MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 28-03-18
An entry of 1400 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 28th March sold in a slightly easier trade for fat hoggets. Cull ewe trade and breeders maintained their recent prices.
Heavy hoggets sold to a top of £118 each. Several pens sold from £105 to £115 each. Top rate of 452p was paid for 25kilos @ £113 each followed by 444p per kilo for 24.8kilos @ £110 each. Main demand sold from 415p to 442p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 440p to a top of 478p per kilo for 23kilos @ £110 each.
Another large entry of cull ewes sold in a firm demand. First quality ewes sold from £80 to £114 each. Plainer ewes sold from £50 to £70 each.
The largest entry of ewes & lambs so far this year sold in a steady demand with good quality doubles sold to a top of £202 each. Main demand from £160 to £200 each. Singles sold to a top of £172 with several more from £140 to £160 each.
Upper ballinderry 25k £113 452p : Portadown farmer : 24.8k £110 444p : Mullabawn farmer : 26.7k £118 442p : Glenanne farmer : 24.4k £107.50 441p : Glenanne farmer : 24.2k £105.50 436p : Banbridge farmer : 24.8k £107.50 433p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £105 429p : Newry farmer : 28.4k £120 422p
Bessbrook farmer : 23k £110 478p : Moira farmer : 22k £104 473p : Tullyroane farmer : 22.8k £103.50 454p : Armagh farmer : 21.7k £98.50 454p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 23.1k £104 450p : Armagh farmer : 23.6k £105.50 447p : Portadown farmer : 23.5k £105 447p : Cullyhanna farmer : 21.1k £94 446p : Collone farmer : 21.4k £95 444p : Camlough farmer : 23k £102 443p