New high of £2,235.60 for a 920kg Belgian Blue at Clogher Mart

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Another large entry of 1,075 Cattle on offer at Clogher Mart this week sold to a very keen demand for all sorts.

This week’s highlights: In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to a new high of £2,235.60 for a 920kg Belgian Blue selling to £243 per 100kg.

Cow heifers topped £1,540.80 for a 720kg Blonde D’Aquitaine selling to £214 per 100kg fat bulls sold to £148 per 100kg for a 810kg Limousin.

Fat steers overage to £187 for a 630kg Charolais. Fat steers underage to £191 for a 580kg Aberdeen Angus.

Fat heifers underage to £193 for a 580kg Charolais.

In the store rings forward stores sold to £1,545 for a 810kg Limousin £212 per 100kg for a 650kg Charolais at £1,380 and £209 per 100kg for a 700kg Limousin at £1,465.

Med weights sold to £1,065 for a 500kg Charolais (£213).

Forward heifers topped £1,460 for a 670kg Charolais (£209) and selling to £226.60 per 100kg for a 600kg Limousin at £1,360.

Med weights sold to £1,030 for a 480kg Aberdeen Angus (£214.50).

Weanling steers and bulls sold to £945 for a 430kg Limousin and selling to a top of £336 per 100kg for a 250kg Limousin at £840.

Weanling heifers sold to £780 for a 420kg Blonde D’Aquitaine and £272 per 100kg for a 270kg Charolais at £735.

Dairy cows sold to £1,600 and £1,580 for calved heifers suckler cows and calves sold to £1,645 dropped calves bulls to £350 for Charolais.

Heifers sold to £295 for an Aberdeen Angus.

Reared bulls sold to £570 for a Belgian Blue.

Reared heifers sold to £500 for a Belgian Blue.

LEADING PRICES IN FATSTOCK RING AS FOLLOWS:

Newtownstewart producer 920kg Belgian Blue to £243 and 720kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £214. Derrylin producer 670kg Limousin to £214. Keady producer 620kg Limousin to £210, 740kg Limousin to £206, 710kg Limousin to £188 and 640kg Limousin to £181. Crumlin producer 470kg Limousin to £204. Cookstown producer 760kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £191. Newry producer 660kg Limousin to £187. Lisnaskea producer 670kg Charolais to £182 and 600kg Limousin to £176. Donaghmore producer 640kg Limosuin to £181. Keady producer 670kg Limousin to £180. Dungannon producer 760kg Charolais to £177. Ballygawley producer 620kg Limousin to £177. Clogher producer 680kg Limousin to £177. Rosslea producer 510kg Limousin to £176. Magheraveely producer 590kg Limousin to £176. Tempo producer 680kg Fleckvie to £174. Cookstown producer 740kg Charolais to £172 and 690kg Limousin to £170.

Other quality lots sold from £136 to £168 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £112 to £132 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £118 to £128 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £80 to £108 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £56 to £76 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS

810kg Limousin to £148. 760kg Belgian Blue to £134. 880kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £123. 840kg Limousin to £117. 870kg Limousin to £116. 890kg Charolais to £115. 920kg Shorthorn to £115. 800kg Limousin to £104.

FAT STEERS (overage)

630kg Charolais to £187. 630kg Charolais to £187. 800kg Limousin to £175. 630kg Charolais to £173. 690kg Simmental to £166. 720kg Simmental to £158. 660kg Belgian Blue to £140. 1,070kg Hereford to £137. 590kg Friesian to £134. 630kg Hereford to £132. 570kg Shorthorn to £130. 710kg Friesian to £130.

FAT STEERS (underage)

590kg Aberdeen Angus to £191. 570kg Charolais to £187. 620kg Limousin to £186. 600kg Limousin to £162. 580kg Limousin to £161. 700kg Fleckvie to £160. 630kg Friesian to £158. 750kg Friesian to £145. 880kg Friesian to £144. 530kg Friesian to £144.

FAT HEIFERS (underage)

580kg Charolais to £193. 380kg Aubrac to £190. 560kg Charolais to £187. 480kg Charolais to £179. 3490kg Aberdeen Angus to £178. 570kg Simmental to £166. 520kg British White to £160. 410kg Aberdeen Angus to £157. 430kg Aberdeen Angus to £150. 500kg Friesian to £136. 560kg Holstein to £134. 600kg Holstein to £132.

STORE BULLOCKS

A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to £1,545 for a 810kg Limousin (£191) 840kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,475, 750kg Charolais to £1,450, 730kg Limousin to £1,415, 710kg Limousin to £1,405 and 690kg Limousin to £1,400 for R Wilson, Co Armagh. M Mackin, Newry sold a 700kg Limousin to £1,465 (£209) and 680kg Limousin to £1,405 (£206), Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 730kg Hereford to £1,420 and 680kg Limousin to £1,280. W A Boyd, Clogher 710kg Limousin to £1,400 and 700kg Charolais to £1,390. A McCaffery, Clogher 650kg Charolais to £1,380 (£212) J McStravick, Craigavon 670kg Hereford to £1,370, 710kg Limousin to £1,285 and 700kg Limousin to £1,280. William Jordan, Gortaclare 670kg Charolais to £1,300 and 660kg Charolais to £1,290. B M Howell, Fivemiletown 640kg Charolais to £1,295.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG

J Mohan, Lisnaskea 500kg Charolais to £1,065 (£213), C Kelly, Cabragh 500kg Charolais to £1,040. P Tally, Galbally 500kg Limousin to £1,010. P Donaghy, Tynan 480kg Charolais to £970, 470kg Charolais to £920, E J McMenamin, Kesh 430kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £955 and 440kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £820. Pomeroy producer 430kg Limousin to £925. M McCaffery, Clogher 420kg Charolais to £865. P Fay, Dungannon 440kg Aberdeen Angus to £810. S McCaffery, Clogher 430kg Charolais to £800.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER

M McCaffery, Clogher 380kg Charolais to £790 and 330kg Charolais to £730. P F Carland, Omagh 370kg Belgian Blue to £750.

STORE HEIFERS (164)

There was a large entry this week selling to a firm demand with forward lots selling to £1,400 for a 670kg Charolais (£209) 600kg Limousin to £1,360 (£226.50) and 600kg Charolais to £1,210 for M McGirr, Tempo. W S Hall, Magheraveely sold 680kg Charolais to £1,325, 660kg Charolais to £1,305, 630kg Charolais to £1,250, 640kg Charolais to £1,245, 620kg Charolais to £1,225 and 600kg Charolais to £1,210. J Connelly, Newtownbutler 700kg Limousin to £1,285, 600kg Charolais to £1,150 and 610kg Limousin to £1,140. Noel Tierney, Dungannon 600kg Charolais to £1,280 and 580kg Limousin to £1,200. Felix Collins, Lisnaskea 580kg Charolais to £1,230. Geo Elliott, Magheraveely 590kg Charolais to £1,150. P L Haugh, Portadown 620kg Charolais to £1,150. P Donaghy, Tynan 600kg Charolais to £1,140.

MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG

M McGirr, Tempo 480kg Aberdeen Angus to £1,030 (£214.50), J Cassidy, Derrylin 490kg Simmental to £975, 480kg Charolais to £900, 450kg Charolais to £845, 450kg Charolais to £845 and 440kg Charolais to £840. C Kelly, Dungannon 480kg Charolais to £965, 480kg Charolais to £905 and 490kg Charolais to £895. F McGirr, Clogher 480kg Charolais to £960. K Lockhart, Tynan 470kg Limousin to £940. K Farrell, Fivemiletown 470kg Simmental to £900, 460kg Charolais to £870 and 480kg Charolais to £850. P McCorry, Lisnaskea 420kg Charolais to £850.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER

K Beattie, Lisnaskea 390kg Charolais to £770, 390kg Aberdeen Angus to £710, 390kg Charolais to £645, 360kg Simmental to £640 and 310kg Charolais to £625. E J McMenamin, Kesh 350kg Blonde D’Aquitaine to £685. P McCorry, Lisnaskea 380kg Charolais to £680. S McCaffery, Augher 370kg Charolais to £675. H McGuiggan, Coalisland 340kg Limousin to £600 and 370kg Limousin to £575. P Fay Dungannon, 380kg Aberdeen Angus to £600 and 390kg Aberdeen Angus to £550.

WEANLINGS

A very strong demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £945 for a 430kg Charolais (£220) 360kg Limousin to £755 and 310kg Limousin to £755 for P Byers, Fivemiletown. J McElroy, Clogher 460kg Charolais to £875, 250kg Limousin to £840, (£336) 340kg Charolais to £800 (£235) and 380kg Charolais to £785. Geo Cullen, Coalisland 400kg Charolais to £865 and 400kg Charolais to £815. F O’Neill, Ballygawley 270kg Charolais to £860 (£318.50) and 250kg Charolais to £750 (£300), Scott and Ewing Ltd, Omagh 330kg Aberdeen Angus to £805 (£244), A and M Millar, Moy 340kg Parthenais to £795. M O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 350kg Limousin to £755. J Shannon, Lisnaskea 370kg Limousin to £745. J A Little, Lisnaskea 330kg Charolais to £735. P Eakin, Fivemiletown 360kg Limousin to £730.

WEANLING HEIFERS

Geo Cullen, Coalisland 420kg Blonde D’Aquataine to £780, 370kg Limousin to £700, 370kg Charolais to £700. F O’Neill, Ballygawley 270kg Charolais to £735 (£272), 240kg Charolais to £655 (£273), 280kg Charolais to £570 and 240kg Charolais to £565. P T Hughes, Dungannon 370kg Limousin to £730 and 320kg Limousin to £580. J A Little, Newtownbutler 370kg Charolais to £695, 310kg Charolais to £645. T and E O’Hagan, Eskra 250kg Limousin to £645 and 260kg Limousin to £600. M Rafferty, Cappagh 310kg Shorthorn to £640. P Eakin, Fivemiletown 330kg Limousin to £595, 310kg Limousin to £590 and 320kg Limousin to £560. B Maguire, Newtownbutler 290kg Charolais to £580. A and M Millar, Moy 290kg Charolais to £570. M O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 280kg Charolais to £545.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS

A smaller entry sold to a brisk demand with S Donaghy, Dungannon selling a calved heifer to £1,600. A G McGovern, Fivemiletown £1,580 for calved heifer. A selection of older cows calved June and July running with Limousin bull sold from £575 to £870. A selection of young Ayrshire Friesian and Fleckvieh bred maiden heifers sold from £370 to £450.

BREEDING BULLS

£1,000 went to D Adams, Omagh for a young pedigree Hereford bull ready for work.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES

A small entry of mostly incalf cows sold to a steady demand with W S Murphy, Dungannon selling a heifer and heifer calf to £1,645. C McCombe, Clogher £1,100 for 2012 cow and bull calf. A few older cows with calves sold from £740 to £900. Incalf heifers sold to £1,250 for P McCorry, Lisnaskea. William Wilson, Dungannon £1,030. Pomeroy producer £980 twice. Newtownbutler producer £950 and £945. Several others sold from £700 to £880.

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES

A smaller entry this sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £350 for Charolais for W H Harpur, Castlederg. H Robertson, Fivemiletown £340 for Charolais. J Teague, Dromore £305 for Charolais. J W A Ritchie, Newtownbutler £300 for Charolais and £300 for Limousin. R W West, Maguiresbridge £285 for Hereford. D I Hoey, Maguiresbridge £275 for Limosuin and £265 for Charolais. A Latimer, Derrylin £270 and £255 for Aberdeen Angus. J R Hunter, Maguiresbridge £260 for Belgian Blue.

HEIFERS

D I Hoey, Maguiresbridge £295 for Aberdeen Angus. J W A Ritchie, Newtownbutler £285 for Belgian Blue. G R A Lawder, Trillick £275 and £270 for Belgian Blues. P A and J Grue, Lisnaskea £245 for Aberdeen Angus. C Forbes, Castlederg £230 and £210 for Herefords. A Latimer, Derrylin £215 for Aberdeen Angus. T Maguire, Derrylin £215 for Belgian Blue.

REARED BULLS

G R A Lawder, Trillick £570 and £475 for Belgian Blues. Kesh producer £510 for Charolais. D T Mairs, Lisburn £500 for Hereford and £420 for Limousin. G Quinn, Omagh £475 for Aberdeen Angus. C Emerson, Sligo Road, Enniskillen £430 for Hereford. D Crudden, Magheraveely £430 for Charolais. F D and N Mairs, Lisburn £420 for Limousin. Clogher producer £380 for Charolais.

REARED HEIFERS

F H Lennon, Middletown £500 for Belgian Blue. G Quinn, Omagh £495 for Limousin and £400 for Aberdeen Angus. K Beattie, Lisnaskea £480 for Charolais. M Rafferty, Cappagh £460 x 2 for Limousin. D Crudden, Magheraveely £380, £345, £340 and £320 for Charolais. G R A Lawder, Trillick £370, £330 and £320 for Belgian Bluess. D T Mairs, Lisburn £330 for Limousin. J T Lynch, Lisnaskea £300 for Charolais.