Markethill
  • Date: 10/08/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

10/08/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 10TH AUGUST 2019

A large entry of nearly 800 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 10th August continued to sell in a very firm trade in all rings. 

HEIFERS

280 store heifers sold readily with good quality heavy heifers selling from £185 to £213 per 100 kilos with a top of £216 per 100 kilos for 566k Char at £1225 from an Aughnacloy farmer.  A Crossgar farmer received 3213 per 100 kilos for 570k Char at £1215.  Top price £1465 was paid for a 700k Char £209 from a Crossgar producer.  Several heavy heifers sold from £1300 to £1395 each.  Good quality middleweight heifers sold steadily from £190 to £212 per 100 kilos for 492k Lim at £1045 from a Moira farmer followed by £208 per 100 kilos for 396k Char at £825 from a Dromore Co. Down farmer.  Second quality heifers sold readily from £170 to £180 per 100 kilos.

Heavy heifers

Aughnacloy farmer 566k £1225 £216.00; Crossgar farmer 570k £1215 £213.00; Keady farmer 632k £1345 £213.00; Dromara farmer 586k £1245 £212.00; Crossgar farmer 700k £1465 £209.00; Armagh farmer 534k £1105 £207.00; Crossgar farmer 680k £1395 £205.00; Crossgar farmer 508k £1040 £205.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 570k £1155 £203.00; Crossgar farmer 566k £1145 £202.00;

Middleweight heifers

Moira farmer 492k £1045 £212.00; Dromore farmer 396k £825 £208.00; Middletown farmer 382k £795 £208.00; Ballygawley farmer 408k £845 £207.00; Derrynoose farmer 490k £1005 £205.00; Keady farmer 456k £935 £205.00; Ballygawley farmer 410k £835 £204.00; Dungannon  farmer 490k £995 £203.00;

BULLOCKS

A large entry of 350 store bullocks sold in a steady demand.  Heavy bullocks sold to a top of £1475 paid for a 750k Char £197.  Main demand for good quality heavy bullocks from £185 to £216 per 100 kilos 660k Lim £1425 from a Castlecaulfield farmer followed by £215 per 100 kilos paid for a 542k Angus at £1165 from a Tandragee producer.  Good quality middleweight sold from £190 to £226 for 404k Lim at £915 from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by £219 per 100 kilos 446k Char at £975 from a Poyntzpass producer.  Suitable Friesian bullocks sold from £140 to £152 for 550k at £835 and good friesians sold up to £965 for 660k at £144 from a Madden farmer.

Heavy bullocks

Castlecaulfield farmer 660k £1425 £216.00; Tandragee farmer 542k £1165 £215.00; Tandragee farmer 508k £1085 £214.00; Pomeroy farmer 522k £1085 £208.00; Hillsborough farmer 590k £1225 £208.00; Tandragee farmer 552k £1145 £20700; Hillsborough farmer 580k £1195 £206.00; Richhill farmer 682k £1385 £203.00; Hillsborough farmer 614k £1225 £200.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Tandragee farmer 404k £915 £226.00; Tandragee farmer 446k £975 £219.00; Tandragee farmer 462k £985 £213.00; Tandragee farmer 424k £895 £211.00; Tandragee farmer 450k £935 £208.00; Waringstown farmer 498k £1015 £204.00;

Friesian bullocks

Tandragee farmer 550k £835 £152.00; Dromara farmer 634k £955 £151.00; Tandragee farmer 552k £825 £149.00; Tandragee farmer 560k £835 £149.00; Madden farmer 668k £965 £144.00; Tandragee farmer 538k £765 £142.00;

WEANLINGS

The 140 weanlings sold in a steady demand.  Good quality light males sold from £200 to £242 for 248k Lim at £600 from an Aghalee farmer followed by £232 per 100 kilos for 368k Lim at £855 from an Aghalee farmer.  Stronger male weanlings sold from £190 to £246 for a 406k Char at £1000 from a Richhill farmer and up to £1060 paid for a 460k Char from a Richhill producer.  Heifer weanlings sold from £200 to £291 per 100 kilos paid for a 398k Lim at £1160 from a Sixmilecross farmer followed by £252 per 100 kilos for 430k at £1090 from an Armagh producer.

Strong male weanlings

Richhill farmer 406k £1000 £246.00; Richhill farmer 468k £1060 £227.00; Belleeks farmer 420k £890 £212.00; Richhill farmer 408k £850 £208.00; Richhill farmer 452k £930 £206.00; Richhill farmer 420k £860 £205.00; Tassagh farmer 416k £830 £200.00;

Light male weanlings

Aghalee farmer 248k £600 £242.00; Hillsborough farmer 300k £700 £233.00; Aghalee farmer 368k £855 £232.00; Aghalee farmer 332k £740 £223.00; Keady farmer 308k £685 £222.00; Richhill farmer 388k £830 £214.00; Armagh farmer 384k £820 £214.00; Tassagh farmer 364k £755 £207.00;

Heifer weanlings

Sixmilecross farmer 398k £1160 £219.00; Armagh farmer 430k £1090 £252.00; Markethill farmer 384k £970 £253.00; Sixmilecross farmer 314k £790 £252.00; Richhill farmer 388k £960 £247.00; Tassagh farmer 236k £600 £254.00; Sixmilecross farmer 312k £760 £244.00; Armagh farmer 354k £835 £236.00; Richhill farmer 394k £890 £226.00;

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