MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SALE REPORT 20-05-21
An entry of 1380 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 19th May continued to sell in a very firm trade for fat lambs, cull ewes and breeding stock.
The 760 Spring Lambs maintained a very firm demand with good quality light lambs selling to 667p per kilo for 19.2kilos @ £128 each from a Markethill farmer followed by 657p per kilo for 21kilos @ £138 each from an Armagh producer. All top quality light lambs sold steadily from 630p to 654p per kilo. The entire entry of light lambs averaged 21.8kilos @ £137 per head 629p per kilo.
Heavy lambs sold from 550p to 602p per kilo for 24kilos @ £144.50 each from a Banbridge farmer followed by 600p per kilo for 24kilos @ £144 each from an Armagh producer. The entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 25kilos @ £143 each.
The 350 Cull Ewes sold in a steady demand. Fleshed ewes sold from £110 to £140 each and plainer ewes from £70 to £100 each.
An entry of 100 lots of Ewes & Lambs sold in a steady demand with good quality Doubles to £345. All good quality Doubles sold from £240 to £295 each. Singles sold to £250 each with several more from £200 to £245 each.
Banbridge farmer : 24k £144.50 602p : Armagh producer : 24k £144 600p : Aughnacloy seller : 24k £143.50 598p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £142.50 594p : Loughgilly producer : 24k £142 592p : Newry producer : 24.8k £143 577p : Markethill farmer : 25.1k £143 579p : Hamiltonsbawn farmer : 25.2k £143.50 569p :
LIGHT SPRING LAMBS
Markethill farmer : 19.2k £128 667p : Armagh producer : 21k £138 657p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.7k £136 657p : Scarva seller : 21.1k £138 654p : Bessbrook seller : 20.5k £134 654p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.3k £138.50 650p : Stewartstown producer : 22k £143 650p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.1k £130.50 649p :