MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 09-01-19
An entry of 1350 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 9th January sold in a further improved trade for all classes.
Heavy hoggets sold to £103.50 for a pen of 26.4kilos at 392p per kilo from a Whitecross farmer. Several pens sold from £94 to £98 each with the entire entry of 550 heavy hoggets averaging 25.5kilos @ £95.30 each. Top quality heavy hoggets sold from 380p to 396p per kilo for 24k @ £95 each from a Forkhill farmer followed by 394p for 24k @ £94.50 each from an Annaghmore producer.
Good quality middleweight hoggets were in exceptionally strong demand with all top quality pens selling readily from 390p to a top of 432p per kilo for 21.4k @ £92.50 followed by 426p per kilo for 20.2k @ £86 each from a Benburb farmer.
Store trade was the dearest so far this season. Selling to a top of 494p per kilo for 17k @ £84 each from a Dungannon farmer followed by 489p per kilo for 17.4k @ £85 each from a Newtownhamilton farmer. All good quality stores sold from 400p to 465p per kilo.
Good cull ewes sold from £65 to £85 each with plainer ewes from £45 to £60 each.
Forkhill farmer : 24k £95 396p ; Annaghmore farmer : 24k £94.50 394p : Whitecross farmer : 26.4k £103.50 392p : Armagh farmer : 24.3k £94.50 391p : Cladymore farmer : 24.2k £94.20 389p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24.3k £94 388p : Dungannon farmer : 24.8k £96 387p : Lisnadill farmer : 24.1k £93 386p :
Milford farmer : 21.4k £92.50 432p : Benburb farmer : 20.2k £86 426p : Lisburn farmer : 22.1k £92 416p : Tynan farmer : 21.7k £90 415p : Tandragee farmer : 21.2k £87.50 413p : Moy farmer : 22k £90.50 411p @ Portadown farmer : 22.9k £94 411p : Portadown farmer : 21.2k £87 410p : Armagh farmer : 21.1k £86 408p : Portadown farmer : 23.1k £93 403p
Dungannon farmer : 17k £84 494p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 17.4k £85 489p : Dungannon farmer : 18k £85 472p : Newry farmer : 17.9k £83.50 466p : Tynan farmer : 16k £72 450p : Lisburn farmer : 19k £85 447p : Dungannon farmer : 18.9k £84.50 447p : Newry farmer : 15.8k £70 443p : Waringstown farmer : 19k £84 442p