900 cattle came under the hammer this week at Clogher Mart producing a very strong demand for quality lots in all sections.
In the Fat Stock Ring Cow Heifers sold to £187 for a 620kg Char. £187 for a 610kg Char. and £185 for a 560kg AA. Beef Cows topped £183 for a 770kg Daq. £170 for a 750kg Lim. and £170 for a 820kg Lim.
Omagh Producer 620kg Ch. to £187. Aughnacloy Producer 610kg Ch. to £187. Killylea Producer 560kg AA. to £185, 500kg AA. to £171, 500kg AA. to £163 and 540kg AA. to £161.Tempo Producer 770kg Daq. to £183. Augher Producer 750kg Lim. to £170, 690kg B/B. to £165, and 730kg Lim. to £165. Newry Producer 820kg Lim. to £170. Aughnacloy Producer 490kg S/H. to £169. Rosslea Producer 580kg Ch. to £161. Magheraveely Producer 650kg Ch. to £160. Maguiresbridge Producer 700kg Lim. to £160. Clogher Producer 580kg Ch. to £159. Omagh Producer 570kg Lim. to £158. Carrickmore Producer 640kg Ch. to £158. Castlederg Producer 720kg Ch. to £156. Omagh Producer 740kg Lim. to £155.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £153 per 100kg
2nd quality lots sold from £109 to £126 per 100kg
Well fleshed Friesian Cows from £`108 to £118 per 100kg
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £104 per 100kg
Poorer types sold from £52 to £76 per 100kg
FAT BULLS: 890kg Char. to £110. 990kg Char. to £107. 990kg AA. to £105. 840kg Daq. to £104. 780kg AA. to £101. 790kg Char. to £100. 920kg Ch. to £99. 980kg Lim. to £97. 770kg S/H. to £89.
FAT STEERS (overage): 590kg AA. to £182. 620kg AA. to £179. 600kg AA. to £175. 790kg Daq. to £169. 580kg AA. to £150. 640kg Lim. to £140. 690kg Daq. to £138. 670kg Her. to £137. 650kg AA. to £123. 530kg Jer. to £115.
FAT STEERS (underage): 580kg B/B. to £194. 480kg Hol. to £165. 510kg AA. to £149. 650kg Fr. to £147. 520kg Fr. to £142.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 530kg Ch. to £208. 500kg Lim. to £182. 660kg Sim. to £180. 690kg Ch. to £169. 610kg Ch. to £166. 420kg Ayr. to £117. 480kg Fr. to £115.
A very keen demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1600 for a 850kg Ch. to S Allen Portadown. J A Haren Lisbellaw sold 880kg Ch. to £1530 and a 770kg Ch. to £1470. I S Farrell Fivemiletown 700kg Ch. to £1470, 790kg Ch. to £1465 790kg Ch. to £1400 and 760kg Ch. to £1365. O & A McGready Dungannon 680kg AA. to £1440, 610kg AA. to £1410, and 580kg Ch. to £1270. B Dawson Craigavon 710kg Ch. to £1365. G Litter Portadown 610kg AA. to £1355 , 590kg AA. to £1340 and 550kg Ch. to £1225. D Murray Lurgan 610kg Lim. to £1265 and 670kg Sim. to £1260. R E McCrea Fivemiletown 610kg Sim. to £1265. S Trouton Portadown 610kg Lim. to £1255 and 610kg Ch. to £1225. J Keenan Fivemiletown 580kg Lim. to £1245.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: J Keenan Fivemiletown 460kg Lim. to £970. S Hayes Dungannon 460kg Lim. to £950, 450kg Lim. to £930 and 440kg Ch. to £895. W Rodgers Aughnacloy 480kg Lim. to £905, 490kg Lim. to £900, 420kg Lim. to £800, 430kg Lim. to £785, and 390kg Lim. to £715. R Giles Beragh 480kg S/H. to £820, 390kg AA. to £810, and 440kg Lim. to £710. B Dawson Craigavon 360kg Ch. to £810.
A good steady demand in this section with forward lots selling to ££1295 for a 610kg Ch. £590kg Lim. to £1235. for J A Johnston Magheraveely. P J Bell Cookstown 620kg Lim. to £1260 and 660kg Sim. to £1200. M Magee Omagh 580kg Ch. to £1250 and 550kg Ch. to £1175. T Morrow Lisnaskea 590kg Ch. to £1250, 590kg Ch. to £1200, 570kg Ch. to £1185, 580kg Ch. to £1180, 580kg Ch. to £1170, 560kg Ch. to £1100 and 550kg Ch. to £1100. F Corrigan Trillick 610kg Lim. to £1200 and 530kg Lim. to £1085. D Murray Lurgan 620kg AA. to £1200 C P Dynes Armagh 540kg Ch. to £1145 and 520kg Ch. to £1100. G McGlone Clogher 620kg Lim. to £1120. D Shortt Clogher 550kg Ch. to £1100.
MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: S McKenna Clogher 500kg Ch. to £1030, 450kg Ch. to £890 and 430kg Ch. to £830. C P Dynes Armagh 500kg Ch. to £1030, 480kg Ch. to £970 and 470kg Ch. to £800. M McCrossan Strabane 450kg Ch. to £975, 440kg Ch. to £935, 490kg Ch. to £925 and 440kg Ch. to £870. D Murray Lurgan Armagh 440kg Lim. to £905 , 460kg Ch. to £800 and 460kg Her. to £790. P Maguire Derrylin 450kg AA. to £860. R Giles Beragh 470kg Lim. to £850 and 450kg AA. to £850. D McCartan Ballygawley 410kg Lim. to £820.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: D McCartan Ballygawley 380kg Lim. to £720. F Donnelly Armagh 360kg Ch. to £705. A & K McKeown Clogher 340kg Her. to £700 and 350kg Her. to £700.
A very sharp demand in this section with Steers & Bulls selling to £960 for a 500kg Lim. to P McConnell Clogher. J M McGovern Clogher 450kg Ch. to £950. H Brown Pomeroy 450kg Ch. to £940 and 410kg Ch. to £850. J J Moane Cooneen 320kg Lim. to £910, 350kg Lim. to £870, and 360kg Lim. to £855. M G Donnelly Augher 450kg Ch. to £910. S Devine Ballygawley 370kg Lim. to £900. K & T Lockhart Dungannon 410kg Ch. to £880. J Cassidy Rosslea 360kg Lim. to £865. S Mallon Dungannon 420kg Ch. to £850. P Cullinan Eskra 350kg Ch. to £845, 330kg Ch. to £830 and 360kg Ch. to £825. K Gilleese Derrylin 360kg Ch. to £840. S Cullen Ederney 340kg Ch. to £840. E O Hanlon Clogher 320kg Ch. to £835. J McAleer Rosslea 280kg Lim. to £825. M & N O Conner Augher 360kg Ch. to £825.
WEANLING HEIFERS: A C Moane Cooneen 340kg Lim. to £915. B McClean Carrickmore 400kg Lim. to £900, 360kg Ch. to £835, 330kg Ch. to £800 and 310kg Ch. to £745. G Murphy Dromore 270kg Lim. to £850, 260kg Ch. to £800 and 250kg Lim. to £660. S Mallon Dungannon 430kg Lim. to £815. Rosslea Producer 400kg Ch. to £810, 300kg Ch. to £720, 310kg Ch. to £695, 300kg Ch. to £690 and 310kg Ch. to £635. S Devine Ballygawley 250kg Lim. to £805 and 340kg Lim. to £780. J McAleer Rosslea 300kg Lim. to £760. M Swift Irvinestown 360kg Lim. to £750. R McBride Fintona 260kg Sim. to £645.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS
Another good entry sold readily with Glentop Farms Ltd. Castlederg selling a Calved Cow to £1510 with others selling to £980 twice and £930. J I McFarl;and Omagh £1500 for Calved Heifer. R Givan Dungannon £1440 for Calved Heifer. Benburb Producer £1430 for Calved Heifer. Keady Producer £1400 for Calved Heifer. R & E Johnston Tempo £1350 for Calved Heifer. S Haffey Lurgan £1225 for Calved Heifer.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES
A good steady demand in this section for quality lots with John McKenna Dungannon selling a Heifer & Heifer Calf to £1660. Ian Elliott Monea £1500 for Heifer & Bull Calf. D L Stinson Dungannon £1320 for 2nd Calver & Heifer Calf and £1150 for Heifer & Heifer Calf. E Beggan Corranny £1205 for 05 Cow & Heifer Calf. N Anderson Kesh £1175 for 2nd Calver & Heifer Calf, £1125 for 2010 Cow & Bull Calf and £1020 for Heifer & Heifer Calf .Augher Producer £150 for 2nd Calver & Heifer Calf. P J McMenamin Drumquin £1080 for 2nd Calver & Bull Calf. H Givan Aughnacloy £1015 for Heifer & Heifer Calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: J & J Livestock Dungannon £1330, £1205, £1040 and £900. J McGrenaghan Trillick ££1155, £1090, £1060, £1050, and £990. Mountview Cattle Dungannon £1050. S Elliott Corranny £900.
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES
A large entry sold easily to a brisk demand with Bull Calves (under 2 months) selling to £400 for a Lim. to M J Mullan Omagh E & A Thompson Tempo £340 for Her. D I Hoey Maguiresbridge £335 for Ch. M J & G Ward S.M.X. £320 for Ch. J R Hunter Maguiresbridge £310 for B/B. and £265 for Her. E Gormley Augher £265 for Lim. H Hamilton Kesh £262 for AA.
HEIFERS: J Courtney Maguiresbridge £355 for Sim. H Hamilton Kesh £345, £320, for B/Bs. and £265 for AA. J Carolan Rosslea £295 for AA. F P & J Logan Newtownbutler £285 for AA. B Boyle Rosslea £265 for AA. H & R Dane Lisbellaw £265 for Ch. T J McCusker Tamlaght £260 and £250 for B/Bs.
REARED BULLS: D McLaren Omagh £700 and £665 for Limms. M Elliott Garvary £645 for Ch. S Duffy Lisbellaw £635 vfor Lim. and £625 for Ch. Mountview Cattle Dungannon £625 for Sim. S Bingham Augher £555 for Sim. R Watson Fivemiletown £512 for Ch. C Davidson Dungannon £480 for Sal. D Snow Kesh £400 for S/H. N McFadden Portadown £385, £380, £360, £335 and £330 for AAs. J F McGuinness Eglinton £375 for Lim. and £360 for Sim.
REARED HEIFERS: D McLaren Omagh £765, £680, £670, £630, and £625 for Limms. M Elliott Garvary £650, £585, and £500 for Chars. S Bingham Augher £550 for Ch. and £480 for AA. M J Mullan Omagh £538 for Shb. R Watson Fivemiletown £510 for Ch. A Johnston Fivemiletown £500 for Ch. C Davidson Dungannon £500 and £455 for Sals. P Maguire Tempo £495 for Ch. V Keys Dromore £490 for Sim. P J McMenamin Drumquin £445 twice for Herefords.