Markethill
  • Date: 04/07/2020
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

04/07/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 4 TH JULY 2020
An entry of 650 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 4 th July continued to sell in an exceptionally strong
demand for all classes of cattle.
HEIFERS
200 heifers maintained their recent trade with beef heifers selling to a top of £244 per 100 kilos for
620k Lim at £1515 from a Belleeks farmer followed by £239 per 100 kilos for 596k Char at £1425
from a Belleeks producer. All top quality beef heifers sold steadily from £210 to £237 per 100 kilos
and to a top of £1525 for 660k Char £230 from a Newtownhamilton producer. Forward feeding
heifers sold to £238 per 100 kilos for 570k Char at £1355 from an Armagh farmer followed by £229
per 100 kilos for 560k Char at £1285 from a Belleeks producer. Main demand for good quality
feeding heifers from £200 to £227 per 100 kilos. Good quality middleweight heifers sold to £251 per
100 kilos for 428k Sim at £1075 for a Dungannon producer. The same owner received £249 per 100
kilos for 424k Sim at £1055. All good quality middleweights from £200 to £224 per 100 kilos.
Second quality heifers sold from £185 to £195 per 100 kilos.
Beef heifers
Belleeks farmer 622k £1515 £244.00; Belleeks farmer 596k £1425 £239.00; Belleeks farmer 592k
£1405 £237.00; Belleeks farmer 592k £1375 £232.00; Loughgall farmer 634k £1465 £231.00;
Newtownhamilton farmer 664k £1525 £230.00; Castlecaulfield farmer 622k £1425 £229.00;
Newtownhamilton farmer 628k £1435 £229.00;
Forward heifers
Armagh farmer 570k £1355 £238.00; Belleeks farmer 560k £1285 £229.00; Armagh farmer 590k
£1335 £226.00; Collone farmer 582k £1315 £226.00; Belleeks farmer 592k £1335 £226.00;
Annaghmore farmer 564k £1255 £223.00; Crossmaglen farmer 574k £1275 £223.00;
Middleweight heifers
Dungannon farmer 428k £1075 £251.00; Dungannon farmer 424k £1055 £249.00; Dungannon
farmer 420k £975 £232.00; Dungannon farmer 462k £1065 £231.00; Portadown farmer 448k £1015
£227.00; Markethill farmer 446k £1005 £225.00; Armagh farmer 402k £905 £225.00; Tynan farmer
466k £1045 £224.00;
BULLOCKS
200 bullocks sold in very strong trade with beef bullocks to £235 per 100 kilos for 714k Char at £1675
from a Mountnorris farmer followed by £1685 for 720k Lim from a Newtownhamilton producer.
Main demand for beef bullocks from £210 to £232 per 100 kilos with several bullocks selling from
£1550 to £1650 each. Forward feeding bullocks sold to £244 per 100 kilos for 646k Lim at £1575
from a Cullyhanna producer followed by £240 per 100 kilos for 618k Char at £1485 from a Ballyward
farmer. All good quality forward feeding bullocks from £200 to £235 per 100 kilos. Middleweight
bullocks sold to £236 per 100 kilos for 440k Lim at £1045 from an Annaghmore farmer. The same
owner received £225 per 100 kilos for 452k Lim at £1015. Main demand from £200 to £220 per 100
kilos. Angus bullocks sold to £220 per 100 kilos for 494k at £1085 from a Lurgan producer. Good
quality Friesian bullocks sold from £150 to £170 per 100 kilos for 602k at £1025 and up to £1125 for
660k from a Dromore farmer.
Beef bullocks

Mountnorris farmer 714k £1675 £235.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 720k £1685 £234.00;
Mountnorris farmer 712k £1655 £232.00; Tandragee farmer 654k £1495 £229.00; Tandragee farmer
688k £1545 £225.00; Mountnorris farmer 706k £1565 £222.00;
Forward bullocks
Cullyhanna farmer 646k £1575 £244.00; Ballyward farmer 618k £1485 £240.00; Belleeks farmer 618k
£1455 £235.00; Belleeks farmer 564k £1325 £235.00; Mountnorris farmer 702k £1625 £232.00;
Belleeks farmer 610k £1405 £230.00; Tandragee farmer 580k £1325 £228.00; Cullyhanna farmer
664k £1515 £228.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Annaghmore farmer 442k £1045 £236.00; Annaghmore farmer 452k £1015 £225.00; Lurgan farmer
494k £1085 £220.00; Dromore farmer 450k £985 £219.00; Tandragee farmer 464k £1005 £217.00;
Annaghmore farmer 406k £875 £216.00; Dromore farmer 450k £965 £215.00; Tandragee farmer
492k £1055 £215.00;
Friesian bullocks
Banbridge farmer 602k £1025 £170.00; Banbridge farmer 556k £945 £170.00; Dromore farmer 666k
£1125 £169.00; Banbridge farmer 580k £975 £168.00; Moy farmer 530k £875 £165.00; Dromore
farmer 666k £1095 £164.00; Moy farmer 508k £825 £162.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 594k £945
£159.00;
WEANLINGS
170 weanlings sold in the strongest trade to date with light male weanlings to £333 per 100 kilos for
240k Lim at £800 from a Silverbridge farmer followed by £322 per 100 kilos for 242k Lim at £780
from a Silverbridge farmer. Top price of £960 for 340k Lim at £282 from a Dungannon producer. All
good quality males sold from £230 to £275 per 100 kilos. Stronger males sold from £210 to £224 for
444k at £995 from a Keady producer followed by £222 for 474k Char at £1050 from an Armagh
farmer. Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £230 to £316 per 100 kilos for 266k Char at £840
from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by £282 per 100 kilos for 250k Simm at £705 from a
Keady producer.
Strong male weanlings
Keady farmer 444k £995 £224.00; Armagh farmer 474k £1050 £222.00; Cullyhanna farmer 410k
£895 £218.00; Dungannon farmer 404k £880 £218.00; Keady farmer 404k £880 £218.00;
Light male weanlings
Silverbridge farmer 240k £800 £333.00; Silverbridge farmer 242k £780 £322.00; Newtownhamilton
farmer 254k £740 £291.00; Silverbridge farmer 302k £870 £288.00; Dungannon farmer 308k £880
£286.00; Dungannon farmer 340k £960 £282.00; WAringstown farmer 310k £850 £274.00; Newry
farmer 340k £925 £272.00; Portadown farmer 350k £920 £263.00;
Heifer weanlings
Newtownhamilton farmer 266k £840 £316.00; Keady farmer 250k £705 £282.00; Crossmaglen
farmer 272k £740 £272.00; Richhill farmer 292k £785 £269.00; Waringstown farmer 310k £825
£266.00; Lurgan farmer 370k £930 £251.00; Keady farmer 326k £800 £245.00; Newry farmer 342k
£835 £244.00;

Another very large entry of sucklers sold in an excellent demand with outfits selling to a top of £2000
for a Lim cow and Char bull calf. Other top quality outfits sold £1920, £1900 and £1850 with the
main demand from £1300 to £1700 each.

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