Markethill
  • Date: 30/07/2020
  • Type: Sheep

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

30/07/2020 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 30-07-20
An entry of 1560 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 29 th July continued to sell in a very firm trade for
cull ewes and fat lambs. Store lamb trade remained exceptionally strong. Breeding stock sold in a
firmer trade.
The 1100 lambs sold readily with heavy lambs selling from £96 to £103 each with all good quality
pens from 390p to 413p per kilo for 24.2kilos @ £100 each followed by 404p per kilo for 25kilos @
£101 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 420p to 445p per kilo for 20kilos @ £89 each followed
by 443p per kilo for 21kilos @ £93 each.
Light store lambs sold to 493p per kilo for 15kilos @ £74 each followed by 485p per kilo for 13.2kilos
@ £64 each.
Stronger stores sold to 432p per kilo for 17kilos @ £73.50 each. Main demand for stronger stores
from 410p to 430p per kilo.
The 250 cull ewes sold readily to a top of £114 each. All fleshed ewes sold from £80 to £110 each.
Plainer ewes sold from £50 to £70 each.
A full yard of Breeding hoggets returned a firmer trade on the week to a top of £175 each with other
pens from £170, £165 & £162 each. Several more sold from £140 to £160 each.
HEAVY LAMBS
Glenane farmer : 24.2k £100 413p : Keady farmer : 25k £101 404p : Armagh seller : 25.7k £102 397p
: Tandragee seller : 24.2k £96 397p : Tandragee producer : 24k £95 396p : Glenanne farmer : 24k
£94.50 394p : Kilkeel farmer : 24.4k £96 393p : Donacloney producer : 24.2k £94 390p
MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS
Armagh farmer : 20k £89 445p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21k £93 443p : Markethill seller : 20k
£88 440p : Portadown seller : 20.6k £90.50 439p : Keady farmer : 20.6k £89.50 434p : Kilkeel seller :
21.5k £93 433p : Richhill farmer : 22k £95 432p : Portadown seller : 20.3k £87.50 431p :
STRONG STORES
Ballykinlar seller : 17k £73.50 432p : Ballykinlar seller : 17.2k £74 430p : Lislea farmer : 18.2k £78
429p : Gortin producer : 18.7k £80 428p : Portadown seller : 18.4k £78.50 427p : Moy producer :
17.5k £74.50 426p ; Kilkeel seller : 17.9k £76 425p
LIGHT STORES
Portadown producer : 15k £74 493p : Mowhan seller : 13.2k £64 485p : Lislea farmer : 12.6k £60
476p : Hilltown farmer : 13.5k £64 474p : Newcastle seller : 14.4k £68 472p : Omagh producer : 14.1k
£65.50 465p : Portadown seller : 16k £74 463p :

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