MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 29-08-19
An entry of 1600 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 28th August sold in a steady trade for cull ewes and fat lambs. Store trade was slightly firmer. Breeding hoggets sold in a slightly easier demand.
An entry of 1100 lambs sold to a top of £82 each with several pens of heavy lambs selling from £75 to £79 each. Good quality pens sold 307p to 318p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £77 each, followed by 316p for 25kilos @ £79 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 330p to 350p per kilo for 23.4kilos @ £82 each, followed by 348p per kilo for 21kilos @ £73 each.
Good quality store lambs sold in a firmer trade. Light lambs sold to 434p per kilo for 25 lambs weighing 14.5kilos @ £63 each, followed by 412p per kilo for 14.7kilos @ £60.50 each. Stronger stores sold to 388p per kilo for 17kilos @ £66 each.
The 250 cull ewes sold in a steady demand to a top of £118 with all good quality ewes selling from £70 to £96 each.
Breeding ewes met a slightly easier trade selling to a top of £165 each with main demand from £125 to £158 each.
Warrenpoint seller : 24.2k £77 318p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £76 317p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25k £79 316p : Tandragee producer : 24.7k £77.50 314p : Silverbridge farmer : 25.2k £78 310p : Drumill farmer : 26.5k £82 309p : Mayobridge producer : 24.9k £76.50 307p
Mayobridge producer : 23.4k £82 350p : Armagh seller : 20k £70 350p ; Armagh farmer : 21k £73 348p : Silverbridge seller : 21.5k £73.50 342p : Glenanne farmer : 20k £68 340p : Newtownhamilton seller : 20.8k £70.50 339p ; Richhill farmer : 21.4k £72 336p : Cullyhanna farmer : 20k £67 335p :
Hilltown seller : 14.5k £63 434p : Rostrevor farmer : 14.7k £60.50 412p : Ballykinlar farmer : 15k £60 400p : Caledon seller : 12.6k £50 397p : Portadown farmer : 15k £59 393p : Portadown seller : 15k £59 393p : Mullaghbawn farmer : 17k £66 388p ; Markethill seller : 16k £62 388p : Whitecross farmer : 16.8k £65 387p