More customers for ewe lambs at Ballymote


'There was a strong entry of stock with a stronger tone to the factory-type lamb'

More customers for ewe lambs at Ballymote

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'There was a strong entry of stock with a stronger tone to the factory-type lamb'

More customers competed for breeding-type ewe lambs at Ballymote Mart on Tuesday (September 3rd), according to a spokesperson.

“There was a strong entry of stock with a stronger tone to the factory-type lamb.”

“Fleshed cull ewes in keen demand and plenty of customers for breeding rams and hogget ewes.” the spokesperson added.

Lambs under 35 kg sold to €33.50 over;

  • 32.5 kg - €36;

  • 33.5 kg - €65.

Lambs 35 to 40 kg made from €30-€42.50 over;

  • 38.5 kg - €81;

  • 39.5 kg - €79;

  • 36.5 kg - €74.

Lambs 40 to 45 kg fetched from €38-€50 over;

  • 41 kg - €91;

  • 44.5 kg - €91;

  • 43.5 kg - €89.

Lambs 45-50 kg clicked from €40-91 over;

  • 49 kg - €140;

  • 49 kg - €105;

  • 49.5 kg - €104;

  • 47 kg - €100.

Heavier lots topped out at €58.50 over;

  • 52.5 kg - €111;

  • 52 kg - €105;

  • 55.5 kg - €109.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes: stores made from €45-€90/head, while heavy lots ranged from €100-€132/head;

  • Breeding rams went under the hammer from €200-€380/head and hogget ewes pushed from €120-€170/head.

Image source: Aurivo Livestock Mart Ballymote \ Facebook

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