British Blue bullock sells for £520 for 270kg at Downpatrick

At the weekly cattle sale on Monday night (19th September 2016), there was a good entry of quality store cattle.

Tuesday, 20th September 2016, 2:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:29 pm

A Raholp farmer topped the sale with a BB bullock at 270kg, £520 (1.93ppk).

In the heavy weight bullock’s category, a Crossgar farmer presented a Ch at 640kg, £1120 (1.75ppk).

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

BULLOCKS: Raholp farmer 270kg BB £520 (1.93ppk) and 248kg BB £470 (1.90ppk), Saintfield farmer 552kg Her £1039 (1.88ppk), Inch farmer 474kg Lim £885 (1.87ppk), Crossgar farmer 640kg Ch £1120 (1.75ppk) and 612kg Ch £1070 (1.75ppk), Scaddy farmer 552kg Her £930 (1.69ppk), Strangford farmer 456kg Lim £747 (1.64ppk), Annacloy farmer 590kg Her £950 (1.61ppk), Saintfield farmer Sim £750 (1.60ppk), Killough farmer 470kg Sim £728 (1.55ppk).

HEIFERS: Ballynahinch farmer 430kg Lim £830 (1.93ppk), Castlewellan farmer 404kg Lim £765 (1.90ppk), Dunbeg farmer 600kg Lim £1099 (1.83ppk) and 498kg Ch £909 (1.83ppk), Lisburn farmer 566kg Lim £1020 (1.80ppk), Ballynahinch farmer 404kg Lim £720 (1.78ppk) and 404kg Ch £700 (1.73ppk), Crossgar farmer 446kg Sim £770 (1.73ppk), Drumaroad farmer 426kg Lim £730 (1.71ppk), Letalian farmer 508kg BB £870 (1.71ppk) and Castlewellan farmer 354kg Lim £600 (1.70ppk).

Fat cows: Legananny farmer £900, Ballynahinch farmer £760.