Markethill
  • Date: 07/01/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

07/01/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 7TH JANUARY 2020

An entry of 145 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 7th January 2020 sold in a noticeably firmer trade for all classes.  Fleshed beef bred cows sold from £135 to 161 per 100 kilos for 668k Lim at £1075 from a Richhill farmer followed by £156 per 100 kilos for 860k Char at £1345 for an Armagh producer.  Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £108 to £117 per 100 kilos for 750k at £875 from a Belfast farmer followed by £116 per 100 kilos for 580k £675 from a Caledon producer.  Second quality friesians sold steadily from £90 to £100 per 100 kilos and the poorest quality from £70 to £85 per 100 kilos.

Cull cows

Richhill farmer 668k £1075 £161.00; Armagh farmer 862k £1345 £156.00; Keady farmer 664k £1025 £154.00; Banbridge farmer 776k £1165 £150.00; Armagh farmer 798k £1195 £150.00; Portadown farmer 734k £985 £134.00;

Friesian cull cows

Belfast farmer 750k £875 £117.00; Caledon farmer 582k £675 £116.00; Armagh farmer 742k £855 £115.00; Dungannon farmer 598k £685 £115.00; Nutts Corner farmer 754k £855 £113.00; Bessbrook farmer 700k £785 £112.00; Aghalee farmer 790k £885 £112.00; Mayobridge farmer 720k £805 £112.00;

CALVES

The 110 calves sold in a steady demand.  Good quality bull calves sold from £240 to £355 with a top of £430 for a 5 week old Char from a Nutts Corner farmer followed by £355 for a Hereford calf from an Armagh producer.  Heifer calves sold from £190 to £300 for a 5 week old Char from a Nutts Corner.

Bull calves

Ch £430; Her £355; BB £335; Lim £315; Her £305; Lim £300; FKV £295; BB £280;

Heifer calves

Ch £300; Her £270; BB £265; AA £255; Ch £250; AA £250; AA £240; AA £220;

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