Sheep easier by €2-€3/head at Baltinglass


There was some good value for store lamb buyers, according to the manager. Beef and forward store cattle met with an improved trade last Wednesday.

Sheep easier by €2-€3/head at Baltinglass

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There was some good value for store lamb buyers, according to the manager. Beef and forward store cattle met with an improved trade last Wednesday.

A smaller entry went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart’s sheep sale on Saturday (February 23rd), according to Tom Coleman – Manager.

He noted that prices were easier by €2 - €3/head, with some good value for store lamb buyers.

Lambs:

  • 2 x 57 kg - €124;

  • 4 x 56kg - €121;

  • 5 x 56kg - €120;

  • 11 x 50kg - €116;

  • 2 x 50 kg - €113;

  • 3 x 53kg - €112;

  • 27 x 40kg - €100;

  • 19 x 38 kg - €100;

  • 10 x 35 kg - €82;

  • 5 x 33kg - €80;

  • 18 x 37kg - €80;

  • 16 x 32 kg - €72;

  • 17 x 29kg - €68;

  • 10 x 24kg - €54.

Other categories:

  • In-lamb ewes fetched from €130 up to €150;

  • Cast Ewes ranged from €70 up to €110.

Cattle Sale

There was an improved trade for beef and forward stores at Baltinglass Mart’s cattle sale last Wednesday, according to the manager.

Strong demand with a good attendance of buyers led to a complete clearance of stock, he added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 X CH - 580KG - €1290;

  • 1 X SI - 560KG - €1210;

  • 1 X LM - 550KG - €1170;

  • 2 X LM - 500KG - €1110;

  • 1 X LM - 570KG - €1080;

  • 2 X SI - 490KG - €1070;

  • 1 X LM - 500KG - €1060;

  • 2 X HE - 500KG - €1050;

  • 4 X FR - 500KG - €800.

Heifers:

  • 1 X HE - 500KG - €980;

  • 1 X HE - 440KG - €820;

  • 1 X LM - 500KG - €1000;

  • 1 X CH - 510KG - €990.

Cull Cows

  • Cows sold from €1080 up to €1200.

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