MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 17-01-18
The extreme weather conditions had an adverse effect on sheep numbers on Wednesday 17th January at Markethill with a smaller entry of 550 sheep. Trade remained exceptionally strong.
Good quality heavy hoggets sold to a top of 370p per kilo for 24.3k @ £90 each followed by 367p for 24.9k @ £91.50 each. All good quality heavy hoggets sold from £90 to £96 each and from 350p to 366p per kilo.
Middleweight hoggets sold to a top of 399p per kilo for 15 hoggets weighing 20.3k @ £93 each. All good quality pens sold from 360p to 383p per kilo.
Good quality store lambs sold from 370p to 381p per kilo for 19.7k @ £75 each.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £70 to £90 each with second quality from £40 to £65 each.
In the breeding ring good quality doubles sold from £180 to £222 each. Singles from £130 to £152 each.
Portadown farmer : 24.3k £90 370p : Armagh farmer : 24.9k £91.50 367p : Tandragee farmer : 25.4k £93 366p : Armagh farmer : 24.6k £90 366p : Mountnorris farmer : 24.1k £88 365p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.9k £90 361p : Armagh farmer : 25.5k £91.50 359p : Glenanne farmer : 24.4k £87.50 359p : Portadown farmer : 24.8k £88 355p
Tandragee farmer : 23.3k £93 399p : Tullyherron farmer : 21.9k £83.80 383p : Mayobridge farmer : 23.5k £87 370p : Markethill farmer : 22.9k £84.50 369p : Armagh farmer : 23.4k £85.50 365p : Markethill farmer : 23.2k £84.50 364p : Armagh farmer : 22.7k £82.50 363p : Irvinestown farmer : 21k £76 362p