Markethill
  • Date: 10/10/2017
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

  • Town: Markethill (Co. Armagh)
  • Address: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales 12 Cladymilltown Road, Markethill County Armagh
  • More Info: Markethill Mart

10/10/2017 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

Dairy stock sold to a top of £2100 at Markethill on Tuesday 10th October paid for a calved Holstein heifer from a Glenanne farmer. The same owner received £1360 for a calved heifer.

CULL COWS

220 cull cows sold in steady demand. Beef bred cows sold from £130 to £157 per 100 kilos paid for a 980k Char at £1540. Cows/heifers sold to £202 per 100 kilos for 640k BB at £1295. Fleshed Friesian cows sold steadily from £110 to £127 per 100 kilos with a top of £130 for 780k at £1015. Second quality friesians from £90 to £100 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £60 to £80 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Cullyhanna farmer 642k £1295 £202.00; Dungannon farmer 984 £1540 £157.00; Poyntzpass farmer 692k £1075 £155.00; Cullyhanna farmer 718k £1095 £153.00; Newry farmer 740k £1120 £151.00; Mountnorris farmer 716k £1050 £147.0; Mountnorris farmer 736k £1070 £145.00; Dungannon farmer 912k £1320 £145.00; Armagh farmer 636k £900 £142.00;

Friesian cull cows

Newtownhamilton farmer 782k £1015 £130.00; Newry farmer 782k £990 £127.00; Dromore farmer 794k £975 £123.00; Dromore farmer 660k £800 £121.00; Dromore farmer 738k £890 £121.00; Caledon farmer 642k £745 £116.00; Waringstown farmer 592k £680 £115.00; Jerrettspass farmer 820k £940 £115.00;

CALVES

130 calves. Good quality bulls sold steadily from £250 to £350 for a 5 week old Lim. Good quality heifer calves sold from £250 to £320 paid for a 5 week old Lim.

Bull calves

Lim £350; Lim £330; AA £330; AA £315; AA £280; Her £270; AA £260; Lim £255;

Heifer calves

Lim £320; Her £290; Her £290; BB £290; Ch £285; Sim £270; AA £65; AA £255;

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