A very sharp demand recorded this week again at Clogher Mart for an entry of 1031 cattle.
In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to £210 for a 890kg Daq, £175 for a 770kg Char and £171 for a 850kg Daq. Cow heifers sold to £195 for a 510kg Lim, £194 for a 540kg Lim and 190 for a 630kg Lim.
LEADING PRICES: Clogher producer 890kg Daq to £210, £171 for a 850kg Daq, £168 for an 840kg Char and £160 for an 830kg Ch. Augher producer 510kg Lim to £195. Dungannon producer 540kg Lim to £194, 590kg Lim to £185, 530kg Lim to £184, 510kg Lim to £170 and £156 for a 520kg Lim. Fivemiletown producer 630kg Lim to £190 and 630kg Lim to £160. Augher producer 640kg Ch to £184 and 670kg Lim to £168. Augher producer 640kg Lim to £183. Eskra producer 770kg Ch to £175. Portadown producer 770kg Lim to £170. Ballygawley producer 660kg Lim to £168. Fivemiletown producer 510kg Lim to £166 and 490kg Lim to £164.
Other quality lots sold from £130 to £154 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £112 to £128 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £108 to £117 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £80 to £108 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £52 to £76 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 930kg Lim to £117, 840kg Lim to £108, 1050kg Ch to £100, 910kg Her to £97, 990kg Ch to £95, 730kg Lim to £80.
FAT STEERS (overage): 710kg Ch to £177, 560kg Ch to £174, 630kg Sim to £170, 550kg Ch to £168, 570kg Lim to £165, 590kg Ch to £148, 460kg Fr to £126, 950kg Lim to £113.
FAT STEERS (underage): 520kg Lim to £185, 530kg Sim to £185, 510kg Ch to £185, 530kg Lim to £185, 520kg Ch to £185, 570kg Sbr to £182, 590kg Lim to £182, 540kg Sim to £182, 500kg AA to £182, 530kg AA top £172, 610kg Her to £150, 630kg Lim to £140. Friesians sold to £127 per 100kg.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 510kg Lim to £200, 520kg Ch to £198, 510kg Her to £190, 450kg Ch to £186, 420kg Ch to £185, 460kg Lim to £184, 540kg AA to £180, 540kg Lim to £180, 510kg Ch to £176, 540kg Ch to £174, 640kg Ch to £174, 430kg S/H to £165, 690kg Fries to £158, 540kg Sim to £156, 610kg Hol to £139, 530kg Fr to £138, 490kg Hol to £125 510kg Fr to £110.
STORE BULLOCKS (182): A very keen demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1600 for a 840kg Ch and £1580 for a 670kg AA for F E McCaughey, Clogher. D Keys, Fivemiletown sold a 790kg Ch to £1550, 760kg Ch to £1505, 770kg Ch to £1480 and 690kg Ch to £1385. M/S J and P Donnelly, Armagh 700kg Ch to £1380, 670kg Ch to £1350, 660kg Ch to £1345 and 670kg Ch to £1290. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 580kg AA to £1340. R Little, Tempo 620kg AA to £1335. G Breen, Fintona 660kg Lim to £1295 and 590kg Lim to £1275. M/S W J and G Falls, Aughnacloy 640kg Ch to £1285, 610kg Ch to £1280 and 600kg Lim to £1240. C McAnespie, Omagh 560kg Lim to £1200. Walter Hogg, Fivemiletown 630kg Ch to £1200.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: E McAnespie, Ballygawley 490kg Ch to £1000. John Clearn, Dungannon 490kg Lim to £1000, 490kg Lim to £980, 490kg Lim to £960, 420kg AA to £920, 490kg Lim to £920 and 480kg Lim to £915. C Kelly, Dungannon 480kg Ch to £980 and 460kg Ch to £920. J Donnelly, Augher 490kg Ch to £980 and 490kg Ch to £930. T Donohoe, Derrylin 480kg Ch to £960, P Cullen, Armagh 480kg Lim to £950. J Holmes, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £950. F McStay, Lurgan 470kg Ch to £930. S E Stevenson, Dungannon 450kg Lim. £925. V O’Brien, Moneymore 470kg Ch to £925. C Badger, Dungannon 480kg Lim to £895. W D Waddell, Armagh 490kg Lim to £890. M Harper, Omagh 420kg Lim to £875.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: D Williamson, Portadown 380kg Ch to £875. P Carr, Armagh 380kg Ch to £840. M Harper, Omagh 340kg Ch to £695. E McAnespie, Ballygawley 350kg Ch to £680. T Addison, Lisburn 350kg AA to £500. E Addison, Lisburn 240kg AA to £390.
STORE HEIFERS (102): Great demand for a lot of quality stock on offer with forward lots selling to £1380 for a 680kg Lim, 620kg Ch to £1275, 650kg Ch to £1225 and 610kg Ch to £1210 for F Flynn, Newtownbutler. W S Hall, Magheraveely sold a 680kg Ch to £1375, 660kg Lim to £1340, 620kg Ch to £1285, 640kg Ch to £1265, 660kg Ch to £1260, 620kg Ch to £1250, 660kg Ch to £1230, 610kg Ch to £1220, 600kg Ch to £1210 and 610kg Ch to £1205. R McDermott, Omagh 630kg Ch to £1325. T Morrow, Lisnaskea 630kg Ch to £1225, 580kg Sim to £120, 640kg Ch to £1195 and 600kg Ch to £1190.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: P F Breen, Trillick 490kg Ch to £1015 and 490kg Ch to £895. P McAleer, Pomeroy 490kg Ch to £1010 490kg Ch to £1000. C Kelly, Dungannon 470kg Ch to £960. E Nugent, Dungannon 490kg Ch to £960, 470kg Ch to £905 and 490kg Ch to £875. B Keys, Fivemiletown 470kg Ch to £950, R Watson, Augher 490kg Ch to £945. R Domer, Clogher 460kg Lim to £925 and 490kg B/B to £900. M Harper, Omagh 470kg Lim to £900. M Hackett, Augher 440kg Sim to £895. P Carr, Armagh 440kg AA to £875.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: R Domer, Clogher 390kg Ch to £780, 380kg Ch to £980. O Gillespie, Cookstown 350kg Lim to £725. V O’Brien, Moneymore 370kg Ch to £715. Leslie Allen, Augher 380kg Her to £605, 380kg Her to £590 and 340kg Her to £460.
WEANLINGS: Another good turnout sold readily to a brisk demand with steers and bulls selling to £930 for a 390kg Lim, £925 for a 400kg Lim and £855 for a 410kg Lim to G Kennedy, Armagh. R McConnell, Clogher sold a 420kg Ch to £910, £850 for a 440kg B/B and £845 for a 420kg Ch. E Cassidy, Rosslea 300kg Char to £905. C Rafferty, Ballygawley 340kg Lim to £905. B Cassidy, Rosslea 420kg Ch to £900. P Hughes, Dungannon 440kg Ch to £900. J Cassidy, Derrylin 410kg Ch to £890. A Beggan, Rosslea 370kg £875 and 310kg Lim to £840. G O’Donnell, Killadeas 430kg Sim to £870 and 440kg B/B to £850. M and B O’Hanlon, Ballygawley 390kg Ch to £850.
WEANLING HEIFERS: P Donnelly, Cappagh, Dgn 370kg Ch to £800 and 380kg Ch to £785. C Watt, Pomeroy 350kg Lim to £765 and 240kg Lim to £650. C Rafferty, Ballygawley 320kg Lim to £760, 340kg Lim to £745 and 260kg Lim to £660. L Clarke, Lurgan 330kg Ch to £750 and 300kg Ch to £570. N Wigham, Fivemiletown 300kg Lim to £735 and 310kg Lim to £675. Pomeroy producer 280kg Ch to £695, 300kg Ch to £650, 230kg Ch to £635, 240kg Lim to £610, 300kg Ch to £600 and 300kg B/B to £595. P Cassidy, Derrylin 360kg Lim to £665. A Murphy, Mackin 320kg Ch to £590.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: There was a strong demand for quality lots in this section with a Dungannon producer selling calved heifers to make £1670 and £1660. J Mohan, Lisnaskea £1270 and £1110 for calved heifers. G H Graham, Kinawley £1140 for calved heifer. J Greaves, Derrylin £1100 for calved heifer. A selection of young maiden heifers from a Dungannon producer sold from £330 to £520.
BREEDING BULLS: E J Mitchell £1100 for pedigree non registered S/Horn.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: Another good entry sold readily with a local producer selling a second calver and heifer calf to £1400 and second calver and heifer calf to £1280. P and J Grue, Lisnaskea £1350 for a 2011 cow and bull calf and £1150 for 2010 cow and bull calf. C McCombe, Clogher £1310 for heifer and heifer calf and £1200 for heifer amd bull calf. R Moore, Ballygawley £1245 for heifer and heifer calf. A Sloane, Armagh £1200 for heifer and bull calf. Seveal other outfits sold from £900 to £1140.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: R Moore £1290. J Quinn £1260 and £1085. E J Mitchell £1080 and £935. A selection of older cows sold from £645 to £800 for a
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A smaller entry sold to a brisk demand with bull calves (under 2 months) selling to £425 for a Ch to a Dungannon producer. P and J Grue, Lisnaskea £400 and £345 for Chars. K Moore, Augher £395 for Lim. P McGee, Augher £395 for S/H. Clogher producer £345 for Lim, £330 for Ch and £315 for AA. J R Keys, Brookeborough £345 for Sim. R Little, Tempo £335 for Sim. B Warnock, Tempo £320 for Lim.
HEIFERS: E Nugent, Keady £435 for Lim and £420 for Char. K Moore, Augher £355 for Lim. M J and G Ward, Sixmilecross £325 for Ch. B Ward, Tempo £290 for Lim.
REARED BULLS: R Watson, Fivemiletown £440 and £400 for Lims. Clogher producer £385 for Lim. E J Mitchell, Clogher £385 and £380 for S/Horns. A Gibson, Sixmilecross £380 twice for Herefords and £360 for AA.
REARED HEIFERS: S Armstrong, Enniskillen £650 for Ch. E J Mitchell, Clogher £550, £530, £500, £495 and £460 for Simms. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £520 for Lim. Pomeroy producer £500 twice for Lims and £500 for Ch. Wm Wilson, Dungannon £385 for AA. F McElroy, Augher £355 for Lim. T Hatch, Portadown £350 for Ch.