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Cattle prices holding firm at Omagh Mart

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The weekly cattle sale in Omagh Mart saw prices holding firm on the previous week.
The weekly cattle sale in Omagh Mart saw prices holding firm on the previous week.

There was an increased entry at the weekly cattle sale in Omagh Mart, but prices remained firm. Bullocks sold to a sale topping £1,375 for a 630kg animal.

Forward bullocks mainly sold from £1,150 up to £1,340, with mid-weight bullocks selling from £955 up to £1,110. Lighter lots sold from £585 up to £970.

Heifers sold to £1,260 for a 565kg animal. Heavy lots were limited, but when forward they were met with brisk biding. Price for forward lots ranged from £1,150 to £1,220. Mid-weight heifers sold from £950 to £1,100.

Fat cows sold to 195p/kg for a 630kg animal (£1,228). Young, fleshed cows were strong sellers with prices of 160p to 180p/kg on offer. Older cows made from 140p to 155p/kg.

Calves sold to £400 for a Limousin, bull with £340 paid for a Limousin heifer. Simmental bull calves sold to £395, with Blue bull calves making £390. Blue heifer calves made £350. Angus bull calves made £310.

Weanlings

An entry of 200 weanlings saw a steady trade, with bull calves peaking at £920 for a 420kg animal. Several lots sold over the £900/head mark. Bulls from 300kg to 350kg sold from £700 to £840.

Heifer weanlings sold to £735 for a 335kg animal, with most 300kg to 350kg lots making £680 to £730.

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