Clogher Mart: Strong demand for quality stock

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1082 cattle on offer this week at Clogher Mart sold to very strong demand for quality stock in all sections.

In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £206 for a 500kg Lim, £204 for a 550kg B/B, £189 for a 520kg Lim and £186 for a 620kg Lim.

Beef cows sold to £194 for a 670kg Sim, £193 for a 650kg Ch, £187 for a 630kg Lim and £185 for a 670kg Ch.


Omagh producer 500kg Lim to £206. Fivemiletown producer 550kg B/B to £204 and 650kg Ch to £178. Fintona producer 670kg Sim to £194. Kesh producer 650kg Ch to £193. Brookeborough producer 520kg Lim to £189. Omagh producer 630kg Lim to £187. Augher producer 620kg Lim to £186. Cookstown producer 430kg Daq to £185. Dungannon producer 670kg Ch to £185. Cookstown producer 650kg Ch to £185. Portadown producer 540kg Lim to £184 and 530kg Lim to £177. Clogher producer 630kg Lim to £179 and 830kg Ch to £175. Derrylin producer 620kg Lim to £178. Augher producer 700kg Ch to £178 Irvinestown producer 610kg Sim to £176. Lurgan producer 530kg B/B to £174. Coalisland producer 510kg Her to £174.

Other quality lots sold from £140 to £172 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £114 to £137 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £112 to £123 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £82 to £107 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £56 to £78 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 910kg Her to £118. 830kg Lim to £116. 730kg Lim to £116. 980kg Ch to £114. 770kg Lim to £110. 980kg Sim to £109. 790kg Ch to £109. 1030kg Si

FAT STEERS (underage): 710kg Lim to £209. 560kg AA to £193. 500kg AA to £192. 580kg Au to £192. 500kg AA to £190. 530kg Ch to £190. 590kg Sim to £188. 610kg Sim to £184. 640kg Sim to £183. 630kg Sim to £182. 650kg Sim to £176. 440kg Friesian to £142. 450kg Friesian to £135. 450kg Friesian to £124.

FAT HEIFERS (underage): 520kg Ch to £202. 540kg Ch to £196. 480kg Lim to £196. 560kg B/B to £193. 520kg B/B to £186. 580kg B/B to £185. 520kg AA to £177. 530kg Ch to £171. 540kg B/B to £151. Friesians sold from £96 to £131 per 100kg.

STORE BULLOCKS: A very sharp demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1440 for a 690kg Shb to J Richardson, Annaghmore. Carrick Farms, Aughnacloy sold 640kg Ch to £1410 (£220) 680kg Ch to £1380, 700kg Ch to £1350 and 650kg Ch to £1320. Dungannon producer 650kg Ch to £1385 (£213) 600kg Lim to £1300 (£216) and 590kg Ch to £1270. K Caldwell, Fivemiletown 650kg AA to £1365, 650kg AA to £1355 and 600kg AA to £1335 (£222.50). C Keys, Fivemiletown 660kg Ch to £1345. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 650kg Ch to £1320 and 640kg Lim to £1280. J T Lynch, Lisnaskea 590kg AA to £1315 (£222) N K Johnston, Clogher 580kg AA to £1300. R S Carson, Lisbellaw 620kg Lim to £1270, 580kg Lim to £1265 and 590kg Lim to £1255. J Hackett, Ballygawley 590kg Lim to £1270.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: Dungannon producer 490kg Lim to £1110 (£226.50) M Brennan, Cookstown 470kg Ch to £1080 (£230) 450kg Ch to £1000 and 410kg Ch to £980. R S Carson, Lisbellaw 500kg Lim to £1070. A Williamson, Newtownbutler 490kg Lim to £1070. G Crawford, Brookeborough 420kg Ch to £1045, 420kg Lim to £1010 and 470kg Ch to £960. S F McKenna, Ballygawley 500kg Her to £1045. S D Wilson, Clogher 470kg Lim to £1040, 450kg Lim to £1025 and 480kg Lim to £1000. S M Daly, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £1010. R Kyle, Clogher 500kg AA to £1000. J McStay, Lurgan 460kg B/B to £990 and 460kg Lim to £965. J J Beggan, Rosslea 410kg Lim to £980. W D J Graydon, Brookeborough 500kg AA to £975. G Morton, Armagh 480kg Lim to £975.

STORE HEIFERS: Another good turnout this week sold readily to a strong demand with forward lots selling to £1360 for a 700kg Lim to M McCormick, Loughgall. W S Hall, Magheraveely sold 600kg Ch to £1250, 590kg Ch to £1235, 620kg Ch to £1200, 560kg Ch to £1170, 540kg Ch to £1170, 550kg Ch to £1155, 570kg Sim to £1145, 540kg Ch to £1140 and 550kg Ch to £1120. Clogher producer 580kg Lim to £1220. P Turbitt, Ballygawley 550kg Ch to £1200, 570kg Ch to £1120 and 580kg Ch to £1120. H Macauly, Ballyclare 540kg Lim to £1165. R W Hawthorne, Armagh 560kg Lim to £1160. J Carrothers, Fivemiletown 550kg Lim to £1150. C Keys, Fivemiletown 560kg Ch to £1130. H Macauley, Ballyclare 550kg Lim to £1125.

MED WEIGHTS STORES 410KG TO 500KG: M/S M and R Coulter, Fivemiletown 500kg Ch to £1110, 490kg Ch to £1105, 470kg Ch to £1095 (£233) and 450kg Ch to £970. N K Johnston, Clogher 500kg AA to £1075, 490kg AA to £1015. S and C Monaghan, Cookstown 500kg Lim to £1065 and 500kg Lim to £975. D Mooney, Lisburn 500kg Ch to £1040 and 500kg Lim to £980. A Williamson, Newtownbutler 500kg Ch to £1040 and 480kg Ch to £1005. S Kelly, Carrickmore 430kg Ch to £1035. Clogher producer 470kg Lim to £1075 and 460kg Lim to £1010. H Macauley, Ballyclare 480kg Lim to £1005. J Carrothers, Fivemiletown 480kg Ch to £1000. S McAloon, Rosslea 480kg Ch to £995. A G McGovern, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £985. P Flannigan, Rosslea 460kg Ch to £960.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: J Carrothers, Fivemiletown 400kg Lim to £935. Clogher producer 370kg Ch to £935, 400kg Ch to £890, 380kg Ch to £850 and 370kg Lim to £780. Ballygawley producer 400kg B/B to £795 and 400kg Lim to £775. P Flannigan, Rosslea 380kg Ch to £780. G McKee, Coalisland 380kg Lim to £760, 340kg Daq to £735, 340kg Daq to £660, 330kg Daq to £600 and 290kg Lim to £550. E McBride, Ballygawley 360kg Ch to £730. Clogher producer 360kg Lim to £720, 360kg Lim to £680 and 330kg B/B to £550.

WEANLINGS: Another good entry sold to a brisk demand with steers and bulls selling to £1085 for a 480kg Ch, £1030 for a 530kg Ch, £1005 for a 470kg Ch and £1000 for a 440kg Ch. G Litter, Portadown 520kg Ch to £1025, 500kg Daq to £990 and 500kg Ch to £990. T G Dunne, Tempo 380kg Ch to £1010, 350kg Ch to £970 and 370kg Ch to £965. J Patterson, Drumquin 480kg Ch to £1005 and 350kg Ch to £970. A Mitchell, Drumquin 350kg Ch to £1000. S McAleer, Omagh 490kg Ch to £1000. E McWilliams, Seskinore 430kg Ch to £990. P McConnell, Clogher 460kg Ch to £970. J McCusker, Tempo 420kg Ch to £965. S Smyth, Rosslea 380kg Ch to £965. E McAnenley, Ballygawley 400kg Lim to £960. S McGirr, Ballygawley 390kg Lim to £955.

WEANLING HEIFERS: M G McAleer, Omagh 450kg Ch to £970. E McWilliams, Seskinore 410kg Ch to £900. S McAleer, Omagh 380kg Ch to £895 and 370kg Ch to £775. G Goodwin, Dungannon 460kg Lim to £890, 340kg Lim to £765 and 300kg Lim to £765. J Patterson, Drumquin 350kg Ch to £890 and 340kg Ch to £760. M Maguire, Ederney 380kg Ch to £885. L J Gray, Newtownbutler 280kg Ch to £815 and 320kg Ch to £790. E Murray, Fivemiletown 330kg Ch to £810. S Mellon, Fintona 380kg Ch to £795. M Fox, Omagh 390kg Lim to £790 and 320kg Lim to £760. M McNally, Portadown 290kg Lim to £780. Omagh producer 380kg Ch to £775.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A good selection on offer sold to a top of £1610 and £1585 for calved heifers from a Benburb producer. A Burns, Caledon sold calved heifers to £1600 and £1200. R Givan, Dungannon £1580 for calved heifer. J Greaves, Derrylin £1410 and £1350 for calved second calvers. H Connelly, Rosslea £1260 for calved heifer. Others sold from £900.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A large turnout sold to a brisk demand with a top price of £1780 going to the representatives of the late J Crawford who also received £1420 for 08 cow and bull calf, £1300 for second calver and heifer calf, £1290 for 06 cow and bull calf and £1250 for 07 cow and bull calf. B Duffy, Enniskillen £1625 for 2011 cow and heifer calf and £1235 for heifer and heifer calf. C Murphy, Brookeborough £1470 for second calver and bull calf. T Donnelly, Portadown £1225 for 2010 cow and heifer calf. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £1170 for 2011 cow and bull calf.

INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: E Fee, Fivemiletown £1400, £1385 and £1335. representatives of the late J Crawford £1315. K McCaughey £1165. Mountview Cattle £1105. Hillside Dairy Farms £1100 and £1015 three times.

Remember this Thursday evening 9th March at 7.30 pm there will be a sale of 40 springing cows and 2 Char bulls for J Milligan, Ederney.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another good entry sold to a very keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £410 and £395 for B/Bs to D I Hoey, Maguiresbridge. C Rutledge, Maguiresbridge £405 for Sim. E and A Thompson, Tempo £405 for Her. R J Hogg, Ballinamallard £340 for Lim. C McBrien, Lisnaskea £335 for Her. K McPhillips, Magheraveely £315 for Friesian and £290 for AA W H Stockdale, Clogher £295 for AA and £290 for B/B.

HEIFERS: Gayle Matchett, Portadown £500 for Lim. C Bothwell, Fivemiletown £340 for Char. Louise Robinson, Newtownards £300 for Her.

REARED BULLS: A and A Maguire, Rosslea £670 for Ch. E Gormley, Augher £605, £550 and £535 for Lims. M F Nugent, Dungannon £560 for Ch. F Melanophy, Florencecourt £550 and £510 for Chars. A Willis, Derrylin £550 and £530 for AAs. B Ramsey, Fivemiletown £535 twice for Friesians. D I Hoey, Maguiresbridge £505 for Ch. D McCrory, Lurgan £495 and £440 for Lims. S Connelly, Lisnaskea £475 for Lim. T G Hazlett, Letterbreen £465 for Lim.

REARED HEIFERS: A Willis, Derrylin £630 for AA. F Melanophy, Florencecourt £560, 525 and £500 for Chars. M/S A and A Maguire, Rosslea £525, £510, £490 and £460 for Chars. M Rafferty, Dungannon £498 and £490 for Lims. P McAteer, Dungiven £460, £435 and £430 for Herefords.