MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 01-11-18
An entry of 1100 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 31st October sold in a steady trade for both fat lambs and stores.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of £88.50 each with several pens selling from £82 to £85 each for 25kgs to 28kgs. Good quality heavies sold from 320p to 336p per kilo for 23.5kilos @ £82 followed by 23.2kgs @ £80.50 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 340p to 375p per kilo for 20.8kgs @ £74 each and 20kgs @ £75 each.
Another good entry of stores sold in a firm trade from 380p to 413p per kilo for 15k @ £62 each. Stronger stores sold to 400p for 17kgs @ £68 each and 16.7kgs @ £69 each.
First quality ewes sold to a top of £70. Lesser ewes sold from %% to £66 each. Rams sold to £70 each.
Dromara farmer : 25.6k £82.50 322p : Scarva farmer : 25.7k £82.80 322p : Cappagh farmer : 27.7k £88.50 319p : Middletown farmer : 26.5k £84.20 317p
Mullabawn farmer : 23.6k £82 347p : Loughgall farmer : 23.2k £80.50 346p : Cappagh farmer : 23.3k £80 343p
Mullabawn farmer : 12.1k £58 479 : Newtownhamilton farmer : 16.7k £69 413p : Kilcoo farmer : 17.8k £71.50 401p : Mayobridge farmer : 17.2k £68 395p