MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 12 – 12 – 19
An entry 1250 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 11th December sold in a slightly firmer trade for both fat lambs and stores.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £86 to £93.20 each paid for 22 lambs weighing 27kilos @ £93.20 each 345p per kilo for a Tandragee farmer. All good quality heavy lambs sold from 350p to 377p per kilo for 24kilos @ £90.50 each from a Loughgilly farmer followed by 373p per kilo for 24kilos @ £89.50 for a Newry producer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 370p to 408p per kilo for 20kilos @ £81.50 each for a Richhill farmer followed by 407p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £83.50 for a Newry farmer.
Store lamb trade was again firmer on the week. Light stores sold to 475p per kilo for 11.9kilos @ £56.50 each followed by 449p per kilo for 15.6kilos @ £70 each. Stronger store lambs sold to 428p per kilo for 25 lambs 17.4kilos @ £74.50 each.
Good quality cull ewes sold £80 to £98 each with poorer ewes from £50 to £75 each.
Loughgilly farmer : 24k £90.50 377p ; Newry producer : 24k £89.50 373p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24k £89.20 373p : Glenanne seller : 24.1k £89 369p : Armagh seller : 24k £87 363p : Loughgall farmer : 24.2k £87.50 362p : Collone farmer : 24.4k £88 361p : Enagh producer : 25k £90 360p : Poyntzpass seller : 24k £86 358p
Richhill farmer : 20k £81.50 408p : Newry farmer : 20.5k £83.50 407p : Keady seller : 20k £79 395p : Moy farmer : 21.2k £83.50 394p : Armagh producer : 20k £78 390p : Ballinahinch producer : 20.4k £78.50 385p : Markethill seller : 20.7k £79.50 384p : Enagh producer : 21k £80 381p : Downpatrick farmer : 23k £87.20 379p
Lurgan farmer : 11.9k £56.50 475p : Omagh producer : 15.6k £70 449p : Lurgan farmer : 16.5k £71 430p : Armagh farmer : 17.4k £74.50 428p : Armagh seller : 17.1k £73 427p : Markethill farmer : 17k £72 424p : Keady producer : 19k £77 405p : Poyntzpass farmer : 18.4k £74 402p : Tassagh producer : 19.5k £78 400p