Sharp trade for cattle at Newtownstewart

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A seasonal entry of cattle on offer sold to a very sharp trade with fat cows selling to £1130 and £164 per 100kg.

Heifers to £1075 and £565 over £1 while bullocks sold to £492 over £1 and £235 per 100kg.

Fat cows: J Hemphill, Castlederg 510kg, £164, 440kg, £144, J Gallagher, Strabane 805kg, £140, M Kelly, Strabane, 600kg, £140, J Marshall, Castlederg, 640kg, £134, K Harper, Castlederg 600kg, £131, J Kelly, Strabane, 640kg £121.

Heifer prices: Maurice Thompson, Lissdillon, 510kg, £1075, 415kg, £810, 435kg, £830, R Hemphill, Castlederg, 520kg, £980, J F Kelly, Strabane, 435kg, £870, N Armstrong, Omagh, 520kg £880, K Harper, Castlederg, 430kg, £800.

Bullock prices: J F Kelly, Strabane, 365kg £857, M Kelly, Strabane 400kg, £835, 455kg, £865, 405kg, £775, K Harper, Castlederg 465kg, £895, J Bradley, Derry, 455kg, £860, 445kg, £825.

Fresian bullocks sold from £620 to £855 (selling from £210 over to £385 over £1 averaging £258 over £1).

Sheep sale: The sheep sale met an easier trade this week with lambs peaking at £78.50 and ewes at £78.

Prices: F Doherty, 24.5kg, £78.50, J Lynch, 24.5kg, £78.50, R W Ferguson, 23.8kg, £78.20, Tony Brown, 24.5kg, £76.50, 22kg, £73, I Lecky, 22kg, £74.50, W Cather, 23kg, £75, James Crammond, 23kg, £75, C Muldoon, 23.3kg, £75.50, R J Lecky, 22.4kg, £71.20, G Lecky, 22kg, £73, L McFarland, £21.25, £71, A 21.5kg, £70.50, G Hamilton, 21.30kg £71.20, A Hamilton, 22.5kg, £71, S Smyth, 21.75kg, £69, T Robb, 21.75kg £68, R Moore, 21kg £67, L McNeilly, 19kg £65.

Fat ewes; An Omagh farmer £78, William Blackburn, £75, £72, £68, £67. L McNeilly, £72, I Kee, £71 and £68. S Dennison, £67, M McCullagh, £70 and £69, R Pinkerton, £70, WTR Crawford, £70, A McFarland, £69, l McFarland,£67.