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Sheep ‘steady’ at Markethill

SHEEP prices were steady at Markethill on Wednesday, April 10.

Heavy hoggets sold from £97 to £102 each with suitable pens from 375p to 400p per kilo for 25 kilos @ £100 each.

Middleweights sold to 408p per kilo for 24 kilos @ £98 each. Main demand sold from 375p to 396p per kilo.

Spring lambs sold from 480p to 500p per kilo with a top of 525p per kilo for 20 kilos @ £105 each, followed by 515p per kilo for 19.5 kilos @ £100.50 each.

Good quality cull ewes sold from £65 to £82 each with 2nd quality from £40 to £55 each.

In the breeding ring doubles sold from £140 to £200 each. Singles sold from £100 to £136 each.

HEAVY HOGGETS

Armagh farmer : 24k £98 408p ; Killylea farmer : 25k £100 400p : Keady farmer : 25k £99.50 398p : Portadown farmer : 24k £95 395p : Loughgilly farmer : 25k £98 392p : Newry farmer : 25.5k £99.50 390p : Portadown farmer : 24.5k £94.50 385p : Tyan farmer : 24.5k £94.50 385p : Tandragee farmer : 24k £91 379p : Portadown farmer : 27k £101 374p

MIDDLEWEIGHT HOGGETS

Armagh farmer : 22.5k £89 395p : Richhill farmer : 21k £81 385p : Lisnadill farmer : 21.5k £82 381p : Cullyhanna farmer : 23.5k £87 370p

SPRING LAMBS

Cullyhanna farmer : 20k £105 525p : Killylea farmer : 19.5k £100.50 515p : Poyntzpass farmer : 23k £113.50 493p : Dorsey farmer : 21k £103 490p : Armagh farmer : 20k £96.80 484p : Portadown farmer : 20.5k £99 482p.

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