Markethill
  • Date: 07/05/2022
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

07/05/2022 - Markethill Cattle Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE REPORT SATURDAY 7 TH MAY 2022
An entry of 620 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 7 th May maintained a very firm trade in all rings.
HEIFERS
200 heifers sold in an exceptionally strong demand with good quality forward heifers selling steadily
from £220 to £261 for 520k at £1355 from a Banbridge farmer followed by £258 for 560k at £1455
from a Cullyhanna farmer. A Katesbridge farmer received £257 for 610k at £1575. Good quality
middleweight heifers sold in an exceptionally strong demand from £230 to £284 for 414k at £1175
from a Newtownhamilton producer followed by £277 for 420k at £1165 from the same seller. A
consignment of 12 heifers from a Newtownhamilton farmer averaged 537k at £1110 each £254 per
100 kilos.
Forward heifers
Banbridge farmer 520k £1355 £261.00; Cullyhanna farmer 564k £1455 £258.00; Katesbridge farmer
612k £1575 £257.00; Newtownhamitlon farmer 508k £1275 £251.00; Katesbridge farmer 60k £1485
£248.00; Portadown farmer 524k £1295 £247.00; Cullyhanna farmer 502k £1235 £246.00; Banbridge
farmer 540k £1325 £245.00; Banbridge farmer 508k £1225 £241.00;
Middleweight heifers
Newtownhamilton farmer 414k £1175 £284.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 420k £1165 £277.00;
Newtownhamilton farmer 462k £1275 £276.00; Tynan farmer 388k £1045 £269.00;
Newtownhamilton farmer 396k £1065 £269.00; Armagh farmer 394k £1045 £265.00; Banbridge
farmer 472k £1245 £264.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 402k £1055 £262.00; Newtownhamilton
farmer 426k £1115 £262.00; Newry farmer 430k £1125 £262.00;
BULLOCKS
150 bullocks maintained a very strong trade with forward bullocks selling to £280 for 500k at £1405
for a Benburb farmer. The same owner received £277 for 528k at £1465. A Crossmaglen producer
received £277 for 560k at £1555. All good quality forward bullocks sold steadily from £230 to £270
per 100 kilos. Good quality middleweight bullocks sold from £230 to £293 for 486k at £1425 from a
Dromara farmer and for 500k at £1465 from a Benburb farmer. Good quality Friesian bullocks sold
steadily from £190 to £213 for 540k at £1165 from a Camlough producer.
Forward bullocks
Benburb farmer 502k £1405 £280.00; Benburb farmer 528k £1465 £277.00; Crossmaglen farmer
562k £1555 £277.00; Crossmaglen farmer 552k £1505 £273.00; Crossmaglen farmer 614k £1665
£271.00; Hillsborough farmer 550k £1475 £268.00; Dromara farmer 536k £1435 £268.00;
Crossmaglen farmer 594k £1545 £260.00;
Middleweight bullocks
Dromara farmer 486k £1425 £293.00; Benburb farmer 500k £1465 £293.00; Benburb farmer 444k
£1275 £287.00; Benburb farmer 468k £1315 £281.00; Camlough farmer 414k £1155 £279.00;
Sixmilecross farmer 372k £965 £259.00; Camlough farmer 438k £1115 £255.00; Kilkeel farmer 436k
£1085 £249.00;
Friesian bullocks

Camlough farmer 540k £1165 £213.00; Stewartstown farmer 644k £1315 £204.00; Stewartstown
farmer 626k £1265 £202.00; Stewartstown farmer 586k £1175 £201.00; Stewartstown farmer 590k
£1185 £200.00; Stewartstown farmer 612k £1205 £197.00; Newtownhamilton farmer 504k £975
£193.00;
WEANLINGS
260 weanlings sold in a steady demand with good quality light males from £250 to £308 for 266k at
£820 from a Rathfriland farmer. The same owner received £307 for 388k at £1190 and £304 for
378k at £1150. Strong male weanlings sold to a top of £1500 for 580k £256 from a Whitecross
farmer and up to £296 per 100 kilos for 440k at £1310 from a Silverbridge farmer followed by £286
for 410k at £1180 from a Rathfriland producer. Good quality heifer weanlings sold steadily from
£220 to £284 for 306k at £870 from a Rathfriland farmer followed by £270 for 270k at £730 from a
Cullyhanna producer.
Strong male weanlings
Newry farmer 442k £1310 £296.00; Rathfriland farmer 412k £1180 £286.00; Whitecross farmer 434k
£1220 £281.00; Katesbridge farmer 436k £1180 £271.00; Katesbridge farmer 452k £1220 £270.00;
Camlough farmer 452k £1200 £265.00; Dromara farmer 460k £1220 £265.00; Whitecross farmer
586k £1500 £256.00;
Light male weanlings
Rathfriland farmer 266k £820 £308.00; Rathfriland farmer 388k £1190 £307.00; Rathfriland farmer
378k £1150 £304.00; Rathfriland farmer 272k £820 £301.00; Rathfriland farmer 274k £820 £299.00;
Rathfriland farmer 252k £730 £290.00; Sixmilecross farmer 302k £840 £278.00; Rathfriland farmer
398k £1100 £276.00; Loughgall farmer 326k £900 £276.00;
Heifer weanlings
Rathfriland farmer 306k £870 £284.00; Cullyhanna farmer 270k £730 £270.00; Rathfriland farmer
278k £750 £270.00; Hillsborough farmer 344k £920 £267.00; Newry farmer 350k £920 £266.00;
Dromara farmer 304k £790 £260.00; Banbridge farmer 348k £890 £256.00; Newry farmer 292k £760
£260.00;
In the suckler ring breeding bulls sold to a top of £2560 for a Lim with a Sim bull selling at £2000 and
a Hereford bull at £1600. Outfits sold up to £1900, £1720 and £1660. Several more from £1100 to
£1640 each.

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