Good seasonal entry of cattle on offer at Newtownstewart

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A good seasonal entry of cattle on offer sold to a very satisfactory trade despite the gloomy outlook with fat cows selling to £1080.

Bullocks to £1200, £540 over and £259 per 100kgs while heifers sold to £1070 and £540 over £1.

Bullock prices: W D C Millar, Douglas Bridge 700kgs £1200, 650kgs £1190, 670kgs £1100; Jas McBride, Glenmornan 395kgs £900 (£228 per 100kgs), 520kgs £900, 405kgs £860, 385kgs £730. K McMullen, Gortin 500kgs £895. A Castlederg farmer 290kgs £750 (£259 per100kgs) W A Hamilton, Castlederg 445kgs £770, 360kgs £685. R Edwards, Strabane 320kgs £722, 330kgs £650. A Russell, Sion Mills 565kgs £830, 540kgs £800, 490kgs £757 and £722, 555kgs £785; F McAleer, Plumbridge 485kgs £780; M Lynch, Omagh 330kgs £700 and £675.

Heifer prices: K McMullin, Gortin 530kgs £1070 and £965, 445kgs £720. J McAleer, Plumbridge 555kgs £900. Ms S Miller, Newtownstewart 560kgs £950, 575kgs £900, 585kgs £930, 510kgs £830, 490kgs £800. A Millar, Sion Mills 620kgs £915, 520kgs £845 and £840, 530kgs £885, 470kgs £820 and £790; L Connolly, Castlederg 315kgs £640, 300kgs £535, 320kgs £550. M Lynch, Omagh 300kgs £635, 310kgs £600. D McKinley, Grange 530kgs £850, 385kgs £607; W A Hamilton, Castlederg 445kgs £770, 400kgs £730. R Edwards, Strabane 475kgs £775, 365kgs £650.

Sheep sale: A large entry of ewes on offer sold to a slightly easier trade; Ivor Wilson £111 and £102; N Madden £102 and £93; M McCrabbe £100; J Lowry £100, £91 and £87; W Patterson £95 and £75; Jack Lynch £94; A Mitchell £96, £86 and £83. K Walsh £93, £73 and £72. A Robinson 87; P McFarland £90 and £85; F McKenna £82; A Buchanan £82; S Robinson £82; D Anderson £91, £89, £87 and £85; R Rutledge £92 and £82; I Lecky £81.

Hoggets: D Williamson 25.5kgs £95, 23.50kgs £86; S Allison 26kgs £100; A Mitchell 33kgs £100; 20kgs £70; N Madden 29kgs £98; J Doherty 26kgs £95.50; C McLaughlin 23kgs £82; D Swann 21.75kgs £79.

Spring lambs: R Scott 28kgs £100; 20.75kgs £88.50.