A much larger entry of 1201 cattle on offer at Clogher mart last week sold to a good steady demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to a very strong demand with an 820kg Daq reaching £220 a 940kg B/Blue to £205 and an 850kg B/Blue to £194.
Cow heifers peaked at £191 for a 630kg AA, £187 for a 580kg AA, £181 for a 650kg Daq and £179 for a 690kg Lim.
LEADING PRICES: Newtownstewart producer 820kg Daq to £220 and 940kg B/Blue to £205. Lisbellaw producer 850kg B/B to £194, 830kg Lim to £174 and 820kg Sim to £160. Rosslea producer 630kg AA to £191. Omagh producer 580kg AA to £187. Portglenone producer 650kg Daq to £181. Armagh producer 690kg Lim to £179 and 640kg Ch to £163. Cookstown producer 750kg Lim to £177. Lisbellaw producer 520kg Lim to £176. Fivemiletown producer 590kg Lim to £175. Dungannon producer 740kg Lim to £174. Augher producer 780kg Ch to £170. Enniskillen producer 410kg Sim to £169. Clogher producer 560kg Her to £165. Augher producer 640kg Lim to £164. Brookeborough producer 590kg Sim to £163. Portadown producer 700kg Daq to £160.
Other quality lots sold from £132 to £156 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £110 to £130 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £109 to £124 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £82 to £105 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £51 to £78 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 800kg Lim to £114. 950kg AA to £111. 970kg Ch to £110. 920kg Daq to £109. 1060kg Sim to £109. 860kg Par to £108. 1110kg Ch to £108. 930kg M/B to £107. 850kg Lim to £107. 880kg Lim to £106. 810kg Shb to £106. 870kg Hol to £105. 910kg Lim to £100. 800kg Daq to £95.
FAT STEERS (overage): 670kg Lim to £177. 580kg Ch to £175. 610kg Lim to £173. 580kg Ch to £170. 720kg S/H to £164. 700kg Lim to £159. 600kg Ch to £158. 610kg Her to £158. 570kg AA to £136. 570kg Fr to £133. 550kg Fr to £132.
FAT STEERS (underage): 630kg Lim to £183. 600kg Her to £180. 620kg Her to £176. 610kg B/B to £175. 590kg Her to £170. 600kg Her to £170. 590kg Her to £170. 750kg Lim to £168. 660kg Her to £168. 600kg B/B to £166. 590kg Ch to £166. 580kg Fr to £162. 630kg Fr to £161. 580kg S/H to £150.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): Omagh producer 630kg Ch to £204. 530kg Ch to £187. 490kg Lim to £180. 660kg Ch to £175. 630kg Ch to £170. 400kg Lim to £168. 480kg Sim to £159. 600kg Ch to £154. 510kg Fr to £152. 520kg Sim to £144. 500kg Fr to £138. 710kg Hol to £137. 410kg Fr to £136.
STORE BULLOCKS: A very sharp demand in this section with a lot of strong stores selling to £200 plus per kilo Roy Hall, Fivemiletown sold a 750kg Ch to £1445 and a 660kg Ch to £1330. J Jardine, Aughnacloy 660kg Ch to £1435, 660kg Ch to £1400 and 610kg AA to £1300. W J Robinson, Clogher 710kg Ch to £1430, 700kg Ch to £1420, 660kg Ch to £1360, 700kg Ch to £1350 and 700kg Ch to £1315. P Agnew, Clogher 800kg Ch to £1390, 780kg Ch to £1350, 760kg Ch to £1350 and 770kg Ch to £1310. Geo Wilson, Tempo 600kg AA to £1360, 590kg AA to £1340 and 610kg AA to £1310. G Lockhart, Tynan 630kg Ch to £1340 and 650kg Lim to £1320. K and A Clarke, Tynan 600kg Ch to £1330.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J McStravick, Craigavon 490kg AA to £1055. G P O’Neill, Lurgan 500kg Her to £1030, 480kg Lim to £950, and 480kg Sim to £890. K and A Clarke, Tynan 470kg Lim to £970. P Carr, Armagh 500kg AA to £960. M Shortt, Clogher 480kg Ch to £950. K and T Lockhart, Dungannon 460kg Ch to £920. J Holmes, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £915, 450kg Ch to £890 and 440kg Ch to £885. Wm White, Portadown 470kg Sim to £910. R McManus, Fermanagh 460kg AA to £905. A Johnston, Fermanagh 480kg Sim to £905. H McConnell, Clogher 440kg Lim to £905. P Haughey, Tassagh 430kg Lim to £905 and 430kg Lim to £890. R B Straghan, Armagh 470kg Lim to £890. A and K McKeown, Clogher 420kg Her to £885.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: J Holmes, Fivemiletown 390kg Lim to £885. P Hamilton, Portadown 340kg Lim to £800, 320kg Lim to £780, 340kg Lim to £760 and 290kg Lim to £690. R McManus, Fermanagh 310kg AA to £570, 290kg AA to £565, 290kg AA to £520 twice. P Haughey, Tassagh 270kg AA to £550.
STORE HEIFERS: A very good demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1430 for a 690kg Ch to I S Farrell, Fivemiletown. J McKenna, Dungannon 710kg Lim to £1340 and 620kg Ch to £1175. M McCaffery, Rosslea 580kg Ch to £1315, 570kg Ch to £1250, 550kg Ch to £1195 and 590kg Ch to £1170. M McGoldrick, Pomeroy 660kg B/B to £1295. G Wilson, Tempo 610kg AA to £1290, 580kg AA to £1210 and 540kg AA to £1170. W S Hall, Magheraveely 610kg Chars. to £1280 twice, 640kg Ch. to £1245, and 620kg Ch. to £1175. M Magee Omagh 600kg Ch. to £1230, 560kg Ch. to £1200, and 570kg Ch. to £1160. P Haughey Tassagh 550kg Ch. to £1185. P McA;leer Pomeroy 540kg Ch. to £1170.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: D Mooney, Lisburn 490kg Sim to £995 and 480kg B/B to £980. C P Dynes, Armagh 490kg Ch to £990, 470kg Ch to £925, 450kg Ch to £920 and 450kg Ch to £875. G Maguire, Fivemiletown 490kg Lim to £975. W Rankin, Castlederg 490kg Ch to £965. E McDermot, Augher 490kg Lim to £960 and 410kg Lim to £925. Geo Wilson, Tempo 470kg AA to £940. N V McGarvey, Omagh 450kg Lim to £920. M McCaffery, Rosslea 480kg Ch to £920. M Shortt, Clogher 480kg Ch to £910. P Haughey, Tassagh 430kg Ch to £880. M and N O’Conner, Augher 440kg Ch to £880, 450kg Ch to £870 and 460kg Ch to £860. S Goodwin, Coonian 430kg Lim to £860.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: T Foster, Armagh 380kg Shb to £770 and 370kg Lim to £725. M McCaughey, Trillick 390kg Ch to £760 and 340kg Lim to £690. N V McGarvey, Omagh 360kg Ch to £735 and 370kg Lim to £695. E McBride, Ballygawley 360kg Ch to £725. P and S O’Neill, Coalisland 370kg Sim to £715 and 310kg Sim to £675. J Lavelle, Whitecross 320kg B/B to £675 and 290kg B/B to £570. T Addison, Lisburn 390kg B/B to £650. J Duffy, Enniskillen 320kg Lim to £650. Pomeroy producer 320kg Ch to £650 and 330kg S/H to £590. K and T Lockhart, Dungannon 340kg Ch to £635.
WEANLINGS: A very firm demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1030 for a 480kg Lim from W J McCaffery, Ballygawley, T Donnelly, Augher 420kg Ch to £995. D J Brady, Aughnacloy 430kg AA to £940 and 310kg Lim to £845. K McGarvey, Beragh 350kg Lim to £935, 310kg Lim to £900, 330kg Lim to £895 and 320kg Lim to £875. M McConnell, Clogher 470kg Lim to £910. S McCaffery, Tempo 420kg B/B to £905 and 440kg Lim to £875. K McCrory, SMX, 340kg Lim to £900. J McCarroll, Seskinore 410kg Lim to £890 and 380kg Lim to £860. M McSorley, Ballygawley 340kg Lim to £885. Wm White, Portadown 440kg Her to £880 and 400kg Lim to £840. G Morrow, Fivemiletown 360kg Ch to £860 and 320kg Lim to £845.
WEANLING HEIFERS: P McConnell, Clogher 400kg Ch to £855. M McSorley, Ballygawley 290kg Lim to £855, 330kg Lim to £825, 270kg Lim to £795. Kesh producer 370kg Lim to £850, 310kg Ch to £815 and 320kg Ch to £740. P J Hughes, Keady 400kg Lim to £850 and 370kg Lim to £795. P O’Kane, Cookstown 360kg Lim to £815. R J Gilmore, Omagh 390kg Lim to £810. J and F McCaffery, Fermanagh 330kg Lim to £780. A Alexander, Augher 310kg Ch to £775 and 330kg Ch to £745. T Smyth, Dromore 320kg Lim to £765. N McFadden, Portadown 340kg Ch to £755. P Tierney, Clogher 350kg Lim to £750. J McQuaid, Grogey 310kg Ch to £745. W J McCaffery, Ballygawley 340kg Lim to £740.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A good steady demand for dairy stock this week with R Givan, Dungannon selling calved heifers to £1700, £1660, £1560 and £1500. W N Gibson, Beragh £1310 for calved heifer. R and E Johnston, Tempo £1300 for calved heifer. M McGirr, Trillick £1290 for calved second calver, £1280, £1200, £1150, £1080 and £1010 for calved heifers. M Harte, Pomeroy £1240 for calved heifer.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
A good turnout sold easily to a brisk demand with G Robinson, Fintona selling a heifers with bull calves to £1650 and £1480. C Taggart, Fintona sold heifer and bull calf to £1580 and a 2011 cow and heifers with bull calves. G Burnsid, Pomeroy £1410, £1400, £1250 for heifers with bull calves and £1290 for heifer and heifer calf. R T Wilson, Pomeroy £1290 for 09 cow and bull calf. Augher producer £1110 for 2011 cow and heifer calf. P McDonald, Tempo £1110 for heifer and heifer calf. Others sold from £880 to £1060.
Incalf cow and heifers sold from £930, £940, £1010, £1210 to a top of £1360.
Preliminary notcie: Thursday evening, 19 January 2016, clearance of 60 suckler cow herd and Char bull. More details later.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A good selection on offer this week again with bull calves selling to £400 for a Ch to J and J Livestock, Dungannon. R Beacom, Lisbellaw £325 for Her. M Breen, Tempo £325 for B/B. K Donaghy, Lisnaskea £320 for Ch. P A Fee, Tempo £312 for Lim. H Henry, Maghera £300 and £262 for B/Bs. J Dalton, Maguiresbridge £295 for B/B. C Kelso, Dungannon £265 for Brb.
HEIFERS: Dungannon producer £296, £292 and £285 for Lims. Fivemiletown producer £285 and £270 for Chars. K and A Veitch, Lisbellaw £245 for B/B. R Smith, Castlederg £240 for AA. C Kelso, Dungannon £230 for Brb.
REARED BULLS: S Duffy, Lisbellaw £690 and £650 for Chars. G McCaughey, Clogher £670 and £510 for Lims. C and J Donnelly, Dungannon £650 for Ch. S Keys, Clogher £570 and £555 for Lims. P A Fee, Tempo £565 for Lim. E Watson, Ederney £560 for Ch. M McSorley, Ballygawley £560 for Lim. J O’Hagan, Lurgan £555, £535 and £530 for AAs. E and I Boyd, Pomeroy £490 for Daq.
REARED HEIFERS: J McKernan, Omagh £610, £590, £585 and £535 for Chars and £540 for Lim. S McNelis, Omagh £600 for Lim and £590 for Ch. G McCaughey, Clogher £570 for Ch and £560 for Lim. B Reilly, Mackin £570 for Lim. S Keys, Clogher £560 and £540 for Lims. M McSorley, Ballygawley £530 for Lim. R Robinson, Maguiresbridge £510 for Lim. B Reilly, Mackin £505 for AA. N McGovern, Fermanagh £500 for Ch.