Markethill
  • Date: 09/04/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

09/04/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 09TH APRIL 2019

Dairy stock sold to a top of £1720 at Markethill on Tuesday 9th April paid for a calved heifer from a Kilkeel farmer.  A Lurgan farmer sold 2 calved heifers at £1450 each.  In calf heifers sold to £1480 from a Local farmer.

CULL COWS

The 120 cull cows sold in a noticeably firmer demand.  Cows/heifers sold to £195 per 100 kilos for 680k Lim at £1335 from a Cullyhanna farmer.  Fleshed cows sold to £176 for 588k at £1085 followed by £175 for 734k Char at £1285.  Main trade for good quality cows from £145 to £170 per 100 kilos.  Friesian cows sold in a noticeably stronger demand with fleshed cows from £100 to £127 per 100 kilos for 670k at £855 and up to £885 for 860k £102.  Second quality friesians from £80 to £95 per 100 kilos and the poorest cows from £65 to £75 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Cullyhanna farmer 684k £1335 £195.00; Poyntzpass farmer 588k £1035 £176.00; Cullyhanna farmer 734k £1285 £175.00; Sixmilecross farmer 654k £1125 £172.00; Newry farmer 668k £1120 £168.00; Cullyhanna farmer 774k £1285 £166.00; Newry farmer 626k £1025 £164.00; Banbridge farmer 676k £1075 £159.00; Armagh farmer 666k £1045 £157.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 666k £1035 £155.00; Banbridge farmer 818k £1265 £155.00; Cullyhanna farmer 706k £1075 £152.00;

Friesian cull cows

Armagh farmer 676k £855 £127.00; Armagh farmer 640k £795 £124.00; Ballyward farmer 596k £715 £120.00; Glenanne farmer 552k £635 £115,00; Keady farmer 618k £695 £112.00; Benburb farmer 646k £715 £110.00; Newry farmer 728k £805 £110.00; Armagh farmer 656k £725 £110.00; Glenanne farmer 740k £815 £110.00;

CALVES

The 170 lots the calf ring sold in a steady demand.  Good quality bull cows from £240 to £355 for 5 week old Angus followed by £300 for a 4 week old Hereford.  All good quality bulls from £230 to £295 each.  Heifer to £280 for a 5 week old Blue with all good quality heifers from £180 to £250 each.

Bull calves

AA £355; Her £300; Sim £300; Sim £300; FKV £290; AA £285; AA £280; Lim £270;

Heifer calves

BB £280; Ch £250; AA £250; BB £250; Sim £250; Ch £240; Lim £195; Her £190;

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