MARTS: Swatragh

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Cattle: Please note that the next cattle sale is Monday 20th July at 11am.

Sheep: An excellent seasonal entry of 820 sheep at Swatragh on Saturday 4th July witnessed lamb trade slightly better to the previous week. Several pens of heavy lambs sold well in excess of £64.00 each to a top rate of £69.50. Ewes sold to £90.00.

Sample prices:

Heavyweight lambs: Aghadowey Producer 4 Lambs 26kg at 69.50 = 267p; Limavady Producer 18 Lamb 25kg at 65.50 =262p;Magherafelt Producer 3 Lambs 23.25kg at 65.50 =282p; Swatragh Producer 6 Lambs 23.5kg at 65.20 =277p;Cullybackey Producer 11 Lambs 24.25kg at 65.00 =268p; Swatragh Producer 25 Lamb 23.9kg at 64.50 =270p;

Middleweight lambs: Dungiven Producer 21 Lambs 23kg at 64.20 = 279p; Coleraine Producer 20 Lambs 22kg at 64.00 =291p;Magherafelt Producer 8 Lambs 21.25kg at 64.00 =301p; Toomebridge Producer 7 Lambs 20.5kg at 60.50 =295p; Toomebridge Producer 7 Lambs 19.5kg at 59.00 =303p;

Lightweight lambs: Swatragh Producer 20 Lambs 18.5kg at 57.00 = 308p; Magherafelt Producer 5 Lambs 15kg at 46.00 =307p;

Ewes: Maghera Producer 3 Texels at 90.00 ;Dungiven Producer 2 Suffolks at 86.