Suckler cows selling to £2100 at Omagh Mart

Sale of wintered suckled calves: With the decline of suckler cow numbers, buyers have realised and are prepared to pay higher prices for beef-bred animals.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 10:27 am

Bull/bullock calves

Donnelly, Altamuskin 420k £1200, P. Mullan, Fintona 415k £1140; 555k £1340, M. Brogan, Glenhull 400k £1100; 300k £950; 310k £910; 385k £1070, C. Hannigan, Ederney 415k £1140; 310k £980; 300k £890, G. Mohammed, Ederney 400k £1080; 345k £1080; 305k £960, S. McGurk, Drumlea 540k £1330; 440k £1080; 495k £1170, E. O’Kane, Drumquin 410k £1100 and £1090, Jas. Monaghan, Ederney 430k £1100, C. Carson, Drumlegagh 450k £1150; 470k £1170; 445k £1100, M. McCann, Sixmilecross 415k £1040; 370k £990, P. J. Eves, Kesh 460k £1150; 445k £1070; 460k £1030, Hugh Gibson, Sixmilecross 415k £980, Ivan Elliot, Drumlegagh 330k £1070; 385k £1170, K. McCullagh, Greencastle 320k £990, King Farms, Knockmoyle 310k £910; 275k £870, S. Ward, Beragh 395k £1160; 375k £1060, P. McPhillips, Carrickmore 300k £880, T. McCullagh, Greencastle 330k £940, A. McMullan, Castlederg 315k £880; 415k £960, E. McGirr, Ballygawley 320k £910; 255k £870, S. O’Kane, Dressogue 275k £850, P. Moss, Scraghey 290k £890, Jack Hunter, Drumquin 345k £940, M. Mullan, Mullaslin 355k £980, O. Donnelly, Dromore 470k £1090, Geo. Armstrong, Lack 420k £1100; 380k £1010, J. Alexander, Drumquin 305k £830, E. Reid, Trillick 380k £1010 and J. Tuohey, Greencastle 400k £1040.

Heifer calves

Ivan Elliot, Drumlegagh 355k £1260 (354 p.p.k) G. McAleer, Dromore 415k £1140; 440k £1000; 305k £840, M. J. Eves, Kesh 485k £1140, J. McEnhill, Clanabogan 445k £1000; 325k £900, P. Moss, Scraghey 320k £930, G. Moohan, Ederney 320k £900, A. Mitchell, Drumquin 350k £940; 320k £820; 245k £710, F. Quinn, Cookstown 325k £860; 300k £770, I. Fraser, Tirquin 345k £870; 310k £780; 315k £770, C. Walker, Lack 315k £770, P. M. O’Kane, Drumquin 390k £950, E. Slevin, Dromore 345k £840; 380k £900, K. McSorley, Trillick 280k £780; 270k £750, M. McCoy, Dromore 265k £710 and C. Gallogley, Ederney 270k £680.

Suckler cows

E. McCann, Fintona £2100 and £2000 first calvers with bull calves, Jas. McKean, Strabane £1930 first calver and bull calf, Strabane producer, £1700 and £1540 in-calf second calvers.