Marts: Lambs selling to £180 for 29kg at Downpatrick Mart

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Sheep market report from Saturday 11th May 2024.

Leading prices are as follows.

Lambs: Downpatrick farmer 29kg £180, 28kg £178, 25.50kg £175. Ballynahinch farmer 26.8kg £175. Downpatrick farmer 24.7kg £171.50. Dundrum farmer 24.8kg £170. Downpatrick farmer 23.7kg £170. Lisburn farmer 25.5kg £170. Downpatrick farmer 24.7kg £170 and Ballynahinch farmer 25kg £165.

Hoggets: Newcastle farmer 31kg £184. Kilcoo farmer 32.30kg £184. Downpatrick farmer 30kg £180. Clough farmer 27.20kg £168.50. Ballykinler farmer 26.60kg £165, 29kg £155 and Loughinisland farmer 29kg £155.

At the sheep sale held at Downpatrick Mart on Saturday 11th May 2024, Downpatrick farmer topped the ewe and single lamb category with lot 107, a Texel ewe and lamb at £220. Picture: Downpatrick MartAt the sheep sale held at Downpatrick Mart on Saturday 11th May 2024, Downpatrick farmer topped the ewe and single lamb category with lot 107, a Texel ewe and lamb at £220. Picture: Downpatrick Mart
At the sheep sale held at Downpatrick Mart on Saturday 11th May 2024, Downpatrick farmer topped the ewe and single lamb category with lot 107, a Texel ewe and lamb at £220. Picture: Downpatrick Mart

Fat ewes: Downpatrick £236, £204. Ballynahinch farmer £184. Ballymartin farmer £184. Downpatrick farmer £178, £170, £166. Ballee £160, Downpatrick £160 and Strangford £154.

Ewe and lamb(s) Downpatrick farmer £290, £270, £255, £250, £230, £220, £200, £190, £185 and £180.

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