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Quality stock continue to sell sharply with a top price paid of £1365 680kg Lim steer (200.70). Heifers topped at £1300 610kg Lim (213.00).

Dropped calves sold to £320 BB bull and heifer calves to £355 Char; suckled cows and calves sold to £1120 Lim cow and AA bull calf at foot. Weanlings sold to £885 380kg BB steer (233.00) and weanling heifers to £770 350kg Char (215.00).

STEERS

A similar entry of steers sold to a height of £1365 680kg Lim (200.70) presented by S Murphy; P Grimley £1215 575kg Lim (211.30), £1200 580kg Lim (206.90), £1080 545kg Lim (198.20); J Woods £1140 540kg Lim (211.10), £905 420kg Char (215.50), £850 425kg Char (200.00); J Hamill £1065 540kg Lim (197.20); D Hammond £900 445kg SHB (202.20).

HEIFERS

A strong demand for first choice Heifers saw a top price of £1300 655kg Sim (198.50) presented by J Doyle, £1100 565kg Sim (195.00); S Murphy £1300 610kg Lim (213.10), £1200 550kg Lim (218.00), £1170 540kg Lim (216.00); I McKee £860 430kg Lim (200.00); G Knox £765 360kg Char (212.50); D Hammond £745 355kg Char (210.00), £735 370kg Char (198.00).

DROPPED CALVES

A large entry of dropped calves saw prices peak at £320 BB Bull presented by T Watson, £300 AA Bull, £230 BB Bull; Lakeview Farms £310 Sim Bull, £295 Sim Bull, £290 Sim Bull, £275 Sim Bull; W Smith £302 Her Bull, £295 BB Bull, £285 BB Bull, £265 BB Bull; J Ewing £295 Lim Bull, £280 Lim Bull, £230 Lim Bull; R Millar £265 Daq Bull; N Hardy £265 Daq Bull; B O’Neill £250 Lim Bull, £230 Lim Bull, £215 Lim Bull, £200 Lim Bull; W Willis £230 Lim Bull, £230 Lim Bull, £225 BB Bull, £225 Lim Bull; M Kennedy £225 AA Bull.

Meanwhile reared bull calves sold to £445 x 2 BB Bulls presented by O Robinson; Reared Fr Bulls sold to £200 x 2 Fr Bulls presented by T Watson; J Gervin £170 Fr Bull; S Milligan £168 x 4 Fr Bulls; N Hardy £152 Fr Bull; J and E Reid £150 Fr Bull, £145 x 2 Fr Bulls; J Ewing £140 Fr Bull, £130 Fr Bull.

Heifers calves topped at £355 Char presented by B Bell; T Watson £260 BB Hfr; J Ewing £250 Lim Hfr, £245 Lim Hfr, £225 Lim Hfr, £190 Lim Hfr; R Miller £225 Daq Hfr; N Hardy £210 Daq Hfr.

Suckled cows and calves sold to £1190 AA cow and Char hfr calf presented by K Fox; A Omagh farmer £1120 Lim cow and AA bull calf, £1100 Her cow and Lim hfr calf, £1100 SH cow and Lim bull calf.

Breeding bulls sold to £1210 for a 20 month old Char presented by C Quinn;

WEANLINGS

A small entry of weanling met a superb trade to peak at £885 380kg BB Steer (232.90) presented by S Kelly, £880 410kg BB (215.00), £760 310kg BB (245.00); B Bell £875 410kg Char (215.00), £765 350kg Char (218.60), £745 345kg Char (216.00); S Donohoe £860 330kg Lim (260.60); P Bell £730 290kg Lim (251.70); Weanling Heifers sold to £770 360kg Char (214.00); H Murray £645 340kg Lim (190.00), £595 280kg Lim (212.50), £555 285kg Lim (195.00); S Donohoe £535 250kg Lim (214.00),

A good entry of sheep saw fat lambs sold to £73 25kg presented by T Hamill £70 23kg; J Kelly £70 23kg; J Livingstone £68.50 23kg. J Cooke £67 21kg; H Small £67 22kg.

Fat ewes continue to sell sharply to peak at £85 presented by B Hurson; S Mallon £84, £76; B Lagan £82, £75, £66; J Casey £81, £80.

Meanwhile breeding stock sold to £172 4 ewes and 8 lambs presented by D Hammond, £146 5 ewes and 5 lambs, £129 5 ewes and 5 lambs; B Dunlop £156 1 ewe and 2 lambs.