MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 23 – 07 – 20
An entry of 1950 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 22nd July returned a steady demand for fat lambs, stores and cull ewes. Breeding sheep were however slower to clear.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 420p to 444p per kilo for 23.2kgs @ £103 each followed by 435p per kilo for 20kgs @ £87 each. Top price for middleweight lambs was £102 each for 23.7kgs 430p per kilo.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £98 to £103 each paid for 24kgs 429p from a Loughbrickland farmer and for 24.1kgs @ £103 each 427p for a Markethill producer.
A large entry of stores maintained a very firm trade. Light stores selling from 430p to 508p per kilo for 12.8kgs @ £65 each for a Poyntzpass farmer followed by 505p per kilo for 11.1kgs @ £56 each for a Newry farmer . Stronger store lambs sold to 469p per kilo for 17.5kilos @ £82 each from a Mayobridge producer. The same owner also received 441p per kilo for 17kgs @ £75 each. All good quality stronger stores sold from 410p to 437p per kilo.
A large entry of 410 cull ewes sold in an excellent trade to £137 each with several pens selling from £100 to £131 each. Main demand sold from £85 to £100 each. Plainer ewes sold from £55 to £75 each.
A larger entry of breeding hoggets sold in an easier demand. Top price of £180 each with others selling at £178, £175 & £170 each. Several more pens sold from £140 to £160 each.
Armagh farmer : 23.2k £103 444p : Foley seller : 20k £87 435p : Loughgall producer : 23k £100 435p : Richhill farmer : 21.5k £93 433p : Cappagh seller : 21.8k £94 431p : Dromore producer : 22.5k £97 431p : Loughgall seller : 23.7k £102 430p :
Loughbrickland farmer : 24k £103 429p : Markethill farmer : 21.1k £103 427p : Newry seller : 24k £102 425p : Banbridge farmer : 25k £102.50 410p : Armagh farmer : 24k £96.50 402p : Lislea seller : 24.4k £98 402p : Loughgall farmer : 24.2k £97 401p : Keady seller : 24.6k £98 398p
Mayobridge seller : 17.5k £82 469p : Mayobeidge seller : 17k £75 441p : Tullyvallen farmer : 17.4k £76 437p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 17.9k £78 436p : Tynan seller : 19k £82.50 434p : Caledon seller : 18k £78 433p : Mayobridge farmer : 19k £82 432p :
Poyntzpass farmer : 12.8k £65 507p : Newry seller : 11.1k £56 504p : Rostrevor seller : 13.1k £65 496p : Kilkeel farmer : 16.2k £76.50 472p : Mayobridge seller : 12k £56 466p : Rostrevor seller : 16.5k £76 460p : Banbridge producer : 12.4k £57 459p :