MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 22-10-20
An entry of 1350 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 21st October sold in a steady trade.
Good quality heavy lambs sold steadily from £95 to £98 each with the entire entry of heavy lambs averaging 26kilos @ £96.20 each. Top quality pens sold from 380p to 394p per kilo for 14 lambs 24.5kilos @ £96.50 each from a Lurgan farmer followed by 391p for 22 lambs 24.3kilos @ £95 each from a Markethill farmer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 400p to 431p per kilo for 20.4kilos @ £88 each from a Kilcoo farmer followed by 425p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £85 each from a Moy farmer.
Store lamb trade was very strong with light stores from 450p to 565p per kilo for 12.4kilos @ £70 each followed by 521p per kilo for 14kilos @ £73 each from a Cookstown farmer.
Stronger stores sold to 463p per kilo for 18.7kilos @ £86.50 each from a Larne producer followed by 453p per kilo for 19kilos @ £86 each from a Newry farmer.
An increased entry of 315 cull ewes sold to a top of £140 each. All good quality ewes sold from £80 to £135 each. Plainer ewes sold from £50 to £70 each.
Lurgan seller : 24.5k £96.50 394p : Markethill seller : 24.3k £95 391p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.8k £96 387p : Belleeks farmer : 24.8k £96 387p : Armagh producer : 25k £95.5k £382p : Benburb seller : 24.3k £92.50 381p : Banbridge seller : 25k £95 380p : Lurgan farmer : 24.8k £94 379p.
Kilcoo farmer ; 20.4k £88 431p : Moy seller : 20k £85 425p : Gortin farmer : 22.2k £94 423p : Moira seller : 22.2k £94 423p : Kilcoo producer : 20.8k £88 423p : Portadown producer : 22k £93 423p : Markethill farmer : 21k £88 419p : Moira producer : 22.7k £94 414p
Keady farmer : 12.4k £70 565p : Cookstown seller : 14k £73 521p : Dromara seller : 15k £76 507p : Benburb farmer : 13k £65 500p : Annaghmore seller : 16k £78 488p : Silverbridge seller : 16.5k £80 485p : Draperstown producer : 14.7k £69 469p :
Larne producer : 18.7k £86.50 463p : Newry seller : 19k £86 453p : Dungannon farmer : 17.1k £77 450p : Dromara producer : 17.8k £80 449p : Rathfriland farmer : 18.7k £84 449p : Kilcoo producer : 19.2k £86 448p : Cookstown producer : 17.2k £77 448p : Newtownhamilton producer : 19.5k £87 446p