Seasonal show of sheep mets sharp trade at Armoy

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A seasonal show of 428 sheep met with a sharper trade than last week.

Lambs sold to £87.00, fat ewes to £70.00, store lambs were in demand selling to a top of £73.00, breeding ewes to £148.00.

FAT LAMBS: D McKay, Rathkenny, 22 ½kgs £87.00. Wm Morrison, Mosside, 23kgs £83.00. Ivan Tanner, Coleraine, 22kgs £81.00. Tom Shields, Kilrea, 22kgs £81.00. Boyd Ramsey, Ballymoney, 20kgs £79.50. Donal Gillan, Garvagh, 20 ½kgs £75.00. Terry Convery, 20kgs £74.50.

STORE LAMBS: J and J Ferguson, Bushmills, 8 Suff, £73.00. Holly Houston, 6 Texels, £50.00.

FAT EWES: D McKay, Rathkenny, 11 Suffolks, £70.00. Wm Morrison, Mosside, 14 Suffolks, £70.00. Norman Houston, Ballymoney, 11 Suff, £70.00. John Crawford, Glarryford, 4 Texels, £65.00. Wm Moore, Coleraine, 10 c/bs 359.00, 10, £57.00. J and J Ferguson, Bushmills, 3 Texels, £60.00. R McDonnell, Armoy, 4 c/bs £65.00. Terry Convery, 5 Tex, £61.00.

BREEDERS: N McClure, Ballymoney, b/m ewes with twins, £132. D Mathews, Ballycastle, b/m with twins, £138. Broughshane producers, hoggets with single lambs, £148.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7pm.