Markethill
  • Date: 10/03/2018
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

10/03/2018 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 10TH MARCH, 2018

A large entry of 550 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 10th March sold in a noticeably firmer trade for all classes of cattle.

HEIFERS

Over 160 store heifers returned an excellent trade with heavy heifers selling to £235 per 100 kilos for 550k Char at £1300 from a Cullyhanna farmer. Main demand for good quality heavy heifers sold from £200 to £232 per 100 kilos with top price of £1490 for 650k £229 per 100 kilos for a Cullyhanna farmer. Top quality middleweights sold steadily from £200 to £230 for a 490k Char at £1135 from a Lisnadill farmer.

Heavy heifers

Belleeks farmer 554k £1300 £235.00; Belleeks farmer 602k £1395 £232.00; Belleeks farmer 618k £1420 £230.00; Belleeks farmer 650k £1490 £229.00; Tullyvallen farmer 518k £1180 £228.00; Belleeks farmer 604k £1365 £226.00; Lisnadill farmer 600k £1350 £225.00; Belleeks farmer 534k £1195 £224.00; Belleeks farmer 626k £1395 £223.00;

Middleweight heifers

Lisnadill farmer 494k £1135 £230.00; Dromara farmer 432k £960 £222.00; Armagh farmer 470k £1020 £217.00; Armagh farmer 412k £880 £214.00; Dungannon farmer 424k £900 £212.00; Kilkeel farmer 420k £890 £212.00; Tullyvallen farmer 470k £995 £212.00; Gilford farmer 402k £840 £209.00;

BULLOCKS

160 bullocks also sold in a noticeably firmer trade. Heavy bullocks sold to a top of £230 per 100 kilos for 582k AA at £1340. Main demand for good quality lots from £205 to £229 per 100 kilos with a top price of £1490 for 710k Char. Second quality bullocks sold readily from £180 to £195 per 100 kilos. Friesian bullocks sold from £145 to £159 per 100 kilos for 590k at £950 for a Dromara farmer.

Heavy bullocks

Newtownhamilton farmer 582k £1340 £230.00; Armagh farmer 564k £1290; Armagh farmer 594k £1350 £227.00; Keady farmer 620k £1380 £223.00; Armagh farmer 578k £1285 £222.00; Tandragee farmer 514k £1135 £221.00; Armagh farmer 528k £1160 £220.00; Keady farmer 574k £1260 £220.00; Armagh farmer 516k £1130 £219.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Gilford farmer 394k £960 £244.00; Gilford farmer 388k £925 £238.00; Tandragee farmer 484k £1110 £229.00; Tandragee farmer 474k £1085 £229.00; Kilkeel farmer 468k £1055 £225.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 486k £1085 £223.00; Richhill farmer 480k £1070 £223.00; Kilkeel farmer 490k £1090 £222.00;

Friesian bullocks

Dromore farmer 598k £950 £159.00; Derrylinn farmer 504k £790 £157.00; Derrylinn farmer 504k £775 £154.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 588k £900 £153.00; Portadown farmer 512k £775 £151.00; Dromore farmer 530k £800 £151.00; Portadown farmer 526k £790 £150.00; Derrylinn farmer 566k £850 £150.00;

WEANLINGS

200 weanlings sold in the best trade so far this year. Top quality heifer weanlings sold from £220 to £269 per 100 kilos for 270k at £725 from a Portadown producer. The same owner received £263 per 100 kilos for 304k Lim at £800. Light male weanlings sold from £230 to £314 for a 236k Char at £740 followed by £304 per 100 kilos for 276k Lim at £840 for a Dromara producer. Strong male weanlings sold steadily from £200 to £226 for 404k Char £915 from a Markethill farmer and up to £1020 for 460k Char £221 from a Newtownhamilton farmer.

Strong male weanlings

Markethill farmer 404k £915 £226.00; Crossmaglen farmer 436k £980 £225.00; Markethill farmer 402k £895 £223.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 462k £1020 £221.00; Armagh farmer 408k £885 £217.00; Collone farmer 420k £900 £214.00; Dromara farmer 408k £865 £212.00; Armagh farmer 436k £885 £203.00;

Light male weanlings

Dromara farmer 236k £740 £314.00; Dromara farmer 276k £840 £304.00; Dromara farmer 276k £805 £292.00; Portadown farmer 228k £650 £285.00; Portadown farmer 208k £590 £284.00; Markethill farmer 306k £860 £281.00; Markethill farmer 302k £835 £276.00; Dungannon farmer 308k £850 £276.00; Donacloney farmer 334k £910 £272.00;

Heifer weanlings

Portadown farmer 270k £725 £269.00; Armagh farmer 250k £660 £264.00; Portadown farmer 304k £800 £263.00; Cullyhanna farmer 306k £755 £247.00; Portadown farmer 288k £715 £248.00; Armagh farmer 258k £620 £240.00; Portadown farmer 304k £720 £237.00; Cullyhanna farmer 306k £720 £235.00;

A large entry of suckers sold in a very good demand. Good quality cows and calves sold at £1740, £1720 and £1600 several more from £1100 to £1350.


 


 


 

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