Fat ewes sell to £172 at Hilltown

A large entry of sheep for the first sale back on Saturday, 8th January at Hilltown saleyard saw fat ewes sell to £172 and lambs to £138.

Monday, 10th January 2022, 2:23 pm

Ewes: Katesbridge farmer £172, Rathfriland farmer £170, Katesbridge farmer £162, Katesbridge farmer £168, Burren farmer £160, Rathfriland farmer £158, Hilltown farmer £156, Katesbridge farmer £154, Mayobridge farmer £154, Katesbridge farmer £150, Downpatrick farmer £149, Rathfriland farmer £148, Kilkeel farmer £147, Hilltown farmer £146, Kilkeel farmer £145, Castlewellan farmer £144, Rostrevor farmer £143, Kilkeel farmer £141, Hilltown farmer £140, Mayobridge farmer £138, Katesbridge farmer £136, Cabra farmer £136, Newcastle farmer £134, Katesbridge farmer £130, Mayobridge farmer £130, Mayobridge farmer £128 and £127.

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Fat lambs: Dromore farmer £138 for 30kg (460ppk), Dromara farmer £130 for 28.8kg (451ppk), Castlewellan farmer £127 for 26kg (488ppk), Rostrevor farmer £124 for 23.6kg (525ppk), Rathfriland farmer £122 for 24kg (508ppk), Dromore farmer £119 for 24kg (495ppk), Burren farmer £117 for 23kg (508ppk), Rathfriland farmer £112 for 21.5kg (521ppk), Banbridge farmer £112 for 22kg (509ppk), Kilkeel farmer £112 for 23kg (487ppk), Kilkeel farmer £111 for 21kg (528ppk), Cabra farmer £107 for 21kg (509ppk).

Store lambs: Newcastle farmer £111 for 19.6kg (566ppk), Downpatrick farmer £104 for 19.4kg (536ppk), Rostrevor farmer £104 for 17.2kg (604ppk), Rostrevor farmer £101 for 19.5kg (518ppk), Kilkeel farmer £101 for 18kg (561ppk), Downpatrick farmer £96.50 for 16.1kg (599ppk), Ballyward farmer £94 for 18.5kg (508ppk), Castlewellan farmer £85 for 14.3kg (594ppk).