MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 13-09-18
An entry of 1650 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 12th September sold in a steady trade for middleweight and store lambs however heavy lambs were in a slightly easier demand.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 340p to 382p per kilo for 20.3kilos @ £77.50 each for a Warrenpoint farmer followed by 350p per kilo for 20.4kilos @ £71.50 each from a Lislea producer.
Heavy lambs sold from £79 to £85 each and from 320p to 335p per kilo for 24.5k @ £82 each followed by 331p for 24.2kilos @ £80 each.
A large entry of stores sold in a steady demand. Light stores sold to 432p per kilo for 13.2kilos @ £57 each from a Dromara farmer followed by 426p for 16.2kilos @ £69 each from a Draperstown producer. Stronger stores sold up to 372p for 18.8kilos @ £70 from an Armagh farmer. Main demand for good quality stores sold from 350p to 406p per kilo.
Cull ewes sold from £65 to £95 each with 2nd quality from £45 to £60 each.
Breeding hogget trade was slower selling to a top of £140. Main demand from £120 to £137 each. Plainer ewes sold from £90 to £110 each.
Tassagh farmer : 24.5k £82 335p : Jerrettspass farmer : 24.2k £80 331p : Markethill farmer : 24.6k £81 329p : Dromore farmer : 26.3k £85 323p : Caledon farmer : 24.8k £80 323p : Keady farmer : 25k £80.50 322p : Keady farmer : 24.9k £80 321p
Warrenpoint farmer : 20.3k £77.50 382p : Lislea farmer : 20.4k £71.50 350p : Ballinderry farmer : 22.3k £77 345p : Draperstown farmer : 21k £72.50 345p : Magheralin farmer : 21.5k £74 344p : Warrenpoint farmer : 20.4k £70 343p : Gawleys Gate farmer : 20k £68.50 343p
Dromara farmer : 13.2k £57 432p : Draperstown farmer : 16.2k £69 426p : Rostrevor farmer : 14.5k £59 407p : Whitecross farmer : 13.8k £56 406p : Glenanne farmer : 17.4k £70 402p : Rostrevor farmer : 16.8k £67.50 402p : Dungannon farmer : 8.5k £34 400p : Rostrevor farmer : 17k £68 400p : Rostrevor farmer : 17.5k £68 389p