Sheep trade improves at Baltinglass


“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”

Sheep trade improves at Baltinglass

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“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”

A smaller entry of sheep met with an improved trade and a full clearance at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, February 15th, according to Tom Coleman.

He explained that heavy lambs peaked at €129, while 45-50kg entries ranged from €107-€121 and stores climbed from €45-€100. Cast ewes went under the hammer from €85- €118.

“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”

“Ewes scanned in-lamb were also in demand and they went under the hammer from €150 - €180.” Coleman added.

Prices:

  • X24 48kg - €129;
  • X2 52kg - €127;

  • X1 45kg - €121;
  • X17 46kg - €119;
  • X4 47kg - €117;

  • X15 41kg - €107;

  • X21 38kg - €106;
  • X3 35kg - €83;

  • X3 23kg - €66;

  • X3 30kg - €66.

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