Markethill
  • Date: 11/05/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

11/05/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 11TH MAY 2019

An entry of 700 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 11th May sold in a steady trade in all rings. 

HEIFERS

The 250 heifers comprised mostly of heifers in excess of 500 kilos with top quality heavy heifers selling steadily from £190 to £217 per 100 kilos with a top of £235 per 100 kilos for 518k BB £1215 from a Belleeks farmer followed by £222 per 100 kilos for 598k Char at £1325 from a Ballygawley producer.  Top price for heavy heifers £1335 for 630k £212 from a Ballygawley producer.  Good quality middleweights sold from £190 to £224 per 100 kilos for a 364k blonde at £815 from a Rathfriland farmer followed by £217 for 376k Char at £815 froma Rathfriland producer and up to £1035 for a 496k Lim £209 from a Tynan farmer.  Second quality heifers sold steadily from £180 to £190 per 100 kilos.

Heavy heifers

Belleeks farmer 518k £1215 £235.00; Ballygawley farmer 598k £1325 £222.00; Ballygawley farmer 596k £1295 £217.00; Ballygawley farmer 550k £1185 £215.00; Portadown farmer 612k £1315 £215.00; Clogher farmer 558k £1195 £214.00; Armagh farmer 510k £1085 £213.00; Loughgall farmer 540k £1145 £212.00; Ballygawley farmer 630k £1335 £212.00; Ballygawley farmer 624k £1285 £206.00;

Middleweight heifers

Rathfriland farmer 364k £815 £224.00; Rathfriland farmer 376k £815 £217.00; Derrylinn farmer 464k £1005 £217.00; Dungannon farmer 424k £895 £211.00; Derrylinn farmer 452k £945 £209.00; Tynan farmer 496k £1035 £209.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 492k £1025 £208.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 498k £1035 £208.00; Derrylinn farmer 446k £925 £207.00;

BULLOCKS

150 bullocks sold in a firm demand.  Good quality heavy bullocks selling from £190 to £215 per 100 kilos with a top price of £231 per 100 kilos for 580k Lim at £1345 from a Lisburn farmer followed by £221 per 100 kilos for 594k Lim at £1315 from a Lisburn farmer.  Several heavy bullocks sold from £1250 to £1345 each.  Good quality middleweights bullocks sold from £190 to £217 for 496k Lim at £1075 from an Armagh farmer followed by £214 per 100 kilos for 456k Sim at £975 from a  Rathfriland producer.  Friesian bullocks sold from £140 to £162 for 528k at £855 and up to £1165 each for 722k £161 from a Tandragee producer.

Heavy bullocks

Lisburn farmer 482k £1345 £231.00; Lisburn farmer 594k £1315 £221.00; Lisburn farmer 530k £1155 £218.00; Lisburn farmer 574k £1245 £217.00; Crossmaglen farmer 512k £1105 £216.00; Armagh farmer 554k £1185 £214.00; Armagh farmer 536k £1145 £214.00; Lisburn farmer 622k £1305 £209.00; Lisburn farmer 646k £1345 £208.00; Lisburn farmer 630k £1305 £207.00; Lisburn farmer 654k £1345 £206.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Armagh farmer 496k £1075 £217.00; Rathfriland farmer 456k £975 £214.00; Portadown farmer 418k £885 £212.00; Armagh farmer 494k £1045 £212.00; Rathfriland farmer 482k £1015 £211.00; Keady farmer 418k £875 £209.00; Crossmaglen farmer 442k £925 £209.00; Keady farmer 472k £975 £207.00; Armagh farmer 486k £985 £203.00;

Friesian bullocks

Armagh farmer 528k £855 £162.00; Tandragee farmer 722k £1165 £161.00; Armagh farmer 666k £995 £149.00; Tandragee farmer 640k £945 £148.00; Collone farmer 548k £795 £145.00;

WEANLINGS

Over 250 weanlings sold in a steady demand.  Good quality light male weanlings sold from £220 to £263 for 300k Lim at £790 from a Tassagh producer.  Stronger males sold from £200 to £237 for 406k Lim at £960 from an Armagh farmer and up to £1010 for 466k Lim at £217 from an Armagh producer.  Good quality heifer weaning sold from £210 to £268 for 250k Lim at £670 followed by £252 for 320k Char at £805 from a Dromore farmer. 

Strong male weanlings

Armagh farmer 406k £960 £237.00; Coalisland farmer 432k £940 £218.00; Armagh farmer 466k £1010 £217.00; Armagh farmer 466k £1010 £217.00; Armagh farmer 432k £900 £208.00; Richhill farmer 406k £845 £208.00; Coalisland farmer 446k £920 £206.00; Tandragee farmer 426k £875 £205.00; Forkhill farmer 484k £970 £200.00;

Light male weanlings

Tassagh farmer 300k £790 £263.00; Tassagh farmer 270k £710 £263.00; Poyntzpass farmer 274k £710 £259.00; Rathfriland farmer 300k £770 £257.00; Tassagh farmer 298k £760 £255.00; Corssmaglen farmer 280k £710 £254.00; Rathfriland farmer 326k £820 £251.00; Fivemiletown farmer 306k £750 £245.00;

Heifer weanlings

Newtownhamilton farmer 250k £670 £268.00; Lisburn farmer 178k £455 £256.00; Keady farmer 282k £720 £255.00; Belleeks farmer 284k £725 £255.00; Dromore farmer 320k £805 £252.00; Tassagh farmer 322k £790 £245.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 324k £780 £241.00; Dromore farmer 348k £820 £236.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 330k £770 £233.00;

A large entry of 75 sucklers sold in an excellent trade with cows and calves selling to a top of £2020 for a Lim heifer and heifer calf from an Augher farmer followed by £1700 for an AA cow and heifer calf from a Richhill farmer several more outfits sold from £1200 to £1660 each springing cows sold to £1400, £1320 and £1100.

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