Good demand for hogget ewes at Mountbellew


Spring lambs made up to €168/head.

Good demand for hogget ewes at Mountbellew

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Spring lambs made up to €168/head.

There was a larger number of sheep on offer in Mountbellew Mart’s sheep sale on Saturday (May 9th), according to a mart spokesperson.

The spokesperson reported that there was a good demand for ewe hoggets while spring lamb prices remained steady. The stag ewe trade declined in comparison to the previous week, however.

Spring lambs:

  • X8 40kg - €113;

  • X4 38kg - €168;

  • X8 43,5kg - €119;

  • X12 46kg - €130;

  • X4 34kg - €93.

Hogget ewes:

  • X5 50kg - €140;

  • X11 48kg - €135;

  • X8 56kg - €166;

  • X10 €60 - €156.

Ewes with lambs:

  • Singles - €155-€210

  • Twins - €220 to €260.

Other categories:

  • Stag ewes - €90- €120/head.

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