Smaller entry of cattle at Saintfield

There was a smaller entry of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield, with a firm trade throughout.

Fat cattle sold to £1299 for a 760kg Lim Bullock, £171 per 100kg. Cows sold to £1121 for a 890kg Char, £126 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Lim Bullocks 760kg £171 £1299, 640kg £160 £1024, Downpatrick producer Char Cows 890kg £126 £1121, 760kg £139 £1056, 580kg £174 £1009, Killinchy producer Lim Cows 770kg £130 £1001, 680kg £141 £958, Newcastle producer Sim Cows 690kg £146 £1007, 630kg £126 £793, Downpatrick producer Hol Cows 790kg £120 £948, 700kg £134 £938, 810kg £111 £899, 690kg £130 £897, Downpatrick producer 740kg £114 £843, 730kg £110 £803, 680kg £117 £795, 670kg £114 £763, 620kg £121 £750, 670kg £110 £737, 630kg £116 £730.

Bullocks sold to £1100 for a 550kg Lim, (200) £550 along with his weight.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer Lims 550kg £1100, 450kg £1070, 470kg £1030, 400kg £1005, 450kg £1000, 400kg £990, 410kg £995, 410kg £990, 420kg £980, 450kg £980, 400kg £965, 410kg £965, 400kg £960, 400kg £940, 400kg £930, 400kg £920, Comber producer Sims 550kg £1085, 500kg £995, 500kg £910, Ballynahinch producer Mb 500kg £1065, 500kg £1055, 400kg £900, 360kg £800, Newtownards producer Hers 460kg £890, 400kg £855, 430kg £855, 370kg £800.

Heifers sold to £1000 for a 540kg Lim.

Leading prices; Ardglass producer Lim 540kg £1000, Downpatrick producer Chars 470kg £990, 420kg £955, 450kg £900, 400kg £890, 420kg £880, Saintfield producer Chars 440kg £900, 400kg £880, 420kg £880, 400kg £860, Comber producer Hers 370kg £790, 350kg £770, 400kg £770, Lisburn producer AAs 400kg £880, 420kg £850, 400kg £820.

Dropped calves sold to £380 for a BB Bull and £375 for a BB Heifer.

Leading prices: Newtownards producer BB Bulls £380, 360, £330, £320, £295, £290, £280, £275 twice, £272, £262, £255, £240, £200, AA Heifers £330, £325, £290, £255, Kircubbin producer BB Heifers £375, £250, BB Bulls £300, £290, £330, £280, Comber producer Sim Bull £335, Sim Heifers £290, £260, £250, Dromara producer Sh Bulls £280, £255, Portavogie producer Lim Bulls £305, £260, £235, £225, £205.