MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 25-01-18
An entry of 1330 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 24th January sold in a steady trade.
Good quality heavy hoggets sold to a top of 384p per kilo for 25.5kilos @ £98 each followed by 376p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £91 each. Several heavy pens sold from £91 to £95.50 each with top quality pens selling from 360p to 373p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 360p to a top of 383p per kilo for 21.7kilos @ £83 each.
Good quality stores sold from 360p to 395p per kilo for 19kilos @£75 each.
An increased entry of cull ewes sold to a top of £88 each. All good quality ewes sold from £70 to £87 each and poorer quality ewes sold from £50 to £60 each.
Ewes & Lambs sold to a top of £212 for a 3yr old ewe + a double. Several more doubles sold from £160 to £205 each. Singles sold from £130 to £152 each.
Cornascriebe farmer: 25.5k £98 384p :Bessbrook farmer : 25.2k £94 373p : Newry farmer : 25k £93.50 373p : Mayobridge farmer : 24k £89 371p : Lisnadill farmer : 24.4k £90 369p : Cullyhanna farmer : 25k £92 368p : Belleeks farmer : 24.5k £90 367p : Portadown farmer : 26k £95.50 367p
Jerrettspass farmer: 21.7k £83 383p : Mayobridge farmer : 23k £87.50 380p : Newry farmer : 21.7k £82 378p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.8k £81.50 374p : Hilltown farmer : 23.2k £86 371p : Tandragee farmer : 23.5k £87 370p : Armagh farmer : 22.7k £84 370p : Jerrettspass farmer : 20k £74 370p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.6k £83.50 369p : Irvinestown farmer : 21.7k £80 368p :
Whitecross farmer : 19k £75 395p : Portadown farmer : 13.9k £54 388p : Moy farmer : 18.4k £68 369p : Whitecross farmer : 16.8k £62 369p : Markethill farmer : 17.5k £64.50 369p : Moy farmer : 19.5k £71 364p : Hilltown farmer : 17.4k £63 362p : Portadown farmer : 18.8k £68 362p : Whitecross farmer : 19.7k £71 360p