Bullocks selling to £1535 for 650k at Omagh Mart

Larger numbers in all sections, with demand for grazing cattle rising prices across the board.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 9:09 am
Filled to the rafters - the scene during the annual Christmas Fatstock show and sale in Omagh Auction mart.
Filled to the rafters - the scene during the annual Christmas Fatstock show and sale in Omagh Auction mart.

Bullocks

W McLean, Ballygawley 650k £1535; 625k £1475; 600k £1440, B Lynch, Fireagh 695k £1460; 580k £1300; 650k £1420, S Mitchell, Eskra 580k £1420; 550k £1340; 620k £1440, S McElhone, Donaghmore 510k £1275; 560k £1330; 615k £1435, L Ruddy, Strabane 540k £1295; 630k £1420, A Irwin, Drumquin 520k £1300; 540k £1290; 445k £1210; 490k £1190, N McLaughlin, Gortin 555k £1235; 540k £1190; 465k £1090, S McCanny, Clanabogan 600k £1335, K Ward, Mullaslin 535k £1180; 510k £1120; 470k £1080, W T Nethery, Drumquin 595k £1270; 470k £1190, Loane Partners, Kesh 450k £1210; 410k £1090; 405k £1060; 360k £990, J McKeown, Mountjoy 410k £1060; 395k £1050, T McFarland, Knockmoyle 420k £990, S McNulty, Glenmornan 410k £910; 405k £900; 380k £1020; 385k £950 William Irvine, Ederney 450k £995; 430k £920, P Fox, Carrickmore 390k £990 and N Hemphill, Botera 300k £840; 295k £825.

Heifers

Geo Earls, Roscor 580k £1420; 595k £1390; 640k £1470, J McElduff, Beragh 555k £1300; 655k £1460; 520k £1140, N Curley, Claudy 505k £1150, G Corcoran, Arvalee 680k £1500; 525k £1130; 660k £1380, C O’Neill, Tirquin 525k £1130; 540k £1160, T McKinley, Botera 430k £1000, M F O’Neill, Tirquin 450k £1050; 465k £1080, M McDermott, Dunmoyle 420k £970; 460k £1050; 505k £1080, D Gillan, Garvagh 440k £1020; 485k £1060, E Lindsay, Strabane 455k £1030; 455k £1010, Ian Hamilton, Castlederg 470k £1050, P Fox, Carrickmore 440k £960; 420k £910, McConnell Bros, Gortin 305k £790; 335k £860, L McQuaid, Irvinestown 335k £860; 395k £890, M Coll, Drumquin 335k £850 and R J Keys, Dromore 385k £900.

Fat cows

G McCrossan, Leglands 520k £218; 560k £204; 640k £186, D McFarland, Sixmilecross 610k £193, J Patterson, Drumquin 540k £188, O Anderson, Sixmilecross 620k £185, F Campbell, Ballygawley 740k £183, S McCartney, Ballinamallard 620k £181 and M W Davis, Castlederg 690k £180.

Friesian cows

N Hutchinson, Trillick 530k £157, Des Moore, Fintona 510k £151; 500k £149, A Millar, Sion Mills 680k £143 and N Doherty, Newtownstewart 610k £138.

Fat bulls

W J Hamilton, Castlederg 830k £153, McCormack Brothers, Mountjoy 930k £149 and Jack Hunter, Drumquin 1090k £147.

Dropped calves (400)

K Irvine, Ederney £590 Simmental bull, N Doherty, Newtownstewart £505 Charolais bull, C Elkin, Omagh £500 Aberdeen Angus heifer, Willmount Farms, £500 Simmental heifer, Fairmount Farms, Claudy £490 Fleckvieh bull; £435 Simmental bull, A Millar, Sion Mills £485 Aberdeen Angus bull, L Cooper, Killen £475 and £430 Charolais bulls; £440 Charolais heifer, G Lyons, Beragh £475; £465 and £445 Aberdeen Angus bulls, J A Morris, Newtownstewart £450 Limousin heifer, P McConnell, Victoria Bridge £440 and £435 Aberdeen Angus bulls, J Curran, Dromore £440 Limousin bull, A Stevenson, Sion Mills £430 Limousin bull, P J Donnelly, Roscavey £415 Limousin bull, G N Armstrong, Lack £415 Charolais heifer and Nigel Irwin, Enniskillen, £410 Limousin heifer.

Weanlings

Drumlea farmer £745 and £730 Charolais bulls, William Lowry, Donemana £730 Aberdeen Angus bull, R Smith, Castlederg £650 Aberdeen Angus heifer and E Stevenson, Kesh £570 (3) Fleckvieh bulls.

Dairy cows

A McGovern, £2360 x 2 calved heifers, M King, Drumquin £2320 and £2000 calved heifer, William Wright, Omagh £1940 and £1900 second and third calvers.