Breeding ewes sell to £170 at Armoy Mart

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Just under 3,500 head were on offer at last Wednesday night’s sale and they met with one of the best trades all year.

Fat lambs sold to £84.00, breeding ewes sold to £170 and store lambs were a great trade topping at £73.50.

FAT LAMBS

R McClenaghan, Limavady, 28kgs, £84.00. T and N McCracken, Mosside, 30kgs, £83.00. Vincent McNeill, Ballycastle, 26kgs, £81.00. G Bartlett, Ballymoney, 24kgs, £80.00. C E White, Ballycastle, 26kgs, £81.50. Jas Reilly, Ballycastle, 24kgs, £80.00. J and S Fisher, Ballycastle, 22kgs, £78.00. A J and J Murphy, Cushendun, 24kgs crossbreds £79.00.

BREEDING SHEEP

C McDonnell, Armoy, mule hoggets, 10, £170, 10, £148, 10,£140, 10,£140, 11, £137, 20, £134, 20, £136. Ian Olphert, Bushmills, 8, £169, 70, £142, 8, £153. Craig McMillan, Bushmills, 11, £148, 11, £140, 11, £141, 11, £135. Seamus McNeill, Cushendun, 12, £126, 12, £125. Angela Laverty, Armoy, 20, £120.

STORE LAMBS

John Quinn, Cushendall, 17 Texel, £73.50. John Mckillop, Cushendall, 51 crossbreds, £71.50. Chas McCormick, Armoy, 43 Texel, £71.00. F and J McCurry, Cushendall, 17 Suffolk, £71.00. John Fleck, Doagh, 11, £71.00, 49, Texel, £68.80, 20, £67.00, 22, £65.20, 50, £65.00. Ray Higgins, Martinstown, 25 Texel, £72.00. G McCambridge, 35 Texel, £66.50. Jas McLoughlin Carnlough, 40 Suffolk, £67.00. B and J McCloskey, Loughguile, 35 Texel, £65.00. John McCartney, Cloughmills, 34 Texel, £65.00. Francis Quinn, Cushendall, 20 Texel, £68.00. B Blaney, Cushendall, 26 Suffolk, £67.50. S Reid, Cloughmills, 26 Suffolk, £69.00. A Devlin, Ballycastle, 42 crossbreds £60.00.

Sale every Wednesday night at 6.30pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.