Lambs selling to 380 pence and £85.50 per head at Newtownstewart

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A good entry of sheep on offer sold to a very steady trade with lambs selling to 380 pence and £85.50 per head while fat ewes sold to £85.50 each.

Sample prices: A McKelvey 23.50kgs £85.50; R Scott 24.50kgs £85.50; C Muldoon 24.40kgs £85.20; a local farmer 27.50kgs £84.50; G Hamilton 22.90kgs £84.00; R Wilson 23kgs £83.60; R Pinkerton 23kgs £83.60; A Castlederg farmer 24kgs £83.40; Ross Hemphill 22.50 £83.00 and £82.00; Noel McIlwaine 22.50kgs £82.50; S Allison 23.75kgs £83.00; R Pollock 23.25kgs £82.00; R W Ferguson 22.25kgs £83.00; F Catterson 23kgs £81.00; A K Condy 21.50kgs £80.00; G Lecky 22.30 £80.00; R Campbell 21.80kgs £81.50; L McFarland 22.25kgs ££80.50; G Farrell 22.75kgs £80.00; W Cather 21.30 £81.00; J Armstrong 22kgs £80.00; A McKelvey 25.50kgs £83.00; T Robb 21kgs £78.00.

Almost 200 fat ewes on offer: W Cather £85.50; C Hood £84.00; A McKelvey £82.00; J Armstrong £82 and £78; T Robb £80.00; L T Galbraith £79.00; R Pollock £78.00; J Lowry £77.00; A K Condy £75.00; R Pinkerton £77.00; L McFarland £71.00; K McNamee £70.00; D Swann £64.00; S Hegarty £80.00 and £70.00.

Cattle sale: A limited number of stock on offer sold firmly with bullocks selling to £1245 and £590 over £1 while heifers sold to £1090 and £505 over £1.

Fat cows: R Buchanan, Donemana 640kgs £133; R Matthewson, Killymore 825kgs £118.Other cows sold from £90 to £110.

Bullock prices: S Hemphill, Castlederg 660kgs, £1245, 595kgs, £1185, 615kgs, £1145. S Brogan, Gortin 480kgs, £900 and £770, 440kgs, £805, 410kgs, £780; a Strabane farmer 335kgs, £675, 400kgs, £740, 370kgs, £640, 320kgs, £542.

Heifer prices: R Buchanan, Donemana 585kgs, £1090, 515kgs, £905, 470kgs £900 and £875, 485kgs, £860. T O’Neill, Strabane 445kgs, £900, 440kgs £820, S Brogan, Gortin 440kgs, £780, M Coyle, Strabane 455kgs, £790, 445kgs £795, 410kgs, £715 and £705, 400kgs, £660, 375kgs, £625.