Markethill
  • Date: 14/09/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

14/09/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 14 TH SEPTEMBER 2021
Dairy stock sold to a top of £1900 at Markethill on Tuesday 14 th September for a calved 2 nd calver
from a Donacloney farmer. The same owner received £1800 and £1400 for calved 2 nd calvers.
Maiden heifers sold to a top of £700 each.
CULL COWS
130 cull cows maintained a very firm trade. Clean cattle sold to a top of £246 per 100 kilos for 710k
at £1755. Cow/heifers to £231 for 540k at £1245. Fleshed cows to £179 for 600k at £1085. Main
demand from £150 to £170 per 100 kilos. Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £130 to £146 for 770k at
£1135 from a Loughbrickland farmer followed by £145 for 720k at £1045 from a Rathfriland
producer. Second quality friesians sold from £100 to £120 and the poorest types from £80 to £95
per 100 kilos.
Cull cows
Richhill farmer 540k £1245 £231.00; Portadown farmer 664k £1345 £203.00; Keady farmer 566k
£1085 £192.0; Keady farmer 554k £1015 £183.00; Lurgan farmer 606k £1085 £179.00; Dungannon
farmer 766k £1285 £168.00; Lurgan farmer 698k £1165 £167.00; Portadown farmer 628k £1045
£167.00; Richhill farmer 640k £1035 £162.00;
Friesian cull cows
Loughbrickland farmer 776k £1135 £146.00; Rathfriland farmer 722k £1045 £145.00; Gilford farmer
768k £1095 £143.00; Loughgilly farmer 748k £1055 £141.00; Portadown farmer 792k £1115
£141.00; Tynan farmer 660k £925 £140.00; Armagh farmer 708k £975 £138.00; Rathfriland farmer
708k £955 £135.00; Dungannon farmer 756k £1015 £134.00;
CALVES
140 calves sold in the best for several weeks. Good quality bull calves under 6 weeks sold steadily
from £300 to £405 with a top of £450 for a 3 week old Char followed by £440 for a 3 week old Char.
A 5 week old BB sold at £430. Good quality heifer calves sold to £590 paid twice for a 4 week old
Lim. A 3 week old BB sold at £380 and £370 each. Main demand for heifers from £240 to £340
each.
Bull calves
Ch £450; Ch £440; BB £430; AA £405; Ch £380; BB £375; Her £365;
Heifer calves
Lim £390; Lim £390; Bb £380; Bb £370; AA £320; Lim £310; Lim £310; BB £300;

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