Friday 27th October

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45 dairy cattle met excellent demand selling to £2260 for a choice calved heifer from Adams farms, Cloughmills.  Ruling prices:-

Adams farms, Cloughmills calved hfr £2260, WR Givan, Dungannon £1850, JR McNeilly, Randalstown £1820, Howard McNabney, Clough calved cow £1770, A & W McIlwaine, Ballyclare calved hfr £1750, Adams farm, Cloughmills £1720, local farmer £1720, David Wallace, Antrim £1710, local farmer £1700, DS Dickey, Randalstown £1660, JR McNeilly, Randalstown £1620, Howard McNabney, Clough calved cow £1600, Trevor Brown, Crumlin £1580, Adams farms, Cloughmills calved hfr £1570, Brian Paisley, Ballynure calved cow £1560, Adams farms calved hfr £1560, A Hoey, Glenwherry £1550, DW Graham, Clough £1510, JR McNeilly, Randalstown £1500, T & J Mackey, Ballynure calved cow £1450, John Hunter, Crumlin calved hfr £1450, TJ Gordon, Ballyclare calved cow £1450, David Allen, Moneymore calved hfr £1370, R Thompson, Ligoniel £1340.

 

Suckler stock met good trade to £1680 for a SH cow with bull calf, while a SH cow with bull calf, while an in calf Lim cow fetched £1410.  Breeding bulls to £1650 for a pure bred Limousin.

Ruling prices:-

A Stewart, Limavady SH cow & bull calf £1680, MJ Lucas, Antrim Lim in calf cow £1410, David Compton, Carninney AA cow & bull calf £1290, Patrick Logan, Ahoghill Lim hfr & bull calf £1280, Lim hfr & bull calf £1270.

 

148 lots in ring 3 sold rapidly to £490 for a BB bull (4 months), heifer calves to £390 for a fortnight old BB.

Ruling prices for beef bred bull calves:-

S Cargill, Parkgate BB £490, Leslie Wilson, Doagh Sim £400, Joseph Adams, Ballymena AA £395, Leslie Wilson Sim £390, Fortfield farms, Greenisland St £390, RJT Fleming, Templepatrick Sim £370, A Stewart, Limavady Here £365, Fortfield farms St £360, Andrew Abraham, Antrim Here £355, S Cargill, Here £335, RLA & D Irvine BB £335, A Scott, Glarryford Char £330, TJ Turtle, Broughshane AA £320, James Graham, Raloo Sim £310, JW Suffern, Crumlin Here £310, James Graham Sim £300, S Irons, Coleraine Sim £290, Seamus O’Kane, Carnlough Char £290, S Cargill, Parkgate Here £275, Wilson & Campbell, Carrickfergus AA £275.

 

Heifer calves sold to:-

TJ Turtle, Broughshane BB £390, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £390, Leslie Wilson, Doagh (2) Sim £370, WP & WJ Jackson, Crossgar Fr £370, Leslie Wilson Sim £355, WP & WJ Jackson, Crossgar Fr £345, Fr £340, D McKay, Broughshane Lim £330, S Irons, Coleraine Sim £325, N Hanna, Ballymoney Sim £315, WP & WJ Jackson, Crossgar (3) Fr £310, Alex Connor, Ballyclare Lim £310, WP & W Jackson £300, RJT Fleming, Templepatrick (2) Sim £300, Alex Connor Here £300.

 

Fr bull calves sold to:-

A Magee Snr, Kilwaughter (2) £150, Alex Magee, Larne £150, A Magee Snr (2) £140, Alex Magee £140, S Cargill, Parkgate £135, £125, RLA & D Irvine, Dundrod £95, A Magee Snr (2) £90, Caughey farms, Kircubbin £80, RI McLaughlin, Cloughmills £75, Arthur Gibson, Glenarm (2) £70, Alex Magee £60.

 

An entry of 300 weanlings in Ballymena on Friday resulted in a terrific trade.  Bullocks sold to £570 over for a Lim 360kg at £930 offered by Mrs A Henry, Antrim.  Heifers sold to £510 over for a Lim 350kg at £860 presented by D McCartney, Kells.

 

Bulls/blks 0-300kgs

SJ Mulholland, Hannahstown Char 230kg £675 (293), S Taylor, Belfast Sim 240kg £700 (291), local farmer Char 210kg £610 (290), S Taylor Sim 240kg £695 (289), Ed Stirling, Kilwaughter Char 240kg £680 (283), Victor Erskine, Ballyclare Lim 200kg £560 (280), local farmer Char 210kg £585 (278), S Taylor, Char 250kg £690 (276), local farmer Lim 230kg £630 (273), S Taylor Sim 260kg £710 (273), Victor Erskine, Ballyclare Lim 220kg £600 (272), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 270kg £735 (272), Char 250kg £680 (272), AGA McNeilly, Islandmagee Lim 230kg £615 (267), P McCambridge, Cushendall Blonde 260kg £695 (267), Tom Tinsley, Stoneyford Lim 240kg £640 (266).

 

301-350kgs

J Lavery, Aghlaee Char 320kg £855 (267), H McCormick, Larne BB 310kg £800 (258), J Lavery Char 350kg £900 (257), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 320kg £770 (240), Drew Clements, Kilwaughter Lim 320kg £755 (235), local farmer Char 330kg £775 (234), TP Crawford, Kircubbin Sim 310kg £715 (230), Lim 350kg £805 (230), R & S & Miss P Macauley, Crumlin Lim 310kg £710 (229), S Boyle, Carrick Lim 310kg £695 (224), TP Crawford, Kircubbin Lim 310kg £685 (221), W Thompson, Crumlin AA 320kg £695 (217), TP Crawford Lim 330kg £715 (216), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 330kg £715 (216), Elizabeth Browne, Islandmagee Here 340kg £725 (213), Stephen Stewart, Newtownabbey BB 320kg £680 (212).

 

351kg and over

Mrs A Henry, Antrim Lim 360kg £930 (258), J Lavery, Aghalee Char 380kg £905 (238), Char 380kg £895 (235), TP Crawford, Kircubbin Char 380kg £865 (227), R & S Macauley, Crumlin Sim 440kg £990 (225), Sim 420kg £940 (223), D McDonnell, Newry Char 390kg £850 (218), TP Crawford, Kircubbin Lim 380kg £815 (214), Lim 390kg £815 (209), BB 370kg £770 (208), S Hamill, Aughafatten Sim 380kg £790 (207), TP Crawford, Kircubbin Sim 390kg £800 (205), J Lavery, Aghalee Char 420kg £860 (204), TP Crawford AA 400kg £815 (203), Lim 410kg £835 (203), A & W Magill, Raloo Lim 400kg £805 (201).

 

Heifers 0-300kgs

E Drummond, Ballynure Char 170kg £480 (282), H McCurdy, Ballynure Char 140kg £390 (278), AGA McNeilly, Islandmagee Lim 250kg £680 (272), D McCartney, Kells Lim 300kg £810 (270), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 190kg £510 (268), S Taylor, Ligoniel Char 240kg £630 (262), S Boyle, Carrickfergus Lim 240kg £630 (262), S Dawson, Lisburn Char 220kg £570 (259), S Boyle Lim 280kg £710 (253), E Drummond, Char 170kg £430 (252), S Taylor, Ligoniel Lim 220kg £555 (252), Char 250kg £630 (252), N Booth, Bushmills Lim 270kg £680 (251), local farmer Char 160kg £400 (250), W Dawson, Stoneyford Char 250kg £620 (248), R & S & Miss P Macauley, Crumlin Char 300kg £730 (243).

 

 

 

 

301-350kgs

D McCartney, Kells Lim 350kg £860 (245), J Lavery, Aghalee Lim 350kg £780 (222), D McCartney Lim 310kg £680 (219), N Booth, Bushmills Lim 310kg £630 (203), Ian Crawford, Randalstown Char 330kg £670 (203), GR Logan, Templepatrick Sim 320kg £640 (200), Victor Erskine, Ballyclare Lim 320kg £630 (196), Ian Crawford Char 330kg £635 (192), AGA McNeilly, Islandmagee Char 320kg £615 (192), Drew Clements, Kilwaughter Lim 340kg £650 (191), Ian Crawford, Char 330kg £620 (187), Victor Erskine, Ballyclare Sim 330kg £595 (180), Hugh McNeill, Ballygally Char 320kg £575 (179), Stephen Stewart, Newtownabbey BB 310kg £545 (175), Malcolm Rankin, Priestland Lim 350kg £600 (171), Victor Erskine, Lim 330kg £560 (169).

 

351kg and over

M Elliott, Armoy Lim 390kg £810 (207), J Lavery, Aghalee Char 390kg £780 (200), M Elliott Lim 360kg £665 (184), Joan Hughes, Randalstown Char 420kg £760 (181), Malcolm Rankin, Priestland Lim 380kg £685 (180), M Elliott, Ballymoney Lim 390kg £700 (179), Joan Hughes, Char 360kg £645 (179), M Elliott Lim 410kg £720 (175), GR Logan, Templepatrick Here 430kg £750 (174), Malcolm Rankin Lim 370kg £640 (173), M Elliott Lim 420kg £720 (171), Lim 380kg £640 (168), Lim 460kg £770 (167), W Livingstone, Ballymena Char 430kg £700 (162), Sam Cameron, Randalstown Lim 370kg £600 (162), Johnathan McGuckian, Randalstown Here 450kg £575 (127).