MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 25-06-20
An entry of 1100 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 24th June returned a firmer trade for fat lambs with ewe trade staying steady.
The entry of 800 lambs sold in a stronger demand with heavy lambs selling to £101 paid for 24.5kilos 412p per kilo from an Annaghmore farmer followed by 24k @ £98 each 408p per kilo for a Keady producer. Main trade for heavy lambs from 385p to 404p per kilo and from £95 to £99 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 24.6kilos @ £97 each 394p per kilo.
Light lambs sold to 442p per kilo for 19.9 kilos @ £88 each from a Portadown farmer followed by 19.8kilos @ £87 each for a Portadown producer. Top price for light lambs £97 for 22kilos 441p from an Armagh farmer. Main trade from 420p to 440p per kilo.
Store lambs sold to a top of 493p per kilo for 25 lambs at 13.7kilos @ £67.50 each from a Newry farmer followed by 478p per kilo for 13.9kilos @ £66.50 each from a Mayobridge producer.
Nearly 300 cull ewes sold to a top of £119 each with all top quality ewes from £85 to £113 each. Plainer ewes sold from £60 to £75 each.
Annaghmore farmer : 24.5k £101 412p : Keady seller : 24k £98 408p : Newry producer : 24k £97 404p : Crossmaglen farmer : 24.3k £97.50 401p : Keady seller : 24k £96 400p : Portadown producer : 24.3k £96.50 397p
Portadown seller : 19.9k £88 442p : Portadown producer : 19.8k £87 439p : Lisnadill farmer : 22k £97 441p : Tullyvallen farmer : 20.2k £88.50 438p : Markethill producer : 21.4k £93.50 437p : Portadown seller : 21.2k £92.50 436p : Richhill farmer : 20.4k £89 436p : Tynan farmer : 20.4k £89 436p
Newry producer : 13.7k £67.50 493p : Mayobridge farmer : 13.9k £66.50 478p : Crossmaglen farmer : 15k £69 460p : Rostrevor seller : 18.6k £84 452p : Banbridge seller : 19.5k £87.50 448p : Armagh farmer : 15.4k £69 448p : Armagh producer : 16.2k £72 444p