Markethill
  • Date: 13/04/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

13/04/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 13TH APRIL 2019

A very large entry of 850 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 13th April continued to sell in an exceptionally strong trade with a very large turnout of buyers and sellers throughout N.I. together with several export dealers in attendance.

HEIFERS

300 heifers continued to attract a very strong trade with several large consignments of heavy heifers on offer.  Main demand for good quality heavy heifers from £200 to £223 per 100 kilos for 580k Lim at £1295 from a Loughgall farmer and 530k shorthorn at £1180 for a Newtownhamilton farmer.  Top price £1585 was paid for a 724k Lim £219 from an Omagh farmer.  Several heifers sold from £1300 to £1525 each.  Good quality middleweight heifers sold steadily from £190 to £228 for 436k Char £995 from a Banbridge farmer followed by £217 for 430k Char at £935 from an Aghalee producer.  Second quality heifers sold readily from £175 to £195 per 100 kilos.

Heavy heifers

Loughgall farmer 580k £1295 £223.00; Newtownhamiton farmer 530k £1180 £223.00; Omagh farmer 642k £1425 £222.00; Omagh farmer 724k £1585 £219.00; Keady farmer 628k £1365 £217.00; Omagh farmer 706k £1525 £216.00; Omagh farmer 662k £1425 £215.00; Omagh farmer 602k £1295 £215.00; Omagh farmer 696k £1495 £215.00;

Middleweight heifers

Banbridge farmer 436k £995 £228.00; Aghalee farmer 430k £935 £217.00; Newry farmer 408k £875 £214.00; Banbridge farmer 492k £1055 £214.00; Portadown farmer 452k £955 £211.00; Fivemiletown farmer 496k £1035 £209.00; Loughbrickland farmer 448k £925 £206.00; Collone farmer 482k £995 £206.00; Loughbrickland farmer 410k £845 £206.00;

BULLOCKS

250 bullocks continued to sell at very good prices.  Top quality heavy bullocks sold steadily from £195 to £231 per 100 kilos for 550k Char at £1270 from an Armagh farmer followed by £228 per 100 kilos for 560k Char at £1285 from an Armagh producer. Top price bullock was £1535 for 750k Char £203 from a Milford farmer.  Several heavy bullocks sold from £1350 to £1480 each.  Good quality middleweight steers from £200 to £243 per 100 kilos for 450k Char at £1105 from an Armagh farmer followed by £239 per 100 kilos for 470k Lim at £1125 from a Portadown producer.  Good quality Friesian bullocks sold from £140 to £159 for 520k at £835.

Forward bullocks

Armagh farmer 550k £1270 £231.00; Armagh farmer 564k £1285 £228.00; Dungannon farmer 580k £1315 £227.00; Armagh farmer 528k £1165 £221.00; Dromara farmer 612k £1325 £217.00; Armagh farmer 670k £1415 £211.00; Dromore farmer 686k £1445 £211.00; Dromore farmer 682k £1435 £210.00; Dromore farmer 692k £1455 £210.00; Armagh farmer 706k £1480 £210.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Armagh farmer 454k £1105 £243.00; Portadown farmer 470k £1125 £239.00; Newry farmer 408k £965 £237.00; Portadown farmer 486k £1145 £236.00; Portadown farmer 494k £1155 £234.00; Portadown farmer 454k £1055 £232.00; Armagh farmer 484k £1095 £226.00; Killylea farmer 454k £1005 £221.00; Armagh farmer 450k £995 £221.00;

Friesian bullocks

Armagh farmer 524k £835 £159.00; Armagh farmer 504k £795 £158.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 510k £765 £150.00; Tynan farmer 564k £845 £150.00; Markethill farmer 524k £785 £150.00; Tynan farmer 532k £795 £149.00;

WEANLINGS

250 weanlings returned another very good trade with a full gallery of buyers in attendance. Good quality light male weanlings sold steadily from £220 to £290 per 100 kilos for 348k Lim at £1010 from a Portadown farmer.  The same owner received £275 per 100 kilos for 400k Lim at £1100.  Stronger male weanlings sold from £200 to £262 per 100 kilos for 450k Lim at £1180 from a Portadown farmer followed by £259 per 100 kilos for 424k Lim at £1100 from a Portadown producer.  Good quality heifer weanlings sold steadily from £220 to £280 per 100 kilos for 264k Lim at £740 from a Keady producer followed by £269 per 100 kilos for 290k Lim at £780 from a Forkhill producer.

Strong male weanlings

Portadown farmer 450k £1180 £262.00; Portadown farmer 424k £1100 £259.00; Portadown farmer 424k £1090 £257.00; Keady farmer 406k £880 £217.00; Keady farmer 418k £865 £207.00; Keady farmer 458k £940 £205.00;

Light male weanlings

Portadown farmer 348k £1010 £290.00; Portadown farmer 400k £1100 £275.00; Portadown farmer 392k £1060 £270.00; Portadown farmer 394k £1060 £269.00; Portadown farmer 396k £1040 £263.00; Lisburn farmer 272k £795 £292.00; Poyntzpass farmer 270k £770 £285.00; Lisburn farmer 246k £700 £285.00;

Heifer weanlings

Newry farmer 264k £740 £280.00; Firkhill farmer 290k £780 £269.00; Keady farmer 246k £655 £266.00; Derrynoose farmer 290k £740 £255.00; Donacloney farmer 296k £730 £247.00; Derrynoose farmer 312k £780 £250.00; Coalisland farmer 316k £785 £248.00; Coalisland farmer 334k £800 £239.00; Derrynoose farmer 360k £845 £235.00; Lurgan farmer 340k £790 £232.00;

In the suckler ring good quality outfits sold at £1560, £1440 and £1420 with several more from £1000 to £1350 each.

Sponsor AD

Featured Video

Replay - Ballymahon Mart 13-09-2018

Twitter Timeline

News by Category

Mart Reports By County