MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 29-05-19
An entry of 900 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 29th May returned a noticeably firmer trade for prime lambs and cull ewes. The 580 Spring Lambs sold in a firmer demand with good quality middleweights selling steadily from 390p per kilo to a top of 415p per kilo paid for 22kilos @ £91.20 each from a Gilford farmer followed by 414p per kilo for 21kilos @ £87 each from a Rathfriland farmer.
Heavy lambs sold from £90 to £94.80 each with the entire entry of heavy lambs averaging £92.50 each. Top rate of 389p per kilo was paid for 24.4kilos @ £94.80 each followed by 385p per kilo for 24kilos @ £92.50 each.
Over 200 cull ewes sold steadily from £75 to £89 each.
In the Breeding ring singles sold to a top of £180 with doubles selling to £175 each. Main demand from £130 to £165 each.
Gilford farmer : 22k £91.20 415p : Rathfriland farmer : 21k £87 414p : Portadown producer : 20.7k £85.50 413p : Richhill farmer : 20.3k £83 409p : Dungannon farmer : 23k £93.20 405p : Markethill producer : 20.8k £84 404p : Armagh farmer : 23k £92.50 402p : Armagh producer : 22.4k £90 402p :
Lisnadill farmer : 24.4k £94.80 389p : Markethill farmer : 24k £92.50 385p : Markethill farmer : 24.2k £93 384p : Armagh farmer : 24k £91 379p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £92.50 378p : Mayobridge producer : 24.9k £93.50 376p : Mayobridge producer : 25.2k £93.50 371p