Increased numbers of sheep at Newtownstewart

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Increased numbers of fat lambs and ewes sold firmly.

N Madden 26 ½ kgs £73.20; B McKane 28 ¼ kgs £73.20; Ray Elkin 31kgs £73.00; M Gallen 30kgs £72.00; B Bradley 25 ½ kgs £71.00; S Hegarty 26kgs £70.50; A local farmer 25 ½ kgs £70.00; B Falls 26 ½ kgs £70.20; D McIlwaine 25kgs £70.00; G ~P McFarland 24 ½ kgs £68.50; L McFarland 23 kgs £65.00; J Beattie 24kgs £65.50 D Love 23 ½ kgs £66.50; Ms C Ballantine 24 ¾ kgs £67.20; G Hamilton 23 ½ kgs £64.00; R Campbell 23 ½ kgs £64.50; W J G McLaughlin 25kgs £70.00.

Fat ewes: B McKane £88 and £83; G P McFarland £75; E Darragh £75; V McConnell £75; £73 and £55; O Gallen £72 W T Stronge £67.

Cattle sale: A smaller entry on offer sold as follows fat cows N Meenan Omagh 530kgs £132; J C Sayers Donemana 915kgs £127, 850kgs £123, 800kgs £112.50.

Bullock prices: A Armstrong Dromore 550kgs £1052, 595kgs £1095 and £990, 580kgs £1040, 520kgs £985. R Thompson Castlederg 550kgs £945, 590kgs £985, 525kgs £952.

Heifers: S J Magee Ardstraw 585kgs £1065 (twice) 615kgs £1030, 590kgs £870; A Armstrong Dromore 535kgs £905, £870 and £860, 515kgs £895, 475kgs £855, 510kgs £927. A local farmer 500kgs £975, 560kgs £900, 480kgs £852.