MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 17-01-19
An entry of 1520 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 16th January sold in a further improved trade.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £95 to £100 each with several pens from £102 to £106 each. Top quality heavy hoggets sold from 380p to 404p per kilo for 24kilos @ £97 each and for 24.5kilos @ £99 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold to a top of 449p per kilo for 20.4kilos @ £91.50 each followed by 441p per kilo for 22kilos @ £97 each. All good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 390p to 430p per kilo.
Store lambs trade was exceptionally strong to a top of 491p per kilo for 17.6kilos @ £86.50 each. All good quality stores sold steadily from 420p to 470p per kilo.
Over 270 cull ewes sold in a firmer demand. Good quality ewes sold from £70 to £97 with plainer ewes selling from £50 to £65 each.
The first sale of Breeding Sheep returned a very firm demand with Doubles selling to a top of £235 with several more from £180 to £225. Singles sold from £140 to £182 and in-lambs ewes sold to £138 each with several more pens from £115 to £132 each.
Portadown farmer : 24k £97 404p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.5k £99 404p : Portadown farmer : 24k £95 396p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £95 396p : Pomeroy farmer : 24.9k £98 394p : Portadown farmer : 24k £94 392p : Tandragee farmer : 25.1k £97.50 388p : Markethill farmer : 24.1k £93.50 388p :
Portadown farmer : 20.4k £91.50 449p : Armagh farmer : 22k £97 441p : Newtownbutler farmer : 20k £88 440p : Lisburn farmer : 21k £90.50 431p : Glenanne farmer : 20.8k £89 428p : Newry farmer : 20.5k £87.50 427p : Lisburn farmer : 23.4k £99 423p : Armagh farmer : 20k £84.50 423p : Portadown farmer : 20.2k £85 421p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21k £88 419p :
Ballynahinch : 17.6k £86.50 491p : Armagh farmer : 16k £76 475p : Portadown farmer : 18k £85 472p : Portadown farmer : 17k £79.50 468p : Portadown farmer : 15.2k £71 467p : Armagh farmer : 17k £78.50 462p : Dungannon farmer : 16.4k £75 457p : Mayobridge farmer : 16.2k £74 457p : Ballynahinch farmer : 18.5k £83.5