Firm trade in Mountbellew, with good demand for stag ewes


Alfie Loftus told That’s Farming that aged in-lamb ewes carrying triplets were harder sold. Read the report here.

Firm trade in Mountbellew, with good demand for stag ewes

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Alfie Loftus told That’s Farming that aged in-lamb ewes carrying triplets were harder sold. Read the report here.

First sale of 2018 saw a small number of Hogget’s on offer. However, there was a good trade for all lots large number of stag ewes on offer met with firm trade, especially for heavier lots.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Alfie Loftus of Mountbellew Mart said:

“There was up to a line and a half of store lambs on offer. Lambs around 53kg were making €113-€114. Light store lambs were making from €65-€80. There was a good line of stag ewes and made from €90-€115.” Alfie said.

“There were a couple of pens of aged in-lamb ewes carrying triplets and they were making up to €150, but left the mart unsold,” Alfie added.

Sheep sales every Saturday @ 10am.

Lambs:

04 wether lambs @ 38.1kg - €85,

27 wether hogget’s @ 43kg - €95.00,

06 wether hogget’s @ 53kg - €110.00

06 ewe hogget’s @ 46kg - €96.00,

07 wether hogget’s @ 46.5kg - €104.00,

03 wether hogget’s @41kg - €87.00,

Stag Ewes

Large number on offer with firm trade for all lots on offer.

Prices ranged from €85.00 to €115.00

Cattle recommencing 24th January 2018.

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