Smaller show of sheep at Armoy

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A smaller show of 1,368 sheep at Armoy last Wednesday night saw Store Lambs a sharper trade, Fat Lambs remained steady selling to a top of £88 and Fat Ewes sold to £96.

LEADING PRICES

FAT LAMBS: Robinson Williamson, Coleraine, 26kgs £88.00. Wilfred Hanna, Ballymoney, 27kgs £88.00. James Reilly, Ballycastle, 24kgs £85.00. Liam Black, Glenariffe, 23kgs £85.00. Martin Elliott, Ballymoney, 24kgs £85.00. Robert Wilkinson, Stranocom, 23kgs £85.00. Alex Hughes, Stranocom, 24kgs £84.50. Richard Todd, Ballycastle, 24kgs £84.00. James Blair, Ballymoney, 22kgs £84.00. John Fleck, Doagh, 22 ½ kgs £83.50. James Dunlop, Ballymoney, 21 ½ kgs £83.00. A Pollock, Coleraine, 23kgs £83.00. Fred Hanna, Ballymoney, 22kgs £82.50. Boyd Ramsey, Ballymoney, 22kgs £80.00.

FAT EWES: John McGill, Ballycastle, Texels £96.00. Fred Hanna, Ballymoney, Texels £90.00. Wm Morrison, Mosside, Texels £86.50. John McGill, Ballycastle, Suff £88.00. Alex McAlister, Bushmills, Suff £81.00. Fred Hanna, Ballymoney, Texels £80.00. James Reilly, Ballycastle, C/Bs £79.00. A Pollock, Coleraine, C/Bs £72.00. D McBride, Armoy, C/Bs £68.00.

STORE LAMBS: John Crawford, Glarryford, 18 Suff £69.00. John Cassley, Armoy, 8 Suff £68.00. S McDonnell, Ballycastle, 35 Texels £66.50. V + B Butcher, Ballyvoy, 49 Texels £64.50. John O’Cassley, Armoy, 55 Suff £64.50. Richard Thompson, Coleraine, 38 Suff £61.00, 31 £60.00. Richard Green, Rathlin, 31 Texels £62.00 Wm Moore, Macosquin, 29 Mule £65.00. T McCarry, Loughguile, 20 Texels £63.50. Patsy McAleese, Loughguile, 22 Texels £63.00 G Emerson, Cushendall, 32 Suff £59.00.

Sale each Monday night 7pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister & Son