MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 03-09-20
An entry of 1820 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 2nd September sold in a steady demand for all classes.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £95 to £99 each with good quality pens selling from 385p to 408p per kilo for 24kilos @ £98 each followed by 397p per kilo for 24.8kilos @ £98.50 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 25kilos @ £97.60 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 400p to 420p per kilo with a top of 451p per kilo for 21.3kilos @ £96 each.
Another large entry of store lambs sold in a very firm demand. Light stores sold from 500p to 563p per kilo for 12 lambs 13.6kilos @ £76.50 each from a Kilkeel farmer followed by 553p per kilo for 12.4kilos £68.50 each from a Middletown producer.
Stronger store lambs sold to 508p per kilo for 17.7kilos @ £90 each from a Moy farmer followed by 482p per kilo for 16.4kilos @ £79 each.
An entry of 210 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £133 each with all fleshed ewes from £80 to £110 each. Plainer ewes from £55 to £75 each.
A full yard of Breeding Hoggets sold in a steady demand to a top of £188 each followed by £185, £180 & £175 each. Main trade from £150 to £172 each.
Poyntzpass farmer : 24k £98 408p : Cappagh seller : 24.8k £98.50 397p : Keady farmer : 24.6k £97.50 396p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.9k £98.50 396p : Keady seller : 24k £94.50 394p : Donacloney farmer : 24.9k £97.50 392p : Madden producer : 24.4k £95 389p : Keady seller : 25.2k £97.50 387p
Moy producer: 21.3k £96 451p: Keady seller : 20k £84 420p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.2k £89 420p : Keady seller : 21.2k £89 420p : Armagh producer : 23.3k £97.50 418p : Poyntzpass farmer : 23k £96 417p : Newcastle producer : 20.2k £84 416p : Poyntzpass seller : 23k £95.50 415p
Kilkeel farmer: 13.6k £76.50 563p: Middletown farmer : 12.4k £68.50 553p : Dungannon seller : 13.3k £72 541p : Dungannon seller : 13.9k £74 532p : Lislea farmer : 13.7k £72 526p : Collone producer : 14k £73.50 525p : Draperstown producer : 12.8k £67 523p :
Moy producer: 17.7k £90 508p : Dungannon seller : 16.4k £79 482p : Kilkeel producer : 17k £80.50 474p : Donacloney farmer : 16.9k £79 468p : Galbally producer : 17k £79 465p : Ballynahinch seller : 16.8k £78 464p