Markethill
  • Date: 05/06/2021
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

05/06/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 5 TH JUNE 2021
An entry of 420 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 5 th June returned an exceptionally strong demand in
all rings with prices slightly firmer on recent weeks.
HEIFERS
The 100 heifers sold in a very good trade with beef heifers selling to a top of £245 per 100 kilos for
614k Lim at £1505 from a Portadown farmer followed by £227 per 100 kilos for 676k at £1535 from
a Killeavy producer. Top price beef heifer £1545 for 680k from a Poyntzpass producer. Main
demand for good quality beef heifers from £210 to £226 per 100 kilos. Forward feeding heifers sold
to £263 per 100 kilos for 510k at £1340 from a Lurgan farmer followed by £233 per 100 kilos for
574k at £1335 from a Killeavy producer. Good quality middleweight heifers sold from £210 to £236
per 100 kilos for 490k at £1175 from a Portadown farmer followed by £232 per 100 kilos for 390k at
£915 from a Forkhill producer.
Beef heifers
Portadown farmer 614k £1505 £245.00; Killeavy farmer 676k £1535 £227.00; Poyntzpass farmer
684k £1545 £226.00; Dungannon farmer 634k £1385 £218.00; Katesbridge farmer 680k £1485
£218.00; Katesbridge farmer 658k £1435 £218.00; Katesbridge farmer 688k £1445 £210.00;
Forward heifers
Lurgan farmer 510k £1340 £263.00; Killeavy farmer 574k £1335 £233.00; Killeavy farmer 550k £1245
£226.00; Portadown farmer 588k £1325 £225.00; Portadown farmer 580k £1305 £225.00; Killeavy
farmer 584k £1285 £220.00; Dungannon farmer 586k £1275 £217.00;
Middleweight heifers
Portadown farmer 498k £1175 £236.00; Forkhill farmer 394k £915 £232.00; Forkhill farmer 370k
£855 £231.00; Portadown farmer 450k £1010 £225.00; Bessbrook farmer 486k £1075 £221.00;
Bessbrook farmer 442k £955 £216.00; Portadown farmer 382k £825 £216.00; Camlough farmer 406k
£875 £216.00; Portadown farmer 448k £965 £215.00;
BULLOCKS
Beef bullocks sold to a top of £224 per 100 kilos for 686k at £1535 from a Portadown producer
followed by £222 per 100 kilos for 658k at £1460 from a Jonesborough producer. All good quality
beef bullocks from £210 to £218 per 100 kilos. Feeding bullocks sold to £242 per 100 kilos for 560k
at £1360 from a Killeavy producer. The same owner received £240 per 100 kilos for 606k at £1455.
Main demand from £215 to £239 per 100 kilos. Middleweight bullocks sold from £200 to £264 per
100 kilos for 468k at £1235 from a Bessbrook farmer. The same owner received £240 per 100 kilos
for 448k at £1075.
Beef bullocks
Portadown farmer 686k £1535 £224.00; Jonesborough farmer 658k £1460 £222.00; Portadown
farmer 698k £1515 £217.00; Jonesborough farmer 676k £1465 £217.00; Richhill farmer 668k £1425
£213.00; Poyntzpass farmer 650k £1375 £212.00; Richhill farmer 680k £1435 £211.00;
Forward bullocks

Jonesborough farmer 562k £1360 £242.00; Jonesborough farmer 606k £1455 £240.00;
Jonesborough farmer 562k £1345 £239.00; Jonesborough farmer 590k £1375 £233.00;
Jonesborough farmer 642k £1490 £232.00; Jonesborough farmer 624k £1445 £232.00; Portadown
farmer 588k £1345 £229.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Bessbrook farmer 468k £1235 £264.00; Bessbrook farmer 448k £1075 £240.00; Bessbrook farmer
426k £935 £219.00; Cullyhanna farmer 490k £1045 £213.00; Bessbrook farmer 488k £1025 £210.00;
Cullyhanna farmer 494k £1035 £210.00; Tynan farmer 484k £995 £206.00;
WEANLINGS
The 180 weanlings sold in a firm demand with good quality light males selling to £285 per 100 kilos
for 274k at £780 from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by £276 per 100 kilos for 304k at £840 from a
Donacloney producer. Top price £900 was paid for a 354k AA £254 from a Downpatrick farmer.
Main demand for good quality light males from £230 to £270 per 100 kilos. Strong male weanlings
sold from £210 to £246 per 100 kilos for 406k at £1000 for a Sixmilecross producer followed by £245
per 100 kilos for 404k at £990 from a Rathfriland farmer. Good quality heifer weanlings sold from
£220 to £284 per 100 kilos for 324k at £920 from a Warrenpoint farmer followed by £270 per 100
kilos for 256k at £690 from a Killeavy farmer.
Strong male weanlings
Sixmilecross farmer 406k £1000 £246.00; Rathfriland farmer 404k £990 £245.00; Sixmilecross farmer
438k £970 £221.00; Tassagh farmer 416k £910 £219.00; Forkhill farmer 406k £880 £217.00; Keady
farmer 432k £930 £215.00;
Light male weanlings
Poyntzpass farmer 274k £780 £285.00; Donacloney farmer 304k £840 £276.00; Donacloney farmer
304k £830 £273.00; Whitecross farmer 312k £820 £263.00; Mullabawn farmer 302k £790 £262.00;
Downpatrick farmer 238k £620 £261.00; Kilkeel farmer 254k £660 £260.00; Rathfriland farmer 322k
£820 £255.00; Armagh farmer 342k £870 £254.00; Downpatrick farmer 354k £900 £254.00;
Heifer weanlings
Warrenpoint farmer 324k £920 £284.00; Glenavy farmer 256k £690 £270.00; Camlough farmer 292k
£750 £257.00; Markethill farmer 296k £740 £250.00; Crossmaglen farmer 342k £850 £249.00;
Crossmaglen farmer 314k £780 £248.00; Derrylinn farmer 324k £790 £244.00; Keady farmer 324k
£790 £244.00;
The 90 lots of sucklers sold in an excellent demand with good quality outfits selling to £2600 paid
twice for Lim heifers plus bull calves at foot from a Portadown farmer. The same owner received
£2580, £2520 and £2450 for good quality outfits. A Dungannon farmer received £1900 for a BB cow
with heifer calf at foot. A Portadown producer sold a Sim cow and bull calf at £1840. A further 15
outfits sold from £1200 to £1700 each. A special entry of bulling heifers from a Portadown farmer
sold to a top of £2600 for a Lim 490k. The same owner received £1680, £1480 and £1430 for similar
heifers. Several more sold from £1100 to £1320 each.

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