, 620kg, £1100, 540kg, £1060, 550kg, £1060, 440kg, £930, Newtownards producer Lims 500kg, £1000, 500kg, £970, 450kg, £960, 460kg, £940, 400kg, £890, Castlewellan producer Lims 450kg, £1015, 450kg, £980, 440kg, £945, 400kg, £930, Comber producer Lims 500kg, £1000, 420kg, £805, Dromore producer Chars 480kg, £980, 440kg, £900, 470kg, £900, 390kg, £800, Ballygowan producer Lims 400kg, £825, 390kg, £780, Cloughey producer Lims 440kg, £885, 440kg, £850, 400kg, £840, 400kg, £835, 400kg, £830.

DROPPED CALVES: 75 drops sold to £415 for a Char bull.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Char bull £415, Kircubbin producer BB bulls £378, £302, BB heifers £305, £265, £240, Her bulls £275, £250, £202, Saintfield producer Lim bulls £315, £300, £272, Lim heifers £280, £230, £205, Comber producer BB heifers £300, £290, £200, Killinchy producer Sim heifers £238, £220, £210 twice, Newtownards producer AA heifers £220, £200.