Trade remains steady at Baltinglass

Ewes with lambs at foot made from €130 to €200, while cast ewes pushed from €75 up to €115.

Spring lambs easier by €7-€12/head at Baltinglass

Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.

Farmers active for quality stores at Baltinglass

There was strong demand for all types at its cattle sale, while Spring lambs reached €130 and cast ewes peaked at €134.

Cast ewes improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

“Ewes with lambs at foot had a lot of farmer interest and sold well" - Tom Coleman

Cattle improve by €10 - €30/head at Baltinglass

A good show of quality cattle met with an improved trade, while heavy hoggets improved by €4-€6/head at Saturday's sale.

Strong trade for store bullocks and heifers at Baltinglass

There was a very strong and improved trade for all cattle while cast ewes improved by up to €5/head.

Lambs improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

Lambs – weighing 50kgs – topped out at €123, while in-lamb lambs ewes realised €240 and cast ewes hit €110. Better-quality cattle improved by €30-€40/head.

Sheep easier by €2-€3/head at Baltinglass

There was some good value for store lamb buyers, according to the manager. Beef and forward store cattle met with an improved trade last Wednesday.

Brisk trade for store lambs at Baltinglass

In-lamb ewes hit €150, while cast ewes sold to €115 and lambs topped out at €120. There was a good attendance of store buyers at Wednesday’s cattle sale, with a smaller entry on offer.

Heavy sheep easier by €1-€3/head at Baltinglass

Stores were a similar trade for the previous week, selling from €65-€84/head, while cast ewes made from €50-€124.

Sheep improve by €3-€5/head at Baltinglass

Some 700 lots went under the hammer, with a top call of €160 recorded for in-lamb ewes, while lambs – weighing 53kgs – climbed to €131.

Light store lambs improve by €1-€3/head at Baltinglass

Tom Coleman - Manager reported strong demand for all types - especially for lambs in the 40-45kg weight bracket.