MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 17-10-19
An entry of 1220 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 16th October sold in a slightly firmer demand for both fat lambs and store lambs.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from 290p per kilo to 305p per kilo paid for 42 lambs weighing 24.1kilos @ £73.50 each from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by 302p for 24kilos @ £72.50 from a Moy producer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 310p to 342p per kilo for 22.4kilos @ £76.50 each from a Jerrettspass farmer followed by 330p per kilo for 20kilos @ £66 each from a Banbridge farmer.
Store lamb trade was again very firm. Good quality pens selling from 360p to 407p per kilo for 18 lambs weighing 16.7kilos @ £68 each. Stronger stores sold to 382p per kilo for 35 lambs weighing 17.8kilos @ £68 each.
Cull ewes sold from £70 to £113 each. Second quality ewes from £40 to £55 each.
Poyntzpass farmer : 24.1k £73.50 305p : Moy producer : 24k £72.50 302p : Kilcoo farmer : 24.4k £73 299p : Middletown seller : 25k £74 296p : Moy farmer : 24.5k £72 294p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £70.50 294p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24.7k £72.50 294p :
Jerrettspass seller : 22.4k £76.50 342p : Banbridge seller : 20k £66 330p : Coalisland producer : 21.1k £69 327p : Portadown seller : 22.6k £73.50 325p : Whitecross farmer : 21.2k £68.50 323p : Mowhan farmer : 21.8k £70 321p : Benburb seller : 21.6k £68.50 317p : Armagh seller : 21k £66.50 317p
Markethill seller : 16.7k £68 407p : Portadown farmer : 14k £56.50 404p : Markethill seller : 13.8k £55 399p : Markethill farmer : 16.1k £64 398p : Markethill seller : 16.5k £64.50 391p : Cookstown producer : 15.9k £61 384p : Banbridge farmer : 17.8k £68 382p : Cookstown producer : 14.4k £55 382p