Steer prices peak at £1,570 in Dungannon

Heifers fetched £1640 for 705 Char (233.00); Fat Cows topped £1570 for a 730kg Lim (215.00) and up to 242p per 100kg for a 595kg Lim at £1440.

Abandoned calves were sold at £380 BB Bull and heifers at £310 AA; Weaning reached £1300 for a 520kg Lim male (251.00). Weanling Heifers cleared £905 for a 395kg Lim (229.00);

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Steer prices remain high to peak at £1570 for a 720kg Her (218.00) presented by J Vance; N Elliott 1540lbs 720kg AA (214.00); G Wilkinson £1370 560kg Lim (245.00), £1370 £575kg Lim (238.00), £1160 £470kg Lim (247.00); E Donaghy £1370 635kg Lim (216.00), £1330 595kg Sim (224.00), £1200 530kg Lim (226.00); T Roleston 1340 lbs 580 kg limit (231.00); J & G English £1,010 420kg BB (241.00), £1,000 475kg Fr (211.00).

Once again strong demand for heifers saw prices peak at £1,640 for a 705kg (233.00) Arctic char presented by PJ Robinson, £1,530 625kg Lim (245.00), 1,440 £625kg Lim (230.00), £1,360610kg Lim (223.00); J McKenna 1580lbs 690kg Char (229.00), 1500lbs 670kg Lim (224.00); Mr McLoughlin £1490 640kg Chariot (233.00); J Vance £1460 590kg Lim (248.00), £1180 535kg Char (221.00); J Downey 1090lbs 485kg Lim (225.00), 1065lbs 480kg Lim (222.00).

Fat Cows sold at £1570 for a 730kg Lim (215.00) presented by M Courtney, £1440 810kg AA (178.00); T Lagan £1440 595kg Lim (242.00), £1380 655kg Sim (211.00).

Dropped Calves reached £380 for a BB Bull presented by I&S Marshall, £280 Her Bull; Churchview Farms £350 x 4 BB bulls, £320 BB Bull, £285 Sim Bull; R Fields £340 Char Bull, £290 Sim Bull; A Watson £340 his bull; B McCloskey £275 x 2 NR bulls; E Fox £270 BB Hfr; Meanwhile, Heifer Calves peaked at £310 AA presented by A Watson; Churchview Farms £305 BB Hfr; E Fox £235 BB Hfr; S Quinn £220 AA Hfr, £220 x 2 Char Hfr, £215 BB Hfr; G Hazlett £200 Son Hfr.

A sharper trade for weaners saw a top price paid of £1300 520kg Lim Steer (251.00) presented by M Courtney; P Hamill 1290 £470 kg Lim (274.00), £1100 425 kg Lim (260.00), £1025 435 kg Lim (235.00), £950 400 kg Lim (238.00), £945 395 kg Lim (239.00), 845lbs 345kg Char (245.00), 820lbs 335kg Lim (243.00), 790lbs 340kg Char (231.00), 750lbs 280kg Char (267.00) ; D Canavan 600lbs 250kg Daq (240.00); J Weir £550 215kg Lim (255.00).

Meanwhile, weaned heifers sold for £905 395kg Lim (229.00) presented by R Hopper, £880 345kg Lim (256.00), £860 345kg Lim (249.00), £850 350 kg Lim (242.00); J McNamee 900£ 380kg Chariot (238.00), 890£ 330kg Chariot (269.00), 885£ 365kg Chariot (243.00); N McKiver £760 290kg SPK (263.00); H Thompson 680lb 280kg limit (242.00).

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