Firm trade for sheep at Markethill Mart, heavy hoggets selling to 527p/k for 24.1k at £127

An entry of 1100 sheep at Markethill returned another very firm trade with good quality midweight hoggets selling steadily from 510-556p/k for 20.7k at £115 from a Richhill farmer, followed by 552p/k for 21.2k at £117 from a Richhill producer.
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Heavy hoggets sold to 527p/k for 24.1k at £127 and 522p/k for 25.2k at £131.50.

Several pens of overweight hoggets sold steadily from £135 to £148 each.

The entire entry of heavy hoggets averaged £129.50 each.

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Stores sold to 625p/k for 16k at £100 followed by 584p/k for 19k at £111.

Main demand for stores from 520-575p/k.

300 cull ewes sold to a top of £266.

Main demand from £120 to £186 each.

Plainer ewes from £70 to £110 each.

A smaller entry of breeders sold in a firm demand with outfits with doubles selling to £265 paid twice, £245 and £230.

Singles sold from £150 to £200 each.

Heavy hoggets

Portadown producer 24.1k £127 527p/k: Whitecross producer 25.2k £131.50 522p/k: Portadown producer 24.6k £127 516p/k: Ballynahinch producer 25k £129 516p/k: Dungannon producer 24.7k £126 510p/k: Richhill producer 25.5k 3130 510p/k: Belleeks producer 24.6k £125 508p/k and Portadown producer 24.7k £125 506p/k.

Midweight hoggets

Richhill producer 20.7k £115 556p/k: 21.2k £117 552p/k: Banbridge producer 21.8k £120 551p/k: Richhill producer 22.1k £119 539p/k: Cullyhanna producer 20.5k £110 537p/k: Belleeks producer 22.5k £119.50 531p/k: Dungannon producer 23k £122 531p/k: Keady producer 22k £116.50 530p/k and Keady producer 20k £105.50 528p/k.


Richhill producer 16k £100 625p/k: Markethill producer 19k £111 584p/k: Portadown producer 18.5k £107 578p/k: Armagh producer 19.4k £111.50 574p/k: Belleeks producer 18.8k £108 575p/k: Newtownhamilton producer 13.5k £76 563p/k: Castlewellan producer 17k £95 559p/k and Keady producer 14k £78 557p/k.

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