A LARGE entry of 1150 sheep at Markethill sold in an easier trade for lambs, a steady cull ewe trade and an improved trade for good quality ewes and lambs yesterday (Wednesday) May 22.
Heavy lambs sold from £100 to £106.50 each with a complete clearance realised.
Middleweight lambs sold from 460p to 480p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £95.80 each. Several pens sold from £100 to £106.50 each for 22.5 kilos (473p). Good quality hoggets sold from 375p to 395p per kilo for 21 kilos @ £83 each.
Cull ewes sold from £65 to £85 each with 2nds from £45 to £60 each.
A packed yard of Breeders sold in an excellent demand for good quality outfits. Several singles sold from £150 to £182 each.
Poyntzpass farmer : 21k £83 395p : Newtownbutler farmer : 23k £90 391p : Mowhan farmer : 22k £86 390p : Portadown farmer : 20.5k £78.50 382p : Markethill farmer : 21.5k £82 381p : Newtownbutler farmer : 22.5k £85 377p : Killylea farmer : 25.5k £97 380p
Belleeks farmer : 20k £95.80 479p : Cullyhanna farmer : 20k £95 475p : Mowhan farmer : 22k £104.20 473p : Newtownhamilton farmer : 22.5k £106.50 473p : Gilford farmer : 22k £103.50 470p : Loughgilly farmer : 22k £103 468p : Cullyhanna farmer : 21k £98 466p : Cornascriebe farmer : 21k £97.80 465p : Belleeks farmer : 21.5k £100 465p : Dyan farmer : 20k £92.80 464p : Banbridge farmer : 22.5k £104.20 463p
Tandragee farmer : 24.5k £104.50 : Caledon farmer : 24.5k £105 : Ashfield farmer : 25k £105.80 : Moy farmer : 25k £105 : Newtownhamilton farmer : 26k £106.50 : Cornascriebe farmer : 26k £104.50.