Largest sheep sale of the year at Carnew


2,600 sheep went under the hammer with an improved trade reported for breeding ewes. Beef and quality cattle met with strong demand on Saturday.

Largest sheep sale of the year at Carnew

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2,600 sheep went under the hammer with an improved trade reported for breeding ewes. Beef and quality cattle met with strong demand on Saturday.

Largest sale of the year with 2,600 entries on offer at Thursday’s sheep sale. Trade was similar to last week with little change, while breeding ewes met with an improved trade, according to David Quinn - Manager.

  • Butcher & Factory €93 - €108;
  • Store lamb over 35kg - €70 - €85;
  • Store lamb Under 35 KG – €58 – €80;
  • Ewe Lambs - €75 - €118;
  • Heavier Cull Ewes – €80 – €112;
  • Lighter Cull Ewes – €40 – €80;
  • Hoggett Ewes – €120 – €160;
  • Older Breeding Ewes – €90 – €140.

Cattle Sale

1,200 cattle passed through the rings of Carnew Mart on Saturday, September 8th.

Trade was similar to last week with strong demand for beef and quality cattle, while dairy-bred cattle met a tougher demand, according to David Quinn.

Bullocks

  • Beef & Forward Blks – €650 – €980 over;
  • Cont Store Blks – €420 – €780 over;
  • HE AA Blks – €280 – €720 over;
  • Lighter FR Blks – €1 – €200 over;
  • Heavier FR Blks – €320 – €580 over.

Heifers

  • Beef Hfr – €570 – €960 over;
  • Cont Store Hfr – €350 – €680 over;
  • HE and AA Hfr – €180 – €420 over.

Cull Cows

  • Beef Cows – €350 – €700 over;
  • Store Cows – €100 under – €250 over;
  • Cow & Calves - €1000 - €1750.

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