MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SALES SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2019
An entry of 530 cattle in Markethill on Saturday 14th December continued to sell in a very strong demand.
A large entry of 190 heifers sold in a very good trade with good quality heavy heifers selling from £190 to £221 per 100k for 518k Lim at £1145 from an Armagh farmer, followed by £217 per 100k for 630k Lim at £1365 from a Rathfriland producer. A Ballyward farmer sold 592k Lim at £1275. Top price of £1415 was paid for a 668k BB (£212) from a Loughgall farmer. Good quality midweights sold from £200 to £235 per 100k for a 445k Sim at £1045 for a Milford farmer followed by £226 per 100k for a 410k Lim at £925 for an Armagh producer. Second quality heifers sold from £165 to £180 per 100k.
The 170 bullocks sold in a steady demand. Good quality forward bullocks sold from £190 to £219 per 100k for 608k BB at £1330 from a Moy farmer followed by £213 per 100k for 560k AA at £1195 for a Mullaghbawn producer. Good quality midweight steers sold from £190 to £226 per 100k for 400k Ch at £905 for an Annaghmore farmer, followed by £217 per 100k for 390k Ch at £845 from an Annaghmore farmer.
Friesian bullocks sold from £135 to £169 per 100k for 540k at £915 from an Armagh farmer.
The 160 weanlings sold in a steady trade. Light male weanlings sold readily from £220 to £283 per 100k for a 224k Ch at £635 from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by £283 per 100k for a 258k Lim at £730 for an Armagh farmer. Stronger lots sold to a top of £940 for 358k Ch from a Poyntzpass farmer. Several top quality weanlings from £820 to £895 each. Good quality heifer weanlings sold from £220 to £274 per 100k for 250k Lim at £685 from an Armagh farmer followed by £265 per 100k for 204k Ch at £540 from a Rathfriland farmer. Stronger heifers sold to £830 for 368k Ch (£226) from an Armagh farmer.
Armagh producer 518k £1145 221p/k: Rathfriland producer 630k £1365 217p/k: Ballyward producer 592k £1275 215p/k: Rathfriland producer 574k £1225 213p/k: Dungannon producer 534k £1135 213p/k: Loughgall producer 668k £1415 212p/k: Dungannon producer 502k £1055 210p/k: Rathfriland producer 596k £1245 209p/k:
Milford producer 444k £1045 235p/k: 410k £925 226p/k: Milford producer 480k £1075 224p/k: 444k £985 222p/k: Armagh producer 430k £945 220p/k: 422k £915 217p/k: Richhill producer 462k £995 215p/k: Lisnaskea producer 426k £915 215p/k: Milford producer 466k £995 214p/k:
Moy producer 608k £1330 219p/k: Mullaghbawn producer 560k £1195 213p/k: Kilkeel producer 502k £1055: Dungannon producer 564k £1185 210p/k: 540k £1115 206p/k: Belleeks producer 618k £1275 206p/k: Dungannon producer 560k £1145 204p/k: 616k £1255 204p/k: Kilkeel producer 528k £1075 204p/k:
Annaghmore producer 400k £905 226p/k: 390k £845 217p/k: 446k £965 216p/k: Kilkeel producer 458k £965 211p/k: 466k £975 209p/k: 474k £985 208p/k: 486k £1005 207p/k: Keady producer 500k £985 197p/k: Kilkeel producer 484k £945 195p/k:
Armagh producer 540k £915 169p/k: Sixmilecross producer 562k £885 157p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 614k £915 149p/k: Castlewellan producer 560k £795 142p/k: Keady producer 526k £725 138p/k:
Poyntzpass producer 224k £635 283p/k: Armagh producer 258k £730 283p/k: Poyntzpass producer 266k £730 274p/k: 326k £895 275p/k: 338k £890 263p/k: 358k £940 263p/k: Drumintee producer 310k £800 258p/k: 336k £865 257p/k:
Armagh producer 250k £685 274p/k: Rathfriland producer 204k £540 265p/k: Armagh producer 242k £640 264p/k: Bessbrook producer 268k £680 254p/k: Lisburn producer 306k £730 239p/k: Cullyhanna producer 328k £770 235p/k: Lisburn producer 308k £720 234p/k: Armagh producer 316k £730 231p/k: Markethill producer 368k £830 226p/k: