Markethill
  • Date: 05/02/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

05/02/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 5TH FEBRUARY, 2019

Dairy stock sold to a top of £2120 at Markethill on Tuesday 5th February paid for a calved 2nd calver from an Aghalee.  The same owner received £2000 and £1980 for 2 calved heifers.  A Poyntzpass farmer sold 3 in-calf heifers at £1400, £1340 and £1320 each.

CULL COWS

130 cull cows sold in a steady demand.  Good quality beef bred cows from £130 to £157 per 100 kilos for a 730k blonde at £1145.  Fleshed Friesian cows from £95 to £106 per 100 kilos for 860k at £915.  Second quality friesians from £80 to £90 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £60 to £70 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Whitecross farmer 730k £1145 £157.00; Donacloney farmer 660k £1035 £157.00; Belleeks farmer 710k £1090 £154.00; Armagh farmer 704k £1035 £147.00; Ballynahinch farmer 606k £885 £146.00; Newry farmer 642k £925 £144.00; Dungannon farmer 696k £995 £143.00; Keady farmer 574k £785 £137.00; Collone farmer 618k £845 £137.00;

Friesian cull cows

Dungannon farmer 862k £915 £106.00; Lisburn farmer 698k £725 £104.00; Dungannon farmer 968k £985 £102.00; Ballynahinch farmer 704k £695 £99.00; Rathfriland farmer 726k £715 £99.00; Annahilt farmer 738k £725 £98.00; Portadown farmer 700k £670 £96.00; Ballynahinch farmer 800k £760 £95.00;

CALVES

120 calves.  Good quality bull calves from £250 to £340 for a 3 week old Lim.  Good quality Lim calves from £230 to £345 for a 4 week old Lim.

Bull calves

Lim £340; Lim £340; Lim £340; BB £340; AA £330; Lim £285; BB £285; Lim £280;

Heifer calves

Lim £345; AA £280; Lim £280; BB £275; BB £260; AA £250; AA £240; AA £240; BB £235;

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