MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 27-09-18
An entry of 1600 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 26th September sold in a slightly improved trade for fat lambs with store lamb prices noticeably stronger on the week.
Heavy lambs sold from £80 to £85 each and up to 346p per kilo for 24kilos @ £83 each followed by 340p for 24.1kilos @ £82 each. A total of 18 pens of heavy lambs sold in excess of £80 each.
Middleweight lambs sold from 335p to 357p per kilo for 20 lambs 20.6kilos @ £73.50 each for a Magheralin farmer followed by 353p per kilo for 20.4kilos @ £72 each from a Warrenpoint producer.
Store lamb trade was very strong. Light stores sold from 400p to 435p per kilo for 13.1kilos @ £57 each from a Mayobridge farmer followed by 432p per kilo for 15.4kilos @ £66.50 each from a Kilcoo producer. Stronger stores sold up to 400p per kilo for 27 lambs weighing 17.5kilos @ £70 each from a Poyntzpass farmer.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £65 to £78 each with breeding hoggets selling up to £160 each. Main demand from £110 to £135 each.
Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £83 346p : Mayobridge farmer : 24.1k £82 340p : Portadown farmer : 24k £81.50 339p : Markethill farmer : 24.2k £81 335p : Portadown farmer : 24.9k £82 329p : Belleeks farmer : 26k £85 327p : Markethill farmer : 24.5k £80 327p : Caledon farmer : 24.5k £80 327p :
Magheralin farmer : 20.6k £73.50 357p : Warrenpoint farmer : 20.4k £72 353p : Portadown farmer : 23.3k £82 352p : Portadown farmer : 21.9k £76.50 349p : Mullabawn farmer : 22.5k £78.50 349p : Mayobridge farmer : 22.1k £77 348p : Magheralin farmer : 22.2k £77 347p : Altnamackin farmer : 21.3k £73.50 345p : Portadown farmer : 21.8k £75 344p
Mayobridge farmer : 13.2k £57 435p : Kilcoo farmer : 15.4k £66.50 432p : Dungannon farmer : 13.1k £55 420p : Dungannon farmer : 16.7k £70 419p ; Newtownhamilton farmer : 15.3k £64 418p : Lurgan farmer : 16k £66.50 416p : Cullyhanna farmer : 16k £66.50 416p : Rostrevor farmer : 16.4k £67.50 412p