Increased numbers for all categories of sheep at Downpatrick

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Steady trade and increased numbers for all categories of sheep last Saturday 17th July 2016.

On the day fat lambs sold to 85.20, pph, fat ewes to £85.00pph and light weight stores to £3.66ppk. Leading prices in all categories as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Downpatrick farmer 24kg £85.20, Ballynahinch farmer 29kg £85.00, Downpatrick farmer 25kg £85.00, Downpatrick farmer 23kg £84.75, Minerstown farmer 23kg £84.75, Corbally farmer 22kg £84.50, Downpatrick farmer 24kg £84.20, Ballycruttle farmer 23kg £84.00, Dromara farmer 24kg £84.00, Crossgar farmer 23kg £84.00, Killinchy farmer 23kg £83.50, Ballytrustan farmer 22kg £82.00, Crossgar farmer 22kg £81.50, Ballyalton farmer 22kg £81.00, Castlescreen farmer 24kg £80.00, Saintfield farmer 23kg £80.00, Daragh Cross farmer 22kg £79.50, Strangford farmer 22kg £78.50, Ballyhornan farmer 22kg £78.50, Ballyhornan farmer 22kg £77.00 & Downpatrick farmer 21kg £77.00.

FAT EWES : Ballynoe farmer £85, Saintfield farmer £70, Ballynahinch farmer £70, Corbally farmer £70, Lisburn farmer £64, Castlescreen farmer £64 & Crossgar farmer £62.