MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 27-02-20
An entry of 1600 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 26th February sold in a further improved trade for fat hoggets and cull ewes.
The 1100 hoggets on offer sold in a very firm trade with good quality heavy hoggets selling to a top of £116 for 27.8kilos @ 417p per kilo with several pens from £110 to £115 each. Top rate of 463p per kilo was paid for 24.5kilos @ £113.50 each followed by 463p per kilo for 24.3kilos @ £112.50 each. Main demand for good quality heavies from 420p to 450p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 420p to 475p per kilo for 20kilos @ £95 each followed by 471p per kilo for 22.5kilos @ £106 each. Top price for middleweight hoggets £107.50 for 23.4kilos 459p per kilo.
Store hoggets sold steadily from 440p to 491p per kilo for 18.2kilos @ £89.50 each.
The 200 cull ewes sold in the firmest trade yet. Top quality ewes sold from £110 to £158 each followed by £154 & £152 each. Second quality ewes from £70 to £100 each.
A full yard of breeding ewes maintained a very strong trade with good quality doubles selling from £220 to £280 each. Singles sold to £220 each with several more singles from £160 to £210 each.
Dungannon farmer : 24.5k £113.50 463p : Antrim producer : 24.3k £112.50 463p : Richhill farmer : 25k £112.20 449p : Armagh seller : 24.4k £109 447p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £107 446p : Banbridge seller : 25k £110 440p : Tassagh producer : 24k £105.20 438p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25.1k £110 438p :
Camlough farmer : 20k £95 475p : Tynan seller : 22.5k £106 471p : Belleeks farmer : 21.9k £102.50 468p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21.2k £98.50 465p : Poyntzpass seller : 23.4k £107.50 459p : Portadown producer : 21.7k £98.50 454p : Blackscull seller : 22.3k £101 453p : Glenanne farmer : 22.6k £102.20 452p : Milford farmer : 22.4k £101.20 452p