Very strong demand for cattle at Clogher Mart

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A very strong demand reported for almost 1000 cattle on offer at Clogher Mart last week.

In the fatstock ring beef cows sold to a top of £208 for a 730kg Lim. £206 for a 720kg Lim and 189 for a 670kg Sim. Cow heifers topped £195 for a 620kg Lim. £194 for a 670kg Ch and 190 for a 520kg Lim.

Leading prices: £195 and 680kg Sim to £186. Omagh producer 670kg Ch to £194. Ederney producer 520kg Lim to £120 and 480kg Lim to £183. Clogher producer 670kg Sim to £189. Fivemiletown producer 690 Lim to £176. Aughnacloy producer 550kg Lim to £174. Armagh producer to £710kg Lim to £172. Limavady producer 590kg Lim to £171. Aughnacloy producer 620kg Lim to £170. Greysteel producer 580kg Her to £167. Clogher producer 520kg Lim to £166. Omagh producer 900kg Ch to £164. Dungannon producer 530kg Lim to £160. Tempo producer 590kg AA to £156. Fivemiletown producer 670kg Lim to £156. Carrickmore producer 740kg Ch to £155.

Other quality lots sold from £130 to £152 per 100kg.

Second quality lots sold from £108 to £127 per 100kg.

Well fleshed Friesian cows sold from £109 to £118 per 100kg.

Plainer lots sold from £80 to £102 per 100kg.

Poorer types sold from £54 to £76 per 100kg.

FAT BULLS: 1030kg Lim to £114. 970kg Char to £112. 990kg Ch £110. 1050kg Char to £110. 1020kg Lim to £108. 1000kg Char to £106. 970kg Char to £106. 1150kg Fries to £102.

FAT STEERS (OVERAGE): 690kg Ch to £172. 570kg Lim to £170. 630kg Lim to £167. 540kg Sim to £164. 710kg Lim to £152.

FAT STEERS (underage): 500kg B/B to £182. 640kg Ch to £181. 530kg Lim to £180. 540kg Lim to £180. 570kg Sim to £176. 660kg Her to £175. 600kg Her to £172. 700kg Fries to £163. 660kg S/H to £156. 670kg B/B to £148. 700kg Hol to £147. 590kg Hol to £144. 630kg Fr to £144. 600kg Fr to £144. 600kg AA to £182. 580kg Fries to £179. 470kg Lim to £179. 590kg AA to £177. 440kg Sim to £164. 530kg Lim to £161. 530kg Fr to £156. 520kg Fr to £148. 460kg Fr to £148. 570kg Fr to £128. 580kg Hol to £110. 500kg Fr to £105. 520kg Fr to £102.

STORE BULLOCKS: A very sharp demand in this section with strong stores selling to £1460 for a 730kg Ch £1335 for a 630kg Lim and £1320 for a 660kg Daq to F Donnelly Coa, Enniskillen. Roy Hall, Fivemiletown 670kg Lim to £1440 and 710kg Ch to £1380. R Wilson, Killylea 720kg Sim to £1430 and 720kg Ch to £1425. M Nesbitt, Armagh 730kg Ch to £1390 and 640kg Ch to £1290. T McMahon, Cullyhanna 700kg AA to £1390. J and P Donnelly, Armagh 690kg Ch to £1360, 680kg Ch to £1345 and 660kg Ch to £1290. J Maguire, Enniskillen 660kg Ch to £1300 and 610kg Ch to £1280. J A Henry, Fintona 620kg Sim to £1285, 610kg Sim to £1280 twice and 620kg Sim to £1280.

MED WEIGHT STORES 410KG TO 500KG: Clogher producer 490kg AA to £1040 and 470kg AA to £940. Derrylin producer 470kg AA to £1035, 460kg AA to £960 and 450kg Sim to £950. F Breen, Kinawley 460kg AA to £1030. H Macauley, Ballyclare 500kg Lim to £1025, 490kg Lim to £940 and 490kg Lim to £910. E McAnespie, Ballygawley 450kg Ch to £980, 500kg Ch to £975, 410kg Lim to £900 and 410kg Lim to £855. S Mullen, Loughgall 490kg Lim to £920. R Watson, Augher 420kg Ch to £920. G McCaughey, Clogher 320kg Lim to £875.

STORE HEIFERS: A good selection on offer sold to a strong demand with forward lots selling to £1290 for a 660kg Ch and £1190 for a 650kg Ch to R Mitchell, Cookstown. G Breen, Fintona sold a 680kg Lim to £1215. D Boles, Lisbellaw 670kg Lim to £1200, 610kg Sim to £1195, 560kg Lim to £1135 and 560kg Lim to £1130. E Nugent, Cabragh 590kg Ch to £1140, 520kg Sim to £1040 and 510kg Ch to £975. M/S J D and D R Hall, Richill 610kg Lim to £1120, 570kg Lim to £1105, 620kg Lim to £1050 and 540kg Lim to £1040. G Yarr, Angus Scotland 580kg Lim to £1065 and 500kg B/B to £1000. K Cassidy, Ederney 560kg Lim to £1060. Ballygawley producer 550kg Lim to £1055. R Watson, Augher 530kg Ch to £1055. O Reid, Dungannon 500 Lim to £975.

MED WEIGHTS 410KG TO 500KG: E Nugent, Cabragh 470kg Ch to £1020 and 480kg Ch to £975. A and K McKeown, Clogher 500kg Her to £980. T McMahon, Newry 440kg Lim to £940, 480kg Ch to £910 and 430kg Ch to £850. Pomeroy producer 470kg Ch to £900. E H Sharkey, Fivemiletown 460kg Lim to £900. T S Patton, Kinawley 430kg Ch to £880 and 440kg Lim to £860. J F McElroy, Fivemiletown 460kg Ch to £880. O Reid 460kg Her to £835. G Mooney, Dungannon 440kg Lim to £815.

SMALLER SORTS 400KG & UNDER: B Murray, Aughnacloy 380kg Sim to £795 and 400kg Lim to £750. A and K McKeown, Clogher 380kg Her to £765. S Graham, Portadown 370kg Ch to £750. G McCaughey, Clogher 280kg Lim to £700. Pomeroy producer 300kg Ch to £665.

WEANLINGS: A very keen demand in this section with steers and bulls selling to £1110 for a 460kg Ch £1070 for a 520kg Ch £1060 for a 470kg Ch £1020 for a 440kg Lim £945 for a 460kg Lim and £845 for a 420kg Ch to Declan McKenna, Clogher. B L Kelly & Sons, Dungannon 560kg Lim to £1030, 450kg Lim to £870, 340kg Ch to £835 and 360kg Ch to £830. Joe Rafferty, Enniskillen 390kg Lim to £870. E H Sharkey, Fivemiletown 330kg Lim to £845. A Gribben, Portadown 410kg Ch to £845. K McCaughey, Tempo 420kg Ch to £830. J M McGovern, Clogher 400kg Ch to £800. Joe Rafferty, Enniskillen 370kg Lim to £795 and 340kg Lim to £730. O McAnespie, Ballygawley 410kg Ch to £780, 410kg Sim to £745 and 460kg Lim to £725. B McCullagh, Greencastle 320kg Ch to £775, 320kg Ch to £770, 330kg Lim to £690 and 300kg Ch to £630. A Gribben, Portadown 380kg Ch to £760. S McConnell, Clogher 310kg Ch to £755. W Downey, Magheraveely 410kg B/B to £740 and 370kg B/B to £730. R Warwick, Cookstown 340kg Lim to £725. D McCullagh, Greencastle 310kg Ch to £710. F Haren, Fivemiletown 330kg Ch to £690. R Robinson, Portadown 310kg Ch to £655. M McNelis, Beragh 300kg Lim to £655.

DAIRY COWS & HEIFERS: A brisk demand in this section with a Dungannon producer selling a calved heifer to £1530. Benburb producer £1460 and £1080 for calved heifers. M Harte, Pomeroy £1320, £1310 and £1250 for calved heifers. Keady producer £1300 for calved cow. J Mohan, Lisnaskea £1270 and £1260 for calved heifers. P Jordan, Armagh £1200 for calved heifer. Springing heifers sold to £1000 for E I K Beattie.

SUCKLER COWS & CALVES: A large entry sold readily for quality lots with local producer Ronnie Clarke, Augher selling a heifer and heifer calf to £1900 and another heifer and heifer calf to £1600. C McCombe, Clogher £1350 for second calver and heifer calf and 2010 cow and heifer calf to £1250. N Anderson, Kesh £1275 for 2010 cow and bull calf and £1120 for 2012 cow and bull calf. D Capper, Portadown £1125 for heifer and bull calf. Wm Elliott, Derrygonnelly £1040 for 2012 cow and heifer calf. A large selection of

DROPPED CALVES & REARED CALVES: Another good entry sold easily to a keen demand with bull calves (under two months) selling to £435 for a Char to M Mullan, Omagh. J R Keys, Brookeborough £395 and £310 for Simms. G R A Lawder, Trillick £355 for B/B. P McCorry, Derrylin £350 for Ch and £330 for B/B. M Breen, Tempo £345 for B/B and £330 for AA. P Doyle, Trillick £335 for B/B. A J Irvine, Lisbellaw £325 and £305 for Herefords. R Ryan, Lisnaskea £315 for Sim.

HEIFERS: Clogher producer £370 for Daq. A J Irvine, Lisbellaw £350 for Hereford. Omagh producer £345, £338, £332 and £327 for Lims. Clogher producer £325 and £320 for Chars.

REARED BULLS: Y and H Cunningham, Fivemiletown £560 for Lim. Kyle Pickering, Warringstown £535 for B/B and £430 for Sim. C Davidson, Dungannon £525, £490 and £470 for Sal. Augher producer £520 for Lim. K O Talbot, Coalisland £505 and £490 for Chars. K Beattie, Lisnaskea £500 for Ch. M McNelis, Beragh £495 for Sim. M Mullan, Omagh £435 for Ch. M Wylie, Aughnacloy £425 for Her.

REARED HEIFERS: J J Maguire, Trillick £700 for Lim. R Ward, Omagh £605 and £555 for Lims and £570 for Char. Kyle Pickering, Warringstown £550 for Lim. P A and J Grue, Lisnaskea £515 for Lim. M J McKenna, Augher £505 and £490 for Chars. Augher producer £500 for Lim. K O Talbot, Coalisland £470 twice and £440 for Chars. K Beattie, Lisnaskea £470 for Lim. N M G Donnelly, Augher £445 for Sim.