MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 12-08-21
An entry of 2050 Sheep on Wednesday 11th August returned a firmer trade for all classes of stock.
Good quality heavy lambs sold steadily from 415p to 438p per kilo for 24kilos @ £105 each from a Keady farmer followed by 436p per kilo 24.3kilos @ £106 each from an Armagh producer. Top price of £116 each. Main demand £103 to £108 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 430p to 473p per kilo for 22kilos @ £104 each from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by 463p for 20kilos @ £92.50 from a Castlewellan producer.
Another large entry of stores returned a very firm trade with light stores to 617p per kilo for 11.1kilos @ £68.50 each followed by 612p per kilo for 10.3kilos @ £63 each. All good quality light lambs sold from 520p to 596p per kilo. Stronger stores to 503p per kilo for 17.4kilos @ £87.50 each. Main demand sold from 450p to 494p per kilo.
The 400 Cull Ewes returned a firmer trade to a top of £174 each with others @ £157, £154 & £153 each. All good quality Ewes from £110 to £145 each. Plainer Ewes from £70 to £95 each.
A full yard of Breeding Sheep sold in a very firm demand with good quality hoggets reaching £232 each with others selling at £230, £218 & £212 each. Several more pens sold from £180 to £210 each.
Keady farmer : 24k £105 438p : Armagh seller : 24.3k £106 436p : Newtownhamilton seller : 24k £103 429p : Jerrettspass farmer : 31k £133 429p : Keady seller : 25k £106.50 426p : Dromore producer : 24.3k £103.50 425p : Keady seller : 25.2k £105.50 418p : Poyntzpass producer : 28k £116 414p
Poyntzpass farmer : 22k £104 473p : Castlewellan producer : 20k £92.50 463p : Poyntzpass seller : 22k £100 455p : Mullabawn farmer : 20.7k £94 454p : Hamiltonsbawn producer : 21.4k £97 453p : Dromara producer : 20.2k £91.50 453p : Richhill seller : 22.8k £103 451p
Benburb producer : 10.9k £65 596p : Whitecross seller : 11.7k £68.50 586p : Magheralin farmer : 13.7k £79 577p : Dungannon producer : 12k £69 575p : Ballinderry farmer : 13.2k £75.50 572p :
Dungannon producer : 17.4k £87.50 503p : Belleeks farmer : 17.2k £85 494p : Magheralin seller : 17.2k £84.50 491p : Ballynahinch producer : 17.4k £84.50 486p : Dungannon seller : 17.2k £83.50 485p : Belleeks farmer : 17.6k £85 483p Castlewellan producer : 19.7k £95 482p