At the weekly sheep sale at Downpatrick on Saturday, June 24th, there was an increased entry of lambs selling to £98.00 and fat ewes to £100.00.
Lighter weight lambs sold to £6.45ppk.
Leading prices in all categories as follows:
FAT LAMBS: Downpatrick farmer 25kg, £98.00, Ballyclander farmer 30kg, £96.00, Lisburn farmer 24kg, £95.00, Ballynahinch farmer 24kg, £95.00, woodgrange farmer 25kg, £94.50, Ballyward farmer 26kg, £94.00, Drumnaquoile farmer 23kg £93.00, Clough farmer 24kg, £93.00, Corbally farmer 23kg, £92.50, Annalong farmer 24kg, £92.00, Annalong farmer 24kg, £91.50, Castlewellan farmer 23kg, £91.00, Ballyculter farmer 23kg, £91.00, Ballyalton farmer 22kg, £90.00, Ballynahinch farmer 22kg £90.00, Ballyclander farmer 22kg, £89.00, Staangford farmer 22kg, £88.00, Downpatrick farmer 21kg, £87.50, Killinchy farmer 21kg, £86.50, Cabra farmer 21kg, £86.00, Clough farmer 21kg, £86.00 and Crossgar farmer 21kg, £86.00.
FAT EWES: Crossgar farmer £100, Downpatrick farmer £92.00, Strangford farmer £86.00, Saintfield farmer £77.00