MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 19-08-21
An entry of 1860 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 18th August sold in a firmer trade for fat lambs, store lambs and cull ewes. Breeding sheep were slower to clear.
Heavy lambs sold readily from 410p to 433p per kilo for 24k @ £104 each followed by 432p per kilo for 24.3k @ £105 each. Several heavy pens sold from £106 to £109 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold steadily from 440p to 468p per kilo for 22k @ £103 each followed by 464p per kilo for 22k @ £102 each. Ewe lambs sold to a top of 496p per kilo for 23.4k @ £116 each from a Warrenpoint producer.
Light store lambs sold to 569p per kilo for 13k @ £74 each from a Hilltown farmer followed by 549p for 13.4k @ £73.50 each from a Kilcoo producer. All good quality light stores sold from 590p to 540p per kilo. Stronger stores sold to 526p per kilo for 17.3k @ £93 each from a Lisburn farmer followed by 517p for 17.2k @ £89 each from a Moy farmer. All good quality lots sold from 450p to 482p per kilo.
The 380 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £173 each with several more pens from £120 to £159 each. Plainer quality ewes sold from £70 to £100 each.
A full yard of Breeding Hoggets met with an easier demand. Top price £215 each with several pens @ £210, £205 & £200 each. Plainer quality hoggets were slower to clear.
Tassagh farmer : 24k £104 433p : Dungannon seller : 24.3k £105 432p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.5k £105 429p : Poyntzpass producer : 24.8k £105 423p : Armagh producer : 25.2k £106 421p : Forkhill seller : 26k £105.50 406p :
Warrenpoint producer : 23.4k £116 496p : Whitecross farmer : 22k £103 468p : Markethill seller : 22k £102 464p : Keady farmer : 22k £102 464p : Portadown producer : 22.9k £104.50 456p : Glenanne farmer : 20.6k £94 456p : Portadown producer : 22.7k £103.50 456p : Markethill farmer : 22.7k £103.50 456p
Hilltown producer : 13k £74 569p : Kilcoo seller : 13.4k £73.50 549p : Hilltown producer : 13k £70 538p : Newry seller : 123k £67.50 519p : Mullabawn farmer : 13.5k £70 519p : Hilltown producer : 16.2k £84 519p
Lisburn producer : 17.3k £91 526p : Armagh seller : 17.2k £89 517p : Portadown producer : 17k £82 482p : Hilltown farmer : 18.4k £88 478p : Moira seller : 19.3k £90.50 469p :