Markethill
  • Date: 06/04/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

06/04/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 6 TH APRIL 2021
Dairy stock sold to £2320 at Markethill on Tuesday 6 th April paid for a calved heifer from a Kilkeel
producer. The same owner received £1950, £1800 and £1700 for calved heifers. A calved 2 nd calver
from a Dungannon producer sold at £2010, the same owner received £1940 and £1860 for 2 nd
calvers. A Newry farmer received £1760 for a calved heifer.
CULL COWS
130 cull cows sold in a steady demand. Good quality beef bred cows sold from £160 to £208 per 100
kilos for 696k Char at £1445 followed by £207 for 600k at £1245. Top price £1510 was paid for 868k
£174 per 100 kilos. Fleshed Friesian cows sold steadily from £120 to £143 for 722k at £1035
followed by £138 per 100 kilos for 778k at £1075. Second quality friesians from £105 to £115 and
the poorest types from 380 to £95 per 100 kilos.
Cull cows
Newtownhamilton farmer 696k £1445 £208.00; Castlewellan farmer 602k £1245 £207.00;
Poyntzpass farmer 780k £1385 £178.00; Waringstown farmer 738k £1305 £177.00; Poyntzpass
farmer 868k £1510 £174.00; Cullyhanna farmer 736k £1235 £168.00; Newtownhamilton farmer
712k £1185 £167.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 702k £1145 £163.00; Tynan farmer 710k £1145
£161.00; Armagh farmer 824k £1325 £161.00;
Friesian cull cows
Bessbrook farmer 722k £1035 £143.00; Bessbrook farmer 778k £1075 £138.00; Newtownhamilton
farmer 710k £975 £137.00; Newry farmer 610k £805 £132.00; Portadown farmer 596k £775
£130.00; Banbridge farmer 622k £805 £129.00; Mountnorris farmer 670k £865 £129.00; Portadown
farmer 682k £865 £127.00;
CALVES
200 calves sold in a steady demand. Good quality bulls under 6 weeks to £425 for a Lim followed by
£410 for a Sim. Main trade for good quality bulls from £280 to £400. Good quality heifer calves
£380 for a Lim followed by £345 for a Lim. All good quality heifers £230 to £310 each.
Bull calves
Lim £425; Sim £410; Ch £400; Lim £400; Lim £395; Lim £375; AA £370; Ch £370;
Heifer calves
Lim £380; Lim £345; Ch £310; BB £260; BB £260; AA £255; BB £250; BB £245;

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