# Commercial Sales

**WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST
DUNGANNON
**38 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1232 per head and the average weight per head was 595kg giving an average of 207 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1590 was a 775kg steer presented by Mr T Roleston, Loughgall.

14 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £1001 per head and the average weight per head was 488kg giving an average of 205 pence per kilo. Mr R Murphy, Portadown made the top money onf his 500kg heifer which sold for £1150.

2 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £780 per head and the average weight per head was 357kg giving an average of 218 pence per kilo. £830 was the top price paid to Mr G Litter, Portadown, Co Armagh for his 405kg bull.

10 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £632 per head and the average weight per head was 321kg giving an average of 197 pence per kilo. Mr P Hamill, Greystone, Dungannon headed up the section taking home £720 for his 330kg heifer.

**WEDNESDAY 2 AUGUST 2017
DUNGANNON
**14 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1260 per head and the average weight per head was 652kg giving an average of 193 pence per kilo. £1480 was the top price paid for a 705kg steer presented by J & S Boland, Loughgall.

20 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £1101 per head and the average weight per head was 545kg giving an average of 202 pence per kilo. Mr C McGurk, Castlecaufield. Dungannon made the top price of the section selling his 685kg heifer for £1405.

3 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £817 per head and the average weight per head was 360kg giving an average of 227 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 415kg bull exhibited by Mr P Beggan, Omagh, Co Tyrone, which sold for £985.

3 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £470 per head and the average weight per head was 238kg giving an average of 197 pence per kilo. A 275kg heifer from Mr J Waugh, Portadown, Co Armagh sold for the top price of £505.

**WEDNESDAY 19 JULY 2017
DUNGANNON
**10 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1092 per head and the average weight per head was 526kg giving an Av of 208 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1410 was a 655kg steer from Mr R Hughes, Brantry, Dungannon.

14 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £1072 per head and the average weight per head was 530kg giving an Av of 202 pence per kilo. Mr A Williamson, Ballygawley, sold the top priced – a 580kg heifer which made £1235.

2 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £870 per head and the average weight per head was 395kg giving an Av of 220 pence per kilo. £1090 was the top priced paid to Mr B McKeever, Portadown, Co Armagh for his 510kg bull.

7 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £838 per head and the average weight per head was 382kg giving an Av of 219 pence per kilo. Topping the section at £920 was a 420kg heifer from Mr M Molloy, Dungannon.

**WEDNESDAY 5 JULY 2017
DUNGANNON
**13 Charolais bred steers sold to an average price of £1078 per head and the average weight per head was 513kg giving an average of 210 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1400 was a 715kg steer from Mr E Boland, Loughgall.

8 Charolais bred heifers sold to an average price of £928 per head and the average weight per head was 447kg giving an average of 208 pence per kilo. Mr J Hobson, Dungannon consigned the highest priced – a 525kg heifer which sold for £1080.

3 Charolais bred weanling males sold to an average price of £815 per head and the average weight per head was 313kg giving an average of 260 pence per kilo. £825 was the top price paid in this section to Mr S Casey, Granville, Dungannon for his 355kg bull.

5 Charolais bred weanling heifers sold to an average price of £687 per head and the average weight per head was 350kg giving an average of 197 pence per kilo. Mr P Mullan, Dungannon, Co Tyrone, went home with the top price of £820 for his 380kg heifer.

**MONDAY 3 JULY 2017
RUGBY**

Prime Cattle looking as dear today as they have been for some time, and only handful forward for buyers to go at. Steers topped at 190p/kg for a 741 kg Charolais x from AH Oliver & Sons which made a total of £1408.

**WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2017
DUNGANNON
**13 Charolais bred steers sold to an average price of £1217 per head and the average weight per head was 592kg making an average of 206 pence per kilo. The highest priced at £1570 was a 760kg steer presented by Mrs E James, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

9 Charolais bred heifers sold to an average price of £984 per head and the average weight per head was 483kg making an average of 204 pence per kilo. Mr A McAleer, Pomeroy, Dungannon was the top consigner in this section selling his 560kg heifer for £1200.

5 Charolais bred weanling males sold to an average price of £812 per head and the average weight per head was 343kg making an average of 238 pence per kilo. £965 was the top price paid to Mr N Mullan, Cookstown, Co Tyrone for his 410kg bull.

**WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE 2017
DUNGANNON
**4 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1198 per head and the average weight per head was 558kg making an average of 215 pence per kilo. The top price of £1435 was paid to J & M Greenaway, Dunagnnon, Co Tyrone for their 655kg steer.

5 Charolais bred heifers sold to an average price of £901 per head and the average weight per head was 406kg making an average of 222 pence per kilo. Mr J Daly, Dungannon, Co Tyrone presented the top priced – a 495kg heifer which sold for £1080.

2 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £823 per head and the average weight per head was 290kg making an average of 284 pence per kilo. A 280kg bull headed the section and made £845 for Mr J Waugh, Portadown, Co Armagh.

3 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £714 per head and the average weight per head was 323kg making an average of 221 pence per kilo. Mr L McElhinney, Dungannon, Co Tyrone topped the section with his 425kg heifer which sold for £865.

**SATURDAY 17 JUNE 2017**

**NEWWARK**

A good turnout of calves included 4 month old Charolais bulls selling to £520 for R Sharman.

**WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2017
DUNGANNON
**3 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1280 per head and the average weight per head was 630kg giving an average of 203 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 655kg steer which sold for £1375 for Mr F McNally, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

11 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £842 per head and the average weight per head was 385kg giving an average of 218 pence per kilo. £1195 was the top price paid to Mr K Fox, Miltown, Co Armagh for his 500kg heifer.

3 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £845 per head and the average weight per head was 348kg giving an average of 242 pence per kilo. Mr G Litter, Portadown, Co Armagh presented the highest priced – a 430kg bull which sold for £960.

**NEWWARK**

AO Taylor sold to the top grossing bull this week – a 1079kg Charolais that made £1613.11 and Julie Wicks also sold good priced Charolais bulls to £1475.63 & £1466.17.

**WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE 2017
DUNGANNON
**3 Charolais bred steers sold to an average price of £1022 per head and the average weight per head was 458kg giving an average of 223 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1150 was a 515kg which was presented by Mr W Barnes, Rock, Dungannon.

10 Charolais bred heifers sold to an average price of £925 per head and the average weight per head was 440kg giving an average of 211 pence per kilo. A 550kg heifer from Mrs D Eagleson, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone was the highest priced selling for £1215.

9 Charolais bred weanling males sold to an average price of £634 per head and the average weight per head was 230kg giving an average of 274 pence per kilo. Mr M Dyche, Killyman, Dungannon topped the section with his 285kg bull which sold for £750.

8 Charolais bred weanling heifers sold to an average price of £656 per head and the average weight per head was 263kg giving an average of 250 pence per kilo. £860 was the top price paid for a 370kg heifer from Mr M McVeigh, Brantry, Dungannon.

**WEDNESDAY 31 MAY 2017
DUNGANNON
**1 Charolais bred Steer sold for £1150 per head and he weighed 545kg making a price per kilo of 211 pence. He was presented by Mr S O’Neill, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone.

2 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average of £950 per head and the average weight per head was 465kg making an average of 206 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 425kg heifer from Mr P Brannigan, Dungannon, Co Tyrone which sold for £955.

The only Charolais Weanling Male to sell this week was an entry from Mr S McNally, Pomeroy. Co Tyrone. His 370kg bull sold for £775 which broke down to 210p per kilo.

8 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average of £663 per head and the average weight per head was 2905kg making an average of 229 pence per kilo. The section topped at £780 for a 370kg heifer from Mr J McQuaid, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

**WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2017
DUNGANNON
**3 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £935 per head and the average weight per head was 328kg making an average of 285 pence per kilo. The section was topped by a 330kg steer from Mr J Hogg, Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone which sold for £980.

6 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £916 per head and the average weight per head was 472kg making an average of 194 pence per kilo. £1295 was the top price paid for a 590kg heifer from Mr B Hutton, Tullyhogue, Cookstown.

9 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £728 per head and the average weight per head was 287kg making an average of 254 pence per kilo. The top priced was presented by Mr W Abraham, Lurgan, Co Armagh – a 395kg bull which sold for £950.

15 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £626 per head and the average weight per head was 310kg making an average of 202 pence per kilo. Mr F Oliver, Armagh, Co Armagh topped the section at £725 for his 335kg heifer.

**SATURDAY 20 MAY 2017**

**NEWWARK**

In the rearing calf section R Sharman & Son sold month old Charolais bull and heifer calves to £350.00 & £370.00 repectively. A strong entry of commercial cows and calves peaked at £1750 for a Charolais cow with an AA sired calf at foot from AJ Thompson & Son, Kent.

**WEDNESDAY 17 MAY 2017
DUNGANNON
**20 Charolais bred Steers sold to average price of £1114 per head and the average weight per head was 512kg making an average of 218 pence per kilo. The top lot was a 700kg presented by Mr T Roleston, Portadown, Co Armagh which sold for £1500.

7 Charolais bred Heifers sold to average price of £997 per head and the average weight per head was 545kg making an average of 210 pence per kilo. £1155 was the top price paid to Mr B Hutton, Tullyhogue, Cookstown for his 545kg heifer.

9 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to average price of £753 per head and the average weight per head was 330kg making an average of 228 pence per kilo. Mr T Irwin, Loughgall, Co Armagh sold the top priced, a 480kg bull which made £985.

8 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to average price of £653 per head and the average weight per head was 283kg making an average of 231 pence per kilo. Topping the section at £765 was a 370kg heifer from Mr R McKeever, Kilmore, Co Armagh.

**WEDNESDAY 10 MAY 2017
DUNGANNON
**14 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £980 per head and the average weight per head was 432kg giving an average of 227 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1460 was a 740kg steer presented by Mr P Hurson, Cappagh, Dungannon.

2 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £965 per head and the average weight per head was 480kg giving an average of 201 pence per kilo. Mr K Hazelton, Newmills, Dungannon secured the top price of £990 with his 515kg heifer.

6 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £738 per head and the average weight per head was 290kg giving an average of 254 pence per kilo. Taking the top spot with his 360kg bull which sold for £980 was Mr C Richardson, Annaghmore, Armagh.

7 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £626 per head and the average weight per head was 272kg giving an average of 230 pence per kilo. Mr S McCrory, Castlecaufield, Dungannon headed this section with a 270kg lass which sold for £685.

**SATURDAY 6 MAY 2017**

**NEWARK**

117 calves sold to a top of £400 for Charolais bulls & heifers from the Sharman family. In the stores, G & H Chester, Wellow, sold 17 month old Charolais steers to £1070 & heifers to £960, John Holman, Aylsham sold 12 month old Charolais bulls to £1090, while Messrs Anderson sold 12 month old steers to £900.

**WEDNESDAY 3 MAY 2017
DUNGANNON
**14 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1180 per head and the average weight per head was 532kg making an average of 222 pence per kilo. Mr P Hurson, Cappagh, Dungannon presented the top priced – a 680kg steer which sold for £1440.

14 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £846 per head and the average weight per head was 407kg making an average of 208 pence per kilo. Topping the section at £1030 was a 460kg heifer from Mr L Cotter, Eglish, Dungannon.

14 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £793 per head and the average weight per head was 349kg making an average of 227 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 345kg lad selling at £985 for Mr S Gilmore, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone.

17 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £683 per head and the average weight per head was 293kg making an average of 233 pence per kilo. Mr M McGee, Galbally, Dungannon sold a 320kg lass which topped the section at £900.

**WEDNESDAY 26 MARCH 2017
DUNGANNON**

**17 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1122 per head and the average weight per head was 519kg making an of 216 pence per kilo. Leading the lots at £1400 was a 665kg steer presented by Mr L Beattie, Annaghmore, Armagh.**

8 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £965 per head and the average weight per head was 528kg making an of 183 pence per kilo. £1145 was the top price paid to Mr J G Donnelly, Pomeroy, Dungannon for his 590kg heifer.

6 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £781 per head and the average weight per head was 360kg making an of 217 pence per kilo. Mr F McKenna, Fymore, Augher headed up the section with his 415kg lad who sold for £905.

10 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £680 per head and the average weight per head was 338kg making an of 201 pence per kilo. The top lot was a 370kg heifer from the same vendor which sold for £880.

**MONDAY 24 APRIL 2017**

**RUGBY**

In the Steers a top today for some meat and finish from Padray Farms, Northamptonshire to see 230p/kg for a smart lean Charolais. In the store sale New vendor H J Douglass, saw out-wintered Charolais Steers at £1270 for 23 months of age and sisters £1120.

**SATURDAY 22 APRIL 2017**

**NEWARK**

8 feeding cows sold to a top of £1129.50 for a Charolais from Messrs Wartton Ltd and Charolais also topped the calf section which had an overall entry of 112 Charolais with bulls selling to £430 & 390 from Ian Sharman and heifers from the same home making £385.

**WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL 2017
DUNGANNON
**12 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1101 per head and the average weight per head was 516kg giving an average of 213 pence per kilo. Topping the lots was a 660kg steer which sold for £1415 for Mr G Coulter.

11 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £880 per head and the average weight per head was 445kg giving an average of 198 pence per kilo. £1125 was the top price paid to Mr S Kerr for his 540kg heifer.

11 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £768 per head and the average weight per head was 308kg giving an average of 249 pence per kilo. Mr R Davidson presented the top priced – a 385kg bull which sold for £900.

5 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £630 per head and the average weight per head was 315kg giving an average of 200 pence per kilo. The top priced at £660 was a 335kg heifer exhibited by Mr G Cullen.

**WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL 2017
DUNGANNON
**26 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1044 per head and the average weight per head was 490kg giving an average of 212 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1185 was a 595kg steer from Mr R Junk, Coagh, Co Tyrone.

33 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £923 per head and the average weight per head was 465kg giving an average of 198 pence per kilo. Mr D Tener, Donaghmore, Co Tyrone exhibited the highest price, a 655kg heifer which sold for £1410.

18 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £732 per head and the average weight per head was 336kg giving an average of 218 pence per kilo. £900 was the top price paid for a 350kg lad presented by Mr A Hughes, Eglish, Dungannon.

16 Charolais bred Weanling Females sold to an average price of £611 per head and the average weight per head was 290kg giving an average of 210 pence per kilo. A 290kg heifer from Mr R J Dickinson, Aughnacloy sold for the top price of £725.

**MONDAY 11 APRIL 2017**

**RUGBY**

In the Prime Cattle Heifers sold to a swift trade as we move towards Easter. Top Padray Farms, Thrapston at £1468 for 699kg Charolais and other quality from the same good farm to see 211 and 210p/kg returning £1319. A real trade and the Cow job seemingly strong across the country with anything Grade 3 trading over 130p/kg. Messrs Tustian topped the trade with a Charolais x at 135p/kg for a grade 3 and £1051.

**WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL 2017
DUNGANNON
**19 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1059 per head and the average weight per head was 485kg making an average of 218 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 655kg steer presented by Mr D Starrett, Drummanmore Road, Co Armagh which sold for £1355.

7 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £896 per head and the average weight per head was 433kg making an average of 207 pence per kilo. £975 was the price paid for a 460kg heifer which topped the section for Mr A Ferguson, Coagh, Co Tyrone.

16 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £820 per head and the average weight per head was 346kg making an average of 237 pence per kilo. Mrs B Doran, Cabra, Dungannon presented the top priced – a 345kg lad who sold for £925.

12 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £673 per head and the average weight per head was 342kg making an average of 196 pence per kilo. Topping the lots at £905 for a 500kg heifer from Mr F Oliver, Navan Fort Road, Co Armagh.

**MONDAY 3 APRIL 2017**

**RUGBY**

Store Cattle: 169 Forward

Grazing cows to start from JP Lucas to £800 for Charolais x cows. On then into the stores which saw Dave Bull kick off the sale, with Charolais x steers to £900 at 11 month and heifers to £770. Roger Wixey carried on with Charolais x steers to £970, with heifers to £710 at 11 months. WH Robinson & son, Peterborough sold Charolais x steers to £960 at 10 months, with Saler x steers to £900 at the same age. 18 month old Charolais x heifers at £1210 saw M A Lee top the days trading.

**WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH 2017
DUNGANNON
**11 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1020 per head and the average weight per head was 486kg giving an average of 210 pence per kilo. The top priced was a 625kg steer presented by Mr J Hamill, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone which sold for £1,300.

9 Charolais bred heifers sold to an average price of £918 per head and the average weight per head was 426kg giving an average of 215 pence per kilo. Topping the lots at £1370 was a 605kg heifer from Mr D Nelson, Moygashel, Dungannon.

9 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £736 per head and the average weight per head was 340kg giving an average of 216 pence per kilo. £905 was the top price paid to Mr C Bloomer, Dungannon, Co Tyrone for his 425kg bull.

7 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £672 per head and the average weight per head was 325kg giving an average of 207 pence per kilo. Mr S O’Neill, Galbally, Co Tyrone, made the best money in the section bagging £820 for his 370kg heifer.

**WEDNESDAY 22 MARCH 2017
DUNGANNON**

15 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1034 per head and the average weight per head was 480kg giving an average of 215 pence per kilo. Making the best money on the day was Mr J Bell, Cookstown, Co Tyrone with his 670kg steer selling for £1250.

15 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £888 per head and the average weight per head was 443kg giving an average of 201 pence per kilo. £1140 was the top price paid for a 495kg from Mr M Nelson, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

7 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £811 per head and the average weight per head was 380kg giving an average of 231 pence per kilo. Leading the prices at £1060 was Mr G Litter, Portadown, Co Armagh with his 535kg bull.

8 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £690 per head and the average weight per head was 365kg giving an average of 190 pence per kilo. The top priced at £800 was a 390kg lass from Mr M Oliver, Navan Fort Road, Co Armagh.

**FRIDAY 17 MARCH 2017**

**RUGBY**

In the Store Cattle we started with an aged Polled Charolais Bull from Messrs Bostock selling to £1225 at rising 7 years. Into the young cattle and the small weanlings a swift trade for bucket sorts albeit those bucket reared calves falling in odd ages between 6 and 14 months harder to sell. Single Suckled calves quite the opposite and selling to £900 at 11 months for Charolais Steers from WJP Atkins with others £820.

Older cattle definitely the trade of the day with cattle someway ahead of expectations. The first 5 into the ring 23 month old Charolais walked out at £1245 followed by the next pen £1190 for 8 of them. Then to the heifers which made up 2/3 of the consignment and a flyer of £1115 for the first 10 20 – 23 months of age, Followed with 5 at £1075 and 5 at £1065. M Lee showed his usual quality to see 18 month old Charolais Heifers to £1050. A run of aged cattle from EJ Taylor & Son topped at £1145 for 21 month old Charolais Steers with others £1130 and £1100. Strong Charolais Heifers saw £1135 and £1130 at 23 months of age.

**WEDNESDAY 15 MARCH 2016
DUNGANNON
**21 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1005 per head and the average weight per head was 495kg making an average of 203 pence per kilo. The top priced – a 550kg lad who sold for £1205 was presented by Mr R Ramsay, Pomeroy, Co Tyrone.

12 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £1020 per head and the average weight per head was 516kg making an average of 198 pence per kilo. £1190 was the top price paid to Mr J Cornett, Co Armagh.

13 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £740 per head and the average weight per head was 314kg making an average of 236 pence per kilo. Mr B Holland, Dungannon, Co Tyrone made the best price of £905 for his 355kg bull.

4 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £581 per head and the average weight per head was 307kg making an average of 189 pence per kilo. A 294kg heifer sold for £610 – the best price in the section – for Mr F Devlin, Coagh, Co Tyrone.

**WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH 2017
DUNGANNON
**26 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £958 per head and the average weight per head was 466kg making an average of 206 pence per kilo. Topping the section at £1250 was a 600kg steer from Mr R Davidson, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

16 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £972 per head and the average weight per head was 490kg making an average of 198 pence per kilo. Mr G Boden, Newmills, Dungannon sold to top lot a 600kg heifer for £1160.

__30 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £768 per head and the average weight per head was 340kg making an average of 226 pence per kilo. £960 was the top price paid for a 395kg lad from Mr J Holland 12, Cabragh, Dungannon.__

__9 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £600 per head and the average weight per head was 292kg making an average of 206 pence per kilo. Mr A Boyd, Dungannon, Co Tyrone presented the top priced, a 355kg heifer which sold for £765.__

**WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH 2017
DUNGANNON
**6 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1016 per head and the average weight per head was 498kg giving an average of 204 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1240 was a 565kg steer from Mr P McLaughlin, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

16 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £934 per head and the average weight per head was 465kg giving an average of 201 pence per kilo. £1100 was the top price paid to the same vendor for his 525kg heifer.

8 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £812 per head and the average weight per head was 327kg giving an average of 248 pence per kilo. Mr S O’Neill, Galbally, Dungannon presented the top lot a 390kg lad who sold for £955.

6 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £650 per head and the average weight per head was 325kg giving an average of 200 pence per kilo. A 390kg lass from Mr A Ferguson, Carnteel, Aughnacloy was the top priced at £835.

**NEWARK**

Top price per head on the bulls went to mr JD Leavesley who sold Charolais at 1048 & 818kgs for £1661.08 & 1648.27 respectively and heifers were topped by Charolais too with 910kg first calvers selling for £1360.45 for Thelevton Farms.

**SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY**

**NEWARK**

14 feeding cows sold to a top of £157.5p or £1000.12 for a Charolais from Messrs GS Chatterton and in the stirks the top price of £760 was paid for 10 month old Charolais bulls from Roger Barlow.

**WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY
DUNGANNON**

21 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1043 per head and the average weight per head was 505kg giving an average of 206 pence per kilo. Top priced at £1195 was a 565kg steer presented by Mr G McMaster, Pomeroy, Dungannon.

15 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £885 per head and the average weight per head was 454kg giving an average of 195 pence per kilo. Mr McMaster also topped this section with his 580kg heifer making £1135.

8 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £783 per head and the average weight per head was 335kg giving an average of 233 pence per kilo. £935 was the top price paid for a 415kg lad from Mr G Wells, Moria.

18 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £574 per head and the average weight per head was 270kg giving an average of 213 pence per kilo. Mr K Barnes, Rock, Dungannon was the section leader with a 328kg heifer selling for £710.

**WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2017
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**DUNGANNON**

12 Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £1050 per head and the average weight per head was 525kg making an average of 200 pence per kilo. The top priced at £1255 was a 605kg lad presented by Mr R Davidson, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

9 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £1050 per head and the average weight per head was 460kg making an average of 195 pence per kilo. Mr T Boden, Newmills, Dungannon sold the highest priced, a 520kg heifer for £1095.

13 Charolais bred Weanling Males sold to an average price of £745 per head and the average weight per head was 326kg making an average of 228 pence per kilo. £895 was the top price paid for a 380kg bull from Mr D Barker, Stoneyford, Lisburn.

3 Charolais bred Weanling Heifers sold to an average price of £582 per head and the average weight per head was 260kg making an average of 223 pence per kilo. Topping the section was a 295kg heifer from Mr F Devlin, Coagh, Co Tyrone which sold for £605.

**NEWARK**

Cull Cows sold to a top price of £1413.05 for a 958kg Charolais from JD Leavesley.

**THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2017
THAINSTONE
**Beef cows (202) averaged 129.5p and sold to 186p per kg for a 715kg Charolais from North Towieturner, Auchterless.

Prime heifers (31) sold to a top price of £1,419.60 gross for a 780kg Charolais from Honeybank, Auchenblae and purchased by Malcolm Allan, Stirling.

Store Heifers (317) averaged 225p to 270.3 p per kg for a pen of five 370kg Charolais from Netherton, Whitehouse and £1260 gross for a 548kg Charolais from Wartle, Lumphanan.

**WEDNESDAY 8 FEBRUARY
CARLISLE**

A very good catalogue entry of 435 strong forward stores were sold at the weekly sale whereby all classes were £60-£80 dearer on the week once again. Top overall was a superb Charolais cross from Mr BJ Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton who received £1400.

** TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2017
BALLYMENA**

An entry of 260 beef cattle in Ballymena resulted in a terrific trade. Beef cows sold to 190p per kilo for a 1000kg Charolais from Susan Smyth, Newtownstewart and beef bullocks sold to 193p per kilo for 660kg Charolais from G McMaster, Broughshane.

**KINGTON**

In the store sale steers averaged 219p per kilo and £1080 per head and sold to a top price of 249ppkg for 17 month old Charolais x’s from CP Holloway and £1240 for 22 month old Charolais x’s from AF James & son. Heifers averaged 2.10p per kilo and £1030 per head and sold to a top price of 247ppkg for 15 month old Charolais x’s from Messrs Watkins and £1200 for 22 month old Charolais x’s from RT Sankey & Co.

**MONDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2017
BAKEWELL**

29 Young Bulls sold to an overall average of 171.8p per kilo with the top call of 217p per kilo going to a 554kg Charolais from Alec Merryman, Dronfield.

**CARLISLE**

A show of 294 cast cows and 16 stock bulls were forward with all the main cow buyers in the UK being represented at Carlisle ensuring one of the dearest trade to date. M/s Fox, St Johns Kirk run of cows topped at 207.5p for a Charolais x bought by Alan Jarvis. 16 Stock Bulls were forward with M/s Vevers, High Stenries Selling the top price, a Charolais selling weighing 1155kg selling for 137.5p per kilo and totalling £1588 to Mr Kirkpatrick.

**CHELFORD**

106 Store Cattle sold and the top call was £1300 for a Charolais x Cow just over 4-year-old and due March onwards to the Charolais from Peter Siddorn.

**KIRKBY STEPHEN**

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their fortnightly sale of Cast & OTM cattle on Monday, where 61 head were forward. Topping the sale at £1620.31 was a cast Charolais bull from Messrs Scott, Low Houses, Newbiggin in Teesdale which was purchased by Mr Barker.

**FRIDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2017
BALLYMENA**

An entry of 480 weanlings on Friday resulted in a terrific trade. Bullocks sold to an average of £600 and to a top of £960 for a 360kg Charolais offered by RJ McNeill, Glenarm and Heifers sold to an average of £650 and a top of £1070 for a 420kg Charolais presented by R Henry, Kilwaughter.

**BRIDGNORTH**

James & Louise Davies took the top price in the steers of £1120.00 for their 543kg, 19 month old Charolais cross.

**CAITHNESS**

Store Bullocks sold to a top of £1,340 Gross for a pair of 692kg Charolais from Clachan, Mid-Clyth.

**THAINSTONE**

Bullocks (696) sold to a top price of £1,415 gross for a pen of 694kg Charolais from Birkenbower, Lumsden.

Orkney Cattle – Store Cattle (129) Bullocks sold to a top of £1350 for a 628 kg Charolais from J S Firth & Partners, Langskaill, Rousay and Heifers sold to a top of 238p per kg for a 370 kg Charolais from A Whyte, Honeysgoe, St Margarets Hope and £1210 for a 558 kg Charolais from Langskaill.

**THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2017
THAINSTONE**

Prime heifers (27) sold to £1,406.10 gross for a 645kg Charolais from Cairncoullie, Glenkindie, and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee.

**WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2017
CARLISLE**

A very good entry of 400 forward store cattle were presented to a large ringside of purchasers resulting in a very good trade for all classes once again. Messrs TB Stamper & Son, Rose Farm Cockermouth sold top Charolais cross steer to £1350 and another from Messrs Hodge, The Grove, Brampton at £1300.

**DUNGANNON**

Five Charolais bred Steers sold to an average price of £824 per head and the average weight per head was 687kg making an average 213 pence per kilo. £870 was the top price paid for a 350kg steer presented by Mr B Meenagh, Omagh, Co Tyrone.

11 Charolais bred Heifers sold to an average price of £905 per head and the average weight per head was 460kg making an average 197 pence per kilo. Mr B Hamill, Greystone, Dungannon exhibited the top priced, a 595kg heifer which sold for £1170.

21 Charolais bred Weanling males sold to an average price of £726 per head and the average weight per head was 323kg making an average 225 pence per kilo. A 400kg lad from Mr M Sheridan, Blackwatertown Road, Co Armagh made the best money in this section, selling for £820.

23 Charolais bred Weanling heifers sold to an average price of £688 per head and the average weight per head was 316kg making an average 217 pence per kilo. Topping the section at £860 was a 340kg heifer from Mr S O’Neill, Dunagnnon, Co Tyrone

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