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Improved trade for lambs

AN entry of 800 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday, June 12, returned an improved trade for Lambs and Cull sheep.

Light lambs sold to 447p per kilo for 21 kilos @ £93.80 with several pens from 425p to 438p per kilo. The entire entry of light lambs averaged 420p per kilo.

Heavy lambs sold from £92 to £98 and up to 400p per kilo for 24 kilos @ £96 each. The entire entry of heavy lambs sold averaged £94.70 each.

Good quality Cull ewes sold from £60 to £77 each with 2nds from £40 to £55 each.

A smaller entry of Ewes and lambs sold readily. Doubles sold from £150 to £188 each. Singles sold from £120 to £152 each. The final sale of Ewes and Lambs for this season will be next week 19-06-13.

HEAVY LAMBS

Mountnorris famer : 24k £96 400p : Madden farmer : 24k £95.50 397p : Killylea farmer : 24k £94 391p : Armagh farmer : 24.5k £93.80 382p : Glenanne farmer : 24.5k £92.80 378p : Armagh farmer : 25k £94.50 378p : Armagh farmer : 25.5k £94 368p

LIGHT LAMBS

Poyntzpass farmer : 21k £93.80 446p ; Loughgall farmer : 21.5k £94.20 438p ; Newry farmer ; 21k £91.20 434p : Poyntzpass farmer ; 22k £95.20 432p ; Keady farmer ; 22k £95 431p ; Keady farmer : 21.5k £92.80 431p ; Newtownbutler farmer : 20k £85.80 429p ; Armagh farmer : 20.5k £87.50 426p : Armagh farmer : 22k £93.80 426p : Poyntzpass farmer : 22.5k £95.80 425p

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