Markethill
  • Date: 08/06/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

08/06/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 8TH JUNE 2019

An entry of 420 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 8th June maintained a very firm trade for good quality cattle. 

HEIFERS

150 heifers sold in a steady demand with good quality heavy heifers selling from £190 to £227 per 100 kilos paid for a 644k Lim at £1465 from a Carrickmore farmer.  The same owner received £212 per 100 kilos for 578k Lim at £1225.  A Lisburn farmer received £211 per 100 kilos for 646k Char at £1365.  Good quality middleweight heifers sold from £190 to £232 for 368k Lim at £855 for a Derrylinn farmer followed by £221 per 100 kilos for a 370k Lim at £835 from a Glenanne farmer. 

Heavy heifers

Carrickmore farmer 644k £1465 £227.00; Carrickmore farmer 578k £1225 £212.00; Dromore farmer 646k £1365 £211.00; Jonesborough farmer 550k £1145 £208.00; Carrickmore farmer 632k £1315 £208.00; Carrickmore farmer 628k £1305 £208.00; Middletown farmer 570k £ 1175 £206.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 512k £1055 £206.00; Dungannon farmer 588k £1195 £203.00;

Middleweight heifers

Derrylinn farmer 368k £855 £232.00; Glenanne farmer 378k £835 £221.00; Armaghbreagure farmer 484k £1045 £216.00; Dungannon farmer 366k £785 £215.00; Dungannon farmer 364k £765 £210.00; Derryline farmer 412k £855 £208.00; Keady farmer 410k £825 £201.00;

BULLOCKS

120 bullocks sold in a steady demand.  Good quality forward bullocks from £190 to £219 for 650k Lim at £1425 from a Tandragee farmer.  Top price of £1635 was paid for 768k blonde £213 for a Tandragee farmer.  A Dromara producer sold a 670k Lim at £1425 £213 several bullocks sold from £1400 to £1505 each.  Suitable middleweights sold from £190 to £214 per 100 kilos for 400k Lim at £855 from a Dungannon farmer.

Heavy bullocks

Tandragee farmer 652k £1425 £219.00; Tandragee farmer 768k £1635 £213.00; Dromara farmer 670k £1425 £213.00; Portadown farmer 716k £1495 £209.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 536k £1115 £208.00; Dungannon farmer 504k £1045 £207.00; Dromara farmer 726k £1505 £207.00; Newry farmer 524k £1065 £203.00; Newry farmer 510k £1035 £203.00; Dungannon farmer 626k £1265 £202.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Dungannon farmer 400k £855 £214.00; Moy farmer 418k £865 £207.00; Dungannon farmer 490k £1005 £205.00; Moy farmer 440k £895 £203.00; Keady farmer 480k £965 £201.00; Moy farmer 414k £815 £197.00; Lurgan farmer 430k £845 £197.00; Keady farmer 494k £965 £195.00;

WEANLINGS

120 weanlings sold in a steady demand with good quality male weanlings sold from £200 to £261 per 100 kilos with a top of £306 per 100 kilos for 270k Char at £825 from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by £304 per 100 kilos for 224k Lim at £680 from a Dromore producer.  Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £200 to £276 for 286k Lim at £790.

Male weanlings

Newtownhamilton farmer 270k £825 £306.00; Dromore farmer 224k £680 £304.00; Markethill farmer 264k £690 £261.00; Markethill farmer 310k £790 £255.00; Markethill farmer 336k £850 £253.00; Poyntzpass farmer 364k £860 £236.00; Markethill farmer 338k £780 £231.00; Markethill farmer 328k £730 £223.00;

Heifer weanlings

Markethill farmer 286k £790 £276.00; Ardglass farmer 294k £740 £252.00; Keady farmer 236k £590 £250.00; Markethill farmer 262k £650 £248.00; Ardglass farmer 320k £770 £241.00; Markethill farmer 314k £740 £236.00; Markethill farmer 342k £790 £231.00; Ardglass farmer 350k £800 £229.00;

A large entry of sucklers returned an excellent trade with outfits selling to a top of £1980 for a Lim and bull calf followed by £1780 for a Char cow and heifer calf.  Several more outfits sold from £1100 to £1460 each.

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