MARTS: Newtownstewart

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Friday morning sheep: Lambs and ewes met a slightly easier trade with Lambs selling to £68.20 each and 271 pence per kg while cast ewes sold to £75.50 each.

Sample lamb prices: T Smith 25 ½ kgs £68.20; 23 ½ kgs £59.50; F McKenna 25 ½ kgs £66.30; R ~ A McKelvey 24 ¼ kgs £65.60; Jack Smyth 24kgs £64.60; 28kgs £65.50; Ms L Hamilton 25kgs £67.50; R Crawford 24 ½ kgs £64.20; A Dawson 25 ½ kgs £65.00; Philip McNamee 23 ¼ kgs £62.00; R S Moore23 ½ kgs £61.00; 22 ½ kgs £60.80 A McKelvey 23 ½ kgs £61.50.D McElrea 23 ¼ kgs £61.40; B Lynch 22 ¼ kgs £58.60; K McNamee 22kgs £57.50; W J Ballantine 22 ¾ kgs £60.50; D Love 22 ¾ kgs £58.50; E ~P Mullen 21 ¾ kgs £56.00; W J Lynch 21 ¼ kgs £57.00; B Nethery 22 ½ kgs £56.00; J J McAleer 23 ¼ kgs £61.40.

Fat ewes; A McCormack £75.50 and £70.50; I T Kee £75.00. A Co Derry farmer £71.00. £69.00, £67.00 and £62.00. A Hill £74.00 Wm Crawford £69.00 K McNamee £68.50; B Nethery £63.00; S Dennison £62.50.