Markethill
  • Date: 06/12/2018
  • Type: Sheep

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

06/12/2018 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL  LIVESTOCK  SHEEP  SALE  REPORT  06-12-18

An entry of 1600 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 5th December sold in a stronger trade on the week with prices increased by a further £3 to £4 per head.

Heavy lambs sold steadily from £94 to £98 each with top quality pens from 370p to 392p per kilo for 24kilos @ £94 each followed by 383p per kilo for 24kilos @ £92 each. In all 490 heavy lambs averaged 26.3kilos @ £94.70 360p per kilo.

Top quality middleweight lambs sold from 380p to 420p per kilo for 20kilos @ £84 followed by 414p for 22kilos @ £91 each.

Store lambs sold in the best trade to date this season. Light stores sold to 519p per kilo for 10.6kilos @ £55 each followed by 453p for 14.8kilos @ £67 each. All good light stores sold from 400p to 440p per kilo. Stronger stores sold to 445p for 17.3kilos @ £77 each followed by 418p for 19kilos @ £79.50 each.

Quality cull ewes sold from £65 to £84 each. Second quality sold from £50 to £60 each.

HEAVY LAMBS

Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £94 392p : Loughgall farmer : 24k £92 383p : Tandragee farmer : 24.2k £92.50 382p : Armagh farmer : 25k £95.50 382p : Dromara farmer : 24.1k £92 382p : Armagh farmer : 24.4k £92 377p : Lurgan farmer : 25k £94 376p : Moy farmer : 24k £90 375p

MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS

Markethill farmer : 20k £84 420p : Ballykinlar farmer : 22k £91 414p : Lurgan farmer : 20.5k £84 410p : Silverbridge farmer : 20.4k £83.50 409p : Ballykeel farmer : 21k £85.50 407p : Annaclone farmer : 20k £80.50 403p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.7k £83 401p Galbally farmer : 21.3k £85 399p :

STORES

Dungannon farmer : 10.6k £55 519p : Dungannon farmer : 14.8k £67 453p : Richhill farmer : 17.3k £77 445p : Markethill farmer : 15k £66 440p : Loughgilly farmer : 15k £66 440p : Blackwatertown farmer : 11.4k £50 439p : Belleeks farmer : 16k £70 438p : Lislea farmer : 16k £69 431p

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