Markethill
  • Date: 30/06/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

30/06/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 30 TH JUNE 2020
An entry of 50 dairy cows in Markethill on Tuesday 30 th June included a special entry of calved cows
and heifers from a Whitecross farmer which sold to a top price of £1820 with others selling at £1800,
£1780 and £1720. Main demand from £1300 to £1600 each.
CULL COWS
140 cull cows sold in a steady demand. Good quality beef bred cows selling from £150 to £177 per
100 kilos for 690k Lim at £1225 from a Dungannon farmer followed by £171 per 100 kilos for 700k
Lim at £1205 from a Belleeks producer. Fleshed Friesian cows sold to £139 per 100 kilos for 680k at
£955 from a Kilkeel farmer. All well fleshed Friesian cows from £120 to £134 per 100 kilos for 760k
at £1025 from an Annalong farmer. Second quality friesians from £100 to £115 per 100 kilos and the
poorest types from £80 to £90 per 100 kilos.
Cull cows
Dungannon farmer 692k £1225 £177.00; Belleeks farmer 706k £1205 £171.00; Cumlin farmer 632k
£1075 £170.00; Castlewellan farmer £712 £1200 £169.00; Newry farmer 704k £1175 £167.00;
Magheragall farmer 718k £1170 £163.00; Magheragall farmer 628k £1015 £162.00; Newry farmer
722k £1160 £161.00; Poyntzpass farmer 672k £1065 £158.00;
Friesian cull cows
Kilkeel farmer 686k £955 £139.00; Annalong farmer 766k £1025 £134.00; Glenanne farmer 770k
£1025 £133.00; Ballymacormick farmer 790k £10245 £132.00; Kilkeel farmer 754k £995 £132.00;
Kilkeel farmer 734k £965 £132.00; Banbridge farmer 780k £1015 £130.00; Lurgan farmer 784k £995
£127.00; Dundrod farmer 678k £860 £127.00;
CALVES
180 lots in the calf ring sold in another very strong demand young bull calves under 6 weeks selling
from £280 to £450 for a Lim followed by £370 for an AA. Good quality heifer calves to £375 for a BB
all good quality heifers sold from £250 to £365. Good entry of reared calves returned a very strong
trade with reared bull calves to £700 and reared heifer calves to £600 each.
Bull calves
Lim £450; AA £370l; Lim £365; BB £360; Lim £360; Ch £350; Her £330;
Heifer calves
BB 3375; Lim £365; Lim £355; Her £345; Lim £340; Lim £340; Her £325; AA £320;

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