Super entry of calves at Kilrea

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A super entry of 240 calves on Thursday 9th June, met a flying trade for all types on offer.

Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of weanlings on offer

Bull Calves: C Keane & Sons, Moneymore, BB £390, £285, AA £275; N Campbell, Kilrea, Lim £380, £342, £330, SH £286, Lim £278, SH £265; P McCracken, Cookstown, BB £348; J McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £346; RAS Barkley, Dunloy, AA £340, £268, £205; R Cunningham, Aghadowey, Her £338, £252, BB £225; A Meighen, Dungiven, AA £320; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, AA £302, £280, Her £235; N Quigley, Dungiven, Lim £278, £272; RJ & A Boyce, Garvagh, AA £275; AE & W Henderson, Tobermore, AA £272, £260, BB £255; R McGinley, Ballymoney, Her £258; J Stevenson, Armoy, MB £225; R Freeman, Ballymoney, AA £207.

Heifer calves: N Campbell, Kilrea, Sim £375, SH £260; P McCracken, Cookstown, Lim £320; R Cunningham, Aghadowey, Her £315, £265; A Meighen, Dungiven, AA £305; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Sim £280, BB £232; J McCollum, Ballykelly, BB £274; S Doherty, Ballymoney, Her £270; Kilrea Farmer, AA £270; R Gillespie, Ahoghill, Lim £270; GI Wallace, Upperlands, AA £240; Magherafelt Farmer, Lim £228; J Gillespie, Bellaghy, BB £220.

Friesian calves: Super trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £150.

Weanlings/Suck Calves: 90 on offer with more required to satisfy demand. Being offered for sale at approximately 12.30pm weekly. Young Friesian lumps a super trade.

A good entry of around 480 on Monday, 13th June met a super trade with quality lambs and ewes realising premium prices. Lambs to £3.91 per Kg and £90.00 per Head. Ewes to £93.00. More required!

Lambs: McCollum Farms, Coleraine, 23k £90 (391), 23k £82.80 (360); J McNeill, Coleraine, 22k £81 (368); S & F McAllister, Ballycastle, 19k £68.50 (361); N Parke, Cookstown, 22k £79.20 (360); E McErlean, Portglenone, 22k £79 (359); RC & JC Watson, Rasharkin, 22k £79 (359); R Paul, Maghera, 22k £78.50 (357); M Millar, Rasharkin, 23k £80 (356); B McKenna, Bellaghy, 22.5k £80 (356); R Wylie, Bushmills, 23k £81.75 (355); R Watton, Ballymoney, 21.5k £76 (354); W Houston, Maghera, 23k £81.20 (353); G Douglas, Aghanloo, £90, £82; D Torrens, Garvagh, £82.20; T Hogg, Kilrea, £82; D & L Mullan, Garvagh, £82; B McKenna, Bellaghy, £82; B McCord, Cookstown, £81.70; R Henderson, Tobermore, £81; R Fulton, Dungiven, £80.50; R Kennedy, Macosquin, £80; T & A Moore, Portglenone, £80;

F McLenaghan, Garvagh, £80.

Fat Ewes: 90 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types. Ewes to 93.00 Rams to £90.

Brisk demand for all types on offer.

All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00am.

A small entry of dairy stock on Tuesday, 14th June met a good steady trade to a top of £1060 for a calved heifer.

T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Calved Heifers to £1060, £1050; WL & D Campbell, Coleraine, Calved Heifer £1005; Drumabest Farms, Ballymoney, Her Bull £2680.

A good entry of 250 stock on Wednesday, 15th June at Kilrea, continued to meet with strong demand, Steers to £1125, Heifers to £1165.00, Fat Cows to £1040.

Fat Cows: (60 on offer, flying trade ~ more required): M Glass, Maghera, 560k Sim £840 (150), 540k £745 (138); M Millar, Coleraine, 610k Hol £910 (149); D & L Mullan, Garvagh, 540k Lim £792 (147); P Boone, Draperstown, 610k Lim £830 (136); L McKinley, Portstewart, 750k CH £950 (127); S Oliver, Limavady, 820k Her £1040 (127); M Kelso, Portglenone, 550k Fr £690 (126); S & S Houston, Maghera, 490k CH £610 (124); R Loughery, Limavady, 640k CH £790 (123); N Campbell, Kilrea, 490k Fr £595 (121).

Fat & Grazing Fri Cows a flying trade!

Suckler stock: Quality lots required

Special entry for Wednesday, 22nd June. (See Advert for details)

Heifers: W McCaughern, Finvoy, 230k Lim £570 (248); Kilrea Farmer, 300k CH £690 (230), 330k £740 (224), 350k £770 (220), 300k AA £650 (217), 300k CH £640 (213), 350k Lim £740 (211), 330k CH £665 (202), 340k AA £682 (201), 420k CH £835 (199); P O’Neill, Toomebridge, 260k Lim £592 (228), 320k £692 (216), 290k £620 (214);

Rasharkin Farmer, 340k Lim £730 (215); 340k £695 (204), 380k £770 (203); S & S Houston, Maghera, 450k Lim £960 (213), 420k AA £885 (211); H King, Macosquin, 260k CH £545 (210); Ballymoney Farmer,350k Lim £730 (209); W McKay, Glarryford, 450k Lim £938 (208); N O’Boyle, Rasharkin, 350k Lim £725 (207), 380k £780 (205), 390k £775 (199); Coleraine Farmer, 340k Lim £700 (206); M Millar, Rasharkin, 340k Lim £685 (202), 390k £765 (196); Ballymoney Farmer, 510k CH £1025 (201), 480k Lim £950 (198); I Henderson, Desertmartin, 570k Lim £1125 (197).

Steers:

H King, Macosquin, 310k CH £715 (231), 310k Lim £680 (219), 390k CH £800 (205), 290k BB £575 (198); P O’Neill, Toomebridge, 380k Lim £842 (222), 390k £860 (221); S & S Houston, Maghera, 360k AA £770 (214), 430k Sim £915 (213), 430k £855 (199), 440k AA £862 (196), 450k Sim £870 (193); Ballymena Farmer, 370k Her £748 (202), 390k Sim £745 (191); Coleraine Farmer, 410k Lim £815 (199); A Bradley, Kilrea, 530k CH £1028 (194); J Chestnutt, Bushmills, 300k Lim £580 (193), 365k £698 (191).

Friesian steers a flying trade with more required for strong demand.

HA McIlrath & Sons Ltd