Markethill Mart: Heavy lambs sell to £92 for 28.5 kilos

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An entry of 1,390 sheep in Markethill on Wednesday 22nd November continued to sell in a very firm trade.

Heavy lambs sold to a top of £92 for 28.5 kilos with good quality pens selling from 340p to 363p per kilo for 24 kilos at £87 each followed by 361p for 24 kilos at £88 each. Most pens sold from £86 to £90 each.

Good quality middleweight lambs sold from 345p to 367p per kilo with a top of 381p for 20.5 kilos at £78 each.

Store trade was very firm with light stores selling from 380p to 418p per kilo for 15.9 kilos at £66.50 each.

Stronger stores sold from 360p to 394p for 18.4 kilos at £72.50 each.

Cull ewes sold from £65 to £94 each with poorer quality ewes from £50 to £60 each.

HEAVY LAMBS

Kilkeel farmer: 24k, £87, 363p; Armagh farmer: 24.4k, £88, 361p; Richhill farmer: 24k, £85.50, 356p; Moira farmer: 25k, £87, 348p; Portadown farmer: 25.2k, £87.50, 347p; Armagh farmer: 24.2k, £84, 347p; Armagh farmer: 24.4k, £84.50, 346p; Tandragee farmer: 24k, £83, 345p.

MIDDLEWEIGHT LAMBS

Dungannon farmer: 20.5k, £78, 381p; Dungannon farmer: 22.5k, £82.50, 367p; Craigavon farmer: 22.8k, £83.50, 366p; Moira farmer: 21.5k, £78, 363p; Newry farmer: 22.8k, £82, 360p; Altnamackin farmer: 20.9k, £75, 359p; Jerrettspass farmer: 23.7k, £85, 359p; Banbridge farmer: 20.5k, £73.50, 359p; Kilkeel farmer: 20.8k, £74.50, 358p.

STORES

Armagh farmer: 15.9k, £66.50, 418p; Cabra farmer: 11.5k, £48, 417p; Moyad farmer: 15.5k, £64, 413p; Markethill farmer: 16.6k, £67, 404p; Moyad farmer: 12.9k, £52, 403p; Newry farmer: 11.5k, £46, 400p; Loughgilly farmer: 18.4k, £72.50, 394p; Keady farmer: 15.3k, £60, 392p; Loughgall farmer: 18.1k, £70, 387p.