1283 cattle came under the hammer this week at Clogher Mart producing a very strong demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers topped £185 for a 590kg Lim £177 for a 600kg S/Horn and £174 for a 680kg Lim. Beef cows sold to £168 for a 710kg B/B, £157 for a 840kg Ch and £157 for a 770kg Lim.
Leading prices as follows: Dungannon producer 590kg Lim to £185 and 600kg Ch to £172. Cookstown producer 600kg S/H to £177. Ederney producer 680kg Lim to £174. Dungannon producer 710kg B/B to £168. Rosslea producer 580kg Lim to £167. Rosslea producer 560kg Lim to £167. Sixmilecross producer 590kg Lim to £159. Fintona producer 430kg Lim to £158, 550kg Lim to £154 and 400kg Sim to £145. Fivemiletown producer 840kg Ch to £157. Ballygawley producer 770kg Lim to £157. Fermanagh producer 690kg Lim to £157. Tempo producer 510kg AA to £156. Portadown producer 710kg Lim to £152. Cookstown producer 610kg Lim to £152. Ballygawley producer 620kg Lim to £146. Portadown producer 690kg Ch to £145. Pomeroy producer 690kg Ch to £144 and 660kg Lim to £143.
Other quality lots sold from £126 to £140 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £110 to £122 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £102 to £111 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £82 to £104 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £52 to £74 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 1060kg Lim to £126, 770kg Lim to £118, 1020kg Ch to £117, 1060kg Lim to £115, 940kg Ch to £112, 1090kg Lim to £112, 1030kg Lim to £108, 820kg AA to £105, 810kg Lim to £103 800kg Hol to £86.
FAT STEERS (overage): 660kg Ch to £178, 630kg Ch to £174, 720kg Ch to £172, 670kg Lim to £162, 640kg Lim to £161, 580kg Fr to £137, 650kg Fr to £131, 700kg Fr to £110, 770kg Fr to £94.
FAT STEERS (underage): 610kg B/B to £177, 830kg Lim to £176, 700kg Lim. to £171, 690kg Lim to £171, 780kg Ch to £168, 580kg Daq to £166, 640kg Lim to £160, 830kg Shb to £154, 720kg AA to £154, 720kg AA to £153, 650kg AA to £152, 590kg Fkv to £150, 840kg AA to £149, 660kg Lim to £148, 680kg Sim to £141.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 570kg Lim to £187, 500kg Sim to £176, 680kg Ch to £172, 440kg Lim to £168, 560kg AA to £162, 580kg Ch to £152, 490kg Lim to £149, 760kg AA to £143, 550kg Her to £140, 560kg Her to £140, 600kg Her to £140, 520kg Hol to £136, 570kg Fr to £129, 580kg Fr to £122, 530kg Fr to £111.
STORE BULLOCKS: A good steady demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1270 for a 740kg Lim, 730kg Sim to £1240 and 770kg Ch to £1235 for R H Eakin, Aughnacloy. W J Robinson, Clogher 720kg Ch to £1260 and 720kg Ch to £1220. S Mackin, Co Armagh 730kg Ch to £1255, 730kg Ch to £1248, 730kg Ch to £1200 and 700kg Ch to £1195. D McVeigh, Dungannon 680kg Lim to £1235. J Morris, Drumquin 700kg Lim to £1230 and 810kg Lim to £1230. T McMahon, Newry 730kg Lim to £1220 and 670kg Lim to £1195. H Erskine, Ballygawley 650kg Daq to £1205. G Heenan, Fintona 690kg Lim to £1200. P Loughran, Dungannon 660kg Lim to £1195.
MED WEIGHT STORES 430KG TO 500KG: T B Robinson, Clogher 490kg Daq to £975. J Morris, Drumquin 460kg Lim to £950. P J Devlin and A McKeever, Dungannon 470kg AA to £895, 450kg AA to £895 and 430kg Ch to £780. J D Noble, Fivemiletown 490kg AA to £875 and 460kg AA to £850. J Doyle, Cookstown 460kg Sim to £860 and 480kg Sim to £810. J Quinn, Pomeroy 470kg AA to £850 and 430kg Sim to £785. P Patterson, Augher 490kg Her to £830. E and I Boyd, Dungannon 430kg Lim to £810. C J Chambers, Moneymore 460kg Lim to £770.
SMALLER STORES 420KG & UNDER: C J Chambers, Moneymore 410kg Lim to £855, 410kg Lim to £840 and 400kg Lim to £750. P Loughran, Dungannon 410kg Lim to £842. J Watterson, Fermanagh 410kg Daq to £755. M/S C and P Daly, Dungannon 410kg Lim to £720.
STORE HEIFERS: Strong demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1300 for 760kg Sim, 650kg Ch to £1250, 670kg Ch to £1205, 670kg Lim to £1170, 660kg Ch to £1140 and 640kg B/B to £1100 for J A Johnston, Magheraveely. Fiona Wilson, Clogher 710kg Ch to £1250, 710kg Ch to £1240, 660kg Ch to £1195, 660kg Ch to £1185, 670kg Ch to £1145 and 640kg Ch to £1100. F Donnelly, S.M.X. 630KG Sim to £1195. I R Coulter, Derrylin 620kg Daq to £1185 and 590kg Ch to £1150. H McClure, F.M.T. 580kg AA to £1120. P McAleer, Pomeroy 650kg Ch to £1120 and 640kg Ch to £1140. M/S J D and D R Hall, Richill 560kg Lim to £1120.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO £500KG: J H Giles. Beragh 480kg Ch to £1045. P Carr, Co Armagh 490kg Lim top £1035. M McCaffery, Rosslea 490kg Ch to £1005 500kg Sim to £950, 460kg Ch to £900 and 490kg Ch to £875. C Boyle, Armagh 480kg Ch to £985, 460kg Ch to £940, 490kg Ch to £920, 410kg Ch to £900 and 460kg Ch to £900. D Liggett, Clogher 500kg Lim to £940. E Fee, F.M.T. 460kg Lim to £930. P Loughran, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £925. D McManus, Roscor Fermanagh 450kg Ch to £900. C Kelly, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £900. G Crawford, Fermanagh 480kg Lim to £890, 470kg Ch to £855 and 440kg Ch to £850.
SMALLER STORES 400KG & UNDER: D McManus, Roscor Fermanagh 390kg Ch to £840. E Fee, F.M.T. 390kg Sal to £775. P Loughran, Dungannon 390kg Lim to £755. P McGinnity, Derrynoose 360kg Ch to £740 and 310kg Ch to £640. L McGinnity, Derrynoose 350kg Ch to £725 and 330kg Ch to £595. A M Irvine, F.M.T. 380kg Lim to £720.
WEANLINGS: A large entry sold to a very keen demand with steers and bulls selling to £1010 for a 440kg Ch, £955 for a 350kg Ch and 390kg Ch to £930 to J McDonnell, Cooneen. C McDonnell, Brookeborough 470kg Ch to £990. J Watterson, Derrylin 470kg Daq to £935. Downpatrick producer 480kg Ch to £960, 420kg Lim to £905, 450kg Ch to £880 and 400kg Ch to £850. T J Aiken, Kesh 340kg Lim to £925 and 380kg Ch to £900. T J Turbitt, Ballygawley 440kg Ch to £910 and 420kg Ch to £885. B Collins, Brookeborough 400kg AA to £905. G Daly, Augher 480kg Sim to £890. M Hawe, Dungannon 380kg Sim to £890 and 390kg Sim to £890. K McIvor, Seskinore 350kg Ch to £890. S McElwaine, Fivemiletown 370kg Ch to £880.
WEANLING HEIFERS: D J Primrose, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £990, 430kg Ch to £890, 380kg Lim to £850, 430kg Ch to £850 and 390kg Ch to £835. Mary McCanney, Dromore 470kg Ch to £920, 450kg Ch to £895 and 360kg Ch to £830. T J Aiken, Kesh 380kg Ch to £890. R J Barnes, Cookstown 420kg Lim to £865. J Patterson, Drumquin 390kg Ch to £850. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 470kg Ch to £850. J McGarvey, Cookstown 390kg Lim to £840. J Muldoon, Aughnacloy 410kg Ch to £830. T W Livingstone, Tynan 370kg Lim to £825 and 370kg Lim to £820. J McQuaid, Fivemiletown 350kg Ch to £820 350kg Ch to £820 and 360kg Ch to £815. T J Turbitt, Ballygawley 400kg Ch to £810.
DAIRY COWS: A good steady demand in this section with a Ballygawley producer selling calved heifers to £1310 and £1135. R Givan, Dungannon £1200 and £1170 for calved heifers. Cecil Anderson, Dungannon £1100 for calved heifer. Calved xows sold to £840 and £820 for a Derrylin producer.
Maiden heifers to £565 each.
BREEDING BULLS: C Clarke, Sixmilecross £1700 for pedigree registered Limousin (born 25/05/10).
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another good turnout sold to a brisk demand with Niall Daly, Omagh selling an 09 cow and heifer calf to £1700 and 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1200. F McElroy, Augher £1670 for heifer and bull calf and £1605 for heifer and heifer calf. F McGirr, Fintona £1465 for heifer and heifer calf. G Morrow, Fivemiletown £1455 for heifer and heifer calf. C McCombe, Clogher ££1355 for heifer and heifer calf. H Leary, Newtownbutler £1350 for 2011 cow and heifer calf.
INCALF HEIFERS & COWS: A O’Neill £1200, £1175, £1130 and £1065. S Elliott £1155. R McDonald £1100 and £1075. Several others sold from £760 to £1010.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A good selection on offer sold readily with bull calves (under two months) selling to £430, £365 and £350 for B/Bs to E and T Beacom, Maguiresbridge. J J Maguire, Trillick £390 for Lim. A Maguire, Lisbellaw £350 for Lim. W H Stockdale, Clogher £345 for AA. R S Kinnear, Irvinestown £340 for Sim. B McVeigh, Dungannon £340 for AA and £325 Sim.
HEIFERS: D J Barbour, Lisbellaw £380 for Ch. E Kelly, Augher £375 for Lim. R S Kinnear, Irvinestown £325 for Sim. W H Stockdale, Clogher £325 and £320 for B/Bs. Tempo producer £305 for B/B.
REARED BULLS: A Alexander, Augher £700 and £640 for Herefords. H Leary, Newtownbutler £645 for Ch. M and B O’Hanlon, Clogher £640 for Lim. P J Robinson, Benburb £635 for Ch. B M Cann, Dungannon £595, £550 and £535 for Chars. D J Barbour, Lisbellaw £565 for Ch. E O’Hanlon, Clogher £565 for Ch. F Corrigan, Clogher £550 each for three AAs and £510 for Her. D J Elliott, Fermanagh £535 for Ch.
REARED HEIFERS: B Mackle, Moy £635 for Ch and £565 for Sim. R McCann, Dungannon £605 and £560 for Daqs, £540 and £480 for Lims. H Leary, Newtownbutler £580 for Ch. B Cullinan, Fintona £505 and £500 for Lims. P J Robinson, Benburb £495 for Ch. B McCann, Dungannon £465 and £400 for Chars and £450 for AA. D J Barbour, Lisbellaw £460 for Ch. I and A Funston, Fivemiletown £460 and £445 for B/Bs.