At the weekly sheep sale at Downpatrick Mart on Saturday, June 10th trade picked up from the previous week with increased demand.
Lambs sold to £109.00 and fat ewes to £85.00.
Lighter weight lambs sold to £4.67ppk.
Leading prices in all categories as follows:
FAT LAMBS: Ballybrannagh farmer 27kg, £109.00, Ballyculter farmer 24kg, £108.00, Killyleagh farmer 30kg, £107.00, Drumnaquoile farmer 25kg, £107.00, Ballynahinch farmer 26kg, £106.50, Castlewellan farmer 29kg, £105.50, Annacloy farmer 22kg, £105.00, Comber farmer 22kg, £104.00, Ballyhossett farmer 22kg, £104.00, Downpatrick farmer 22kg, £104.00, Ballyalton farmer 23kg, £103.00, Annalong farmer 22kg, £102.00, Downpatrick farmer 22kg, £101.50, Newry farmer 22kg, £101.00, Ballynoe farmer 22kg, £101.00, Hilltown farmer 21kg, £100.50, Ballyhornan farmer 22kg, £100.00, Ballyrolly farmer 21kg, £99.00, Annacloy farmer 22kg, £98.00, Ballyculter farmer 21kg, £98.00, Castlewellan farmer 21kg, £93.50 and Woodgrange farmer 20kg, £90.00.
FAT EWES: Woodgrange farmer £85, Drumnaquoile farmer £85, Raholp farmer £83, Comber farmer £80, Downpatrick farmer £80 and Downpatrick farmer £79, Annalong farmer £75.