Markethill
  • Date: 01/05/2021
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

01/05/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK & FARM SALES - Saturday 1 st May 2021

An entry of 660 cattle in Markethill on Saturday 1 st May continued to sell in a very firm trade in all rings.
The 170 heifers maintained a very strong trade with good quality forward feeding heifers selling from to £210 to
£236 per 100k for 574k at £1355 from a Newtownhamilton farmer, followed by £235 per 100k for 610k at £1435
from a Glenanne farmer.
Beef heifers sold to £223 per 100k for 700k at £1565 from a Newtownhamilton farmer, followed by £220 per 100k
for 660k at £1465 from a Tynan producer.
Main trade from £210 to £218 per 100k.
Grazing heifers sold to a top of £236 per 100k for 384k at £905 from a LIsnaskea farmer, followed by £234 per 100k
for 494k at £1155 from a Poyntzpass farmer. All good quality grazing heifers sold £200 to £230 per 100k.
The 160 bullocks sold in a steady demand with forward feeding bullocks selling from £210 to £242 per 100k for 590k
at £1435 from a Jonesborough farmer, followed by £236 per 100k for 530k at £1255 from a Newtownhamilton
producer.
Beef bullocks sold to £228 per 100k for 700k at £1595 from a Jonesborough farmer. The same owner received £222
per 100k for 700k at £1565. Several more beef bullocks from £205 to £221 per 100k.
Good quality midweight steers sold from £210 to £245 per 100k for 470k at £1155 from a Newtownhamilton farmer,
followed by £237 per 100k for 370k at £875 from a Sixmilecross producer.
The 270 weanlings sold in a very firm trade with good quality light male weanlings from £250 to £312 per 100k for
308k at £970 from a Crossmaglen producer. The same owner received £303 per 100k for 370k at £1120.
Stronger male weanlings sold to £233 per 100k for 570 at £1330 from a Rostrevor farmer, followed by £232 per 100k
for 450k at £1050 from a Camlough producer.
Good quality heifer weanlings sold steadily from £250 to £316 per 100k for 282k at £890 from a Hilltown farmer
followed by £295 per 100k for 244k at £720 from a Belleeks farmer. Top price of £1090 for a heifer weanling was
paid for 408k, £267 per 100k from a Portadown farmer.
A large entry of 60 lots in the suckler ring returned several exceptionally high prices. Cows and calves sold to £4000
for a Lim cow plus a strong bull calf from a Brookeborough producer. The same owner received £3050 for a Lim cow
with a bull calf. A Dromore farmer sold a Speckled Park cow and a bull calf at £2800 and a Fintona producer received
£2350 twice for heifers with heifer calves at foot. Several more outfits sold from £1500 to £2050 each.
In calf heifers sold to £1520, with others at £1420, £1360 and £1300.
FORWARD HEIFERS
Newtownhamilton producer 574k £1355 236p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 612k £1435 235p/k: Poyntzpass
producer 542k £1255 232p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 562k £1295 230p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 554k
£1275 230p/k: 570k £1305 230p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 516k £1175 228p/k: Newtownhamilton producer
522k £1185 227p/k:
BEEF HEIFERS
Newtownhamilton producer 702k £1565 223p/k: Tynan producer 666k £1465 220p/k: Lurgan producer 660k £1405
213p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 658k £1395 212p/k: Whitecross producer 664k £1405 212p/k:
MIDWEIGHT HEIFERS
Lisnaskea producer 384k £905 236p/k: Poyntzpass producer 494k £1155 234p/k: 404k £925 229p/k: 424k £955
225p/k: Keady producer 448k £1005 224p/k: Portadown producer 484k £1035 214p/k:

FORWARD BULLOCKS
Jonesborough producer 594k £1435 242p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 532k £1255 236p/k: Warrenpoint producer
604k £1415 234p/k: Ballyward producer 542k £1265 233p/k: Loughgall producer 580k £1335 230p/k:
Newtownhamilton producer 568k £1285 226p/k: Loughgall producer 548k £1235 225p/k: Jonesborough producer
620k £1395 225p/k:
BEEF BULLOCKS
Jonesborough producer 700k £1595 228p/k: 706k £1565 222p/k: Markethill producer 648k £1435 221p/k: Scarva
producer 708k £1565 221p/k: Armagh producer 660k £1455 221p/k: Scarva producer 768k £1685 219p/k:
Jonesborough producer 676k £1475 218p/k:
MIDWEIGHT BULLOCKS
Newtownhamilton producer 472k £1155 245p/k: Sixmilecross producer 370k £875 237p/k: 384k £875 228p/k: 428k
£955 223p/k: Warrenpoint producer 450k £995 221p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 484k £1065 220p/k:
Sixmilecross producer 454k £995 219p/k: Kilkeel producer 492 £1065 216p/k:
LIGHTWEIGHT MALE WEANLINGS
Crossmaglen producer 308k £960 312p/k: 370k £1120 303p/k: Dromintee producer 262k £800 305p/k: Armagh
producer 302k £890 295p/k: Hilltown producer 302k £840 278p/k: Camlough producer 340k £940 276p/k: 378k
£1040 275p/k: Keady producer 372k £1020 274p/k:
MIDWEIGHT MALE WEANLINGS
Rostrevor producer 572k £1330 233p/k: Belleeks producer 404k £940 233p/k: Camlough producer 452k £1050
232p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 484k £1100 227p/k: 446k £1010 227p/k: Camlough producer 406k £895
220p/k: Tassagh producer 404k £890 220p/k: Keady producer 426k £930 218p/k:
HEIFER WEANLINGS
Hilltown producer 282k £890 316p/k: Belleeks producer 244k £720 295p/k: Cullyhanna producer 270k £790 293p/k:
Hilltown producer 262k £760 290p/k: Killeavey producer 270k £770 285p/k: Portadown producer 272k £740 272p/k:
Portadown producer 408k £1090 267p/k: 376k £980 261p/k:

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