MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 17-12-20
An entry of 1320 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 16th December returned a firmer trade for lambs and cull ewes.
Good quality heavy lambs sold steadily from £105 to £112 each with top quality pens from 420p to 437p/k for 24.6k at £107.50 for a Kilkeel farmer followed by 435p/k for 24.5k at £106.50 from and Artabrackagh farmer.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 440p to 477p per kilo for 22kilos @ £105 each for an Armagh farmer followed by 473p/k for 22kilos @ £104 each from a Portadown farmer. Top price for midweights £110 for 23.5k from a Portadown producer.
Light store lambs sold to 538p per kilo for 16kilos @ £86 each followed by 519p/k for 16k at £83. Stronger stores to 492p/k for 18.2k at £89.50 followed by 489p/k for 18k at £88 each. Top price for stores £93 for 19.9k (467p/k).
Cull ewe trade was exceptionally strong to a top of £168 followed by £130 and £114 each. All good fleshed ewes from £85 to £112 each. Second quality ewes from £60 to £80 each.
Kilkeel producer 24.6k £107.50 437p/k: Portadown producer 24.5k £106.50 435p/k: Loughgilly producer 24.7k £107 433p/k: Poyntzpass producer 24.8k £107 432p/k: Warrenpoint producer 24.6k £106 431p/k: Cullyhanna producer 25k £107.50 430p/k: Loughgall producer 25k £107.50 430p/k: Tandragee producer 24.4k £104.50 428p/k:
Armagh producer 22k £105 477p/k: Portadown producer 22k £104 473p/k: Portadown producer 23.5k £110 468p/k: Cullyhanna producer 22.4k £103 460p/k: Loughgilly producer 22.4k £102.50 458p/k: Richhill producer 23k £105 457p/k: Ballynahinch producer 20.5k £93 454p/k: Aughnacloy producer 21k £95 452p/k:
Loughgilly producer 16k £86 538p/k: Forkhill producer 16k £83 519p/k: Portadown producer 15k £75 500p/k: Mullaghbawn producer 18.2k £89.50 492p/k: Magheralin producer 18k £88 489p/k: Ballynahinch producer 18.6k £89 479p/k: Dungannon producer 17.4k £83 477p/k: Richhill producer 19k £90 474p/k: