Markethill
  • Date: 03/01/2018
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Markethill (Co. Armagh)
  • Address: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales 12 Cladymilltown Road, Markethill County Armagh
  • Webpage: Markethill Mart

03/01/2018 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

An entry of 1130 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 3rd January sold in a firmer demand.

Heavy hoggets sold steadily from £88 to £94 each with top quality pens from 350p to 376p per kilo paid for 24.5k @ £92 each, followed by 25k @£93.50 374p per kilo. An entire entry of heavy hoggets averaged 25.5k @ £90.50 each.

Good quality middleweight hoggets sold to 396p per kilo for 23kilos @ £91 followed by 389p per kilo for 21.3k @ £83. Main demand for good quality middleweight sold from 360p to 380p per kilo.

Store hoggets sold from 350p to 396p for 19.2k @ £76 each.

Cull ewe trade was firm. Good quality ewes selling from £68 to £91 each. Poorer quality ewes from £50 to £60 each.

HEAVY HOGGETS

Armagh farmer: 24.5k £92 376p : Scarva farmer : 25k £93.50 374p : Tassagh farmer : 24.4k £91 373p : Lisnadill farmer : 24.2k £90 371p : Markethill farmer : 24.3k £89 366p : Armagh farmer : 25k £91 364p : Portadown farmer : 24.5k £88.50 361p : Tandragee farmer : 25.4k £91.50 360p : Coagh farmer : 25.8k £92 357p :

MIDDLEWEIGHT HOGGETS

Newry farmer: 23k £91 396p ; Markethill farmer : 21.3k £83 389p : Richhill farmer : 21.5k £81.50 379p : Richhill farmer : 21.7k £82 378p : Rostrevor farmer : 21.5k £81 376p : Cabra farmer : 21.8k £82 376p : Pomeroy farmer : 23.7k £89 376p : Armagh farmer : 21.7k £81 373p : Irvinestown farmer : 22.4k £83 371p

STORES

Rostrevor farmer: 19.2k £76 396p: Armagh farmer: 18.2k £71 390p : Richhill farmer : 18.3k £70 383p : Rostrevor farmer : 18k £68 378p : Armagh farmer : 16.7k £62 371p : Cullyhanna farmer : 19.2k £70.50 367p : Tandragee farmer : 19.4k £70.50 363p : Markethill farmer : 18.7k £67.50 361p

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