articles about sheep-prices
“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."
Cull ewes met an excellent selling trade
Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.
“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn
Bullocks sold to €840 over, weanling bulls pushed up to €630 over and weanling heifers topped out at €615 over.
Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.
“Plainer-type bulls are the most difficult to sell.” – Harkin
“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”
“There was a good sized sale again with excellent stock on offer.”
Heifers hit €790 over, weanling heifers realised €745 over and weanling bulls topped out at €625 over.
Ewes with lambs at foot topped out at €235, while cast ewes climbed to €120
Hoggets hit €118, while lambs peaked at €118 - see the full report here.
“Plainer Friesian-types and mid-weight bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin
Bullocks hit €2.58/kg, heifers climbed to €2.91/kg and cull cows reached €2.02/kg.
Heifers sold to €815 over, weanling bulls topped out at €685 over and weanling heifers pushed up to €690 over; cull ewes hit €95 and spring lambs realised €133
There was strong demand for all types at its cattle sale, while Spring lambs reached €130 and cast ewes peaked at €134.
Bullocks made up to €810 over, heifers hit €780 over, weanling bulls sold to €550 over and weanling heifers realised €610 over.
“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”
A 95% clearance rate was recorded, according to Joe Wynne.