1,009 cattle came under the hammer at Clogher Mart on Saturday, May 25 producing another firm demand for quality stock in all sections.
This week's highlights included: Suckler outfits selling to £1,740 for a third calver with heifer calf, dairy cows selling to £1,700 and £1,680, beef cows to £1593.60 and £192 per 100kg, cow heifers sold to £196 for a 690kg Limousin (£1,352.40), fleshed Friesian cows sold to £122 per 100kg, fat bulls sold to £1,533 and £146 per 100kg, overage steers sold to £183 per 100kg, overage heifers sold to £193 per 100kg for a 630kg Charolais, underage steers sold to £195 for a 700kg Limousin, underage heifers sold to to £206 for a 620kg Limousin. In the store rings forward steers sold to £1,435 for a 690kg Charolais (£208) and selling to £210 per 100kg for a 660kg Belgian Blue at £1,390. Medium weights sold to £1,005 for a 480kg Limousin (£209) reaching £222 per 100kg for a 450kg Simmental at £1,000. Forward heifers sold to £1,200 for a 620kg Aberdeen Angus (£193) and reaching £209 per 100kg for a 540kg Blonde d'Aquitaine at £1,130. Medium weights sold to £1,055 for a 490kg Limousin (£215) and £212 per 100kg for a 490kg Charolais at £1,040. Weanling males sold to £1,090 for a 460kg Charolais (£237) and selling to £278 per 100kg for a 340kg Charolais at £945. Weanling heifers sold to £1,065 for a 470kg Limousin (£226) and selling to £278 per 100kg for a 360kg Charolais at £1,000. Reared bulls sold to £800 for a Limousin. Reared heifers sold to £715 for a Limousin. Young bull calves sold to £405 for a Charolais. Young heifer calves sold to £435 for a Simmental.
Leading prices in fatstock ring for beef cows and cow heifers as follows: Omagh producer 690kg Limousin to £196 (£1,352.40), 710kg Belgian Blue to £193 (£1,370.30), 830kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £192 (£1,593.60), 630kg Charolais to £184 (£1159.20), 740kg Charolais to £184 (£1,361.60), 670kg Limousin to £180 (£1,206), 760kg Shorthorn to £179 (£1,360.40), 670kg Limousin to £179. 620kg Hereford to £178. 680kg Limousin to £178. 830kg Charolais to £176 (£1,460.80), 710kg Simmental to £175.
Other quality lots sold from £143 to £173 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £116 to £141 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £114 to £122 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £90 to £113 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £64 to £86 per 100kg.
1,050kg Limousin to £146 (£1,533) 890kg Limousin to £144 (£1,281.60), 980kg Limousin to £143 (£1,401.40), 1060kg Charolais to £142 (£1,505.20), 920kg Charolais to £141. 910kg Belted Galloway to £138, 890kg Aberdeen Angus to £134. 1,050kg Aberdeen Angus to £128. 890kg Friesian to £123.
FAT STEERS OVERAGE
460kg Belgian Blue to £183. 690kg Charolais to £182. 590kg Limousin to £181. 630kg Simmental to £180. 570kg Limousin to £178. 670kg Charolais to £175. 750kg Saler to £170. 570kg Belgian Blue to £154. 630kg Simmental to £152. Friesians sold to £134 per 100kg for a 650kg.
FAT STEERS UNDERAGE
700kg Limousin to £195. 630kg Limousin to £188. 580kg Limousin to £184. 610kg Aberdeen Angus to £183. 580kg Simmental to £178. 680kg Charolais to £170. 800kg Limousin to £164. 790kg Charolais to £160. Friesians sold from £141 to £153 per 100kg Fleckvieh sold to £152 for 540kg.
FAT HEIFERS OVERAGE
630kg Charolais to £193 (£1,215.90), 520kg Limousin to £189. 560kg Limousin to £186. 550kg Simmental to £184. 620kg Charolais to £179. 640kg Limousin to £178. 460kg Limousin to £176. 590kg Speckle Park to £174.
FAT HEIFERS UNDERAGE
620kg Limousin to £206 (£1,277.20), 600kg Charolais to £200 (£1,200), 580kg Charolais to £198. 440kg Limousin to £196. 600kg Charolais to £193. 470kg Limousin to £192. 580kg Limousin to £190. 490kg Limousin to £186. 430kg Aberdeen Angus to £183. 510kg Belgian Blue to £178. 530kg Shorthorn to £172. 540kg Hereford to £168. Friesians sold from £130 to £164 per 100kg.
A firmer demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1,435 for a 690kg Charolais (£208), 740kg Charolais to £1,415 (£191), 730kg Charolais to £1,400 (£192) and 690kg Charolais to £1,390 for M/S R and N Lavery, Portadown. J Lynch, Coalisland 660kg Belgian Blue to £1,390 (£210), 610kg Limousin to £1,275 (£209) and 670kg Charolais to £1,270 (£190), J Todd, Portadown 720kg Charolais to £1,380 (£192), 700kg Charolais to £1,355, 720kg Charolais to £1,330, 630kg Charolais to £1,295 (£205), 710kg Charolais to £1,290, 660kg Charolais to £1,270, and 680kg Charolais to £1,265. D Wilson, Clogher 690kg Shorthorn to £1,300. K Walker, Portadown 690kg Simmental to £1,300, 660kg Limousin to £1,265, 700kg Limousin to £1,230, and 670kg Hereford to £1,225. M/S J P and C Canavan, Coalisland 590kg Limousin to £1,230 (£208).
MEDIUM WEIGHT STORES 350KG TO 500KG
H Macauly, Ballyclare 480kg Limousin to £1,005 (£209), K Rutherford, Caledon 500kg Limousin to £1,005 (£201), R Condell, Fivemiletown 450kg Simmental to £1,000 (£222) and 430kg Simmental to £940 (£218), P Trainor, Coalisland 490kg Belgian Blue to £1,000 and 470kg Limousin to £880. O McCaffery, Tempo 490kg Aberdeen Angus to £975, P McCafferty, Tempo 460kg Charolais to £970 and 440kg Charolais to £915. N and D Black, Cookstown 450kg Charolais to £970. E and I Boyd, Pomeroy 490kg Limousin to £960. G Fitzgerald, Coalisland 450kg Limousin to £940 and 500kg Simmental to £935. P E and Co, McQuaid, Trillick 430kg Charolais to £930. B McCarney, Seskinore 470kg Charolais to £895. E McCaffery, Tempo 470kg Charolais to £890. C Stewart, Fivemiletown 350kg Aberdeen Angus to £850 (£243), M Allen, Benburb 400kg Limousin to £810. R Allen, Aughnacloy 420kg Limousin to £800.
A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1,200 for a 620kg Aberdeen Angus (£193) and 540kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £1,130 (£209) for E A Graham, Tynan. E O'Neill, Ballygawley 600kg Simmental to £1,140 (£190) and 550kg Charolais to £1,120 (£203), D Monaghan, Omagh 540kg Charolais to £1,100 (£204) and 510kg Charolais to £1,020 (£200), J Beggan, Rosslea 550kg Limousin to £1,060. J E McMahon, Brookeborough 500kg Charolais to £1,040 (£208), S and C Rafferty, Cookstown 500kg Limousin to £1,030 (£206) and G Fitzgerald, Coalisland 520kg Simmental to £950 and 500kg Limousin to £930.
MEDIUM WEIGHTS STORES 310KG TO 490KG
C A Early, Clogher 490kg Limousin to £1,055 (£215), D Monaghan, Omagh 490kg Charolais to £1,040 (£212) and 470kg Limousin to £870. G Fitzgerald, Coalisland 440kg Limousin to £930, 420kg Limousin to £760 360kg Limousin to £690 and 350kg Limousin to £590, J E McMahon, Brookeborough 480kg Charolais to £930. P E and Co McQuaid, Trillick 470kg Charolais to £880. G Mellon, Fintona 450kg Limousin to £870 and 400kg Limousin to £700. R Kelly, Pomeroy 400kg Limousin to £885 and 440kg Limousin to £815, R Willis, Derrylin 450kg Shorthorn to £750. E Cassidy, Tempo 400kg Charolais to £850, 310kg Charolais to £750 and 410kg Charolais to £720.
A very sharp demand for a large entry in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1,090 for a 460kg Charolais (£237), 440kg Charolais to £1,085 (£246) and 430kg Charolais to £1,060 (£246) for R Watson, Augher. Kesh producer 410kg Charolais to £1,000 (£244), 410kg Charolais to £970 (£236), 450kg Limousin top £940 and 430kg Limousin to £930. A Daly, Benburb 500kg Charolais to £985. F Donnelly, Sixmilecross 480kg Limousin to £980. S Crawford, Fermanagh 430kg Limousin to £975 and 460kg Limousin to £960. J Turkington, Portadown 470kg Limousin to £975, 490kg Limousin to £960, 450kg Limousin to £940 and 420kg Limousin to £940. Thornton Farms Ltd, Lisburn 460kg Charolais to £970. M E Fee, Lisnaskea 390kg Limousin to £950 (£243), J Gormley, Carrickmore 340kg Charolais to £945 (£278), F Donnelly, Sixmilecross 430kg Limousin to £945. R Gormley, Sixmilecross 350kg Charolais to £940 (£268).
P T Hughes, Dungannon 470kg Limousin to £1,065 (£226), M Connelly, Clogher 360kg Charolais to £1,000 (£278), J P Trimble, Lisbellaw 410kg Charolais to £975 (£238), R E Wilson, Trillick 420kg Charolais to £925, 400kg Charolais to £850 and 400kg Charolais to £820. Kesh producer 380kg Charolais to £920 (£242), 320kg Charolais to £865 (£270), 330kg Blonde d'Aquitaine to £860 (£261) and 320kg Limousin to £800 (£250), B McConnell, Clogher 380kg Limousin to £900 (£237) and 350kg Limousin to £820 (£234), B Gillen, Omagh 350kg Shorthorn to £900 (£257), M Rafferty, Aughnacloy 420kg Limousin to £895 (£213), 400kg Limousin to £890 (£222), K McCaffery, Tempo 410kg Charolais to £885. S F McCaughey, Augher 390kg Charolais to £870. E P Hughes, Augher 400kg Charolais to £855. E McCaffery, Tempo 400kg Charolais to £820. D McKenna, Clogher 360kg Charolais to £805 (£223).
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS
A good turnout in this section sold to a brisk demand with a Ballygawley producer selling calved heifers to £1,700 and £1,400. Dungannon producer £1,680 for calved heifer. Derrygonnelly producer £1,600, £1,340 and £1,300 for calved heifers. Derrygonnelly producer £1,560 for calved heifer. Portadown producer £1,540 for calved heifer. Newry producer £1,530, £1,310, £1,300, £1,250 and £1,200 for calved cows.
A good selection of others sold from £1,080 to £1,270.
Sixmilecross producer £1,520 for pedigree non registered Limousin. Dungannon producer £1,520 for pedigree non registered Limousin. Fivemiletown producer £1,240 for pedigree non registered Limousin. Special entry Saturday, June 1 - a two year old pedigree Belgian Blue bull, has been used on heifers (easy calving).
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
Another large entry sold readily with J Rooney, Cooneen selling a third calver with heifer calf to £1,740. Clogher producer £1,620 heifer with bull calf and £1,600 for 2012 cow with heifer calf. Fintona producer £1,390 for heifer with heifer calf. Newmills producer £1,340 for 2008 cow with heifer calf. Augher producer £1,315 for second calver with heifer calf. Fivemiletown producer £1,300 for heifer with heifer calf. Derrylin producer £1,260 for heifer with heifer calf. G Morrow, Fivemiletown £1,210 for 2008 cow with heifer calf. Lots of others sold from £850 to £1,180.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES
A large entry sold easily to a very keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £405 for a Charolais to M/S P A and J Grue, Lisnaskea. Aughnacloy producer £380 for Shorthorn £345 for Hereford and £320 for Simmental. B Dunne, Ballinamallard £365 for Belgian Blue. T Irwin, Fintona £355 for Simmental. Omagh producer £350 for Charolais. D Dobson, Monea £335 for Hereford.
A Carson Garrison £435 for Simmental, C L Rusk, Magheraveely £410 for Aberdeen Angus. Clogher producer £350 for Hereford. A Beggan, Rosslea £315 for Charolais. T Park, Newtownhamilton £310 and £300 for Montbeliardes.
I Gillespie, Ballygawley £800 for Limousin. D J T Elliott, Brookeborough £770 for Charolais, £580 for Hereford and £560 for Aberdeen Angus. T Simpson, Ederney £735 for Charolais and £650 for Limousin. D Moore, Aughnacloy £610 twice, £545, and £520 for Aberdeen Angus. Lisbellaw producer £575 for Aberdeen Angus. C L Rusk, Magheraveely £575 for Aberdeen Angus. J G Connon, Aldergrove £490 for Hereford, £455 three times for Belgian Blues, £440 and £430 for Aberdeen Angus.
I Gillespie, Ballygawley £715 and £625 for Limousin. B Warnock, Tempo £650 for Ayrshire and £600 for Limousin. T Simpson, Ederney £620 and £595 for Charolais. Lisbellaw producer £610 and £570 for Charolais and £590 for Limousin. B Dunne, Ballinamallard £580 for Belgian Blue. D J T Elliott, Brookeborough £510 for Hereford and £455 for Limousin. M/S E and P Flood, Emyvale £510 and £460 for Simmentals. A C Patterson, Lisnarick £505 for Charolais and £445 for Limousin. T Irwin, Fintona £450 and £445 for Simmentals.