Another strong demand for an entry of 1163 at Clogher Mart this week returning high prices for quality stock in all sections.
Leading prices as follows:
In the fat cow section beef cows sold to £211 for a 630kg Lim, £207 for a 680kg Lim to a Belleek producer, £206 for a 550kg Lim to a Derrylin producer and £205 for a 600kg B/B to a Pomeroy producer.
COW heifers sold to £209 for a 530kg Lim to an Omagh producer, £198 for a 550kg Lim and 600kg Lim to £200 to a Beleek producer, £185 for a 580kg Lim to a Derrylin producer. Others sold: Kilkeel producer 610kg Lim to £197. Tempo producer 610kg Sim to £180. Killylea producer 540kg AA to £179. Clogher producer 590kg Ch to £178. Brookeborough producer 690kg Ch to £177. Ballygawley producer 670kg Ch to £174. Magherafelt producer 590kg Lim to £174. Maguiresbridge producer 650kg Ch to £173. Magheraveely producer 720kg Lim to £171. Augher producer 690kg Lim to £169 and 750kg Ch to £168. Carrickmore producer 700kg AA to £166.
Other quality lots sold from £140 to £163 per 100kg.
Second quality lots sold from £115 to £137 per 100kg.
Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £114 to £124 per 100kg.
Plainer lots sold from £86 to £112 per 100kg.
Poorer types sold from £58 to £79 per 100kg.
FAT BULLS: 960kg Lim to £124. 970kg Ch to £120. 1210kg Ch to £115. 1060kg Ch to £110. 880kg M/B to £105. 840kg Ch to £105. 1000kg Her to £104. 760kg Sim to £101. 810kg AA to £90.
FAT STEERS (overage): 620kg Ch to £190, 580kg Lim to £186, 610kg Lim to £184, 690kg Ch to £180, 630kg Lim to £176, 570kg Ch to £171, 510kg Ch to £164, 540kg Lim to £162, 560kg Her to £159, 670kg Sim to £158.
FAT STEERS (underage): 710kg Lim to £190. 640kg Ch to £189. 520kg Her to £176. 440kg Her to £176. 440kg AA to £176. 570kg Fr to £166. 880kg Sim to £158. 550kg Fr to £146. 450kg S/H to £130.
FAT HEIFERS (underage): 510kg Lim to £206. 560kg AA to £192. 550kg Her to £188. 510kg AA to £185. 550kg AA to £182. 510kg AA to £169. 530kg AA to £168. 580kg B/B to £164. 490kg Her to £161.
STORE BULLOCKS: A good entry sold to a very sharp demand with heavy stores selling to £1495 for a 660kg Ch, £1430 for a 730kg Ch, £1420 for a 680kg Ch and £1390 for a 730kg Lim to Carrick Farms, Aughnacloy. Wm Martin, Caledon sold 690kg Sim to £1490, 740kg Ch to £1490, 720kg Sim to £1350 and 710kg Ch to Fivemiletown 770kg Ch to £1445 and 740kg Ch to £1430. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 670kg Lim to £1390. K Walker, Portadown 710kg Sim to £1335, 760kg Sim to £1310, 690kg Her to £1300, 750kg Lim to £1290 and 730kg Lim to £1280. J T Lynch, Lisnaskea 730kg Ch to £1300.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: C Beattie, Fintona 490kg Ch to £1075. R J Keenan, Fivemiletown 470kg Lim to £1060, 450kg Ch to £1045, 450kg Lim to £1025 and 490kg Lim to £950. J and P Trueman, Ballygawley 490kg Ch to £1055. P J O’Neill, Lurgan 500kg Ch to £1040. A Sloane, Armagh 480kg B/B to £1015. V Kelly, Ballygawley 500kg Ch to £970. G Mellon, Fintona 430kg Lim to £950. J and F McCaffery, Derrylin 480kg Ch to £950. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 450kg AA to £945. T Grew, Corranny 460kg Sim to £935. E Mulligan, Rosslea 410kg Lim to £900.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: G Mellon, Fintona 380kg Lim to £905, and 390kg Lim to £875. M and G Ward, Sixmilecross 400kg AA to £900. K McCaughey, Tempo 340kg Sim to £740. S McGovern, Clogher 340kg Fr to £500, 330kg Fr to £455 and 310kg Fr to £455.
STORE HEIFERS: Great demand for a good entry of stock with M Hawe, Dungannon selling a 620kg Lim to £1335. R Withers, Fivemiletown 660kg Ch to £1320, 610kg Ch to £1280, 600kg Lim to £1165 and 570kg Lim to £1160. F Flynn, Newtownbutler 680kg Ch to £1300, 590kg Ch to £1250 and 580kg Ch to £1250. M McClave, Rosslea 600kg Ch to £1240 and 590kg Ch to £1215. I S Farrell, Fivemiletown 610kg Ch to £1240 and 660kg Ch to £1210. G Boles, Maguiresbridge 580kg AA to £1220. Walter Hogg, Fivemiletown 580kg Ch to £1165. J A Henry, Fintona 540kg Lim to £1145 and 540kg Lim to £1140. H Macauley, Ballyclare 570kg Ch to £1140 and 500kg Lim to £1140. S Heenan, Fintona 540kg Ch to £1140. T McVitty, Newtownbutler 510kg Ch to £1135.
MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: T McVitty, Newtownbutler 500kg Ch to £1140, 490kg Lim to £1070 and 490kg Sim to £980. P D McGartland, Dungannon 490kg Daq to £1140 and 470kg Daq to £990. Lisbellaw producer 480kg Lim to £1110. J Bloomer, Cookstown 490kg Lim to £1105. J and P Trueman, Ballygawley 500kg Lim to £1085. Corranny producer 490kg AA to £1075. Claudy producer 460kg Lim to £1045 and 450kg Lim to £1025. Dungannon producer 470kg Lims to £1040 twice. E Mulligan, Rosslea 490kg Sim to £1040. D J Primrose, Fivemiletown 490kg Ch to £1020. N and K Carrothers, Tempo 430kg Ch to £1005. E Doyle, Dungannon 450kg Lim to £1000 and 470kg Ch to £980. M McClave, Rosslea 430kg Ch to £980.
SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: J Bloomer, Cookstown 390kg Ch to £930. Clogher producer 390kg Lim to £900. T McVitty, Newtownbutler 400kg Ch to £880. P D McGartland, Dungannon 400kg Daq to £880 and 380kg Daq to £780. R J Barnes, Cookstown 370kg Lim to £860 and 300kg Lim to £745. G Sheridan, Omagh 370kg Ch to £820 and 360kg AA to £735. S Flannigan, Newtownbutler 390kg Lim to £795, 390kg AA to £790, 360kg Ch to £720 and 320kg Ch to £700. P Carr, Armagh 360kg Lim to £795. P McManus, Brookeborough 360kg Ch to £780. Claudy producer 390kg Lim to £770. Pomeroy producer 350kg Lim to £740, 360kg Lim to £740 and 360kg Ch to £735.
WEANLINGS: Another large entry sold to a very keen demand with steers and bulls selling to £1000 for a 370kg Ch to D McCullagh, Greencastle. Brian McCullagh, Greencastle sold a 410kg Lim to £1000. P V McKenna, Augher 470kg Shb to £1000 and 460kg Shb. to £965. S McCall, Armagh 300kg Ch to £960 and 360kg Ch to £945. J and F McCaffery, Derrylin 470kg Her to £955. Tempo producer 390kg Lim to £940. J McCarroll, Seskinore 330kg Lim to £935 and 320kg Lim to £890. F Boyle, Rosslea 390kg Ch to £925. G A Donnelly, Seskinore 370kg Sim to £925. T Aiken, Kesh 360kg Ch to £905. S F McCaughey, Augher to £870.
WEANLING HEIFERS: L Johnston, Tempo 460kg Ch to £955, 370kg Ch to £840, 350kg Ch to £830, 340kg Ch to £805, 370kg Ch to £790 and 350kg Ch to £770. S McCall, Armagh 410kg Ch to £900, 360kg Ch to £800 and 390kg Lim to £780. Brian McCullagh, Greencastle 370kg Ch to £855. W G Hoey, Fivemiletown, Y Donnelly, Augher 310kg Ch to £830. J M McGovern, Clogher 350kg Sim to £820. P Slane, Omagh 390kg Ch to £795. J McKeever, Armagh 370kg Lim to £795. Tempo producer 320kg Lim to £780.
DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: Another good entry sold to a brisk demand with Omagh producer Oswald Mitchell selling a calved heifer to £1660 and another to £1280. Noel Woods, Pomeroy £1560 for a calved heifer. J G McHenry and Droghal, Co Armagh £1400, £1310 and £1260 for calved heifers. Des Capper, Portadown £1150 for calved heifer. G McNeice, Middletown £1140 and £1050 for calved cows. E McCann, Fintona £1105 and £1000 for springing heifers. A selection of maiden heifers from Gunn Farms Ltd, Newtownbutler sold from £570 to £705 with smaller ones selling to £475 each. another selection of maiden heifers sold £715 each for two £700 each for two and £540 each for two.
SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A smaller turnout sold readily with E M Whittaker, Derrygonnelly selling a 2011 cow and bull calf to £1905 and a 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1860. P Clifford, Rosslea £1630 for a heifer and bull calf. Stephen Flannigan, Newtownbutler £1570 for heifer and bull calf. G Devenney, Dromore (Tyrone) £1550 for heifer and heifer calf. A McDonald, Ballygawley £1500 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. Pomeroy producer £1500 for heifer and bull calf. Mountview Cattle, Dungannon £1305 for heifer and heifer calf and £1100 for a heifer and heifer calf. M Rutledge, Castlederg £1100 for heifer and bull calf.
INCALF COWS & HEIFERS: Pomeroy producer £1150. A Mannagh £955 and £880 (cows), K Wallace £890, £840, £620 and £605 (cows).
DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: A smaller entry sold to a good steady demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £445 for a Her and £340 for a B/B to E and A Thompson, Tempo. R Crawford, Augher £420 for Ch, M J and G Ward, H Stockdale, Clogher £330, £310 twice and £300 twice for B/Bs. W T Watson, Ballygawley £290 for Her. J Courtney, Maguiresbridge £288 for AA.
HEIFERS: R Crawford, Augher £470 for Lim. C Elkin, Omagh £285 for B/B. A McDonald, Ballygawley £280 for Ch. P Kelly, Letterbreen £280 for B/B.
REARED BULLS: Lisbellaw producer £500 for Lim. C McNeill, Bllygawley £500 and £480 for Lims. A Coote, Ballygawley £450 and £350 for Lims. J Donnelly, Trillick £435 for Ch. A and M Edwards, Ballygawley £380 for Friesian. J Keys, Clogher £345 twice for Friesians.
REARED HEIFERS: Lisbellaw producer £580 for Ch and £515 for Lim. J McManus, Derrylin £540 for S/H and £460 for Lim. Clogher producer £530 and £520 for Lims and £500 for Sim. Wm McKenna, Clogher £495 for Ch. A Hanna, Irvinestown £450 for Lim. Gortavoy Farms, Pomeroy £380 twice for Lims.