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Latest sheep prices from Markethill

AN entry of 870 sheep at Markethill on Wednesday (May 8) sold on a firmer demand for both hoggets and spring lambs.

Light lambs sold to 500p/kg for 20.5kg at £102.  All suitable pens from 478p/kg.  In all 210 light lambs averaged 21.3kg at £101.40 (475p)

Heavy lambs sold from £100 to £109 each for 25kg.

Middleweight hoggets sold to 427p/kg for 20.5 kg at £87.50 each.

Main demand from 385p to 422p/kg for 23kg at £97.

Heavy hoggets sold from 370p to 406p/kg for 24kg at £97.50 each.  Several pens sold from £104 to £108 each.

Cull ewes sold from £60 to £87 each with seconds from £40 to £55 each.

A full yard of ewes and lambs sold in a noticeably stronger demand.  Doubles to £190 with several more from £150 to £185.  Singles from £120 to £170 each.

HEAVY HOGGETS

Richhill producer: 24k £97.50 406p: Loughgilly producer: 26k £104.50 402p: Portadown producer: 27k £108 400p: Cullyhanna producer: 27k £105.50 391p: Armagh producer: 24k £92.50 385p:Portadown producer: 25k £94.20 377p: Latt producer: 28k £105.50 377p: Hamiltonsbawn producer: 28k £104 371p

MIDDLEWEIGHT HOGGETS

Armagh producer: 20.5k £87.50 427p: Coalisland producer: 23k £97 422p: Portadown producer: 23.5k £95.50 406p: Richhill producer: 21k £85 405p: Armagh producer: 22.5k £90.20 401p: Portadown producer: 21k £84 400p: Markethill producer: 23k £92 400p: Poyntzpass producer: 22k £86 391p

SPRING LAMBS

Belleeks producer: 20.5k £102.50 500p: Annaghmore producer: 21k £104 495p: Richhill producer: 21k £104 495p: Richhill producer: 21k £103.50 493p: Armagh producer: 20k £98.20 491p: Cullyhanna producer: 20k £96.50 483p: Armagh producer: 22k £106 482p: 20k £96.20 481p: Armagh producer: 21k £101 481p: Tynan producer: 22k £105.20 478p: Portadown producer: 22k £105.20 478p.

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