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A strong demand for all classes of stock saw steers sell to £700 over the £1 per kg mark for a 625kg Lim at £1325 (212.00).

Meanwhile heifers sold to £1300 640kg Char (203.00). Fat cows peaked at £790 610kg AA (129.00). Dropped calves cleared to £340 AA bull, while heifers calves peaked at £325 BB hfr. Suckled cows and calves sold to £1400 AA cow and Char bull calf at foot. Springing heifers sold to £980 Her hfr; weanlings sold briskly to peak at £1000 for a 330kg Lim steer (303.00),while weanling heifers topped at £900 445kg Lim (202.20).

STEERS (132)

A strong demand for all sizes saw a top price paid of £1350 780kg Char (173.00) presented by H Hughes, £1290 625kg Lim (206.40); M & C Blair £1325 625kg Lim (212.00); E Gillespie £1325 660kg Char (200.80), £1220 590kg Lim (206.80); R Morrow £1290 625kg Lim (206.40); T Brown £1210 605kg Char (200.00), £1190 575kg Char (207.00), £1185 575kg Sim (206.10); L Kerr £1180 560kg Lim (210.70), £1130 530kg Lim (213.20), £1105 495kg Lim (223.00), £1100 515kg Lim (213.60), £1090 505kg Char (215.80); E Pike £1180 560kg Lim (210.70), £1170 550kg Lim (212.70), £1160 540kg Lim (215.00), £1125 515kg Lim (218.40), £1120 535kg Lim (209.00), £1115 520kg Lim (215.00), £1105 485kg Lim (227.80), £1100 515kg Char (213.50), £1095 515kg Lim (212.60), £1090 475kg Lim (229.50), £1070 495kg Lim (216.20), £1000 435kg Lim (229.00), £940 440kg Lim (215.00); W Williamson £1165 555kg Lim (209.00), £1100 505kg Lim (217.00); R Ramsey £1155 545kg AA (211.90), £1105 520kg Char (212.50); G Newell £1130 540kg Char (210.00), £1020 455kg Lim (225.00); L Donnelly £1100 495kg Lim (222.20), £975 450kg AA (216.70), £900 400kg Lim (225.00); P Donnelly £1015 475kg Her (213.00); M Conlon £915 405kg Lim (225.00, £890 400kg Lim (222.50); A C Hogg £895 370kg Lim (241.00), £850 310kg Lim (275.00), £850 350kg Lim (242.90); E Hughes £770 300kg Lim (256.70), £720 337kg Her (215.00); A Ballygawley Farmer £765 335kg Char (228.00).

HEIFERS (55)

A sharper trade for all classes of heifers sold to £1300 640kg Char (203.00) presented by J Turkington, £1260 630kg Lim (200.00), £1140 565kg Lim (201.80), £1090 540kg Char (201.90), £1015 490kg Daq (207.10), £1000 475kg Lim (210.00); G Boden £1100 535kg Char (205.60); M Donaghy £1070 535kg Lim (200.00), £950 445kg Lim (213.50); J McKenzie £1040 510kg Char (203.90), £960 445kg Char (215.00); T Singleton £995 495kg Lim (201.00), £840 415kg Lim (202.40); P Grimley £990 485kg Lim (204.00); P Mullan £875 390kg Sim (225.00), £790 335kg Lim (235.00); Mountview farms £770 345kg Char (223.00), £770 370kg Her (208.00); Fat Cows topped at £790 610kg AA (129.00) presented by V Emerson.

DROPPED CALVES (150)

A large entry of dropped calves sold to £340 AA bull presented by I Watson, £300 AA Bull, £280 AA Bull, £240 AA Bull; T Lester £325 Lim Bull; D Stewart £290 BB Bull; B Hughes £288 Lim Bull; D Bayne £282 BB Bull, £270 BB Bull; R Fields £275 Sim Bull; A Forsythe £270 Sim Bull, £208 Sim Bull; V McReyonlds £270 Her Bull; A Magherafelt Farmer £265 AA Bull; C Loughran £260 Lim Bull, £245 Lim Bull, £230 Lim Bul, £200 Lim Bull; B Hughes £245 AA Bull; I Duff £245 Char Bull; T Stockdale £215 Lim Bull; Reared Bull Calves sold to £655 Lim Bull presented by J Quinn, £645 Lim Bull; G Blair £490 Lim Bull; J Weir £450 Lim Bull, £350 Char Bull; J Pollock £400 BB Bull; Reared Fr Bull Calves sold to £340 x 2 presented by J Pollock £280 x 3 Fr Bulls; W Henry £280 x 3 Fr Bulls; G Blair £270 x 4 Fr Bulls, £250 x 5 Fr Bulls, £245 x 4 Fr Bulls, £240 x 6 Fr Bulls, £228 x 5 Fr Bulls; Heifers Calves topped at £325 BB presented by N McGuigan; V McReynolds £300 AA Hfr, £180 AA Hfr; T Lester £290 Lim Hfr; G Blair £270 Lim Hfr; I Watson £265 AA Hfr, £250 AA Hfr, £245 AA Hfr, £235 x 3 AA Hfrs, £225 AA Hfr; A Local farmer £250 AA Hfr; D Stewart £250 BB Hfr; B Hughes £240 Lim Hfr; R Armstrong £230 Char Hfr, £225 Char Hfr, £190 Char Hfr, £180 Char Hfr; D Bayne £225 BB Hfr; A Irwin £190 AA Hfr, £185 AA Hfr; Reared Hfr Calves sold from £385 Lim to £445 Char.

Suckled cows and calves peaked at £1400 AA Cow & Char Bull presented by I Duff, £1240 Lim Cow & Char Bull, £1065 Lim Cow & Char Bull; I Marshall £1150 Her Cow & Her Bull Calf at foot; Springing Heifers sold to £980 Her presented by I Marshall.

Weanlings (131)

Quality weanlings continue to sell briskly to peak at £1000 330kg Lim steer (303.00) from a pen of supper weanlings presented by T & M Harrison, £990 375kg Lim (265.00), £975 310kg Lim (314.50), £950 350kg Lim (271.50), £950 330kg Lim (287.80), £935 375kg Lim (250.00), £930 315kg Lim (295.00); J Holland £900 295kg Char (305.00), £835 325kg Char (256.90), £820 310kg Char (265.00), £785 285kg Char (275.40); R Ferguson £890 395kg Daq (225.30); K Kelly £785 300kg Lim (261.70), £720 260kg Lim (276.00); D Gates £770 270kg Char (285.00), £730 245kg Char (298.00), £590 225kg Char (262.20), £, £550 190kg Char (290.00); W Conn £770 295kg Lim (261.00), £680 280kg Lim (240.00); S O’Neill £750 330kg Lim (227.00), £745 270kg Lim (275.90); L Stinson £750 295kg Char (255.00); P Devlin £745 335kg Lim (222.40), £720 260kg Lim (276.00); M Gilmore £745 320kg Lim (232.80); V Emerson £700 310kg Sim (225.80), £695 300kg Sim (230.00), £605 260kg Sim (232.00), £585 260kg Sim (225.00); V Abraham £695 280kg Char (248.00); N McFadden £670 280kg Lim (240.00); Meanwhile weanling Heifers sold to £900 440kg Lim (205.00) presented by P Litter; E Hagan £750 325kg Char (230.80), £725 330kg Char (218.00), £635 295kg BB (215.30); l Stinson £740 320kg Lim (231.30), £735 305kg Lim (241.00), £700 275kg Lim (255.00); K Kelly £700 265kg Lim (265.00), £680 275kg Lim (247.00); W McElmurry £690 300kg Daq (230.00), £690 315kg Daq (220.00); P Devlin £685 280kg Lim (245.00), 3665 235kg Lim (283.00); D Gates £670 245kg Char (273.50).