First sale of 2018 saw a small number of Hogget’s on offer. However, there was a good trade for all lots large number of stag ewes on offer met with firm trade, especially for heavier lots.
Speaking to That’s Farming, Alfie Loftus of Mountbellew Mart said:
“There was up to a line and a half of store lambs on offer. Lambs around 53kg were making €113-€114. Light store lambs were making from €65-€80. There was a good line of stag ewes and made from €90-€115.” Alfie said.
“There were a couple of pens of aged in-lamb ewes carrying triplets and they were making up to €150, but left the mart unsold,” Alfie added.
Sheep sales every Saturday @ 10am.
04 wether lambs @ 38.1kg - €85,
27 wether hogget’s @ 43kg - €95.00,
06 wether hogget’s @ 53kg - €110.00
06 ewe hogget’s @ 46kg - €96.00,
07 wether hogget’s @ 46.5kg - €104.00,
03 wether hogget’s @41kg - €87.00,
Large number on offer with firm trade for all lots on offer.
Prices ranged from €85.00 to €115.00
Cattle recommencing 24th January 2018.