Markethill
  • Date: 23/11/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

23/11/2019 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 23RD NOVEMBER 2019

An entry of 480 cattle at Markehtill on Saturday 23rd November continued to sell in a very firm trade for all classes.

HEIFERS

170 heifers returned a very strong demand with prices again increased on the week.  Good quality heavy heifers sold from 3190 to £217 per 100 kilos for 506k Lim at £1100 from a Cullyhanna farmer followed by £216 per 100 kilos for 516k blonde £1115 from a Whitecross producer.  Top price heavy heifer £1465 for 690k £212 from a Hamiltonsbawn producer.  Several heavy heifers sold from £1200 to £1365 each.  Good quality middleweight heifers sold steadily from £190 to £220 per 100 kilos for 488k Lim at £1075 from an Armagh farmer followed by £218 per 100 kilos for 478k Lim at £1025 from a Belleek producer.  Second quality heifers sold from £165 to £175 per 100 kilos.

Heavy heifers

Cullyhanna farmer 506k £1100 £217.00; Whitecross farmer 516k £1115 £216.00; Dungannon farmer 578k £1245 £215.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 510k £1095 £215.00; Hamiltonsbawn farmer 690k £1465 £212.00; Cullyhanna farmer 540k £1145 £212.00; Cullyhanna faremr 506k £1055 £209.00; Hamiltonsbawn farmer 662k £1365 £206.00; Cullyhanna farmer 634k £1305 £206.00; Dungannon farmer 624k £1275 £204.00;

Middleweight heifers

Armagh farmer 488k £1075 £220.00; Belleek farmer 470k £1025 £218.00; Keady farmer 500k £1065 £213.00; Keady farmer 428k £905 £211.00; Keady farmer 444k £935 £211.00; Newry farmer 416k £875 £210.00; Belleek farmer 494k £1035 £209.00; Belleek farmer 478k £995 £208.00;

BULLOCKS

130 bullocks sold in a steady demand with forward bullocks to £211 per 100 kilos for 580k AA at £1225 from a Cullyhanna farmer.  Main demand from £190 to £208 per 100 kilos for 700k at £1455 from a Dromore producer.  Top price of £1465 was paid for a 706k Lim from a Dungannon farmer.  Several bullocks sold from £1300 to £1455 each.  Good quality middleweights from £190 to £220 per 100 kilos for a 406k Lim at £895 from a Jerrettspass producer.  Middleweight AA to £214 per 100 kilos for 494k at £1055 from a Richhill farmer.

Heavy bullocks

Newry farmer 580k £1225 £211.00; Dromore farmer 700k £1455 £208.00; Dungannon farmer 706k £1465 £208.00; Dromore farmer 590k £1215 £206.00; Dromore farmer 652k £1335 £205.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 684k £1395 £204.00; Dungannon farmer 716k £1455 £203.00; Dromore farmer 638k £1295 £203.00; Dungannon farmer 658k £1335 £203.00; Dungannon farmer 708k £1435 £203.00;

Middleweight bullocks

Jerrettspass farmer 406k £895 £220.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 452k £975 £216.00; Richhill farmer 494k £1055 £214.00; Portadown farmer 454k £965 £213.00; Belleeks farmer 472k £985 £209.00; Portadown farmer 434k £905 £209.00; Jerrettspass farmer 440k £915 £208.00; Armagh farmer 486k £985 £203.00;

WEANLINGS

The 170 weanlings sold in another very strong demand with good quality males to £220 to £271 per 100 kilos for 292k Char at £790 followed by £263 for 224k at £590.  Top price £865 for a 364k Char £238 per 100 kilos for a Benburb producer.  Heifer weanlings from £200 to £239 per 100 kilos for 264k at £630 from an Armagh farmer.  Top price heifer weanling £750 for a 338k Lim £222 from a Newtownhamilton producer. 

Male weanlings

Cullyhanna farmer 292k £790 £271.00; Keady farmer 224k £590 £263.00; Keady farmer 236k £600 £254.00; Cullyhanna farmer 316k £820 £259.00; Benburb farmer 310k £760 £245.00; Cullyhanna farmer 314k £760 £242.00; Benburb farmer 364k £865 £238.00; Rathfriland farmer 276k £660 £239.00;

Heifer weanlings

Armagh farmer 264k £630 £239.00; Banbridge farmer 248k £580 £234.00; Newry farmer 256k £590 £230.00; Rathfriland farmer 264k £605 £229.00; Cullyhanna farmer 264k £600 £227.00; Cullyhanna farmer 310k £690 £223.00; Newry farmer 338k £750 £222.00; Keady farmer 308k £675 £219.00;

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