articles about sheep-prices
Breeding ewes ranged from €135 to €165, while cast ewes went under the hammer from €65 to €111.
A brisk trade was reported for store lambs.
Lambs averaged €2.39/kg which is running approximately 30c/kg ahead of last year, according to the spokesperson.
A full clearance was recorded by Coleman.
"If anything the trade was better than last week with plenty of quality stores around, and plenty of customers to bid for them.”
There was an improved trade, according to a spokesperson.
This bullocks, a BBX, weighing 630kgs, sold for €2.57/kg or €1,620.
Rain over recent weeks, coupled with improved grass growth, led to an improved trade, according to Coleman.
“Cattle prices are holding strong..."
Fat and forward lambs were up by €1-€3/head, according to Coleman.
Quotes continue to rise on the back of tight supplies.
A mart spokesperson reported a "super trade" for all types of store lambs.
A smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round, according to George Candler.
A larger entry went under the hammer, according to Coleman.