Lambs sell to £77 at Newtownstewart

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Another good entry of sheep on offer saw lambs selling to £77 while ewes sold to £86.00.

Lamb prices; C Ballantine 24.50kgs £77; D McIlwaine 24.25kgs £76.80; R Scott 24kgs £76; A Castlederg farmer 24.30kgs £76; C Muldoon 23.80kgs £75; Ross Hemphill 23.20kgs £74; N McIlwaine 23.50kgs £74; R S Moore 23kgs £73.50; S Dennison 23.20kgs £73.50; D Millar 23kgs £73.50 G McFarland 23kgs £73.50; Andrew McKelvey 23.30kgs £73; R McNamee 21.25kgs £72; Ashley McKelvey 22.75kgs £71.50; W H Cather 21.50kgs £70; R Moore 21.5 kgs £69; R Campbell 21.80kgs £68; G Lecky 21.80kgs £68.20.

Fat ewes; D McIlwaine £86 and £66; Geo McFarland c/o G McCrea £83; R Scott £79; R McNamee £76; C Ballantine £75; D Wilson £66; G McFarland £65.00

Cattle sale

A good holiday entry of Stock offered sold to a satisfactory trade.

Bullock and Bull prices: W ~D C Millar Douglas Bridge 735kgs £1280; 720kgs £1240; 760kgs £1205. A Patterson 570kgs £1000, 500kgs £980 and £880, 520kgs £880, 490kgs £890; Roy Kee Douglas Bridge 590kgs £1042; S Houston Douglas Bridge 450kgs £945, 470kgs £760; J A McNulty Artigarvan 590kgs £1155; A local farmer 460kgs £840, 415kgs £735, 380kgs £700; F Knox Donemana440kgs £740. B J V McGill Donemana 360kgs £680. R Hamilton Castlederg 360kgs £700, 300kgs £695 and £640.

Heifer prices: K Kelly Gortin 525kgs £1065, 515kgs £1005, 530kgs £952, 500kgs £970, 480kgs £900. D McKinley Grange 625kgs £1022, 550kgs £900, 420kgs £785. M Conway Donemana 420kgs £785. M Conway Donemana 420kgs £785. W J Marshall Strabane 560kgs £830. A local farmer 430kgs £800 and £720, 400kgs £700.