MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 31-01-18
An entry of 985 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 31st January sold in a noticeably firmer trade for fat hoggets.
Heavy hoggets sold to a top of 392p per kilo for 24kilos @ £94 each. All good quality heavies sold from 360p to 388p per kilo with most pens from £92 to £98 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets were in exceptionally good demand selling to a top of 405p per kilo for 21kilos @ £85 each followed by 400p for 23kilos @ £92 each. All good quality pens sold from 360p to 390p per kilo.
Store trade was very firm to a top of 409p for 17kilos @ £69.50 each. All good stores sold from 360p to 390p per kilo.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £65 to £90 each with poorer quality ewes from £45 to £60 each.
Tynan farmer : 24k £94 392p : Armagh farmer : 24.2k £94 388p : Killylea farmer : 24.3k £92.50 381p : Magheralin farmer : 24.4k £91.50 375p : Armagh farmer : 24.9k £93 373p : Richhill farmer : 24.9k £93 373p : Portadown farmer : 25.6k £95 371p : Armagh farmer : 24.8k £92 371p :
Crossmaglen farmer : 21k £85 405p : Tandragee farmer : 23k £92 400p : Jerrettspass farmer : 23.1k £90 390p : Loughbrickland farmer : 22.5k £87.50 389p : Armagh farmer : 23k £88 383p : Armagh farmer : 23.8k £90.80 382p : Castlewellan farmer : 21.5k £80.50 374p : Tullyherron farmer : 22.6k £84.50 374p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.8k £81 372p
Newtownhamilton farmer : 17k £69.50 409p : Derrylatinee farmer : 17.7k £69 390p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 18.7k £72.50 : Portadown farmer : 14.2k £54.50 384p : Armagh farmer : 18.5k £70 378p : Jerrettspass farmer : 19k £71 374p : Tynan farmer : 19.5k £72 369p : Armagh farmer : 18.9k £68 360p