Top price of £90 for fat ewes at Newtownstewart

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A larger entry of lambs and ewes on offer sold to a top price of £90 for fat ewes and £85 for lambs.

Lamb prices: Ivor Wilson 24kgs £85.00; 24kgs £82.00; 21.25kgs £78.50; B Bradley 24kgs £84.50; a Drumquin farmer 22.30kgs £83.60; R Scott 23kgs £82.00; R Pollock 23.5kgs £81.20; G Hamilton 23.6kgs £80.50; a Castlederg farmer 22.9kgs £81.20; S Smyth 25.5kgs £80.00; 23kgs £79.00; D McIlwaine 23.6kgs £79.50; Ronnie Scott 22.6kgs £79.00; K McNamee 22.5kgs £78.00; R Alexander 22.4kgs £78.00;P McFarland 22.25kgs £77.00; R S Moore 21.75kgs £75.00; J Beattie 22.80kgs £77.50; L McFarland 22kgs £75.50; S Rankin 22.4kgs £77.00.

200 fat ewes on offer: J W Barton £90 and £58; a Drumquin farmer £90; Jas Gormley £86; D Millar £85; D Hall £83; D K Fencing £80 and £78; K McNamee £82.50; R Pollock £81; J Glenn £75; R S Moore £71; J Beattie £79; C Muldoon £77; P McFarland £65; R Campbell £62.00.

Cattle sale: All stock on offer met a good trade resulting in 100% clearance.

Fat cows sold up to £1080 and £151 per 100kgs, heifers sold to £1192 and £697 over £1 per kg.

Fat cows: Wm Ballantine, Glenhull 715kgs £1080, 720kgs £111; J Gallen, Castlederg 750kgs £129; P McGurk, Plumbridge 485kgs £135.

Heifer prices: C Scott, Killymore 585kgs £1192, 630kgs £1147, 575kgs £1135 and £1075, 600kgs £1120 and £1000, 620kgs £1080, 550kgs £1045. R O’Neill, Strabane 520kgs £1095, 485kgs £1027, 490kgs £1020 and £1000. I W Harron, Castlederg 620kgs £1005, 570kgs £907; N J Black, Carnargan 600kgs £1027, 455kgs £860, 475kgs £802; A Hill, Newtownstewart 450kgs £820, 370kgs £690, 430kgs £755, 475kgs £802; R Kee, Douglas Bridge 580kgs £987 and £935, 670kgs £965. W Ballantine, Glenhull 410kgs £747.