Wednesday 31st July
An entry of 2682 sheep in Ballymena resulted in a sharper trade. Fat lambs sold to 390p per kg for a pen of 20.5kg Tex at £80 and to a top per head of £92.50 for a pen of 24kg Texels. Fat ewes sold to £123. Fat lambs (1958) (Top prices) S McNeilly, Ballyclare […]
Tuesday 30th July
A small entry of store cattle resulted in a steady trade. Bullocks sold to £580 over for a Char 520kg at £1100 offered by James McLoughin, Carnlough. Heifers sold to £405 over for a AA 510kg at £915 from L Hamill, Templepatrick. Bullocks sold to:- James McLoughlin, Carnlough Char
Monday 29th July
A good entry of sheep in Ballymena for the first sale of the season resulted in a steady trade. Store lambs sold to £75 and ewe lambs to £68.50. Ruling prices:- Store lambs:- Niall McKay, Carnlough 6 Tex £75, John E O’Kane, Cushendall 50 Suff £68, Wm Magee, Kilwaughter 30 Mule
Friday 26th July
Dairy stock sold to £1700 for a calved heifer from David Dickey, Randalstown. Ruling prices:- DS Dickey, Randalstown £1700, T & J Mackey, Ballynure £1500, NG Chambers, Moneyrea Swi £1360, Wm Rea, Crumlin £1280, T & J Mackey £1280, NG Chambers £1200, WJ Bryson, Crumlin £1030.
Thursday 25th July
Another great entry of 330 Beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a very sharp trade. Beef cows sold to 188p for a 660kg £1222, Fr cows to 124p 670kg £830, Beef heifers to 225p Lim 620kg £1395, Beef Bullocks to 209p 610kg £1274, Fr Bullocks to 209p 610kg £1274, Fr Bullocks to 160p 580kg £928.