Fat lambs sell to £93 at Downpatrick weekly sheep sale

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At the weekly sheep sale on Saturday 13th February 2016, fat lambs sold to £93.00, top price from a Kilkeel farmer with a pen of nine lambs making 3.64ppk, lighter lambs made to 2.74pp.

Fat ewes sold to £76.50.

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Ardglass farmer 31kg £93.00, Corbally farmer 28kg £92.20, Kilkeel farmer 25kg £91.50, Strangford farmer 33kg £91.00, Downpatrick farmer 26kg £91.00, Clough farmer 26kg £90.80, Ardglass farmer 26kg £90.00, Ballyalton farmer 26kg £90.00, Crossgar farmer 28.5kg £90.00, Killough farmer 24kg £88.00, Dundrum farmer 24kg £85.00, Newcastle farmer 23kg £81.00, Downpatrick farmer 23kg £81.00 and 23kg £80, Tullymurray farmer 22kg £73.50 and Newcastle farmer 18kg £57.50.

FAT EWES: Corbally farmer £76.50, Downpatrick farmer £75 and Ballynahinch farmer £75, Billykilbeg farmer £72 and £46.

Rams: Downpatrick farmer £80.