MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 21-03-18
A large entry of 1925 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 21st March continued to sell in a very strong demand.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £110 to £119 each and to a top of 488p per kilo for 24kilos @ £117 each followed by 477p per kilo for 24.1kilos @ £115 each. Main demand for good quality heavy hoggets sold from 440p to 465p per kilo. The entire entry of 450 heavy hoggets averaged 26kilos @ £114 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold steadily from 440p to 470p per kilo to a top of 513p for 22.4kilos @ £115 each followed by 498p per kilo for 21.1kilos @ £105 each. The entire entry of 500 middleweight hoggets averaged 22.3kilos @ £99 each.
Cull ewes sold in a firmer trade with fleshed ewes from £90 to £122 each. Plainer ewes from £60 to £80 each.
A full yard of Ewes & Lambs sold in a slightly firmer demand. Doubles sold to £228 each with several outfits from £180 to £222 each. Singles to £160 and several more from £130 to £150 each.
Glenanne farmer : 24k £117 488p : Derrynoose farmer : 24.1k £115 477p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24.5k £116.50 476p : Derrynoose farmer : 24.4k £115 471p : Keady farmer : 24.3k £114 469p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25k £117 468p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25.5k £117 459p : Portadown farmer : 26k £118.50 456p : Mowhan farmer : 25.4k £115.50 455p : Mountnorris farmer : 24.7k £112 453p :
Poyntzpass farmer : 22.4k £115 513p : Keady farmer : 21.1k £105 498p : Scarva farmer : 23.9k £112 469p : Kilkeel farmer : 23.5k £109 464p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.5k £95 463p : Armagh farmer : 23k £106 461p : Tandragee farmer : 23.8k £109 457p : Markethill farmer : 21.6k £97 449p :