MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 02-07-20
An entry of 1050 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 1st July sold in a noticeably stronger trade for fat lambs.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 450p to 485p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £97 each followed by 473p per kilo for 22.5kilos @ £106.50 each. Several top quality pens sold from 460p to 471p per kilo.
Heavy lambs sold to £108 each with most pens from £103 to £107.50 each. Top rate of 442p per kilo was paid for 24kilos @ £106 each followed by 433p per kilo for 24kilos @ £104 each.
The first of the seasons store lambs returned an exceptionally strong trade with light stores selling to 523p per kilo for 11.1kilos @ £58 each for a Hilltown farmer followed by 521p per kilo for 12.1kilos @ £63 each.
Stronger stores sold to 470p for 19.8 kilos @ £93 each followed by 464p per kilo for 19.7kilos @ £91.50 each. All good quality stores from 440p to 460p per kilo.
The 200 ewes sold readily with fleshed ewes from £80 to £100 each with several pens of heavy ewes from £104 to a top of £119 each.
SPECIAL ENTRY NEXT WEEK 8TH JULY – 30 Suffolk Cheviot X Ewe Hoggets.
Collone farmer : 24k £106 442p : Armagh farmer : 24k £104 433p : Portadown producer : 24.5k £105.50 431p : Dungannon seller : 25.2k £107.50 427p : Portadown seller : 25k £106 424p : Armagh farmer : 25.4k £104.50 411p : Portadown producer : 27k £107.50 398p : Dromara seller : 27.4k £104 380p
Moy seller : 20k £97 485p : Mowhan seller : 22.5k £106.50 473p ; Markethill farmer : 21k £99 471p : Hamiltonsbawn farmer : 20.8k £98 471p : Newtownhamilton seller : 20.2k £95 470p : Dromore seller : 21.8k £102.50 470p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.8k £102.50 470p : Tandragee seller : 21.2k £99.50 469p : Armagh producer : 22.7k £106 467p