Heavy hoggets make €120 at Baltinglass Mart


Joe Kinsella said that bigger numbers were on offer this week, following the recent adverse weather conditions. A complete clearance of all stock was reported.

Heavy hoggets make €120 at Baltinglass Mart

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Joe Kinsella said that bigger numbers were on offer this week, following the recent adverse weather conditions. A complete clearance of all stock was reported.

Sheep

Bigger numbers were on offer this week, following the adverse weather conditions. According to Joe Kinsella, this resulted in a complete clearance of all stock. The manager noted that all sorts of hoggets fetched up to €2.50 per KG and met with strong demand; heavier ewes clicked up to €1.70 per KG, a trade that was driven by factory buyers.

Heavier Hoggets:

  • 5kg made €116
  • 50kg made €120
  • 47kg made €119
  • 45kg made €118
  • 40kg made €106

Stores:

  • 26kg made €67
  • 30kg made €77
  • 33kg made €88
  • 34kg made €87
  • 38kg made €100

Cattle

A special spring sale with a very brisk trade all-round. Prices were driven by farmer demand, resulting in a complete clearance, according to Joe Kinsella.

Heavier continental bullocks making up to €2.40 per KG; a Limousin bullock weighing 615 KG, selling for €1450.

Lively trade for all types of store cattle and those types sold to €2.70/KG according to Joe Kinsella.

  • Charolais Bullock, 610 KG made €1400
  • Hereford Bullock, 560 KG made €1270
  • Limousin Bullock, 525 KG made €1240
  • Angus Bullock, 560 KG made €1210
  • Simmental Bullock, 505 KG made €1210
  • Simmental Bullock, 395 KG made €1130
  • Charolais Bullock, 392 KG made €1040
  • Limousin Heifer, 392 KG made €990

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