Breeding sheep selling to £250 at Armoy Mart

Sheep trade was sharper again at last Wednesday’s sale in Armoy.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 2:38 pm
Armoy Mart
Armoy Mart

Just under 700 head were on offer and hoggets sold to £160.

Fat ewes sold to £158, breeding sheep were also very sharp selling to £250.

LEADING PRICES

Hoggets

William Nutt, Bushmills, 40kgs £160. Robert Wylie, Ballymena, 40kgs £155. Stranocum farmer, 28kgs £150. Adrian Coyles, Dervock, 30kgs £150. Ballymoney farmer, 25kgs £147. F Mulvenna, Carnalbana, 26kgs £146. J and D McAlonan, Armoy, 26kgs £145.50. M Simpson, Bushmills, 25kgs £145. Eugene Duncan, Ballyvoy, 24kgs £145. Sam Craig, Ballycastle, 25kgs £145. Pat Quinn, Cushendall, 25kgs Blackface, £140. Brian McCloskey, Loughguile, 24kgs £139. F Devlin, Armoy, 23kgs £136. Des McKeeman, Bushmills, 23kgs £137. K McKay, Cushendun, 23kgs £136. John McKeague, Ballycastle, 30kgs £150. Sean McDonnell, Glenariffe, 22kgs £130.

FAT EWES

Ken McCord, Antrim, Suffolk, £148. Trevor Butler, Ballycastle, Texel, £154. M Simpson, Bushmills, Texel, £138. Sam McConaghie, Mosside, Texel, £134. Arnold McClure, Ballymoney, Texel, £133. William Nutt, Bushmills, Suffolk, £132. F McKinney, Ballymoney, Texel, £128. David Cusick, Armoy, Texel, £128. Robert Wylie, Ballymena, Suffolk, £128. Jas Blair, Ballymoney, Suffolk, £125. Colm McHenry, Ballycastle, Suffolk, £124. Liam McMullan, Armoy, Suffolk, £117. A Wallace, Coleraine, Texel, £112.

BREEDING EWES

PJ Dougan, Coleraine, b/m ewes with twins, £250. Brian McAlister, Dervock, 4 crossbred ewes, 8 lambs, £218. V McAlister, Dervock, 2 crossbred ewes, 4 lambs, £205.

Pet Lambs sold to £38.00 from £30.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7.00pm.

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Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.