Markethill Mart: Heavy pens sell from £91 to £95.50 each

Markethill Mart
Markethill Mart

An entry of 1,330 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday 24th January sold in a steady trade.

Good quality heavy hoggets sold to a top of 384p per kilo for 25.5 kilos at £98 each followed by 376p per kilo for 24.2 kilos at £91 each.

Several heavy pens sold from £91 to £95.50 each with top quality pens selling from 360p to 373p per kilo.

Good quality middleweight hoggets sold from 360p to a top of 383p per kilo for 21.7 kilos at £83 each.

Good quality stores sold from 360p to 395p per kilo for 19 kilos at £75 each.

An increased entry of cull ewes sold to a top of £88 each.

All good quality ewes sold from £70 to £87 each and poorer quality ewes sold from £50 to £60 each.

Ewes and lambs sold to a top of £212 for a three year old ewe plus a double.

Several more doubles sold from £160 to £205 each.

Singles sold from £130 to £152 each.


Cornascriebe farmer: 25.5k, £98, 384p; Bessbrook farmer: 25.2k, £94, 373p; Newry farmer: 25k, £93.50, 373p; Mayobridge farmer: 24k, £89, 371p; Lisnadill farmer: 24.4k, £90, 369p; Cullyhanna farmer: 25k, £92, 368p; Belleeks farmer: 24.5k, £90, 367p; Portadown farmer: 26k, £95.50, 367p.


Jerrettspass farmer: 21.7k, £83, 383p; Mayobridge farmer: 23k, £87.50, 380p; Newry farmer: 21.7k, £82, 378p; Newtownhamilton farmer: 21.8k, £81.50, 374p; Hilltown farmer: 23.2k, £86, 371p; Tandragee farmer: 23.5k, £87, 370p; Armagh farmer: 22.7k, £84, 370p; Jerrettspass farmer: 20k, £74, 370p; Poyntzpass farmer: 22.6k, £83.50, 369p; Irvinestown farmer: 21.7k, £80, 368p.


Whitecross farmer: 19k, £75, 395p; Portadown farmer: 13.9k, £54, 388p; Moy farmer: 18.4k, £68, 369p; Whitecross farmer: 16.8k, £62, 369p; Markethill farmer: 17.5k, £64.50, 369p; Moy farmer: 19.5k, £71, 364p; Hilltown farmer: 17.4k, £63, 362p; Portadown farmer: 18.8k, £68, 362p; Whitecross farmer: 19.7k, £71, 360p.