Markethill
  • Date: 13/06/2018
  • Type: Calves, Dairy

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

13/06/2018 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL CATTLE SALE REPORT 13/06/18

DAIRY RING

An entry of 130 dairy cows at Markethill on Tuesday 12th June returned a firm trade with a top price of £2180 for a calved heifer, with other at £1560 £1500 £1450 and further 25 cows from £1000 to £1400 each.

FAT COW RING

120 cull cows maintained a very demand. Beef bred cows sold from £150 to £191 per 100kg for 620kg LIM at £1185. Fleshed Friesian cows sold from £120 to £138 for 780kg at £1075. Second quality Friesian cows from £95 to £110 and the poorest types from £80 to £90 per 100kg. Aged bulls sold from £140 to £162 for a 860kg CH at £1405 and up to £1575 for 980kg AA £160 per 100kg.

Cull Cows

Portadown farmer 622k £1185 £191; Newry farmer 556k £965 £174; Tandragee farmer 592k £1025 £173; Tassagh farmer 604k £1015 £168; Newry farmer 650k £1085 £167; Markethill farmer 580k £965 £166; Portadown farmer 684k £1125 £165; Tassagh farmer 630k £1025 £163;

Friesian Cull Cows

Newtownhamilton farmer 780k £1075 £138; Moira farmer 668k £895 £134; Banbridge farmer 704k £925 £131; Dromore farmer 712k £935 £131; Annalong farmer 906k £925 £131; Gilford farmer 668 £875 £131; Markethill farmer 646k £845 £131;

Aged Bulls

Keady farmer 868k £1405 £162; Banbridge farmer 986k £1575 £160; Loughbrickland farmer 888k £1335 £150; Armagh farmer 996k £1395 £140;

CALF RING

120 calves sold in steady demand. Good quality bull calves sold from £250 to £340 for a 6-week-old LIM. Quality heifers sold from £220 to £345 with a top of £380 for CH heifer.

Bull Calves

LIM £340; AA £340; AA £330; BB £300; HER £290; HER £285; AA £270;

Heifer Calves

CH £380; CH £345; BB £290; HER £275; BB £270; AA £250; HER £245; AA £235

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