Markethill
  • Date: 16/02/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

16/02/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 16 TH FEBRUARY 2021
An entry of 120 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 16 th February sold in a firmer trade. Cow/heifers
sold to £217 per 100 kilos for 588k Lim at £1275 for a Portadown farmer. Heavy beef bred cows sold
from £150 to £178 per 100 kilos for 740k Sim at £1325 from a Loughgilly farmer. Fleshed Friesian
cows in noticeably stronger demand from £120 to £140 per 100 kilos for 840k at £1185 from a
Banbridge farmer followed by £139 per 100 kilos for 810k at £1125 from a Markethill producer.
Second quality friesians from £100 to £110 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £80 to £90 per
100 kilos.
Cull cows
Portadown farmer 588k £1275 £217.00; Loughgilly farmer 744k £1325 £178.00; Newry farmer 618k
£1065 £172.00; Armagh farmer 726k £1225 £169.00; Rathfriland farmer 790k £1325 £168.00;
Armagh farmer 758k £1235 £163.00; Newry farmer 770k £1235 £161.00; Newry farmer 718k £1145
£160.00;
Friesian cull cows
Banbridge farmer 844k £1185 £140.00; Markethill farmer 810k £1125 £139.00; Donacloney farmer
668k £885 £133.00; Dungannon farmer 842k £1115 £132.00; Mountnorris farmer 672k £885
£132.00; Banbridge farmer 884k £1160 £131.00; Armagh farmer 774k £1015 £131.00; Banbridge
farmer 714k £915 £128.00;
CALVES
An increased entry of 220 calves maintained a very firm trade. Good quality bull calves under 6
weeks selling from £290 to £400 for a 6 week old AA followed by £370 for a 2 week old BB. Good
quality heifer calves under 6 week old from £240 to £350 for a 5 week old Char followed by £345 for
a 4 week old BB. Good quality Friesian bull calves under 6 weeks old sold from £75 to £115 each.
Bull calves
AA £400; BB £370; BB £350; FKV £340; BB £335; Ch £320; AA £310; Lim £310;
Heifer calves
Ch £350; BB £345; BB £320; Ch £320; Ch £300; BB £300; BB £290; BB £280;

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