MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 09-06-22
An entry of 1300 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 8th June returned a firmer trade for Spring lambs. Cull Ewe prices remain very firm and Ewes & Lambs sold in an exceptionally strong demand.
Good quality light Spring Lambs sold steadily from 630p to 667p per kilo for 21k @ £140 each from a Keady farmer followed by 664p for 22.5k @ £149.50 each from a Dromore farmer. The entire entry of 570 light lambs averaged 21.9k @ £139.50 per head.
Heavy lambs averaged £146.50 per head and selling to a top of £150.50 for 24.2 @ 622p from a Tassagh farmer. Main demand from 560p to 613p per kilo.
The 470 Cull Ewes sold in exceptionally strong trade with 1st quality Ewes from £160 to £229 each. Second quality Ewes sold from £110 to £150 per head. Doubles sold to a top of £315, £295 & £290 with several more pens from £240 to £285. Singles to £255, £245, £240 each. Main demand from £190 to £230 each.
LIGHT SPRING LAMBS
Keady farmer : 21k £140 667p : Dromore farmer : 22.5k £149.50 664p : Portadown seller : 22k £146 664p : Ballygawley producer : 22.6k £149.50 662p : Jerrettspass farmer : 20.5k £135 659p : Poyntzpass farmer ; 21.6k £141.50 655p : Markethill farmer : 20.5k £134 654p : Richhill seller : 20.5k £134 654p : Tynan producer : 20.5k £134 654p : Tandragee producer : 21k £137 652p :
Tassagh farmer : 24.2k £150.5k 622p : Markethill seller : 24k £147 613p : Markethill producer : 24k £145 604p : Markethill farmer : 25k £151 604p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.7k £147 595p : Dungannon producer : 24k £140 583p : Loughgall farmer : 25.8k £148 574p : Portadown farmer : 25.2k £144 572p :