MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 23-01-20
An entry of 1750 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 22nd January sold in a further improved trade for all weights of hoggets, cull ewes and breeding stock.
An entry of 1300 hoggets returned a firmer demand with good quality middleweight hoggets selling from 410p to 452p per kilo for 21kilos @ £95 each from a Killylea farmer followed by 445p per kilo for 20kilos @ £89 each from a Loughbrickland farmer.
Heavy hoggets sold up to 409p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £99 each from a Belleeks farmer followed by 400p per kilo for 24kilos @ £96 from a Loughbrickland producer. All good quality heavy hoggets sold from 385p to 398p per kilo. Several pens selling from £97 to £100 each.
Store trade was very firm selling to 447p per kilo for 19.7kilos @ £88 each from a Newry farmer followed by 434p per kilo for 18.2kilos @ £79 each from a Banbridge farmer. All good quality stores sold from 400p to 430p per kilo.
An entry of 250 cull ewes sold to a top of £120 each with all fleshed ewes from £90 to £117 each. Second quality ewes from £70 to £85 each.
An increased entry of ewes and lambs sold in an exceptionally strong trade. Doubles selling to £322, £300 & £270 each with several more outfits from £230 to £260 each. Singles sold up to £222 with others at £192, £178 & £162 each.
Belleeks farmer : 24.2k £99 409p : Loughbrickland producer : 24k £96 400p : Dungannon seller : 24.1k £96 398p : Belleeks farmer : 25.2k £100 397p : Keady producer : 24.3k £96 395p : Belleeks farmer : 24.1k £95 394p : Loughbrickland farmer : 24.2k £96 394p :
Killylea farmer : 21k £95 452p : Loughbrickland seller : 20k £89 445p : Banbridge farmer : 20.2k £89 440p : Dungannon seller : 20k £86 430p : Clare producer : 20k £85.50 427p : Markethill farmer : 23k £98 426p : Armagh producer : 20k £84.50 422p : Aughnacloy seller : 23k £97 421p
Newry producer : 19.7k £88 447p : Loughbrickland seller : 18.2k £79 434p : Loughgall farmer : 18.2k £78.50 431p : Portadown farmer : 15k £64 427p : Tullyvallen farmer : 19.7k £84 426p : Dungannon seller : 19.9k £84.50 425p : Pomeroy seller : 13k £55 423p : Dungannon producer : 19.8k £83 419p