Markethill
  • Date: 08/08/2018
  • Type: Sheep

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

08/08/2018 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 08-08-18

An entry of 1450 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 8th August sold in a steady demand.

Good quality heavy lambs sold from £85 to £89 each with several pens selling from £90 to £94 each. Top rate for heavy lambs 363p per kilo for 24k @ £87 each followed by 360p for 24k @ £86.50 each. All good quality heavies sold steadily from 340p to 358p per kilo.

Middleweights sold to 379p per kilo for 22.3k @ £84.50 each followed by 377p for 21.5k @ £81 each. All good quality middleweights from 350p to 368p.

Light store lambs sold to 467p for 10.5k @ £49 each followed by 13.1k @ £53 each. Stronger stores sold to 388p for 17k @ £66 each.

An entry of 250 cull ewes sold to a top of £93 each. Main demand sold from £70 to £90 each. Second quality sold from £50 to £65 each.

Another large entry of breeding sheep sold in a firm demand with good quality hoggets to £165 with other pens selling at £158, £155 and £152. Main demand from £135 to £155 each with plainer types from £110 to £120 each.

HEAVY LAMBS

Jerrettspass farmer : 24k £87 363p : Killylea farmer : 24k £86.50 360p : Mowhan farmer : 24.4k £87.50 359p : Portadown farmer : 24k £86 358p : Keady farmer : 25k £89 356p : Tandragee farmer : 24.3k £86.50 356p : Caledon farmer : 24k £85 354p : Markethill farmer : 24.3k £86 354p

MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS

Markethill farmer : 22.3k £84.50 379p : Mayobridge farmer : 21.5k £81 377p : Portadown farmer : 23.5k £87 370p : Portadown farmer : 21.5k £79.50 370p : Cappagh farmer : 22k £81 368p : Dungannon farmer : 21.5k £79 367p : Drumcrow farmer : 21.4k £78.50 367p : Tandragee farmer : 22.1k £81 367p : Killylea farmer : 21.9k £80 365p

STORES

Armagh farmer : 10.5k £49 467p : Armagh farmer : 13.1k £53 405p : Portadown farmer : 14.2k £56 394p : Newry farmer : 17k £66 388p : Portadown farmer : 11.6k £45 388p : Armagh farmer : 13k £50 385p : Scarva farmer : 18.8k £70 373p : Poyntzpass farmer : 19k £70 368p

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