MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 13-08-20
An entry of 1610 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 12th August sold in a steady trade for all sheep.
Heavy lambs sold from £94 to £99 each and to a top of 406p per kilo for 24kilos @ £97.50 each followed by 404p for 24.5kilos @ £99 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 420p to 445p per kilo for 20 lambs at 21kilos £93.50 each for a Warrenpoint farmer followed by 443p per kilo for 21kilos at £93 each from a Loughbrickland producer.
Store lamb trade was exceptionally strong with light stores selling to 550p per kilo for 22 lambs at 13kilos £71.50 each for a Ballygawley farmer followed by 539p per kilo for 35 lambs 10.2kilos @ £55 each from a Rathfriland farmer.
Stronger stores sold from 420p to 456p per kilo for 12 lambs 17.2 kilos @ £78.50 each from a Belleeks producer.
The 220 cull ewes sold in a very firm trade with prices edging up on the week to a top price of £125 each. All well fleshed ewes from £85 to £120 each. Second quality from £60 to £75 each.
Breeding Hoggets sold to a top of £210 each followed by £195, and £192 each. All good quality pens from £140 to £185 each. Breeding Rams sold to £345 each.
Tandragee producer : 24k £97.50 406p : Portadown seller : 24.5k £99 404p : Keady farmer : 24k £95 396p : Middletown farmer : 24.7k £96 389p : Newtownstewart producer : 24.8k £96 387p : Hillsborough producer : 24.6k £94 382p : Dungannon seller : 24.1k £92 382p
Warrenpoint seller : 21k £93.50 445p : Loughbrickland producer : 21k £93 443p : Tassagh farmer : 20k £87.50 438p : Armagh farmer : 21.6k £94 435p : Portadown producer : 20.2k £87 431p : Loughgall seller : 21.4k £92 430p : Warrenpoint farmer : 21k £90 429p :
Ballygawley producer : 13k £71.50 550p : Newry seller : 10.2k £55 539p : Galbaly seller : 12.7k £67 528p : Bessbrook farmer : 11.5k £60 522p : Draperstown seller : 9.8k £50 510p : Mullaghbawn farmer : 13.5k £67 496p : Cullyhanna farmer : 14.9k £72 483p :
Belleeks farmer : 17.2k £78.50 456p : Cullyhanna farmer : 16.7k £76 455p : Rostrevor seller : 16.7k £76 455p : Rostrevor producer : 18.2k £80 439p : Keady farmer : 17k £74.50 438p : Loughbrickland seller : 19k £82 432p : Belleeks farmer : 17.5k £75.50 431p :