Large of cattle on offer at Newtownstewart

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A larger entry of cattle on offer sold firmly with bullocks selling to £1240 and £575 over £1 while heifers sold to £1165 and £530 over £1.

BULLOCK PRICES: J A McNulty, Glenmornan 700kgs, £1240, 650kgs, £1135, 610kgs, £1090, 575kgs £1055, 560kgs, £1075, 590kgs, £1010, a local farmer 595kgs, £1170, 710kgs, £1225, 695kgs, £1185. A Strabane farmer 580kgs, £1090, 550kgs, £1000, 530kgs, £985, 590kgs, £955. R McNamee, Newtownstewart 470kgs, £872 and £832, 430kgs, £827, 405kgs, £780, 395kgs, £765, 375kgs, £755. W J Ballantine, Glenhull 410kgs, £840, 305kgs, £740, (£243 per 100kgs), 330kgs, £770, 395kgs, £715, 390kgs, £760, 355kgs, £662, 315kgs, £665, 440kgs, £720, 275kgs, £605.

HEIFER PRICES: J A McNulty, Glenmornan 635kgs, £1165; W T Stronge, Ederney 630kgs, £1000, 525kgs, £930, 505kgs, £925, 450kgs, £885, 575kgs, £850, 485kgs, £850; J J Morris, Glenull 420kgs, £865, 390kgs, £800, £740 and £710, 365kgs, £735 and £730, 345kgs, £700. J O’Donnell, Omagh 515kgs, £840. A local farmer 500kgs, £865, 515kgs, £880, 470kgs, £770 465kgs, £785 and £775, 450kgs, £777.

SHEEP SALES: Increased numbers on offer met an improved trade.

Fat hoggets: R Baxter 27.4kgs £91.00; A loal farmer 29kgs £90.50; A Co Derry farmer 23 ¼ kgs £83.00; H McFarland 24 ¼ kgs £88.20; 20 ½ kgs£74.00; A Patrick 23kgs £82.00 J Beattie 21 ¾ kgs £75.00; L McFarland 23 ½ kgs £78.00; J Gallen 21 ¾ kgs £76.00; P McFarland 19 ½ kgs £65.20, A Robinson 16 ¼ kgs £65.00; E McGovern 22 ½ kgs £75.00.

Fat ewes: A Kesh farmer £100. R Scott £93.00; an Omagh farmer £75.00; A Co Derry farmer £72.00; L McFarland £71.00; R Baxter £96.00 and £68; T Buchanan £91.00; A Patrick £65.00.