MARTS: Armoy

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One of the biggest shows of lambs and ewes this year with just under 4,000 on offer at last Wednesday night’s sale in Armoy met a sharp trade.

Fat lambs sold to £70.00, store lambs were a great trade selling to £57.50, fat ewes sold to £70.00, breeding ewes to £138.

FAT LAMBS

S McConaghy, Ballymoney, 10, 26kgs £70.00. B Blaney, Cushendall, 27kgs £67.00. D and S McIlwaine, 23kgs £66.00. Chas Knox, Ballymoney, 24kgs £65.80. Sarah Hamill, Carnlough, 26kgs £65.00. Jas Dunlop, Ballymoney, 25kgs £65.00. Wilfred Hanna, Ballymoney, 23kgs £65.40. Colm Feeney, Claudy, 25kgs £66.20. Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, 22 ½kgs, £62.00. Sam Hanna, Loughguile, 23kgs £63.00. Jas Kane, Armoy, 23kgs £62.50.

STORE LAMBS

Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, 42 Tex, £57.50. B Blaney, Cushendall, 3 c/b’s £57.00. J O Cassley, Armoy, 70, Suff, £55.80, 50 Tex, £55, 44, Suff, £54.00. Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, 30 Tex, £55.00, 39, £52.50, 4, £55.20. Daniel McCormick, Ballycastle, 30 c/b’s £55.50. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, 27 Tex, £54.80. Patrick Watson, Armoy, 20 Tex, £54.50. Kevin Close, Armoy, 24 Suff, £55.80. G McCambridge, Ballycastle, 41 Suff, £53.50. Randal McDonnell, Armoy, 32 Tex, £53.00. John Davison, Glenarm, 70 Chev, £50.00. Paddy McDonnell, Cushendall, 34 Suff, £50.50. Dessie McCollum, Loughguile, 48, c/b £53.00. Pat McBride, Ballycastle, 41 c/b’s £51.00. Wm Robbin, Glenariffe, 33 Suff, £51.20. P E O’Kane, Carnlough, 60 c/b’s £52.00. J and S Bailey, Ballycastle, 33 Tex, £57.80, 32, £56.50. Jas McNeill, Ballycastle, 38 c/b’s £50.50. John Delargy, Cushendall, 30 c/b’s £50.00. Robt Magill, Cairncastle, 44 c/b’s £51.20.

EWE LAMBS

B Blaney, Cushendall, 5 Texel’s, £80.50. Paddy McSparran, Cushendun, 11 Tex, £70.50. Francis Boyle, Loughguile, 10, c/b’s £73.50. Pat McNaughton, Cushendall, 8 c/b’s £74.00. John Devlin, Armoy, 12 Suff, £74.00, 12, £74.00, 12, £70.00. J J McDonnell, Cushendall, 11 Tex, £79.00. B & J McCloskey, Loughguile, 10 Tex, £80.00, 10, £80.00.

BREEDING EWES

Pat McCarry, Ballycastle, 12 Mules, £138, 12, £118. Dominic Carey, Ahoghill, 12, C/b’s £122. Ned McFetridge, Armoy, 12 Mules, £133, 12, £132, 12, £130, 12, £124. J A Kerr, Loughguile, 10 Mules, £122. Joe Patton and Son, Ballymoney, 12 Tex, £116, 10, £110. Jean Simpson, Mosside, 10, 2 y.o. Tex, £110, 10, £108, 10, £106. Jas McKee, Larne, 10 Texel Ewes, £106, 10, Texel Ewes, £105.

Sale every Wednesday night.