Fat lambs sell to £92.50 at Armoy Mart

The bad weather and internet failure failed to dampen the lamb trade last Wednesday night at Armoy Mart.

Friday, 21st July 2017, 10:08 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:06 pm

When the sale eventually started trade was great with just over 700 head on offer.

Fat lambs sold to £92.50, store lambs were a great trade with many customers looking for lambs to graze. Fat ewes sold to £88.

FAT LAMBS: Rob Lynn, Ballymoney, 26kgs, £92.50. Jas Currie, Ballymoney, 24kgs, £90.50. G McIlroy, Ballycastle, 24kgs, £90.20. Felix McMullan, Portrush, 25kgs, £90.00. Galbraith Bros, Coleraine, 25kgs, £90.00. Fred Hanna, Jun, Ballymoney, 23kgs, £89.80. A B Wilson, Armoy, 22½kgs, £88.00. K and E McErlain, Armoy, 22kgs, £88.00. J McCaughan, Armoy, 22kgs, £87.20. John Weir, Macfin, 22kgs, £87.00. Jas Reilly, Ballycastle, 24kgs, £87.00. Jas Mullan, Drumsurn, 22kgs, £85.80.

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FAT EWES: Trevor Hanna, Loughguile, 4 Texels, £88.00. K Ferguson Ballyclare, 1 Texel, £83.50. Trevor Hanna, Ballymoney, 3 Texel, £83.00. Mal McKenna, Ballymoney, 2 crossbreds £80.00. Fred Hanna, Ballymoney, 4 crossbreds £76.00. J J McHenry, Mosside, 9, crossbreds £76.00. Jas Reilly, Ballycastle, 4 Texels, £70.00. Galbraith Bros, Coleraine, 8, crossbreds £69.00. R Lynn, Ballymoney, 4 crossbreds £65.00. Mal McKenna, Ballymoney, 2 rams, £81.00. G McIlroy, Ballycastle, 1 ram £75.00.

STORE LAMBS: D O’Connell, Ballymoney, 17 Texels, £79.00. Gab Emerson, Cushendall, 30 Suffolks, £76.00. D O’Connell, Ballymoney, 11 Suffolks, £68.20. McAuley Farms, Glendun, 12 Texels, £66.20. A Wallace, Coleraine, 15 Texels, £60.00. D O’Connell, Ballymoney, 14 Texels, £63.00. Donal McKillop, Cushendall, 8 Suffolks, £74.20.

Sale every Wednesday night at 7pm.

Auctioneers: Daniel McAlister and Son.