Markethill
  • Date: 08/04/2021
  • Type: Sheep

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

08/04/2021 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 08-04-21
An entry of 1150 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 7 th April sold in probably the best ever trade for
fat hoggets and Spring Lambs.
The 400 hoggets sold in exceptionally strong demand with good quality heavy hoggets reaching £161
each for 28kilos with the entire entry of 312 heavy hoggets averaging 25.5kilos @£149 each. All
good quality pens of heavy hoggets from 570p to 620p per kilo for 24.5kilos @ £152 each, followed
by 612p per kilo for 24.5kilos @ £150 each.
Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 570p to 682p per kilo for 22kilos @ £150 each,
followed by 643p per kilo for 23.5kilos @ £151 each.
The 310 Spring Lambs sold to a top of 715p per kilo for 20kilos @ £143 each, followed by 711p per
kilo for 20.4kilos @ £145 each. All good quality pens from 650p to 695p per kilo.
The 300 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £174 each. All fleshed ewes from £130 to £167 each. Plainer ewes
from £80 to £110 each.
In the Breeding Ring Ewes & Lambs sold in a noticeably firmer trade. Doubles sold to £325, £310 &
£305 each. Singles sold to £270, £265, £250 & £240 each.
HEAVY HOGGETS
Jerrettspass farmer : 24.5k £152 620p : Boardmills producer : 24.5k £150 612p : Belleeks farmer :
25k £152 608p : Newry seller : 24.8k £150 605p : Dromore producer : 24.5k £148 604p : Newry seller
: 25k £148.50 594p : Banbridge producer : 25.6k £152 594p : Tandragee farmer : 24.5k £145 592p :
Tandragee seller : 24.4k £144 590p :
MIDDLEWEIGHT HOGGETS
Newry producer : 22k £150 682p : Tynan farmer : 23.5k £151 643p : Newry farmer : 20.5k £130 634p
: Newry seller : 20k £126 630p : Dungannon producer : 20.6k £129 626p : Newry producer : 23.3k
£143 614p : Banbridge producer : 23.8k £137 576p :
SPRING LAMBS
Lurgan farmer : 20k £143 715p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.4k £145 711p : Scarva producer : 19.8k £140
707p : Markethill farmer : 20.2k £142 703p : Portadown ppseller : 20.5k £142 693p : Newry producer
: 20.8k £144 692p : Donaghmore farmer : 21k £145 691p : Armagh seller : 21k £145 691p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.9k £149.50 683p :

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