Cull ewes sell from £70 to £113 each at Markethill Mart

An entry of 1220 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday, October 16th sold in a slightly firmer demand for both fat lambs and store lambs.

Thursday, 17th October 2019, 12:35 pm

Good quality heavy lambs sold from 290p per kilo to 305p per kilo paid for 42 lambs weighing 24.1 kilos at £73.50 each from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by 302p for 24 kilos at £72.50 from a Moy producer.

Good quality heavy lambs sold from 290p per kilo to 305p per kilo paid for 42 lambs weighing 24.1 kilos at £73.50 each from a Poyntzpass farmer followed by 302p for 24 kilos at £72.50 from a Moy producer.

Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 310p to 342p per kilo for 22.4 kilos at £76.50 each from a Jerrettspass farmer followed by 330p per kilo for 20 kilos at £66 each from a Banbridge farmer.

Store lamb trade was again very firm.

Good quality pens selling from 360p to 407p per kilo for 18 lambs weighing 16.7 kilos at £68 each.

Stronger stores sold to 382p per kilo for 35 lambs weighing 17.8 kilos at £68 each.

Cull ewes sold from £70 to £113 each.

Second quality ewes from £40 to £55 each.

HEAVY LAMBS

Poyntzpass farmer: 24.1k, £73.50, 305p; Moy producer: 24k, £72.50, 302p; Kilcoo farmer: 24.4k, £73, 299p; Middletown seller: 25k, £74, 296p; Moy farmer: 24.5k, £72, 294p; Poyntzpass farmer: 24k, £70.50, 294p and Poyntzpass farmer: 24.7k, £72.50, 294p.

MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS

Jerrettspass seller: 22.4k, £76.50, 342p; Banbridge seller: 20k, £66, 330p; Coalisland producer: 21.1k, £69, 327p; Portadown seller: 22.6k, £73.50, 325p; Whitecross farmer: 21.2k, £68.50, 323p; Mowhan farmer: 21.8k, £70, 321p; Benburb seller: 21.6k, £68.50, 317p and Armagh seller: 21k, £66.50, 317p.

STORES

Markethill seller: 16.7k, £68, 407p; Portadown farmer: 14k, £56.50, 404p; Markethill seller: 13.8k, £55, 399p; Markethill farmer: 16.1k, £64, 398p; Markethill seller: 16.5k, £64.50, 391p; Cookstown producer: 15.9k, £61, 384p; Banbridge farmer: 17.8k, £68, 382p and Cookstown producer: 14.4k, £55, 382p.