MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 29-11-18
An entry of 1200 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 28th November sold in a noticeably stronger trade throughout all weight ranges.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £90 to £96 each with top quality pens selling from 345p per kilo to a top of 373p per kilo for 24.1 @ £89.80 for a Richhill farmer followed by 370p per kilo for 24.3k @ £89.80 each. All good quality heavies sold from 345p to 370p per kilo. A total of 520 heavy lambs averaged 26.5kilos @ £92.20 each 348p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 370p to a top of 404p per kilo for 20.3k @ £82 each followed by 389p for 23.5kilos @ £91.50 each from a Loughbrickland farmer.
Store trade was exceptionally strong with light stores selling to a top of 468p per kilo for 15.4k @ £72 each followed by 443p per kilo for 12.2kilos @ £54 each. Stronger stores sold to 428p per kilo for 18.1k @ £77.50 each. Main demand for good quality stores sold from 370p to 420p per kilo.
A small entry of cull ewes sold to a top of £80 with all good quality ewes from £65 to £78 each. Plainer ewes from £45 to £55 each.
Richhill farmer : 24.1k £89.80 373p : Tynan farmer : 24.3k £89.80 370p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24.2k £89 368p : Middletown farmer : 24.9k £91.20 366p : Armagh farmer : 24.8k £90.20 364p : Armagh producer : 24.6k £89.20 363p : Drumlough producer : 25.3k £91 360p : Clogher farmer : 26k £93.50 359p : Moy farmer : 26.1k £92.20 353p :
Loughbrickland farmer : 20.3k £82 404p : Portadown farmer : 20.4k £80 392p : Loughbrickland producer : 23.5k £91.50 389p : Middletown farmer : 23.3k £90.20 387p : Clogher producer : 20.3k £78.50 387p : Portadown farmer : 22.5k £86.50 384p : Annaclone producer : 23.1k £88.50 384p : Keady farmer : 23k £88.20 384p : Tynan farmer : 20.4k £78 382p
Poyntzpass farmer : 15.4k £72 468p : Poyntzpass producer : 12.2k £54 443p : Loughbrickland producer : 16.8k £72.50 432p : Draperstown farmer : 18.1k £77.50 428p : Ballykeel producer : 16.5k £70.50 427p : Portadown farmer : 18k £76 422p ; Ballykeel producer : 18.5k £77 416p : Dungannon producer : 16.8k £68.50 408p : Kilkeel producer : 17k £69 406p