Markethill
  • Date: 08/07/2021
  • Type: Sheep

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

08/07/2021 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 08-07-21
An entry of 1350 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 7 th July returned a noticeably firmer trade for fat
lambs which sold at an increase of Eight to Ten pounds per head on the week. Cull ewe trade
remained steady.
The 960 lambs sold in an excellent demand with good quality middleweights selling from 490p to
520p per kilo for 20k @ £104 each from a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by 513p per kilo for
22.4k @ £115 each from a Newry farmer.
Heavy lambs sold steadily from £116 to £119.50 each and the entire entry averaged 25k @ £117
each 468p per kilo. Top rate for heavies 480p per kilo for 24.7k @ £118.50 and for 24.4k @ £117
each.
A large entry of stores sold in an excellent demand. Light stores sold to 537p per kilo for 13.6k @ £73
each followed by 525p per kilo for 13.9k @ £73 each. Stronger stores sold to 500p per kilo for 19k @
£95 each followed by 497p for 19.5k @ £97 each.
A large entry of 400 cull ewes remained a very firm trade. First quality ewes sold from £110 to £159
each. Poorer quality ewes from £80 to £100 each.
Sheep Sale as normal on Wednesday 14 th July @ 7 pm.
HEAVY LAMBS
Glenanne farmer : 24.7k £118.50 480p : Keady seller : 24k £117 479p : Armagh producer : 24k £115
479p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 24k £115 479p : Poyntzpass producer : 25k £119 476p :
Whitecross seller : 24k £114 475p : Kilkeel producer : 24.3k £115 473p : Moira farmer : 25k £118
472p :
MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS
Newtownhamilton farmer : 20k £104 520p : Newry producer : 22.4k £115 513p : Armagh seller :
20.5k £105 512p : Keady farmer : 20.4k £104 510p : Gilford seller : 21.7k £110 507p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 20.4k £103 505p : Poyntzpass farmer : 20.4k £103 505p : Rathfriland
producer : 20.9k £105 502p : Armagh farmer : 20.9k £105 502p : Ballinderrry producer : 21.3k £107
502p
LIGHT STORE LAMBS
Mullabawm farmer : 13.6k £73 537p : Mayobridge seller : 13.9k £73 525p : Newtownhamilton
farmer : 16.1k £84 522p : Ballinderry producer : 15.5k £80 516p : Whitecross farmer : 15.8k £81.50
516p : Cullyhanna farmer : 15.4k £79 513p : Warrenpoint seller : 16.5k £83.50 506p :
Newtownhamilton farmer : 18.8k £95 505p :

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