Markethill
  • Date: 11/02/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

11/02/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 11TH FEBRUARY 2020

An entry of 100 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 11th February sold in a steady demand.  Top quality beef bred cows sold to £294 per 100 kilos for 710k BB at £1380 for an Armagh producer followed by £192 per 100 kilos for 710k at £1360 for an Armagh farmer.  Top price £1445 for 860k blonde from a Keady producer.  Main trade from £140 to £180 per 100 kilos.  Friesian cows sold to a top of £122 per 10 kilos for 690k at £845.  Main demand from £105 to £120 per 100 kilos.  Second quality friesians from £90 to £100 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £70 to £85 per 100 kilos.

Dairy stock sold to £1600 each for 3 calved heifers for an Aghalee farmer.

Cull cows

Armagh farmer 710k £1380 £194.00; Armagh farmer 710k £1360 £192.00; Armagh farmer 748k £1395 £187.00; Ahorey farmer 744k £1335 £179.00; Armagh farmer 756k £1355 £179.00; Armagh farmer 634k £1070 £169.00; Armagh farmer 866k £1445 £167.00; Markethill farmer 680k £1065 £157.00; Armagh farmer 822k £1255 £153.00;

Friesian cull cows

Crumlin farmer 694k £845 £122.00; Crumlin farmer 680k £815 £120.00; Keady farmer 596k £695 £117.00; Donaghcloney farmer 760k £835 £110.00; Mayobridge farmer 776k £835 £108.00; Dungannon farmer 722k £765 £106.00;

CALVES

The 90 calves sold in an excellent trade.  Good quality bull calves under 6 weeks old sold to £360 each for two Char and £330 for BB.  Main demand from £230 to £315.  Heifer calves sold to £320 for a Lim followed by £280 for a Her.  Main trade for good quality heifers from £210 to £270 each.

Bull calves

Ch £360; Ch £360; BB £330; Ch £315; BB £315; BB £300; AA £280; AA £280; BB £275;

Heifer calves

Lim £320; Her £280; BB £270; BB £270; BB £260; BB £255; BB £245; BB £240;

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