Markethill Mart: Good quality cull ewes sell from £80 to £108 each

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An entry of 750 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 30th May sold in an easier trade for spring lambs.

Cull ewe prices were firmer and breeding sheep sold in a steady trade.

Good quality spring lambs sold from 420p to a top of 467p per kilo for 22.5kilos at £105 each for a Newtownhamilton farmer followed by 442p per kilo for 23.3kilos at £103 each for a Portadown producer.

Good quality cull ewes sold from £80 to £108 each.

Plainer ewes from £55 to £75 each.

In the breeding ring doubles sold to a top of £212 with others from £180 to £210.

Singles sold to £190 with several more £150 to £188 each.


Newtownhamilton farmer: 22.5k, £105, 467p; Portadown farmer: 23.3k, £103, 442p; Belleeks farmer: 21.4k, £92, 430p; Tynan farmer: 21.7k, £92, 424p; Armagh farmer: 23k, £97.50, 424p; Jerrettspass farmer: 23.6k, £100, 424p; Camlough farmer: 22.5k, £95, 422p and Crossmaglen farmer: 22.5k, £95, 422p.