MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 23-01-19
An entry of 1220 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 23rd January sold in a noticeably stronger trade.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £100 to £109.50 each paid for 27kilos with the entire entry of 500 heavy hoggets averaging 25.8kilos @ £104 each 403p per kilo. Top rate for heavy hoggets sold at 423p per kilo for 24.6kilos @ £104 from a Tynan farmer followed by 422p per kilo for 25kilos @ £105 each from a Portadown producer. Main demand for good quality heavy hoggets sold from 395p to 420p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold to 464p per kilo for 22kilos @ £102 each from a Rostrevor farmer followed by 449p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £92 from a Rostrevor farmer. All good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 410p to 437p per kilo with the entire entry of 480 middleweight hoggets averaging 22.5kilos @ £95.20 each 422p per kilo.
Store hoggets sold in easily the best demand this season to a top of 481p per kilo for 23 hoggets weighing 18 kilos @ £86.50 each from a Warringstown farmer. All good quality stores sold from 420p to 475p per kilo.
A smaller entry of cull ewes sold to a top of £105 each. All good quality heavy ewes from £80 to £99 each.
Doubles sold to a top of £212 each with others from £180 to £210. Singles sold to £172 each.
Tynan farmer : 24.6k £104 423p : Portadown farmer : 25k £105.50 422p : Armagh farmer : 24.1k £101.50 421p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.5k £103 421p : Tynan farmer : 24.7k £103 417p : Poyntzpass farmer : 25k £104 416p : Foley farmer : 25k £103.80 415p : Armagh farmer : 26.1k £108.20 415p
Rostrevor farmer : 22k £102 464p : Rostrevor farmer : 20.5k £92 449p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.5k £89.50 437p : Tandragee farmer : 23k £99.50 433p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.9k £99 432p : Glenanne farmer : 20.5k £88.50 432p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21k £90.50 431p : Loughgilly farmer : 23k £99 430p : Bessbrook farmer : 22.4k £96 429p : Clare farmer : 20k £85.50 428p :
Waringstown farmer : 18k £86.50 481p : Coalisland farmer : 11.5k £55 478p : Corbet farmer : 19k £90 474p : Poyntzpass farmer : 18.4k £86 467p : Loughbrickland farmer : 19.3k £90 466p : Coalisland farmer : 17.7k £82.50 466p : Jerrettspass farmer : 14.2k £65 458p : Rostrevor farmer : 14k £64 457p : Poyntzpass farmer : 19.5k £89 456p