Markethill
  • Date: 02/12/2017
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

02/12/2017 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

An entry of 450 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 2nd December continued to sell in a very firm demand in all rings.

HEIFERS

A large entry of 190 store beef heifers continued to sell in an excellent trade with forward heifers selling steadily from £195 to £226 per 100 kilos for 600k at £1360 for a Loughgall farmer. A Keady farmer received £225 per 100 kilos for 548k at £1235. To price heifer £1420 for 710k £200 per 100 kilos. Good quality middleweight heifers sold steadily from £200 to £237 for 490k at £1170 from a Magheralin producer. Angus heifers sold to a top of £216 per 100 kilos for 606k at £1310 from a Killylea farmer. Second quality heifers sold steadily from £175 to £190 per 100 kilos.

Heavy heifers

Loughgall farmer 602k £1360 £226.00; Keady farmer 548k £1235 £225.00; Magheralin farmer 594k £1325 £223.00; Richhill farmer 590k £1310 £222.00; Armagh farmer 524k £1140 £217.00; Magheralin farmer 586k £1270 £216.00; Richhill farmer 612k £1325 £216.00;

Middleweight heifers

Magheralin farmer 494k £1170 £237.00; Loughgilly farmer 490k £1090 £222.00; Keady farmer 496k £1090 £220.00; Grange farmer 480k £1020 £213.00; Loughgilly farmer 482k £1010 £210.00; Loughgilly farmer 444k £930 £209.00;

BULLOCKS

150 bullocks sold in a steady demand. Good quality forward bullocks from £195 to £217 per 100 kilos for 560k at £1230 for a Markethill producer and up to £1375 each for 640k £214 per 100 kilos from a Markethill farmer. Angus bullocks sold to £208 per 100 kilos for 610k at £1270 from a Milford farmer.

Heavy bullocks

Markethill farmer 566k £1230 £217.00; Markethill farmer 642k £1375 £214.00; Markethill farmer 542k £1155 £213.00; Richhill farmer 604k £1280 £212.00; Scarva farmer 566k £1175 £208.00; Armagh farmer AA 612k £1270 £208.00; Armagh farmer 504k £1040 £206.00; Armagh farmer 624k £1280 £205.00; Armagh farmer 556k £1140 £205.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Markethill farmer 384k £875 £228.00; Portadown farmer 390k £815 £209.00; Armagh farmer 476k £1010 £212.00; Portadown farmer 374k £780 £209.00; Moneymore farmer 432k £890 £206.00; Portadown farmer 372k £770 £207.00; Portadown farmer 418k £845 £202.00; Kinnego farmer 484k £975 £201.00;

WEANLINGS

130 weanlings sold in a steady trade. Good quality male calves sold from £200 to £248 for 220k at £545. Stronger males to £229 per 100 kilos for 350k at £800 from a Silverbridge farmer. Good quality heifers from £190 to £236 per 100 kilos and up to £705 for a 330k Char £214 from a Keady farmer.

Male weanlings

Belleeks farmer 220k £545 £248.00; Keady farmer n284k £655 £231.00; Silverbridge farmer 350k £800 £229.00; Keady farmer 398k £900 £226.00; Silverbridge farmer 310k £690 £223.00; Cullyhanna farmer 290k £640 £221.00; Armagh farmer 362k £790 £218.00;

Heifer weanlings

Belleeks farmer 208k £490 £236.00; Silverbridge farmer 260k £580 £223.00; Tandragee farmer 308k £680 £221.00; Markethill farmer 302k £660 £219.00; Armagh farmer 330k £705 £214.00; Tandragee farmer 346k £680 £197.00;  

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