Sheep improve by €3-€5/head at Baltinglass


Some 700 lots went under the hammer, with a top call of €160 recorded for in-lamb ewes, while lambs – weighing 53kgs – climbed to €131.

Sheep improve by €3-€5/head at Baltinglass

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Some 700 lots went under the hammer, with a top call of €160 recorded for in-lamb ewes, while lambs – weighing 53kgs – climbed to €131.

Some 700 sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (January 26th), according to Tom Coleman – Manager.

The manager reported said all categories improved €3-€5/head, with sample prices provided below.

Price table

  • X4 53kg lambs - €131;

  • X3 51Kg lambs - €126;

  • X6 52kg lambs - €125;

  • X20 50kg lambs - €125;

  • X20 50kg lambs - €125;

  • X7 46kg lambs - €123;

  • x4 45kg lambs - €121;

  • X9 40kg lambs - €114;

  • X4 40kg lambs - €105;

  • X10 37kg lambs - €90;

  • X5 29kg lambs - €80.

Other categories

  • Cast ewes from €65 up to €121;

  • Ewes in-lamb from €115 - €160.

Cattle Sale

Trade slightly improved at Wednesday’s cattle sale, the manager said, with 95% of lots finding new homes.

Summary

  • Bullocks ranged from €870 - €1200;

  • Heifers pushed from €850 - €1150;
  • Cull cows sold from €700 - €1200.

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