Markethill
  • Date: 03/06/2021
  • Type: Sheep

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

03/06/2021 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 03-06-21
An entry of 1400 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 2 nd June returned an easier trade for fat lambs.
There was an improved trade for Cull Ewes and a full yard of Ewes & lambs sold in a steady demand.
The 880 lambs eased in price with good quality light lambs selling from 540p to 581p per kilo for
20.5k @ £119 each, followed by 577p per kilo for 22k @ £127 each.
Good quality heavy lambs sold from £124 to £129 each with good quality pens from 500p to 519p
per kilo for 24k @ £124.50 each, followed by 510p per kilo for 24.3k @ £124 each.
The 260 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £181 each. Main demand for fleshed ewes from £120 to £168
each. Plainer ewes from £80 to £100 each.
A full yard of Ewes & Lambs maintained a very firm trade with good quality doubles selling to £330,
£300 & £290 each. Singles sold up to £290, £270 & £260 each. Main trade for good quality singles
sold from £180 to £230 each.
HEAVY SPRING LAMBS
Caledon producer : 24k £124.50 518p : Newry farmer : 24.3k £124 510p : Crossmaglen seller : 24.5k
£125 510p : Dromara producer : 24k £122 508p : Annaghmore farmer : 24.8k £125.50 506p :
Loughgall seller : 24.4k £123 504p : Keady seller : 24.6k £124 504p : Newtownhamilton farmer :
24.7k £124 502p
LIGHT SPRING LAMBS
Crossmaglen seller : 20.5k £119 581p : Dromore producer : 22k £127 577p : Armagh farmer : 19k
£108 568p : Portadown producer : 21k £118 561p : Loughgall farmer : 19.4k £108 557p : Tassagh
seller : 20.9k £116 555p : Armagh producer : 21k £116.50 555p : Loughgall farmer : 20.2k £112 555p
: Armagh farmer : 22k £121.50 552p

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