Fat cows sell to a top price of £1,330 at Saintfield Mart

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A seasonal show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale at Saintfield Mart with prices well up on last week.

FAT COWS: Sold to a top price of £1,330 for 700kg for a Hereford at £190kg.

Leading prices: Hillsborough producer Hereford 700kg, £190, £1,330, Ballywalter producer Limousins 630kg, £198, £1,247, 610kg, £202, £1,232, 750kg, £154, £1,155, Lisburn producer Limousins 840kg, £148, £1,243, 660kg, £159, £1,049, 720kg, £140, £1,008, Downpatrick producer Friesian 650kg, £155, £1,007, Friesian 620kg, £139, £861, Lisburn producer Simmentals 920kg, £108, £993, 640kg, £125, £800, Saintfield producer Limousin 650kg, £136, £884, Downpatrick producer Simmental 700kg, £115, £805, Downpatrick producer Montbeliarde 720kg, £111, £799, Ballygowan producer Limousin 690kg, £115, £793, Limousin 610kg, £120, £732, Belfast producer Holstein 720kg, £108, £777, Millisle producer Friesian 730kg, £103, £751.

BEEF BULLOCKS: Sold to a top of £1,238 for 720kg Limousin £172.

Leading prices: Comber producer Limousin 720kg, £172, £1,238, Belgian Blue 660kg, £184, £1,214, Shorthorn 730kg, £164, £1,197, Aberdeen Angus 610kg, £195, £1,189, Belgian Blue 660kg, £178, £1,174, Belgian Blue 720kg, £163, £1,173.

HEIFERS sold to a top of £1,000 for 550kg Charolais.

Leading prices: Ballynahinch producer Charolais 550kg, £1,000, 530kg, £990, 480kg, £930, 470kg, £920, 480kg, £840, 440kg, £825, Limousin 410kg, £825, Charolais 420kg, £825, Charolais 480kg, £820, Charolais 430kg, £820, Charolais 420kg, £800, Dromara producer Hereford 600kg, £930, Hereford 530kg, £820, Crumlin producer Charolais 440kg, £835, 450kg, £810, Charolais 360kg, £665, 400kg, £665, Charolais 420kg, £650 Charolais 330kg, £635, Charolais 310kg, £565, Ballygowan producer Hereford 550kg, £770, Hereford 400kg, £705, Hereford 390kg, £600, Newry producer Charolais 290kg, £570.

BULLOCKS Sold to a top of £1,300 for 710kg Charolais.

Leading prices: Downpatrick producer Charolais 710kg, £1,300, 650kg, £1,285, 660kg, £1,265, 650kg, £1,225, 640kg, £1,200, 620kg, £1,170, 610kg, £1,125, 630kg, £1,120, Simmental 640kg, £1,110, Charolais 600kg, £1,110, Simmental 600kg, £1,075, Ballygowan producer Charolais 670kg, £1,225, Limousin 570kg, £1,090, Hereford 500kg, £800, Hereford 490kg, £750, Comber producer Charolais 630kg, £1,180, 660kg, £1,140, Limousin 600kg, £1,120, Parthenais 590kg, £1,060, Charolais 570kg, £1,050, Saler 560kg, £1,000, Charolais 560kg, £1,000, Holywood producer Belgian Blue 430kg, £900, Limousin 450kg, £890, Ballywalter producer Limousin 320kg, £750.

SUCKLER STOCK: Sold to a top of £1,200 for Charolais springer and £1,500 Belgian Blue with bull calf at foot.

Dropped calves sold to a top of £305 for Aberdeen Angus heifer calf,

Weanlings sold to a top of £440 for AA bull.