MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 16-01-20
An increased entry of 1720 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 15th January sold in a noticeably stronger trade for all classes.
Heavy hoggets sold from £95 to £100 each with the entire entry of 600 heavy hoggets averaging 26.3kilos @ £58.50 each. Top rate of 403p was paid for 24.3kilos @ £98 each followed by 398p for 24.2kilos @ £96.20 each. A pen of 25.2kilo hoggets sold @ £100 each 397p per kilo. All good quality heavy hoggets sold from 380p to 398p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 400p to 426p per kilo for 20.3kilos @ £86.50 each followed by 423p per kilo for 22kilos @ £93 each.
Stores sold in an exceptionally strong demand. Good quality pens from 420p to 473p per kilo for 15kilos @ £71 each followed by 460p per kilo for 15kilos @ £69 each. Stronger stores sold to 457p per kilo for 18.5kilos @ £84.50 each.
A large entry of 240 cull ewes sold to a top of £127 each. Main trade for good ewes from £90 to £117 each. Plainer ewes sold from £70 to £80 each.
In the breeding ring Ewes & Lambs sold to a top of £310 for a double with other doubles selling from £230 to £292 each. Singles sold to £185 each. Main demand from £150 to £182 each.
Richhill seller : 24.3k £98 403p : Jerrettspass producer : 24.2k £96.20 398p : Moira seller : 25.2k £100 397p : Keady farmer : 24k £95 396p : Portadown producer : 24.6k £96 390p : Loughbrickland farmer : 24.5k £95.50 390p : Portadown farmer : 25.5k £99 388p : Kilkeel producer : 24k £93 388p : Portadown seller : 25.4k £98 386p :
Richhill farmer : 20.3k £86.50 426p : Tandragee producer : 20k £85 425p : Jerrettspass farmer : 22k £93 423p : Dungannon farmer : 20k £84.50 423p : Kilkeel producer : 22.4k £94 420p : Armagh farmer : 22k £91.50 416p : Richhill seller : 21.4k £89 416p : Lisburn producer : 21.9k £91 416p : Dungannon seller : 22.2k £91.80 414p : Belleeks farmer : 23.5k £97 413p :
Kilkeel producer : 15k £71 473p : Moy farmer : 15k £69 460p : Loughgall farmer : 17.9k £82 458p : Keady farmer : 18.5k £84.50 457p : Kilkeel producer : 16.7k £75 449p : Rathfriland farmer : 17k £75 441p : Newry seller : 18.4k £79.50 432p : Dungannon farmer : 18k £77.50 431p :