Spring lambs reach €131/head at Baltinglass


Hoggets peaked at €135, while ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €110-€220 and cast ewes made from €64-€128.

Spring lambs reach €131/head at Baltinglass

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Hoggets peaked at €135, while ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €110-€220 and cast ewes made from €64-€128.

There was a much-improved trade for spring lambs at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (April 13th), according to a mart spokesperson.

They reached €131/head, while hoggets peaked at €135.

Store hoggets pushed from €75 up to €105, while cast ewes ranged from €64 up to €128 and ewes with lambs at foot went under the hammer from €110 up to €220.

Sample prices:

  • X1 45kg - €131;

  • X9 40kg - €126;

  • X10 55Kg - €135;

  • X3 51kg - €126;

  • X10 48kg - €126;

  • X7 49kg - €125;

  • X10 45kg - €118;

  • X10 41kg - €110;

  • X10 43kg - €109;

  • X6 36kg - €91;

  • X6 35kg - €88;

  • X6 37kg - €89;

  • X5 35kg - €80.

Cattle Sale

Trade improved for all types, especially for stores and forward stores at Baltinglass on Wednesday (April 10th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“There was plenty of farmer interest which made for brisk bidding.” The spokesperson said following the general cattle sale.

Bullocks:

  • X1 SI - 795KG - €1560;

  • X1 LM - 655KG - €1350;

  • X4 CH - 516KG - €1250;

  • X2 LM - 520KG - €1200;

  • X2 SHX - 500KG - €1190;

  • X3 CH - 500KG - €1190;

  • X1 LM - 520KG - €1020;

  • X2 HE - 485KG - €1000;

  • X1 AA - 515KG - €985;

  • X1 LM - 470KG - €890;

  • X3 CH - 400KG - €850;

  • X1 CH - 410KG - €850;

  • X1 LM - 380KG - €750.

Heifers:

  • X1 CH - 570KG - €1080;

  • X1 LM - 515KG - €1050;

  • X1 LM - 450KG - €1000;

  • X2 LM - 480KG - €960;

  • X1 HE - 450KG - €930;

  • X1 LM - 395KG - €855;

  • X2 LM - 365KG - €840;

  • X1 LM - 410KG - €820;

  • X1 CH - 335KG - €700;

  • X2 CH - 300KG - €650.

Cull Cows

  • Cull cows made from €710 up to €1200.

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