Dairy stock sold to £2060 for a calved heifer from J Dynes, Newtownards.

J Dynes, Newtownards £2060, W Black, Aghadowey £1960, WG Johnston, Ligoniel £1960, £1920, George Andrews, Magherafelt (2) £1800, Adrian McClure, Ballywalter £1800, W Black £1780, £1740, Seamus Richmond, Cloughmills £1500, Andrew McCullough, Hillsborough £1200.

Bulls sold to 3350gns at the annual spring sale. Leading prices:--

R & G Bell, Nutts Corner Lim 3350gns, Moses Irwin, Fintona AA 3200gns, Matthews Bros, Glenarm Lim 3200gns, (2) Lim 3000gns, A Scott, Templepatrick AA 2800gns, David J Jones, Nutts Corner Char 2800gns, W Gabbie, Crossgar Lim 2700gns, R & G Bell, Nutts Corner Lim 2600gns, Will Short, Omagh Char 2450gns, Crawford Bros, Maguiresbridge Lim 2400gns, Hugh Gibson, Glenarm AA 2250gns, Crawford Bros Lim 2200gns, Hugh Gibson, Glenarm AA 2150gns, W & M Orr, Ballycastle Sim 2100gns, WT McGookin, Larne Char 2100gns.

Suckler stock sold to £1820 for a BB cow with heifer calf. Ruling prices:-

PJ McGuckian, Cloughmills Bel cow & hfr calf £1820, C Wilkinson, Lisburn Bel £1180, A McMullan, Glenariffe St £1150, (4) St £1100, St £1080, (2) St £1050, George Bamford, Glenavy (2) Lim £1020, A McMullan (2) St £1000, C Wilkinson Brb £1000, Lim £1000.

277 calves sold to £500 for a partly reared AA bull, young bull calves to £405 for a BB, heifer calves to £425 for an AA.

Beef bred bull calves sold to:-

Fairmount farm, Claudy AA £500, AA £490, Bel £460, Sim £430, James Adair, Kells Bel £405, A Bell, Nutts Corner (2) AA £400, W Jackson, Ballynure AA £400, S McCormick, Martinstown Sim £390, Fairmount farm Fkv £390, B Alexander, Ahoghill (2) Bel £350, Alastair McBurney, Clough (2) £340, SJ & RJ McLean, Straid AA £330, J & J White, Newtownards Bel £330, Fairmount farm AA £330.

Heifer calves sold to:-

HC & JA Campbell, Ballymoney AA £425, Fairmount farm, Claudy Bel £400, James Adair, Kells Bel £365, Fairmount farm Bel £365, W Jackson, Ballynure Bel £360, Alastair McBurney, Clough Bel £340, Francis McFarlane, Holywood AA £335, Alastair McBurney Bel £330, Bel £325, Fairmount farm AA £320, J Maxwell, Upperlands Here (4) £315, Fairmount farm AA £315, B Alexander, Ahoghill Char £310.

Fries bull calves sold to:-

Andy Spence, Nutts Corner £310, John McAllister, Mosside (2) £160, S McCormick, Bangor £140, Andrew Wilson, Templepatrick £135, Robin Bingham, Nutts Corner £120, J Maxwell, Upperlands (4) £105, £100, Robin Bingham, Nutts Corner (2) £95, S McCormick (7) £95.

An entry of 400 weanlings resulted in a steady trade. Bullocks sold to £840 over for a Lim. 560kg at £1500 presented by John Hutchinson, Comber. Heifers sold to £660 over for a Char 450kg at £1110 offered by T Finlay, Larne.

__Blk/bulls__

__Okg to 300kg __

SB&D Weatherup, Ballyearl, Lim £840 (323), E Sherrard, Cha 280kg £840 (300) S McAllister, Ballymena Lim 280kg £840 (300) W.R Geddis, Maghergall Lim 260kg £770 (296) S McAllister, Cha 290kg £855 (294), M McClelland, Larne Blo 290kg £850 (293) J Mulvenna, Glenarm Cha 270kg (288) E Sherrand, Lim 280kg £805 (287,) L Turtle, Broughshane Lim 280kg £800 (285) F&R Auld, Lim 280kg £790 (282) E Sherrand, Lim 260kg £730 (280) R McNinch, Larne ST 300kg (825) F&R Auld, Lim 280kg £770 (275) R McNinch, Sim 300kg £820 (273) J Mulvenna, Cha 270kg £735 (272) E Sherrard, Cha 290kg £785 (270).

__301kg to 350kg __

T Finlay, Larne Cha 350kg £1100 (314) JR Beggs, Larne Cha 350kg £1020 (291) S McAllister, Ballymena Cha 350kg £1010 (288) JR Beggs, Cha 350kg £960 (274) S McAllister, Glenarm Lim 310kg £850 (274) SB Weatherup, Abe 310kg £845 (272) S McAllister, Cha 320kg £870 (271) T Butler, Ballycastle Cha 340kg £920 (270) SB&D Weatherup, Lim 330kg £890 (269) F&R Auld, Lim 330kg £890 (269) K Beattie, Finvoy Cha 310kg £835 (269) R McNinch, Sim 350kg £940 (268) D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 340kg £910 (267) SB&D Weatherup, Lim 330kg £880 (266) S McAllister, Lim 330kg £870 (263) D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 340kg £880 (258).

__351kg to 500kg __

SB&D Weatherup, Ballyearl Lim 390kg £1310 (335) T Butler, Ballycastle Cha 410kg £1240 (302) T Butler, Cha 400kg £1200 (300) T Butler, Lim 380kg £1120 (294) T Butler, Cha 420kg £1230 (292) S Dobbin, Cha 390kg £1140 (292) T Butler, Lim 420kg £1220 (290) WJ Shaw, Cloughmills Lim 370kg £1060 (286) WJ Shaw, Lim 410kg £1150 (286) SB&D Weatherup, Lim 400kg £1110 (277) D McKillop, Ballymena Lim 380kg £1050 (276).

__Heifers__

__0-300kg__

E Sherrard, Belfast Lim 270kg £760 (281), E Sherrard Char 250kg £690 (276), T Finlay, Larne 300kg £810 (270), K Beattie, Finvoy Lim 260kg £700 (269), E Sherrard Lim 260kg £650 (250), D McKillop, Glenarm 280kg £690 (246), E Sherrard Char 270kg £660 (244), L Turtle, Broughshane Lim 300kg £725 (241), R Coleman, Glarryford Shb 280kg £650 (232), F & R Auld, Newtownabbey Lim 240kg £550 (229), E Sherrard Lim 260kg £575 (221), H M Dobbin, Aughafatten Char 300kg £660 (220), F & R Auld Lim 230kg £490 (213), R Coleman Shb 280kg £590 (210), R Coleman Shb 280kg £590 (210).

__301-350kg__

H M Dobbin, Aughafatten Char 330kg £850 (257), S Rea, Ballyclare Char 340kg £850 (250), T Finlay, Larne Char 330kg £820 (248), J R Beggs, Larne Char 330kg £800 (242), D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 340kg £800 (235), D McKillop Lim 330kg £770 (233), J R Beggs Char 310kg £720 (232), S Taylor, Belfast Lim 330kg £760 (230), J R Beggs Char 330kg £760 (230), J Mulvenna, Glenarm Lim 320kg £735 (229), S Taylor Char 320kg £735 (229), S Rea Lim 340kg £780 (229), S McAllister, Glenarm Char 310kg £705 (227), J Mulvenna Lim 350kg £795 (227), R McClelland, Claudy Char 310kg £700 (225), O O’Kane, Carnlough Char 310kg £700 (225).

__351 and over__

T Finlay, Larne Char 370kg £945 (255), T Finlay Char 450kg £1110 (246), D McKillop, Glenarm Lim 420kg £1020 (242), S Lowry, Glenavy Char 370kg £890 (240), J R Beggs, Larne Char 370kg £885 (239), C & M McMullan, Drumsurn Lim 410kg £965 (235), J Wightman, Bangor Lim 410kg £960 (234), L Turtle, Broughshane Sim 410kg £960 (234), S Rea, Straid Lim 370kg £865 (233), C & M McMullan, Drumsurn Lim 370kg £865 (233), S Dobbin, Ballycastle Char 420kg £980 (233), S Rea, Ballyclare Char 380kg £880 (231), W Jones, Templepatrick Lim 460kg £1050 (228), S Rea Blo 370kg £840 (227), C & M Mullan, Drumsurn Lim 380kg £855 (225), L Turtle, Broughshane Lim 400kg £890 (222).