MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 15-08-18
An entry of 1500 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 15th August sold in a steady trade.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of £93.50 with several pens from £88 to £93 each. Top rate for heavy lambs 376p per kilo for 24.5k @ £92 followed by 367p per kilo for 25.5k @ £93.50 each. Main demand from 345p to 366p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 360p to 387p per kilo for 23k @ £89 each followed by 383p for 23k @ £88 each.
Light store lambs sold to a top 0f 410p for 13.9k @ £57 each followed by 407p for 17.2k @ £70 each.
Cull ewes sold at a noticeably firmer trade to a top of £129 with all good quality ewes from £80 to £115 each. Plainer ewes sold from £55 to £75 each.
Another large entry of breeding sheep sold in a steady trade with good quality ewe hoggets selling from £135 to £160 each. Poorer quality hoggets from £100 to £125 each.
Whitecross farmer : 24.5k £92 376p : Caledon farmer : 25.5k £93.50 367p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.6k £90.50 359p : Poyntzpass farmer : 24.4k £87.50 359p : Mullaghbawn farmer : 24k £86 358p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £86 357p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24.1k £86 357p
Markethill farmer : 23k £89 387p : Collone farmer : 23k £88 383p : Corran farmer : 20k £75 375p : Keady farmer : 23k £85.50 372p : Cavanakill farmer : 21.7k £80 369p : Corran farmer : 22k £81 368p : Belleeks farmer : 22.7k £83 366p : Newry farmer : 20.6k £75.20 365p : Newry farmer : 22.1k £80.50 364p
Caledon farmer : 13.9k £57 410p : Mayobridge farmer : 17.2k £70 407p : Keady farmer : 13.6k £54 397p : Rostrevor farmer : 16.7k £65.50 392p : Mullaghbawn 17k £65.50 385p : Mayobridge farmer : 14.7k £56 381p