Fat cows sell to £1,761 for 790kg at Ballymena Mart

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An entry of 250 beef cattle in Ballymena Mart resulted in a super trade.

Fat cows sold to 223p for a PB Blue 790kg at £1,761, Friesian cows to 120p for 710kg at £852, beef heifers to 213p for Lim 620kg at £1,320, beef bullocks to 207p for 620kg at £1,283 and Friesian bullocks to 155p for 550kg at £852.

Beef cows sold to: C Chestnutt, Bushmills BB 790kg, £1,761 (223), BB 730kg, £1,554 (213), O Shiels and Co, Kilrea Par 660kg, £1,267 (192), Robert Clyde, Templepatrick Lim 760kg, £1,368 (180), Susan Smyth, Newtownstewart Char 950kg, £1,710 (180), Samuel Coleman, Glarryford Lim 770kg, £1,347 (175), H McCracken, Ballywalter Lim 760kg, £1,292 (170), H A Wilson, Newtowncrommelin Sim 660kg, £1,082 (164), Samuel Coleman, Glarryford Lim 830kg, £1,352 (163), B McCombe, Muckamore Lim 730kg, £1,168 (160), Samuel Coleman, Glarryford Lim 830kg, £1,328 (160), Wilbert Reid, Aughfatten BB 660kg, £990 (150), Ivan Rea, Mallusk BB 520kg, £780 (150), Mike Frazer, Templepatrick AA 1,080kg, £1,609 (149), George A Hamilton, Randalstown Sim 830kg, £1,326 (149), W J Porter, Upper Ballinderry AA 750kg, £1,117 (149), Robert Woodside, Ballyclare Lim 760kg, £1,124 (148), R McNabney, Broughshane Lim 680kg, £1,006 (148), Old Church Farm, Glenarm BB 710kg, £1,050 (148), D and R Millar, Randalstown Sim 560kg, £828 (148), W J Wilson, Newtowncrommelin Char 700kg, £1,022 (146).

Friesian cows sold to: R J Gage, Clough 710kg, £852 (120), A Harbinson, Rathkenny 720kg, £856 (119), D Winter, Randalstown 760kg, £896 (118), J and R Hanna, Loughgiel 780kg, £912 (117), D and A Erwin, Ballymena 630kg, £718 (114), J King, Ballymena 700kg, £798 (114), A and W McIlwaine, Ballyclare 610kg, £695 (114), J King 720kg, £813 (113), Alex B Carson, Clough 530kg, £598 (113), A M Crawford, Ballynure 680kg, £761 (112), C F G and J C Adams, Dungonnell 750kg, £840 (112), A and W McIlwaine, 690kg, £765 (111), J and M Wilson, Broughshane 710kg, £781 (110), 670kg, £737 (110), D and A Erwin, Ballymena 740kg, £806 (109), Desmond McKee, Randalstown 630kg, £686 (109), R A Gordon, Cloughmills 560kg, £604 (108), Malcolm Chambers, Bushmills 730kg, £781 (107), local farmer 600kg, £636 (106), local farmer 560kg, £593 (106), R A Gordon, Cloughmills 530kg, £561 (106).

Beef heifers sold to: H McCracken, Ballywalter Lim 620kg, £1,320 (213), R McIntyre, Glarryford Lim 540kg, £1,123 (208), John Davidson, Moorfields Lim 560kg, £1,164 (208), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 620kg, £1,264 (204), O Shiels and Co, Kilrea Par 610kg, £1,220 (200), Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim 560kg, £1075 (192), Lim 550kg, £1,056 (192), John Davidson, Moorfields Lim 550kg, £1,056 (192), Lim 560kg, £1,064 (190), W and M Orr, Ballycastle Char 580kg, £1,102 (190), B McComb, Muckamore SH 590kg, £1,121 (190), J C McMillan, Portglenone AA 580kg, £1,102 (190), J Christie and Son, Ballintoy Lim 430kg, £808 (188), R McIntyre, Glarryford Sim 570kg, £1,060 (186), George A Hamilton, Randalstown Char 640kg, £1,190 (186), B McComb, Muckamore Lim 550kg, £1,023 (186), Robert Hood Lim 540kg, £982 (182), John Davidson, Moorfields Lim 570kg, £1,037 (182), W Kirkpatrick, Dundrod Char 620kg, £1,116 (180), V N Fleck, Broughshane Lim 470kg, £846 (180).

Beef bullocks sold to: O Shiels and Co, Kilrea Par 620kg, £1,283 (207), J C McMillan, Portglenone AA 570kg, £1,168 (205), J Smyth, Randalstown Lim 560kg, £1,136 (203), Phillip Patterson, Crumlin Lim 640kg, £1,280 (200), Lim 650kg, £1,287 (198), E J McErlean, Portglenoe Lim 540kg, £1,047 (194), Lim 580kg, £1,125 (194), Martin Carey, Dunloy St 610kg, £1,183 (194), Philip Patterson, Crumlin Lim 700kg, £1,358 (194), James McFadden, Kells Lim 680kg, £1,298 (191), E J McErlean, Portglenone Lim 540kg, £1,026 (190), Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim 540kg, £1,026 (190), local farmer Char 610kg, £1,159 (190), Sim 580kg, £1,102 (190), James McFadden, Kells Lim 760kg, £1,444 (190), Phillip Patterson, Crumlin Lim 730kg, £1,387 (190), O Shiels and Co, Kilrea Par 770kg, £1,455 (189), Ivan McDowell, Magheramourne Lim 590kg, £1,115 (189), James McFadden Lim 720kg, £1,360 (189), J Marshall, Portglenone AA 670kg, £1,259 (188), Martin Carey, Dunloy Sim 540kg, £1,015 (188), Wm Mawhinney, Ballynure Lim 580kg, £1,090 (188), H A Wilson, Newtowncrommelin Sim 550kg, £1,028 (187), James McFadden, Kells Lim 700kg, £1,295 (185).

Friesian bullocks sold to: R J Gage, Clough 550kg, £852 (155), F O’Boyle, Randalstown 600kg, £912 (152), D Devlin, Randalstown 580kg, £788 (136).

49 dairy cows and heifers on offer met improved demand selling to £1890 for a second calver from Jos. Adams, Ballymena.

Ruling prices: Joseph Adams, Ballymena £1,890, C Casey, Cloughmills £1,710, Joseph Adams, Ballymena £1,700, R J Hill, Randalstown £1,660, W T McKinney, Maghera £1,620, Joseph Adams £1,580, A W McCrea, Newtownstewart £1,560, B and M Hanna, Ballymoney £1,560, D W Graham, Clough £1,560, C Casey, (2) Cloughmills £1,560, J W Suffern, Crumlin £1,500, D McNeilly, Randalstown £1,430, D W Graham, Clough £1,420, J W Suffern, £1,400, David McClintock, Moorfields £1,400, W R Hamilton, Broughshane £1,380, B McLean, Bushmills £1,370, R H and H A Shanks, Dunadry £1,360, Thomas Carlisle £1,340, R H and H A Shanks £1,340, Wm Hoey, Ballymena £1,300, J Warden and Ptnrs, Bangor £1,300, Brian Mawhinney, Doagh £1,280, David McClintock, Moorfields £1,220.

At the annual spring sale of beef bred bulls, and AA fetched 2,750gns while Limousin sold to 2,700gns, Charolais to 2,650gns and Herefords to 1,900gns.

Ruling prices: Moses Irwin, Fintona AA 2,750gns, E and P McCormick, Cushendun Lim 2,700gns, W and D McClure, Dundrod Char 2,650gns, Ian Rea, Crumlin Char 2,600gns, J M Morrison, Armoy Lim 2,600gns, E and P McCormick, Lim 2,600gns, Mark Smyth, Macosquin Char 2,500gns, E Sherrard, Coleraine Lim 2,500gns, Matthews Bros, Glenarm Lim 2,500gns, J Gallagher, Newtownstewart Char 2,150gns, J Dempster, Saintfield Lim 2,050gns, Neil Martin, Dromara Lim 1,950gns, T McFadden, Castledawson Here 1,900gns, Neil Martin Lim 1,900gns, L Griffith, Ballyclare Lim 1,350gns, Robert Shaw, Randalstown Here 1,300gns.

Suckler stock sold to £1,400 for a Lim heifer with heifer calf at foot. Ruling prices: D Allen, Moneymore Lim heifer and heifer calf £1,400, Lim heifer and bull calf £1,150, J Surgenor, Dervock Holstein bull and bull calf £1120, D and R Millar, Randalstown Saler cow £1,010, John Davidson, Moorfields BB cow £1,010.

Almost 200 lots in ring three sold to £400 for a Limousin heifer (six weeks).

Beef bred bull calves sold to: Janette Hanson, Stranocum Lim £375, Lim £370, D and M Knowles, Cullybackey Sim £370, Janette Hanson Lim £355, H Millar, Antrim BB £340, Trevor Smyth, Randalstown Fr £355, R L A and D Irvine, Dundrod BB £320, Trevor Smyth Friesian £320, Holstein £320, T J Turtle, Broughshane Hereford £300, Letitia Glass, Ballymena Blonde £300, J and D Glass, Ballymena Blonde £290, Andrew Abraham, Antrim BB £280, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £280, D and M Knowles, Cullybackey (2) Friesian £280.

Heifer calves sold to: D and M Knowles, Cullybackey Lim £400, R L A and D Irvine, Dundrod BB £370, (2) BB £315, H Millar, Antrim BB £290, Andrew Abraham, Antrim Lim £265, R J and J A Wright, Stoneyford Lim £255, T Herbinson, Randalstown AA £250, AA £245, W Gillespie, Portglenone Char £240, J W Suffern, Crumlin BB £225, S J and R J McLean, Straid AA £220, Andrew Abraham, Antrim Lim £215, James Nelson, Kilwaughter SHB £215, H Millar, Antrim Here £205, J and D Glass, Ballymena Blonde £205.

Friesian bull calves sold to: Trevor Smyth, Randalstown £335, £320, D and M Knowles, Cullybackey (3) £280, Alex Magee, Larne £245, Trevor Smyth £245, D and M Knowles £225, Trevor Smyth £195, D and M Knowles, £190, £185, local farmer £180, D and M Knowles (3) £175.

An entry of 420 weanlings resulted in another super trade. Bullocks sold to £590 over for a Lim 410kg at £1,000 presented by Sam Adams, Broughshane. Heifers sold to £475 over for a Char 320kg at £795 offered by Andy Millar, Antrim.

Bulls/blks 0-250kgs

Martin McCann, Randalstown Lim 210kg, £585 (278), T J Magee, Ballyclare (5) Char 230kg, £640 (278), J McLeister, Portglenone Lim 200kg, £535 (267), Wm Bonnes, Randalstown Char 250kg, £630 (252), Brian Campbell, Glenavy (3) SHB 250kg, £555 (222), Anthony McFadden, Garvagh SH 190kg, £415 (218), Alex Connor, Ballyclare Lim 230kg, £480 (208).

251-300kgs

J H Fraser, Belfast Char 280kg, £800 (285), S McCloskey, Kilrea Lim 280kg, £775 (276), Martin McCann, Randalstown Lim 290kg, £790 (272), local farmer (5) Lim 270kg, £730 (270), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 290kg, £780 (269), Miss Joan Gilliland, Muckamore Lim 300kg, £790 (263), TJ Magee, Ballyclare (4) Char 270kg, £710 (263), P McConnell, Ligoniel Lim 270kg, £710 (263), Lim 300kg, £780 (260).

301-350kgs

Cleggan Estate, Ballymena Lim 310kg, £880 (283), G E Scott, Magherafelt Char 310kg, £860 (277), W McBride, Ballycastle Char 310kg, £845 (272), Miss J Gilliland, Muckamore Lim 310kg, £835 (269), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 310kg, £830 (267), J H Fraser, Belfast Char 340kg, £905 (266), D Thompson, Bushmills (2) Blonde 320kg, £845 (264), V N Fleck, Broughshane Lim 330kg, £870 (263), J McHenry, Mosside Char 320kg, £840 (262), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 330kg £865 (262), J McHenry Char 340kg £890 (261), Blackburn Bros, Clogher Char 330kg, £860 (260), S Weatherup, Ballyclare Lim 320kg, £830 (259), Miss J Gilliland, Muckamore Lim 320kg, £825 (257), Cleggan Estate Char 330kg, £850 (257).

351kg and over

Miss J Gilliland, Muckamore Lim 370kg, £910 (246), S Adams, Broughshane Lim 410kg, £1,000 (243), V N Fleck, Broughshane Lim 380kg, £925 (243), Mrs S Gowdy, Carrickfergus Char 390kg, £940 (241), Blackburn Bros Lim 370kg, £890 (240), Cleggan Estate Char 370kg, £890 (240), R McKeown Lim 410kg, £980 (239), J Murray, Aghalee Sim 360kg, £860 (238), C Liddie, Ballymena Char 380kg, £900 (236), local farmer Lim 370kg, £865 (233), Cleggan Estate Lim 370kg, £906 (233), S Adams, Broughshane Lim 420kg, £980 (233), R McKeown Lim 400kg, £925 (231), Miss J Gilliland Lim 370kg, £850 (229), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 370kg, £850 (229), J H Fraser Char 380kg, £870 (229).

Heifers 0-250kgs

Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 220kg, £525 (238), S Gowdy, Carrickfergus Lim 220kg, £490 (222), C Liddie, Ballymena Char 220kg, £490 (222), Paul Smyth, Broughshane Lim 240kg, £530 (220), Anthony McFadden, Garvagh Char 230kg, £490 (213), F Tannahill, Macosquin (2) AA 210kg, £390 (185), D Devlin, Randalstown BB 180kg, £330 (183), BB 170kg, £310 (182).

251-300kgs

W McBride, Ballycastle Char 260kg, £650 (250), Mrs S Gowdy, Carrick Char 280kg, £700 (250), local farmer Char 280kg, £690 (246), W McBride, Ballycastle Char 260kg, £630 (242), N Hunter, Larne (2) Sim 270kg, £635 (235), Robert Armstrong, Lisburn Char 300kg, £700 (233), V N Fleck, Broughshane Lim 300kg, £690 (230), Robert Armstrong Char 300kg, £690 (230), Mrs S Gowdy Lim 300kg, £690 (230), Alex Connor, Larne BB 260kg, £590 (226), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 300kg, £680 (226), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 260kg, £585 (225), Daniel F McAlonan, Dunloy Char 290kg, £650 (224), Burns McLean, Armoy (2) Char 290kg, £650 (224).

301-350kgs

A S Millar, Antrim Char 320kg, £795 (248), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 330kg, £805 (243), A S Millar Char 310kg, £750 (241), Char 330kg, £790 (239), Steven McIlrath, Glarryford Char 320kg, £765 (239), J Murray, Aghalee Lim 320kg, £755 (235), J H Fraser, Belfast Char 310kg, £730 (235), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 340kg, £800 (235), Lim 330kg, £775 (234), J McHenry, Mosside Char 330kg, £760 (230), AS Millar, Char 330kg, £760 (230), D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 310kg, £710 (229), S McCloskey, Kilrea Lim 310kg, £710 (229), D F McAlonan, Dunloy Char 330kg, £755 (228), S Adams, Broughshane Char 330kg, £755 (228), G Weir, Toomebridge Lim 350kg, £795 (227).

351kg and over

A S Millar, Antrim Char 320kg, £795 (248), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 330kg, £805 (243), A S Millar Char 310kg, £750 (241), Char 330kg, £790 (239), Steven McIlrath, Glarryford Char 320kg, £765 (239), J Murray, Aghalee Lim 320kg, £755 (235), J H Fraser, Belfast Char 310kg, £730 (235), David Robinson, Crumlin Lim 340kg, £800 (235), Lim 330kg, £775 (234), J McHenry, Mosside Char 330kg, £760 (230), A S Millar, Antrim Char 330kg, £760 (230), D Thompson, Bushmills Lim 310kg, £710 (229), S McCloskey, Kilrea Lim 310kg, £710 (229), Daniel F McAlonan, Dunloy Char 330kg, £755 (228), S Adams, Broughshane Char 330kg, £755 (228), G Weir, Toomebridge Lim 350kg, £795 (227).

351kg and over

S Weatherup, Ballyclare Lim 370kg, £840 (227), G Weir, Toomebridge (2) Lim 360kg, £795 (220), S Adams Lim 360kg, £790 (219), Burns McLean, Armoy Lim 360kg, £785 (218), S Weatherup Blonde 370kg, £800 (216), V N Fleck, Broughshane Lim 360kg, £775 (215), Marie Byrne, Antrim Lim 400kg, £860 (215), S Adams, Broughshane Char 360kg, £770 (213), S Weatherup, Lim 360kg, £765 (212), S Adams Lim 370kg, £780 (210), J Murray, Aghalee Lim 370kg, £780 (210), N McErlain, Portglenone (2) Lim 380kg, £800 (210), Marie Byrne Lim 360kg, £755 (209).

A smaller show of sheep in Ballymena on Monday evening resulted in a sharp trade.

Ewes and lambs sold to £222, springers to £182, store lambs to £76 and pet lambs to £47.

Ewes and lambs sold to: Wm Crawford, Newtownstewart 4 Suff ewes and 8 lambs £222, 1 Tex ewe and 2 lambs £208, Austin Shaw, Larne 6 Tex ewes and 10 lambs £207, Wm Crawford 4 Suff ewes and 7 lambs £198, 4 Suff ewes and 7 lambs £198, 4 Suff ewes and 7 lambs £198, Ian Rea, Crumlin 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £188, Sean McGinn, Ballycastle 1 Suff ewe and 2 lambs £188, Ian Rea, 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £186, 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £176, 1 Char ewe 7 2 lambs £175, W R Semple, Magheramourne 5 CB ewes 7 10 lambs £172, Ian Rea, Crumlin 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £170, W R Semple, 4 CB ewes and 7 lambs £165, Ian Rea 1 Char ewe and 2 lambs £162, Charlie McLoughlin, Carnlough 3 Tex ewes and 6 lambs £155.

Breeders sold to (all in lamb): F Connon, Ballymena 8 CB ewes in lamb £182, 6 CB £174, 6 CB £170, 8 CB £162, 7 CB £162, 8 CB £160, 8 CB £160, 6 CB £158, 7 CB £158, 5 CB £158, 6 CB £152, 5 CB £152, 8 CB £152, V Cousley, Moneymore 6 CB £142, 5 CB £141, F Connon 5 CB £140.

An entry of 180 store cattle in Ballymena on Tuesday resulted in a terrific trade.

Heifers sold to £660 over for a Lim 550kg at £1,210 offered by J and S Bailey, Ballycastle.

Bullocks sold to £710 over for a Lim 590kg at £1,300 presented by Blackburn Bros, Clogher.

Bulls/blks 0-500kgs

Mrs M Simmons, Antrim Lim 240kg, £700 (291), Char 290kg, £765 (263), Lim 330kg, £815 (247), Char 320kg, £775 (242), Char 330kg, £795 (240), S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 440kg, £1000 (227), R J Hoey, Ballymena Char 440kg, £970 (220), Blackburn Bros, Cloger Char 480kg, £1,055 (219), local farmer Lim 470kg, £1,030 (219), Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim 490kg, £1,070 (218), Lim 500kg, £1,090 (218), W J Hutchinson, Ballyclare Char 450kg, £975 (216), S Morrison, Liscolman Char 500kg, £1080 (216), C and M White, Aughafatten Char 370kg, £795 (214), T Rea, Larne Sal 480kg, £1,030 (214), Mrs M Simmons, Antrim Char 350kg, £745 (212).

501kg and over

Blackburn Bros, Clogher AA 530kg, £1,195 (225), Par 550kg, £1,230 (223), Lim 590kg, £1,300 (220), T Wilson, Newtownabbey Lim 530kg, £1,165 (219), A Heron, Broughshane Char 540kg, £1,160 (214), Mervyn Russell, Antrim Char 550kg, £1,175 (213), local farmer Lim 520kg, £1,100 (211), D Fleck, Shankbridge Lim 530kg, £1,120 (211), Char 540kg, £1,140 (211), Robert Hood, Broughshane Lim 560kg, £1,180 (210), Ivan McDowell, Magheramourne Lim 510kg, £1,070 (209), J Smyth, Randalstown Lim 540kg, £1,120 (207), Blackburn Bros Char 590kgv £1,220 (206), Robert Hood, Broughshane Char 530kg, £1,095 (206), S Morrison, Liscolman Sim 510kg, £1,045 (204), W J Hutchinson, Ballyclare AA 560kg, £1,145 (204).

Heifers 0-500kgs

T J Alexander, Templepatrick 450kg, £1,010 (224), Mrs M Simmons, Antrim Lim 390kg, £875 (224), T J Alexander Lim 450kg, £1,000 (222), Char 450kg, £990 (220), Wm Weir, Milebush Lim 500kg, £1,090 (218), Lim 490kg, £1,060 (216), C and M White, Aughafatten SH 340kg, £730 (214), T J Alexander, Templepatrick Lim 450kg, £945 (210), K Kidd, Broughshane Char 380kg, £760 (200), C and M White Char 390kg, £780 (200), (2) Char 380kg, £745 (196), T J Alexander Char 500kg, £980 (196), C Magill, Larne Char 470kg, £910 (193), Mrs M Simmons Char 310kg, £600 (193), J Smyth, Randalstown Lim 460kg, £890 (193).

501kg and over

J and S Bailey, Ballycastle Lim 550kg, £1,210 (220), Wm Weir, Milebush Char 510kg, £1,090 (213), J and S Bailey Lim 590kg, £1,240 (210), J Smyth, Randalstown Char 550kg, £1,155 (210), Cecil Wilson, Glenarm Lim 510kg, £1,050 (205), J and S Bailey Lim 570kg, £1,140 (200), Cecil Wilson Char 510kg, £1,015 (199), Wm Weir Blonde 530kg, £1,030 (194), J and S Bailey Lim 510kg, £985 (193), Wm Weir Lim 530kg, £1,020 (192), Cecil Wilson, Char 520kg, £980 (188), Sim 560kg, £1,050 (187), J Smyth, Randalstown Char 550kg, £1,020 (185), Kenneth Gawn, Kells Sim 540kg, £1,000 (185), Sim 580kg, £1,060 (182), J and S Bailey Lim 580kg, £1,040 (179).

An entry of 1,519 sheep in Ballymena on Wednesday resulted in a sharper trade.

Fat hoggets sold to 408p for a pen of Texels 22.5kg at £92 offered by I Montgomery, Glenwherry and to a top per head of £94 for a pen of 15 Texels 26kg presented by C Adams, Antrim. Fat ewes sold to £110.

Fat hoggets (1348)

Top prices per kg:

J and I Stewart, Ballymoney 16 Tex 24kg, £108 (450), I Montgomery, Glenwherry 6 Tex 22.5kg, £92 (408), 11 BF 22.5kg, £90 (400), J and F McNeice, Ballymoney 17 Tex 21.5kg, £85.50 (397), J Alexander, Randalstown 10 Suff 23kg, £91.20 (396), David Boyd, Knockagh 53 BF 21.5kg, £85 (395), J Thompson, Kells 8 Tex 23.5kg, £92 (391), A Smyth, Ballymoney 15 Tex 18kg, £70 (388), Matt Gingles, Kilwaughter 14 Tex 23kg, £89 (387), local farmer 12 Tex 23kg, £89 (387), I Montgomery, 17 BF 23.5kg, £90.80 (386), S A Patterson, Carrick 1 Suff 26kg, £100 (384), Brian Lyttle, Kells 17 Tex 23.5kg, £90.20 (383), A and M and V Armstrong, Straid 22 Tex 24.5kg, £93.80 (382), L Mawhinney, Castledawson 2 Tex 21.5kg, £82 (381), J Petticrew, Cairncastle 3 Tex 21kg, £80 (381), Walter G Hoy, Templepatrick 20 BF 20.5kg, £78 (380), Mrs S White, Cloughmills 22 Tex 20kg, £76 (380), Mark Robinson, Larne 7 Dor 23kg, £86.50 (376), S Craig, Ballycastle 31 Tex 19.5kg, £73 (374), James Houston, Randalstown 10 Rou 22kg, £82 (372), J Collins, Ballymoney 30 Suff 23.5kg, £87.50 (372), S Craig, Ballycastle 11 Tex 21kg, £78 (371), G A Fleming, Templepatrick 16 Tex 24kg, £89 (370), B Jamison, Armoy 12 Suff 24kg, £89 (370).

Top prices per head: J and I Stewart, Ballymoney 16 Tex 24kg, £108, SA Patterson, Carrick 1 Suff 26kg, £100, C Adams, Holywood 15 Tex 26kg, £94, A and M and V Armstrong, Straid 22 Tex 24.5kg £93.80, K McAuley, Broughshane 16 Tex 25kg, £92.50, W Clyde, Antrim 26 Tex, 28.5kg £92.50, W and N Martin, Broughshane 24 Suff 28.5kg, £92.50, Thomas Clyde, Antrim 3 Dor 28kg, £92, J McMillan, Straid 26 CB 27.5kg, £92, Sidney Rea, Straid 29 Tex 26kg, £92, 20 Tex 26kg, £92, J Thompson, Kells 8 Tex 23.5kg, £92, Moore Wallace, Dunloy 3 Suff 27kg, £92, J A O’Kane, Carnlough 6 Suff 27.5kg, £92, 1 Suff 27.5kg, £92, A Dobbs, Carrickfergus 34 Tex 25.5kg, £92, 1 Tex 25.5kg, £92, 6 Tex 31kg, £92, 1 Tex 31kg, £92, I Montgomery 6 Tex 22.5kg, £92, J McKinley, Bushmills 12 Tex 34kg, £92, Raymond McCann, Ballynure 31 Tex, 30.5kg £92, local farmer 7 CB 26kg, £91.50, H M Dobbin, Aughafaten 5 Tex 28.5kg, £91.50, L Clarke, Portglenone 22 Tex 28.5kg, £91.50.

Fat ewes (171)

Top prices:

Suff - £70-£98

Tex - £75-£110

CB - £55-£80

BF - £45-£69