Larger entry of sheep at Newtownstewart

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A larger entry of sheep sold to a very solid trade with upwards of 150 cast ewes selling up to £132 each.

Hoggets selling to £98.80; spring lambs to £96.00 for 22.50kgs.

Fat ewes: R Scott £132 and £118; A Carton £128, £108, £101, £98 and £69; K Condy £116 and £93. R Pollock £113. An Omagh farmer £110.50 and £96; R McCance £111. D Dunbar £126 and £99; I Kee £105 and £83. R Rutledge £101; S Hegarty £107 and £94. R Gordon £100, £84 and £73. R Crawford £95 and £87. H O’Kane £94 and £69; A Britton £92.50 and £86. G Gormley £100 and £70. R S Moore £86.

Hoggets: S Britton 29.50kgs £96.80; D Williamson 26.50kgs £96.50; K McNamee 22.50 £86.50; N McCance 22.50kgs £86.00; C Loane 25.80 £92.00; D Swann 24.90kgs £91.20. D Dunbar 27.90kgs £94.80; N McCance 21kgs £80; J Quinn 22kgs £79.

Cattle prices: Fat cows sold up to £135 per 100kgs; cows wih calves £1230; bullocks to £1205, £525 over £1 and (274per 100kgs) heifers to £990 and £480 over £1.

Bullock prices: K Harley, Plumbridge 680kgs £1205, 740kgs £1170, 655kgs £1105, 590kgs £1095; W DC Millar, Douglas Bridge 725kgs £1145, 700kgs £1130 and £1110. A Drumquin farmer (not FQA) 750kgs £1145, 680kgs £1080, 495kgs £960; S P Connolly, Victoria Bridge 470kgs £967, 495kgs £930; W T R Crawford, Droit 460kgs £877; J McShane Strabane 490kgs £960; J Lowry, Bready 500kgs £920, 490kgs £860; C Doherty, Strabane 340kgs £760, 300kgs £747; C McGarvey, Gortin 265kgs £727 (£274 per 100kgs), A Castlederg farmer 265kgs £500.

Heifer prices: W T R Crawford, Droit 510kgs £990, 460kgs £860; J McShane, Artigarvan 440kgs £830, 335kgs £630, 350kgs £635; J Lowry, Bready 430kgs £755, 470kgs £705; C McGarvey, Gortin 470kgs £800.