Just over 1,000 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a very firm demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring cow heifers sold to £197 for a 550kg Ch, £190 for a 560kg Daq, £187 for a 480kg AA and £186 for a 640kg Sim.
Beef cows sold to £189 for a 640kg Lim, £186 for a 700kg Ch, £179 for a 680kg Ch and £176 for a 700kg Lim.
LEADING PRICES: Tynan producer 550kg Ch to £197. Fermanagh producer 560kg Daq to £190. Fintona producer 640kg Lim to £189. Fermanagh producer 480kg AA to £187. Portadown producer 640kg Sim to £186. Rosslea producer 700kg Ch to £186. Loughgall producer 680kg Ch to £179. Coalisland producer 520kg Sim to £178. SMX producer 490kg B/B to £176. Tassagh producer 700kg Lim to £176. Magheraveely producer 570kg Sim to £174. Aghalee producer 540kg Sim to £173. Lisburn producer 590kg AA to £173. Fermanagh producer 640kg Ch to £172. Magheraveely producer 750kg Sim to £171. St Angelo producer 720kg Lim to £171 and 780kg Lim to £169. Tempo producer 690kg AA to £169. Clogher producer 590kg AA to £168. Fermanagh producer 560kg Lim to £168. Pomeroy producer 580kg Ch to £168 and 600kg Lim to £165. Keady producer 610kg Lim to £164 and 660kg Lim to £162.
Other quality lots sold from £135 to £160 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £112 to £132 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £114 to £124 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £86 to £106 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £60 to £78 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: Darkley producer 900kg Lim to £128. Fermanagh producer 990kg Sim to £124. Newtownstewart producer 800kg Friesian to £117. Ballygawley producer 940kg Friesian to £113. Ballygawley producer 900kg AA to £107. Fivemiletown producer 900kg AA to £85.
FAT STEERS (overage): 590kg Lim to £206. 630kg Ch to £194. 580kg Lim to £190. 570kg Ch to £185. 700kg Lim to £179. 660kg LH to £176. 540kg Sim to £172. 590kg Lim to £170. Friesians sold to £129 for 860kg.
FAT STEERS (underage): Armagh producer 680kg Ch to £198. 750kg Sim to £193. 700kg Ch to £192. 740kg Ch to £186. 530kg Fkv to £180 twice and 540kg Fkv to £180 twice. 630kg Her to £172. Friesians sold from £128 to £146 per 100kg.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 530kg Lim to £196. 550kg Lim to £194. 500kg AA to £192. 570kg Ch to £188. 620kg Lim to £186. 560kg Ch to £182. 500kg AA to £178. 610kg Ch to £176. 680kg Ch to £174. 580kg Lim to £172. Friesians sold from £108 to £139 per 100kg.
STORE BULLOCKS: Very sharp demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1,425 for a 710kg Lim to J Black, Ballygawley. J Lynch, Coalisland sold a 690kg Ch to £1,395. C A Early, 700kg Ch to £1,380 and 680kg Ch to £1,330. S Bingham, Augher 610kg AA to £1,355, 600kg AA to £1,340 and 600kg AA to £1,290. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 620kg Ch to £1,335, 640kg Ch to £1,320 and 620kg Lim to £1,290. K Caldwell, Fivemiletown 620kg AA to £1,320 and 620kg AA to £1,280. C Keys, Fivemiletown 640kg Ch to £1,315. Crumlin producer 630kg Ch to £1,300, 640kg AA to £1,290. Clogher producer 580kg AA to £1,300. J A Henry, Fintona 610kg Lim to £1,295. M Madden, Omagh 590kg Lim to £1,290. R Martin, Portadown 590kg Ea to £1,290 and 610kg Ch to £1,285.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: Aghalee producer 500kg Lim to £1,125 and 470kg Lim to £1,025. S J Loughlin, Cookstown 490kg Lim to £1,100. Clogher producer 490kg Lim to £1,095 and 470kg Ch to £1,005. Killylea producer 480kg B/B to £1,085, 460kg Ch to £1,030, 480kg Lim to £1,015, 460kg Lim to £1,005 and 430kg Lim to £995. J Holmes, Fivemiletown 490kg Ch to £1,080, 470kg Ch to £1,070. M A Jack, Fivemiletown 490kg AA to £1,065, 460kg AA to £995 and 490kg AA to £990. E Coote, Ballygawley 490kg B/B to £1,030. J Kelly, Dungannon 430kg Lim to £1,000. R Martin, Portadown 490kg Ch to £1,000. R S Carson, Lisbellaw 460kg AA to £990.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: R A and L Rea, Aughnacloy 320kg AA to £740. S R Hessin, Moneymore 320kg B/B to £675, 340kg B/B to £600, 320kg B/B to £540 and 260kg B/B to £510.
STORE HEIFERS: Another good turnout sold readily to a very keen demand with J P O’Rourke, Rosslea, selling a 650kg Lim to £1,400. W Pauley, Sixmilecross sold 620kg Ch to £1,300 and 600kg Ch to £1,155. D Leonard, Magheraveely 630kg AA to £1,300. S Pauley, Sixmilecross 670kg Ch to £1,260 and 580kg Ch to £1,145. Pat McAleer, Pomeroy 580kg Ch to £1,190 and 540kg Ch to £1,125. M and R Coulter, Fivemiletown 510kg Ch to £1,170, 510kg Ch to £1,165 and 520kg Ch to £1,160. R Martin, Portadown 530kg Ch to £1,150. J A Henry, Fintona 530kg Lim to £1,145 and 530kg Sim to £1,140. S McGinn, Trillick 530kg Ch to £1,140, 530kg Lim to £1,135 and 520kg Lim to £1,105. S McGovern, Clogher 510kg Ch to £1,120. B McKenna, Dungannon 550kg Ch to £1,105. A Williamson, Newtownbutler 510kg Ch to £1,100.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: M Madden, Omagh 490kg Sim to £1,280, 490kg Ch to £1,130 and 470kg Lim to £1,080. S McGinn, Trillick 490kg Ch to £1,230. Clogher producer 500kg Daq to £1,105, 500kg Daq to £1,075 and 450kg Ch to £1,020. J P O’Rourke, Rosslea 500kg Ch to £1,105. B McKenna, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £1,095 and 500kg to £1,030. A Williamson, Newtownbutler 480kg Ch to £1,050. R S Carson, Lisbellaw 480kg Lim to £1,020, 480kg Lim to £1,015, 440kg Ch to £970 and 440kg Lim to £1,060. M A Jack, Fivemiletown 480kg AA to £990 and 460kg AA to £960. R Martin, Portadown 470kg Lim to £970. S J Loughlin, Cookstown 460kg Lim to £960.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: M King, Armagh 400kg Lim to £940 and 390kg Lim to £910. W White, Portadown 380kg Ch to £885. Clogher producer 390kg Ch to £880, 380kg Ch to £860. R S Carson, Lisbellaw 390kg Lim to £860. K Pickering, Armagh 380kg Ch to £855, 380kg B/B to £825, 360kg B/B to £780, 350kg Lim to £775 and 330kg Par to £730. S McGovern, Clogher 390kg Ch to £835. M A Jack, Fivemiletown 400kg AA to £785 and 380kg AA to £780. J J Breen, Tempo 340kg Ch to £760. C and D McCartney, Armagh 330kg Lim to £730.
WEANLINGS: A good entry of quality stock on offer sold to a sharp demand with steers and bulls selling to £1,145 for a 490kg Lim, 480kg Lim to £1,105 and 460kg to £1,045 for M McCrory, Sixmilecross. S Mellon, Fintona 470kg Ch to £1,070 and 410kg Ch to £1,000. T Cassidy, Augher 410kg Ch to £1,045, 400kg Ch to £980, 380kg Ch to £980 and 390kg Ch to £960. M Meenan, Fermanagh 450kg Lim to £1,045, 400kg Lim to £1,020 and 460kg S/H to £1,000. B Doran, Dungannon 420kg Lim to £1,040, P Mullin, Sixmilecross 390kg Ch to £995. P Sommerville, Ballygawley 410kg Ch to £990 and 390kg Ch to £970. J McDonnell, Cooneen 380kg Ch to £975. M E Fee, Lisnaskea 370kg Lim to £965. TJ Turbitt, Ballygawley 390kg Ch to £960.
WEANLING HEIFERS: S Kelly, Carrickmore 450kg Ch to £1,000, 480kg Ch to £930, 470kg Ch to £840 and 450kg Ch to £810. M McConnell, Clogher 300kg Lim to £890. J Canavan, Coalisland 420kg Ch to £865, 360kg Ch to £765 twice, 360kg Ch to £760 and 340kg Ch to £760. E Cassidy, Tempo 330kg Ch to £860. S McKenna, Clogher 330kg Ch to £820. Conor Fee, Tempo 370kg Ch to £810. Clogher producer 320kg B/B to £800. J I Johnston, Rosslea 380kg Ch to £795. J McDonnell, Cooneen 300kg Ch to £790. S McKenna, Clogher 340kg Ch to £775. M E Fee, Lisnaskea 350kg Lim to £770.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Another good selection this week sold to a steady demand with William Loughrin, Caledon selling calved heifers to £1,545, £1,535 and £1,410. B Conlon, Newry £1,450 for calved heifer. N E J Watters, Aughnacloy £1,300 and £1,260 for calved heifers. Banbridge producer £1,210 and £1,160 for calved heifers. Others sold from £900. A selection of FKV. Maiden heifers sold from £600 to £720 for a Fintona producer. Friesian maidens sold £705 and £500.
A selection of FKV and 10 Friesian maiden heifers will be on offer on Saturday, March 25th.
Breeding bulls sold to £1,910 for a pedigree registered Char from a Ballinamallard producer, M/S R and E Johnston £1,350 for Lim.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: There was another large entry this week with prices holding firm for quality lots with M/S R and E Johnston, Tempo selling a second calver and bull calf to £1,830 and £1,550 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. N Turner, Dungannon £1,610 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. £1,600 for 08 cow and heifer calf. £1,575 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. £1,530 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. £1,515 for 2012 cow and bull calf. £1,460 for 2011 cow and heifer calf £1,435 for 05 cow and bull calf and £1,420 for heifer and bull calf. H Robertson, Fivemiletown £1,450 for heifer and bull calf. M/S R A and L Rea, Aughnacloy £1,420 for 2011 cow and heifer calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1,400 for 2013 cow and heifer calf and £1,370 for heifer and heifer calf. Several other outfits sold from £1,005 to £1,280. Incalf cows and heifers sold £1,250, £1,045, and £1,000 twice.
Thursday, March 23 at 7.30pm, special sale of 50 top class springing heifers - a sale not to be missed.
DROPPED CALVES AND REARED CALVES: A very firm demand in this section with bull calves (under two months) selling to £425 for a Sim to a Crumlin producer. William Sloan, Dungannon £400, £395 and £340 for AAs. M J and G Ward, Sixmilecross £385 for Ch. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw £350, £285 and £275 for Chars and £290 for B/B. W H Stockdale, Clogher £285 for AA. T Irwin, Fintona £260 and £255 for AAs.
HEIFERS: Crumlin producer £480 for Sim £390 for Ch and £350 for B/B. T Donohoe, Derrylin £285 for Lim and £285 for B/B. A Boyd, Tempo £280 for Ch. D I Hoey, Maguiresbridge £270 for Lim.
REARED BULLS: H Elliott, Derrygonnelly £610 for Ch. Fermanagh producer£600 for Ch and £490 for B/B. R A and L Rea, Aughnacloy £600 for Lim. S Kelly, Loughgall £570 for Ch. G Morrow, Fivemiletown £565 for Lim. M/S N and S Hunter, Clogher £500 for Lim. S Cox, Kinawley £470 for Lim and £455 for Mb. M/S D M and E Murray, Fintona £460 twice for Mb and £455 for Fr and £455 for Lim.
REARED HEIFERS: Kesh producer £800 twice for Lims. R A and L Rea, Aughnacloy £500 for Lim. Fermanagh producer £480 for Ch £410 for Shb and £400 for B/B. N O’Donnell, Drumahoe £440 for Lim. S Cox, Kinawley £425, £420 twice for Lims and £415 for Ch. C Clarke, Kinawley £400 for Ch. B Cassidy, Derrylin £400 twice and £395 for Her.