Cattle prices remain steady at Omagh

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There were more cattle on offer for the Bank Holiday sale at Omagh and despite the late spring, prices have remained steady.

Bullocks: JA Orr Plumbridge 500k £1105; 510k £1075; 700k £1435, F Ferris Leglands 560k £1230 & £1225; 595k £1230; 620k £1245; 705k £1400, F Monaghan Dunamore 550k £1175; 545k £1140, F Mc Glinchey Castlederg 510k £1095, V Barrett Dromore 605k £1250, S Ferris Drumquin 520k £1080; 455k £1025, R Mc Crossan Drumquin 620k £1270; 555k £1125; 580k £1165, M Armstrong Dromore 590k £1205; 460k £1000; 485k £1000, Geo Harpur Mountjoy 610k £1185; 640k £1230, Hugh Mc Donnell Drumquin 420k £1005; 410k £955; 445k £965, N Conway Mullaslin 450k £1030, N Donaghy Loughmacrory 405k £910; 350k £865; 355k £860, T Connolly Beragh 440k £975, M Haigney Beragh 475k £1015, F Knox Donemana 495k £1045; 385k £840, EB Mc Cullagh Plumbridge 405k £850; 425k £880; 395k £860, D Mc Grath Leggs Po 350k £920; 300k £790, H Elliot Irvinestown 300k £790, G Moohan Kesh 305k £770, P Slane Carrickmore 330k £840.

Heifers: F Mc Glinchey Castlederg 505k £1105; 455k £940, Denzil Campbell Omagh 590k £1170; 660k £1280; 615k £1180, L Furey Plumbridge 535k £1060; 450k £925, Geo Robinson Fintona 510k £1010, Paul Slane Carrickmore 430k £985; 490k £970; 365k £825, Hugh Mc Donnell Drumquin 420k £920; 310k £650; 395k £800, Paul Mc Laughlin Cabragh 455k £970, O Mc Callan Drumnakilly 405k £810; 320k £660, D Mc Grath Leggs po 320k £805 & £770; 290k £720, Ed O’ Hagan Drumlea 325k £760, H Elliot Irvinestown 355k £760, G Moohan Kesh 345k £760, H Moore Drumquin 310k £630; A Barrett Trillick 335k £680, EB Mc Cullagh Plumbridge 365k £735.

Fat Cows: JL Armstrong Seskinore 570k £170, P Mc Grath Drumquin 630k £168, DF Monaghan Ederney 540k £167, P Anderson Aghyaran 400k £165, N Mc Ilwaine Plumbridge 680k £152; 830k £148, B Campbell Trillick 550k £151, F Horisk Errigal 760k £150, D Hamilton Donemana 650k £147.

Friesian Cows : Clarke Dairies Aghyaran 640k £139, R Smyth Drumquin 560k £138; 700k £115; 540k £114, WM Gamble Donemana 640k £114, R Goligher Mountjoy 760k £111, J Teague Dromore 520k £110, R King Drumquin 620k £109, A Mc Kelvey Meaghy 690k £114.

Dropped Calves (305)

Bull Calves: A Vance Trillick £430 Simmental, M Kee Douglas Bridge £390 Salers, Nigel Irwin Enniskillen £385 & £370 Simmental, R Smyth Drumquin £370 Limousin; £365 B.Blue, C Turner Drumquin £368 Hereford, Macosquin Farmer £370 & £352 Limousin, JN Hamilton Castlederg £345 Angus, K Alcorn Omagh £340 B.Blue.

Heifers Calves: Nigel Irwin Enniskillen £470 & £370 Simmental, G Vance Dromore £370 Simmental, C Turner Drumquin £365 Hereford, K Alcorn Omagh £355 B.Blue, B Grimes Beragh £350 Limousin, G Sproule Castlederg £340 Limousin, G Crumley Strabane £335 Limousin.

Sale of Wintered Suckled Calves

The penultimate sale of suckled calves attracted an entry of 200 calves, selling briskly despite the reluctance of growing conditions to arrive.

Bull/Bullock Calves: JS Robinson Newtownstewart 400k £950; 345k £800, B Mullan Mullaslin 405k £950, E Boyd Drumquin 405k £930, G Sproule Castlederg 420k £940, S Alexander Corlea 300k £790, WJ Boyd Kesh 320k £815; 300k £820; 390k £930, M Mullan Mullaslin 335k £845; 300k £820, Patk Fox Carrickmore 315k £770; 300k £700; 320k £740 & £745, JJ Muldoon Cookstown 325k £775, HB Coll Drumquin 330k £775, A Kee Douglas Bridge 310k £715; 345k £780, P Mc Dermott Mountfield 310k £710, F Mc Glinchey Castlederg 250k £675; 205k £500, DW Reaney Plumbridge 250k £660.

Heifer Calves: N Mc Ilwaine Plumbridge 435k £935; 340k £795; 360k £800, HB Coll Drumquin 320k £785, P Leonard Kesh 310k £760, S Alexander Corlea 315k £760; 295k £765, M Carland Mountfield 305k £720, M Daly Carrickmore 320k £750, JJ Muldoon Cookstown 275k £730, M Scott Newtownstewart 250k £620; 355k £755, M Slane Carrickmore 320k £735; 360k £780, B Mc Donnell Dromore 355k £810; 330k £755; 300k £685, B Dalton Fintona 360k £800, Wj Boyd Kesh 330k £730, RT Sproule Strabane 270k £630.

Suckler Cows: E Mc Cann Fintona £1730 1st calver and lim bull calf, W Browne Clanabogan £1640 1st Calver and lim Heifer Calf, D Gillan Garvagh £1420 2nd Calver and lim heifer Calf, Jas Sinclair Strabane £1240 Flkveih Heifer and lim Heifer calf, Ian Kee Douglas Bridge £1700 simm 1st calver and lim heifer calf.