Brisk trade for spring lambs at Baltinglass


Ewes with lambs at foot topped out at €235, while cast ewes climbed to €120

Brisk trade for spring lambs at Baltinglass

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Ewes with lambs at foot topped out at €235, while cast ewes climbed to €120

A larger entry of spring lambs met with a “brisk selling trade” at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (May 11th), according to Tom Coleman.

Prices:

  • X5 55kg - €120;

  • X7 50kg - €117;

  • 10 x 41kg - €110;

  • X5 44kg - €105;

  • X8 42Kg - €103;

  • X1 40kg - €101;

  • X10 40kg - €100.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot - €140 - €235;

  • Cast ewes - €75-€120.

Cattle Sale

Demand remained strong for store bullocks and heifers at the mart’s cattle sale, the manager added.

“A very good sale of cattle with large numbers of stock on offer; a brisk selling trade with plenty of customer buying for grass,” commented Coleman.

Bullocks:

  • X1 CH - 710kg - €1390;

  • X1 CH - 650kg - €1300;

  • X1 LM - 600kg - €1270;

  • X1 HE - 605kg - €1200;

  • X2 FR - 600kg - €1120;

  • X3 LM - 363kg - €1060;

  • X1 LM - 340kg - €1080;

  • X1 LM - 510kg - €865;

  • X1 SI - 360kg - €855;

  • X2 CH - 355kg - €820;

  • X1 LM - 300kg - €750;

  • X2 LM - 315Kg - €740;

  • X2 CH - 280kg - €700;

  • X1 CH - 270kg - €690.

Heifers:

  • X1 LM - 425kg - €1070;

  • X1 BB - 395kg - €1015;

  • X1 CH - 425kg - €1010;

  • X1 RWX - 380kg - €950;

  • X1 LM - 380kg - €850;

  • X1 CH - 360kg - €820;

  • X2 LM - 340kg - €700;

  • X1 LM - 300kg - €625;

  • X2 AA - 290kg - €515;

  • X1 LM - 210kg - €420.

Cull Cows

  • Cull cows - €875-€1550.

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