MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK & FARM SALES
An entry of 1000 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 6th January sold in a noticeably stronger trade for both fat hoggets and cull ewes.
Good quality heavy hoggets sold steadily from 440p to 486p/k for 24k at £116 from a Dromara farmer, followed by 474p/k for 24.7k at £117 from a Jerrettspass farmer. Top price of £119 was paid for 26.2k.
Good quality midweight hoggets sold steadily from 480p to 531p/k for 21.1 at £112 for a Richhill farmer, followed by 520p/k for 20k at £104 from a Benburb producer. Top price for midweights £115 for 23k (500p/k) for a Dromara farmer.
Good quality store lambs from 470p to 508p/k for 19.3k at £98 each.
Heavy cull ewes sold from £110 to £170, second quality ewes from £70 to £100 each.
Special entry- Wednesday 13th January
70 top quality Suffolk/Cheviot X ewes with lambs at foot.
Details on Facebook.
Dromara producer 24k £116.50 486p/k: Jerrettspass producer 24.7k £117 474p/k: Middletown producer 24.2k £114.50 473p/k: Tynan producer 24.6k £115 468p/k: Belleeks producer 24.4k £114 467p/k: 24.6k £114 464p/k: Dungannon producer 24.5k £113 461p/k: Dungannon producer 25.4k £117 461p/k:
Richhill producer 21.1k £112 531p/k: Cullyhanna producer 20k £104 520p/k: Benburb producer 20k £104 520p/k: Portadown producer 20.4k £102.50 503p/k: Tandragee producer 22.3k £111.50 500p/k: Dromara producer 23k £115 500p/k: Belleeks producer 21k £105 500p/k: Glenanne producer 22k £109.50 198p/k:
Scarva producer 19.3k £98 508p/k: Lisburn producer 18.9k £94.50 500p/k: Armagh producer 18k £90 500p/k: 19.1k £95 497p/k: Keady producer 19.5k £95 487p/k: Portadown producer 17.5k £85 486p/k: Belleeks producer 19.3k £93 482p/k: