MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 11-04-19
An entry of 1680 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 10th April returned a noticeably stronger trade for Cull Ewes and Spring lambs with hogget prices slightly easier on the week.
The 1000 hoggets had a complete clearance with heavy hoggets selling from £100 to £108 each with good quality pens selling from 380p to 413p per kilo for 26kilos @ £107.50 each followed by 408p per kilo for 24.3kilos @ £99.20 each.
Good quality middleweight hogggets sold from 390p to 446p per kilo for 21.4kilos @ £95.50 each followed by 430p per kilo for 20.8kilos @ £89.50 each.
An increased entry of Spring lambs sold to a top of 518p per kilo for 22kilos @ £114 each followed by 514p for 21.2kilos @ £109 each.
Heavy Spring lambs sold to £119 paid for 24.6kilos followed by £118.50 for 24.2kilos at 490p per kilo. All good quality heavy lambs sold from £108 to £117 each.
An entry of 275 cull ewes sold to a top of £119 each with all fleshed ewes selling from £90 to £118 each with poorer quality ewes from £60 to £80 each.
A large entry in the Breeding ring returned an excellent trade with good quality doubles selling at £265, £262 & £258 each and several more outfits from £170 to £245 each. Singles sold to £248, £238 & £202 each with others from £150, £170 & £182 each.
Newtownhamilton farmer : 26k £107.50 413p : Markethill farmer : 24.3k £99.20 408p : Poyntzpass producer : 24.2k £98.50 407p : Belleeks farmer : 25.8k £104.20 404p : Armagh producer : 26k £105 404p : Cullyhanna farmer : 26.5k £106.20 401p : Tullyherron farmer : 25.5k £102 400p : Newry farmer : 26k £103.80 399p :
Collone farmer : 21.4k £95.50 446p :Armagh farmer : 21.4k £95.50 446p : Loughbrickland producer : 20.8k £89.50 430p : Portadown farmer : 23.2k £98 422p : Armagh producer : 23.2k £96 412p : Tynan farmer : 22.5k £92 409p : Collone producer : 23k £94 409p : Collone farmer : 23.4k £94 402p
LIGHT SPRING LAMBS
Middletown farmer: 22k £114 518p : Newry farmer : 21.2k £109 514p : Cullyhanna farmer : 23k £116 504p : Craigavon producer : 22k £110 500p : Armagh producer : 21.4k £105 491p : Middletown farmer : 22.5k £110 489p : Armagh producer : 21k £102 486p
HEAVY SPRING LAMBS
Clare producer : 24.2k £118.50 490p : Newry farmer : 24.6k £119 484p : Tandragee producer : 24.5k £117.50 480p : Markethill farmer : 24.5k £117 478p : Newry producer : 25k £112 448p : Newry farmer : 26k £116 446p : Collone farmer : 24k £107 446p