MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 25-02-21
An entry of 1050 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 24th February sold in a noticeably firmer trade for fat lambs and fat hoggets with cull ewes and breeding stock selling in a steady trade.
Heavy fat hoggets sold to a top of £141.50 each for 16 hoggets 25.5k 555p for a Poyntzpass farmer. Several pens sold from £135 to £140 each with all top quality pens from 520p to 571p per kilo paid for 24k @ £137 each from a Moira farmer. A Jerrettspass farmer received 565p per kilo for 22 hoggets 24.6k @ £139 each. In all, the 350 heavy hoggets averaged 26.3k @ £134 each 509p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold steadily form 540p to 583p per kilo for 21.6k @ £126 each from a Moira farmer and for 23.5k @ £137 each from a Poyntzpass producer. Horned hoggets sold to a top of 551p per kilo for 22.5k @ £124 each followed by 549p per kilo for 22.6k @ £124 each.
Good quality pens of stores sold from 520p to 598p per kilo for 18.4k @ £110 each from a Rostrevor farmer.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £85 to £120 each.
A full yard of ewes and lambs sold in a very firm trade to a top price of £325 for 1 ewe + 3 lambs at foot. Doubles sold to £295 each with several more pens from £230 to £290 each. Singles sold to £280 with others at £260, £240 & £230 each.
Moira farmer : 24k £137 571p : Jerrettspass farmer : 24.6k £139 565p : Poyntzpass farmer : 25.5k £141.50 555p : Dungannon producer : 24k £130 542p : Poyntzpass producer : 24.5k £134.50 549p : Portadown seller : 25.5k £137 537p : Poyntzpass seller : 27.2k £146 537p : Markethill farmer : 26.1k £138.50 531p : Dungannon seller : 24.9k £132 530p :
Moira farmer : 21.6k £126 583p : Moira producer : 21.6k £126 583p : Poyntzpass farmer : 23.5k £137 583p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21k £122 581p : Armagh seller : 20.5k £116.50 568p : Tullyvallen farmer : 21.5k £122 567p : Markethill seller : 23k £130 565p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.6k £122 565p : Portadown producer : 23.4k £130.50 557p
Rostrevor producer ; 18.4k £110 598p : Hilltown farmer : 14.7k £86 585p : Rostrevor producer : 17.3k £97 561p : Hilltown seller : 19.9k £109 548p : Poyntzpass farmer : 16.8k £92 548p : Richhill producer : 19.8k £108 545p : Armagh farmer : 19.9k £104 523p :