MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 26-09-19
An entry of 1600 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 25th September sold in an easier trade for all classes.
Heavy lambs sold from £69 to £75 each and with good quality pens selling from 275p to 300p per kilo for 24kilos @ £72 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 300p to 331p per kilo paid for 20.7 kilos @ £68.50 each for a Coalisland farmer followed by 318p per kilo paid for 22kilos @ £70 each from a Portadown producer.
Light store lambs sold from 350p to 380p per kilo for 14.2kilos @ £54 each from a kilcoo farmer. Stronger store lambs sold to 360p per kilo for 17.1kilos @ £61.50 from a Dromara producer.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £60 to £74 each with plainer ewes from £40 to £55 each.
A special sale of Pedigree Texel Rams sold to a top of 420 guineas for a Ram Lamb followed by 370 guineas for a Ram Lamb and 360 guineas for a Shearling Ram Lamb. Shearling Texel Rams sold to 360 guineas each with others from 250 to 300 guineas each.
Breeding Hoggets sold to a top of £165 each with other pens at £155, £150 & £145. Main demand from £115 to £142 each.
Annaghmore producer : 24k £72 300p : Markethill farmer : 24k £71.50 298p : Tullymacreeve seller : 29.7k £86 289p : Donacloney farmer : 24.3k £70 289p : Dungannon producer : 26k £75 288p : Tullyvallen farmer : 25k £72 288p : Foley producer : 25k £72 288p
Coalisland producer : 20.7k £68.50 331p : Portadown farmer : 22k £70 318p : Tandragee farmer : 20k £63.50 318p : Mullabawn farmer : 20.7k £64 309p : Armagh farmer : 22.5k £69.50 309p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 23.5k £72.50 309p : Annaghmore producer : 23.4k £72 308p : Dungannon producer : 20k £61.50 308p
Kilcoo farmer : 14.2k £54 380p : Rathfriland farmer : 15k £57 380p : Hilltown farmer : 15.6k £59 378p : Dungannon producer : 15.5k £58 374p : Whitecross farmer : 17.1k £63.50 371p : Dungannon farmer : 14.3k £53 371p : Draperstown producer : 15.3k £56 366p :