MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 07-11-19
An entry of 1070 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 6th November sold in a noticeably firmer trade for all classes of sheep.
Heavy lambs sold to 327p per kilo for 24.8kilos @ £81 each followed by 324p per kilo for 25kilos @ £81 each. All good quality heavy lambs sold from 290p to 318p per kilo and from £76 to £80 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold to 363p per kilo for 20.1kilos @ £73 each followed by 360p per kilo for 21.1kilos @ £76 each. All good quality middleweight lambs sold readily from 330p to 358p per kilo.
Demand for store lambs was significantly stronger with a top price of 472p per kilo for 25 lambs weighing 14.2kilos @ £67 each from an Armagh farmer followed by 441p per kilo for 12.7kilos @ £56 each and 433p per kilo for 15.6kilos @ £67.50 each. All good quality light stores sold from 390p to 430p per kilo with stronger stores to 396p per kilo for 17.8kilos @ £70.50 each.
Cull ewes sold from £70 to £99 each.
Forkhill farmer: 24.8k £81 327p : Moy seller : 25k £81 324p : Portadown producer : 24.5k £78 318p : Annaghmore seller : 24.3k £77 317p : Markethill farmer : 24k £76 317p : Tandragee farmer : 24.7k £77 312p : Markethill farmer : 25.6k £79.20 309p
Markethill seller: 20.1k £73 363p: Dungannon farmer: 21.1k £76 360p : Armagh farmer : 20.4k £73 358p : Newtownhamilton seller : 21.3k £76 357p : Belleeks seller : 20.4k £72 353p : Silverbridge seller : 20.7k £73 353p : Markethill farmer : 20k £70.50 353p : Dromore producer : 21.2k £74.50 351p :
Armagh farmer: 14.2k £67 472p: Richhill farmer: 12.7k £56 441p: Armagh producer: 15.6k £67.50 433p: Mullaghabawn seller : 13.2k £57 432p : Banbridge producer : 16.8k £72 429p : Armagh farmer : 14.3k £61 427p : Newry producer : 15.5k £64.50 416p : Hillsborough farmer : 15.6k £64.50 413p