MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK CATTLE SALE 1ST FEBRUARY 2020
An entry of over 600 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 1st February continued to sell in an improving trade, particularly in the heavy heifer section with 642k Char heifer from an Enniskillen producer selling at £1385 ( £216 per 100k), followed by a 624k AA heifer from the same home reaching £1325 (£212 per 100k).
Main demand for heavy heifers from £197 to £216 per 100k. Quality middleweight heifers ranged from £194 to £215 per 100k. Second quality sold from £170 to £187 per 100k.
Enniskillen producer 642k Ch £1385 216p/k: 624k AA £1325 212p/k: Gilford producer 574k Sim £1205 210p/k: Keady producer 504k Ch £1055 209p/k: Dungannon producer 504k Lim £1055 209p/k: Dungannon producer 626k Lim £1295 207p/k: 622k Lim £1285 207p/k: Belleeks producer 502k Par £1035 206p/k: Enniskillen producer 616k Ch £1265 205p/k:
Belleeks producer 444k Par £955 215p/k: Keady producer 462kLim £985 213p/k: Belleeks producer 428k Par £895 209p/k: Silverbridge producer 410k Lim £855 209p/k: Dungannon producer 474k Lim £975 206p/k: Banbridge producer 414k Lim £835 202p/k:
170 bullocks sold readily to a top price of £1485 each for 2 animals from a Newtownhamilton producer, followed by £1475 for a Darkley producer.
Newtownhamilton producer 698k Ch £1485 213p/k: Loughgall producer 576k Ch £1225 213p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 594k Lim £1255 211p/k: Belleeks producer 550k Daq £1155 210p/k: Tynan producer 590k Ch £1235 209p/k: Dungannon producer 582k Ch £1215 209p/k: Benburb producer 616k Lim £1285 209p/k: Sixmilecross producer 566k Ch £1180 208p/k:
Keady producer 470k Ch £1040 221p/k: Belleeks producer 446k Ch £965 216p/k: Portadown producer 474k Lim £1025 216p/k: 478k Ch £995 208p/k: Dungannon producer 474k BB £965 204p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 442k Fkv £895 202p/k:
Sixmilecross producer 404k £690 171p/k: 578k £935 162p/k: Tandragee producer 410k £645 157p/k: Middletown producer 656k £1025 156p/k: Loughbrickland producer 548k £825 151p/k: 614k £905 147p/k:
240 weanlings sold in a steady trade in both the male and female sections.
Strong male weanlings
Newtownhamilton producer 322k Ch £855 266p/k: Armagh producer 308k Ch £805 261p/k: Caledon producer 352k BB £920 261p/k: Rostrevor producer 364k Lim £940 258p/k: Cladymore producer 314k Lim £810 258p/k:
Light male weanlings
Newtownhamilton producer 224k Lim £650 290p/k: Cladymore producer 300k Lim £840 280p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 254k Lim £700 276p/k: Cladymore producer 244k Lim £670 275p/k: Pomeroy producer 236k Daq £645 273p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 242k Ch £655 271p/k:
Crossmaglen producer 190k Ch £550 289p/k: 232k Ch £860 284p/k: Pomeroy producer 228k aq £630 276p/k: Belleeks producer 260k Ch £700 269p/k: Tassagh producer 254k Ch £680 268p/k:
Suckler outfits sold for £1750 and £1300 with in calf cows selling to £1140, followed by £1080.