Brisk demand for spring lambs at Baltinglass


Spring lambs reached €130/head

Brisk demand for spring lambs at Baltinglass

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Spring lambs reached €130/head

Baltinglass Mart’s sheep sale – which was held last Saturday (April 27th) - attracted a large entry of stores, according to Tom Coleman – Manager.

Spring lambs met with “brisk demand” with a top call of €130 recorded in this category; quality hoggets went under the hammer from €117-€129.

Summary

  • Cast Ewes - €70 - €124;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot €110 - €225.

Prices

  • x3 45kg - €130

  • X10 65kg - €129;

  • X7 55Kg - €123;

  • X7 52kg - €123;

  • X20 37kg - €96;

  • X20 49kg - €95;

  • X3 40kg - €90;

  • X6 33kg - €80;

  • X26 36kg - €78;

  • X22 36kg - €78;

  • X3 30kg - €76.

Ewe Hoggets:

  • X9 52kg - €125;

  • X17 52kg - €125;
  • X7 47kg - €120.

Cattle

Coleman reported a very strong trade for quality stores at Wednesday’s cattle sale; more farmer customers made their presence felt at the ringside.

“Beef bullocks, beef heifers and cows also met an improved trade.” he added.

Bullocks:

  • X1 CH - 560kg - €1360;

  • X2 CH - 620kg - €1360;

  • X2 SI - 570kg - €1350;

  • X3 BAX - 550kg - €1320;

  • X3 CH - 480kg - €1200;

  • X1 CH - 480kg - €1200;

  • X1 LM - 485kg - €1185;

  • X1 LM - 500kg - €1180;

  • X1 BB - 490kg - €1050;

  • X3 LM - 420kg - €950;

  • X1 CH - 400kg - €920;

  • X1 LM - 370Kg - €900;

  • X2 LM - 350kg - €850.

Heifers:

  • X1 CH - 450kg - €1000;

  • X2 CH - 415kg - €900;

  • X1 CH - 400kg - €880;

  • X2 CH - 380kg - €870;

  • X4 AA - 450kg - €800;

  • X1 LM - 300kg - €690;

  • X1 CH - 280kg - €600.

Cull Cows:

  • Cows - €740-€1160.

Image source: Baltinglass Mart \ Facebook

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