Fat lambs to £79.20 at Downpatrick

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Steady trade with average numbers for all categories of sheep last Saturday, 30th July 2016.

On the day fat lambs sold to £79.20, fat ewes to £79.00, and light weight stores to £3.44ppk.

Leading prices in all categories as follows;

FAT LAMBS: Ballygowan farmer 23.8kg £79.20, Ballynoe farmer 23kg £79.00, Saintfield farmer 23kg £78.20, Downpatrick farmer 25kg £78.20, Crossgar farmer 22kg £78.00, Ballygowan farmer 22kg £75.50, Hillsborough farmer 26kg £75.00, Castlewellan farmer 28g £75.00, Dromara farmer 21kg £74.80, Portaferry farmer 22kg £74.00, Ballynahinch farmer 21kg £74.50, Raholp farmer 24kg £73.00, Portaferry farmer 21kg £72.20, Newry farmer 20kg £72.20, Castlescreen farmer 23kg £72.00, Hillsborough farmer 25kg £72.00, Downpatrick farmer 23kg £71.00, Bonecastle farmer 20kg £70.50, Corbally farmer 20kg £70.50, Clough farmer 21kg £68.50 & Woodgrange farmer 22kg £68.00.

EWES: Clough farmer £79, Saintfield farmer £71, Ballynahinch farmer £71, Castlescreen farmer £70, Clough farmer £70, Ballykinlar farmer £65 and Ballynahinch farmer £65.