The much anticipated elite commercial haltered sale took place in Stranorlar Mart on Saturday, with prices topping at €7,400. Securing the top price was a January 2020-born Limousin heifer from Sean Hughes, Carricmacross, Co Monaghan.

Weighing in at 365kg, the stylish roan red heifer’s breeding contains Cantona and Imperial. The sale topper sold at an outstanding €20.27/kg. This topped an impeccable day for Hughes, who also took home the top bull calf price of €2,850. This bull was a Charolais calf born in April that weighed 380kg (€7.50/kg).