Great trade for sheep at Armoy

Just over 2,000 head of sheep were on offer last Wednesday night and trade for store lambs was much sharper, selling to £62.80, Fat Lambs sold to £80.00 and Fat Ewes to £70.00.

FAT LAMBS: C & R Gillan, Bushmills, 30kgs £80.00. G McDougall, Bushmills, 23kgs £64.80. Barbara Kerr, Armoy, 26kgs £64.80. Sean Hughes, Clough, 28kgs £66.00. Robert Hanna, Loughguile, 24kgs £63.20. Robt Sinclair, Bushmills, 25kgs £64.00. G McIlroy, Ballycastle, 23kgs £62.00. G & R Gillan, Bushmills, 27kgs £76.00. Sean Hughes, Clough, 22 ½kgs £63.00. Norman Kyle, Bushmills, 24kgs £62.00. G Millen, Coleraine, 29kgs £65.00.

STORE LAMBS: Francis Boyle, Loughguile, 8 c/b £56.80. J G Cassley, Armoy, 16 Suff, £59.20. Desmond McMullan, Glenariffe, 24 c/b’s £57.20. M Flanagan, Maghera, 7 Suff, £62.80. Dominic O’Connell, Ballymoney, 19 Tex, £54.50. Richard Kane, Bushmills, 22 Tex, £54.00. John Todd, Ballycastle, 44 Tex, £51.00. Noel McQuaid, Ballycastle, 20 b/f, £48.50. Pat McNeill, Ballycastle, 13 Chev, £50.50. Robt Hayes, Ballymoney, 4 Suff, £60.80. Hugh McDonnell, Cushendall, 7 c/b’s £62.00. Patrick McDonnell, Cushendall, 11 Suff, £50.50. John McNeill, Cushendun, 48 c/b, £53.50. Hugh McNeill, Cushendun, 17 b/f, £41.50. Rachel McAllister, Martinstown, 17 b/f, £44.50. John O’Kane, Carnlough, 8 c/b’s £54.00. John McNeill, Cushendun, 23 b/f, £43.80.

EWE LAMBS: Limavady Producer, 12 Suff, £74.00. Wm McAuley, Cushendall, 6 Chev, £67.50. PE & JA O’Kane, Carnlough, 15 Mules, £66.00, 12, £69.00. D Murphy, Limavady, 10 b/f, £76.00. S & S McKeegan, Cushendall, 10 b/f, £65.00, 10, £64.00. J McCafferty, Larne, 10 Char, £65.50.

BREEDING EWES & RAMS: John McAlister, Bushmills, 10 c/b Hoggett’s, £121, 10, £118, 10, £110, 18, £100. P Donnelly, Martinstown, Suff Ram Lambs, £250, £240, £200. B McElhennon, Cookstown, Blue Leicesters, £200, £170. D McVicker, Ballymoney, Aged Ram, £130. D Murphy, Limavady, Suff Ram, £180. M Wilmot, Bushmills, Aged Ram, £120. S McDonnell, Glenariffe, Aged Ram, £120, £100.

FAT EWES: S McConaghie, Bushmills, Texel’s, £70.00. Ian Young, Coleraine, Dorset, £60.00. John McNeill, Cushendun, c/b’s £54.00. C Connon, Ballymena, c/b’s £52.00. M L Patton, Ballymoney, Suff, £59.00. S J Currie, Mosside, Tex, £60.50.

Sale every Wednesday night

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister & Son