Steers sell to £1050 500kg at Dungannon

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A seasonal entry of stock saw steers sell to £1050 500kg Lim (210.00). While heifers topped at £910 565kg Sim (161.10).

Dropped calves sold to £420 BB bull and heifer calves to £340 BB. Weanlings sold as far as 296p per kg for a 280kg Char steer £830 and a top price of £860 335kg Lim steer (267.00). While weanling heifers to £765 330kg Char (232.00).

STEERS (50): A mixed entry of steers saw a top price paid of £1050 500kg Lim (210.00) presented by W Somerville, £1010 500kg Lim (202.00), £970 500kg Lim (195.00); V Donnelly £985 525kg Char (188.00); S McCloskey £980 535kg Char (183.00); B Skeffington £930 475kg Her (196.00), £910 465kg Her (196.00), £780 405kg Sim (193.00); D Molloy £900 480kg Char (187.00); Riverview Farms £745 345kg Lim (216.00); A Ballygawley Farmer £720 345kg Char (209.00), £700 365kg Lim (192.00); N Morrow £640 310kg AA (206.00); G Gourley £635 325kg FKV (195.00).

HEIFERS (33): Heifer prices peaked at £910 565kg Sim (161.00) presented by A McAleer; J Thompson £860 460kg Char (187.00), £800 405kg Char (197.50), £800 395kg Char (202.50), £790 420kg Sim (188.10); G McCaughey £820 450kg Lim (182.00), £750 390kg Lim (192.00); J Gormley £805 410kg Char (196.30), £500 x 2 267kg Char (187.00); R Redmond £790 405kg Char (195.10); B Skeffington £710 385kg AA (185.00), £545 285kg Her (191.20);

DROPPED CALVES (76): Dropped calf trade remains strong to peak at £420 Lim bull presented by T Quinn; M McNally £360 Lim bull; F Oliver £350 BB bull, £295 x 2 Char bulls, £190 AA bull; M McCann £305 AA bull, £235 AA bull; A Morrow £300 Lim bull; J Gormley £290 AA bull; C Quinn £280 BB bull, £275 BB bull; F Burrows £255 AA bull; D McGahan £250 Lim bull; M Gormley £250 x 2 Lim bulls; P and T McCaughey £240 AA bull, £200 AA bull; S Humphries £215 FKV bull; D Abraham £180 Sim bull; reared Fr bull calves sold to £275 x 5 Fr bulls presented by A Morrow, £150 x 3 Fr bulls; Morrison Bros £160 x 2 Fr bulls; S Humphries £108 x 2 Fr bulls. Meanwhile heifer calves sold to £340 BB presented S Cassidy, £325 BB hfr, £310 Lim hfr, £270 BB hfr; D Loane £240 Lim hfr; D Gallagher £175 Her hfr; J Dunlop £135 Char hfr. Reared heifer calves sold to £375 BB presented by W Allen, £355 WB hfr, £310 BB hfr.

WEANLINGS (67): First choice weanlings continue to sell exceptionally well with male calves selling to £860 335kg Lim steer (257.00) presented by M McNally, £840 315kg Lim (268.00), £840 325kg Lim (258.50), £835 340kg Lim (246.00), £825 295kg Lim (280.00), £820 300kg Lim (273.00), £750 280kg Lim (268.00), £690 240kg Lim (287.00); P McCallan £830 280kg Char (296.00), £825 355kg Char (232.00), £775 310kg Char (250.00), £705 245kg Char (288.00), £680 260kg Char (262.00); C Richardson £810 330kg Lim (245.50), £745 310kg Sim (240.00); N Taylor £805 310kg Lim (260.00), £740 280kg Lim (265.00); Riverview Farms £785 300kg Char (262.00), £725 310kg Lim (234.00); M Daly £750 285kg Lim (263.00); While Weanling Heifers topped at £765 330kg Char (221.00) presented by C Richardson, £675 300kg Char (225.00), £670 275kg Char (244.00), £665 305kg Lim (218.00); A McAleer £705 285kg Char (248.00), £660 280kg Char (236.00); N Taylor £675 310kg Lim (218.00), £620 300kg Lim (207.00), £600 285kg Char (210.50); M Daly £635 265kg Char (240.00), £605 300kg AA (202.00), £590 250kg Lim (236.00); M Daly £600 235kg Lim (255.00); P McCallan £550 260kg Char (212.00).