Numbers ease at Baltinglass as field work takes priority


"A good trade for all sorts but prices were slightly back on the previous week."

Numbers ease at Baltinglass as field work takes priority

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"A good trade for all sorts but prices were slightly back on the previous week."

Trade was good for all sheep at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (July 6th), according to Tom Coleman - Manager.

“There were fewer ewes with lambs at foot out and more store lambs 30 - 35kg on offer which met with a good trade."

Lambs:

  • X17 - 47kg - €105;

  • X1 - 50kg - €104;

  • X5 - 44kg - €100;

  • X15 - 44kg - €98;

  • X5 - 45kg - €97;

  • X8 - 41kg - €99;

  • X12 - 42kg - €92;

  • X6 - 41kg- €90;

  • X17 - 40kg - €85;

  • X6 - 36kg - €73;

  • X10 - 35kg €70;

  • X4 - 35kg - €70;

  • X10 - 30kg - €63.

Ewes:

  • X2 92kg - €114;

  • X12 72kg - €90;

  • X15 77kg - €89;

  • X2 65kg - €75;

  • X5 63kg - €70.

Ewes with lambs at foot:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot went under the hammer from €130 - €172.

Cattle Sale

There was a smaller sale of cattle on Wednesday (July 3rd) according to the manager who said that this was due to “fine weather with the farmers making hay and silage."

He noted that there was a good trade for all sorts but prices were slightly back on the previous week.

Bullocks:

  • 1 FR - 500kg - €830;

  • 1 LM - 550kg - €800;

  • 1 HE - 510kg - €800;

  • 1 LM - 450kg - €790;

  • 1 CH - 315kg - €650;

  • 1 LM - 310kg - €635;

  • 2 FR - 400kg- €625;

  • 2 CH - 290kg - €605.

Heifers:

  • 1 CH - 450kg - €990;
  • 1 CH - 430kg - €880;
  • 1 AA - 470kg - €860;
  • 1 LM - 365kg - €750;
  • 1 CH - 380kg - €700;
  • 2 LM - 330kg - €660.

Cull cows

  • Cull cows - €750 - €1200/head.

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