articles about ballymote-mart
'There was a strong entry of stock with a stronger tone to the factory-type lamb'
- ADDED1 mth ago
“The largest entry of sheep this year; a strong demand for store lambs'
“The lamb trade, in general, was not as sharp as last week; trade for cull ewes remained strong.”
Heifers pushed from €280 - €600 over, while lambs sold from €45 - €59 over
"Fancy lots making good money"
'It was the biggest sale of the year so far'
"All stock were in demand"
- ADDED4 mths ago
“A sharper lamb trade with keen demand for the stock on offer.”
Heifers sold to €685 over, weanling bulls topped out at €600 over and dry cows made up to €510 over
Hoggets hit €118, while lambs peaked at €118 - see the full report here.
"Some excellent quality lots on offer with prices to match; demand was strong for breeding and feeding types with some bought for export to the UK"