MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 24-10-19
An entry of 1270 at Markethill on Wednesday 23rd October sold in a steady trade for fat lambs. Store lambs prices were further increased on the week.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from 288p to 310p per kilo for 24.2k @ £75 each followed by 306p per kilo for 25k @ £76.50 each. All good pens of heavy lambs sold between £72 and £76 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 310p to 353p per kilo for 20.7k @ £73 each from a Dungannon farmer. Twenty lambs weighing 23.8k sold @ £83.50 each 351p for a Glenanne producer.
Store lamb trade was exceptionally strong with light stores to 402p per kilo for 13.7kilos @ £55 for a Banbridge farmer followed by 393p per kilo for 15kilos @ £59 each for a Belleeks farmer. All good quality light lambs sold from 360p to 390p per kilo. Stronger store lambs sold from 350p to 378p per kilo for 18.1kilos @ £68.50 each for a Portadown producer.
Cull ewes sold from £65 to £89 each with plainer ewes from £40 to £55 each.
Markethill farmer : 24.2k £75 310p : Tandragee producer : 25k £76.50 306p : Tandragee seller : 25k £75 300p : Newry farmer : 25.6k £76 297p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24.6k £72.50 295p : Tandragee seller : 24.7k £72.50 294p : Ballyroney farmer : 25k £72 288p :
Dungannon farmer : 20.7k £73 353p : Glenanne farmer : 23.8k £83.50 351p : Kilcoo seller : 22.1k £75 339p : Dungannon producer : 20k £66.50 333p : Moy seller : 20.6k £68 330p : Beragh farmer : 20.3k £67 330p : Cookstown seller : 21.5k £69 321p : Lislea farmer : 21.4k £68.50 320p
Banbridge seller : 13.7k £55 402p : Belleeks seller : 15k £59 393p : Ballynahinch farmer : 16.5k £64.50 391p : Newry seller : 15.7k £61 389p : Belleeks farmer : 15.8k £60.50 383p : Draperstown producer : 15.5k £59 381p : Beragh seller : 17.1k £65 380p : Portadown farmer : 18.1k £68.50 378p :