MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 06-08-20
An entry of 1400 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 5th August returned a steady trade for middleweight lambs. Heavy lambs eased slightly in price. Store lamb prices increased by £4 to £6 per head on the week.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from 375p to 392p per kilo for 25kilos @ £98 each and for 24.9kilos @ £97.50 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 410p to 444p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £91 each followed by 440p per kilo for 20kilos @ £88 each.
Light store lambs sold in a very strong trade from 450p to 518p per kilo for 14kilos @ £72.50 each followed by 493p per kilo for 15kilos @ £74 each.
Stronger store lambs sold from 420p to 443p per kilo for 18.5kilos @ £82 each followed by 442p per kilo for 18.2kilos @ £80.50 each.
Over 300 cull ewes sold to a top of £126 each with all good quality ewes from £80 to £117 each. Plainer ewes sold from £55 to £75 each.
A full yard of Breeding Hoggets sold in a noticeably firmer trade to a top of £215 each followed by £200 each. Several more pens sold from £160 to £180 each with others from £140 to £155 each.
Loughgilly farmer : 25k £98 392p : Poyntzpass seller : 24.9k £97.50 392p : Killeavy farmer : 25k £96 384p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £92 383p : Benburb seller : 24.4k £93 381p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.8k £93.50 377p : Dungannon producer : 24.3k £91.50 377p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.5k £91 444p : Newry seller : 20k £88 440p : Dungannon seller : 20k £85 425p : Dungannon seller : 20.2k £85 421p : Caledon producer : 20.5k £86 420p : Silverbridge farmer : 21k £88 419p
LIGHT STORE LAMBS
Belleeks farmer : 14k £72.50 518p : Cullyhanna farmer : 15k £74 493p : Markethill seller : 13.3k £64.50 485p : Lislea farmer : 15k £72.50 483p : Newry farmer : 13.4k £64 478p : Newry seller : 11.1k £53 477p : Rathfriland farmer : 16k £76 475p Dungannon seller : 15.7k £74.50 475p
Middletown farmer : 18.5k £82 443p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 18.2k £80.50 442p : Maguiresbridge producer : 17.9k £79 441p : Middletown seller : 16.8k £74 440p : Dungannon seller : 17.3k £76 439p : Belleeks farmer : 18.3k £80 437p :