Store lambs improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass


Up to 2,000 sheep were offered for sale; factory and butcher lambs improved by €2/head, according to Tom Coleman - Manager.

Store lambs improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

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Up to 2,000 sheep were offered for sale; factory and butcher lambs improved by €2/head, according to Tom Coleman - Manager.

Up to 2,000 sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (December 15th), according to Tom Coleman - Manager.

He said that factory and butcher lambs improved by €2/head, with a top call of €117 recorded for 55kg lambs.

Stores also met with an improved trade, with prices up €2-€4/head and a full clearance reported.

Entries 50 - 60 Kg fetched from €104 - €117, while lots 45 - 50 Kg made from €90 - €108 and stores 30 - 45Kg clicked from €69 - €92 Cast Ewes ranged from €45 - €115.

Sample prices

  • 10 lambs - 45 kg - €100;
  • 4 lambs - 46 Kg - €106;
  • 24 lambs - 53.4 kg - €111;
  • 22 lambs - 55 kg - €117;
  • 10 lambs - 34kg - €75.

Cattle

Tom Coleman reported a “very steady trade” for all quality store cattle offered for sale on Wednesday (December 12th).

Bullocks

  • CH - 650kg - €1320;
  • CH - 645 kg - €1350;
  • CH - 500 kg - €1200.

Heifers

  • CH - 390kg - €850;
  • CH - 540kg - €1100;
  • LM - 395kg - €840;
  • LM - 495kg - €990;
  • LM - 420kg - €880.

Cows

  • CH - 640Kg - €970;
  • LM - 700kg - €1050;
  • CH - 600kg - €900.

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