Steady trade for sheep at Downpatrick, fat lambs to £88.50

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Sheep sale: Steady trade with average numbers for all categories of sheep last Saturday, 10 December 2016.

On the day fat lambs sold to £88.50, fat ewes to £71.00 and light weight stores to £3.94fppk.

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Downpatrick 25kg, £88.80, Crossgar farmer 25kg, £83.50, Ballyhossett farmer 27kg, £82.50, Ballygowan farmer 25kg, £82.50, Ballygowan farmer 26kg, £82.00, Loughinisland farmer 27kg, £82.00, Drumaroad farmer 24kg, £81.50, Ballykinlar farmer 24kg, £81.00, Hilton farmer 24kg, £80.00, Portaferry farmer 24kg, £80.00, Ballyculter farmer 25kg, £80.00, Ballygallum farmer 24kg, £79.00, Saintfield farmer 24kg, £79.00, Kilclief farmer 24kg, £79.00, Clough farmer 24kg, £79.00, Clough farmer 24kg, £79.00, Crossgar farmer 23kg, £78.00, Ballykilbeg farmer 23kg, £77.50, Lisbarnett farmer 24kg, £77.50, Downpatrick farmer 23kg, £77.00, Ardglass farmer 22kg, £76.00, Loughinisland farmer 21kg, £73.00, Kilkeel farmer 21kg, £71.50 and Loughinisland farmer 21kg, £70.00

FAT EWES: Downpatrick farmer £71, Kilkeel farmer £70.00, Downpatrick farmer £67, Strangford farmer £65 and £63.