Breeding sheep selling to £270 at Armoy Mart

A seasonal show of 429 head met with one of the best trades seen this year for all sorts of sheep.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 3:21 pm
Armoy Mart
Armoy Mart

Spring lambs sold to £151, fat ewes to £170, breeding sheep to £270 and many more sheep are needed to meet demand.

Spring lambs

John Thompson, Bushmills 26kgs £151. William Millar, Kilrea, 27kgs £149. Peter Thompson, Bushmills, 25kgs £148. Trevor Hanna, Loughguile, 23kgs £142. M Wallace, Ballymoney, 22kgs £141. A Devlin, Drumsurn, 22kgs £140. William Morrison, Armoy, 22kgs £140. John McNeice, Ballymoney, 22kgs £140. Philip McNichol, Garvagh, 21kgs £138. S Huey, Armoy, 20kgs £137. Ben Porter, Ballymoney, 20kgs £127.

Fat ewes

Robert McGowan, Ballymoney, Texel, £157. Brian McVicker, Bushmills, Suffolk, £143. Neil McClure, Ballymoney, Blackface, £136. John Thompson, Bushmills, Suffolk, £131. J and J Ferguson, Bushmills, Dorsets, £131. Ian McConaghy, Bushmills, Cheviot, £127. William Morrison, Armoy, Suffolk, £122. Edwin Irwin, Coleraine, Suffolk, £120. Hamilton Wilson, Newtowncrommelin, Suffolk, £120. William Millar, Kilrea, crossbred £116. Paddy McSparran, Cushendun, Texel, £129.

Ewes and lambs

Derek Stirling, Ballymoney, aged ewe, 2 lambs, £270, hogget and 2 lambs, £250. Jean Simpson, Armoy, 2 hogget, 4 lambs, £252, 2 (+4) £228, 2 (+4) £228, 2 (+2) £225, 2 (+2) £218, 2 (+2), £205.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7.00pm.

Watch live on ‘mart eye’.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.