Strong demand sees bullocks sell to £1200 at Omagh

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Less cattle on offer with stronger demand for beef cattle.

Bullocks: M Coyle, Carrickmore 570k, £1200; 550k, £1140; 565k, £1140, 560k, £1140 P J McCarney, Seskinore 510k, £1055, F Ferris, Leglands 590k, £1210; 615k, £1245, P J McGrade, Trillick 560k, £1145, H McAnea, Castlederg 535k, £1075; 550k, £1090; 495k, £1030, Chas Bogle, Castlederg 645k, £1270, Thos Patrick, Drumleagh 555k, £1090; 625k, £1190, Fintona farmer 470k, £980; 480k, £990, M Carland, Mountfield 330k, £750; 280k, £615, W G Gilmore Dromore 400k, £820.

Heifers: Noel McQuaid, Dromore 520k, £1090; 495k, £1045; 535k, £1065; 495k, £990, David McFarland, Sixmilecross 595k, £1215; 570k, £1165, K Ward, Mullaslin 525k, £1070, P J McGrade, Trillick 525k, £1065, I Smith, Cookstown 630k, £1260, A McCarney, Fintona 455k, £940, Ian Hamilton, Castlederg 490k, £990 and £985, M Carland, Mountfield 265k, £570 (3); 265k, £575.

Fat cows: C McAskie, Mountjoy 880k, £162, S Carlin, Killeter 670k, £145, J McBride, Trillick 590k, £143, Co Armagh producer 590k, £139, R Weir, Lack 620k, £136, P Gray, Trillick 710k, £135, S Caldwell, Beragh 530k, £132, S Mitchell, Baronscourt 700k, £131, M Kerr, Carrickmore 630k, £127, G J King, Knockmoyle 670k, £126, Jas Lowry, Burndennett 670k, £126; 630k, £124; 620k, £122, Patk Sherrin, Donemana 650k, £124, R Laird, Strabane 630k, £123, A McCann, Coa 680k, £123, Wm Stronge, Ederney 770k, £122

Dairy heifers: James Oliver, Tattysallagh £1820; £1640 and £1580, calved heifers, Clarke Dairies, Aghyaran £1620, calved heifer, Ian F Millar, Douglas Bridge £1200 (3); £1140, in calf heifers.

Dropped calves: R S Keatley, Aghyaran £350 Lim bull, J Begley, Carrickmore £345 B Blue bull, M Davis, Dromore £345 Lim bull; £330 B Blue bull, R A McConnell, Knockmoyle £330 Angus bull, B and R Pinkerton, Newtownstewart £320 Angus bull, P J O’Kane, Omagh £315 Lim bull; £260 Lim heifer, R M Clements, Trillick £305 Hereford bull, E Crawford, Newtownstewart £305 B Blue bull, N Kee, Trillick £295 Lim bull; £270 and £260 Lim heifer, S J Carson, Fyfin £290 Char heifer, Niall Jack, Mountjoy £275 B Blue heifer.

Sale of suckled calves: The last suckled calf sale of the 2016 season ended on a high note, with very keen demand for a smaller show.

Bullock calves: R J Weir, Ederney 275k, £615; 305k, £650, S and G Devine, Artigarvan 380k, £795 and £790; 410k, £820, E Taggart, Drumquin 250k, £580; 235k, £545, Thos Gavin, Fintona 255k, £640; 230k, £580; 245k, £590, D Walsh, Altnagelvin 260k, £570, M Conway, Mullaslin 360k, £750, C Walker, Lack 275k, £655, M Johnstown, Lack 380k, £820, J McEnhill, Kesh 285k, £675; 325k, £695, K Teague, Dromore 315k, £640.

Heifer calves: S and G Devine, Artigarvan 365k, £780; 300k, £720; 335k, £680, B Coll, Drumquin 305k, £665; 285k, £590; 305k, £665, D Colgan, Carrickmore 290k, £630; 280k, £615, R Tait, Newtownstewart 375k, £775, Thos Gavin, Fintona 275k, £740; 310k, £790; 315k, £735; 255k, £685; 245k, £700, P H Kirk, Plumbridge 410k, £835, R Thompson, Kesh 260k, £580, K Teague, Dromore 280k, £635.