Good silage weather keeps numbers down at Armoy

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Good silage weather kept the numbers down last Wednesday night. Lambs sold to £89.00, Fat Ewes to £90.00, Breeding sheep sold to a top of £136.

LAMBS: I Strawbridge, Coleraine, 24kgs £89.00. N McClure, Ballymoney, 25kgs £87.00. Jas McHenry, Glenariffe, 23kgs £86.00. B McVicker, Bushmills, 24kgs £85.60. Ian McClelland, Coleraine, 23kgs £84.40. David Thompson, Bushmills, 22kgs £82.60. B Mullan, Ballymoney, 21 ½kgs £82.80. Brian McCollam, Loughguile, 22kgs £81.80. Sandra Henderson, Bushmills, 22 ½kgs £83.00. Jas Pinkerton, Rasharkin, 21kgs £80.00. John Alcorn, Coleraine, 21kgs £79.20. James McMullan, Armoy, Texel’s, 20kgs £77.00.

FAT EWES: I Strawbridge, Coleraine, Texel’s, £90.00. Ian McClelland, Coleraine, Texel’s, £83.50. Wm Morrison, Mosside, Suffolk’s, £80.00. B McVicker, Bushmills, Suffolk’s, £83.50. Sam Gardner, Stranocum, c/b’s £69.50. G Thompson, Ballymoney, Suffolk’s, £71.00.

BREEDING SHEEP: John McAuley, Cushendall, B/M Ewes, 5 with 7 lambs, £136. Ballymoney Farmer, 5 c/b Ewe Single Lambs, £128. S Black, Ballymena, 6 Hoggett’s, 6 Lambs, £135.

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Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister & Son