Markethill
  • Date: 21/06/2022
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

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

21/06/2022 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT TUESDAY 21 ST JUNE 2022
An entry of 65 Dairy stock in Markethill on Tuesday 21 st June included a large entry of In-calf heifers.
Top price of £2450 was paid for an In-calf Fresian heifer from a Killeen farmer followed by £1980,
£1850 & £1800 for In-calf heifers from a Mayobridge producer. A Dromara farmer sold In-calf heifers
at £1780 twice, £1760 & £1680. A Newry producer received £1690 twice, £1580 & £1570 for In-calf
heifers. Several more sold from £1200 to £1600 each. Calved heifers sold to a top of £1990 paid to a
Loughgilly farmer. Several more calved heifers sold from £1300 to £1680 each. The 130 Cull cows
sold in a steady demand. Cow/heifers sold to £251 for 780 kilos £1965 from an Ardglass farmer.
Fleshed cows sold from £195 to £231 for 660k at £1535 for a Newtownhamilton producer followed
by £228 for 740kilos £1685 from a Belleeks farmer. Fleshed Fresian cows sold from £160 to £183 for
690 kilos at £1265 from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by £179 for 710 kilos at £1285 from a
Bessbrook producer. Second quality Fresian cows sold from £130 to £150 and the poorest types
from £100 to £120 per 100 kilos.
Cull Cows
Ardglass farmer : 784k £1965 £251.00 : Newtownhamilton farmer : 666k £1535 £231.00 : Belleeks
farmer : 740k £1685 £228.00 : Belleeks farmer : 666k £1495 £225.00 : Moneymore farmer : 642k
£1335 £208.00 : Ardglass farmer : 884k £1825 £207.00 : Moneymore farmer : 686k £1385 £202.00 :
Gilford farmer : 668k £1345 £201.00 : 654k £1295 £198.00
Fresian cull cows
Newtownhamilton farmer : 692k £1265 £183.00 : Bessbrook farmer : 716k £1285 £179.00 : Keady
farmer : 744k £1325 £178.00 : Armagh farmer : 746k £1315.00 £176.00 : Mountnorris farmer : 756k
£1305 £173.00 : Dungannon farmer : 650k £1115 £172.00 Keady farmer : 766k £1305 £170.00 :
Dungannon farmer : 670k £1135 £169.00
CALVES
140 Calves sold in a steady demand. Good quality bull calves reached £390 for a 4 week old Angus
followed by £325 for a Blue. Main demand for good quality bulls £210 to £305each. Heifer calves
sold to £385 for a 4 week old Lim followed by £315 for a four week old Angus. All good quality
heifers from £180 to £290 per head.
Bull calves
AA £390 : BRB £325 : HER £305 : HER : £260 : AA £225
Heifer calves
Lim £385 : AA £315 : BB £305 : BB £280 : LIM : £270

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