Small show of sheep met an easier trade at Armoy

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A small show of 318 sheep met with an easier trade, Spring Lambs sold to £83.00, Fat Ewes to £73.00 and Breeding Sheep to £162.

SPRING LAMBS: Jas Dunlop, Ballymoney, 22kgs £83.00. David Hodges, Armoy, 22kgs £82.20. D Mathews, Ballycastle, 21kgs £80.00. Robt Lynn, Ballymoney, 21 ½ kgs £81.00. Colin Newell, Ballymoney, 20 ½kgs £77.00. Danny McVicker, Ballymoney, 20kgs £77.00.

FAT EWES: James Bartlett, Ballymoney, c/b’s £73.00. Francis McCaughan, Ballycastle, c/b’s £71.00. J Simpson, Ballymoney, c/b’s £68.00. Henry Duffin, Martinstown, Texel’s, £67.00. John McKinley, Ballycastle, Texel’s, £73.00. Colin Newell, Ballymoney, c/b’s £67.00. John Elliott, Loughguile, c/b’s £68.00. J J McDonnell, Cushendall, c/b’s £64.00. Pat McGuckian, Dunloy, c/b’s £60.00.

BREEDING SHEEP: Robt Hanna, Loughguile, 5 Ewes, 9 Lambs, £162, 4 Ewes, 8 Lambs, £158. D Mathews, Ballycastle, 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs, £150. G Kelly, Ballycastle, 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs £150. Paul McClafferty, Cloughmills, 3 Hoggett’s, 3 Lambs, £140.

Auctioneer: Daniel McAlister & Son

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