Prices still disappointing at Omagh mart

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Sales continue on the same trend, with fewer numbers compared to the previous years, with prices still a source of disappointment.

Bullocks: H&C Grugan Seskinore 520k £1045; 485k £1000, Wm Gibson Fintona 500k £990; 545k £1020; 580k £1065, K Mc Aleer Mountfield 515k £1005; 710k £1140, Geo Harpur Mountjoy 555k £1040; 560k £1040; 620k £1080; 610k £1065, Wm Devine Killaloo 600k £1090, H Mc Elwee Strabane 700k £1240, J&T Meenagh Carrickmore 400k £850, J Curran Dromore 490k £1030, K Teague Dromore 425k £865; 410k £815, R Sproule Strabane 400k £775; 385k £800, Ivan Frazer Killyclogher 310k £695; 320k £700; 310k £665, G walker Castlederg 350k £730, S Fox Mountfield 390k £795; 425k £800.

Heifers: K Mc Aleer Mountfield 540k £990; 585k £1050, G Clarke Sixmilecross 600k £1090; 515k £930, JN Boggs Strabane 650k £1170; 655k £1170; 660k £1110, W Donnell Strabane 455k £955, Wm Gibson Fintona 420k £825, Derek Farrell Dromore 355k £710; 420k £825; 410k £800; 375k £715, A Beacom Kesh 415k £800; 425k £815, J&T Meenagh Carrickmore 365k £750, O Donnelly Dromore 430k £815; 470k £870.

Fat Cows

Patk O Donnell Castlederg 710k £138, J Woods Beragh 690k £138, G Skelton Drumquin 690k £132, C Mc Carron Ballygawley 840k £130, MF O’ Neill Omagh 740k £130, G Clarke Sixmilecross 830k £128; 600k £120, GJ Kings Knockmoyle 550k £126; 630k £123, F Mulholland Beragh 600k £126, M Morris Newtownstewart 650k £125, C Allen Fyfin 690k £124, G Armstrong Lack 730k £120; 610k £118, G Weir Lack 560k £120.

Friesian Cows: S Brown Beragh 580k £118, D Alexander Omagh 510k £116; 700k £106, TH Pollock Castlederg 580k £113, B&S Sloan Irvinestown 760k £112, Clarke Dairies Castlederg 610k £111; 710k £108, C Kelso Cookstown 710k £110; 670k £106, M Davis Dromore 770k £108, CK Farms Aghyaran 620k £106, B Grimes Beragh 620k £104; 740k £103, S Hemphill Castlederg 570k £104, R King Drumquin 680k £104, B mc Bride Trillick 740k £103; 640k £103, N Houston Strabane 680k £102.

Dropped Calves: M Thompson Kesh £450 Char Bull, M Bogan Fintona £365 Angus Bull, S mc Ilrea Newtownstewart £360, RS Keatley Aghyaran £350 Lim Bull, D Mc Namee Newtownstewart £350 B.Blue Bull, R&S Nesbitt Killen £350 B.Blue Bull, A Bourke Irvinestown £410 Simm Heifer, D Gallagher Mountfield £400 Simm Heifer, Ryan Mc Bride Fintona £370 Char Heifer, KA Alcorn Omagh £350; £345 & £332 B.Blue Heifers, F Clarke Drumlea £340 Lim Bull, E Crawford Newtownstewart £340 Lim Bull.

Sale of wintered suckled calves

A large entry of 400 calves sold to a much firmer trade than current beef prices would suggest.

Bull/Bullock calves: B Moss Scraghey 400k £875; 410k £880; 370k £860; 345k £785; 365k £805, Patk Fox Carrickmore 410k £865, D Quinn Cookstown 410k £860; 405k £830, F Tracey Mountfield 440k £905, N Hemphill Omagh 440k £880, V Loughlin Gortin 335k £780, M Armstrong Dromore 325k £745; 255k £600, T Connolly Beragh 315k £705; 360k £770 & £760, P Horisk Errigal 320k £710; 300k £660, C Boyd Drumquin 305k £675, A mc Mullan Castlederg 300k £665, WJ Boyd Kesh 360k £785; 375k £800, P Mc Elduff Carrickmore 330k £710, WJ Johnston Ederney 320k £680, D mc Fadden Mountfield 280k £650, R Gilchrist Douglas Bridge 270k £615, W&S Cousin Omagh 300k £675, G Moohan Kesh 245k £550, S Corrigan Trillick 330k £695, S Heenan Fintona 325k £680; 360k £740, A Harpur Leglands 320k £670, D Reaney Plumbridge 305k £635.

Heifer Calves: M Daly Carrickmore 310k £690; 335k £705, M Johnston Lack 315k £695, B Mullan Mullaslin 320k £690, A Smith Seskinore 340k £715, B Allison Newtownstewart 350k £735, B Moss Scraghey 340k £705; 265k £570; 300k £645, R Gilchrist Douglas Bridge 305k £630; 340k £680; 300k £655, N Hemphill Omagh 320k £650, Martin Mullan Mullaslin 320k £650, P Horisk Errigal 345k £700; 285k £590, C Grainger Trillick 380k £770, G mc Kelvey Killen 320k £645, F Keenan Greencastle 365k £735, G Moohan Kesh 275k £620, D Jefferson Sixmilecross 290k £620, J Keenan Rouskey 370k £735, S Britton Donemana 315k £625; 355k £695, P Grey Trillick 375k £740.

Suckled cows sold to a ceiling of £1520 for a Charolais 1st calver with bull calf at foot.