MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 23-08-18
An entry of 1650 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 22nd August sold in a slower trade in both fat lamb ring and cull ewe ring.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of 351p per kilo for 24.5k @ £86 each followed by 342p per kilo for 24k @ £82 each. All good quality pens of heavy lambs sold from 320p to 338p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 335p to 350p per kilo for 21.3k @ £74.50 followed by 348p per kilo for 23k @ £80 each.
Light store lambs sold to a top of 410p per kilo for 13.4k @ £55 each. Stronger pens sold to 386p for 18.4k @ £71 each. Main demand sold from 350p to 380p per kilo.
An entry of 240 cull ewes sold in a slightly easier trade with 1st quality ewes from £70 to £88 with second quality from £50 to £65 each.
In the breeding ring hoggets sold to a top of £150 each. All good quality pens from £120 to £145 each.
Draperstown farmer : 24.5k £86 351p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £82 342p : Armagh farmer : 24k £81 338p : Markethill farmer : 24k £80 333p : Collone farmer : 24.4k £80 328p : Collone farmer : 25.4k £83 327p :
Magheralin farmer : 21.3k £74.50 350p : Portadown farmer : 23k £80 348p : Portadown farmer : 20k £69.50 348p : Magheralin farmer : 22.9k £79.50 347p : Corbet farmer : 20.7k £71.50 345p : Magheragall farmer : 20.8k £71.50 344p : Hillsborough farmer : 21.4k £73.50 343p : Tandragee farmer : 20.3k £69.50 342p : Richhill farmer : 22.5k £77 342p Armagh farmer : 23k £78.50 341p : Newry farmer : 21.4k £73 341p
Newry farmer : 13.4k £55 410p : Rostrevor farmer : 15.2k £62 408p : Rostrevor farmer : 12k £48 400p : Magheralin farmer : 14.3k £56 392p : Armagh farmer : 18.4k £71 386p : Ballykinlar farmer : 15.3k £59 386p : Banbridge farmer : 14.4k £55 382p