An entry of 1950 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 7th October returned a steady trade for all stock.
Heavy lambs sold to £70 each with most pens from £66 to £69 each and from 260p to 277p per kilo for 24.6 kilos at £68 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs average 25.1 kilos at £67 each (268p)
Middleweight lambs sold to 309p per kilo for 20.2 kilos at £62.50 each. Main demand sold from 275p to 307p per kilo for 21 kilos at £64 each.
Light stores sold from 310p to 353p per kilo for 12.7 kilos at £45 each. Stronger pens sold to 343p per kilo for 18.6 kilos at £64 each.
The 230 cull ewes sold to £84 each. Main demand sold from £60 to £77 each.
Breeding hoggets sold to £128 each. Several pens sold from £110 to £125 each.
Newtownhamilton farmer : 24.6k £68 277p : Forkhill farmer : 24.2k £66 273p : Forkhill farmer : 24.2k £66 273p : Armagh farmer : 24.4k £66.50 273p : Dungannon farmer : 24k £65 271p : Dromara farmer : 24.5k £66 269p
Glenanne farmer : 20.2k £62.50 309p: Newtownhamilton farmer : 21k £64.50 307p: Newry farmer : 20.6k £62.20 302p: Cullyhanna farmer : 21.5k £63.50 295p: Lislea farmer : 22k £64.50 293p : Keady farmer: 21.8k £63 289p : Portadown farmer: 22k £63.50 289p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 21.8k £62 284p : Belleeks farmer: 22.6k £64 283p.
Draperstown farmer : 12.7k £45 353p : Newry farmer : 18.6k £343p : Draperstown farmer : 11.4k £39 342p : Moy farmer : 15.7k £52.50 334p : Moy farmer : 16k £52.50 328p: Poyntzpass farmer : 17k £55.50 326p : Markethill farmer : 14.4k £47 326p : Caledon farmer : 17k £55 323p.