MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 29-07-21
An entry of 1650 sheep on Wednesday 28th July returned a firmer trade for Fat lambs and Stores. Cull ewes trade and Breeding sheep sold in a steady demand.
The 1150 lambs maintained an excellent trade with prices edging up on the week.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £104 to £110 each and the entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 25.8kilos @ £108.50 and 420p per kilo. Top price of 458p per kilo was paid for 24kilos @ £110 each from a Dromore farmer followed by 438p per kilo for 25kilos @ £109.50 each for a Loughgall farmer. All good quality pens sold from 415p to 437p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 450p to 491p per kilo for 21k @ £103 each from an Armagh producer followed by 479p per kilo 21.3kilos @ £102 each from a Tassagh farmer.
Store lamb trade was exceptionally strong with light stores selling from 500p to 633p per kilo for 24 lambs 9.5kilos @ £63 each from a Portadown farmer followed by 649p per kilo for 25 lambs 11.4kilos @ £74 each from a Camlough farmer. Stronger store lambs sold to 487p per kilo for 18.8 kilos @ £91.50 each from an Armagh producer. All good quality pens sold from 450p to 486p per kilo.
The 240 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £156 each. All good quality ewes from £100 to £154 each. Plainer ewes from £70 to £90 each.
A full yard of Breeding hoggets sold to a top of £195 each paid on 3 occasions with several good quality pens from £160 to £190 each.
Dromore farmer : 24k £110 458p : Loughgall seller : 25k £109.50 Moy producer : 24k £105 438p : Armagh seller : 24k £105 438p : Warrenpoint farmer : 24.5k £107 437p : Loughgall seller : 24.3k £106 436p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £104 433p : Caledon seller : 24.8k £107 432p
Keady farmer : 21k £103 491p : Armagh : 21k £103 491p : Tassagh farmer : 21.3k £102 479p : Cullyhanna producer : 21.3k £101.50 477p : Warrenpoint producer : 20.4k £97 476p : Warrenpoint producer : 22.5k £106 471p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 22.5k £105.50 469p : Warrenpoint producer : 22k £103 468p :
Portadown seller : 9.5k £63 663p : Kilcoo farmer : 11.4k £74 649p : Markethill seller : 13.5k 630p : Castlewellan producer : 11.6k £66 569p : Omagh producer : 10.9k £61 560p : Whitecross farmer : 11.8k £66 559p :
Armagh seller : 18.8k £91.50 487p : Armagh farmer : 17.5k £85 486p : Derrynoose producer : 17.8k £86 483p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 18.8k £88.50 471p : Middletown seller : 19.8k £93 470p : Armagh farmer : 18.2k £84 462p :