Charolais cow sells to £1,640 at Armoy Mart

A smaller show of 150 head last Monday night met with another great trade and a record price paid for a cull cow with a 920kg Charolais cow selling at £1,640, steers sold to £1,400 for 610kgs Aberdeen Angus and heifers to £1,290 for 600kgs.

STEERS

M Steele, Glenarm, Charolais, 400kgs, £1,025. Vincent Hughes, Martinstown, Aberdeen Angus, 490kgs, £1,100, 550kgs, £1,235, 500kgs, £1,215, 530kgs, £1,140. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, Charolais, 360kgs, £890, 300kgs, £840, 360kgs, £950, 380kgs, £915. Armoy producer, Aberdeen Angus, 610kgs, £1,400, 560kgs, £1,310, 550kgs, £1,260. R M and J Duffin, Martinstown, Limousin, 450kgs, £1,005, 460kgs, £1,030, 450kgs, £990, 400kgs, £890, 400kgs, £860, 390kgs, £860, 500kgs, £1,095, 480kgs, £1,010. Sam Carson, Ballymena, Aberdeen Angus, 400kgs, £875. John Hamilton, Bangor, Aberdeen Angus, 370kgs, £785. M Steele, Glenarm, Limousin, 400kgs, £975, 500kgs, £1,145. Seamus Scullion, Martinstown, Limousin, 330kgs, £810. John Wasson, Ballymoney, Friesian, 460kgs, £945, 460kgs, £750. E Verner, Antrim, Limousin, 390kgs, £885, 440kgs, £975. V Hughes, Martinstown, Aberdeen Angus, 500kgs, £1,095, 460kgs, £960, 400kgs, £895, 430kgs, £955. John Maxwell, Kilrea, Simmental, 360kgs, £800. Owen McConnon, Antrim, Blonde d’Aquitaine, 280kgs, £610, 240kgs, £510. Thomas Clyde, Antrim, Limousin, 500kgs, £1,055, 400kgs, £830.

HEIFERS

Colm McFall, Bushmills, Charolais, 600kgs, £1,290, 510kgs, £1,185. Shaun Boyle, Loughguile, Aberdeen Angus, 580kgs, £1,260, 500kgs, £1,085 Geo McAuley, Armoy, Aberdeen Angus, 440kgs, £970. S Johnston, Bushmills, Charolais, 300kgs, £770, 390kgs, £905, 340kgs, £700. Danny McAuley, Cushendall, Limousin, 500kgs, £1,015. Alan Creith, Armoy, Aberdeen Angus, 460kgs, £1,065, 510kgs, £1,130, 480kgs, £1,015, 470kgs, £1,070, 500kgs, £1,130, 420kgs, £930, 450kgs, £970. M Steel, Glenarm, Charolais, 390kgs, £905. P G O’Rawe, Martinstown, Hereford, 590kgs, £1,125, 570kgs, £1,125. Donal O’Donnell, Martinstown, Limousin, 230kgs, £510. Thomas Clyde, Antrim, Limousin, 190kgs, £425. E Verner, Antrim, Limousin, 350kgs, £720. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, Charolais, 340kgs, £800, 380kgs, £915. Alan Creith, Armoy, Aberdeen Angus, 390kgs, £795, 420kgs, £860, 390kgs, £800. Rasharkin farmer, Limousin, 280kgs, £595, 250kgs, £575.

FAT COWS

G Henderson, Bushmills, Charolais, 920kgs, £1,640. Colm McFall, Bushmills, Charolais, 600kgs, £1,100, 660kgs, £1,065, 550kgs, £875. Seamus McDonnell, Ballyvoy, Simmental, 620kgs, £900, 660kgs, £1,065. F McKinney, Ballymoney, Fleckvieh, 450kgs, £710, 390kgs, £610. F McKinney, Ballymoney, Fleckvieh, 450kgs, £710, 390kgs, £610. Francis McCurry, Cushendall, Limousin, 670kgs, £1,045, 620kgs, £955. W McKinley, Armoy, Belgian Blue, 630kgs, £1,040, 610kgs, £995. J McQuilken, Rathlin, Aberdeen Angus, 505kgs, £685.

SUCKLERS

Springers sold to £1,060 for a springing cow from John Dodds, Limavady.

Sale every Monday at 6.30pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.