Sheep: Fat hoggets sell to £104, fat ewes sell to £142.00 and springs to £100.
A strong show of almost 1,300 head was presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Saturday, May 4, 2019 which was met with a great trade for all types of stock.
An entry of over 350 cull ewes saw good demand for well fleshed ewes, topping at £142.
Over 600 hoggets and lambs were presented for sale, topping at £109.00 for a 31kg pen of hoggets and £100 for a pen of 21.5kg springing.
A large show of breeders topped at £238 for ewes with twin lambs at foot and £184 for singles.
Sample prices: Heavyweight lambs - Maghera producer; 31kg at £104.00 = 3.36p; Feeny producer; 25kg at £103.00 = 4.12p; Maghera producer; 24kg at £98.00 = 4.08p; Maghera producer; 27.5kg at £98.00 = 3.56p; Maghera producer; 24kg at £97.50 = 4.06p; Eglinton producer; 25.5kg at £96.50 = 3.78p and Garvagh producer; 26kg at £96.00 = 3.69p.
Mid-weight lambs: Cookstown producer; 21.5kg at £100.00 = 4.65p; Draperstown producer; 22.2kg at £99.50 = 4.48p; Garvagh producer; 22kg at £99.50 = 4.52p; Kilrea producer; 21.3kg at £96.00 = 4.51p; Magherafelt producer; 21.6kg at £96.50 = 4.47p; Garvagh producer; 21kg at £96.50 = 4.60p and Maghera producer; 22kg at £95.50 = 4.34p.
Lightweight lambs: Cookstown producer; 15kg at £62.00 = 4.13p and Maghera producer; 17.5kg at £78.00 = 4.46p.
Fat ewe prices: Coleraine producer; 1 ewe at £142; Garvagh producer and 3 ewes at £126.
Cattle: A large show of great quality cattle were presented at Swatragh Livestock Mart on Monday, which resulted in a strong, steady trade for all types of stock on offer.
Bullocks sold to £1,340 for a Charolais weighing 696kg.
Heifers sold to £1,215 for an Aberdeen Angus weighing 600kg.
Fat cows sold to £730 for a Limousin weighing 642kg.
Breeding stock were also a good trade with springers selling to £1,100 for a Limousin heifer in calf to a blue bull and a breeding Shorthorn bull sold to £1,205.
Top price per kilo
Heifers – Limousin, 226kg at £560 = 2.48p.
Bullocks – Limousin, 272kg at £785 = 2.89p.
Cull cows – Limousin, 642kg at £730 = 1.14p.
Heifers: Ringsend producer; Limousin, 384kg at £870 = 2.27p; Limousin, 360kg at £870 = 2.42p; Limousin, 342kg at £810 = 2.37p; Charolais, 272kg at £630 = 2.32p; Limousin, 618kg at £1,190 = 1.93p; Swatragh producer; Charolais, 558kg at £1,290 = 2.31p; Charolais, 568kg at £1,200 = 2.11p; Charolais, 574kg at £1,125 = 1.96p; Charolais, 578kg at £1,130 = 1.96p; Charolais, 536kg at £1,020 = 1.90p; Charolais, 630kg at £1,100 = 1.75p; Charolais, 484kg at £1,020 = 2.11p; Limousin, 512kg at £1,075 = 2.10p; Charolais, 528kg at £1,070 = 2.03p; Charolais, 568kg at £1,200 = 2.11p; Limousin, 628kg at £1,155 = 1.84p; Dungiven producer; Limousin, 386kg at £875 = 2.27p; Limousin, 396kg at £895 = 2.26p; Limousin, 400kg at £865 = 2.16p; Limousin, 408kg at £860 = 2.11p; Limousin, 402kg at £825 = 2.05p; Limousin, 450kg at £840 = 1.87p; Pomeroy producer; Charolais, 572kg at £1,140 = 1.99p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 538kg at £1,155 = 2.15p; Limousin, 424kg at £900 = 2.12p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 500kg at £900 = 1.80p; Aberdeen Angus, 554kg at £1,005 = 1.81p; Limousin, 584kg at £1,020 = 1.75p; Maghera producer; Aberdeen Angus, 600kg at £1,215 = 2.03p; Limousin, 518kg at £1,095 = 2.11p; Portglenone producer; Simmental, 416kg at £735 = 1.77p; Charolais, 424kg at £690 = 1.63p; Charolais, 476kg at £770 = 1.62p; Belgian Blue, 382kg at £675 = 1.77p; Simmental, 402kg at £680 = 1.69p; Limousin, 352kg at £2.33p; Claudy producer; Limousin, 390kg at £830 = 2.13p; Limousin, 348kg at £740 = 2.13p; Garvagh producer; Aberdeen Angus, 466kg at £930 = 2.00p; Aberdeen Angus, 416kg at £755 = 1.81p; Aberdeen Angus, 348kg at £675 = 1.94p; Swatragh producer; Belgian Blue, 412kg at £685 = 1.66p; Limousin, 334kg at £685 = 2.05p; Charolais, 332kg at £650 = 1.96p; Hereford, 352kg at £745 = 2.12p; Swatragh producer; Limousin, 408kg at £860 = 2.11p; Toomebridge producer; Limousin, 582kg at £1,000 = 1.72p; Limousin, 522kg at £820 = 1.57p; Portglenone producer; Shorthorn, 336kg at £620 = 1.85p; Toomebridge producer; Aberdeen Angus, 636kg at £1180 = 1.86p; Limousin, 622kg at £1155 = 1.86p; Limousin, 606kg at £1060 = 1.75p; Limousin, 580kg at £1035 = 1.78p; Aberdeen Angus, 638kg at £1050 = 1.65p; Draperstown producer; Simmental, 412kg at £625 = 1.52p; Charolais, 652kg at £1200 = 1.84p; Simmental, 410kg at £650 = 1.59p; Drumsurn producer; Limousin, 498kg at £960 = 1.93p; Shorthorn, 588kg at £1075 = 1.83p; Limousin, 592kg at £1100 = 1.86p; Charolais, 634kg at £1070 = 1.69p; Limousin, 564kg at £1045 = 1.85p; Moneymore producer; Limousin, 430kg at £770 = 1.79p; Limousin, 498kg at £850 = 1.71p; Limousin, 400kg at £875 = 2.19p; Garvagh producer; Charolais, 412kg at £870 = 2.11p; Charolais, 370kg at £770 = 2.08p; Charolais, 354kg at £720 = 2.03p; Charolais, 422kg at £720 = 1.71p; Limousin, 340kg at £700 = 2.06p; Charolais, 292kg at £495 = 1.70p; CHM, 386kg at £750 = 1.94p; Toomebridge producer; Limousin, 524kg at £1000 = 1.91p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 412kg at £800 = 1.94p; Shorthorn, 426kg at £800 = 1.88p; Magherafelt producer; Limousin, 226kg at £560 = 2.48p; Limousin, 290kg at £650 = 2.24p; Limousin, 492kg at £775 = 1.58p; Limousin, 290kg at £675 = 2.33p; Portglenone producer; Shorthorn, 314kg at £510 = 1.62p and Garvagh producer; Limousin, 278kg at £590 = 2.12p.
Bullocks: Portglenone producer; Limousin, 348kg at £895 = 2.57p; Limousin, 340kg at £870 = 2.56p; Limousin, 424kg at £900 = 2.12p; Limousin, 412kg at £895 = 2.17p; Limousin, 406kg at £925 = 2.28p; Magherafelt producer; Charolais, 380kg at £965 = 2.54p; Charolais, 368kg at £825 = 2.24p; Charolais, 326kg at £700 = 2.15p; Garvagh producer; Aberdeen Angus, 472kg at £1,000 = 2.12p; Aberdeen Angus, 566kg at £1,090 = 1.93p; Limousin, 572kg at £1,180 = 2.06p; Limousin, 506kg at £1,120 = 2.21p; Limousin, 648kg at £1,270 = 1.96p; Limousin, 566kg at £1,130 = 2.00p; Limousin, 650kg at £1,240 = 1.91p; Limousin, 566kg at £1,200 = 2.12p; Limousin, 638kg at £1,160 = 1.82p; Limousin, 550kg at £1,190 = 2.16p; Limousin, 596kg at £1,200 = 2.01p; Limousin, 604kg at £1,160 = 1.92p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 340kg at £880 = 2.59p; Limousin, 350kg at £870 = 2.49p; Bellaghy producer; Charolais, 550kg at £1,150 = 2.09p; Limousin, 580kg at £1,165 = 2.01p; Simmental, 714kg at £1,320 = 1.85p; Charolais, 696kg at £1,340 = 1.93p; Magherafelt producer; Simmental, 390kg at £650 = 1.67p; Limousin, 290kg at £775 = 2.67p; Limousin, 348kg at £825 = 2.37p; Limousin, 252kg at £630 = 2.50p; Hereford, 336kg at £700 = 2.08p; Limousin, 428kg at £780 = 1.82p; Limousin, 272kg at £785 = 2.89p; Limousin, 300kg at £840 = 2.80p; Limousin, 334kg at £900 = 2.69p; Limousin, 310kg at £850 = 2.74p; Limousin, 310kg at £860 = 2.77p; Limousin, 350kg at £785 = 2.24p; Limousin, 272kg at £770 = 2.83p; Limousin, 306kg at £830 = 2.71p; Limousin, 324kg at £860 = 2.65p; Limousin, 280kg at £790 = 2.82p; Garvagh producer; Charolais, 328kg at £865 = 2.64p; Charolais, 274kg at £755 = 2.76p; Charolais, 306kg at £800 = 2.61p; Charolais, 302kg at £870 = 2.88p; Charolais, 320kg at £900 = 2.81p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 526kg at £830 = 1.58p; Hereford, 558kg at £850 = 1.52p; Blonde d’Aquitaine, 522kg at £795 = 1.52p; Upperlands producer; Charolais, 516kg at £1,120 = 2.17p; Aberdeen Angus, 436kg at £930 = 2.13p; Limousin, 406kg at £1010 = 2.49p; Charolais, 526kg at £1,070 = 2.03p; Limousin, 632kg at £1,255 = 1.99p; Limousin, 520kg at £1,030 = 1.98p; Charolais, 504kg at £990 = 1.96p; Claudy producer; Limousin, 342kg at £755 = 2.21p; Limousin, 398kg at £850 = 2.14p; Stabiliser, 406kg at £795 = 1.96p; Desertmartin producer; Limousin, 218kg at £510 = 2.34p; Limousin, 272kg at £590 = 2.17p; Limousin, 312kg at £680 = 2.18p; Garvagh producer; Limousin, 362kg at £980 = 2.71p; Limousin, 338kg at £865 = 2.56p; Maghera producer; Limousin, 558kg at £1200 = 2.15p; Pomeroy producer; Shorthorn beef, 398kg at £790 = 1.98p; Charolais, 486kg at £890 = 1.83p; Swatragh producer; Charolais, 390kg at £850 = 2.18p; Charolais, 474kg at £800 = 1.69p; Charolais, 336kg at £675 = 2.01p; Toomebridge producer; Limousin, 462kg at £1075 = 2.33p; Limousin, 490kg at £1,080 = 2.20p; Limousin, 524kg at £1,095 = 2.09p; Charolais, 570kg at £1,100 = 1.93p; Blonde d’Aquitaine, 504kg at £1,085 = 2.15p; Swatragh producer; Limousin, 442kg at £1,040 = 2.35p; Limousin, 512kg at £1,055 = 2.06p; Toomebridge producer; Simmental, 682kg at £1315 = 1.93p; Limousin, 626kg at £1115 = 1.78p; Blonde d’Aquitaine, 634kg at £1,140 = 1.80p; Portglenone producer; Charolais, 236kg at £605 = 2.56p; Toomebridge producer; Simmental, 486kg at £975 = 2.01p; Limousin, 582kg at £1,140 = 1.96p and Garvagh producer; Hereford, 652kg at £1,025 = 1.57p; Hereford, 620kg at £950 = 1.53p; Hereford, 634kg at £1,020 = 1.61p; Hereford, 664kg at £1085 = 1.63p; Limousin, 608kg at £1,075 = 1.77p.
CULL COWS: Portglenone producer; Belgian Blue, 628kg at £650 = 1.04p; Limousin, 642kg at £730 = 1.14p; Swatragh producer; Aberdeen Angus, 652kg at £670 = 1.03p and Swatragh producer; Saler, 748kg at £900 = 1.20p.
Springers: Maghera producer; Limousin, £1,100 and Dungiven producer; Limousin, £860; Simmental, £710, Drumsurn producer; Limousin, £1,060.
Breeding bulls: Drumsurn producer; Shorthorn, £1,205.
Payment on the day.
Producer incentive: There will be a £100 Northern Counties Farmware Store voucher to be won every month at both the sheep and cattle marts.
Cattle sale - Every animal sold will guarantee one entry into the monthly draw.
Sheep sale - Every 10 sheep sold will guarantee one entry into the monthly draw.
May 2019 sponsor: NFU Mutual, Magherafelt
Please note: Swatragh Mart now offer payment by electronic transfer, a fast, easy, safe and secure way to receive payment for stock.
Cattle sale every Monday at 11.30am.
Sheep sale every Saturday at 10.30am.