Large entry of sheep at Newtownstewart

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

A larger entry of sheep on offer sold firmly with fat ewes selling to £118 Hoggets to £97.50.

Fat Ewes: David Millar £107; J Lowry £97.00; Ram £118. W Ferguson £94.00; R J Lecky £90 and £74. J Kane £88, A Buchanan £87 and £65. K Kelly £90. D McGonigle £85, £82, £81 and £76; I Lecky £80; R Hill £85; K McNamee £81, D McNamee £74; A McKelvey £75.

Hogget prices; J Kane 30kgs £97.50; S Brogan 25.5 kgs £93; R Hill 24.75kgs £90; A local farmer 23.75 £89.50, A Irwin 21.75kgs £84.50. N McCance 23.5kgs £87; F Catterson 21kgs £87

Cattle sale; The last sale of March met a steady trade with fat cows selling to £150 per 100kgs, bullocks selling to £1250 and £630 over £1 per Kg, heifers selling to £1080 and £535 over £1 per Kg.

Fat cows; W D Millar, Newtownstewart 600kgs £150, 585kgs £135. J F McHugh Castlederg 590kgs £147. W & D Millar Douglas Bridge 795kgs £125; R McPhillimy Newtownstewart 755kgs £118. A Castlederg farmer 610kgs £118, 630kgs £112.

Bullock prices; W T R Crawford Droit 620kgs £1250, 530kgs £1050, 450kgs £970, 475kgs £960 and £885, 495kgs £940, 515kgs £1025, 410kgs £750. K Harley Plumbridge 655kgs £1185 and £1155, 635kgs £1115, 615kgs £1100. A Sion Mills farmer 670kgs £1085, 660kgs £1065, 600kgs £1017; J F McHugh Castlederg 580kgs £1000, 585kgs £980, 550kgs £975. Wm A Hamilton Castlederg 405kgs £812.

Heifer prices: W T R Crawford Droit 545kgs £1080, 510kgs £965, 520kgs £900, 475kgs £930, 450kgs £880, 440kgs £850, 460kgs £860; J F McHugh Castlederg 550kgs £950, 520kgs £830, 565kgs £920, 490kgs £907. S Brogan Gortin 515kgs £930, 435kgs £850, 450kgs £840, 505kgs £820. A Castlederg farmer 530kgs £922, 480kgs £905, 510kgs £850. A local farmer 450kgs £945, 465kgs £790 and £750; A McDonagh Irvinestown 390kgs £805; W J G McLaughlin Claudy 430kgs £730.