Another large entry of 1214 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart last week sold to a very strong demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to a top of £241 for a 860kg B/B. £217 for a 940kg B/B. £215 for a 730kg B/B and £185 for a 710kg B/B.
Cow heifers sold to £185 for a 510kg Lim. £183 for a 630kg Lim. £178 for a 570kg AA and £176 for a 580kg Lim.
Leading prices: Newtownstewart producer 860kg B/B to £241. Lisbellaw producer 940kg B/B to £217. Randlestown producer 730kg B/B to £215. Clogher producer 510kg Lim to £185. Galbally producer 630kg Lim to £183. Derrylin producer 570kg AA to £178. Sixmilecross producer 890kg Lim to £176. Beragh producer 580kg Lim to £176. Galbally producer 570kg Sim to £175 and 610kg Ch to £167. Portadown producer 600kg Lim to £173. Aughnacloy producer 640kg Lim to £170. Augher producer 800kg Ch to £169 and 690kg Ch to £166. Drumquin producer 520kg Lim to £168. Armagh producer 670kg B/B to £167. Fivemiletown producer 630kg Lim to £164. Derrylin producer 610kg AA to £162. Portadown producer 630kg Lim to £160.
Other quality lots sold from £135 to £158 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £110 to £131 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £112 to £124 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £106 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £54 to £78 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 560kg Lim to £138. 660kg Ch to £110. 1050kg Ch to £106. 990kg AA to £105. 1170kg Ch to £104. 980kg Daq to £102. 900kg Fr to £100. 970kg Ch to £96. 910kg Sim to £95. 820kg Lim to £94.
FAT STEERS (overage): 670kg Lim to £178. 590kg Ch to £174. 550kg Ch to £170. 610kg Sim to £168. 590kg Lim to £1166. 590kg Fr to £146. 580kg S/H to £120. 820kg Sim to £120. 720kg Sim to £119. 640kg AA to £111. 560kg Fr to £111. 580kg Hol to £111. 820kg Fr to £107.
FAT STEERS (underage): 680kg B/B to £206. 690kg B/B to £203. 640kg Ch to £199. 620kg AA to £196. 600kg Lim to £194. 580kg Lim to £193. 650kg Ch to £193. 580kg Lim to £192. 560kg Lim to £188. 720kg B/B to £187. 600kg AA to £168. 530kg Fr to £145. 490kg Fr to £145.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 630kg Ch to £216. 620kg Ch to £193. 660kg Ch to £186. 520kg Lim to £183. 510kg S/H to £178. 520kg Lim to £176. 580kg Ch to £175. 660kg Ch to £174. 550kg Lim to £168. 570kg Sal to £167. 680kg S/H to £165. 550kg Lim to £158. 480kg AA to £148. 500kg Fr to £137. 520kg Fr to £130. 480kg Hol to £127.
STORE BULLOCKS: Sharp demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1475 for a 750kg Lim and £1360 for a 750kg Lim to M McMahon, Fivemiletown. K Caldwell, Fivemiletown sold a 720kg Ch to £1465, 710kg Lim to £1460 and 720kg Ch to £1445. R Parks, Craigavon 750kg Lim to £1435 and 780kg Ch to £1400. G Montgomery, Craigavon 640kg AA to £1390 and 650kg Lim to £1370. R McCann, Dungannon 590kg Lim to £1380. R Hewitt, Portadown 630kg AA to £1355 and 570kg AA to £1265. R I Smyth, Pomeroy 700kg Ch to £1350, 700kg Ch to £1320, 700kg Ch to £1315 and 660kg Ch to £1275. J Grimley, Middletown 640kg Daq to £1295. P Cassidy, Augher 550kg Ch to £1255. M Davidson, Cookstown 570kg Lim to £1175. W Cuddy, Dungannon 650kg B/B to £1165. M Beattie, Fivemiletown 560kg Ch to £1165.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: R Hewit, Portadown 490kg AA to £1145. E F McKenna, Clogher 490kg AA to £1060. Beechmount Farms Ltd, Lisburn 500kg Ch to £1050, 460kg Lim to £975 and 470kg Ch to £940. S McConnell, Clogher 430kg Ch to £1040, 470kg Lim to £940 and 480kg Sim to £900. R Watson, Augher 500kg Ch to £1030 and 460kg Ch to £985. P Cassidy, Augher 500kg Ch to £1020 and 480kg Ch to £980. A Boyd, Tempo 490kg Ch to £1020. C Beattie, Fintona 480kg Ch to £995. P Toal, Armagh 490kg Lim to £965. R Robinson, Dungannon 450kg AA to £950 and 490kg Sim to £905. S Swain, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £935. Clogher producer 450kg Lim to £900. G Wilson, Fivemiletown 450kg Ch to £900.
STORE HEIFERS: A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1180 for a 570kg Ch £1160 for a 570kg Lim, £1140 for a 530kg Ch, £1130 for 530kg AA, £1115 for a 510kg Lim, £1105 for a 550kg Lim, £1080 for a 530kg Ch and £1050 for a 580kg Ch to R Martin, Portadown. S McConnell, Clogher 560kg Lim to £1165. N Tierney, Dungannon 570kg Lim to £1155 and 530kg Lim to £1105. H Robinson, Fivemiletown 640kg Ch to £1150 and 540kg Lim to £1070. P L Haugh, Portadown 530kg Ch to £1080. F Grimley, Middletown 560kg Ch to £1075. P and R O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 540kg Lim to £1060. R Watson, Augher 530kg Ch to £1055. F Donnelly, Armagh 530kg Ch to £1055.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: R Martin, Portadown 450kg Ch to £1140. J Hackett, Omagh 450kg Lim to £1075, 480kg Ch to £995, 490kg Ch to £965 and 490kg Ch to £960. J and J Livestock, Dungannon 460kg Lim to £1005, 450kg Ch to £920, 460kg Daq to £915 and 470kg B/B to £900. K Hughes, Dungannon 470kg AA to £1000. P Cassidy, Augher 430kg Lim to £990. N P McElduff, Dungannon 480kg Lim to £965. S Gardiner, Armagh 490kg Ch to £925. S Swain, Dungannon 450kg Ch to £900 and 480kg B/B to £875. S McConnell, Clogher 420kg Ch to £900. F Donnelly, Armagh 450kg Ch to £890 and 490kg Ch to £880.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: G Rafferty, Dungannon 390kg Lim to £905. R McCann, Dungannon 390kg Ch to £855. S Swain, Dungannon 390kg Ch to £840, 390kg Ch to £830, 380kg Ch to £830, 390kg Ch to £780 and 350kg Daq to £595. S Corrigan, Dungannon 360kg Ch to £775. P E Devlin, Ballygawley 390kg Lim to £770, 380kg Lim to £750 and 400kg Lim to £685. L Donnelly, Dungannon 370kg Lim to £740. K Hughes, £380kg Ch to £700 and 360kg Lim to £565.
WEANLING HEIFERS: £790, 390kg Ch to £790, 290kg Ch to £750. R Hadden, Dungannon 360kg Lim to £750. W H Harpur, Castlederg 420kg Ch to £750, 350kg Ch to £720, 410kg Ch to £690 and 330kg Ch to £665. M Beacom, Ederney 370kg Ch to £740. Pomeroy producer 270kg Lim to £720, 300kg Ch to £720, 260kg Ch to £675 and 250kg Ch to £670. B P Hughes, Benburb 320kg Lim to £710. C S D Johnston, Fermanagh 370kg Lim to £690. C Daly, Benburb 310kg Ch to £685. K M Girvan, Galbally 350kg Lim to £655 and 310kg Lim to £650.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A brisk demand last week again with B Conlon, Newry selling calved heifers to £1590 and £1430. S and J McGinley, Eskra £1100 twice for calved heifers.
BREEDING BULLS: D Adams £1170 for Hereford. J Reid £990 for Hereford. SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another good entry this week again sold to a top of £1810 for a heifer and heifer calf to F McElroy, Augher. M/S J J and S Beggan, Roslea £1510 for a 2012 cow and heifer calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1500 for a 2012 cow and bull calf and £1175 for a 2010 cow and heifer calf. L Hayes, Omagh £1300 for a 2012 cow and heifer calf. H Crudden, Magheraveely £1300 for a 2011 cow and bull calf. A Johnston, Fivemiletown £1290 for a 2011 cow and heifer calf. S Oliver, Armagh £1190 for heifer and heifer calf. S Ferris, Drumquin £1180 for heifer and heifer calf. Ronnie Clarke, Augher £1080 for heifer and bull calf and £1050 for 2011 cow and bull calf. Mountainview Farm, Augher £1050 for 06 cow and heifer calf. M Rafferty, Cappagh £1005 for 2010 cow and heifer calf.
Incalf cows and heifers sold to £1000 for J A and E Downey, Dungannon, B McCrory, Pomeroy £990, £850 and £810.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A large entry sold to a strong demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £370 for Sim and £335 for a B/B to C Quinn, Dungannon, P Murphy, Rosslea £370 for Lim. M J and G Ward, Drumduff £365 for Ch. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw 360 for Ch and £340 for B/B. J W A Ritchie, Fermanagh 345 and £310 for B/Bs. P Irwin, Fivemiletown £345 for AA. R W and A J Hogg, Lisnaskea £335 and £330 for B/Bs. G Steen, Clogher £305 for Her.
HEIFERS: Armagh producer £365, £362 and £355 for Lims. Fermanagh producer £350, £344 and £335 for Chars. D and J Hunter, Tempo £315 for Ch. P Irwin, Fivemiletown £305 for Ch.
REARED BULLS: Lisbellaw producer £720, £710 and £485 for Chars. W McKenna, Augher £600 and £480 for Chars. K McKenzie, Irvinestown £585 for AA. Augher producer £575 and £420 for Chars. P Slane, Carrickmore £510 for Ch. S O’Callaghan, Armagh £505 for Sim. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £495 for Ch.
REARED HEIFERS: G Robinson, Fintona £950 for Sim. P Slane, Carrickmore £535 and £485 for Chars. C Quinn, Ballygawley £495, £480, for Chars and £480, £470, £445 and £400 for Simms. K McKenzie, Irvinestown £475 for Her. Gortavoy Farms, Pomeroy £445 for Sim. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £425 for Lim. Augher producer 400 for B/B.