Fat lambs sell to £88.50 at Armoy Mart

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Just over 2,800 head on offer last Wednesday night.

Fat lambs sold to £88.50, breeding ewes were a great trade, selling to a top of £166 with over 500 on offer.

Store lambs were much sharper topping at £76.00 with many lambs selling in the high sixties.

FAT LAMBS: S McNicholl, Limavady, 26kgs £88.50. A Devlin, Limavady, 24kgs £85.00. C McCormick, Ballycastle, 24 ½kgs £85.00. Kenneth Dobbin, 24 ½kgs £84.00. Chas Knox, Ballymoney, 26kgs £84.00. Robt Hanna, Ballymoney, 24kgs £84.00. Charles McCormick, Armoy, 24kgs £84.00. Alex McKillop, Cushendall, 22kgs £81.50. E Ferguson, Magherafelt, 23kgs £83.50.

HOGGET EWES: C McDonnell, Armoy, mule hoggets, 11, £166, 12, £161, 11, £161, 11, £166, 11, £162, 11, £160, 10, £156, 10, £154. M Wright, Carnlough, 12, £140, 10, £140. Alan McKeeman, Bushmills, 11, £138, 11, £131. Anne Cowan, Ballymena, 13, £138. Philip McAllister, Bushmills, 10, £128. John McLlister, Bushmills, 10, £131, 10, £126. Pat McKinley, Ballyvoy, 12, £128. D Carey, Portglenone, 10 Suff ewes, £108, 9, £100. Pat McGarry, Ballycastle, 20 mules, £120. Alan Dempster, Ballymoney, 10 Texels, £128, 8, £124. Jean Simpson, Mosside, 8 Texels, £116. Paddy Kelly, Ballycastle, 26 Suff, £76.00. Joe McQuillan, Carnlough, 7 c/bs £68.00. James Crooks, Carnlough, 9 Texels, £67.00. Wm Moore, Macosquin, 18 Suff, B/F, £67.50. J M Kane, Cushendall, 28 Suff, £64.80. S McGill, Ballyvoy, 22 Suff, £66.50. John Fleck, Ballyclare, 45 Texels, £66.00. Sam Thompson, 17 Tex, £63.50. Sam Simpson, Carnlough, 24 Tex, £65.50. John McQuaige, Ballycastle, 26 Suff, £62.50. Vincent McErlain, Armoy, 33 Suff, £63.50. Brendan McLoughlin, Carnlough, 16 Suff, £68.80, 34 Suff, £65.50, 13, £61.50. Patrick Murray, Glenariffe, 19 Tex, £65.50. Arthur Devlin, Ballycastle, 15 c/bs £66.50. Donal McCormick, Ballycastle, 20 Tex, £67.00. Patrick McBride, Ballyvoy, 37 Suff, £67.50. B and J McCloskey, Loughguile, 12 Suff, £62.50. Charles McCormick, Armoy, 24 Suff, £67.50. Joe Murphy, Cushendun, 43 c/bs £67.50. James McCormick, Armoy, 35 c/bs £64.00. John Devlin, Armoy, 50 Suff, £63.50. Ignatius McDonnell, Cushendall, 19 c/bs £65.00. Joe Bailey, Ballycastle, 5 Suff, £66.50. B and J McCloskey, Loughguile, 12 Tex, £67.50.

FAT EWES: A McKillop, Cushendall, Suff, £78.00. L McDonnell, Ballycastle, c/bs £69.00. James Reilly, Ballycastle, Tex, £66.00.

EWE LAMBS: T McLaughlin, Dungiven, B/F, 10, £87.00, 10, £77.00. John McGill, Ballycastle, 13 Tex, £74.50. Joe McQuillan, Carnlough, 12 Mules, £80.00. D McAuley, Cushendall, 10 mules, £88.00, 12, £83.00.

Rams sold to £200 for Texels and £250 for Suffolks.

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister and Son