1,003 cattle on Saturday, May 18 at Clogher Mart produced another strong demand for quality lots in all sections.
This week's highlights included suckler outfits selling to £2,350 on two occasions.
Breeding bulls to £1,750 for Hereford and £1,740 for Limousin.
Dairy cows to £1,650, beef cows sold to £1,702.80 and £1,601.60.
Cow heifers sold to £1,375.60.
Fat bulls sold to £1,494.80.
Overage fat steers sold to £206 for 580kg Limousin.
Overage fat heifers sold to £202 for 510kg Limousin.
Underage fat steers sold to £194 for 530kg Hereford.
Underage fat heifers sold to £214 for 650kg Limousin.
In the store rings forward store bullocks to £1,500 for a 820kg Charolais.
Medium weights to £1,085 for 470kg Limousin (£231).
Forward store heifers sold to £1,235 for 650kg Aberdeen Angus (£190).
Medium weights to £1055 for 490kg Limousin (£215).
Weanling males sold to £1,050 for 470kg Charolais (£223) and sold to £292 per 100kg for a 330kg Charolais to £965.
Weanling heifers sold to £970 for a 410kg Charolais (£236) and sold to £309 per 100kg for a 260kg Charolais to £805.
Reared bulls sold to £740 for a Simmental.
Reared heifers sold to £600 for an Aberdeen Angus.
Young bull calves sold to £405 for Simmental and young heifer calves sold to £405 for Aberdeen Angus.
Leading prices in the fatstock ring for beef cows and cow heifers as follows:
Omagh producer 860kg Charolais to £198 (£1,702.80), Clogher producer 750kg Limousin to £197 (£1,477.50) and 680kg Charolais to £185 (£1,258), Castlederg producer 650kg British Blue to £185 (£1,202.50), Dungannon producer 690kg Limousin to £182. 760kg Hereford to £181 (£1,375.60), Middletown producer 810kg Belgian Blue to £180 (£1,458), Omagh producer 710kg Saler to £180 (£1,278), Augher producer 710kg Charolais to £178 and Ballygawley producer 910kg Limousin to £176 (£1,601.60).
Other quality lots sold from £142 to £174 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £120 to £140 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £112 to £119 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £86 to £111 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £68 to £83 per 100kg.
1,010kg Hereford to £148 (£1,494.80), 840kg Limousin to £142. 930kg Limousin to £140. 850kg Limousin to £137. 990kg Limousin to £137. 1,100kg Charolais to £134 (£1,487.40), 950kg Simmental to £130. 890kg Charolais to £119. 860kg Limousin to £117. 890kg Holstein to £111.
FAT STEERS OVERAGE
580kg Limousin to £206 (£1,194.80), 700kg Limousin to £173. 680kg Limousin to £173, 590kg Limousin to £157. 1,110kg Charolais to £150 (£1,665), 580kg Hereford to £140. 580kg Friesian to £134.
FAT HEIFERS OVERAGE
510kg Limousin to £202 (£1,030.20), 570kg Limousin to £199 (£1,134.30), 600kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £193. 480kg Limousin to £186. 580kg Limousin to £182. 590kg Limousin to £180. 610kg Limousin to £178. 580kg Aberdeen Angus to £177. 580kg Charolais to £176. 600kg Charolais to £176.
FAT STEERS UNDERAGE
530kg Hereford to £194. 450kg Charolais to £190. 720kg Belgian Blue to £188. 650kg Limousin to £186. 720kg Charolais to £176. 700kg Charolais to £176. 680kg Charolais to 3176. 660kg Aberdeen Angus to £175. 590kg Aberdeen Angus to £174. 710kg Fleckvieh to £170. 820kg Simmental to £162. Friesians sold from £130 to £149 per 100kg.
FAT HEIFERS UNDERAGE
650kg Limousin to £214 (£1,391), 640kg Aberdeen Angus to £211 (£1,350.40), 620kg Limousin to £203. 660kg Charolais to £198. 710kg Charolais to £195. 540kg Aberdeen Angus to £195. 600kg Charolais to £190. 580kg Hereford to £182.
A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1,500 for a 820kg Charolais (£183), 770kg Charolais to £1,420 (£184), 740kg Charolais to £1,365 (£184), 730kg Charolais to £1,355 (£185), 760kg Charolais to £1,350 and 680kg Charolais to £1,350 (£198) for Aiden Fearon, Dungannon. G Reid, Armagh 650kg Limousin to £1,320 (£203), 680kg Limousin to £1,310, 760kg Charolais to £1,300, 710kg Hereford to £1,300, 680kg Stabiliser to £1,200 and 630kg Limousin to £1,150. R Clarke, Augher 670kg Belgian Blue to £1,310, N Graham, Fivemiletown 730kg Limousin to £1,275. Newtownbutler producer 640kg Charolais to £1,270 and 570kg Limousin to £1,205 (£211), M Donnelly, Loughgall 580kg Limousin to £1,250 (£215), S H Harrison, Waringstown 600kg Limousin to £1,205 (£201), B McGirr, Fintona 640kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,175. K McAleer, Pomeroy 590kg Charolais to £1,150.
MEDIUM WEIGHT STORES 400KG TO 500KG
C McQuad, Armagh 480kg Charolais to £1,095 (£228), J McCarroll, Omagh 470kg Limousin to £1,085 (£231), M Donnelly, Loughgall 490kg Charolais to £1,065, 430kg Charolais to £1,005 (£232), J A Henry, Fintona 480kg Simmental to £1,045, 460kg Simmental to £1,035 (£225) and 460kg Simmental to £1,005 (£218), E McCaffery, Tempo 480kg Charolais to £1,010, 500kg Charolais to £980, C J Kennedy, Downpatrick 430kg Shorthorn to £1,000 (£232), 470kg Aberdeen Angus to £985, 420kg Shorthorn to £980 (£233) and 460kg Shorthorn to £950. A M Irvine, Fivemiletown 480kg Limousin to £975. K McCaffery, Tempo 470kg Charolais to £940. P McCaffery, Tempo 490kg Charolais to £925. R J Coulter, Fivemiletown 440kg Limousin to £920, 480kg Limousin to £920 and 460kg Limousin to £915.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER
R J Coulter, Fivemiletown 380kg Limousin to £925 (£243), A M Irvine, Fivemiletown 360kg Limousin to £915 (£254), T J Murphy, Clogher 330kg Simmental to £765, 350kg Aberdeen Angus to £740 and 300kg Simmental to £700. N B Hall, Fivemiletown 330kg Aberdeen Angus to £750.
A very keen demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1,235 for a 650kg Aberdeen Angus (£190), 600kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,180 (£196) and 570kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,100 (£193), I S Farrell, Fivemiletown 590kg Charolais to £1,170 (£198), 580kg Charolais to £1,130, 540kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £1,100 (£204), 550kg Charolais to £1,060 and 530kg Charolais to £1,010. D J Barbour, Lisbellaw 610kg Charolais to £1,150, 630kg Charolais to £1,100 and 550kg Charolais to £1,060. J Howell, Fivemiletown 580kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,100 and 540kg Limousin to £1,055. D Rafferty, Dungannon 540kg Charolais to £1,020 and 530kg Charolais to £1,020. C Keys, Fivemiletown 510kg Limousin to £1,010 and 500kg Limousin to £970.
MEDIUM WEIGHT STORES 370KG TO 500KG
D J Barbour, Lisbellaw 490kg Limousin to £1,055 (£215), C Keys, Fivemiletown 470kg Charolais to £970 and 480kg Limousin to £925. J Mullholland, Magherafelt 480kg Simmental to £900. J Howell, Fivemiletown 460kg Aberdeen Angus to £900. D Monaghan, Omagh 420kg Charolais to £880, 410kg Charolais to £810 and 410kg Charolais to £800. W Downey, Magheraveely 470kg Limousin to £870 and 400kg Charolais to £710. D Allen, Ballygawley 390kg Charolais to £800. D Monaghan, Cookstown 370kg Limousin to £780. J Hetherington, Dungannon 400kg Charolais to £755. S Blackburn, Clogher 400kg Limousin to £745.
A very sharp demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1,050 for a 470kg Charolais (£223) for a Clogher producer. M Lennon, Augher 410kg Charolais to £1,020 (£249) and 370kg Charolais to £875 (£236), H Brown, Pomeroy 500kg Simmental to £1,000 (£200), W G Hoey, Fivemiletown 400kg Charolais to £970 (£242), 370kg Charolais to £970 (£262) and 420kg Charolais to £940. Dungannon producer 420kg Charolais to £970. M and P Gleeson, Lisnaskea 330kg Charolais to £965 (£292), P Kelly, Carrickmore 380kg Charolais to £960. S McConnell, Clogher 380kg Charolais to £950. R McCaughey, Clogher 360kg Limousin to £950 (£264), E and S McCaughey, Trillick 380kg Charolais to £945. S McCrory, Dungannon 450kg Charolais to £945. J and E McCann, Coalisland 370kg Hereford to £905 (£244), Derrylin producer 450kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £900. J A Henry, Fintona 390kg Simmental to £885. A Shortt, Omagh 310kg Charolais to £880 (£284).
R Watson, Augher 410kg Charolais to £970 (£236), 380kg Charolais to £970 (£255) and 420kg Charolais to £950. H Brown, Pomeroy 450kg Limousin to £960 and 400kg Simmental to £780. M Donnelly, Loughgall 370kg Charolais to £900 (£243), N Hunter, Clogher 390kg Limousin to £895. A Shortt, Omagh 330kg Limousin to £885 (£268), J Callaghan, Fivemiletown 420kg Limousin to £880, 400kg Limousin to £875 and 380kg Limousin to £805. R Gourley, Cookstown 400kg Hereford to £875, Derrylin producer 350kg Charolais to £865 (£247). R Willis, Derrylin 350kg Limousin to £860 (£246), M and P Gleeson, Lisnaskea 260kg Charolais to £805 (£309) and 340kg Charolais to £800 (£235), P Macari, Armagh 400kg Simmental to £795. M Boyle, Cooneen 340kg Limousin to £780. J and E McCann, Coalisland 320kg Hereford to £770 (£241) and E McCaffery, Tempo 350kg Charolais to £760.
Demand remains steady in this section with a Beragh producer selling calved heifers to £1,650, £1,610 and £1,400. Dungannon producer £1,500 for calved heifer.
Several others sold from £900.
Fivemiletown producer £1,750 for pedigree registered Hereford born 12/10/2016. Dungannon producer £1,740 for pedigree registered Limousin born 18/12/2012. Fintona producer £1,500 for pedigree non registered Charolais born 15/04/2015. Ederney producer £1,140 for pedigree registered Simmental born 01/03/2016.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
A full yard of sucklers this week sold to a very strong demand for a lot of quality stock on offer.
A Portadown producer sold a second calver with bull calf to £2,350 and £1,770 for a 2013 cow with heifer calf. A Dungannon producer sold a selection of heifers with heifer calves at foot to make £2,350, £1,910, £1,850, £1,820, £1,800 and £1,630 with heifers and bull calves to £2,140, £2,055 and £1,700. Fivemiletown producer £2,150 for 2012 cow with bull calf. Fintona producer £1,800 for heifer with heifer calf. Drumquin producer £1,760 and £1,500 for heifers with heifer calves and £1,720 for heifer with bull calf. Derrylin producer £1,760 for 2012 cow with bull and heifer calf at foot. Armagh producer £1,680 for 2013 cow with twin bulls and £1,480 for 2014 cow with heifer calf. Fivemiletown producer £1,620 for heifer with bull calf. Lots of other outfits sold from £1,100 to £1,450 incalf cows and heifers sold to £1,200.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES
A large entry sold readily with bull calves (under 2 months) selling to £405 for a Simmental to P Lavery, Cookstown. C McElduff, Omagh £380 and £335 for Belgian Blues. Augher producer £365 for Belgian Blue. R D Dane, Lisbellaw £365 for Limousin. R W West, Maguiresbridge £340 and £330 for Aberdeen Angus. M/S C and H Brownlee, Florencecourt £340 and £335 for Belgian Blues. C Moran, Derrylin £335 for Aberdeen Angus. P Maguire, Lisnaskea £330 for Simmental.
E Little, Brookeborough £405 for Aberdeen Angus. Lisbellaw producer £390 and £380 for Charolais and £375 for Limousin. Clogher producer £365 twice and £350 for Limousins. Augher producer £350, £345 and £335 for Simmentals. Dungannon producer £330 and £320 for Aberdeen Angus. D McVeigh, Dungannon £330 for Charolais. R Domer, Clogher £330 for Limousin.
P Lavery, Cookstown £740 for Simmental and £505 for Charolais. D Clarke, Maguiresbridge £615 for Charolais. K Mitchell, Beragh £600 x 4 and £470 x 2 for Aberdeen Angus. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £505 for Charolais and £500 for Limousin. Augher producer £480 for Charolais. D McLaughlin, Londonderry £455 for Belgian Blue. S Kelly, Loughgall £450 for Limousin.
Lisbellaw producer £600 for Aberdeen Angus and £600 for Charolais. Aughnacloy producer £575 for Hereford and £550 for Shorthorn beef. N O'Donnell, Drumahoe £495 for Limousin. P Lavery, Cookstown £490 for Limousin. B D Breen, Eskra £480 for Limousin. R Domer, Clogher £475 for Limousin. A Beggan, Rosslea £470 for Charolais. Aughnacloy producer £465 for Charolais. S Cox, Kinawley £440 twice for Limousins. D McLaughlin, Londonderry £440 for Belgian Blue.