Steady trade for all classes of stock at Dungannon

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A full ring side of buyers insured a steady trade for all classes of stock with steers selling to £1350, 705kg Char (192.00).

Heifer prices peaked at £1080 615kg AA (176.00); a large entry of dropped calves peaked at £300 Lim bull and heifer calves to £300 AA; suckled cows and calves topped at £1260 BB cow and Char hfr calf at foot; weanlings sold to £1010 510kg Char steer (198.00) and weanling heifers to £860 395kg Char (218.00).

STEERS (70): Steers prices peaked at £1350 for a 705kg Char (192.00) presented by E James, £1265 655kg Char (193.00), £1250, 625kg Char (200.00), £1150, 590kg Char (195.00); S McGlinchey £1350, 665kg Char (203.00), £1350, 690kg Char (196.00), £1260 585kg Char (215.00), £1235, 635kg Char (195.00); E Nugent £955, 485kg Daq (197.00), £910, 415kg Lim (219.00), £830, 425kg Lim (195.00); I Trainor £840, 420kg Sim (200.00); P Loughran £750, 380kg Lim (197.00), £730, 340kg Char (215.00), £725, 330kg Her (220.00); N Branngan £670, 330kg Char (203.00), £655, 295kg Lim (222.00), £655, 315kg Lim (208.00), £650, 320kg Lim (203.00).

HEIFERS (40): First choice heifers continue to sell sharply to peak at £1080 615kg AA (176.00) presented by J McIvor; S Corrigan £1030, 495kg Char (208.00), £1010, 520kg Char (194.00); A Cush £1000, 540kg Char (185.00); I Trainor £930, 495kg Sim (188.00), £800, 410kg Sim (195.00); J Doyle £870, 470kg AA (185.00); W Berry £810, 395kg Char (205.00), £760, 380kg Char (200.00), £540, 275kg Char (196.00).

DROPPED CALVES (120): A large entry of dropped calves sold to a height of £300 Lim bull presented by P Traynor; G Matchett £280 Lim bull; P Woods £270 Sim bull; H Watters £250 x 3 SWR bulls, £250 SH bull; N Robb £245 Lim bull, £230 Lim bull, £210 x 2 Lim bulls; R Totten £240 Sal bull; G Hazlett £235 AA bulls, £230 AA bull; R Donnelly £230 MB bull. Reared Fr bulls sold to £245 x 2 bulls presented by H Curry, £235 x 3 Fr bulls. Heifers calves sold to a height of £300 AA presented by G Matchett; R Totten £260 Her hfr, £250 AA hfr; A Kyle £245 BB hfr, £210 x 2 AA hfrs; R Jones £225 Lim hfr; E Fox £225 Her hfr, £200 Her hfr; G Hazlett £205 AA hfr; N Robb £200 Lim hfr.

Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1260 BB cow and Char hfr calf at foot presented by A Cush, £1200 Lim cow; A Hamilton £1160 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot, £1130 Her cow and Char bull; L McCloskey £1110 Lim cow and Lim hfr calf, £1000 Lim cow and Her hfr.

WEANLINGS (50): Weanling sold to a top price of £1010, 510kg Char steer (198.00) presented by D Conroy; G O’Neill £925, 455kg Sim (203.00); F McVeigh £900, 435kg Char (210.00), £900, 395kg Char (227.00), £850, 370kg Char (230.00), £685, 290kg Char (236.00); B Doran £845, 415kg Char (204.00), £715, 320kg Char (223.00); R Mullen £800, 355kg Sim (225.00); N Berry £740, 290kg Char (255.00); R J Dickson £650, 285kg Char (228.00); W Murphy £605, 295kg Sim (205.00). Weanling heifers peaked at £860, 395kg Char (218.00) presented by R Graham, £855, 460kg Lim (186.00), £800, 340kg Char (235.00); G O’Neill £845, 445kg Char (190.00); W Murphy £835, 390kg BB (214.00; F McVeigh £790, 350kg Char (226.00); A Johnston £705, 335kg Daq (210.00), £675, 305kg Daq (221.00); N Berry £590, 275kg Char (215.00).