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‘Satisfactory’ prices for lambs

LAMB prices were very satisfactory at Markethill on Wednesday, June 19.

Suitable light lambs sold to 476p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £95.20 each, followed by 464p per kilo for 20.5 kilos @ £95 each. All good quality pens sold from 430p to 454p per kilo. All the light lambs sold averaged 21 kilos @ £90.90 each (431p)

Heavy lambs sold from £93 to £98 each and up to 398p per kilo for 24 kilos @ £95.50 each.

Good quality cull ewes sold from £65 to £80 each with 2nds from £45 to £57 each.

The final sale of Breeding Sheep for the season sold readily. Singles sold from £120 to £165 each and doubles sold to £152 each.

HEAVY LAMBS

Belleeks farmer : 24k £95.50 398p : Craigavon farmer : 24k £95 396p : Tandragee farmer : 26k £94 362p

LIGHT LAMBS

Mullaghbawn farmer : 20k £95.20 476p : Armagh farmer : 20.5k £95 463p : Tandragee farmer : 21k £95.50 454p : Tandragee farmer : 20k £90.50 452p : Lisnadill farmer : 21.5k £95.80 445p : Loughbrickland farmer : 20.5k £91 443p : killylea farmer : 20k £88.50 442p ; Portadown farmer : 22k £97 440p : Markethill farmer : 21k £92 438p : Markethill farmer : 22k £96 436p : Belleeks farmer : 21k £91.50 435p : Cookstown farmer : 20k £87 435p : Armagh farmer : 20.5k £88.50 431p : Belleeks farmer : 20k £85.50 427.50.

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