Markethill
  • Date: 31/05/2022
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

31/05/2022 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT TUESDAY 31 ST MAY 2022
An entry of 110 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 31 st May continued to sell in a very firm trade.
Beef bred cows sold to £247 per 100 kilos for 2009 born Lim cow 700k at £1725 from a Lurgan
producer followed by £235 for 610k at £1445 from a Glenanne farmer. A Loughgilly farmer received
£234 for 720k at £1695. All good quality beef cows sold from £200 to £230 per 100 kilos. Fleshed
Friesian cows sold to a top of £205 for 770k at £1575 from a Markethill farmer followed by £195 for
690k at £1345 from a Tandragee farmer. Main demand for fleshed cows from £170 to £186 per 100
kilos. Second quality sold from £140 to £160 and the poorest quality friesians from £100 to £120 per
100 kilos.
Cull cows
Lurgan farmer 700k £1725 £247.00; Markethill farmer 614k £1445 £235.00; Loughgilly farmer 726k
£1695 £234.00; Armagh farmer 668k £1545 £231.00; Cullyhanna farmer 704k £1575 £224.00;
Armagh farmer 674k £1495 £222.00; Craigavon farmer 890k £1935 £218.00; Armagh farmer 716k
£1535 £214.00;
Friesian cull cows
Markethill farmer 770k £1575 £205.00; Tandragee farmer 690k £1345 £195.00; Armagh farmer 712k
£1355 £190.00; Tandragee farmer 648k £1205 £186.00; Portadown farmer 672k £1225 £182.00;
Kilkeel farmer 758k £1325 £175.00;
CALVES
160 calves sold in a steady demand. Bull calves sold to a high of £520 for 6 week old Lim. Main
demand for good quality bulls from £220 to £345 for a 3 week old BB followed by £340 for a 3 week
old AA. Heifer calves reached £350 for 6 week old Lim followed by £340 for 4 week old BB. All good
quality heifer calves from £180 to £290 each.
Bull calves
Lim £520; BB £345; Aa £340; Sim 310; Lim 3280; BB £270; Her £260;
Heifer calves
BB £350; BB £340; AA £290; BB £290; BB £255; BB £240; AA £215; Lim £210;

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