MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 03-12-20
An entry of 1320 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 2nd December sold in a steady trade.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £100 to £110 each with top quality pens from 420p to 432p per kilo for 24.4kilos £105.50 each from a Lurgan farmer followed by 425p per kilo for 24kilos @ £102 each from a Cullyhanna producer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 430p to 460p per kilo for 21.5kilos @ £99 each from a Banbridge farmer followed by 458p per kilo for 20.5kilos @ £94 each from a Poyntzpass producer. Top price for middleweights £102 for 22.9kilos 445p per kilo from a Banbridge farmer.
Store lamb trade remained exceptionally strong. Light stores from 470p to 536p per kilo for 14kilos @ £75 each. Stronger stores sold to 495p per kilo for 18.9kilos @ £93.50 each from a Newry farmer.
Good quality ewes sold from £85 to £142 each with a top of £151 each.
Lurgan farmer : 24.4k £105.50 432p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24k £102 425p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £103.50 422p : Markethill producer : 24.2k £102 421p : Loughgilly farmer : 24.2k £102 421p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25k £105 420p : Richhill seller : 24.1k £101 419p : Dungannon seller : 24.4k £102 418p
Banbridge producer : 21.5k £99 460p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.5k £94 458p : Whitecross farmer : 20.3k £93 458p : Lurgan producer : 22.4k £101.50 453p : Keady farmer : 22k £99 450p : Ballynahinch seller : 22.9k £102 445p : Moira farmer : 22.8k £101.50 445p :
Tassagh farmer : 14k £75 536p : Markethill seller : 14.3k £75 525p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 16.5k £83 503p : Whitecross seller : 17.1k £86 503p : Markethill farmer : 17.3k £86 497p : Tassagh farmer : 15.5k £77 497p : Newry seller : 18.9k £93.50 495p : Banbridge seller : 17.9k £87.50 489p : Banbridge farmer : 19.2k £93 484p :