Good trade for cattle at Newtownstewart

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All stock on offer at Saturday’s sale sold to a very satisfactory trade despite the gloomy beef prices with bullocks selling to £1187 and £577 over £1 while heifers sold to £1160 and £545 over £1.

Cow prices: A local farmer 715kgs £130; P McKenna, Gortin 635kgs £128; T J Adams, Omagh 690kgs £122.

Bullock prices: N Dooher, Donemana 610kgs £1187 and £1160, 655kgs £1090, 620kgs £1082 ans £1070, 690kgs £1150, 575kgs £990. D McKinley, Newtownstewart 600kgs £1060, 650kgs £975, 580kgs £960, 540kgs, £945 and £915, 505kgs £910, 550kgs £900, 575kgs £935 and £910. D Smyth, Donemana 680kgs £1090. A local farmer 530kgs £967, 510kgs £820 470kgs £705; a Strabane farmer 530kgs £880. F McBride, Plumbridge 360kgs £775.

Heifer prices: Ms S Miller, Newtownstewart 615kgs £1160, 630kgs £1040, 580kgs £1102, 540kgs £1032, 470kgs £875, 570kgs £970, 545kgs £960, 475kgs £832, 455kgs £750. A Strabane farmer 530kgs £1000. A local farmer 480kgs £865, 465kgs £880, 500kgs £837.

Sheep sale: Upwards on 200 fat and cast ewes sold to a tremendous trade.

Sample prices: O A Patterson £95, £88 and £50. K McNamee £90. P Conway £88, £78, £62 and £52; R J Lecky £88, £80 and £66; P McNamee £84. C F Kee £88 and £83. W Taylor £88, £83 and £72; R Baxter £76. A Co Derry vendor £86, £78 and £54. A Buchanan £87; D Swann £70; P McGurk £70; V Shortt £84, £79 and £71; J Balfour £79; A Patrick £72.

Hogget prices: A Co Derry farmer 26.5kgs £95; 22.25kgs £86; R Baxter 28.50kgs £95; W J Irwin 23.75kgs £90; W Armstrong 25kgs £91; J Beattie 23.50kgs £87; A McNeely 24.5kgs £85; V Shortt 27kgs £84; A Patrick 22.50kgs £80; P McGurk 18.50kgs £69.