MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 30-01-20
An entry of 1450 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 29th January returned a firmer trade for fat lambs, stores and cull ewes. Breeding sheep continued to sell in a very strong demand. An entry of 1020 hoggets returned a stronger demand.
Good quality heavy hoggets selling from £97 to £104 each with top quality pens from 390p to 416p per kilo for 24.5kilos @ £102 each followed by 405p per kilo for 24.3kilos @ £98.50 each. The entire entry of 540 heavy hoggets averaged 26.5kilos @ £100.50 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 400p to 451p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £92.50 each followed by 445p per kilo for 22kilos @ £98 each.
Good quality stores sold from 400p to 457p per kilo for 14kilos @ £64 each followed by 454p per kilo for 16.4kilos @ £74.50 each. Heavier stores sold to 440p per kilo for 18.3kilos @ £80.50 each.
The 200 cull ewes sold to a top of £135 each with all good quality ewes from £85 to £128 each.
In the Breeding ring doubles sold to £295, £278 & £260 each with several more from £200 to £250 each. Singles sold to £192, £190 + £180 each. Several more outfits from £140 to £172 each.
Markethill farmer : 24.5k £102 416p : Poyntzpass seller : 24.3k £98.50 405p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £97 404p : Aghalee producer : 25k £100 400p : Tandragee producer : 24.3k £96 397p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £95 396p : Armagh seller : 26.1k £103 395p : Collone seller : 25.5k £100.50 394p : Dungannon producer : 26k £102 392p
Magheralin producer : 20.5k £92.50 451p : Magheralin producer : 22k £98 445p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.3k £87.50 431p : Armagh farmer : 20k £86 430p : Richhill seller : 21.8k £92 422p : Tandragee farmer : 20k £84 420p :
Dungannon seller : 14k £64 457p : Dungannon producer : 16.4k £74.50 454p : Armagh seller : 17.3k £78.50 454p : Newtownhamilton seller : 15k £68 453p : Dungannon producer : 17.7k £78.50 444p : Newry farmer : 17.5k £77 440p : Armagh producer : 18.3k £80.50 440p : Lislea farmer : 18k £79 439p : Newry seller : 17.3k £75 434p : Markethill farmer : 18.7k £81 433p.