Markethill
  • Date: 10/02/2018
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

10/02/2018 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

Markethill Livestock Cattle Sale Report 10th February 2018

An entry of 700 cattle in Markethill on Saturday 10th of February continued to sell in a very firm trade with buyers and sellers from throughout NI and export agents in attendance.

HEIFERS

The 250 heifers continued to sell in very good trade. Heavy heifers sold to a top of £234 per 100kg for a 680kg CH at £1590 from a Coagh farmer followed by £229 per 100kg for a 512kg LIM at £1170 from a Richhill farmer. All top quality heifers sold steadily from £200 to £226 per 100kg for a 700kg CH at £1600 from a Coagh farmer. Good quality mid weight heifers sold from £200 to £240 per 100kg for a 384kg BB at £920 from a Cullyhanna farmer. Second quality heifers sold readily from £190 to £195 per 100kg.

Heavy Heifers

Coagh farmer 680k £1590 £234; Richhill farmer 512k £1170 £229; Armagh farmer 532k £1215 £228; Coagh farmer 708k £1600 £226; Jonesborough farmer 508k £1130 £222; Armagh farmer 596k £1325 £222; Jonesborough farmer 570k £1260 £221; Dromore farmer 502k £1100 £219; Belleeks farmer 598k £1300 £217;

Middleweight Heifers

Cullyhanna farmer 384k £920 £240; Portadown farmer 460k £1050; Cullyhanna farmer 472k £1075 £228; Gilford farmer 468k £1065 £228; Ballinderry farmer 466k £1060 £227; Newtownhamilton farmer 484k £1070 £221; Gilford farmer 480k £1055 £220; Cullyhanna farmer 334k £740 £222; Mullaghbawn farmer 488k £1070 £219; Collone farmer 430k £940 £219;

BULLOCKS

The 200 bullocks sold in a steady demand. Good quality heavy bullocks selling from £200 to £218 for a 580kg AA at £1270 from an Armagh farmer and for a 518kg DAQ at £1130 from a Collone farmer. Good quality mid weight steers sold from £200 to £232 for 442kg LIM at £1030 from a Keady farmer.

Heavy Bullocks

Armagh farmer 582k £1270 £218; Armagh farmer 518k £1130 £218; Loughbrickland farmer 546k £1190 £218; Ballyward farmer 522k £1130 £216; Armagh farmer 546k £1180 £216; 542k £1170 £215; 548k £1175 £214; Caledon farmer 530k £1130 £213; Tassagh farmer 524k £1110 £211; Middletown farmer 612k £1290 £210;

Middleweight Bullocks

Keady farmer 444k £1030 £232; Newry farmer 466k £1070 £230; 454k £1040 £229; Belleeks farmer 480k £1075 £224; Keady farmer 424k £935 £221; Armagh farmer 500k £1090 £218; Ballyward farmer 464k £1005 £217; Keady farmer 474k £1015 £214; Keady farmer 416k £885 £213; Newry farmer 444k £940 £212;

WEANLINGS

190 lots in the weanling ring sold in the best trade so far this year. Top quality male weanlings sold from £240 to £317 per 100kg for a 290kg LIM at £920 from a Lisnadill farmer. The same owner received £313 per 100kg for a £280kg LIM at £875. Main demand from £230 to £297 per 100kg. Heifer weanlings sold from £220 to a top of £280 per 100kg for 230kg CH at £650 from a Markethill farmer.

Male Weanlings

Lisnadill farmer 290k £920 £317; 280k £875 £313; Templepatrick farmer 300k £890 £297; Derrynoose farmer 208k £570 £274; Enniskillen farmer 240k £650 £271; Derrynoose farmer 276k £740 £268; 254k £675 £266; Lisnadill farmer 310k £825 £266; Armagh farmer 392k £975 £249;

Heifer Weanlings

Markethill farmer 232k £650 £280; Armagh farmer 320k £825 £258; Armagh farmer 308k £760 £247; Armagh farmer 294k £750 £255; Armagh farmer 238k £590 £248; Derrynoose farmer 246k £605 £246; Armagh farmer 330k £790 £239; Armagh farmer 326k £780 £239; Banbridge farmer 346k £815 £236;

SUCKLERS

Over 60 lots of sucklers sold in a very good demand to a top of £2140 for a pedigree CH bull from an Armagh farmer. In calf heifers sold to £1500 for a SH heifer. In calf cows sold to £1450 for a SH with several more selling from £1100 to £1420 each.

BULL £2140 CH;

SPRINGERS SH £1500; SH £1450; LIM £1420; LIM £1420; AA £1400; LIM £1300; LIM £1250; SIM £1250

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