Ewe lambs reach €172 at Ballymote


“The lamb trade, in general, was not as sharp as last week; trade for cull ewes remained strong.”

Ewe lambs reach €172 at Ballymote

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“The lamb trade, in general, was not as sharp as last week; trade for cull ewes remained strong.”

Some notable prices were recorded for ewe lambs at Ballymote Mart on Tuesday (July 16th), according to a spokesperson.

“The lamb trade, in general, was not as sharp as last week. Trade for cull ewes remained strong.”

“Some outstanding ewe lambs on offer with plenty of farmer interest.” the spokesperson added.

Lots under 40 kg made from €25 to €43 over;

  • 39 kg - €82;

  • 37 kg - €80;

  • 35.5 kg - €78.

Lots 40-45 kg sold from €35-€52.50 over;

  • 44.5 kg - €97;

  • 44.5 kg - €95;

  • 44 kg - €94;

  • 44.5 kg - €94.

Lots 45-50 kg pushed from €38-€52.50 over;

  • 47.5 kg - €100;

  • 49 kg - €100;

  • 46.5 kg - €99;

  • 45.5 kg - €98.

Heavier lots peaked at €118 over (ewe lamb prices provided below);

  • 54 kg - €172;
  • 55.5 kg - €163;
  • 55.5 kg - €130.

Cull Ewes

  • Cull Ewes - stores - €40-€85
  • Heavy lots - €100-136.

Image source: Aurivo Livestock Mart Ballymote \ Facebook

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