Spring lambs easier by €7-€12/head at Baltinglass


Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.

Spring lambs easier by €7-€12/head at Baltinglass

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Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.

Spring lambs were easier by €7-€12/head at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (May 18th), according to Tom Coleman – Manager.

Spring Lambs:

  • X20 - 45kg - €110;

  • X15 42kg - €110;

  • X10 38kg - €104.

Hoggets:

  • X5 55kg - €114;

  • X15 48 kg - €108;

  • X3 42Kg - €93;

  • 13 38kg - €83;

  • X32 37kg - €65.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot - €130-€236;

  • Cast ewes - €90-€128/head.

Cattle Sale:

Top-quality store bullocks and heifers met a lively trade at the mart’s cattle sale last Wednesday (May 15th), the manager added.

“Farmer customers were out in force; fat and feeding cows also met an improved trade.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 LM - 630kg - €1350;

  • X1 CH - 650kg - €1300;

  • X1 LM - 600kg - €1250;

  • X2 HE - 605kg - €1200;

  • X2 AA - 540kg - €1040;

  • X1 CH - 410kg - €900;

  • X1 CH - 390kg - €890;

  • X1 LM - 385kg - €890;

  • X1 CH - 360kg - €865;

  • X2 CH - 315kg - €810;

  • X1 LM - 335kg - €790;

  • X2 CH - 325kg - €790;

  • X1 CH - 310kg - €790;

  • X1 CH - 290kg - €740;

  • X1 SI - 235kg - €780.

Heifers:

  • X1 LM - 450kg - €1050;

  • X1 LM - 430 kg - €1000;

  • X1 CH - 430kg - €980;

  • X1 LM - 400kg - €920;

  • X1 LM - 380kg - €920;

  • X2 LM - 400kg - €900;

  • X2 CH - 380kg - €815;

  • X1 LM - 340kg - €750.

Cull Cows:

  • Cull cows - €850 to €1440.

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