Lambs sell to £86.50 and fat ewes to £110 at Newtownstewart

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Another good entry of lambs and ewes sold to a very satisfactory trade with lambs selling to £86.50 and fat ewes to £110.

Sample prices: R Wilson 31kgs £86.50; 25.50kgs £85.00; D Dunbar 24.50kgs £85.50; H McFarland 23.80kgs £85; R Pollock 23.50kgs £84; M McCrabbe 27kgs £84; 22kgs £81.50; A Patrick 22.40kgs £82.20;C McGovern 23.80kgs £84.20; R Scott 22.75kgs £83;P McFarland 22.75kgs £82.20; R Campbell 29kgs £85.50; 23.24kgs £83; D Millar 21.75kgs £79.80; A Millar 21.50kgs £77; V Shortt 21kgs £77.20; D Lecky 22.20kgs £79; L McFarland 22kgs £78.20; J Lowry 21.50kgs £76; J Nugent 20kgs £71.00.

Fat ewes: A Carton £110, £80, £79 and £70; J Lowry £74; B Bradley £73; M McCrabbe £75; C McGovern £72; P McFarland £77 and £71.50.

A small holiday sale on Saturday sold to a very sharp trade with bullocks selling to £525 over £1 while heifers sold to £437 over £1.

There were no strong cattle on offer but the others sold as follows. Bullocks: B McBrien, Drumquin 450kgs £975, 435kgs £840, 385kgs £735; T M Dooher, Donemana 415kgs £890 and £845, 500kgs £935, 490kgs £902 and £890, 410kgs £847, 470kgs £860. Sean A Mullan, Omagh 500kgs £927, 485kgs £875. A Castlederg farmer 430kgs £750.

Fries bullocks sold up to £178 per 100kgs.

Heifer prices: Sean A Mullan, Omagh 625kgs £1050, 510kgs £947, 450kgs £775, 430kgs £760; Barry McBrien, Drumquin 355kgs £707.