Steady trade for spring lambs at Mountbellew


Prices were similar to previous weeks

Steady trade for spring lambs at Mountbellew

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Prices were similar to previous weeks

Spring lambs reported a steady trade at Mountbellew Mart on Saturday (May 25th) with prices similar to previous weeks.

“A large number of ewes on offer; trade was similar trade to previous weeks with good demand for heavier ewes.” the spokesperson outlined.

Spring Lambs

  • X15 45kg - €111;
  • X9 40.2kg - €100;
  • X19 42.5kg - €106;
  • X11 41kg - €100;
  • X20 54kg - €112;
  • X14 46kg - €108.

Hoggets

  • X11 ewe hoggets - 54kg - €126;
  • X10 ewe hoggets - 64kg - €130;
  • X8 ewe hoggets - 72kg - €138;
  • X1 wether hogget - 65kg - €95.

Ewes

  • Prices ranged from €80-€121.

Ewes with lambs at foot

  • Three first crop ewes with strong single lambs at foot - €200; Three third crop ewes with single lambs at foot - €164;
  • Two second crop ewes with three lambs at foot - €171.00;
  • One fourth crop ewe with twin lambs at foot - €211.

Cattle sale

Fewer dry cows and suckler pairings were presented for sale at the mart’s cattle sale on Wednesday (May 22nd), the spokesperson added.

“There was a good demand for all categories with a large number of buyers in attendance.”

Bullocks

  • 2 LMX - 507.5kg - €1,100 - €2.17/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 467.5kg - €1,090 - €2.33/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 465kg - €1,040 - €2.24/kg.

Heifers

  • 2 HEX - 230kg - €515 - €2.24/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 245kg - €500 - €2.04/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 262.5kg - €500 - €1.90/kg.

Weanling Bulls

  • 1 FR - 165kg - €200 - €1.21/kg;
  • 1 JEX - 115kg - €200 - €1.74/kg;
  • 1 JEX - 155kg - €170 - €1.10/kg;
  • 1 FRX - 80kg - €150 - €1.88/kg;
  • 1 FRX - 70kg - €120 - €1.71/kg.

Weanling Heifers

  • 1 CHX - 395kg - €915 - €2.32/kg;
  • 1 CHX 315kg, €820, €2.60/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 290kg - €815 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 CHX 310kg, €805, €2.60/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 280kg - €760 - €2.71/kg;
  • 1 CHX 320kg - €755, €2.36/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 280kg - €670 - €2.39/kg.

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