MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 27-08-20
An entry of 2300 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 26th August continued to sell in a very firm demand. Store lamb trade was particularly strong with prices at a highest ever rate.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £94 to £99 each with a top of £102 each. All good quality heavy lambs from 380p to 404p per kilo for 24kilos @ £97 each followed by 399p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £96.50 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 400p to 430p per kilo for 20kilos @ £86 each followed by 22kilos @ £94.50 each.
A large entry of stores sold at the best ever trade. Light stores sold from 500 to 574p per kilo and to a top of 680p per kilo for 16 lambs 10kilos @ £68 each for a Ballinderry producer followed by 574p per kilo for 11.5kilos @ £66 each from a Camlough producer. A kilcoo farmer sold 20 lambs 14.2kilos @ £80 each.
Stronger store lambs sold from 420p to 471p per kilo for 17.2kilos @ £81 each followed by 468p per kilo for 16.9kilos @ £79 each.
The 300 cull ewes sold to a top of £125 each. All good quality ewes sold from £80 to £116 each. Plainer ewes from £50 to £75 each.
A full house of Breeding sheep sold to a top of £210 each followed by £205, £185 & £178 each. Several more pens sold from £150 to £175 each.
Markethill farmer : 24k £97 404p : Dungannon seller : 24.2k £96.50 399p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £97.50 398p : Portadown seller : 24k £95.50 398p : Markethill farmer : 24k £95 396p : Armagh seller : 26k £102 392p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24.6k £96 390p :
Keady producer : 20k £86 430p : Richhill farmer : 22k £94.50 430p : Poyntzpass seller : 22k £94 427p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.6k £92 426p : Tandragee seller : 22.2k £93 419p : Cookstown seller : 23.3k £97.50 418p : Dungannon producer : 20.1k £84 418p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21.8k £91 417p : Armagh producer : 23k £96 417p.
Ballinderry producer : 10k £68 680p : Camlogh producer : 11.5k £66 574p : Kilcoo farmer : 14.2k £80 563p : Omagh farmer : 13k £73 562p : Armagh seller : 13.8k £74.50 539p : Kilcoo seller : 14.3k £77 538p : Mayobridge farmer : 11.5k £61 530p :
Portadown seller : 17.2k £81 471p : Tandragee farmer : 16.9k £79 468p : Mayobridge farmer : 17.8k £83 466p : Magheralin producer : 17.2k £80 465p : Markethill farmer : 17k £79 465p : Dromara seller : 17.4k £80 460p : Ballynahinch producer : 17.2k £79 460p :