MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 06-02-20
An entry of 1250 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 5th February continued to sell in a very good demand with prices for fat hoggets and cull ewes seeing a further lift on the week.
The 950 hoggets had a complete clearance with good quality heavy hoggets selling from 390p to 413p per kilo for 24kilos @ £99 each from a Dungannon farmer followed by 408p per kilo for 24.5kilos @ £100 each from a Loughgilly farmer. Several pens of overweight hoggets sold from £100 to £105 each.
Middleweight hoggets sold to 435p per kilo for 21.8kilos @ £94.80 each followed by 429p per kilo for 21kilos @ £90 each from a Dungannon farmer. Main demand from 400p to 427p per kilo.
Store hoggets sold to 500p per kilo for 16kilos @ £80 each followed by 488p per kilo for 17kilos @ £83 each. Stronger stores sold to 451p per kilo 19.5kilos @ £88 each.
An entry of 170 cull ewes sold to £132 each with all good quality ewes from £90 to £117 each. Second quality ewes sold from £60 to £80 each.
In the Breeding ring Ewes with doubles sold to a top of £290 each followed by £285, £282 & £278 each. Singles sold to £250 each with several more from £180 to £230 each.
Dungannon farmer : 24k £99 413p : Loughgilly farmer : 24.5k £100 408p : Belleeks farmer : 24.4k £99 406p : Kilkeel producer : 24.3k £98.50 405p : Loughgall farmer : 24.7k £100 405p : Middletown producer : 24.2k £97 401p : Moira seller : 24k £96 400p : Markethill farmer : 24.1k £96 398p :
Keady farmer : 21.8k £94.80 435p : Dungannon seller : 21k £90 429p : Armagh farmer : 21.5k £92 428p : Armagh seller : 22k £94 427p : Scarva producer : 20.7k £88 425p : Closkelt producer : 20.1k £85 423p : Mowhan farmer : 20k £84.50 423p : Armagh producer : 22.5k £95 422p : Poyntzpass seller : 22.3k £94 422p : Cullyhanna farmer : 22.2k £93 419p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.9k £91.50 418p
Kilkeel producer : 16k £80 500p : Loughgilly farmer : 17k £83 488p : Armagh producer : 17.5k £81 463p : Moira producer : 15k £68 453p : Loughbrickland seller : 19.5k £88 451p : Armagh seller : 17k £76 447p : Loughbrickland seller : 16.6k £74 446p : Armagh farmer : 19.5k £86 441p : Dungannon seller : 17.7k £78 441p