Markethill
  • Date: 05/11/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

05/11/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 5TH NOVEMBER 2019

Dairy stock sold to a top of £1760 at Markethill on Tuesday 5th November for a calved Friesian heifer from a Middletown farmer.

CULL COWS

The 150 cull cows sold in a steady demand.  Good quality beef bred cows sold from £130 to £165 per 100 kilos for 750k at £1245 followed by £159 for 816k at £1295.  Top price £1335 for a 856k blonde £!56 per 100 kilos.  Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £93 to £108 per 100 kilos for 640k at £695.  Second quality Friesian cows sold from £80 to £90 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £55 to £70 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Whitecross farmer 754k £1245 £165.00; Dungannon farmer 816k £1295 £159.00; Whitecross farmer 856k £1335 £156.00; Whitecross farmer 808k £1225 £152.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 728k £1085 £149.00; Banbridge farmer 694k £1015 £146.00; Mayobridge farmer 564k £805 £143.00; Whitecross farmer 698k £995 £143.00; Mayobridge farmer 632k £875 £139.00;

Friesian cull cows

Dungannon farmer 644k £695 £108.00; Newry farmer 704k £725 £103.00; Annaghmore farmer 678k £675 £100.00; Loughgilly farmer 814k £795 £98.00; Loughgilly farmer 818k £775 £95.00; Collone farmer 798k £745 £93.00; Gilford farmer 704k £655 £93.00;

CALVES

 130 calves.  Good quality bull calves sold to £355 for a 3 week old Char followed by £350 for a 5 week old BB. Main demand for good quality bulls from £220 to £340 each.  Good quality heifer calves sold from £200 to £275 with top of £300 for a 3 week old Char.

Heifer calves

Ch £300; AA £275; AA £260; Ch £260; Lim £250; Her £250; Ch £245; Lim £240;

Bull calves

Ch £355; BB £350; Her £340; Her £295; Lim £285; AA £280; FKV £280; Ch £280;

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