MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 04-07-19
An entry of 900 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 3rd July returned a slightly firmer trade for lambs with cull ewe prices remaining exceptionally strong.
Middleweight lambs sold to 381p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £78 each followed by 378p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £75.50 each and up to £85.20 for 22.7kilos @ 375p per kilo.
Heavy lambs sold readily from £80 to £88 each paid for 28.4 kilos. Main demand from £80 to £85.50 each with good quality heavies from 330p to 346p per kilo for 24kilos @ £83 each.
Store lambs sold to 447p per kilo for 15kilos @ £67 each followed by 407p per kilo for 30 lambs 15.6 kilos @ £63.50 each.
Heavy cull ewes sold to a top of £115 each with main demand for fleshed ewes at £85 to £112 each and plainer ewes from £60 to £80 each.
Portadown farmer : 24k £83 346p : Armagh farmer : 24k £83 346p : Richhill producer : 24.4k £83 340p : Aughnacloy farmer : 24.5k £83 339p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.5k £82.50 337p : Portadown farmer : 25k £83.20 333p : Loughgilly farmer : 25.7k £85.20 332p :
Dungannon farmer : 20.5k £78 381p : Benburb farmer : 20k £75.50 378p ; Whitecross producer : 22.7k £85.20 375p : Corbet producer : 20k £74 370p : Camlough farmer : 20k £74 370p : Richhill farmer : 21.7k £80 369p : Annaclone farmer : 20.4k £75 368p : Keady farmer : 21.4k £78.50 367p
Camlough farmer : 15k £67 447p : Camlough producer : 11k £48 436p : Mayobridge farmer : 15.6k £63.50 407p : Mayobridge farmer : 12.8k £50 391p : Mayobridge farmer : 16.9k £65 385p : Dessertmartin producer : 17.3k £65.50 379p : Benburb farmer : 17k £64 376p