Over 1,050 lots on offer at Ballymote


“The largest entry of sheep this year; a strong demand for store lambs'

Over 1,050 lots on offer at Ballymote

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“The largest entry of sheep this year; a strong demand for store lambs'

Over 1,050 lots were presented for sale at Ballymote Mart’s sheep sale on Tuesday (August 13th), according to a spokesperson.

“The largest entry of sheep this year; the lamb trade was similar to previous weeks with a strong demand for store lambs.”

“Cull ewes continue to be a strong trade especially well-fleshed lots. There was a total clearance at our special hogget sale.”

Lambs under 35kg made from €25 to €36.50 over;

  • 34.5kg - €71;

  • 32.5kg - €66;

  • 33kg - €62.

Lots 35-40 kg sold from €30-€36 over;

  • 37kg - €73;

  • 38kg - €74;

  • 36kg - €70.

Lots 40-45 kg climbed from €32-€51.50 over;

  • 43. kg - €95;

  • 43.5kg - €91;
  • 43 kg - €90.

Lots 45-50kg fetched from €37 to €49.50 ove;

  • 49.5kg - €98;

  • 46.5kg - €96;

  • 47kg - €96.

Heavier lots topped out at €60 over;

  • 52kg - €112;

  • 55kg - €101;

  • 51.5kg - €99.

Cull ewes:

  • Stores - €40-€80;

  • Fleshed lots - €90 to €138.

Other categories:

  • Hogget ewes ranged from €110-€188 for some Suffolk-Mule-cross- types with some Texel ewes hitting €265.

  • Breeding rams - €175-€310.

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