MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 21-02-18
An entry of 1450 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 21st February continued to sell in an exceptionally firm demand.
Heavy hoggets sold to a top of £111.50 paid for 26.7kilos @ 418p per kilo from a Tandragee farmer. Several pens sold from £107 to £110 each. All top quality heavies sold from 390p to 418p paid for 24.5kilos @ £102.50 from a Markethill farmer. The entire entry of 350 heavy hoggets sold on an average price of £103.80 each.
Good quality middleweights sold to a top of 430p per kilo for 22.8kilos @ £98 each from a keady farmer followed by 427p for 22kilos @ £94 each from a Bessbrook farmer. All good middleweights sold from 395p to 424p per kilo.
Good quality stores sold from 390p to 456p per kilo for 17kilos @ £77.50 each. Stronger stores to 424p for 19.8kilos @ £84 each.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £75 to £99 each. Second quality from £50 to £70 each. Doubles sold from £160 to £215 each and good quality singles from £120 to £150 each.
Markethill farmer : 24.5k £102.50 418p : Tandragee farmer : 26.7k £111.50 418p : Dungannon farmer : 25k £103 412p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 26.3k £108 411p : Mayobridge farmer : 24k £98 408p : Collone farmer : 24.5k £100 408p : Armagh farmer : 26.4k £106.50 403p : Markethill farmer : 25.9k £103 80 401p
Keady farmer : 22.8k £98 430p : Bessbrook farmer : 22k £94 427p : Dungannon farmer : 20.5k £87 424p : Collone farmer : 23.8k £100 420p : Loughgilly farmer : 23.1k £97 420p : Armagh farmer : 22k £92 418p : Banbridge farmer : 21.9k £91.50 418p
Loughgilly farmer : 17k £77.50 456p : Newry farmer : 14.7k £63 429p : Mullabawn farmer : 19.8k $84 424p : Armagh farmer : 19.9k £83.50 419p : Portadown farmer : 12.2k £51 418p : Donaghmore farmer : 17.5k £73 417p : Keady farmer : 15.2k £63 414p : Ballyriney farmer : 17.4k £72 414p Dungannon farmer : 19.4k £80 412p