MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 20-09-18
An entry of 1150 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 19th September sold in a firmer for both fat lambs and stores.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 340p to 358p per kilo for 22.2k @ £79.50 each and for 20k @ £71.50.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £78 to £83 each with a top of 342p per kilo for 24k @ £82 each.
A large entry of store lambs sold to a top of 447p per kilo for 30 lambs weighing 15k @ £67 each followed by 432p per kilo for 30 lambs weighing 14.6k @ £63 each. Stronger stores sold to 395p per kilo for 8 lambs weighing 17.7k @ £70 each. Main demand for good quality stores from 370p to 417p per kilo.
First quality cull ewes sold from £70 to £100 each with 2nd quality from £45 to £60 each.
Breeding hoggets sold to a top of £145. Main demand from £120 to £140 each.
Markethill farmer : 24k £82 342p : Tandragee farmer : 21.1k £81 336p : Armagh farmer : 24.3k £81.50 335p : Kilkeel farmer : 24.5k £81 331p : Silverbridge farmer : 24.4k £80.50 330p : Kilkeel farmer : 24.1k £79.50 330p : Dorsey farmer : 25k £81.80 327p : Middletown farmer : 24.8k £81 327p
Glenanne farmer : 22.2k £79.50 358p : Armagh farmer : 20k £71.50 358p : Drumiller farmer : 20k £70.50 353p : Foley farmer : 21.5k £75.50 351p : Middletown farmer : 21k £73 348p : Newry farmer : 22.5k £78 347p : Tandragee farmer : 23.1k £80 346p : Cullyhanna farmer : 21.5k £74 344p
Armagh farmer : 15k £67 447p : Caledon farmer : 14.6k £63 432p : Dungannon farmer : 16.8k £70 417p : Dungannon farmer : 16.5k £68.50 396p : Dungannon farmer : 17.7k £70 395p