Lambs sell to £71 at Downpatrick

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At the weekly sheep sale on Saturday 8h August fat lambs sold to £71.00 and fat ewes to £69.00.

Leading prices in all categories as follows;

FAT LAMBS: Bishopscourt farmer 24.9kg £71, Tyrella farmer 24.8kg £70.00, Ballynahinch farmer 28.6kg £70.00, Ballygowan farmer 23kg £69.00, Downpatrick farmer 26.5kg £68.50, Downpatrick farmer 25kg £64.50, Drumreagh farmer 24kg £64.00, Castlewellan farmer 24kg £64.80, Kilclief farmer 24kg £64.50 Newcastle farmer 23.9kg £63.50.

FAT EWES: Ballyculter farmer £69, Newcastle farmer £65, Ballycruttle farmer £62, Castlewellan farmer £62, Crossgar farmer £59 & Ballykinlar farmer £45.