articles about sheep-prices
A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.
“We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this difficult time." - Joe Wynne
30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112
“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”
“We had many restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak." - Joe Wynne
“Calves, overall, were a good trade with the exception of a few poor Friesians that made from €5-€25."
The mart’s beef/store cattle show and sale attracted a large entry, according to Wynne.
Bullocks ranged from €250-€860 over, while heifers ranged €510-€575 over.
Poor calves were a “tough trade as usual”.
Lambs peaked at €140, while cast ewes hit €128.
Weanlings sold from €1.91-€3.19/kg, while heifers fetched from €1.72-€2.95/kg.
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.”
A full clearance was recorded in the cull cow, suckler and weanling rings.
Trade was similar to the previous week.
Bullocks ranged from €320 to €870 over, while heifers clicked from €365-€885 over.
"George Candler, kept everyone on their toes with his unique people skills, selling technique and wit.”