MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 25-10-18
An entry of 1600 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 24th October sold in a firmer trade for both fat lambs and stores.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of £90 each with several pens selling from £83 to £87 each. The entire entry of 350 heavy lambs averaged 26kilos @ £82.90 each. Top quality pens of heavy lambs sold from 330p to 360p per kilo for 25kilos @ £90 followed by 341p per kilo for 24.6kilos @ £83.80 each.
Middleweight lambs sold from 350p to a top of 373p per kilo for 20kilos @ £74.50 each followed by 371p for 20.9kilos @ £77.50 each.
Store lambs sold in the best trade so far this season. Light lambs sold to a top of 440p per kilo paid for 12.5kilos @ £55 each followed by 438p for 16kilos @ £70 each. Stronger stores sold at 411p per kilo for 17.9kilos @ £73.50 each. Main demand from 380p to 410p per kilo.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £60 to £75. Second quality ewes sold from £45 to £55 each.
Collone farmer : 25k £90 360p : Dungannon farmer : 24.6k £83.80 341p : Markethill farmer : 25k £85 340p : Cullyhanna farmer : 25.2k £85.20 338p : Markethill farmer : 24.6k £83 337p : Cookstown farmer : 25.3k £85 336p : Killylea farmer : 24.5k £82.20 336p : Richhill farmer : 24.8k £83.20 335p
Banbridge farmer : 20k £74.50 373p : Portadown farmer : 20.9k £77.50 371p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.5k £76 371p : Collone farmer : 23k £85 370p : Richhill farmer : 20.7k £75 362p :
Moyad farmer : 12.5k £55 440p : Tyrone farmer : 16k £70 438p : Cookstown farmer : 15.3k £66.50 435p : Mullaghbawn farmer : 15.7k £68 433p : Moyad farmer : 14.8k £64 432p : Tyrone farmer : 13k £54 415p : Ballykinlar farmer : 16.7k £69 413p : Ballynahinch farmer : 18k £74 411p : Cookstown farmer : 17.9k £73.50 411p