Aberdeen Angus continue solid trade

Aberdeen-Angus bulls saw a solid trade at Dungannon Farmers Market with prices topping at 4000gns.


Sale leader and the days champion was Coolermoney Rhodeo G186, a September 2007 bull from Adrian Parke, Strabane, Co Tyrone. With a milk figure of +11 he sold to Edmund Smith, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone.


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Second highest call at 3600gns was for Skerrybrooke Prince G442 from Robert Johnston, Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone. By Netherton Eastern Cruz and out of Old Glenort Peggy D891, he sold to Mr Lucas, Reaskmore, Dungannon.


The highest priced bull from Co Antrim-based James Potter’s offering was Old Glenort Kelly G162. By Haymount Wessuro B198 and out of Kathleen of Fordafourie, this March 2007 born bull sold to Ian Smith, Co Down at 2700gns.


At 2600gns Robert Sufferin, Maghera, Co Londonderry, sold Tamneymullan Jockey G486 to Strabane-based Gordon Ross.


At 2100gns Miss M Buchanan, Augher Co Tyrone sold Sess Enzo G403 to J and S Blackburn, Clugher, Co Tyrone.


Leading female trade was the day’s champion Woodvale Eyrie from Messrs A C Armour, Dromore, Co Down, selling for 1400gns to Bob Campbell, Drumcaw, Downpatrick.


Averages: 18 bulls £2063.35; 2 heifers £1233.75 (Dungannon Farmers Market)