Fat cows sell to £1406 for 760kg at Saintfield Mart

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Seasonal show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield, with a brisk trade throughout.

FAT CATTLE: Over 100 fats sold to £1406 for a 760kg BB cow, £185 per 100kg.

Leading prices: Dromara producer BB cows 760kg, £185, £1406, 630kg, £170, £1071, 500kg, £180, £900, 460kg, £187, £860, AA cows 510kg, £160 £816, 510kg, £140, £714, Millisle producer Char cows 810kg, £152, £1231, 710kg, £141, £1001, 680kg, £141, £958, Downpatrick producer Char cows 720kg, £154, £1108, 910kg, £116, £1055, Belfast producer Fr cows 710kg, £129, £915, 770kg, £113, £870, 730kg, £117, £854, 740kg, £114, £843, 670kg, £123, £824, 760kg, £108, £812, 760kg, £106, £805, Ballygowan producer Fr cows 650kg, £122, £793, 610kg, £128, £780, 720kg, £108, £777, 690kg, £102, £703.

BULLOCKS: Sold to £1175 for a 580kg Her. Lighter sorts sold to £830 for a 300kg Char.

HEIFERS: sold to £1105 for a 570kg Char.

DROPPED CALVES: 70 drops sold to £440 for a Char bull.

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Char bulls £440, £370, £330, Char heifer £340, Downpatrick producer AA bulls £330, £305, £290, £285, £280, AA heifers £300, £270, £255, Crossgar producer Lim bulls £320, £295, Lim heifers £310, £275.