MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 21-11-18
Adverse weather conditions resulted in a smaller show of sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 21st November with an entry of 750 lambs. It was noticeably firmer for all weights of lambs.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of £94 each paid for 26.8kilos @ 351p with several pens selling from £86 to £92 each. Top quality pens sold to a top of 358p per kilo for 24kilos @ £86 each followed by 357p for 24.3kilos @ £86.80 each. Main demand from 340p to 355p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 360p to 395p per kilo for 20.4kilos @ £90.50 each from a Dromara farmer.
Store lamb trade was noticeably firmer, selling to a top of 486p per kilo for 6 lambs weighing 17.5k @ £85 each. All good quality stores sold from 380p to 440p per kilo.
Cull ewes reached £70 with all good quality ewes from £60 to £74 each.
Dungannon farmer : 24k £86 358p : Mullabawn farmer : 24.3k £86.80 357p : Markethill farmer : 24k £85.50 356p : Armagh producer : 24.3k £86 354p : Loughgall farmer : 24.3k £85.80 353p : Corbet farmer : 24.5k £86.20 352p : Lisnadill producer : 26.8k £94 351p : Portadown farmer : 25k £87.50 350p : Armagh farmer : 24.8k £86.50 349p : Portadown farmer : 25.8k £89.20 345p
Ballykeel farmer : 20.4k £80.50 395p : Tandragee producer : 20.2k £77.50 384p : Markethill farmer : 21k £78.50 374p : Rostrevor farmer : 20.5k £76.50 373p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.5k £83.50 371p : Newtownhamilton producer : 23.8k £88 370p : Portadown producer : 23k £85 370p : Tynan farmer : 23k £85 370p :
Drpaerstown farmer : 17.5k £85 386p : Pomeroy farmer : 11k £49 445p : Pomeroy farmer : 12k £52 433p : Draperstown farmer : 15k £64 427p : Cookstown producer : 17k £72 424p : Pomeroy farmer : 14.6k £61 418p : Ballykeel farmer : 18.8k £76 404p : Tandragee farmer : 15.8k £63 399p : Markethill producer : 18k £71.50 397p