Ewes with lambs at foot selling to £300 at Armoy Mart

Sheep trade improved again this week with fat hoggets selling to £143.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 3:50 pm

Fat ewes selling to £188, in record prices many more sheep were needed to meet demand.

Ewes with lambs at foot sold to £300 and pet lambs to £45.

Leading prices

R Jamison, Ballymoney, 30kgs £143. P Williamson, Coleraine, 27kgs £140. P McToal, Armoy, 29kgs £138. John McKeague, Dunloy, 25kgs £138. Maurice McVicker, Bushmills, 27kgs £137. Jas McKendry, Turnagrove, 25kgs £137. Pat McErlain, Armoy, 24kgs £136.50. Karol McCaughan, Ballycastle, 24kgs £136. Jas Newell, Ballymoney, 25kgs £135.50. F Devlin, Armoy, 23kgs £134. J McElheran, Stranocum, 25kgs Blackface, £131. Edward Jamison, Coleraine, 24kgs £137. Chas McAlister, Cushendall, 20kgs Blackface, £114. J Cupples, Broughshane, 18kgs £104. B Mullan, Ballymoney, 21kgs £127. A and C Creith, Armoy, 23kgs £130. K Laverty, Randalstown, 21kgs £123. R A Gordon, Cloughmills, 21kgs Blackface, £118. K McCaughan, Ballycastle, 22kgs £127.

Fat ewes

Jennifer McCurdy, Bushmills, Texel, £188. Denis Scott, Dunloy, Texel, £138. Ivan Morrison, Ballymena, Texel, £136. Robert Lynn, Ballymoney, Texel, £132. John McNeice, Ballymoney, Texel, £126. S Huey, Armoy, Suffolk, £129. J Kane, crossbreds £128. Pat Brown, Ballycastle, Texel, £122. G McCambridge, Ballyvoy, Texel, £118. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, crossbreds £114. Philip McCurdy, Suffolk, £128. Donal McCormick, Ballycastle, crossbreds £110. S and B Jamison, Ballycastle, Texel, £106. David Wylie, Texel, £111. I Morrison, Dunloy, Suffolk, £128. Sam Creith, Armoy, Suffolk, £106. Robert Wilkinson, Dervock, Texel, £100. Alex McMullan, Glenariffe, crossbreds £100.

Breeding ewes

Ewes with twin lambs sold to £300.

Pet lambs to £42.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7.00pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.