Markethill
  • Date: 12/06/2021
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

12/06/2021 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT 12 TH JUNE 2021
An entry of 420 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 12 th June maintained a very firm trade in all rings.
HEIFERS
Good quality forward heifers sold to a top of £300 per 100 kilos for 502k Lim at £1505 from a
Rathfriland farmer. The same owner received £247 per 100 kilos for 504k at £1245. A Dungannon
producer received £242 per 100 kilos for 572k at £1385. Main demand from £210 to £235 per 100
kilos. Beef heifers sold to a top of £238 per 100 kilos for 638k at £1515 from a Dungannon farmer
followed by £231 per 100 kilos for 604k at £1395 from an Annaghmore farmer. Main demand from
£210 to £225 per 100 kilos. Good quality middleweight heifers from £210 to £257 per 100 kilos for
500k at £1285 from a Rathfriland farmer. The same owner received £239 per 100 kilos for 450k at
£1095.
Forward heifers
Rathfriland farmer 502k £1505 £300.00; Rathfriland farmer 504k £1245 £247.00; Dungannon farmer
572k £1385 £242.00; Loughbrickland farmer 556k £1345 £242.00; Dungannon farmer 568k £1365
£240.00; Portadown farmer 536k £1285 £240.00; Armagh farmer 536k £1235 £230.00; Dungannon
farmer 560k £1285 £229.00;
Beef heifers
Dungannon farmer 638k £1515 £238.00; Annaghmore farmer 604k £1935 £231.00; Keady farmer
630k £1415 £225.00; Tynan farmer 606k £1295 £214.00; Armagh farmer 600k £1265 £210.00;
Middleweight heifers
Rathfriland farmer 500k £1285 £257.00; Rathfriland farmer 458k £1095 £239.00; Poyntzpass farmer
494k £1175 £238.00; Keady farmer 474k £1055 £223.00; Loughbrickland farmer 496k £1095
£221.00; Tassagh farmer 470k £1035 £220.00; Rathfriland farmer 484k £1045 £216.00; Armagh
farmer 482k £1035 £215.00; Tynan farmer 474k £1015 £214.00;
BULLOCKS
Forward bullocks sold up to £237 per 100 kilos for 546k AA at £1295 from a Tynan producer followed
by £233 per 100 kilos for 520k at £1215 from a Keady producer. Main demand from £210 to £230
per 100 kilos. Heavy bullocks sold up to £226 per 100 kilos for 686k at £1515 from a Poyntzpass
farmer followed by £225 per 100 kilos for 660k at £1495 from a Markethill farmer. Good quality
middleweight bullocks sold from £210 to £261 for 378k at £985 from a Keady farmer. The same
owner received £238 per 100 kilos for 440k at £1055.
Forward bullocks
Tynan farmer 546k £1295 £237.00; Keady farmer 522k £1215 £233.00; Tynan farmer 510k £1175
£230.00; Banbridge farmer 622k £1405 £226.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 554k £1245 £225.00;
Portadown farmer 502k £1125 £224.00; Keady farmer 556k £1235 £222.00; Portadown farmer 518k
£1145 £221.00;
Beef bullocks
Poyntzpass farmer 686k £1550 £226.00; Markethill farmer 664k £1495 £225.00; Banbridge farmer
634k £1355 £214.00; Markethill farmer 742k £1485 £200.00;

Middleweight bullocks
Keady farmer 378k £985 £261.00; Keady farmer 444k £1055 £238.00; Keady farmer 438k £1035
£236.00; Keady farmer 474k £1115 £235.00; Moyobridge farmer 424k £965 £228.00; Armagh farmer
490k £1085 £221.00; Portadown farmer 478k £1035 £217.00;
WEANLINGS
The 220 weanlings sold in a very firm trade. Good quality males sold from £230 to £284 for 310k at
£880 from a Sixmilecross farmer followed by £277 per 100 kilos for 300k from a Rathfriland farmer.
A Loughgall producer received £274 per 100 kilos for 270k at £740. Strong male weanlings sold from
£220 to £246 per 100 kilos for 418k at £1030 from a Banbridge farmer followed by £236 per 100
kilos for 420k at £990 from a Crossmaglen producer. Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £230
to £307 per 100 kilos for 244k at £750 from a Hilltown farmer followed by £278 per 100 kilos for
270k at £750 from an Armagh farmer.
Strong male weanlings
Rathfriland farmer 418k £1030 £246.00; Crossmaglen farmer 420k £990 £236.00; Tynan farmer 402k
£930 £231.00; Armagh farmer 412k £950 £231.00; Gilford farmer 414k £940 £227.00; Tynan farmer
414k £935 £226.00; Crossmaglen farmer 426k £960 £225.00; Portadown farmer 412k £920 £223.00;
Light male weanlings
Sixmilecross farmer 310k £880 £284.00; Rathfriland farmer 300k £830 £277.00; Loughgall farmer
270k £740 £274.00; Rathfriland farmer 310k £820 £265.00; Sixmilecross farmer 330k £865 £262.00;
Rathfriland farmer 344k £880 £256.00; Jonesborough farmer 302k £770 £255.00; Armagh farmer
312k £790 £253.00; Armagh farmer 360k £910 £253.00;
Heifer weanlings
Hilltown farmer 244k £750 £307.00; Armagh farmer 270k £750 £278.00; Armagh farmer 334k £870
£261.00; Armagh farmer 324k £840 £259.00; Sixmilecross farmer 334k £840 £252.00; Loughgall
farmer 358k £890 £249.00; Armagh farmer 310k £770 £248.00; Camlough farmer 374k £920
£246.00;
Suckler outfits sold to a top of £1820 for Sim cow and bull calf from a Portadown producer. The
same owner received £1460 for a Sim cow and heifer calf. Several more outfits sold from £1000 to
£1320 each.

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