Markethill
  • Date: 05/09/2020
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

05/09/2020 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 5 TH SEPTEMBER 2020
An entry of 850 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 5 th September continued to sell in a very firm trade
in all rings.
HEIFERS
260 heifers included a special entry of 45 top quality Char heifers from a Comber Co. Down farmer
which sold to an average of 616k at £1365 each £220 per 100 kilos. Good quality beef heifers sold
from £210 to £229 per 100 kilos for 626k at £1435 from a Comber producer. The same owner
received £228 per 100 kilos for 644k at £1465. Forward feeding heifers sold from £200 to £238 per
100 kilos for 518k Char at £1235 from a Lisnaskea farmer followed by £236 per 100 kilos for 578k
Char at £1365 from a Comber producer. Good quality middleweight heifers sold steadily from £200
to £228 per 100 kilos for 436k Char at £995 from a Lisnaskea farmer the same owner received £226
per 100 kilos for 466k at £1055. Top price middleweight £1095 for 480k at £225 from a
Fivemiletown farmer.
Beef heifers
Comber farmer 626k £1435 £229.00; Comber farmer 622k £1425 £229.00; Comber farmer 632k
£1445 £229.00; Comber farmer 644k £1465 £228.00; Comber farmer 614k £1395 £227.00; Comber
farmer 698k £1575 £226.00; Comber farmer 654k £1475 £226.00; Comber farmer 714k £1605
£225.00;
Forward heifers
Fivemiletown farmer 518k £1235 £238.00; Comber farmer 578k £1365 £236.00; Comber farmer
598k £1395 £233.00; Comber farmer 562k £1285 £229.00; Comber farmer 598k £1365 £228.00;
Comber farmer 570k £1295 £227.00; Comber farmer 572k £1295 £226.00;
Middleweight heifers
Lisnaskea farmer 436k £995 £228.00; Moira farmer 394k £895 £227.00; Lisnaskea farmer 466k
£1055 £226.00; Lisnaskea farmer 486k £1095 £225.00; Belleeks farmer 374k £835 £223.00;
Dungannon farmer 448k £995 £222.00; Armagh farmer 442k £975 £221.00; Lisnaskea farmer 462k
£1015 £220.00;
BULLOCKS
270 bullocks continued to sell in a very strong demand. Beef bullocks to £231 per 100 kilos 650k at
£1505 from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by £227 per 100 kilos for 680k Char at £1545 from
a Dungannon producer. Main demand from £200 to £220 per 100 kilos. Forward feeding bullocks
sold from £222 per 100 kilos for 580k Char at £1285 from a Galbally Co Tyrone producer. The same
owner received £221 per 100 kilos for 630k at £1395. Good quality middleweight steers sold from
£200 to £236 per 100 kilos for 420k Lim at £995 from a Markethill farmer. Top price middleweight
£1095 for 480k Char £228 from a Keady producer. Another good entry of Friesian bullocks sold in an
exceptionally strong demand from £150 to £176 per 100 kilos for 630k at £1115 from a Glenanne
producer followed by £168 per 100 kilos for 680k at £1145. Several heavy Friesian bullocks sold
from £1000 to £1145 each.
Beef bullocks
Newtownhamilton farmer 652k £1505 £231.00; Dungannon farmer 682k £1545 £227.00; Caledon
farmer 690k £1515 £220.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 714k £1565 £219.00; Caledon farmer 692k

£1515 £219.00; Rathfriland farmer 680k £1475 £217.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 708k £1525
£215.00;
Forward bullocks
Galbally Co Tyrone farmer 580k £1285 £222.00; Balbally Co. Tyrone farmer 630k £1395 £221.00;
Dungannon farmer 50k £1295 £220.00; Scarva farmer 600k £1305 £218.00; Newtownhamilton
farmer 594k £1285 £216.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 594k £1285 £216.00; Galbally Co. Tyrone
578k £1245 £215.00; Galbally Co Tyrone 628k £1345 £214.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Markethill farmer 422k £995 £236.00; Markethill farmer 428k £985 £230.00; Keady farmer 480k
£1095 £228.00; Markethill farmer 394k £895 £227.00; Portadown farmer 462k £1045 £226.00;
Cullyhanna farmer 436k £975 £224.00; Portadown farmer 474k £1055 £223.00; Aghalee farmer 470k
£1045 £222.00;
Friesian bullocks
Glenanne farmer 632k £1115 £176.00; Glenanne farmer 680k £1145 £168.00; Glenanne farmer 674k
£1125 £167.00; Ballynahinch faremr 584k £965 £165.00; Ballynahinch farmer 610k £1005 £165.00;
Glenanne farmer 710k £1145 £161.00; Glenanne faremr 720k £1145 £159.00;
WEANLINGS
260 weanlings sold in a steady trade with good quality light males from £230 to £274 per 100 kilos
for 318k Char at £870 for a Banbridge farmer followed by £264 for 360k Char at £950 from a
Katesbridge producer. Stronger male weanlings sold from £210 to £262 for 412k at £1080 from a
Rathfriland farmer followed by £243 per 100 kilos for 430k Char at £1050 from a Tassagh farmer.
Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £210 to £250 per 100 kilos for 380k at £950 from a
Rathfriland farmer followed by £247 per 100 kilos for 330k Char at £820 from a Keady producer.
Strong male weanlings
Rathfriland farmer 412k £1080 £262.00; Tassagh farmer 432k £1050 £243.00; Poyntzpass farmer
416k £1010 £243.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 418k £1010 £242.00; Keady farmer 410k £990
£241.00; Rathfriland farmer 430k £1020 £237.00; Portadown farmer 416k £960 £231.00;
Light male weanlings
Banbridge farmer 318k £870 £274.00; Katesbridge farmer 360k £950 £264.00; Dromore farmer 350k
£920 £263.00; Crossmaglen farmer 308k £800 £260.00; Tassagh farmer 372k £965 £259.00; Tassagh
farmer 320k £830 £259.00; Armagh farmer 310k £800 £258.00; Keady farmer 316k £815 £258.00;
Heifer weanlings
Rathfriland farmer 380k £950 £250.00; Keady farmer 332k £820 £247.00; Rathfriland farmer 370k
£895 £242.00; Keady farmer 344k £800 £233.00; Rathfriland farmer 284k £700 £246.00; Keady
farmer 278k £635 £228.00;
Another large entry of cows and calves sold to a top of £1650 with others at £1480, £1460 and
£1400. Several more from £1000 to £1300 each.

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