MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 20-08-20
An entry of 1670 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 19th August continued to sell in a very firm trade for all classes .Store lamb trade was perhaps the best ever trade seen at the mart.
Good quality heavy lambs sold steadily from £95 to £100 each and good quality pens from 385p to 402p per kilo for 24kilos @ £96.50 each followed by 399p for 24.2kilos @ £96.50 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 25kilos @ £98.20 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 420p to 440p per kilo for 21.5kilos @ £94.50 from a Cookstown farmer followed by 430p per kilo for 21.4kilos @ £92 each.
Light store lambs sold in probably the best ever trade at this mart. Selling to a top of 636p per kilo for 14 lambs 11kilos @ £70 each from a Rostrevor farmer followed by 609p for 11 kilos @ £67 from a Moy producer. All good quality light stores sold from 500p to 600p per kilo. Stronger store lambs sold to 487p per kilo for 16kilos @ £78 each from a Keady producer. All good pens of strong stores sold from 440p to 468p per kilo.
The 280 fat ewes sold to a top of £125 each with all good quality ewes from £80 to £115 each.
Another full yard of Breeding Hoggets returned the best trade this season to a top of £222 for hoggets followed by £210 and £200. A total of 14 pens sold from £180 to £210 each with a further 15 pens from £165 to £170 each.
Whitecross farmer : 24k £96.50 402p : Tandragee seller : 24.2k £96.50 399p : Warrenpoint producer : 24.3k £96 395p : Loughgall seller : 24.7k £97 393p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25k £98 392p : Cullyhanna farmer : 25.2k £98.50 391p : Kilkeel seller : 24.5k £95.50 390p : Hamiltonsbawn seller : 25k £97 388p : Dromore producer : 26k £100 385p :
Stewartstown farmer : 21.5k £94.50 440p : Armagh farmer : 21.4k £92 430p : Portadown seller : 22.2k £95 428p : Portadown seller : 21.5k £92 428p : Collone farmer : 21k £89.50 426p : Desertmartin seller : 21.5k £91.50 426p :
Rostrevor producer : 11k £70 636p : Moy producer : 11k £67 609p : Rostrevor producer : 11.7k £71 607p : Kilcoo seller : 12k £72 600p : Dromore farmer : 12k £69 575p : Rostrevor producer : 13.2k £74 561p : Markethill farmer : 11.9k £65 546p :
Keady farmer : 16k £78 487p : Rostrevor producer : 17.1k £80 468p : Banbridge seller : 16.9k £78.50 465p : Ballynahinch farmer : 17.1k £78.50 459p : Newry seller : 17k £77 453p : Richhill farmer : 17.8k £79.50 447p