MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 01-01-20
An entry of 850 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 1st January sold in a noticeably strong trade.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £94 to £99.50 each with top quality pens from 370p per kilo to 396p per kilo for 24kilos @ £95 each followed by 388p for 24.5kilos @ £95 each followed by 387p for 25.6kilos @ £99 each. The entire entry of heavy hoggets averaged 25.5kilos @ £93.50 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 380p to 411p per kilo for 26 hoggets weighing 20.2kilos @ £83 each for a Ballynahinch farmer followed by 403p per kilo for 23 hoggets weighing 21.1kilos @ £85 each from a Loughgall farmer. Horned hoggets sold to £88 each paid for 24 kilos .
Store trade was exceptionally strong to a top of 456p per kilo for 16kilos @ £73 each. Stronger stores sold to 435p per kilo for 17.7kilos @ £77 each. All good quality stores sold from 380p to 430p per kilo
Heavy cull ewes sold from £85 to £121 each. Second quality from £60 to £80 each.
Portadown seller : 24k £95 396p : Keady farmer : 24.5k £95 388p : Tandragee producer : 25.6k £99 387p : Dromore farmer : 24k £92.50 385p : Closkelt producer : 24.4k £93.50 383p : Keady farmer : 24.7k £92.80 376p : Dungannon seller : 26.5k £99.50 375p : Dungannon seller : 25.2k £94 373p : Richhill farmer : 24.4k £91 373p : Clogher producer : 24.5k £91 371p :
Ballynahinch producer : 20.2k £83 410p : Richhill farmer : 22k £89.50 407p : Loughgall farmer : 21.1k £85 403p : Ballynahinch seller : 23.5k £94.50 402p : Dungannon producer : 21.7k £87 401p : Tandragee farmer : 22.5k £89.20 396p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21k £83 395p
Loughgall farmer : 16k £73 456p : Loughgall farmer : 14.8k £67 453p : Poyntzpass seller : 17.7k £77 435p : Clogher producer : 16.9k £73 432p : Ballynahinch farmer : 19.3k £82 425p : Dromara producer : 19.5k £82 421p : Scarva seller : 19k £79.50 418p : Poyntzpass farmer : 16.8k £70 417p : Portadown seller : 18.8k £78 415p