Steady trade for sheep at Downpatrick

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The fortnightly sheep trade remains steady. Fat lambs sold to £96.50 and fat ewes to £100.00.

Leading prices in all as follows:

FAT LAMBS: Ballee farmer 31.5kg £96.50, Ballygowan farmer 31.5kg £96.50 , Ardglass farmer 26kg £96.00, Tyrella farmer 35kg £96.00, Dundrum farmer 33.50kg £92.50, Downpatrick farmer 24kg £91.50, Downpatrick farmer 24kg £88.50, Killough farmer 24kg £87.50, Downpatrick farmer 33kg £82.00, Corbally farmer 20kg £77.50, Ballygowan farmer 19.4kg £55.00, and Ballygowan farmer 17kg £35.00

FAT EWES: Ardglass farmer £100, Ballykinlar farmer £98.00, Downpatrick farmer £85.00, Ballynahinch farmer £84.00, Saintfield farmer £83.00 & £80.00, Ballygowan farmer £75.00, Seaforde farmer 70.00, Kilclief farmer £68.00, Newcastle farmer £67.00 and Downpatrick farmer £65.00.