At the weekly sheep sale on Saturday 17th December at Downpatrick fat lambs sold to £83.00 and fat ewes to £73.50.
Lighter weight lambs sold to £3.81ppk.
Leading prices in all categories as follows:
FAT LAMBS: Ardglass farmer 27kg, £83.00, Ballyhossett farmer 25kg, £82.00, Downpatrick farmer 25kg, £82.00, Ballyculter farmer 25kg, £80.50, Ardglass farmer 25kg, £80.00, Castlewellan farmer 25kg, £80.00, Downpatrick farmer 23kg, £77.00, Downpaytrick farmer 23kg, £77.00, Ballyhornan farmer 23kg, £76.00, Downpatrick farmer 23kg, £75.00, Ballykilbeg farmer 22kg, £75.00, Ballyhossett farmer 21kg, £73.00, Ballykinlar farmer 21kg, £70.20, Lisburn farmer 20kg, £70.00, Crossgar farmer 20kg, £69.00, Ballygowan farmer 21kg, £69.00 and Downpatrick farmer 18kg, £68.00. Kilclief farmer 16kg, £61.00 and Newcastle farmer 15kg, £59.00.
FAT EWES: Ballyhornan farmer £73.50, Ballyculter farmer £68, Saintfield farmer £68 and Downpatrick farmer £60.