MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK & FARM SALES 28th November 2020
An entry of 600 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 28th November 2020 sold in one of the dearest trades seen at the mart.
220 heifers, including several pens of heavy heifers, which returned an exceptionally strong demand with beef heifers selling to £248 per 100k for 6660k Lim £1645 from a Poyntzpass farmer, followed by £243 per 100k for 684k Lim at £1665 from a Poyntzpass farmer.
Top price of £1765 was paid for a 750k Lim, £235 per 100k.
Main demand for good quality beef heifers from £210 to £237 per 100k. Forward feeding heifers from £210 to £231 per 100k for 580k at £1365 from a Benburb farmer, followed by £231 per 100k for 570k Ch at £1325 from a Loughgall farmer.
Good quality midweight heifers sold from £200 to £239 per 100k, paid for 500k Lim at £1195 for a Killeavy farmer, followed by £230 per 100k for 498k Ch at £1145 from a Benburb producer.
150 bullocks sold in one of the best ever trades with beef bullocks selling to £240 per 100k for 674k at £1615 from a Poyntzpass producer, followed by £227 per 100k for 724k at £1645 for a Poyntzpass farmer.
Top price of £1745 for a 788k Ch, £221 per 100k.
Main demand from £200 to £220 per 100k.
Forward feeding bullocks to £238 per 100k for 570k at £1355 from a Killeavy farmer, followed by £236 per 100k for 620k at £1465 from an Armagh producer.
Good quality midweight bullocks sold from £200 to £233 per 100k for 370k at £865 from a Loughgall farmer followed by £232 per 100k for 450k Lim at £1045 from a Cullyhanna producer.
Good quality Friesian bullocks sold from £155 to £169 per 100k for 546k at £925 from a Ballynahinch farmer. The same owner received £161 per 100k for 514k at £825.
Top price Friesian was 670k at £1045, £156 per 100k, for a Kilkeel farmer.
The 180 weanlings continued to sell in an excellent trade with good quality light male weanlings from £240 to £297 for 320k at £950 from an Armagh farmer, followed by £291 per 100k for 340k at £990 from a Keady producer.
Stronger male weanlings sold from £210 to £253 per 100k for 438k at £1110.
Good quality light heifer weanlings sold steadily from £230 to £287 per 100k for 300k at £860 for a Kilkeel farmer, followed by £279 per 100k for 254k at £710 for a Cullyhanna farmer.
Top price for light heifer weanling was £1100 for 394k Ch, £279 per 100k, for a Kilkeel farmer.
Stronger weanling heifers sold to £277 per 100k for 404k Lim at £1120 from a Keady farmer, followed by £228 per 100k for 420k Ch at £960 from a Clogher farmer.
Cows and calves sold to a top of £1810, £1680 and £1600.
In calf cows to £1520, £1280 and £1220 each.
Poyntzpass producer 664k £1645 248p/k: 684k £1665 243p/k: 666k £1575 237p/k: 750k £1765 235p/k: 666k £1565 235p/k: Tandragee producer 712k £1545 217p/k: Dungannon producer 648k £1395 215p/k:
Benburb producer 582k £1365 235p/k: Loughgall producer 574k £1325 231p/k: Armagh producer 530k £1215 229p/k: Dungannon producer 546k 31245 228p/k: Armagh producer 520k £1175 226p/k: Armagh producer 564k £1265 224p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 596k £1335 224p/k:
Killeavey producer 500k £1195 239p/k: Armagh producer 498k £1145 230p/k: Loughgall producer 500k £1145 229p/k: Belcoo producer 444k £995 224p/k: 480k £1075 224p/k: Richhill producer 498k £1115 224p/k: Rathfriland producer 500k £1115 223p/k: Portadown producer 404k £895 222p/k: Richhill producer 490k £1085 222p/k:
Poyntzpass producer 674k £1615 240p/k: 724k £1645 227p/k: 788k £1745 221p/k: Armagh producer 702k £1535 219p/k: Armagh producer 660k £1410 214p/k: Markethill producer 722k £1495 207p/k:
Killeavey producer 570k 31355 238p/k: Armagh producer 622k £1465 236p/k: 622k £1435 231p/k: 588k £1355 230p/k: 612k £1395 228p/k: 580k £1315 227p/k; 594k 31345 226p/k: 570k 31285 225p/k;
Loughgall producer 372k £865 233p/k: Cullyhanna producer 450k £1045 232p/k: 440k £995 226p/k: Loughgall producer 464k £1020 220p/k: Armagh producer 454k £995 219p/k: Tandragee producer 470k £1025 218p/k: Loughgall producer 492k £1065 216p/k:
Ballynahinch producer 546k £925 169p/k: 514k £825 161p/k: 510k £815 160p/k: 516k £815 158p/k: Tandragee producer 508k £795 157p/k: Kilkeel producer 670k £1045 156p/k: Ballynahinch producer 518k £805 155p/k:
LIGHT MALE WEANLINGS
Armagh producer 320k £950 297p/k: Sixmilecross producer 248k £740 298p/k: Whitecross producer 276k £820 297p/k: Keady producer 340k £990 291p/k: Annaghmore producer 310k £900 290p/k: Keady producer 334k £960 287p/k: Killylea producer 340k £950 279p/k: Sixmilecross producer 310k £850 274p/k:
STRONG MALE WEANLINGS
Cullyhanna producer 438k £1110 253p/k: 406k £940 232p/k: Whitecross producer 428k £980 229p/k: Kilkeel producer 412k £920 223p/k; Crumlin producer 402k £895 223p/k: Mullaghbawn producer 406k £850 209p/k:
LIGHT FEMALE WEANLINGS
Kilkeel producer 300k £860 287p/k; 394k £1100 279p/k: Cullyhanna producer 254k £710 279p/k: Mullaghbawn producer 256k £710 277p/k: Cullyhanna producer 256k £710 277p/k: 266k £730 274p/k: Kilkeel producer 320 £860 269p/k: 362k £950 262p/k: Aghalee producer 340k £890 262p/k:
STRONG FEMALE WEANLINGS
Keady producer 404k £1120 277p/k: Clogher producer 420k £960 228p/k: 406k £900 222p/k: 438k £950 217p/k: 434k £910 210p/k: