Fat lambs sell to £87 at Downpatrick

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At the weekly sheep sale on Saturday 2nd July 2016, fat lambs sold to £87.00, top price from a Ballynoe farmer with a pen of 54 lambs making 3.62ppk. Fat ewes sold to £89.50.

Leading prices in all categories as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Ballynoe farmer 24kg, £87.00, Downpatrick farmer 24kg, £85.50, Kilkeel farmer 25kg, £84.00, Saintfield farmer 25kg, £84.00, Downpatrick farmer 24kg, £82.50, Ballynahinch farmer 24kg, £82.00, Ardglass farmer 23kg, £81.50, Ballykinlar farmer 23kg, £81.20, Newcastle farmer 23kg, £81.00, Killough farmer 23kg, £80.50, Ballyhossett farmer 22kg, £80.00, Tyrella farmer 22kg, £80.00, Killyleagh farmer 24kg, £80.00, Clough farmer 22kg, £80, Saintfield farmer 27kg, £80.00, Portaferry farmer 22kg, £79.50, Crossgar farmer 22kg, £79.00, Conianstown farmer 22kg, £78.50, Saintfield farmer 22kg, £77.00, Clough farmer 21kg, £77.00, Carryduff farmer 22kg, £76.50, Strangford farmer 22kg, £76.00, Saintfield farmer 22kg, £75.50, Ballynahinch farmer 21kg, £75.20, Dromara farmer 21kg, £75.00, Tobercorran farmer 22kg £73.00 and Castlescreen farmer 22kg, £72.00.

FAT EWES: Ballynoe farmer £89.50, Downpatrick farmer £75 and Ballynahinch farmer £75 and Ballyalton farmer £75.00, Ballykinlar farmer £71 and Saintfield farmer £60.