Markethill
  • Date: 06/06/2019
  • Type: Sheep

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

06/06/2019 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT  06-06-19

 An entry of 850 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 5th June sold in a significantly stronger trade for Spring lambs and Cull ewes.

Light spring lambs sold steadily from 400p to 436p per kilo for 19.4kilos @ £84.50 each followed by 435p per kilo for 21.4kilos @ £93 each. Several top quality pens sold from 415p to 430p per kilo.

Heavy lambs sold readily from £90 to £96.50 each with good quality pens from 380p to 398p per kilo for 24.1kilos @ £96 each.

An entry of 180 ewes sold in a much firmer demand. Good quality ewes sold from £80 to £92 each with poorer ewes from £60 to £75 each.

In the Breeding ring Doubles sold to £222 each and Singles sold from £130 to £195 each.

LIGHT SPRING LAMBS

Collone farmer : 19.4k £84.50 436p : Loughgall producer : 21.4k £93 435p : Dorsey farmer : 20k £86.50 433p : Whitecross producer : 21.7k £93 429p : Crossmaglen farmer : 20k £85.50 428p : Glenanne farmer : 21.6k £92 426p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.4k £86.50 424p : Whitecross producer : 21.3k £90 423p : Markethill producer : 21.6k £91 422p

HEAVY LAMBS

Banbridge farmer : 21.1k £96 398p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £95.50 398p : Cullyhanna farmer : 24k £94.50 394p : Portadown farmer : 25k £96.50 386p : Armagh producer : 24.4k £94 385p : Belleeks producer : 24.6k £94 382p : Aughnacloy producer : 25.1k £95 378p

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