MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 05-11-20
A smaller entry of 800 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 4th November sold in a slightly firmer trade for fat lambs. Store lamb prices were probably the best seen so far this year.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £95 to £103 each with good quality pens from 390p to 404p per kilo for 24kilos @ £97 each from a Tandragee farmer followed by 24kilos @ £97 from a Keady farmer. Top price of £103 was paid for 33kilos from a Camlough producer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 400p to 452p per kilo for 20.8kilos @ £94 each from a Ballynahinch farmer. Same owner received 430p per kilo for 21.4kilos @ £92 each. Top price for middleweight lambs £98.50 each for 23.3kilos from a Kilcoo producer.
Store lamb trade was exceptionally strong with several best ever prices. Light stores sold to 567p per kilo for 12.7kilos @ £72 each from a Camlough farmer followed by 522p per kilo for 12.6kilos @ £66 each from a Camlough farmer.
Stronger stores sold to 459p per kilo for 18.5kilos @ £85 each from a Newtownhamilton farmer and for 17.1kilos @ £78.50 each from a Middletown farmer.
Cull ewes sold to £151 each. Main demand sold from £90 to £119 each. Second quality ewes from £70 to £85 each.
Tandragee farmer : 24k £97 404p : Keady farmer : 24k £97 404p : Dungannon seller : 24k £97 404p : Armagh farmer : 24k £96 400p : Hamiltonsbawn producer : 24.5k £97 396p : Cullyhanna seller : 24.8k £98 395p : Portadown seller : 24.3k £96 395p : Belleeks farmer : 24.5k £96.50 394p :
Ballynahinch farmer : 20.8k £94 452p : Ballynahinch farmer : 21.4k £92 430p : Silverbridge seller : 21.4k £90.50 423p : Kilcoo seller : 23.3k £98.50 423p : Collone farmer : 21k £88 419p : Ballynahinch farmer : 23.3k £97 418p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 18.5k £85 459p : Middletown seller : 17.1k £78.50 459p : Dungannon farmer : 18k £82 456p : Silverbridge seller : 17.6k £80 455p : Dungannon producer : 17k £77 453p : Silverbridge seller : 19.5k £87 446p : Armagh farmer : 17.7k £78 441p :
Camlough seller : 12.7k £72 567p : Camlough farmer : 12.6k £66 524p : Richhill seller : 14.5k £74 510p : Portadown farmer : 14.4k £73 507p : Portadown seller : 15.5k £76.50 494p : Kilkeel farmer : 16.5k £80 485p : Camlough producer : 15.4k £73 474p