Smaller show of sheep at Armoy

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A smaller show of 846 sheep last Wednesday night met with a better than expected trade, Spring Lambs sold to £92.00 for 22kgs, Hoggett’s made up to £100, Ewes & Lambs sold to £197 and Pet Lambs to £28.00.

HOGGETS (426): Chas Magill, Feystown, 27kgs £100. G Mckinney, Eglinton, 30kgs £92.20. J McCloskey, Kilrea, 33kgs £95.00. Philip McAllister, Bushmills, 25kgs £88.50. G Fleming, Finvoy, 29kgs £88.00. McCaughan, Bushmills, 28kgs £90.00. Robinson Williamson, Coleraine, 27kgs £89.00. M Jordan, Crumlin, 28kgs £88.00. J & J Ferguson, Bushmills, 24kgs £84.00. S O’Rawe, Ballyvoy, 27kgs £86.00. P McAlister, Ballymoney, 28kgs £89.00. Sam Craig, Ballycastle, 30kgs £90.00. Jackson McCaughan, Bushmills, 25kgs £85.00.

Fat ewe trade was through the roof: A McKillop, Loughguile, 2, £126. Wm Moore, Ballymoney, 2, £120. J McHenry, Glenariffe, 1, £116. J McGill, Ballycastle, 2, £114. J McLaughlin, Bushmills, 10, £106. N Carey, Cloughmills, 1, £112, 1, £106. E Duncan, Ballyvoy, £114. P Kane, Ballycastle, £106. Chas Knox, Ballymoney, 2, £116, 1, £114. B McAuley, Bushmills, 1, £117, 1, £123, 1, £104. T Irons, Limavady, 7, £107. A Dempster Ballymoney, 1, £110. B Kennedy, Ballymena, 7, £94.00. F Stewart & Son, Limavady, 4, £110. S McCambridge, Ballyvoy, 3, £90.00. M Galbraith, Coleraine, 2, £90.00. A McCombe, 3, £99.00. C Gribben, Dunloy, 4, £95.00. S Chestnutt, Liscolman, 23kgs £82.00.

SPRING LAMBS (42): M Galbraith, Coleraine, 22kgs £92.00. H Houston, Ballymoney, 21 ½kgs £91.00. G Fleming, Ballymoney, 20kgs £85.00. F Mullan, Coleraine, 20 ½kgs £86.00.

EWES & LAMBS (284): D Dowey, Cullybackey, 4 Ewes, 8 Lambs, £197.00. A McKillop, Loughguile, 3 Ewes, 6 Lambs £174.00. Larne Producer, 2 Hoggett’s, 2 Lambs, £162.00, 2 Hoggets, 2 Lambs £158. Michelle Wright, Glenarm, 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs, £165, 5 Ewes, 7 Lambs, £150. R Hutchison, Coleraine, 1 Ewe, 2 Lambs, £146. J McCloskey, Kilrea, Springing Hoggett’s, 7, £128, 7, £124, 7, £110.

Pet lambs sold to £28 with lots of lambs from £15-£25.

Sale every Wednesday night

Auctioneers: Daniel MCAlister & Son