Lamb prices fall back at Armoy

A small show of 512 sheep on Wednesday night at Armoy saw lambs fall back in price, selling to a top price of £131. Fat Ewes remained strong selling to £231.

By Ruth Rodgers
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 1:31 pm
Updated Friday, 24th June 2022, 3:53 pm

LEADING PRICES: N Jamison, Dunloy, 23kgs £131. Darren Mclaughlin, Armoy, 23, £126. Pat McErlain, Armoy, 25kgs £125. Colm McHenry, Ballycastle, 24kgs £125. Jas Reilly, Ballycastle, 25kgs £125. Armoy Farmer, 23kgs £124. A & D Glass, Ballycastle, 23kgs £123. Jas Holmes, Ballycastle, 23kgs £123. A E Devlin, Drumsurn, 23kgs £123. Sam Johnston, Bushmills, 22.5kgs £123. Vincent McNeill, Ballycastle, 22kgs £122. John Todd, Ballycastle, 23kgs £122. Galbraith Bros, Coleraine, 23kgs £122. Wm Morrison, Armoy, 22kgs £121. Jas E McCaughan, Armoy, 21kgs £119.

FAT EWES: Jas McCaughan, Armoy, Tex, £231. V & C Butler, Ballyvoy, Mules, £134. J E McCaughan, Armoy, Tex, £129. D O’Connell, Ballymoney, Tex, £128. Colm McHenry, Ballycastle, Chev, £126. Wm Morrison, Armoy, Suff, £125. Sam Gardner, Stranocum, Tex, £125.

BREEDERS: P McGarry, Ballycastle, 2 Ewes, 2 Lambs, £210, 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb, £200. M McKenna, Ballymoney, 1 Ewe, 1 Lamb, £198.

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Auctioneers: Armoy Livestock Mart Ltd