An entry of 2025 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 5th October sold in a steady trade.
Heavy lambs sold from £80 to £85.50 for 25kilos (342p). All good quality pens sold from 318p to 326p per kilo.
Midleweight lambs sold to 353p per kilo for 22.5 kilos @ £79.50 each. All good quality pens sold from 330p to 342p per kilo.
Light stores sold to 432p per kilo for 13.2kilos @ £57 each. Main demand sold from 360p to 401p per kilo. Stronger stores sold to 393p per kilo for 17.7 kilos @ £69.50 each.
Cull ewes sold from £60 to £85 each with poorer quality ewes from £40 to £55 each.
Breeding ewe-hoggets sold to £154 each with several pens from £125 to £148 each.
HEAVY LAMBS: Newtownhamilton farmer 25k £85.50 342p; Armagh farmer 26k £85 326p; Newtownhamilton farmer 26.5k £85.50 323p; Markethill farmer 25k £81 321p
MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS: Newtownhamilton farmer 22.5k £79.50 353p; Jerrettspass farmer 21.4k £73.20 342p; Loughbrickland farmer 22.7k £77.50 341p; Keady farmer 21.2k £72.20 340p; Newry farmer 22.5k £76.50 340p; Tandragee farmer 21k £71 338p; Galbally farmer 21.6k £73 338p; Cullyhanna farmer 23.5k £79.20 337p; Tandragee farmer 22.7k £76.50 337p
STORES: Dorsey farmer 13.2k £57 432p; Cullyhanna farmer 15.6k £62.50 401p; Hilltown farmer 15.8k £63 399p; Dorsey farmer 14.5k £57 393p; Kilkeel farmer 15.4k £60.50 393p; Hilltown farmer 17.7k £69.50 393p; Cullyhanna farmer 16.4k £63.50 387p; Lislea farmer 18k £69 383p