Fat ewes selling to £174 at Armoy Mart

A smaller show of sheep met with another fine trade with fat hoggets selling to £145.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 3:53 pm

Fat ewes selling to £174.

Breeding sheep were a great trade selling to £284 for full mouth ewes with twin lambs.

Leading prices

Fat hoggets

SJ and DJ Currie, Mosside, 29kgs £145. H Chambers, Bushmills 30kgs £144.50. Sam Gardner, Stranocum, 29kgs £144. Eamon McKeegan, Cushendall, 29kgs £143.50. A Jamison, Stranocum, 30kgs £140. H Chambers, Bushmills, 28kgs £140. Sean McKinley, Bushmills, 26kgs £140. William Hanna, Dunloy, 25kgs £139.50. C and G Scally, Cushendun, 28kgs £138. S McShane, Ballintoy, 25kgs £136. H Duncan, Loughguile, 24kgs Blackface, £134. A McMullan, Glenariffe, 23kgs £131.50.

Fat ewes

Elaine Young, Coleraine, Texel, £174.00. K Hunter, Ballymoney, Texel, £138. M M Kelly, Ballycastle, Texel, £128. A Parkhill, Ballymoney, Texel, £128. R and J Smith, Bushmills, Charollais, £127. And Jamison, Stranocum, crossbreds £126. Jas McCormick, Armoy, crossbreds £124. W D Marshall, Clogh, crossbreds £118. Chris Mcnaughton, Loughguile, Texel, £118. William Hanna, Dunloy, Texel, £117.

Breeding sheep

Glenarm farmer, 1 Suffolk ewes, 2 lambs, £284. D McAlister, Cushendall, 2 crossbreds ewes, 4 lambs, £272, 2 Texel ewes, 4 lambs £270. Amanda Bonnar, Glenwherry, 3 crossbreds, 6 lambs, £232, 3 crossbreds 6 Lambs, £220. Wilson Carson, Cloughmills, 2 Suffolk ewes, 2 lambs, £228. Robert Greer, Cullybackey, in-lamb, full mouth ewes, 5, £130.

Pet lambs sold to £40 with 33 head on offer, price range £23.00 - £40.

Sale every wednesday night at 7.00pm.

Watch on ‘mart eye’.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.

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