MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 24-04-19
A smaller entry of sheep on Wednesday 24th April sold in a very firm demand for both Spring lambs and hoggets.
Good quality hoggets sold from 380p to 430p per kilo for 23.6kilos at £101.50 each followed by 413p per kilo for 24.8kilos @ £102.50 each. Several more pens of hoggets sold from £99 to £105 per head.
Spring lambs sold to a top of 502p per kilo for 20.5 @ £103 each followed by 486p per kilo for 21.4kilos @ £104 each. All good quality light pens sold from 470p to 481p per kilo with heavy lambs from 420p to 433p per kilo for 24kilos @ £104 each. Heavy lambs sold from £98 to £105 each.
Cull ewes sold from £70 to £88 each with plainer ewes from £50 to £65 each.
Another large entry of Ewes & lambs returned a very firm trade. Doubles sold to £240 each Several more sold from £180 to £202. Singles sold to £215 with others sold at £205, £202 & £200 each. Main demand sold from £140 to £170 each.
Portadown farmer : 23.6k £101.50 430p : Glenanne farmer : 24.8k £97.50 413p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £97.50 406p : Newry farmer : 24.32k £98 405p : Collone farmer : 24.7k £100 405p : Scarva farmer : 22.1k £89 403p : Armagh farmer : 22.1k £89 403p : Armagh farmer : 24.7k £98 397p : Loughgall farmer : 26.4k £104 394p
Armagh farmer : 24k £104 433p : Dungannon farmer : 24k £103 429p : Armagh farmer : 24.6k £104.50 425p : Keady farmer : 25k £103 412p : Collone farmer : 26k £106 408p : Armagh farmer : 26k £105 404p :
Whitecross farmer : 20.5k £103 502p : Markethill farmer : 21.4k £104 486p : Cullyhanna farmer : 21k £101 481p : Whitecross farmer : 20.3k £97 478p : Armagh farmer : 21.7k £103 475p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.8k £98 471p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.9k £103 470p