MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 10-06-21
An entry of 1180 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 9th June sold in a steady demand for all classes.
The 720 lambs sold readily with good quality light lambs from 540p to 592p per kilo for 23.4kilos @ £138.50 each from a Portadown farmer followed by 581p per kilo for 21kilos @ £122 each from a Keady producer.
Heavy lambs sold to £138 each for 26 kilos each. Main demand from £132 to £136 each and to 549p per kilo for 24.7 kilos @ £135.50 each.
A large entry of 380 Ewes sold to a top of £180 each. Main demand from £120 to £173 each. Poor quality ewes from £80 to £110 each.
In the Breeding Ring doubles sold up to £270 each. Several more lots from £220 to £260 each. Singles sold up to £260 with a main demand from £200 to £245 each.
Wednesday 16th June is the Final Sale of Breeding Ewes for this season.
Portadown seller : 23.4k £138.50 : Keady producer : 21k £122 581p : Markethill farmer : 19.4k £110 567p : Moira producer : 21k £119 567p : Richhill seller : 19k £107 563p ; Richhill farmer : 22.1k £124 561p : Armagh seller : 19.2k : £107 557p : Armagh farmer : 22.4k £125 558p
Annaghmore producer : 24.7k £135.50 549p : Collone farmer : 24.8k £132.50 : 534p : Portadown producer : 26k £138 531p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25.1k £132.50 528p : Moy producer : 25.8k £136 527p :