Buyer’s market at Omagh with more heavy cattle on offer

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More heavy cattle on offer this week, meeting a buyer’s market.

Bullocks: C Ward, Drumnakilly 365k £845; 385k £855 and £850, WJ Clements, Omagh 340k £740; 420k £910; 440k £935, R Gilmore, Dromore 385k £800, JJ McSorley Trillick 370k £760, RT Sproule, Strabane 420k £895, B and J Hasson, Ervey, Co Derry 490k £1005, M McCullagh, Loughmacrory 465k £935, K McCullagh Loughmacrory 540k £1020, H and C Grugan, Seskinore 525k £985; 570k £1065; 600k £1080, G McGirr, Trillick 625k £1135, W Nixon, Donemana 580k £1045; 585k £1030, G Clarke, Sixmilecross 565k £985; 645k £1120, J Giles, Beragh 530k £900 and £890.

Heifers: N Johnston, Lack 545k £1120; 615k £1145, D Hetherington, Omagh 570k £1105; 550k £1045; 510k £950, S and L Alexander, Corlea 565k £1075; 585k £1020, E Donnell, Strabane 540k £990; 480k £855, M McCanny, Sion Mills 610k £1115, N McQuaid, Dromore 540k £945; 555k £940, D Moore, Kesh 485k £880; 560k £965, D O’Neill, Drumquin 425k £740, WL Wilson, Omagh 640k £1045.

Fat cows: Gortavoy Farms 510k £166, S Fitzpatrick, Dromore 540k £145, D Baird, Strabane 530k £135, R and K Pinkerton, Omagh 720k £134, C Elkin, Omagh 430k £132, M McWilliams, Carrickmore 890k £132, P Robinson, Augher 560k £132, Chas Bogle, Castlederg 720k £124, RG Phillips, Ederney 730k £122, S Mullan, Loughmacrory 700k £124, N Johnston, Lack 690k £121.

Dropped calves: R Armstrong, Kilskeery £425 Simm bull, N Kee, Trillick £395 and £345 Lim bulls, Foyle View Farms, Strabane £390 and £345 B Blue bulls, KA Alcorn, Omagh £375 B Blue bull; £340 B Blue heifer, R Monteith, Mountfield £370 Angus bull; £300 B Blue heifer, WT Atcheson, Strabane £350 Salers bull, JA Morris, Newtownstewart £370 Lim bull, J Armstrong, Dromore £340 Angus bull, H O’Neill, Dromore £310 B Blue bull, D Elkin, Gillygooley £300 Angus bull.

Sale of wintered suckled calves: Almost 200 on offer meeting keen demand for quality lightweights.

Bull/bullock calves: Barry Mullan, Mullaslin 405k £895 and £865; 330k £735, R Baxter, Drumquin 415k £870, PJ Kelly, Castlederg 415k £850, M Haigney, Beragh 365k £850, E McGirr, Ballygawley 315k £720; 305k £685 and £660, G Milligan, Ederney 345k £780; 370k £760, G McDermott, Mountfield 310k £700; 360k £775; 275k £630, M McCoy, Dromore 355k £795, R Crozier, Kesh 365k £775; 370k £755, WB Nethery, Drumquin 385k £815; 355k £745, T Stevenson, Kesh 370k £755, D Gormley, Ederney 330k £670; 290k £610, Jas Moore, Fintona 240k £640 (3) C Gallagher, Ederney 250k £610, R Thompson, Kesh 240k £575, K Connolly, Castlederg 275k £630.

Heifers: Robt Wilson, Baronscourt 405k £820; 430k £865, F McNicholl, Garvagh 400k £850, P Horisk, Errigal 330k £680; 325k £665, PJ Kelly, Castlederg 340k £705; 385k £790; 335k £680, J Donnelly, Dromore 250k £580, E McCrory, Castlederg 225k £495, G McDermott, Mountfield 230k £500; 240k £510, E Cunningham, Sixmilecross 280k £590.