- Town: Markethill (Co. Armagh)
- Address: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales
12 Cladymilltown Road,
- Webpage: Markethill Mart
09/08/2017 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report
An entry of 2050 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 9th August returned a noticeably stronger trade for fat lambs. Store lamb trade was steady. Cull ewe was steady however breeding sheep sold in a slower demand.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £88 to £92.50 each with a top of £93 each. Top rate of 382p per kilo was paid for 24.2kilos @ £92.50 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs averaged 24.8kilos @ £90.50 each for 365p per kilo.
Middleweight lambs sold in a very firm demand with good quality Pens selling from 370p to a top of 410p per kilo paid for 23.3kilos @ £95.50 followed by 400p per kilo for 22.1 kilos @ £88.50 each.
Light store lambs sold to a top of 424p per kilo for 13.2kilos @ £56 each for an Omagh farmer. All good quality stores sold steadily from 385p to 413p per kilo with stronger store lambs selling from 350p to 394p per kilo for 17kilos @ £67.each.
Good quality cull ewes sold from £70 to £92 each and second quality from £50 to £65 each.
Prices for breeding hoggets were eased with a top of £167 each. Main demand for suitable pens sold from £140 to £165 each.
Middletown farmer : 24.2k £92.50 382p : Richhill farmer : 24k £89 371p : Tullyglush farmer : 25k £92 368p : Kilkeel farmer : 24k £88 367p : Markethill farmer : 25k £91 364p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £89 363p : Glenanne farmer : 24k £87 363p :
Lislea farmer : 23.3k £95.50 410p : Moira farmer : 22.1k £88.50 400p : Jerrettspass farmer : 23.2k £92.50 399p : Tandragee farmer : 22.6k £86.80 384p : Loughbrickland farmer : 22.7k £87 383p : Mayobridge farmer : 23k £88 383p : Middletown farmer : 22.5k £86 382p : Glenanne farmer : 22k £84 382p : Crossmaglen farmer : 21k £80 381p : Whitecross farmer : 22.5k £85.50 380p
Omagh farmer : 13.2k £56 424p : Omagh : 13.2k £56 424p : Hilltown farmer : 12.1k £50 413p : Mullabawn farmer : 12.4k £51 411p : Cullyhanna farmer : 12.2k £50 409p : Hilltown farmer : 16.3k £66 404p : Gortin farmer : 15.8k £63.50 401p Brookeborough farmer : 16.7k £66.50 398p