Fierce demand at Lisahally Mart Christmas Show

Lisahally Christmas show and sale of beef cattle attracted a great entry of stock from far and wide last week, to the delight of auctioneer Richard Beattie.

Topping the sale at £2500 was the Supreme Champion from Loughlin Conn with his heifer weighing 740 kilos and selling to Pauls Butchers, Derry.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT-JUDGE BARRY HUTTON, SAM CARMICHAEL,'MICHAEL HEALY WINNER OF HOUSEWIFES CHOICE & 2ND IN BEEF HEIFER CLASS, LOUGHLIN CONN & daughters IST IN BEEF HEIFER CLASS, PAUL FAULKNER IST IN BEEF BULLOCK & RESERVE HOUSEWIFES CHOICE, SPONSOR OF AGRI CARE  GERARD SNOW

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT-JUDGE BARRY HUTTON, SAM CARMICHAEL,'MICHAEL HEALY WINNER OF HOUSEWIFES CHOICE & 2ND IN BEEF HEIFER CLASS, LOUGHLIN CONN & daughters IST IN BEEF HEIFER CLASS, PAUL FAULKNER IST IN BEEF BULLOCK & RESERVE HOUSEWIFES CHOICE, SPONSOR OF AGRI CARE GERARD SNOW

Michael Healy enjoyed a great outing securing two of the top placings.

His housewifes Choice realised £2300 and also sold to Pauls Butchers.

The reserve Supreme Champion was also put forward by the Healy team, and sold at £1950 to McKee’s Butchers, Maghera.

Paul Faulkner sold his Reserve Housewifes at £1700 to Miller Meats, Coleraine.

JUDGES -SAM CARMICHAEL LEFT, BARRY HUTTON RIGHT

JUDGES -SAM CARMICHAEL LEFT, BARRY HUTTON RIGHT

The entire entry of stock sold to meet fierce demand from start to finish

JUDGES

Sam Carmichael

Barry Hutton from Huttons Butchers Shop in Cookstown

FAULKNERS LEFT AND BACK WITH BUYER FROM MILLER MEATS

FAULKNERS LEFT AND BACK WITH BUYER FROM MILLER MEATS

SUPREME CHAMPION

Loughlin Conn with Beef Heifer, bought by Pauls Butchers, Culmore, Derry

RESERVE CHAMPION

Michael Healy with Beef Heifer, bought by McKees Butchers, Maghera

LOUGHLIN CONN & daughters WITH JUDGE SAM CARMICHAEL

LOUGHLIN CONN & daughters WITH JUDGE SAM CARMICHAEL

Housewifes Choice

Michael Healy with Beef Heifer, bought by Pauls Butchers, Derry

RESERVER HOUSE WIFES CHOICE

Paul Faulkner with Beef Bullock, bought by John Miller- Miller Meats, Coleraine

STORE HEIFER CLASS

1st -Andrew Olphert £1464 to Stephen Lowry

2nd - Andrew McKelvey, Mountjoy, Omagh £1403 to Stephen Lowry

3rd - Derek McCrea, Bready, Strabane £1380 to Barry Hutton

BEEF HEIFER CLASS

1st Loughlin Conn ,Limavady £2500 to Pauls Butchers, Derry

2nd Michael Healy, Maydown Road £1950 to McKees, Maghera

3rd Michael Healy £2300 to Pauls Butchers, Derry

STORE BULLOCK CLASS

1st Aidan McDevitt

2nd TR Crawford, Newtownstewart £1149 to Jenny Maxwell

3rd Stuart Loughlin, Castlederg £1128 to Stephen Lowry

BEEF BULLOCK CLASS

1st Paul Faulkner ,Shanlongford Road, Coleraine, to £1700 to Miller Meats, Coleraine

2nd Charles Mcdevitt, Limavady £1560 to McKees, Maghera

3rd Eliz Law, Ederney £1776 to DRJ Farms

CALF CLASS

1st Dean Whylie, Newbulidings

2nd Alan Patterson, Newtownstewart

3rd S Quinn, Strabane