Bullocks sell to £1,300 for 570k at Omagh Mart

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Considering the favourable weather 360 beef and store cattle was much larger than expected with grazing sorts meeting very keen demand this week at Omagh Mart.

Bullocks: W McLean, Ballygawley 570k, £1,300; 560k, £1,265; 585k, £1,315, Geo Harpur, Mountjoy 605k, £1,370; 510k, £1,090; 660k, £1,335; 710k, £1,410, Patrick Sheerin, Donemana 520k, £1,165; 590k, £1,310; 580k, £1,270; 610k, £1,315, D Colton, Dromore 510k, £1,145; 540k, £1,150; 445k, £1,185; 490k, £1,125, W A Johnston, Belleek 540k, £1,190; 515k, £1,130; 610k £1,315, Des Rafferty, Carrickmore 540k, £1,180, Josp Giles, Beragh 580k, £1,255, S McCaney, Clanabogan 600k, £1,300; 585k, £1,245; 590k, £1,205, Wm Irvine, Ederney 555k, £1,195; 455k, £1,035, R McCrossan, Drumquin 545k, £1,150; 505kv £1,065, P and M Eves, Kesh 420k, £1,040; 430k, £1,025; 445k, £1,055; 455k, £1,000, L Ruddy, Strabane 460k, £1,090; 490k, £1,090; 465k, £1,025, Ivan Clarke, Castlederg 490k, £1,125, N Coulter Trillick 480k £1085, O Anderson Sixmilecross 405k £910; 440k £980, M Clarke Greencastle 480k £1070, RT Sproule Strabane 385k £1000 (260p); 395k, £920; 410k, £915, M O’Donnell, Urney 325k, £820; 300k, £650; 400k, £890; 455k, £990, G N Armstrong, Lack 360k, £900, D McGrath, Leggs Po 330k, £815, B E McGrath, Knockmoyle 230k, £690; 260k, £690, D Donnelly, Mountfield 360k, £885, P McNulty, Mountfield 355k, £765.

Heifers: S Cullinan Eskra 535k, £1,200; 580k, £1,270, Peter O’Neill, Carrickmore 585k, £1,270; 530k, £1,150; 545k, £1,175, R Hamilton, Drumquin 545k, £1,170; 555k, £1,145, W McLean, Ballygawley 575k, £1,225; F McAleer, Plumbridge 510k, £1,090, J S Robinson, Newtownstewart 500k, £1,045; 520k, £1,090; 550k, £1,145, N Coulter, Trillick 525k, £1,090, W McElmurray, Pomeroy 435k, £1,110; 355k, £865, R Gilmore, Dromore 410k, £965, K McAleer, Loughmacrory 435k, £990; 375k, £880, G Donnelly, Trillick 440k, £1,005; 415k, £915; 395k, £925, R T Sproule, Strabane 440k, £980; 460k, £1,000; 395k, £865, M McNamee, Omagh 420k, £925; 435k, £945, M McCullagh, Plumbridge 390k, £1,030 (265p); 360k, £890, D McGrath, Legg Po 310k, £790; 280k, £730; 285k, £705, S McElmurray, Pomeroy 370k, £915; 330k, £800; 330k, £800; 385k, £880, D Montgomery, Dromore 305k, £750; 285k, £725, R A Leitch, Carncorn 385k, £830.

Fat cows: J F Kelly, Loughamcrory 460k, £194, J and M McCullagh, Mountfield 760k, £178, J B Conway, Omagh 740k, £176, Wm McCay, Castlederg 440k, £175, D Gallagher, Leggs Po 540k, £172, T Gallagher, Newtownstewart 840k, £162, G McDonagh, Ederney 700k, £160, R T Sproule, Strabane 690k, £160, M Clarke, Greencastle 510k, £158, R J Graham, Ederney 540k, £157, V McConnell, Knockmoyle 760k, £157, Jas Mitchell, Killymallaght 700k, £156; 690k, £152.

Dropped calves: Wm Evens, Lack £470 and £455 Simm bulls, L McCarney, Seskinore £470 B Blue bull, G McDonagh, Ederney £430 Char heifer, E Davis, Dromore £400 B Blue bull, B Walker, Omagh £360 B Blue bull; £355 B Blue heifer, E Crawford, Newtownstewart £355 B Blue bull; £340 Lim bull, J Edgar, Omagh £355 Salers bull; £290 Saler heifer, P Ward, Douglas Bridge £345 Hereford bull, M Davis Dromore £335 Lim heifer.

Weanling bulls sold to £670 paid to S Barrett, Dromore, whilst O Harpur, Castlederg topped the heifers with £660.

Sale of wintered suckled calves: Over 300 calves on offer met an excellent trade with quality lightweight easily selling to £2.40 per kilo.

Bull/bullock calves

Geo Earls, Belleek 325k, £935; 395k, £970, J Gallagher, Newtownstewart 335k, £955; 320k, £870; 270k, £700, Hugh Colton, Dromore 335k, £940; 330k, £900; 395k, £1,030; 295k, £795, D Gallagher, Ederney 345k, £955, D Colton, Dromore 320k, £895; 405k, £995; 400k, £965; 360k, £940, L McFarland, Kesh 335k, £915, A Cassidy, Ederney 325k, £860, D Moffitt, Arvalee 315k, £815, C McAnulla, Mountjoy 405k, £995; 425k, £1,010, Ross Hemphill, Drumquin 410k, £960; 470k, £1,040; 425k, £935; 475k, £1,010, P Dobbs, Carrickmore 420k, £950; 410k, £880, Saml Rankin, Scraghey 515k, £1,130 and £1,095; 440k, £975, T J Jones, Enniskillen 290k, £845; 255k, £740, T J Kane, Castlederg 290k, £805, L Hamilton, Drumlea 280k, £750; 250k, £615; 350k, £875, M Carr, Cookstown 270k, £720, B Mullan, Mullaslin 260k, £685, M McCoy, Dromore 275k, £715, Wm J Boyd, Kesh 280k, £735; 360k, £880, P Daly, Carrickmore 340k, £830, D W Reaney, Plumbridge 305k, £740.

Heifer calves: L Hamilton, Drumlea 310k, £900, K Murray, Tattyreagh 320k, £880, M Hamilton, Drumlea 365k, £945, M McCoy, Dromore 345k, £850; 280k, £760, P Dobbs, Carrickmore 380k, £900, N McCullagh, Gortin 315k, £740, S Robinson, Newtownstewart 360k, £835; 335k, £780; 405k, £900, S F Laird, Ardstraw 340k, £790; 415k, £930; 410k, £855, J Clarke, Claudy 365k, £840, K and P Maguire, Leggs Po 280k, £840, A Cassidy, Ederney 250k, £680, T J Jones, Enniskillen 275k, £685, T Reaney, Plumbridge 250k, £625, I Frazer, Omagh 295k, £735, B Deery, Irvinestown 380k, £825, Ross Hemphill, Drumquin 365k, £785; 385k, £825, Geo Farrell, Drumquin 385k, £805, N Laughlin, Gortin 315k, £700; 275k, £640.