MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 02-05-19
An entry of 1200 sheep on Wednesday 1st May sold in a steady trade for both fat hoggets and spring lambs. The 500 hoggets sold readily with good quality middleweight hoggets from 370p to 433p per kilo for 22.3kilos @ £96.50 followed by 420p per kilo for 20.7kilos @ £87 each.
Good quality heavy hoggets sold from 360p to 428p paid for 24.3k @ £104 each followed by 394p per kilo for 25.9kilos @ £102 each.
Good quality Spring Lambs sold from 440p to 483p per kilo for 27 lambs weighing 20.1kilos @ £97 each followed by 470p for 20kilos @ £94 each.
Over 240 cull ewes sold to a top of £105 each. All good quality ewes from £80 to £103 each. Second quality from £55 to £75 each. Doubles sold to a top of £252 each and Singles sold to a top of £202 each.
Newry farmer : 24.3k £104 428p : Cullyhanna farmer : 25.9k £102 394p : Portadown producer : 24.9k £98 394p : Tandragee farmer : 24.5k £95.50 389p : Richhill farmer : 24.8k £96 387p
Hilltown farmer : 22.3k £96.50 433p : Newry farmer : 20.7k £87 420p : Armagh farmer : 20k £83 415p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21k £87 414p : Portadown farmer : 23k £95 413p : Portadown farmer : 22k £87.50 398p : Armagh farmer : 23.8k £92 387p :
Rathfriland farmer : 20.1k £97 483p : Gilford farmer : 20k £94 470p : Armagh farmer |: 20.3k £95 468p : Newry farmer : 20.9k £97.50 467p : Armagh farmer : 20.5k £94 459p : Portadown farmer : 21.2k £96 453p : Markethill farmer : 21k £95 452p : Gilford farmer : 21.5k £97 451p : Markethill farmer : 21.6k £97 449p