MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 02-01-19
An entry of 1210 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 2nd January sold in a further improved trade which resulted in a 100% clearance of stock on offer. 1110 hoggets sold in a noticeably improved trade.
Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £90 to £97.50 each with the entire entry of 450 heavy hoggets averaging 26k @ £94.80 each. Top quality heavy lambs sold to 392p per kilo for 24.2k @ £94.80 each followed by 386p for 24.2k @ £93.50 each. Main demand from 370p to 385p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 390p to 416p per kilo for 47 hoggets weighing 20.3k @ £84.50 each followed by 411p per kilo for 20.2k @ £83 each.
Store trade was exceptionally strong with all good quality stores from 400p to a top of 457p per kilo paid for 17 hoggets weighing 12.7k @ £58 each followed by 441p for 17.7k @ £78 each.
110 cull ewes sold to a top of £94 each. Main demand sold from £70 to £90 each and second quality from £45 to £65 each.
Tandragee farmer : 24.2k £94.80 392p : Richhill farmer : 24.2k £93.50 386p : Keady farmer : 24.5k £94.50 386p : Loughgall farmer : 24k £92 383p : Dungannon farmer : 24.8k £95 383p : Markethill farmer : 24.8k £94.50 381p : Portadown farmer : 24.1k £91.50 380p : Dromore farmer : 25.7k £97 377p : Armagh farmer : 24.4k £92 377p
Loughbrickland farmer : 20.3k £84.50 416p : Armagh farmer : 20.2k £83 411p : Richhill farmer : 23k £93.80 408p : Tandragee farmer : 20k £81 405p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21k £85 405p : Aughnacloy farmer : 20.2k £81 401p : Portadown farmer : 23k £92 400p : Loughbrickland farmer : 21.3k £85 399p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.6k £90 398p
Galbally farmer : 12.7k £58 457p : Tandragee farmer : 17.7k £78 441p : Loughbrickland farmer : 17.1k £75 439p : Loughgall farmer : 17.9k £78.50 439p : Dungannon farmer : 17.2k £73.50 427p : Richhill farmer : 18.5k £78.50 424p : Galbally farmer : 17k £69.50 409p : Loughgall farmer : 19.7k £80 406p