Markethill
  • Date: 26/11/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

26/11/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 26TH NOVEMBER 2019

Dairy stock sold to a top of £1710 at Markethill on Tuesday 26th November paid for a calved heifer from a Markethill farmer.  An Aghalee farmer sold 2 calved second calvers at £1700 and £1400 each.  Special entry of fleckvieh cross maiden heifers sold to a top of £740 with others selling from £600 to £730 each.

CULL COWS

170 cull cows sold in a steady demand.  Good quality beef bred cows from £135 to £169 per 100 kilos for 712k Lim at £1205 from a Markethill farmer.  The same owner received £160 per 100 kilos for 730k at £1170.  Fleshed Friesian cows sold to £124 per 100 kilos for 698k at £865 from a Nutts Corner farmer.  Main demand for fleshed friesians from £105 to £115 per 100 kilos.  Second quality friesians from £85 to £95 and the poorest types from £60 to £75 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Markethill farmer 712k £1205 £169.00; Markethill farmer 730k £1170 £160.00; Belleek farmer 600k £955 £159.00; Ballynahinch farmer 662k £995 £150.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 664k £985 £148.00; Keady farmer 622k £915 £147.00; Ballynahninch farmer 646kl £945 £146.00; Newry farmer 686k £985 £144.00;

Friesian cull cows

Nutts Corner farmer 698k £865 £124.00; Newry farmer 746k £865 £116.00; Bessbrook farmer 636k £725 £114.00; Newry farmer 810k £905 £112.00; Banbridge farmer 748k £825 £110.00; Dromore farmer 710k £775 £109.00; Markethill farmer 656k £715 £109.00;

CALVES

160 calves sold in an excellent demand with young bull calves under 6 weeks old selling to £340 for a Lim and for a BB.  Angus bulls sold to £330.  All good quality bull calves sold from £230 to £315 each.  Young heifer calves under 6 week old sold to £290 for a Lim followed by £270 for Sim.  All good quality heifers from £190 to £265 each.  Friesian bulls sold to £110 each.

Bull calves

Lim £340; BB £340; AA £330; AA £320; Lim £300; Lim £300; Lim £290; Her £285;

Heifer calves

Lim £290; Sim £270; BRB £265; Lim £255; AA £255; Lim £250; Lim £240; AA £240;

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