MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 01-10-20
An entry of 1710 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 30th September sold in a steady trade.
Heavy lambs cleared from £92 to £97 each with good quality pens from 370p to a top of 394p per kilo for 24kilos @ £94.50 followed by 392p per kilo for 24kilos @ £94 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 400p to 465p per kilo for 20.2kilos @ £94 each from an Antrim producer followed by 463p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £95 each from an Antrim producer.
Another large entry of stores maintained a very strong trade. Light stores selling from 450p to 541p per kilo for 13.3kilos @ £72 each followed by 522p per kilo for 11.5kilos @ £60 each. Stronger stores sold to 477p for 20 lambs 17.4kilos @ £83 each from a Kilcoo farmer followed by 474p per kilo for 17.1kilos @ £81 each from a Dungannon producer.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £80 to £119 each. Plainer ewes from £55 to £75 each.
Breeding hoggets reached £190 each followed by £185 & £175 each. Main demand from £140 to £165 each. Pedigree Texel Rams sold to 700 guineas with others at 430g, 360g & 350g each.
Armagh producer : 24k £94.50 394p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £94 392p : Stewartstown seller : 24k £94 392p : Armagh farmer : 24.4k £94.50 387p : Banbridge farmer : 24.4k £93.50 383p : Glenanne seller : 24.8k £94.50 381p : Loughgall farmer : 25k £95 380p : Portadown seller : 25.5k £96.50 378p
Antrim producer ; 20.2k £94 465p : Antrim producer : 20.5k £95 463p : Antrim producer : 20.5k £95 463p : Antrim producer : 22.1k £97 439p : Loughgall farmer : 20k £86 430p : Cappagh seller : 22k £92 418p : Banbridge farmer : 20.9k £87 416p : Cappagh producer : 22.4k £93 415p :
Belleeks farmer : 13.3k £72 541p : Portadown producer : 11.5k £60 522p : Rostrevor seller : 15.6k £76.50 490p : Loughbrickland producer : 12.7k £61 480p : Kilkeel farmer : 13.6k £65 478p :
Kilcoo farmer : 17.4k £83 477p : Dungannon producer : 17.1k £81 474p : Portadown seller : 17.3k £81 468p : Keady farmer : 17.4k £80 460p : Middletown farmer : 17k £78 459p : Camlough seller: 17.6k £80 455p : Antrim producer : 17.5k £79.50 454p