Less demand for cattle at Omagh

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Unfavourable weather conditions and another fall in beef prices, resulted in less demand for all sorts at Omagh.

Bullocks

D McCabe Seskinore 580k £1145; 510k £1005; 560k £1045; 470k £945, F Cassidy Drumquin 580k £1130, M Madden Carrickmore 575k £1110, T Young Killen 535k £1000, N Coulter Trillick 600k £1100, WL Wilson Corlea 620k £1140; 780k £1330, P Rafferty Carrickmore 400k £825, Jas Nugent Leglands 460k £930, F&W Browne Omagh 410k £825; 440k £855, B Mc Aleer Arvalee 470k £905; 475k £915, M Armstrong Dromore 310k £730; 370k £755, M Mc Namee Omagh 335k £790, R Chambers Dromore 335k £770; 395k £845, M Begley Creggan 355k £820, J Farrell Dromore 375k £850; 390k £880; 400k £830, C Frazer Killyclogher 360k £740.

Heifers: M Meenagh Mountfield 510k £1000; 505k £950; 470k £900, S Mitchell Eskra 550k £1025; 515k £960, A Kerr Omagh 425k £815, M Begley Creggan 355k £740; 330k £650; 405k £760, J Farrell Dromore 335k £745; 370k £775.

Fat Cows: M Mullan Tattyreagh 570k £170, E Lindsay Strabane 690k £157, P Mc Crossan Drumquin 700k £147; 800k £145, JJ Robinson Donemana 620k £145; 630k £132, Loane Partners Kesh 570k £138, F Clarke Greencastle 740k £136, JS Robinson Newtownstewart 760k £135; 580k £135, Geo Woods Fintona 500k £135, Wm Martin Kesh 840k £133, K Teague Dromore 600k £133.

Friesian Cows: Wm Connell Claudy 660k £134; 550k £121, B Mc Bride Trillick 690k £116, Wm Warnock Trillick 570k £114, Chas Elkin Omagh 770k £113; 620k £106; 670k £104, PJ O’ Kane Omagh 630k £111, I Henderson Trillick 930k £110; 740k £108, R&S Keatley Aghyaran 650k £106.

Dropped Calves: R Frazer Kesh £395 Charolais Heifer, D Mc Clure Beragh £380 B.Blue Bull, S Anderson Pomeroy £350 Limousin Bull; £330 B.Blue Bull, J&M O’ Connor Tulnacross £350 Angus Bull, J Teague Dromore £340 Charolais Bull, Wm Warnock Trillick £325 Limousin Bull, Jas Mc Farland Omagh £310 B.Blue Heifer.

Sale of Wintered Suckled Calves

Despite unfavourable farming conditions 180 calves on offer sold to keen demand.

Bull/Bullock Calves: A Mc Mullan Castlederg 405k £915; 320k £800, K Mc Crumlish Greencastle 410k £890; 435k £940; 430k £915, S Robinson Newtownstewart 420k £865; 415k £855, G Broderick Omagh 335k £925 (280p) M Mullan Mullaslin 300k £810; 255k £660; 350k £795, R Mathewson Newtownstewart 380k £990; 325k £815; 330k £820, P Mc Cormack Tulnacross 400k £950, Barry Mullan Mullaslin 355k £850; 320k £725, M Kelly Fintona 335k £795; 310k 725; 300k £790; 290k £695, M Loughran Carrickmore 370k £880, J Connolly Castlederg 335k £775; 265k £690, TS Cousins Omagh 345k £795, A o’ Neill Scraghey 390k £890, F Monaghan Dunamore 380k £860, E Mc Grade Trillick 330k £740; 320k £705; 340k £740, Gary Lecky Castlederg 335k £735, M Cassidy Drumquin 275k £660, P Mc Caffrey Drumquin 260k £600; 275k £630; 220k £580.

Heifers: Thos Gavin Fintona 300k £715; 245k £650; 325k £720, PT Mc Menamin Leglands 350k £820, R Mathewson Newtownstewart 320k £715; 350k £350k £770; 395k £820, I Smith Cookstown 360k £785, Wm Stronge Ederney 305k £650; 335k £700; 300k £640, R Giles Beragh 360k £730; 325k £660, JT Robinson Claudy 245k £640; 280k £660, D Gallagher Dromore 280k £665, L Shields Sixmilecross 280k £655; 260k £600.

Suckled Cows: M O’ Kane Drumquin £1900 Lim 1st Calver & char Heifer Calf, £1820 lim 1st calver & simm Bull calf, Geo Robinson Fintona £1740 Char 1st Calver & char Bull calf, D Wilson Beragh £1660 simm 1st Calver & Char Bull Calf, C Cooke Eglinton £1760 & £1620 Lim 1st Calver & lim Heifer Calves.

Pedigree Bulls: Seamus O’ Kane Drumquin 2000gns Simmental, Sean Donnelly Sixmilecross 1950gns Limousin, G Robinson Fintona 1850gns Charolais, Thos Doherty Maghera 1750gns Angus, K Mc Caffrey Sixmilecross 1700gns Simmental