Markethill
  • Date: 16/05/2020
  • Type: Cattle

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

16/05/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 16 TH MAY 2020
An increased entry of 430 store and beef cattle at Markethill on Saturday 16 th May sold in an
exceptionally strong trade for all stock. The highlight of the sale were the prices paid for beef cattle.
BULLOCKS
Beef bullocks sold steadily from £200 to £227 per 100 kilos for 680k blonde at £1545 for a
Dungannon farmer followed by £222 per 100 kilos for 740k Char at £1655 from a Caledon producer.
Several heavy bullocks sold from £1450 to £1600 each. Good quality forward store bullocks sold
steadily from £200 to £228 per 100 kilos for 572k Char at £1305 from a Belleek farmer followed by
£226 per 100 kilos for 506k Lim at £1145 from a Belleek farmer. Midlleweight bullocks sold from
£200 to £226 per 100 kilos for 374k Sim at £845 from a Derrynoose producer. Friesian bullocks sold
to £184 per 100 kilos for 602k at £1105 for a Markethill farmer followed by £166 per 100 kilos for
568k at £945. Main demand for friesians from £145 to £157 per 100 kilos.
HEIFERS
Beef heifers sold steadily from £200 to £229 per 100 kilos for 610k Char at £1395 from a Dromara
farmer followed by £222 per 100 kilos for 578k Lim at £1285 from a Dromara producer. Top price
heifer £1445 was paid for a 690k Char £209 from a Dromara farmer. Several beef heifers sold from
£1250 to £1420 each. Good quality middleweight heifers sold £200 to £241 per 100 kilos for 466k
Lim at £1125 for a Jerrettspass farmer followed by £233 per 100 kilos for 478k Lim at £1095 for an
Armagh farmer. Good quality lightweight heifers sold from £195 to £236 per 100 kilos for a 310k
Char at £735 from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by £228 per 100 kilos for 344k Char at £785
from a Cullyhanna farmer.
Forward store bullocks
Belleek farmer 572k £1305 £228.00; Belleek farmer 506k £1145 £226.00; Belleek farmer 576k £1285
£223.00; Markethill farmer 582k £1295 £222.00; Banbridge farmer 596k £1275 £213.00; Armagh
farmer 514k £1095 £213.00; Caledon farmer 714k £1515 £212.00; Markethill farmer 502k £1065
£212.00; Belleek farmer 564k £1195 £212.00;
Beef bullocks
Dungannon farmer 680k £1545 £227.00; Caledon farmer 746k £1655 £222.00; Dungannon farmer
650k £1425 £219.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 682k £1495 £219.00; Dungannon farmer 710k £1545
£218.00; Dungannon farmer 672k £1455 £217.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 728k £1565 £215.00;
Dungannon farmer 662k £1415 £214.00; Caledon farmer 734k £1565 £213.00; Dungannon farmer
678k £1445 £213.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Derrynoose farmer 374k £845 £226.00; Keady farmer 400k £895 £224.00; Moy farmer 394k £875
£222.00; Bessbrook farmer 404k £895 £222.00; Moy farmer 400k £875 £219.00; Portadown farmer
442k £955 £216.00; Bessbrook farmer 424k £915 £216.00; Bessbrook farmer 426k £905 £212.00;
Friesian bullocks
Armagh farmer 602k £1105 £184.00; Armagh farmer 568k £945 £166.00; Newry farmer 514k £805
£157.00; Armagh farmer 508k £795 £157.00; Armagh farmer 504k £775 £154.00; Armagh farmer
506k £775 £153.00; Kilkeel farmer 546k £815 £149.00; Armagh farmer 594k £885 £149.00;

Beef heifers
Dromara farmer 610k £1395 £229.00; Dromara farmer 578k £1285 £222.00; Keady farmer 564k
£1245 £221.00; Keady farmer 560k £1235 £221.00; Dromara farmer 638k £1375 £216.00; Newry
farmer 630k £1355 £215.00; Dromara farmer 642k £1365 £213.00; Keady farmer 632k £1335
£211.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 632k £1325 £210.00; Dromara farmer 692k £1445 £209.00;
Middleweight heifers
Jerrettspass farmer 466k £1125 £241.00; Armagh farmer 470k £1095 £233.00; Jerrettspass farmer
402k £935 £233.00; Armagh farmer 506k £1165 £230.00; Armagh farmer 440k £1005 £228.00;
Jerrettspass farmer 478k £1085 £227.00; Dromore farmer 478k £1085 £227.00; Cullyhanna farmer
476k £1065 £224.00; Armagh farmer 426k £945 £222.00;
Lightweight heifers
Newtownhamilton farmer 312k £735 £236.00; Cullyhanna farmer 344k £785 £228.00; Cullyhanna
farmer 378k £845 £224.00; Armagh farmer 326k £725 £222.00; Portadown farmer 372k £815
£219.00; Armagh farmer 342k £735 £215.00; Armagh farmer 344k £735 £214.00;

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