Markethill
  • Date: 14/11/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

14/11/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 14 TH NOVEMBER 2020
An entry of 760 cattle at Markehtill on Saturday 14 th November brought the total numbers sold for
the current week to 1170 head.
BULLOCKS
An increased entry of 210 bullocks maintained an exceptionally strong trade with beef bullocks
selling to a top of £246 per 100 kilos for 710k Char at £1745 from a Ballyward farmer followed by
£236 per 100 kilos for 700k Char at £1655 from a Donacloney farmer. Main trade for good quality
beef bullocks from £210 to £230 per 100 kilos. Top price of £1775 was paid for a 796k Char £223
from an Annaghmore farmer. Forward feeding bullocks sold to a top of £249 per 100 kilos for 670k
Lim at £1665 from a Ballyward farmer followed by £248 per 100 kilos for 636k Lim at £1575 from a
Ballyward farmer. Main demand for good quality feeders from £210 to £235 per 100 kilos. Good
quality middleweight bullocks sold from £210 to £246 per 100 kilos for 370k Lim at £915 from a
Richhill farmer followed by £244 for 440k BB at £1075 from a Cullyhanna producer. Friesian bullocks
sold to a top of £176 per 100 kilos for 604k at £1065 from a Tynan producer followed by £160 per
100 kilos for 508k at £815 from an Armagh farmer. Main demand from £148 to £160 per 100 kilos.
Beef bullocks
Ballyward farmer 710k £1745 £246.00; Donaghcloney farmer 700k £1655 £236.00; Ballyward farmer
768k £1765 £230.00; Annaghmore farmer 702k £1595 £227.00; Annaghmore farmer 778k £1745
£224.00; Annaghmore farmer 896k £1775 £223.00; Annaghmore farmer 806k £1745 £217.00;
Mayobridge farmer 760k £1635 £215.00;
Forward bullocks
Ballyward farmer 670k £1665 £249.00; Ballyward farmer 636k £1575 £248.00; Ballinderry farmer
642k £1525 £238.00; Ballyward farmer 610k £1445 £237.00; Ballinderry farmer 636k £1485 £234.00;
Ballyward farmer 514k £1165 £227.00; Ballyward farmer 530k £1185 £224.00; Ballyward farmer
508k £1135 £223.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Richhill farmer 372k £915 £246.00; Cullyhanna farmer 440k £1075 £244.00; Loughgilly farmer 398k
£965 £243.00; Gilford farmer 454k £1085 £239.00; Gilford farmer 430k £1025 £238.00; Ballyward
farmer 482k £1115 £231.00; Gilford farmer 466k £1075 £231.00; Cullyhanna farmer 422k £955
£226.00; Ballyward farmer 496k £1115 £225.00;
Friesian bullocks
Tynan farmer 604k £1065 £176.00; Armagh farmer 508k £815 £160.00; Keady farmer 510k £805
£158.00; Stewartstown farmer 536k £845 £158.00; Markethill farmer 570k £885 £155.00; Armagh
farmer 546k £835 £153.00; Keady farmer 560k £845 £150.00;
HEIFERS
The 230 heifers continued to sell in a very firm demand. Beef heifers sold to £232 per 100 kilos for
624k at £1445 from a Newtownhamilton farmer and up to £1555 for 696k Char £223 from a Benburb
producer. Main trade from £200 to £218 per 100 kilos. Forward feeding heifers sold to £262 per
100 kilos for 552k AA at £1445 from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by £241 per 100 kilos for 528k Lim
at £1275 from a Newtownhamilton farmer. Main demand from £210 to £231 per 100 kilos. Good

quality middleweight heifers sold from £210 to £248 per 100 kilos for 474k Char at £1175 from a
Pomeroy farmer.
Beef heifers
Newtownhamilton farmer 624k £1445 £232.00; Benburb farmer 696k £1555 £223.00; Benburb
farmer 636k £1365 £215.00; Benburb farmer 680k £1445 £213.00; Tandragee farmer 680k £1435
£211.00; Annalong farmer 646k £1315 £204.00;
Forward heifers
Poyntzpass farmer 552k £1445 £262.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 528k £1275 £241.00; Loughgilly
farmer 586k £1355 £230.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 598k £1375 £230.00; Whitecross farmer
512k £1175 £229.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 602k £1375 £228.00; Newtownhamilton farmer
524k £1185 £226.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 562k £1265 £225.00;
Middleweight heifers
Pomeroy farmer 474k £1175 £248.00; Ballynahinch farmer 480k £1155 £241.00; Whitecross farmer
432k £1015 £235.00; Tandragee farmer 490k £1135 £232.00; Tandragee farmer 494k £1085
£220.00; Keady farmer 434k £945 £218.00; Keady farmer 472k £1015 £215.00; Whitecross farmer
412k £885 £215.00; Whitecross farmer 478k £1015 £212.00;
WEANLINGS
The 260 weanlings sold in an exceptionally strong demand with good quality light male weanlings
from £250 to £332 per 100 kilos for 244k Char at £810 for a Ballynahinch farmer followed by £271
for 284k Char at £770 from a Markethill producer. Stronger male weanlings sold to £248 per 100
kilos for 424k at £1050 from a Portadown farmer. Top price £1110 for 466k Char £238 for a
Poyntzpass farmer. Main demand for good quality lots from £210 to £230 per 100 kilos. Good
quality heifer weanlings sold to a top of £425 per 100 kilos for 294k Lim at £1250 from a Mayobridge
farmer followed by £386 per 100 kilos for 254k Lim at £980 from a Newry producer. All good quality
heifer weanlings sold from £230 to £325 per 100 kilos.
Strong Male weanlings
Portadown farmer 424k £1050 £248.00; Poyntzpass farmer 438k £1080 £247.00; Poyntzpass farmer
466k £1110 £238.00; Mayobridge farmer 408k £970 £238.00; Poyntzpass farmer 422k £960 £228.00;
Poyntzpass farmer 482k £1090 £226.00; Poyntzpass farmer 416k £940 £226.00;
Light male weanlings
Ballynahinch farmer 244k £810 £332.00; Markethill farmer 284k £770 £271.00; Poyntzpass farmer
306k £820 £268.00; Portadown farmer 284k £760 £268.00; Lisburn farmer 330k £850 £258.00;
Poyntzpass farmer 344k £880 £256.00; Poyntzpass farmer 328k £830 £253.00; Markethill farmer
280k £710 £254.00;
Heifer weanlings
Mayobridge farmer 294k £1250 £425.00; Newry farmer 254k £980 £386.00; Lisburn farmer 266k
£865 £325.00; Newry farmer 280k £880 £314.00; Ballynahinch farmer 252k £790 £314.00;
Mayobridge farmer 296k £910 £307.00; Markethill farmer 280k £835 £298.00; Newry farmer 270k
£780 £289.00;

Another large entry of suckler stock sold in a steady demand with outfits selling to £1950, £1920 and
£1900. In calf heifers and cows sold to a top of £2410, £2000 and £1540.

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