Markethill
  • Date: 07/07/2018
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

07/07/2018 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 7TH JULY 2018

An entry of 210 store beef cattle maintained a very strong trade Markethill on Saturday 7th July.

HEIFERS

Heavy heifers sold in an exceptionally good demand with top of £241 per 100 kilos for 530k BB at £1275 from a Newtownards farmer followed by £230 per 100 kilos for 524k Lim at £1205 from a Newtownards farmer. Top price £1375 for 620k £222. All good quality heifers sold readily from £200 to £225 per 100 kilos. Good quality middleweight heifers sold from £200 to £227 for 490k at £1125 from a Crossgar farmer followed by £215 per 100 kilos for 500k at £1075 from a Crossgar farmer.

Heavy heifers

Newtownards farmer 530k £1275 £241.00; Newtownards farmer 524k £1205 £230.00; Newtownards farmer 582k £1310 £225.00; Newtownards farmer 592k £1325 £224.00; Newtownards farmer 582k £1295 £223.00; Newtownards farmer 620k £1375 £222.00; Newtownards farmer 598k £1325 £222.00; Newtownards farmer 580k £1285 £222.00; Newtownards farmer 602k £1330 £221.00;

Middleweight heifers

Crossgar farmer 496k £1125 £227.00; Crossgar farmer 500k £1075 £215.00; Newry farmer 410k £860 £210.00; Downpatrick farmer 482k £1010 £210.00; Forkhill farmer 416k £850 £204.00; Markethill farmer 420k £840 £200.00; Hilltown farmer 420k £840 £198.00;

BULLOCKS

Heavy bullocks sold from £200 to £228 for 568k Lim at £1295 from a Markethill farmer followed by £221 per 100 kilos for 616k Char at £1360 from a Portadown. Top price £1410 for a 640k Lim £220 per 100 kilos from a Newtownhamilton farmer. Good quality middleweights from £200 to £213 for 460k at £980.

Heavy bullocks

Markethill farmer 568k £1295 £228.00; Portadown farmer 616k £1360 £221.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 640k £1410 £220.00; Markethill farmer 640k £1375 £215.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 610k £1310 £215.00; Portadown farmer 616k £13000 £211.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 618k £1300 £210.00; Portadown farmer 544k £1140 £209.00; Markethill farmer 630k £1300 £206.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Armagh farmer 460k £980 £213.00; Portadown farmer 500 £1050 £210.00; Armagh farmer 476k £970 £204.00; Mountnorris farmer 488k £990 £203.00; Loughgilly farmer 406k £820 £202.00; Armagh farmer 468k £945 £202.00; Loughgilly farmer 458k £920 £201.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 418k £835 £200.00;

WEANLINGS

110 weanlings returned at steady demand. Good quality males from £200 to £256 per 100 kilos for 360k at £810 for a Newtownhamilton farmer. Heifers from £200 to £240 for 346k at £830 from a Jerrettspass farmer.

Male weanlings

Newtownhamilton farmer 316k £810 £256.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 310k £775 £250.00; Armagh farmer 220k £560 £254.00; Downpatrick farmer 366k £850 £232.00; Dungannon farmer 372k £860 £231.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 384k £860 £224.00; Tassagh farmer 386k £825 £214.00;

Heifer weanlings

Markethill farmer 346k £830 £240.00; Forkhill farmer 330k £750 £227.00; Armagh farmer 304k £645 £212.00; Newry farmer 260k £570 £219.00; Loughgall farmer 290k £630 £217.00; Markethill farmer 360k £760 £211.00; Armagh farmer 356k £740 £208.00;

Suckler outfits sold to a top of £1550 for a Lim cow and bull calf others sold at £1310, £1300 and £1170 and £1140.

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