Bullocks topped at £1110 at Rathfriland Co-Op

Another good show of cattle on Friday, the dropped calf section contained calves up to three months old.

Topped to £540 for Simmental bull calf for a Banbridge farmer.

Bullocks topped to £1110 for a Katesbridge farmer.

Weanling calves sold to £900 for a 392k Charolias Heifer from Ballyward farmer.

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A large entry of heifers sold to £1000 for a Limousin 542k from Katesbridge farmer.


Bull calves

Banbridge farmer Simmental at £540, Aberdeen Angus at £530, Katesbridge farmer Limousin at £520, Banbridge farmer, Aberdeen Angus at £490, Simmental at £480, Friesian at £470, Dromara farmer: Belgian Blue at £460, Banbridge farmer: Holstein at £450, Rathfriland farmer: Limousin at £450,

Friesian calves £185, £175, £135, £80,

Heifer calves

Katesbridge farmer: Hereford at £655, Charolias at £465, Banbridge farmer: Aberdeen Angus at £460, Katesbridge farmer: Limousin at £460, Banbridge farmer: Aberdeen Angus at £460, Aberdeen Angus at £430, Dromara farmer, Belgian Blue at £400, Banbridge farmer Aberdeen Angus at £390, Rathfriland farmer Belgian Blue at £375, Dromore farmer Belgian Blue at £340,

WEANLING Male Calves

Dundrum farmer: Charolias 366k at £870, Rathfriland farmer: Charolias 326k at £865, Dundrum farmer: Charolias 374k at £860, Charolias 356k at £820, Charolias 324k at £805, Newry farmer: Hereford 334k at £790, Newry farmer: Charolias 356k at £780, Dundrum farmer: Stab 350k at £780, Crossgar farmer; Aberdeen Angus 340k at £780 and Ballyward farmer: Charolias 276k at £760.

Weanling heifer calves

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Ballyward farmer: Charolias 392k at £900, Charolias 392k at £880, Saler 378k at £870, Belgian Blue 334k at £855, Aberdeen Angus 354k at £855, Charolias 352k at £850, Dundrum farmer: Charolias 374k at £850 and Castlewellan farmer: Limousin 382k at £845, Charolias 336k at £840, Limousin 334k at £820.


Katesbridge farmer: Holstein 684k at £905, Ballynahinch farmer Holstein 838k at £900, Holstein 704k at £890 and Rathfriland farmer Montbeliarde 598k at £760.

Suckler cow and calves

Rathfriland farmer; Limousin cow and Belgian Blue calf at £1140 and Ballyroney farmer Friesian cow and Limousin calf at £980.


Katesbridge farmer: Belgian Blue 542k at £1000, Rathfriland farmer Charolais 400k at £890, Katesbridge farmer, Shorthorn 494k at £885, Rathfriland farmer, Shorthorn 580k at £880, Dromore farmer, Charolais 366k at £830, Belgian Blue 356k at £805, Charolais 344k at £760, Dundrum farmer: Charolais 354k at £725 and Dromore farmer: Saler 312k at £690.


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Katesbridge farmer: Montbeliarde 632k at £1110, Charolais 566k at £1070, Dundrum farmer Charolais 508k at £940, Katesbridge farmer Simmental 503k at £910, Newcastle farmer: Friesian 556k at £900, Belgian Blue 426k at £890, Belgian Blue 406k at £880, Belgian Blue 420k at £850, Friesian 506k at £760, Dundrum farmer Aberdeen Angus 446k at £750 and Newcastle farmer: Friesian 438k at £690.

All buyers must wear face covering from now on while in the mart.

Tuesday evening saw a good show of stock.

Store lambs selling to a flying trade this week again.

A Downpatrick farmer topped the sale at 541k for 15.5kg at £84.

Fat ewes topped at £125 for Suffolk ewe from a Kilkeel farmer.

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More ewes over the £105 mark this week with plainer ewes from £85 to £100 each.


Downpatrick farmer: 15.5k at £84. 18kg at £91.5, Rathfriland farmer: 15.8k at £80. Dromara farmer: 15.6k at £75. Portaferry farmer 19.6k at £92.


Poyntzpass farmer: 36k at £113, Rathfriland farmer: 25.3k at £106.5. Rathfriland farmer 25.8k at £106, Poyntzpass farmer: 30k at £106, Newry farmer: 26k at £106, Loughinisland farmer 26k at £105.5, Katesbridge farmer 25k at £105,


Kilkeel farmer: £125, Kilcoo farmer: £125, Loughinisland farmer: £111, Kilkeel farmer: £105, Kilcoo farmer: £103 and Rathfriland farmer: £98, Hilltown farmer: £88.

All buyers must wear face covering from now on while in the mart.

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