MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 12-09-19
An entry of 1500 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 11th September sold in a steady trade. An entry of 1130 lambs sold in a steady demand.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £75 to £81 each with good quality pens from 300p to 321p per kilo for 24kilos @ £77 each followed by 313p per kilo for 24kilos @ £75 each.
Good quality middleweights sold from 310p to 335p per kilo for 23kilos @ £77 each followed by 323p for 22.3kilos @ £72 each.
A large entry of stores sold readily to a top of 418p per kilo for 14.1kilos @ £59 each followed by 412p for 13.6kilos @ £56 each. Stronger stores sold to 360p per kilo for 17.4kilos @ £62.50 each.
An entry of 240 cull ewes sold to a top of £100 each. Main demand sold from £65 to £85 each. Second quality ewes sold from £40 to £60 each.
In the breeding ring rams sold to a top of £290 for a Char. Shearling followed by £275 for a Texel Shearling and £270 for a Char. Shearling. Several more sold from £150 to £260 each. Breeding hoggets sold to £190 each with all good quality hoggets from £135 to £175 each.
Crossmaglen seller : 24k £77 321p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24k £75 313p : Newry farmer : 24.1k £75 311p : Kilcoo producer : 24.8k £76.50 308p : Portadown seller : 24k £73.50 306p : Mayobridge farmer : 24.1k £73.50 305p : Killylea farmer : 24k £73 304p : Drumsallen seller : 24k £73 304p
Crossmaglen seller : 23k £77 3335p : Cullyhanna farmer : 22.3k £72 323p : Newry producer : 22.8k £73 320p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.4k £71 317p : Markethill farmer : 22.4k £71 317p : Finnis seller : 21k £66.50 317p : Cullyhanna farmer : 23.3k £73.50 315p : Armagh seller : 23k £72.50 315p : Tynan farmer : 23.9k £75 314p : Tasagh farmer : 22k £69 314p
Markethill farmer : 14.1k £59 418p : Draperstown seller : 13.6k £56 412p : Draperstown seller : 13.3k £53 399p : Markethill farmer : 12.8k £50 391p : Markethill farmer : 13.8k £53 384p : Listullycurran seller : 15.4k £59 383p : Draperstown seller : 15.2k £58 382p : Markethill farmer : 11.5k £43 374p