Wednesday 27th November

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An entry of 2851 sheep in Ballymena resulted in another very steady trade.  Fat lambs sold to 392p on 3 occasions and to a top per head of £90 for 2 pens.  Fat ewes sold to £89.

 

Fat lambs (2745)

Top prices per kg:-

T Stewart, Cairncastle 9 Mule 18kg £76 (422), Amy Griffith, Ballyclare 1 Tex 18kg £74 (411), David White, Broughshane 4 Tex 17.5kg £71 (405), Brian McGookin, Ballyclare 5 Tex 19kg £77 (405), John Murray, Larne 14 Tex 17kg £68 (400), T Stewart, 6 Mule 20kg £78.50 (392), John Murray 10 Tex 20kg £78.50 (392), S Bonnar, B’shane 12 Char 19kg £74.50 (392), J Fenton, Glarryford 12 Tex 19.5kg £76 (389), Brian McGookin 7 Tex 21kg £81 (385), Leslie Turtle, B’shane 20 Tex 21kg £81 (385), T Stewart 8 Mule 20.5kg £79 (385), Matthew Murphy, Moorfields 12 Tex 20.5kg £77.50 (378), Shaws Hill farm, Kells 72 Tex 21.5kg £81 (376), N & J McKee, Cairncastle 13 Suff 21kg £79 (376), WW & JW Patton, Newtownards 10 Bel 18.5kg £69 (373), S Bonnar, Broughshane 16 Char 21.5kg £80 (372), Josh Robinson, Donaghadee 14 Tex 20.5kg £76 (370), A Dempsey, Aghadowey 9 Tex 20.5kg £76 (370), Chris McAllister 19 Tex 22kg £81.50 (370), JW Harbinson, Limavady 10 Bel 23kg £85 (369), P McGuckian, Dunloy 20 Tex 22.5kg £83 (368), M McKeown, Aughafatten 11 Mule 22kg £81 (368), R McKnight, Templepatrick 10 Tex 22kg £81 (368).

 

Top prices per head:-

E McKinstry, Nutts Corner 1 Dor 34kg £90, WL Wilson, Ballyclare 7 Tex 28kg £90, John McIlrath, Ballymena 21 Tex 28kg £88, A Dobbs, Carrick 8 Tex 27.5kg £88, Rbt Gingles, Larne 4 Tex 32.5kg £88, Graene Martin, B’shane 23 Tex 25kg £87.50, Samuel Graham, Toomebridge 5 Tex 28.5kg £87, N Boyd, B’shane 22 Tex 29.5kg £87, James McCaughan, Armoy 32 Tex 26kg £87, WJ Hanna, Ballyclare 20 Rou 26.5kg £87, JJ Hill, Islandmagee 12 Tex 28kg £86.50, S McNaughton, Loughgiel 17 Suff 25.5kg £86.50, John Kennedy, Ballywalter 19 Tex 25.5kg £86.50, K McAuley, Broughshane 22 Tex 26.5kg £86, D Carson, Nutts Corner 29 Tex 26.5kg £86, Carrigeen farms, Templepatrick 40 Tex 25kg £86, S Gilmore & Co, Kilrea 24 Tex 26kg £86, A Dobbs, Carrick 36 Tex 25kg £86, John McFall, Broughshane 13 Tex 24.5kg £86, Sandra Hunter, Bushmills 21 Mule 28kg £86, J Dobbin, Aughafatten 2 Tex 28kg £86, Tom Gibson, Stewartstown 37 Suff 27kg £86, M Sloan, Moneymore 59 Tex 25kg £86.

 

Fat ewes (106)

1st Quality

Suff – £75-£89

Tex – £75-£84

CB – £60-£78

BF – £40-£58