Sizeable entry of cattle at Omagh pre Christmas sale

A sizeable entry for Christmas week at Omagh on Monday, 20th December, especially in the calf ring, dairy cow ring and fat cow ring.

Bullocks: N. Melaugh, Strabane 545k £1335; 525k £1165, G. A. Armstrong, Gillygooley 710k £1620; 760k £1625; 830k £1690, N. McCombe, Donemana 720k £1630; 770k £1680; 820k £1675, T. Young, Killen 620k £1330; 570k £1230; 645k £1330, Jas. Rodgers, Beragh 615k £1285; 535k £1090, M. McCrabbe, Sion Mills 515k £1040; 480k £1080; 500k £1080, J. Hetherington, Omagh 655k £1320; 445k £980, J. Irwin, Drumquin 460k £990.

Heifers: Wm. Doherty, Strabane 580k £1420; 610k £1480; 545k £1280, J. Cunningham, Kileeshil 570k £1200; 485k £1170; 480k £1100, K. Doherty, Strabane 595k £1400; 600k £1370, Wm. McGinn, Seskinore 595k £1270, F. McGlinchey, Castlederg 550k £1140, Thos. Phillips, Ederney 665k £1350, B. Brogan, Dromore 500k £1040.

Fat Cows: T. Connolly, Beragh 550k £185, D. McIlwaine, Newtownstewart 850k £185; 790k £175, I. Hetherington, Omagh 740k £183; 820k £167, J. P. McMackin, Strabane 780k £178; 790k £172, D. Dixon, Sixmilecross 610k £178, W. R. Mehaffy, Strabane 590k £167, F. McGlinchey, Castlederg 700k £166.

Friesian Cows: Ed. Stevenson, Kesh 690k £136, W. R. Mehaffy, Strabane 580k £133, D. Alexander, Tarlim 730k £127, R. King, Drumrawn 710k £126, R. Sterritt, Mountjoy 670k £126, S. McFarland, Sion Mills 650k £124, B&S. Sloan, Irvinestown 770k £124, H. McCarney, Seskinore 650k £124, D. W. Hemphill, Drumquin 860k £123.

Dairy Cows: A. McGovern, Fivemiletown £2540; £2460; £2440 and £2420 Calved heifers, Des. Moore, Fintona £2540; £2260 and £2220 calved heifers.

Dropped Calves: B. Gardiner, Tempo £470 Charolais Bull, N. Hutchinson, Trillick £460 Charolais Bull, E&W. Crawford, Newtownstewart, £430 and £380 B. Blue Bulls, S&A. Wilson, Omagh £420 Simmental Bull, A. Coote, Ballygawley, £420 B. Blue Bull, D. Hoey, Enniskillen £400 Limousin Bull, L. Pickens, Fintona £390 Charolais Heifer, J. A. Morris, Newtownstewart £370 and £360 Limousin Bulls, A. E. Hughes, Dromore £340 Simmental Bull, M. McCrystal, Ballygawley £340 Saler Heifer, P. Mullin, Sixmilecross £335 Angus Bull, V. Irwin, Ballinamallard £330 B. Blue Heifer, J. Leitch, Castlederg £335 Angus Bull, M. Howe, Enniskillen £320 Hereford Heifer, T. Donaghy, Artigarvan £335 Hereford Bull, D. McConnell, Knockmoyle £330 B. Blue Bull.