MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 09-01-20
An entry of 1400 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 8th January sold in a steady trade.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £93 to £97.50 each with good quality pens from 370p to 388p per kilo paid for 24kilos @ £93 each from a Markethill farmer followed by 386p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £93.50 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold steadily from 390p to 445p per kilo for 20kilos @ £89 each from a Dungannon farmer followed by 421p per kilo for 20.3kilos @ £85.50 each from a Ballynahinch producer.
Store hogget trade was exceptionally strong with all good quality pens from 400p to 467p per kilo for 18kilos @ £84 each followed by 462p per kilo for 17.2kilos @ £79.50 each from a Hilltown farmer. Stronger stores sold to 434p per kilo for 18.9kilos @ £82 each.
Cull ewes sold from £85 to £115 each. Plainer ewes from £60 to £75 each.
Breeding sheep sales commence next Wednesday 15th January with a special entry of 25 ewes with lambs at foot from a Co.Tyrone farmer.
Markethill farmer : 24k £93 388p : Cullyhanna seller : 24.2k £93.50 386p : Portadown producer : 24k £92.50 385p : Markethill farmer : 24.4k £93.80 384p : Hamiltonsbawn seller : 24.7k £94.20 381p : Armagh farmer : 24.8k £93.20 376p : Armagh seller : 25.3k £95 376p : Jerrettspass producer : 25.9k £96.50 372p :
Dungannon seller : 20k £89 445p : Ballynahinch farmer : 20.3k £85.50 421p : Portadown farmer : 20.7k £83.50 403p : Newry seller : 21.1k £85 403p : Donacloney farmer : 20.9k £84 402p : Portadown producer : 21.8k £87 399p : Keady farmer : 22.5k £89.50 398p : Markethill farmer : 21k £83.50 398p : Portadown producer : 21.8k £86.50 397p :
Middletown farmer : 18k £84 467p : Hilltown seller : 17.2k £79.50 462p : Poyntzpass seller : 18.4k £83 451p : Dungannon farmer : 18.1k £81.50 450p : Scarva producer : 12.5k £56 448p : Ballynahinch seller : 17.5k £78 446p : Portadown farmer : 16k £70 438p : Omagh farmer : 17.9k £78 436p :