- Town: Markethill (Co. Armagh)
- Address: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales
12 Cladymilltown Road,
- Webpage: Markethill Mart
07/10/2021 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report
MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 07-10-21
An entry of 1700 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 6 th October returned a noticeably firmer trade
for Store lambs and Fat lambs.
An entry of 1340 lambs sold in a noticeably improved trade with good quality heavy lambs selling
from 420p to 479p per kilo for 16 lambs 24.2k @ £116 each from a Newtownhamilton farmer
followed by 446p for 18 lambs 24.2k @ £108 each from a Banbridge producer. A Keady producer
received £115 each for 26k 442p per kilo. Several pens of heavy lambs sold from £108 to £114 each.
Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 450p to 503p per kilo for 25 lambs 20k @ £101 each
from a Tynan farmer followed by 500p for 17 lambs 20k @ £100 each from a Lurgan producer.
Store lambs sold in the best trade so far this year. Light stores sold to 680p per kilo for 29 lambs 10k
@ £68 each from a Kilcoo farmer. Same owner received 651p for 12 lambs 12.9k @ £84 each. All
good quality light stores sold from 550p to 630p per kilo. Stronger stores sold to 553p for 17k @ £94
each from a Kilcoo farmer followed by 547p for 17k @ £93 each from a Dungannon producer. Main
demand from 500p to 536p per kilo.
The 260 Cull Ewes sold to a top of £130 each. Main demand from £90 to £128 each.
In the Breeding ring Rams sold to £370 each for a Shearling followed by £340 for a Shearling and
£300 for a Ram lamb. Ewe hoggets sold to a top of £190 each with others selling from £185, £184 &
£180 each. All good quality pens sold from £160 to £180 each.
“FINAL SALE OF BREEDING SHEEP NEXT WED 13 TH OCTOBER.”
Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.2k £116 479p : Banbridge producer : 24.2k £108 446p : Keady farmer
: 26k £115 442p : Benburb producer : 24.2k £104 430p : Markethill farmer : 24.8k £105.50 425p :
Tynan producer : 20k £101 503p : Lurgan seller : 20k £100 500p : Mullabawn farmer : 20.2k £100
495p : Lislea seller : 23k £100 493p : Poyntzpass farmer : 21.8k £105.50 484p : Mullabawn farmer :
20.4k £97 476p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 22.1k £104.50 473p : Armagh producer : 20k £94 470p :
Kilcoo farmer : 10k £68 680p : Kilcoo farmer : 12.9k £84 651p : Lislea seller : 13.7k £87 635p :
Jerrettspass producer : 14.8k £93 628p : Kilcoo farmer : 14.4k £89.50 622p : Cullyhanna farmer :
14.4k £88 611p : Portadown seller : 11k £67 609p : Lislea seller : 15.6k £93.50 599p :
Kilcoo farmer : 17k £94 553p : Dungannon producer : 17k £93 547p : Rathfriland farmer : 17.9k £96
536p : Middletown farmer : 17.4k £93 535p : Dungannon producer : 17.5k £93 532p : Mullabawn
seller : 17k £90 529p : Middletown farmer : 17k £90 529p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 17.8k £94