Lively trade in all sections at Kilrea Mart

Dairy cows at the feed barrier of a cubicle house.
Dairy cows at the feed barrier of a cubicle house.
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There were good entries and steady trade in all sections at Kilrea Livestock Mart.

Dropped calves and weanling report: A good entry of 150 calves on Thursday, September 11, met a flying trade for all types on offer. Continental calves required to satisfy demand. Good selection of 40 weanlings on offer.

Bull Calves:Greysteel Farmer, Sim £407, BB £405, AA £360; J Ramsey, Magerafelt, BB £375, AA £255, £250; G Bates, Moneymore, BB £370, AA £210; Magherafelt Farmer, Lim £340, CH £245; AJ Hartley, Moneymore, BB £262, £250; S Richmond, Macosquin, Lim £246; I Semple, Dungiven, Her £244; E Tosh, Castlerock, SHB £210; Heifer Calves: Greysteel Farmer, CH £470, AA £395, Her £327; S Gregg, Glarryford, Lim £395; J Ramsey, Magherafelt, BB £330, AA £240; F Crampsie, Limavady, BB £285; G Bates, Moneymore, BB £275; S Richmond, Macosquin, Lim £275; J Close, Rasharkin, BB £265; A Hartley, Moneymore, BB £255, £240; Randalstown Farmer,Lim £225; J McErlean, Portglenone, Lim £225, SHB £212; E Tosh, Castlerock, SHB £200; Friesian Calves: Super Trade met with more required to satisfy demand. Good young calves to £175. Weanlings/Suck Calves : The sale of 30 Weanlings met a super trade. More required to satisfy demand, being offered for sale at approx. 12.30pm weekly.

Kilrea Mart fat lamb & ewe report: A good entry of just over 530 on Monday (September 15) met a good steady trade. Quality lambs & ewes realised premium prices. Ewes to £75.00 Lambs to £72.40Lambs: D McAdoo, Moneymore, 23.5k £72.40 (308); I Laughlin, Garvagh, 22k £67.40 (306), 22.5k £68 (302); J Kirk, Ballymoney, 22k £67 (305); N Parke, Cookstown, 23.5k; £71.20 (303); R Brown, Garvagh, 22.5k £68 (302); Bonnar Farms, Ballymena, 21k £63.40 (302); T & W Taylor, Ballymoney, 24k £72.40 (302); Ballymena Farmer, 21k £63.20 (301); A McClements, Ballymoney, 21k £63 (300); D Lyttle, Ballymena, 21.5k £64.40 (300); L Reid, Coleraine, 24k £72 (300); M McVicker, Ballycastle, 22.5k £66.50 (296); M Pollock, Coleraine, 22k £65 (296); G Wallace, Rasharkin, 22k £65 (296); J Henry, Coleraine, 24.5k £72.20 (295); E McErlean, Portglenone, 23.5k £69 (294); T Henry, Maghera, 20.5k £60 (293); E Steele, Portglenone, 23k £67.50 (294).Fat Ewes: 140 on offer met a steady trade for all types on offer including grazing types.Ewes to £75.00. Brisk demand for all types on offer. All sheep must be double tagged and yard open from 9.00 am.

Kilrea Mart dairy sale reportA super entry of dairy stock on Tuesday (September 16) to a top price of £2260; J Moore, Portstewart, Calved Heifers to £2260, £2200, £1920; Grange Farms, Castlerock, Batch of Heifers to £1950, £1840, £1810, £1650, £1540, £1510, £1500, £1480, £1460, £1380, £1340, £1300, £1290, £1260, £1200; T & J Mackey, Ballyclare, Calved Cow £1665, Calved Heifer £1540, 2nd Calver £1300; W. Loughrin, Caledon, Calved Heifers to £1280, £1270, £1220, £1200; N McNaugher, Aghadowey, Calved Heifer £1250; W Bristow, Portglenone, Calved Heifer £1230.

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