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Fat and forward lambs were up by €1-€3/head, according to Coleman.
A larger entry went under the hammer, according to Coleman.
Tom Coleman reported that trade was slightly easier for lighter lots.
Both buyers and sellers were happy with the sale, according to a mart spokesperson.
30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112
Cull ewes peaked at €145/head.
Strong demand led to a full clearance.
Lambs peaked at €140, while cast ewes hit €128.
Cast ewes pushed from €80-€130, while ewes with lambs at foot sold from €145-€230.
“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”
Trade was similar to the previous week.
"George Candler, kept everyone on their toes with his unique people skills, selling technique and wit.”
Coleman reported a “much-improved trade for all sorts”.
Coleman said that cast ewes were also dearer by €2-€4/head.
Cast ewes sold to €130, while heavy lambs reached €120
Fat lambs reached €117, while stores topped out at €82
Cast ewes improved by €2-€3/head, according to a spokesperson
“A super trade for all sheep"
Suffolk-cross store lambs were in demand