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Considering the weather conditions, a good show of cattle and sheep at the first night sale of 2015.

Top price in the bullocks was £1140 for 560kg and in the heifers £1200 for 600kg. Both going to P V O’Neill, Cranagh.

Sample prices

Heifers: R. McNamee 370kg/£895, 400kg/£880, £350kg/£870, £390kg/£870, 410kg/£860. E.Lindsay 400kg/£845, £340/£755, 330kg/£695, 340kg/£680, 260kg/£670. A. Patterson 350kg/£835, 370kg/£825, 330kg/£790, 320kg/£760, 310kg/£725. J. P. Brown 260kg/£620, 200kg/£530, 270kg/£620.

Bullocks: R J Keys 490kg/£990, 410kg/£925, 430kg/£910, 400kg/£875. A. Patterson 330 kg /£790, 370kg/£825, E. Houston 330kg/£795, 320kg/£780, J. Devine 400kg/£860, 350kg/£810, N. McGillion 290kg/£810.

SHEEP

Blackface in Lamb C . Coyle £119, £116, and £113, J.Buchanan Blackface £111, £103, £94, £94, £90, and £90. Texel Cross £125, £124 and £120. In lamb Hoggets £123, £119, £116, £114, and £113. Dry Mule Hoggets W. Blackburn £115, £108, £98, and £89. Dry Suffolk Hoggets C. McNulty £115.

Cheviot full mouth ewes £136, £132, £130, £103, and £99 to Alan Patterson.

60 Blackface Lambs at £68 to J. Harkin.

Fat ewes sold to £90. Fat Lambs sold to £90.