Markethill
  • Date: 03/05/2022
  • Type: Cattle

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

03/05/2022 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 3RD MAY 2022

An entry of 130 cull cows at Markethill on Tuesday 3rd May continued to sell in an exceptionally strong demand.  Good quality beef cows sold steadily from £200 to £242 for 720k at £1755 from a Katesbridge farmer followed by £233 for 780k at £1815 from a Katesbridge farmer.  Fleshed Friesian cows sold steadily from £155 to £184 for 770k at £1435 from a Middletown farmer followed by £183 for 690k at £1295 from a Markethill farmer.  Second quality Friesian cows sold from £120 to £140 per 100 kilos and the poorest types from £90 to £110.

Cull cows

Katesbridge farmer 726k £1755 £242.00; Katesbridge farmer 780k £1815 £233.00; Loughgall farmer 668k £1545 £231.00; Middletown farmer 704k £1625 £231.00; Crossmaglen farmer 690k £1525 £221.00; Belleeks farmer 782k £1725 £221.00; Katesbridge farmer 740k £1595 £216.00; Dungannon farmer 690k £1485 £215.00; Belleeks farmer 756k £1625 £215.00;

Friesian cull cows

Middletown farmer 778k £1435 £184.00; Markethill farmer 698k £1275 £183.00; Newtownhamiton farmer 736k £1315 £179.00; Armagh farmer 632k £1115 £176.00; Middletown farmer 726k £1275 £176.00; Keady farmer 760k £1305 £172.00; Middletown farmer 628k £1045 £166.00; Aghalee farmer 758k £1235 £163.00;

CALVES

210 calves sold in a slightly easier trade.  Good quality bull calves sold from £200 to £315 with a top of £480 for an exceptional Sim bull.  Good quality heifer calves sold from £170 to £260 for a BB followed by £245 for a Sim.

Bull calves

Sim £480; Sim 3315; Her £280; Sim3270; Sim £265; Sim £235; AA £230;

Heifer calves

BB £260; Sim £245; Sim £245; Sim £245; Her £230; Her £215; Her £205;

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