MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 14-08-19
An entry of 2320 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 14th August sold in a slightly slower trade for fat lambs.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold to 348p per kilo paid for 21kilos @ £73.50 each followed 347p per kilo paid for 21.5kilos @ £74.50 each.
Heavy lamb trade sold to a top of £80 each. Good quality heavies sold from 320p to 333p.
Store lamb trade was the firmest to date this season with light stores selling to 491p per kilo for 11kilos @ £54 each from a Draperstown farmer. Stronger stores sold from 387p to 441p per kilo for 17kilos @ £75 each for a Middletown farmer.
440 cull ewes sold in a steady demand with good quality ewes selling from £80 to £105 each. Poorer quality ewes from £50 to £75 each.
A large entry of Breeding Hoggets sold in a very stronger trade to a top of £185 each with further pens of hoggets selling from £150 to £170 each. Older ewes sold from £78 to £148 each.
Tandragee farmer : 24k £80 333p : Hilltown producer : 24k £80 333p : Tandragee farmer : 24k £79.20 330p : Armagh farmer : 24k £79 329p :
Keady farmer : 21k £73.50 348p : Belleeks farmer : 21.5k £74.50 347p : Cullyhanna farmer : 23.2k £80 349p :
Draperstown farmer : 11k £54 491p : Middletown farmer : 17k £75 441p : Castlewellan farmer : 13k £54.50 422p :