MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 20-03-19
A smaller entry of 900 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 20th March sold in a noticeably firmer demand for fat hoggets.
Heavy hoggets sold to a top of £109 each paid for 10 hoggets weighing 27.9 kilos at 391p per kilo from a Dungannon farmer followed by 383p per kilo for 19 hoggets weighing 24kilos @ £92 each from an Armagh farmer. Several heavy pens sold from £94 to £100 each with all good quality pens selling from 365p to 380p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold steadily from 390p to 430p per kilo for 20k @ £86 each from a Richhill farmer followed by 20k @ £85 from a RIchhill producer.
A small entry of stores sold to 425p for 17.9kilo @ £76 each.
Ewe trade was firmer with good quality ewes selling from £75 to £100 each. Second quality ewes from £55 to £70 each.
An increased entry of Breeding Sheep sold to a top of £222 for a Full mouth ewe & 3 lambs. Doubles sold from £180 to £218 each with good quality singles selling from £140 to £175 each.
Dungannon farmer : 27.9k £109 391p : Armagh farmer : 24k £92 383p : Drumsallen farmer : 25.2k £96 381p : Ballygawley farmer : 24.2k £91.50 378p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 26k £98 377p : Corran farmer : 25k £94 376p : Collone farmer : 24.3k £90 370p : Tynan farmer : 24.2k £89.50 370p : Portadown farmer : 25.1k £92.50 369p :
Richhill farmer : 20k £86 430p : Richhill producer : 20k £85 425p : Markethill farmer : 20k £85 425p : Keady farmer : 21.2k £88.50 417p : Loughbrickland farmer : 21.5k £89 414p : Benburb farmer : 21k £86 410p : Tandragee farmer : 22.5k £92 409p : Lenaderg producer : 23k £94 409p : Collone producer : 22.1k £90 407p