Excellent turnout at Armoy for annual Torr Sale with 2,284 lambs on offer

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An excellent turnout of 2,284 lambs were on offer at the 30th annual Torr Sale held last Saturday in Armoy Mart, one of the best trades of the year was had by all.

LEADING PRICES (EWE LAMBS): Robt McHenry, S/Cs, 10, £113, 10, £112, 10, £111, 9, £106, 10, £100, 11, £102. Altmore Farms, S/Cs 12, £128, 10, £101. Vincent McHenry, S/Cs, 10, £131, 10, £120, 11, £114, 10, £112, 11, £102, 8, £106. Denis McHenry, Mules, 10, £115, 10, £111, 10, £113, 10, 104, 10, £105, 10, £104, 10, £100, 10, £101, 10, £100, 10, £103, 12, £102. John McNeill, Cushendun, 12 Mules, £111, 12, £101, 12, £101, 24, £98.00. Jas McNeill, 10, S/Cs, £98.00, 12, £96.00. Aidan Hamilton, Ballycastle, 13 Texels, £98.00, 12, £98.00, 12, £97.00, 12, £90.00, 12 Suff, £96.00, 12, £96.00, 12, £95.00.

WETHER LAMBS: Robt McHenry, 50 Suff, £74.00, 46, £73.60, 28, £62.50. Altmore Farms 26, Suff, £78.20, 48, £73.20, 28, £63.20. Noel McQuaid, 75, c/bs £66.50. Denis McHenry, 42 Mules, £70.00, 41, £69.20, 36, £67.00, 37, £60.00. John McNeill, 54 c/bs £66.50, 25, £68.50, 22, £59.00, 56, £67.00.

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister from Daniel McAlister and Son.

Just over 3,400 ewe lambs were offered for sale at last Monday’s annual ewe lamb sale with 100% clearance and a fantastic trade had by all, all stock sold within three and a half hours to a packed ring of buyers.

LEADING PRICES: Delargy Bros, Cushendall, Suff/Chev, 12, £150, 10, £150, 12, £140, 12, £132, 12, £128, 12, £128, 12, £135, 12, £125, 14, £110, 12, £110. Jas Mullan, Drumsurn, S/C, 12, £130, 12, £120, 12, £121, 12, £116. Hugh Crawford, Glenarm, 14, £136, 12, £136, 14, £128, 14, £120, 12, £120, 12, £110, 12, £100.

MULES: Brendan Blaney, Cushendall, 12, £152, 12, £126, 12, £126, 12, £124, 12, 107, 12, £106, 12, £103, 12, £102, 12, £102, 12, £100, 12, £101, 12, £100, 12, £102, 12, £100. Archie McMullan, Loughguile, 12, £104, 12, £100. Niall McLaughlin, Cushendall, 12, £130, 12, £104, 12, £102, 14, £101. Hugh McNeill, Cushendun, 10, £128, 14, £102, 12, £101. P G and M Delargy, Cushendall, 11, £100. Arthur Wilson, Armoy, 10, £100. J J McAlister, Glendun, 12, £128. John McKillop, Cushendall, 12, £100. Joe Murphy, Cushendun, 10, £124, 10, £122, 10, £115, 10, £125, 10, £116, 10, £112, 10, £103, 10, £101, 10, £102, 10, £00, 10, £00, 10, £100, 10, £100. Pat Quinn, Cushendall, 10, £102, 10, £100, 12, £100. J and J McAlister, Cushendall, 10, £100. Chas McMullan, Loughguile, 11, £120, 12, £100, 11, £108, 11, £100. Brian Mullan and Son, Limavady, 11, £122, 12, £116, 13, £100, 12, £100, 14, £100. David Woodburn, Ballymena, 11, £106, 11, £100. Joe McQuillan, Antrim, 12, £100. Hugh McNeill, Cushendun, 10, £128. L J McAlister, Loughguile, 12, £100. John McNeill, Cushendun, 12, 101, 12, £100.

OTHER BREEDS: C Laverty, Loughguile, 10 Chev, £150, 12, £140, 11, £145, 12, £120. John Kane, Cushendall, 13 Suff, £122, 26, £90.00. M D McNeill, Cushendall, 12 Texels, £98.00.