MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 18-07-19
An entry of 1700 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 17th July included a very large entry of nearly 450 cull ewes which sold in the best trade for several years. Top price of £144 each with several pens selling from £100 to £130 each. Second quality ewes sold from £60 to £85 each.
Fat lamb trade was mixed with heavy lambs in particular selling at reduced rates. Top price of 331p per kilo was paid for 24.2kilos @ £80 each followed by 325p per kilo for 24kilos @ £78 each. Main demand for heavy lambs from £77.50 to £83 each and from 315p to 325p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 345p to 383p per kilo paid for 21.8kilos @ £83.50 each followed by 361p per kilo for 23kilos @ £83 each.
A very large entry of store lambs sold in exceptionally strong trade with top quality light stores selling from 380p to 441p per kilo for 45 lambs 14.3kilos @ £63 each followed by 423p per kilo for 14.9kilos @ £63 each.
Mullaghbawn farmer : 24.2k £80 331p : Camlough farmer : 24k £78 325p : Portadown farmer : 24.1k £78 324p : Armagh producer : 24.3k £78 321p : Armagh farmer : 24.3k £77 317p : Banbridge producer : 28.5k £90 316p : Keady farmer : 24.8k £78 315p : Middletown farmer : 25.3k £79 312p :
Armagh producer : 21.8k £83.50 383p : Armagh farmer : 21.8k £83.50 383p : Markethill farmer : 23k £83 361p : Cullyhanna farmer : 20.9k £74.50 356p : Corbet producer : 20.3k £72 355p : Cookstown farmer : 20k £70 350p : Tassagh farmer : 20.4k £71 348p : Portadown producer : 21.7k £75.50 348p
Kilcoo farmer : 14.3k £63 441p : Keady farmer : 14.9k £63 423p : Castlederg farmer : 14.6k £61 418p : Rostrevor farmer : 16.1k £65.50 407p : Poyntzpass producer : 12.8k £52 406p : Middletown producer : 14.2k £57 401p : Jerrettspass farmer : 13k £52 400p : Newry farmer : 15.2k £60.50 398p Jerrettspass farmer : 17.1k £66.50 389p