Stronger demand for first sale of 2016 at Clogher

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A seasonal entry sold to a stronger demand for the first sale of 2016 in the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £202 for a 730kg B/Blue £179 for a 710kg B/Blue and 173 for a 770kg Lim. Cow heifers sold to £184 for a 570kg Char £168 for a 600kg Char and £168 for a 710kg Lim.

Leading prices in this section: Fintona producer 730kg B/B to £202, and £179 for a 710kg B/B. Fivemiletown producer 570kg Ch to £184. Pomeroy producer 770kg Lim. to £173. Castlederg producer 600kg Ch to £168 and 660kg B/B to £156. Dungannon producer 710kg Lim to £168. Armagh producer 680kg Ch to £162. Greencastle producer 540kg Lim to £160. Fivemiletown producer 670kg Lim to £158. Bellanaleck producer 680kg B/B to £156. Carrickmore producer 510kg Lim to £156. Clogher producer 760kg B/B to £155 and 610kg Lim to £145. Stewartstown producer 600kg Ch to £151. Cookstown producer 740kg Lim to £147. Corranny producer 680kg Lim to £146. Armagh producer 640kg Lim to £146. Clogher producer 820kg Lim to £146. Armagh producer 690kg Lim to £146. Moneymore producer 620kg Lim to £143 and 680kg Ch to £142.

Other quality lots sold from £125 to £140 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £110 to £122 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian Cows sold from £102 to £108 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £82 to £96 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £54 to £70 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 1010kg Lim to £124, 480kg Fries to £100, 1090kg Char to £94, 870kg Char to £90.

FAT STEERS (overage): 630kg Ch to £165, 580kg Ch to £148, 620kg Ch to £148, 550kg Fries to £123, 630kg Fries to £119, 690kg Fries to £115, 490kg Fries to £102, 860kg Her to £94.

FAT STEERS (underage): 620kg Ch to £192, 550kg B/B to £176, 640kg Ch to £169, 570kg AA to £168, 470kg Fkv to £155 twice, 560kg Ch to £146, 650kg Hol to £136, 660kg Fr to £133, 670kg Hol to £130, 510kg Fr to £129, 620kg Fr to £126, 610kg Fr to £126, 600kg Fr to £126, 580kg Fr to £126, 610kg Fr to £122.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 490kg Lim to £188, 550kg Lim to £175, 460kg Lim to £170, 430kg Ch to £169, 600kg AA to £168, 620kg Lim to £167, 440kg Lim to £166, 480kg AA to £165, 590kg Sim to £157, 470kg Sim to £156, 520kg Ch to £151, 550kg AA to £146640kg Hol to £128, 620kg Fr to £114, 650kg Hol to £109.

STORE BULLOCKS: Trade was much brighter in this section with forward lots selling to £1330 for 800kg Ch £1180 for a 670kg B/B £1080 for 590kg Lim and £1050 for a 660kg Ch to R I Smyth, Pomeroy. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 780kg Ch to £1300, 750kg Ch to £1270, 710kg Ch to £1190, 660kg Ch to £1160, 610kg Lim to £1085, and 620kg Ch to £1030. D Loane, Ballygawley 790kg Lim to £1210. T Quinn, Coalisland 580kg Lim to £1110 and 510kg Lim to £1090. J McAtee, Fintona 660kg Lim to £1100. W J Falls, Aughnacloy 570kg Lim to £1050, 590kg Lim to £1050 and 580kg Lim to £1035.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: E McDermot, Augher 490kg Lim to £945. D O’Hagan, Maghera 500kg Ch to £890. A McStravick, Aghalee 460kg Ch to £850 and 430kg Lim to £785. Armagh producer 500kg Lim to £845. F Mullin, Sixmilecross 410kg Ch to £835, 460kg Sim to £835, 440kg Ch to £825, 440kg Ch to £795, 420kg Ch to £790 and 400kg Ch to £730. T B Robinson, Augher 470kg Sim to £830. T Quinn, Coalisland 480kg Lim to £795. K R Morrow, Clogher 450kg Sim to £795.

STORES 400KG & UNDER: A McStravick, Aghalee 390kg Ch to £730 a selection of small Friesian lumps from an Armagh producer sold from £3330 to £330.

STORE HEIFERS: Keen demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1250 for a 700kg Char, 560kg Char to £1030 and 550kg Char to £980 for Geo Elliott, Magheraveely. Roy Keys, Fivemiletown sold 650kg Ch to £1190. Dungannon producer 610kg Ch to £1080. K G Allen, Ballygawley 600kg Lim to £1045 and 560kg Ch to £970 twice. D McCusker, Armagh 550kg Lim to £1040. F A McCrea, Cookstown 530kg Ch to £1025 and 500kg Ch to £900. D Maguire, Tempo 590kg Ch to £1000 and 520kg Ch to £865. M Mohan, Lisnaskea 560kg Lim to £925 and 510kg Lim to £900. D O’Hagan, Maghera 540kg Ch to £900. S Black, Cookstown 510kg Lim to £830.

STORES 410KG TO 500KG: F A McCrea, Cookstown 500kg Ch to £985 and 420kg Ch to £890. D McCusker, Armagh 470kg Lim to £925. J Elliott, Fermanagh 500kg Lim to £920. M Mohan, Lisnaskea 470kg Ch to £890 and 470kg Lim to £725. Geo Benson, Donaghmore 440kg AA to £875, 460kg AA to £805. S Black, Cookstown 450kg Lim to £725. T Quinn, Coalisland 430kg Lim to £700.

SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: F A McCrea, Cookstown 350kg Ch to £740 and 350kg Ch to £730. D McCusker, Armagh 320kg Lim to £660.

WEANLINGS: Steers and bulls sold to £940 for a 500kg Ch, 510kg Sim to £865 and 490kg Sim to £850 for J Patterson, Drumquin. M Farrell, Fivemiletown 420kg Ch to £930 and 390kg Lim to £900. B McCullagh, Greencastle 310kg Ch to £915. B McKenna, Eskra 440kg Sim to £885 and 460kg Sim to £840. G Askin, Ballygawley 350kg Ch to £870. D J Primrose, Fivemiletown 410kg Ch to £870. J Muldoon, Aughnacloy 500kg Ch to £865. R J Hughes, Coalisland 450kg Ch to £865420kg Ch to £860 and 430kg Ch to £860. R Robinson, Portadown 390kg Ch to £855 and 410kg Sim to £840. L Johnston, Tempo 420kg Ch to £850 and 430kg Ch to £850. R Lovett, Fermanagh 350kg Lim to £850. S W Campbell, Fivemiletown 420kg Ch to £845.

WEANLING HEIFERS: D J Barbour, Lisnaskea 420kg Ch to £850. J M McGovern, Clogher 400kg Ch to £850. P Tierney, Clogher 390kg Lim to £845. L Johnston, Tempo 420kg Ch to £815 and 350kg Ch to £770. M Farrell, Fivemiletown 350kg Ch to £810.W R Adams, Fivemiletown 350kg Ch to £810, 340kg Ch to £750 and 310kg Ch to £680. J Boylan, Aughnacloy 370kg Ch to £790. S McGovern, Clogher 380kg Ch to £785 and 320kg Ch to £725. J McAtee, Fintona 450kg Lim to £730. S W Campbell, Fivemiletown 410kg Ch to £730. S Marshall, Lack 390kg Ch to £715. J Carrothers, Fivemiletown 360kg Ch to £700. L Downey, Rosslea 310kg Ch to £700. D Allen, Ballygawley 360kg Ch to £695. B Reilly, Macken 290kg Ch to £685.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Thirty cows on offer this week sold to a good steady demand with S J Caldwell, Castlederg selling a calved heifer to £1440. J H Cuthbertson, Craigavon £1410, £1310, £1300, £1260, £1200 twice, £1160 and £1150 for first and second calvers. N Jackson, Dromore £1400 for calved heifer. Dungannon producer £1325 for calved heifer. A Hawkes, Omagh £1320 for calved heifer. Armagh producer £1250 for second calver. Ballygawley producer £1170 and £1150 for calved heifers. Several others sold from £880 to £1100. On offer next week two pedigree registered Lim bulls excellent quality.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A very good entry sold to a strong demand with R Hadden, Dungannon selling heifer and bull calf to £1890 and heifer and heifer calf to £1810. S McGuinness, Greysteel £1700 for 08 cow and heifer calf. W Noble, Ederney £1620 for heifer and heifer calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1600 for heifer and bull calf and £1220 for heifer and heifer calf. M McCaughey, Clogher £1570 for heifer and heifer calf and £1530 for heifer and bull calf. Aughnacloy producer £1550 for second calver and bull calf. M P O’Brien, Trillick £1455 for 2010 cow and bull calf. S McElrea, Newtownstewart £1205 for heifer and bull calf.

A pedigree registered Simm and pedigree registered Char maiden heifers from M Connelly, Clogher sold for £1470 and £1350.

Incalf cows and heifers sold at £1140 for Dromore producer. A Fintona producer £1090 and £1050. S R Crowe £1040.

Special reduction sale on Thursday evening 21st January at 7.30pm a lot of top quality stock on offer see press for details.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A good entry in this section sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £415 and £330 for Simms to R S Kinnear, Irvinestown. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw 360 for Char and £308 for AA. J Courtney, Maguiresbridge £358 for B/B. M J and G Ward, Sixmilecross £352 for Ch. A Irwin, Lisboy £338 for AA. K McAleer, Pomeroy £330 for Fkv. D McKenna, Fintona £325 for Lim.

HEIFERS: P Gormley, Cappagh £515 for Sim. D Thornton, Kinawley £380 for Ch. A Irwin, Lisboy £340 for Ch. M Loughran, Cookstown £340 for Lim. R S Kinnear, Irvinestown £330 and £315 for Simms

REARED BULLS: P Gormley, Cappagh £655 for Ch. A Gribben, Portadown £640, £605 and £555 for Chars and £570 and £505 for Simms. D Thornton, Kinawley £635 and £610 for Chars. K Murray, Omagh £570 and £540 for Chars and £525 for AA. F Donaghy, Fermanagh £500 for Ch. B E Martin, Fermanagh £500, £470 and £455 for Lims and £470 and £460 for Simms.

REARED HEIFERS: D Thornton, Kinawley £580, £515 and £380 for Chars and £460 for Sim. C Cooke, Co L Derry 560 for Ch and £500 for Lim. A Farrell, Fivemiletown £520 for Her. B Reilly, Macken £515 for Lim and £415 for Ch. M Elliott, Fermanagh £505 for Sim. F Donaghy, Fermanagh £495 for Ch. D T Elliott, Brookeborough £450 for AA and £435 for Sim. C Quinn, Ballygawley £390 for Ch.