Markethill
  • Date: 26/05/2022
  • Type: Sheep

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

26/05/2022 - Markethill Sheep Mart Report

MARKETHILL LIVESTOCK SHEEP SALE REPORT 26 TH May 2022
An entry of 1620 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 25 th May continued to sell in a very firm trade.
The 800 Spring Lambs sold in a slightly firmer trade with good quality light lambs to 654p for 19.5k
@ £127.50 each from a Portadown farmer followed by 646p for 20.9k @ £135 each from an Armagh
producer. A Kilkeel farmer received 645p per kilo for 20k @ £129 each. Main demand for Light lambs
from 610p to 640p per kilo. Top price in this section was £138.50 for 22kilos 624p per kilo from a
Tandragee farmer.
Heavy lambs sold to a top of £141.50 each with an average for all the Heavies sold of £136.70 per
head. Top rate of 574p for 24.4k @ £140 each from a Lurgan farmer followed by 572p for 24.5k @
£140 each from a Tandragee farmer.
The 500 Cull Ewes sold in a firmer demand to a top price of £255 with others @ £242, £232 & £216
each. Main demand from £150 to £220 per head. Plainer Ewes from £90 to £130 per head.
Another full yard of Ewes & Lambs sold in a very strong demand with good quality Doubles selling to
a top of £350 with others @ £325 paid 4 times £320 & £300 each. Main demand for good quality
Doubles from £240 to £295. Singles reached £290 paid twice £285 & £280 each. All good quality
Singles sold from £180 to £245 per head.
LIGHT SPRING LAMBS
Portadown producer : 19.5k £127.50 654p : Armagh farmer : 20.9k £135 646p : Kilkeel seller : 20k
£129 645p : Portadown producer : 19.7k £127 645p : Jerrettspass farmer : 21k £135 643p :
Crossmaglen farmer : 21.5k £136 633p : Markethill farmer : 22k £139 632p : Newtownhamilton
farmer : 21.2k £133.50 630p :
HEAVY SPRING LAMBS
Lurgan producer : 24.4k £140 574p : Tandragee seller : 24.5k £140 572p : Crossmaglen farmer : 24.7k
£140.50 569p : Donacloney producer : 24.6k £139.50 567p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 25k £141.50
566p : Killylea farmer : 25k £140 560p : Ballynahinch farmer : 25.1k £139.50 556p : Crossmaglen
farmer : 25.3k £140 553p :
HOGGETS
Madden producer : 26.5k £133 502p : Dungannon seller : 26k £130 500p : Armagh farmer : 25k £124
496p : Mullabawn farmer : 25.8k £127 492p : Mowhan farmer : 26k £126 485p : Tassagh producer :
27.7k £130 469p : Armagh farmer : 29.8k £129.50 435p :

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