Breeding sheep selling to £240 at Armoy Mart

Another full yard of sheep on Wednesday night saw spring lambs selling to £147.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 12:21 pm

Fat ewes sold to £207, fat hoggets sold to £144 and breeding sheep to £240.

Leading prices

Spring lambs

R A S Barkley, Ballymena, 25kgs £147.00. Brian McVicker, Bushmills 24kgs £146.00. R Cunningham, Aghadowey, 22kgs £142.00. Wm Morrison, Mosside, 21kgs £139.00. B and A Dowey, Ballymoney, 20kgs £139.00. M Peden, Dervock, 24kgs £141.00.

Hoggets

Huey Brothers, Armoy, 24kgs £144.00. L Devlin, Armoy, 26kgs £143.00. J Maxwell, Kilrea, 30kgs £141.00. A McMullan, Glenariffe, 23kgs £140.00. Paul McClafferty, Cloughmills, 23kgs Blackface, £140. Philip McNicholl, Garvagh, 27kgs £138.00. John McElherran, Stronocum, 24kgs Blackface, £135.00. John McGill, Ballyvoy, 26kgs £140.00. Sam Wilson, Armoy, 24kgs £139.00. Mal McKenna, Ballymoney, 23kgs £135.00. Sam Craig, Ballycastle, 24kgs £136.00.

Fat ewes

Sam McAuley, Bushmills, Texel, £207.00. J W Boyd, Gleno, Texel, £166.00. Ed Erwin, Coleraine, Suffolk, £151.00. Wm Morrison, Mosside, Texel, £149.00. Trevor Adams, Armoy, Texel, £147.00. Sam McAuley, Bushmills, Texel, £141.00. Phil McNicholl, Garvagh, Suffolk, £137.00. Brian Mullan, Ballymoney, Crossbreds Suffolk, £136.00. John McCarroll, Ballymena, Crossbreds £131.00. David Thompson, Bushmills, Crossbreds £130.00. John Maxwell, Kilrea, Charollais £127.00. Randal McDonnell, Ballyvoy, Texel, £123.00. Harold Chambers, Bushmills, Suffolk, £123.00. Thomas O’Kane, Newtowncrommelin, Suffolk, £120.00.

Breeding ewes

Pat McNeill, Ballyvoy, ewes with twins, £240.00. S McDonnell, Ballyvoy, ewes with twins, £210.00. D Gillan, Garvagh, ewes with twins, £205.00. David Waide, Clough, 3 ewes, 6 lambs, £196.00. J Cassley, Armoy, 3 ewes, 6 lambs, £195.00. D Gillan, Garvagh, 2 ewes, 2 lambs, £180.00.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7.00pm.

Watch on ‘mart eye’.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.