Fat cows sell to £1805 at Newtownstewart

A good seasonal entry of cattle on Saturday at Newtownstewart saw Fat Cows selling to £1805 and £234 per 100kgs; Heifers selling to £1800 and £1100 over weight; Bullocks selling to £1375 and £775 over weight.

By Ruth Rodgers
Monday, 20th June 2022, 2:22 pm

Fat Cows; A Gortin farmer 675kgs £1580; N Kee Douglas Bridge 760kgs £217, 825kgs £215; P Bradley Plumbridge 820kgs £214; J A Orr Plumbridge 855kgs £211; A Co Derry farmer 820kgs £200; M Rodgers Donemana 625kgs £178, 660kgs £170; Friesian Cows P Hemphill Castlederg 625kgs £165, 575kgs £136 and £130.

Heifers; W McKean Sion Mills 700kgs £1800, 665kgs £1690, 610kgs £1610, 620kgs £1585, 595kgs £1565 and £1430, 570kgs £1540; F Dolan Castlederg 660kgs £1695, 565kgs £1470; D Patrick Newtownstewart 575kgs £1450, 595kgs £1240; M A McNamee Crockatore 585kgs £1370, 420kgs £850, 375kgs £835; S Hemphill Castlederg 440kgs £960 and £875, 430kgs £835; G J King Omagh 385kgs £940.

Bullock and Bull prices; D McKinley Newtownstewart 600kgs £1375 and £1315; B McCay Sion Mills 550kgs £1290, 515kgs £1165, 495kgs £1120; H Kee Douglas Bridge 525kgs 525kgs £1080, 505kgs £1040, 480kgs £885, 415kgs £870; G J King Omagh 375kgs £1050, 380kgs £900, 325kgs £780, 310kgs £720; B McCrory Donemana 505kgs £950, 480kgs £890, 440kgs £860.

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A larger supply of Lambs and Ewes on offer saw Lambs selling to £169 while Ewes sold up to £191.

Sample prices; Gary Rankin 21.5kgs £169; 25kgs £151; 22.50kgs £140; A Local farmer 26kgs £145; A local farmer 21kgs £133; R G Pollock 23kgs £144; J Wilson 23kgs £140; L Donnell 23.50kgs £140; G Lecky 22kgs £140J R Crammond 21kgs £137; 22.50kgs £133.50; R Allison 21kgs £135; P McCrory 21kgs £131.50; C Sproule 20.50kgs £130; L McFarland 20kgs £128; J Leitch 20.50kgs £127.50; P Doherty 19.50kgs £117.

Fat Ewes; P Doherty £191 and £143; L McFarland £182, £156 and £91; D McNamee £180 and £122; R Allison £176; J ~R Wilson £175 and £160; T Fyffe £155; A local farmer £130; J Leitch £120 and £103.

Poorer types sold from £70 up.