- Town: Markethill (Co. Armagh)
- Address: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales
12 Cladymilltown Road,
- Webpage: Markethill Mart
11/04/2018 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report
An entry of 1350 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 11th April sold in probably the best ever trade for fat hoggetts and spring lambs.
Heavy hoggets sold to a top of 522p per kilo paid for 24.9kilos @ £130 each. Several pens of heavy hoggets sold from £130 to a top of £138 each. All good quality pens sold from 480p to 521p per kilo. The entire entry of heavy hoggets averaged 26.9kilos @ £129.50 each 480p per kilo.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 480p to 527p per kilo paid for 20.1kilos @ £106 each followed by 518p per kilo for 21.9kilos @ £113.50 each. The entire entry of middleweight hoggets averaged 21.8kilos @ £106 each 485p per kilo.
Several pens of spring lambs sold in a very firm trade. Heavy lambs sold to £143 each for 24.8kilos 576p per kilo. Light springs sold to 641p per kilo for 22kilos @ £141 each followed by 604p for 23kilos @ £139 each. The sale average for spring lambs was 22.5kilos @ £135 each 599p per kilo.
An entry of nearly 400 cull ewes sold in a very firm trade with 1st quality ewes from £100 to £133 each. With plainer ewes from £70 to £90 each.
Another full yard of ewes & lambs sold in a noticeably former demand. Good quality doubles sold to £250 each and good quality singles sold to £190 each.
Poyntzpass farmer : 24.9k £130 522p : Tandragee farmer : 24k £125 521p : Pomeroy farmer : 24.8k £127 512p : Aughnacloy farmer : 27k £137.50 509p : Richhill farmer : 24k £121.50 506p : Newry farmer : 25.6k £129.50 506p : Kilmore farmer : 25.8k £130 504p : Armagh farmer : 24.8k £124.50 502p
Whitecross farmer : 20.1k £106 527p : Armagh farmer : 21.9k £113.50 518p : Tandragee farmer : 22.4k £113 504p : Pomeroy farmer : 21.7k £109 502p : Loughgall farmer : 23.5k £117.50 500p : Armagh farmer : 20.6k £103 500p : Armagh farmer : 23k £114.50 498p : Middletown farmer : 22k £108.50 493p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.3k £100 493p : Hamiltonsbawn farmer : 23.7k £116.50 492p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 22k £141 641p : Markethill farmer : 23k £139 604p : Portadown farmer : 23k £138.50 602p : Tassagh farmer : 22.5k £135 600p : Middletown farmer : 23.5k £139 592p