Saintfield Mart: Fat cows sell to £1,584 for 890kg

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An excellent show of cattle at Wednesday’s sale with prices well up on last week and strong demand in all sections.

New start time of 11.00am sharp.

FAT COWS: Sold to a top of £1,584 for 890kg Belgian Blue £178

Leading prices: Crossgar producer Belgian Blue 890kg, £178, £1,584, Dromara producer Belgian Blue 840kg, £184, £1,545, Aberdeen Angus 890kg, £160, £1,424, Limousin 720kg, £183, £1,317, Limousin 790kg, £161, £1,271, Limousin 820kg, £150, £1,230, Charolais 620kg, £198, £1,227, Simmental 730kg, £150, £1,095, Limousin 670kg, £162, £1,085, Limousin 620kg, £171, £1,060, Aberdeen Angus 720kg, £146, £1,051, Limousin 680kg, £152, £1,033, Limousin 580kg, £178, £1,032, Limousin 700kg, £144, £1,008, Limousin 630kg, £160, £1,008, Belgian Blue 710kg, £138, £979, Hereford 640kg, £152, £972, Kircubbin producer Aberdeen Angus 640kg, £198, £1,267, Crumlin producer Belgian Blue 640kg, £182, £1,164, Limousin 690kg, £166, £1,145, Limousin 750kg, £152, £1,140, Downpatrick producers Blonde d’Aquitaine 800kg, £140, £1,120, Limousin 810kg, £121, £980, Saintfield producer Limousin 810kg, £138, £1,117, Newtownards producer Charolais 720kg, £148, £1,065, Charolais 820kg, £128, £1,049, Ballynahinch producer Hereford 780kg, £130, £1,014, Castlewellan producer Limousin 690kg, £146, £1,007, Crossgar producers Limousin 700kg, £142, £994, Hereford 780kg, £127, £990, Simmental 680kg, £143, £972 and Donaghadee producer Simmental 770kg, £128, £985.

BEEF BULLOCKS: Sold to a top of £1,358 for 700kg Limousin £194.

Leading prices: Groomsport producer Belgian Blue bull 760kg, £200, £1,520, Comber producer Limousin 700kg, £194, £1,358, Limousin 710kg, £185, £1,313, Limousin 690kg, £190, £1,311, Limousin 680kg, £192, £1,305, Limousin 630kg, £202, £1,272, Limousin 680kg, £184, £1,251, Limousin 660kg, £186, £1,227, Limousin 600kg, £200, £1,200, Limousin 590kg, £190, £1,121, Newtownards producer Charolais bull 670kg, £193, £1,293, Dromara producer Charolais 590kg, £186, £1,097, Crumlin producer Aberdeen Angus 510kg, £180, £918 and Comber producer Friesian 610kg, £148, £902.

HEIFERS: Sold to a top of £1,155 for 580kg Charolais

Leading prices: Killyleagh producer Charolais 580kg, £1,155, Simmental 580kg, £1,140, Charolais 570kg, £1,135, Charolais 580kg, £1,110, Charolais 520kg, £1,000, Charolais 520kg, £1,000, Charolais 540kg, £1,000, Charolais 500kg, £960, Hillsborough producer Limousin 600kg, £1,115, Crossgar producer Belgian Blue 640kg, £1,090, Comber producers Charolais 530kg, £1,040, Limousin 470kg, £960, Limousin 460kg, £935, Limousin 480kg, £885, Limousin 420kg, £875, Aberdeen Angus 400kg, £770, Donaghadee producer Aberdeen Angus 540kg, £980, Aberdeen Angus 560kg, £890, Aberdeen Angus 530kg, £880, Aberdeen Angus 480kg, £840, Aberdeen Angus 490kg, £800, Ballynahinch producers Charolais 460kg, £950, Limousin 400kg, £875, Blonde d’Aquitaine 450kg, £850, Limousin 380kg, £850, Limousin 440kg, £830, Limousin 380kg, £755, Limousin 450kg, £750, Limousin 390kg, £745, Charolais 380kg, £740, Saintfield producer Belgian Blue 490kg, £890 and Ballygowan producer Shorthorn 470kg, £790, Limousin 450kg, £760.

BULLOCKS: Sold to a top of £1,200 for 590kg Charolais.

Leading prices: Craigavon producer Charolais 590kg, £1,200, Limousin 530kg, £1,150, Limousin 510kg, £1,120, Charolais 520kg, £1,105, Charolais 490kg, £1,100, Charolais 500kg, £1,095, Charolais 500kg, £1,090, Charolais 530kg, £1,080, Charolais 510kg, £1,070, Limousin 510kg, £1,070, Charolais 520kg, £1,070, Charolais 490kg, £1,040, Charolais 490kg, £1,030, Charolais 470kg, £1,000, Charolais 440kg, £970, Charolais 510kg, £930, Charolais 470kg, £880, Ballynahinch producers Belgian Blue 550kg, £1,200, Limousin 580kg, £1,090, Limousin 520kg, £1,055, Hereford 560kg, £1,050, Limousin 510kg, £1,045, Limousin 540kg, £990, Limousin 490kg, £950, Hereford 520kg, £950, Limousin 470kg, £935, Limousin 480kg, £925, Downpatrick producers Belgian Blue 550kg, £1,200, Belgian Blue 550kg, £1,180, Limousin 510kg, £1,140, Limousin 510kg, £1,135, Belgian Blue 560kg, £1,130, Simmental 550kg, £1,100, Limousin 470kg, £1,095, Limousin 500kg, £1,090, Simmental 460kg, £1,090, Limousin 530kg, £1,070, Aberdeen Angus 500kg, £1,020, Aberdeen Angus 470kg, £975, Comber producer Limousin 490kg, £1,160, Limousin 530kg, £1,145, Limousin 500kg, £1,130, Limousin 490kg, £990, Dromara producer Simmental 500kg, £1,070, Simmental 470kg, £1,010, Simmental 440kg, £1,000, Limousin 440kg, £965, Simmental 440kg, £960 and Saintfield producer Shorthorn 480kg, £1030.

DROPPED CALVES: Sold to a top of £360 for Hereford heifer calf and £330 for Limousin bull calf.