An entry of 1050 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 11th November sold in a firmer trade for fat lambs, stores and cull ewes.
Heavy lambs sold to £73 each with a further 20 pens selling from £70 to £72.80 each. Top rate of 287p per kilo was paid for 25.1 kilos at £72 each. All good quality pens sold from 275p to 286p per kilo.
Middleweight lambs sold to 311p per kilo for 20.4 kilos at £63.50 each. All god quality pens sold from 290p to 307p per kilo.
Light stores sold to 385p per kilo for 13 kilos at £50 each. Main demand sold from 320p to 350p per kilo. Stronger pens sold from 300p to 334p per kilo for 19.2 kilos at £64.20 each.
Cull ewes peaked at £104 each. All good quality ewes sold from £67 to £99 each. Plainer ewes sold from £45 to £60 each.
HEAVY LAMBS: Poyntzpass farmer: 25k £72 287p : Tandragee farmer : 25k £72.50 287p : Tandragee farmer : 25.3k £72.50 287p: Milford farmer : 24k £68 283p: Dungannon farmer : 25.1k : £71.20 283p : Dromore farmer : 24.8k £70 282p : Moira farmer : 25.1k : £70.80 282p.
MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS: Gortin farmer: 20.4k £63.50 311p : Portadown farmer : 21.2k £65 307p : Portadown farmer : 22k £67.20 306p : Caledon farmer : 20.6k £63 305p : Markethill farmer : 21k £64 305p : Loughgilly farmer : 20.7k £63 304p: Portadown farmer : 21.2k £64.50 303p : Madden farmer : 22.1k £67 303p.
STORES: Hilltown farmer : 13k £50 385p; Kilkeel farmer : 15k £52.50 350p : Lisburn farmer : 15k £52.50 350p ; Caledon farmer : 15.6k £54.50 349p : Armagh farmer : 16.5k £56.50 342p : Markethill farmer : 18.9k £64 338p ; Lisburn farmer : 15.8k £53 335p : Pomeroy farmer : 19.2k £64.20 334p : Armagh farmer : 17.9k £59.50 332p.