Smaller entry of sheep on offer at Newtownstewart

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Due to the poor weather conditions there was a smaller entry of sheep on offer.

Sample prices: Fat hoggets: D McIlwaine 25kgs £86.00; 20kgs £73.50; A Cartin 29kgs £86.00; J P Hegarty 25kgs £86.00; D Millar 27kgs £85.00; F Catterson 25kgs £83.00; 23kgs £75.50; 22 ½ kgs £75.00; J Beattie 23 ½ kgs £81.00; A Patrick 25 ¼ kgs £83.50; 22kgs £77.00.

Fat ewes: J O’Kane £84.00, £62.00 ; £60.00; R Scott £83.00, £76.00 and £72.00; J P Hegarty £70.00; A Cartin £78.00; £67.00 and £60.00.

Cattle sale: Once again the poor weather meant a smaller entry on offer.

Fat cows sold to a top price of £147 per 100kgs for a 705kg Lim offered by Noel McIlwaine Plumbridge.

Bullocks sold to £1245 £535 over £1 per Kg and £223 per 100kgs. A local farmer 710kgs £1245, 720kgs £1230, 690kgs£1200; W DC Millar Douglas Bridge 700kgs £1240, 610kgs £1100. 575kgs £1050; N T McIlwaine Plumbridge 525kgs £950, 435kgs £900; A R Millar Sion Mills 540kgs £1000 and £980, 560kgs £955, 620kgs £942, 570kgs £1010, 465kgs £830, 500kgs £802, 600kgs £900, 495kgs £800; D McKinley Grange 490kgs £850; Ronnie Scott Gortin 385kgs £860 and £850, 370kgs £775, 410kgs £870, 400kgs £850, 370kgs £775, 410kgs £870, 400kgs £850, 440kgs £840, 460kgs £840. Mr Scotts 8 bulls sold up to £223 per 100kgs to an overall average of £207 per 100kgs.