MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 07-03-19
An entry of 1450 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 6th March sold in a slightly easier trade for hoggets and breeding sheep.
The 1000 hoggets met a slightly easier demand with heavy hoggets selling from £94 to £98 each with good quality pens selling from 380p to 396p per kilo for 30 hoggets weighing 24.7kilos @ £97 each for a Newtownhamilton farmer, followed by 388p per kilo for 7 hoggets weighing 24.2kilos @ £94 each for a Portadown farmer.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 380p to 417p per kilo for 17 hoggets weighing 20.6kilos @ £86 each from a Loughbrickland farmer followed by 392p per kilo for 18 hoggets weighing 23.7kilos @ £93 each for a Newtownhamilton farmer.
A small entry of stores sold from 370p to 435p per kilo for 16.9 kilos @ £73.50 each for a Moy farmer.
An entry of 150 cull ewes sold from £70 to £82 each. Poorer quality ewes sold from £50 to £60 each.
A large entry of Breeding sheep saw doubles selling to £215 each. Main demand from £160 to £210 each. Singles to a top of £175 with all good quality outfits from £130 to £150 each.
Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.5k £97 396p : Portadown farmer : 24.3k £94 388p : Warrenpoint farmer : 25k £97 388p : Loughgall producer : 24k £93 388p : Keady producer : 24.7k £95 385p : Belleeks farmer : 24.3k £93 384p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £92 383p : Loughgall producer : 24.3k £93 383p
Loughbrickland producer : 20.6k £86 417p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 23.7k £93 392p : Armagh producer : 23.6k £92.50 392p : Lislea farmer : 20.3k £79 389p : Loughbrickland farmer : 22.4k £87 388p : Tynan producer : 23.7k £92 388p : Loughgall producer : 21.8k £84.50 388p : Burren farmer : 23.3k £90 386p : Portadown farmer : 21.8k £84 385p : Kilkeel farmer : 23.4k £90 385p