Markethill
  • Date: 05/10/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

05/10/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 5 TH OCTOBER 2021
An entry of 20 dairy stock at Markethill on Tuesday 5 th October sold in an exceptionally strong
demand with calved heifers selling to a top of £2120 from a Markethill producer. The same owner
received £2080 and £2000 for calved heifers. A Whitecross producer received £2080 for a calved
heifer. The same owner sold 2 more heifers at £2060 and £2020 and several more from £1600 to
£1920 each. A Poyntzpass producer received £1780 for an in calf heifer and £1500 for a calved
heifer.
200 cull cows sold in a steady demand with beef bred cows from £150 to £187 per 100 kilos for 780k
at £1455 from an Armagh farmer followed by £184 for 616k at £1135 from a Nuttscorner farmer.
Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £125 to £150 for 698k at £1045 from a Lurgan farmer followed by
£147 for 870k at £1285 from a Katesbridge farmer. Second quality Friesian cows sold from £100 to
£115 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £75 to £90 per 100 kilos.
Cull cows
Armagh farmer 780k £1455 £187.00; Crumlin farmer 616k £1135 £184.00; Aghalee farmer 622k
£1135 £182.00; Cullyhanna farmer 684k £1245 £182.00; Markethill farmer 750k £1345 £179.00;
Armagh farmer 692k £1225 £177.00; Armagh farmer 794k £1405 £177.00; Ballinaskeagh farmer
750k £1325 £177.00;
Friesian cull cows
Lurgan farmer 698k £1045 £150.00; Katesbridge farmer 872k £1285 £147.00; Armagh farmer 628k
£895 £143.00; Dromara farmer 646k £915 £142.00; Armagh farmer 834k £1165 £140.00; Portadown
farmer 692k £955 £138.00; Keady faremr 824k £1135 £138.00; Armagh dfaremr 848k £1165
£137.00;
140 calves maintained a very firm trade with good quality bull calves from £280 to £400 for a 4 week
old BB followed by £370 for a 3 week old BB. Good quality heifer calves sold from £240 to £380 for a
4 week old Char followed by £300 for a 6 week old AA.
Bull calves
BB £400; BB £370; BB £365; AA £365; BB £355; SHB £330; AA £325; FKV £315;
Heifer calves
Ch £380; AA £300; FKV £290; Sim £290; AA £250; SHB £240;

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